Buzz Books 2019: Fall/Winter
by Publishers Lunch
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Pub Date 14 May 2019 | Archive Date 15 Jan 2020
Enjoy the first pre-publication samples of new work from bestselling authors Tracy Chevalier, Jojo Moyes, Kevin Wilson, Jeanette Winterson, and Eoin Colfer, known for his Artemis Fowl YA series. Readers addicted to thrillers will be glad this edition is packed with them: J.T. Ellison, Jeff Lindsay (introducing the first in a new series), Olaf Olaffson, and especially Imaginary Friend, the long-awaited second book by Stephen Chbosky, author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower. At the end of most excerpts, you will find a link to the full galley on NetGalley!
This Buzz Books includes 12 debut novels, including the highly-touted Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid (a BEA Buzz Editor’s Panel pick) and the thriller Saint X, by Alexis Schaitkin, along with first novels of distinction by Elizabeth Ames, April Davila, Eliza Nellums, E.R. Ramzipoor, and more.
Memoir dominates our large nonfiction list of 11 titles. From Adrienne Brodeur’s account of her mother’s affair to former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and Pulitzer-Prize winner Samantha Power’s The Education of an Idealist, these stories make for fascinating reading. Two true crime titles re-examine mysteries in Los Angeles and West Virginia: Dark Waters by Jake Anderson and The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg.
Buzz Books collections are meant to be shared, so spread your enthusiasm and “to be read” picks online. For still more great previews, check out our separate Buzz Books 2019: Young Adult Fall/Winter as well.
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Average rating from 332 members
I felt like it took a while for this to come out, I love reading these previews of the next hottest books to hit the shelves. As if my TBR wasn't bloated enough, it's even more bloated now. Thank you Buzz Books!
I love these preview books! I am excited to find some new books to get hyped about and I cannot wait to see what kind of books are in here.
Loved this !!
I'm always trying to find out what up and coming in the literary world. Absolutely devour reviews in the papers each week and delving into the Sunday Times Culture magazine for what new.
This is perfect - both as a book to read through but also to keep dipping into to see what happening next. It was also good to read a little more about how publishers work and why certain times of the year are more important for the release of books
This is certainly something that should be available in libraries both for staff and customers to keep up to date
So helpful for creating my TBR lists! I love being able to read little excerpts from the books, this is a great way to try new authors. I recommend checking this out if you are looking for new books to read!
Another fabulous lineup of books to come - fiction, new authors, nonfiction, and more. Read excerpts of some of the books, and request the full galley on Netgalley using the direct link. I have been reading Buzz Books for a number of years now and highly recommend. I always look forward to Buzz Books as a way to plan my next reads.
A fun way to take a quick look at the upcoming season! I always look forward to these- a chance to read excerpts and place requests for galleys all in one.
A great guide to the upcoming titles to watch out for. I've requested several and will be crossing my fingers!
Thanks so much for making this available on NetGalley. Makes picking titles for my freelance life and for my blog so easy.
A wonderful way to get a view on what’s new and what will be available on NetGalley. I always find titles to request to review and have requested several from this listing ! Thanks so much .
I always look forward to Book Buzz previews! I love getting/going through these previews to get my TBR in order.
I look forward to each new edition of Buzz Books! It is an AMAZING resource of upcoming releases. I find it so helpful for planning my TBR, ARC requests, and content for my bookstagram account. The excerpts are a great length to get a feel for the author and their writing. I will request this resource every time it is published!
When ever I see a new Buzz Books is available I run to it!! I love the idea of getting exposed to a book I normally wouldn't pick up. I have found wonderful new to me authors this way and it's so easy to request an ARC with the link at the end of each excerpt. I requested a few of them and wrote a bunch down to check out further! Thank you so much for doing this!! Keep up the good work!!
As usual these Buzz books are so helpful to those of us who love to read or just understand more about current literature. It helps to discover what to look out for without committing to reading or buying the full books. Thanks.
Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for an eARC of this book.
It is such a joy to receive Buzz Books. Gives a great overview of upcoming books.
Once again some great new titles and authors and am loving the excerpts, a wonderful introduction to some of the books on offer.
Thanks NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review this title.
This is so cool!! I love seeing the listing of upcoming of releases so I can get my list together and get HYPED!!
As always, a fantastic way to get to know about all the goodness coming in from my favourites, and a great way to find new voices. Can’t wait for the new releases!
It's always great to preview upcoming titles. I hope to find some of them at Book Expo this year. Even the list of books that didn't have excerpts was fun to read.
Buzz Books 2019 Fall/Winter.
I really enjoy these books that give some of the upcoming books coming out with excerpts and info about the books. It gives you a sample of each and you get to check out new authors and see any upcoming ones you might want to read.
As always, Buzz Books present a varied selection of samples that includes fiction, debut authors, and nonfiction. I was thrilled to get so many choices; this issue is packed! There were recognizable names (Jojo Moyes, Meg Waite Clayton, Tracy Chevalier), as well as an impressive array of less known and debut authors. I had requested Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson and Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin to start with, but I be sure to come back to guide for more!
A wonderful selection in Buzz Books 2019: Fall/Winter and it will be so difficult to choose what to add to my tbr pile. I can see myself ending up reading the vast majority of these books, especially the historical fiction, sagas and thrillers.
The Buzz Books Fall/Winter 2019 catalog holds a veritable treasure trove of books. I anticipate reviewing these each season. It is user friendly and provides a brief synopsis of many of the up and coming new releases along with convenient links to request the books from NetGalley.
