What's New This Week: 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today

Posted by Hayley on February 14, 2017
Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got seven! Bulk up your Want to Read shelf with these brand-new standalone titles.


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Lincoln in the Bardo
by George Saunders

You should read this book if you like: Literary fiction, Abraham Lincoln, ghosts and graveyards, "the deeper meaning and possibilities of life"



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We Are Okay
by Nina LaCour

You should read this book if you like: YA contemporary fiction, runaways, secret tragedies, powerful female friendship, forgiveness


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Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History
by Bill Schutt

You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, weird history, anthropology, burial rites, eating people (just kidding?)



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Miranda and Caliban
by Jacqueline Carey

You should read this book if you like: Fantasy retellings, Shakespeare's The Tempest, revenge, twisted love, magic and monsters



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All That's Left to Tell
by Daniel Lowe

You should read this book if you like: Mystery, buzzy debuts, Room, poignant father-daughter relationships, the power of storytelling


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Like a Memory
by Abbi Glines

You should read this book if you like: Contemporary romance, second chances, seaside towns, heartbreak and redemption, boutique clothing stores


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The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy
by Mervyn King

You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, economics, banking insiders, bold solutions for global problems, durable prosperity, money


BONUS: The wait is over—check out three of the buzziest sequels coming out today!

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The Wish Granter
by C.J. Redwine

The second book in the Ravenspire YA fantasy series
(Start off the series with The Shadow Queen)



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Heartbreak Hotel
by Jonathan Kellerman

The thirty-second installment in Alex Delaware thriller series
(Start off the series with When the Bough Breaks)



The Cad and the Co-Ed
by Penny Reid and L.H. Cowsway

The third book in the Rugby contemporary romance series
(Start off the series with The Hooker and the Hermit)




What are you reading this week? Let's talk books in the comments!


And check out more recent blogs:
George Saunders on Lincoln, the Afterlife, and Writing a Novel
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The Books Victoria Aveyard Recommends for Her Own Heroine

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message 1: by Andrea (new)

Andrea Cox Emma by Jane Austen
Emma by Jane Austen


message 2: by Nissa (new)

Nissa I will definitely be reading Lincoln in the Bardo really soon.


message 3: by Kat (new)

Kat I'm really excited for We Are Okay, I've been wanting to read that book for months.


message 4: by Elentarri (new)

Elentarri Ohhh, LOOK! They added non-fiction books to the list!


message 5: by Riyosha (new)

Riyosha The help The Help by Kathryn Stockett


Salima Bensalah Reading This Is Where It Ends

We Are Okay looks awesome!


message 7: by Vanessa (new)

Vanessa Buhler-Rice Reading The Bookshop on the Corner. Just added Lincoln in the Bardo to my tbr.


message 8: by Jo (new)

Jo Anne been waiting for Like A Memory for hecka months now. so excited!!!


message 10: by E.F.B. (last edited Feb 15, 2017 08:46AM) (new)

E.F.B. Reading The Fairest Beauty The Fairest Beauty (Hagenheim, #3) by Melanie Dickerson by Melanie Dickerson. I really love her fairytale retellings. <3


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Dasha Guliaieva Pride and Prejudice
As I lay Dying


message 12: by Kokoro (new)

Kokoro Salima wrote: "Reading This Is Where It Ends

We Are Okay looks awesome!"

I think so too, and the cover is good as well!


message 13: by Shelley (new)

Shelley Renee Reading Life of Pi

Looking forward to checking out some of these though!


message 14: by Julia (last edited Feb 15, 2017 03:18PM) (new)

Julia V Reading: The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

I'm loving it so far.


message 15: by Savana (new)

Savana Hiltz Acting Out i am loving it so far and to me i can't put it down because it is so good


Zombieslayer/Alienhunter {comatose with common sense} Well, nothing here for me this week ^^"

As for what I'm reading, I've devoted all of February to finally catching up the Dresden Files, and I just started Ghost Story.
I'm also thumbing through Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?.

I'm loving Ghost Story but the Oates collection... Not so much.


message 17: by Mare (new)

Mare Kinley I Am Malala, Wolf Hall, Columbine, Of Mice & Men (again for teaching)


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Tracy Salima wrote: "Reading This Is Where It Ends

We Are Okay looks awesome!"

Such a good book. It was one of my favorites last year.


message 19: by Tracy (new)

Tracy kokobatsu wrote: "Salima wrote: "Reading This Is Where It Ends

We Are Okay looks awesome!"
I think so too, and the cover is good as well!"


I like looking at the book covers too. If they draw me in then I read the summary. As a librarian, I know the saying, "Never judge a book by its cover" but sometimes ... it just comes to that.


message 20: by Christine (new)

Christine You are COMPLETELY forgetting "A Conjuring of Light" by V.E. Schwab coming out on the 21st!!!!!

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 21: by Renee (new)

Renee A Test of Faith releases today! A great, clean fiction read.


message 22: by Ulla (last edited Feb 20, 2017 04:26AM) (new)

Ulla I will start reading The Other Half of the Sky, science fiction short stories with female protagonists. Just to fill the time until Ashley Capes' Imperial Towers comes out on March 1st. I'm so excited about the final book of the "The Book of Never" series, which already is an all-time favourite!


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Alison Holliday Reading This is How It Always Is (Frankel) and The Faithful Place (Tana French).

It (King) on audio...whew it's a long one! 44 hrs.


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