7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Hayley on June 4, 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 in the United States! Which ones catch your eye?


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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, Eat, Pray, Love, coming-of-age stories, 1940s New York City, offbeat aunts, tales of glamour and adventure, the theater

Read our interview with Gilbert here.


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You should read this book if you like: Science fiction, Snow Crash, parallel worlds, mind-blowing technology, philosophical conundrums, living forever

Read our interview with Stephenson here.


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You should read this book if you like: Mysteries, Girl in Translation, missing-person cases, sisters with complicated relationships, the immigrant experience, family secrets



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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot, geography and geology, exploring our planet's hidden depths, changing how you see the world



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You should read this book if you like: Fiction, Night Sky with Exit Wounds, the bond between mothers and sons, Vietnam, stories told through letters, debut novels from poets



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You should read this book if you like: Fantasy, River of Teeth, noir fiction, schools for the magically gifted, private investigators with a slight drinking problem



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You should read this book if you like: Memoirs, Queer Eye, candid and humorous reflections on growing up gay in a traditional Muslim family, finding your voice and your style



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

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message 1: by Laura (new)

Laura Dam yay Stephenson!


message 2: by Yonathan (new)

Yonathan Asefaw I can't wait for these books!


message 3: by Jim (new)

Jim looking forward to "My Name Is Monster" by Katie Hale...


message 4: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Edmonds Underland looks interesting


message 5: by Dawn (new)

Dawn I just bought Underland! It looks interesting.


message 6: by Charlotte (new)

Charlotte Serpell I'm reading The Head in the Ice by Richard James - it's gripping, can't wait for the next installment!


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