What PFL Staff Are Reading This Week

The Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

“Totally lives up to the hype and critical acclaim.”

Bluebird by Sharon Cameron

“Absolutely phenomenal. A spy story, a WWII story and a love story all in one. Nothing is sugar coated and there are some heartbreaking moments that keep it super real.”

Anita and the Dragons by Hannah Carmona

The Sentence By Louise Erdrich

“Louise Erdrich narrates the whole story herself which I always find really engaging.”

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

The Promise by Damon Galgut

Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka by Nikolai Gogol

“Really fun, less unsettling than other stories by him.”

The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett Graff

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

“A really wonderful, awful, sad, and triumphant story.”

When Cloud Became a Cloud by Rob Hodgson

Five Tuesdays in Winter by Lily King

Me and Banksy by Tanya Lloyd Kyi

Dusk, Night, Dawn by Anne Lamott

“Lamott is always a wonderful, funny, and uplifting read.”

Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee

No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

Deacon King Kong by James McBride

“McBride’s writing is graphic and detailed, his characters rich, complex, and engaging.”

How High We Go In the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu

“Beautifully written, sad and hopeful and fascinating.” 

Crazy Horse and Custer: Born Enemies by SD Nelson

Inland by Tea Obreht

“Excellent historical fiction and a bit of a ghost story.”

Eels by Rachel Poliquin

Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

Wonder Seeker by Andrea Scher

Grand Union by Zadie Smith

Art is My Life: An Autobiography by William Zorach

“Excellent!!”

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