Mary Pauline Lowry’s The Roxy Lettersis the hilarious, wonderfully weird story of an Austin, Texas-native 20-something with big plans to become an artist and take down the Lululemon that’s replaced her favorite local video store – if only she can find the motivation.
Emily St. John Mandel’s The Glass Hotel tells the non-linear stories of a long con gone wrong, a beautiful young woman’s disappearance, and these stories’ ground zero – the hotel on an isolated island in British Columbia.
Megan Giddings’ Lakewoodis the fascinating, unsettling story of a young woman who – in desperate need of money to support her family after her grandmother dies – opts into a mysterious medical experimentation program.
Rebecca Serle’s In Five Yearsis the wonderfully surprising and heartbreaking story of a very Type A corporate lawyer in New York City who has stringently planned her future, but who may have to learn that life doesn’t always go exactly as planned.
Christina Lauren’s Twice in a Blue Moonis the absorbing, lovely story about two young people who fall in and out of love in London on a vacation and find themselves working together years later, with a second chance at love.
Jess Kidd’s Things in Jarsis a curious, fiercely unique story of a female detective in Victorian London who, with the help of a ghostly sidekick, is on a mission to uncover the whereabouts of a potentially supernatural young girl.
Thanks to Atria for sending me a free advanced copy!