July/August 2018 Buzz Books Monthly

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Pub Date 07 Jun 2018 | Archive Date 01 Sep 2018

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You’ll find exclusive excerpts of seven titles due for publication during the months of July and August in this sampler.

Begin with a darkly comic novel, French Exit, from bestselling author Patrick deWitt about a wealthy widow and her adult son who flee New York for Paris in the wake of scandal, then read Kristan Higgin’s funny novel about women’s body image and friendship, Good Luck With That. Ottessa Moshfegh follows up her Booker-nominated novel Eileen with another idiosyncratic work, My Year of Rest and Relaxation. The first novel in ten years from Keith Gessen, A Terrible Country looks at family loyalty in Russia, while Beatriz Williams tells the story of a wealthy New England family in Summer Wives.

Rounding out this monthly are two debuts: Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage is a thriller about a little girl and her parents while Jack Ford’s Chariot on the Mountain is based on a historical court case in the Old South.

Buzz Books Monthlies are your first and best place to turn for a real insider’s taste of what to read next, and what the book world will be talking about next month. As always, you can check out our extensive preview of new books of interest coming to market in the month ahead.

We hope you enjoy the monthly Buzz Books—keep an eye out for September Buzz Books available in early August. Also, remember that our twice-a-year Buzz Books includes new books from big authors and breakout talents through exclusive and substantial pre-publication excerpts. Read more than 60 excerpts from the hottest books being published this season in Buzz Books 2018: Fall/Winter and Buzz Books 2018: Young Adult Fall/Winter. Plus keep an eye out for Buzz Books 2018: Romance, coming July 12th.

You’ll find exclusive excerpts of seven titles due for publication during the months of July and August in this sampler.

Begin with a darkly comic novel, French Exit, from bestselling author Patrick...


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Another edition that has introduced me to titles I may not have come across otherwise. I already have a copy of "Baby Teeth" but had no knowledge of "A Terrible Country" until reading this issue. I have a fascination with fiction and NF based in Russia and have gotten onto that one right away! Once again, a huge thank you for providing these guides that come in handy every time. If you haven't tried "Buzz Books" before, give them a go! What have you got to lose? And they're FREE!

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I enjoyed this. The books found in this Buzz Books are not books that I would typically read but it was interesting to read something different for a change

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I love these book previews and am really looking forward to Kristin Higgins Good Luck with That and Beatriz Williams The Summer Wives. Both excerpts were fascinating, kept my interest, and left me wanting more!!

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Another great Buzz Book! I use these monthly editions to help plan which books to feature on my blog and to help plan my reading lists. Baby Teeth and Good Luck With That are two excerpts that really captured my attention in this collection.

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I look forward to these popping up in my feed. I always find so many great books to add to my want to read list in here. I just wish there was a way for the general public to be able to view these.

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New Book Release Dates, Excerpts, Links, and more... Buzz Books Monthly is an invaluable resource for book lovers!

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I always devour these Buzz Books as soon as they are available. What an awesome way to get exposed to books you wouldn't normally look at. I requested one and wrote the rest down in my notebook to get later on. I love this idea of reading snippets of stories to see if you like the writing and the book.

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Great selection of future releases. A lot of good books and amazing excerpts. I enjoyed reading the samples and I can't wait for the books on this list to be released!

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Every year I look forward to discovering more books and authors in Buzz Books Monthly. There is always a good selection and I come away even more excited about the upcoming releases.

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I love reading about books that I might not otherwise have heard of (as if my TBR pile wasn't already large enough...). I am particularly excited about Baby Teeth, which I already have a copy of, as well as The Summer Wives. As always, thanks for putting this together in a nice, bite-sized monthly installment. My reading list thanks you!

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As we prepare for summer travel, cottage time or lying on a beach, out comes the July/August Buzz Books from Publishers Lunch with hundreds of upcoming book titles. There are seven excerpts of an assortment of books. Also, you will find a list for extra attention, literary favorites and emerging talents, debut fiction, commercial fiction and nonfiction. So many books, so little time.

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An invaluable preview of books i want to read and would otherwise be unaware. Have already preordered several of them and most are on my Want To Read list. Hope to continue receiving Buzz Books Monthly.

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Love these. This edition featured a few titles that would probably have went under my radar had it not been for Buzz Books, so that's lovely!

