The Best New Books Out The Week Of August 10

From A House Is a Body to We Are All The Same In The Dark.

An essay collection reflecting on AOC's rise and a new rom-com from Meg Cabot head up the new-books lineup this week.

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After a newborn is found abandoned in a library bathroom, a children's librarian faces off against a local sheriff in Meg Cabot's new rom-com, No Offense.
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In a world overrun by pollution, humanity is relegated to live in booming cities. With smog killing her young daughter, one woman embarks on a radical journey into the unknown, venturing into an untamed state to see if humans can survive life outside the city limits.
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Years after his sister disappeared, the man long suspected to be responsible gets a shot at redemption when he discovers a lost little girl in the middle of nowhere. The new case may have ties to the one from his past, however.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken Congress by storm, both as the youngest Congresswoman in U.S. history, and as a proponent of radical change in America. Read about her life thus far in Lynda Lopez's new book, AOC.
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Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk author Kathleen Rooney takes on a true story from World War I in her brand-new summer novel. Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey centers on a messenger pigeon and the Army officer whose life she changed.
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When her colleague and his wife go missing, a P.I. dedicates herself to finding out what went wrong, diving into a case riddled with greed, family conflict, and murder, in this new thriller.
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One of 2020's most anticipated new releases, O. Henry Award winner Shruti Swamy's A House Is a Body is a can't-miss collection of short fiction featuring 12 stories of the Indian diaspora.
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Three years after her mother's deportation, Sia still lights candles to help her find her way home. But when a U.F.O. carrying her mother appears one night, Sia finds herself on an unexpected adventure in this striking new novel.
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A young woman tries to come to terms with her recent sexual assault in this new, stream-of-consciousness novel from YouTuber Rebecca Watson.
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