BEARSKIN by Jim McLaughlin

BEARSKIN by Jim McLaughlin

February 9, 2018

Library Journal reviewed BEARSKIN, saying of the novel, “Vivid and often dreamlike prose… . [With] lush, hallucinatory sequences… . This versatile debut … successfully straddles the line between the evocative erudition of Gabriel Tallent’s My Absolute Darling, Tom Franklin’s Poachers, and page-turning suspense of C.J. Box.” Ecco will publish the book June 12, 2018.

RESTLESS SOULS by Dan Sheehan

RESTLESS SOULS by Dan Sheehan

February 9, 2018

Kirkus reviewed RESTLESS SOULS, calling the novel “a moving journey through grief, loss, war and new beginnings,” and “a paean to friendship and the resilience of the human spirit.” Ig Publishing will publish the book April 10, 2018.

JELL-O GIRLS: A Family History by Allie Rowbottom

JELL-O GIRLS: A Family History by Allie Rowbottom

February 2, 2018

Allie Rowbottom’s debut received a positive review in Publishers Weekly. The review calls the book “an intimate and intriguing debut memoir” and says it “offers a fascinating feminist history of both a company and a family.” Little Brown & Company will publish the book on July 24, 2018.

RESTLESS SOULS by Dan Sheehan

RESTLESS SOULS by Dan Sheehan

January 25, 2018

Kirkus raved about Dan Sheehan’s debut novel, RESTLESS SOULS, calling it “a moving journey through grief, loss, war, and new beginnings for three childhood friends on the cusp of finally growing up,” and “a paean to friendship and the resilience of the human spirit.” IG Publishing will publish the book on April 10, 2018.

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.