Best New Books: Week of July 30, 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

 Beautiful Exiles, by Meg Waite Clayton

 Born to be Wilde, by Eloisa James

 A Duke by Default, by Alyssa Cole

 Fruit of the Drunken Tree, by Ingrid Rojas Contreras


Adult Nonfiction 

 Race to Hawaii: The 1927 Dole Air Derby and the Thrilling First Flights That Opened the Pacific, by Jason Ryan


Youth Fiction 

 Lovely, Dark, and Deep, by Justina Chen

 Scream Site, by Justina Ireland

 Storm-Wake, by Lucy Christopher


Graphic Novels

 The Ghost Script, by Jules Feiffer, illus. by the author

 My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonderby Nie Jun, illus. by the author, tr. by Edward Gauvin




About the Author:

Ellie joins Booklist as a summer intern after completing her BA in writing from Wheaton College (IL). She's a reader of all things, a writer of YA and adult science fiction, and an editorial associate with Browne & Miller Literary Associates.

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