Kirkus Reviews

The Most Overlooked Books of 2017


THE TALENTED RIBKINS by Ladee Hubbard
Melville House / Aug. 8th, 2017 / 978-1-61219-636-7
HISTORY OF A DISAPPEARANCE by Filip Springer ; translated by Sean Bye
Restless Books / April 4th, 2017 / 978-1-63206-115-7
THE GIFT by Barbara Browning
Coffee House / May 9th, 2017 / 978-1-56689-468-5
RELEASE by Patrick Ness
HarperTeen / Sept. 19th, 2017 / 978-0-06-240319-3
ALL THE AGENTS AND SAINTS by Stephanie Elizondo Griest
Univ. of North Carolina / July 10th, 2017 / 978-1-4696-3159-2
ELIZA AND HER MONSTERS by Francesca Zappia
Greenwillow / May 30th, 2017 / 978-0-06-229013-7
TRACES OF VERMEER by Jane Jelley
Oxford Univ. / Oct. 1st, 2017 / 978-0-19-878972-7
FOREIGN SOIL by Maxine Beneba Clarke
37 Ink/Atria / Jan. 3rd, 2017 / 978-1-5011-3636-8
MY LAI by Howard Jones
Oxford Univ. / May 25th, 2017 / 978-0-19-539360-6
RESERVOIR 13 by Jon McGregor
Catapult / Oct. 3rd, 2017 / 978-1-936787-70-8
SAINTS AND MISFITS by S.K. Ali
Salaam Reads/Simon & Schuster / June 13th, 2017 / 978-1-4814-9924-8
EVERYBODY HAD AN OCEAN by William McKeen
Chicago Review / April 1st, 2017 / 978-1-61373-491-9
GOLDEN HILL by Francis Spufford
Scribner / June 27th, 2017 / 978-1-5011-6387-6
WHEN MORNING COMES by Arushi Raina
Tradewind Books / Feb. 15th, 2017 / 978-1-896580-69-2
THE ANIMATORS by Kayla Rae Whitaker
Random House / Jan. 31st, 2017 / 978-0-8129-8928-1
A $500 HOUSE IN DETROIT by
Scribner / April 11th, 2017 / 978-1-4767-9798-4