15 Must-Read Books in January

January 2017: the dawn of Trump's America, and a bumper month for books. These two facts aren't entirely unrelated.


Lucky Boy, Shanthi Sekaran

The stories of the birth mother and foster parents of the titular child, Ignacio, combine in this tale of immigration and parental longing from two directions, a novel that Kirkus called “superbly crafted and engrossing.”