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Reading Roundup: Top Picks of the Month

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Reading Roundup: Top Picks of the Month

APRIL 2018

Indie Next
#1 Pick: TANGERINE by Christine Mangan
CIRCE by Madeline Miller
THE FEMALE PERSUASION by Meg Wolitzer
AND NOW WE HAVE EVERYTHING: On Motherhood Before I Was Ready, by Meaghan O’Connell
THE ORACLE YEAR by Charles Soule
THE OVERSTORY by Richard Powers
THE RECOVERING: Intoxication and Its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison
VARINA by Charles Frazier
THE ITALIAN TEACHER by Tom Rachman
COUNTRY DARK by Chris Offutt
THE ITALIAN PARTY by Christina Lynch
STRAY CITY by Chelsey Johnson
LAWN BOY by Jonathan Evison
EVERY NOTE PLAYED by Lisa Genova
AFTER ANNA by Lisa Scottoline
BLUE SELF-PORTRAIT written by Noémi Lefebvre, translated by Sophie Lewis
WAITING FOR TOMORROW by Nathacha Appanah
WADE IN THE WATER: Poems, by Tracy K. Smith
PARIS BY THE BOOK by Liam Callanan
I WAS ANASTASIA by Ariel Lawhon

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Favorite: CIRCE by Madeline Miller
OTHER PEOPLE'S HOUSES by Abbi Waxman
ALL THE BEAUTIFUL LIES by Peter Swanson
HOW TO BE SAFE by Tom McAllister
THEN SHE WAS GONE by Lisa Jewell
UNBURY CAROL by Josh Malerman
THE FEMALE PERSUASION by Meg Wolitzer
YOU THINK IT, I'LL SAY IT: Stories by Curtis Sittenfeld
MY LADY'S CHOOSING: An Interactive Romance Novel, by Kitty Curran and Larissa Zageris
THE GIRL WHO SMILED BEADS: A Story of War and What Comes After, by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

Target Book Club
GIRL IN PIECES by Kathleen Glasgow

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
MAGPIE MURDERS by Anthony Horowitz
 



MARCH 2018

Indie Next
#1 Pick: EDUCATED: A Memoir by Tara Westover
DON'T SKIP OUT ON ME by Willy Vlautin
ANATOMY OF A MIRACLE by Jonathan Miles
SUNBURN by Laura Lippman
SOMETIMES I LIE by Alice Feeney
THE SEA BEAST TAKES A LOVER: Stories, by Michael Andreasen
AUNTIE POLDI AND THE SICILIAN LIONS written by Mario Giordano, translated by John Brownjohn
PROMISE by Minrose Gwin
EAT THE APPLE: A Memoir by Matt Young
ROSIE COLORED GLASSES by Brianna Wolfson
THE LAST EQUATION OF ISAAC SEVERY: A Novel in Clues by Nova Jacobs
REGISTERS OF ILLUMINATED VILLAGES: Poems, by Tarfia Faizullah
SPEAK NO EVIL by Uzodinma Iweala
THE HUSH by John Hart
CENSUS by Jesse Ball
TOMB SONG by Julián Herbert
SOME HELL by Patrick Nathan
I FOUND MY TRIBE: A Memoir, by Ruth Fitzmaurice
THE WOMAN'S HOUR: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss
A LONG WAY FROM HOME by Peter Carey

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Favorite: LET ME LIE by Clare Mackintosh
THE BROKEN GIRLS by Simone St. James
THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT by Chris Bohjalian
SOMETIMES I LIE by Alice Feeney
BURN BRIGHT: An Alpha and Omega Novel, by Patricia Briggs
SUNBURN by Laura Lippman
EVERY NOTE PLAYED by Lisa Genova
GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER by Shobha Rao
ALTERNATE SIDE by Anna Quindlen
TANGERINE by Christine Mangan

Target Book Club
THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE BOOK OF POLLY by Kathy Hepinstall
 



FEBRUARY 2018

Indie Next
#1 Pick: THE LINE BECOMES A RIVER: Dispatches From the Border by Francisco Cantú
THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah
HOW TO STOP TIME by Matt Haig
AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones
I AM, I AM, I AM: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O’Farrell
EVERYTHING HERE IS BEAUTIFUL by Mira T. Lee
ONLY KILLERS AND THIEVES by Paul Howarth
RED CLOCKS by Leni Zumas
NEED TO KNOW by Karen Cleveland
ETERNAL LIFE by Dara Horn
HEART BERRIES: A Memoir, by Terese Marie Mailhot
FRESHWATER by Akwaeke Emezi
MOTHERS OF SPARTA: A Memoir in Pieces by Dawn Davies
IN EVERY MOMENT WE ARE STILL ALIVE by Tom Malmquist
THE UNMADE WORLD by Steve Yarbrough
THE MITFORD MURDERS by Jessica Fellowes
THE LARGESSE OF THE SEA MAIDEN: Stories by Denis Johnson
FORCE OF NATURE by Jane Harper
THIS WILL BE MY UNDOING: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America, by Morgan Jerkins
WHITE HOUSES by Amy Bloom

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Favorite: THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah
AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE by Tayari Jones
THE FRENCH GIRL by Lexie Elliott
FORCE OF NATURE by Jane Harper
SURPRISE ME by Sophie Kinsella
TARNISHED CITY by Vic James
AS BRIGHT AS HEAVEN by Susan Meissner
HOW TO STOP TIME by Matt Haig
SUMMER HOURS AT THE ROBBERS LIBRARY by Sue Halpern
EDUCATED: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Target Book Club
THE WEDDING DATE by Jasmine Guillory

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
LINCOLN IN THE BARDO by George Saunders
 



JANUARY 2018

Indie Next
#1 Pick: THE IMMORTALISTS by Chloe Benjamin
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A. J. Finn
THE WIFE BETWEEN US by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
GRIST MILL ROAD by Christopher J. Yates
NEON IN DAYLIGHT by Hermione Hoby
THE JOB OF THE WASP by Colin Winnette
FIRE SERMON by Jamie Quatro
THE AFTERLIVES by Thomas Pierce
ESCAPE ARTIST: Memoir of a Visionary Artist on Death Row, by William A. Noguera
THE CHALK MAN by C. J. Tudor
BENEATH THE SUGAR SKY by Seanan McGuire
THIS COULD HURT by Jillian Medoff
GREEN by Sam Graham-Felsen
THE WIDOWS OF MALABAR HILL: A Mystery of 1920s Bombay by Sujata Massey
BENEATH THE MOUNTAIN by Luca D’Andrea
THE PERFECT NANNY by Leila Slimani
TWO GIRLS DOWN by Louisa Luna
THE WOLVES OF WINTER by Tyrell Johnson
THE STOWAWAY: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica by Laurie Gwen Shapiro
HEART SPRING MOUNTAIN by Robin MacArthur

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Favorite: THE IMMORTALISTS by Chloe Benjamin
THE WIFE BETWEEN US by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW by A. J. Finn
PROMISE NOT TO TELL by Jayne Ann Krentz
THE WEDDING DATE by Jasmine Guillory
CARNEGIE'S MAID by Marie Benedict
BENEATH THE SUGAR SKY by Seanan McGuire
STILL ME by Jojo Moyes
THE GIRL IN THE TOWER by Katherine Arden
ETERNAL LIFE by Dara Horn

Target Book Club
THE LONELY HEARTS HOTEL by Heather O'Neill

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
WE WERE THE LUCKY ONES by Georgia Hunter