7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Hayley on December 4, 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: YA fantasy, The Mortal Instruments, the price of true love, Los Angeles, warlocks and monsters, complex plans to save the world

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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, The Thirteenth Tale, the Thames, folklore and mystery, the scientific curiosity of the Darwinian age, ancient inns

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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, economics and politics, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism, social scientists, realistic ways to fix big problems

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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary romance, Beautiful Bastard, the trials and tribulations of online dating, quirky professors, falling for your best friend

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You should read this book if you like: Horror, The Hatchling, creepy computers, the dark side of fame, smart homes and haunted houses, potentially evil source code

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You should read this book if you like: Thrillers, Trust Me, family secrets, small towns full of scandals and liars, digging into the past, missing person cases

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You should read this book if you like: Fantasy, Year One, the post-apocalypse, magic lessons, mysterious shelters, elves and faeries, the ruins of modern society

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

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message 1: by Douglas (new)

Douglas The Fairie Queen by Edmund Spenser


message 2: by NILTON (new)

NILTON TEIXEIRA “Once Upon a River”, “Mansion” and “Before we were strangers”


message 3: by Katie (new)

Katie Mountain Queen of Air and Darkness- oh, be still by beating heart!


message 4: by Jim (new)

Jim "How to Kill a President" by The American People...


message 5: by Persephone6 (new)

Persephone6 Queen of Air and Darkness!!!


message 6: by Megan (new)

Megan I am looking forward to more synopsis and comparisons like this! Good job, keep that up!


message 7: by Kara (new)

Kara Patterson This is a great Goodreads feature! I can't wait for Queen of Air and Darkness, and Of Blood and Bone. I have them both on reserve at my local library and am hoping QoAaD comes in today!


message 8: by Natalie (new)

Natalie Once Upon a River!


message 9: by Amy (new)

Amy I'm looking forward to reading, "Once Upon a River" - Diane Setterfield,
"Kingdom of the Blind" - Louise Penny and especially "bellewether" by Susanna Kearsley !!


message 10: by Paige (new)

Paige Howard I really want to read Mansion, I read several descriptions and I look forward to when I can read it.


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