Here are some reads from Magers and Quinns to read while you enjoy the summer!
- Roberta has always had trouble connecting with people, until she meets Stevie at work. Their intense friendship leads to the formation of a unique “supper club” full of women looking to live and eat unapologetically. For fans of Sally Rooney and Stephanie
Danler, Lara Williams' Supper
Club is a heady, sensual,
and bold take on one woman's love, pain, and appetite.
by Casey McQuiston - The first son of the United States and the younger Prince of England have always been compared in the press, and have a bit of a rivalry because of it. But when a PR disaster means they have to pretend to be best friends...they quickly
realize they are meant to be even more. This is the perfect summer romance--escapist but also hopeful and sweet.
- A new Colson Whitehead novel is always newsworthy! In The
Nickel Boys, Whitehead
(The Underground Railroad)
takes another horrific true story from American history--this time a reform school in Florida that warped the lives of thousands of children--and weaves it into an unforgettable novel.
by Nafiza Azad (Young Adult) - A magical tale based on Arab and Muslim djinn folklore that is set in a vibrant city spanning two climates, and encompassing a multitude of faiths and peoples. A young woman named Fatima gets drawn into the politics, powerful
magic, and ancient history of warring clans of Djinn in this richly layered young adult fantasy.
by Stephanie Land - In this memoir, Land shares her experiences of class, the American dream, and raising a child below the poverty line. Her struggle to get out of poverty while working as a house cleaner, and her struggles with single motherhood and PTSD
from past abuse is hopeful, yet also condemns the inequities in our society.
by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson - An informative introduction to the world of insects discusses the extensive variety of insects and their role in pollinating crops and flowers, providing food for other animals, and controlling organisms that are harmful to humans.
It’s a great introduction to this part of the animal kingdom for those who love popular science and nature writing. Plus look at that beautiful cover!