I love how the book is teased: “a heartfelt debut about the unlikely relationship between a young woman who’s lost her husband and a major league pitcher who’s lost his game.”
All tagged 4★
Kirkus calls Queenie ‘A black Bridget Jones, perfectly of the moment’ and I am deeply inclined to agree.
It’s part rom-com, part meditation on family and tradition, and part, well, erotic stories for Punjabi widows.
I’m not sure if it was internalized misogyny or what that stopped me from seeking out romance novels. But I am so glad I got over that mental block.
There’s an assassin in Seoul, South Korea working for a mysterious organization based out of a library run by a man called “Old Raccoon,” acting on orders by anonymous masterminds called “plotters.”
Historical fiction! Violence! Queer characters! Lust! This book has it all!
Released on Election Day, the novel tells the tale of a corrupt politician on an unnamed island who covers up killing a young college student he was having an affair with.
What happens when a software engineer at a Google-like company gets left a mysterious starter dough? She starts baking it. Robin Sloan's second novel, Sourdough, is weird. But a good weird.