News in July 2018
News in July 2018
Danielle Steel’s latest novel will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of July 29th. The book will debut at number 3 on the Combined Print & E-book Fiction list & number 2 on the Hardcover Fiction list. Delacorte Press published the book on July 10, 2018.
Elliot Ackerman’s third novel received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews where it was called “an affecting, spare and unusual novel.” Knopf will publish the book on September 25, 2018.
Kiese Laymon’s memoir received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews who called it “A challenging memoir about black-white relations, income inequality, mother-son dynamics, Mississippi byways, lack of personal self-control, education from kindergarten through graduate school, and so much more.” Scribner will publish the book on October 16, 2018.
Hermione Hoby’s debut NEON IN DAYLIGHT has just been published in the UK, and the Guardian calls it “smart” and “shimmering” in its review. Catapult published NEON IN DAYLIGHT in the United States on January 9th, 2018, and Weidenfeld & Nicolson published NEON IN DAYLIGHT in the UK on July 26th, 2018.
Yrsa Daley-Ward’s memoir THE TERRIBLE was recommended by New York Times Book Review staff editor Lauren Christensen on CBS News as part of their segment on summer reading that isn’t your typical beach read. Yrsa also joined NYLON to speak about finding the courage to write her most personal stories. Penguin Books published THE TERRIBLE on June 5, 2018.
Allie Rowbottom’s JELL-O GIRLS receives a rave review from the New York Times, which calls the book “lush… too rich and too singular to reduce to a tidy argument.” Little, Brown will publish JELL-O GIRLS on July 17, 2018.
CRUDO was selected for The Millions’ Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2018 Book Preview, where they write, “It’s a spitfire of a story with a fervent narrator and a twist.” CRUDO is forthcoming from Norton on September 11, 2018.
WAITING FOR EDEN by was selected for The Millions’ Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2018 Book Preview: “Through numerous shattering moments in the book, Ackerman pushes the readers to explore eternal human problems such as the meaning of life, marriage, love and betrayal.” WAITING FOR EDEN is forthcoming from Knopf on September 25, 2018.
THE SEAS was selected for The Millions’ Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2018 Book Preview: “Sailors, seas, love, hauntings—in The Seas, soon to be reissued by Tin House, Samantha Hunt’s fiction sees the world through a scrim of wonder and curiosity.” Tin House reissued THE SEAS on July 10, 2018.
“This memoir has been mentioned as ‘forthcoming’ at the end of every Kiese Laymon interview or magazine article for a few years, and I’ve been excited about it the entire time,” writes The Millions in their Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2018 Book Preview. HEAVY is forthcoming from Scribner on October 16, 2018.
“Novey writes, with acuity and depth, about questions of silence, power, and complicity. The universe she has created is imagined, and all too real,” quotes Rebecca Traister in The Millions for their Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2018 Book Preview. THOSE WHO KNEW is forthcoming from Viking Books on November 6, 2018.
Ashleigh Young’s CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? receives a rave from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, which calls the collection “an assured debut from a prodigiously talented, empathic writer whose prose shines as brightly as her poetry.”