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 Other Typist

368 pages; Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
Available at: | Barnes & Noble | iBooks
Rose, a prudish police typist who transcribes criminal confessions, falls under the influence of a glamorous colleague whose glittering life becomes her obsession, in this buzzed-about book set in 1920s New York. 
— Abbe Wright