7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on October 15, 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: Short story collections, Olive Kitteridge, The New Yorker, small-town drama, New England, Frances McDormand, HBO miniseries, Pulitzer Prize-winning authors


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You should read this book if you like: Autobiographies, comedic memoirs, Ali Wong, Baby Cobra, Amy Schumer, the NYC comedy scene, Asian-American issues, cute little baby girls, the future of the planet

Read our interview with Wong here.



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You should read this book if you like: Legal thrillers, The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Innocence Project, tight and twisty plotlines, the American South, heroic lawyers, justice for all


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You should read this book if you like: Graphic novels, comic books, swashbuckling adventure, The Steel Prince, gritty fantasy, parallel universes, time travel, interdimensional smuggling operations


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You should read this book if you like: Science, anatomy, biology, A Short History of Nearly Everything, complicated things made simple, lucid science writing, weird facts about the human body


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You should read this book if you like: Business and leadership advice, self-realization, personal development, game theory, innovation, progressive thinking, politics, technology, Life Itself


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You should read this book if you like: Young adult fantasy, buzzy debut novels, Game of Thrones, Red Rising, plucky orphans, impossible odds, epic quests, dragons!




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message 1: by Michael (new)

Michael Brown Olive, Again!


message 2: by Philip (new)

Philip Read and Buried (Lighthouse Library Mystery) by Eva Gates was released today and I'm starting it tonight.


message 3: by Baishali (new)

Baishali Bill Bryson book .. it will surely be a fun filled read


message 4: by Apeksha (new)

Apeksha Kshirsagar Can't wait to read Dear Girls


message 5: by Amelia (new)

Amelia Dye The Art of Theft!


message 6: by Denise (new)

Denise The Guardian and The Body!!


message 7: by Kim (new)

Kim Calingasan Fireborne!


message 8: by Samuel (new)

Samuel Another Bill Bryson, currently finishing up the last 100 pages of A Short History of Nearly Everything.


Shall I Download A Black Hole And Offer It To You Cixin Liu " Supernova Era"


The Masked Reader Olive again!


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kittykat 12 & 13 flagged

Festus wrote: "Hello my name is lamon my finance broke up with me last week i was so sad I changed completely, I wasn't eating and i wasn't talking to anybody, I cried a lot,I was so depressed and stressed out th..."


message 12: by Philip (new)

Philip kittykat wrote: "12 & 13 flagged

Festus wrote: "Hello my name is lamon my finance broke up with me last week i was so sad I changed completely, I wasn't eating and i wasn't talking to anybody, I cried a lot,I was ..."


I have also flagged them


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