6 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on May 5, 2020
Need another excuse to treat yourself to new book 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: Contemporary fiction, sibling rivalry, parental regrets, hard-won insight, forgiveness, Modern Lovers, The Vacationers


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You should read this book if you like: Women’s fiction, big weddings on lovely Cape Cod, female friendships, hazards of female friendships, plus-size Instagram influencers, Mrs. Everything


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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, Paris in the year 1927, Marcel Proust, Gertrude Stein, stories that take place over the course of a single day


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You should read this book if you like: Mystery thrillers, dark secrets, the uncovering of dark secrets, the seedy underbelly of upper-middle class Brooklyn, Big Little Lies, Presumed Innocent


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You should read this book if you like: Young adult fiction, poetry, the Dominican Republic, bittersweet family dynamics, long-lost sisters, novels in verse, authors who are poetry slam champions


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You should read this book if you like: Science fiction, robots, pew-pew space battles, choosing between inertia and drastic action, jobs that just get you down


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

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message 1: by Adriana (new)

Adriana "pew-pew space battles" 🤣


message 2: by Mark (new)

Mark Jay Said the same thing to my wife “pew-pew space battles” 🤣🤣


message 3: by Aesaan (new)

Aesaan Aww Yeah!! Give us some pew-pew space battles. 🤣 ;)


message 4: by Elisa (new)

Elisa Hadly I have so many Pew pew space battle books on my shelf... Who said I’m stopping? 😂


message 5: by Lillie (new)

Lillie brown Okay, I cannot wait for all adults here!!


TheCultureVulture Camellia wrote: "I have so many Pew pew space battle books on my shelf... Who said I’m stopping? 😂"

lol


message 7: by Marie (new)

Marie G Okay, I have to ask, what are "pew-pew" space battles?


message 8: by Jim (new)

Jim Marie wrote: "Okay, I have to ask, what are "pew-pew" space battles?"

the noise the shooting lasers make is "pew-pew" :)


message 9: by Jacki (new)

Jacki MURDERBOTTTTTTTTTTTTTT


message 10: by Lia (new)

Lia Pew pew me away with Murderbot!!!


Your Local Zannie Pew pew, guys. Pew pew indeed


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message 13: by TMR (new)

TMR So much fun these all are!


message 14: by Stefani (new)

Stefani I added quite a few of these to my list this week too, good choices.


message 15: by Sharon Paton (new)

Sharon Paton I am looking for a book called Billy Graham Norton spoke about it with Richard and Judy can anybody help please


message 16: by Haley (new)

Haley Wofford I'm really looking forward to reading Dangerous Remedy by Kat Dunn.


message 17: by Miracle bluitt (new)

Miracle bluitt Bitch


Your Local Zannie Miracle bluitt wrote: "Bitch"

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Marc *Dark Reader of the Woods* Elizæ’s wrote: "Miracle bluitt wrote: "Bitch"

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I'm hoping that was directed at a spammer post that has since been deleted.


Your Local Zannie Marc wrote: "Elizæ’s wrote: "Miracle bluitt wrote: "Bitch"

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I'm hoping that was directed at a spammer post that has since been deleted."


Uh, yeah...me too


message 21: by Jezzy (new)

Jezzy 'pew, pew'. oh, that's how you spell guns blazing here? I would have spelled it as 'pyu, pyu'. to each their own, I guess...


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