Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu

Release Date: January 12, 2021 Nadia has never had a clear answer to the seemingly simple question, “Where are you from?” She has lived in many places throughout her life due to her father’s job with the UN, ranging from Rome, to Dar-es-Salaam, to Kampala, to England, and even New York City. Beyond her varied geographic identity, Nadia has grappled her whole life with her … Continue reading Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu

Sometimes You Have To Lie by Leslie Brody

Release Date: December 1, 2020 “Harriet the Spy” by Louise Fitzhugh was first published in 1964. Since then, this classic middle-grade school novel has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. However, the author’s personal life remained a mystery as she never granted interviews or attended bookstore publicity events.  Louise was born to a privileged family in Memphis during the 1920s and quickly accepted that she … Continue reading Sometimes You Have To Lie by Leslie Brody

Everywhere You Don’t Belong by Gabriel Bump

Paperback Release Date: January 12, 2021 A BuzzFeed Most-Anticipated Book of the Year A Electric Lit Favorite Novel of 2020 A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books of 2020 
Claude Mckay Love grew up in the South Side of Chicago. He was raised by his grandmother after his parents abandoned him at a young age. She is a great influence in his life … Continue reading Everywhere You Don’t Belong by Gabriel Bump

The Wrong Kind Of Woman by Sarah McCraw Crow

Release Date: October 6, 2020 Virginia Desmarais’ world is altered when her husband dies of a heart attack while stringing Christmas lights. It shocks Virginia and her daughter, Rebecca as they helplessly watch him collapsing on the front lawn. Virginia has devoted most of her life to raising her thirteen-year-old daughter while supporting her husband’s career as a college professor. Virginia must embark on a … Continue reading The Wrong Kind Of Woman by Sarah McCraw Crow