Best New Books: Week of October 27, 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 Cold Millions, by Jess Walter

Inside Story, by Martin Amis

Jane in Love, by Rachel Givney

Memorial, by Bryan Washington

Rescue You, by Elysia Whisler

The Sentinel, by Lee Child and Andrew Child

The Witch Hunter, by Max Seeck

Adult Nonfiction

The Bible with and without Jesus: How Jews and Christians Read the Same Stories Differently, by Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler

Black Diamond Queens: African American Women and Rock and Roll, by Maureen Mahon

Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour, 1932–1975, by Neal Gabler

The Flavor Equation: The Science of Great Cooking Explained, by Nik Sharma

Group: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life, by Christie Tate

I’ll Be Seeing You, by Elizabeth Berg

Pie Academy: Master the Perfect Crust and 255 Amazing Fillings, by Ken Haedrich

The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food, by Marcus Samuelsson

Youth Fiction

Starcrossed, by Julia Denos

Youth Nonfiction

One Real American: The Life of Ely S. Parker, Seneca Sachem and Civil War General, by Joseph Bruchac

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