50+ Best Upcoming Book Releases Worth the Read this Year

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UPCOMING BOOK RELEASES 2024

Are you eager to find out what’s in store for 2024 when it comes to upcoming book releases? Look no further – here are the most anticipated new releases that should be on your reading list! Don’t miss out on these upcoming gems. Get ready for a great year of reading!

Most Anticipated Books for Your Reading List

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

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 upcoming book releases will have you covered.

The books are sorted by release dates and updated regularly, so you’ll quickly discover the most up-to-date upcoming book releases. All you have to do is relax and find your next favorite read.

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January 2024 Upcoming Book Releases

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First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston

Thriller

January 2, 2024

As a master of disguise and deception, Evie is used to taking on new identities for her elusive boss, Mr. Smith. But when she is tasked with her latest job in the small town of Serenity Hills, everything changes.

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The Book of Fire by Christy Lefteri

Historical Fiction

January 2, 2024

A family living in present-day Greece is forced to confront their greatest fears when a devastating wildfire destroys everything they hold dear. As they struggle to rebuild, the family must also come to terms with the man responsible for starting the fire and the secrets he holds.

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The Storm We Made by Vanessa Chan

Historical Fiction

January 2, 2024

As the storm of war rages around them, a family in Malaya must grapple with secrets, betrayal, and the forces that will test their unbreakable bonds.

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The Atlas Complex by Olivie Blake

Fantasy

January 9, 2024

In the highly-anticipated conclusion of Olivie Blake’s trilogy, the six Alexandrians are faced with their most dangerous challenge yet. The stakes have never been higher as they struggle to uphold the deadly bargain they made to secure their place within the Atlas complex.

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The Heiress

The Heiress by Rachel Hawkins

Thriller

January 9, 2024

When North Carolina’s wealthiest and most notorious woman dies, her adopted son Camden is sent with a legacy of secrets and a fortune at stake. As Camden and his wife, Jules, return to the family estate, they uncover a twisted truth about Ruby’s past.

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Unsinkable by Jenni L. Walsh

Historical Fiction

January 9, 2024

 Two women, whose lives intertwine as they face insurmountable obstacles with courage and determination. From the sinking of the Titanic to World War II, these two stories will inspire and captivate readers, reminding them of the strength within us all to overcome any adversity.

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The Guests by Margot Hunt

Thriller

January 9, 2024

The Davies family is ready to hunker down in their Florida manse and wait out the storm, but when three uninvited guests show up on their doorstep, things take a turn for the worse.

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Only If You're Lucky

Only If You’re Lucky by Stacy Willingham

Thriller

January 16, 2024

When Lucy Sharpe disappears without a trace, her college roommate Margot is left to pick up the pieces. As she delves into Lucy’s past and uncovers secrets that were better left buried, she realizes the toxic nature of their friendship and how it may have played a role in Lucy’s disappearance.

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The Fury by Alex Michaelides

Thriller

January 16, 2024

When Lana Farrar, an ex-movie star, invites her closest friends to her private island for Easter, it sets off a deadly chain of events that leads to violence, revenge, and murder. One by one, they are forced to confront their secrets, motives, and desires in this riveting game of cat and mouse.

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One in a Millennial by Kate Kennedy

Nonfiction

January 23, 2024

Through her signature humor and vulnerability, Kate Kennedy tells her story of growing up as a millennial and the life lessons she has learned along the way.

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Diva by Daisy Goodwin

Historical fiction

January 23, 2024

The story of Maria Callas, the world-renowned opera singer known as “la divina,” and her tumultuous love affair with shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis. Raised in Nazi-occupied Greece by a mother who exploited her talent, Callas found fame and fortune in the glamorous world of opera.

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The Bullet Swallower by Elizabeth Gonzalez James

Historical fiction

January 23, 2024

Set in 1895 and 1964, the novel follows the stories of Antonio Sonoro and his great-grandson Jaime as they navigate their tumultuous lives in Mexico. In a world where violence and betrayal are commonplace, both men must confront the past and make amends for the sins of their ancestors in order to secure a better future for themselves and their families.

