I already covered the debuts in a previous list
  1. The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian (1/5, Doubleday)
    A bachelor party gone wrong: I've already read this one and it's great
  2. My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout (1/12, Random House)
    I've already read this one: Quiet, but emotional and gorgeously written book in a compact package (5 stars).
  3. American Housewife by Helen Ellis (1/12, Doubleday)
    Short stories about the dark side of domesticity, supposedly funny
  4. Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon (2/16, Doubleday)
    Sophomore novel by author of The Wife, The Maid, and The Mistress: historical fiction about the crash of the Hindenburg.
  5. Tender by Belinda McKeon (2/16, Lee Boudreaux Books)
    From the debut list of this new imprint: human relationships, lies, betrayals...
  6. The Legends Club by John Feinstein (3/1, Doubleday)
    One of my favorite sports writers on the best coaching rivalry in college basketball (Smith, Coach K, Jim Valvano)
  7. The Year of the Runaways by Sunjeev Sahota (3/29, Knopf)
    Shortlisted for 2015 Man Booker Prize and has already been released in Europe.
  8. Burning Down the House by Jane Mendelsohn (3/15, Knopf)
    Novel about the fall of a wealthy NYC family (and screams "wealthy people behaving badly", one of my favorite reading themes when done well)
  9. The Midnight Assassin by Skip Hollandsworth (4/5, Henry Holt$
    Nonfiction about the America's first serial killer (in Austin, TX)
  10. Sunset City by Melissa Ginsburg (4/12, Ecco)
    "Literary noir" set in Houston, TX...blurbed by Megan Abbott
  11. Some Possible Solutions by Helen Phillips (5/31, Henry Holt)
    Short stories by the author of The Beautiful Bureaucrat, one of my Best Books of 2015