First Time Novelists — 2008

The following list represents just a small number of the many talented first time novelists who had their books published in 2008.

Why read a book by an unknown author, you may ask?

There are so many reasons but here are a couple you may consider: You never know when you’ll find a gem that you can share with others. You may also find that you’re attracted to a style of writing that is different from what you usually read. One of these authors may hit the big time tomorrow and you can say you read him or her first!

Pick one of the following and enjoy.

Interested in one or more of these books? Click the mouse on the book title to read more about it and order it from your local CLEVNET library.

Adamson, Gil
The Outlander
Anam, Tahmima
A Golden Age
Black, Lisa
Bock, Charles
Beautiful Children
Buxbaum, Julie
The Opposite of Love
Cassella, Carol
Dunbar, Robert
The Pines
Ferraris, Zoe
Finding Nouf
Fuller, David
Gout, Leopoldo
Ghost Radio: A Novel
Groff, Lauren
The Monsters of Templeton
Harkaway, Nick
The Gone-Away World
Harris, Rosemary
Pushing Up Daisies: A Dirty Business Mystery
Izner, Claude
Murder on the Eiffel Tower
Kent, Kathleen
The Heretic’s Daughter
Klosterman. Chuck
Downtown Owl
Kogan, Deborah Copaken
Between Here and April
Lathrop, John
The Desert Contract
Leavitt, David
The Indian Clerk
Loehfelm, Bill
Fresh Kills
MacKinnon, Amy
Manseau, Peter
Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter: A Novel
McGilloway, Brian
Miles, Jonathan
Dear American Airlines
O’Flynn, Catherine
What Was Lost
Parkhurst, Brooke
Belle in the Big Apple: A Novel With Recipes
Santiago, Fabiola
Reclaiming Paris: A Novel
Tinti, Hannah
The Good Thief: A Novel
Toltz, Steve
A Fraction of the Whole
Viswanathan, Padma
The Toss of a Lemon
Wroblewski, David
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel

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