Recommended Titles for January 25, 2020

Recommended Titles This Week
Posted on 01/25/2020
Bookstack with blue backgroundCover of Such a Fun AgeSuch A Fun Age
By Kiley Reid

A debut novel addressing race and privilege. With empathy and social commentary, Such a Fun Age explores transactional relationships, becoming a grown-up and what it means to make someone "family".

American DirtCover of American Dirt
By Jeanine Cummins

Jeanine Cummins's American Dirt is a rare exploration into the inner hearts of people willing to sacrifice everything for a glimmer of hope. Forced to flee the drug cartel of Acapulco, Lydia and her young son Luca find themselves worlds away from their middle-class existence and transformed into migrants. A literary achievement filled with poignancy, drama, and humanity on every page.

cover of Right After the WeatherRight After the Weather
By Carol Anshaw

Anshaw’s flawed characters grapple with their relationships and identities against the backdrop of the new Trump presidency and a country waking to a different understanding of itself. Right after the Weather is the story of what happens when untested people are put through the ringer, and in the aftermath, find themselves in a newly uncertain world.