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8 New Must-Read Books Out This Week

Including new releases from Rivers Solomon and Lauren Weisberger.

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This week’s picks include queer romances and compelling beach reads.

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The latest installment in Chanel Cleeton’s Cuba Saga centers on a teenager incarcerated in a Cuban prison at the end of the 19th century. Two women must work tirelessly to free her — and to free Cuba itself.

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Two corporations, which now rule what was once the U.S., share jurisdiction over New Liberty City. Against this backdrop, gamer Mallory gains fame after taking on a virtual missing-persons case that could expose the all-powerful developers.

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When his blog of “real-life” trans love stories is exposed as fiction, Noah sets out to rebuild his online reputation by fake-dating Drew. But when he begins to develop real feelings for Drew, Noah finds himself straddling the line of fiction and truth once again.

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A pair of estranged cousins, both queer, reconnect on a lengthy road trip to Toronto Pride in Tom Ryan and Robin Stevenson’s When You Get the Chance.

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Vern flees the only home she’s ever known to make a new life in the wilderness for herself and her two unborn children. Only when strange powers manifest in Vern, however, does she begin to unravel the truth about her former life.

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K.S. Villoso’s Chronicles of the Wolf Queen end this week with The Dragon of Jin-Sayeng. Queen Talyien faces betrayal and subterfuge from all sides. Her father’s secret threatens the future of her nation — unless she can find a way to stop her enemies in their tracks.

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A family-friendly summer camp is not where Avery intended to weather her heartbreak over the loss of her ex-BFF. But when she starts to fall for a hunky staffer, Avery begins to uncover who she truly is, in this Dirty Dancing-inspired romance.

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Kitt Shapiro, the only child of the legendary Eartha Kitt, recounts her unique upbringing — and conjures a vivid portrait of her mother — in this unforgettable memoir.

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