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20 Best Books To Read in July

  • CHILDREN'S

    NURA AND THE IMMORTAL PALACE

    JULY 5, 2022

CHILDREN'S

NURA AND THE IMMORTAL PALACE

by M.T. Khan

An enthralling fantasy debut exploring exploitation by those in power. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    BEASTS OF RUIN

    JULY 26, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BEASTS OF RUIN

by Ayana Gray

An absorbing story with tantalizing hints of more to come. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    PUTIN

    JULY 26, 2022

NONFICTION

PUTIN

by Philip Short

Required reading for anyone interested in global affairs. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW

    JULY 5, 2022

FICTION

TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW

by Gabrielle Zevin

Sure to enchant even those who have never played a video game in their lives, with instant cult status for those who have. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    JIGSAW

    JULY 5, 2022

CHILDREN'S

JIGSAW

by Bob Graham ; illustrated by Bob Graham

A celebration of small miracles and the hope that makes them happen. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    WIND DAUGHTER

    JULY 12, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE LANGUAGE OF SEABIRDS

    JULY 19, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    FRANCE

    JULY 5, 2022

HISTORY

FRANCE

by Graham Robb

Delightful, discerning, and charmingly irreverent. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    LIFE CEREMONY

    JULY 5, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    LOU

    JULY 12, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    THIRST

    JULY 19, 2022

  • NONFICTION

    NEIN, NEIN, NEIN!

    JULY 5, 2022

HISTORY

NEIN, NEIN, NEIN!

by Jerry Stahl

A vivid, potent, decidedly idiosyncratic addition to the literature of genocide. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    EVERYTHING IN ITS PLACE

    JULY 19, 2022

  • TEEN

    BEATING HEART BABY

    JULY 26, 2022

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

BEATING HEART BABY

by Lio Min

A lyrical, rhythmic, and promising debut, this queer romance is a hit. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    NORMAL FAMILY

    JULY 12, 2022

NONFICTION

NORMAL FAMILY

by Chrysta Bilton

A wholly absorbing page-turner that everyone will want to read. You should probably buy two. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    FELLOWSHIP POINT

    JULY 5, 2022

FICTION

FELLOWSHIP POINT

by Alice Elliott Dark

Elegantly structured, beautifully written, and altogether diverting, with a powerful message about land ownership in America. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    H IS FOR HARLEM

    JULY 19, 2022

CHILDREN'S

H IS FOR HARLEM

by Dinah Johnson ; illustrated by April Harrison

A gem that whets the appetite to learn more about a city where art is as alive as the people who live there. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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