Gwyneth Paltrow’s IT’S ALLGOOD reached the number one spot on the New York Times Best Seller Advice, How-to and Miscellaneous list after 5 consecutive weeks of being in the top 3. Grand Central Life & Style published the book April 2, 2013.
Max Barry’s fifth novel, LEXICON, is featured in the May 24th Hollywood Reporter as one of “11 Buzzy Books for Hollywood’s reading list” which declared that it was aimed at “The Hunger Games readers looking for something new.” TIME magazine also featured the book calling it “an extraordinarily fast, funny, cerebral thriller.” Penguin Press will publish the book June 18, 2013.
Austin Grossman’s YOU was mentioned in an fascinating article by The Guardian, which called it “the first literary product of gamer culture and a significant addition to the canon of geek lit.” Mulholland Books published the book April 16, 2013.
Kevin Kwan’s first novel, CRAZYRICHASIANS is featured in the May 24th Hollywood Reporter as one of “11 Buzzy Books for Hollywood’s reading list.” The article declares that CRAZYRICHASIANS is aimed at “Bridget Jones lovers and those who got the satire behind Psy’s Gangham Style (the lyrics of which make fun of South Korea’s privileged young elite).” Doubleday will publish the book June 11, 2013.
The May 15, 2013 issue of Kirkus contained a book review of SAFEKIDS, SMARTPARENTS by Jaycee Dugard’s personal therapist and leading family psychologist, Rebecca Bailey and her sister Elizabeth Bailey, a registered psychiatric nurse. Kirkus called the book “A sad commentary on our times, but not to be ignored.” The book contains a preface by Jaycee’s mother, Terry Probyn. Simon & Schuster will publish the book on June 11, 2013
On Monday, June 17th from 7PM -9PM there will be a signing, exhibition and discussion to celebrate the launch of E.B. Hudspeth’s, THERESURRECTIONIST hosted by Aaron Sagers of CNN.com at The PowerHouse Arena (37 Main St. in Brooklyn NY 11201). Quirk published the book May 21, 2013.
Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDETOBEINGBORN was reviewed in the San Francisco Chronicle and the Boston Globe, while the author was interviewed in Los Angeles Magazine and Flavorwire. The Boston Globe called the book “epiphanic,” “carefully wrought,” and “ambitious,” noting that it “makes you feel as if you have emerged from a concert of atonal music, every object in the world momentarily transformed by Ausubel’s gloriously eccentric vision.”
Amy Shearn’s THEMERMAIDOFBROOKLYN was chosen by Motherlode Magazine for one of the best books of the summer season to give to your mother. Amy Shearn has also been chosen as a Target “Emerging Author,” and her book will be featured in the franchise’s display in stores around the country. Touchstone published the book on April 2, 2013.
Ramona Ausubel is now a finalist for the 2013 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for her novel NOONEISHEREEXCEPTALLOFUS. Since 2002, the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award has been honoring an outstanding first novel published in the preceding calendar year. Riverhead published the book on February 2, 2012.