The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

Hardcover, 336 pages Published March 20th 2018 by Berkley Books Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants–the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It’s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it’s located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over … More The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Hardcover, 240 pages Expected publication: February 13th 2018 by Grove Press An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a … More Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

Hardcover, 352 pages Published July 25th 2017 by Little, Brown and Company For fans of Emma Cline’s THE GIRLS and Emily St John Mandel’s STATION 11, this dark, unsettling and hugely compelling story of an isolated island cult will get under your skin. GATHER THE DAUGHTERS tells the story of an end-of-the-world cult founded years ago … More Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

Green by Sam Graham-Felsen

Hardcover, 320 pages Published January 2nd 2018 by Random House A novel of race and privilege in America that you haven’t seen before: a coming-of-age story about a life-changing friendship, propelled by an exuberant, unforgettable voice. “This isn’t some Jedi bull****; the force I’m talking about is real, and its energies are everywhere, working on everyone.” … More Green by Sam Graham-Felsen

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Hardcover, 304 pages Published September 5th 2017 by Scribner A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old … More Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini

Hardcover, 320 pages Expected publication: August 15th 2017 by Doubleday Books Welcome to LA? Nineties’ Hollywood gets an Italian makeover in this poignant and ruefully funny coming-of-age novel featuring a teenage girl who’s on shaky ground in more ways than one. Mere weeks after the 1992 riots that laid waste to Los Angeles, Eugenia, a … More Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini