New Books Out This Week: Brandon Taylor’s Filthy Animals & More Must-Reads

Including new releases from Jessamyn Stanley and Laura Lippman.

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This week’s new books are an eclectic mix, from both debut authors and veteran writers.

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The long-awaited follow-up to The Goblin Emperor finds Thara Celehar living in exile, communing with his new neighbors’ dead relatives, and solving more murder mysteries outside the goblin emperor’s court.