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

NECESSARY PEOPLE by Anna Pitoniak
June 10, 2019

Anna Pitoniak’s NECESSARY PEOPLE appeared in the Toronto Star on their list of great thrillers to check out this summer. Little, Brown published the book on May 21, 2019.

LOVE AT FIRST LIKE by Hannah Orenstein
June 10, 2019

Hannah Orenstein’s novel LOVE AT FIRST LIKE is one of Buzzfeed’s 29 Summer Books to Get Excited About. Atria will publish the book on August 6, 2019.

WE CAST A SHADOW by Maurice Ruffin
June 10, 2019

WE CAST A SHADOW was named a Best Book of the Year (So Far) by Vulture, who write: “This propulsive debut novel follows an unnamed black man who will go to great lengths to shield his biracial son from discrimination in a future America that barely feels far-fetched in its all-encompassing racism... We Cast a Shadow is speculative fiction that’s so razor-sharp that its rage is never undercut by its cleverness.” One World published the book on January 29, 2019.

RULES FOR VISITING by Jessica Francis Kane
June 10, 2019

RULES FOR VISITING was named a Best Book of the Year (So Far) by Vulture, who write: “Kane’s understated meditation on loneliness in the digital age [is] just the right kind of narrative, an antidote for our distracted day.” Penguin Press published the book May 14, 2019.

THE OLD DRIFT by Namwali Serpell
June 10, 2019

THE OLD DRIFT was named a Best Book of the Year (So Far) by Vulture, who write: “Serpell’s smashing together of genres leads to the inevitable moment when disjointed story arcs collide, the explosion feels like nothing less than destiny." Hogarth published the book on March 26, 2019.

THE INCOMPLETE BOOK OF RUNNING by Peter Sagal
June 10, 2019

Book Authority’s list of the best new running books includes Peter Sagal’s brilliant book about running and life.
Simon & Schuster published the hardcover on October 30,2018.

WINNERS TAKE ALL by Anand Giridharadas
June 10, 2019

Anand Giridharadas’ WINNERS TAKE ALL was named a Best Book of 2019 So Far by The Guardian. Knopf published the book on August 28, 2018.

BLESSING IN DISGUISE by Danielle Steel
June 5, 2019

The latest novel from Danielle Steel made its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for May 26, 2019, coming in at #3 on both the Combined Print & E-book Fiction list and the Hardcover Fiction bestseller list. Delacorte Press published the book on May 7, 2019.