Goodreads: Best Books of the Month: March 2016
English | 6 Books | Various Genre | 22 MB
1. The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman
One stormy night in 1947, two sisters-in-law give birth just minutes apart in their shared Brooklyn brownstone. Helen longs for a daughter, and Rose hopes for a son. In this absorbing novel they make a quick decision that will change the course of their friendship and their family’s lives.
2.Adulthood Is a Myth by Sarah Andersen (Sarah’s Scribbles, #1)
Do you secretly have no clue what you’re doing? Sarah Andersen gets it. Being an adult is hard. The artist behind the whimsical, semiautobiographical comics “Sarah’s Scribbles” compiles what she’s learned and not learned about being an adult, in all her socially awkward glory.
3.Shelter by Jung Yun
Deep in debt, with a rocky marriage and a four-year-old son, Kyung is on the verge of selling his house—until he finds out that his estranged parents need to move in. He struggles to unite his family even as memories of childhood abuse resurface.
4.Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
Desmond, a MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient, moved to some of Milwaukee’s lowest-income neighborhoods to research the lives of the urban poor. His powerful exposé profiles eight families and two landlords and reveals how evictions have become a profitable business.
5.The North Water by Ian McGuire
This gritty and graphic historical thriller is set aboard an ill-fated whaling ship traveling to the Arctic—with a killer among the crew. Facing nightmarish events, the men must fight to survive or perish in the unforgiving landscape.
6.Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (Rebel of the Sands, #1)
In the desert nation of Miraji, sharpshooting heroine Amani teams up with a handsome fugitive on the run from the sultan’s army. This epic fantasy for teens sports magical jinni, mythical sand horses, a rebel prince, and plenty of romance. Roshani says, “The story is so vivid, you’ll feel the burning iron handle of a gun against your palm, gritty sand flying in your face, and the power of an ancient, fantastical desert surging beneath your feet.”