A poetic examination of racism in America and a gun-violence memoir round out this week's collection of thoughtful new titles.
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Christina Henry's latest release is The Ghost Tree: a chilling tale about a string of small-town murders that may have a supernatural cause. One year ago, Lauren's father's heart was ripped from his ribs. Now, two girls have gone missing, and Lauren believes a monster may be responsible.
Métis author Toni Jensen examines the United States' relationship with guns in Carry: a memoir that moves between her experiences growing up with an NRA-member father and the trauma of staring down gun barrels at Standing Rock.
An illustrated collection of essays that pause to ponder on travel, belonging, and the natural world, Aimee Nezhukumatathil's World of Wonders is a must-read new work for anyone seeking transportive nonfiction this year.
An unnamed narrator reconnects with a terminally ill old friend, only to learn that she's been enlisted to help the other woman die by suicide. As the hour of her friend's death creeps closer, the narrator must confront her own life choices in What Are You Going Through.
Claudia Rankine returns to store shelves this week with Just Us: another timely and poetic exploration of race and racism in the United States. Much has changed since Citizen landed in stores in 2014, but it's remarkable — and infuriating — just how much has remained the same.
Following up her 2019 debut, Valerie Valdes will publish the sequel to Chilling Effect this week. Prime Deceptions centers once again on Captain Eva Innocente and crew as they track down a missing scientist through hostile territory. (With the help of some psychic cats.)
A fraying group of co-workers find themselves stranded after an avalanche takes out the chalet hosting their company retreat. In the aftermath, one of the team goes missing, and others will soon follow, in this gripping new thriller from The Turn of the Key author Ruth Ware.