7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today

Posted by Hayley on August 28, 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: Fiction, The Sisters Brothers, a "tragedy of manners," mother-son capers, Paris, cats and world-class cads, riotous send-ups of high society

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You should read this book if you like: YA science fiction, young dreamers, resisting ruthless galactic empires, poetry, royal courts filled with secrets and scandal, body doubles



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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, The Edge of Lost, the Great Depression, the bonds of motherhood, stories inspired by real photographs, mending fractured families



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You should read this book if you like: Urban fantasy, the Kate Daniels series, uneasy truths and paranormal problems, mercenaries, Atlanta, saving the world, visions



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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, science, understanding plant intelligence and behavior, being out in nature, eye-opening research, environmental solutions



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You should read this book if you like: Middle grade fantasy, A Darker Shade of Magic, ghost-hunting teams, Scotland, traveling between the worlds of the living and the dead



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You should read this book if you like: Paranormal romance, the Dark-Hunter series, vengeful goddesses and ancient warriors, risking your life for a loved one, Hades



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

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message 1: by Karolis (new)

Karolis Nothing SF :(


♠️ TABI ♠️ Karolis wrote: "Nothing SF :("

Mirage is SF . . .


message 3: by Amber (new)

Amber I can't wait to read Stygian when my library gets it in! I love the Darkhunter novels. Also looking forward to the next installment of her Sci-fi romance series The League Born of Blood coming soon.


message 4: by N.E.C.C. (new)

N.E.C.C. Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames comes out today. FINALLY!!!!


message 5: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Fitzgerald The Story Collector comes out today!!


message 6: by Tim (new)

Tim No Bloody Rose on this list? That's easily my most anticipated book of 2018.


message 7: by Steve (new)

Steve Why aren't Bloody Rose and Hollywood Dead on this list? Been waiting all year for both of these!


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message 9: by Dennis (new)

Dennis Ioffe bloody rose should be nunber 1...mail it to me asap!


message 10: by Patricia (new)

Patricia "Mythos" by Stephen Fry.


message 11: by CL (new)

CL Stephanie wrote: "The Story Collector comes out today!!" Thanks for recommendation. She is an author I have not read and I purchased this to read. It sounds intriguing. Happy Reading!!


message 12: by Ariel (new)

Ariel Magic Triumphs was everything I wanted for the end of that series. It was awesome!


message 13: by ~*~Meg~*~ (new)

~*~Meg~*~ Currently reading:
Toil & Trouble 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft by Tess Sharpe
City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
The Anomaly by Michael Rutger
The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele
The Sacrifice Box by Martin Stewart
Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach


message 14: by Jenny Baker (new)

Jenny Baker I'm looking forward to reading City of Ghosts! Also, Mirage looks good. My copy of Bloody Rose arrived in the mail today!


message 15: by K8 (new)

K8 Going to check out Mirage, as well as Seafire and Darius the Great Is Not Okay!

Everyone seems so excited for Bloody Rose, but I've only heard of the series recently. Something to peek at later perhaps?


message 16: by Holden (new)

Holden French Exit sounds amazing!


message 17: by Molly (new)

Molly Leyland We Three Heroes is out today in Australia!


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