Best New Books: Week of July 3, 2018


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


Adult Fiction

 April in Paris, 1921, by Tessa Lunney

 The Best of Intentions, by Susan Anne Mason

 The Book of Hidden Things, by Francesco Dimitri

 Bound for Gold, by William Martin

 Countdown, by Frederick Ramsay

 Eagle & Crane, by Suzanne Rindell

 The Last Time I Lied, by Riley Sagar

 Off the Grid, by Monica McCarty

 Pandora’s Boy, by Lindsey Davis

 The Red Hand of Fury, by R. N. Morris

 River to Redemption, by Ann H. Gabhart

 Safe Houses, by Dan Fesperman

 Snap, by Belinda Bauer

 Stay Hidden, by Paul Doiron

 The World is a Narrow Bridge, by Aaron Thier


Adult Nonfiction 

 The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age, by James Crabtree

 The Boy with the Perpetual Nervousness, by Graham Caveney

 Don’t You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son, by Mary Carter Bishop

 Europa: How Europe Shaped the Modern World, by Julio Crespo MacLennan


Youth Fiction 

 Dreaming Dangerous, by Lauren DeStefano

 Margot and Mateo Save the World, by Darcy Miller

 Where the Watermelons Grow, by Cindy Baldwin


Youth Nonfiction

 Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams, by Lesa Cline-Ransome, illus. by James E. Ransome


Graphic Novels

 The Song of Aglaia, by Anne Simon, illus. by the author



About the Author:

A former Booklist intern and current Booklist reviewer, Ellie is a reader and writer based in Chicago. She holds a BA in writing from Wheaton College (IL) and is the assistant to the president at Browne & Miller Literary Associates.

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