Book List

150 Most Anticipated Books of the Fall

  • FICTION

    LOVED AND MISSED

    SEPT. 19, 2023

FICTION

LOVED AND MISSED

by Susie Boyt

Readers who are averse to crying in public be warned: You’ll want to sit with this astounding story at home. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SWORD CATCHER

    OCT. 10, 2023

  • FICTION

    TREMOR

    OCT. 17, 2023

FICTION

TREMOR

by Teju Cole

A provocative and profound meditation on art and life in a world of terror. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    DAY

    NOV. 14, 2023

FICTION

DAY

by Michael Cunningham

This subtle, sensitively written family story proves poignant and quietly powerful. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    OUR STRANGERS

    OCT. 3, 2023

FICTION

OUR STRANGERS

by Lydia Davis

A collection that you'll want to keep on your bedside table by one of America’s most original short story writers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE REFORMATORY

    OCT. 31, 2023

FICTION

THE REFORMATORY

by Tananarive Due

A novel that reminds its readers that racism forges its own lasting, unbearable nightmares. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE WREN, THE WREN

    SEPT. 19, 2023

FICTION

THE WREN, THE WREN

by Anne Enright

Tender and truthful as ever, Enright offers a beguiling journey to selfhood. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    A HOUSE FOR ALICE

    SEPT. 12, 2023

FICTION

A HOUSE FOR ALICE

by Diana Evans

A baggy, striking, perceptive slice of intergenerational life. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE CHILDREN'S BACH

    OCT. 10, 2023

FICTION

THE CHILDREN'S BACH

by Helen Garner

Brilliantly constructed and puzzling in a good way, the way that even our own lives can be puzzling to us. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE VASTER WILDS

    SEPT. 12, 2023

FICTION

THE VASTER WILDS

by Lauren Groff

The writing is inspired, the imaginative power near mystic, but some will wish for more plot. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    PAY AS YOU GO

    OCT. 24, 2023

FICTION

PAY AS YOU GO

by Eskor David Johnson

An inventive, beautifully written debut that will leave readers wanting more. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    HAPPINESS FALLS

    AUG. 29, 2023

FICTION

HAPPINESS FALLS

by Angie Kim

The claim that a book will change your life often seems like exaggeration. Here the potential is real. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE MANIAC

    OCT. 3, 2023

FICTION

THE MANIAC

by Benjamín Labatut

Sharply written fiction ably capturing primitive emotions and boundary-breaking research. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    ROMAN STORIES

    OCT. 10, 2023

FICTION

ROMAN STORIES

by Jhumpa Lahiri ; translated by Jhumpa Lahiri with Todd Portnowitz

Filled with intelligence and sorrow, these sharply drawn glimpses of Roman lives create an impressively unified effect. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    NORTH WOODS

    SEPT. 19, 2023

FICTION

NORTH WOODS

by Daniel Mason

Like the house at its center, a book that is multitudinous and magical. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE UNSETTLED

    SEPT. 26, 2023

FICTION

THE UNSETTLED

by Ayana Mathis

An affecting and carefully drawn story of a family on the brink. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    ABSOLUTION

    NOV. 7, 2023

FICTION

ABSOLUTION

by Alice McDermott

This transporting, piercing, profound novel is McDermott’s masterpiece. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    JONATHAN ABERNATHY YOU ARE KIND

    OCT. 17, 2023

FICTION

JONATHAN ABERNATHY YOU ARE KIND

by Molly McGhee

Upton Sinclair meets modern workplace satire—with a lot of heart. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    AMERICA FANTASTICA

    OCT. 24, 2023

  • FICTION

    MY WORK

    SEPT. 4, 2023

FICTION

MY WORK

by Olga Ravn ; translated by Sophia Hersi Smith & Jennifer Russell

A stunning book that speaks aloud thoughts the reader believed had been theirs alone in long nursery hours of the night. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE FRAGILE THREADS OF POWER

    SEPT. 26, 2023

SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

THE FRAGILE THREADS OF POWER

by V.E. Schwab

A delicious treat for fans of the Shades of Magic series and a lush, suspenseful fantasy in its own right. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE FRAUD

    SEPT. 5, 2023

FICTION

THE FRAUD

by Zadie Smith

Intelligent and thoughtful but not quite at this groundbreaking writer’s usual level of excellence. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    IDLEWILD

    SEPT. 12, 2023

FICTION

IDLEWILD

by James Frankie Thomas

Equal parts funny and insightful, this is a propulsive exploration of gender identity, sexuality, and self-discovery. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THIS IS SALVAGED

