MY STRUGGLE by Karl Ove Knausgaard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 19, 2016

"An admirably seriocomic look at a headlong leap into maturity."
In which our author, never at a loss for words, spends his 20s figuring out how to use the right ones. Read full book review >
COLLECTING THE DEAD by Spencer Kope
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 28, 2016

"Kope's fascinating debut will place Steps Craig alongside Walt Longmire, Jack Reacher, and Charlie Parker as an enduring literary hero."
A quirky hero who chases the worst of serial killers with a bit of supernatural help makes Kope's debut novel a winner. Read full book review >

RISE THE DARK by Michael Koryta
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 16, 2016

"Again proving himself one of today's top thriller writers, Koryta creates edgy suspense not with trickery but with characters who test the limits of their courage."
Having escaped certain death in Indiana's scariest caves in Last Words (2015), private investigator Mark Novak returns to his old haunts in Montana in pursuit of the man who murdered his wife in Cassadaga, Florida—a strange town known for its psychics. Read full book review >
THE WATCHER IN THE WALL by Owen Laukkanen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"A gut-wrenching tale filled with empathy for alienated teens. This may be the best yet in a first-rate series."
A fast-paced thriller in which Windermere and Stevens (The Stolen Ones, 2015, etc.) must stop the Internet predator who's persuading teens to commit suicide. Read full book review >
WAYWARD HEROES by Halldór Laxness
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"A welcome, major contribution to modern Nordic literature in translation and a pleasure to read."
"Nothing but harm and misfortune result when killers and skalds come together." True enough, as Nobel Prize-winning author Laxness' long-forgotten 1952 novel elaborates. Read full book review >

HIGH DIVE by Jonathan Lee
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2016

"Lee's writing has a marked freshness, his pacing and dialogue are exceptional, and every scene is deftly handled. This is a real craftsman at work."
Two absorbing narrative lines follow an imagined perpetrator and potential victims in the 1984 bombing that targeted Margaret Thatcher and other Conservative Party notables meeting at the Grand Hotel in Brighton, England. Read full book review >
HOT MILK by Deborah Levy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"In her scintillating, provocative new book, Levy combines intellect and empathy to impressively modern effect."
Kinship, gender, Medusas—this rich new novel from a highly regarded British writer dazzles and teases with its many connections while exposing the double-edged sword of mother-daughter love. Read full book review >
DEATH'S END  by Cixin Liu
Kirkus Star
by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Liu's trilogy is the first major work of science fiction to come to the West out of China, and it's a masterpiece."
What if alien civilizations do exist? In this final installment of a stunning and provocative trilogy (The Dark Forest, 2015, etc.), Liu teases out the grim, unsettling implications. Read full book review >