STICKY FINGERS by Joe Hagan

STICKY FINGERS by Joe Hagan

November 21, 2017

STICKY FINGERS garnered a very favorable review in the New Yorker & New York Magazine this week, with Amanda Petrusich in the New Yorker calling it “crisp and cutting… terrifically smart and full of anecdotes that anyone remotely interested in rock and roll, publishing, or the legacy of the nineteen-sixties will find engrossing.” Critic Christian Lorentzen wrote in New York that ““Hagan’s biography is a colossal achievement of reporting and synthesis, fast-paced, compulsively readable, and consistently insightful.”

RIOT DAYS by Maria Alyokhina

RIOT DAYS by Maria Alyokhina

October 23, 2017

Maria Alyokhina’s of Pussy Riot’s memoir was reviewed in the New York Times Book Review which says “Alyokhina’s eye for surreal detail gives Riot Days a welcome does of dark humor.… Through the chinks in the abusive system, Alyokhina glimpses human beings.” Henry Holt published the book on September 26, 2017.

MR. DICKENS AND HIS CAROL by Samantha Silva

MR. DICKENS AND HIS CAROL by Samantha Silva

October 23, 2017

Samantha Silva’s debut novel was named one of the 20 Indie Next Great Reads on the Indie Next List Great Read for November 2017. The reviewer says “Full of fantastic period detail and delightful prose, Mr. Dickens and His Carol is a wonderful companion to the enduring holiday classic A Christmas Carol.” Flatiron Books published the book on October 31, 2017.

THE WINE LOVER’S DAUGHTER by Anne Fadiman

THE WINE LOVER’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Anne Fadiman

October 23, 2017

Anne Fadiman’s memoir was named one of the 20 Indie Next Great Reads on the Indie Next List Great Read for November 2017. The reviewer says “This is a book about family and how the differences between us can be one of the many things that actually draw us together.” Farrar Straus & Giroux will publish the book on November 7, 2017.

FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides

FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides

October 17, 2017

Lauren Groff reviewed FRESH COMPLAINT in the New York Times Book Review. She says: “Eugenides has always been a sharp and exacting writer, and nearly every one of the stories in this collection is teachable, a model of its own kind of Swiss-clock craftsmanship.”

DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART by Cecil Castellucci

DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART by Cecil Castellucci

October 17, 2017

Kirkus has reviewed DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART, saying, “this authentically geeky and feminist romance nails the con scene.” Scholastic will publish the book January 2, 2018.

A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS by Seth Fishman

A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS by Seth Fishman

October 17, 2017

Cory Doctorow has reviewed this picture book on boingboing, calling it “a delight of a science book, a marvel of a picture book.” Greenwillow published the book on October 3, 2017.

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

October 17, 2017

Samantha Hunt’s THE DARK DARK was reviewed in The New Yorker’s “Briefly Noted” section this week, where they write of it: “Each of the stories in this collection harbors a surreal twist… Hunt lingers over such moments just long enough to suggest that the phantasmagorical can be found in any situation, no matter how banal.” Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on July 18, 2017.

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

September 14, 2017

Joy Press writes for the Los Angeles Times that celebrated novelist Samantha Hunt’s debut book of short stories THE DARK DARK is “a daring collection in which Hunt gives her imagination free reign, allowing her characters to careen off the rails in their search for something more in the darkness.”Farrar, Straus & Giroux published the book on July 18, 2017…

FLY ME by Daniel Riley

FLY ME by Daniel Riley

September 14, 2017

The New Yorker has reviewed FLY ME, saying of the debut novel, “Riley conjures a Technicolor vision of seventies California and casts Suzy’s ambition as a feminist quest for self-determination. Her exploits build to a climax that suggests the book’s title is not so much an invitation as a challenge.” Little, Brown published the book June 6, 2017.