releases we’re excited about
The Invisible Husband of Frick Island, Colleen Oakley
A journalist finds an island in which all of the residents–following the lead of a woman who lost her husband–are pretending that the woman’s husband is still alive.
Revival Season, Monica West
A young woman comes to terms with her faith, her family, and her femininity, grappling with her power and her place in the world. This debut looks fantastic.
Pumpkin, Julie Murphy
The final book in Julie Murpy’s bestselling and life-affirming Dumplin’ series.
Bavel, Ori Menashe, Genevieve Gergis, Lesley Suter
This gorgeous cookbook includes stories and recipes celebrating the Middle East’s diverse food.
Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating, Adiba Jaigirdar
Fake-dating-turned-real-dating romance featuring two Bengali girls? Yes, please!
The Cave Dwellers, Christina McDowell
A send-up of “the cave dwellers,” the entrenched, moneyed, storied families of Washington, D.C.
new in paperback
The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, Grady Hendrix
Book clubs, vampires, chilling romance, and horror. Perfect summer read, anyone?