May — Debut Author

The May theme for our "Read with The Snail" Reading Challenge is a book by a debut author. There are so many wonderful new writers hitting the scene these days. Here are a few you shouldn't miss. 

We can't wait to see what you share this month; make sure to share on social media and use the hashtag #ReadwithTheSnail.

The Violin Conspiracy By Brendan Slocumb Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593315415
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Anchor - February 1st, 2022

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Remarkably Bright Creatures: A Novel By Shelby Van Pelt Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063204157
Availability: Backordered at publisher (but we may have it in stock!)
Published: Ecco - May 3rd, 2022

The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven By Nathaniel Ian Miller Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316592550
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 26th, 2021

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Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel By Bonnie Garmus Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385547345
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Doubleday - April 5th, 2022

In My Dreams I Hold a Knife: A Novel By Ashley Winstead Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781728229881
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 3rd, 2021

The Push: A Novel By Ashley Audrain Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984881687
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Penguin Books - January 4th, 2022

The Five Wounds: A Novel By Kirstin Valdez Quade Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324020219
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2022

The Girls in the Stilt House: A Novel By Kelly Mustian Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728217710
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - April 6th, 2021

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois: A Novel By Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062942951
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Harper Perennial - May 10th, 2022

The Lost Apothecary By Sarah Penner Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778311973
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Park Row - February 22nd, 2022

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Nightcrawling: A novel By Leila Mottley Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593318935
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2022

Kaikeyi: A Novel By Vaishnavi Patel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780759557338
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Redhook - April 26th, 2022

The Shore: A Novel By Katie Runde Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982180171
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Scribner - May 24th, 2022

Little Foxes Took Up Matches By Katya Kazbek Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781953534026
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Tin House Books - April 5th, 2022

The Prophets By Robert Jones, Jr. Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593085691
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 8th, 2022

Gold Diggers: A Novel By Sanjena Sathian Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984882059
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Penguin Books - April 19th, 2022

The Maid: A Novel By Nita Prose Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593356159
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Ballantine Books - January 4th, 2022

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Wahala: A Novel By Nikki May Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063084247
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Custom House - January 11th, 2022

Firekeeper's Daughter By Angeline Boulley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250766564
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 16th, 2021

The Paper Palace: A Novel By Miranda Cowley Heller Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593329832
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Riverhead Books - April 19th, 2022

Theatre Of Marvels: A Novel By Lianne Dillsworth Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780358627913
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Harper - April 12th, 2022

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Of Women and Salt: A Novel By Gabriela Garcia Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250776709
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Flatiron Books - January 4th, 2022

Brood: A Novel By Jackie Polzin Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780385546751
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Doubleday - March 9th, 2021

Portrait of a Thief: A Novel By Grace D. Li Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593184738
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Tiny Reparations Books - April 5th, 2022

Memphis: A Novel By Tara M. Stringfellow Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593230480
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: The Dial Press - April 5th, 2022

The Gilded Ones By Namina Forna Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781984848710
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Ember - January 11th, 2022

Swimming Back to Trout River: A Novel By Linda Rui Feng Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982129415
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 17th, 2022

A Burning: A novel By Megha Majumdar Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780593081259
Availability: Ready for delivery or usually ships in 3-5 days
Published: Vintage - June 29th, 2021