THE TERRIBLE by Yrsa Daley-Ward

THE TERRIBLE by Yrsa Daley-Ward

June 8, 2018

Yrsa Daley-Ward’s was interviewed by the New York Times which called her “The Bard of Instagram”. In addition her “profoundly beautiful” memoir THE TERRIBLE makes it on Nylon’s 42 Great Books to Read this Summer, as well as Strand Bookstore’s 21 New Books You Should Read This Summer. THE TERRIBLE also received a review from Ploughshares, which praises THE TERRIBLE for its “emotional brutality” and “gut-wrenching imagery.” Yrsa joined Jane Garvey on BBC Radio 4’s Woman Hour program to discuss her book.

JELL-O GIRLS by Allie Rowbottom

JELL-O GIRLS by Allie Rowbottom

June 8, 2018

Allie Rowbottom’s critical memoir JELL-O GIRLS is one of goop’s 15 Books We’re Reading This Summer, as well as one of People Magazine’s Best Summer Books. Little, Brown will publish JELL-O GIRLS on July 17, 2018.

TELL ME LIES by Carola Lovering

TELL ME LIES by Carola Lovering

June 8, 2018

Carola Lovering’s debut novel TELL ME LIES was named to Refinery29, Bustle, and PopSugar’s list of most anticipated summer books, and Bustle and Town & Country’s best books coming out this June. Atria will publish TELL ME LIES on June 12, 2018.

PLAYING WITH MATCHES by Hannah Orenstein

PLAYING WITH MATCHES by Hannah Orenstein

June 8, 2018

Hannah Orenstein’s debut novel PLAYING WITH MATCHES is on Bustle’s list of most anticipated summer fiction. Touchstone will publish PLAYING WITH MATCHES on June 26, 2018.

THE ISLAND DWELLERS by Jen Silverman

THE ISLAND DWELLERS by Jen Silverman

June 8, 2018

Jen Silverman’s debut story collection THE ISLAND DWELLERS was featured in a Wall Street Journal write-up of short stories for summer reading. Random House published THE ISLAND DWELLERS on May 1, 2018.

CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? by Ashleigh Young

CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? by Ashleigh Young

June 8, 2018

Ashleigh Young’s collection of essays, CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS?, is one of Nylon’s 42 Great Books to Read this Summer, as well as one of Vogue’s 13 Books to Thrill, Entertain, and Sustain You This Summer. PopSugar also named CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? to its list of the 30 Newest, Hottest Books to Pick Up This Summer. Riverhead Books will publish CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? on July 31, 2018.

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

June 8, 2018

The paperback edition of Rachel Khong’s GOODBYE, VITAMIN gets some love from Nylon in their 10 Best New Paperbacks list. Henry Holt will publish the paperback edition of GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 10, 2018.

OPEN ME by Lisa Locascio

OPEN ME by Lisa Locascio

June 8, 2018

Lisa Locascio’s debut novel OPEN ME is one of the Village Voice’s 5 Great Debut Novels to Help You Get Through this Summer. Grove Atlantic will publish OPEN ME on August 7, 2018.

BEARSKIN by James McLaughlin

BEARSKIN by James McLaughlin

June 8, 2018

BEARSKIN has been chosen as a July Indie Next Pick. One of the nominating booksellers said of the novel, “This powerful debut is a novel of terrible beauty. Using evocative prose, the author perfectly describes the lush landscape of the Virginia Appalachians while juxtaposing them against a world of primal violence.” Shelf Awareness has given BEARSKIN a starred review, calling it “an extraordinary first novel of powerful prose, Bearskin captures the blurry line between studying primordial nature and being a part of it.”

TOUCHING THE DRAGON by James Hatch and Christian D’Andrea

TOUCHING THE DRAGON by James Hatch and Christian D’Andrea

May 24, 2018

James Hatch, a Navy Seal who was injured in a failed mission to rescue Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, was interviewed by AP News and Stars & Stripes regarding his new memoir, written with Christian D’Andrea, called TOUCHING THE DRAGON: And Other Techniques for Surviving Life’s Wars. Alfred A. Knopf published the book on May 15th, 2018.