When Abdi Abdirahman qualified for the 2020 Olympics, he became the oldest American runner ever to make the Olympic team at the age of 43. Abdi shares thoughts on the world, running, and living.
For fans of Morgan Matson’s Save the Date comes a charming novel about one teen’s summer tackling disasters including, but not limited to, family, romance, and weather — as she plans her sister’s Bollywood-style Indian wedding.
Tense, thrilling, and deeply profound, The Falling Woman examines what it means to be singled out by luck or destiny. It explores what we owe to our loved ones in our final days, and what we owe ourselves.
Committed: A Memoir of Madness in the Family is a memoir detailing what it is like to grow up with a paranoid schizophrenia mother only to discover that the little sister shares a similar diagnosis of mental illness. Milana inspires us with her triumphs and resiliency and offers solace to those burdened with the role of caretaker to a family member with mental health issues.
A breathtaking work of historical fiction set in Reconstruction-era Brooklyn. As we come to the end of Women’s History Month, Libertie is the perfect book to celebrate womanhood, mother-daughter relationship, and above all, freedom.
The compelling story of heroic women who, despite personal trauma, found grace in difficult times and transformed their personal adversity into pay-it-forward wins.
A collection of tickling humor and prickling satire. An escape from despair and stress in the current environment.
The comprehensive, compulsively readable guide to growing into our bodies. A celebration of our diverse, miraculous, beautiful bodies.
An empathetic look at immigration, identity, and human resiliency, Laila Lalami’s debut is an essential contribution to the current cultural conversation.
Black History Month Book Spotlight – Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights by Dovey Johnson Roundtree
February is Black History Month. If you are looking for a relevant read, check out the critical and inspiring MIGHTY JUSTICE: My Life in Civil Rights by Dovey Johnson Roundtree.