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

Posted by Hayley on February 28, 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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The Hate U Give
by Angie Thomas

You should read this book if you like: YA fiction, powerful stories inspired by real-world events, the Black Lives Matter movement, books with big movie deals



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Huck Out West
Written by Robert Coover

You should read this book if you like: Sequels to American classics, westerns, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the Civil War, grand adventure


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Till Death
by Jennifer L. Armentrout

You should read this book if you like: Contemporary romance, rugged FBI agents, second-chance love stories, quaint family inns, serial killers on the loose



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The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of the Neuroscience in America's Courtrooms
by Kevin Davis

You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, true crime, the intersection of science and criminal justice, courtroom drama, exploration of free will



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The Lost Book of the Grail
by Charlie Lovett

You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, literary mysteries, English history, obsessive bibliophiles, the Holy Grail, old secrets and modern quests


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Agents of Dreamland
by Caitlin R. Kiernan

You should read this book if you like: Horror, doomsday cults, dark fantasy and sci-fi, first contact, space-time manipulation, the fate of humanity


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Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West
by Tom Clavin

You should read this book if you like: History, frontier justice, the true story of gunfights and feuds in the Wild West, cameos from Billy the Kid, Theodore Roosevelt, and more


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

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Into the Fire
by Jeaniene Frost

The final book in the Night Prince paranormal romance series
(Start off the series with Once Burned)



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Banana Cream Pie Murder
by Joanne Fluke

The 21st book in the Hannah Swensen Mystery with Recipes series
(Start off the series with Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder)



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Lifeblood
by Gena Showalter

The second book in the Everlife YA fantasy series
(Start off the series with Firstlife)




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

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message 1: by SoulSurvivor (new)

SoulSurvivor Reading 'A Bitter Chill' , an excellent debut police procedural by Sarah Ward ; 5-stars !


message 2: by Mei (last edited Mar 01, 2017 08:29PM) (new)

Mei I've just bought Till Death, Lifeblood and Into the Fire! Yey!!!


message 3: by Alondra (new)

Alondra Miller Reading Turn Coat and Night Watch!! :D


message 4: by Raiann (new)

Raiann I don't plan to read any of these :(


message 5: by Lily (new)

Lily Currently reading Half asleep in Frog Pyjamas. You got to love Tom Robbins's prose. So good. And his weird titles too. :)


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message 7: by Lucy (new)

Lucy Reading Leo Bruce's wonderful, literary mysteries. If you like good writing, a dash of humor, and great plots, these are for you!


message 8: by Lucy (new)

Lucy Also just finished Anthony Oliver's series of mysteries. He's a really good writer and manages to be very funny while keeping to the traditional mystery form. Only wish he had written more!


message 9: by Tricia (new)

Tricia Len I WON"T read most of them.... some are very offensive to me!


message 10: by Melissa (YA Book Shelf) (last edited Feb 28, 2017 02:41PM) (new)

Melissa (YA Book Shelf) I've been reading Off the Ice by Julie Cross, which is out today, Weddings, Crushes, and Other Dramas by Emily McKay, and Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World .


message 11: by Angie (last edited Feb 28, 2017 03:31PM) (new)

Angie Blackbirds
Rereading this because the 4th one, Thunderbird came out today


message 12: by Mary A. Fiori (new)

Mary A. Fiori Just finished The Dry. It's new, just out and a good read. Descriptions of an Australian drought make you almost feel the heat. Great mystery with a surprising conclusion.


message 13: by Pratiti (new)

Pratiti Majumder Currently reading Pretty Little Liars:Wicked. Am obsessed with PLL


Venu Madhav Reddy The Brain Defense and Agents of Dreamland look promising.


message 15: by Sonja (new)

Sonja Tennison, as I want to read it, before I see it! :)


message 16: by Tobin (new)

Tobin Elliott Raiann wrote: "I don't plan to read any of these :("

Right there with you. None of these appeal to me whatsoever.


message 17: by Jaksen (new)

Jaksen Mary A. Fiori wrote: "Just finished The Dry. It's new, just out and a good read. Descriptions of an Australian drought make you almost feel the heat. Great mystery with a surprising conclusion."

I concur!


message 18: by Derpa (new)

Derpa Alondra wrote: "Reading Turn Coat and Night Watch!! :D"

Loved both, you are in a great place it seems :D


message 19: by Samridhi (new)

Samridhi pandey Venu Madhav Reddy wrote: "The Brain Defense and Agents of Dreamland look promising."
Sounds intriguing, might pick it up:)


message 20: by Samridhi (new)

Samridhi pandey Reading Neil GaimanNorse Mythology...so far ambivalent :/


message 21: by Janice (new)

Janice Reading new release by Ben S Dobson. - The Swampling King. Great characters and fantasy world description with strong female roles and dark magic twists. Looking forward to the whole trilogy.


message 22: by Linda (new)

Linda A Not interested in any of these


message 23: by Zombieslayer/Alienhunter {comatose with common sense} (last edited Mar 01, 2017 03:52PM) (new)

Zombieslayer/Alienhunter {comatose with common sense} Meh. Nothing for me this week.

Been busy so I'm STILL reading Ghost Story. I love, love, love it but it's so LONG XD
Plans are to finish it and finally start American Gods this weekend :D

... Looking at this post I really shouldn't be complaining about novel length, huh?


message 25: by Joanne (last edited Mar 01, 2017 05:14PM) (new)

Joanne The House at Bishopsgate by Katie Hickman I like this book, so far its very intriguing. It has a the feel of the Woman in White by wilkie Collins too it.


message 26: by Rachael (new)

Rachael Mary wrote: "Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates"

Isn't this book fascinating?


message 27: by Melissa (new)

Melissa Just read The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America's Greatest Female Spy|72538], am rereading, The Summer Before the War, (excellent), and taking my time with Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad.


Love of Hopeless Causes I hope they hit those shelves hard. Stupid shelves.


message 29: by Florencia (new)

Florencia Jay wrote: "I hope they hit those shelves hard. Stupid shelves." Bad thing that I could not like your comment if not i would it made my morning :D thank you


message 30: by Hari (new)

Hari Brandl Reading "An Instance of the Fingerpost" by Iain Pears, but put "The Brain Defense" on my want-to-read list.


message 31: by Hayley (new)

Hayley I'm really looking forward to reading 'The Hate U Give'! Currently reading 'The Duff'.


message 32: by Jaksen (new)

Jaksen Zombieslayer/Alienhunter {Gandalf the Blonde} wrote: "Meh. Nothing for me this week.

Been busy so I'm STILL reading Ghost Story. I love, love, love it but it's so LONG XD
Plans are to finish it and finally start [book:American Gods|301..."

I remember when I read American Gods and had NO idea what it was about, although I enjoyed it. When someone told me, hey, don't you understand that the major characters are ....

I was like WHAT?? :D


Zombieslayer/Alienhunter {comatose with common sense} Haha XD

I'm looking forward to it :D


message 34: by Acacia (new)

Acacia I'm reading Lord of the Rings and Ice like Fire.


message 35: by Betsy (new)

Betsy I gave up on the Hannah Swensen books many desserts ago.


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