6 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on January 26, 2021
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: Literary fiction, immigrant stories, heavy-duty family drama, Cleveland, Saudi Arabia, debut novels from promising new authors
 


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You should read this book if you like: Science fiction, fantasy, interesting variations on superhero story template, unlikely friendships, nerd culture, Here and Now and Then  


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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, science fiction, time travel stories, the year 1977, the odd dynamics of befriending your own mom in the past, The Time Traveler’s Wife, Outlander


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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary fiction, Korean literature in translation, stories about odd but loving families, overcoming frightening medical diagnoses, the power of empathy


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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, autobiography, history, myth busting, thoughtful reassessments of the American Civil War, authors who are retired brigadier generals and professors at West Point


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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, space science, NASA, ridiculously ambitious deep-space missions, Carl Sagan, long-form journalism, eccentric obsessives, Europa, the ocean moon of Jupiter


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

Check out more recent articles, including:
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message 1: by Jenny (new)

Jenny Benson My Brilliant Life looks great!


message 2: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Faye, Faraway looks awesome.


message 3: by Violet (new)

Violet Jenny wrote: "My Brilliant Life looks great!"
I came to say the same thing; I'm really looking forward to reading it!


message 4: by anshul sharma (new)

anshul sharma The Mission , waiting


message 5: by J. (last edited Jan 26, 2021 01:34PM) (new)

J. Calamy I cannot wait for Mike Chen's book. I am so excited I can't even. Funny I write romance but I read spec fic?


message 6: by nitya (new)

nitya Bride of the Sea!! Sounds heartbreaking


message 7: by Travis (new)

Travis Ammons Faye Faraway sounds really interesting? Maybe somebody will read this and buy me a first edition when they hit the shelves!! I’m not going to keep my fingers crossed!!


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