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Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in recent weeks on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, in Salt Lake City.   (Rick Bowmer/AP)
Amanda Darrow, director of youth, family and education programs at the Utah Pride Center, poses with books that have been the subject of complaints from parents in recent weeks on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (Rick Bowmer/AP)

We take your calls and get the latest spring book recommendations from Katherine Nazarro, manager and bookseller at Porter Square Books in Cambridge and in Boston and Caroline Harvey, co-owner of Dogtown Books in Gloucester.

Books recommended by Katherine:

1) Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel (out 4/26)
2) Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert
3) Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi
4) Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh
5) Horse by Geraldine Brooks (Out 6/14)
6) The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas (Out 5/3)
7) Breaking Bread by Deborah Joy Corey and Debra Spark (out 5/24)

Books recommended by Caroline: 

1. On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
2. The Body is Not An Apology by Sonya Renee Taylor
3. Toil & Trouble by Augusten Burroughs
4. A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara
5. Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
6. Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

This segment aired on March 3, 2022.

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