Best New Books: Week of July 23, 2019

Best New Books-Week of July 23, 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

Black Sun, by Owen Matthews

Good Girl, Bad Girl, by Michael Robotham

Lady in the Lake, by Laura Lippman

The Lager Queen of Minnesota, by J. Ryan Stradal

Native Tongue, by Suzette Haden Elgin

One Fine Duke, by Lenora Bell

Reasons to Be Cheerful, by Nina Stibbe

The Redeemed, by Tim Pears

The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep, by H. G. Parry

Adult Nonfiction

Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood, by J. Michael Straczynski

Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come, by Richard Preston

Youth Fiction

How We Became Wicked, by Alexander Yates

Youth Nonfiction

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People, by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Debbie Reese, and Jean Mendoza

Look! I Wrote a Book! (And You Can Too!), by Sally Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Neal Layton



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