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 Pink Hotel

The Pink Hotel

288 pages; Picador
Inspired by the author's discovery of her own mother's love letters, this novel is a noirish nod to the City of Angels, and to the protagonist's deceased wild child of a mom.
— Abbe Wright