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The Clinic by Cate Quinn

Thriller

January 23, 2024

Meg Montgomery has always been the black sheep of her family. She’s never quite measured up to her perfect sister, Haley, and gave up on any dreams of success a long time ago. But when news surfaces that Haley has died in an isolated rehab clinic, Meg knows she must get answers about what happened to her sister.

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Twenty-Seven Minutes by Ashley Tate

Mystery

January 30, 2024

Ten years ago, Grant Dean lost his beloved sister, Phoebe, in an inexplicable car accident. To this day, the town of West Wilmer is still asking why it took twenty-seven minutes for Grant to call for help, and if things had been done differently, could Phoebe still be alive?

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Hard by a Great Forest by Leo Vardiashvili

Historical Fiction

January 30, 2024

Saba returns to his homeland of Georgia after years in exile. With haunting memories and a sense of longing for his past life, Saba must navigate through the rubble of his country and its people to find answers about his father’s disappearance.

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February 2024 Upcoming Book Releases

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Fourteen Days by Margaret Atwood

Literary Fiction

February 06, 2024

Fourteen Days tells the story of a diverse group of New York City neighbors who are living through the COVID-19 pandemic. In this novel, each character is secretly written by a different major literary voice—from Margaret Atwood to Tommy Orange and Celeste Ng.

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The Teacher by Freida McFadden

Thriller

February 06, 2024

A teacher’s life is turned upside down when a troubled student from her past returns to haunt her. As she struggles to keep the truth hidden, she questions who she can trust.

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The Women by Kristin Hannah

Historical Fiction

February 13, 2024

A powerful story of one woman’s journey from innocence to experience and her courage in the face of adversity. Frankie’s experiences are a window
into the emotional complexities of war, and her story is a tribute to all women who have served their country.

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The Phoenix Crown by Kate Quinn and Janie Chang

Historical Fiction

February 13, 2024

 As Gemma and Suling traverse the world in search of the crown’s secrets, they must find strength in each other to discover justice, no matter what price they may have to pay.

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The Guest by B.A. Paris

Thriller

February 20, 2024

A couple returning home from a holiday finds their close friend has moved in without permission. As they try to help her through tough times, secrets from everyone’s pasts are revealed with dangerous consequences.

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Nowhere Like Home by Sara Shepard

Thriller

February 20, 2024

Lenna is invited to a mysterious community called Halcyon by an old friend, only to discover that she may have been brought there for a reason.

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March 2024 Upcoming Book Releases

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Don’t Forget Me by Rea Frey

Thriller

March 1, 2024

Ruby’s life takes a turn for the worse when her daughter and husband suddenly disappear. In search of answers, she turns to her neighborhood friends, who help her cope with the disappearance by starting a murder club.

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Women of Good Fortune by Sophie Wan

Contemporary Fiction

March 5, 2024

Three friends—Lulu, Rina, and Jane— struggle to find financial independence in modern-day Shanghai. As they each search for a different life path – freedom, time, or beauty – their dreams are intertwined with money.

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Bye, Baby by Carola Lovering

Thriller

March 5, 2024

As two lifelong best friends drift apart in adulthood, one night changes everything. In an instant, Billie West is responsible for the kidnapping of her friend Cassie Barnwell’s infant daughter, which shatters Cassie’s world and forces them to confront their secrets and strained relationship.

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This Could Be Us by Kennedy Ryan

Romance

March 5, 2024

Amid her personal turmoil, Soledad meets a man who challenges her in ways she never thought possible. The attraction between them is undeniable, but with her heart still healing from past wounds, can she open herself up to love again?

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The Hunter by Tana French

Thriller

March 5, 2024

Retired detective Cal Hooper moves to rural Ireland for peace and a new start. He has built a relationship with local woman Lena and has been helping teenager Trey Reddy turn his life around. However, their peaceful existence is disrupted when Trey’s long-absent father returns with an English millionaire and a plan to find gold in the townland.

