Voodoo, faith, racism, integrity (or lack thereof) in the news business, language as virus, fluctuating female friendships: these are some of the heady ideas at the heart of the recently published debut novels we’re big fans of. There’s a broad diversity among these books; shuffle through them and you’ll find something to be enchanted with.
"Both the voice and the stories it tells transcend the dusty contrivances of much historical fiction, resulting in a novel that feels both fresh and timeless."
A Canadian music critic shows exceptional poise and command in his debut novel, a first-person tale narrated by the Russian inventor of the theremin. Read full book review >