Spring Books Guide

Once upon a time, in fiction—as in life—women had to behave themselves in order to be “likable.” This spring’s standout debut novels celebrate lost girls in the big city—young, adrift, and ready to do anything to make their mark.

A trip to Sri Lanka provides no easy redemption for the wayward heroine of Hannah Tennant-Moore’s Wreck and Order (Hogarth), who speaks to 20-something motivations—“lust, rage, lust, rage”—with outspoken feminism and rueful honesty: “I felt I could handle the wrong choices now, that I could live the old life in a new way.”

Read @ Vogue