Katie Heaney’s memoir WOULD YOU RATHER? is one of PopSugar’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2018, and one of Autostraddle’s Best LGBT Books of 2018. Ballantine published the book on March 6, 2018.
Audible honored FAILURE IS AN OPTION as best COMEDY and HUMOR title of 2018, calling it a “unique brand of comedy.” Dutton published the book on May 1, 2018.
Elif Shafak called CRUDO one of her favorite books of 2018 saying that it is “simply mesmerising, not only in the way in which it enters the mind of an iconic woman, Kathy Acker, but also for its originality, inventiveness and chuzpah. W.W. Norton published the book on September 11, 2018.
Deborah Eisenberg’s short story collection was named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times book critic Parul Sehgal, who raves that the book is “so instantly absorbing that it feels like an abduction.” Pankaj Mishra also called it one of the best books of the year in The Guardian saying “Few writers of fiction have chronicled American power and its psychic costs as steadily and briskly over the decades as Deborah Eisenberg.” Ecco published the book on September 25, 2018.
Kiese Laymon’s memoir was named the Best Audiobook of the year by Audible, Inc. The Audible write up says “I was stunned not only by his immense talent as a writer, but also by the unprecedented intimacy of what he was choosing to share. This is a voice we’ve rarely heard speak so vulnerably and frankly about the truth of what it is to be human. And it’s a voice that, perhaps more than any other this year, needs to be heard.”
Danielle Steel was interviewed by Refinery29 for a feature called “Danielle Steel On Raising 9 Kids, Writing 174 Books, "Authoritarian" Ex-Husbands.”Delacorte Press published the book on November 20, 2018.
Kiese Laymon’s HEAVY is an NPR Best Book of 2018, where it was a Staff Pick and also selected for Identity & Culture, Eye-Opening reads, Ladies First, Nonfiction, The States We’re In. “If there's a 2018 book that I believe everyone in America should read,” NPR says, “it's Kiese Laymon's memoir, HEAVY.” Scribner published the book on October 16, 2018.
Jaroslav Kalfar’s novel SPACEMEN OF BOHEMIA has been longlisted for the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award. Little, Brown published the book on March 7, 2017.
Casey Gerald’s memoir was named the December pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club. The book was also named one of the Best Books of 2018 by NPR which called the book “beautiful and heartbreaking on every level.” Riverhead published the book on October 2, 2018.
Kelsey Miller’s I’LL BE THERE FOR YOU was featured in the New York Daily News in an article that explored Friends’ enduring legacy Hanover Square Press published the book on October 23,2018.