THE ASH FAMILY by Molly Dektar is a Glamour Best Book of 2019 So Far. They write: “If Wild Wild Country was your number one Netflix show of 2018, then you'll love the story of Berie—a 19-year-old who finds belonging in an off-the-grid (and dangerous) collective instead of her freshman dorm.” Simon & Schuster will publish the book on April 9, 2019.
Jodie Patterson’s debut memoir has been called “marvelous” by Alice Walker, a “raw tour de force” by Publishers Weekly, and “required reading for every parent” by Janet Mock. Patterson received launch day coverage on the Today Show, EW, and USA Today. Ballantine published the book on January 29, 2019.
The Rainbow Booklist Committee has selected THE ADVENTURES OF HONEY & LEON for their list. The Rainbow Book List is a curated bibliography highlighting books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, aimed at children and youth from birth to age 18.
Kirkus gave Anna Pitoniak’s NECESSARY PEOPLE a starred review, calling it “deceptively nuanced and impossible to put down.” Marie Claire featured NECESSARY PEOPLE on its The Best Women's Fiction of 2019 (So Far) list, calling the novel “delicious and thrilling.” Little, Brown will publish the book on May 21, 2019.
NPR Books calls WE CAST A SHADOW “stunning and audacious,” stating “there's a lot going on in WE CAST A SHADOW, but Ruffin proves to be a master at juggling the numerous characters and storylines. It's a fast-paced and intricately plotted book.”