I have already requested a few of these new releases and have them on my shelf to read. After reviewing this, there are a few others that I have noted for potential review as well.
Thank you again for providing this compilation of Fall and Winter releases for review.
Excellent selection of extracts from upcoming fiction, debut and non-fiction titles.
There is much to be enjoyed here, but a few personal highlights were:
The Divers Game by Jesse Ball. This came across as a thought experiment wrapped around social commentary on exclusion and racism. The omniscient point of view kept the reader from engaging with the characters.
A Single Thread. Tracy Chevalier. Set in 1932, this novel opens with a dense with interesting exposition which perfectly sets up the Cathedral setting and lifestyle of our older main character, Violet, and her typing work in Winchester.
HighFire. Eoin Colfer. It was interesting that this extract is from chapter 4 of this novel. Fine character building and excellent description of the setting hooks the reader from the first paragraph. Adult contemporary language.
American Dirt by J. Cummins, is an powerful and emotionally charged description of the aftermath of criticising the drug cartels in Acapulco.
Takes one to know one. Susan Issacs. The first person voice takes you straight inside the head of a great female lead. Intelligent, aware and naturally intuitive, Corie Geller is a former FBI agent and now stepmother.
And most intriguing of all - Just Watch Me by Jeff Lindsay. One I will certainly be looking out for!
Buzz Books is such a valuable resource to me. As a baby book reviewer, I'm not always in the know - that's where Buzz Books comes in. For example, I knew to (eagerly) anticipate a sequel to the Handmaid's Tale and a new book from Lindy West this fall. But I had no idea what's coming out in the nonfiction market.
Ones that are particularly intriguing to me are The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America’s Coasts (Gilbert M. Gaul), Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was a Girl (Jeannie Vanasco), and the Highway of Tears (Jessica McDiarmid). I also have high hopes for Lifespan: The Revolutionary Science of Why We Age––and Why We Don’t Have To (David Sinclair) and 999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz (Heather Dune Macadam). Big thanks to Buzz Books for putting all these on my radar!
This is a very good preview of the adult books that are coming out! Notable: Eoin Colfer’s Highfire, which has all the charm of Artemis Fowl and also all the swearing. Good Girls Lie by JT Ellison, which had me utterly fascinated.
If you haven’t checked out any of the former edition of Buzz Books yet, they offer a glimpse of the new books coming out Fall / Winter (2019). Some include a preview of the story, a “sample.”
Among - The Notables:
Margaret Atwood’s sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ – “The Testaments,” (9/10),
Jami Attenberg, ”All This Could be Yours,” (10/22), Elizabeth Berg, ”The Confession Club,” (11/19), Stephen Chbosky, ”Imaginary Friend” (10/1),
Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Water Dancer, (9/24), Emma Donaghue, Akin , (9/10),
Alice Hoffman, The World That We Knew , (9/24), JoJo Moyes, ”The Giver of Stars”, (10/8),
Téa Obreht, ”Inland” , ,
Salmon Rushdie, ”Quichotte,” (9/3),
Elizabeth Strout, ”Olive, Again,” , (10/15) – the sequel to Olive Kitteridge,
Jacqueline Woodson, ”Red at the Bone” (9/17)
Among - Highly Anticipated:
Jesse Ball, (author of Census) ”The Divers’ Game” (9/10)
Tracy Chevalier, ”A Single Thread,” (9/17)
Edna O’Brien, ”Girl,” (9/10)
Jon Clinch, ”Marley,” (10/8)
Stephen Wright, ”Processed Cheese,” (1/21/20)
Andrew Krivak, ”The Bear,” (2/11/20)
Liz Moore, ”Long Bright River,” (1/7/20)
Monique Truong, ”The Sweetest Fruits,” (9/3)
Among - Debut Fiction
Among their samplers are some promising debuts from Kiley Reid, ”Such a Fun Age,” April Davila, ”142 Ostriches,” and Elizabeth Ames, ”The Other’s Gold,” . Other new authors of note are David Koepp, ”Cold Storage, Jorge Comensal, ”The Mutations,” and Amy Bonnafons, ”The Regrets,”
Among – Commercial Fiction:
Attica Locke, Josh Malerman, David Lagercrantz, Joe Abercrombie, Jeffrey Archer, James Patterson (who has three co-authored books coming out), and more.
John le Carré, ”Agent Running in the Field,” (10/22)
Lee Child, ”Blue Moon,” (10/29)
Eoin Colfer, ”Highfire,” - his third adult novel of the Artemis Fowl series (1/28/20)
Micheal Connelly, “The Night Fire” (10/22)
John Connolly, ”A Book of Bones” (10/15)
Rene Denfeld, ”The Butterfly Girl” (10/11)
Bryn Greenwood, ”The Reckless Oath We Made,” (8/20)
Elin Hilderbrand, ”What Happens in Paradise,” (10/8)
Joe Hill, ”Full Throttle,” (10/1)
Stephen King, ”The Institute” (9/10)
William Kent Krueger, ”This Tender Land” (9/3)
Jeff Lindsay, ”Just Watch Me,” (12/3) – new series from the bestselling Dexter author.
Josh Malerman, ”Malorie: A Bird Box Novel,” (10/1) – the sequel to Bird Box
Within Nonfiction are several noteworthy memoirs, including Julie Andrews, Augusten Burroughs, Elton John, Patti Smith John Kerry, and Nikki Haley.
