Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Most Anticipated Books of 2009

Booksellers were in New York recently for BookExpo America 2009. After seeing the new titles on tap for the second half of 2009, many told Publishers Weekly they were very excited about what they saw.

Here are some of the titles that are creating the buzz:

Books scheduled for release in August:
Alex Cross's Trial by James Patterson and Richard Diallo
This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Trooper
Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon
That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
A Paradise Built in Hell by Rebecca Solnit

Books scheduled for release in September:
Love and Summer by William Trevor
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker
Dawn Light by Diane Ackerman
Level 26 by Anthony E. Zuiker
Stitches by David Small
South of Broad by Pat Conroy
Spooner by Pete Dexter

Books scheduled for release in October:
The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
Invisible by Paul Auster
Half-Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell
The Big Burn by Timothy Egan
How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood by William J. Mann
Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly
Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem

Books scheduled for release in November:
The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
I, Alex Cross by James Patterson

Books scheduled for release next January:
The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
Happy by Alex Lemon

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