In Time for Winter Institute,
Two New Editions of Buzz Books!
Nearly 40 big spring and summer books for adults are included in our sixth edition of Buzz Books, coinciding with one of the most important industry events, the American Booksellers Association’s “Winter Institute,” where dozens of authors appear. Enjoy all the excitement of the new season’s big titles (and free samples) right away by accessing substantial pre-publication excerpts from forthcoming books of note. Now everyone has the same access to the newest voices the publishing industry is promoting for the spring/summer season.
Can’t wait to download Buzz Books? Read excerpts from Ann Packer, Maria Bello, Susanna Kearsley, and A.J. Rich (aka Amy Hempel and Jill Ciment) right now! Just go to individual book pages under fiction and nonfiction.
Familiar names include Paolo Bacigalupi, Ian Caldwell, Dennis Lehane, Ann Packer, Matthew Pearl, and Neal Stephenson. From inside the book world itself, there’s Farrar, Straus and Giroux publisher Jonathan Galassi’s debut novel Muse, and former editor George Hodgman’s memoir Bettyville, about going home to care for his irascible mother.
Iowa Writer’s Workshop graduate Leslie Parry (Church of Marvels), Erika Swyler (The Book of Speculation), J. Ryan Stradal (Kitchens of the Great Midwest), Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite (War Of The Encyclopaedists), and Jessica Knoll (Luckiest Girl Alive) are among our dozen new authors.
Rounding out this generous sampler are books from well-known personalities including actor Maria Bello, TV host Mika Brzezinski, NPR/Weekend Edition’s Scott Simon, and even a novel from Hunter S. Thompson’s former assistant Cheryl Della Pietra.
Start reading books right now that are sure to show up on bestseller lists, win awards, and be chosen by booksellers as top picks. In addition to the excerpts, there’s a comprehensive round-up from Publishers Lunch of dozens of noteworthy spring/summer books to add to your must-have list.
And be sure to read Buzz Books 2015: Young Adult Spring for the best in children’s literature.