Calling all Dolly fans! A deeply personal analysis of Dolly’s life and the way she represents lower-class women in ways no one else does. Mixed with tales from Smarsh’s own childhood, this book screams “girl power” in the best possible way.
Reading Chabon’s wonderful run-on sentences feels like having your brain gently massaged. Whether you’re a comic book lover, WW2 buff, or just looking for your next favorite book, I promise that you’ll fall in love with this story and never want it to end.
*Gay Jewish Representation!!
“Roxane Gay is so great at weaving the intimate and personal with what is most bewildering and upsetting at this moment in culture. She is always looking, always thinking, always passionate, always careful, always right there.” — Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be?
A hauntingly beautiful story about how revenge can consume you… and what happens when it does. Additionally, pirate adventures and breathtaking historical settings. I couldn’t put it down!
A witty, irreverent tour of history's worst plagues—from the Antonine Plague, to leprosy, to polio—and a celebration of the heroes who fought them
Microscopes swivel and flowers spread as the poet wrestles with a spectrum of growing pains. These coming-of-age poems draw inspiration equally from science textbooks and fairy tales. As the final poem prays, "I will see the moon and morning and know". Branches explores what it means to live to the next day, and the next, before we fully understand what we are surviving.
Madeline Miller is a storyteller like no other. A page-turning adventure, a heartbreaking coming of age, and a fierce feminist retelling, prepare to see the Odyssey’s enchantress as the hero she was always meant to be.
An ode to the women who fought the patriarchy before it was cool. This hardcore lady gang of high society scientists and pirates is bound to steal your heart and leave you cheering!
With their trademark mix of humor and vulnerability, Karen and Georgia talk candidly about mental health addiction along with life advice from the big sisters you’ve always wanted!
This book made me go feral! Macado uses horror and sci-fi genre conventions to turn the invisible struggles of womanhood into something visceral, brilliant, and unforgettable.
“yrsa daley-ward’s bone is a symphony of breaking and mending. . . . she lays her hands on the pulse of the thing. . . . an expert storyteller. of the rarest. and purest kind.” —nayyirah waheed, author of salt.
From the celebrated poet Yrsa Daley-Ward, a poignant collection of poems about the heart, life, and the inner self.
This ain’t your grandma’s historical romance! Olivia Waite writes a sweet and sizzling sapphic love story while sneaking in meticulous research about astronomy and embroidery. This beautiful book is proof that queer period dramas are better with a happy ending.
You know those deep, dark fears, anxieties, and insecurities that keep you awake at night? Meichi Ng does, and she tells you how to deal with them via a swaddled, genderless blob who is equal parts hilarious and soothing. This book is the best kind of bibliotherapy.
There could not be a more gripping or necessary play for the current age. Rankine examines the true motivations of white upper-class philanthropy, specifically an art collector with a penchant for pieces depicting black suffering.
A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (The New York Times Book Review).WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017
A swoon-worthy rom-com about fandom, fame, and self love. This book is unputdownable!!
Golden age Hollywood glamour, the price of fame, and a love story spanning across decades. This is a book you can’t put down or even forget.
The classic collaboration from the internationally bestselling authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, now a Prime original series starring Michael Sheen and David Tennant.
Season 2 of Good Omens coming soon!
The Princess saves herself in this one! The classic story we all love but now with contemporary illustrations and an updated ending.
This book gives you all the tools to write a good story… and also a ukulele-playing octopus who’s bound to be your new best friend!
Maple loves being the Parker family dog, but after others suggest that she might be a wolf, Maple heads to the woods. However, Maples knows who she really is and where she belongs.
Love your Mother!
Everything Margaret Atwood touches is gold, but “Dearly” is in a league of its own. She tackles each poem with her trademark wit and grace. Giving each one a compelling, charming story to tell.
What happens when you finally end up with the boy of your dreams? For Monty, it's anxiously waiting until he realizes he’s too good for you. The perfect blend of raunchy, funny, awkward, and vulnerable, this is young love at its finest.
A fun contemporary twist on a classic character! Funny and fashionable, the beautifully illustrated Tallulah is bound to delight readers of all ages!
A delightful and funny tale (or, rather, tail) that shows the joys of poetry, creativity, and collaboration. 5/5 Iambs!
When a girl moves to a new country, her friend fear doesn’t let her do anything. But what happens when she finds out that she’s not the only one with a friend like fear?
10 years after her last book, Alison Bechdel jumps right in with wit, wisdom, and candor to examine her life-long mission to become her best self and the realization that she’s her own biggest obstacle. Part memoir, part philosophy, and part nature writing, this book has something for everyone.
Callie is a theatre kid who can’t sing, but she’s determined to be the best set designer her middle school has ever seen! You’ll love this colorful story full of crushes, friendship, and drama both on and off the stage.
A lyrically written tender embrace of a book. It was so refreshing to see teenage boys being able to express their emotions and have healthy communication with their parents. I will be crying happy tears over this book forever.
Perhaps even more poignant than its predecessor, Saenz perfectly captures the feeling of disillusionment that is so common during the queer coming-of-age experience while still remaining optimistic of the world and the people in it.
Fellow lovers of the fake dating trope,have I have a book for you! Boyfriend Material is a charming, hilarious story about what happens when opposites attract and love is found in the last place you expected it.
Keish thought her wife was dead, but Alice isn’t dead and Keisha’s adventure to find her is a chilling testament to what we’ll do for the ones we love.
Jordan Baker is back and brighter than even before. Nghi Vo beautifully updates The Great Gatsby for the modern audience, giving the iconic setting an added layer of magic and demons that perfectly compliments Gatsby’s world of deception and debauchery while also giving Jordan the attention she deserves.
A heartwarming story of acceptance in which a coop of chickens learn to love a group of capybaras.
Harriet Hemingway loves fashion but she loves birds too. So when she finds out that millions of birds are killed to make her beloved hats, she knows that she has to take a stand!
Morgan is struggling to come out to her friends and deal with her family angst when she meets a selkie named Keltie. Their budding relationship provides Morgan with the perfect escape from life but, when Keltie needs her help, will the bubble burst? Adorable, magical, and swoon-worthy, The Girl from the Sea is a heartwarming story about first love and finding yourself with a mythical twist.
If Oscar Wilde wrote a road trip adventure novel, this would be that book. Join bisexual disaster Monty as he pines for his best friend and is chased across Europe. A campy, delightful confection!
Controversial and unflinching, Slave Play fearlessly addresses how the legacy of enslavement continues to be felt yet ignored. This play will leave you uncomfortable in your own skin and irrevocably changed for the better.
Sappho’s poems are whispers from the past that resonate like a scream. Even in fragments, what remains of her poems are sweet and sharp, small morsels to be savored like pomegranate seeds.
The curse of Cassandra is one that all women can empathize with: to speak the truth and have no one believe her. Kirby’s collection imagines the heroines that Cassandra saw in her visions, the ones reaping the benefits of a more progressive future, and the ones that shared Cassandra’s plight.