Mike Wohnoutka and David LaRochelle are this year's Geisel Award winners.
FICTION: An openhanded, character-driven consideration of family ties and structural racism.
FICTION: A solar-powered robot is groomed to replace a dying child in this dystopian novel by Kazuo Ishiguro.
"The Four Winds" tops nonfiction bestseller list.
FICTION: A North Dakota man meets a terrible death in a Florida labor camp.
Novels tackle German resistance, Black super heroes and child soldiers.
The Growing SeasonBy Sarah Frey. (Ballantine Books, 251 pages, $27.)Sarah Frey describes her inspiring climb from "brutally" impoverished Illinois farm girl to agribusiness titan in…
FICTION: A nameless narrator haunts, and is haunted by, Paris.
NONFICTION: A companion book to the PBS series "The Black Church" chronicles the intricate history of an institution at the heart of the American Experiment.
"Normal People" by Sally RooneySally Rooney's complex novel of young love in modern times is an engrossing and, at times, heartbreaking story. The on-again off-again…
FICTION1. The Four Winds, by Kristin Hannah. (St. Martin's) As dust storms roll during the Great Depression, Elsa must choose between saving the family and…
FICTION: Following a head injury, a woman tries to plan for her great-aunt's 90th birthday.
"Game of Thrones" and other disappointing finishes.
The Deep, Deep SnowBy Brian Freeman. (Blackstone Publishing, 354 pages. $16.99.)Things are usually pretty quiet in the small forested town of Avery Weir, a place…
It's the simple but crucial things that matter in these wise and beautiful picture books for young children.
"White Ivy," by Susie Yang. (Simon & Schuster, unabridged, 13 hours.)It's not surprising that Susie Yang's remarkable debut, a character study rich in plot twists…
"A Gentleman in Moscow," by Amor TowlesI know that "A Gentleman in Moscow" hasn't been out all that long but it's very timely. The main…
NONFICTION: Personal tragedy mixes with environmental and economic insight on South African trade.