A Beloved Instagram Comic's New Book Is Out This Week

Meichi Ng is the creator of Barely Functional Adult.

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This week's short roster of new books proves good things do come in small packages.

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If you like speculative fiction and enemies-to-lovers plotlines, you're going to love Ruinsong. This series opener centers on Cadence and Remi: two young women thrown together under a tyrannical system that will either destroy them entirely... or unite them forever.

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When Nadir, a trans mural painter, finds the journal of a long-missing artist, he begins to draw connections between her disappearance and his mother's death — two events separated by more than 50 years — in this touching new novel from the author of The Map of Salt and Stars.

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Meichi Ng's popular Instagram comic lands in stores this week as Barely Functional Adult: It'll All Make Sense Eventually. Hyper-relatable and laugh-out-loud funny, Ng's book is here to chase all your holiday blues away this year.

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Nora Roberts kicks off a new series this week with The Awakening. After discovering a $4 million nest egg, Breen plans a trip to Ireland to celebrate. There, she discovers that the dreams she's had all her life — visions of dragons and faeries — aren't mere fantasy after all.

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The second novel in the Village of Primm series finds Holly Banks struggling to keep up with the other women in town. Holly wants to have it all, but is it possible to juggle parenting, a marriage, a career, and your relationship with your mother without dropping a few balls?

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