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The Vanishing Half

June 17, 2020

I ride or die for twins, but this Bennett writes this gripping and heartbreaking tale that was my favorite book of 2020.


Such a Fun Age

January 29, 2020

This book is both fun and not fun at the same time. Reid mocks white wokeness in a hilarious way.


The Yellow House

December 25, 2019

This won the National Book Award in 2019 for a reason. A stunning memoir that invites you to be a part of this family.


The Water Dancer

October 9, 2019

A surrealistic story set in the antebellum South and following the supernatural exploits of Hiram Walker.


The Nickel Boys

July 24, 2019

A heartwrenching story that needed to be told. It also needs to be read.


Friday Black

May 15, 2019

A tour de force collection of essays at what it means to be young and black in America.


These Truths: A History of the United States

December 12, 2018

Forget every other American history book you've read and camp out with this one.


There There

December 5, 2018

The cover almost kept me from this one, but I'm glad I relented. It is an untold story that is soul-wrecking.


An American Marriage

February 7, 2018

A National Book Award finalist that presents you with dynamic characters while also revelaing the failings of the US justice system.


LA 92

January 3, 2018

I have seen Rodney King's LA only in clips until this. It will immerse you in a way that makes you feel you're there and…