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8 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including two stunning debut memoirs.

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Between non-fiction, YA, and lit-fic, there's a new book for everyone coming out this week.

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Becky Chambers’ fourth Wayfarers novel centers on three people whose lives are forever changed when they find themselves stranded at a truck stop in the (literal) middle of nowhere.

$27.99
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In 2006, Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) became the first Asian American woman and first immigrant elected to the U.S. Congress. In Heart of Fire, Hirono recalls her early life in Japan and Hawaii, and addresses racial inequality in the United States.

$28
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'Mirrorland' by Carole Johnstone
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When they were children, twins El and Cat made up a strange otherworld in their pantry. Now, El's missing, and Cat's headed back to Mirrorland for answers.

$27
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HeForShe founder Elizabeth Nyamayaro tells the story of her childhood in Zimbabwe, where a devastating famine brought UN workers to her village, setting her on the path toward her own humanitarian career.

$28
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Like all the women in her family, Sabrina can communicate with spirits. She’s got her own problems to take care of, but when the spirits — and a cute restaurateur — come knocking, how can she say no?

$16
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By all rights, Iraya and Jazmyne — two young witches with claims to the same throne — should be enemies. But seizing the throne means taking out a shared adversary, and neither of them is powerful enough to defeat her alone.

$18.99
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YA’s dynamic duo are back this week with What’s Not to Love: an enemies-to-lovers romance about two competitive overachievers who must work together on one final, senior-year project.

$18.99
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Crying in H Mart takes a long look at the author’s relationship with her mother, and how the trauma of the other woman’s untimely death shaped the rest of Zauner’s life.

$26.95
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