Sweet and Low, Nick White, Blue Rider Press - Writer Nick White bring his southern sensibility and experience as a gay man to bear on his telling stories that will stay with readers long after they close the covers of his books.
The Reservoir Tape, Jon McGregor, Catapult - Jon McGregor’s first novel, If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things (2002) was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize when he was just 26 years old, making him the youngest contenders to date.
The Girl from Blind River, Gale Massey - Gale Massey’s debut novel, The Girl From Blind River, is a coming of age story that revolves around illegal gambling and small-town corruption in rural New York.
The Perfect Mother - The May Mothers and their newborns meet regularly for companionship and commiserating. Their decision to spend a night out having fun without their babies becomes tragic when one baby goes missing.
Coming Home to Island House - Erica James, bestselling author of Summer at the Lake, rewards her readers with her latest novel, Coming Home to Island House, a beautifully described story about how one family found their way when they were forced to come together.
West, Carys Davies, Scribner – Widower Cy Bellman reads about huge bones found in Kentucky and becomes obsessed with the idea that the creatures may still live in the unexplored west.
The Mutual UFO Network, Lee Martin, Simon & Schuster - In his latest short story collection, The Mutual UFO Network, Lee Martin focuses his lens on seemingly regular people in small towns and peels away the layers until we see even the most difficult characters in their full humanity.
Midwinter Break, Bernard MacLaverty, Vintage - Bernard MacLaverty's latest novel Midwinter Break, winner of the Irish Book Awards 2017, reminds readers why he is regarded as one of the greatest living Irish writers alive.
Awayland, Ramona Ausubel, Random House - A mother fades into the mist, a lonely Cyclops tries online dating, a young boy looking for direction takes a job in Turkey and ends up comforting a grieving widow, mummified animals robbed from Egyptian pyramids offer their “thanks.”
I'll Keep You Safe, Peter May, Riverrun - International, best-selling author, Peter May, has returned to the Hebrides in Scotland with his latest thriller, I’ll Keep You Safe.