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.
Rye Curtis’s Kingdomtide is a sparing, motley story of an elderly woman’s struggle to survive after a plane crash strands her in the Montana wilderness, the park ranger who leads her rescue efforts, and the intimate struggles facing each of them.
Thank you to Little Brown for the advanced copy of this book!