7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today

Posted by Hayley on December 11, 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: Thrillers, Blindsight, medical mysteries, heroic doctors and clever megalomaniacs, risky showdowns, gene editing, really strong cases of influenza



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You should read this book if you like: YA mysteries, The S-Word, dangerous high school parties, lying teenagers, isolated mansions, one night that changes everything



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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary fiction, London, the youthful rage of a misrepresented generation, overcoming the past, the vibrant tapestry of modern city life


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You should read this book if you like: Romance, Big Rock, grand gestures, the girl that got away, unexpected love stories, sexy road trips, book covers with shirtless men

Read Blakely's thoughts on big (overrated) romantic gestures here.


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You should read this book if you like: History, archaeology, Miracle Detective, real-life treasure hunters, dangerous obsessions, the History Channel, pirate's booty



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You should read this book if you like: Graphic novels and comics, Saga, plucky newspaper delivery girls, time travel, suburban dramas, otherworldly mysteries and monsters

Find Vaughan's recommendations here.


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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, psychology, answers to the most common questions about mental health, marriage and family therapists, encouraging tips



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

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message 1: by Janine (new)

Janine While it came out yesterday, The Confectioner's Truth was a wonderful read and a great finish to a great trilogy.


Kate (Feathered Turtle Press) December's releases seem, uh, sparse.


message 3: by Kadi (new)

Kadi P I know right @K8. I think December releases tend to be cosy Christmas stories or romance novels really. This doesn’t look like the greatest variety of books or really anything exciting that people have been waiting long for.


message 4: by Ann (new)

Ann Kadi wrote: "I know right @K8. I think December releases tend to be cosy Christmas stories or romance novels really. This doesn’t look like the greatest variety of books or really anything exciting that people ..."
I am only remotely interested in one of the books. I agree not the most exciting choices for new releases


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