BETRAYAL by Danielle Steel

BETRAYAL by Danielle Steel

February 14, 2013

BETRAYAL by Danielle Steel has reached #2 on The New York Times Paperback Mass-Market Fiction bestsellers list for Sunday, February 17, 2013. Delacorte Press published the paperback January 29, 2013.

SWOON: GREAT SEDUCERS AND WHY WOMEN LOVE THEM by Betsy Prioleau

SWOON: GREAT SEDUCERS AND WHY WOMEN LOVE THEM by Betsy Prioleau

February 14, 2013

SWOON by Betsy Prioleau received a rave review from BookPage, in its February issue, calling it “sharp, sexy and completely engrossing and proclaiming that Betsy Prioleau “writes like a dream.” W.W. Norton and Company published the book February 4, 2013.

THE NEVER LIST by Koethi Zan

THE NEVER LIST by Koethi Zan

February 5, 2013

Koethi Zan’s debut novel THE NEVER LIST is receiving high praise and early publicity. New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, writes “A novel with powerful and poignant psychological insights. Zan’s razor-sharp debut combines the very best of page-turning suspense with classic head-game thrills and chills. Not to be missed.” Pamela Dorman books will publish the book July 16, 2013.

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN by Amy Shearn

February 5, 2013

Amy Shearn’s THE MERMAID OF BROOKLYN was positively reviewed in Publishers Weekly, calling it a “whimsical modern-day fable…Shearn is gifted, crafting quirky and charming prose.” S&S/Touchstone will publish the book on April 2, 2013.

THE MILLION DOLLAR DUET by C.L. Parker

THE MILLION DOLLAR DUET by C.L. Parker

February 5, 2013

North American rights to C.L. Parker’s two-part erotica series THE MILLION DOLLAR DUET was sold to Ballantine Books. Though this is Parker’s publishing debut, she has been dazzling her devoted fans with her online writing for years. Ballantine will publish the first book in August 2013.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

February 5, 2013

Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN received rave reviews in The New York Times, SF Chronicle and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The New York Times raves, “Askew’s solid prose serves the pulse of the story without calling much attention to the author — and make no mistake, this story has a furious pulse.” The Minneapolis Star Tribune called it “intelligent and gripping …. Askew is so adept that her story about relationships becomes a page-turner.” The SF Chronicle called it a “raucous, ebullient novel.” Ecco published the book on January 8, 2013.

 NAKED STATISTICS by Charles Wheelan

NAKED STATISTICS by Charles Wheelan

February 5, 2013

In an excellent review from its January 29th issue, The New York Times called Charles Wheelan’s NAKED STATISTICS “sparkling and intensely readable.” W.W. Norton published the book on January 7, 2013.

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

WISE MEN by Stuart Nadler

February 5, 2013

Stuart Nadler’s WISE MEN is the Spotlight Pick for Amazon this month. Reviewer Sara Nelson calls it “a perfect picture of mid 20th century America: a country naïve, ambitious and possessed of a racism and anti-Semitism both genteel and pervasive … Think Harper Lee crossed with Philip Roth: this is a truly Great American Novel.” Reagan Arthur Books will publish the book February 5, 2013.

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

A GUIDE TO BEING BORN by Ramona Ausubel

February 5, 2013

Ramona Ausubel’s A GUIDE TO BEING BORN is recommended reading on Electric Literature, which called Ausubel “remarkable… brave, thorough, and focused”. “Tributaries”, from the forthcoming collection, can be read online at Electric Literature. The magazine has also created an online video of Ausubel’s story for their Single Sentence Animation series. Riverhead will publish the book in May 2013.

PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK by Jack Gray

PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK by Jack Gray

February 5, 2013

Jack Gray’s PIGEON IN A CROSSWALK received a positive review in Publisher’s Weekly, which says, “This collection of Gray’s smalltown dreams and big-city ambitions has all of the shy charm of a favorite relative chatting to family over stiff drinks…with humor and heart, Gray uses his recollections as a sentimental, sassy mirror into his own personal and professional affairs.” Simon & Schuster will publish the book February 19, 2013.