Buzz Books 2018: Fall/Winter

Buzz Books

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Buzz Books gives you 40 chances to find your next great reads, providing exclusive early looks at the next big thing from favorite authors and hot new discoveries. From bestselling authors we have samples of new work from Barbara Kingsolver, Diane Chamberlain and Jude Devereaux, who breaks away from romance with her first mystery. A rich selection of highly anticipated follow-up books is inside too: Sarah Perry’s Melmoth, a companion to The Essex Serpent; Elizabeth McCracken’s Bowlaway; and Leif Enger’s Virgil Wander. This edition is packed with 16 big debut novels, including the highly-touted The Silent Patient by British screenwriter Alex Michaelides, already being adapted to film and posed to become an international bestseller, and Kathy Wang’s Family Trust, described as The Nest set in Silicon Valley. In nonfiction, bestselling novelist and history author Stephen L. Carter writes about his grandmother in Invisible: The Forgotten Story Of The Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster. Journalist Stephanie Land describes her poverty-ridden early years in Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, And A Mother’s Will To Survive, a Book Expo Buzz Editor’s Panel pick. Memoirs on two opposite ends of the spectrum include My Own Devices by rap singer Dessa and Witness: Lessons From Elie Wiesel’s Classroom by Ariel Burger. Regular readers know that each Buzz Books collection is filled with early looks at titles that will go on to top the bestseller lists and critics' "best of the year" lists. And our comprehensive seasonal preview starts the book off with a curated overview of hundreds of notable books on the way later this year. While Buzz Books feels like your own insider access to book publishing, these collections are meant to be shared, so spread your enthusiasm and "to be read" picks online. For still more great previews, check out our separate Buzz Books 2018: Young Adult Fall/Winter as well. Finally, don’t miss our popular Buzz Books Monthly editions, available on Amazon, iBooks, and NetGalley, for up-to-the-minute monthly publication lists and excerpts.
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May 16, 2018
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766
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9781948586047
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English
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Fiction / General
Literary Collections / General
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With her first book in 15 years, The Sweetest Thing, Judith McNaught is sure to excite her legions of devoted readers. Historical romance novelist Jane Feather’s first book in four years is Tempt Me With Diamonds, while Denise Hunter wraps up her Blue Ridge series with a You’ve Got Mail style meet cute in On Magnolia Lane.
Shelly Laurenston charms longtime fans and new readers alike with her new Honey Badger Shifters books, and the second in the series is In A Badger Way. Time travel romance is as hot as ever and Annie Becker brings us a new dark take with the first in her Time Bridge series, Cassie. K. M. Jackson offers her take on small town romance with As Good as the First Time, the first in a new series.
If you want a shot of adrenaline, turn to romantic suspense: Say You’re Sorry by Karen Rose and The Memory House by Rachel Hauck. Then cozy up with The Rancher, Kate Pearce’s contemporary cowboy romance or Latinx romance author Priscilla Oliveras’ Their Perfect Melody. Alexa Martin is makes her debut with Intercepted, drawing from her own experience being married to a two-time NFL Super Bowl winner.
For the best in soon-to-be-published other fiction genres, plus nonfiction, and children’s literature, be sure to read Buzz Books 2018: Fall/Winter or Buzz Books 2018: Young Adult Fall/Winter, available now. Then be on the lookout for the next two editions of Buzz Books covering the spring/summer 2019 publishing season for both adults and young adults, available in January.
