NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US by Ramona Ausubel

July 12, 2013

Ramona Ausubel is the winner of the 2013 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for her novel NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US. Since 2002, the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award has honored an outstanding first novel published in the preceding calendar year. This year’s judges were authors Justin Torres and Samantha Dunn and radio host Liz Humes. Riverhead published the book on February 2, 2012.

MIDDLESEX by Jeffrey Eugenides, THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES by Tom Wolfe, CLOCKERS by Richard Price

July 12, 2013

Entertainment Weekly names MIDDLESEX by Jeffrey Eugenides, THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES by Tom Wolfe, and CLOCKERS by Richard Price in its list of the 100 All-Time Greatest Novels. MIDDLESEX was published by FSG in 2002; THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES was published by FSG in 1990; and CLOCKERS was published by Houghton Mifflin in 1992.

WINNERS by Danielle Steel

WINNERS by Danielle Steel

June 28, 2013

Publishers Weekly praised Danielle Steel’s WINNERS, saying, “Steel skillfully weaves the strands of the Matthews and Thomas families together in a layered story about loneliness and companionship…” Delacorte Press will publish the book on October 29, 2013.

IT’S ALL GOOD by Gwyneth Paltrow

IT’S ALL GOOD by Gwyneth Paltrow

June 28, 2013

IT’S ALL GOOD, the book of ‘Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great’ celebrates ten weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list. Grand Central Life & Style published the hardcover April 2, 2013.

FIRST SIGHT by Danielle Steel

FIRST SIGHT by Danielle Steel

June 28, 2013

Booklist says, “Steel is one of the world’s most popular authors, and this poignant romance is sure to thrill her many loyal fans and reach many new readers, too.” Delacorte Press will publish the book on July 16, 2013.

SAFE KIDS, SMART PARENTS by Rebecca & Elizabeth Bailey

SAFE KIDS, SMART PARENTS by Rebecca & Elizabeth Bailey

June 28, 2013

SAFE KIDS, SMART PARENTS by Jaycee Dugard’s personal therapist and leading family psychologist, Rebecca Bailey and her sister Elizabeth Bailey, was reviewed in Publishers Weekly, which declares that “Bailey’s communication strategy suggests a proactive approach and will help parents build the kind of trust that will encourage kids to speak up.” The book contains a preface by Jaycee’s mother, Terry Probyn. Simon & Schuster published the book on June 11, 2013

ECSTATIC NATION by Brenda Wineapple

ECSTATIC NATION by Brenda Wineapple

June 28, 2013

ECSTATIC NATION by Brenda Wineapple is featured in Publishers Weekly. Wineapple is interviewed on her the process of writing her book, a “sweeping work of American history, chronicling a period of immense change through the era’s monumental events and the diverse American personalities behind them.” HarperCollins will publish the book August 6, 2013.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

June 28, 2013

LEXICON received a positive review from the Barnes & Noble Review, which raves that “LEXICON takes our contemporary world and skews it laterally, opening up a rabbit hole compounded of shock, enlightenment and ontological quicksand, down which his characters and readers plunge, willy nilly, equally frightened and exhilarated, begging breathlessly for an end to the ride before hoping to go again.”

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi

June 28, 2013

MY EDUCATION by Susan Choi has been featured in the July issues of Self, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, and Marie Clarie. The book has also been positively reviewed in the Los Angeles Times, which declares that ” What Choi…is after is the elusive territory of experience, the way people and events imprint us when we’re young and then linger, exerting a subtle pressure over how we live our lives.” A review in Entertainment Weekly, also raves that: “In Choi’s hands, intimacy is every bit as compelling as war and displacement.” Viking will publish the book on July 3, 2013.

SISTER MOTHER HUSBAND DOG: Etc. by Delia Ephron

SISTER MOTHER HUSBAND DOG: Etc. by Delia Ephron

June 28, 2013

SISTER MOTHER HUSBAND DOG: Etc. by Delia Ephron was named one of Publishers Weekly picks for Top 10 Memoirs for Fall declaring that the book is “…filled with empathy and humor about her life and the people in it.” Blue Rider Press will publish the book September 17, 2013.