The Readerly Report | Books Featuring The Dark Side of Suburbia

Books Featuring The Dark Side of Suburbia

The Readerly Report Dark Side of Suburbia
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Gayle and Nicole discuss books about the dark side of suburbia: how people who are different are often mistreated or excluded, how darkness and evil can live under the surface and how society’s ills – racism, environmental issues, abuse – often play out amid idyllic surroundings. They also discuss this month’s book club pick: Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan.

Books discussed:

Good NeighborsSarah LanganAmazonBookshop
What Comes AfterJoanne TompkinsAmazonBookshop
Brat: An 80s StoryAndrew McCarthyAmazonBookshop
The Last Thing He Told MeLaura DaveAmazonBookshop
Never Have I EverJoshilyn JacksonAmazonBookshop
Mother May IJoshilyn JacksonAmazonBookshop
While Justice SleepsStacey AbramsAmazonBookshop
Malibu RisingTaylor Jenkins ReidAmazonBookshop
Daisy Jones And The SixTaylor Jenkins ReidAmazonBookshop
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn HugoTaylor Jenkins ReidAmazonBookshop
Maybe In Another LifeTaylor Jenkins ReidAmazonBookshop
After I Do andTaylor Jenkins ReidAmazonBookshop
One True LovesTaylor Jenkins ReidAmazonBookshop
Radium Girls: The Dark Story Of America’s Shining WomenKate MooreAmazonBookshop
The Last Letter From Her LoverJojo MoyesAmazonBookshop
Me Before YouJojo MoyesAmazonBookshop
One Plus OneJojo MoyesAmazonBookshop
The Giver Of StarsJojo MoyesAmazonBookshop
ValentineElizabeth WetmoreAmazonBookshop
Carousel CourtJoe McGinniss Jr.AmazonBookshop
The Marriage PactMichelle RichmondAmazonBookshop
The LeftoversTom PerrottaAmazonBookshop
This Is How It Always IsLaurie FrankelAmazonBookshop
Behind Closed DoorsB.A. ParisAmazonBookshop
When No One Is WatchingAlyssa ColeAmazonBookshop
This Is Where I Leave YouJonathan TropperAmazonBookshop
The Year Of The WitchingAlexis HendersonAmazonBookshop
A Good NeighborhoodTherese Anne FowlerAmazonBookshop
Ask Again, YesMary Beth KeaneAmazonBookshop

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