• Kindred

    Kindred

    Butler, Octavia E.

    Local author Butler’s historical time travel novel about Dana, a young black woman, who is wrenched from 1976 to the antebellum South over and over again to save the white slavemaster’s son who fathers her great-grandmother. This novel is an insightful look into the horrors of slavery and its generational impact. For the second book, check out Parable of the Sower.

    Format: eBook - 2003

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  • Parable of the Sower

    Parable of the Sower

    Butler, Octavia E.

    Seattle author Octavia Butler introduces us to a young woman with emphatic abilities as she joins a group of refugees in Northern California after the country is devastated by disasters. Can she survive the suffering of others she feels so vividly? For the second book, check out Kindred.

    Format: eBook - 2012

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  • The Book of Joe

    The Book of Joe

    Tropper, Jonathan

    Shortly after graduating, Joe Goffman leaves home and never looks back - but you can’t always run away from your past.15 years later, it is time for Joe to come back home. \nFor the second book, check out This is Where I Leave You.

    Format: eBook - 2004

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  • This Is Where I Leave You

    This Is Where I Leave You

    Tropper, Jonathan

    Written with an amazing eye for family dynamics and insight into the inner workings of both men and women, Jonathan Tropper has another brilliant novel in his repertoire.\nFor the second book, check out The Book of Joe.

    Format: eBook - 2009

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  • Annihilation: A Novel

    Annihilation: A Novel

    VanderMeer, Jeff

    The first book in VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy, the "Biologist" chronicles her time in Area X, a mysterious and pristine land inhabited by something strange. Now part of the 12th expedition, she sets out to learn about the land and what happened to the previous expeditions. For the second book, check out Borne.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 Unabridged

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  • Borne: A Novel

    Borne: A Novel

    VanderMeer, Jeff

    VanderMeer is a great example of an author who excels in weird fiction. Blending elements of fantasy and science fiction, with love, suspense and even coming of age, "Borne" will take you on a wild ride in the surreal.\n\nFor the second book, check out Annihilation.

    Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2017 Unabridged

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  • The Underground Railroad: A Novel

    The Underground Railroad: A Novel

    Whitehead, Colson

    The 2016 National Book Award Winner follows Cora as she breaks free from slavery on a Georgia cotton plantation, setting off on a journey that unspools the dark heart of this country's past. For the second book, check out The Nickel Boys.

    Format: eBook - 2016

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  • The Nickel Boys

    The Nickel Boys

    Whitehead, Colson

    Inspired by the real-life, long-standing corruption and abuse at a Florida reform school, Whitehead imagines two black boys – one idealistic, one cynical – trying to make it out of a juvenile reformatory in the 1960s. For the second book, check out The Underground Railroad.

    Format: eBook - 2019

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  • The Road

    The Road

    McCarthy, Cormac

    Post apocalyptic fiction at its finest, a father will do anything he can for his son. Stark, and yet beautiful. For the second book, check out All the Pretty Horses.

    Format: eBook - 2006

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  • All the Pretty Horses

    All the Pretty Horses

    McCarthy, Cormac

    First novel in McCarthy’s remarkable Border Trilogy, All the Pretty Horse follows misplaced cowboys on their quest for nirvana: untouched land.\nFor the second book, check out The Road.\n

    Format: eBook - 1992

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