First Line Fridays: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield #firstlinefridays #thenavireview #bookreview #onceuponariver #dianesetterfield #adultfairytales @atriabooks

Happy Friday everyone! I’m embarking on the adult fairytale-esque Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield! This book has been on my radar, on my TBR and in my NetGalley for MONTHS now, but I’m excited to finally be getting around to it! Here’s how her book begins: There was once an inn that sat peacefully on … More First Line Fridays: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield #firstlinefridays #thenavireview #bookreview #onceuponariver #dianesetterfield #adultfairytales @atriabooks

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite #mysistertheserialkiller #oyinkanbraithwaite #thenavireview #bookreview @doubledaybooks

Hardcover, 240 pages Expected publication: November 20th 2018 by Doubleday Books Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite … More My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite #mysistertheserialkiller #oyinkanbraithwaite #thenavireview #bookreview @doubledaybooks

First Line Fridays: My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite #firstlinefridays #thenavireview #bookreview #mysistertheserialkiller #oyinkanbraithwaite @doubledaybooks

Happy Friday, y’all! I’ve been hearing SO much about this book, My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite, and I’m excited to have started it this week. Here’s how it starts, with a kick and a bang! “Words” Ayoola summons me with these words — Korede, I killed him. I had hoped I would never … More First Line Fridays: My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite #firstlinefridays #thenavireview #bookreview #mysistertheserialkiller #oyinkanbraithwaite @doubledaybooks

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

Suicide Club by Rachel Heng #bookreview #futuristic #rachelheng #SuicideClub #bookblog #thenavireview

Hardcover, 339 pages Published July 10th 2018 by Henry Holt and Co. In this debut set in near future NYC—where lives last 300 years and the pursuit of immortality is all-consuming—Lea must choose between her estranged father and her chance to live forever. Lea Kirino is a “Lifer,” which means that a roll of the genetic … More Suicide Club by Rachel Heng #bookreview #futuristic #rachelheng #SuicideClub #bookblog #thenavireview

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Hardcover, 385 pages Published June 12th 2018 by SJP for Hogarth The first novel from Sarah Jessica Parker’s new imprint, SJP for Hogarth, A Place for Us is a deeply moving and resonant story of love, identity and belonging A Place for Us unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate … More A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

They Come in All Colors by Malcolm Hansen

Hardcover, 336 pages Published May 29th 2018 by Atria Books It’s 1968 when fourteen-year-old Huey Fairchild begins high school at Claremont Prep, one of New York City’s most prestigious boys’ schools. His mother had uprooted her family from their small hometown of Akersburg, Georgia, a few years earlier, leaving behind Huey’s white father and the racial … More They Come in All Colors by Malcolm Hansen