Taylor Jenkins Reid's 'Carrie Soto Is Back,' Jenifer Lewis essays: 5 new must-read book

Barbara VanDenburgh scopes out the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases

All books are on sale Tuesday. For more new must-read book recommendations, check out our summer books guide of the 20 hottest books

of the season; our favorite books of 2022 so far; the most swoon-worthy August rom-coms, including Julia Whelan's

 "Thank You for Listening" and Alexis Hall's "Husband Material"; and the juiciest celebrity memoirs released this year

  from Jennette McCurdy, Kenny Loggins, Christine Quinn, Jennifer Grey and more. 'Carrie Soto Is Back'

By Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine, fiction) What it's about: Carrie Soto was the best tennis player the world had ever seen when she retired.

But after six years off the court, a rising tennis star beats her record, and at 37, Carrie decides to mount an unlikely comeback

The buzz: A starred review from Kirkus Reviews calls it "a compulsively readable look at female ambition."

'Walking in My Joy: In These Streets' By Jenifer Lewis (Amistad, nonfiction) What it's about: This eclectic new collection of stories from the actor and author of "Mother of Black Hollywood"