News

*5/28/17     I’ve received a publication contract for 3 books from Permuted Press!  Woohoo.  Reviewing the agreement now and hope to have a tentative publication date for The Initiation soon.

 

*6/09/17   We have a signed contract!

 

*7/24/17  The Initiation is scheduled for publication in February, 2018.  You’ll be hearing a lot about it before then!

*8/08/17 Just added a new feature to the site!  The Gallery has been added to the menu bar. It features photos from around New York City and inside the subway system that correspond with scenes from The Initiation. The stunning pics were taken by talented NYC-based photographer Greg Berg.

*10/20/17 Bit belated, but The Initiation is up for pre-order on Amazon (http://amzn.to/2kHwl2g) and the cover is out!  Will launch on February 27th, 2018.

 

2/19/18  One week away from the launch, signing 100 books!

 

2/20/18

Starting to get some press!

Deutsche Bank Trader Turns to Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Writing | Bloomberg

 

2/22/18

The Initiation was included on a list of “11 BOOKS COMING OUT IN FEBRUARY YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH,” alongside some real hitters, like An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, an Oprah Book Club selection.  Very honored!

https://www.drinkreadrepeat.com/blog/februarynewreleases

 

2/22/18

Great review of The Initiation by the blog Reads and Reels: “Awesome premise, excellent writing, and well-developed characters.”  Full review:

https://readsandreels.com/2018/02/21/the-initiation-chris-babu/

 

2/27/18

We. Are. Launched!

Taken at Barnes & Noble on 5th Avenue in New York City

 

3/7/18

Book launch party at Bouley Test Kitchen in NYC