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Sour heart : stories - Zhang, Jenny,

Summary: "Centered on a community of immigrants who have traded their endangered lives as artists in China and Taiwan for the constant struggle of life at the poverty line in 1990s New York City, Zhang's...

Contents: We love you Chrispina -- The empty, the empty, the empty -- Our mothers before them -- The evolution of my brother -- My days and nights of terror -- Why were they throwing bricks? -- You fell into...

The house on Mango Street - Cisneros, Sandra.

Summary: The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space...

Contents: The house on Mango Street -- Hairs -- Boys & girls -- My name -- Cathy queen of cats -- Our good day -- Laughter -- Gil's furniture bought & sold -- Meme Ortiz -- Louie, his cousin & his other...

The city we became - Jemisin, N. K.,

Summary: "Five New Yorkers must come together in order to save their city from destruction in the first book of a stunning new series by Hugo award-winning and NYT bestselling author N. K. Jemisin. Every...

When the emperor was divine : a novel - Otsuka, Julie, 1962-

Summary: Otsuka's commanding debut novel paints a portrait of the Japanese internment camps unlike any previously written--a haunting evocation of a family in wartime and an unmistakably resonant lesson for...

Americanah - Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-

Summary: "A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"--

Trail of lightning - Roanhorse, Rebecca,

Summary: "While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Din├ętah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the...

Such a fun age : a novel (LARGE PRINT) - Reid, Kiley,

Summary: Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living, with her confidence-driven brand, showing other women how to do the same. So she is shocked when her babysitter, Emira...

The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls - Gray, Anissa,

Summary: The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume...

Everything I never told you : a novel - Ng, Celeste.

Summary: " Lydia is dead. But they don't know this yet. So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of...

An American marriage - Jones, Tayari,

Summary: "Newlyweds Celestial and Roy, the living embodiment of the New South, are settling into the routine of their life together when Roy is sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit. An insightful...

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