Queen Solomon by Tamara Faith Berger #bookreview #thenavireview #queensolomon #tamarafaithberger

Paperback, 160 pages Published October 30th 2018 by Coach House Books It’s just another boring summer for our teenaged narrator — until Barbra arrives. An Ethiopian Jew, Barbra was brought to Israel at age five, a part of Operation Solomon, and now our narrator’s well-intentioned father has brought her, as a teen, to their home for … More Queen Solomon by Tamara Faith Berger #bookreview #thenavireview #queensolomon #tamarafaithberger

Hardly Children: Stories by Laura Adamczyk #thenavireview #bookreview #shortstories

Paperback, 240 pages Expected publication: November 20th 2018 by Fsg Originals An eerie debut collection featuring missing parents, unrequited love, and other uncomfortable moments A man hangs from the ceiling of an art gallery. A woman spells out messages to her sister using her own hair. Children deemed “bad” are stolen from their homes. In Hardly Children, … More Hardly Children: Stories by Laura Adamczyk #thenavireview #bookreview #shortstories

Pure Hollywood by Christine Schutt

Hardcover, 144 pages Published March 13th 2018 by Grove Atlantic In 11 captivating tales, Pure Hollywood brings us into private worlds of corrupt familial love, intimacy, longing, and danger. From an alcoholic widowed actress living in desert seclusion, to a young mother whose rejection of her child has terrible consequences, a newlywed couple who ignore the violent warnings … More Pure Hollywood by Christine Schutt

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Paperback, 248 pages Published October 3rd 2017 by Graywolf Press In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism. While her work has earned her comparisons to Karen Russell and Kelly Link, she has a voice that is all her … More Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado