6 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on May 18, 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: Thrillers, suspense, clever book titles, mysterious disappearances, even more mysterious reappearances, The Good Girl, Pretty Baby  


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You should read this book if you like: Thrillers, mysteries, displaced urbanites in  small-town Texas, reckless partying, late-night target practice, dangerous new friends


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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary fiction, rich people, rich people problems, college admission scandals, dreams gone wrong, The Devil Wears Prada


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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary fiction, debut novels, dark satire, stories about wellness, wokeness, and toxic masculinity, Fight Club, Women Talking, Red Clocks


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You should read this book if you like: Mysteries, thrillers, Gothic fiction, historical fiction, ancient Scottish boarding schools with dark secrets, The Secret History, The Stepford Wives


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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, essays, autobiography, ecology, sustainability, alarming new geologic age designations, our beloved planet, Looking for Alaska


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

Check out more recent articles, including:
Readers' Most Anticipated Books of May
Romance Readers' Most Anticipated Books for May
May's Most Anticipated YA Reads

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message 1: by Savannah (new)

Savannah Lancaster Definitely gonna read The Atmospherians


✈︎amna✈︎ The Atmospherians >>that coverrrr


message 3: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Oh my goodness The Atmospherians and Madame <3


message 4: by harry cohen (new)

harry cohen Rebecca wrote: "Oh my goodness The Atmospherians and Madame <3"

Those 2 are my picks also.


message 5: by Noctvrnal (new)

Noctvrnal These lists would be nice if they didn't focus on 3 genres each time.


message 6: by Joshua (new)

Joshua Sawyer Yes Daddy


message 7: by Marta (new)

Marta Aelin Galathynius ☾︎☾︎ wrote: "The Atmospherians >>that coverrrr"
Yessss! Finally a cover that looks different!


message 8: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn Budig ALL THE COLORS CAME OUT by Kate Fagan!


message 9: by Emily (new)

Emily Mitchell Joshua wrote: "Yes Daddy"

came here to say that! best book i've read in a looooong time


message 10: by Cielo (new)

Cielo I need calahan skogman book, so if anyone knows anything pls tell me!


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