6 Great Books Hitting Shelves This Week

Posted by Cybil on October 5, 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: Historical fiction, literary fiction, America in the 1950s, road trip stories, multiple POVs, endearing characters, A Gentleman in Moscow, Rules of Civility

Read our interview with Towles here.


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You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, literary fiction, America in the 1970s, complexity, humor, multigenerational family drama, The Corrections, Freedom


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You should read this book if you like: Literary fiction, historical fiction, short story collections, debut authors, insightful allegory concerning race and class in America, books that are getting tons of critical buzz

Read our interview with Johnson here.


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You should read this book if you like: Literary fiction, humor, beloved Canadian authors, mother-and-daughter stories, little-girl-and-grandmother stories, Women Talking, A Complicated Kindness


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You should read this book if you like: Fantasy, novellas, smart speculative fiction, subversive retellings of classic folk tales, Sleeping Beauty, feminist subtext, The Ten Thousand Doors of January


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You should read this book if you like: Humor, autobiography, essays, peeking into other people’s diaries, dirty jokes, impossibly funny writers, Holidays on Ice, Me Talk Pretty One Day


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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Lucynda friend Hello everyone


message 2: by Lucynda friend (new)

Lucynda friend Good morning everyone


message 3: by Sue (new)

Sue Frances Looking forward to A Spindle Splintered.


message 4: by Lazy (new)

Lazy Daizee Another great selection of books.


message 5: by Yana (new)

Yana The best book description. Very helpful.


message 6: by Craig (new)

Craig Been absent a lot,spending a lot of time in Ramiro but have some extra reading time (once in a while).lol


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Craig Tamriel ,not ramiro,lol


message 8: by Cassie (new)

Cassie A spindle splintered sounds good.


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Selene's Book Paradise A spindle splintered looks intriguing. Alix E harrow doesn't disappoint usually. Hope it is worth the wait!


Alexander Pavlikovsky Very excited about Fight Night.


message 11: by Elisabeth (new)

Elisabeth Sadly, The Lincoln Highway was a disappointment. Looking forward to A Carnival of Snackery.


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