Summary: In a post-apocalyptic South Africa, Ebba den Eeden is elevated from the underground bunker where she’s lived her whole life to discover that she’s the heiress to a massive fortune—and an ancient prophecy to save the human race.
Summary: Called "simply enchanting" by New York Times bestselling author Lisa Wingate, this harrowing story follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia.
Summary: For fans of Sorry to Bother You and The Wolf of Wall Street—a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young man given a shot at stardom as the lone Black salesman at a mysterious, cult-like, and wildly successful startup where nothing is as it seems.
Summary: Black Appetite. White Food. invites educators to explore the nuanced manifestations of racial inequity as it exists within and beyond the classroom.
Summary: A “delightful classic village mystery” (Kirkus) about a spirited young pigeon fancier who hopes to get involved with England’s WWII effort—but soon finds herself tied to a covert intelligence organization…and at the heart of a baffling murder.
Summary: Award-winning author, activist and educator Aya de León takes on climate justice and corporate corruption in her high-drama feminist espionage novel, A SPY IN THE STRUGGLE.
Summary: Slay Like a Mother, a book that Parade magazine named one of the “Top 10 life-changing self-help books of the year,” is the kick in the pants you need to destroy what’s holding you back so you can live the life you want. You need this book if: You are a people pleaser by day and an overthinker by night. The negative voice in your head is the meanest mean girl you know. You feel broken and believe you must hide that brokenness to be loved. You are tired. Like fall-down-after-ruing-a-marathon tired.
Summary: Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed and New York Times Notable author, in which the gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning…
Summary: Social Poetics documents the imaginative militancy and emergent solidarities of a new, insurgent working class poetry community rising up across the globe.
Summary: Based on the gripping true story of Irena Sendler, an unlikely Polish resistance fighter who helped save thousands of Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto during World War II, bestselling author James D. Shipman’s Irena's War is a heart-pounding novel of courage in action, helmed by an extraordinary and unforgettable protagonist.
Summary: Critically acclaimed author Minerva Spencer brings a feminist spirit to the Regency era with the Rebels of the Ton, a vibrant new series celebrating a generation with no qualms about subverting the social expectations and mores of the day in order to carve their own paths in life. Full of witty humor, NOTORIOUS weaves a tale of an unapologetically forthright lady and the effortlessly charming rogue who find themselves thrown together by a fluke of circumstance and into a marriage of necessity. Can the wallflower and the rake find common ground in their distaste for convention and forge a lasting union?
Summary: We Need to Talk: A Memoir About Wealth tells an honest, thought-provoking, personal story and explores the impact of wealth on identity, relationships, and sense of place in the world. At twenty-five, Jennifer joined Microsoft, met her husband, and together they became extra-lucky beneficiaries of the dot-com boom. But wealth surprised her. Having a lot of money doesn’t look or feel like what Hollywood sells us.
Summary: Growing up in Northern Ireland just after the Troubles, Majella lives a quiet life caring for her alcoholic mother and working in the local chip shop, but when her predictable existence is upended, she realizes there might just be whole big world outside her small town.
Summary: “Why is this town called Mother’s Rest?” That’s all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It’s a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal.
Summary: Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy by Dr. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad unpacks the critical need for honoring students' identities to help them grow academically and personally during a time when educators nationwide are searching for ways to improve literacy achievement.
Summary: Two strangers—generations and oceans apart—have a chance to save each other in this moving and suspenseful novel about family secrets and the ineffable connections that lead us to one another.
Summary: Before there was Catherine the Great, there was Catherine Alexeyevna: the first woman to rule Russia in her own right. Ellen Alpsten's rich, sweeping debut novel is the story of her rise to power.
Summary: A love and adventure story with a philosophical perspective, this new speculative fiction novel explores the individual’s quest for purpose in a richly-imagined AI future.
Summary: This “unwavering triumph” (The New York Times Book Review) about fragile family bonds introduces us to Evangeline on her wedding weekend, as a dead whale is trapped in the Winter Island harbor, the groom might be lost at sea, and her absent mother has shown up out of the blue.
Summary: Based on true events, A Ritchie Boy, is the inspiring tale of Eli Stoff, a Jewish Austrian immigrant who becomes a US Army intelligence officer during WWII, triumphs over adversity, and finds his place in America.
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