"There's nothing like finding a great author before all your friends discover them. And that goes double for those savvy readers who discover a brand-new author as soon as their debut novel is published. Well, you are about to become that savvy reader, you lucky tastemaker!
For this article, we wanted to highlight both the books that have just arrived in stores—published since June—and then give you a peek at the buzziest debuts for the rest of the year. And what do we mean here by "debut author"? For this article, we are including authors who are writing their first adult novel in the U.S., and the release dates are based on the books' U.S. publication date."