Book Review: Buzz Books 2016 Spring/Summer by Publishers Lunch

Release Date: January 14, 2016
Publisher: Publishers Lunch Buzz Books
Genre: Fiction, Debut Fiction, & New Non-Fiction


Buzz Books edition evokes all the excitement of Winter Institute with substantial pre-publication excerpts from 40 adult titles.

Enjoy access to the newest voices the publishing industry is broadcasting for the upcoming season as you discover breakout books from established authors, sparkling debuts from soon-to-become literary stars, and fascinating memoirs and inspirational nonfiction.

Familiar names include Louise Erdrich, Chris Cleave, Tracy Chevalier, Joe Hill, and Emma Straub, along with L.S. Hilton’s Maestra, already stirring buzz from Hollywood to London and back again as one of the year’s big new thriller discoveries.

Major debuts by Michener Center Fellow Flynn Berry, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, Danny Johnson, Paul Krueger, Joe Okonkwo, Phaedra Patrick, and H.P. Wood are among our dozen new authors.

Rounding out this generous sampler are books from well-known nonfiction writers, including Nathaniel Philbrick’s Valiant Ambition, and Chuck Klosterman’s But What If We’re Wrong?—as well as books that will have people talking, such as Lindy West’s Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman and Vishen Lakhiani’s The Code of the Extraordinary Mind.


This was a fantastic way to see what new books are coming out this Spring and Summer. Book covers with synopsis and even a short excerpt of each book.  This edition is chock full of so many great new reads.  Hold on to your hats because there is some great fiction on the horizon.