Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Great New Debut Novels!


If you enjoy reading books by first time authors, you are sure to enjoy one of these outstanding debut novels!

Invincible Summer by Alice Adams
A dazzling depiction of adulthood complete with the highs and lows. A story about finding the courage to carry on in the wake of disappointment, and a powerful testament to love and friendship in an ever-changing world.  

All In by Simona Ahnstedt 
David Hammar is ruthless and has taken the financial market by storm. He has his eye on the ultimate prize, Investum, and will take it by any means necessary. But when he meets the daughter of the owning family and has a torrid affair. He realizes love, may be worth more than revenge. 

Keep Me Posted by Lisa Beazley
Two sisters decide to write letters in order to reconnect. However this funny and poignant debut novel gets a twist when their letters end up being made public on the internet and go viral.  If you enjoy Meg Cabot or Sophie Kinsella you'll love this book.  

The Defense by Steve Cavanagh
Eddie Flynn quit his law practice and vowed to never look back. But when his daughter is kidnapped in return for his services in the courtroom, he has no choice but to defend the head of the Russian mob in New York City. He must use every trick in the book or risk losing the case and his daughter. 

The Girls: A Novel by Emma Cline 
A spellbinding debut novel filled with razor-sharp precision and startling psychological insight. Evie Boyd becomes entranced by the carefree abandon of girls in the park. When Evie befriends the girls, she is drawn into the circle of a soon-to-be infamous cult and its mesmerizing leader. 

Sweetbitter: A Novel by Stephanie Danler
A lush debut novel of the senses--of taste and hunger--seeing and understanding--love and desire.  Sweetbitter is ultimately about the power of what remains after disillusionment and the transformation created from our experiences. 

The Last Time She Saw Him by Jane Haseldine
In Jane Haseldine's gripping and brilliantly crafted debut novel, a reporter searching for her son must untangle the connection to her brother's disappearance in order to save the ones she loves.  

Decent Proposal by Kemper Donovan
An addictively readable debut that is a romantic comedy, drama and mystery rolled into one. Two strangers lives become intertwined when they receive an unusual proposition. If they meet and talk with one another for 1 hour a week for a year they will each win $250,000. 

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh
Mackintosh weaves a complex tale that will break every mother's heart. Jenna Gray leaves town in hopes of leaving her despair behind after her 5 year old son is killed by a hit and run driver and every lead leads to a dead end. This is a heart pounding thriller that will keep readers turning pages. 

Lily and The Octopus by Steven Rowley
Everyone has a special someone. It just happens that Ted Flask's special someone is his dog Lily. A beautifully written and poignant debut novel that animal lovers will adore. 

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