Books

The Best New Books Out The Week Of August 3

Including timely releases from Morgan Jerkins and Christina Hammonds Reed.

Not to mention, Twilight's Stephenie Meyer finally releases Midnight Sun — 12 years after it was due on shelves.

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A grieving mother struggles to understand who her child really was in the wake of his death, in this heartbreaking new novel from Freshwater author Akwaeke Emezi. Set in modern-day Nigeria, The Death of Vivek Oji traces the lines of one young person's short life — a life lived in the margins.