First Few Pages

First Few Pages: The Uninhabitable Earth
First Few Pages

First Few Pages: The Uninhabitable Earth

In his travelogue of our near future, David Wallace-Wells brings into stark relief the climate troubles that await—food shortages, refugee emergencies, and other crises that will reshape the globe. But the world will be remade by warming in more profound […]

First Few Pages: Gingerbread
First Few Pages

First Few Pages: Gingerbread

The prize-winning, bestselling author of Boy, Snow, Bird and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a bewitching and imaginative novel. Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children’s stories, beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi invites readers into a delightful tale […]

First Few Pages: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
First Few Pages

First Few Pages: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home. Perfect Mexican […]

First Few Pages: Amber Tamblyn’s Era of Ignition
First Few Pages

First Few Pages: Amber Tamblyn’s Era of Ignition

A passionate and deeply personal exploration of feminism during divisive times by actor, filmmaker, and activist Amber Tamblyn In her late twenties, Amber Tamblyn experienced a crisis of character while trying to break out of the confines of the acting […]

First Few Pages: Nina LaCour’s Hold Still
First Few Pages

First Few Pages: Nina LaCour’s Hold Still

A beautiful new edition of the stunning debut novel by Nina LaCour, award-winning author of We Are Okay   That night Ingrid told Caitlin, I’ll go wherever you go. But by dawn Ingrid, and her promise, were gone. Ingrid’s suicide immobilizes Caitlin, […]