7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Hayley on July 30, 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: Thrillers, The Almost Sisters, hidden pasts and unearthed secrets, boozy book clubs, dark humor, devilish blackmail schemes



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You should read this book if you like: Science fiction, Red Rising, what comes after revolution, spectacular space operas, disenchanted war heroes and young rebels, explosions



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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary romances, A Wild Woman's Guide to Traveling the World, creating apps, the highs and lows of online dating, calling out misbehaving dudes

Read Rockaway's thoughts on how technology is updating the romance genre.

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You should read this book if you like: Literary fiction, Empire Falls, Pulitzer Prize winners, the complex power of friendship, Martha's Vineyards, reunions that don't go very smoothly

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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, "the world's most polarizing punctuation mark," zany history lessons, run-on sentences, the pitfalls of traditional grammar rules

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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, The Dollhouse, the glamor and danger of 1950s New York City, fierce female friendship, Broadway shows, the impact of McCarthyism

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You should read this book if you like: YA fantasy, buzzy debuts, assassination plots and dangerous bargains, fugitives, political intrigue, morally confused heroes, birds

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

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message 1: by K8 (new)

K8 You should read this book if you like: YA fantasy, buzzy debuts, assassination plots and dangerous bargains, fugitives, political intrigue, morally confused heroes, birds

GR finally featuring a book that caters right into my interests. Nice!


Rachel Reads Ravenously I love these weekly lists. Any chance in the future of including middle grade books or picture books??


message 3: by Beth (new)

Beth Kellum Thanks for posting these. I find a new, “want to read.”


message 4: by Siobhan (new)

Siobhan Love this list!


message 5: by Elise (new)

Elise Rachel Reads Ravenously wrote: "I love these weekly lists. Any chance in the future of including middle grade books or picture books??"

Yes, I'd love to see more focus on middle grade books. They're not just for kids!


message 6: by Shahid (new)

Shahid Abbas Let's see
I'm going to read first book of my life.


message 7: by Brig (new)

Brig Never stop posting these lists!


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