7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Hayley on July 16, 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: Literary fiction, grim chapters of American history, The Underground Railroad, award-winning writers, exploring the impact of racism, the 1960s

Read our interview with Whitehead.


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You should read this book if you like: Romantic comedies, The Wedding Date, love-hate relationships, dramatic weddings, sizzling attraction, "accidental" one-night stands

Check out our interview with Guillory.


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You should read this book if you like: Thrillers, starting a new series, forensic psychology, devious murder mysteries, secret experiments, interviewing probable psychopaths

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You should read this book if you like: Epic fantasy, African-inspired worlds of myth and magic, unlikely heroes, warring dragons, quests for vengeance



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You should read this book if you like: Short story collections, Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto, wise and weird musings, unvoiced hopes and dreams

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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary fiction, the bond between sisters, emotional homecomings, overcoming the past, Lake Erie, shocking revelations, redemption


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You should read this book if you like: Science fiction, Three Parts Dead, time travel, intense rivalries and unexpected friendships, fighting for the future, fantastical pen pals


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

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message 1: by [deleted user] (new)

Yellowhead Blues: A Hunter Rayne Highway Mystery by R.E. Donald

Scheduled release Sun July 21/19. Release was delayed about 3 years due to the Elephant Hill wildfire in British Columbia!


message 2: by Sophia (new)

Sophia Brown Great to know about these most hit books of the week. As a book lover, I love to have these books in my collection and I will obviously do it. As a freelance writer and being involved in a college essay writing service, I have to read more. And I always try to have the collection of all the great books. These books will also enrich my collection.


message 3: by Kevon (last edited Jul 26, 2019 12:39AM) (new)

Kevon Brown Great information. Keep sharing!!


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