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This is a great collection of excerpts of upcoming books for the months of July and August 2018. It contains an introduction followed by a section with a list of "Extra Attention", "Literary Favorites and Emerging Talents", debut fiction, commercial fiction, and nonfiction titles. Then it has a section of book excerpts, I particularly enjoyed the excerpt for FRENCH EXIT by Patrick DeWitt (Ecco). There are a few books mentioned in the publication that I look forward to reading: OUR HOUSE by Louise Candlish and ALL YOUR PERFECTS by Colleen Hoover. Overall, a great list of buzzing titles for the months of July and August 2018.

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I love these Buzz Book compilations. They help me decide if I still really want to read a book I thought sounded good. They also (mostly) add books to my never ending always growing TBR pile. This time around I found out one I thought sounded so good didn't hold my interest and one I thought sounded so so I didn't want to end! The Buzz Book monthly is a great idea for bookworms and I can't wait for next months.

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I love Buzz Books Monthly to see what's coming up. I always find new books to add to my list. Here are a few I'm most looking forward to from this edition: Good Luck With That - Kristan Higgins A Noise Downstairs - Linwood Barclay Feared - Lisa Scottoline French Exit - Patrick DeWitt All Your Perfects - Colleen Hoover

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Another great selection of future releases from Buzz Books! Always look forward to these excerpts every month.

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there are so many good books listed in this one! I can't wait to read some of them. I love/hate how the samples are just enough to get you hooked. I am an impatient person so knowing I have to wait for the book to be released drives me nuts, but I like having a preview so I kinda have an idea about that book first.

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I appreciate this so much. There are many books that normally I would've passed by but now have piqued my interest.

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This is always a great resource. You can find out whether authors you love have new books coming out and can also perhaps find titles to explore that will lead you in new directions. There are lists and lists along with excerpts from a number of forthcoming titles. I noted that Beatriz Williams, Michiko Kakutani, Megan Abbott, Anne Tyler, Cristina Alger, Louise Candlish and Sophie Hannah all have books coming soon. These may be of interest to you or you may flag completely different titles. Either way, there is lots of good reading ahead for the summer. Take a look!

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Even though there isn't much that piqued my interest in this volume, these Buzz Books Monthly magazines are incredibly handy to have. The few books that did interest me are: - Mystery of Three Quarters by Sophie Hannah - Pieces of Her by Karen Slaughter I truly hope that Publishers lunch keeps creating these nifty installments every month.

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And another Buzz Books!!! 5 stars! I LOVE those! A great collection of books I want to, need to, read! Debut Fiction - NonFiction - Commercial Fiction - and more... Good Luck With That - Kristan Higgins Our House - Louise Candlish A Double Life - Flynn Berry A Noise Downstairs - Linwood Barclay Suicide Club - Rachel Heng Sweet Little Lies - Caz Frear Feared - Lisa Scottoline All Your Perfects - Colleen Hoover And so much more...... Review shared online!

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I loved reading through this and making my list for new books I'm excited to read this summer! Fantastic resource for reviewers and avid readers.

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I look forward to these reviews. I get many new titles to add to my TBR and I am often lucky enough to find them on NetGalley. That makes it double good!!! The summaries are great for giving me ideas as to how much I will enjoy the actual book and I learn about authors I am not familiar with.

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Really enjoyed this group of excerpts. Thank you for publishing Book Bozz!! Good summer beach reading.

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As amazing as always! I always love to get my hands on this so I could get a glimpse on all new books that are coming.

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Helpful guide to release dates for upcoming titles with useful summaries and excepts from the text. Reviewers can use these descriptions to help form theme lists and prioritize titles.

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Another sampler editioj that showed me some of the titles I would probably not come across otherwise. And this one surrounds only on two months! Thank you for providing us, with these amazing opportinity to discover and learn more about the thing we all here love the most, BOOKS! I really enjoyed it and recommend to anyone interested in new, upcoming releases.

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I love reading these each month or so. I get so many ideas for my TBR list. Can't wait for the next installment!

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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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Loved looking through this guide. It always sets me up to know what the best books are that are coming out in the immediate months. Looking forward to alot of these titles!

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Great - only had a flip through, but the books I were interested in, I had a bit of a read and it was great for all of it to be there.

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I love these samplers! I always have such a great time reading them. I am so looking forward to many of these upcoming releases!

