10 Must-Read New Books To Pick Up This Week

Including new titles from Rebecca Scherm and Ibi Zoboi.

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Highly-anticipated debut books from Elaine Hsieh Chou & Sara A. Mueller land this week.

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Julissa Arce’s You Sound Like a White Girl reflects on the author’s childhood as a Mexican American immigrant in Texas, where she was encouraged to blend in with her white peers — at great expense.
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When her research turns up an unprecedented discovery about a famed poet, a Taiwanese American PhD student finds herself blazing a new trail.
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Set during prohibition in an alternate, magical Seattle, Comeuppance Served Cold follows two women — one a lady’s maid, the other a speakeasy operator — as they investigate a rash of attacks on the city’s shapeshifters.
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Learn how to do best by your plants with You Grow, Gurl!, an all-new gardening book from Christopher Griffin, aka Plant Kween.
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After an email mixup, a cynical single woman and a man in a failing marriage find themselves falling for one another across an impossible distance.
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From New Yorker cartoonist Sophie Lucido Johnson comes this collection of hilarious and heartbreaking musings addressed to the creator’s teenage self.
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In this dark fantasy, a witch held in bondage by the emperor who slaughtered her people gets a shot at freedom when the ruler dies... and leaves her in charge of solving his murder.
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Seven scientists agree to live aboard a new luxury space station to further their research, leaving behind friends and relatives on Earth. But when they arrive, they find the ship is nothing like what they were promised.
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In this new thriller, three very different women are drawn to a private school’s assistant athletic director. The stage is set for a delicious, twisty story — even before two dead bodies are found at the school.
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In this novel from Pride author Ibi Zoboi, a young Okoye — a character beloved by Black Panther fans — gets her first taste of the world outside Wakanda.
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