- Staff Picks
The 3-star rating is our middle grade and can teeter between mediocre and OK. This rating is given to books that may have started off well but fell flat in the end, or vice-versa.
Featuring female narrators struggling with darkness, Hiromi Kawakami's surreal short story collection is a must read for fans of absurd Japanese literature.
Uncover the details surrounding Sal, a gender fluid thief, as a competition to the death unfolds revealing hidden secrets, corrupt politicians, and a budding romance, in Linsey Miller's debut novel, 'Mask of Shadows'.