Superior Reads

A PLACE FOR READERS AND WRITERS

In 2015, Sarah Stonich published Fishing with RayAnne under the pseudonym Ava Finch. Lucky for us it’s being made into a trilogy with the first installment being reissued this month by University of Minnesota Press as Fishing! by Sarah Stonich. Hot off the pro-fishing circuit, thirty-something RayAnne is serving as a consultant for the first …

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Ann Patchett’s eighth novel, The Dutch House, is the story of brother and sister Danny and Maeve Conroy who are disinherited after their father’s untimely death. Like many of Patchett’s novels, The Dutch House explores family – not of the nuclear sort, but the family we create when things go awry. The story is told …

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  The young adult novel THE HATE U GIVE came out in movie theaters in October 2018 and it’s been on best seller lists since it came out in the Winter of 2017, but that’s not why you should read it. You should read it because it will make you uncomfortable. It’s a story we …

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Barbara Kingsolver does not shy away from the big issues: global warming, nationalism, capitalism, consumerism, health care, the collapsing American Dream, and an entrenched body politic. In UNSHELTERED, you will find all of these. There’s a little Trump in there, too (he’s referred to as the Bullhorn) but there’s more about his policies and how …

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