New Title Tuesday – Try Something Different

In the spirit of new beginnings, I'm recommending readers try something out of the ordinary with the start of the New Year, maybe a graphic novel, an audiobook, or non-fiction title. I chose the graphic novel, The Prague Coup (writer Jean-Luc Fromental and artist Miles Hyman) because I was reminded recently how images and artwork inform the … Continue reading New Title Tuesday – Try Something Different

Tomb of the Unknown Racist by Blanche McCrary Boyd – New Title Tuesday

This week's New Title Tuesday pick, Tomb of the Unknown Racist by Blanche Boyd, does not linger long on description or dialogue.  Nonetheless, the author paints finely detailed and emotionally propulsive scenes that reflect the dizzying contradictions circling the protagonist, Ellen Burns.  Boyd’s first novel in twenty years continues the story of her compelling and edgy … Continue reading Tomb of the Unknown Racist by Blanche McCrary Boyd – New Title Tuesday

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng New Title Tuesday

It may have been the tantalizing title that first drew me to his week's New Title Tuesday pick, Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, but it was the delivery on the promise of a searing story that kept me reading. Publisher’s Summary: From From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates … Continue reading Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng New Title Tuesday

Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy -New Title Tuesday

Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy is this week's New Title Tuesday selection because of its gripping and timely subject matter.  I read the entire book in one sitting because I had to know what happened to the children.  Publisher's Summary: When Liv and Nora decide to take their husbands and children on a holiday … Continue reading Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy -New Title Tuesday

No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, New Title Tuesday

When I first heard of No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, I knew I wanted to read this debut novel and I was not disappointed by the honest and resonant tale. Publisher's Summary: JJ Ferguson has returned home to Pinewood, North Carolina, to build his dream house and to pursue his high … Continue reading No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts, New Title Tuesday