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The Roughest Draft

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ISBN: 9780593201930
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Published: Berkley - January 25th, 2022

The Roughest Draft is an adult contemporary romance about two people who are close writing partners, only for a private disaster to ruin their relationship. Bound by contract to co-write one last book, both characters are forced to reflect and write in the aftermath of their falling out. What could possibly go wrong? Similar in content and style to Emily Henry’s Beach Read, this book is perfect for writers, readers, and lovers all around.

Cindy


Burnout

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ISBN: 9781984818324
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 7th, 2020

You need to read this book. I don't care who you are, but if you're living in year three of a pandemic and have even an iota of connection to the world (I wouldn't blame you if you've checked out) you need to read this book. Emily and Amelia Nagoski have created a book that brings you through actual real things you can do to help yourself feel less burnt out even when you can't change the world around you. I am not a self help book person, but even before I finished this book I found myself flipping back to passages, annotating the parts I needed the most, and quoting it to those around me. I know for a fact I will be reading it again.

Katherine


Chouette

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ISBN: 9780063066670
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Published: Ecco - November 16th, 2021

An unhinged narrative about motherhood with a stunning cover? Oh, YES. In Claire Oshetsky's Chouette, a cellist called Tiny—a feral woman in her own right—gives birth to an owl-baby. Her husband and his family can't accept this terrifyingly unique daughter as she is, putting Tiny at odds with them as she fights to understand her owl-child. Even if it means feeding her baby mice. Not in spite of, but because of, her weird premise, Oshetsky perfectly captures the ferocious love, the isolation, the white-hot pride, and the many teeth of motherhood.

GrubStreet


The Wolf and the Woodsman

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ISBN: 9780062973139
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Published: Harper Voyager - February 8th, 2022

In this wintery tale inspired by Hungarian history and Jewish mythology, a young pagan woman and a one-eyed Woodsman form a rocky alliance to thwart an attempt on the king's life. It features a unique magic system that revolves around body horror, as well as one of the best enemies-to-lovers romances I have ever read.

Engel


Electric Idol

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ISBN: 9781728231761
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Published: Sourcebooks Casablanca - January 18th, 2022

We have not seen the story of Psyche and Eros retold enough, but the world of Dark Olympus was the perfect setting for it. The characters were complex and wonderful and I loved them and hated them in turn. This book is in turns sexy and heartwarming, and leaves the reader wanting more (seriously, I would like book three immediately).

Katherine


All of You Every Single One

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ISBN: 9781419756931
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 4th, 2022

ALL OF YOU EVERY SINGLE ONE is beautiful and messy and tragic and sexy and funny, and it overflows with love. Highlights: messy lesbians who are trying their best. Baby theft. (I mean MESSY lesbians.) Turning tricks in the opera house. Teenage girls ruining their abusers' lives. Elderly landladies who cannot mind their own business. The romance of a roast duck. A nervous little whippet who sits under the table and eats cheese. How we love each other.

Piera


The Blacktongue Thief

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ISBN: 9781250621191
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Published: Tor Books - May 25th, 2021

WARNING: First book in a series AND quite profane. That being said, this book was everything I was looking for when I picked it up. It's a great adventure story with a propulsive plot and great world-building. The narrator is just the sort or thieving rapscallion you want as your tour-guide through the taverns and high seas of this world of goblins, giants, war, and plagues. Beyond that, the ending left me gob-smacked and hungry for the second book. What more could you ask for?

Dave


Hollow Kingdom

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ISBN: 9781538745830
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 7th, 2020

Follow along on the adventures of ST the domesticated crow as he navigates the apocalypse with his trusty friend Dennis the dog in their “murder of two.” As an animal who had one foot in the house, and one in the wild, it is up to ST to help usher all the domesticated animals into the new world being born before his very beak. Equal parts profound and profane, this mash up of The Secret Lives of Pets and The Walking Dead had me laughing and wincing on the same page, which I dug.

Dave


Tales from the Hinterland

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ISBN: 9781250302724
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 12th, 2021

Whether you’ve read The Hazel Wood or not, these dark fairytales torn straight from its pages will haunt you long after you put it down. From girls made of ice who carve their way through the world to clockwork treasures that revolt against their master, these tales are just as dark and bloody as the original Brother’s Grimm, but rather than find morality tales, here there are only tales of power and survival. The perfect read for the long winter nights.

Katherine
 


Time is a Flower

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ISBN: 9780735267541
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Published: Tundra Books - September 21st, 2021

Julie Morstad's Time is a Flower is a picture book that contemplates all the different things that time can be. The volume is beautifully illustrated. Written with a focus on an ease of understanding for younger children and yet poignant enough to be enjoyed by an older audience, this book is the perfect little story to wind down with after a long day.

Cindy


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