Best New Books: Week of April 23, 2019


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

Flowers of Mold, by Seong-Nan Ha and translated by Janet Hong

Fumbled, by Alexa Martin

The Mother-in-Law, by Sally Hepworth

Stone Mothers, by Erin Kelly

Storm of Locusts, by Rebecca Roanhorse

Swimming for Sunlight, by Allie Larkin

Wunderland, by Jennifer Cody Epstein

Adult Nonfiction

The Accidental Veterinarian: Tales from a Pet Practice, by Philipp Schott

D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II, by Sarah Rose

Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule, by Gordon Thomas and Greg Lewis 

Library of Small Catastrophes, by Alison C. Rollins

Lotharingia: A Personal History of Europe’s Lost Country, by Simon Winder

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World, by Melinda Gates

Mr. Straight Arrow: The Career of John Hersey, Author of Hiroshima, by Jeremy Treglown

Nanaville: Adventures in Grandparenting, by Anna Quindlen

Youth Fiction

You Must Not Miss, by Katrina Leno

Youth Nonfiction

Nine Months: Before a Baby Is Born, by Miranda Paul and illustrated by Jason Chin

Stonewall: A Building, an Uprising, a Revolution, by Rob Sanders and illustrated by Jamey Cristoph

Two Brothers, Four Hands: The Artists Alberto and Diego Giacometti, by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan and illustrated by Hadley Hooper



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