    SEPT. 26, 2023

FICTION

THIS IS SALVAGED

by Vauhini Vara

A poignant collection of stories that glimpse the salvation of human connection in the midst of modern alienation. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    LET US DESCEND

    OCT. 24, 2023

FICTION

LET US DESCEND

by Jesmyn Ward

Ward may not tell you anything new about slavery, but her language is saturated with terror and enchantment. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    FAMILY MEAL

    OCT. 10, 2023

FICTION

FAMILY MEAL

by Bryan Washington

Washington brilliantly commits to his style and preoccupations in a novel about the often winding journey to family. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    HOLLER, CHILD

    AUG. 29, 2023

  • FICTION

    DEARBORN

    SEPT. 5, 2023

FICTION

DEARBORN

by Ghassan Zeineddine

A fantastic collection heralding the voice of a major new writer. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    LAND OF MILK AND HONEY

    SEPT. 26, 2023

FICTION

LAND OF MILK AND HONEY

by C Pam Zhang

Mournful and luscious, a gothic novel for the twilight of the Anthropocene Era. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    I MUST BE DREAMING

    OCT. 24, 2023

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

I MUST BE DREAMING

by Roz Chast ; illustrated by Roz Chast

A sharp compendium of dreamy visions that could only have come from the iconic cartoonist’s sleeping mind. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    SUMMER OF HAMN

    OCT. 3, 2023

NONFICTION

SUMMER OF HAMN

by Chuck D ; illustrated by Chuck D

A focused, fresh, urgent text filled with pictures worth 1,000 words and rhymes worth thousands more. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE YOUNG MAN

    SEPT. 12, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    CROSSINGS

    SEPT. 12, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    THE LOST SUPPER

    SEPT. 19, 2023

NONFICTION

THE LOST SUPPER

by Taras Grescoe

Grescoe writes with color, energy, and humor, and the result is a fascinating book that leaves you hungry for more. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    CREEP

    SEPT. 5, 2023

NONFICTION

CREEP

by Myriam Gurba

A truly exceptional essay collection about safety, fear, and power. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    BLACK AF HISTORY

    SEPT. 19, 2023

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

BLACK AF HISTORY

by Michael Harriot ; illustrated by Jibola Fagbamiye

Fresh eyes and bold, entertaining language combine in this authoritative, essential work of U.S. history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    LOU REED

    OCT. 3, 2023

NONFICTION

LOU REED

by Will Hermes

An engrossing, fully dimensional portrait of an influential yet elusive performer. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF AND GOD AGAINST ALL

    OCT. 10, 2023

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF AND GOD AGAINST ALL

by Werner Herzog ; translated by Michael Hofmann

Fans and neophytes alike will relish the opportunity to delve deeply into Herzog’s fascinating mind. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    DOPPELGANGER

    SEPT. 12, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    FASHION KILLA

    OCT. 10, 2023

NONFICTION

FASHION KILLA

by Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Exciting and exhaustive, this fun hip-hop history explains what your favorite rappers are wearing and why. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    ARTIFICIAL

    OCT. 17, 2023

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

ARTIFICIAL

by Amy Kurzweil

Intimate reflections and powerful visual elements combine in an exemplary work of graphic nonfiction. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE SISTER

    SEPT. 12, 2023

NONFICTION

THE SISTER

by Sung-Yoon Lee

A vivid portrait of a ruthless, egocentric woman driven by an unrelenting sense of entitlement and destiny. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE DEADLINE

    AUG. 29, 2023

NONFICTION

THE DEADLINE

by Jill Lepore

A noteworthy collection from an indispensable writer and thinker. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    PUNISHED FOR DREAMING

    SEPT. 12, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    WILD GIRLS

    SEPT. 19, 2023

NONFICTION

WILD GIRLS

by Tiya Miles

A fresh, graceful contribution to women’s history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    OF TIME AND TURTLES

    SEPT. 19, 2023

NONFICTION

OF TIME AND TURTLES

by Sy Montgomery ; illustrated by Matt Patterson

An engaging, informative, and colorful journey into the world of turtles. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE SISTERHOOD

    OCT. 17, 2023

NONFICTION

THE SISTERHOOD

by Liza Mundy

Another winner from Mundy, who tells a story that deserves to be told about women who deserve to be remembered. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    A MAN OF TWO FACES

