B&N Reads

Our Most Anticipated New Book Releases of July 2022

Summer reading is in full effect with plenty of new stories in sight! We can’t get enough of reimaginings and retellings, and this month is full of lush dark takes on some of our favorites, tales of sisterhood and survival and love, thrilling page-turners and even more disturbing cover art. These are the best new books coming out this July. 

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow (Barnes & Noble Book Club Edition)

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow (Barnes & Noble Book Club Edition)

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow (Barnes & Noble Book Club Edition)

Gabrielle Zevin

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Yes, it is a love story, but it is not one you have read before. Taking place over 30 years, this dazzling and intricately imagined novel by Gabrielle Zevin examines the nature of identity, disability, failure, and above all, our need to connect. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow and Tomorrow is one of our most anticipated books of the summer and we can’t wait for you to read it. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow with Gabrielle Zevin. 

Yes, it is a love story, but it is not one you have read before. Taking place over 30 years, this dazzling and intricately imagined novel by Gabrielle Zevin examines the nature of identity, disability, failure, and above all, our need to connect. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow and Tomorrow is one of our most anticipated books of the summer and we can’t wait for you to read it. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow with Gabrielle Zevin. 

What Moves the Dead

What Moves the Dead

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What Moves the Dead

T. Kingfisher

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Let this cover of What Moves the Dead explode your eyes and brains. And to assure you, the read lives up to the cover. We guarantee a one-sitting read that will make you back slowly away from fast approaching hares. Be careful not to tumble as the descent is fast, deep and scary. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss What Moves the Dead with T. Kingfisher. 

Let this cover of What Moves the Dead explode your eyes and brains. And to assure you, the read lives up to the cover. We guarantee a one-sitting read that will make you back slowly away from fast approaching hares. Be careful not to tumble as the descent is fast, deep and scary. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss What Moves the Dead with T. Kingfisher. 

Lore Olympus: Volume Two (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Lore Olympus: Volume Two (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Hardcover $21.99 $27.99

Lore Olympus: Volume Two (B&N Exclusive Edition)

Rachel Smythe

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She called. He answered. This stunning follow-up to Lore Olympus: Volume One proves that the story of Hades, God of the Underworld, and his beloved Persephone is far from over. It’s the same contemporary reimagining that stole your heart the first time, but with even more gossip, drama and, of course, more heat. Keep an eye out for an upcoming blog post about what to read if you love Lore Olympus. 

She called. He answered. This stunning follow-up to Lore Olympus: Volume One proves that the story of Hades, God of the Underworld, and his beloved Persephone is far from over. It’s the same contemporary reimagining that stole your heart the first time, but with even more gossip, drama and, of course, more heat. Keep an eye out for an upcoming blog post about what to read if you love Lore Olympus. 

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

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The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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Silvia Moreno-Garcia stuns us once again with her atmospheric world-building and beautiful prose in this historical reimagining of H. G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau. Fans of Gods of Jade and Shadow and Mexican Gothic will rejoice to have another fantastic read to add to their collection.  

Silvia Moreno-Garcia stuns us once again with her atmospheric world-building and beautiful prose in this historical reimagining of H. G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau. Fans of Gods of Jade and Shadow and Mexican Gothic will rejoice to have another fantastic read to add to their collection.  

Killers Amidst Killers: Hunting Serial Killers Operating Under the Cloak of America's Opioid Epidemic

Killers Amidst Killers: Hunting Serial Killers Operating Under the Cloak of America's Opioid Epidemic

Hardcover $28.99

Killers Amidst Killers: Hunting Serial Killers Operating Under the Cloak of America's Opioid Epidemic

Billy Jensen

Hardcover $28.99

Billy Jensen captures a “you are there moment” like no other true crime journalist. From working with Michelle McNamara on I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, or his own Chase Darkness with Me, Jensen proves himself to be an immediate, thorough and unrelenting investigator into the world of crime and injustice.

Billy Jensen captures a “you are there moment” like no other true crime journalist. From working with Michelle McNamara on I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, or his own Chase Darkness with Me, Jensen proves himself to be an immediate, thorough and unrelenting investigator into the world of crime and injustice.

The Swell

The Swell

Hardcover $23.99 $27.00

The Swell

Allie Reynolds

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The Swell
 follows up Reynolds’ debut novel, Shiver — a favorite of ours. Here, Reynolds trades snowboard for surfboard in this beach read, beach-set thriller. We love a plot that is as dangerous as deep waters. Surf’s up!


The Swell
 follows up Reynolds’ debut novel, Shiver — a favorite of ours. Here, Reynolds trades snowboard for surfboard in this beach read, beach-set thriller. We love a plot that is as dangerous as deep waters. Surf’s up!

