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

Posted by Hayley on April 4, 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.

American War
by Omar El Akkad

You should read this book if you like: Literary fiction with a sci-fi twist, timely reads, powerful debuts, the not-too-distant future, plagues and floods

Read our interview with Omar El Akkad here.

Alex, Approximately
by Jenn Bennett

You should read this book if you like: YA contemporary fiction, You've Got Mail, film geeks, hot museum security guards, love-hate relationships

Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
by Andrew Forsthoefel

You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, travelogues, Walt Whitman and Rainer Maria Rilke, the idea of backpacking across America

by Julie Buntin

You should read this book if you like: Fiction, coming-of-age stories, fierce friendships, mysterious deaths, musings on the people who shape us

Red Sister
by Mark Lawrence

You should read this book if you like: Epic fantasy, assassin school, young girls with frightening abilities, crumbling empires, deadly teachers

What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky
by Lesley Nneka Arimah

You should read this book if you like: Short stories, magical realism, playful and evocative prose, the ghosts of war and love, the ties that bind

Crazy Is My Superpower: How I Triumphed by Breaking Bones, Breaking Hearts, and Breaking the Rules
by A.J. Mendez Brooks

You should read this book if you like: Memoirs, origin stories, WWE champions, nerd heroes, inspiration to tackle your dreams

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

The Lost Order
by Steve Berry

The twelfth book in the Cotton Malone thriller series
(Start off the series with The Templar Legacy)

Waking Gods
by Sylvain Neuvel

The second book in the Themis Files sci-fi series
(Start off the series with Sleeping Giants)

The Chosen
by J.R. Ward

The fifteenth book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood paranormal romance series
(Start off the series with Dark Lover)

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

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Lorrea - WhatChaReadin'? This week I'm reading Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile

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Betsy I'm reading THE DROWNING KING by Emily Holleman, a tale of Egypt.

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Addy This book came out today as well: No One Is Coming to Save Us

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Alison Apfel john Patterson

Zombieslayer⚡Alienhunter Welp. Nothing here for me this week.

Starting both Skin Game (thus completing the Dresden Files series of books at this moment in time. *sobs*) and The Darkest Part of the Forest today :D
I have several books by Holly Black on my TBR and I wanted to try one... But this was the only one the library had ^^"

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Lily just started reading A Banquet of Consequences and A Monster Calls. I must be on p. 90+ by now on A banquet of Consequences and the murder has not happened, I haven't heard about Lynley yet. humm but I am enjoying the story. :D

message 7: by Ms Bridget (last edited Apr 04, 2017 04:06PM) (new)

Ms Bridget I'm almost done with The Cinderella Murder (Under Suspicion, #2) by Mary Higgins Clark The Cinderella Murder (under suspicion #2) by Mary Higgins Clark

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Tishy Wishy The new Sabrina comics

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