Nab a copy of Gingerbread, Helen Oyeyemi’s newest tome about three generations of women in London, and the gingerbread recipe that’s their curse and their legacy.
You’re gonna love this science-fiction fairy tale about a mysterious illness that pulls the residents of a fictional California community into a deep, seemingly permanent sleep.
You can be impatient, Aries, but that’s only because you’re a master multitasker with a miles-long to-do list. Book-wise, you appreciate short stories and essays that can be read piecemeal but also feel cohesive.
In Rivero’s new novel, a woman, her husband and their two young children flee the economic and political strife of mid-90s Peru for a chance at a new life in New York City.
Gemini ladies are marked by their sense of indecision. Luckily, there’s no need to choose between reads in Hempel’s first story collection in more than a decade.
Family comes first for sensitive, intuitive Cancers, who will live for Jaswal’s novel about the British-born Punjabi Shergill sisters who, while never close as kids, have drifted even further apart as adults.
Confident, self-aware and kinda sorta showy, the headstrong Leo needs a big story with in-your-face characters. Enter: Julie Langsdorf’s White Elephan
After retiring the character that defined her career for 34 years, Guisewite has opened up—in 34 essays—about finding herself at an anxious crossroads, and redefining her purpose in retirement
British woman working at a London newspaper—and making all the wrong choices when it comes to love. It’s smart, funny and socially-minded, just like you.
Enter Miriam Toews’s Women Talking, about a fundamentalist Mennonite community where the women and girls frequently wake up bruised and bloodied with no memory of what happened.
They also describe Elizabeth McCracken’s wholly imaginative Bowlaway, which is set in small Massachusetts town at the turn of the 20th century
Her powerful and inspiring memoir is about pushing beyond limits—something you’re no stranger to, of course.