New Julia Alvarez, Laugh-Out-Loud Essays, & 48 Other Exemplary Titles | Starred Reviews, Mar. 2020

Essential titles reviewed in our March 2020 print issue, spanning fiction, graphic novels, romance, mystery/suspense, sf/fantasy, and more.

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Mystery & Suspense

Boyle, William. City of Margins. Pegasus Crime.
Coben, Harlan. The Boy from the Woods. Grand Central.
James, Rebecca. The Woman in the Mirror. Minotaur: St. Martin’s.
Raybourn, Deanna. A Murderous Relation. Berkley.
Wendelboe, C.M. The Marshal and the Mystical Mountain. Five Star: Cengage.


Muir, Tamsyn. Harrow the Ninth.


Lorret, Vivienne. Lord Holt Takes a Bride. Avon.
Rodale, Maya. An Heiress To Remember. Avon.






Alvarez, Julia. Afterlife. Algonquin
Christie, Michael. Greenwood. Hogarth: Crown.
Feldman, Ellen. Paris Never Leaves You. Griffin: St. Martin’s.
Hadlow, Janice. The Other Bennet Sister. Holt.
Jedrowski, Tomasz. Swimming in the Dark. Morrow.
Kidd, Sue Monk. The Book of Longings. Viking.
Nicholls, David. Sweet Sorrow. Houghton Harcourt.

Arts & Humanities

Irby, Samantha. Wow, No Thank You: Essays. Vintage.
Stein, Gertrude. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Penguin.

Social Sciences

Hubbard, Ben. MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammad bin Salman. Tim Duggan: Crown.
Mansel, Philip. King of the World: The Life of Louis XIV. Univ. of Chicago.
Schwarz, Geraldine. Those Who Forget: My Family’s Story in Nazi Europe. Scribner. tr. from French by Laura Marris.

Science & Technology





Cha, Steph. Your House Will Pay. HarperAudio.
Coates, Ta-Nehisi. The Water Dancer. Random House Audio.
Klein, Ezra. Why We’re Polarized. S. & S. Audio.
Miller, Chanel. Know My Name. Books on Tape.
Sepetys, Ruta. The Fountains of Silence. Listening Library.

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