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Tell us in comments. A new middle-grade release featuring a variety of multicultural characters, including a middle school heroine who is perpetually in self-generated crisis. This heavily illustrated work has been favorably compared to Raina Telgemeier's Smile. Publication date September 27 From the bestselling author of Mosquitoland , a story about relatable, sympathetic kids dealing with horrible situations, with E. Hinton's classic novel The Outsiders as a backdrop.
But if you do that in the UK, you might be shocked by what that therapist prescribes you. Under a new program called the "Books on Prescription program," doctors in the country's National Health Service are actually prescribing specific titles for specific ailments. You take the torn-off sheet not to the pharmacy but to your local library, where it can be exchanged for a copy of " Overcoming Depression ," " Mind Over Mood ," or " The Feeling Good Handbook. Private outfits are even offering book prescriptions for more everyday complaints like career ennui, climate change dread, or family tensions. All of which is a fascinating option if you can make it across the pond and sign yourself up for some "bibliotherapy. One of the most fascinating recent ones I've come across is a list of books for every age of your life , compiled by The Washington Post's Book World staff. To give you an idea here are some of their picks for your 30s chosen for no particular reason other than I am 38 :.
When a book really gets some buzz behind it, it seems like that's the only book anyone's talking about. You might hear from your friends or co-workers about it.
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As we say goodbye to summer and embrace foliage, cozy sweaters and pumpkin-spiced beverages, we also say hello to a slate of new must-reads. Here are 13 of the top books coming in fall The acclaimed 1Q84 author is back with his 14th novel translated into English. This two-part epic follows a lonely painter whose discovery of a hidden painting sends him on a mystical quest. Available on Amazon. And like those critically acclaimed works, Transcription also experiments with an unconventional timeline. The reader first encounters MI5 veteran Juliet Armstrong as an older woman in , before jumping back to her wartime spy days.
As the last few days of wind down, ready the champagne and prepare a toast—especially if you're a reader. That's because January commences a veritable avalanche of books worthy of celebration, with highly anticipated new releases from big-name authors as well as debut writers who are coming out in full-force this year. Although there are a lot and we mean a lot! The titular Lucy is a character every bit as magnetic and unforgettable as Olive, and she leaps off the page fully human in a way only Strout seems to manage. Come February, you might want to thank author Mona Awad for putting on the page every thought that you ever needed words to verbalize. It's honest, searing, and necessary. At the end of January, you'll be able to get your hands on Rachel Cantor's second novel Good On Paper , the story of permanent temp Shira, whose writerly life hasn't exactly turned out as she'd mapped.
Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come. But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, and your shelves or e-reader are starting to look a little bare, don't worry. TED is riding to the rescue again. They came through with an incredible 56 suggestions. Here are some of the best picks that will be of interest to non-niche readers, broken down into fiction and nonfiction sections. Women in the country of Gilead are subjugated to the role of wife-breeder, housekeeper, sex worker, or disposable commodity.