Books

10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Ayana Gray and Melissa de la Cruz.

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Get ready: This week’s new books promise plenty of magic and mayhem.

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Violet knows that her time as a seer in the royal court will end once Prince Cyrus is coronated — Cyrus clearly detests her. But when a lie about Cyrus’ bride-to-be sets off a deadly chain of events, Cyrus and Violet will be forced to work together to survive.
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Melissa de la Cruz's Blue Bloods series concludes with this final installment. In After Life, Schuyler wakes up in a new reality after killing Lucifer — one where her beloved Jack isn’t her beloved after all. Worse, Lucifer is still alive, and she may have to fight him again.
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Years ago, the watershed networks banished corporations and defanged nation-states. But the nations and corporations haven’t disappeared entirely — and now that aliens have showed up on Earth’s doorstep, they’re competing with the watershed networks to speak for humanity.
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In this follow-up to Beasts of Prey, Koffi and Ekon find themselves separated by the literal god of death. Koffi must do whatever the god asks to ensure their city’s survival, so it’s up to Ekon to find allies and save the day.
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In this debut novel, four girls from the Mesmortes Coven Academy take on the swamp creatures plaguing a nearby town.
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All Beatrice wants is to study math in the UK, but her parents don't believe she can live independently. To prove them wrong, she travels to the Connecticut Shakespearean Summer Academy, where she finds camaraderie with theater kids... and a rivalry with the camp founders’ son.
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After a panic attack puts her career in jeopardy, Lizzy goes back home to recuperate. There, she throws herself into renovating the town’s dilapidated bookstore, and unexpectedly reconnects with Jack — her high school best friend, who’s spent years pining over her.
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Abby has spent 10 years running a B&B in a small North Carolina town, but some locals still treat her as an outsider. That only intensifies when one of her guests goes missing, and his brother comes looking for him — and soon, Abby finds herself desperate to uncover the truth.
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'Twice as Perfect' by Louisa Onomé
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As she helps plan her cousin’s wedding to an Afrobeats star, an overachieving 17-year-old runs into her estranged brother — formerly an engineering student, now a poet — and begins to unravel the mystery of why he left their family.
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One year after a scandal rocked Pemberly Academy, Georgiana Darcy returns to rehabilitate her reputation. But first, she’ll need to distract her overbearing older brother, Fitz — and what better way to do that than by setting him up with his rival, Lizzie Bennet?
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