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12 Books To Help You Escape the News Cycle

  • FICTION

    THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE

    OCT. 6, 2020

FICTION

THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE

by V. E. Schwab

Spanning centuries and continents, this is a darkly romantic and suspenseful tale by a writer at the top of her game. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    BLACK BOTTOM SAINTS

    AUG. 18, 2020

FICTION

BLACK BOTTOM SAINTS

by Alice Randall

If Randall’s book at times gets carried away with its emotions, it also compels you to ride along with your own. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    CUYAHOGA

    OCT. 6, 2020

FICTION

CUYAHOGA

by Pete Beatty

An improbable, downright preposterous yarn ably spun and a great entertainment for a time in need of laughter. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    HUNTED BY THE SKY

    JUNE 23, 2020

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

HUNTED BY THE SKY

by Tanaz Bhathena

A fast-paced romantic fantasy set in a thoughtfully built, diverse world. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    THE FALLING IN LOVE MONTAGE

    JUNE 9, 2020

  • NONFICTION

    WORLD OF WONDERS

    SEPT. 8, 2020

  • NONFICTION

    CHASING CHOPIN

    AUG. 11, 2020

NONFICTION

CHASING CHOPIN

by Annik LaFarge

A seamless blend of the musical and literary verve, with just enough research to ground and elucidate. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE BOOK OF UNCONFORMITIES

    AUG. 25, 2020

NONFICTION

THE BOOK OF UNCONFORMITIES

by Hugh Raffles

As panoptic and sparkling as the crystals contained in many of the author’s objects of study. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    DRAGON PEARL

    JAN. 15, 2019

CHILDREN'S

DRAGON PEARL

by Yoon Ha Lee

A high-octane, science-fiction thriller painted with a Korean brush and a brilliant example of how different cultures can... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE BARREN GROUNDS

    SEPT. 8, 2020

CHILDREN'S

THE BARREN GROUNDS

by David A. Robertson

This middle-grade fantasy deftly and compellingly centers Indigenous culture. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE SILVER ARROW

    SEPT. 1, 2020

CHILDREN'S

THE SILVER ARROW

by Lev Grossman ; illustrated by Tracy Nishimura Bishop

Both cozy and inspiring, this eco-fable conveys both grim truths and a defiant call to action. Full review >

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