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…

WHO SHOT SPORTS by Gail Buckland

WHO SHOT SPORTS by Gail Buckland

October 3, 2016

As Kirkus raved, “This is a collection of superlatives, with both subjects and artists in the finest of forms; it’s difficult to single out highlights.” Knopf published the hardcover July 5, 2016…

PASADENA by Sherri L. Smith

PASADENA by Sherri L. Smith

September 9, 2016

Booklist reviewed PASADENA, saying “this is a moving and well-written exploration of friendship and loss.” The Buffalo News also reviewed the novel, calling it a “beautifully crafted and suspenseful novel.” Putnam will publish the book on September 13, 2016…

I CONTAIN MULTITUDES by Ed Yong

I CONTAIN MULTITUDES by Ed Yong

August 29, 2016

Ed Yong’s acclaimed debut I CONTAIN MULTITUDES will debut at number 20 on the New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction bestseller list for the week of September 2nd. The author appeared on NPR Fresh Air with Terry Gross, for the segment: “Eating Yogurt Is Not Enough: Rebalancing The Ecosystem Of The Microbes Within Us.”