Starred Review Round-Up (8/9/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: LITTLE EVE by Catriona Ward9781250812650 | 10/11/22 “Ward works in so many motifs—Bible resonances, colonialism, science versus faith, and the pall of war, to name just a few—that the play of imagery is as engrossing as the plot twists, making this a rewarding outing from […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/14/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: IF AN EGYPTIAN CANNOT SPEAK ENGLISH by Noor NagaISBN 9781644450819 | on sale 4/12/22 “The short chapters keep the pages turning during the first two sections as the narrative heads toward the inevitable catastrophe, and the meta-fictional third section helps readers process what may have […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (3/16/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: FOUR TREASURES OF THE SKY by Jenny Tinghui ZhangISBN 9781250811783 | on sale 4/5/22 An Indie Next pick! “Zhang delves into the history of violence and prejudice against Chinese people in the U.S. with her debut, a lyrical and sweeping Bildungsroman…The result is fierce and […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (3/1/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: SWEEP OF STARS by Maurice BroaddusISBN 9781250264930 | on sale 3/29/22 “The first of this Afrofuturist trilogy takes off with an epic array of characters and plotlines that will enmesh readers in the politics and power struggles set across the stars.”–Library Journal, starred review “[A] […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (2/1/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE KAIJU PRESERVATION SOCIETY by John ScalziISBN 9780765389121 | on sale 3/15/22 “A more ethical Jurassic Park meets the camaraderie of Parks and Recreation in this wonderfully witty and refreshingly earnest adventure yarn from Hugo Award winner Scalzi (REDSHIRTS)…equally lighthearted and grounded—and sure to delight.”–Publishers […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (9/14/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: FIGHT NIGHT by Miriam ToewsISBN 9781635578171 | on sale 10/5/21 “Fierce and funny, this gives undeniable testimony to the life force of family. It’s a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Funny and sad and exquisitely tender.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane MoriartyISBN 9781250220257 […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (7/30/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: NEVER SAY YOU CAN’T SURVIVE by Charlie Jane AndersISBN 9781250800015 | on sale 8/17/21 “Let Anders introduce you to the imaginary friends whose stories need to be told; provide you with tools to defeat enemies like imposter syndrome; and show you the many varied lifelines […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (6/29/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona WardISBN 9781250812629 | on sale 9/28/21 “There’s a creeping sense of something off with every member of the cast, even as Ward immerses the reader in each of their hyperfocused points-of-view. Subtle clues scattered throughout make terrifying […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (6/1/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: UNTIL PROVEN SAFE: The History and Future of Quarantine by Nicola Twilley and Geoff ManaughISBN 9780374126582 | on sale 7/20/21 “This thoughtful study couldn’t arrive at a better moment.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “An infectiously appealing overview of efforts to contain the potentially infectious.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/30/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: SORROWLAND by Rivers SolomonISBN 9780374266776 | on sale 5/4/21 “Solomon once again stretches the boundaries of speculative fiction in this distinct and visceral exploration of the trauma of Black and queer bodies in an all-too believable near future.”–Booklist, starred review “They display a maturing control […]

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