Download, read, and vote for your favorite March titles for the March 2020 LibraryReads list!
Votes due February 1!
A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler
A stunning page-turner about two very different families living side by side in an idyllic neighborhood – and the summer that changes their lives forever.
2 starred reviews!
“Traversing topics of love, race, and class, this emotionally complex novel speaks to—and may reverberate beyond—our troubled times.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“Fowler skillfully renders her characters and their experiences into an unforgettable, heartbreaking story. Great for book clubs and fans of Tayari Jones and Jodi Picoult.”–Library Journal, starred review
THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS by Jennifer Rosner
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In Poland, as World War II rages, a mother hides with her young daughter, a musical prodigy whose slightest sound may cost them their lives. “Memoirist and award-winning children’s author Rosner challenges the Holocaust with a touch of magic (the yellow bird appears throughout), clarifying a dangerous time and place even as she offers a vibrant, affecting portrait of the mother-daughter relationship.”–Library Journal, starred review
RUST: A Memoir of Steel and Grit by Eliese Colette Goldbach
A debut memoir of grit and tenacity, as one young woman returns to the conservative hometown she always longed to escape to earn a living in the steel mill that casts a shadow over Cleveland. “An affecting, unblinking portrait of working-class life.”–Kirkus Reviews
SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn
A groundbreaking debut novel that folds the legends of Hawai’ian gods into an engrossing family saga–a story of exile and the pursuit of salvation. “Washburn’s debut is a unique and spirited depiction of the 50th state and its children.”–Publishers Weekly
YOU ARE NOT ALONE by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
The #1 bestselling authors of LibraryReads picks THE WIFE BETWEEN US and AN ANONYMOUS GIRL deliver a thriller about a circle of friends with deadly intentions–where trust is their weapon and revenge is their trigger.
HOUSE OF EARTH AND BLOOD by Sarah J. Maas
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas makes her adult debut with the CRESCENT CITY series: the tale of half-Fae Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a modern fantasy world of danger and romance.
THE EXHIBITION OF PERSEPHONE Q by Jessi Jezewska Stevens
A surreal and satirical portrait of a pregnant woman adrift in a haunted, post-9/11 Manhattan. “As Percy wanders, New York itself is reflected through the prism of her many identities…in luminous prose that captures the essence of a place in the middle of its most defining transformation. A stellar debut.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review
THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA by TJ Klune
A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. “By turns zany and heartfelt, this tale of found family is hopeful to its core. Readers will revel in Klune’s wit and ingenuity.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review
THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR by Rebecca James
A chilling modern gothic novel of a family consumed by the shadows and secrets of its past. “[T]he author maintains a scary and atmospheric mood, and the descriptions of the house and the surrounding landscape are stunning. Readers will be eager to see what James does next.”–Publishers Weekly
BEHELD by TaraShea Nesbit
A riveting story of the first murder in Plymouth, Massachusetts—a crime that shook the fledging colony to its core. “Nesbit’s lush prose adds texture to stories of the colony’s women, and her deep immersion in primary sources adds complexity to the historical record.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review