Cynthia Anderson, ”Home Now: How 6000 Refugees Transformed an American Town” (10/29)
Ben Crump, ”Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People”, (10/15)
B.J. Fogg, ”Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything, (1/7/20)
Science & Technology:
Bill Bryson, ”The Body: A Guide for Occupants,” (10/15)
Susannah Cahalan, ”The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness”, (11/5)
David Sinclair, ”Lifespan: The Revolutionary Science of Why We Age – and Why We Don’t Have To”, (9/10)
History and Crime:
Jake Anderson, ”Dark Waters: The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam” (2/25/20)
Emma Copley Eisenberg, ”The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia”, (1/21/20)
Peter Finn, ”A Guest of the Reich: The Story of American Heiress Gertrude Legendre and her Dramatic Captivity and Daring Escape from Nazi Germany” (9/24)
Essays, Criticism & More:
C.S. Lewis, ”The Reading Life: The Joy of Seeing New Worlds Through Others’ Eyes” (9/24)
Vladimir Nabokov, ”Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor” (11/12)
Flannery O’Connor, ”Good Things Out of Nazareth: The Uncollected Letters of Flannery O’Connor and Friends” (10/15)
J.R.R. Tolkien, ”A Secret Vice: Tolkien on Invented Languages” (10/15)
Biography & Memoir
Mitch Albom, ”Chicka: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family” (11/5)
Julie Andrews with Emma Walton Hamilton, ”Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years” (10/15)
Augusten Burroughs, ”Toil & Trouble: A Memoir” (10/1)
Elton John, ”The Autobiography” (10/15)
Patti Smith, ”Year of the Monkey” (9/24)
This is not by any means a complete list, there are so many more books listed, some of these books you can request – but not all. For many of these, there are excerpts included, to give you an idea if you might want to read more.
You can download a free edition of this book from all major e-bookstores or from Buzz Books: http://buzz.publishersmarketplace.com/
Many thanks for the ARC provided by Publishers Lunch BUZZ BOOKS
I am always anxious to get my book loving hands on the latest Buzz Books, and 2019: Fall/Winter edition did not disappoint. I love to read excerpts, book descriptions are fine, but let me see the first few chapters of a book, and I am rarely wrong about my choices when I get an ARC or purchase a copy. A few that I am excited for: Imaginary Friend(Stephen Chbosky), Good Girls Lie(J.T. Ellison), How Quickly She Disappears(Raymond Fleischmann), Such a Fun Age(Kiley Reid), and Saint X(Alexis Schaitkin). I hope that Buzz Books continues to publish these guides, as I always find something to look forward to reading(ok, truth be told, I added over a dozen books to my Want to Read shelf on GoodReads).
I received a DRC from Publishers Lunch through NetGalley.
A seductive preview of the best of the new books for the season and it's FREE!
First introduced for the 2012 Book Expo America, the FREE digital Publishers Lunch Buzz Books has become the place for both industry professionals and book lovers in general to discover and read about the books expected to spark high demand BEFORE they are published!
There are 45 fall and winter books for adults in this edition of Buzz Books. A second volume handling the burgeoning young adult titles is available.
"Publishers usually release their most prominent literary titles in the fall.The Introduction gives an overview of the upcoming publishing season broken down by literary fiction, debut fiction, commercial fiction, and followed by non-fiction conversation starters, memoir, and biography".
What's really great is that after many selections in Buzz Books, you have the option to follow a link and request the complete galley copy from Net Galley if you qualify as a 'professional' reader.
The fiction titles that caught my eye included Elizabeth Berg's The Confession Club (Random House, November), a sequel to The Handmaid's Tale from Margaret Atwood titled The Testaments (Nan A. Talese, September), another sequel from Elizabeth Strout called Olive Again (Random House, October), and I have already received copies of T.M. Logan's 29 Seconds (St. Martin's, September) and Lisa Lutz's The Swallows (Ballantine, August).
Personal favorites Louise Penny and Linwood Barclay both have books coming out this fall: Penny's A Better Man (Minotaur, August) and Barclay's Elevator Pitch (William Morrow, September).
In non-fiction, I was interested in Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know (Little, Brown, September), the latest offering from Malcolm Gladwell. Elton John's The Autobiography (Holt, October) and Patti Smith's Year of the Monkey (Knopf, September) both caught my eye too.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR AVID BOOK READERS EVERYWHERE!
This is such a fantastic resource for a bookstagrammer. I look forward to reading through this every time it comes out.. I added at least a dozen books to my TBR and love that it has publisher contact information. I think I’m most excited for The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan. I loved Brain on Fire and this sounds fantastic.
It is a truly exciting day when Publisher's Lunch releases their latest edition of Buzz Books. It makes me so happy! I drop everything and binge read this from cover to cover, several times. Each time I find something new and notable.
In fiction, I am looking forward to reading JT Ellison's Good Girls Lie, Lisa Jewell's The Family Upstairs, TM Logan's 29 Seconds, Kira Peikoff's Mother Knows Best, and Catherine Steadman's Mr. Nobody.
In nonfiction, I want to read the books by Malcolm Gladwell, Alicia Keys, and Hoda Kotb.
Thank you Publisher's Lunch for an extensive compilation of up and coming books and compelling excerpts that pique my interest in what's publishing this fall and winter.
Always appreciative of this opportunity to see when new titles will be available from my favorite authors as well as to discover new authors of interest. Love the excerpts!
a favorite-- always look forward to this offering as it helps me narrow down what i want to read! An invaluable netgalley feature. Offeres what i need to n=know--new, debut, and more.
I love this series of books. I can't believe I didn't really look at them before but they're great to read little snippets of upcoming releases. I've definitely added a whole bunch to my TBR. I've added books that I previously would've looked over, or wouldn't have been interested based on the synopsis but the excerpts pull me in so it's really amazing to discover new books.
