7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today

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.

The Facts of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir
by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

You should read this book if you like: True crime, murder mysteries that hit close to home, the nature of forgiveness and truth, disturbing secrets

Check out Marzano-Lesnevich’s author-to-author interview with Celeste Ng here.

Lilli de Jong
by Janet Benton

You should read this book if you like: Historical fiction, the late 19th century, sagas of perseverance, first-time mothers, Philadelphia

Vanguard
by Jack Campbell

You should read this book if you like: Science fiction, expanding civilization across the stars, uneasy alliances, space pirates

It’s Always the Husband
by Michele Campbell

You should read this book if you like: Psychological thrillers, complex relationships between women, really bad college roommates

Chuck Klosterman X: A Highly Specific, Defiantly Incomplete History of the Early 21st Century
by Chuck Klosterman

You should read this book if you like: Essays and articles, Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, pop culture and sports, sharp observations, footnotes

Flame in the Mist
by Renee Ahdieh

You should read this book if you like: YA Fantasy, samurai, bandits and runaways, girls going undercover, falling for the (suspected) enemy

How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child
by Sandra Uwiringiyimana

You should read this book if you like: Memoirs, powerful stories of hope, the Democratic Republic of Congo, survival, art and activism

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

Full Wolf Moon
by Lincoln Child

The fifth book in the Jeremy Logan mysteries series
(Start off the series with Deep Storm)

Dating-ish
by Penny Reid

The sixth book in the Knitting in the City contemporary romance series
(Start off the series with Neanderthal Seeks Human)

Check out Reid’s book recommendations here.

posted by Hayley
on May, 15