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What Our Staff is Reading

It has been a busy month for our staff as we continue to evaluate submissions, edit manuscripts, and market our incredible books. However, that work has not kept everyone from reading some incredible, thought-provoking books in their free time. 

Our CEO, Naren, is continuing to expand his knowledge of the nonfiction space by diving into the bestseller Think Again by Adam Grant. To find out what the rest of our staff is reading, check out the list below. Some choices might surprise you…

Acquisitions

How to Beat a Broken GameBen deemed last month “Athletic April” and spent his time reading Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner, How to Beat a Broken Game: The Rise of the Dodgers in a League on the Brink by Pedro Moura, and Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s by Jeff Pearlman

Jess is reading The Glass Queen by Gena Showalter

Kortney is reading Life on the Rocks by Juli Berwald




Production

Gillian is reading The Club: How the English Premier League Became the Wildest, Richest, Most Disruptive Force in Sports by Joshua Robinson and Jonathan Clegg. The Hunting Wives

Julia is reading The Hunting Wives by May Cobb

Lauren recently finished White Noise by Don DeLillo and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt.

Nina is reading The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse.


Graphic Design

David just finished The Godfather by Mario Puzo and is now reading A Time to Kill by John Grisham

Matt is reading The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein


Marketing

CultishCaitie is reading The Woman Outside My Door by Rachel Ryan

Francys is reading The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris

Kristin is reading The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

Michelle is reading This World is Not Your Home by Matthew Vollmer, one of her former professors at Virginia Tech. 


Sky
is reading
Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell. 

Taylor just finished Left of Boom by Douglas Laux and the second book in the Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn. She has picked up Persuasion by Jane Austen for the second time in preparation for the upcoming film adaptation. 


Bookkeeping

Emily is reading Redwall by Brian Jaques and Love that Story by Jonathan Van Ness

Helen is still reading The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien and has also started Cats Are Not Peas: A Calico History of Genetics by Laura Gould for when she needs a break.



We will see you next month with more books from the office. In the meantime, what are you reading? Leave your answers in the comments here or on social media! 

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