The Hottest Upcoming Book Releases Worth the Read this year

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If you’re looking forward to the most anticipated upcoming book releases in 2021, you’re in the right place.

Check out what books should be on your radar this year!

New 2021 Books for Your Reading List

Every new year comes with a list of goals, challenges, expectations, and of course, great reads.

I know that sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all these new books, but don’t worry, I’m here to help you find great stories and new favorite authors.

Whether you’re looking for thrillers, historical fiction novels, or swoon-worthy romances, these most anticipated books will have you covered.

All you have to do is relax and enjoy your next book.

I will update this list regularly, and you will find only the latest releases.

If you’re looking for books already out, do not miss to take a look at my most anticipated  2021 Book Releases

 

March 2021 Book Releases

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The Lost Apothecary
by Sarah Penner

Historical Fiction

On Sale: March 2, 2021
Hardcover: 320 Pages

In this addictive and spectacularly imagined debut, a female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them. 

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The Rose Code

The Rose Code
by Kate Quinn

Historical Fiction

On Sale: March 9, 2021
Paperback: 656 Pages

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Huntress and The Alice Network returns with another heart-stopping World War II story of three female code breakers at Bletchley Park and the spy they must root out after the war is over.

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The Imposter
by Marin Montgomery

Mystery & Thriller

On Sale: March 9, 2021
Paperback: 413 Pages

From the outside looking in, Sibley Sawyer has a perfect life. As a successful attorney, she’s worked hard to get to the top of her game—but when her personal and professional lives implode, Sibley looks for a way to turn the page.

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Her Dark Lies
by J.T. Ellison

Mystery & Thriller

On Sale: March 9, 2021
Hardcover: 416 Pages

Fast-paced and brilliantly unpredictable, J.T. Ellison’s breathtaking new novel invites you to a wedding none will forget—and some won’t survive. 

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To Catch A Dream
by Audrey Carlan

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: March 9, 2021
Paperback: 320 Pages

Audrey Carlan’s new romantic women’s fiction trilogy features three sisters who, through the discovery of personalized letters from their late mother, rethink the direction of their lives and their relationships.

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Must Read New Books

The Last Secret You'll Ever Keep

The Last Secret You’ll Ever Keep
by Laurie Faria Stolarz

Young Adult Fiction

On Sale: March 16, 2021
Hardcover: 336 Pages

Bestselling author Laurie Faria Stolarz returns with a new thrilling novel of an eighteen-year-old girl’s search for answers and what she finds instead.

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Meant To Be
by Jude Deveraux

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: March 16, 2021
Hardcover: 416 Pages

A family saga chronicling the lives and loves of three generations of women in a small Kansas town. From the 1970s to contemporary times their secrets and passions are explored as they struggle to find their true paths in life.

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Danger in Numbers
by Heather Graham

Mystery & Thriller

On Sale: March 23, 2021
Hardcover: 336 Pages

When a ritualistic murder shakes a small north Florida community, an agent from the State police is forced to team up with an FBI specialist on cults to uncover the dark past of the town, and who might be twisting faith into something lethal. 

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The Lost Village

The Lost Village
by Camilla Sten

Mystery & Thriller

On Sale: March 23, 2021
Hardcover: 352 Pages

The Blair Witch Project meets Midsommar in this brilliantly disturbing thriller from Camilla Sten, an electrifying new voice in suspense.

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Unsettled Ground
by Claire Fuller

Contemporary Fiction

On Sale: March 25, 2021
Print Lenght: 325 Pages

A tale of sacrifice and hope, of homelessness and hardship, of love and survival, in which two marginalized and remarkable people uncover long-held family secrets and, in their own way, repair, recover, and begin again. 

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The Path to Sunshine Cove
by RaeAnne Thayne

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: March 30, 2021
Paperback: 416 Pages

RaeAnne Thayne’s new novel tells three love stories in one: between a husband and wife who need to find their way back together; between a man and woman taking one more chance at love; and between two sisters, trying to heal the past…

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The Last One Home
by Victoria Helen Stone

Contemporary Fiction

On Sale: March 30, 2021
Paperback: 301 Pages

A razor-sharp novel of suspense about the lies families tell―and those we choose to believe―by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of Jane Doe.

