ALMA 5/18/22 Book Buzz Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the ALMA Book Buzz! If you missed it, you can watch the recording here, and below are all the titles we talked about:

HESTER by Laurie Lico Albanese
9781250278555 | 10/4/22

A vivid reimagining of the woman who inspired The Scarlet Letter, and a journey into the enduring legacy of New England’s witchcraft trials.

LAVENDER HOUSE by Lev AC Rosen
9781250834225 | 10/18/22

A delicious story from a new voice in suspense, LAVENDER HOUSE is Knives Out with a queer historical twist.

THE MAKE-UP TEST by Jenny L. Howe
9781250837868 | 9/13/22

One To Watch meets Beach Read in this smart, swoony debut in which two exes find themselves battling against each other—and their unresolved feelings—for a spot in a prestigious Ph.D. program.

THE MOUNTAIN IN THE SEA by Ray Nayler
9780374605957 | 10/4/22

Humankind discovers intelligent life in an octopus species with its own language and culture, and sets off a high-stakes global competition to dominate the future.

STARRY MESSENGER: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization by Neil deGrasse Tyson
9781250861504 | 9/20/22

Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time—war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race—in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.

HOW NOT TO DROWN IN A GLASS OF WATER by Angie Cruz
9781250208453 | 9/13/22

From the beloved author of DOMINICANA, a GMA Book Club Pick and Women’s Prize Finalist, comes an electrifying and indelible new novel about a woman who has lost everything but the chance to finally tell her story.

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