Here is a memoir that blows your hair back—the true story of Scott Parazynski’s boundless life, a thrill-seeking Denver General ER resident turned NASA recruit who would one day make emergency repairs to the International Space Station (which he helped build over the...
— Barry Harbaugh, Editor
When I was eight years old, I gathered and saved coins around the house to buy my very own camera. But eight-year-old Tanisha Walker’s life is starkly different from mine. There’s no extra money to be scavenged. Instead, Tanisha uses every last quarter in Grandma’s...
— Jessica Tribble, Editor
“It’s agony and relief to watch my life end.” So begins Amy A. Bartol’s inventive and captivating new dystopian novel. From that opening sentence to the final page, Secondborn’s intriguing contradictions move in a gorgeous dance—a vivid, transfixing romp through a...
— Jason Kirk, Editor
Writing a historical novel is no easy feat—especially one with a mystery at its heart. But Lydia Kang makes it seem effortless. I could taste the champagne flowing at New York society parties, see the glow of radium from the factories, and feel the dank chill of the...
— Jodi Warshaw, Editor
It’s funny how some of the best times of our lives are born out of adversity. That is the central premise of Julie Lawson Timmer’s vibrant, soulful, and profoundly human story that explores the power of new beginnings.
At a crossroads, Markie’s life is... Read more
— Danielle Marshall, Editor
What does it mean to be an American? To have ownership of your own body? To have society dictate right and wrong when it’s actually more complicated? What I love about Kings of Broken Things, the unflinching debut historical literary novel by Theodore Wheeler, are the...
— Vivian Lee, Editor