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8 Books That Kept Us Up at Night

  • FICTION

    DEAD ASTRONAUTS

    DEC. 3, 2019

FICTION

DEAD ASTRONAUTS

by Jeff VanderMeer

VanderMeer is a master of literary science fiction, and this may be his best book yet. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    AMNESTY

    FEB. 18, 2020

FICTION

AMNESTY

by Aravind Adiga

A well-crafted tale of entrapment, alert to the risk of exploitation that follows immigrants in a new country. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THINGS IN JARS

    FEB. 4, 2020

MYSTERY & DETECTIVE

THINGS IN JARS

by Jess Kidd

Creepy, violent, and propulsive; a standout gothic mystery. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    THE WIVES

    DEC. 30, 2019

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

THE WIVES

by Tarryn Fisher

Derivative and shamelessly manipulative but still a lot of fun. Fisher is a writer to watch. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    A GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO MURDER

    FEB. 4, 2020

  • TEEN

    THE GRACE YEAR

    OCT. 8, 2019

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE GRACE YEAR

by Kim Liggett

Chilling, poignant, haunting, and, unfortunately, all too timely. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE HAND ON THE WALL

    JAN. 21, 2020

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE HAND ON THE WALL

by Maureen Johnson

A richly satisfying, Poirot-like ending for Johnson’s inspired and inspiring teen sleuth. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    NIGHT SPINNER

    FEB. 11, 2020

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

NIGHT SPINNER

by Addie Thorley

Satisfies as a stand-alone and leaves fans of fantasy, mystery, and thrillers clamoring for more. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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