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Another great edition of Buzz Books. Plenty of books to explore - I particularly like the format as it introduces me to books that I might not have otherwise considered. I look forward to the next edition.

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Great selection of books. I've been eyeing Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage and Good Luck with That for a while now. Glad I could read the excerpts here.

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As always, these Buzz Book Monthlys are great sources of information for discovering new books to read! My to-read list continues to grow longer and longer each month! I look forward to reading these excerpts every month.

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It's always good to get the opportunity to see what books are coming up and read some samples - thank you!

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Thank you so much for providing such an amazing resource! There are so many books here that are now on my watch list!

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Thank you so much for posting these to look through. It introduces me to books I may not pick up before and gives me a chance to get a taste for what's to come later this year. It gets me so excited! I wouldn't have known about these otherwise.

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Always a pleasure! Thanks as always to Publishers Lunch for Buzz Books Monthly. Reading goals set!

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Buzz Books Monthly Review is a great tool to plan future reads. I look forward to reading Kristin Higgins’ novel Good Luck with That, The Summer Wives by Beatrix Williams and Zoge Stage’s Baby Teeth. Thanks!

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I always look forward to Buzz Books Monthly! And this one, July / August is no exception. I’m excited to read Good Luck With That by Kristan Higgins.

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I think these little samplers are amazing for generating interest in novels that may be underrated or unheard of and informing everyone of new novels from popular authors. I found the first novel in this sampler, French Exit, was an interesting writing style. While I may not pick this novel up due to the subject matter and my interest in the novel, I was intrigued and liked the author's style. I really enjoyed the preview of Baby Teeth. I have never read a novel by the author of this novel, but I was intrigued. The subject matter is fascinating, and I most definitely picking this novel up.

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I love these monthly snippets of upcoming new releases in the book world. It really gives me an idea of what to look out for, and it piques my interest for books that I wouldn't normally reach for. Can't wait to snag a few of these titles in July and August!

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This is a short but sweet collection of intriguing choices. A little bit of everything, and more than just beach reads. Whether you're interested in the plots and characters and genres, or not, all of the excerpts were very well written. A nice collection.

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Buzz Books always adds to my TBR list! I am most excited for Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams. i had not heard about that one prior to this publication. i was aware of the hype around Good luck with that and this solidified my need to give it a chance. There are also a half dozen of so of the books listed but not featured) that i need to learn more about. thanks Publishers launch for Buzz Books

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This is my first time to look at the Buzz Books Monthly. This is a great source for new authors! I found a couple new books that Are new to me. I am especially looking forward to Baby Teeth.

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Very insightful, helpful to see what is forthcoming. I looked forward to seeing what was coming and what I might request if possible.

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Great info. Thank you. It's nice to get sneak peeks at upcoming books and be informed for the upcoming season.

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Hip hip hurrah! The July/August 2018 Buzz Books Monthly is here, with excerpts of seven titles due for publication in July and August. I ❤️ these samplers and this one was no exception. 5/5 Thanks to Publishers Lunch BUZZ BOOKS and NetGalley for this fun read. Opinions are mine.

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JULY/AUGUST 2018 BUZZ BOOK MONTHLY includes samples of various books being released soon. It was very helpful to read and enjoyable as well. I found the samples delightful and am looking forward to purchasing some of the books when they are published. Thank you Netgalley for allowing me to read and review this book.

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Fabulous titles in the July/August 2018 Buzz Books Monthly instalment. Some wonderful new authors and titles I have requested and hopefully will be approved for. Thanks once again for some great excerpts to digest.

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Interesting novels. I like how buzz books provides excerpts to give us an idea of which books we’d be interested in. Really allows us to explore genres outside our niche

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As always, some interesting books to look out for. At least three caught my eye this time. The first one is French Exit by Patrick de Witt, The excerpt ended too soon - I want to read more. A Terrible Country by Keith Gessen also sounds good. Initially I thought it might not be for me but I think I would enjoy this one set in Russia. Andrei who has grown up in America, moves from New York to Moscow to care for his ailing, elderly grandmother who sounds like a wonderfully interesting character. Sounds like lots of potential for comedy and heartbreak. I guess I'll have to read it to find out. The third book that appeals to me is Chariot on the Mountain by Jack Ford, a novel based on a true Court case from 1846 America.

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Love to read these buzz books to get a sample of whats to come through out the month! Also gets me excited to read new books before they come out can't wait!

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