LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

May 3, 2013

Max Barry’s LEXICON received a starred Booklist’s which raves that LEXICON is “an absolutely first-rate, suspenseful thriller with convincing characters who invite readers’ empathy and keep them turning pages until the satisfying conclusion.” Penguin Press will publish the hardcover June 18th, 2013.

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

May 3, 2013

Susan Choi’s MY EDUCATION received a starred review in the May 1 issue of Library Journal: “As with her previous novels, Choi’s talent resides in her densely layered prose and her slowing down the pace to draw readers into the inner worlds of her characters. The result is a deeply human tale of intentional mistakes, love and lust, and the search for a clearer vision of one’s self.” Viking will publish the book July 1, 2013.

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

April 26, 2013

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN’s Bee Ridgway was interviewed in USA Today. In the fascinating article she discusses her writing processes and the importance (or lack thereof) of genres. Ridgway, the article praises, “blends several genres — historical fiction, romance and fantasy — into her debut novel, The River of No Return, and makes them play well with each other.” Dutton published the book April 23, 2013.

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

April 26, 2013

David Shields was interviewed in The Believer magazine, which asked him about the creative and critical influences behind HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE.” Knopf published the book February 5, 2013.

SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY by Tilly Bagshawe

April 19, 2013

Tilly Bagshawe’s SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE TIDES OF MEMORY received great reviews from Bob Walch of Bookloons.com, saying, “Plenty of twists and surprises are in store for the reader as this beguiling tale unfolds,” and Night Owl Reviews, which raves that the book “will sweep the reader along on a whirlwind ride and that “this book will leave readers begging for more.” William Morrow published the book April 9, 2013.

MIDDLE C by William Gass

MIDDLE C by William Gass

April 19, 2013

MIDDLE C by William Gass was featured with an in-depth review in the Times Literary Supplement: “[Gass’s sentences] draw attention to themselves with quite fabulous turns of syntax and prodigious flowerings of assonance and alliteration.” Knopf published the book on March 12, 2013.

YOU by Austin Grossman

YOU by Austin Grossman

April 19, 2013

Austin Grossman’s novel has been made an iTunes editor’s choice for the week of April 14, 2013. Grantland has also named YOU as one its April Picks. Mulholland Books published the book April 16, 2013.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

April 19, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN was favorably reviewed in Booklist and Flavorwire, which called the book a “luminous collection.” Booklist raved, “Ausubel is a master stylist of vibrant, concise prose, and these stories, with love most often at their core, can be appreciated for that alone.” Riverhead will publish the book May 2, 2013.

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

MIDDLE MEN by Jim Gavin

April 19, 2013

Jim Gavin’s MIDDLE MEN was favorably reviewed in the “Briefly Noted” section of The New Yorker, which raved, “Gavin’s peppery prose unspools the plight of his characters – from good but not good enough basketball stars to toilet salesmen – with poignancy and not a trace of sentimentality.” Simon & Schuster published the book in February 19, 2013.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

April 19, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was reviewed positively in a feature article in Shelf Awareness, which declared: “Complex, layered and utterly original, debut novelist Derek B. Miller’s Norwegian by Night is one of the most surprising and unusual novels to emerge in recent years…Thought-provoking, evocative, and wry in the best way, [this] is a remarkable novel.” The author was also interviewed in the magazine. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book May 21, 2013.