7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Hayley on May 7, 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 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 top titles are now available in the United States! Which ones catch your eye?


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You should read this book if you like: Humorous and heartfelt essays, A Man Called Ove, reflections on fatherhood, advice on navigating airports, starting a band, and more



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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary romance, The Kiss Quotient, failed attempts at seduction, coming to America, awkward and endearing characters



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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, The Postmistress, examinations of privilege throughout the 20th century, family drama, islands in New England



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You should read this book if you like: Fantasy, Every Heart a Doorway, godlike powers, strange alchemy and shadowy organizations, the power of story, twins

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You should read this book if you like: History, Gun, Germs, and Steel, how nations recover from crisis, Pulitzer Prize winners, learning from the lessons of the past, anthropology



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You should read this book if you like: Psychological thrillers, The Last Mrs. Parrish, high-society murder mysteries, creepy anonymous texts, shocking plot twists



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You should read this book if you like: YA fiction, popular "booktubers," second chances, semesters abroad in London, occasionally misguided attempts at adventure, first love



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

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message 1: by Janine (new)

Janine Today seems to be a big day for YA/NA SFF releases. Since we have Finale, Nexus, Aurora Rising, Hawk Witch, The Bonegate Series #1, Cursed Lands: A Limited Edition Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, and Dystopian Collection among other books out today.


message 2: by nitya (new)

nitya The Bride Test! Upheaval looks quite intriguing too


message 3: by Cendaquenta (new)

Cendaquenta I can't get hold of Middlegame till June (I'm in the UK, I think the release date might be different here) and it's breaking my heart. I need it so bad. 😭


message 4: by Eduardo (new)

Eduardo I l ove


message 5: by Anita (new)

Anita Schoch I am almost finished with deep harbor by Fern Michaels


message 6: by Morgan (new)

Morgan Morawski Youtubers should stick to their lane. Youtube, not writing books.


Erin *Proud Book Hoarder* I'm looking forward to checking out Middlegame later


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