Woman, Eating, by Claire Kohda

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Like most recent university graduates, Lydia is unsure of her future. She spends her days interning at an art gallery, wandering the streets of London, and attempting to befriend the artists who share her studio space. She is also very, very hungry, because unlike the rest of her peers, Lyd is a vampire, and she can’t seem to find anything (or anyone) to satiate her cravings. Kohda's novel is a lovely meditation on human connection, our relationship to food, and the repercussions of choices we do (or don’t) make. 

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ISBN: 9780063140882
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Published: HarperVia - April 12th, 2022

Cackle, by Rachel Harrison

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This novel is a delightful mix of hopeful, creepy, and feminist. Meet Annie, a young, recently single teacher who has moved out of New York City to a small village upstate. Annie starts to pick up her life and rediscover herself at the same time she befriends Sophie, a young witchy woman who is well-known in their village. Sophie is mysterious and confident, two things that Annie strives to be. Throughout their friendship, Sophie encourages Annie to stand up for herself and take charge. Along the way, Annie begins to notice there is something odd about Sophie. With a thrilling twist, this novel demonstrates the power of female friendship and self-confidence.

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ISBN: 9780593202029
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Published: Berkley - October 5th, 2021

The Last House on Needless Street, by Catriona Ward

Staff Pick

This is such an artfully done psychological horror novel that though I felt like reading it in one go, I had to periodically put it down. It's a spine-tingling, horrifying, moving, emotional ride. Even when I thought I knew what was going on, the novel took me to a different place (do not peek at the afterword, you will be spoiled!). Catriona Ward is definitely a must-read horror writer.

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ISBN: 9781250812629
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Published: Tor Nightfire - September 28th, 2021