Here is a sample of some of the books prominently featured in the media this week.

June 25:

Entertainment Weekly:

Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties by Tom O’Neill, with Dan Piepenbring

Chaos Charles Manson the CIA and the Secret History of the Sixties by Tom O'Neill with Dan Piepenbring

IndieNext:

The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo

The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo

The Snakes by Sadie Jones

The Snakes by Sadie Jones

LibraryReads:

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

Kingdom of Exiles by Maxym M. Martineau

The Kane Chronicles by Maxym M Martineau

NPR:

Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand

Summer of '69 by Elin Hilderbrand

NYT:

Confirmation Bias: Inside Washington’s War Over the Supreme Court, from Scalia’s Death to Justice Kavanaugh by Carl Hulse

Confirmation Bias Inside Washingtons War Over the Supreme Court from Scalias Death to Justice Kavanaugh by Carl Hulse

People:

Conviction by Denise Mina

Conviction by Denise Mina

The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda

The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda

The Washington Post:

The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell’s 1984 by Dorian Lynskey

The Ministry of Truth The Biography of George Orwell's 1984 by Dorian Lynskey

William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock ‘n’ Roll by Casey Rae

William S Burroughs and the Cult of Rock n Roll by Casey Rae

The Conservative Sensibility by George F. Will

The Conservative Sensibility by George F Will

The Land of Flickering Lights: Restoring America in an Age of Broken Politics by Michael Bennet

The Land of Flickering Lights Restoring America in an Age of Broken Politics by Michael Bennet

Juliet the Maniac by Juliet Escoria

Juliet the Maniac by Juliet Escoria

June 11:

Entertainment Weekly:

Heather has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman

Heather has two mommies by Leslea Newman

Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope by Karamo Brown

Karamo My Story of Embracing Purpose Healing and Hope by Karamo Brown

Indie Next:

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim

Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim

Recursion by Blake Crouch

Recursion by Blake Crouch

LibraryReads:

Call Your Daughter Home by Deb Spera

Call Your Daughter Home by Deb Spera

Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey

Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey

NPR:

Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey

Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey

The Sentence Is Death by Anthony Horowitz

The Sentence Is Death by Anthony Horowitz

NYT:

Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War by Tim Bouverie

Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War by Tim Bouverie

People:

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard by Jennifer Pastiloff

On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard by Jennifer Pastiloff

The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation by Rich Cohen

The Last Pirate of New York A Ghost Ship a Killer,and the Birth of a Gangster Nation by Rich Cohen

June 4:

L.A. Times:
The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California by Mark Arax

The Dreamt Land Chasing Water and Dust Across California

New York Times:

Westside: a novel by W.M. Akers

westside a novel

The Poison Bed by Elizabeth Fremantle

The Poison Bed

Dream Sequence by Adam Foulds

Dream Sequence

Prince of Monkeys by Nnamdi Ehirim

Prince of Monkeys

The Drama of Celebrity by Sharon Marcus

the Drama of Celebrity

Lake of the Ozarks: My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America by Bill Geist

Lake of the Ozark My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America

PBS Newshour:

The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

The Washington Post:

Don’t Read Poetry: A Book About How to Read Poems by Stephanie Burt

Don't Read Poetry A Book About How to Read Poems

May 21:

Bustle:

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

The New York Times:

Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China by Karoline Kan

Under Red Skies Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China by Karoline Kan

The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth by Josh Levin

The Queen The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth by Josh Levin

Bitcoin Billionaires: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption by Ben Mezrich

Bitcoin Billionaires A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption by Ben Mezrich

NPR:

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Unfreedom of the Press by Mark R. Levin

Unfreedom of the Press by Mark R. Levin

Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder by John Waters (On-Order)

Mr Know it all by John Waters

PBS Newshour:

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic by Daniel Mendelsohn

An Odyssey A Father, a Son, and an Epic by Daniel Mendelsohn

Stephen Colbert:

Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern

Howard Stern Comes Again by Howard Stern

USA Today:

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

The Washington Post:

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

Cari Mora by Thomas Harris

May 14:

Bustle:

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

Red Clocks

New York Times:

The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough

The Pioneers The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West

HOLDING MY OWN IN NO MAN’S LAND: Women and Men and Film and Feminists by Molly Haskel

HOLDING MY OWN IN NO MAN’S LAND Women and Men and Film and Feminists

The Washington Post:

The Road to Grantchester by James Runcie

The Road to Grantchester

May 7:

Bustle:

Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore

Blanca & Roja

Entertainment Weekly:
The daughter’s tale : a novel by Armando Lucas Correa

daughters tale

New York Times:
The farm : a novel by Joanne Ramos

the farm

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

Boy Swallows Universe

Salon:
Rough Magic : Riding the World’s Loneliest Horse Race by Lara Prior-Palmer

Rough Magic Riding the World's Loneliest Horse Race

Paste:
African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan by Thomas Lockley

African Samurai The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan

USA Today:
Upheaval : turning points for nations in crisis by Jared Diamond

Upheaval Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

Washington Post:
Juliet the maniac : a novel by Juliet Escoria

juliet the maniac

Furious hours : murder, fraud, and the last trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep

Furious hours murder, fraud, and the last trial of Harper Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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