A darkly comic, speculative debut following an adrift Pakistani translator in London who attends a mysterious language school which boasts complete fluency in just ten days, but at a secret, sinister cost. Anisa Ellahi dreams of being a translator of “great works of literature,” but instead mostly spends her days subtitling Bollywood movies,... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A knockout debut novel that tackles a haunting question: What do our jobs do to our souls?
Seth is a junior copywriter whose latest tagline just went viral. He’s the agency’s hottest new star, or at least he wants his coworker crush to think so. But while he’s busy drooling over his future corner office, the walls crumble around him.
When his job... Read more
A propulsive novel about class, power, politics, and desire by the celebrated author of The Golden State. The year is 1998, the End of History. The Soviet Union is dissolved, the Cold War is over, and Bunny Glenn is an American teenager in Azerbaijan with her Foreign Service family. Through Bunny’s eyes we watch global interests flock to the... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A Fourth Wave Womanist Pursuit of Dreams as Radical Resistance
“Who would black women get to be if we did not have to create from a place of resistance?”
Hip Hop Womanist writer and theologian EbonyJanice’s book of essays center a fourth wave of Womanism, dreaming, the pursuit of softness, ancestral reverence, and radical wholeness as tools of liberation.
All The Black Girls Are Activists is a love letter to... Read more
Perveen Mistry Mysteries: Book #4
India, 1922: Perveen Mistry is the only female lawyer in Bombay, a city where child mortality is high, birth control is unavailable and very few women have ever seen a doctor.
Perveen is attending a lavish fundraiser for a new women’s hospital specializing in maternal health issues when she witnesses an accident. The grandson of an influential... Read more
The Mysteries of Octopuses
Of all the creatures of the deep blue, none is as captivating as the octopus. In Many Things Under a Rock, marine biologist David Scheel investigates four major mysteries about these elusive beings. How can we study an animal with perfect camouflage and secretive habitats? How does a soft and boneless creature defeat sharks and eels, while... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
A mesmerizing, powerful work of Afro-magic realism that reclaims the promise of a family's destiny through the bending of time
Blue’s daughter, Tsitra, is dying a violent and horrific death while, thousands of miles away, Blue feels the slowing of time and hears voices, followed by a stillness that befalls her for eighteen months.
More than a... Read more
The Story of a Limb and the Boy Who Grew from It
A hilarious and poignant memoir grappling with family, disability, and coming of age in two closets—as a gay man and as a man living with cerebral palsy
Greg Marshall's early years were pretty bizarre. Rewind the VHS tapes and you'll see a lopsided teenager limping across a high school stage, or in a wheelchair after leg surgeries,... Read more
Sales, Sisterhood, Supremacy, and the Other Lies Behind Multilevel Marketing
She signed up for the sisterhood, free cars, and the promise of a successful business of her own. Instead, she ended up with an addiction, broken friendships, and the rubble of a toppled pyramid . . . scheme.
Hey, Hun: Sales, Sisterhood, Supremacy, and the Other Lies Behind Multilevel Marketing is the eye-opening, funny, and dangerous personal... Read more
In A Quitter’s Paradise, the darkly humorous debut by bold, new voice Elysha Chang, a young woman does everything she can to ignore her mother’s death, even as unearthed family secrets become increasingly inextricable from her own. Eleanor is doing just fine. Yes, she’s hiding things from her husband. Sure, she quit her PhD program and is now... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
In this powerful debut, Rebecca Dimyan details her experience with endometriosis, a chronic disease which effects one in ten women worldwide. This painful condition takes an average of seven years to be diagnosed and has no proven cure. Most women will undergo multiple surgeries, take countless painkillers and other drugs, and will still endure... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Empyrean: Book #1
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“Author Rebecca Yarros brings the reader right into the Rider's Quadrant of Bagsiath War College to follow candidate Violet Sorrengail as she fights tooth and nail to prove herself worthy to ride a dragon despite only ever preparing to join the Scribe Quadrant. This book is full of deadly games, hilariously smart dragons, and sexual tension so... Read more
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“This is a sweet story about a modern neighborhood and how the reality of 2023 settles in across generations and races. The characters are interesting and accessible, and you'll find yourself a little more invested in a mall closing than you thought possible. Read more
A blazingly original and stylish debut novel about a young man whose reality unravels when he suspects his mysterious employers have inadvertently discovered time travel—and are using it to cover up a string of violent crimes . . .
Four days before Christmas, eight-year-old Bo loses his mother in a tragic accident, twenty-eight-year-old Brandon... Read more
Afternoons with Steve Martin
Steve Martin is more candid than he’s ever been about his creative life—in this engrossing audio-biography centered around a series of conversations recorded over many afternoons at home with his friend and neighbor, writer Adam Gopnik. Steve Martin met his good friend Adam Gopnik three decades ago, and in that time, Gopnik has always marveled... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Our ancestors say our hair is our memories, our source of strength and power, a celebration of our lives. Mom never had long hair—she was told it was too wild. Grandma couldn’t have long hair—hers was taken from her. But one young girl can’t wait to grow her hair long: for herself, for her family, for her connection to her culture and the Earth,... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
Roach would rather be listening to the latest episode of her favorite true crime podcast than assisting the boring and predictable customers at her local branch of the bookstore Spines, where she's worked her entire adult life. A serious true crime junkie, Roach looks down her nose at the pumpkin-spice-latte-drinking casual fans who only became... Read moreAudiobook details Add to Wish List
What Medieval Monks Tell Us About Distraction
The digital era is beset by distraction, and it feels like things are only getting worse. At times like these, the distant past beckons as a golden age of attention. We dream of recapturing the quiet of a world with less noise. We imagine retreating into solitude and singlemindedness, almost like latter-day monks.
But although we think of early... Read more
As a descendant of the Chinese god of medicine, ignored middle child Elle was destined to be a doctor. Instead, she is underemployed as a mediocre magical calligrapher at the fairy temp agency. Nevertheless, she has been covertly outfitting her client and crush with high-powered glyphs.
Half-elf Luc, the agency’s top security expert, has his own... Read more
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“Georgie has come home to her small-town hometown burnt out from a career in Hollywood, and is hoping that a notebook from her childhood will teach her how to set goals in the present day. Levi just needs a place to stay with his temperamental rescue dog - and a miscommunication leaves him living with Georgie for the week. When the two set off... Read more