Best New Books: Week of July 2, 2019

Best New Books-Week of July 2, 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

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral, by Janet Fitch

Deep River, by Karl Marlantes

Girls like Us, by Cristina Alger

Growing Things and Other Stories, by Paul Tremblay

The Hard Stuff, by David Gordon

Maggie Brown & Others, by Peter Orner

Marah Chase and the Conqueror’s Tomb, by Jay Stringer

Off the Grid, by Robert McCaw

Paper Son, by S. J. Rozan

The Plus One, by Sarah Archer

Someone to Honor, by Mary Balogh

Whisper Network, by Chandler Baker

Adult Nonfiction

American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century, by Maureen Callahan

Casting into the Light: Tales of a Fishing Life, by Janet Messineo

Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II, by Svetlana Alexievich and translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

Reading behind Bars: A Memoir of Literature, Law, and Life as a Prison Librarian, by Jill Grunenwald

Shadowlands: Fear and Freedom at the Oregon Standoff, by Anthony McCann

Youth Fiction

Destroy All Monsters, by Sam J. Miller

The Pigeon HAS to Go to School!, by Mo Willems

Vroom!, by Barbara McClintock

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