Best New Books: Week of March 5, 2019

Best New Books-Week of March 5, 2019-featured

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

 American Dreamer, by Adriana Herrera

 Baby of the Family, by Maura Roosevelt

 Cemetery Road, by Greg Iles

 Daisy Jones & the Six, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

 The Devil Aspect, by Craig Russell

 A Fire Story, by Brian Fies

 A Friend Is a Gift You Give Yourself, by William Boyle

 Instructions for a Funeral, by David Means

 The Island of Sea Women, by Lisa See

 Minutes of Glory, by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

 Mrs. Rossi’s Dream, by Khanh Ha

 The Stranger Diaries, by Elly Griffiths

 A Student of History, by Nina Revoyr

 Unto Us a Son Is Given, by Donna Leon

 The Volunteer, by Salvatore Scibona

 The Women’s War, by Jenna Glass


Adult Nonfiction

 An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago, by Alex Kotlowitz

 Deaf Republic, by Ilya Kaminsky

 East Meets Vegan: The Best of Asian Home Cooking, Plant-Based and Delicious, by Sasha Gill

 Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution, by Amber Tamblyn

 Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O’Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury, by Carolyn Burke

 The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World, by Paul Morland

 The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick, by Mallory O’Meara

 Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, by T Kira Madden

 Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness, by Gretchen Rubin

 Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States, by Samantha Allen

 Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story, by Jacob Tobia

 Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel, by Matti Friedman

 Survival Math: Notes on an All-American Family, by Mitchell S. Jackson

 This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom, by Martin Hägglund

 This Much Country, by Kristin Knight Pace

 Vegetables Illustrated: An Inspiring Guide with 700+ Kitchen-Tested Recipes, by America’s Test Kitchen

 Work Wife: The Power of Female Friendship to Drive Successful Businesses, by Erica Cerulo and Clair Mazur


Youth Fiction

 Because, by Mo Willems and illustrated by Amber Ren

 Dealing in Dreams, by Lilliam Rivera

 The Everlasting Rose, by Dhonielle Clayton

 Lovely War, by Julie Berry

 Lubna and Pebble, by Wendy Meddour and illustrated by Daniel Egnéus

 The Night Bear, by Ana de Moraes and illustrated by Thiago de Moraes

 Opposite of Always, by Justin A. Reynolds

 Sal & Gabi Break the Universe, by Carlos Hernandez

 Wings, by Cheryl B. Klein and illustrated by Tomie dePaola

 The Year I Didn’t Eat, by Samuel Pollen


Youth Nonfiction

 The Day the Universe Exploded My Head: Poems to Take You into Space and Back Again, by Allan Wolf and illustrated by Anna Raff

 Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon, by Suzanne Slade and illustrated by Alan Marks

 Trees, by Verlie Hutchens and illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong




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