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20 Best Books To Read in November

  • FICTION

    DR. NO

    NOV. 1, 2022

FICTION

DR. NO

by Percival Everett

A good place to begin finding out why Everett has such a devoted cult. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    SECLUDED CABIN SLEEPS SIX

    NOV. 8, 2022

FICTION

SECLUDED CABIN SLEEPS SIX

by Lisa Unger

Hidden history and 21st-century technology collide in a breathtaking thriller. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    WE ALL WANT IMPOSSIBLE THINGS

    NOV. 8, 2022

FICTION

WE ALL WANT IMPOSSIBLE THINGS

by Catherine Newman

A warm and remarkably funny book about death and caregiving that will make readers laugh through their tears. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO PANIC

    NOV. 8, 2022

FICTION

NOW IS NOT THE TIME TO PANIC

by Kevin Wilson

A warm, witty two-hander that sidesteps the clichés of art school and indie film and treats its free spirits with respect. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE REBEL AND THE KINGDOM

    NOV. 1, 2022

NONFICTION

THE REBEL AND THE KINGDOM

by Bradley Hope

A page-turner of a spy-vs.-spy tale that, one hopes, will eventually see the good guys carry the day. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    AMERICAN RESISTANCE

    NOV. 1, 2022

HISTORY

AMERICAN RESISTANCE

by David Rothkopf

A searing yet optimistic account of how true constitutional patriots preserved American democracy. 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

    REQUIEM FOR THE MASSACRE

    NOV. 1, 2022

NONFICTION

REQUIEM FOR THE MASSACRE

by RJ Young

An arresting account of Black ambition and endurance from an important new voice in narrative nonfiction. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    WE DESERVE MONUMENTS

    NOV. 29, 2022

  • TEEN

    BRAIDING SWEETGRASS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

    NOV. 1, 2022

  • TEEN

    THE 9:09 PROJECT

    NOV. 15, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE 9:09 PROJECT

by Mark H. Parsons

Exquisitely drawn characters and deeply authentic emotions elevate this to something greater than the sum of its parts. 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

    TANGLED UP IN NONSENSE

    NOV. 29, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    DIFFERENT

    NOV. 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

DIFFERENT

by Mónica Montañés ; translated by Lawrence Schimel ; illustrated by Eva Sánchez Gómez

The well-crafted narrative, nuanced art, and appended historical context combine for a salient, important work. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SUPER FAMILY!

    NOV. 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

SUPER FAMILY!

by Cale Atkinson ; illustrated by Cale Atkinson

An abnormally good read for the whole super family! Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    PARADISE SANDS

    NOV. 8, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE UNIVERSE IN YOU

    DEC. 13, 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

    SO MUCH SNOW

    NOV. 1, 2022

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