THIS WINTER'S BEST BETS [SHOWING SLIDE 1 OF 10]

The “funny, frenzied tale of a terrified man plummeting helplessly into his own adulthood” (Kids These Days); a passionate, nuanced drama about Southern race relations (The Secret of Magic); and a literate, dystopian love story (On Such a Full Sea): They are some of the recently published books we’re absorbing now that are some of the best books out at the moment. It’s cold out; keep the chill at bay by discovering one of these great new reads.

Kirkus Star
by Deborah Johnson

"Passionate but never didactic, Johnson wisely allows the novel's politics to play second fiddle to the intimate, nuanced drama of the young black Yankee and middle-aged white Southerner in this provocative story about race in America that becomes a deeply felt metaphor for all human relationships."
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