'An Unkindness of Ghosts' by River Solomon

River Solomon’s new speculative fiction novel illuminates a dark corner of our collective past and current reality: slavery’s psychological impact and cultural trauma as its own grueling character… read more

'Sidebar' by Carsen Taite

Sidebar is a love story with a refreshing twist. It’s a mystery and a bit of a thriller, with an ethical dilemma and some subterfuge thrown in for good measure…. read more

'Honestly Ben' by Bill Konigsberg

Honestly Ben is the heartfelt sequel to Bill Konigsberg’s Openly Straight.Ben’s journey is an intimate one as he begins to examine his life for possibly the first time. … read more

‘The One You Get’ by Jason Tougaw

Anything can be altered: bodies, minds and stories. And they can be altered through various means: substances, other people, and the passage of time. Tougaw is not only very aware of this, but also very curious about it. The memoir itself is a product of this curiosity… read more

'Advice from the Lights' by Stephen Burt

On the one hand, Advice from the Lights is deft, bubbly, poised, polished, consistently witty, affecting an air of light verse. On the other, it is a document of barely constrained, messy emotion. … read more