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Morningside Heights by Joshua Henkin

Morningside Heights by Joshua Henkin

When Ohio-born Pru Steiner arrives in New York in 1976, she follows in a long tradition of young people determined to take the city by storm. But when she falls in love with and...

The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid

The Wolf and the Woodsman by Ava Reid

In the vein of Naomi Novik’s New York Times bestseller Spinning Silver and Katherine Arden’s national bestseller The Bear and the Nightingale, this unforgettable debut— inspired by Hungarian history and Jewish mythology—follows a young...

Mouth of the Donkey by Laura Duhan-Kaplan

Mouth of the Donkey by Laura Duhan-Kaplan

The Hebrew Bible is filled with animals. Snakes and ravens share meals with people; donkeys and sheep work alongside us; eagles and lions inspire us; locusts warn us. How should we read their stories?...