THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP by Nina George

THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP by Nina George

16th July 2015

THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP, the international bestselling novel by Nina George, will debut at number 16 on the July 19th edition of New York Times Hardcover Fiction bestseller list. The author will also be featured in the “Inside the List” column of the New York Times Book Review. Crown published the book on June 23, 2015.

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THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES by Terry Brooks

THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES by Terry Brooks

16th July 2015

THE SHANNARA CHRONICLES, based on the series by Terry Brooks, debuted its highly-anticipated trailer at Comic Con last week in San Diego. Reviews of the first footage have been astounding, with Entertainment Weekly calling it “beautiful” and having a “sweeping score worthy of a summer blockbuster.” The 10-episode first season follows closely the second book in Terry Brooks’ original trilogy, THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA, and will air on MTV in January 2016.

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YOU’RE THE EARL THAT I WANT by Kelly Bowen

YOU’RE THE EARL THAT I WANT by Kelly Bowen

16th July 2015

Kelly Bowen’s YOURE THE EARL THAT I WANT received a boxed starred review in Publishers Weekly, which raves that “this story has it all: romance, suspense, wit and Bowen’s trademark smart and slightly quirky characters.” The book also received a 4-star review in RT Magazine., which says that Bowen’s “atypical characters’ adventures move the story forward, enchanting readers with their escapades and captivating them with their sexual tension……”

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THE INVADERS by Karolina Waclawiak

THE INVADERS by Karolina Waclawiak

16th July 2015

THE INVADERS, by Karolina Waclawiak, has been reviewed in O Magazine, which called it a “darkly wise novel [that] takes aim at convention and complacency.” THE INVADERS was also reviewed by Slate and San Diego City Beat and an interview with the author was published on The Hairpin. Regan Arts published the novel on July 7, 2015…..

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“Sugar on Top” by John H Richardson

“Sugar on Top” by John H Richardson

16th July 2015

Sugar on Top,” an article about the relationships between sugar daddies and sugar babies by client John H Richardson that was published in Playboy in November, 2012, will become a scripted TV series for DirecTV by Entertainment One called You Me Her. The half hour sitcom will follow a suburban married couple negotiating the sugar daddy lifestyle. This is the first time a Playboy article has inspired a scripted TV show and it was ordered direct to series. John Scott Shepherd, Peter Jaysen and Alan Gasmer will executive produce.

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BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS by Stephen Emond

BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS by Stephen Emond

16th July 2015

VOYA has given BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS a starred review, saying, “the racial scandal, white cop against black teen, offers a nuanced depiction of a divisive, current issue… This book is an excellent addition to any young adult collection.” Roaring Brook Press will publish the book on August 11, 2015…..

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THE INVADERS by Karolina Waclawiak

THE INVADERS by Karolina Waclawiak

10th July 2015

The Guardian has reviewed Karolina Waclawiak’s second novel, THE INVADERS, which said of the novel that it “contains hints of the same fantastical realism found in Ellis’s Lunar Park or Eugenides’ The Virgin Suicides,” and that “Waclawiak’s unadorned prose puts in stark relief dark houses, vacant gardens, even the ominous churning of the sea without resorting to belaboured Freudian cant.” THE INVADERS was also included in Vanity Fair’s list of the Best Books of July. ReganArts published the novel July 7, 2015.

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MR. SPLITFOOT by Samantha Hunt

MR. SPLITFOOT by Samantha Hunt

10th July 2015

Samantha Hunt’s MR. SPLITFOOT was named by The Millions website as one of the most anticipated books for the second half of 2015, which said, “In Hunt’s fictions, imagination anchors the real and sometimes calls mutiny… Mr. Splitfoot, Hunt’s third novel, promises more in this vein. It’s a gothic ghost story, involving two orphaned sisters, channeling spirits, and an enigmatic journey across New York State.” Houghton Mifflin will publish the book on January 5, 2016.

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THE GIRL WHO SLEPT WITH GOD by Val Brelinski

THE GIRL WHO SLEPT WITH GOD by Val Brelinski

10th July 2015

Val Brelinski’s debut novel THE GIRL WHO SLEPT WITH GOD is an August Indie Next List pick. Houghton Mifflin publishes the book on August 4, 2015.

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THE DORITO EFFECT by Mark Schatzker

THE DORITO EFFECT by Mark Schatzker

10th July 2015

Chris Patton is the winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award for his narration of the audiobook of THE DORITO EFFECT. “Patton’s straightforward narration will keep listeners intrigued and may make them think twice before reaching for another snack”. Audible release date was May 5, 2015.

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THE OTHER SERIOUS by Christy Wampole

THE OTHER SERIOUS by Christy Wampole

10th July 2015

Subtitled ESSAYS FOR THE NEW AMERICAN GENERATION, this original collection of incandescent cultural criticism, both experimental and personal, full of pragmatic advice for how to live a considered, joyful existence in our era of screen living and hipster irony, by Gen-X Princeton professor and contributor to The New York Times, Christy Wampole, was published by Harper July 7, 2015.

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BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS by Stephen Emond

BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS by Stephen Emond

10th July 2015

Booklist reviewed Stephen Emond’s novel BRIGHT LIGHTS, DARK NIGHTS, and calling it “a real slice of contemporary teenage life that’s painfully honest about the below-the-surface racism in today’s America.” They also praised Emond’s illustrations as “gorgeous, inky, noir-infused cityscapes.” Roaring Brook Press will publish the book on August 11, 2015.

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