LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

March 15, 2013

Film rights for Max Barry’s highly anticipated fifth novel, LEXICON, have been optioned by Matthew Vaughn, (writer/director of “Kick-Ass” and “X-Men: First Class” ). The Penguin Press will publish the book on June 18, 2013.

YOU by Austin Grossman

YOU by Austin Grossman

March 1, 2013

Max Barry, author of Jennifer Government and Machine Man, calls YOU:
“A brilliant, incisive, and very funny journey through the adolescence of the computer game industry, delving with wit and charm into the fascinating question of exactly whose story is being told.” Mulholland Books will publish YOU on April 16, 2013.

BLOODFIRE QUEST by Terry Brooks

BLOODFIRE QUEST by Terry Brooks

March 1, 2013

Terry Brooks will be going on tour to promote the new book BLOODFIRE QUEST: THE DARK LEGACY OF SHANNARA. He will make the following stops: Powell’s Books in Portland, OR on March 12th at 7:00 PM, University Bookstore in Seattle, WA on March 14th at 7:00 PM, Book Passage in San Francisco, CA on March 20th at 7:00 PM, Barnes & Noble Huntington Beach in Los Angeles, CA on March 22nd at 7:00 PM, Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego, CA on March 23rd at 2:00 PM, and Changing Hands in Phoenix, AZ on March 24th at 2:00 PM. Del Rey is publishing the book on March 12, 2013.

PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK by Jack Gray

PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK by Jack Gray

March 1, 2013

Simon & Schuster published PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK in hardcover on February 19, 2013. If you are in Los Angeles come see Jack Gray, with Kathy Griffin, at BOOK SOUP on March 5, 2013 @ 7:00 PM.

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

March 1, 2013

Bee Ridgway gives an interview about her debut novel, THE RIVER OF NO RETURN, to Bryn Mawr College’s Bryn Mawr Now. Dutton is publishing the book April 23, 2013.

SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

March 1, 2013

SIDNEY SHELDON’s THE TIDES OF MEMORY goes on-sale from William Morrow, Sheldon’s longtime publisher, on April 3, 2013 (in hardcover, large print, audio and e-book format). This sweeping tale of loss and deception spans forty years and two continents, almost enough time and space to escape a horrifying secret, but in the end, it can be hard to tell the difference between being haunted by the past and being hunted by a killer.

MIDDLE C by William Gass

MIDDLE C by William Gass

March 1, 2013

William Gass’ MIDDLE C, described as “an investigation into the nature of human identity and the ways in which each of us is several selves, and whether any one self is more genuine than another”, will be published by Knopf on March 12, 2013.

SWOON by Betsy Prioleau

SWOON by Betsy Prioleau

February 15, 2013

SWOON by Betsy Prioleau is featured in the New York Daily News article: “Secrets of Seduction: Why You Don’t Need to be George Clooney to Make Women ‘Swoon’-ey.” Prioleau even gives her 5 tips for all those regular guys who aspire to the seductive heights of the world’s most famous ladies’ men. Barnes & Noble reviewed the book, calling it “an amusing and informative history of Lotharios.” Norton published the book February 4, 2013.

THE GRAMMARIAN by Annapurna Potluri

THE GRAMMARIAN by Annapurna Potluri

February 15, 2013

THE GRAMMARIAN by Annapurna Potluri received a rave review in Shelf Awareness. The review praises Potluri’s debut novel, noting that is “written in supple, sensuous prose that aches with memory and regret” and that “Potluri writes with uncommon elegance, her keen empathy and flair for metaphor in artful marriage with her own background in linguistics.” Counterpoint published book February 12, 2013.

THIS IS THE WAY by Gavin Corbett

THIS IS THE WAY by Gavin Corbett

February 15, 2013

Dublin-based Gavin Corbett’s debut novel THIS IS THE WAY was positively reviewed by Irish newspapers The Sunday Times, The Business Post, The Spectator, and Irish Independent. The Business Post raved, “This is a book that bubbles at the surface,” while The Spectator declared, “It’s a bloody good story.” Faber & Faber will publish the book March 5, 2013.