Book List

150 Most Anticipated Books of the Fall

  • FICTION

    SHRINES OF GAIETY

    SEPT. 27, 2022

FICTION

SHRINES OF GAIETY

by Kate Atkinson

Already one of the best writers working, Atkinson just gets better and better. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    NATURAL HISTORY

    SEPT. 13, 2022

  • FICTION

    PRETEND IT'S MY BODY

    OCT. 18, 2022

FICTION

PRETEND IT'S MY BODY

by Luke Dani Blue

Original work intent on creating new ways to imagine transformations. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    IF I SURVIVE YOU

    SEPT. 6, 2022

FICTION

IF I SURVIVE YOU

by Jonathan Escoffery

A fine debut that looks at the complexities of cultural identity with humor, savvy, and a rich sense of place. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE OLD PLACE

    SEPT. 20, 2022

FICTION

THE OLD PLACE

by Bobby Finger

A surprising page-turner—homey, funny, yet with dark corners of anger and grief. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    LUNGFISH

    SEPT. 13, 2022

FICTION

LUNGFISH

by Meghan Gilliss

As startling and intense as the windswept landscape the book depicts. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    CANCIÓN

    SEPT. 20, 2022

  • FICTION

    DIDN'T NOBODY GIVE A SHIT WHAT HAPPENED TO CARLOTTA

    AUG. 30, 2022

  • FICTION

    THE BIRDCATCHER

    SEPT. 13, 2022

FICTION

THE BIRDCATCHER

by Gayl Jones

Jones’ mercurial, often inscrutable body of work delivers yet another change-up to readers’ expectations. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE BOOK OF GOOSE

    SEPT. 20, 2022

FICTION

THE BOOK OF GOOSE

by Yiyun Li

Stunners: Li’s memorable duo, their lives, their losses. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    NO ONE LEFT TO COME LOOKING FOR YOU

    DEC. 6, 2022

FICTION

NO ONE LEFT TO COME LOOKING FOR YOU

by Sam Lipsyte

A badass book with brains, wit, moral decay, and radical outrage to spare. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE PASSENGER

    OCT. 25, 2022

FICTION

THE PASSENGER

by Cormac McCarthy

Enigmatic, elegant, extraordinary: a welcome return after a too-long absence. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    STELLA MARIS

    DEC. 6, 2022

FICTION

STELLA MARIS

by Cormac McCarthy

A grand puzzle, and grandly written at that, about shattered psyches and illicit dreams. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE HERO OF THIS BOOK

    OCT. 4, 2022

FICTION

THE HERO OF THIS BOOK

by Elizabeth McCracken

Novel? Memoir? Who cares. It’s a great story, beautifully told. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    LESSONS

    SEPT. 13, 2022

FICTION

LESSONS

by Ian McEwan

A richly observed story that spans decades to recount lives of sometimes-noisy desperation. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE BETRAYED

    SEPT. 6, 2022

FICTION

THE BETRAYED

by Reine Arcache Melvin

Melvin deftly illustrates that family alliances may be as complicated as political ones. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SACRIFICIO

    SEPT. 6, 2022

FICTION

SACRIFICIO

by Ernesto Mestre-Reed

A compelling, melancholy novel that explores the beautiful rise and often violent breakdown of dreams, ideals, and love. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE CONSEQUENCES

    OCT. 18, 2022

  • FICTION

    OUR MISSING HEARTS

    OCT. 4, 2022

FICTION

OUR MISSING HEARTS

by Celeste Ng

Underscores that the stories we tell about our lives and those of others can change hearts, minds, and history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    TI AMO

    SEPT. 13, 2022

FICTION

TI AMO

by Hanne Ørstavik ; translated by Martin Aitken

A remarkably frank and finely sieved account of two people approaching the ultimate parting of the ways. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE BULLET THAT MISSED

    SEPT. 20, 2022

  • FICTION

    CARRIE SOTO IS BACK

    AUG. 30, 2022

  • FICTION

    LIBERATION DAY

    OCT. 18, 2022

FICTION

LIBERATION DAY

by George Saunders

A tour de force collection that showcases all of Saunders’ many skills. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE FURROWS

    SEPT. 27, 2022

FICTION

THE FURROWS

by Namwali Serpell

Stylistically refreshing and emotionally intense, cementing Serpell’s place among the best writers going. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    FLIGHT

    NOV. 8, 2022

  • FICTION

    SWEET, SOFT, PLENTY RHYTHM

    SEPT. 20, 2022

FICTION

SWEET, SOFT, PLENTY RHYTHM

by Laura Warrell

A captivating modern romance evoking love, loss, recovery, and redemption. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    WHITE HORSE

    NOV. 1, 2022

FICTION

WHITE HORSE

by Erika T. Wurth

An engrossing modern horror story that blends the power of Indigenous spiritualism with earthly terrors. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    STRANGERS TO OURSELVES

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

STRANGERS TO OURSELVES

by Rachel Aviv

A moving, meticulously researched, elegantly constructed work of nonfiction. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    LIKE, COMMENT, SUBSCRIBE

    SEPT. 6, 2022

NONFICTION

LIKE, COMMENT, SUBSCRIBE

by Mark Bergen

Powerful insight into a ubiquitous yet still shadowy company. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE MOSQUITO BOWL

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

THE MOSQUITO BOWL

by Buzz Bissinger

College football and World War II: not an obvious combination, but Bissinger handles it brilliantly. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    SURRENDER

    NOV. 1, 2022

NONFICTION

SURRENDER

by Bono

Chatty and self-regarding but pleasantly free of outright narcissism. A no-brainer for U2’s legions of fans. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    PROFILES IN IGNORANCE

    SEPT. 13, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    BLACK SKINHEAD

    SEPT. 20, 2022

NONFICTION

BLACK SKINHEAD

by Brandi Collins-Dexter

A remarkable work that leaves us feeling hopeful for change. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    MY THREE DADS

    SEPT. 9, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    THE PETROLEUM PAPERS

    SEPT. 20, 2022

NONFICTION

THE PETROLEUM PAPERS

by Geoff Dembicki

A damning, necessary exposé of corporate malfeasance with lethal consequences. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    MEMORIES OF A GAY CATHOLIC BOYHOOD

    SEPT. 9, 2022

HISTORY

MEMORIES OF A GAY CATHOLIC BOYHOOD

by John D’Emilio

A warm, humane coming-of-age memoir that delivers much more than its title suggests. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE STORY OF RUSSIA

    SEPT. 20, 2022

NONFICTION

THE STORY OF RUSSIA

by Orlando Figes

A lucid, astute text that unpacks the myths of Russian history to help explain present-day motivations and actions. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    INCITING JOY

    OCT. 25, 2022

NONFICTION

INCITING JOY

by Ross Gay

A pleasingly digressive and intimate memoir in essays. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    STAY TRUE

    SEPT. 27, 2022

NONFICTION

STAY TRUE

by Hua Hsu

A stunning, intricate memoir about friendship, grief, and memory. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE THIRD RECONSTRUCTION

    SEPT. 6, 2022

NONFICTION

THE THIRD RECONSTRUCTION

by Peniel E. Joseph

Joseph successfully links episodes in the struggle for civil rights to form a continuum of injustice and resolution. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    FOLK MUSIC

    OCT. 11, 2022

NONFICTION

FOLK MUSIC

by Greil Marcus ; edited by Max Clarke

Marcus delivers yet another essential work of music journalism. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    AND THERE WAS LIGHT

    OCT. 18, 2022

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

AND THERE WAS LIGHT

by Jon Meacham

An essential, eminently readable volume for anyone interested in Lincoln and his era. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE FIGHT OF OUR LIVES

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

THE FIGHT OF OUR LIVES

by Iuliia Mendel ; translated by Madeline G. Levine

A nuanced portrait of a leader in a time of crisis who has definitely risen to the occasion. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE SONG OF THE CELL

    OCT. 25, 2022

NONFICTION

THE SONG OF THE CELL

by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Another outstanding addition to the author’s oeuvre, which we hope will continue to grow for years to come. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    WHAT IF? 2

