Books

10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new titles from Lidia Yuknavitch, Melissa Albert, and Alexis Schaitkin.

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There’s no shortage of great new books hitting stores this week.

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After surviving a brush with a serial killer, Lou’s looking forward to getting back to her normal life. But when another survivor is found dead — and Lou’s girlfriend becomes the prime suspect — she’s pulled back into the investigation game.
$16
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When Dana was a teenager, she and her friends toyed with dark supernatural forces. Now, her daughter Ivy is entering her own adolescence — and after a string of strange, haunting events, Ivy begins to question if she knows her mother as well as she thought.
$18.99
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In Samantha Allen’s queer horror-comedy, four contestants on a Bachelor-like reality series travel to a secluded island in the Pacific Northwest to film the show’s finale. While there, they all have run-ins with Patricia — a curious, lonely local.
$27
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Set in a dystopian, near-future America, X follows Lee, a sadist, as they search for the eponymous domme who broadened their sexual horizons — a woman who may soon be deported.
$16.95
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When his grandmother — the Queen — instructs him to plan a tribute concert, Prince Jameson hires an American rapper named Duchess to perform. Not everyone in royal circles is pleased with Duchess’ salacious lyrics, but that won’t stop the Prince from pushing for her, and maybe even sparking up a romance.
$15.99
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Miranda planned to spend her time back at home finishing her YA novel, but her writing gets sidelined when she’s unexpectedly roped into directing a local theatre’s production of Twelfth Night — a job that reconnects her with her old high-school sweetheart, Adam.
$16
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Zoe Hana Mikuta’s Gearbreakers sequel finds Eris and Sona on opposite sides of the battlefield once again. They’ve both been captured by Godolia’s occupying forces, who have brainwashed Sona into forgetting she was ever part of the rebellion. Can Eris save her and their country?
$18.99
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'Dele Weds Destiny' by Tomi Obaro
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When three old friends meet again in Lagos on the eve of a wedding, their reunion unearths a well of deep emotion and longstanding resentments
$29
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Vera grew up in an isolated mountain village, where mothers — including her own — often vanished without a trace. Now about to become a mother herself, she must decide: stay, or go?
$26.99
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A girl from the late 21st century learns that she’s able to time-travel, and soon finds herself immersed in story that plays out across 200 years.
$28
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