6 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on June 22, 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?

You should read this book if you like: Mysteries, thrillers, incapacitated authors questioning their own sanity, unexpected corpses, Lady in the Lake, Every Secret Thing, Laura Lippman books in general

You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, Indian literature, family drama, resourceful heroes, the ins and outs of gold smuggling in India circa 1969, sequels, The Henna Artist

You should read this book if you like: Short stories, literary fiction, character studies, psychological depth, young professionals making dubious choices in middle America, Real Life

You should read this book if you like: Fantasy, steampunk, award-winning pseudonymous authors, young half-goblin rulers, murder mysteries, standalone sequels, The Goblin Emperor series

You should read this book if you like: Contemporary fiction, Irish literature, authors who are also famous British TV presenters, stories about tragedy, stories about overcoming tragedy, Holding, A Keeper

You should read this book if you like: Adult fantasy, horror, innovative world-building, subtextual commentary on gender politics, class rage, and hereditary power structures, cannibalistic magic, zombies

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

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message 1: by TMR (new)

TMR Can’t wait for their releases!

kittykat AKA Ms. Tortitude Questland by Carrie Vaughn Questland by Carrie Vaughn

message 3: by Alyssa (new)

Alyssa Witchshadow Witchshadow by Susan Dennard!

message 4: by M. (new)

M. I read an ARC of Dream Girl. The main character was, intentionally, insufferable -- proud of his liberalism, but also sexist, racist, classist... The ending made me have to question some of the things I'd thought I knew.

message 5: by Alioftheroses (new)

Alioftheroses Hostage by Clare Mackintosh!

message 6: by Will (new)

Will LGBT books getting hightlight they deserve.

message 7: by Madhu (new)

Madhu Secret Keeper!!

message 8: by Maelia (new)

Maelia Ugh The Henna Artist was so disappointing, I'm not gonna go for The Secret Keeper of Jaipur. Fool me once ...

message 9: by Aggie (new)

Aggie Unda-Tames I'm so looking forward to The Ladies of the Secret Circus by Constance Sayers. anyone else?

message 10: by Kenya (new)

Kenya Starflight Survive the Night by Riley Sager

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