Be first to read some of these debut novels coming in August!
THE DAUGHTERS by Adrienne Celt
Lulu can’t sing. Since the traumatic birth of her daughter, the internationally renowned soprano hasn’t dared utter a note. She’s afraid that her body is too fragile and that she may have lost her talent to a long-dreaded curse afflicting all of the mothers in her family.
BARBARA THE SLUT AND OTHER PEOPLE by Lauren Holmes
A fresh, honest, and darkly funny debut collection about family, friends, and lovers, and the flaws that make us most human.
MRS. SINCLAIR’S SUITCASE by Louise Walters
Roberta, a bibliophile works at The Old and New Bookshop in England. She discovers a letter inside her grandmother’s old suitcase that provides insight into her grandmother’s past and to the family’s history.
THE GIRL WHO SLEPT WITH GOD by Val Brelinski
A family’s world is upended when the oldest daughter returns from a missionary trip to Mexico and discovers she’s pregnant with—she believes—the child of God.
THE SECRETS OF LAKE ROAD by Karen Katchur
Twelve-year-old Caroline doesn’t understand why her mother avoids the family lakeside home, which she herself loves.