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Fall 2016 Book Preview: Best Fiction and Nonfiction

So you spent the summer working your way through our summer 2016 book preview, and now you’re ready for more? Not to worry, we’ve got a whole new list of great new fiction and nonfiction for fall 2016! From sci-fi and fantasy to memoirs to history, there’s something for every reader in this stack of fall 2016 books. Fix yourself a hot drink, get cozy under a blanket, and let’s get to it! SEPTEMBER Everfair (September 6) Author: Nisi Shawl This Victorian-era alternate history novel imagines how Belgium’s disastrous colonization of the Congo might have gone differently if native Africans [...]

2016-12-31T17:57:54-07:00August 25th, 2016|

Winter/Spring 2016 Book Preview

Now that we’ve finished picking our favorite fiction and nonfiction of 2015, it’s time for the spring 2016 book preview! And man, there are a ton of awesome-sounding books coming out this year that we can’t wait to read. If you’re ready to fill your to-read list, let’s get started with this spring 2016 book preview, shall we? Mr. Splitfoot (available now) Author: Samantha Hunt In this surreal gothic fantasy, Ruth and Nat are orphans in a home for abandoned children who entertain their fellow orphans by channeling the dead. Many years later, Ruth’s niece Cora becomes pregnant and is suddenly [...]

2016-12-31T17:58:06-07:00January 21st, 2016|

Best Nonfiction of 2015

It’s always hard to narrow down the best books from a given year, but we took a look back at the best nonfiction of 2015 and picked our favorites. This year’s selection includes science, memoirs, fashion, and history. If you love nonfiction as much as we do, you’re sure to find some great picks here to take you into 2016. What are your picks for the best nonfiction of 2015? Tell us in the comments! Between the World and Me Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown can no longer speak for themselves, but Ta-Nehisi Coates can. [...]

2016-12-31T17:58:07-07:00December 30th, 2015|