Namwali Serpell

9th July 2015

Namwali Serpell was awarded the 2015 Caine Prize for African writing for her story “The Sack” and becomes the first Zambian writer to win the prestigious prize. She will be splitting the £10,000 cash prize with all the shortlisted writers. “The Sack” explores the power struggle between two men, one very ill, and the woman who came between them. The South African writer Zoë Wicomb, who chaired the judging panel, called it “formally innovative, stylistically stunning, haunting and enigmatic in its effects”…

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Danielle Steel, COUNTRY

Danielle Steel, COUNTRY

7th July 2015

Danielle Steel’s latest novel debuted at number 5 on the Combined Print and E-book fiction and number 8 on the Hardcover Non-fiction New York Times bestseller lists. Dell published the book on June 16, 2015. CLICK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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THE HOPEFUL by Tracy O’Neill

THE HOPEFUL by Tracy O’Neill

7th July 2015

Tracy O’Neill’s debut novel about an aspiring figure skater who suffers from a career-ending injury has been long-listed for the Center For Fiction First Novel Prize. Ig Publishing published the book on June 9, 2015. CLICK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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THE INVADERS by Karolina Waclawiak

THE INVADERS by Karolina Waclawiak

7th July 2015

Booklist has reviewed THE INVADERS by Karolina Waclawiak, saying of the novel that, “with its spot-on characterizations, droll dialogue, and staccato pacing. Waclawiak’s dark satire is a trenchant indictment of the country club set tempered by compassionately rendered portraits of two of its not entirely unwitting victims.” THE INVADERS was also reviewed by The Toast, included in Vol. 1 Brooklyn’s July 2015 Book Preview and in The Cut’s list of beach reads. Regan Arts will publish the novel on July 7, 2015. CLICK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Ann Beattie, THE STATE WE’RE IN

Ann Beattie, THE STATE WE’RE IN

7th July 2015

Ann Beattie’s latest book was named by The Millions website as one of the most anticipated books for the second half of 2015, which call Ann Beattie “a short-story master”. Scribner will publish the book on August 11, 2015. CLICK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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THE FIFTH HOUSE OF THE HEART by Ben Tripp

THE FIFTH HOUSE OF THE HEART by Ben Tripp

7th July 2015

THE FIFTH HOUSE OF THE HEART by Ben Tripp has received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, which said of the novel, “this deep and terrifying vampire story is as nuanced as it is thrilling.” CLICK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION. Gallery will publish the book on July 28, 2015.

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