Books

9 Must-Read New Books Out This Week

Including new releases from Tamara Shopsin and Asali Solomon.

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New books from Jen DeLuca, Tiphanie Yanique, and more hit bookstores this week.

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Khadija Abdalla Bajaber makes her debut this week with The House of Rust, a coming-of-age story about a girl who sets sail in a magical boat made of bones, hoping to rescue her missing father.
$16
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Lauren Blackwood’s Jane Eyre retelling follows Andi, an exorcist hired to cleanse Magnus Rochester’s home of the Evil Eye. Twelve other debtera have abandoned the post, but Andi finds herself drawn to Magnus in ways she can’t explain.
$18.98
See On Black Garnet Books
Once upon a time, Mitch asked April to pose as his girlfriend during his parents’ weekend visit. It was great... and then it was over. Now, Mitch’s parents have unexpectedly shown up to Ren Faire, and the kilted hunk needs April again. Maybe this time, it’s for real.
$16
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In a world where most people have lost the ability to dream, a 17-year-old Indigenous boy is taken to a residential school against his will, for the sole purpose of stealing his dreams.
$18.99
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In Cassandra Khaw’s gripping horror novel, a wedding party spending the night in a Japanese mansion find themselves at the mercy of the vengeful spirit who resides in its walls.
$19.99
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A Gothic novella set on an ark circled by monsters, Zin E. Rocklyn’s Flowers for the Sea follows Iraxi: a poor young woman pregnant with a child who may or may not be human.
$13.99
See On Harriett's Bookshop
LaserWriter II takes readers into the world of 1990s tech. Set in New York City’s famous Mac repair store, Tamara Shopsin’s novel weaves its way through a cast of misfit workers, including the 19-year-old introvert, Claire.
$26
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In this Mrs. Dalloway retelling, a woman watches as her husband’s political career nosedives and prompts an FBI investigation. She throws a dinner party to rally his supporters, but finds that she can think only of the old college roommate with whom she has lost touch.
$26
See On Detroit Book City
It was love at first sight for Fly and Stela, but what made them such a perfect match? Tiphanie Yanique’s Monster in the Middle spins out from the central couple to explore their families’ histories, traumas, triumphs, and legacies.
$27
See On Fulton Street Books & Coffee