New & Notable

Summer 2016

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The Mirror Thief Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612195148
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Published: Melville House Publishing - May 10th, 2016

A big book in every sense: big themes, big characters, and big stories, by a writer with big talent. This is a compulsively readable, complicated, fascinating novel that richly deserves comparison to the works of Umberto Eco, David Mitchell, and Vladimir Nabokov.  

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Spill Simmer Falter Wither Cover Image
ISBN: 9780544716193
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 8th, 2016

Baume’s debut novel is a heartbreaking story of loneliness and friendship, depression and pure joy, as revealed through the relationship between a man and the dog he rescues. Baume’s transcendent use of language and utterly original voice had me stopping to read whole sentences — even entire paragraphs — aloud. Spill Simmer Falter Wither is an amazing achievement by a writer who makes her work seem effortless. --Mary Wolf

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We've Already Gone This Far: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781627794657
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Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 16th, 2016

Dacey’s unforgettable characters are depicted with dignity and heart, and in all of their tragic reality they also reflect the hope and determination of people who still have further to go. We’ve Already Gone This Far is the debut of a naturally gifted storyteller.  --Mary Wolf

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Mongrels Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062412690
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Published: William Morrow & Company - May 10th, 2016

Who hasn't felt like a werewolf from time to time? Well, even if you haven't, this inventive and engrossing coming-of-age story will leave you howling with delight.  --Mary Wolf

Homegoing Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101947135
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - June 7th, 2016

Beautifully written and an amazing, generation-spanning, continent-crossing story.  --Mary Wolf

“Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates