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20 Best Books To Read in March

  • FICTION

    LONE WOMEN

    MARCH 28, 2023

  • FICTION

    WHITE CAT, BLACK DOG

    MARCH 28, 2023

  • FICTION

    COMMITMENT

    MARCH 21, 2023

FICTION

COMMITMENT

by Mona Simpson

Simpson beautifully explores the sacrifices that keep a family together even when it's coming apart. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE GREAT RECLAMATION

    MARCH 28, 2023

FICTION

THE GREAT RECLAMATION

by Rachel Heng

Like a drop of rain that holds the reflection of the world, crystalline and beautiful. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    WEATHERING

    MARCH 28, 2023

NONFICTION

WEATHERING

by Arline T. Geronimus

A compelling contribution to the literature on the important issue of health care inequity. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    GUARDIANS OF THE VALLEY

    MARCH 21, 2023

  • NONFICTION

    SKINFOLK

    MARCH 28, 2023

NONFICTION

SKINFOLK

by Matthew Pratt Guterl

An earnestly felt, beautifully wrought story of an American family in all its complexity. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    BIRDGIRL

    MARCH 28, 2023

NONFICTION

BIRDGIRL

by Mya-Rose Craig

An excellent mix of travelogue, memoir, and advocacy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    NEARER MY FREEDOM

    MARCH 7, 2023

  • TEEN

    THE MEMORY EATER

    MARCH 14, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE MEMORY EATER

by Rebecca Mahoney

An eerie tale offering equal measures of fright, angst, and emotional catharsis. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    FREE RADICALS

    MARCH 21, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

FREE RADICALS

by Lila Riesen

A smart, powerful, poignant tale of identity, freedom, and family. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    INTO THE LIGHT

    MARCH 28, 2023

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

INTO THE LIGHT

by Mark Oshiro

An important and searing read on the value of family, agency, and belief. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    CALLING THE MOON

    MARCH 28, 2023

CHILDREN'S

CALLING THE MOON

edited by Aida Salazar & Yamile Saied Méndez

A powerful, vibrant, and empowering celebration of an important milestone. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MAKING MORE

    MARCH 7, 2023

CHILDREN'S

MAKING MORE

by Katherine Roy ; illustrated by Katherine Roy

A perennially hot topic explored with a deft mix of specific details and light touches. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE TREE AND THE RIVER

    MARCH 14, 2023

CHILDREN'S

THE TREE AND THE RIVER

by Aaron Becker ; illustrated by Aaron Becker

Look upon this work, ye mighty picture-book creators, and despair. A stunning accomplishment. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    JOVITA WORE PANTS

    MARCH 7, 2023

CHILDREN'S

JOVITA WORE PANTS

by Aida Salazar ; illustrated by Molly Mendoza

Bravery and determination prevail in this inspiring tale of unconventional leadership. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MY BABA'S GARDEN

    MARCH 7, 2023

CHILDREN'S

MY BABA'S GARDEN

by Jordan Scott ; illustrated by Sydney Smith

A quiet, tender, and profoundly moving celebration of intergenerational love. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BIG TUNE

    MARCH 28, 2023

CHILDREN'S

BIG TUNE

by Alliah L. Agostini ; illustrated by Shamar Knight-Justice

An exuberant celebration of community that leaps off the page. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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