A Starred Review from Booklist!

February 1, 2018. “A brilliant first novel radiant with promise of even better to come.” Read the full review HERE.


Indie Next Pick

February 1, 2018. The American Booksellers Association makes The Last Equation of Isaac Severy a March Indie Next Pick.


Library Journal: Editors’ Spring Pick

January 23, 2018. Library Journal makes The Last Equation of Isaac Severy one of “34 Titles to Wave a Flag About.” 


Publishers Weekly Interview

January 19, 2018. “Math and Murder: PW Talks with Nova Jacobs.”


A Starred Review from Publishers Weekly!

January 8, 2018. “The apparent suicide of a legendary mathematician drives Jacobs’s intricate and moving first novel.” Read review HERE.


Chicago Review of Books: Most Anticipated Fiction List

January 4, 2018. Chicago Review of Books includes The Last Equation of Isaac Severy on its “Most Anticipated Fiction Books of 2018.”


Kirkus Reviews The Last Equation

December 12, 2017. “In lovely, inventive prose, Jacobs re-engineers the tropes of family drama to explore age-old conundrums of destiny versus self-determination… [A] remarkable debut.” Read the full review HERE.


Preorder: The Last Equation of Isaac Severy 

August 2017. My debut novel is now available for preorder from your favorite bookstores. You can support an indie bookseller HERE.