News in June 2015
News in June 2015
David McCullough’s latest book will spend its sixth straight week at number 1 on the New York Times Combined Print and E-book and Hardcover Non-Fiction bestseller lists. The book was also named by Amazon as one of the 20 best books of the year so far. Simon & Schuster published the book on May 5, 2015.
Publishers Weekly and Kirkus have both given positive reviews to Dan-el Padilla Peralta’s memoir. Publishers’ Weekly says “part memoir, part confessional, and part coming-of-age tale, Peralta’s story holds several truths on the road through loss, sacrifice, and achievement to gaining his slice of the American dream.” CLICK ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Heralded in a starred Library Journal review as “More believable than the truth…ingenious” Austin Grossman’s insightful political thriller is available now for pre-order. Mulholland Books publishes the hardcover July 28, 2015.
As her starred review in Library Journal notes, “Striking a balance between her intellectual and artistic gifts, Wampole is serious without being pedantic, engaging without being superficial. This is essential for anyone who cares about the future of America.” Harper will publish July 7, 2015.
As Library Journal noted, “With well-developed, complex characters and plenty of details about spycraft, it's a perfect summer read for fans of Stella Rimington and John le Carré.” St. Martin's Griffin published the paperback edition June 20, 2015.
Millihelen has interviewed Karolina Waclawiak about her new novel, THE INVADERS. Regan Arts will publish the novel on July 7, 2015.
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Shelf Awareness reviewed THOSE GIRLS by Lauren Saft, calling it a “beachtime page-turner likely to grab some adult fans, too.” Poppy published the novel on June 9, 2015. CLICK ABOVE FOR A LINK TO THE FULL REVIEW
After 5 weeks David McCullough’s acclaimed new book about the Wright Brothers still remains at number 1 on both the Combined Print and E-book and Hardcover Non-fiction New York Times Bestseller lists. Simon & Schuster published the book on May 5, 2015. CLICK ABOVE FOR LINKS TO THE FULL LISTS:
Maggie Nelson’s THE ARGONAUTS was reviewed in the New Yorker, Chicago Tribune, and Minneapolis Star Tribune. The book was also named by Miranda July as one of the Summer’s best books in Harper’s Bazaar. Graywolf Press published the book on May 5, 2015. FOR LINKS TO THE FULL REVIEWS PLEASE CLICK ABOVE.
In advance of its publication, author Ben Tripp has created a book trailer for THE FIFTH HOUSE OF THE HEART, a vampire novel where the vampires are real monsters, not potential boyfriends. Gallery Books will publish the book on July 28, 2015.
Val Brelinski’s THE GIRL WHO SLEPT WITH GOD was reviewed in Publishers Weekly, which said, “Intriguing…in her debut novel, Brelinski makes Jory’s solitude nearly palpable and dissects the dynamics of family…the result is fascinating.” Brelinski also published an essay in the magazine about blending fiction with her own fundamentalist Christian upbringing. Viking publishes the book on August 4, 2015.
Clive Barker’s New York Times bestselling novel THE SCARLET GOSPELS received positive reviews in The New York Times, which says “Barker fills this large canvas with an impressive amount of action and infernal spectacle” and The Washington Post raves about the book’s place in Barker’s body of works saying “Its visionary scenario and detailed account of apocalyptic events are as grand and sweeping as anything the earlier books had to offer.” St. Martin’s Press published the book on May 19, 2015.