Best New Books: Week of April 17, 2017

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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

 All the Beloved Ghosts, by Alison MacLeod

 Any Day Now, by Robin Carr

 Fallout, by Sara Paretsky

 Imagine Wanting Only This, by Kristen Radtke

 A Line Made Walking, by Sara Baume


Adult Nonfiction

 All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island, by Liza Jessie Peterson

 Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women, by Renee Engeln

 Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet, by Michael Bloomberg and Carl Pope

 Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, by Paul Hawken, ed.

 Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray, by Rosalind Rosenberg

 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, by David Grann

 Magnetic City: A Walking Companion to New York, by Justin Davidson

 A Million Fragile Bones, by Connie May Fowler


Youth Fiction

 The Book of Mistakes, by Corinna Luyken


Youth Nonfiction

 Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers, by Deborah Heiligman



About the Author:

Amanda Shepard is currently an intern for Booklist. A Michigan native, she recently graduated from Central Michigan University with her master’s degree in children’s literature. In her free time, she can be found cuddling with her cat, Nox, or brainstorming ideas for her next art project.

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