HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE by David Shields

February 5, 2013

David Shields’s HOW LITERATURE SAVED MY LIFE was selected as one of Amazon’s Top Ten Best Books of the Month and was also reviewed by Cheryl Strayed for the site. For the Best Books section, reviewer Neal Thompson calls it a “rangy, brainy, bad-ass book,” while guest reviewer Cheryl Strayed calls it “original, opinionated, gentle-hearted, astonishingly intelligent.” Knopf published the book February 5, 2013.

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

February 5, 2013

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES was the lead feature in the New York Times’ “Newly Released Books” column, while the New York Times Arts Beat Blog interviewed the author about his magical realist influences, and io9 gave a rave review of the book. The New York Times called the collection “unforgettable”, while Io9 called Gonzales’ writing “powerful and mind-blowing.” Riverhead published the book January 10, 2013.

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

February 5, 2013

Carlene Bauer’s FRANCES AND BERNARD was featured in Self, More, and Whole Living magazines and was positively reviewed by the Huffington Post. Self calls the novel a “beautifully imagined correspondence,” while More hails it as a “lively, intelligent new novel,” and Whole Living proclaims it “our fave new novel.” The Huffington Post called the epistolary novel a series of “remarkably erudite, vividly written letters.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book February 5, 2013.

UNTIL THE END OF TIME by Danielle Steel

UNTIL THE END OF TIME by Danielle Steel

January 22, 2013

Danielle Steel’s UNTIL THE END OF TIME received a positive review in Booklist, calling it a “clever and sweetly dramatic romance.” Delacorte Press published the book January 1, 2013.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

January 21, 2013

Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN was chosen for the January 2013 Indie Next List, which raved, “The nature of this wonderful novel set in small-town Oklahoma is like its characters — raucous, messy, uncertain, and foolishly brave…This is a large, kind-hearted story.” Ecco published the book January 8, 2013.

MIDDLE C by William Gass

MIDDLE C by William Gass

January 21, 2013

MIDDLE C, the upcoming novel by William Gass, received a starred review in Publishers Weekly calling it the “unprecedented work of a master.” Knopf will publish the book March 12, 2012.

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

January 20, 2013

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES received positive reviews in Entertainment Weekly, The Dallas Morning News, the Austin American Statesman, and popular Seattle-based alt weekly The Stranger, and was named by the Daily Beast as a “Hot Read” of the week. Riverhead published the book January 10, 2013.

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES by Manuel Gonzales

January 9, 2013

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE AND OTHER STORIES was featured in Marie Claire’s @Play section, calling Gonzales’ voice “so new and different and dazzling that you won’t be able to put down his book.” Texas Monthly named Gonzales one of the “Five Things You’ll Be Talking About in January,” and Flavorwire named the debut collection one of “10 New Must-Reads For January.” Riverhead will publish the book January 10, 2013.

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

January 9, 2013

Details’ Lit Parade named Stuart Nadler’s WISE MEN one of the “Three Big Reads of 2013” calling the debut novel a “Big Book By A Next Big Thing.” Flavorwire named WISE MEN one of the “30 Most Anticipated Books of 2013.” Reagan Arthur Books will publish the book February 19, 2013.

JUNGLELAND by Christopher S. Stewart

JUNGLELAND by Christopher S. Stewart

January 9, 2013

Christopher S. Stewart’s JUNGLELAND received positive reviews from Kirkus, Salon, and The Daily Beast and was excerpted in The Daily News. Kirkus called the book “a great revival of an older genre, the treasure hunt, and associated adventures, while Salon called it “a ripping yarn” and Stewart a “crisp, lean, colorful stylist.” The Daily Beast named it a “Hot Read,” with prose that “makes this book hard to put down.” Harper Collins published the book January 8, 2013.