Read this and find yourself delightfully immersed in the past, present and imagined future of Bangkok ... a novel in which the setting itself might be the main character.
Nicole Dennis-Benn is a truly magnificent writer and this novel of a Jamaican woman's experience of the American "dream" presents the perfect opportunity to experience her prodigious talent. The book for the person who has read everything ... but who probably hasn't read this yet.
Full of truth and pain and beauty, this is the story of a Black, queer boy coming of age in the Midwest in the time of Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. It’s also the story of his mother and the unyielding power of their love. Insightful and raw in every important way.
A novel about the spiraling fallout after a Moroccan American business owner's mysterious death where the Southern California desert town setting emerges as a quiet force of its own.
A multi-generational family saga, a Booker International winner and the first novel written by an Omani author to be translated into English? Yes, please.
Page-turning, narrative nonfiction about an achingly critical topic. An important book, a well-written book, a book that demands a wide audience.
Lucy Knisley is a delight - she writes picture books, YA graphic novels and now we are lucky enough to have her adult memoir, in graphic novel format, of her journey to becoming a parent. Informative, wry and endearing, and I promise you'll learn something along the way.
Ahhh, escapist fiction at its finest. Saucy, light, fun and a glimpse at a more hopeful world.
A climate change novel/fable sprawling across continents ... basically the book we all need now.
Uruguayan history told through the lives of five queer women. A novel that gripped me from the first chapters.