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The Dating Plan

The Dating Plan
by Sara Desai

Romance

On Sale: March 16, 2021
Paperback: 352 Pages

Even with a step-by-step plan, these fake fiancés might accidentally fall for each other in this hilarious, heartfelt romantic comedy from the author of The Marriage Game.

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Are We There Yet

Are We There Yet?
by Kathleen West

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: March 16, 2021
Hardcover: 352 Pages

Alice Sullivan, a high-achieving architect and mom of two, is used to being in control of her picture-perfect life. But when she discovers her daughter is failing reading at school and her son is a bully, her perfect life vanishes. As she tries to figure out where she went wrong, her curated life unravels further.

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Surviving Savannah

Surviving Savannah
by Patti Callahan

Historical Fiction

On Sale: March 9, 2021
Hardcover: 432 Pages

It was called “The Titanic of the South.” The luxury steamship sank in 1838 with Savannah’s elite on board; through time, their fates were forgotten–until the wreck was found, and now their story is finally being told in this breathtaking novel.

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April 2021 Book Releases

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The Bookstore on the Beach
by Brenda Novak

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: April 6, 2021
Hardcover: 432 Pages

A big, sweeping novel about family and the ties that bind and challenge us. In this novel, three generations of women from the same family share a house and work together at a bookstore in Colonial Beach over the course of a summer.

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The Intimacy Experiment
by Rosie Danan

Romance

On Sale: April 6, 2021
Paperback: 336 Pages

Naomi and Ethan team up to host a successful seminar series on Modern Intimacy, but what at first seems to be the perfect solution for love’s latest experiment changes when they find their attraction growing.
 

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Just My Luck

Just My Luck
by Adele Parks

Mystery & Thriller

On Sale: April 6, 2021
Hardcover: 384 Pages

A riveting look at the dark side of wealth in this gripping take on friendship, money and betrayal, and good luck gone bad. It was supposed to be the lottery win they’d always dreamed of…

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The Last Bookshop in London

The Last Bookshop in London
by Madeline Martin

Historical Fiction

On Sale: April 6, 2021
Hardcover: 336 Pages

Inspired by the true World War II history of the only bookshop to survive the Blitz, a sweeping story of wartime loss, romance, and the enduring power of literature, perfect for fans of The Paris Wife and The Lilac Girls

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In a Book Club Far Away

In a Book Club Far Away
by Tif Marcelo

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: April 6, 2021
Paperback: 400 Pages

From the author of Once Upon a Sunset and The Key to Happily Ever After comes a heartwarming and moving novel following three Army wives—estranged friends—who must overcome their differences when one of them is desperate for help.

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The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano

The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano
by Donna Freitas

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: April 6, 2021
Hardcover: 384 Pages

A novel about love, loss, betrayal, divorce, death, a woman’s career and her identity, The Nine Lives of Rose Napolitano is about finding one’s way into a future that wasn’t the future one planned, and the ways that fate intercedes when we least expect it.

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Courage My Love

Courage, My Love
by Kristin Beck

Historical Fiction

On Sale: April 13, 2021
Print Lenght: 384 Pages

With the men in their lives captured, executed, or missing, the women of 1943 Italy stepped up to the front lines of the resistance in Rome. Two women, Francesca and Lucia, join the fight for different reasons and yet are united in the strength they share.

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The Good Sister

The Good Sister
by Sally Hepworth

Mystery & Thriller

On Sale: April 13, 2021
Hardcover: 320 Pages

Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week. And she avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises as much as possible. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be…dangerous.

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Second First Impressions
by Sally Thorne

Romance

On Sale: April 13, 2021
Hardcover: 352 Pages

A clever, funny, and unforgettable story of a muscular, tattooed man hired as an assistant to two old women—under the watchful eye of a beautiful retirement home manager.

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The Perfect Daughter
by D. J. Palmer

Mystery and Thriller

On Sale: April 20, 2021
Hardcover: 384 Pages

Penny Francone is a teenage girl with dissociative identity disorder and charged with murder. Waiting for the trial, Dr. Mitchell McHugh and Penny’s mother, Grace, team up to discover the truth behind the girl’s behavior.

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Under The Southern Sky
by Kristy Woodson Harvey

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: April 20, 2021
Paperback: 400 Pages

A fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

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The Social Graces
by Renée Rosen

Historical Fiction

On Sale: April 20, 2021
Paperback: 416 Pages

Sweeping three decades and based on true events, this is the mesmerizing story of two fascinating, complicated women going head to head, behaving badly, and discovering what’s truly at stake.

