Fiction new book roundup – June 2017

Whether you’re on the bus or on the beach, here are some new fiction titles to get your summer reading under way.

6/13: The Changeling by Victor LaValle – Antiquarian book dealer Apollo Kagwa has built a happy family life with his wife and new baby son. When his family is torn apart by a violent act, Apollo begins a journey through fantastical corners of New York he didn’t know existed – with old magic and monsters – to bring his family back together. Continue reading “Fiction new book roundup – June 2017”

Nonfiction new book roundup – June 2017

Looking for new nonfiction or memoir to read? Perhaps something to help fill a square on your Summer Book Bingo grid. Here, for your consideration, is a selection of nonfiction being published in June 2017.

6/1: Discovering Seattle Parks: A Local’s Guide by Linnea Westerlind. Did you know there are 426 parks in the city of Seattle? Discover them all with this indispensable guide. Continue reading “Nonfiction new book roundup – June 2017”

Fiction new book roundup – May 2017

Craving something to read by a favorite author or hoping to find a debut novelist? We’ve got you covered with new fiction coming out this month, May 2017.

5/1: 16th Seduction by James Patterson – the latest installment in the popular Women’s Murder Club series.

5/2: Salt Houses by Hala Alyan – a novel about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home.

5/2: The Dinner Party and Other Stories by Joshua Ferris- an anthology of short stories that follow characters searching for answers in the wake of surprise, violent, or otherwise life-changing moments.

5/2: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins – another gripping novel of human instincts and the damage they can inflict from the author of The Girl on the Train. Continue reading “Fiction new book roundup – May 2017”

Nonfiction new book round up – May 2017

Looking for new nonfiction to read or a new cookbook to test out? Here is a selection of nonfiction being published in May 2017.

5/2: The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6’ 4”, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and Stand-Up Comedian by W. Kamau Bell. A provocative look at contemporary America from the host of CNN’s United Shades of America.

5/2: Between Them: Remembering My Parents by Richard Ford. A memoir from the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Independence Day.

5/2: One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter: Essays by Scaachi Koul. A collection of essays about growing up South Asian in the West from a BuzzFeed contributor. Continue reading “Nonfiction new book round up – May 2017”