Our February Guest Editor and debut author Anissa Gray is shaking up the world with her impactful read The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls. When she’s not writing, she enjoys spending her time reading the best new books. Find out what’s on Anissa Gray’s #TBR pile now.

White Houses by Amy Bloom

Anissa says she loves everything Amy Bloom so naturally, White Houses is next on her list. When Lorena Hickok and Eleanor Roosevelt met, they didn’t know that their friendship and love for one another would define their lives indefinitely. With complicated relationships, lovers and secrets, these two would go on to become one of the White House’s most extraordinary couples.

There There by Tommy Orange

Anissa says this pick is “awaiting her attention” and with all the buzz about it in 2018, we know why she can’t wait to pick it up. This bestselling novel follows the story of 12 Urban Indians who cross paths at the Big Oakland Powwow and have their lives changed forever.

Less by Andrew Sean Greer

This bestselling book and Pulitzer Prize Winner is the most recent pick for Anissa’s book club. Arthur Less is feeling less than satisfied with the current state of his life and decides that the best way to leave his boring life behind is to take up every invitation he gets from everyone in his life. Traveling the world and meeting much mischief along the way, he might even have a true shot at love.

The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

If you’ve yet to pick up our February Guest Editor’s debut novel, all you have to do is click here and add it to your cart. This novel is a deep and heart-wrenching story of family, sacrifice and justice. The perfect read for fans of The Mothers and An American Marriage.

“A poetically written story that guides us through a deep darkness toward a faint whisper of light seeping from beneath a closet door. A light that shows how love and forgiveness can come from unexpected places and triumph over more than we ever imagine.”—Delia Owens, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Where the Crawdads Sing

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