Heritage Month Reading
Big Mysteries
72 New Books by Asian American Authors to Read Now
This May, as we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we wanted to take the opportunity to shine a light on some of the new books from Asian American authors. This list includes fiction and nonfiction, beloved authors and hot new debut writers—all with books published in the past year.
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The Big Interview
Interview Andy Weir
The Science (and Math) of Andy Weir’s Sci-Fi Success
Andy Weir‘s characters have been stranded on Mars and have colonized the moon. Now, in Project Hail Mary, Weir goes further, setting his sights beyond our solar system to unexplored planets where a crew takes a one-way trip to save the Earth from extinction. He talked to Goodreads about his research, and how to write a great alien.
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Bendable Books
New Paperbacks
New Paperbacks for Your Summer Reading List
You know you love a paperback. These bendy books have already garnered accolades from fellow readers and prestigious literary prizes alike. Plus, they won’t break the bank for your book club members. And, oh yeah, they are throw-in-a-bag ready to travel (even if that’s just to accompany you on errands).
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Movers & Shakers
From bestsellers to adaptations, these are the books that are trending among your fellow readers.


Shadow and Bone Shadow and Bone
by Leigh Bardugo
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People We Meet on Vacation People We Meet on Vacation
by Emily Henry
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The Song of Achilles The Song of Achilles
by Madeline Miller
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The Good Sister The Good Sister
by Sally Hepworth
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Crying in H Mart Crying in H Mart
by Michelle Zauner
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The House in the Cerulean Sea The House in the Cerulean Sea
by T.J. Klune
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It Ends with Us It Ends with Us
by Colleen Hoover
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What Comes After What Comes After
by JoAnne Tompkins
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She Who Became the Sun She Who Became the Sun
by Shelley Parker-Chan
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Ariadne Ariadne
by Jennifer Saint
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Book Ends
  • Check out the most anticipated new books of May. You can also see which fresh books readers can’t wait to get their hands on in the romance and young adult genres!
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