Melissa's Book Club
Melissa's Book Club is a private book club.
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February: Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby
March: Parachutes by Kelly Yang
April: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
May: Things in Jars by Jess Kidd
June: The Topeka School by Ben Lerner
July: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
August: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
September: Black Widow by Cate Quinn
October: The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley
November - The Most Fun We Ever Had Claire Lombardo
December: The Dancing Girls by M. M. Chouinard
Speak enters the world of Gossip Girl in this modern immigrant story from New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang about two girls navigating wealth, power, friendship, and trauma.
Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner • New York Times Notable Book • NPR’s Best Books of 2020 • BookPage’s #1 Mystery and Suspense of 2020 • Sun Sentinel’s #1 Best Mystery of 2020
“I loved Blacktop Wasteland...[A] fast-paced, bareknuckle thriller.” -Stephen King
New York Times Bestseller!
From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality.
In this “miraculous and thrilling” (Diane Setterfield, #1 New York Times bestselling author) mystery for fans of The Essex Serpent and The Book of Speculation, Victorian London comes to life as an intrepid female sleuth wades through a murky world of collectors and criminals to recover a remarkable child.
Bridie Devine—flame-haired, pipe-smoking
FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE
WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE
ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A TIME, GQ, Vulture, and WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK of the YEAR
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR
A Best Book of the Year:
A Best Book of the Year:
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom.
While Quinn writes with spirit on weighty subjects like domestic abuse, polygamy and religious cults, her primary and most poignant theme seems to be female friendship. --New York Times Book Review
An Indie Next Pick
Now in paperback, Natasha Pulley's "witty, entrancing novel . . . burnishes her reputation as a gifted storyteller" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).
“A gripping and poignant ode to a messy, loving family in all its glory.” —Madeline Miller, New York Times bestselling author of Circe
A New York Times Bestseller
Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction
'Loved it, loved it, loved it ... If I could give it 6 stars I would In this current climate of 'twists you will never see coming' - believe me... you will never see this coming ... Cannot wait for the next book ... Best book I have read for some time.' NetGalley Reviewer, 5 stars