    OCT. 3, 2023

NONFICTION

A MAN OF TWO FACES

by Viet Thanh Nguyen

A fragmentary reflection on the refugee experience, at once lyrical and biting, by one of our leading writers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    WHY WE LOVE BASEBALL

    SEPT. 5, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    DEMOCRACY AWAKENING

    SEPT. 26, 2023

NONFICTION

DEMOCRACY AWAKENING

by Heather Cox Richardson

Reminding us that “how it comes out rests…in our own hands,” Richardson empowers us for the chapters yet to come. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    JEWISH SPACE LASERS

    SEPT. 19, 2023

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

JEWISH SPACE LASERS

by Mike Rothschild

With solid research and engaging humor, this book takes apart the conspiracy theories surrounding the Rothschild family. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    FOREIGN BODIES

    SEPT. 19, 2023

NONFICTION

FOREIGN BODIES

by Simon Schama

A vivid account of the horror of epidemics and the breakthroughs that can bring them under control. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    BUDAPEST

    SEPT. 5, 2023

CURRENT EVENTS & SOCIAL ISSUES

BUDAPEST

by Victor Sebestyen

A beautifully wrought, admiring portrait of a beloved, beleaguered city and its people. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    HOW TO SAY BABYLON

    OCT. 3, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    THE COMING WAVE

    SEPT. 5, 2023

NONFICTION

THE COMING WAVE

by Mustafa Suleyman with Michael Bhaskar

An informative yet disturbing study and a clear warning from someone whose voice cannot be ignored. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE VOYAGE OF SORCERER II

    SEPT. 12, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    THE GOLDEN SCREEN

    OCT. 31, 2023

NONFICTION

THE GOLDEN SCREEN

by Jeff Yang

Whether you dip into it or read it from cover to cover, this book brings a hidden history to life. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

    SEPT. 26, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    DIM SUM PALACE

    SEPT. 12, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    REMEMBERING

    AUG. 29, 2023

CHILDREN'S

REMEMBERING

by Xelena González ; illustrated by Adriana M. Garcia

A gorgeous, deeply touching exploration of grief and remembrance. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    DESERT QUEEN

    OCT. 3, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    SOMETHING, SOMEDAY

    SEPT. 26, 2023

CHILDREN'S

SOMETHING, SOMEDAY

by Amanda Gorman ; illustrated by Christian Robinson

An engaging offering whose hopeful message will resonate with readers of all ages. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    HOW THIS BOOK GOT RED

    OCT. 1, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    LOVE IS IN THE BEAR

    OCT. 17, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    ON THE TIP OF A WAVE

    OCT. 31, 2023

CHILDREN'S

ON THE TIP OF A WAVE

by Joanna Ho ; illustrated by Cátia Chien

Inspiring insights into how art can reify vital current issues. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    I WILL SWIM NEXT TIME

    AUG. 1, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    BÁBO

    SEPT. 19, 2023

CHILDREN'S

BÁBO

by Astrid Kamalyan ; illustrated by Anait Semirdzhyan

An enchanting celebration of heritage and childhood joy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE SHADE TREE

    AUG. 22, 2023

CHILDREN'S

THE SHADE TREE

by Suzy Lee ; illustrated by Suzy Lee ; translated by Helen Mixter

A gorgeous fable celebrating generosity and wit. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    AUTUMN PELTIER, WATER WARRIOR

    SEPT. 19, 2023

CHILDREN'S

AUTUMN PELTIER, WATER WARRIOR

by Carole Lindstrom ; illustrated by Bridget George

A touching ode to Indigenous activists organizing for generations of clean water. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BENITA AND THE NIGHT CREATURES

    SEPT. 5, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    EMPTY AND ME

    OCT. 3, 2023

CHILDREN'S

EMPTY AND ME

by Azam Mahdavi ; illustrated by Maryam Tahmasebi ; translated by Parisa Saranj

A devastatingly honest book about loss, mourning, and recovery. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    JUST BECAUSE

    SEPT. 12, 2023

CHILDREN'S

JUST BECAUSE

by Matthew McConaughey illustrated by Renée Kurilla

Charming and thought-provoking proof that we all contain multitudes. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    PROUD MOUSE

    SEPT. 12, 2023

CHILDREN'S

PROUD MOUSE

by Cara Mentzel & Idina Menzel ; illustrated by Jaclyn Sinquett

Little sibs unite and distinguish yourselves! A nice lesson for kids who sometimes get lost in the shuffle. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    GANESHA'S GREAT RACE

    OCT. 24, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    THERE WAS A PARTY FOR LANGSTON

    OCT. 3, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    A LETTER FOR BOB

    SEPT. 19, 2023

CHILDREN'S

A LETTER FOR BOB

by Kim Rogers ; illustrated by Jonathan Nelson

Slice-of-life Native stories told with joy and reverence. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    LISTENING TO THE QUIET

    SEPT. 5, 2023

CHILDREN'S

LISTENING TO THE QUIET

by Cassie Silva ; illustrated by Frances Ives

A personal, child-friendly approach to sensory changes. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    DO YOU REMEMBER?

