• FICTION

    HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD

    JAN. 17, 2017

FICTION

HOMESICK FOR ANOTHER WORLD

by Ottessa Moshfegh

A smartly turned and admirably consistent collection about love and its many discontents. Full review >

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    WHY WE BROKE UP

    DEC. 27, 2011

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

WHY WE BROKE UP

by Daniel Handler & illustrated by Maira Kalman

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    IT'S NOT ME, IT'S YOU

    OCT. 25, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

IT'S NOT ME, IT'S YOU

by Stephanie Kate Strohm

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  • NONFICTION

    RAY & JOAN

    NOV. 15, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

RAY & JOAN

by Lisa Napoli

A book characterized by deep research and a seamless weaving together of the details of different lives. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    VIRGIN AND OTHER STORIES

    NOV. 1, 2016

FICTION

VIRGIN AND OTHER STORIES

by April Ayers Lawson

Meaty, satisfying tales of a substance that suggests Lawson would make a fine novelist. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE MOTHERS

    OCT. 11, 2016

FICTION

THE MOTHERS

by Brit Bennett

A wise and sad coming-of-age story showing how people are shaped by their losses. Recommended for both adult and teenage... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE SIX

    SEPT. 6, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

THE SIX

by Laura Thompson

Thompson has fallen under the spell of the breathtakingly beautiful (as she repeatedly insists), seductive Diana, but... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BLACK WIDOW

    NOV. 1, 2016

FICTION

BLACK WIDOW

by Christopher Brookmyre

Full of engaging twists, Brookmyre's latest thriller featuring unconventional journalist Jack Parlabane is as compelling as... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    GIRL TROUBLE

    OCT. 1, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

GIRL TROUBLE

by Kerry Cohen illustrated by Tyler Cohen

A brief, canny book that will make any girl who feels alone feel less alone. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    CASANOVA

    NOV. 1, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

CASANOVA

by Laurence Bergreen

Casanova’s adventures include plenty of juicy details, and Bergreen weaves in just enough to prove his reputation. His... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ALWAYS HAPPY HOUR

    JAN. 10, 2017

FICTION

ALWAYS HAPPY HOUR

by Mary Miller

Like a two-for-one drink special or a boxful of beer, this bracingly strong collection may prove intoxicating. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WE COULD BE BEAUTIFUL

    JUNE 28, 2016

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