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The Kindred Spirits Supper Club

The Kindred Spirits Supper Club
by Amy E. Reichert

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: April 20, 2021
Paperback: 352 Pages

Set against the backdrop of the quirky Wisconsin Dells, Amy E. Reichert’s new novel shares the fabulous tradition of supper clubs and the power of random acts of kindness, with a touching supernatural twist.

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Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town

Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town
by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Young Adult Fiction

On Sale: April 20, 2021
Hardcover: 208 Pages

A lyrical and heartfelt collection by an award-winning writer that connects the lives of young people from small towns in Alaska and the American west. Each story is unique, yet universal.

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Anna K Away

Anna K Away
by Jenny Lee

Young Adult Fiction

On Sale: April 27, 2021
Print Lenght: 304 Pages

The most anticipated sequel to Anna K, set over the course of the next summer, as the characters come to terms with Vronsky’s tragic death.

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Dial A  For Aunties
by Jesse Q. Sutanto

Own Voices

On Sale: April 27, 2021
Hardcover: 320 Pages

What happens when you mix 1 (accidental) murder with 2 thousand wedding guests, and then toss in a possible curse on 3 generations of an immigrant Chinese-Indonesian family?

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The Music of Bees

The Music of Bees
by Eileen Garvin

Contemporary Fiction

On Sale: April 27, 2021
Hardcover: 336 Pages

Three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town, each working through grief and life’s curveballs, are brought together on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship, healing just when they least expect it.

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May 2021 Book Releases

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba
by Chanel Cleeton

Historical Fiction

On Sale: May 4, 2021
Paperback: 384 Pages


On the heels of two New York Times bestsellers, Chanel Cleeton brings to life the little-known true story of a Cuban woman who changed the course of American history. 

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Six Weeks To Live
by Catherine McKenzie

Mystery & Thriller

On Sale: May 4, 2021
Print Lenght: 304 Pages

A gripping psychological suspense novel about a woman diagnosed with cancer who sets out to discover if someone poisoned her before her time is up.

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The Woman With the Blue Star
by Pam Jenoff

Historical Fiction

On Sale: May 4, 2021
Paperback: 336 Pages

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris comes a riveting tale of unfathomable sacrifice and unlikely friendship during World War II.

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The Newcomer

The Newcomer
by Mary Kay Andrews

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: May 4, 2021
Hardcover: 448 Pages

After she discovers her sister Tanya dead on the floor of her fashionable New York City townhouse, Letty Carnahan is certain she knows who did it. So Letty grabs her four-year-old niece, her sister’s Mercedes and hits the road.

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The Summer of Lost and Found
by Mary Alice Monroe

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: May 11, 2021
Hardcover: 368 Pages

Let’s meet the Rutledge family as they face a summer of upheaval and change with perseverance, unity, and a dose of humor, discovering unexpected joys and lessons that will endure long past the season.

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That Summer
by Jennifer Weiner

Contemporary Fiction

On Sale: May 11, 2021
Hardcover: 432 Pages

Daisy is receiving misdirected emails meant for a woman named Diana Starling, whose email address is only one punctuation mark away from her own. Meanwhile, she tries to figure out what’s causing her dissatisfaction. 

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The Clover Girls

The Clover Girls
by Viola Shipman

Contemporary Fiction

On Sale: May 18, 2021
Paperback: 416 Pages

Three childhood friends approaching middle age, determined to rediscover the dreams that made them special as campers in 1985.

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The Soulmate Equation
by Christina Lauren

Romance

On Sale: May 18, 2021
Hardcover: 368 Pages

A witty and effervescent novel about what happens when two people with everything on the line are thrown together by science—or is it fate? 

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The Stepsisters
by Susan Mallery

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: May 25, 2021
Paperback: 416 Pages

Bestselling author Susan Mallery pens a love story of a different sort…a heartfelt tale of friendship between two women who used to be sisters.

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The Photographer

The Photographer
by Mary Dixie Carter

Mystery & Thriller

On Sale: May 25, 2021
Hardcover: 304 Pages

A slyly observed, suspenseful story of envy and obsession, told in the mesmerizing, irresistible voice of a character who will make you doubt that seeing is ever believing. 

