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Indie Bookseller Spotlight: New releases at City Books

Indie Bookseller Spotlight is a regular column listing new releases at Pittsburgh book shops. Support local businesses and find your next favorite read.

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The Haunting of Alejandra by V. Castro

The Haunting of Alejandra by V. Castro (Penguin Random House)

V. Castro explores the Mexican legend of La Llorona in what Paste magazine cites as one of the most anticipated horror novels of 2023.

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Pieces of Me by Kate McLaughlin

Pieces of Me by Kate McLaughlin (Macmillan)

An 18-year-old woman struggles with dissociative identity disorder in this young adult novel that Macmillan calls “raw, intimate, and surprisingly hopeful.”

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The Do Over by Suzanne Park

The Do-Over by Suzanne Park (HarperCollins)

Have a laugh with this romantic comedy about a Korean-American woman who learns that she never actually finished college and must make up the credits.

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Symphony of Secrets by Brendan Slocumb

Symphony of Secrets by Brendan Slocumb (Penguin Random House)

A professor discovers a cover-up involving a celebrated composer and a Black Jazz Age prodigy in this work from a classical musician-turned-author.

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Working It: Sex Workers on the Work of Sex edited by Matilda Bickers, peech breshears, and Janis Luna

Working It: Sex Workers on the Work of Sex edited by Matilda Bickers, peech breshears, and Janis Luna (PM Press)

Sex workers from all over the globe contribute to this collection of first-person essays, interviews, poetry, art, and photographs, all in an effort to humanize those behind the world’s so-called oldest profession.


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