SPD is proud to celebrate recent titles that have drawn critical praise & attention! We've gathered some of our favorite recent review highlights and will compile that buzz for you here regularly. 

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Invasive species
(Nightboat Books, 2019)
by Marwa Helal

from The New York Times | March 20, 2019
"Helal's first and often stellar book belongs to many categories, and to none." --Stephanie Burt 


(Nightboat Books, 2018)
by Gracie Leavitt
Giving Godhead
(Delete Press, 2017)
By Dylan Krieger  

from Entropy | March 11, 2019
"...a scathing takedown of organized religion and American evangelicalism" --Jacob Schepers


from Lit Hub | March 7, 2019
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