07/08/2014 12:30 pm ET Updated Jul 08, 2014

9 Debut Novels You'll Love

Grove Press, Black Cat

Originally published on Kirkus

Voodoo, faith, racism, integrity (or lack thereof) in the news business, language as virus, fluctuating female friendships: these are some of the heady ideas at the heart of the recently published debut novels we’re big fans of. There’s a broad diversity among these books; shuffle through them and you’ll find something to be enchanted with.

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9 Debut Novels You'll Love