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2021-09-26 16:55:09 [db:来源]

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To both the excitement and astonishment of many, we are so close to this year’s end. With it, we have much to look forward to–namely, new books to dive into. From a bank heist turned hostage situation, to a collection of kinky fiction stories, to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s final project reflecting on her life’s work, these are the books coming out in 2021 that you’ll want to pre-order immediately. There’s at least one fresh page-turner you’re bound to be taken with.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below1The Girls I’ve Been, by Tess SharpePRE-ORDER

A girl who grew up watching her con artist mother scam criminals finds herself in a hostage situation during a bank heist. To make matters worse and definitely more awkward, she’s held captive alongside her ex-boyfriend and current girlfriend. BTW, Netflix is adapting this novel into a movie starring Millie Bobby Brown, so you know it’s a good one.

2One of the Good Ones, by Maika Moulite and Maritza MoulitePRE-ORDER

Teen activist Kezi is mysteriously killed after a social justice rally and memorialized as “one of the good ones” in this gripping novel. Her two sisters question the way Kenzi is idealized and attempt to find their own way to pay tribute to her. But, of course, there’s an unexpected twist.

3Detransition, Baby, by Torrey PetersOne WorldNow 11% off PRE-ORDER

Three women, both trans and cis, find themselves faced with the option to raise a baby together. The distinctive storyline in this page-turner navigates gender, sex, relationships (from romantic to familial), and the commonly unaccepted ideas surrounding them.

4Justice, Justice Thou Shalt Pursue, by Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Amanda L. TylerPRE-ORDER

Before her death, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg cowrote a book outlining her life’s work: fighting for gender equality and ensuring the United States Constitution is inclusive of everyone. It features everything from details about her family life to her favorite opinions she wrote as a jurist. There’s no doubt it’ll be an inspiring read. 

5You Love Me, by Caroline KepnesPRE-ORDER

Your favorite murderer—Joe from the You series—isn’t quite finished with his story. In the third book the TV series is based on, Joe ditches city life for a simple existence in the Pacific Northwest. There, he obviously gets a job at a local library and meets a woman–who happens to be a very busy mother–he swears he won’t obsess over. We’ll see how this reset pans out!

6Black Buck, by Mateo AskaripourPRE-ORDER

A man who’s content working at Starbucks finds himself joining the sales team of an elite New York City tech start-up. He’s the only Black person at the company. When things take a turn for the worse, he enacts a plan to get more young people of color into the sales force.

7You Have a Match, by Emma LordPRE-ORDER

If you’re into the social media and food-infused rom-com Tweet Cute, you’ll love this next contemporary YA novel by Emma Lord. It follows Abby who, through a DNA test, finds out she has a secret older sister. She aims to get to the bottom of why her parents gave her sister up while attending summer camp and simultaneously juggling the feelings she has for her friend and lowkey love interest Leo.

8Kink, edited by R.O. Kwon and Garth GreenwellPRE-ORDER

Erotica enthusiasts will want to dive into this collection of short stories written by several renowned fiction authors. Set in places like therapists’ offices, private estates, and a sex theater in early 20th century Paris, the stories explore various points across the sexual spectrum from love and desire to BDSM.

9Concrete Rose, by Angie ThomasPRE-ORDER

Angie Thomas brings us back to Garden Heights more than a decade before The Hate U Give takes place to tell the story of 17-year-old Maverick who finds out he’s having a child. As he tries to live up to his fullest potential in preparation to be a father, he finds that being the son of a former gang legend isn’t a connection you can easily cut ties with.

10Run to Win, by Stephanie Schriock and Christina ReynoldsPRE-ORDER

While this book by the president of Emily’s List centers on politics, it’s jam-packed with lessons and tools that’ll help any woman in a male-dominated industry. It also contains words by Vice President Elect Kamala Harris who knows a *bit* about winning in a generally unwelcoming environment.

11My Year Abroad, by Chang-Rae LeePRE-ORDER

Anyone who has immersed themselves in a culture other than their own knows it can alter who you are as a person and the way you view the world. This novel explores that through a young American in Asia and a Chinese man in America.

12Siri, Who Am I?, by Sam TschidaPRE-ORDER

What if you came out of a coma with short-term amnesia and had to piece together who you are using social media? That’s what happens to influencer Mia who finds out her name through Siri, where she lives through Uber, and eventually, the ugly truth behind her seemingly flawless Instagram feed.

13The Project, by Courtney SummersPRE-ORDER

When an aspiring journalist tries to take down the cult her sister is in by getting close to its leader and learning more about its members, it becomes harder for her to tell what’s real and who to believe. How will she get to the bottom of it?

14Later, by Stephen KingPRE-ORDER

The fact that this is a brand-new Stephen King novel should already have you sold on it. But in case it doesn’t, the book grapples with fading innocence and tested morals through the eyes of a kid of a struggling single mom. To raise the stakes, he also has an unnatural secret ability his mom tells him to keep private.

15If the Shoe Fits, by Julie MurphyPRE-ORDER

Cinderella meets the reality TV dating show world in this rom-com by the author of Dumplin’. In it, Cindy is an aspiring shoe designer who works for her stepmother, the executive producer of a reality dating competition, while she tries to land a job in high fashion. When a spot opens on the show and needs to be filled pronto, Cindy volunteers. She ends up becoming a body positivity icon as the only plus-size woman on it. Oh, and she may find love in the process.

16My Inner Sky, by Mari AndrewPRE-ORDER

Looking for a grounding read? This collection of essays and illustrations can help you out with that. It’s broken into four dreamy sections: twilight, golden hour, night, and dawn. Each one tackles emotions–from trying to heal after trauma to finding love in surprising places. Plus, this book will look cute on your coffee table when you’re finished with it.

17Heart of Fire, by Mazie K. HironoPRE-ORDER

ICYMI, Mazie Hirono is the first Asian American woman and the only immigrant serving in the U.S. Senate. In this memoir, she shares her journey from a girl living on a rice farm in rural Japan to the woman she is today, with a decades-long career in public service. It’s inspiring. It’s insightful. You won’t want to put it down.

18Somebody's Daughter, by Ashley C. FordPRE-ORDER

Growing up as a young Black girl, author Ashley C. Ford had an idealized view of her father, who was in prison at the time. A rocky relationship with her mother left her feeling isolated as she went through puberty, poverty, and a sexual assault. Her coming-of-age story gets at how to both acknowledge and break away from what we’re born into.

19Do Better, by Rachel RickettsPRE-ORDER

Dismantling white supremacy needs to happen on both an individual and societal level. Written by spiritual activist and racial justice educator Rachel Ricketts, this guidebook is a solid tool in an effort to demolish white supremacy from the inside out, through activities including guided mediation and journal prompts.

20Work Won’t Love You Back, Sarah JeffePRE-ORDER

Devotion to our jobs leaves us exploited, exhausted, and alone, author Sarah Jeffe argues in this engaging read (it says it right on the cover!). She examines the trap of doing what you love in an effort to encourage readers to work less and demand what their work is worth.

21Filthy Animals, by Brandon TaylorPRE-ORDER

While you’ll find multiple stories laid out in this book, they all paint a picture of the simultaneous beauties and woes of life: a craving for intimacy, a secret desire for love masked by an indifference toward it, and the lasting effects of pain on present-day life.

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