We are always looking for new and exciting reads, art books and under the radar authors to help you diversify your bookshelf. Here, we have 18 new releases you may have missed this month, including new books by some of your favorite bestselling authors like Danielle Steel and Lisa Genova.

Drama, literary fiction, mystery, cooking and crime are just a few of the genres covered here. Rather than take our word for it, see for yourself; below you will find a preview for each book and one-click easy ordering via Amazon. These newbies (especially the cookbooks) are great for the upcoming holiday weekend!

Every Note Played: A Novel (Gallery/Scout Press), Lisa Genova

Duel to the Death: An Ali Reynolds Mystery (Touchstone), J.A. Jance

Accidental Heroes: A Novel (Delacorte Press), Danielle Steel

Tasting Paris: 100 Recipes to Eat Like A Local (Clarkson Potter), Clotilde Dusoulier

The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel (Viking), Elizabeth George

The Temptation of Forgiveness: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery (Atlantic Monthly Press), Donna Leon

The Diamond Setter: A Novel (Other Press), Moshe Sakal

Stray City: A Novel (Custom House), Chelsey Johnson

The Pretty Dish: More Than 150 Everyday Recipes & 50 Beauty DIYs to Nourish Your Body Inside & Out (Rodale Books), Jessica Merchant

The Astonishing Color of After: A Novel (Little, Brown Books), Emily X.R. Pan

The Italian Teacher: A Novel (Viking), Tom Rachman

Alternate Side: A Novel (Random House), Anna Quindlen

American Histories: Stories (Scribner), John Edgar Wideman

Platters and Boards: Beautiful Casual Spreads for Every Occasion (Chronicle Books), Shelly Westerhausen with Wyatt Worcel

Such Dark Things: A Novel (MIRA), Courtney Evan Tate

The Broken Girls (Berkley), Simone St. James

Covert Game: A Ghostwalker Novel (Berkley), Christine Feehan

The Fighter: A Novel (Little, Brown and Company), Michael Farris Smith

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