Antonia Angress’s ‘Sirens & Muses’; Mariame Kaba and Andrea Ritchie’s ‘No More Police’; and 54 Other Excellent Titles | June 2022 Starred Reviews

Starred titles reviewed in our June 2022 print issue, spanning mystery and suspense, SF/fantasy, horror, reference, and more.


Goldberg, Lee. Movieland. Thomas & Mercer: Amazon.

Gutierrez, Katie. More Than You’ll Ever Know. Morrow.

Lasky, Kathryn. Light on Bone. Woodhall.

Moss, Tara. The Ghosts of Paris. Dutton.

Munier, Paula. The Wedding Plot. Minotaur: St. Martin’s.

Pearse, Sarah. The Retreat. Pamela Dorman: Viking.

Winstead, Ashley. The Last Housewife. Sourcebooks Landmark.


Carey, C.J. Widowland. Sourcebooks Landmark.

Chambers, Becky. A Prayer for the Crown-Shy.

Meadows, Foz. A Strange and Stubborn Endurance. Tor.

Rowland, Alexandra. A Taste of Gold and Iron.

Smale, Alan. Hot Moon. Caezik SF & Fantasy.


The Hideous Book of Hidden Horrors. Bad Hand.

Iglesias, Gabino. The Devil Takes You Home. Mulholland.

Seidlinger, Michael J. Anybody Home? Clash.


Babalola, Bolu. Honey and Spice. Morrow.

Lopez, Angelina M. After Hours on Milagro Street. Carina.


Graham, Alex. Dog Biscuits. Fantagraphics.

Grove, Emma. The Third Person. Drawn & Quarterly.


Alexander, Poppy. The Littlest Library. Avon.

Angress, Antonia. Sirens & Muses. Ballantine.

Barnett, Karen. When Stone Wings Fly. Kregel.

El-Wardany, Salma. These Impossible Things. Grand Central.

Gelman, Laurie. Smells Like Tween Spirit. Holt.

Holmes, Linda. Flying Solo. Ballantine.

Riley, Vanessa. Sister Mother Warrior. Morrow.

Schaitkin, Alexis. Elsewhere. Celadon.

Walters, Minette. The Swift and the Harrier. Blackstone.

Warrell, Laura. Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm. Pantheon.


Blackwell, Chris & Paul Morley. The Islander. Gallery.

Goodman, Fred. Rock on Film. Running Pr.

Maeda, Daryl Joji. Like Water. New York Univ.

Moll, Clarissa. Beyond the Darkness. Tyndale Momentum.

Steele, David. It Was Always a Choice. Temple Univ.


Aronowitz, Nona Willis. Bad Sex. Plume.

Bailey, Jonathan T. When I Was Red Clay. Torrey House.

Charles, Camille Z. & others. Young, Gifted, and Diverse. Princeton Univ.

David, Saul. Devil Dogs. Pegasus.

D’Emilio, John. Memories of a Gay Catholic Boyhood. Duke Univ.

Green, Matthew. Shadowlands. Norton.

Kaba, Mariame & Andrea J. Ritchie. No More Police. New Pr.

Kern, Leslie. Gentrification Is Inevitable and Other Lies. Verso.

Kissinger, Henry. Leadership. Penguin Pr.

MacCracken, Mary. The Memory of All That. She Writes Pr.

Mead, Walter Russell. The Arc of a Covenant. Knopf.

Miller, Paul D. The Religion of American Greatness. IVP Academic.

Reginato, James. Growing Up Getty. Gallery.

Sweet, John Wood. The Sewing Girl’s Tale. Holt.

Von Eschen, Penny M. Paradoxes of Nostalgia. Duke Univ.

Wilkinson, Alec. A Divine Language. Farrar.


Monbiot, George. Regenesis. Penguin Pr.

Ndiaye, Mamadou. 100 Animals That Can F*cking End You. Voracious.

Osmundson, Joseph. Virology. Norton.

Silcock, Elena. Salads Are More Than Leaves. Hamlyn: Octopus.

Tandoh, Ruby. Eat Up. Vintage.


Cvorovic, Jelena & Kathryn Coe. Storytelling Around the World. ABC-CLIO.

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