7 Awesome New Books to Curl Up & Read

If you’re into reading like the Reklist team is, it’s always a great time to curl up and enjoy a good book.

If you're looking for some reading inspo and want to get into some of the best new books to recently hit shelves, this list is for you!

Curl up and enjoy one (or all) of these great books!

  1. Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken

    A novel about an out of the ordinary family owns and operates a candlepin bowling alley in New England, but there’s SO much more to their family’s past.

  2. Brown White Black by Nishta J. Mehra

    This compilation of honest essays about navigating the concepts of race, marriage, family, gender and sexuality in America is honest and poignant.

  3. Flight of a Starling by Lisa Heathfield

    This novel chronicles the lives of Lo and Rita, who have spent their lives performing in a tight-knit circus group. When secrets start to arise and Lo finds a forbidden romance, their loyalty and dynamics change.

  4. Hard to Love by Briallen Hopper

    A book of entertaining essays that dives into the different forms and aspects of friendship and love in today’s society that places a higher value on couples.

  5. Magical Negro by Morgan Parker

    Enjoy a real, funny, down-to-earth account of black womanhood in today’s world when you pick up this highly rated book.

  6. The Art of Losing by Lizzy Mason

    After a night of drinking, Harley’s boyfriend takes the wheel and gets into a drunk driving crash that puts Harley’s sister in a coma. Harley had left the party mad because her boyfriend was there drunk with her sister, and her guilt ensues. Read how Harley moves forward and tries to regain back somewhat of a normal life like she had pre-accident.

  7. The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls by Anissa Gray

    This novel is about mothers and daughters, personal identity and family; and how sometimes the relationships you work hardest to keep are the ones that end up eating away at you.