Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Hardcover, 240 pages Expected publication: February 13th 2018 by Grove Press An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a … More Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed

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

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Hardcover, 432 pages Published March 1st 2016 by Crown I received a copy of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City from the publisher, Crown, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Matthew Desmond’s research-driven prose is a dazzling work of examination and insight. Within these pages, the business and culture of evictions is dissected … More Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond