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Books for Review Consideration

We are seeking reviewers for the following books. If your book is not on this list (and has not been previously reviewed in NCLR), a review may be in progress. But just in case, if the author or book has a North Carolina connection, please fill out the form on the right to have it added to this list. NOTE: no self-published / vanity press books, please.


Church, Meagan, The Girls We Sent Away (Sourcebooks, 2024)
Ewing, Paige, Explosive Chemistry (City Owl Books, 2023)
Heather Frese, Saddest Girl on the Beach (Blair, 2024)
Khoury, Angel, Between Tides (Dzanc Books, 2021)
Lockhart, Zelda, Trinity (Harper Collins, 2022)

Short Stories

Berger, Michele, Doll Seed and Other Stories (Aunt Loot, 2024)
Dixon, Nathan, Radical Red (BOA Editions, 2025)


Bates, Jenny, Essential: Poems (RedHawk Publications, 2023)
Ringleb, Jayme, So Tall It Ends in Heaven (Tin House, 2022)
Rouphail, Maria, All the Way to China (Fishing Line Press, 2022)
VanderHart, Han, What Pecan Light (Bull City Press, 2021)


Eubanks Georgann, Saving the Wild South (UNC Press, 2021)
Holsaert, Faith S., Ma Lineal: A Memoir of Race, Activism, and Queer Family (Wayne State UP, 2024)
Kolkin, Jon, Inner Harmony: Living in Balance (teNeues, 2021)
Sedaris, David, Happy-Go-Lucky (Little, Brown and Company, 2022)
Wallace, Daniel, This Isn’t Going to End Well: The True Story of a Man I Thought I Knew (Algonquin, 2023)


Deaver, Jeffery, Hunting Time (Penguin Random House, 2022)
Kasper, Jason, Lethal Horizon (Severn River Publishing, 2024)
Slocumb, Brendan, Symphony of Secrets (Anchor Books, 2023)

Children’s Literature

Brantley-Newton, Vanessa, Becoming Vanessa (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2021)
Theodore, Adrea, A History of Me (Neal Porter Books, 2022)
Wolf, Allan, The Blanket Where Violet Sits (Candlewick Press, 2022)

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