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

WHAT IF? 2

by Randall Munroe

A delight for science geeks with a penchant for oddball thought experiments. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    TOKEN BLACK GIRL

    OCT. 1, 2022

NONFICTION

TOKEN BLACK GIRL

by Danielle Prescod

A trenchant, honest, and unique memoir about body image, fashion, and Blackness. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE EVOLUTION OF CHARLES DARWIN

    OCT. 4, 2022

HISTORY

THE EVOLUTION OF CHARLES DARWIN

by Diana Preston

An irresistible scientific biography and adventure story with a happy ending. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    MAYBE WE’LL MAKE IT

    OCT. 4, 2022

NONFICTION

MAYBE WE’LL MAKE IT

by Margo Price

A brutally honest and at times heart-wrenching account of one musician's struggle to make it in a challenging industry. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    FEELS LIKE HOME

    OCT. 4, 2022

NONFICTION

FEELS LIKE HOME

by Linda Ronstadt & Lawrence Downes ; photographed by Bill Steen

A lively, lovely exaltation of the dry, cactus-studded, indelible Sonoran Desert. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE WORLD RECORD BOOK OF RACIST STORIES

    NOV. 22, 2022

NONFICTION

THE WORLD RECORD BOOK OF RACIST STORIES

by Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar

An excellent look at lived experiences of Black Americans that should be required reading for all Americans. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    SURVIVAL OF THE RICHEST

    SEPT. 6, 2022

NONFICTION

SURVIVAL OF THE RICHEST

by Douglas Rushkoff

A dense but thorough and authoritative condemnation of tech worship. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THEY CALLED ME A LIONESS

    SEPT. 6, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    DINNERS WITH RUTH

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

DINNERS WITH RUTH

by Nina Totenberg

An affectionate, revealing portrait of an important figure in American history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    STARRY MESSENGER

    SEPT. 20, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    LIKE A ROLLING STONE

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

LIKE A ROLLING STONE

by Jann S. Wenner

A frank, sharp memoir by a zeitgeist-savvy entrepreneur who ranks among the earliest of modern influencers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    YEAR OF THE TIGER

    SEPT. 6, 2022

NONFICTION

YEAR OF THE TIGER

by Alice Wong

A stunningly innovative, compulsively readable hybrid of memoir, cultural criticism, and social activism. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    TEACHING WHITE SUPREMACY

    SEPT. 13, 2022

NONFICTION

TEACHING WHITE SUPREMACY

by Donald Yacovone

An outstanding contribution to the historical literature of American racism and racist ideologies. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    LOVE FROM MECCA TO MEDINA

    OCT. 18, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

LOVE FROM MECCA TO MEDINA

by S.K. Ali

A contemplative exploration of faith, love, and the human condition. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    DEMON IN THE WOOD

    SEPT. 27, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DEMON IN THE WOOD

by Leigh Bardugo ; illustrated by Dani Pendergast

A poignant, humanizing backstory for the antagonist of this beloved, long-running series. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    MONSTERS BORN AND MADE

    SEPT. 6, 2022

  • TEEN

    CHILDREN OF RAGNAROK

    NOV. 8, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

CHILDREN OF RAGNAROK

by Cinda Williams Chima

This innovative story with a satisfying ancient mythology baseline strikes a refreshing note for the genre. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THINGS I KNOW

    SEPT. 6, 2022

  • TEEN

    THE LUMINARIES

    NOV. 8, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE LUMINARIES

by Susan Dennard

An entertaining addition to the tradition of young adult adventures in finding oneself. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    MY GOOD MAN

    NOV. 1, 2022

  • TEEN

    THE GETAWAY

    SEPT. 20, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE GETAWAY

by Lamar Giles

Hold tight: You’ll want to stay on this nightmarish roller coaster till the end. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    WE DESERVE MONUMENTS

