Books

10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including releases from Tasha Suri and Brenda Lozano.

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Literary fiction readers will find much to love on bookstore shelves this week.

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A 16-year-old exchange student from Pakistan must navigate the strange world of small-town America in this clever coming-of-age novel from debut author Dur e Aziz Amna.
$26.99
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Sidik Fofana’s novel-in-stories moves between a group of tenants living in one Harlem high-rise: Banneker Homes. Nestled in the heart of a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, the building offers shelter to its low-income residents — but it can also sometimes feel like a prison.
$26
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Former soap star Adele think she’s finally broken into the film world when she lands the lead role in a horror movie. But once she arrives on set in the forests of West Cork, she immediately notices that something’s amiss — and before long, she’ll find that she has no one but herself to rely on.
$25.99
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At age 10, Muraging was placed in a residential school, where teachers spent years trying to sever her connection to her Aboriginal tribe. Now, she’s decided to flee, hoping to build a new life on her own terms.
$27.99
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Some time ago, three families bought a farm together, hoping to live out a pastoral dream. And for their kids — including best friends Amy Connell and Lan Honey — that’s exactly what it is. But as the adults’ relationships become strained, the kids’ lives will also be thrown for a loop.
$25.99
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In this new novel from celebrated poet Daisy Lafarge, a grad student falls into an inappropriate relationship with a charismatic older man while spending the summer working on a farm in the South of France.
$26
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After a trans healer is murdered, a journalist travels deep into the heart of rural Mexico to interview the dead woman’s protegée, Feliciana, who has taken over caring for the people of San Felipe.
$26
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Still reeling from the loss of their murdered mother, sisters Grace and Mercy find themselves on diverging paths after Grace — who inherited their mom’s clairvoyant abilities — is caught up in a tragedy involving Mercy’s son.
$21.95
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What would our galaxy tell us if it could share its own story? In The Milky Way, astrophysicist and folklorist Moira McTier gives a voice to our cosmic home.
$27
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In this follow-up to The Jasmine Throne, lovers Priya and Malini find themselves at odds once again, with Priya working to loosen the grip of the Parijatdvipa empire, even as Malini seeks to claim the empire’s throne.
$17.99
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