FIND ME by J S Monroe

FIND ME by J S Monroe

December 17, 2016

Kirkus reviewed FIND ME, calling it “exciting read that combines the thrill of a spy novel and the intimacy of a coming-of-age tale. Fast-paced, satisfying, and, ultimately, life-affirming.” Mira Books will publish the novel on March 21, 2017.

THE LOW BIRD by David L. Robbins

THE LOW BIRD by David L. Robbins

November 21, 2016

After reading the latest novel from best-selling Richmond author David L. Robbins, I feel as if I’ve experienced firsthand the G-force of a barrel roll, the impenetrable Southeast Asian humidity, and the gut-churning terror of hearing light footsteps just yards away from my leafy hiding place” reports JEREMY GLOVER of the Richmond Times-Dispatch Thomas and Mercer published the paperback on November 8, 2016.

THE DOLLHOUSE by Fiona Davis

THE DOLLHOUSE by Fiona Davis

November 15, 2016

The audio edition of THE DOLLHOUSE received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly which called it superb and says “the story’s message about courage and self-reliance is loud and clear.” Penguin Audio published the edition on August 23, 2016…

YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF YOUR FIST by Sunil Yapa

YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF YOUR FIST by Sunil Yapa

October 28, 2016

YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF YOUR FIST was included in Bookreporter and Bookpage’s New in Paperback sections, where Lynn Green called it “searing.” Lee Boudreaux Books published the book on January 1, 2016.

THE MORTIFICATIONS by Derek Palacio

THE MORTIFICATIONS by Derek Palacio

October 28, 2016

In a complementary review for Bookforum, Victoria Baena wrote that Derek Palacio’s “novel doesn’t seem to want to sublimate the ugly, the putrid, or the decayed; it’s aware that describing abject bodily realities, in fiction, can in a sense turn them into objects of beauty…”

THE SHADOW OF WHAT WAS LOST by James Islington

THE SHADOW OF WHAT WAS LOST by James Islington

October 28, 2016

THE SHADOW OF WHAT WAS LOST, the first novel in James Islington’s The Licanius Trilogy, was reviewed by the Guardian in their “Best Recent Science Fiction & Fantasy Roundup.” The review says Islington has “a story-telling assurance rare for a debut novelist” and says “fans of Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson will find much to admire.” Orbit will publish the book in the US on November 8, 2016.

THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE by Katherine Arden

THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE by Katherine Arden

October 14, 2016

THE BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE received a starred review from Kirkus, which said of the debut, “Arden has shaped a world that neatly straddles the seen and the unseen, where readers will hear echoes of stories from childhood while recognizing the imagination that has transformed old material into something fresh.” Booklist also gave the book a starred review, saying, “this beautifully written, auspicious first novel is utterly bewitching.” Del Rey will publish the book on January 10, 2017…

THE MORTIFICATIONS by Derek Palacio

THE MORTIFICATIONS by Derek Palacio

October 14, 2016

Library Journal ran a starred Express review of THE MORTIFICATIONS, where they wrote: “The intimate nature of the text combined with Palacio’s style, earthy and yet delicately lyrical, makes reading this absolutely gorgeous debut novel an almost overwhelming experience. This saga of a torn family will inhabit readers, who will find it impossible to forget…

LITTLE HEAVEN by Nick Cutter

LITTLE HEAVEN by Nick Cutter

October 14, 2016

Kirkus reviewed LITTLE HEAVEN, saying, “the story is gripping and the language often poetic, and the three killers make oddly sympathetic heroes.” Gallery will publish the book on January 10, 2017…

300 ARGUMENTS by Sarah Manguso

300 ARGUMENTS by Sarah Manguso

October 7, 2016

In the October 15th issue of Kirkus, its reviewers write that 300 ARGUMENTS is “A slim, poetic self-portrait that opens up as you read it and stays in the mind.” Graywolf will publish the book February 7, 2016…