Disorientation doesn’t pretend that anyone is perfect, or has all the answers. Ingrid, who has long played into the model minority role, often stumbles on her journey of self-discovery; other characters whose politics seem more concrete and unshakeable are shown to change gears in a flash. Read the full review on the blog.
Spanning just ten days and told from multiple points of view, Amor Towles’ third novel will satisfy fans of his multi-layered literary styling while providing them an array of new and richly imagined settings, characters, and themes.
Calling all heroes, adventurers, and intrepid travelers! Ready to embark on an epic coast-to-coast road trip across America? Your conductor for this trip will be none other than Amor Towles, so buckle up for one exhilarating ride. Read Jean's review on the blog.
The remarkable story of J. P. Morgan’s personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white to leave a lasting legacy, from New York Times bestselling author Marie Benedict, and acclaimed author Victoria Christopher Murray. Read Jean's review on the blog.
A marvelous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Lowland and Interpreter of Maladies—her first in nearly a decade, and the first novel Lahiri has written in Italian and translated into English.
A marvelous new novel from Jhumpa Lahiri, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Lowland and Interpreter of Maladies—her first in nearly a decade. Read Jean's review on the blog.
After brilliantly reimagining the worlds of Oz, Wonderland, Dickensian London, and the Nutcracker, the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked turns his unconventional genius to Hans Christian Andersen's "The Wild Swans," transforming this classic tale into an Italian-American girl's poignant coming-of-age story, set amid the magic of Christmas in 1960s New York.
Tae Keller, the award-winning author of The Science of Breakable Things, shares a sparkling tale about the power of stories and the magic of family. Think Walk Two Moons meets Where the Mountain Meets the Moon!
"If stories were written in the stars ... this wondrous tale would be one of the brightest." --Booklist, Starred Review