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10 Best Books to Read This January

  • FICTION

    SUCH A FUN AGE

    JAN. 7, 2020

FICTION

SUCH A FUN AGE

by Kiley Reid

Charming, challenging, and so interesting you can hardly put it down. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE VANISHED BIRDS

    JAN. 14, 2020

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

THE VANISHED BIRDS

by Simon Jimenez

The best of what science fiction can be: a thought-provoking, heart-rending story about the choices that define our lives. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    BOYS & SEX

    JAN. 7, 2020

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

BOYS & SEX

by Peggy Orenstein

A highly constructive analysis that provides many topics for exploration and discussion by parents and others who interact... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WESTWIND

    JAN. 7, 2020

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

WESTWIND

by Ian Rankin

A fast-paced blast from the past…and (who knows?) maybe the immediate future as well. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE VANISHING

    JAN. 7, 2020

FICTION

THE VANISHING

by Jayne Ann Krentz

A smart, creative series start from a romance master who always entertains. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    BECOMING A MAN

    JAN. 28, 2020

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

BECOMING A MAN

by P. Carl

A passionate, eloquent memoir about how “complex stories of humanity [and] our capacity for imagination are what give us... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    UNMAKING THE PRESIDENCY

    JAN. 21, 2020

HISTORY

UNMAKING THE PRESIDENCY

by Susan Hennessey & Benjamin Wittes

An incisive, frightening picture of a toxic environment in which “the presidency…needs a champion.” Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    VERGE

    FEB. 4, 2020

FICTION

VERGE

by Lidia Yuknavitch

Gutsy stories from one of our most fearless writers. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    WHY WE'RE POLARIZED

    JAN. 28, 2020

HISTORY

WHY WE'RE POLARIZED

by Ezra Klein

A clear, useful guide through the current chaotic political landscape. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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