Sue Lynn Tan’s ‘Daughter of the Moon Goddess’; Daphne Palasi Andreades’s ‘Brown Girls’; and 47 Other Exceptional Works | Starred Reviews, Nov. 2021

Essential titles reviewed in our November 2021 print issue, spanning mystery and suspense, SF/fantasy, social sciences, reference, audiobooks, and more.



Larson, Erik. No One Goes Alone. Books on Tape. 
Moriarty, Liane. Apples Never Fall. Macmillan Audio. 
Steadman, Catherine. The Disappearing Act. Books on Tape.



Clements, Oliver. The Queen’s Men. Atria. 



Chen, Mike. Light Years from Home. Harlequin MIRA. 
Hossain, Saad Z. Cyber Mage. Unnamed Pr. 
Stewart, Andrea. The Bone Shard Emperor. Orbit. 
Tan, Sue Lynn. Daughter of the Moon Goddess. Harper Voyager. 



Bailey, Tessa. Hook, Line, and Sinker. Avon.
Collins, Anna E. Love at First Spite. Graydon House. 
Singh, Nalini. Archangel’s Light. Berkley. 



Abu-Jaber, Diana. Fencing with the King. Norton. 
Andreades, Daphne Palasi. Brown Girls. Random. 
Clayton, Meg Waite. The Postmistress of Paris. Harper.
De Vinck, Christopher. Mr. Nicholas: A Magical Christmas Tale. Paraclete.
Keneally, Thomas. The Dickens Boy. Atria. 
Quinn, Spencer. It’s a Wonderful Woof. Forge. 
Ryan, Anne Marie. Christmas by the Book. Putnam. 
Umrigar, Thrity. Honor. Algonquin.
Yun, Jung. O Beautiful. St. Martin’s.



Clifton, Lucille. Generations: A Memoir. NYRB Classics. 



Among the Ruins: Arnold Genthe’s Photographs of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Firestorm. Cameron Bks.
Antrobus, Raymond. All the Names Given. Tin House. 
Biss, Levon. The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss. Abrams. 
Bravo, Monica. Greater American Camera: Making Modernism in Mexico. Yale Univ. 
Dauber, Jeremy. American Comics: A History. Norton.
Gibson, Andrea. You Better Be Lightning. Button Poetry.
Goodan, Kevin. Spot Weather Forecast. Alice James. 
Kasischke, Laura. Lightning Falls in Love. Copper Canyon.
Lewis, Jacqui. Fierce Love: A Bold Path to Ferocious Courage and Rule-Breaking Kindness That Can Heal the World. Harmony. 
Mami Wata. Afrosurf. Ten Speed. 
Yau, John. Ghenghis Chan on Drums. Omnidawn. 



Bowen, Sesali. Bad Fat Black Girl. Amistad. 
Brands, H. W. Our First Civil War: Patriots and Loyalists in the American Revolution. Doubleday. 
Clavin, Tom. Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival. St. Martin’s. 
Holland, James. Brothers in Arms. Atlantic Monthly. 
Horn, James. A Brave and Cunning Prince: The Great Chief Opechancanough and the War for America. Basic.
Mays, Kyle T. An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States. Beacon.
Pettegree, Andrew & Arthur Der Weduwen. The Library: A Fragile History. Basic.
Schaub, Diana. His Greatest Speeches: How Lincoln Moved the Nation. St. Martin’s.
Schrecker, Ellen. The Lost Promise: American Universities in the 1960s. Univ. of Chicago. 
Simms, Brendan & Charlie Laderman. Hitler’s American Gamble: Pearl Harbor and Germany’s March to Global War. Basic. 
Staley, Peter. Never Silent: ACT Up and My Life in Activism. Chicago Review. 
Warren, James A. Year of the Hawk: America’s Descent into Vietnam, 1965. Scribner.
With Honor and Integrity: Transgender Troops in Their Own Words. New York Univ.



The Schlager Anthology of Black America: A Student’s Guide to Essential Primary Sources. Schlager Group. 
Schwartz, David Asa. Modern Sports Around the World: History, Geography, and Sociology. ABC-CLIO. 

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