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48 New Paperbacks to Pick Up Now

There's something great about a paperback book: They're perfect book club choices, you can throw them in your bag and go, and they've been out in stores and libraries long enough that you can peek at your fellow readers' reviews of the selection.We rounded some of the most recent books published in paperback for you, a selection that includes some of...

52 New Books by Hispanic and Latinx Authors to Read Now

Hispanic Heritage Month is the perfect time to relish the latest works from beloved Hispanic and Latinx authors like Isabel Allende, Natalia Sylvester, and Julia Alvarez, as well as to discover debut writers such as Gabriella Burnham, Isabel Ibañez, and Aiden Thomas.All the books here are published in the U.S. this year, and this list includes something...

Burned Out? These Books Explain Why You Feel That Way

Last year, Buzzfeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen struck a chord with her viral article “How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation.” That article led to her writing her latest book, publishing on September 22, Can’t Even: How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation. Petersen is a former academic who received her Ph.D. at the University of...

9 Books that Goodreads Editors Highly Recommend

Are you having a difficult time reading these days? If so, you're not alone. Since the pandemic began, I've found it harder to concentrate on books. Which is a bummer, since it's my favorite pastime. It's gotten a bit better over the last few months and I attribute that to shaking up the types of books I'm reading (hello, mystery and thriller) and switching...

Readers’ Top Histories and Biographies of the Last 5 Years

There is nothing like reading a history or biography book and being so completely transported to another time and place that you find yourself...inspired. For example, if Lin-Manuel Miranda hadn’t decided to pick up historian Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton, Broadway wouldn’t be nearly as interesting today!  So travel back in time and put yourself...

Justin A. Reynolds Shares the Black Teen Stories That Give Him 'All the Feels'

  Justin A. Reynolds burst onto the YA scene last year with his debut book Opposite of Always, a heartfelt novel about love and friendship (with a time loop thrown in!) that was nominated for the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards in the Contemporary Young Adult Fiction category.This month, Reynolds is back with another tale that blends a tinge of science...

Don’t Miss This Month’s Blockbuster YA Sequels

Don’t you just hate that feeling of falling head over heels for a new series...and then having to wait anxiously (sometimes for years!) for the sequel to find out what happens next in the story?Luckily for readers, quite a few of this month’s biggest, most buzzy books are follow-up installments to recent popular series. Take a look below at the September...

September’s Most Anticipated New Releases

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”Science fiction godfather Ray Bradbury said that, and it rings true in any era. One of the many benefits of a healthy reading habit is that you collect various new perspectives to add to your own. Gather enough of them and it’s like 3D vision—you can see the world...

30 Summer Debut Novels You May Have Missed

There’s nothing like picking up a debut novel and feeling like you’ve found your new favorite author.As the season comes to a close, we wanted to round up the most popular adult debut novels published in the U.S. from June through August to highlight some new voices that you can say you “discovered.”From the Booker Prize longlisted The New Wilderness to...

32 New Historical Fiction Novels Readers Are Raving About

Let’s face it, 2020 is making us long for other timelines. Luckily, these 32 novels are ready to sweep you away to vastly different eras and settings; they represent your fellow readers’ top-ranked historical fiction novels published so far this year.Get lost in Shakespeare’s Britain, wander through a sweeping family epic set in 20th century Vietnam,...

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