7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Hayley on January 8, 2019
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: Mysteries, The Wife Between Us, suspicious psychology studies, paranoia, doctors who may or may not care about the Hippocratic Oath



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You should read this book if you like: YA fantasy, The Cruel Prince, faerie tales, treacherous court politics, complicated relationships with bad (immortal) boys

Read why Black finds faeries so fascinating here.

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You should read this book if you like: American history, The Inner Circle, treason, the Revolutionary War, the origins of America’s counterintelligence movement


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You should read this book if you like: Fantasy, The Bear and the Nightingale, unseen magical worlds, saving Russia, ambitious demons and desperate heroes



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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, World War II, unfinished diaries full of secrets, keeping calm and carrying on, inside the women's branch of the British army



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You should read this book if you like: Essay collections, sharp observational humor, real-life dating disasters, tongue-in-cheek advice for finding love, breaking down romantic comedies



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You should read this book if you like: YA fiction, One of Us Is Lying, small towns where almost everyone is hiding something, amateur sleuths, deadly homecoming dances

Read our interview with McManus here.


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

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message 1: by Anissa (new)

Anissa I haven't any of these on my TBR but two out this week I am looking forward to are Looker by Laura Sims & Freefall by Jessica Barry. Happily, there's book life beyond the buzziest.


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message 3: by Kevin (new)

Kevin I would love to read these


message 4: by Diane (last edited Jan 08, 2019 12:17PM) (new)

Diane Peters Don't forget The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye!


message 5: by Mary (new)

Mary H I'm really excited to read Undying by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner and Match Me If You Can by Tiana Smith which both released today also!


•Jordan reads• OMG sooo excited for Wicked King!!!!


message 8: by Jim (new)

Jim i'm excited for 'Ghost Wall' by Sarah Moss and Samanta Schweblin's 'Mouthful of Birds'...


message 9: by MundiNova (new)

MundiNova I was lucky enough to get an ARC of The Winter of the Witch and LOVED IT! Anyone on the fence should try the series. Perfect cold, winter weather reading.


message 10: by Charlie (new)

Charlie Ah! "How to date men when you hate them" What a great title ! This is bound to be hilarious !


message 11: by Ikenna (new)

Ikenna Mezuma I would love to read An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma.


message 12: by Eruanna (new)

Eruanna I cannot even begin to say how excited I am for "The Winter of the Witch! The original as well as Vladimir Cvetković Sever's fantastic translation and special edition!


message 13: by Caroline (new)

Caroline The Wicked King and Winter of the Witch have been on my cant wait list for a while!


message 14: by Amira (new)

Amira Smith I am looking forward to reading An Anonymous Girl. I just finished The Wife Between Us and it was excellent!


message 15: by Louise (new)

Louise I am really looking forward to Winter of the Witch too!
I have it on hold at the library, unfortunately there is a six week waiting time.. Maybe I should just buy it instead.


message 16: by Sara (last edited Jan 12, 2019 02:50PM) (new)

Sara Bakhshi I gonna read Two Can Keep a Secret ASAP!


message 17: by Tras (new)

Tras This: The Binding


message 18: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Larsen I LOVED One Of Us Is Lying so I cannot wait to get TCKAS!!


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