American Wolf Nate Blakeslee - 320 p.

American Wolf Nate Blakeslee - 320 p.

The wolf. It so happens that one of the most contentious issues today isn’t gender, race, taxes, climate, abortion, gun laws, free markets vs. regulation, religion, immigration, or health care. (Have I caught your attention or bored you?) Turns out, it’s...
Bluebird, Bluebird Attica Locke - 320 p.

Bluebird, Bluebird Attica Locke - 320 p.

How could you not fall for a writer named “Attica”? As the feminized version of Atticus (writer-philosopher friend of Cicero and, in our own time, beloved character Atticus Finch), the name implies finely-honed writing and clear-eyed vision — both of which...
Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng - 352 p.

Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng - 352 p.

Celeste Ng’s fine new novel is a perfect demonstration of mathematics’ chaos theory — the idea that small changes in organized systems lead to large variations in outcome (the butterfly effect). Or maybe it’s Murphy’s law — if something can go...
An Excess Male Maggie Shen King - 416 p.

An Excess Male Maggie Shen King - 416 p.

SPOILER ALERT: the opening page of King’s ingenious novel — a scene involving the marriage negotiation between two Chinese families — is so head-spinning you need to read it twice, even a third time. It’s not so much a double-take as a triple-take....
South Pole Station Ashley Shelby - 368 p.

South Pole Station Ashley Shelby - 368 p.

Take a crew of brilliant, talented misfits, throw them in a tightly controlled environment, make sure it’s at the edge of the world (someplace place where the sun doesn’t shine six months out of the year) — and you’ve got the setup for Ashley...

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