After two inseparable young friends in Ghana become estranged, one moving to the U.S., only a crisis can bring them back together and reconnect their bond. The new novel Peace Adzo Medie, author of Reese’s Book Club pick His Only Wife, Nightbloom is a riveting depiction of class and family in Ghana, a compelling exploration of memory,Continue reading

Dust Child is a suspenseful and moving saga about family secrets, hidden trauma, and the overriding power of forgiveness, set during the war and in present-day Việt Nam. Past and present converge as four characters come together to confront decisions made during a time of war—decisions that force them to look deep within and findContinue reading

It’s 1957, and after leaving the only home she has ever known, Alice Young steps off the bus into the all-Black town of New Jessup, Alabama, where residents have largely rejected integration as the means for Black social advancement. Jamila Minnicks’s debut novel, Moonrise Over New Jessup, is both a celebration of Black joy andContinue reading

  Happy New Year! Now that we’ve closed the chapter on 2022, we’re excited to share some of the stellar new books publishing in 2023. You can pre-order all these wonderful reads now, and stay tuned for more exciting releases throughout the year. What will you be adding to your 2023 reading list? Moonrise OverContinue reading

Here at Algonquin, we are filled with pride about all the accolades and best-of-the-year lists for our books! Admittedly, we are a little biased about these books and authors (we love them!), but others agree these are the best of the best, the ones to be sure to read. Check out all of the honorsContinue reading