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:

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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