Happy #PubDay (4/21/20)

Phuc Tran explores abuse, racism, and tragedy through his love for books and punk rock in this irreverent, funny, and moving memoir of an immigrant family assimilating in America for today’s #PubDay celebration! SIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc Tran 2 starred reviews! […]

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Booklist’s Core Collection: Immigrant and Refugee Writers

Booklist highlights immigrant and refugee writers who have come to the U.S. in their recent Core Collection roundup, including these two Macmillan titles: SHE WOULD BE KING by Wayétu Moore SHE WOULD BE KING is a spectacular blend of history and magical realism that follows three extraordinary characters: in the West African village of Lai, […]

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Day’s YA: LOBIZONA

AAAWWWHOOOOO!!!! For those of you who don’t speak werewolf, that’s “READ THIS BOOOOOOOK!!!” LOBIZONA by Romina Garber9781250239129Available May 5, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 12 to 18Available to download as an e-galley Manu is in hiding in Miami because she is an illegal Argentinian immigrant and because of her unusual eyes. If she is recognized, she […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/02/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/02/19)

Forming habits…answered, the memoir of an immigrant family’s American Dream, learning the science of reading people’s faces, and a spooky addition to Augusten Burrough’s collection of memoirs. Check it all out in today’s #nonfiction round-up GOOD HABITS, BAD HABITS: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick by Wendy Wood “Wood’s research and perspective on […]

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January 2018 All-Stars

January 2018 All-Stars

These forthcoming books are raking in the starred reviews—make sure to add them to your library’s shelves ASAP! THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat “Tamirat’s razor-sharp prose fashions a magnificently dimensional and emotionally resonant narrator, herself a storyteller who frames her own tale with beguiling skill. This debut is remarkable in every way.” — […]

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The 2018 #HoltDebutSquad

The 2018 #HoltDebutSquad

New year, new talent! Our pals at Henry Holt & Co. wanna make sure you don’t miss these exciting debut novels: THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat Available March 13, 2018 A haunting story of fatherhood, national identity, and what it means to be an immigrant in America today, this coming-of-age story explores what […]

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