I am grateful for the opportunity to read excerpts from new books to be published this year. Buzz Books is the best resource I have for delving into the publishing world to find the gems that have yet to be brought into the world. Thank you for making this available to NetGalley members.
These are the following books I'm looking forward to from this edition of Buzz Books:
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
Elevator Pitch by Linwood Barclay
The Last Train to London by Meg Waite Clayton
Twisted Twenty Six by Janet Evanovich
What Happens in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand
The Swallows by Lisa Lutz
The Nobodies by Liza Palmer
Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years by Julie Andrews with Emma Walton Hamilton
Lovely as always. I depend on these catalogs to highlight books I may not have heard about yet and start making a wish list.
I love the mix of samples this time!
This was my first sampler and I’m so glad I finally tried it! If you haven’t read it before it has excerpts from a variety of books. Each book is introduced with a brief blurb, although some are more detailed than others, followed by the sample. Each book is listed as a chapter heading on my kindle so it was very easy to skip through the books that did not interest me. Unless you really hate the description it’s worth giving the sample a try. I found a few books really interesting that I normally would have skipped based on the description. In fact there is one I really loved and will have to pre-order if I don’t get to read it through NetGalley because it was so riveting. There is fiction and non-fiction titles. This is a great way to check out new and different books and check out other writers I’m not familiar with.
This selection of Buzz Books is incredible. It's a great way to get a glimpse of what we'll be seeing on future shelves. The debuts in particular look exciting and diverse.
Great selection of samples. I was especially excited to see Stephen Chbosky's new book included! It was also nice to see so many interesting-looking nonfiction samples. Thanks-these samplers are a big help when planning for blogging and reviewing!
I love reading about things I plan to read! I wasn't as excited about the book coming next season as I typically am, but excited nonetheless. Nothing makes me happier than reading-- except maybe sharing the joy of reading with my children and favorite customers. Completely a cheesy thing to say- but true!
This is cool!!! I loved reading about books to add to my list (like I need MORE books on my list..). I have discovered so many new authors thanks to NetGalley! Thanks for the opportunity to check this out!!
I love these Buzz Books. I read to curate a subscription box and this gives me a great sense of the books and helps to narrow down what I'm looking for. I also love the list of upcoming books for the next season. This is a fantastic resource.
Great selection of upcoming books for review on NetGalley! I enjoyed this robust issue and found some selections to request. I wish I had discovered Buzz Books before when I first started out as a professional reader!
Great resource for purchasing in public libraries! The beginning section of straight titles is well organized and the excerpts are certainly a tease but give insight to the books and whether or not they fit with our library audience. I'll definitely be referring back to this often.
This is an excellent list of upcoming titles! I'm so glad to see so many new books this fall but my favorite that I can't wait for is Susannah Cahalan's new book! The anticipation is going to be tough!
A really useful guide on what’s coming up. I’ll be looking out for a few of these and I highly recommend “There You Are” by Mathea Morais as one to seek out
So many great books to look forward to reading! Several debut authors have been placed on my "must read" list. Thank you!
I am so excited about this and can't wait to hype up some of these books that I am looking forward to reading.
I love this list and it is super helpful in planning out my next reads. I have already put several holds in the library and submitted several new netgally requests as a result!
Always love hearing about next season's hottest books! Super helpful in keeping my TBR up to date as well as knowing which books fellow readers may want to hear about on my blog!
I really enjoyed reading about the newest books that will be coming out. It also helps me plan and add to my shelf on Goodreads. Several of these look great and I have already added them.
Love this list and I have put a lot of titles on my "to buy" list.
I love these lists as they help me to discover authors, titles and subject matters that I would not otherwise even know about.
Now, to get to buying all of these great titles
This is the first time I have read this book.
I really enjoyed this resource for books that are to be published later this year. Exactly what I look for in a resource guide - Concise, consistent and how can I get this book.
It is laid out well -
Summary of the book, a considerable excerpt and then info on the author and as I said before - where can I get a copy or an ARC.
I am a consumer and have been anxiously awaiting some of these authors.
This is fantastic- love the layout, the descriptions of the books and the excerpts. So many wonderful books to look forward to!
Thanks for publishing this. I am extremely excited to have got an inside look at Moyes, Chbosky, and Ellison! Definitely cannot wait for these buzzy books.
Thank you Buzz Books for a preview of some fantastic books coming out this Fall/Winter! I always enjoy reading the previews to add upcoming books to my TBR list, and this edition did not disappoint! I think all readers will find at least a few titles to get excited about!
What a lovely series of excerpts. Ranging from thrilling science fiction to funny contemporaries, these stories are a must-have,
I cannot tell a lie. When Buzz Books changed from a monthly format to a seasonal format, I was disappointed. I SO looked forward to the monthly editions, combing through them once more when I was putting my reading list together for the next month! But. This format is growing on me. SO many books! SO many excerpts. And really good stuff in this issue. The older I get, the more drawn I am to nonfiction, and this edition is chockfull of some fabulous nonfiction choices. In addition, I was reminded of a few fiction releases that I'm especially looking forward to. Buzz Books is definitely a tool I depend on to navigate through all the wonderful reading possibilities coming up.
Some really interesting books coming out! Usually I’m interested in the debuts and don’t really like non-fiction, but it was the opposite here. I’m keen to read the books by Meg Waite Clayton, Susan Isaacs, Liz Moore, Jojo Moyes, Kevin Wilson, Kiley Reid, Susanna Calahan, Emma Copley Eisenberg and Megan Phelps-Roper.
