• Pay Dirt Road

    Pay Dirt Road

    Allen, Samantha Jayne

    Lured into the family business -- a private investigation firm -- by her supposed-to-be-retired grandfather, Annie McIntyre, while looking into the disappearance of waitress, finds herself identifying with the victim in increasing, unsettling ways and must confront her own past to survive this case.

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  • Unity

    Unity

    Bangs, Elly

    In a desperate escape, Danae and her lover Naoto hire the enigmatic ex-mercenary Alexei to guide them out of the imploding city. But for Danae to reunify, the three new fugitives will have to flee across the otherworldly beauty of the postapocalyptic Southwest. Meanwhile, Danae's warlord enemy, the Duke, and a strange new foe, the Borrower, already seek them at any price.

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  • Punch Me up to the Gods

    Punch Me up to the Gods

    Broome, Brian

    A coming-of-age memoir about Blackness, masculinity and addiction follows the author, a poet and screenwriter, as he recounts his experiences, revealing a perpetual outsider awkwardly squirming to find his way in.

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  • A Play for the End of the World

    A Play for the End of the World

    Chakrabarti, Jai

    A Warsaw Ghetto survivor in 1970s New York leaves a blossoming romance to travel to India and collect the ashes of his oldest friend who died there in a small Eastern village under mysterious circumstances.

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  • Seeing Ghosts

    Seeing Ghosts

    Chow, Kat

    After her mother dies unexpectedly of cancer, a Chinese American writer and journalist weaves together the story of the fallout of grief that follows her extended family as they emigrate from China and Hong Kong to Cuba and America.

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  • The Confessions of Frannie Langton

    The Confessions of Frannie Langton

    Collins, Sara

    A servant and former slave enduring a sensational trial for her employers' murders reflects on her Jamaican childhood and her apprenticeship under a debauched scientist whose questionable ethics set the stage for a forbidden affair.

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  • Easy Beauty

    Easy Beauty

    Cooper Jones, Chloé

    A philosophy professor and freelance journalist born with a rare congenital which affects both her stature and gait discusses how she has navigated a world that both judges and pities her for her appearance.

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  • Brother Sister Mother Explorer

    Brother Sister Mother Explorer

    Figueroa, Jamie

    In the tourist town of Ciudad de Tres Hermanas, in the aftermath of their mother's passing, two siblings spend a final weekend together in their childhood home, hoping to make enough money performing for privileged tourists in the plaza over the course of the weekend to afford a plane ticket out.

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  • What the Fireflies Knew

    What the Fireflies Knew

    Harris, Kai

    Told from the perspective of almost 11-year-old Kenyatta Bernice (KB), this coming-of-age novel follows KB as she is sent to live with her estranged grandfather where she, as everything and everyone changes around her, is forced to carve out a different identity for herself and find her own voice.

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  • The Sweetness of Water

    The Sweetness of Water

    Harris, Nathan

    In the waning days of the Civil War, brothers Prentiss and Landry, freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, seek refuge on the homestead of George Walker and his wife, Isabel who, wracked by the loss of their only son to the war, hire the brothers to work their farm, hoping through an unexpected friendship to stanch their grief.

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