The cover of The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry.

The Essex Serpent reveals that Victorian women were more interesting than we knew

Jul/23 By

Featuring memorable characters and a plot-driven story that explores themes of friendship, sexuality, and faith, this book is ripe for cottage consumption Set in the late 1800s, The Essex Serpent tells the surprising

Cover of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger.

The Origami Yoda series is perfect for family read-alouds

Jul/16 By

This series of illustrated novels by the U.S. writer Tom Angleberger is so addictively enjoyable that your kid might just put down the video game console and devour them before

Cover of Radiant Shimmering Light by Sarah Selecky.

Radiant Shimmering Light sparkles with originality

Jul/9 By

Sarah Selecky’s fizzy novel about what it’s like to be a woman now is the kind of book you read in one big gulp — and then share with five friends