The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz -- Oscar, an overweight Dominican from a New Jersey ghetto, dreams of becoming a writer and finding love, but a Fuku curse has haunted his family for generations, and may well prevent him from attaining his desires.
The First Bad Man by Miranda July. This book can't be neatly summarized. A heart breaking bisexual love story? Yes. A maternal ode? Yes. A hilarious modern satire? Yes. Bizarre. Beautiful. Moments of laugh out loud funny. And so much more. Read March 2015.