BOY ON ICE: The Life and Death of Derek Boorgaard by John Branch

BOY ON ICE: The Life and Death of Derek Boorgaard by John Branch

June 24, 2014

BOY ON ICE received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. The review calls it “tense and exciting as a hockey game,” and says that “Branch captures the sorrow and anguish of a young athlete’s career collapsing…and asks piercing questions about violence in sports.” The book originated as series by the Pulitzer Prize winning author John Branch in the New York Times. Norton will publish the book Oct. 1, 2014.

THE PERFECT KILL by Robert Baer

THE PERFECT KILL by Robert Baer

June 24, 2014

The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins, by World-class provocateur and 23-year CIA veteran Robert Baer is anticipated in hardcover in October. Recently the book has been optioned by Brian Grazer and set up at Fox 21. Blue Rider Press will publish the hardcover on October 28, 2014.

NOT MY FATHER’S SON by Alan Cumming

NOT MY FATHER’S SON by Alan Cumming

June 24, 2014

Although his brave memoir won’t be published until October, you can see Alan Cumming now on Broadway in CABARET (live) and on You Tube (recorded) as the host of Book Expo America 2014’s May 31st Author Breakfast event. Dey St. will publish the hardcover October 7, 2014.

THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger

THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger

June 24, 2014

Lin Enger’s THE HIGH DIVIDE was reviewed by Booklist, which said, “This is a gripping story with well portrayed, complex, and sympathetic main characters and a complement of believable secondary figures in a vividly described region nearing the close of an era. Enger is an author worth watching.” Algonquin will publish the book on September 23, 2014.

GONE FERAL by Novella Carpenter

GONE FERAL by Novella Carpenter

June 10, 2014

Novella says of her memoir, “The book is very personal–about my hippie parents, my feral father, and my journey to become a parent myself.”
Gone Feral is an Amazon June pick. Penguin Press will publish the hard cover edition June 12, 2014.

FRIENDSWOOD by Rene Steinke

FRIENDSWOOD by Rene Steinke

June 10, 2014

Rene Steinke’s FRIENDSWOOD was reviewed by Kirkus, which called it a “sharp, observant novel about the hard realities of challenging the status quo.” Riverhead will publish the book on August 14, 2014.

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

June 10, 2014

Josh Weil’s THE GREAT GLASS SEA was given a starred review in Kirkus, which said, “[An] impressive debut novel … Weil has fairy-tale elements and a Pushkin romance weaving through a moderately futuristic setting … the prose shifts markedly from harshly realistic to lyrical and sometimes poetic … Weil’s first novel is rooted in family and fine storytelling; it’s an engaging, highly satisfying tale blessed by sensitivity and a gifted imagination.” Grove Atlantic will publish the book on July 2, 2014.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

June 10, 2014

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was reviewed in the New York Times Book Review, which called it “enthrallingly surreal.” Riverhead published the paperback edition of the book on May 6, 2014.

THE ULTRA THIN MAN by Patrick Swenson

THE ULTRA THIN MAN by Patrick Swenson

June 10, 2014

THE ULTRA THIN MAN received a starred review in Publishers Weekly, which called it a “splendidly lively SF debut.” Tor will publish the book August 12, 2014.

CLOUDS OF GLORY by Michael Korda

CLOUDS OF GLORY by Michael Korda

May 29, 2014

CLOUDS OF GLORY, Michael Korda’s life of Robert E. Lee, will debut at number 17 on the New York Times Hardcover extended bestseller list for the week of June 1st. HarperCollins published the book on May 13, 2014.