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Lit Thursday: Bewitching Reads

The Babysitter at Rest by Jen George — Dorothy, a publishing project — Short stories — “This brilliantly caustic début collection of stories is an attack on the pieties of contemporary social life and the niceties of traditional fiction.” (The New Yorker)

New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson.

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The Uninvited Guests: A Novel...For lovers of Downton Abbey, this debut novel chronicles one night at an English countryside house, when the survivors of a catastrophic train accident descend upon an elegant dinner party. Though the tone is more witty than scary, the mystery is as cleverly woven as anything Agatha Christie penned.

According to NPR this is like a version of Downton Abbey in book form. The Uninvited Guests: A Novel by Sadie Jones

Janet Maslin’s roundup of 16 books to read this summer includes a stunner of a cop novel, a satire of the wealthy, sidesplitting essays and a classical mystery for fans of Agatha Christie.

Books to Breeze Through This Summer

It’s a weird new world for readers, and here is a list for navigating it: 16 books to look out for, in no particular order.

Finally, a new novel from the author of the bestseller The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry! Aviva Grossman, smart, young, and beautiful, lands a prize internship working in a Florida congressman's office. When she has an affair with her boss—and then blogs about it. He emerges unscathed, and she takes t

Young Jane Young

Girl Well Read ~ A Blog of Books: A House Without Windows by Nadia Hashimi

House Without Windows (Reprint) (Paperback) (Nadia Hashimi)

A Gringo Like Me by Jennifer L. Knox

A Gringo Like Me by Jennifer L. Knox

Flashback: In his book 'Dreams from My Father' Obama argued that illegal immigration hurts 'blue collar' Americans.