Best New Books, Week of July 24, 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

 Careers for Women, by Joanna Scott

 City of Masks, by S. D. Sykes

 Fierce Kingdom, by Gin Phillips

 The Goddesses, by Swan Huntley

 The Lying Game, by Ruth Ware


Adult Nonfiction

 Beautiful Bodies, by Kimberly Rae Miller

 Chester B. Himes, by Lawrence P. Jackson

 The Cooperstown Casebook: Who’s in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Who Should Be In, and Who Should Pack Their Plaques, by Jay Jaffe

 Empire Made: My Search for an Outlaw Uncle Who Vanished in British India, by Kief Hillsbery

 What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women & the Food That Tells Their Stories, by Laura Shapiro


Youth Fiction

 Almost Paradise, by Corabel Shofner

 Hello Goodbye Dog, by Maria Gianferrari

 Mama Lion Wins the Race, by Jon J Muth

 Spirit Hunters, by Ellen Oh


Youth Nonfiction

Martí’s Song for Freedom / Martí y sus versos por la libertad, by Emma Otheguy, illustrated by Beatriz Vidal, translated by Adriana Dominguez



About the Author:

Eugenia Williamson is the Associate Editor of Digital Products at Booklist. She worked in bookstores for twelve years, reviews books for The Boston Globe, and writes about books, culture, and politics for several other publications. Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_Genie.

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