    NOV. 29, 2022

  • TEEN

    BRAIDING SWEETGRASS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

    NOV. 1, 2022

  • TEEN

    BIG LIES

    OCT. 4, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BIG LIES

by Mark Kurlansky ; illustrated by Eric Zelz

Impassioned, thorough, and brilliant: describes the struggle for truth that “keeps the world from descending into chaos.” Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE DEPTHS

    SEPT. 13, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE DEPTHS

by Nicole Lesperance

Readers will dive in so deep they might forget to come up for air. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    SHUNA'S JOURNEY

    NOV. 1, 2022

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

SHUNA'S JOURNEY

by Hayao Miyazaki ; translated by Alex Dudok de Wit ; illustrated by Hayao Miyazaki

A reimagined folktale as grand as its painted visuals are sublime. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    NUMB TO THIS

    OCT. 11, 2022

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

NUMB TO THIS

by Kindra Neely ; illustrated by Kindra Neely

This exploration of a gun-violence survivor’s raw pain amid ever repeating disasters will resonate with far too many. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE SILENT STARS GO BY

    SEPT. 20, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE SILENT STARS GO BY

by Sally Nicholls

A textured historical romance that is far more than the sum of its parts. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    BRIARCLIFF PREP

    NOV. 15, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BRIARCLIFF PREP

by Brianna Peppins

A necessary story, full of emotion and with a hopeful ending. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    MAN MADE MONSTERS

    OCT. 4, 2022

  • TEEN

    GLEANINGS

    NOV. 8, 2022

  • TEEN

    IF NOT US

    OCT. 11, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

IF NOT US

by Mark Smith

A textured, thoughtful work grounded in timely and enduring themes. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    I'M THE GIRL

    SEPT. 13, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE DOOR OF NO RETURN

    SEPT. 27, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE DOOR OF NO RETURN

by Kwame Alexander

A riveting, not-to-be-missed trilogy opener that will leave readers invested in what is to come. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MOONGARDEN

    NOV. 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MOONGARDEN

by Michelle A. Barry

Nicely realized, intriguingly complex, and well set up for sequels. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    CRABGRASS

    SEPT. 20, 2022

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

CRABGRASS

by Tauhid Bondia ; illustrated by Tauhid Bondia

The author has learned exactly the right lessons from the history of comics. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    RUBY FINLEY VS. THE INTERSTELLAR INVASION

    SEPT. 27, 2022

CHILDREN'S

RUBY FINLEY VS. THE INTERSTELLAR INVASION

by K. Tempest Bradford

A page-turning mix of science, science fiction, and mystery that will empower readers to pursue their own STEM passions. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE LORDS OF NIGHT

    OCT. 4, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    UNDERCOVER LATINA

    OCT. 4, 2022

CHILDREN'S

UNDERCOVER LATINA

by Aya de León

An engaging, insightful adventure with a heartfelt conclusion. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MARYA KHAN AND THE INCREDIBLE HENNA PARTY

    OCT. 18, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MARYA KHAN AND THE INCREDIBLE HENNA PARTY

by Saadia Faruqi ; illustrated by Ani Bushry

A delightful story of friendship, family, and upended expectations. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE LABYRINTH OF DOOM

    NOV. 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE LABYRINTH OF DOOM

by Stuart Gibbs ; illustrated by Stacy Curtis

A lighter-than-air blend of knightly exploits and rib-tickling twists. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    TELL ME A STORY, PLEASE

    SEPT. 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

TELL ME A STORY, PLEASE

by Kyoko Hara ; illustrated by Kazue Takahashi ; translated by Alexandrea Mallia

A lovely, funny story about friendship and finding confidence. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    WILDOAK

    SEPT. 20, 2022

CHILDREN'S

WILDOAK

by C.C. Harrington

Tugs on ethical sensibilities and heartstrings with equal strength. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    OH, SAL

    SEPT. 27, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    WE ARE HERE

    OCT. 18, 2022

CHILDREN'S

WE ARE HERE

by Naomi Hirahara ; illustrated by Illi Ferandez

An excellent introduction that makes clear the richness and diversity of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BUZZKILL

