8 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including highly-anticipated novels from Natashia Deón and Kyle Lucia Wu.


Fans of literary fiction will find plenty to love this week.

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Suffering from amnesia, Lou can’t remember anything about her life, but she gets a clue when she meets a man whose face has shown up several times in her art. So begins Lou’s quest to find out who she is — and how she’s still alive.
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The Bronx Is Reading founder Saraciea J. Fennell edited this anthology of poems and essays from today’s best and brightest Latinx writers, with contributions from Elizabeth Acevedo, Naima Coster, and Ibi Zoboi, among others.
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Set in London in the midst of a pandemic, Sarah Hall’s Burntcoat centers on a sculptor and her near-stranger of a partner who hole up in an art studio to wait out the virus.
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Sofia and Antonia, a pair of Italian American friends living in midcentury Brooklyn, grow apart when Antonia’s father mysteriously disappears following his split with the mafia.
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When her white boss and lover is murdered, Ellice — a Black lawyer working at a high-profile firm — unexpectedly finds herself in charge. She doesn’t want to get dragged into the spotlight, but soon begins to realize that she may have inherited more than she bargained for.
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Lady Sherlock’s greatest foe, Moriarty, enlists her help when his daughter — a young woman last seen in a remote community of occultists — goes missing.
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A lifestyle writer charged with reviewing a new fitness app begins to fall for her hunky personal trainer — who happens to be the app’s CEO — in this new romance from How to Fail at Flirting author Denise Williams.
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Working as a nanny for the young daughter of an affluent white family, Willa is forced to confront her own girlhood as a biracial Asian child of divorced parents living in a majority-white town.
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