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IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow
July 26, 2019

De’Shawn Charles Winslow’s IN WEST MILLS has been selected for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Long List. The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize is awarded to the best debut novel of the year. The 2019 Short List will be announced in September and the winner will be announced in December at The Center for Fiction's Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner. Bloomsbury published the book on June 4, 2019.

THE BADDEST BITCH IN THE ROOM by Sophia Chang
July 26, 2019

Sophia Chang’s forthcoming audio memoir THE BADDEST BITCH IN THE ROOM was announced on Complex today. Preorders are now open. Audible, in collaboration with Hello Sunshine, will be publishing the book on September 26, 2019.

THE OLD DRIFT by Namwali Serpell
July 26, 2019

Namwali Serpell’s THE OLD DRIFT has been selected for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Long List. The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize is awarded to the best debut novel of the year. The 2019 Short List will be announced in September and the winner will be announced in December at The Center for Fiction's Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner. Hogarth published the book on March 26, 2019.

WE CAST A SHADOW by Maurice Carlos Ruffin
July 26, 2019

Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s WE CAST A SHADOW has been selected for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Long List. The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize is awarded to the best debut novel of the year. The 2019 Short List will be announced in September and the winner will be announced in December at The Center for Fiction's Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner. One World published the book on January 29, 2019.

LOST AND FOUND by Danielle Steel
July 15, 2019

The latest novel by Danielle Steel will make its debut on the New York Times Bestseller list for the week of July 14th. It will debut at number 3 on the Combined Print & E-book fiction list and number 4 on the Hardcover Fiction list. Dell published the book on June 25, 2019.

THE TERRIBLE by Yrsa Daley-Ward
July 15, 2019

Yrsa Daley-Ward’s memoir THE TERRIBLE is the winner of the 2019 PEN Ackerley Award, the UK’s only award for memoir and autobiography. Penguin Books published the book on June 5, 2018. Congratulations, Yrsa!

EXHALATION by Ted Chiang
July 15, 2019

Ted Chiang was interviewed in GQ Magazine about his new short story collection EXHALATION. Knopf published the book on May 7, 2019.

FIND ME by Andre Aciman
July 15, 2019

Andre Aciman’s sequel to CALL ME BY YOUR NAME was featured by Lit Hub in their list of “Most Anticipated Books of 2019, Part 2.” Farrar, Straus and Giroux will publish the book on October 29, 2019.

LIFELINES by Heidi Diehl
July 15, 2019

Heidi Diehl’s debut novel LIFELINES was named by O Magazine as one of “The Best Books by Woman of Summer 2019.” HMH published the book June 18, 2019.

THE SATURDAY NIGHT GHOST CLUB by Craig Davidson
July 15, 2019

NPR ran a rave review of Craig Davidson’s new novel THE SATURDAY NIGHT GHOST CLUB. Reviewer Jason Heller had this to say about the coming-of-age story: “Immensely enjoyable, piercingly clever, and satisfyingly soulful, THE SATURDAY NIGHT GHOST CLUB is an exquisite little talisman of a book, one that doesn't flinch as it probes the dark underside of nostalgia.” Penguin Books published the book on July 9, 2019.