The days are warm­ing up and the grass is look­ing green­er than ever; we are ready to sit in the sun with these incred­i­ble books com­ing out this spring. From new Yid­dish trans­la­tions to the inside scoop on a beloved bak­ery, we have sto­ries for you!

Atom­ic Anna by Rachel Barenbaum

Fear by Chana Blankshteyn

Hap­py for You by Claire Stanford

Cult Clas­sic by Sloane Crosley

Old Truths and New Clichés: Essays by Isaac Bashe­vis Singer, edit­ed by David Stromberg

Simona is the Jew­ish Book Coun­cil’s man­ag­ing edi­tor of dig­i­tal con­tent and mar­ket­ing. She grad­u­at­ed from Sarah Lawrence Col­lege with a con­cen­tra­tion in Eng­lish and His­to­ry and stud­ied abroad in India and Eng­land. Pri­or to the JBC she worked at Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press. Her writ­ing has been fea­tured in LilithThe Nor­mal School, Dig­ging through the Fat, and oth­er pub­li­ca­tions. She holds an MFA in fic­tion from The New School.