In Time for BEA, Two New Editions of Buzz Books!
More than 30 big fall and winter books for adults are included in our fifth edition of Buzz Books, as we spin off a separate volume of young adult excerpts. Enjoy all the excitement of Book Expo America’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 fall/winter season.
Highly-anticipated debuts include multi-generational family epic We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas, featured on BEA’s own “buzz books” editors panel alongside another highly-touted debut set for publication in over 30 countries, Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist. We have Nayomi Munaweera’s novel longlisted for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize, Island of a Thousand Mirrors, and Audrey Magee’s The Undertaking, already shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize in Fiction.
Well-established authors such as Tana French, Marlon James, John Scalzi and W. Bruce Cameron are represented with new work, as are excerpts from the last books in two popular series from Lev Grossman and Deborah Harkness.
Our largest selection yet of new nonfiction is jammed with celebrities—Alan Cumming, Billy Idol, and Neil Patrick Harris—as well as investment star, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. And there are penetrating real-life stories, from Pulitzer-winning journalist Matt Richtel on the darker side of what our technology is doing to us, and Morten Storm’s personal journey inside al Qaeda and the CIA.
In addition to the excerpts, there’s a comprehensive round-up from Publishers Lunch of dozens of noteworthy fall/winter books to add to your must-have list.
And be sure to read Buzz Books 2014: Young Adult for the best in children’s literature.
The eighth annual edition of Buzz Books: Romance provides substantial prepublication excerpts from 14 forthcoming romance titles. Enjoy access to the best romance voices the publishing industry is broadcasting for the upcoming season as you discover new series, catch up with the latest installments from beloved series, and find great standalone titles from top romance authors.
From power players such as Jenny Holiday and Mary Jo Putney and to fan favorites Rosie Danan and Kylie Scott, these authors are bestselling, award-winning, and irresistible.
Discover debut rom com authors Etta Easton, Leigh Heasley, and Jenna Levine, then round out your reading list with more contemporary titles by Kacen Callender, Taj McCoy, and Yamile Saied Méndez.
Start enjoying books right now that are sure to show up on your personal “must read” lists. Then invite your reading friends and book groups to download their own free copy of Buzz Books 2023: Romance from any major ebookstore or at buzz.publishersmarketplace.com.
For the best in soon-to-be-published other fiction genres, plus nonfiction, and children’s literature, be sure to read Buzz Books 2023: Fall/Winter, available now. Then be on the lookout for the next edition of Buzz Books covering the spring/summer 2024 publishing season, available in January.
Buzz Books 2023: Fall/Winter is the 23rd volume in our popular sampler series. This Buzz Books presents passionate readers with an insider’s look more than sixty of the buzziest books due out this season—our largest collection to date. Such major bestselling authors as Naomi Alderman, Yangsze Choo, Kiley Reid, and Tia Williams are featured, along with literary greats Lauren Groff, Sigrid Nunez, Etaf Rum, C Pam Zhang, and more.
Buzz Books has had a particularly stellar track record with highlighting the most talented, exciting and diverse debut authors, and this edition is no exception. Comedian and TV star Cedric the Entertainer’s novel is about close-knit black families and tightly woven communities during the Depression and World War II. Jazmina Barrera, a Mexican nonfiction author, offers her first novel. Two YA authors, Ashley Elston and Emma Noyes, debut their first adult books. Among the others are Isa Arsén, Inci Atrek, Anna Bliss, Kim Coleman Foote , Madeleine Gray, Molly McGhee, Nishita Parekh, and Anise Vance.
Our robust nonfiction section covers such important subjects as addiction, forgiveness, lying, and grief; several memoirs about harrowing childhoods; and a definitive biography of John Lewis.
Finally, we present early looks at new work from young adult authors, including the New York Times bestselling Roshani Chokshi, Jason June and Melinda Salisbury, along with a YA debut by Court Stevens, who is a bookseller at Parnassus Books in Nashville.
Be sure to look out for Buzz Books 2023:Romance, coming in late May.
Buzz Books 2023: Spring/Summer is the 22th volume in our popular sampler series. As always, Buzz Books presents passionate readers with an insider’s look at 54 of the buzziest books due out this season. Such major bestselling authors as Ryan Holiday, Nancy Horan, Kate Morton, and Abraham Verghese are featured, along with literary greats Jamel Brinkley, Eleanor Catton, Patrick DeWitt, and Cathleen Schine. Other sure-to-be readers’ favorites are a fiction debut by celebrated nonfiction author Helen MacDonald and an adult debut by acclaimed YA author Elizabeth Acevedo.
Buzz Books has had a particularly stellar track record with highlighting the most talented, exciting and diverse debut authors, and this edition is no exception. Shelly Read’s Go As A River, one of a bumper crop of 23 debuts titles, has already been sold to 27 countries. Among the others are Monica Brashears, Tembe Denton-Hurst, Katherine Lin, Janika Oza, and Tyriek White.
Our robust nonfiction section covers such fascinating subjects as the native peoples in America; a literary memoir of growing up with a reggae musician father who was a member of a strict Rastafari sect; and a definitive biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Bestselling stoicism guru Ryan Holliday offers wisdom for dads, while David Von Drehle provides wisdom from a 102-year-old.
Finally, we present early looks at new work from young adult authors, including: Throwback by Maurene Goo, Queen Bee by Amalie Howard, and Lucha Of The Night Forest by Tehlor Kay Mejia.
Be sure to look out for Buzz Books 2023: Fall/Winter, coming in May.