Lists and Suggestions

List: Summer Reads: Walk a Mile in Someone Else's Shoes

Ahmed, Nawaaz, author.

Raised in India, Seema is the beloved daughter of a commanding, erudite, romantic-poetry-loving doct... More

Keane, Mary Beth, author.

A family saga about two Irish American families in a New York suburb, the love between two of their ... More

Nayeri, Dina, author.

What is it like to be a refugee? It is a question many of us do not give much thought to, and yet t... More

Gonzalez, Xochitl, 1977- author.

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Olga, the tony wedding planner for Manhattan's power brokers, m... More

Jones, Cherie, 1974- author.

In Baxter's Beach, Barbados, Lala's grandmother Wilma tells her a cautionary tale of the o... More

El Akkad, Omar, 1982- author.

A second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle--a story... More

Quintana Albertson, Alana, author.

When fate and tacos bring Ramón and Julieta together on the Day of the Dead, the star-crossed pair ... More

Pride, Christine, author.

Jen and Riley have been best friends since kindergarten. As adults, they remain as close as sisters,... More

Applewhite, Ashton, author.

In our youth obsessed culture, we're bombarded by media images and messages about the despairs ... More

Johnson, Jocelyn Nicole, author.

An irresistibly accessible yet startlingly bold book of short stories and a novella, inspired by Bla... More

Gaines, James R., author.

A bold and original argument that upends the myth of the Fifties as a decade of conformity to celeb... More

Bennett, Brit, author.

The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern... More

Turner, Dawn, author.

The three girls formed an indelible bond: roaming their community in search of hidden treasures for ... More

Garmus, Bonnie, author.

Set in 1960s California, this blockbuster debut is the hilarious, idiosyncratic and uplifting story ... More

Cha, Steph, author.

In the wake of the police shooting of a black teenager, Los Angeles is as tense as it's been si... More

Cosby, S. A., author.

A Black father. A white father. Two murdered sons. A quest for vengeance. Ike Randolph has been out ... More