PARTY GIRLS DIE IN PEARLS by Plum Sykes

PARTY GIRLS DIE IN PEARLS by Plum Sykes

July 21, 2017

Perfect for summer reading, this Oxford Girl Mystery has been hailed by Vogue as, “A rollicking murder mystery… . a wildly entertaining romp… . Laugh? I died.” Harper published the hardcover May 9, 2017.

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

July 21, 2017

Samantha Hunt’s collection of stories THE DARK DARK received a positive review from NPR Books. The reviewer Carmen Maria Machado says “Like the best short story collections, THE DARK DARK chews on some delicious, evergreen themes in extraordinary ways.” She also says that Hunt is “at her best when her stories seem to almost get away from her, crescendoing into feverish, manic beauty. Horror and strangeness are her allies.” FSG Original published the book on July 18, 2017.

THE DUCHESS by Danielle Steel

THE DUCHESS by Danielle Steel

July 18, 2017

The latest novel by Danielle Steel has debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week ending of July 16th. It debuted at number 4 on both the combined Print & E-book fiction bestseller lists. Delacorte Press published the book on June 27, 2017.

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar

SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA by Jaroslav Kalfar

July 18, 2017

Jaroslav Kalfar’s SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA receives a wonderful review from Michael Tate at Los Angeles of Books, who writes, “Jaroslav Kalfar’s outstanding debut novel Spaceman of Bohemia is simultaneously shocking, terrifying, wondrous, funny, and beguiling.”

THE AGE OF PERPETUAL LIGHT by Josh Weil

THE AGE OF PERPETUAL LIGHT by Josh Weil

July 18, 2017

In a starred Kirkus review, Josh Weil’s upcoming debut collection was lauded as “a rich, often dazzling collection of short stories linked by themes while ranging widely in style from Babel-like fables to gritty noir and sci-fi.” Grove, Atlantic will publish the book on September 12, 2017.

MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE by Matthew Sullivan

MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE by Matthew Sullivan

June 26, 2017

The New York Times reviewed MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE, saying, “I couldn’t resist Matthew Sullivan’s MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE, an appealing first novel … The oddball characters and layered plot make this puzzle mystery both charming and challenging.”

A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS by Seth Fishman, illustrated by Isabel Greenber

A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS by Seth Fishman, illustrated by Isabel Greenberg

June 26, 2017

Kirkus has given the picture book a glowing first review, calling it “insightful, awe-inspiring” and “an auspicious primer on some very big numbers.” Greenwillow Book will publish the book on September 12, 2017.

FLY ME by Daniel Riley

FLY ME by Daniel Riley

June 26, 2017

The New York Times reviewed FLY ME, noting that “Riley has a stylish grasp of setting as the axis of place and time, writing about the era with captivating authority, palpable texture and a sure-footed knack for rebuilding a moment out of its pop detritus. Enthusiasts of ’70s music and literature will tumble into delightful pockets of nostalgia….Ultimately, Riley’s vividly realized setting and Suzy’s firecracker spirit collide in a surprising whiplash climax.”

AN ECHO OF THINGS TO COME by James Islington

June 26, 2017

Publishers Weekly reviewed AN ECHO OF THINGS TO COME, saying of the book that “epic fantasy fans will enjoy this dense, suspenseful adventure.” RT Book Reviews also gave a review, saying “this is an exciting novel with multiple storylines. Readers will look forward to the third book in the trilogy.” Orbit will publish the novel August 22, 2017.

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

June 9, 2017

Jess Arndt’s “outstanding debut” LARGE ANIMALS was reviewed in The East Bay Review. LARGE ANIMALS was also reviewed by Ingrid Rojas Contreras in KQED Arts, who writes, “Arndt’s imagination is amusing and far-flung… This is a delightful read, perfect for the burgeoning summer.” Catapult published LARGE ANIMALS on May 9, 2017.