THE MINIATURE WIFE by Manuel Gonzales

THE MINIATURE WIFE by Manuel Gonzales

January 31, 2014

Manuel Gonzales’ THE MINIATURE WIFE was named an “Outstanding 2013 Short Story Collection” by The Story Prize. Riverhead published the book on January 10, 2013.

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

January 24, 2014

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS: Life and Style in Hollywood’s Golden Age was reviewed in the December 9, 2013 issue of Publishers Weekly. The review says that “With great affection and a twinkle in his eye, veteran actor Wagner recalls Hollywood’s glory days of the 1940s and early 1950s, when class, manners, friendship, and a code of values ruled the city of stars” and calls Wagner “an expert storyteller.” Viking will publish the book on March 11, 2014.

Stuart Woods, STANDUP GUY

Stuart Woods, STANDUP GUY

January 24, 2014

STANDUP GUY, Stuart Woods 28th Stone Barrington novel, will debut at number 4 on the New York Times Hardcover bestseller list and number 6 on the Combined Print and E-book bestseller list for the for the week of January 26, 2014. Putnam published the book on January 7, 2014.

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman

January 24, 2014

YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS is reviewed in the January 15th issue of Kirkus Reviews. The review calls it “a charmed and mostly charming tribute to off-screen lives during a period many may regard as Hollywood’s finest.” Viking will publish the book on March 11, 2014.

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

DEMON CAMP by Jennifer Percy

January 24, 2014

Jennifer Percy was interviewed about DEMON CAMP in The Atlantic and in the Los Angeles Times, who said, “[Percy] shines a bright light on America’s wounded psyche… Percy’s beautiful, lucid writing takes the reader into the lives of soldiers wrestling with faith in this often harrowing book on the personal, cultural, and political costs of war.” In The Atlantic, Percy discusses the genre of immersion journalism and how “Stories—invented, reported—better capture the full, complex reality of human beings and our surrounding universe.” Scribner published the book January 14, 2014.

Elliot Ackerman

Elliot Ackerman

January 24, 2014

Elliot Ackerman published an essay in The Daily Beast called “The Fourth War: My Lunch with a Jihadi,” about “breaking bread with a former adversary.” His novel GREEN ON BLUE is forthcoming from Scribner.

THE ONE SAFE PLACE by Tania Unsworth

THE ONE SAFE PLACE by Tania Unsworth

January 24, 2014

Tania Unsworth’s THE ONE SAFE PLACE received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews. The review calls it “a chilling and engrossing tale” and says it is “a standout in the genre’s [dystopian YA] crowded landscape.” Algonquin will publish the book April 29, 2014.

THE KEPT by James Scott

THE KEPT by James Scott

January 24, 2014

THE KEPT was reviewed in The Boston Globe and The Washington Post, and Scott was interviewed by Robin Young, who called it “a stunning debut novel,” on the WBUR/NPR show “Here & Now.” The Washington Post said, “Scott’s prose is impressively informed by a powerful concoction of American fundamentalism spiked with the fervent belief in an eye-for-eye…The Kept is laden with shrewd, arresting images.” The Boston Globe called it a “genre-busting work…as brutal and austere as it is revelatory.” Picador published the book on December 24, 2013.

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

FRANCES AND BERNARD by Carlene Bauer

January 24, 2014

FRANCES AND BERNARD was featured by Rene Steinke in the BookForum article “Flannery O’Connor, Faith, and Fiction.” She says “this epistolary novel gathers power and momentum as the correspondence between the characters..becomes more fraught…Bauer does an amazing job of dramatizing the journey of this friendship, each voice a convincingly particular evocation of a literary and religious imagination.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book February 5, 2013.

A WELL-TEMPERED HEART by Jan-Philipp Sendker

A WELL-TEMPERED HEART by Jan-Philipp Sendker

January 17, 2014

Jan-Philipp Sendker’s A WELL-TEMPERED HEART is an Amazon Editor’s top pick for Best Book of the Month (Literature & Fiction). It was also reviewed by RT Book Reviews, which called it “incredibly beautiful and moving,” and The Book Addict, which called it “rewarding.” Other Press will publish the book on January 21, 2014.