PW Starred Reviews Releasing This Week

August 08, 2022 through August 14, 2022
Exceptional books out this week!

I’m Glad My Mom Died

Jennette McCurdy. Simon & Schuster, $27.99 (320p) ISBN 978-1-982185-82-4

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Shy: The Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers

Mary Rodgers and Jesse Green. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $30 (480p) ISBN 978-0-374-29862-3

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The Monsters We Defy

Leslye Penelope. Redhook, $17.99 trade paper (384p) ISBN 978-0-316-37791-1

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Melody Razak. Harper, $26.99 (368p) ISBN 978-0-06-314006-6

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Black Folk Could Fly: Selected Writings

Randall Kenan. Norton, $27.95 (272p) ISBN 978-0-393-88216-2

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Death at the Manor: A Lily Adler Mystery

Katharine Schellman. Crooked Lane, $26.99 (352p) ISBN 978-1-63910-078-1

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The Women Could Fly

Megan Giddings. Amistad, $26.99 (368p) ISBN 978-0-06-311699-3

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The Deal Goes Down

Larry Beinhart. Melville House, $27.99 (288p) ISBN 978-1-61219-990-0

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Dear Little Corpses: A Josephine Tey Mystery

Nicola Upson. Crooked Lane, $26.99 (336p) ISBN 978-1-64385-902-6

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Bright: A Memoir

Kiki Petrosino. Sarabande, $16.95 trade paper (120p) ISBN 978-1-946448-92-7

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How You Grow Wings

Rimma Onoseta. Algonquin, $18.99 (336p) ISBN 978-1-64375-191-7

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Diary of a Void

Emi Yagi, trans. from the Japanese by David Boyd and Lucy North. Viking, $23 (224p) ISBN 978-0-14-313687-3

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Liza Ferneyhough. Dial, $17.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-593-35394-3

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Are You Sara?

S.C. Lalli. Morrow, $16.99 trade paper (384p) ISBN 978-0-06-322627-2

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