DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART by Cecil Castellucci

DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART by Cecil Castellucci

October 17, 2017

Kirkus has reviewed DON’T COSPLAY WITH MY HEART, saying, “this authentically geeky and feminist romance nails the con scene.” Scholastic will publish the book January 2, 2018.

A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS by Seth Fishman

A HUNDRED BILLION TRILLION STARS by Seth Fishman

October 17, 2017

Cory Doctorow has reviewed this picture book on boingboing, calling it “a delight of a science book, a marvel of a picture book.” Greenwillow published the book on October 3, 2017.

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

THE DARK DARK by Samantha Hunt

October 17, 2017

Samantha Hunt’s THE DARK DARK was reviewed in The New Yorker’s “Briefly Noted” section this week, where they write of it: “Each of the stories in this collection harbors a surreal twist… Hunt lingers over such moments just long enough to suggest that the phantasmagorical can be found in any situation, no matter how banal.” Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on July 18, 2017.

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

LARGE ANIMALS by Jess Arndt

October 17, 2017

Jess Arndt’s “striking” story collection LARGE ANIMALS is one of Read it Forward’s 6 Sensational Short Story Collections. Catapult published LARGE ANIMALS on May 9, 2017.

SOUTH AND WEST by Joan Didion

SOUTH AND WEST by Joan Didion

September 28, 2017

The Guardian published an excerpt from SOUTH AND WEST, along with an interview with the author. In addition, Dana Spiotta interviewed Joan Didion & her nephew Griffin Dunne about the forthcoming Netflix documentary “Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold.” Knopf published SOUTH AND WEST on March 7, 2017.

STICKY FINGERS by Joe Hagan

STICKY FINGERS: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine by Joe Hagan

September 28, 2017

Booklist gave a starred review to Joe Hagan’s forthcoming biography of Jann Wenner. The review says: “Hagan has fashioned a fascinating biography of a controversial figure and the iconic publication he started.” Knopf will publish the book on October 24, 2017.

FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides

FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides

September 28, 2017

FRESH COMPLAINT, the first short story collection by Jeffrey Eugenides, received a positive review in The Guardian. The review praises the author as a “fine exponent of the satisfying denouement” and says the collection offers “fleeting visits from characters with whom you’d like to spend a little time.” Farrar Straus & Giroux will publish the book on October 3, 2017.

HEDY’S FOLLY by Richard Rhodes

HEDY’S FOLLY by Richard Rhodes

September 28, 2017

HEDY’S FOLLY: THE LIFE AND BREAKTHROUGH INVENTIONS OF HEDY LAMARR, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WOMAN IN THE WORLD by Pulitzer-prize winning author, Richard Rhodes, will be adapted for a television miniseries that will star and be produced by Diane Kruger. “I am fascinated by Hedy Lamarr,” said Kruger in a statement.

THE CLIMATE SWERVE by Robert Jay Lifton

THE CLIMATE SWERVE: Reflections on Mind, Hope, and Survival by Robert Jay Lifton

September 28, 2017

Booklist gave a positive review to the latest book from the National Book Award winning author. The review says “Thoughtful, intelligent, and deeply human, Lifton will not disappoint his fans and will hopefully draw new readers with this deeply informative work.” The New Press will publish the book on October 10, 2017.

bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward

bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward

September 28, 2017

Yrsa Daley-Ward is a guest of Roisin Ingle on The Women’s Podcast, discussing her childhood, rebelling, and the lack of diversity in fashion, and reads from her upcoming poetry collection bone. Penguin Books will publish bone on September 26, 2017.