News - Book Launches

News - Book Launches

YES NO MAYBE SO by Becky Albertalli & Aisha Saeed
February 18, 2020

YES NO MAYBE SO, co-written by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed, has debuted at #8 on the New York Times bestseller list for Young Adult hardcovers and at #6 on the Indie Next Young Adult list. It has also been named a Top Ten Pick for Indie Next’s Spring 2020 Kids’ list, which calls it a “canvassing rom-com for our time!” ABA journalist Sydney Jarrard writes: “When Jamie meets Maya at a local political event and they get roped into going door-to-door together, a friendship blooms into romance. But navigating cross-cultural relationships amid the turbulent politics of 2019 is no easy feat. This book is funny, romantic, and sweet, and it will inspire both empathy and activism in readers of all ages.” Balzer + Bray published the book on February 4, 2020.

THE LOST BOOK OF ADANA MOREAU by Michael Zapata
February 7, 2020

Michael Zapata's debut novel THE LOST BOOK OF ADANA MOREAU was recently published to great acclaim, garnering praise from the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, Salon, and the Chicago Tribune, as well as New City Lit, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Little Village, Jackson Free Press, Medium, and Chicago Review of Books. It was named one of Apple's Best Books of the Month for February, and it has been hailed as "an absolutely stunning piece of work, and . . . the best book you'll read this year." An excerpt was also featured on Lit Hub. Hanover Square Press published the book on February 4, 2020.

ELECTION MELTDOWN by Richard Hasen
February 7, 2020

In the aftermath of the Iowa Caucuses, Richard Hasen’s timely book has received a lot of attention. The author has written recent op-eds for the Washington Post and Slate. He has also been interviewed by Los Angeles Times columnist Patt Morrison and has been featured on the podcasts Pod Save the People and Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick. Yale University Press published the book on February 4, 2020.

HUSH by Dylan Farrow
February 7, 2020

An excerpt from HUSH, Dylan Farrow’s debut fantasy novel, was published in an article by Vanity Fair. Wednesday Books will publish the book on October 6, 2020.

THE LIGHT OF ALL THAT FALLS by James Islington
December 9, 2019

The third book in James Islington’s Licanius Trilogy was named by Amazon as one of the best books of December in the Science Fiction & Fantasy category. Orbit will publish the book on December 10, 2019.

ONE LONG RIVER OF SONG by Brian Doyle
December 9, 2019

Brian Doyle’s book of essays was named by Amazon as one of the best books of December in the Biographies & Memoirs category. Little, Brown and Company published the book on December 3, 2019.

MANHUNTERS by Steve Murphy and Javier Peña
November 15, 2019

In the decades they spent at the DEA, Steve Murphy and Javier Peña risked their lives hunting large and small drug traffickers. But their biggest challenge was the hunt for Pablo Escobar in Colombia. The partners, who began their careers as small-town cops, have been immortalized in Netflix's Narcos, a fictional account of their hunt for Escobar. Now, for the first time ever, they tell the real story of how they brought down the world's first narco-terrorist, the challenges they faced, and the innovative strategies they employed to successfully end the reign of terror of the world's most wanted criminal. The New York Post excerpts quotes from MANHUNTERS in their article about Pablo Escobar’s private chambers. A&E also interviewed Murphy and Peña about their experiences working in Colombia. St. Martin’s Press published the hardcover edition on November 12, 2019.

FIND ME by Andre Aciman
October 28, 2019

Time Magazine interviewed Andre Aciman about FIND ME, the long-awaited sequel to CALL ME BY YOUR NAME. The book was also reviewed in the Guardian, which called it “an unashamedly romantic and philosophical novel.” Aciman also published an essay in Conde Nast Traveler, where he discusses his love for the places featured in his novels. Farrar, Straus and Giroux will publish the book on October 29, 2019.

CATCH AND KILL by Ronan Farrow
October 21, 2019

Ronan Farrow appeared on Pod Save America last week and was interviewed by The Guardian about his new book CATCH AND KILL. According to Little, Brown and Company, the book, released last week, is already in its third printing. Little, Brown and Company published the book on October 15, 2019.

INSIDE OUT by Demi Moore
October 2, 2019

Demi Moore’s memoir, INSIDE OUT, is #1 on USA Today’s weekly list of books not to miss. They write: “Her story is equal parts adversity and resilience, told with candor.” InStyle also featured INSIDE OUT in their October issue. Harper published the hardcover edition on September 24, 2019.