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16 Best Books To Read in December

  • FICTION

    SHARPE'S ASSASSIN

    DEC. 7, 2021

FICTION

SHARPE'S ASSASSIN

by Bernard Cornwell

This is first-rate historical fiction that any fan of the genre will enjoy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    WHERE YOU COME FROM

    DEC. 7, 2021

  • FICTION

    THE LOVE CON

    DEC. 14, 2021

FICTION

THE LOVE CON

by Seressia Glass

A charming rom-com perfectly crafted from all the best tropes. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    BEASTS OF A LITTLE LAND

    DEC. 7, 2021

FICTION

BEASTS OF A LITTLE LAND

by Juhea Kim

Gorgeous prose and unforgettable characters combine to make a literary masterpiece. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    GARBO

    DEC. 7, 2021

NONFICTION

GARBO

by Robert Gottlieb

A searching life study that ought to rekindle interest in an unhappy yet brilliant artist. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    SEA STATE

    DEC. 7, 2021

  • NONFICTION

    CITIZEN CASH

    DEC. 7, 2021

NONFICTION

CITIZEN CASH

by Michael Stewart Foley

A powerful biography that will leave fans with a newfound respect for the Man in Black. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    HERE'S TO US

    DEC. 28, 2021

  • TEEN

    FOUR STREETS AND A SQUARE

    DEC. 21, 2021

  • TEEN

    THE UPPER WORLD

    DEC. 7, 2021

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE UPPER WORLD

by Femi Fadugba ; illustrated by Femi Fadugba

A riveting thriller that creatively incorporates scientific elements. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    IF THIS GETS OUT

    DEC. 7, 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    BIRDIE'S BILLIONS

    DEC. 14, 2021

CHILDREN'S

BIRDIE'S BILLIONS

by Edith Cohn

A touching exploration of class, friendship, and the mother-daughter bond. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    LIGHT FOR ALL

    DEC. 7, 2021

CHILDREN'S

LIGHT FOR ALL

by Margarita Engle ; illustrated by Raúl Colón

Will inspire young readers to embody the virtues of Lady Liberty and welcome newcomers with empathy and acceptance. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BISA'S CARNAVAL

    DEC. 7, 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    PLAYING WITH LANTERNS

    DEC. 7, 2021

CHILDREN'S

PLAYING WITH LANTERNS

by Wang Yage ; illustrated by Zhu Chengliang ; translated by Helen Wang

A charming illustration of childhood memories during the holiday season. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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