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  • FICTION

    FOSTER

    NOV. 1, 2022

FICTION

FOSTER

by Claire Keegan

A heartbreaking but deeply humane story about parents and children. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    MAAME

    JAN. 31, 2023

FICTION

MAAME

by Jessica George

A fresh, often funny, always poignant take on the coming-of-age novel. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THIS OTHER EDEN

    JAN. 24, 2023

  • FICTION

    IN THE UPPER COUNTRY

    JAN. 10, 2023

FICTION

IN THE UPPER COUNTRY

by Kai Thomas

An exceptional work that mines a rich historical vein. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE RED BALCONY

    FEB. 21, 2023

FICTION

THE RED BALCONY

by Jonathan Wilson

Morality and passion collide in a sophisticated legal thriller. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    A COASTLINE IS AN IMMEASURABLE THING

    NOV. 29, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    FATTY FATTY BOOM BOOM

    NOV. 8, 2022

NONFICTION

FATTY FATTY BOOM BOOM

by Rabia Chaudry

The literary equivalent of chaat masala fries: spicy, heady, sour, and uniquely delicious. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    UNRAVELLER

    JAN. 10, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

UNRAVELLER

by Frances Hardinge

Brightening toward the end, frightening throughout, psychologically acute. Full review >

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