7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today

Posted by Hayley on October 30, 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, compelling portraits of modern American family life, Silicon Valley, cultural expectations colliding with career ambitions



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You should read this book if you like: Fantasy, The Traitor Baru Cormorant, breaking the world to save it, complicated revenge plots, gut-wrenching betrayals


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You should read this book if you like: Essay collections, Broad City, hilarious and poignant musings on love and loss, original illustrations, potentially ill-advised life decisions



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You should read this book if you like: Horror, the Alice Isn't Dead podcast, thrilling road trips, not-quite-human serial killers, quirky storytelling, supernatural conspiracies



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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary romance, The Wedding Date, epic rebounds, the wilds of Los Angeles, doctors who do good and look good



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You should read this book if you like: Self-help books, laugh-out-loud satire, navigating the corporate world, wearable mustaches, achieving all your feminist dreams



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You should read this book if you like: YA science fiction, Obsidian, extra sexy extraterrestrials, near-future worlds, somewhat forbidden romances




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message 1: by Jane (new)

Jane Paper Wife!


message 2: by Jasmine (new)

Jasmine "How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women"

Why should we have to not hurt men's feelings?


message 3: by Katrina (new)

Katrina Jasmine wrote: ""How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women"

Why should we have to not hurt men's feelings?"


It's satire, so you basically just explained the joke.


message 4: by Ann (new)

Ann Jasmine wrote: ""How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women"

Why should we have to not hurt men's feelings?"

I wish I could hurt my husband's feelings


message 5: by Kristen (new)

Kristen I found The Wedding Date highly overrated (so much sex, so little getting to know each other in between it!) but I liked Carlos so I'll probably still check The Proposal out.


message 6: by Ann (new)

Ann Kristen wrote: "I found The Wedding Date highly overrated (so much sex, so little getting to know each other in between it!) but I liked Carlos so I'll probably still check The Proposal out."

Kristen if you haven't read any of Danielle Steel's books I would recommend them. They have it all.. and good stories too


message 7: by Kris (new)

Kris Jasmine wrote: ""How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women"

Why should we have to not hurt men's feelings?"


I thought the same thing and "Oh good, a handbook on how to be a floormat at work"


message 8: by Sachin (new)

Sachin Kumar Nice title


message 9: by Shane (new)

Shane Hawk Alice Isn’t Dead sounds promising although I’ve never heard of the podcast.


message 10: by Martine (new)

Martine Jasmine wrote: ""How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women"

Why should we have to not hurt men's feelings?"


I had the same reflection...


message 11: by Janette (new)

Janette Davis Jasmine wrote: ""How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women"

Why should we have to not hurt men's feelings?"


The book is satire.


message 12: by Haris (new)

Haris Jablan Jasmine wrote: ""How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women"

Why should we have to not hurt men's feelings?"


Jasmine wrote: ""How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women"

Why should we have to not hurt men's feelings?"


Same reason why men shouldn't hurt women's feelings?


message 13: by Jorge (new)

Jorge  Ramos Next book of Brandon Sanderson isn't here. SHAAAAAAAAAAME :)


message 14: by Kris (new)

Kris Jorge wrote: "Next book of Brandon Sanderson isn't here. SHAAAAAAAAAAME :)"

I believe his book was on the prior week's list..


message 15: by Jorge (new)

Jorge  Ramos Kris wrote: "Jorge wrote: "Next book of Brandon Sanderson isn't here. SHAAAAAAAAAAME :)"

I believe his book was on the prior week's list.."


Put it again :)


message 16: by Lucie (new)

Lucie Morningstar Shane wrote: "Alice Isn’t Dead sounds promising although I’ve never heard of the podcast."

I'ts ok if you haven't heard the podcast, the story holds it's own :)


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