News in June 2013
News in June 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, 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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.
Adam Rutherford’s CREATION was reviewed by Smithsonian Magazine, which says that, “Rutherford is careful not to get too starry-eyed about any of the people or experiments he depicts...But even through Rutherford’s eminently sensible lens, it’s hard not to get excited.” Penguin published the book June 13, 2013.
Beatriz Williams’ A HUNDRED SUMMERS is featured in July’s O Magazine as well as on Vanity Fair’s website. Vanity Fair praised Williams’ book as “masterfully done.” Putnam published the book May 30, 2013.
Terry Brooks will be going on tour for the publication of WITCH WRAITH, which Del Rey will be publishing on July 16, 2013, and stopping at the following places:
Stuart Nadler’s WISE MEN was reviewed in AudioFile magazine, which said, “Narrator Bernard Clark characterizes both voices with so much contrast that there's no doubt the two men are polar opposites. The sarcastic and pessimistic Hilly stands out perfectly against the exuberant and bombastic Arthur… Nadler's story of opportunities lost and found is well crafted, and Clark is a wonderful storyteller.” Reagan Arthur Books published the book February 5, 2013.