6 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on October 20, 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: Highly anticipated historical fiction with Gothic overtones and LGBT themes, illustrated ghost stories, mischievous inversion of horror tropes, The Miseducation of Cameron Post


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You should read this book if you like: Literary speculative fiction, extremely famous authors, highbrow sci-fi, apocalyptic themes, near-future warning bells, depressing conjecture, Underworld, White Noise


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You should read this book if you like: Poetry collections, deeply admired American activist/authors, the contemporary African-American experience, incisive cultural criticism, the power of love


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You should read this book if you like: Sci-fi thrillers, the science of cloning, the terrifying implications of the science of cloning, the ultimate significance of the terrifying implications of the science of cloning


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You should read this book if you like: Thrillers, debut novels, twin sisters, mistaken identities, mysterious deaths on luxurious yachts, hundred-million-dollar inheritances, The Wife Between Us, Something in the Water


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You should read this book if you like: Cultural criticism, movie reviews, humorous essays, really good film critics who are also New York Times opinion writers, the history of Hollywood, good jokes


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

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message 1: by Katy (new)

Katy I do love a mysterious death on a luxurious yacht.


message 2: by Nicci (new)

Nicci Timera Tell me about it lol


message 3: by Gi (new)

Gi Galdino Katy wrote: "I do love a mysterious death on a luxurious yacht."


hahahahha I came here to write that.


message 4: by Joshua (new)

Joshua Sawyer Where can I find a list of all the rest of the new books that are coming out? These aren’t really my style.


message 5: by Cait (new)

Cait McKay what if we prefer luxurious death on mysterious yachts?


message 6: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer DeHeer The plot doubles as a luxurious death on a mysterious yacht, so you’re fine.


message 7: by Frank (new)

Frank Phillips The Girl in the Mirror is fantastic, I just finished it....go out and get it!!


message 8: by Nina (new)

Nina Lol, pls recommend more books about mysterious deaths on luxurious yachts, this isn't enough
*cluches pearl necklace*


message 9: by Lester (new)

Lester D Joshua wrote: "Where can I find a list of all the rest of the new books that are coming out? These aren’t really my style."
I use fantasticfiction.com


Latanya (Crafty Scribbles) I'm in the middle of "The Girl in the Mirror". It's a bit slow, but the story's okay.


message 11: by Phyllis (new)

Phyllis Schnider More titles not mystery please


message 12: by Betty (new)

Betty Neese Latanya (Crafty Scribbles) wrote: "I'm in the middle of "The Girl in the Mirror". It's a bit slow, but the story's okay."

Lester wrote: "Joshua wrote: "Where can I find a list of all the rest of the new books that are coming out? These aren’t really my style."
I use fantasticfiction.com"


The Girl in the Mirror is very slow. Not much of a thriller to the very end. I ended up skimming book till the end. So disappointed with this book


message 13: by Eydie (new)

Eydie sanders Joshua wrote: "Where can I find a list of all the rest of the new books that are coming out? These aren’t really my style."

If you like mysteries a great site for upcoming books is "stopyou'rekillingme. I also like Overbooked.


message 14: by Nadia (new)

Nadia I'm looking forward to Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose by the spectacular & Inspiring Nikki Giovanni!!


message 15: by Mandira (new)

Mandira Popat Katy wrote: "I do love a mysterious death on a luxurious yacht."

HAHAHAHA this got me.


message 16: by Cait (new)

Cait McKay Jennifer wrote: "The plot doubles as a luxurious death on a mysterious yacht, so you’re fine."

oh perfect!


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