Readers Advisor

Readers Advisor

I’m Mary K.–librarian, mom, blogger, reader. I believe there’s no such thing as too many books–if you do, too, you’re in the right place! Browse this page for great finds from across our collection. What will you read next?

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First Novels -early 2013 Print Email

Jacket covers from six different titles on this First Novels 2013 list

Every so often, a first novel like The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (the current Oprah's Book Club 2.0 title) gets an Oprah "nudge" into super-stardom.  But if you are a first-time author, don't hold your breath waiting for that break.  There are many, many other first novels out there well worth discovery by authors whose careers you'll want to keep on eye on.  Feed your spring reading with this selected list of debut titles published so far this year, highly praised by critics, and popular with readers.