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Best New Books: Week of September 17, 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

A Little Hatred, by Joe Abercrombie

Gallows Court, by Martin Edwards

Heaven, My Home, by Attica Locke

Inheritance, by Evelyn Toynton

Kopp Sisters on the March, by Amy Stewart

Night Boat to Tangier, by Kevin Barry

Adult Nonfiction

Breathe: A Letter to My Sons, by Imani Perry

Coventry, by Rachel Cusk

Dancing with Bees: A Journey Back to Nature, by Brigit Strawbridge Howard

Generation Friends: An Inside Look at the Show That Defined a Television Era, by Saul Austerlitz

The Grave on the Wall, by Brandon Shimoda

Monster, She Wrote: The Women Who Pioneered Horror and Speculative Fiction, by Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson

The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, by Mona Eltahawy

Shuk: From Market to Table, the Heart of Israeli Home Cooking, by Einat Admony and Janna Gur

Sontag: Her Life and Work, by Benjamin Moser

The Soul of Care: The Moral Education of a Husband and a Doctor, by Arthur Kleinman

The Undying: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer and Care, by Anne Boyer

Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals, by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers

Youth Fiction

Fly!, by Mark Teague

La Gran fiesta de los olores, by Pato Mena

The Liars of Mariposa Island, by Jennifer Mathieu

Stormy, by Guojing

The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota’s Garden, by Heather Smith and illustrated by Rachel Wada

The Stars and the Blackness between Them, by Junauda Petrus

Who Wet My Pants?, by Bob Shea and illustrated by Zachariah OHora

Youth Nonfiction

Caught! Nabbing History’s Most Wanted, by Georgia Bragg and illustrated by Kevin O’Malley

If Elephants Disappeared, by Lily Williams



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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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