English books by your request 2023-04-19
English books by your request 2023-04-19
1. Hijab Butch Blues: A Memoir
by Lamya H.
The Unconventional Journey of Lamya H: A Look Inside Her Memoir Hijab Butch Blues”
Lamya H’s groundbreaking memoir, Hijab Butch Blues, explores her unique journey as a queer Muslim woman.
2. The World Keeps Ending, and the World Goes On
by Franny Choi
Named A Most Anticipated Book by: LitHub * Vulture * Time * A PW 2022 Holiday Gift Pick
One of: Time’s “100 Must-Read Books of 2022″ * NPR’s 2022 “Books We Love” Vulture’s “10 Best Books of 2022”
A Goodreads Readers Choice Award Semifinalist
From acclaimed poet Franny Choi comes a poetry collection for the ends of worlds—past, present, and future. Choi’s third book features poems about historical and impending apocalypses, alongside musings on our responsibilities to each other and visions for our collective survival.
3. Jollof Rice and Other Revolutions: A Novel in Interlocking Stories
by Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi
“I couldn’t put this book down and I loved spending time in the lives of Nonso, Remi, Aisha, and Solape. Truly this book will grab hold of your heart and mind and everything in between.”—Roxane Gay, author of Hunger and Bad Feminist
?“Poignant and beautiful. . . . Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi will sweep you away with these subtle yet profound stories. She is a bold and elegant writer, and this debut is such a pleasure.”—Edan Lepucki, author of Woman No. 17 and California
Nigerian author Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi makes her American debut with this dazzling novel which explores her homeland’s past, present, and possible future through the interconnected stories of four fearless globe-trotting women.
by Jessica George
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! • A Today Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick
“Sparkling.” ―The New York Times
“An utterly charming and deeply moving portrait of the joys―and the guilt―of trying to find your own way in life.” ―Celeste Ng, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Our Missing Hearts
“Lively, funny, poignant . . . Prepare to fall in love with Maddie. I did!” ―Bonnie Garmus, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lessons in Chemistry
5. Killers of a Certain Age
by Deanna Raybourn
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
“This Golden Girls meets James Bond thriller is a journey you want to be part of.” -Buzzfeed
Older women often feel invisible, but sometimes that’s their secret weapon.
They’ve spent their lives as the deadliest assassins in a clandestine international organization, but now that they’re sixty years old, four women friends can’t just retire – it’s kill or be killed in this action-packed thriller by New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn.
6. Thank You for Listening
by Julia Whelan
From the author of My Oxford Year, Julia Whelan’s uplifting novel tells the story of a former actress turned successful audiobook narrator—who has lost sight of her dreams after a tragic accident—and her journey of self-discovery, love, and acceptance when she agrees to narrate one last romance novel.
For Sewanee Chester, being an audiobook narrator is a long way from her old dreams, but the days of being a star on film sets are long behind her. She’s found success and satisfaction from the inside of a sound booth and it allows her to care for her beloved, ailing grandmother. When she arrives in Las Vegas last-minute for a book convention, Sewanee unexpectedly spends a whirlwind night with a charming stranger.
7. The Innovator’s Dilemma
by Clayton Christensen
Named one of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime by Amazon Editors
A Wall Street Journal and Businessweek bestseller. Named by Fast Company as one of the most influential leadership books in its Leadership Hall of Fame. An innovation classic. From Steve Jobs to Jeff Bezos, Clay Christensen’s work continues to underpin today’s most innovative leaders and organizations.
The bestselling classic on disruptive innovation, by renowned author Clayton M. Christensen.
His work is cited by the world’s best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic bestseller—one of the most influential business books of all time—innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right—yet still lose market leadership.
8. Jonathan Livingston Seagull
by Richard Bach
Experience Jonathan Livingston Seagull’s timeless and inspirational message like never before in the new complete edition of this philosophical classic, perfect for readers of all ages—now with a fourth part of Jonathan’s journey, as well as last words from author Richard Bach.
This is the story for people who follow their hearts and make their own rules…people who get special pleasure out of doing something well, even if only for themselves…people who know there’s more to this living than meets the eye: they’ll be right there with Jonathan, flying higher and faster than they ever dreamed.
9. The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders at All Levels
by Michael D. Watkins
How new leaders manage their transitions can make all the difference between success and failure.