Best New Books: Week of November 17, 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 Burning God, by R. F. Kuang

Eartheater, by Dolores Reyes and translated by Julia Sanches

Ink, by Jonathan Maberry

Matthew Henson and the Ice Temple of Harlem, by Gary Phillips

A Million Aunties, by Alecia McKenzie

The Orchard, by David Hopen

Adult Nonfiction

Alright, Alright, Alright: An Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused, by Melissa Maerz

Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History, by Paul Farmer

A History of the Second World War in 100 Maps, by Jeremy Black

HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style, by Elizabeth Holmes

Youth Fiction

These Violent Delights, by Chloe Gong

The Way Back, by Gavriel Savit

Youth Nonfiction

Exploring the Elements: A Complete Guide to the Periodic Table, by Isabel Thomas and illustrated by Sara Gillingham

Finding a Way Home: Mildred and Richard Loving and the Fight for Marriage Equality, by Larry Dane Brimner

Into the Forest, by Christiane Dorion and illustrated by Jane McGuinness

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