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10 Books You’ll Want To Reread

  • FICTION

    THE SECRET LIVES OF CHURCH LADIES

    SEPT. 1, 2020

FICTION

THE SECRET LIVES OF CHURCH LADIES

by Deesha Philyaw

Tender, fierce, proudly Black and beautiful, these stories will sneak inside you and take root. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    INTERIOR CHINATOWN

    JAN. 28, 2020

FICTION

INTERIOR CHINATOWN

by Charles Yu

An acid indictment of Asian stereotypes and a parable for outcasts feeling invisible in this fast-moving world. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    LOVE LETTERING

    JAN. 1, 2020

  • FICTION

    DEACON KING KONG

    MARCH 3, 2020

  • TEEN

    BEARMOUTH

    SEPT. 8, 2020

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BEARMOUTH

by Liz Hyder

This grim and immersive thriller delivers suspense in the dark. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SISTERS OF THE NEVERSEA

    JUNE 1, 2021

CHILDREN'S

SISTERS OF THE NEVERSEA

by Cynthia Leitich Smith

A refreshing adventure that breathes new life into a classic text. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    ROOT MAGIC

    JAN. 5, 2021

CHILDREN'S

ROOT MAGIC

by Eden Royce

A strong coming-of-age story grounded in a vibrant cultural heritage. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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