The Particulars of Peter uses the author's relationship with a foster dog turned permanent family member to explore the wider world of contemporary dog ownership.
In Girl Gurl Grrrl, Kenya Hunt examines life at the intersection of womanhood and Blackness, looking at how far society has come and how far it has yet to go.
A single food critic living in Manhattan, Dorothy doesn't hurt for good meals or no-strings-attached sex. Sometimes she mixes the two in unconventional ways. You see, there's a reason Dorothy is single... and it's the same reason she's now incarcerated.
If you're hankering for some Nordic noir this week, pick up Helene Tursten's Snowdrift. On the same night Embla Nyström learns that her long-missing friend is alive, she's called to work the murder of someone who may or may not have been responsible for the kidnapping.
There's an old story about a tiger of myth and legend, and the academic cleric Chih and one of her captors, the tiger Ho Sinh Loan, are telling the tale to one another in an intricate dance. Rescue is on the way, but will it arrive in time? Or will Chih make a fatal misstep?