Another Brooklyn (Amistad/HarperCollins) by Jacqueline Woodson
The Newbery-winning children’s author’s first adult novel in 20 years follows four girls growing up in 1970s Brooklyn, exploring the perils and promise of coming of age through Woodson’s poetic prose.
The Hit Man Next Door: Did a Jersey Gymnastics Coach Kill for the Mob? (Rolling Stone) by David Kushner
Family-friendly coach and Olympic hopeful Joe Passalaqua might have murdered 103 people for the Mafia (or he might be spinning an elaborate self-delusional fantasy).