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Happy #PubDay! (8/13/19)

Teenage misfits + a LibraryReads winner + a debut college parody + Cameroon in WWII + the awesomeness of Tokyo = an epic #pubday!

GODS WITH A LITTLE G by Tupelo Hassman

2 starred reviews!

“Irreverent, wise, heartbreaking, and heart-mending, this is about nothing less than the everyday challenges of love, belief, and existence.”–Booklist, starred review

“Weird and uncomfortable and glorious—just like adolescence.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE by Katherine Center

An August 2019 LibraryReads & Indie Next pick + 2 starred reviews!

“Center gives readers a sharp and witty exploration of love and forgiveness that is at once insightful, entertaining, and thoroughly addictive.“–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“[A]n appealing (if guarded, in this case) heroine, a compelling love story, a tearjerking twist, and a thoroughly absorbing story. Another winner from Center.”–Booklist, starred review

CAMPUSLAND by Scott Johnston

“Johnston’s writing is lively and takes his story through a few surprising turns. This strong debut will resonate with readers who enjoy their parody with a side of pathos.”–Publishers Weekly

WHEN THE PLUMS ARE RIPE by Patrice Nganang

“What happens to a colony when its colonizer becomes colonized itself?… A brilliant, beguiling story.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred reviews

THE BELLS OF OLD TOKYO: Meditations on Time and a City by Anna Sherman

“Highly recommended for anyone who has visited or is planning to visit Tokyo. Readers will gain insight into the history, culture, and language of Japan as well as ideas on city hot spots.”–Library Journal, starred review

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