News in June 2019

News in June 2019

THE STIEHL ASSASSIN by Terry Brooks
18th June, 2019

The third book in the Fall of Shannara series will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of June 16th. The book will debut at number 11 on the Hardcover Fiction and number 13 on the Combined Print & E-book Fiction list. Del Rey published the book on May 28, 2019.

MORE THAN ENOUGH by Elaine Welteroth
18th June, 2019

Elaine Welteroth was interviewed about her newly published memoir MORE THAN ENOUGH by USA Today, NPR’s Morning Edition, and ABC’s Good Morning America. The book was also excerpted in the New York Times and covered in The Root. Viking published the book on June 11, 2019.

HOW TO BE A PATIENT by Sana Goldberg
18th June, 2019

Sana Goldberg’s “accessible, enlightening guide” HOW TO BE A PATIENT was one of Buzzfeed’s 4 Books We Couldn’t Put Down Last Month. HarperWave published the book on March 19, 2019.

LIFELINES by Heidi Diehl
18th June, 2019

Heidi Diehl’s debut novel LIFELINES is one of Oprah Magazine’s Best Books by Women of Summer 2019. HMH will publish the book on June 18, 2019.

THE TERRIBLE by Yrsa Daley-Ward
18th June, 2019

Yrsa Daley-Ward’s memoir THE TERRIBLE has been shortlisted for the 2019 PEN Ackerley Prize, the only prize in the UK to award memoir and autobiography. Penguin Books published the book on June 5, 2018.

PLACES AND NAMES by Elliot Ackerman
18th June, 2019

Elliot Ackerman appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss his essay collection PLACES AND NAMES. The New York Times Book Review also interviewed Ackerman for their “By the Book” column and an excerpt from PLACES AND NAMES was featured on Lit Hub. Penguin Press published the book on June 11, 2019.

LOVE AT FIRST LIKE by Hannah Orenstein
18th June, 2019

Hannah Orenstein’s “appealing rom-com” LOVE AT FIRST LIKE receives a great review from Publishers Weekly, which praises the “snappy and funny” plot. DC Refined named LOVE AT FIRST LIKE to its list of perfect summer beach reads, and DC Refined managing editor Laura Wainman recommended it on Good Morning Washington. LOVE AT FIRST LIKE is also one of Elite Daily’s Best Books of Summer 2019. Atria will publish the book on August 6, 2019.

17th June, 2019

Anne Boyer’s poetic rumination on cancer and the healthcare system, THE UNDYING, has received two starred advance reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Kirkus calls the book “a haunting testimony about death that is filled with life,” and PW writes that: “Boyer’s gorgeous language elevates this artful, piercing narrative well above the average medical memoir." FSG will publish the book on September 17, 2019.

RECKONINGS by Mary Fulbrook
17th June, 2019

Prof. Fulbrook’s revelatory history of the aftermath of the Holocaust, RECKONINGS, has been awarded the 2019 Wolfson History Prize. The judges called it “a masterly work which explores the shifting boundaries and structures of memory.” Oxford University Press published the book on October 2, 2018.

CARI MORA by Thomas Harris.
10th June, 2019

The first novel in 13 years from the author of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of June 9th. It will debut at number 3 on the Hardcover Fiction list and number 4 on the Combined Print & E-book Fiction list. Grand Central published the book on May 21, 2019.

IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow
10th June, 2019

IN WEST MILLS, De’Shawn Charles Winslow’s debut novel, was named a Best Book of the Month by Entertainment Weekly. The book was also included on anticipated summer book lists from USA Today, Minneapolis’ Star Tribune, The Millions, and more. EW writes: “Winslow spans decades in his infectious, empathetic portrait of Knot, a woman whose habits include reading, drinking, and bucking societal norms, and the community that grows and changes around her.” Bloomsbury published the book on June 4, 2019.

LIFELINES by Heidi Diehl
10th June, 2019

Heidi Diehl’s debut novel LIFELINES is one of Cosmopolitan’s Best Books of June 2019 and one of Star Tribune’s Best Summer Reads. HMH will publish the book on June 18, 2019.