Salt to the Sea, Ruta Sepetys, Speak - Salt to the Sea is a work of historical fiction widely read by students and adults alike. It tells the story of three teenagers from Poland, Lithuania and East Prussia fleeing from the Red Army
Incarnate, Josh Stolberg, Atria - Josh Stolberg has been writing and directing movies and television shows for over 20 years. His most recent blockbuster is Jigsaw (2017), the latest addition to the popular Saw horror franchise.
The Last Cowboys of San Geronimo, Ian Stansel, Houghton Mifflin - Ian Stansel had been working on a novel for two and a half years when he decided to lay that project aside to write what would become his debut novel, The Last Cowboys of San Geronimo.
Salt Houses, Hala Alyan, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Salma Yacoub, her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren call a lot of places home. And for that reason, many times they feel as if no place is their real home.
The Unquiet Grave, Sharyn McCrumb, Atria Books - The century-old folktale of West Virginia's Greenbrier Ghost takes on a new reality in New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb's novel
The Address, Fiona Davis, Penguin Publishing Group - With The Dollhouse, Fiona Davis made one of the most stunning fiction debuts in recent memory, captivating readers, critics and booksellers alike
If We Were Villains, M.L. Rio, Flatiron Books Macmillan – Seven acting students made the cut into their fourth year at Dellecher Classical Conservatory. Their on-stage Shakespearian roles have become predictable
Everyone Brave is Forgiven, Chris Cleave, Simon & Schuster - Extraordinary writer-journalist, Chris Cleave, confirms his reputation as one of the most insightful novelist of our time with his latest novel, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven (2016).
The Chalk Artist, Allegra Goodman, Random House - In her latest novel, Allegra Goodman explores the power of images and words through the prism of a romance between a young teacher named Nina and a chalk artist named Collin and twins Aidan, who is addicted to videogames, and his sister Diana, who are Nina’s students.
How to Survive a Summer, Nick White, Penguin Random House - Nick White had just started an M.F.A.in Creative Writing at Ohio State University when he received a piece of advice that would change the way he saw himself and his writing.