Today’s holiday gift guide features novels for adult. Our librarians have pulled together hidden gems and crowd pleasers that span a wide spectrum of interests and styles.
You can find these books at local bookstores (we recommend Book Beat in Oak Park or Books-A-Million in Beverly Hills) or you can place the books on hold using the links below. Don’t forget to inscribe the book with a special message to the recipient!
Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams
Bridget Jones’s Diary meets Americanah in this disarmingly honest, boldly political, and truly inclusive novel that will speak to anyone who has gone looking for love and found something very different in its place.
Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
A haunting debut story collection on friendship, mothers and daughters, and the deep-rooted truths of our homelands, centered on Latinas of indigenous ancestry.
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
A moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them.