Oh my, what an incredible treat! My reading list has gotten much longer! I certainly appreciated the summary and excerpt together to get the real feel from each book. It gave me a chance to look at books that I ordinarily wouldn't have even given the slightest thought. What a treasure!
A wide selection of samples of upcoming titles. Particular highlights for me were:
Jesse Ball - The Diver's Game
Jeanine Cummins - American Dirt
Andrew Krivak - The Bear
Ben Lerner - The Topeka School
Kira Peikoff - Mother Knows Best
Kiley Reid - Such a Fun Age
Alexis Schaitkin - Saint X
Nefertiti Austin - Motherhood so White
I found it offputting when some of the synopses were really short as though no effort had been put into them.
I loved referring to the Buzz Books every season to see the latest releases coming out! There were so many in here that are now on my lists and I can't wait to read them! I love that you can read excerpts from the first chapter to get a feel if the book may be a good fit before you request it. I always look forward to the latest Buzz Books coming out and I will continue to refer to this as my resource for some of the newest releases!
Nothing better than a sample of what's to come in the next few months! The JoJo Moyes & Saint X are already screaming my name!
I always look forward to these lists from Buzz Books because there's always a few surprises for me. I see several of my must reads on this list. Most notably: Imaginary Friend and Mother Knows Best. I did not know about Cold Storage prior to this list. I loved the excerpt from Cold Storage, and I will definitely be adding that one to my must read list.
Thank you again!
I have grown to love and anticipate these previews as much as the books they discuss each season! These are a wonderful preview of upcoming works and a way to get ready for the next 6 months of reading delights. The excerpts are terrific and feature some amazing authors and a variety of genres. The other part that I enjoy is the lists of books broken down within their given genre. Some of it helps to know what to look for on NG but also what to anticipate on the shelves.
Thanks for this tradition!
My TBR list is much longer after reading this. I am so excited for so many of the books inside this catalog! Definitely check this out if you're looking for new releases to be excited about this year.
Glad I downloaded this! I’m trying to expand what I read since it tends to skew nonfiction all the time. I actually found a few that I really wanted to keep reading, so I’m happy to add some diversity to my list.
This is helpful in getting ready for conversations about the big books of the fall and winter seasons.
I loved learning about all the upcoming Fall/Winter books! I can't wait to add all of these books to my TBR and help spread the word about each of them.
Always look forward to the annual Buzz Books seasonal releases. Chock full of the publishing world's new releases and debut authors. Forever on the hunt for new blood, as in young people with talent to write, write, write. The 2019 Fall/Winter edition has more debut authors that I think I've ever seen!
Come one, come all to the Buzz Books 2019 edition for Winter and Fall!
Get yours now.
Wow - I always look forward to this Book of Books to be released each season! I love the long list of all upcoming publication dates and publisher, and then the 30+ excerpts of highly anticipated books really help me to become excited as a reader!
Thank you to Publishers Lunch for providing this glimpse into the fall/winter of 2019!
This is *such* a useful guide to forthcoming books. I see many titles that I am looking forward to reading. The excerpts are particularly useful, especially from works by authors I'm not familiar with. Thanks for providing this!
The Fall/Winter Buzz Books for 2019 have so many incredible features! It’s such a great opportunity to preview books that I typically wouldn’t pick up because it’s not my usual genre. I’m most looking forward to The Giver of Stars and American Dirt. Looking forward to Fall 2019!
This is a book every reader should add to their bookshelf. It's got information on some of the most interesting books coming out in the next season as well as some excellent excerpts for you to sample. It's an opportunity to read some authors who may not be familiar to you as well as some who are in your regular "go to" list. After learning about the new books that are on the horizon, I'm going back in a deliberate fashion and making a list of books that I want to be sure to watch for, along with their release date. That way I can make arrangements to get the book either through NetGalley, my local bookseller, or the local library. The only concern I have? Too many books of interest, too little time to indulge my reading habit. Thank you to NetGalley and Publishers Lunch from Buzz Books for providing me with this advance copy in exchange for an unbiased review.
This is the first time I’ve grabbed this in ages. I’m super excited for several of these books now. It’s great to have excerpts to get a taste of what’s to come!
This is the first time I have read a Buzz Books. I am so looking forward to the arrival of many of the books that are listed in the Fall/Winter edition. I also enjoyed reading excerpts from some of the novels due to come. This is a very exciting way to learn what is coming. As a huge book fan this is almost as good as Christmas morning! Thanks to NetGalley for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.
Went to book con and I'm excited for these books! I didn't get any arc copies of them, but hopefully I'll be able request some here off of netgalley in the future!
A great preview of the books to come this fall/winter. I'm new to reviewing books and seeing how things are shaping up so that I can plan my requests accordingly is great.
This is my first time reading about upcoming books and I loved this! It was so much fun to read all the excerpts and I already know I will have a wish list filled with books for the colder months. This was such a great thing for me because it's sometimes hard to find all the new and upcoming book releases and this book allows you to find them and read some of the books!
Thank you so much for this special treat for any booklover!!
There go all my resolutions to stop requesting more previews. Funny, though, it isn’t the tried and true authors who appeal to me so much, although I couldn’t go past Elizabeth Strout’s Olive, Again or Richard Russo’s Chances Are.... I probably have a snowflake’s chance in You-Know-Where of having wishes granted for advanced copies from those two literary giants. Plus there’s a new Louise Penny, A Better Man, that I’ll be on the lookout for.
