Celebrate Earth Day 2022 with these great environmental reads. Whether you prefer to get lost in a novel or learn someone’s story through a powerful memoir, this list will help you find an ideal book. Read on for more about these stories, personal and page-turning.   Clean Air by Sarah Blake The climate apocalypse has comeContinue reading

  Make a splash with great books, escapist and page-turning, literary and lush. A Theater for Dreamers by Polly Samson Intoxicating and immersive, A Theater for Dreamers is a spellbinding tour-de-force about the beauty between naïveté and cruelty, chaos and utopia, artist and muse—and about the wars waged between men and women on the battlegroundsContinue reading

Celebrate Earth Day 2021 with some great environmental literature! And pre-order Clean Air, the cli-fi novel exploring the beauty and harshness of nature and the role we play within it, coming in February 2022. Why We Swim by Bonnie Tsui An immersive, unforgettable, and eye-opening perspective on swimming—and on human behavior itself. We swim inContinue reading

We are thrilled, just thrilled, to see how many, so many, of our books earning spots on best-of-the-year lists. (They say it ain’t bragging if it’s true. And it’s true!) All of the bragging about our fabulous Algonquin Young Readers books is listed below, too. His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie The New York Times – “100Continue reading

In Miracle Country, author Kendra Atleework introduces us to her hometown of Bishop, California, telling a sweeping story of flight and family that is inextricable from the harsh natural beauty of the Swall Meadow, in the Owens Valley of the Eastern Sierra Nevada. Now, Kendra gives us the insider secrets – the best places to visitContinue reading

Kendra Atleework‘s new memoir Miracle Country is a sweeping family memoir that explores the connection of a family to a place. Here are her recommendations of five memoirs that also deal with place, history, and family (after you’ve read Miracle Country, of course.) 1. Guidebook to Relative Strangers by Camille T. Dungy: the writing life,Continue reading