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Debut books that made authors stars — and new releases you shouldn't miss

Traci Thomas of "The Stacks" podcast reccomends books that put an author on the map, were one and done, or were the start of a successful career. (Getty Images)
Traci Thomas of "The Stacks" podcast reccomends books that put an author on the map, were one and done, or were the start of a successful career. (Getty Images)

Host Scott Tong speaks with Here & Now‘s go-to book expert, Traci Thomas of “The Stacks” podcast, about author debuts: books that put an author on the map or were one-hit wonders.

Thomas also has some new debuts to look out for.

Debuts that put folks on the map

Debuts that were one-hit wonders, or their first book was the lasting success

Authors with strong debuts and successful careers who have books out this year

2024 debuts I’m excited about


Want more debut author suggestions? Check out the podcast “Debutiful” hosted by Adam Vitcavage.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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