    OCT. 3, 2023

CHILDREN'S

DO YOU REMEMBER?

by Sydney Smith ; illustrated by Sydney Smith

An immensely satisfying glimpse of a family’s ability to navigate challenges through honest conversation and mutual support. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    GAME OF FREEDOM

    OCT. 24, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    GOTTA GO!

    SEPT. 5, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE WORDS WE SHARE

    OCT. 10, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    DOGTOWN

    SEPT. 19, 2023

CHILDREN'S

DOGTOWN

by Katherine Applegate & Gennifer Choldenko ; illustrated by Wallace West

Eminently readable and appealing; will tug at dog-loving readers’ heartstrings. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    FLYING UP THE MOUNTAIN

    OCT. 3, 2023

CHILDREN'S

FLYING UP THE MOUNTAIN

by Elizabeth-Irene Baitie

A highly affecting novel about young people working together to preserve the richness of their environment. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    CAT ON THE RUN IN CAT OF DEATH!

    SEPT. 5, 2023

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

CAT ON THE RUN IN CAT OF DEATH!

by Aaron Blabey ; illustrated by Aaron Blabey

The perils of online celebrity take the form of frantic feline antics in this capable, caper-filled series starter. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    OLIVER'S GREAT BIG UNIVERSE

    SEPT. 26, 2023

CHILDREN'S

OLIVER'S GREAT BIG UNIVERSE

by Jorge Cham ; illustrated by Jorge Cham

An irresistibly entertaining introduction to astrophysics. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE SPIRIT GLASS

    SEPT. 5, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    THREE TASKS FOR A DRAGON

    OCT. 3, 2023

CHILDREN'S

THREE TASKS FOR A DRAGON

by Eoin Colfer ; illustrated by P.J. Lynch

An elegant and inspired fairy tale that feels both familiar and freshly penned. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    CROSS MY HEART AND NEVER LIE

    SEPT. 19, 2023

CHILDREN'S

CROSS MY HEART AND NEVER LIE

by Nora Dåsnes ; translated by Matt Bagguley ; illustrated by Nora Dåsnes

An absorbing, sincerely told story of adolescent self-discovery and connection. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    PROJECT F

    OCT. 10, 2023

CHILDREN'S

PROJECT F

by Jeanne DuPrau

A compelling, nostalgic-feeling story exploring contemporary issues in a futuristic setting. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE LONGEST NIGHT IN EGYPT

    SEPT. 26, 2023

CHILDREN'S

THE LONGEST NIGHT IN EGYPT

by David Anthony Durham ; illustrated by Eric Wilkerson

Nile-style adventures; just the ticket for Percy Jackson fans. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    GREEN

    OCT. 3, 2023

CHILDREN'S

GREEN

by Alex Gino

A compassionate, feel-good story affording readers opportunities for identification, information, and inspiration. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    WRECKER

    SEPT. 26, 2023

CHILDREN'S

WRECKER

by Carl Hiaasen

A batten-down-the-hatches thriller anchored by critical real-life themes. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    ALEBRIJES

    OCT. 3, 2023

CHILDREN'S

ALEBRIJES

by Donna Barba Higuera ; illustrated by David Álvarez

This heartfelt adventure signals hope for humanity, even in the aftermath of darkness. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE WINTERTON DECEPTION

    OCT. 31, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    SHIRA & ESTHER'S DOUBLE DREAM DEBUT

    OCT. 10, 2023

CHILDREN'S

SHIRA & ESTHER'S DOUBLE DREAM DEBUT

by Anna E. Jordan

Adult readers may wish they were young again, so this could instantly become their favorite book. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    WHERE'S JOON?

