Top Ten Tuesday – Highly Anticipated 2016 Debuts

Posted December 1, 2015 by Bonnie in Top Ten Tuesday / 5 Comments

2015 isn’t even over yet but already there’s a whole slew of novels to anticipate in 2016.

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Fallen Land by Taylor Brown | January 12th 2016 by St. Martin’s Press
A first novel, vividly imagined, about a young couple on the run from pursuers across Sherman’s March through Georgia in the final year of the Civil War.

Dark Run by Mike Brooks | June 7th 2016 by Saga Press
In this debut space epic, a crew of thieves and con artists take on a job that could pay off a lot of debts in a corrupt galaxy where life is cheap and criminals are the best people in it.

The Atomic Weight of Love: A Novel by Elizabeth J. Church | May 3rd 2016 by Algonquin Books
[…] this resonant debut spans the years from World War II through the Vietnam War to tell the story of a woman whose scientific ambition is caught up in her relationships with two very different men.

Keep Me Posted by Lisa Beazley | April 5th 2016 by NAL
Two sisters share the highs and lows of social media fame, when their private thoughts go viral in this fresh and funny debut novel.

Sweetgirl by Travis Mulhauser | February 2nd 2016 by Ecco
[…] a blistering debut about a fearless sixteen-year old girl whose search for her missing mother leads to an unexpected discovery, and a life or death struggle in the harsh frozen landscape of the Upper Midwest.

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The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin | February 2nd 2016 by Flatiron Books
A hypnotic meditation on what we know and the glory of all we don’t: a debut novel about a dying man with questions, a young boy who might have answers, and two mothers caught in the middle.

A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain | April 11th 2016 by Pegasus
When brilliant FBI agent Kendra Donovan stumbles back in time and finds herself in a 19th century English castle under threat from a vicious serial killer, she scrambles to solve the case before it takes her life—200 years before she was even born.

Nitro Mountain: A novel by Lee Clay Johnson | May 17th 2016 by Alfred A. Knopf
An astonishing, even shocking debut—darker than a bad night in hell—that is written with both humor and heart by “a writer with abundant and scary gifts and consummate skill.

Every Anxious Wave by Mo Daviau | February 9th 2016 by St. Martin’s Press
A highly original debut — a wild romp of a love story across time and a soulful interweaving of science and music.

Cambodia Noir: A Novel by Nicholas Seeley | March 15th 2016 by Scribner
A high-octane thriller with a heart-stopping conclusion about a mysterious American woman who disappears into the Cambodian underworld, and the photojournalist who tracks her through the clues left in her diary.



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