Tanwaporn O. Staff Picks


 

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316013697
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Published: Little, Brown Young Readers - April 1st, 2009

Alexie accurately and honestly sums up the many struggles that come with growing up on reservation today. The book deals with the prevalence of alcohol abuse and poverty on reservations while slipping in small standout details, like a love for Pepsi, all while focusing on the game of basketball. An important read for teens and adults alike.

-- Tanwaporn


Milk and Honey Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781449474256
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 6th, 2015

A collection of raw, resilient poetry that deals with the trauma of sexual abuse and the process of survival. Rupi Kaur’s voice demands to be heard. While it’s a fast read, the poems stay with you long after the book is closed.

-- Tanwaporn


The Queen of the Tearling Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062290380
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - April 14th, 2015

Queen of the Tearling is like Tamora Pierce's best for adults. Johansen creates a dynamic, complex protagonist in Kelsea. Tearling blends all of your favorite fantasy elements while bringing in a sci-fi aspect that makes the tale all the more chilling. I couldn't put this book, or the sequel (Invasion of the Tearling) down

-- Tanwaporn