Jordan's Visionary Fantasies and Essential Narratives - 2022
Magnificent and sexy, this vampire fantasy is guaranteed to sink its teeth into you!
In this visionary alternate history, translation brings power but all-too-frequently benefits the colonizer. There is magic in silver, and power in resistance—this book will forever change how you view language.
Picking up eight years after the events of Shorefall, this book reinvents the meanings of connection and resistance against an all-too-powerful force, and is the last book in one of my favorite trilogies of all time.
Both haunting and hopeful, Last Exit explores the darkness of the Americana aesthetic, venturing onto forgotten highways as a group of friends squares off against inter-dimensional terrors.
Applying a revolutionary premise to the classic heist story, a group of Chinese American students band together to ‘illegally’ repatriate artifacts that never truly belonged to the museums that held them. Enthralling and unputdownable!!!
This book is both a gender odyssey and a murder mystery through post-Soviet Russia, telling the magnificent coming-of-age story of the protagonist Mitya. I adored this and its visionary retelling of the legend of Koschei the Deathless.
Kelly tells the stories of often-forgotten leaders of the American labor movement, charting their victories and losses against immense opposition. This book is a hopeful testament to the power of collective organizing and the spirit of labor.
Both darkly funny and tragic, Jennette McCurdy tells her story of trauma, iCarly, and the pitfalls of fame. Though this book is guaranteed to make you cry, I cannot recommend it enough.
Told by the lead forensic anthropologist that investigated the graves of children killed at the Dozier School for Boys, this dark but hopeful narrative confronts America's painful history while also highlighting the key leaders involved in giving the victims' families closure. A necessary follow-up for anyone who read Colson Whitehead's The Nickel Boys.
Inspired by a death that was wholly preventable, Singer investigates the way our built environment contributes to the phenomena we call "accidents." This necessary book gives us a way forward in preventing death and injury through an interrogation of what we've considered normal or isolated tragedies.