Episode 89: Spring 2018 Book Buzz Part II


We’re bringing you our top picks for the fall and early 2019 for you and your library patrons, based on our trips to recent conferences. This is part two of a two-part episode, featuring titles from Hachette, Penguin Random House, Sourcebooks, Quirk Books, Soho Press, Pegasus, Sterling, Ingram, and more! Catch up with part one here.

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Little Panic: Dispatches from an Anxious Life by Amanda Stern (Grand Central, June 2018)
Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri (Orbit, November 2018)
by Tade Thompson (Orbit, September 2018)
Proud by Ibtihaj Muhammad with Lori Tharps (July 2018)

Penguin Random House
Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness (Viking, September 2018)
When Katie Met Cassidy 
by Camille Perri (Putnam, June 2018)
There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir by Casey Gerald (Riverhead, October 2018)
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan (Knopf, September 2018)
Vox by Christina Dalcher (Berkley, August 2018)

Golden Child by Claire Adam (SJP for Hogarth, January 2019)
Becoming by Michelle Obama (November 2018)
The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory (Berkley, September 2018)
We That Are Young by Preti Taneja (Knopf, August 2018)
Well-Read Black Girl, edited by Glory Edim (October 2018)

Elizabeth Warren: Her Fight. Her Work. Her Life by Antonia Felix (August 2018)
The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict (Sourcebooks Landmark, January 2019)
Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley (Sourcebooks Landmark, August 2018)

Quirk Books
Hope Never Dies: An Obama/Biden Mystery by Andrew Shaffer (July 2018)
We Sold Our Souls 
by Grady Hendrix (September 2018)
Paperback Crush by Gabrielle Moss (October 2018)
The League of Regrettable Sidekicks by Jon Morris (October 2018)

Soho Press
Insurrecto by Gina Apostol (Soho Press, November 2018)
London Rules (Slough House #5) by Mick Herron (Soho Crime, June 2018)

Pegasus Books
The Pharaoh’s Treasure: The Origin of Paper and the Rise of Western Civilization by John Gaudet (October 2018)
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s by Otto Penzler and Leslie S. Klinger (October 2018)

Harry & Meghan: The Royal Wedding Album 
by Halima Sadat (June 2018)
Rock-and-Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers by Meredith Ochs (October 2018)
Feminist Felties by Missy Covington (Lark Crafts, September 2018)
Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts by Katie Tsang and Kevin Tsang, illustrated by Nathan Reed (Sterling Children’s, October 2018)

All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole Chung (Catapult, October 2018)
A Winter’s Promise by Christelle Dabos (Europa Editions, September 2018)
White Dancing Elephants 
by Chaya Bhuvaneswar (Dzanc, October 2018)

ISAN by Mary Ting (Vesuvian, May 2018)
Spice by Dr. Stuart Farrimond (Dorling Kindersley, October 2018)
Goat Yoga by Yoga Shenanigoats (Author) and Ashley Hylbert (Photographer) (Turner Publishing Company, October 2017)
Aquicorn Cove by Katie O’Neill (Oni Press, October 2018)
Sheets by Brenna Thummler (Lion Forge Cub House, August 2018)
Drawn to Sex: The Basics by Erika Moen & Matthew Nolan (Limerence Press, November 2018)
Norroway Book 1: The Black Bull of Norroway by Kit & Cat Seaton (Image Comics, November 2018)
Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, August 2018)
Open Earth by Sarah Mirk, Eva Cabrera, and Claudia Aguirre (Limerence Press, September 2018)

Musical Obsessions
Anna: “Halo” by Beyoncé
Alene: The Bold Type Spotify Playlist


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