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  • Details about City of Saints and Thieves

    City of Saints and Thieves

    Natalie C. Anderson

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets Gone Girl in this enthralling murder mystery set in Kenya. In the shadows of Sangui City, there lives a girl who doesn't exist. After fleeing the Congo as refugees, Tina and her mother arrived in Kenya looking for the chance to build a new life and home. Her mother quickly found work as a maid for a prominent family, headed by Roland Greyhill, one of the city's most respected business leaders. But Tina soon learns that the Greyhill fortune was made from a ……more

  • Details about My Absolute Darling

    My Absolute Darling

    Gabriel Tallent

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Impossible to put down." -- NPR "A novel that readers will gulp down, gasping." -- The Washington Post "The word 'masterpiece' has been cheapened by too many blurbs, but My Absolute Darling absolutely is one." --Stephen King A brilliant and immersive, all-consuming read about one fourteen-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own soul. Turtle Alveston is a survivor. At fourteen, she roams the woods along the northern California coast. The creeks,……more

  • Details about All Our Wrong Todays: A Novel

    All Our Wrong Todays: A Novel

    Elan Mastai

    "A thrilling tale of time travel and alternate timelines with a refreshingly optimistic view of humanity's future."--Andy Weir, New York Times bestselling author of The Martian "Elan Mastai has conjured up a witty and freewheeling time-traveling romance that packs an emotional wallop. ALL OUR WRONG TODAYS is a page-turning delight."--Maria Semple, author of Today Will Be Different and Where'd You Go, Bernadette You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we'd have? Well, it happene……more

  • Details about Marlena

    Marlena

    Julie Buntin

    A National Book Critics Circle Leonard Prize Finalist Longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Named a Best Book of the Year by Vogue , BuzzFeed , The Washington Post , Esquire , Harper's Bazaar , NPR , NYLON , Huffington Post, Kirkus Reviews , Barnes & Noble Chosen for the Book of the Month Club, Nylon Book Club, and Belletrist Book Club Named an Indie Next Pick and a Barnes and Noble Discover Pick The story of two girls and the wild year that will cost one her life, and……more

  • Details about Salt Houses

    Salt Houses

    Hala Alyan

    "Reading Salt Houses is like having your coffee grounds read: cosmic, foreboding and titillating all at once. In this magnificent debut, Alyan's powerful and poetic voice guides us into the dark recesses of history and leads us right up to the present tensions between East & West, the modern & ancestral, the hopeless and the hopeful." --Aline Ohanesian, author of Orhan's Inheritance On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She ……more

  • Details about The Hate U Give

    The Hate U Give

    Angie Thomas

    Eight Starred Reviews! #1 New York Times Bestseller! "Absolutely riveting!" --Jason Reynolds "Stunning." --John Green "This story is necessary. This story is important." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Heartbreakingly topical." --Publishers Weekly (starred review) "A marvel of verisimilitude." --Booklist (starred review) "A powerful, in-your-face novel." --The Horn Book (starred review) Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and th……more

  • Details about Caraval

    Caraval

    Stephanie Garber

    Instant New York Times bestseller #1 IndieNext Pick Entertainment Weekly Must List (Grade: A-) Whatever you've heard about Caraval, it doesn't compare to the reality. It's more than just a game or a performance. It's the closest you'll ever find to magic in this world . . . Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett's father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seein……more

  • Details about American Street

    American Street

    Ibi Zoboi

    A National Book Award Finalist with five starred reviews! New York Times Notable Book * Publishers Weekly Flying Start * Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors' Choice of 2017 (Top of the List winner) * School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * A BookPage Best YA Book of the Year * American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys. In this stun……more

  • Details about When Dimple Met Rishi

    When Dimple Met Rishi

    Sandhya Menon

    A New York Times bestseller "Effervescent." --Chicago Tribune "Full of warm characters and sweet romance." -- Entertainment Weekly "Get ready to fall in love with Dimple Shah and Rishi Patel." --Hello Giggles "Adorable." --Buzzfeed "Deliciously quirky, funny, and nerdy." --Bustle "Utterly delightful." --BookRiot " Heartwarming, empathetic, and often hilarious -- a delightful read." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) The rom-com that everyone's talking about! Eleanor & Park meets Bo……more

  • Details about Chemistry: a Novel

    Chemistry: a Novel

    Weike Wang

    Named a Notable Work of Fiction in 2017 by The Washington Post and one of PBS NewsHour's 5 Books from 2017 An NPR Best Book of 2017 National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree Longlisted for the Aspen Words Literary Prize A luminous coming-of-age novel about a young female scientist who must recalibrate her life when her academic career goes off track; perfect for readers of Lab Girl and Celeste Ng's Everything I Never Told You. Three years into her graduate studies at a demanding Boston……more