Best New Books: Week of July 28, 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 Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows, by Olivia Waite

Everything Here Is Under Control, by Emily Adrian

I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, by Laura van den Berg

When She Was Good, by Michael Robotham

The Wild Laughter, by Caoilinn Hughes

Adult Nonfiction

Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town, by Barbara Demick

Fathoms: The World in the Whale, by Rebecca Giggs

Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir, by Natasha Trethewey

The Pink Line: Journeys across the World’s Queer Frontiers, by Mark Gevisser

Youth Fiction

Monster and Boy, by Hannah Barnaby and illustrated by Anoosha Syed

Youth Nonfiction

Condor Comeback, by Sy Montgomery and illustrated by Tianne Strombeck



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