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January 2019

Soniah Kamal, January 28, 2019

In this one-of-a-kind retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan, Alys Binat has sworn never to marry—until an encounter with one Mr. Darsee at a wedding makes her reconsider. Told with wry wit and colorful prose, Unmarriageable is a charming update on Jane Austen’s beloved novel and an exhilarating exploration of love, marriage, class, and sisterhood.

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February 2019

Tayari Jones, February 5, 2019

Newlyweds, Celestial and Roy, are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is artist on the brink of an exciting career. They are settling into the routine of their life together, when they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself...

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Devi Laskar, February 7, 2019

When a woman―known only as Mother―moves her family from Atlanta to its wealthy suburbs, she discovers that neither the times nor the people have changed since her childhood in a small Southern town… Mother’s simmering anger breaks through one morning…during a violent and unfounded police raid on her home… As she lies bleeding from a gunshot wound, her thoughts race to decipher how she got here. The Atlas of Reds and Blues grapples with...

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YATL, February 20, 2019

The brain-child of writer and artist, Jessi Esparza; former bookseller and author, Kimberly Jones; and author, photographer, and writer, Vania Stoyanova, YATL is a zany, Jimmy Kimmel-esque live talk show for readers and writers of Young Adult Literature. Featuring games, interviews and lip-synching, the shenanigan-filled show features Georgia-based, and bestselling authors and exposes readers to the diverse voices in Young Adult Literature.

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Darria Long Gillespie, MD, February 21, 2019

100+ self-care hacks for any mom to eat right, move more, stress less and get a good night’s sleep, by a doctor who is also a mom An Ivy league-trained physician and mom of two, Dr. Darria combed the latest in medicine, psychology, and holistic health for answers when her own health crises struck. She now brings those solutions to moms everywhere. For moms who just DontHaveTheTime (or energy), Mom Hacks gives you the specific smallest...

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