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Beth & Amy

Beth & Amy
by Virginia Kantra

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: May 25, 2021
Paperback: 352 Pages

Four sisters face new beginnings in this heartfelt modern take on Little Women by New York Times bestselling author Virginia Kantra.

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Talk Bookish To Me

Talk Bookish To Me
by Kate Bromley

Romance

On Sale: May 25, 2021
Paperback: 320 Pages

A laugh-out-loud story about a bestselling romance novelist with writer’s block who finds herself having an unexpected creative and personal reawakening when she’s thrown together with her infuriating (and gorgeous) ex-boyfriend.

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The Invisible Husband of Frick Island

The Invisible Husband of Frick Island
by Colleen Oakley

Contemporary Fiction

On Sale: May 25, 2021
Paperback: 368 Pages

A quirky love story of more than meets the eye about a recent widow who still believes her husband is alive—and an ambitious young reporter determined to uncover the truth.

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June 2021 Book Releases

Malibu Rising

Malibu Rising
by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: June 1, 2021
Hardcover: 384 Pages

Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever.

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The Warsaw Orphan

The Warsaw Orphan
by Kelly Rimmer

Historical Fiction

On Sale: June 1, 2021
Paperback: 416 Pages

An epic WWII saga and love story, based on the real-life efforts of two young people taking extraordinary risks to save their countrymen, as they try to find their way back to each other and the life they once knew.

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The Road Trip

The Road Trip
by Beth O’ Leary

Romance

On Sale: June 1, 2021
Paperback: 400 Pages

Two exes reach a new level of awkward when forced to take a road trip together in this endearing and humorous novel by the author of the international bestseller The Flatshare.

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Pack Up The Moon

Pack Up The Moon
by Kristan Higgins

Contemporary Fiction

On Sale: June 8, 2021
Hardcover: 464 Pages

When she finds out she’s dying, Lauren decides to leave her husband a letter a month containing a task to help him face this first year without her, leading him on a heartrending, beautiful, often humorous journey to find happiness.

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The Personal Librarian

The Personal Librarian
by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

Historical Fiction

On Sale: June 29, 2021
Hardcover: 352 Pages

A slyly observed, suspenseful story of envy and obsession, told in the mesmerizing, irresistible voice of a character who will make you doubt that seeing is ever believing. 

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July 2021 Book Releases

Shoulder Season

Shoulder Season
by Christina Clancy

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: July 6, 2021
Hardcover: 336 Pages

A dazzling portrait of a young woman coming into her own, the youthful allure of sex, drugs, and rock and roll, and what we lose―and gain―when we leave home.

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The Forest of Vanishing Stars

The Forest of Vanishing Stars
by Kristin Harmel

Historical Fiction

On Sale: July 6, 2021
Hardcover: 384 Pages

An evocative coming-of-age World War II story about a young woman who uses her knowledge of the wilderness to help Jewish refugees escape the Nazis—until a secret from her past threatens everything.

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A Woman of Intelligence

A Woman of Intelligence
by Karin Tanabe

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: July 20, 2021
Hardcover: 384 Pages

An exhilarating tale of post-war New York City, and one remarkable woman’s journey from the United Nations, to the cloistered drawing rooms of Manhattan society, to the secretive ranks of the FBI.

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Heartbreak for Hire

Heartbreak for Hire
by Sonia Hartl

Romance

On Sale: July 27, 2021
Paperback: 320 Pages

A twentysomething who lives out every woman’s fantasy: getting paid to give men who do us wrong a taste of their own medicine. But when a previous target unexpectedly shows up at her office, she’s forced to rethink her life as a professional heartbreaker.

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Radar Girls 
by Sarah Ackermann

Historical Fiction

On Sale: July 27, 2021
Paperback: 368 Pages

WWII historical fiction inspired by the real women of the Women’s Air Raid Defense, Radar Girls is a tale of resilience and sisterhood, it sees the battles of the Pacific through the eyes of these pioneering women.

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A Place Like Home

A Place Like Home
by Rosamunde Pilcher

Women’s Fiction

On Sale: July 27, 2021
Hardcover: 304 Pages

A spellbinding collection of short stories featuring wonderfully memorable, smart, and feisty female characters that will transport the reader to another time and place.

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