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Margaret Atwood's First Poetry Collection In Over A Decade Drops This Week

It's a must-read for every The Handmaid's Tale fan.

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Whether you're looking for rom-coms, thrillers, or nonfiction, this week has you covered.

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This week kicks off with The Handmaid's Tale author Margaret Atwood's first new collection of poetry since 2007's The Door. Atwood explores issues related to nature and the body β€” as well as zombies and werewolves β€” in Dearly.

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This fake-dating, Sapphic romance awaits rom-com lovers this week. The story here centers on Twitter astrologer Elle and her no-nonsense bad date, Darcy, who wants Elle to pretend to be her girlfriend to get Darcy's brother off her back. Shenanigans ensue in Written in the Stars.

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A hospital chaplain and her spectral dog companion make their nightly rounds in this new novel from Thanksgiving author Ellen Cooney, which examines the myriad ways we can love and help one another on our journeys through life.

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A new collection of short stories reckoning with racism in America, Danielle Evans' The Office of Historical Corrections is full of timely tales, including a novella about a Black academic whose investigation into an intriguing mystery may have devastating personal consequences.

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Set in Ireland, The Butchers' Blessing follows Úna: a Butcher's daughter whose father partakes in an annual ritual of cattle slaughter. When one of the Butchers is found dead, however, all of the men and their families must reckon with their place in a rapidly changing country.

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Trouble the Saints author Alaya Dawn Johnson flexes her literary muscles in Reconstruction: a new collection of strange and surreal tales that span the full breadth of the United States and its history. These stories are sure to delight fans and newcomers to Johnson's work.

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Set against the backdrop of American women's suffrage, C.S. Malerich's The Factory Witches of Lowell follows a small group of factory workers determined to throw off their oppressors and fight for their own rights β€” with a little help from an ancient magical practice.

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After she nearly has a mental breakdown, Lila finds herself sent away to live in the UK when her life hits the skids. Living in a new and mostly flavorless world, the Cuban American foodie starts to see a light at the end of the tunnel when she meets Orion, a teashop employee.

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From the author of Lying in Wait comes Little Cruelties: an all new novel about three brothers whose abusive relationship with their mother turns deadly. One brother will die, but the why behind his death remains a mystery in this eerie, psychological thriller.

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In One Life, USWNT captain Megan Rapinoe opens up about her childhood, winning an Olympic gold medal and two Women's World Cups, and how her World Cup loss in 2011 prompted her to come out and champion for LGBTQ+ rights.

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Tracing the transformation of New York City's famous theater scene over the course of one fateful decade, Michael Riedel's Singular Sensation: The Triumph of Broadway is a must-read new nonfiction book that should be on every theater fan's shortlist.

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In 1993, Kennedy's best friend was murdered. She's spent the last 15 years serving a prison sentence for a crime she can't remember committing. Newly released in 2008, Kennedy struggles to adjust to a world she doesn't recognize... one in which she may be innocent after all.

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