New Year, Nearly New Books: Favorite 2015 Debuts | The Reader’s Shelf

There are many ways to plan the first reading foray of the year. One might be to reflect on the new voices from the year just closed. Below, a group of librarians share the debuts they enjoyed in 2015.

First Novelists Clegg, Foroutan, Islam, Jaffe, Samuel, & Others | Debut Fiction, July 2015

Readers will be transfixed by Clegg’s stellar language and storytelling; Islam merges fascinating narrative, honest characters, and the rich history and culture of Bangladesh; Samuel stuns with a heart-stopping narrative