7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today

Posted by Hayley on June 13, 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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Hunger
by Roxane Gay

You should read this book if you like: Powerful memoirs, Bad Feminist, self-care and self-love, stories of vulnerability, heartbreak, and strength


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Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore
by Matthew Sullivan

You should read this book if you like: Mysteries, plucky booksellers, fiendishly clever clues, skeletons in the closet, hidden messages, secret pasts

Read our interview with Sullivan here.


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Roar
by Cora Carmack

You should read this book if you like: YA fantasy, controlling the weather, storm hunters and young royals in disguise, a black market that sells magic

Read our interview with Carmack here.


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A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution
by Jennifer A. Doudna and Samuel H. Sternberg

You should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, trailblazing biologists, scientific discoveries, genetics, curing cancer, ethical musings


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The Black Elfstone
by Terry Brooks

You should read this book if you like: Epic fantasy, growing evil, unlikely heroes, The Sword of Shannara, scrappy orphans and morally conflicted warriors


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The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
by Taylor Jenkins Reid

You should read this book if you like: Fiction, the glamour and scandal of Old Hollywood, tell-all accounts that span decades, forbidden love

Check out Reid's book recommendations here.



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The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.
by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland

You should read this book if you like: Science fiction, near-future thrillers, questioning the foundations of the modern world, linguistic experts and military operatives



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

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Our Dark Duet
by Victoria Schwab

The second book in the Monsters of Verity YA fantasy series
(Start off the series with This Savage Song)



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The Bourne Initiative
by Eric Van Lustbader

The fourteenth book in the Jason Bourne thriller series
(Start off the series with The Bourne Identity)



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The Silver Silence
by Nalini Singh

The next "season" of the Psy-Changeling paranormal romance books
(Start off with Slave to Sensation)





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

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message 1: by Wendy (new)

Wendy Keel Don't forget Jennifer Bernard has a great read out today, Setting Off Sparks!!!!


message 2: by Amber (new)

Amber Martingale Not interested in ANY of these titles.


message 3: by Paige (new)

Paige Roxane Gay was the guest on "The Daily Show" last night (12 June). ICYMI, it is available to watch on the website www.cc.com or the Comedy Central app.


message 4: by Sandy (new)

Sandy Want by Cindy Pon is out today and I need it in my hands right now.


message 5: by Patti (new)

Patti The Locket (The Locket, #1)The Locket by Richard Paul Evans

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Feel good read. Made me cry and Richard did make me feel like I was a character in the book. Highly recommend to those who are a fan of his genre.



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message 6: by Michele (new)

Michele Hermansen The Hollow Crown--Jeff Wheeler-fantasy


message 7: by Churin (new)

Churin Why didn't you list any of middle-grade releases?? Humph :(


message 8: by Bryan E Potter (new)

Bryan E Potter I am reading Harlan Co in. "Home". So I can't put it down
A very Good Read.


message 9: by Damian4 (new)

Damian4 Estoy leyendo (I am reading...):
Let The Right One In, de John Ajvide Lindqvist
Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist


message 10: by Divyang (new)

Divyang Pandya I am completing Into the Water by Paula Hawkins...griping book but ill rate the first book (The Girl on the Train) better than this...


message 11: by Mads (new)

Mads Literally not even one thriller or horror book. What a shameful list.


message 12: by Robyn (new)

Robyn M wrote: "Literally not even one thriller or horror book. What a shameful list."

Agreed!!


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