Goodreads: Best Books of the Month: November 2016
English | 6 Books | Various Genre | 15 MB
1. Swing Time by Zadie Smith
Two girls who dream of becoming dancers forge a complex childhood friendship that colors their adult lives in Smith’s fifth literary novel, an ambitious exploration of connection, music, global politics, race, class, and time.
2. Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth-Century Europe by Sarah Gristwood
In 16th-century Europe many of the most powerful players were women. Gristwood takes a historical look at the ingenuity of the queens and female regents who kept the sisterhood alive while facing extraordinary challenges.
3. Noah Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Born to a white father and a black mother in apartheid-era South Africa, Noah’s very existence was evidence of a crime. In 18 heartfelt, often comic, personal essays, The Daily Show host recounts his tumultuous early life.
4. Conclave by Robert Harris
Step behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel in this engrossing thriller. The pope is dead, and the world’s most secretive election is about to begin. Will the next seventy-two hours bring redemption to the church…or chaos?
5. The Woman Who Breathed Two Worlds (Malayan #1) by Selina Siak Chin Yoke
In this historical fiction Chye Hoon is a woman of mixed Chinese and Malayan descent who struggles with her identity. As Western influences lure her children away, she fears losing that precious heritage.
6. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman
In an immortal world the only way to die is to be killed by a reaper, or scythe. Citra and Rowan must compete for the role of scythe’s apprentice, a ruthless fight where the winner must kill the loser, in this dystopian tale for teens.
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