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10 Fiction Breakthroughs That Live Up to the Hype

  • FICTION

    2034

    MARCH 9, 2021

FICTION

2034

by Elliot Ackerman & James Stavridis

This compelling thriller should be required reading for our national leaders and translated into Mandarin. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    KLARA AND THE SUN

    MARCH 2, 2021

FICTION

KLARA AND THE SUN

by Kazuo Ishiguro

A haunting fable of a lonely, moribund world that is entirely too plausible. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    WE BEGIN AT THE END

    MARCH 2, 2021

FICTION

WE BEGIN AT THE END

by Chris Whitaker

A fierce 13-year-old girl propels this dark, moving thriller. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE

    MARCH 9, 2021

FICTION

HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE

by Imbolo Mbue

A fierce, up-to-the-minute novel that makes you sad enough to grieve and angry enough to fight back. Full review >

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  • 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 >

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  • TEEN

    FIREKEEPER'S DAUGHTER

    MARCH 16, 2021

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

FIREKEEPER'S DAUGHTER

by Angeline Boulley

A suspenseful tale filled with Ojibwe knowledge, hockey, and the politics of status. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    AMERICAN BETIYA

    MARCH 9, 2021

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

AMERICAN BETIYA

by Anuradha D. Rajurkar

An interracial teen romance that unflinchingly tackles racism and patriarchy. Full review >

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  • TEEN

    CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY

    MARCH 9, 2021

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

CAN'T TAKE THAT AWAY

by Steven Salvatore

A defiant love letter to queer youth; honest, brutal, and more important than ever. Full review >

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