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10 Books That Should Be Bestsellers

  • CHILDREN'S

    SOUL LANTERNS

    MARCH 16, 2021

  • TEEN

    HOME IS NOT A COUNTRY

    MARCH 2, 2021

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

HOME IS NOT A COUNTRY

by Safia Elhillo

Movingly unravels themes of belonging, Islamophobia, and the interlocking oppressions thrust upon immigrant women. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE HOSPITAL

    MARCH 9, 2021

NONFICTION

THE HOSPITAL

by Brian Alexander

A deeply insightful and disheartening portrait of America’s diseased health care system. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    RED ISLAND HOUSE

    MARCH 23, 2021

FICTION

RED ISLAND HOUSE

by Andrea Lee

An utterly captivating, richly detailed, and highly critical vision of how the one percent lives in neocolonial paradise. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    HALFWAY HOME

    FEB. 2, 2021

  • TEEN

    THE ELECTRIC KINGDOM

    FEB. 9, 2021

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

THE ELECTRIC KINGDOM

by David Arnold

Perplexing yet satisfying: If time moves in a circle, is a linear narrative possible? Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    LAND OF BIG NUMBERS

    FEB. 2, 2021

FICTION

LAND OF BIG NUMBERS

by Te-Ping Chen

Chen’s stories are both subtle and rich, moving and wry, and in their poignancy, they seem boundless. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    NUBIA

    FEB. 23, 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    AMERICA, MY LOVE, AMERICA, MY HEART

    APRIL 6, 2021

CHILDREN'S

AMERICA, MY LOVE, AMERICA, MY HEART

by Daria Peoples-Riley ; illustrated by Daria Peoples-Riley

A sensitive rendering of the conflict at the core of double consciousness. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    PARADISE, NEVADA

    APRIL 6, 2021

FICTION

PARADISE, NEVADA

by Dario Diofebi

An intimate epic set in a virtual but deeply human world. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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