Best New Books: Week of February 13, 2017

The following books, all publishing this week, received starred reviews in Booklist. Want to read our starred reviews before the books go on sale? Subscribe to Booklist!


Adult Fiction 

dog-hot-dogZZZ All That’s Left to Tell, by Daniel Lowe

 American Street, by Ibi Zoboi

 The Blue Hour, by Laura Pritchett

 A Divided Spy, by Charles Cumming

 The Dressmaker’s Dowry, by Meredith Jaeger

 The Fortunate Ones, by Ellen Umansky

 Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders

 One Good Mama Bone, by Bren McClain and Mary Alice Monroe

 The Shimmering Road, by Hester Young

 Someone to Hold, by Mary Balogh

 Spook Street, by Mick Herron


Adult Nonfiction

 Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes, by Zeeya Merali

 Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time, by Tanya Lee Stone

 Incendiary Art: Poems, by Patricia Smith

 Leadership Step by Step: Become the Person Others Follow, by Joshua Spodek

 May Cause Love: An Unexpected Journey of Enlightenment After Abortion, by Kassi Underwood

 The Secret Life of a Black Aspie, by Anand Prahlad

 We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie, by Noah Isenberg


Youth Fiction

 Antoinette, by Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson

 Last Day on Mars, by Kevin Emerson

 The Last of August, by Brittany Cavallaro

 We Are Okay, by Nina LaCour



About the Author:

Charlotte Chadwick is currently an intern for Booklist. A senior at Lake Forest College, she is studying creative writing and print and digital publishing. When she isn't writing short stories, there's nothing she enjoys more than drinking coffee and dodging questions about her post-grad plans.

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