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The New Couple in 5B by Lisa Unger

Thriller

March 5, 2024

When Rosie and Chad Lowan inherit a luxury apartment, they think their luck has finally turned around. But as they settle into their new home, they start to notice strange things happening and can’t shake off an unsettling feeling about the building.

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Expiration Dates by Rebecca Serle

Romance

March 5, 2024

As Daphne and Jake’s relationship deepens, she struggles with her feelings and the ever-present expiration dates. She knows that eventually, she will have to tell him the truth about their limited time together, but she can’t bring herself to do it just yet.

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The Rose Reaper by Jennifer Hunter

Thriller

March 5, 2024

When the Rose Reaper resurfaces, Kate Doyle’s past comes back to haunt her. As she struggles with terrifying new memories and a copycat killer on the loose, FBI consultant Ryan Strickland must use his expertise to help her before it’s too late.

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Murder Road by Simone St. James

Thriller

March 5, 2024

What starts as a romantic honeymoon getaway quickly turns into a nightmare for April and Eddie when they take a wrong turn and end up on the infamous “Murder Road”.

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Finlay Donovan Rolls the Dice by Finlay Donovan

Thriller

March 5, 2024

As Finlay Donovan and Vero plan a girls’ weekend in Atlantic City, they quickly realize it won’t just be a fun getaway. Instead, they are on a mission to negotiate with a dangerous loan shark, save Vero’s childhood crush, Javi, and recover a stolen car.

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Finding Margaret Fuller by Allison Pataki

Historical Fiction

March 19, 2024

Margaret was a woman ahead of her time who defied conventions and changed the course of history. From a leading figure in the Transcendentalist movement to being the first female foreign news correspondent, she challenged societal norms and paved the way for future generations of women.

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Good Half Gone by Tarryn Fisher

Thriller

March 19, 2024

Iris is a survivor. She has lived through the worst nightmare and now wants to know the truth. But when she starts working at Shoal Island Hospital, where her sister disappeared years ago, Iris quickly realizes that not everything is as it seems.

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The Truth about the Devlins by Lisa Scottoline

Thriller

March 26, 2024

When TJ Devlin, the black sheep of his prestigious and successful family, finally manages to get a job at their law firm after overcoming addiction and prison time, he never expected to be caught up in such a dangerous situation. His older brother John confesses to killing one of their clients and TJ must use all of his skills as an investigator to uncover the truth and save his brother.

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Everyone is Watching by Heather Gudenkauf

Thriller

March  26, 2024

Five strangers come together to compete for a grand prize of ten million dollars on a popular game show called “One Lucky Winner.” Put in an isolated estate with no contact with the outside world; they start to feel the pressure and reveal their deepest secrets.

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How to Solve Your Own Murder by Kristen Perrin

Thriller

March 26, 2024

Frances Adams, a teenage girl in 1965, receives a chilling prediction from a fortune-teller that she will be murdered one day. In an effort to prevent this, Frances spends her entire life compiling dirt on every person she meets. 

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The Princess of Las Vegas by Chris Bohjalian

Thriller

March 26, 2024

A thrilling journey through the neon-lit streets of Las Vegas, where Crissy Dowling struggles to keep her carefully constructed world from unraveling. As her past begins to catch up with her, she must confront old secrets and new lies, discovering a strength she never knew she had.

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April 2024 Upcoming Book Releases

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One of Us Know by Alyssa Cole

Thriller

April 16, 2024

As the caretaker of a historic estate, Kenetria Nash finds herself stranded on an island with a murderer and the ghosts of her past. With her dissociative identity disorder, she must navigate through secrets and find the truth before time runs out.

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Darling Girls by Sally Hepworth

Thriller

April 23, 2024

Three women are bonded together by their shared past. Years later, when bones are discovered under the farmhouse where they grew up, they must face the haunting memories of their past and the power that their foster mom Miss Fairchild still holds over them.

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