6 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on June 9, 2020
Need another excuse to treat yourself to a 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, excellent book titles, acclaimed debut novels, LGBT issues, love addiction, cultural and sexual identity stories, Brooklyn DJs


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You should read this book if you like: Thrillers, stories of identity theft, comeuppance for identity thieves, cult survivors, vigilante justice, The Good Liar, I’ll Never Tell


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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary fiction, the Crappy Friends podcast, longtime marriages in trouble, Life and Other Inconveniences, Now That You Mention It


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You should read this book if you like: Thrillers, murder mysteries, impossible odds, small town sheriffs versus elite military units, Army Rangers, the James Patterson brand


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You should read this book if you like: History, nonfiction, World War II stories, unlikely spies in occupied Paris, unsung heroes, unbelievable courage, deep historical research


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You should read this book if you like: Autobiography, memoirs, strange family upbringings, fanatical and rigorous honesty, the dangers of fanatical and rigorous honesty

[Please note that the publication date of this book has moved to January. But be sure to add it to your Want to Read list]  


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

Check out more recent articles, including:
42 New Books to Read this Pride Month
The Most Read Books of the 2020 Reading Challenge
June's Most Anticipated New Books

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message 1: by Jim (new)

Jim and now for a post related to the article...
"Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars." by Joyce Carol Oates


message 2: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie Fitzgerald Red Sky Over Hawaii by Sarah Ackerman.


message 3: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Hi


message 4: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Woooooooooooooooooooooooo


message 5: by Riwen (new)

Riwen I tried to buy To Be Honest and it is not out until Jan 2021, so this is inaccurate.


message 6: by [deleted user] (new)

Anni wrote: "I tried to buy To Be Honest and it is not out until Jan 2021, so this is inaccurate."

Published June 9th 2020 by Abrams Press


message 7: by Rhonda (new)

Rhonda Philip wrote: "Anni wrote: "I tried to buy To Be Honest and it is not out until Jan 2021, so this is inaccurate."

Published June 9th 2020 by Abrams Press"


Anni wrote: "I tried to buy To Be Honest and it is not out until Jan 2021, so this is inaccurate."

Try to purchase it - it's only available for pre-order for Jan 2021.


message 8: by [deleted user] (new)

Rhonda wrote: "Philip wrote: "Anni wrote: "I tried to buy To Be Honest and it is not out until Jan 2021, so this is inaccurate."

Published June 9th 2020 by Abrams Press"

Anni wrote: "I tried to buy To Be Honest..."


You are correct! So Goodreads has another error to add to their many existing errors!


message 9: by Cybil, Goodreads employee (new)

Cybil Anni wrote: "I tried to buy To Be Honest and it is not out until Jan 2021, so this is inaccurate."

Thank you for pointing this out to us! As you can imagine, there have been a lot of moving publication dates this season due to world events. We apologize for not catching this change.


message 10: by Jeff (new)

Jeff Cherpeski Seems like James Patterson releases a book a week.


message 11: by Katsuro (new)

Katsuro Jeff wrote: "Seems like James Patterson releases a book a week."

Yeah, you're right--he has indeed been slowing down his releases. :)


message 12: by holdupbuddy (new)

holdupbuddy Ah yes, the classic "The Summer House And Brendan DuBois".


message 13: by ClaraBelle (new)

ClaraBelle I’m excited about Last to Know, Summer House, and Code Name Madeleine! 🥳🥳🥳


message 14: by MELISSIA (new)

MELISSIA LENOX Philip wrote: "Anni wrote: "I tried to buy To Be Honest and it is not out until Jan 2021, so this is inaccurate."

Published June 9th 2020 by Abrams Press"


Anni is correct in that To Be Honest by Michael Leviton is not set to be published until January 5, 2021 per publisher Abrams Books: https://www.abramsbooks.com/product/t....

I also confirmed all formats unavailable on Amazon.com until January 5, 2021: https://smile.amazon.com/Be-Honest-Mi....



message 15: by Ingridgardner (new)

Ingridgardner Last train to Key West is coming out too.


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