CamCat News August 1-21
See here for news from CamCat Books for August!
Summer People by Sara Hosey, out 8/8/2023
“A timely mystery exploring multiple complex themes with coming-of-age elements.” —Kirkus Reviews
Managing the Matthews by Haleigh Wenger, out 8/15/2023
“Funny, fresh, and full of feels. An absolute winner.” —Alys Murray, international award-winning author and screenwriter
“Melt your heart pining, and intriguing family dynamics.” —Kelly Ohlert, author of To Get to the Other Side and Let's Get Quizzical
“Managing the Matthews is a charming slow-burn, friends-to-lovers romance with delicious tension and rarely explored Crohn's rep set against a Hollywood backdrop with a trio of brothers who can give the Hemsworth and Jonas siblings a run for their money. Put this one in your beach bag!” —Meredith Schorr, author of As Seen on TV and Someone Just Like You
Out in Paperback:
Jester by Brielle D. Porter
“The thrilling fantasy novel Jester situates an ambitious girl at the crossroads between drive, ambition, and an intact sense of self.” —Foreword Reviews
“. . . Porter’s immersive rendering of Oasis’s grimy grandeur, unique worldbuilding and mythology, and snappy banter between the story’s cast of courtiers and criminals, make for a starry-eyed tale.” —Publishers Weekly
“The world building is effective, as the glimpses of Oasis and the barely hidden morass of sins and cruelties that ripple just under its golden surfaces are memorable and vividly described . . . romance fans who don’t mind some fantasy in their true love will find plenty to enjoy here.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“A deftly crafted, impressively original, and truly memorable read from cover to cover, Jester by author Brielle D. Porter is all the more extraordinary when considering that it is her debut as a novelist . . .” —Midwest Book Review
Heroes Ever Die by J. A. Crawford
“The nicely twisty plot builds toward a logical ending. Crawford’s tongue-in-cheek parody of superhero films will delight many.” —Publishers Weekly
“VERDICT Fans of both superheroes and pulp noir are sure to love Crawford’s action-packed dialogue and descriptions.” —Library Journal
The Horoscope Writer is going to be translated into Russian! The Russian language rights for The Horoscope Writer by Ash Bishop have been sold to House of Stories.
New on the Podcast:
Our latest author interview is up on CamCat Unwrapped! Head over to your preferred podcast platform to listen to our exclusive interview with Brielle D. Porter. Also on the podcast, you can listen to the first two episodes of the audiobook of Jester, as well as numerous other author interviews and audiobook excerpts!
CamCat Publicity News
- Heroes Ever Die by J. A. Crawford is on tour with Suzy Approved Tours.
- Jester by Brielle D. Porter is on tour with Storygram Tours.
- Queen’s Catacombs by Jordan H. Bartlett was featured on School Library Journal’s list for 14 YA Series Installments Featuring Fae, Monsters, and More | Series Update
- Ghost Tamer by Meredith R. Lyons was featured in Goodreads’s post for Fall’s Most Anticipated New Horror Titles
- The Meister of Decimen City by Brenna Raney was featured in Booklist’s list of Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror Debuts: 2023
- Karma of the Sun by Brandon Ying Kit Boey was featured in Booklist’s list of Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror: 2023