Best New Books: Week of July 16, 2019

Best New Books-Week of July 15, 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

At Dusk, by Sok-yong Hwang and translated by Sora Kim-Russell

Beirut Hellfire Society, by Rawi Hage

The Bird Boys, by Lisa Sandlin

The Eagle Has Landed: 50 Years of Lunar Science Fiction, edited by Neil Clarke

Family of Origin, by CJ Hauser

The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead

The Rage of Dragons, by Evan Winter

The Second-Worst Restaurant in France, by Alexander McCall Smith

Tell Me Everything, by Cambria Brockman

This Is How You Lose the Time War, by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Adult Nonfiction

Escalante’s Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest, by David Roberts

Such a Pretty Girl: A Story of Struggle, Empowerment, and Disability Pride, by Nadina LaSpina

They Called Us Enemy, by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, and others, and illustrated by Harmony Becker

Why Do They Hate Us? Making Peace with the Muslim World, by Steve Slocum

Youth Fiction

Changeling, by William Ritter

One Dark Bird, by Liz Garton Scanlon and illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon

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Briana Shemroske is Booklist's Marketing Associate. She graduated with a BA from Lake Forest College where she studied English Writing and Art History. In her free time she can be found eating cheeseburgers, frolicking with her schnoodle, Moritz, and feebly attempting to play board games. Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_Briana.

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