Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Meghan Maclean Weir’s debut novel for the 2019 Alex Award. Knopf published the book on June 12, 2018.
The final novel in Katherine Arden’s acclaimed Winternight trilogy, THE WINTER OF THE WITCH, will debut on the New York Times bestseller list for the week of January 27th. Del Rey published the book on January 8, 2019.
The latest novel from Danielle Steel will make its debut on the New York Times bestseller list for the week of January 27th. It will debut at number 1 on the Combined Print & E-Book Fiction and number 3 on the Hardcover Fiction list. Delacorte Press published the book on January 8, 2019.
The BEASTIE BOYS BOOK audiobook is a BOOKLIST 2018 Editors’ Choice selection and it has appeared on The New York Times Audio bestseller list for the past two months. Spiegel & Grau published the book on October 30, 2018.
Publishers Weekly calls HONEY & LEON TAKE THE HIGH ROAD “…An effervescent offering.” Random House Books for Young Readers will publish the book on April 30, 2019.
THOSE WHO KNEW by Idra Novey is January’s Lily Lit Club pick. The Lily, a reboot of the first U.S. newspaper by women, brought back by The Washington Post, interviewed Idra Novey about THOSE WHO KNEW and the impact the current social and political environment had on her writing process. Viking published the book on November 6, 2018.
THE ASH FAMILY by Molly Dektar has received two very favorable pre-publication reviews thus far, with Kirkus writing that the novel “shines in its thoughtful portrayal of cult members' (likely) complicated feelings: devotion, love, fear, desperation, and purpose. An affecting, cleareyed debut,” and Publisher’s Weekly calling it an “excellent debut… a powerful, disturbing novel.” Simon & Schuster will publish the book on April 9, 2019.
Meghan Kenny’s THE DRIEST SEASON is a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award in the Debut Novel category. Norton published the book on February 13, 2018.
Mystery Writers of America nominated James McLaughlin’s BEARSKIN for the Edgar award in the “Best First Novel by An American Author” category. Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine also nominated BEARSKIN for the Barry Award in the “Best First Novel” category. Ecco Press published the book on June 12, 2018.
Adam Winkler’s WE THE CORPORATIONS is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award in the Nonfiction category. Liveright published the book on February 27, 2018.