The holidays are upon us and the best gift you can give is a book. If you’ve already purchased copies of Debutiful’s Best Debut Books of 2021, why not look ahead to 2022 with some pre-orders.
Below are a dozen books Debutiful has already devoured that will publish between January and June 2022 that you should pre-order right now. Enjoy!
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Looking to discover a debut author? Here are the best debuts from the year that Debutiful read and covered.
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Kyle Lucia Wu has written one of the best books of 2021. Win Me Something, out now via Tin House, is an emotional and powerful book about finding your identity when you never felt there was an identity to find. Wu’s debut follows a biracial girl who never felt welcomed by classmates of either race.
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No one can believe 2021 is ending in less than two months, but you better believe there are still some fascinating debut books for you to discover. Below are nine debuts coming out that you should order from your indie bookstore now because the supply chain issue is real.
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Nathaniel Ian Miller is the author of The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven, which tells the tales of Sven as he heads to the Arctic Circle to experience adventure. The book is delicate and introspective. It highlights human perseverance at its best. Miller himself raises beef in Vermont when he is not writing.
Debutiful asked Nathaniel Ian Miller to answer the semi-recurring “A Life of Books” questionnaire so readers can get to know him better.
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Blake Sanz is a Denver-based (by way of Louisiana) writer who was chosen by Brandon Taylor as the winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award for 2021. His debut collection, The Boundaries of Their Dwelling, is set in American South and Mexico and explores immigration, family, and geography. It’s exquisitely written and eye-opening.
Debutiful asked Sanz to answer the reoccurring questionnaire A Life of Books so readers can get to know him better.
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Each month, Debutiful picks buzzworthy and under-the-radar debut books you should read.
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Every month, Debutiful selects 10 buzzworthy and under the radar debut books for readers to discover.
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Every year, PEN America releases an anthology of the best short stories written by first time published writers. This year, a dozen writers were selected from a wide-ranging array of literary journals – both in print and online. They were judged and selected by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, Kali Fajardo-Anstine, and Beth Piatote.
For the past two years, I have asked a handful of those in the collection to answer some get-to-know-you questions, which you can read here: 2021 and 2020.
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