Best New Books: Week of February 11, 2020

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

The American Fiancée, by Eric Dupont

b, Book, and Me, by Kim Sagwa and translated by Sunhee Jeong

The Boatman’s Daughter, by Andy Davidson

Dead to Her, by Sarah Pinborough

I Know You Know Who I Am, by Peter Kispert

The Illness Lesson, by Clare Beams

Indelicacy, by Amina Cain

The Light Years, by R. W. W. Greene

More Than We Remember, by Christina Suzann Nelson

Salt River, by Randy Wayne White

Tyll, by Daniel Kehlmann and translated by Ross Benjamin

Untamed Shore, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Unwilling, by Kelly Braffet

Weather, by Jenny Offill

Adult Nonfiction

Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote, by Craig Fehrman

Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership, by Edward J. Larson

Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World, by Madeline Levine

Stranger by Night, by Edward Hirsch

Youth Fiction

Bug Boys, by Laura Knetzger

Such a Good Boy, by Marianna Coppo

Up on Bob, by Mary Sullivan

Youth Nonfiction

Cast Away: Poems for Our Time, by Naomi Shihab Nye

The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh, by Candace Fleming



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