Another is The Giver of Stars, historical fiction by Jojo Moyes, about the young women who carried library books on horseback to people in the boondocks as part of an Eleanor Roosevelt program. It’s such an intriguing combination of things I enjoy– horses, books, backwoods, Eleanor Roosevelt - that I must see if Moyes pulls it off.
As for the others, have a look at the Goodreads blurb for some inspiration. I'm off to cross my fingers now and wait.
As always, I thank and blame NetGalley and Publishers Lunch for my hopeless addiction to their preview copies.
If you, too, would like to become addicted, you can download previews from Publishers Lunch here: http://buzz.publishersmarketplace.com/
Buzz Books is one of my fave ways to get sneak peek at upcoming titles. Saves time since I can preview and request review copies earlier than I'd normally become aware of the forthcoming titles. Excellent array of genres and snippets of debut novelists too.
I love these guides so much! They are incredibly helpful in determining what to put on my TBR and Most Anticipated Lists.
I cannot wait to dive into these books. All the books I can read are in one convenient place. While they are all Adult books, they fall into smaller sub-categories to appeal to a variety of audiences. I really loved the samples of the books that are included.
these are great and very helpful to booksellers. Please keep making these. I love reading the small preview chapters as well. Just because a book sounds good doesn't mean that the writing style will fit with what I am looking for.
This was my first time downloading Buzz Books. It was great to be able to read sample chapters of books and then click the link to NetGalley to request a full digital ARC of the book if I was interested. Loved it!
I love it when the new Buzz Books comes out! It is such a great resource for book lovers. I really enjoy the excerpts. I add to my TBR list. Thank you so much!
I pored over this like some folks do the sports pages. A great way to get excited about the second half of the year.
I look for this every time a new edition is published. As a book blogger, this is a fantastic tool. Even as a reader, it helps me see what books that are coming soon I may be interested in. Great job this time, there are so many great novels being released and I only want more time in a day to read them all.
Loved this preview and I definitely have added to my ever growing TBR list. I can't wait for Mother Knows Best, Highfire by Eoin Colfer and a new Jojo Moyes novel.
I always look forward to these seasonal previews and am amazed at how comprehensive they are! In addition to the excerpts, I really appreciate the list of upcoming titles--this is a huge help in reserving books early at the library. Keep up the great work!
I always love having access to these previews of upcoming books. I also love having a list at the beginning that has titles/authors/publish dates at the beginning for upcoming new releases. It's a great reference! I'm most excited for Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky and Unfollow by Megan Phelps-Roper.
Buzz Books are a great way to keep on top of what great books are coming out soon! This not only helps me find great books to purchase for my university library, but for my own library, as well!
Great way to stay up to date on upcoming books! Added several of these to my list! Love the opportunity for a sneak peek!
This is a fun, great way to preview upcoming books - a chapter or so of each anticipated book is shared - the range is lovely and diverse - something for everyone. Some genres I’m not into and while i didn’t end up going past a couple of paras of a few, I appreciated the opportunity to sample. There were some good ones and debut authors as well - always great to see new writers being published. Three in particular I’m eager to check out - The Sweetest Fruits by Monique Troung, The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan, and Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares. Thanks NetGalley and all the publishers for providing a much-anticipated window into fall/winter 2019.
Have always found these Buzz Books assist in my book reading choices for the coming months and this one is no exception. I have earmarked a number of books to read as soon as I can
What a treat to get a preview of upcoming books (new Kevin Wilson!). The excerpts are enough for a sense of the material. Will definitely request this resource every time it's offered!
LOVE LOVE LOVE Buzz Books. These are by far my favorite way to learn about upcoming books and decide what I need to read next.
So, the biggest things I learned from this particular edition of Buzz Books is that there are a LOT of big name authors with new releases coming out, that I think a lot of people will be really excited about. A few of the books I'm personally excited about (some big name, some debut) are (Drumroll please)
The Remaking by Clay Mcleod Chapman- Ok, this might actually be the book I'm the very most excited about. This book feels spooky. Like campfire in the middle of a forest at midnight or something that is meant to be read in the dark, under the covers with a flashlight spooky. I can hardly wait to sink my teeth into it. The writing style feels almost like it is meant to be read aloud and something tells me it is going to give me nightmares for days when I finally get a copy. I could not be more excited.
Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky - so, I almost feel like it doesn't matter what this book is about. This book is another creepy one. It feels like a fast paced thriller. And (almost more importantly) it was written by the brilliant human who wrote the Perks of Being a Wallflower.
ALSO big news (another book that I don't feel like it much matters what the content is- it WILL be worth reading. Eoin Colfer has a book coming out for adults! All I'm going to say is that there is a dragon, and it seems like it will be REALLY WEIRD and also its Eoin Colfer. So, read it immediately.
American Dirt - Jeanine Cummins - I've actually never heard of Jeanine Cummins, and this is the first I'm hearing about this book. HOWEVER this book seems like it will be an incredible, not to mention timely, read about immigration. The opening was incredibly quick and intense. This is a book that opens up by getting your heart racing and makes you worry for characters before you even get the chance to get to know them.
Another big name JT Ellison has a new book coming out! Honestly, I'm a huge sucker for really gossipy novels. I love them. They have always been my guilty pleasure reads. Well- the newest JT Ellison book will be about an Ivy League school and a secret society. So, sign me right up.
Another huge name- Jojo Moyes. Honestly, that was all I needed to know. If it has her name attached I will read it. Fall reading this year is looking so so good.
Mother Knows Best - Kira Peikoff - Alright. Let's start this one off by quickly talking about how upsetting horror novels with children in them are. Really. Is ANYTHING creepier?! I think not. I expect this to be just is deliciously creepy as any other scary book featuring children as a main character.
Debut author Eliza Nellums - All That's Bright and Gone - This book has a beautiful cover (who ISN'T a sucker for a pretty cover) and Nellums writing style is beautiful as well. I will for sure try to get my hands on a copy of this as soon as I possibly can.
Last but not least is a non fiction pick - The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan - So, this is another one of those books that I would read regardless of the topic due to the author. If you haven't read Cahalan's book Brain on Fire, do it now. And then go watch it on Netflix. And then read it again. It's So. Good. Her new book is about an experiment in which people had themselves committed to an insane asylum with the goal of proving their sanity. My impression is that it didn't go well. I can't wait to read it. Cahalan is an incredible writer and found a fascinating topic to cover.
I'm a big fan of these Buzz Books because of the variety of genres and titles that are mentioned or excerpted. It's a lovely idea.
This particular Buzz Book is PACKED with excerpts, I counted forty-five (but I might be off) as well as a list of other books that are soon-to-be-published. I've added a few of these to my watch list as they looked really intriguing.
I'd encourage checking these out if you get a chance as they're wonderful for adding to my "To-Be-Read" list.
I love getting this and knowing what I look forward to reading and what I thought would be good isn't and so forth. It really gives me things to look forward to. It gives me a chance to try out new authors I wouldn't normally try and see if I like them.
Thank you to Netgalley and the publishers for allowing me to read this in exchange for an honest review.
Ahh! This has been by far one of the best buzz books out! I may have requested almost all. I am so excited and look forward to all of these! Saint x! Chestnut man, 999, dark waters, tiny habits and more! It’s going to be a great fall/winter!
I have a love/hate relationship with these Buzz Books collections put out by Publishers Lunch. On one hand, I love that there are so many new, interesting titles to add to my TBR pile. On the other hand, I hate that there are so many new, interesting titles to add to my TBR pile.
This collection contains a multitude of books to be released this upcoming fall/winter. There is a good mix of books that are lighter and seem more fun - for example, Eoin Colfer's Highfire - along with those that are more heavy-hitting and important reads - for example, Jeanine Cummins's American Dirt, Andrew Krivak's The Bear, Eliza Nellums's All That's Bright and Gone, E.R. Ramzipoor's The Ventriloquists. There are also quite a few nonfiction reads that seem intriguing as well, such as Susannah Cahalan's The Great Pretender and Samantha Power's The Education of an Idealist.
This is probably one of the most interesting (and most extensive) collections that Buzz Books has released recently, and I'm excited to dive into quite a few of these reads.
This is my third Buzz Book I have read and reviewed. These books are my “Go To” source for upcoming reading selections. I have taken the opportunity and am thrilled to be able to utilize the “request” links embedded in the excerpts for several books. In fear of accumulating too many requests from publishers, I have added many to my “to Be Read” list and will request them from the library at a later date.. Every time I reference a Buzz Book I have to pause and sigh.....So Many Books, so Little Time!
*I received this book as an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
A book lovers dream! This 2019 Fall/Winter guide to upcoming books is exciting! Gets me prepared to know what to request through the library so I am ahead of everyone else! Also a great way to find new authors.my Want To Read list though over lol.
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Buzz Book 2018 Fall/Winter
**I received this book as an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.**
This is the first Buzz Book I have read.
I was really excited to see the Debut novel excerpts. Super bummed to ONLY see the excerpt though. Two- three chapters were not enough for these two especially...
Cold Storage by David Koepp
Three men are working together to contain a highly contagious organism for the government. You can sense the heart pounding adventure in the short excerpt- I need more!
The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveistrup
A serial killer is terrorizing Copenhagen. Marius stumbles upon a murder scene- teen, her mother, brother and sister hiding amongst chestnut dolls...
And then I need MORE!
Wow, specifically these two stood out to me as I love thrillers.
I love that this is broken down into sections for fiction, nonfiction, and debut authors. There are around 45 selections in here so I was not at a loss for reading options. I think I requested almost half the book in full copies to read! This has a little bit of everything so it's perfect for anyone looking to find the next great read.
A great collection of the Fall/Winter's most anticipated books! The excerpts definitely left me thirsty for more. I also appreciated the links that went directly to the books' Netgalley pages! Great, as always, thank you!
Very practical, thank you, I pick out some info from it now and then whenever I can or whatever I need to know.
High praise yet again, especially for Eoin Colfer. I didn't even know he had a new book out. So excited to have him back on my TBR. This sampler also a mix of genres so you get a pretty good look at books across the board.
What a great opportunity to get advance peeks at upcoming books! I lean towards fiction typically, but was quickly drawn into most of the non-fiction stories. It looks like a great group of upcoming fall reads.
Thank you to the authors, publishers, and Netgalley for providing me with a free copy in exchange for my honest review.
I'd seen these Buzz Books issues floating around before but never looked at one before today. I am very happy I came across this! This is a great way to find new books that are coming out over the next few months. It is divided into several sections: fiction, debut, and nonfiction. I was able to discover a number of books that are now added to my Goodreads list just from perusing this issue. Some books I hadn't heard about that I am now super excited to read, others I had heard about and am now even more intrigued about. I highly recommend this series to find new books!
I decided to download the Buzz Books Fall/Winter 2019, because among other writers there is Jojo Moyes, which is one of my favorite! Curious to know all I can about the new book releases at the end of 2019, the Buzz Books is the best way to get updated info about my favorite authors. Besides, it gives me the opportunity to get to know new authors and find among these a new favorite!
