Read More! Reading Challenge for January

The Read More! Reading Challenge suggestions for the month of January are here! Read a book about a family or a book that makes you laugh!

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A Book About A Family

We Are the Brennans - Tracey Lange

We Are the Brennans – Tracey Lange

Genre: Domestic fiction; Literary fiction

Description:  Returning to the east coast to recover from a drunk driving accident she caused, 29-year-old Sunday Brennan must protect her family from a man from her past who brings her family’s pub business to the brink of financial ruin.

Malibu Rising byTaylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu Rising – Taylor Jenkins Reid

Genre: Historical fiction; Multiple perspectives; Parallel narratives

Description: Four famous siblings throw an epic end-of-summer party that goes dangerously out of control as secrets and loves that shaped this family’s generations come to light, changing their lives forever.

The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett

The Vanishing Half – Brit Bennett

Genre: Historical fiction; Literary fiction

Description: Twin sisters, inseparable as children, ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Little Fires Everywhere – Celeste Ng

Genre: Literary fiction; Multiple perspectives; Page to screen

Description:  Fighting an ugly custody battle with an artistic tenant who has little regard for the strict rules of their progressive Cleveland suburb, a straitlaced family woman who is seeking to adopt a baby becomes obsessed with exposing the tenant’s past, only to trigger devastating consequences for both of their families.

A Book That Makes You Laugh

Honey and Spice - Bolu Babalola

Honey and Spice – Bolu Babalola

Genre: Romantic comedies

Description:  A young Black British woman with a popular student radio show that dishes out relationship advice finds her show and her reputation on the line after she publicly makes out with a man she publicly denounced.

David Sedaris - Happy Go Lucky

Happy-Go-Lucky – David Sedaris

Genre: Essays; Humor writing; Life stories

Description: The author of Calypso and regular contributor to The New Yorker is back with a whole new collection of satirical and humorous essays that chronicle his own life and ordinary moments that turn beautifully absurd.

Solutions and Other Problems - Allie Brosh

Solutions and Other Problems – Allie Brosh

Genre: Autobiographical comics; Autobiographies and memoirs; Comics and Graphic novels; Humor writing; Life stories; Webcomics

Description: The creator of the award-winning Hyperbole and a Half presents a new collection of comedic, autobiographical, and deceptively illustrated essays on topics ranging from childhood and very bad pets to grief, loneliness, and powerlessness in modern life.

Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano

Finlay Donovan is Killing It – Elle Cosimano

Genre: Caper novels; Farcical fiction

Description: When struggling suspense novelist and single mom Finlay Donovan is mistaken for a contract killer, she inadvertently accepts the offer to dispose of a problem husband in order to make ends meet, discovering that crime in real life is a lot harder than fiction.