Our seventh edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult gives readers the special excitement of being at BookExpo. Join publishing insiders to be among the first to sample the best in forthcoming young adult novels months ahead of their actual publication. Librarians, booksellers, bloggers and reviewers rely on Buzz Books to survey breakout titles on the horizon, and now regular book lovers get the same insider-access. These substantial pre-publication excerpts reflect a broad spectrum of today’s young adult writing, from fantasy and romance to science fiction and humor. You will discover debut writers to put on your radar, while enjoying early samples from some of the biggest authors in the field. Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander offers Solo, a YA novel written in poetic verse, while #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu of the Legend series introduces a sci-fi thriller. Multi-New York Times bestselling author Jen Lancaster’s YA debut features a seemingly perfect small town that is rocked when one student’s suicide becomes a suicide clusters. Debuts include a fantasy about time (Everless), sci-fi romance (Your One &Only), and a feminist reimagining of the Snow White fairytale (Girls Made of Snow and Glass). Start reading the bestsellers of tomorrow right now to see why reviewers rave with comments like this: Buzz Books are just like a box of chocolates, you open it and you can smell the wonderful aroma and they all look so good that you don’t know which one to pick. My advice: pick them all. All the excerpts in this volume will appeal to many types of readers. There’s fantasy, love, hatred, fights, and even comics. Then spread the word: your friends and family can download this free edition of Buzz Books at any major ebookstore or at buzz.publishersmarketplace.com. For broader reading, check out Buzz Books 2017: Fall/Winter, also available now, for 40 excerpts from top forthcoming adult fiction and nonfiction titles.
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The third edition of Buzz Books: Romance provides substantial prepublication excerpts from 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.
With her first book in 15 years, The Sweetest Thing, Judith McNaught is sure to excite her legions of devoted readers. Historical romance novelist Jane Feather’s first book in four years is Tempt Me With Diamonds, while Denise Hunter wraps up her Blue Ridge series with a You’ve Got Mail style meet cute in On Magnolia Lane.
Shelly Laurenston charms longtime fans and new readers alike with her new Honey Badger Shifters books, and the second in the series is In A Badger Way. Time travel romance is as hot as ever and Annie Becker brings us a new dark take with the first in her Time Bridge series, Cassie. K. M. Jackson offers her take on small town romance with As Good as the First Time, the first in a new series.
If you want a shot of adrenaline, turn to romantic suspense: Say You’re Sorry by Karen Rose and The Memory House by Rachel Hauck. Then cozy up with The Rancher, Kate Pearce’s contemporary cowboy romance or Latinx romance author Priscilla Oliveras’ Their Perfect Melody. Alexa Martin is makes her debut with Intercepted, drawing from her own experience being married to a two-time NFL Super Bowl winner.
For the best in soon-to-be-published other fiction genres, plus nonfiction, and children’s literature, be sure to read Buzz Books 2018: Fall/Winter or Buzz Books 2018: Young Adult Fall/Winter, available now. Then be on the lookout for the next two editions of Buzz Books covering the spring/summer 2019 publishing season for both adults and young adults, available in January.
The tenth edition of Buzz Books captures the excitement of Winter Institute and takes it much further: start off a year of new reading discoveries: excerpts from 40 talked about Buzz Books due to be published in the months ahead. Be among the first to get a taste of new fiction from major bestselling authors including Dennis Lehane, Nora Roberts, The Rosie Project author Graeme Simsion, Karen Dionne, I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You author Courtney Maum’s anticipated follow-up, and Don Winslow’s latest thriller. The new Buzz Books shines a light on 15 promising debuts. Memoirist (Don’t Let’s Go To The Dogs Tonight) Alexandra Fuller’s first fiction joins Laurel Davis Huber’s fictionalized account of The Velveteen Rabbit’s author. Literary reimaginings include Sarah Schmidt looking through the eyes of Lizzie Borden’s troubled sister and Sarah Shoemaker writing from the vantage point of Charlotte Bronte’s Mr. Rochester. Award-winning journalist Omar El Akaad describes the “second” American Civil War in a novel set in 2074. Other debuts span an inspiring range, from dystopian to utopian, from a Norse trilogy about Norway’s first king to a scattered family from Palestine. Among our always fascinating nonfiction, novelist Richard Ford remembers his parents in a memoir; Roxane Gay’s long-awaited Hunger follows her bestselling Bad Feminist; and Kate Moore’s Radium Girls is an expose of pioneering working women, who were poisoned by radium paint in the 1920s. Start reading the bestsellers and big discoveries of tomorrow right now, and then share the bounty: anyone can download this free edition of Buzz Books at all major ebookstores or at buzz.publishersmarketplace.com. For still more pre-publication samples, check out Buzz Books 2017: Young Adult Spring/Summer, also available now, for excerpts from the some of the best of publishing’s hottest genre.
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