Winter 2018 Preview


2018 is going to bring a host of exciting new books from our speakers, from suspenseful thrillers to powerful memoirs—and that’s just in the first three months. Discover your new favorite read below.


Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything Happens for a Reason - Kate Bowler

February 6th, 2018

“I fell hard and fast for Kate Bowler. Her writing is naked, elegant, and gripping—she’s like a Christian Joan Didion. I left Kate’s story feeling more present, more grateful, and a hell of a lot less alone. And what else is art for?” — Glennon Doyle, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Love Warrior and president of Together Rising

The Line Becomes a River

The Line Becomes a River - Francisco Cantú

February 6th, 2018

“A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk – and lose – their lives crossing it. In a time of often ill-informed or downright deceitful political rhetoric, this book is an invaluable corrective.” – Phil Klay



Islandborn - Junot Díaz

March 13th, 2018

From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination.



Green - Sam Graham-Felsen

January 2nd, 2018

A coming-of-age novel about race, privilege, and the struggle to rise in America, written by a former Obama campaign staffer and propelled by an exuberant, unforgettable narrator.

Iron Gold

Iron Gold - Pierce Brown

January 16th, 2018

In the epic next chapter of the Red Rising Saga, the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Morning Star pushes the boundaries of one of the boldest series in fiction.

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- Melanie Benjamin

January 16th, 2018

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator’s Wife, a fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood’s earliest female legends—screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford.

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- Lisa Gardner

February 6th, 2018

In #1 New York Times-bestselling author Lisa Gardner’s latest twisty thrill ride, Detective D. D. Warren and Find Her‘s Flora Dane return in a race against the clock to either save a young girl’s life . . . or bring her to justice.

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- Peter Carey

February 27th, 2018

The two-time Booker Prize-winning author now gives us a wildly exuberant, wily new novel that circumnavigates 1954 Australia, revealing as much about the country/continent as it does about three audacious individuals who take part in the infamous 10,000-mile race, the Redex Trial.

Winter Sisters

Winter Sisters - Robin Oliveira

February 27th, 2018

From the New York Times-bestselling author of My Name Is Mary Sutter comes a rich and compelling historical novel about the disappearance of two young girls after a cataclysmic blizzard, and what happens when their fate is discovered.


The Yes Brain

The Yes Brain - Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

January 9th, 2018

From the authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline, an indispensable guide to unlocking your child’s innate capacity for resilience, compassion, and creativity.


If You Come Softly

If You Come Softly - Jacqueline Woodson

March 6th, 2018

Celebrating its twentieth anniversary, Jacqueline Woodson’s beloved, lyrical story of star-crossed love is as timely as ever.

I Have Lost My Way

I Have Lost My Way - Gayle Forman

March 27th, 2018

A powerful display of empathy and friendship from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of If I Stay. Told over the course of a single day from three different perspectives, Gayle Forman’s newest novel about the power of friendship and being true to who you are is filled with the elegant prose that her fans have come to know and love.