10 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including highly-anticipated titles from Laura Warrell, Chloe Gong, and Kamila Shamsie.

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Horror readers in particular have a lot to look forward to in this week’s batch of new releases.

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Kate Atkinson’s follow-up to Shine, Pamela! Shine! is Shrines of Gaiety: the story of a nightclub owner living in interbellum London who’s set on steering her six children toward success.
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A pair of teenage witches vying for a competitive scholarship face tough decisions when their drama teacher — the man who’ll determine the winner of the life-changing prize — turns out to be a real creep.
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The Institute has replaced all human doctors with its own physicians, who aim to guide the species as well as treat it. But it's not without its challengers — which becomes clear when one of its doctors dies, and his colleague travels to a frozen château to learn what went wrong.
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With the Japanese Imperial Army advancing on Shanghai, a pair of spies must pretend to be a happily married couple in order to keep China safe — a feat that’s easier said than done, given how often they find themselves at odds with one another.
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The Year of the Witching author Alexis Henderson returns to stores this week with House of Hunger: a gothic novel about a young domestic worker who must solve a string of murders centered around the home of her vampiric employer... before she becomes their next victim.
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Beloved actor and TV host Kelly Ripa releases her first monograph, a memoir about family, marriage, and the realities of daytime TV.
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In this new novel from Home Fires author Kamila Shamsie, two lifelong best friends living in London must finally confront their disparate experiences growing up in Pakistan.
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Sharlot’s mom thinks she found the perfect boyfriend for her — by posing as her to chat online. George’s dad did the same, and before they know it, the two are pushed together. To appease their parents, Sharlot and George start "dating," but it's not for real... at least not yet.
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Laura Warrell’s highly-anticipated debut examines the fallout of a man’s decision to run out on his pregnant lover. Suddenly, all of the most important women in his life — particularly his teenage daughter — are forced to reexamine their relationships with him.
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Neon Yang’s latest follows a young person as they reckon with a newfound ability to hear angels. Misery’s sure they’re suffering from delusions — but as they convince others they’re a saint with a connection to the divine, Misery wonders if there's any truth to their lies.
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