A story told in silence. A story without words. Crushing by Sophie Burrows is a stunning debut graphic novel about two lonely souls yearning for human connection.
Inspiring and enriching, African Icons: Ten People Who Built a Continent by Tracey Baptiste provides ten illuminating portraits of Black excellence from ancient times through the sixteenth century.
A charming and witty slow-burn second chance rom-com with just the right amount of angst. The Shaadi Set-Up by Lillie Vale checks all the boxes.
A summer vacation, sparring siblings, and a crime to solve. A Mystery at Lili Villa by Arathi Menon is a delightful middle-grade mystery that is sure to make you nostalgic.
You’ve Got Mail meets Tweet Cute set in two competing halal restaurants. The story of a brave and tenacious woman. A culturally significant rom-com that is a must read.
A summer vacation at the lake house with the family. A pretend boyfriend. Opposites attract. Enemies to lovers. All the ingredients of a breezy summer read.
Women are often put in boxes and expected to make compromises. A book about a woman’s journey through the decades to self-discovery.
Moving and at times thought-provoking. A book that is as much a memoir as it is about the history of California. Pick it if you enjoy memoirs with a generous dose of history.
True courage comes from purposefully standing out. Set in the 1950s, a historical #ownvoice YA novel that is just as relevant today.
A tale that explores the power and strength of kinship on the harsh American frontier. Pick it if you enjoy offbeat historical novels with lots of wordplay.