New Book Releases: Looking for a captivating read? Join Barbara VanDenburgh from USA TODAY as she unveils this week’s most anticipated book releases. Get ready to explore a diverse selection of compelling stories that will leave you enthralled. All these amazing books hit the shelves on Tuesday, so mark your calendar!
A Pocketful of Happiness” by Richard E. Grant
Embrace the life journey of the Oscar-nominated actor, Richard E. Grant, renowned for his unforgettable role in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” In this poignant memoir, Grant delves into his illustrious career, while also sharing the heart-wrenching tale of losing his beloved wife after 35 years of marriage. Witness his pursuit of finding “a pocketful of happiness in every day,” a promise he made to his late wife.
Tom Lake” by Ann Patchett Genre:
Venture into the enchanting world of Northern Michigan’s family orchard alongside Lara and her three daughters. As they implore their mother to reveal her enthralling journey working with the famed actor Peter Duke, “Tom Lake” becomes a mesmerizing meditation on young love and the life of a parent before children.
Family Lore” by Elizabeth Aceved Genre:
Experience the brilliance of Elizabeth Acevedo, the National Book Award-winning author and poet, in her first novel for adults. Step into the lives of a Dominican American family brought together for a living wake orchestrated by Flor, who possesses the uncanny ability to predict the day someone will pass away. But as questions arise, whose fate hangs in the balance?
“What Never Happened” by Rachel Howzell Hall Genre:
Prepare for an enthralling mystery on Catalina Island, where Coco, a skilled obituary writer, finds her professional life flourishing thanks to the island’s elderly population. However, a chilling revelation awaits her as she uncovers unsettling similarities in the deaths she chroniclesdeaths that may not be as natural as they appear.
These incredible book releases are just a taste of the literary wonders available to you. For more enticing recommendations, explore our list of the 20 books we are eagerly anticipating this summer, including Elliot Page’s memoir “Pageboy” and the latest masterpiece from Stephen King. Additionally, discover our selection of top-rated books from 2022, featuring those that received glowing four-star reviews. Unearth the most captivating celebrity memoirs from stars like Matthew Perry, Tom Felton, William Shatner, and Jennette McCurdy. And for a pulse on what’s trending, explore USA TODAY’S Best-selling Booklist.
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With these extraordinary releases and endless literary wonders, your reading adventure awaits! Immerse yourself in the magic of storytelling, embark on unforgettable journeys, and let the power of words transport you to new realms. Happy reading!
Our Reader’s Queries
What are the top 10 books today?
1. “Fourth Wing” by Rebecca Yarros
2. “The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store” by James McBride
3. “Iron Flame” by Rebecca Yarros
4. “The Exchange: After the Firm” by John Grisham
5. “Holly” by Stephen King
What new books have been released?
Exciting New Additions!
Bunny vs Monkey: Bunny Bonanza! by Jamie Smart
Ruthless Vows by Rebecca Ross
Bored of Lunch Healthy Slow Cooker: Even Easier by Nathan Anthony
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
Argylle by Elly Conway
The Green Budget Guide by Nancy Birtwhistle
Deliciously Ella Healthy Made Simple by Ella Mills
Not the End of the World
What books are being published this week?
Check out the latest releases this week! “The Waters” is a compelling novel by Bonnie Jo Campbell, while “Goldenseal” by Maria Hummel offers a unique perspective. “My Friends” by Hisham Matar is a captivating novel, and “River East, River West” by Aube Rey Lescure promises an intriguing read. For a serious and thought-provoking book, “Shut Up, This Is Serious” by Carolina Ixta is a must-read. “Sugar, Baby” by Celine Saintclare and “The Atlas of Us” by Kristin Dwyer are both engaging reads, while “Cold Victory” by Karl Marlantes is a true page-turner.
What is the #1 best-selling book?
The top 24 most popular books in history are: The Bible (5 billion copies), The Quran (3 billion copies), The Little Red Book: Quotations from Chairman Mao (900 million copies), Don Quixote (500 million copies), Selected Articles of Chairman Mao (450 million copies), A Tale of Two Cities (200 million copies), and The Lord of the Rings (150 million copies). These books have been widely read and have left a significant impact on the world.