    OCT. 11, 2022

CHILDREN'S

BUZZKILL

by Brenna Maloney ; illustrated by Dave Mottram

Fresh, lively, funny, and very, very informative. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MERCI SUÁREZ PLAYS IT COOL

    SEPT. 13, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    WE WERE THE FIRE

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

WE WERE THE FIRE

by Shelia P. Moses

A stirring, cleareyed look at the young people who risked much for social change as they fought for their civil rights. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    FRIZZY

    OCT. 18, 2022

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

FRIZZY

by Claribel A. Ortega ; illustrated by Rose Bousamra

An exquisite excavation of hair politics, family dynamics, and self-love. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SEEN AND UNSEEN

    OCT. 25, 2022

CHILDREN'S

SEEN AND UNSEEN

by Elizabeth Partridge ; illustrated by Lauren Tamaki

A bold combination of art, media, and records create a compelling read. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BLACK BIRD, BLUE ROAD

    SEPT. 20, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    WINDSWEPT

    SEPT. 13, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    LOLO’S LIGHT

    OCT. 4, 2022

CHILDREN'S

LOLO’S LIGHT

by Liz Garton Scanlon

A poignant coming-of-age story that explores the ripple effects of death, loss, and forgiveness. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE TRYOUT

    NOV. 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE TRYOUT

by Christina Soontornvat ; illustrated by Joanna Cacao ; color by Amanda Lafrenais

A funny, painfully honest look at a middle schooler finding her way. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    ALWAYS, CLEMENTINE

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

ALWAYS, CLEMENTINE

by Carlie Sorosiak

Serious themes lightened by comedic touches; the strong emotional attachments will linger with readers. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    WEIRD RULES TO FOLLOW

    OCT. 18, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    A ROVER'S STORY

    OCT. 4, 2022

CHILDREN'S

A ROVER'S STORY

by Jasmine Warga ; illustrated by Matt Rockefeller

The intelligences here may be (mostly) artificial, but the feelings are genuine and deep. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    WAYS TO SHARE JOY

    SEPT. 27, 2022

CHILDREN'S

WAYS TO SHARE JOY

by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Andrew Grey

A tale of family and friendship that exudes pure joy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    LOTUS BLOOM AND THE AFRO REVOLUTION

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

LOTUS BLOOM AND THE AFRO REVOLUTION

by Sherri Winston

A relatable novel that will encourage readers to fight for their rights. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    ME AND MUHAMMAD ALI

    SEPT. 20, 2022

CHILDREN'S

ME AND MUHAMMAD ALI

by Jabari Asim ; illustrated by A.G. Ford

This bundle of Black joy belongs on every bookshelf. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE BEST KIND OF MOONCAKE

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE BEST KIND OF MOONCAKE

by Pearl AuYeung ; illustrated by Pearl AuYeung

A historically specific setting with an eternal lesson. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    FARMHOUSE

    SEPT. 13, 2022

CHILDREN'S

FARMHOUSE

by Sophie Blackall ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall

A lovely, tender reimagining of people in a long-past time and place. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    GOING PLACES

    OCT. 4, 2022

CHILDREN'S

GOING PLACES

by Tonya Bolden ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

A richly layered, powerful introduction to an entrepreneur and the problems he solved. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    I AM RUBY BRIDGES

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

I AM RUBY BRIDGES

by Ruby Bridges ; illustrated by Nikkolas Smith

A unique angle on a watershed moment in the civil rights era. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE UNIVERSE IN YOU

    NOV. 29, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE UNIVERSE IN YOU

by Jason Chin ; illustrated by Jason Chin

Another fantastic voyage from an accomplished author/illustrator, creatively presented. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    I HAVE A SUPERPOWER

    SEPT. 6, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    WOMBAT SAID COME IN

    OCT. 4, 2022

CHILDREN'S

WOMBAT SAID COME IN

by Carmen Agra Deedy ; illustrated by Brian Lies

A superb read-aloud balancing messages about the environment and generosity with humor and heart. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MAYBE YOU MIGHT

