David Levine’s ARABELLAOFMARS has been nominated for the Andre Norton Award, which recognizes the best YA science fiction/fantasy published and is run by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The book was published by Tor on July 12, 2016.
Angelica Baker, author of the forthcoming OURLITTLERACKET, is one of One Story’s 2017 Literary Debutantes, who will be honored at the One Story Literary Debutante Ball in May. Ecco will publish OURLITTLERACKET on June 20, 2017.
Rachel Khong’s debut novel GOODBYE, VITAMIN has been named to Electric Literature’s 34 Books by Women of Color to Read This Year, citing Lauren Groff’s praise, “Khong is a magician,” and “we are lucky to fall under her spell at the beginning of her brilliant writing life.” Henry Holt will publish GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 11, 2017.
Booklist gave GRACENOTES a rave, saying of the memoir, “What elevates Grace Notes is Sagal’s honesty and wonderfully conversational tone—the woman loves an exclamation point—which make it accessible and readable without being gossipy or simple. Chapters on parenting and getting older, especially as a woman and actress, arestandouts. You don’t have to be a fan to enjoy this one.” Gallery will publish the book on March 21, 2017.
Jaroslav Kalfar’s SPACEMANOFBOHEMIA received a rave from Publishers Weekly, which called it a “wonderfully jubilant and touching debut novel.” Booklist also reviewed SPACEMANOFBOHEMIA, writing “Cutting to memorable scenes set in small-town Czechoslovakia and, later, in Prague, Kalfar’s absurdist debut eloquently explores the crushing burden of having to carry your father’s sins and its effects on a man whose sole ambition was to live an ordinary existence….”