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Happy #pubday + #ewgc Recs (10/2/18)

It’s Tuesday on Planet Publishing which means we’re celebrating new releases. Happy #pubday to a two-time LibraryReads author, a music legend, political freedom fighters, and a certain someone who shares her name with Kylie Jenner’s daughter!

FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED POLITICS
by Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, Minyon Moore with Veronica Chambers

“Told with obvious deep respect and affection, this is a spirited look at the politics and personal lives of four iconic women.”— Booklist, starred review

“You don’t need to be black or a minority to grasp the need to stand up and fight in today’s political world. The authors lay it out well in this solid primer on how to ‘dare to enter the halls of power.’” — Kirkus Reviews

THE DREAM DAUGHTER
by Diane Chamberlain

October 2018 LibraryReads pick!

THE LOVELY BONES meets THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE in Chamberlain‘s new novel about a mother who must take a mind-bending leap of faith in order to save her unborn baby girl who has a heart defect.

“Chamberlain expertly blends the time-travel elements with the wonderful story of a mother’s love and the depths of sacrifice she makes for her child. This is a page-turning crowd-pleaser.” Publishers Weekly

“Chamberlain stretches her sense of familial relationships and toe-curling suspense in new directions, weaving in elements of trust, history, and time as she explores the things we do for love. With a little tension and a lot of heart, THE DREAM DAUGHTER will delight Chamberlain’s fans and hook new readers.” Booklist

THE FLAME: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings
by Leonard Cohen

If you felt Leonard Cohen’s death in 2016 as a personal assault, this book is a posthumous balm: a collection of previously unpublished poems, lyrics, and sketches. All of Cohen’s work has a raw, straight-to-the-heart intensity—reach for this the next time you need inspiration for a wedding toast that will leave them gutted, or any other moment you need a little sustenance for the soul.

“Poignant and brave, lit up with flashes of anger, this is a luminous collection and classic Cohen.” Booklist, starred review

FULL DISCLOSURE
by Stormy Daniels

She was already well-known in some circles before March 6, 2018, but that’s probably the first time you heard the name Stormy Daniels. That’s the day she filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over a nondisclosure agreement negotiated before the election but never signed.

In FULL DISCLOSURE, Stormy Daniels shares everything about how she came to be a leading actress and director in the adult film business, the full truth about her journey from a rough childhood in Louisiana onto the national stage, and the events that led to the nondisclosure agreement and the behind-the-scenes attempts to intimidate her.

“I own my story and the choices I made,” she writes. “They may not be the ones you would have made, but I stand by them.”

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And don’t forget to join us today at 4:00 PM EST for GalleyChat!

Here are a few recent #ewgc favorites:

THE NOWHERE CHILD
by Christian White

“Winner of Australia’s 2017 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, this debut delivers a shocker to Melbourne art teacher Kimberly Leamy, who’s told by a visiting American accountant that she may be Sammy Went, abducted at age two from her family in Manson, KY. Kimberly thinks it’s preposterous, but a little investigating introduces some big doubts.”Library Journal, pre-pub alert

Available on NetGalley. To be pre-approved for an e-galley, please email library@macmillanusa.com with the subject “The Nowhere Child.”

THE NIGHT TIGER
by Yangsze Choo

“In 1930s colonial Malaysia, Ji Lin labors by day as an apprentice seamstress and by night as a dancehall girl working to wipe out her mother’s mah-jongg debts. Meanwhile, 11-year-old houseboy Ren has 49 days to find his dead master’s long-severed finger and bury it with the body, or the man’s soul will wander the earth for all time. When one of Ji Lin’s partners leaves behind a stomach-churning artifact, she and Ren work together in a world troubled by inexplicable deaths and rumors of men who become tigers. From the author who debuted with the New York Times best-selling THE GHOST BRIDE.”Library Journal, Pre-Pub Alert

Available on NetGalley. To be pre-approved for an e-galley, please email library@macmillanusa.com with the subject “The Night Tiger.”

STONE MOTHERS
by Erin Kelly

Marianne was never supposed to return to town, the town where she grew up in the shadow of the Nazareth Mental Hospital. Her mother may be suffering from dementia nearby, but she had thought she’d left that place, and its dark secrets, behind her. That is, until her husband buys a flat in its newly renovated interior so that she can be close enough to help her mother, and Marianne can’t tell him why the place fills her with such dread, she can’t risk destroying the careful life she’s built.

HEARTS OF THE MISSING
by Carol Potenza

2 starred reviews! 

Library Journal Best Fall Debut

“Potenza’s outstanding debut and series launch is sure to please fans of mysteries that respectfully depict Native American culture and beliefs…Nicky, a strong, nuanced lead, inhabits a world populated by well-developed supporting characters. Another plus is Potenza’s vivid portrayal of the desert landscape. Readers will look forward to seeing a lot more of Nicky and her friends.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This action-packed mystery, which vividly evokes the beauty of the New Mexico landscape and its indigenous peoples, will attract fans of the Hillermans (Tony and Anne), leaving readers eagerly awaiting the next installment.” — Library Journal, starred review

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