October 2017

  • For orphans, clowns, sex, and drugs in the Montreal of the 1930s: The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill
  • For poetry that will remind you of the strength of both love and mothers: The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
  • For an adventure that will force you to examine the tension between technology and religion: Origin by Dan Brown
  • For satirical illustrations that will make you want to smash the patriarchy: Literally Me by Julie Houts
  • For a genre challenging read that’s not quite a novel but not just poetry: Multiple Choice by Alejandro Zambra
  • For a powerful return trip to a turbulent Cambodia: Music of the Ghosts by Vaddey Ratner
  • For beautifully written historical fiction that will immerse you in the Brooklyn of the 1940s: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Skip: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green