Hardcover, 352 pages Published July 25th 2017 by Little, Brown and Company For fans of Emma Cline’s THE GIRLS and Emily St John Mandel’s STATION 11, this dark, unsettling and hugely compelling story of an isolated island cult will get under your skin. GATHER THE DAUGHTERS tells the story of an end-of-the-world cult founded years ago … More Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed
Hardcover, 304 pages Published September 5th 2017 by Scribner A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old … More Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
Paperback, 320 pages Published March 4th 1986 by Penguin Books (first published 1985) A world away from Brewster Place, yet intimately connected to it, lies Linden Hills. With its showcase homes, elegant lawns, and other trappings of wealth, Linden Hills is not unlike other affluent black communities. But residence in this community is indisputable evidence … More Linden Hills by Gloria Naylor
Hardcover, 368 pages Published August 2nd 2016 by Simon & Schuster “He was a thirty-two-year-old, college-educated father drowning his family in debt but energized by a simple prospect: proving to Phoebe that he alone, not a New York banker or some handsome young physician, was the winning play still.” Oh, … More Carousel Court by Joe McGinniss, Jr.
The Circle by Dave Eggers Mass Market Paperback, 491 pages Published May 1st 2014 by Penguin (first published October 8th 2013) “We all know we die. We all know the world is too big for us to be significant. So all we have is the hope of being seen, or heard, even for a moment.” … More The Circle by Dave Eggers
Hardcover, 720 pages Published March 10th 2015 by Doubleday First of all, let me say that A Little Life was exactly what I’ve been looking for. This novel was so rich in raw, uninhibited emotion, in the true unveiling of life’s effervescence, horrors and humanity, that I didn’t feel that I was trudging through a … More A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Hardcover, 304 pages Published June 26th 2014 by Penguin Press “How suffocating it is to be loved that much.” Everything I Never Told You centers around the Lee family: James, the Chinese-American professor who lectures on the epitome of what was never attainable for him—true Americanism, Marilyn, the blond wife who’d always dreamed of being … More Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng