Start off a new year of reading discoveries with substantial excerpts from 44 Buzz Books due to be published in the months ahead.
Be among the first to get a taste of new fiction from bestselling authors including Cecelia Ahern, with a feminist story collection; Liv Constantine, the pen name of sisters Lynne Constantine and Valerie Constantine; Costa Award-winner Sadie Jones, who has written a psychological thriller; and J. Ryan Stradal’s follow up to his popular Kitchens of the Great Midwest.Bestselling author Karl Marlantes offers a family epic spanning Russia to the Columbia River Gorge, while Sarah Blake, Lauren Denton, Tracey Garvis Graves, and Katherine Reay will make their fans happy with new titles. Literary buffs will be delighted to read new work by T.C. Boyle, Madeline ffitch, and Nell Zink.
The new Buzz Books includes a record number of exciting debuts. Critically acclaimed poet Ocean Vuong’s first novel bridges Vietnam and America. Melanie Golding’s mystery, Little Darlings, already has been optioned for film, while Kira Jane Buxton’s Hollow Kingdom, has been sold to AMC for its first animated TV series.
Our always fascinating nonfiction section is memoir heavy this time around. Obama insider Valerie Jarrett shares her experience in the White House, while musician Moby has written a second autobiographical volume.
For still more great previews, check out our separate Buzz Books 2019: Young Adult Spring/Summer.