W. S. Winslow
A heart-wrenching first novel about the power of place and family ties, the weight of the stories we choose to tell, and the burden of those we hide Frozen in grief after the loss of her son at sea, Edith Baines stares across the water at a schooner, under full…
Blake’s dead. They say his wife killed him. If so… which one? Polygamist Blake Nelson built a homestead on a hidden stretch of land—a raw paradise in the wilds of Utah—where he lived with his three wives: Rachel, the first wife, obedient and doting to a fault, with a past…
The New York Times bestseller from physician and award-winning writer Louise Aronson--an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life, as revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal. For more than 5,000 years, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That…
From the author of Halsey Street, a sweeping novel of legacy, identity, the American family, and the ways that race affects even our most intimate relationships. A community in the Piedmont of North Carolina rises in outrage as a county initiative draws students from the largely Black east side of…
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
“For a woman who thinks of herself as a New Yorker at this point, I buy a lot of clothes from companies named things like Shrimp & Grits. Why? Because identity is complicated.” Elizabeth Passarella is content with being complicated. She grew up in Memphis in a conservative, Republican family…
Featured Young Adult Books
Keep their secrets. Live their lies. Earn your truth. Angela Boulley's Firekeeper's Daughter is a groundbreaking YA thriller about a Native teen who goes undercover to root out the crime and corruption threatening her community. Eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine wants to leave home to discover who she really is. As a…
A. M. Dassu
Sami loves his life in Damascus, Syria. He hangs out with his best friend playing video games; he's trying out for the football team; he adores his family and gets annoyed by them in equal measure. But his comfortable life gets sidetracked abruptly after a bombing in a nearby shopping…
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