JELL-O GIRLS by Allie Rowbottom

JELL-O GIRLS by Allie Rowbottom

June 8, 2018

Allie Rowbottom’s critical memoir JELL-O GIRLS is one of goop’s 15 Books We’re Reading This Summer, as well as one of People Magazine’s Best Summer Books. Little, Brown will publish JELL-O GIRLS on July 17, 2018.

TELL ME LIES by Carola Lovering

TELL ME LIES by Carola Lovering

June 8, 2018

Carola Lovering’s debut novel TELL ME LIES was named to Refinery29, Bustle, and PopSugar’s list of most anticipated summer books, and Bustle and Town & Country’s best books coming out this June. Atria will publish TELL ME LIES on June 12, 2018.

PLAYING WITH MATCHES by Hannah Orenstein

PLAYING WITH MATCHES by Hannah Orenstein

June 8, 2018

Hannah Orenstein’s debut novel PLAYING WITH MATCHES is on Bustle’s list of most anticipated summer fiction. Touchstone will publish PLAYING WITH MATCHES on June 26, 2018.

THE ISLAND DWELLERS by Jen Silverman

THE ISLAND DWELLERS by Jen Silverman

June 8, 2018

Jen Silverman’s debut story collection THE ISLAND DWELLERS was featured in a Wall Street Journal write-up of short stories for summer reading. Random House published THE ISLAND DWELLERS on May 1, 2018.

CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? by Ashleigh Young

CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? by Ashleigh Young

June 8, 2018

Ashleigh Young’s collection of essays, CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS?, is one of Nylon’s 42 Great Books to Read this Summer, as well as one of Vogue’s 13 Books to Thrill, Entertain, and Sustain You This Summer. PopSugar also named CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? to its list of the 30 Newest, Hottest Books to Pick Up This Summer. Riverhead Books will publish CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? on July 31, 2018.

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

June 8, 2018

The paperback edition of Rachel Khong’s GOODBYE, VITAMIN gets some love from Nylon in their 10 Best New Paperbacks list. Henry Holt will publish the paperback edition of GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 10, 2018.

OPEN ME by Lisa Locascio

OPEN ME by Lisa Locascio

June 8, 2018

Lisa Locascio’s debut novel OPEN ME is one of the Village Voice’s 5 Great Debut Novels to Help You Get Through this Summer. Grove Atlantic will publish OPEN ME on August 7, 2018.

FLY ME by Daniel Riley

FLY ME by Daniel Riley

June 8, 2018

FLY ME is a semifinalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, which honors an outstanding debut novel from the preceding calendar year. The New York Times said of the novel, “Riley has a stylish grasp of setting as the axis of place and time, writing about the era with captivating authority, palpable texture and a sure-footed knack for rebuilding a moment out of its pop detritus.” Little, Brown published the book June 6, 2017.

BEARSKIN by James McLaughlin

BEARSKIN by James McLaughlin

June 8, 2018

BEARSKIN has been chosen as a July Indie Next Pick. One of the nominating booksellers said of the novel, “This powerful debut is a novel of terrible beauty. Using evocative prose, the author perfectly describes the lush landscape of the Virginia Appalachians while juxtaposing them against a world of primal violence.” Shelf Awareness has given BEARSKIN a starred review, calling it “an extraordinary first novel of powerful prose, Bearskin captures the blurry line between studying primordial nature and being a part of it.”

BEARSKIN by James McLaughlin

BEARSKIN by James McLaughlin

May 24, 2018

The New York Times has listed James McLaughlin as one of four Writers to Watch this Summer, saying of his debut novel, “the book combines intensely observed nature writing with white-knuckle suspense. It is… a literary novel and a thriller. Picture Thoreau having left for Walden with a bunch of bad dudes hot on his heels.” The book also received a starred review in Kirkus where it was called “An intense, visceral debut equal to the best that country noir has to offer.” Ecco will publish the book June 12, 2018.