12 promising novels for spring 2013

Here are 12 spring 2013 fiction titles that we're looking forward to picking up.

3. 'The Golem and the Jinni,' by Helene Wecker


It sounds like the setup for a really strange joke: “A golem and a jinni walk into a bakery in early 19th-century New York....” But this debut novel – part fantastic tale, part historical fiction – is one of the most highly anticipated fiction releases of the spring. (April)

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