7 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on September 14, 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: Mysteries, thrillers, suspense, families that are a little too perfect, simmering resentments, stunning revelations, Big Little Lies, The Husband’s Secret


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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, literary fiction, Harlem circa 1962, uptown hoods, downtown crooks, heist stories, The Underground Railroad, The Nickel Boys

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You should read this book if you like:  Mysteries, thrillers, debut authors, Sri Lankan immigrants finding strange trouble in San Francisco, new twists on old whodunit tropes


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You should read this book if you like: Mysteries, the dark side of girlhood, unexplained disappearances, bad things happening to social media influencers, debut authors


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You should read this book if you like: Contemporary fiction, literary fiction, debut novels, Black British women with interesting problems, garden parties gone wrong, authors who are also Cambridge-educated mathematicians


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You should read this book if you like: Autobiography, memoir, behind-the-scenes details, stories about Chateau Marmont, candid discussion of difficult issues, We’re Going to Need More Wine, authors who are also acclaimed screen actors


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You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, case studies, really good science writers, true crime in the animal kingdom, humor, environmental themes, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers  


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

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message 1: by Shannon (last edited Sep 14, 2021 05:57AM) (new)

Shannon M. Excited for Fuzz and Apples Never Fall!


message 2: by Lisa of Troy (new)

Lisa of Troy Just received my pre-order for Apples Never Fall....can't wait!


message 3: by Leaf (new)

Leaf mid books


message 4: by Wayne (new)

Wayne Pohida I've never read anything by Mary Roach but I hear that Stiff is really good. Has anyone read it?


message 5: by Keith (new)

Keith Carlaw Just picked up Fuzz and Harlem Shuffle from my local bookstore 🥳


message 6: by Susan (new)

Susan Assembly sounds very intriguing, adding to my list!


message 7: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne Stiff is a great place to start reading Mary Roach. It’s mortuary science 101. Every time you put this book down you are going to wonder did I really need to know that?


message 8: by Maureen (new)

Maureen Wayne wrote: "I've never read anything by Mary Roach but I hear that Stiff is really good. Has anyone read it?"

Yes! All of her books are kind of gross but in a totally informative way :)


message 9: by Vedia (new)

Vedia Barnett Definitely Harlem Shuffle


message 10: by Marie (new)

Marie OMG can't wait for the latest Moriarty!!!


message 11: by Sidney (new)

Sidney You should read this if you like: bad things happening to social media influencers.

That's a bit dark huh 🤭


message 12: by Cheyenne (new)

Cheyenne LOVE everything by Mary Roach so of course I had to preorder this new book. Looks fantastic and right up my alley!


message 13: by Jill (new)

Jill Sidney wrote: "You should read this if you like: bad things happening to social media influencers.

That's a bit dark huh 🤭"


LOL I also saw that and thought it was hilarious. Like a super specific netflix recommendation...


message 14: by Angelina (new)

Angelina Put My Sweet Girl on my list! Looking forward to Wish You Were Here by Picoult.


message 15: by Mike (new)

Mike I’m really looking forward to reading “Fuzz”. It looks to be absolutely fascinating and enjoyable. I’m going to read this the first chance I get!


message 16: by Taja (new)

Taja Mclean I can’t wait to read Harlem Shuffle


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