Each week, I’ll catalog the biggest and most exciting adult and YA fiction — and the occasional nonfiction — coming out that Tuesday.

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MEMORIAL, Bryan Washington. A touching novel about a couple whose relationship is falling apart, as one goes to Japan to care for his ailing father and the other who stays in Houston with his boyfriend’s prickly mother. …


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Tim Tebow wants to know: would you rather have 110 “likes” or 34 “respects”?

I’m curious how he came up with those specific numbers, but the football/baseball player’s quasi-inspirational, thought-leadery question, which he posted on Twitter and on his website last week, is more compelling than it might seem at first glance. “Respect” buttons are already here on some social media sites. …


Each week, I’ll catalog the biggest and most exciting adult and YA fiction — and the occasional nonfiction — coming out that Tuesday.

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PLAIN BAD HEROINES, emily m. danforth. In one of my favorite novels of 2020, a group of wunderkind 20-somethings discover the terrifying truth behind a story they’re adapting into a meta horror film. Read my review here and an excerpt here. Aggregated critical reviews, Bookshop.

THE SILENCE, Don DeLillo. An apocalyptic novel about a world that loses power on Super Bowl Sunday 2022. Aggregated critical reviews, Bookshop.

POISONED, Jennifer Donnelly. A YA retelling of Snow White, in which Snow White discovers the jealous, “evil” queen might not be to blame for her banishment after all.

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Angela Lashbrook

I’m a columnist for OneZero, where I write about the intersection of health & tech. Also seen at Elemental, The Atlantic, VICE, and Vox. Brooklyn, NY.

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