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A darkly clever take on Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and other classics of the genre, Ten Dead Comedians is a marvel of literary ventriloquism, with hilarious comic monologues in the voice of every suspect. It’s also an ingeniously plotted puzzler with a twist you’ll never see coming! Fred Van Lente’s brilliant debut is both an […]

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A wildly entertaining debut about a Brooklyn Heights wife and mother who has embezzled a small fortune from her children’s private school and makes a run for it, leaving behind her trust fund poet husband, his maybe-secret lover, her two daughters, and a school board who will do anything to find her. “[A] wonderful and […]

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We continue our Open Book highlight with debut author Sam Graham-Felsen’s discussion of Green. A debut 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. Infectiously funny and sharply honest in the face of injustice, Green is a wildly original […]

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Discover them first! Take our quiz to find out which debut novel you should read next. And check out our Spring 2017 Digital Debut Sampler to get a sneak peek at an excerpt of your result and more of our hottest upcoming debuts! Take the Quiz! Click to Read Our Spring 2017 Digital Debut Sampler […]

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Our Spring 2017 Debut Fiction Sampler is filled with fresh new voices that will appeal to all types of readers—from literary fiction devotees to historical fiction lovers, and more. Be among the first to discover this season’s hot new authors! This is a great resource for building your personal TBR pile, but also makes a perfect Readers’ Advisory […]

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Join us and EarlyWord for a chat with debut author Elan Mastai on 1/11 at 4pm ET! There’s no such thing as the life you’re “supposed” to have… You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we’d have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren’s 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, […]