THE HOT ZONE by Richard Preston

THE HOT ZONE by Richard Preston

August 28, 2014

With the Ebola virus in the news, Richard Preston’s, THE HOT ZONE has reappeared on the New York Times Bestseller list. The book at #7 on the Paperback Non-Fiction and #8 on the Combined Print & E-book Non-fiction for the week of August 24th. Random House originally published the book in 1994.

A COLDER WAR by Charles Cumming

A COLDER WAR by Charles Cumming

August 28, 2014

New York Times bestselling author of A FOREIGN COUNTRY, Charles Cumming’s second Thomas Kell novel was called, “one of the best books of 2014 thus far” by Joe Hartlaub in Bookreporter. St. Martin’s Press published the book August 5, 2014.

FRIENDSWOOD by Rene Steinke

FRIENDSWOOD by Rene Steinke

August 28, 2014

NPR’s Linda Wertheimer interviewed Rene Steinke about her recent novel FRIENDSWOOD for the Weekend Edition. Riverhead published the book on August 1, 2014.

THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger

THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger

August 28, 2014

Lin Enger’s THE HIGH DIVIDE was named a Big Indie Book of Fall 2014 by Publishers Weekly. Algonquin will publish the book on September 23, 2014.

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

August 28, 2014

Jim Gavin’s MIDDLE MEN was named a finalist for the 2014 PEN USA Literary Award in Fiction. Simon & Schuster published the book on February 19, 2013.

FRIENDSWOOD by Rene Steinke

FRIENDSWOOD by Rene Steinke

August 28, 2014

Rene Steinke’s FRIENDSWOOD was reviewed in the Los Angeles Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, and PureWow, which said, “Steinke has a lyrical way with words, and she’s at her best when describing the small-town Texas dynamics and blighted landscape—an effect that falls somewhere between Erin Brockovich and Friday Night Lights.”

THE MAGICIAN’S LAND by Lev Grossman

THE MAGICIAN’S LAND by Lev Grossman

August 28, 2014

In an op-ed for the New York Times, bestselling author Lev Grossman writes about how he found his way to writing fantasy. He discusses his many literary influences, both genre and not, and advocates for a better understanding of the place fantasy holds in our cultural conversation. THE MAGICIANS LAND, the final novel in his trilogy that began with the MAGICIANS, was published by Viking on August 5, 2014.

PRINCE LESTAT by Anne Rice

PRINCE LESTAT by Anne Rice

August 22, 2014

Amazon named PRINCE LESTAT, Anne Rice’s first book in the Vampire Chronicles since 2003’s BLOOD CANTICLE, as one of the Fall’s “Blockbuster” books. Knopf will publish the book October 28, 2014.

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

August 22, 2014

The adaptation of Ted Thompson’s debut novel, THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS, will be written and directed by Nicole Holofcener and produced by Anthony Bregman for Fox Searchlight. Holofcener recently won an Independent Spirit Award for her movie “Enough Said,” and is also known for such acclaimed films as “Lovely & Amazing,” “Friends with Money,” and “Please Give.”

PEGASUS by Danielle Steel

PEGASUS by Danielle Steel

August 22, 2014

Amazon named PEGASUS by Danielle Steel, as one of the Fall’s “Blockbuster” books. Her latest novel, A PERFECT LIFE, is currently in its second week on The New York Times Hardcover bestseller list at #7. Knopf will publish PEGASUS on October 28, 2014.