    OCT. 10, 2023

CHILDREN'S

WHERE'S JOON?

by Julie Kim ; illustrated by Julie Kim

Rich in folklore, comedy, and color, a riotous and pleasurable treat. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE APARTMENT HOUSE ON POPPY HILL

    NOV. 7, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    ENLIGHTEN ME (A GRAPHIC NOVEL)

    SEPT. 19, 2023

CHILDREN'S

ENLIGHTEN ME (A GRAPHIC NOVEL)

by Minh Lê ; illustrated by Chan Chau

A thoughtful, humorous, community-centered exploration of identity and Buddhism. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    CHINESE MENU

    SEPT. 12, 2023

CHILDREN'S

CHINESE MENU

by Grace Lin ; illustrated by Grace Lin

An utterly delectable feast of history and storytelling. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF TATTERLY

    OCT. 10, 2023

CHILDREN'S

THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF TATTERLY

by Shanna Miles

A richly detailed story that amplifies the importance of connections and community. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BILLY AND THE GIANT ADVENTURE

    NOV. 14, 2023

CHILDREN'S

BILLY AND THE GIANT ADVENTURE

by Jamie Oliver ; illustrated by Mónica Armiño

Dishes up a tasty round of youthful derring-do with several meaty topics on the side. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BARELY FLOATING

    AUG. 29, 2023

CHILDREN'S

BARELY FLOATING

by Lilliam Rivera

A body-positive story of growing up that’s sure to make a splash. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    JUST DON'T FALL

    SEPT. 5, 2023

  • CHILDREN'S

    MASCOT

    SEPT. 5, 2023

CHILDREN'S

MASCOT

by Charles Waters & Traci Sorell

A brilliant story not to be missed; deeply engaging from the first page. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    REMEMBER US

    OCT. 10, 2023

  • TEEN

    THE BLOOD YEARS

    OCT. 10, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE BLOOD YEARS

by Elana K. Arnold

A moving glimpse into a past that is an all-too-possible vision of our future. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    GORGEOUS GRUESOME FACES

    NOV. 7, 2023

  • TEEN

    WEED

    SEPT. 5, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

WEED

by Caitlin Donohue

Solid research and a global perspective create a useful approach focusing on harm reduction. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    DISCOVERING LIFE'S STORY

    SEPT. 12, 2023

  • TEEN

    THE SPELLS WE CAST

    OCT. 3, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE SPELLS WE CAST

by Jason June

With Texas-sized heart and cinematic action, this magical fantasy is a crowd pleaser. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    ROSES & VIOLETS

    SEPT. 26, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

ROSES & VIOLETS

by Gry Kappel Jensen ; translated by Sharon E. Rhodes

The Scandinavian atmosphere and engaging narrative voices uplift and deepen this magical boarding school story. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE COLLECTORS

    SEPT. 19, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE COLLECTORS

edited by A.S. King

An eclectic, poignant, and introspective treasure trove. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    MALL GOTH

    SEPT. 26, 2023

  • TEEN

    THE FALL OF WHIT RIVERA

    OCT. 10, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE FALL OF WHIT RIVERA

by Crystal Maldonado

A sentimental story about friendship, family, and love as sweet as a pumpkin spice latte. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    YAQUI DELGADO WANTS TO KICK YOUR ASS

    SEPT. 5, 2023

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

YAQUI DELGADO WANTS TO KICK YOUR ASS

by Meg Medina ; adapted by Mel Valentine Vargas ; illustrated by Mel Valentine Vargas ; color by Mary Lee Fenner

A decade on, as relevant as ever and likely to capture the hearts of even more readers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    WISH OF THE WICKED

    NOV. 7, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

WISH OF THE WICKED

by Danielle Paige

This sprawling, action-packed origin story, layered in mystique, will pull readers into its fascinating world. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    ALL THE THINGS WE NEVER SAID

    OCT. 3, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

ALL THE THINGS WE NEVER SAID

by Yasmin Rahman

Honestly portrays the dark parts of life—and shows that there is hope. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    A PRETTY IMPLAUSIBLE PREMISE

    SEPT. 26, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

A PRETTY IMPLAUSIBLE PREMISE

by Karen Rivers

Implausible? Maybe, but also smart and infused with enough heart to make suspending disbelief a pleasure. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE TWENTY-ONE

    SEPT. 26, 2023

  • TEEN

    THE GRIMMER

    SEPT. 26, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE GRIMMER

by Naben Ruthnum

A satisfying supernatural tale centering a reluctant hero who discovers the universe’s time-bending secrets. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    ALL THE FIGHTING PARTS

    SEPT. 19, 2023

  • TEEN

    A PRAYER FOR VENGEANCE

    SEPT. 19, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

A PRAYER FOR VENGEANCE

by Leanne Schwartz

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