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SAVAGE NEWS by Jessica Yellin
April 18, 2019
Former CNN White House correspondent Jessica Yellin’s debut novel SAVAGE NEWS received a great review from Publishers Weekly, which calls the book “[a] feisty debut… Fans of comic heroines like Stephanie Plum will find plenty to like in this sharp and funny satire.” Jessica and SAVAGE NEWS were additionally profiled, interviewed, or covered in the Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, and Oprah Magazine. Mira published the book on April 9, 2019.
NECESSARY PEOPLE by Anna Pitoniak
April 18, 2019
Anna Pitoniak’s forthcoming NECESSARY PEOPLE has already received two starred trade reviews from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Kirkus writes, “Pitoniak is an astute social observer, and the novel—a literary thriller about class aspiration and young female ambition—is a twisting delight with a haunting punch. Deceptively nuanced, and impossible to put down, this is escapism with substance.” Publishers Weekly says NECESSARY PEOPLE is “fantastic… Will hook readers from the get-go.” Finally, Marie Claire included NECESSARY PEOPLE in its Best Women’s Fiction of 2019 (So Far) roundup in January. Little, Brown will publish the book on May 21, 2019.
CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? by Ashleigh Young
April 18, 2019
Ashleigh Young’s collection CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? has been shortlisted for the prestigious Rathbones Folio Prize. Riverhead published the book in North America on July 3, 2018.
MORE THAN ENOUGH by Elaine Welteroth
April 18, 2019
Elaine Welteroth’s forthcoming memoir MORE THAN ENOUGH has landed on Mashable’s list of 17 books every activist should read in 2019. Kirkus also gave it a great review, calling MORE THAN ENOUGH “an inspiring memoir by a dynamic groundbreaker.” Viking will publish the book on June 11, 2019.
LIFELINES by Heidi Diehl
April 18, 2019
Heidi Diehl has received great trade reviews for her debut novel LIFELINES. Of the book, Kirkus writes, “Richly textured… A serious, nuanced portrait.” Publishers Weekly calls it “[an] elegant debut… This complex, intimate story memorably portrays what it looks like to reckon with one’s choices and to feel both uncertainty and peace.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will publish the book on June 18, 2019.
BOUNDLESS by R.A. Salvatore
April 18, 2019
The website io9 published an excerpt from BOUNDLESS, the second novel in R.A. Salvatore’s trilogy featuring the dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden. Harper Voyager will publish the book on September 10, 2019. Follow the link for more information:
THE UNDYING by Anne Boyer
April 18, 2019
An excerpt from Anne Boyer’s forthcoming essay collection was published in the April 8, 2019 issue of the New Yorker under the title “What Cancer Takes Away.” Farrar, Straus & Giroux will publish the book on September 17, 2019.
DEMOCRACY MAY NOT EXIST, BUT WE’LL MISS IT WHEN IT’S GONE by Astra Taylor
April 18, 2019
Astra Taylor was interviewed in the Guardian about her documentary WHAT IS DEMOCRACY and her forthcoming book DEMOCRACY MAY NOT EXIST, BUT WE’LL MISS IT WHEN IT’S GONE. Metropolitan Books will publish the book on May 7, 2019.
CARI MORA by Thomas Harris
April 10, 2019
Stephen King tweeted his praise about the long-awaited new novel by Thomas Harris, writing: “He’s as good as ever. Reading his prose is like running a slow hand down cold silk.” Grand Central Publishing will publish the book on May 21, 2019.
IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow
April 10, 2019
Kirkus awarded De’Shawn Charles Winslow’s debut novel IN WEST MILLS a starred review, writing: “This tender, exuberant, and impressively crafted debut novel spans decades of family upheaval and painful secrets in telling the story of a freethinking black woman in a tightly knit Carolina community.” IN WEST MILLS is also a Los Angeles Times selected for “7 highly anticipated debut novels to check out this spring.” Bloomsbury will publish the book on June 4, 2019.