AMERICAN ROMANTIC by Ward Just

AMERICAN ROMANTIC by Ward Just

February 7, 2014

AMERICAN ROMANTIC, the new novel by Ward Just, was reviewed in the February 1, 2014 issue of Kirkus Reviews. The review praises the “beautifully descriptive story” and calls the book “Another brilliant novel from Just: wise, introspective and full of humanity.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book on April 1, 2014.

Diane Johnson, FLYOVER LIVES

Diane Johnson, FLYOVER LIVES

January 31, 2014

Diane Johnson was interviewed on NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday about her new memoir, FLYOVER LIVES. Viking published the book on January 16, 2014.

Ward Just, AMERICAN ROMANTIC

Ward Just, AMERICAN ROMANTIC

January 31, 2014

The 18th novel by Ward Just, AMERICAN ROMANTIC, received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. The review raves that “Just’s clever plot revels a man conflicted by duty and loyalty…It’s also a fascinating portrayal of American embassy operations and the treacherous shoals of international diplomacy and duplicity.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book on April 1st, 2014.

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

January 24, 2014

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS: Life and Style in Hollywood’s Golden Age was reviewed in the December 9, 2013 issue of Publishers Weekly. The review says that “With great affection and a twinkle in his eye, veteran actor Wagner recalls Hollywood’s glory days of the 1940s and early 1950s, when class, manners, friendship, and a code of values ruled the city of stars” and calls Wagner “an expert storyteller.” Viking will publish the book on March 11, 2014.

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

January 24, 2014

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS is reviewed in the January 15th issue of Kirkus Reviews. The review calls it “a charmed and mostly charming tribute to off-screen lives during a period many may regard as Hollywood’s finest.” Viking will publish the book on March 11, 2014.

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

January 24, 2014

Jennifer Percy was interviewed about DEMON CAMP in The Atlantic and in the Los Angeles Times, who said, “[Percy] shines a bright light on America’s wounded psyche… Percy’s beautiful, lucid writing takes the reader into the lives of soldiers wrestling with faith in this often harrowing book on the personal, cultural, and political costs of war.” In The Atlantic, Percy discusses the genre of immersion journalism and how “Stories—invented, reported—better capture the full, complex reality of human beings and our surrounding universe.” Scribner published the book January 14, 2014.

THE ONE SAFE PLACE by Tania Unsworth

THE ONE SAFE PLACE by Tania Unsworth

January 24, 2014

Tania Unsworth’s THE ONE SAFE PLACE received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews. The review calls it “a chilling and engrossing tale” and says it is “a standout in the genre’s [dystopian YA] crowded landscape.” Algonquin will publish the book April 29, 2014.

A WELL-TEMPERED HEART by Jan-Philipp Sendker

A WELL-TEMPERED HEART by Jan-Philipp Sendker

January 17, 2014

Jan-Philipp Sendker’s A WELL-TEMPERED HEART is an Amazon Editor’s top pick for Best Book of the Month (Literature & Fiction). It was also reviewed by RT Book Reviews, which called it “incredibly beautiful and moving,” and The Book Addict, which called it “rewarding.” Other Press will publish the book on January 21, 2014.

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

THE GREAT GLASS SEA by Josh Weil

January 17, 2014

Josh Weil’s THE GREAT GLASS SEA was featured in the Library Journal’s Fiction Preview. Grove Atlantic will publish the book in July 2014.

THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

January 17, 2014

James Scott’s THE KEPT was featured on NBC New York’s “Bill’s Books” segment on January 14 and was called the “best book of the year” by host Bill Goldstein. It was also reviewed in The Toronto Star, which said, “Brooding and intense right up until the final paragraph…The Kept is a highly accomplished first novel and a pleasure to read.” Harper published the book on January 7, 2014.