Best Books of the Month: April 2018

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Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller Blackfish City
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In this sci-fi debut, the citizens of a floating Arctic metropolis struggle to survive the aftermath of global climate wars.
Liz calls it “imaginative, compelling, realistically fantastic and blimey a right proper page turner with beautifully immersive descriptive prose and characters that just pop.”
In this sci-fi debut, the citizens of a floating Arctic metropolis struggle to survive the aftermath of global climate wars.
Liz calls it “imaginative, compelling, realistically fantastic and blimey a right proper page turner with beautifully immersive descriptive prose and characters that just pop.”
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You Think It, I'll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld You Think It, I'll Say It
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These ten short stories from the author of Prep and Eligible sharply take on issues of class, relationships, and gender.
Rebecca says, “Exquisite! I love Curtis Sittenfeld, and I think that You Think It, I'll Say It is her best yet. The writing is absolute perfection.”
These ten short stories from the author of Prep and Eligible sharply take on issues of class, relationships, and gender.
Rebecca says, “Exquisite! I love Curtis Sittenfeld, and I think that You Think It, I'll Say It is her best yet. The writing is absolute perfection.”
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The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman The Home for Unwanted Girls
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An unwed mother forced to give up her baby in 1950s Quebec struggles to reunite with her lost daughter in this heartrending novel. Joan says, “Readers should have a box of tissues handy before delving into this heartbreaking story.”
An unwed mother forced to give up her baby in 1950s Quebec struggles to reunite with her lost daughter in this heartrending novel. Joan says, “Readers should have a box of tissues handy before delving into this heartbreaking story.”
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Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli Leah on the Offbeat (Creekwood, #2)
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Leah Burke, the best friend of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda's title character, takes center stage in this YA story. Weezie
says, “Y'all are 100% not ready for the glory that is this book.”
Leah Burke, the best friend of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda's title character, takes center stage in this YA story. Weezie
says, “Y'all are 100% not ready for the glory that is this book.”
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The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After
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In this moving autobiography, a woman tells her story of fleeing the 1994 Rwandan genocide to find a new life in the United States.
Jenee says, “The book is beautiful, haunting, and powerful. It is a story I know I'll reread over and over again, and each time come away with a new interpretation and new lessons.”
In this moving autobiography, a woman tells her story of fleeing the 1994 Rwandan genocide to find a new life in the United States.
Jenee says, “The book is beautiful, haunting, and powerful. It is a story I know I'll reread over and over again, and each time come away with a new interpretation and new lessons.”
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The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century
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Why would someone steal dead bird skins? This true-crime adventure investigates the "natural history heist of the century."
Matt says, “ I'm happy to relate that the story is just as compelling as it sounds, inspiring a marathon reading session that kept me staying up late into the night.”
Why would someone steal dead bird skins? This true-crime adventure investigates the "natural history heist of the century."
Matt says, “ I'm happy to relate that the story is just as compelling as it sounds, inspiring a marathon reading session that kept me staying up late into the night.”
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