7 Buzzy Books Hitting Shelves Today

Posted by Hayley on May 1, 2018
Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day.

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: Dystopian fiction, Fight Club, fierce satires, conspiracies theories, a horrifying day of reckoning that shakes society to its core

Check out our interview with Palahniuk.


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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, lyrical debut novels, Syria, medieval adventurers and legendary mapmakers, stories that span centuries, epic journeys

Read our interview with Joukhadar.


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You should read this book if you like: Psychological thrillers, books with a film adaptation on its way, new moms in desperate situations, ravenous media and incompetent cops



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You should read this book if you like: YA fantasy, A Court of Thorns and Roses series, the enchanting world of the fae, winter festivals, escaping the shadows of the past


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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, anthologies, heartbreakingly candid and powerful essays that tackle rape and harassment head on


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You should read this book if you like: Literary fiction, The Flamethrowers, a stark look at the reality of serving a life sentence in prison, tragic and audacious storytelling

Check out Kushner's recommended fictional villains.


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You should read this book if you like: Science fiction, Sleeping Giants, defending the planet, robots with mysterious origins, diary entries and transcripts



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message 1: by Katherine (new)

Katherine Hayward Pérez Just finished The Map of Salt and Stars The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar and need to write the review of the eARC.

Most looking forward to Jodi Picoult's new novel


message 2: by Adam (new)

Adam Meg Little Reilly's fantastic psychological suspense novel Everything That Follows is also out today!

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 3: by Addie (new)

Addie Lee So looking forward to The Perfect Mother. That book sounds soooo good. Gotta get that one ASAP. Although I have a hundred books already on my toread list...


message 4: by Caroline (new)

Caroline Katherine wrote: "Just finished The Map of Salt and Stars The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar and need to write the review of the eARC.

Most looking forward to Jodi Picoult's new novel"


Just added this to my ever increasing TBR list or should I say TBR mountain!!
Hope you enjoyed it Katherine.


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