What I need to do is quit my job and start reading full time! Yes!, that’s me dreaming again. But for now I’ll settle for every spare second my family will let me read! 🤨
Book Buzz 2019, great reads was a glimpse in each book on this list. I’ve added some of them to my TBR pile and can’t wait for some of them to come out!
I didn’t find all of them interesting to me, but I think a lot of them are going to be GREAT reads!
These are my thoughts on a few:
• Clay M Chapman, “The Remaking” seems very promising.
• Stephen Chbosky, “ Imaginary Friend” seems scary....I’m scared!
• Tracy Chevalier, “A Single Thread” looks promising and I love WW2 books.
• Meg W Clayton, “The Last Train to London” looks promising.
• Jeanine Cummins, “American Dirt” is a must read!
• Jojo Moyes, “The Giver of the Stars”, I HAVE TO READ THIS NOW!
• Olaf Olafsson, “The Sacrament” looks good.
• Susannah Cahalan, “The Great Pretender”. I really want to read this!
This is a NETGALLEY gift and all opinions are my own.
I can't wait for so many of these new releases to hit the stores! Many great titles by great authors - including both seasoning authors and debuts. I've added so many books to my TBR!
How I LOVE these buzz book issues. I always look forward to getting a sneak preview of the books to come and, once again, have added a plethora of books to my to-read pile. It is going to be an exciting season!
This got me very excited for several upcoming releases and gave a lot of detail on each book as well. Excellent!
These samplers really make me look forward to new books coming out and this has been one of my favorite samplers yet. There are lots of old favorite authors coming out with new books, including: Linwood Barclay with Elevator Pitch, Lee Child with Blue Moon, Robin Cook with Genesis, Joseph Finder with House on Fire, and Barbara Ehrenreich with Had I Known.
And lots of new to me authors I want to read, especially in the biography category, like: Bob McDonald with An Earthling's Guide to Outer Space, Julie Andrews with Emma Walton Hamilton with Home Work, and Adam Rippon with Beautiful on the Outside.
There are way too many new books coming out that I want to read, and no where near enough time to read them all....what a great problem to have!
The Publishers Lunch Buzz Books series is an excellent guide for anyone who loves books and keeping up to date on new arrivals. This series is the go-to place for samples of literary releases prior to publication. Buzz Books 2019: Fall/Winter offers readers uncomparable access to advance excerpts from promising debut authors to such notables as Margaret Atwood, Salmon Rushdie, and Tracy Chevalier.
Non-fiction categories include social issues, science & technology, history and crime, essays, criticism & more, as well as biography & memoir. This year's biography & memoirs include Julie Andrews, Elton John and Mitch Albom among others.
I highly recommend Buzz Books 2019: Fall/Winter and the ongoing series for readers who want to keep abreast of upcoming releases and make well informed decisions on book purchases.
I loved this anthology of excerpts. One was better than the next. Jojo Moyes, Eoin Colfer, JT Ellison, Kevin Wilson, the list goes on. I cannot wait to read these works in their entirety and I will definitely be reading more Buzz Books collection in the future. I can’t believe I’d never heard of them before.
This was a great review of upcoming books and previews of a select few. This list gave me a good idea of what to add to my own TBR list as well as the holiday gift lists for several family members and friends.
I like getting a jump on the books that I want to read. I especially like finding new authors to follow. Thanks Netgalley.
This collection of Fall/Winter lists has something for everyone. Numerous lists in every category imaginable is included. Thousands of title are included for all readers. Excerpts from numerous books are also included from science fiction/fantasy to historical fiction to mysteries. I love reading a bit from books to see if this is a good choice for me. Can't wait to purchase some of these and add them to my TBR list.
I always appreciate being in the know about what is coming out in the publishing world! What new releases to request from the library, what to put on hold, what am I hoping to pick up at the bookstore right away! Thank you!
Sampler of very good books - I am very much looking forward to Saint X as this was very exciting to read. I love that we are able to get advanced excerpts of upcoming books and can't wait to read many of them in the future.
This fall and winter promise an abundance of fantastic reads by writers at the absolute top of their games. Buzz Books' guide to what's coming in fiction and nonfiction is giddy, generous, and useful in discovering old and new favorite fiction and nonfiction writers. Highly recommended for anyone who loves reading -- especially those who want to eke every bit of reading joy they can.
Enjoyed this preview of upcoming books and added several to my TBR list; particularly enjoyed the excerpts so I could get a feel for how the non-fiction books would be.
The Buzz Books 2019 Fall/Winter edition is packed authors and titles to explore. In the Fiction section, there are several I have made note of to purchase.
The Remaking by Clay McLeod Chapman
Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky
The Sacrament by Olaf Olafsson
The Debut section also had titles I made note of.
Cold Storage by David Koepp
The Chestnut Man by Soren Sveistrup
The last section is Nonfiction had one title I made note of.
The Great Pretender by Susannah Cahalan
Buzz Books are a great way to be introduced to new authors and new stories.
Thanks to NetGalley for the copy of the Buzz Books 2019 in exchange for an honest review!
This publishers launch is a listing of all the new and upcoming books for the fall/winter season, including fiction - notables and most anticipated, and non-fiction, plus new authors.
I love how this catalogs the various titles, with a quick summary of the titles. Better yet, it also gives excerpts of many titles, and a link to request them via NetGalley. I am in heaven!!
This is such a great preview of the upcoming titles, I can't wait to read many of the books listed in this Buzz Books review!
This is such a great way to discover new books. The excerpts offer enough to help me choose which books I want to read or not. Thanks for making this available to us.