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With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. FICTION Nothing But the Truth by James Holly “James’s debut is a sharply funny feminist spin on the 1997 Jim Carrey film Liar Liar… James (who’s trained in clinical […]

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With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. FICTION Alias Emma by Ava Glass “In the pseudonymous Glass’s superb debut, a series launch, British intelligence agent Emma Makepeace undertakes her first truly important assignment from her boss, […]

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With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. FICTION Afterlives by Abdulrazak Gurnah “Riveting. . . . Gurnah’s spare, unvarnished prose shines a harsh but honest light on the brutality of Africa’s colonial past. . . and […]

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With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. FICTION The Murder of Mr. Wickham by Claudia Gray “Gray provides plenty of backstory and enough depth to her characters that even those who mix up their Pride and […]

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With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. FICTION The Garden of Broken Things by Francesca Momplaisir “Superlative in her ability to portray the interior lives of mothers and their 24/7 litany of self-recrimination, Momplaisir also tackles […]

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With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. FICTION Memphis by Tara M. Stringfellow “Stringfellow has crafted a rich tapestry of women’s familial relationships. Occasionally, she may restrain her characters emotionally, which flattens their dimensionality, but over […]

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With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. FICTION The Return of Faraz Ali by Aamina Ahmad “This a nuanced, many-faceted story, fraught with complex interrelations of ethnicity, class and politics, of a man trying to unlock the […]

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With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and Library Journal—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. FICTION Booklist Review of the Day: March 9, 2022 Trust by Hernan Diaz “Pulitzer Prize finalist Diaz (In the Distance, 2017), returns with a multilayered novel that pieces together […]