7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Hayley on January 22, 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: Thrillers, The Widow, investigative journalism, Thailand, missing-person cases, finding danger close to home



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You should read this book if you like: Memoirs, homes too big to clean, exploring the underbelly of upper middle class America, what it take to survive in today's inequitable society

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You should read this book if you like: Dystopian fiction, Underground Airlines, compulsory truth-telling, a nation state resembling California, upholding the truth no matter what


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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, suspenseful true stories, The Washington Post, understanding the complexities of modern-day Iran



You should read this book if you like: YA fiction, Truly Devious, posh private schools with deadly reputations, fraternizing with the enemy, tantalizing riddles



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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, The Two-Family House, the early days of World War II, sisters with complicated relationships, the burden of secrets



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You should read this book if you like: Fantasy, The City of Brass, assassins and djinn warriors, deciding the fate of a kingdom, storms of fire and unpredictable water spirits



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

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message 1: by Brandy (new)

Brandy The Golden Tresses of the Dead comes out this week. I collect these cute little books so I am excited!


message 2: by Tessa (new)

Tessa The Hod King by Josiah Bancroft is also out today!!!


message 3: by Flickers (new)

Flickers No luck with The Kingdom of Copper. It’s postponed again. :(


message 4: by MundiNova (new)

MundiNova Sarah wrote: "The Hod King by Josiah Bancroft is also out today!!!"

How is this not on the list?? I've been waiting for The Hod King for over two years. More people need to know about Senlin Ascends!!


message 5: by Marion (new)

Marion Kingdom of Copper was SO GOOD. Bring on the 3rd one!!


message 6: by Jennie (new)

Jennie This list is missing The Woman Inside


message 7: by Bikram (new)

Bikram Sarah wrote: "The Hod King by Josiah Bancroft is also out today!!!"
Is that last of the series, or are there going to be more?


message 8: by Di (new)

Di I can’t wait to read The Vanishing Stair.


message 9: by Maureen (new)

Maureen After Educated I told myself I was done, done, done with memoirs. Silly me, I gave Maid a try and that book is unreadable the writing is SO bad. Gave it to a friend, and NOW I am really done with memoirs.


message 10: by nikita (new)

nikita  ❤ Can't wait for The Vanishing Stair even though I've not read Truly Devious yet.


message 11: by JPT (new)

JPT Brandy wrote: "The Golden Tresses of the Dead comes out this week. I collect these cute little books so I am excited!"

Ah, thanks for the reminder about this one. I own the series (bar this latest one) and have also been going back and slowly revisiting each in audio. They're even better with Jane Entwhistle's narration.


message 12: by Adam (new)

Adam Hagy Golden State looks very interesting!


message 13: by Heather (new)

Heather Bobrowicz Kingdom of Copper was frickin’ amazing. In love with that series.


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