7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Hayley on August 20, 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, catching serial killers, towns with nefarious pasts, hearing voices in your head, prison interrogations, world-weary detectives


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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, The Other Boleyn Girl, the English Civil War, remote marshlands, forbidden love affairs, midwives and runaways

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You should read this book if you like: YA fiction, Little & Lion, Chicago, long-buried secrets, family drama and first love, spreading your wings, trying to please your parents


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You should read this book if you like: Fiction, All the Ugly and Wonderful Things, Kansas, crooked paths to redemption, unlikely romances, modern knights in shining armor


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You should read this book if you like: Essay collections, spoken word artists, deeply personal accounts of anxiety and bipolar disorder, inspirational journeys, mental health advocates


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You should read this book if you like: Dystopian fiction, online retailers, radical responses to unemployment, eccentric entrepreneurs, overly cheery corporate messaging, espionage


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You should read this book if you like: Short story collections, Insurrections, fables and myths, the blurry line between reality and fantasy, African American history, lyrical prose


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

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