We’re spotlighting some exciting first-time authors with a complex and subversive story of a tight-knit community, a queer coming-of-age novel set in 1980s NYC, and an action-packed tech start-up adventure.
THE LAST KARANKAWAS by Kimberly Garza
“Written in lyrical, nearly hypnotic prose that makes the reader feel the Texan humidity, this is a brilliantly plotted, startling, and richly rewarding exploration of the myths that bind people together, generational traumas, and the remarkable adaptability of humans.”–Booklist
MY GOVERNMENT MEANS TO KILL ME by Rasheed Newson
“TV writer and producer Newson debuts with a crisp fictitious memoir of a gay Black man’s coming-of-age in mid-1980s New York City… It adds up to an eloquent story of the struggle for gay liberation.”–Publishers Weekly
PLEASE REPORT YOUR BUG HERE by Josh Riedel
Introducing Josh Riedel’s adrenaline-packed debut novel about a dating app employee who discovers a glitch that transports him to other worlds.
THE LAST KARANKAWAS by Kimberly Garza; 9781250819857; available now
MY GOVERNMENT MEANS TO KILL ME by Rasheed Newson; 9781250833525; 8/23/22
PLEASE REPORT YOUR BUG HERE by Josh Riedel; 9781250813794; 1/17/23