Best New Books, Week of August 21, 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

 The Duchess Deal: Girl Meets Duke, by Tessa Dare

 Fast Falls the Night, by Julia Keller

 If the Creek Don’t Rise, by Leah Weiss

The Heart’s Invisible Furies, by John Boyne

 Map of the Heart, by Susan Wiggs

 The New Voices of Fantasy, edited by Peter S. Beagle and Jacob Weisman

 Mister Hockey, by Lia Riley

 The Red-Haired Woman, by Orhan Pamuk

 Reincarnation Blues, by Michael Poore

 Stay with Me, by Ayobami Adebayo

 Y Is for Yesterday, by Sue Grafton


Adult Nonfiction

 Caca Dolce: Essays from a Lowbrow Life, by Chelsea Martin

 Freud: The Making of an Illusion, by Frederick Crews

 Sargent’s Women: Four Lives behind the Canvas, by Donna M. Lucey

 The Shadow in the Garden: A Biographer’s Tale, by James Atlas


Youth Fiction

 Dress Codes for Small Towns, by Courtney Stevens

 Not Friends, by Rebecca Bender


Youth Nonfiction

 Danza! Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México, by Duncan Tonatiuh

 Sing, Don’t Cry, by Angela Dominguez

 The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid, by Jeanette WinterMartin



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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