Friday Reads — March 2018 Nonfiction

Friday Reads — March 2018 Nonfiction

Our #FridayReads picks are all the excellent nonfiction titles available this month! THE SUN DOES SHINE: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton, with an introduction by Bryan Stevenson Also available in audio Two starred reviews! A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading […]

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Friday Reads: #BookBday Debuts

Friday Reads: #BookBday Debuts

TGIF! Our #FridayReads are two starry debut novels celebrating their #BookBday this week! GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER by Shobha Rao A March 2018 LibraryReads pick, a Library Journal Spring 2018 Editors’ pick, and a “Most Anticipated Book of 2018” with THREE starred reviews! A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, about a once-in-a-lifetime […]

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Friday Reads: Sci-Fi

Friday Reads: Sci-Fi

Today’s #FridayReads are brand-new works from two of science fiction’s biggest names: OATHBRINGER by Brandon Sanderson In the third volume of the New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive series, the War of Reckoning comes to a sudden and destructive close as a new, far greater threat appears on the field of battle, kindled by the […]

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Friday Reads: Trump!

Friday Reads: Trump!

Love him or loathe him, there’s plenty to read (and listen to) about President Trump: THE DANGEROUS CASE OF DONALD TRUMP: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President by Bandy X. Lee Also available in audio The consensus of two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists that Trump is dangerously mentally ill and that he […]

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#FridayReads–Manga Edition!

#FridayReads–Manga Edition!

Happy Friday! We’re mad for Manga! IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD by Fumiyo Kouno The manga that inspired a critically acclaimed film! Suzu is a young Japanese woman who has recently married and moved from her home in Hiroshima City to Kure, during the years of World War II. Here she is confronted with […]

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Joni Mitchell (Book) Mania!

Joni Mitchell (Book) Mania!

The weekend is nearly here and we’ve got Joni Mitchell mania for our #FridayReads: RECKLESS DAUGHTER: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell by David Yaffe An intimate new biography of Joni Mitchell, drawing on interviews with childhood friends and the cast of famous characters (Joan Baez, Judy Collins, Leonard Cohen, David Crosby, and more) with whom […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Happy Friday! New York Comic Con is this weekend and we’re getting in the spirit with these new & forthcoming graphic novels: GOING INTO TOWN: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT?, Roz Chast’s new graphic memoir—a […]

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Sci-Fi Friday Reads!

Sci-Fi Friday Reads!

These sci-fi #FridayReads are outta this world! AUTONOMOUS by Annalee Newitz An October 2017 Indie Next pick with two starred reviews! “The cofounder of the sf website io9.com takes some of today’s key social and technical issues (the nature of artificial intelligence, the notion of property and ownership) and wraps them in a compelling, original […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

TGIF! Today’s #FridayReads are three great graphic novels: POPPIES OF IRAQ by Brigitte Findakly & Lewis Trondheim Findakly’s nuanced tender chronicle of her relationship with her homeland Iraq, co-written and drawn by her husband, acclaimed cartoonist Trondheim. “Small in size but large in impact, this intimate memoir is a highly relevant and compassionate story of […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

TGIF friends! Today’s #FridayReads are three great graphic novels for adults AND teens: BOUNDLESS by Jillian Tamaki One of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017! “A surreal, dreamlike sense of dread and sadness pervades many of these stories, but wry sympathy for the often lost characters takes Tamaki’s already formidable cartooning skills to […]

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