7 Buzzy Books Hitting Shelves Today

Posted by Hayley on April 24, 2018
Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases.

To create our list, we focused on the top books Goodreads members can't wait to read, which we measure by how many times a book has been added to Want to Read shelves. All these highly anticipated titles are now available! Which ones catch your eye?


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You should read this book if you like: YA fiction, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, bisexual heroines, senior-year angst, girl bands, fighting for friendship

Check out Albertalli's book recommendations here.


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You should read this book if you like: Thrillers, missing-persons cases, charismatic suitors who are probably too good to be true, devastating secrets, doppelgängers

Read Jewell's take on the mystery genre's 'missing persons' obsession.


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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, true crime adventure, the "natural history heist of the century," explorations of obsession, birds



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You should read this book if you like: Fiction, short story collections, Prep, upending assumptions about class and gender roles, characters who make questionable decisions


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You should read this book if you like: YA fantasy, Vikings, ancient rivalries and ruthless clans, falling for the handsome enemy, tough female warriors

Check out our interview with Young here.


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You should read this book if you like: Autobiographies, riveting accounts of survival and endurance, Rwanda, the power of stories, facing the true costs of war



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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary romance, cooking competitions, the Fusion series, chefs in love, getting out of the kitchen (if you can't stand the heat)


What are you looking forward to reading? Let's talk books in the comments!

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aliceinbagend (LydiaMae) I'm so hyped for Sky in the Deep! Hope I'm not let down!


message 2: by Amy (new)

Amy Hasten Awesome list!!!


message 3: by Anissa (new)

Anissa I'm looking forward to Lionel Shriver's new one Property: Stories Between Two Novellas. Plan on buying it later today.


message 4: by Laura (new)

Laura Noble LydiaMae wrote: "I'm so hyped for Sky in the Deep! Hope I'm not let down!"

It really is amazing! I was lucky enough to get an Advanced Reader's Copy and I was very impressed! It was right up my young adult fantasy alley!!


message 5: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Can't wait to read Leah on the Offbeat! I hope it's as amazing as the first book.


message 6: by Cyn (new)

Cyn Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian !


message 7: by Denesia (new)

Denesia Yesss!!!! Leah on the Off Beat!


message 8: by Dennis (new)

Dennis Eoffe no sci fi...no fantasy....meh


message 9: by Bikram (new)

Bikram May 1 has bunch of great books -

Only Human (Themis Files, #3)
The Burning Maze (The Trials of Apollo, #3)

And then Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries, #2) on May 8.


message 10: by Brandi (new)

Brandi Jarrell The Girl Who Smiled Brad’s and Then She Was Gone we both of my picks got April’s Book of the Month!


message 11: by Djilan (new)

Djilan Ordered Sky in the Deep. Sounds like a great story!


message 12: by Nancy (new)

Nancy TOO MANY BOOKS.......NOT ENOUGH TIME.....DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START....AAAGGGGGHHHH


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