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  • FICTION

    THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

    FEB. 2, 2016

FICTION

THE QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

by Alexander Chee

Richly researched, ornately plotted, this story demands, and repays, close attention. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    SEEING RED

    FEB. 16, 2016

FICTION

SEEING RED

by Lina Meruane ; translated by Megan McDowell

Meruane, whom Roberto Bolaño called one of the “greats in the new generation of Chilean writers,” fashions a challenging... Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    I WILL FIND YOU

    APRIL 5, 2016

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

I WILL FIND YOU

by Joanna Connors

A courageous and unsettlingly forthright memoir of overcoming trauma. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    FOOL ME ONCE

    MARCH 22, 2016

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

FOOL ME ONCE

by Harlan Coben

Once again, Coben marries his two greatest strengths—masterfully paced plotting that leads to a climactic string of... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SOPHIE QUIRE AND THE LAST STORYGUARD

    APRIL 5, 2016

CHILDREN'S

SOPHIE QUIRE AND THE LAST STORYGUARD

by Jonathan Auxier

This novel should be in the hands of every human young enough at heart to be enchanted by the written word. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    DREAMING OF ANTIGONE

    MARCH 29, 2016

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

DREAMING OF ANTIGONE

by Robin Bridges

Though largely plot-driven, Bridges’ narrative effectively shows there are no easy remedies to some of society’s most... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE CLASSY CROOKS CLUB

    MARCH 29, 2016

CHILDREN'S

THE CLASSY CROOKS CLUB

by Alison Cherry

The fast pace, colorful, multifaceted characters, and unusual angle make this a quirky, if perhaps disquieting,... Full review >

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  • FICTION

    PAPI

    MARCH 22, 2016

FICTION

PAPI

by Rita Indiana ; translated by Achy Obejas

A masterfully drawn, if sad, work of experimental coming-of-age fiction. Full review >

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