Fiction

Men and Apparitions

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ISBN: 9781593766795
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Published: Soft Skull Press - March 13th, 2018

 

Men & Apparitions is about photography, “New Men,” ethnography, family history, interpreting images, growing up, falling apart, and just about everything else in its own wonky way, featuring Clover Adams, a praying mantis named Mr. Petey and a kindly elderly painter in Amsterdam, but ultimately it a brilliant novel about, funny, charming, intelligent, sensitive man trying to understand what it means to be alive. A new classic in the “figuring shit out” genre.

Josh


P S I Miss You

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ISBN: 9781250123480
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 6th, 2018

 

This book shares the moving tale of a young girl dealing with her strict religious family's reaction to her sister's sin, which ended in her being sent away. Trying to come to terms with the situation, she begins writing her sister letters and ends up finding herself along the way. This book deals with heavy subject matters and I would not recommend it to children under 11.

Cissa


Conviction

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ISBN: 9781484725382
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - March 13th, 2018

 

Star pitcher Braden thought his life was under control, and it was--until he is the only witness when his father, a prominent televangelist, runs over and kills a police officer. With the trial fast approaching, Braden must find new footing as everything he thought he knew about family, faith, and truth is crumbling. Gut-wrenching, superbly written, and ultimately hopeful.

Rebecca


Houses of Ravicka

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ISBN: 9780997366662
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Published: Dorothy a Publishing Project - November 1st, 2017

 

What do you hear when you hear a house settle? Why do you dream when you move to a new apartment? What is your sense of direction? Houses of Ravicka is something like Escher noir written by Charlie Chaplin and edited by Gertrude Stein. Gladman is a genius, one of our greatest contemporary experimental writers & Houses is a breathtaking exploration of what it means to live in and with cities.

Josh


Poet X

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ISBN: 9780062662804
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Published: HarperTeen - March 6th, 2018

 

A novel in verse. Acevedo writes lyrically of being a teenager, a Latina, a twin, a Catholic, a daughter - and all her identities swirl together as we witness the creation of a poet. As soon as I finished the book I felt I had to start reading her poetry immediately.

David


Barbed Wire Heart

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ISBN: 9781538744093
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 6th, 2018

 

Harley has worked for her father Duke since she was sixteen, dreading the day she will succeed him as North County's most dangerous drug lord. But her time has run out. The Springfields, her family's biggest rivals, are coming after her in an attempt to pressure Duke. Harley must choose: follow in her father's footsteps--or burn the whole thing down. A fierce and feminist thriller, Barbed Wire Heart is chilling, atmospheric, and just about unputdownable.

Rebecca


Annihilation

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ISBN: 9780374104092
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - February 4th, 2014

 

This book captured me from the very beginning and never let me go. The horror-ecological-sci-fi (my new hybrid genre) aspects of the book made me feel claustrophobic in a thrilling way as I raced to finish, staying up all night in the process. This first book in Vandermeer's trilogy has us following a stoic biologist who enters into an alien world where nature has taken back what mankind has ruined, with deadly results.

Cissa


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