10 Dazzling Debut Novels to Pick Up Right Now

Amazed by the abundance of high-quality first-time fiction, we share our instant favorites.
The Golden Boy

The Golden Boy

352 pages; Atria Books
A good-looking, athletic British teenager's seemingly idyllic life gets turned upside down when his oldest friend betrays him, revealing a closely held family secret just as the boy's father is about to run for political office.
— Abbe Wright