In this issue we have a diverse selection of new indie reads to add to your summer reading list. We discuss with Chelsea Bieker, motherhood, abandonment, and cults in her debut novel Godshot. We talk with Sarah Leipciger about her stunning sophomore novel, Coming up for Air. And we discuss last meals with food critic Jay Rayner and his new food memoir Jay Rayner’s Last Supper. Be sure to check out the Small Press Review section to see how one indie publisher, is having some fun with marketing during quarantine by challenging their authors to recreate book covers in a hilarious way.