Ruth Ware's Homage to an Agatha Christie Classic, Rebecca Roanhorse's Pre-Columbian-Inspired Fantasy, & 54 Other Superb New Books

Essential titles reviewed in our July 2020 print issue, spanning mystery & suspense, sf/fantasy, romance, fiction, social sciences, and more.

Essential titles reviewed in our July 2020 print issue, spanning mystery & suspense, sf/fantasy, romance, fiction, social sciences, and more.

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MYSTERY/SUSPENSE

McElwain, Julie. Shadows in Time. Pegasus.

Stringer, Jay. Marah Chase and the Fountain of Youth. Pegasus Crime.

Ware, Ruth. One by One. Scout: Gallery.

 

SF/FANTASY

Clarke, Susanna. Piranesi. Bloomsbury USA.

Elliott, Kate. Unconquerable Sun. Tor.

Novik, Naomi. A Deadly Education. Del Rey: Ballantine.

Roanhorse, Rebecca. Black Sun. Gallery: Saga.

Schneyer, Kenneth. Anthems Outside Time and Other Strange Voices. Fairwood. 

Schwab, V.E. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. Tor.

Stewart, Andrea. The Bone Shard Daughter. Orbit.

Stine, Alison. Road Out of Winter. Mira: Harlequin.

Van Loan, Ryan. The Sin in the Steel. Tor.

 

ROMANCE

Bailey, Tessa. Tools of Engagement. Avon.

Kelly, Leslie A. Nowhere To Hide. Grand Central.

MacLean, Sarah. Daring and the Duke. Avon.

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FICTION

Akhtar, Ayad. Homeland Elegies. Little, Brown.

Backman, Fredrik. Anxious People. Atria. tr. from Swedish by Neil Smith.

Hajdu, David. Adrianne Geffel: A Fiction. Norton.

Lock, Norman. American Follies. Bellevue Literary.

McConaghy, Charlotte. Migrations. Flatiron: Macmillan.

Marcom, Micheline Aharonian. The New American. S. & S.

Nunez, Sigrid. What Are You Going Through. Random.

O’Connor, Scott. Zero Zone. Counterpoint.

Powner, Katie. The Sowing Season. Bethany House.

Richell, Hannah. The River Home. Harper Paperbacks.

Thyvold, Hans-Olav. Good Dogs Don’t Make It to the South Pole. HarperVia. tr. from Norwegian by Marie Otsby.

Wannous, Dima. The Frightened Ones. Knopf. tr. from Arabic by Elisabeth Jaquette.

 

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Eilenberger, Wolfram. Time of the Magicians. Penguin.

Freedman, Lew. Cy Young. McFarland.

Keymer, Tom. Jane Austen. Oxford Univ.

Kirsch, Adam. The Blessing and the Curse. Norton.

Norman, Philip. Wild Thing. Liveright: Norton.

Rankine, Claudia. Just Us. Graywolf.

Ross, Alex. Wagnerism. Farrar.

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SOCIAL SCIENCES

Applebaum, Anne. Twilight of Democracy. Doubleday.

Bok, Derek. Higher Expectations. Princeton Univ.

Calarco, Jessica McCrory. A Field Guide to Grad School. Princeton Univ.

Capozzola, Christopher. Bound by War. Basic.

Cross, Tiffany. Say It Louder! Amistad: HarperCollins.

Dorsey, Jason & Denise Villa. Zconomy. Harper Business.

Du, Yunfei & Hammad Rauf Khan. Data Science for Librarians. Libraries Unlimited. 

Marich, Jamie. Trauma and the 12 Steps. North Atlantic.

Mikhail, Alan. God’s Shadow. Liveright: Norton.

Paradis, Michel. Last Mission to Tokyo. S. & S.

Preston, Paul. A People Betrayed. Liveright: Norton.

Schwartz, Thomas A. Henry Kissinger and American Power. Hill and Wang.

Wilkerson, Isabel. Caste. Random.

 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Eagleman, David. Livewired. Pantheon.

Enright, Lynn. Vagina. Atlantic.

MacKenzie, Debora. COVID-19. Hachette.

Ritchie, Stuart. Science Fictions. Metropolitan.

 

REFERENCE

Brown, Christopher C. Mastering United States Government Information. Libraries Unlimited.

 

AUDIOBOOKS

Jenoff, Pam. The Things We Cherished. Dreamscape Audio.

Kingman, Peg. The Great Unknown. Highbridge Audio.

Murphy, Kate. You’re Not Listening. Macmillan Audio.

Teitel, Amy Shira. Fighting for Space. Hachette Audio.

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