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12 Books To Read Before Summer Is Over

  • FICTION

    AMERICAN ESTRANGEMENT

    AUG. 10, 2021

  • NONFICTION

    THE WILD SILENCE

    APRIL 6, 2021

NONFICTION

THE WILD SILENCE

by Raynor Winn

A memorable celebration of a “silent enmeshing of lives lived in unison,” a potent marriage of heart and mind. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    RUN

    AUG. 3, 2021

TEENS & YOUNG ADULT

RUN

by John Lewis & Andrew Aydin ; illustrated by L. Fury & Nate Powell

An intimate, powerfully revealing look at a crucial, complex time, through the eyes of a true American hero. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE FINAL REVIVAL OF OPAL & NEV

    MARCH 30, 2021

FICTION

THE FINAL REVIVAL OF OPAL & NEV

by Dawnie Walton

An intelligently executed love letter to Black female empowerment and the world of rock music. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    THE THIRD POLE

    APRIL 13, 2021

NONFICTION

THE THIRD POLE

by Mark Synnott

A fine tale of adventure and exploration sure to please any fan of climbing and Everest lore. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    HANI AND ISHU'S GUIDE TO FAKE DATING

    MAY 25, 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    SOMETHING'S WRONG!

    MARCH 23, 2021

CHILDREN'S

SOMETHING'S WRONG!

by Jory John ; illustrated by Erin Kraan

This underwear affair is wise, witty, and just brief enough. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • FICTION

    THE GREAT MISTAKE

    JUNE 15, 2021

FICTION

THE GREAT MISTAKE

by Jonathan Lee

A highly satisfying mix of mystery and character portrait, revealing the constrained heart beneath the public carapace. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • NONFICTION

    TOKYO JUNKIE

    APRIL 20, 2021

NONFICTION

TOKYO JUNKIE

by Robert Whiting

A delightful memoir of the author’s five-decade love affair with a city that “hypnotized” him and never let go. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SOUL LANTERNS

    MARCH 16, 2021

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