Both Ramona Ausbel, author of No One Is Here Except All of Us and A Guide to Being Born, and Claire Vaye Watkins, author of Battleborn, are finalists for the New York Public Library's 2013 Young Lions Fiction Award. The award honors the works
of dynamic, young, first time-authors. Read more here.
Mohsin Hamid's How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Meg Wolitzer's The Interestings, Ramona Ausubel's A Guide to Being Born, are all on The Millions' Most Anticipated Books of 2013 Preview list. See the full list here.
In a glowing review, The New York Times Book Review calls Ramona Ausubel's No One Is Here Except All of Us a "fantastical and ambitious first novel" and declares that "Ausubel’s novel is infused with faith in the power of storytelling."