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May 2018 Buzz Books Monthly

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Thank you to NetGalley for my copy of the catalog to review. It's very helpful. I appreciate the chance to look at it.
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I am admittedly a bit behind on reviewing Buzz Books because I thought I had already sent in several months worth of reviews, and yet, here they are, sitting on my computer, waiting to be sent. Oops. 

There is a lot of promise to be found in Buzz Books May edition. 

The Perfect Mother - I think this is a novel most thriller fans have been looking forward to for quite some time, so I won't say much. I will just say - this preview make the writing look perfectly paced for the next big thriller. I can hardly wait to read the full book. 

Our Kind of Cruelty - I almost feel like I'm cheating reviewing this in a preview because.... I've already read the novel. And you guys. It was SO GOOD. I loved this book SO MUCH. I have very rarely been as uneasy while reading as I was while reading Our Kind of Cruelty. You know from the very beginning that you cannot trust the narrator which makes reading each page a very unsettling experience. I finished this book while sitting in an empty cafe by myself and the entire time I felt like someone was watching me because of how creepy the book was. I loved that it is a subtle unease instead of the in your face thrill you get from most creepy books. I cannot recommend it enough. 

The Electric Woman - This book looks fantastic. I can hardly wait to read it. The cover is beautiful. I'm a sucker for memoirs written by strong women. Plus, Circus. Whats not to love?!
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I downloaded this book as I heard it was very informative as to the up and coming books to be released.
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I found this book a very helpful resource.  I would definitely recommend it.  I am always looking for new books and sometimes it is hard to track them down on the internet.  This book was recommended to me by a friend. It is well written and very easy to understand.
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As always very informative with lots of books of interest that I have noted for my TBR. Thankful to Buzz Books for publishing these catalogs.
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Another good look into upcoming fiction and other releases. Definitely worth getting to figure out if there's anything you want to add to your tbr.
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I always enjoy the Buzz Books Monthly, and the May 2018 edition was no exception. Highly recommended for readers who can't wait for an excerpt from new and upcoming titles--and for those who want to spend their book budget in the best possible way.
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Wonderful selection of forthcoming books!! Fortunately every month I can download a copy of BuzzBooks to select carefully which books to request on NetGalley.
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I enjoy discovering new books from tried and true authors and books from new authors and this is a good resource to have when looking for upcoming books.
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Love being able to read excerpts from books that are coming out.  Reading this excerpts allows me the opportunity to get a feel for the book and recommend books to co-workers and others.  A few notables that I found interesting are:
Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall
Motherhood by Sheila Heti
My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley
Legendary by Stephanie Garber
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A fantastic resource to have has a blogger who likes to know the newest and exciting upcoming reads . A great way to discover hidden little gems that I might not otherwise hear about.
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I absolutely love getting these issues so that I am able to stay on top of what is coming out next!! I cant wait to read more in the next issue!
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This snippets and previews are really great for finding out the new titles and what books are good to recommend for customers, especially those looking for reader's advisory, or those who like the newest titles.
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Awesome resource for finding new books! I really enjoyed the excerpts from the books as well as a highlighted list of books coming out this year.
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I really look forward to these being released every month.  I always find some great things to put on my TBR.
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I love these samplers. I discover so many wonderful books that I had no interest in beforehand. The Perfect Mother in-captured. I found My Ex-Life humorous. Our Kind of Cruelty had me curious  on what was going on and the lives of the individuals beforehand.
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Thank you NetGalley again for letting me read those Buzz Books for an honest review!

I LOVE those books!  They give you a good idea what good books are about to be published soon!  Real summaries, several pages, you just want to read them all!!! 
New authors, authors you already knew...  Fiction, non fiction...  There is at least one book for everyone!  I know I want to read most of them!!! 

Thank you again!  I love those buzz books!
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I love these installations by Publisher's Lunch.  They are always filled with useful guidance and highlight the hottest, most talked about books of the month.  

This month I discovered the following titles:
Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall
The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy
My Ex- Life by Stephen McCauley
Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave by Zora Neale Hurston
Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, From Pointless Bones to Broken Genes by Nathan Lents
Tin Man by Sarah Winman
Blood Standard by Laird Barron
A Shout in the Ruins by Kevin Powers


Noteworthy releases:
Rumaan Alam ~ That Kind of Mother
Malcolm Hanson ~ They Come in All Colors
Michelle Tea ~ Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions & Criticisms
David Sedaris ~ Calypso
Roxane Gay ~ Not That Bad: Notes on Rape Culture
Julia Fine ~ What Should be Wild
Judith Flanders ~ A Howl of Wolves
Jonathan Green ~ Sex, Money Murder : A Story of Crack, Blood and Betrayal

Thank you NetGalley and Publisher's Lunch for access to this ARC in exchange for a fair and honest review.
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Worth getting just for the extract from Legendary. So excited...
However, there were a few good extracts. Shouldn’t do this because I keep finding yet more books to add to my pile to read.
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As usual, a good overview of the books coming out this summer. Always enjoy learning of upcoming new releases!
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