Faves of 2012 2013-06-27T08:30:56+00:00

Flipping Pages AgainNovels and Stories
Edem Awumey’s Dirty Feet (Trans. Lazer Lederhendler 2011, novel)
David Bergen’s The Age of Hope (2012, novel)
Megan Mayhew Bergman’s Birds of a Lesser Paradise (2012, stories)
Lauren B. Davis’ Our Daily Bread (2011, novel)
Helen deWitt’s Lightning Rods (2011, novel)
Rawi Hage’s Carnival (2012, novel)
Robert Hough’s Dr. Brinkley’s Tower (2012, novel)
Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth Series (2010-, graphic novels)
Z.Z. Packer’s Drinking Coffee Elsewhere (2003, stories)
Pamela Porter’s I’ll Be Watching (2011, novel in verse YA)
Corey Redekop’s Husk (2012, novel)
Carrie Snyder’s The Juliet Stories (2012, novel in stories)
Patrick Somerville’s The Cradle (2009, novel)

Re-reads, Verse, Single story, Non-fiction, Kidlit
Alice Munro’s Who Do You Think You Are? (1978)
Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad (2005)

George Elliot Clarke’s Execution Poems (2001, verse)
Lyanda Lynn Haupt’s Crow Planet (2009, NF nature)
Cornelia Hoogland’s Woods Wolf Girl (2011, verse)

Heather Birrell’s “BriannaSusannaAlana” (from Mad Hope, 2012, stories)

Peggy Orenstein’s Cinderella Ate My Daughter (2011, NF gender)

Kyo Maclear’s Virginia Wolf Illus. Isabelle Arsenault (2012, kids)
Mariko Tamaki’s Skim (2008, YA)
Rebecca Upjohn’s The Secret of the Village Fool Illus. Renne Benoit (2012, kids)