The Book of Gothel

The Book of Gothel

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The Book of Gothel

Mary McMyne

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There are always two sides to every story, right? For so long we’ve been able to live under the rose-colored glasses of the traditional fairy-tale stories of our childhood. The lighting has changed, and the clouds have cleared, leaving only the truth behind these beloved stories. And this time, the truth comes from the perspective of the witch in Mary McMyne’s reimagining of Rapunzel. So, whose story will you believe? 

There are always two sides to every story, right? For so long we’ve been able to live under the rose-colored glasses of the traditional fairy-tale stories of our childhood. The lighting has changed, and the clouds have cleared, leaving only the truth behind these beloved stories. And this time, the truth comes from the perspective of the witch in Mary McMyne’s reimagining of Rapunzel. So, whose story will you believe? 

A Prayer for the Crown-Shy: A Monk and Robot Book

A Prayer for the Crown-Shy: A Monk and Robot Book

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A Prayer for the Crown-Shy: A Monk and Robot Book

Becky Chambers

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Hope and acceptance await Sibling Dex and Mosscap in the second book in the Monk and Robot series by Becky Chambers. Just the touch of tenderness we could all use, but if you’re feeling especially lost in the world, there is a hug waiting for you within these pages. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss A Prayer for the Crown-Shy with Becky Chambers. 

Hope and acceptance await Sibling Dex and Mosscap in the second book in the Monk and Robot series by Becky Chambers. Just the touch of tenderness we could all use, but if you’re feeling especially lost in the world, there is a hug waiting for you within these pages. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss A Prayer for the Crown-Shy with Becky Chambers. 

Things We Do in the Dark

Things We Do in the Dark

Hardcover $22.99 $27.99

Things We Do in the Dark

Jennifer Hillier

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The secrets of the past come back around when a woman, long believed dead, turns up alive. If that doesn’t set you on edge, may we recommend reading under dim lights on a stormy night?

The secrets of the past come back around when a woman, long believed dead, turns up alive. If that doesn’t set you on edge, may we recommend reading under dim lights on a stormy night?

Into the Mist: A Novel

Into the Mist: A Novel

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Into the Mist: A Novel

P. C. Cast

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After a mist released from the bombs used as an attack against the country proves to be deadly to men and leaves women with superhuman abilities, a group of high school teachers find it challenging to know who can be trusted. This new dystopian duology is a mix of Practical Magic and Station Eleven that is a nod to the importance of community, powerful women, and wine. 

After a mist released from the bombs used as an attack against the country proves to be deadly to men and leaves women with superhuman abilities, a group of high school teachers find it challenging to know who can be trusted. This new dystopian duology is a mix of Practical Magic and Station Eleven that is a nod to the importance of community, powerful women, and wine. 

Lebanese Cuisine: The Authentic Cookbook

Lebanese Cuisine: The Authentic Cookbook

Hardcover $27.99 $32.00

Lebanese Cuisine: The Authentic Cookbook

Samira Kazan

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Award-winning food blogger, recipe developer, and winner of Netflix’s Crazy Delicious, Samira Kazan has crafted a vibrant, authentic Lebanese cookbook with mouthwatering photography throughout. Each recipe is thoughtfully presented with step-by-step images moving from ingredients to the finished dish. Packed with amazing tips and best practices, it’s like a mini cooking class on each page!

Award-winning food blogger, recipe developer, and winner of Netflix’s Crazy Delicious, Samira Kazan has crafted a vibrant, authentic Lebanese cookbook with mouthwatering photography throughout. Each recipe is thoughtfully presented with step-by-step images moving from ingredients to the finished dish. Packed with amazing tips and best practices, it’s like a mini cooking class on each page!

Fellowship Point: A Novel

Fellowship Point: A Novel

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Fellowship Point: A Novel

Alice Elliott Dark

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There is an undeniable comfort that comes with childhood friendships that last through adulthood, but does that mean they are unbreakable? Beautifully told from the perspective of two longtime best friends, Alice Elliott Dark’s Fellowship Point is a spectacular novel of love and friendship, secrets and loss. If you’re a fan of The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney or Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane, you need to add this to your TBR this summer. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss Fellowship Point with Alice Elliott Dark. 

There is an undeniable comfort that comes with childhood friendships that last through adulthood, but does that mean they are unbreakable? Beautifully told from the perspective of two longtime best friends, Alice Elliott Dark’s Fellowship Point is a spectacular novel of love and friendship, secrets and loss. If you’re a fan of The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney or Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane, you need to add this to your TBR this summer. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss Fellowship Point with Alice Elliott Dark. 

