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The Incendiaries: A Novel

Posted December 4, 2018

A young Korean-American woman, Phoebe Lin, meets Will Kendall at an elite American university. As they fall in love, Phoebe is also drawn into a secret extremist cult tied to North Korea. When the group bombs several buildings in the name of faith, P…

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Severance

Posted December 4, 2018

This is a dystopian novel unlike any other, focusing on Candace Chen, a millennial woman living in New York City, who doesn't notice that the world is ending as more and more people fall victim to a disease known as Shen Fever. Severance goes back an…

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The Mars Room: A Novel

Posted August 31, 2018

Romy Hall is on a bus to a federal correctional institute, about to begin serving her two consecutive life sentences, plus six years, at Stanfield Women's Correctional Facility. Throughout the book, we learn about her upbringing, how she got here, an…

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You Think It, I'll Say It: Stories

Posted July 30, 2018

This is my ideal short story collection. Sittenfeld has a marvelous voice and perfect pacing. These characters, and their wit, have stuck with me since I've finished. Pick up if you're looking for a fast read that still has a lot of substance!

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History of Wolves

Posted July 30, 2018

This debut novel, which was nominated for Man Booker Prize, is the story of a young girl, Madeline, growing up on the land of a former commune, with her hippie-type parents and four dogs. When a young woman and her four-year-old son move in across th…

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True EventsPosted December 28, 2017
Biographies and MemoirsPosted December 28, 2017