    OCT. 4, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MAYBE YOU MIGHT

by Imogen Foxell ; illustrated by Anna Cunha

This gorgeous book shimmers with hope and possibilities. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    FOREVER COUSINS

    SEPT. 20, 2022

CHILDREN'S

FOREVER COUSINS

by Laurel Goodluck ; illustrated by Jonathan Nelson

A sweet story of friendship, family, and community. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    PLAYTIME FOR RESTLESS RASCALS

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

PLAYTIME FOR RESTLESS RASCALS

by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon

A stunning, warm story about the many ways that play sparks joy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    HANA'S HUNDREDS OF HIJABS

    SEPT. 20, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    MARVELOUS MABEL

    OCT. 18, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MARVELOUS MABEL

by Crystal Hubbard ; illustrated by Alleanna Harris

An account of a sports pioneer that should be widely read and shared. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MAGNOLIA FLOWER

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MAGNOLIA FLOWER

by Zora Neale Hurston ; adapted by Ibram X. Kendi ; illustrated by Loveis Wise

An artfully rendered tale of life and love that also conveys an essential but often overlooked chapter in U.S. history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SAY HELLO?

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

SAY HELLO?

by Sung Mi Kim ; illustrated by Sung Mi Kim ; translated by Clare Richards

Though the protagonists miss what could have been a wonderful friendship, readers can learn from their mistakes. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE LINE IN THE SAND

    SEPT. 13, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    MUSIC IS IN EVERYTHING

    OCT. 11, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MUSIC IS IN EVERYTHING

by Ziggy Marley ; illustrated by Ag Jatkowska

Close your eyes, listen to the music, and experience the joy of family with this buoyant tale. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A RIVER'S GIFTS

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

A RIVER'S GIFTS

by Patricia Newman ; illustrated by Natasha Donovan

An illuminating glimpse at the Elwha River and its gifts. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    PARADISE SANDS

    NOV. 8, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    DIGESTION! THE MUSICAL

    OCT. 25, 2022

CHILDREN'S

DIGESTION! THE MUSICAL

by Adam Rex ; illustrated by Laura Park

As “gross and amazing” as its topic, certain to receive thunderous ovations—standing or otherwise. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    STILL THIS LOVE GOES ON

    SEPT. 27, 2022

CHILDREN'S

STILL THIS LOVE GOES ON

by Buffy Sainte-Marie ; illustrated by Julie Flett

This story will remain in readers’ hearts long after this book is shelved. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE SUN IS LATE AND SO IS THE FARMER

    NOV. 8, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    HELLO, MOON

    SEPT. 20, 2022

CHILDREN'S

HELLO, MOON

by Evan Turk ; illustrated by Evan Turk

Learning, empathy, and wonder in an ever shifting luminous landscape. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    A SONG FOR THE UNSUNG

    NOV. 8, 2022

CHILDREN'S

A SONG FOR THE UNSUNG

by Carole Boston Weatherford & Rob Sanders ; illustrated by Byron McCray

Effectively raises the profile of an African American crusader who was stigmatized for more than his race alone. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    VÁMONOS

    OCT. 4, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE PIGEON WILL RIDE THE ROLLER COASTER!

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE PIGEON WILL RIDE THE ROLLER COASTER!

by Mo Willems ; illustrated by Mo Willems

Roller-coaster enthusiasts or not, children will eagerly join our intrepid hero on this entertaining ride. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BUSY BETTY

    OCT. 4, 2022

CHILDREN'S

BUSY BETTY

by Reese Witherspoon ; illustrated by Xindi Yan

An entertaining, if light, addition to the growing shelf of celebrity-authored picture books. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SHAPES, LINES, AND LIGHT

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

SHAPES, LINES, AND LIGHT

by Katie Yamasaki ; illustrated by Katie Yamasaki

An American story of beating the odds and overcoming bigotry to create something greater than oneself. Inspiring. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    PENGUIN AND PENELOPE

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

PENGUIN AND PENELOPE

by Salina Yoon ; illustrated by Salina Yoon

Darling illustrations and a gentle storyline combine for a lovely tale about the bonds of friendship. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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