Dark Earth: A Novel

Dark Earth: A Novel

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Dark Earth: A Novel

Rebecca Stott

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Folklore, dark magic, and rebellious women captivate the pages of Rebecca Stott’s Dark Earth where powerful men are vile and insignificant. “Dark Earth skillfully imagines a past world where women must fight to survive in a society of feuds, violence and nation-building.”—Elizabeth Macneal, author of The Doll Factory 

Folklore, dark magic, and rebellious women captivate the pages of Rebecca Stott’s Dark Earth where powerful men are vile and insignificant. “Dark Earth skillfully imagines a past world where women must fight to survive in a society of feuds, violence and nation-building.”—Elizabeth Macneal, author of The Doll Factory 

The World's Worst Assistant

The World's Worst Assistant

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The World's Worst Assistant

Sona Movsesian , Conan O'Brien

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What the world needs now is laughter. LOTS of laughter. Conan O’Brien’s Conan Needs a Friend is spot on with this demand. And who is there to help him? Sona Movsesian, bringing her perfectly timed sense of humor to help us! Let’s get some work done (or not done) with Sona.

What the world needs now is laughter. LOTS of laughter. Conan O’Brien’s Conan Needs a Friend is spot on with this demand. And who is there to help him? Sona Movsesian, bringing her perfectly timed sense of humor to help us! Let’s get some work done (or not done) with Sona.

Joan: A Novel of Joan of Arc

Joan: A Novel of Joan of Arc

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Joan: A Novel of Joan of Arc

Katherine J. Chen

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Her name is absolutely one you’ve heard — a warrior, a saint, a martyr — and, while you may think you know Joan of Arc, you have no idea. Richly reimagined by Katherine Chen, this is a great read for fans of The Silence of the Girls and Hamnet. “This Joan is of the earth—scrappy and strong, resilient and curious … An ambitious, thrilling novel, rich with captivating detail.”—Fiona Davis, author of The Magnolia Palace 

Her name is absolutely one you’ve heard — a warrior, a saint, a martyr — and, while you may think you know Joan of Arc, you have no idea. Richly reimagined by Katherine Chen, this is a great read for fans of The Silence of the Girls and Hamnet. “This Joan is of the earth—scrappy and strong, resilient and curious … An ambitious, thrilling novel, rich with captivating detail.”—Fiona Davis, author of The Magnolia Palace 

100 Animals That Can F*cking End You

100 Animals That Can F*cking End You

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100 Animals That Can F*cking End You

Mamadou Ndiaye

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Lions and tigers and bears, oh my … and certainly plenty worrisome creatures. But Mamadou Ndiaye wants you to know just how many more there are out there … waiting … possibly for you, if you don’t read the book! An audaciously crazy tour through the deadliest dangers of the animal kingdom, with an animal obsessed environmental field tech at the helm, 100 Animals That Can F*cking End you will leave you agape, agog, astonished and staggering, maybe horrified, always laughing. Millions and millions of TikTok, YouTube and Instagram fans know how much fun Ndiaye can be. Why not join them?

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my … and certainly plenty worrisome creatures. But Mamadou Ndiaye wants you to know just how many more there are out there … waiting … possibly for you, if you don’t read the book! An audaciously crazy tour through the deadliest dangers of the animal kingdom, with an animal obsessed environmental field tech at the helm, 100 Animals That Can F*cking End you will leave you agape, agog, astonished and staggering, maybe horrified, always laughing. Millions and millions of TikTok, YouTube and Instagram fans know how much fun Ndiaye can be. Why not join them?

Dirtbag, Massachusetts: A Confessional

Dirtbag, Massachusetts: A Confessional

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Dirtbag, Massachusetts: A Confessional

Isaac Fitzgerald

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An extraordinary memoir of a bruised child become a lost young man, looking for “home,” emerging through the maelstrom of family missteps, finding that the people who hurt and the people who heal are often one in the same. Easy to sink wholly into the language — hard-edged and resonant, funny, tender, and a tad rough — with distant echoes of This Boy’s Life and Empire Falls. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss Dirtbag, Massachusetts with Isaac Fitzgerald

An extraordinary memoir of a bruised child become a lost young man, looking for “home,” emerging through the maelstrom of family missteps, finding that the people who hurt and the people who heal are often one in the same. Easy to sink wholly into the language — hard-edged and resonant, funny, tender, and a tad rough — with distant echoes of This Boy’s Life and Empire Falls. Tune into the Poured Over podcast this month as we discuss Dirtbag, Massachusetts with Isaac Fitzgerald