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Unlike the worlds of film or music, where new artists perform their way onto our radar and make as many public appearance in front of cameras as possible, the new voices of the book publishing world are a bit more subtle. After all, how many authors can you picture off the top of your head? (J.K. Rowling and Stephen King don't count — they are larger than life at this point.)
So, we're presenting 21 emerging authors with either debut or sophomore books out in 2015 that you'll want to grab from your local bookstore. These rookie memoirists, poets, short story writers, and novelists are bound to be heavy-hitters. And, to think, this is only the beginning.