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Struggling with choosing your next book to read? We have a few book suggestions that may pique your interest—dazzling novels and trailblazing memoirs from various genres written by literary geniuses that are waiting to be your next great read.
At Night All Blood is Black by David Diop
International Booker Prize, 2021 - Winner
A heartbreaking and gripping novel about the shattering grief and guilt and horror of war, David Diop’s At Night All Blood is Black tells the story of a Senegalese soldier who was recruited by the French army in World War I after he was unable to perform a mercy killing to end the suffering of his childhood friend friend and fellow soldier.
The 2021 International Booker Prize shortlisted books include The War of the Poor, When We Cease to Understand the World, In Memory of Memory, The Dangers of Smoking in Bed, and The Employees.
Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley
Booker Prize, 2022 - Longlisted
Inspired by a true story from Oakland, California, Nightcrawling follows a young Black girl named Kiara who hunts for work to pay for rent and support his brother Marcus as he clings to his dream of rap stardom. Leila Mottley’s debut novel exposes the harsh realities of a sex worker who is sexually abused by a group of police officers—a contemplation of what it means “to be vulnerable, unprotected, and unseen.”
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
National Book Awards, 2018 - Winner
Xiomara, a young girl in Harlem, pours all her frustrations and passion onto the pages of her notebook then discovers slam poetry as she recites the words to herself. Xiomara’s poems, like prayers, are filled with a myriad of feelings, as she tries to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world: The Poet X is a gorgeously and powerfully-written free verse, non-rhyming style of poetry that is a must-read, especially for young adults.
The Last Cuentista by Barbara Higuera
Newbery Medal, 2022 - Winner
A middle-grade dystopian novel, The Last Cuentista follows Petra Peña who, along with her family and a few hundred scientists and their children, had to leave planet Earth after it had been destroyed by a comet and carry on the human race. After waking up on a new planet, everyone forgot that Earth existed... Except for Petra. Now, it is up to her and her storytelling to keep her people’s history alive.
Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath by Heather Clark
Pulitzer Prize, 2021 - Finalist
More to being credited for advancing the genre of confessional poetry, author Heather Clark presents new materials about Sylvia Plath’s life in Red Comet. In this first biography about the late poet, Clark exposes Plath’s juvenile writings, her psychiatric treatment, and her early relationships and determination not to become a conventional woman and wife. Clark’s compassionate research brings readers closer than ever to one of the brilliant minds that paved the way for women poets and ultimately, changed the course of poetry in English.
Night Watchman by Louise Edrich
Pulitzer, 2021 - Winner
Set in the 1950s, the Night Watchman is inspired by the extraordinary life of award-winning Louise Edrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and motivated other members to fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C. This gripping novel, which is set on the Turtle Mountain Reservation, explores the themes of love, death, and commitment to freedom and life.
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Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!
Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York Times-bestselling novel-in-verse by an award-winning slam poet, about an Afro-Latina heroine who tells her story with blazing words and powerful truth.
Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.
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Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling of a master craftsman.
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Peppered with bullets and black magic, this remarkable novel fills in a forgotten chapter in the history of World War I. Blending oral storytelling traditions with the gritty, day-to-day, journalistic horror of life in the trenches, David Diop's At Night All Blood is Black is a dazzling tale of a man’s descent into madness.
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The highly anticipated biography of Sylvia Plath focuses on her remarkable literary and intellectual achievements, while restoring the woman behind the long-held myths about her life and art.
Clark’s clear-eyed portraits of Hughes, his lover Assia Wevill, and other demonized players in the arena of Plath’s suicide promote a deeper understanding of her final days. Along with illuminating readings of the poems themselves, Clark’s meticulous, compassionate research brings us closer than ever to the spirited woman and visionary artist who blazed a trail that still lights the way for women poets the world over.
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A dazzling novel about a young Black woman who walks the streets of Oakland and stumbles headlong into the failure of its justice system—the debut of a blazingly original voice that “bursts at the seams of every page and swallows you whole” (Tommy Orange, best-selling author of There There)
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Donna Barba Higuera
Pura Belpré Honor-winning author Donna Barba Higuera presents a brilliant journey through the stars, to the very heart of what makes us human.
Winner of the John Newbery Medal
Winner of the Pura Belpré Award
Había una vez...
There lived a girl named Petra Peña, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita.
Hundreds of years later, Petra wakes to this new planet – and the discovery that she is the only person who remembers Earth. A sinister Collective has taken over the ship during its journey, bent on erasing the sins of humanity's past. They have systematically purged the memories of all aboard – or purged them altogether.
Petra alone now carries the stories of our past, and with them, any hope for our future. Can she make them live again?
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A mind-expanding, cheerfully dystopian novel about friendship, difference and what it means to belong, by a National Book Award-winning novelist.
Welcome to the not-too-distant future. Japan, having vanished into the sea, is now remembered as 'the land of sushi'. Hiruko, a former citizen and a climate refugee herself, has a job teaching immigrant children in Denmark with her invented language Panska (Pan-Scandinavian): 'homemade language. no country to stay in. three countries I experienced. no time to learn three different languages. might mix up. insufficient space in brain. so made new language. homemade language most Scandinavian people understand'.
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