This Is Not the Jess Show/the Real World by Anna Carey

I haven’t turned pages this quickly in a while! Anna Carey’s This Is Not the Jess Show is an exciting thriller that never gets…

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The Wonders by Elena Medel

Do you like reading translated fiction? The Wonders is the debut novel by Spanish poet Elena Medel, translated by Lizzie Davis and Thomas Bunstead….

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Short, Vigorous Roots: A Contemporary Flash Fiction Collection of Migrant Voices

Flash fiction is quickly becoming one of my favorite formats! The ability of these authors to make a lasting impact on the reader in…

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Crushing by Sophie Burrows

Crushing by Sophie Burrows is a debut young adult graphic novel that has plenty to say for a “silent” book. This is a beautifully…

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The Predatory Animal Ball by Jennifer Fliss

The Predatory Animal Ball is Jennifer Fliss’s debut collection of flash fiction (extremely short stories) about people left in the wake of predators. These…

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As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman

As the Crow Flies is a graphic novel about Charlie, a 13-year-old queer Black kid at an all-white, all-girls summer Christian backpacking camp. She’s…

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The Seep by Chana Porter

Chana Porter’s The Seep takes place after an alien invasion that, instead of bringing war and destruction, makes people kinder, more caring and thoughtful….

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What If We Were Somewhere Else by Wendy J. Fox

Wendy J. Fox’s collection of interconnected short stories, What If We Were Somewhere Else, follows the employees of a nondescript office through their relationships,…

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Weather by Jenny Offill

Have you ever read a book that you simultaneously loved but also…didn’t? Jenny Offill’s thankfully-short book Weather was that kind of read for me….

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The Rock Eaters by Brenda Peynado

Dominican-American author Brenda Peynado’s short story collection, The Rock Eaters, is perfect for readers who enjoy magical realism, fabulism, speculative fiction, and social commentary….

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