Some Friday Reads: D'Erasmo and Ehrenreich

Our latest free ebook sampler Publishers Lunch Buzz Books 2014: Spring/Summer continues to draw great reviews and fill readers' to-be-read lists. We're already spread portions of our excerpts from forthcoming books by Chris Weitz (THE YOUNG WORLD) and Lemony Snicket (FILE UNDER: 13 Suspicious Incidents) on USA and Sam Kean's THE TALE OF DUELING NEUROSURGEONS on

Now, at our new dedicated Buzz Books web site, we're featuring additional excerpts from Stacey D'Erasmo's May novel WONDERLAND and bestselling author Barbara Ehrenreich's April nonfiction book, LIVING WITH A WILD GOD -- part memoir, part philosophical and spiritual inquiry. (For each, just click the "excerpt" that's next to the "summary" info.)

For more great tastes of some of the big discovery books set for publication this spring, download the full free ebook -- available at all major ebookstores, or get the "trade version," with additional publicity, promotion and rights information, here as an EPUB or mobi file, or right from NetGalley in your format of choice.

You can sample big debuts already attracting attention (from Laline Paull; Marie-Helen Bertino; and more); anticipated novels from writers you know (Maggie Shipstead; Evie Wyld; Edward St. Aubyn; Cathie Pelletier; Robyn Carr; Jean Kwok; and others), headline-making nonfiction (including Biz Stone, and Nina Stibbe), and an amazing collection of over a dozen YA samples (with Sally Green; Ann Brashares; E. Lockhart; and more).