April 2021 Books – Upcoming New Releases


 April 2021 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read

Notable upcoming books to be published in April 2021, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated titles for the month:

Mother May I
Joshilyn Jackson

What It's About: Revenge doesn’t wait for permission.

Growing up poor in rural Georgia, Bree Cabbat was warned by her single mother that the world was a dark and scary place. Bree rejected her mother’s fearful outlook, and life has proved her right. Having married into a family with wealth, power, and connections, Bree now has all a woman could ever dream of: a loving lawyer husband, two talented teenage daughters, a new baby boy, a gorgeous home, and every opportunity in the world...

Publication Date: April 6, 2021
  
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The Man Who Lived Underground: A Novel
Richard Wright

What It's About: A major literary event: an explosive, previously unpublished novel from the 1940s by the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boy. Fred Daniels, a black man, is picked up randomly by the police after a brutal murder in a Chicago neighborhood and taken to the local precinct where he is tortured until he confesses to a crime he didn't commit...

Publication Date: April 20, 2021
  
classics race historical fiction


The Good Sister
Sally Hepworth

What It's About: From the outside, everyone might think Fern and Rose are as close as twin sisters can be: Rose is the responsible one and Fern is the quirky one. But the sisters are devoted to one another and Rose has always been Fern's protector from the time they were small.

Fern needed protecting because their mother was a true sociopath who hid her true nature from the world, and only Rose could see it...

Publication Date: April 13, 2021
  
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Broken (In the Best Possible Way)
Jenny Lawson

What It's About: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Furiously Happy and Let’s Pretend This Never Happened comes a deeply relatable book filled with humor and honesty about depression and anxiety.

As Jenny Lawson’s hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In Broken, Jenny brings readers along on her mental and physical health journey, offering heartbreaking and hilarious anecdotes along the way...

Publication Date: April 6, 2021
  
non fiction humor memoir


The Road Trip
Beth O'Leary

What It's About: Addie and her sister are about to embark on an epic road trip to a friend's wedding in the north of Scotland. The playlist is all planned and the snacks are packed.

But, not long after setting off, a car slams into the back of theirs. The driver is none other than Addie's ex, Dylan, who she's avoided since their traumatic break-up two years earlier...

Publication Date: June 1, 2021
  
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You Love Me (You #3)
Caroline Kepnes

What It's About: Joe is done with the cities. He’s done with the muck and the posers, done with Love. Now, he’s saying hello to nature, to simple pleasures on a cozy island in the Pacific Northwest. For the first time in a long time, he can just breathe.

He gets a job at the local library—he does know a thing or two about books—and that’s where he meets her: Mary Kay DiMarco...

Publication Date: April 6, 2021
  
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Hummingbird Salamander
Jeff VanderMeer

What It's About: From the author of Annihilation, a brilliant speculative thriller of dark conspiracy, endangered species, and the possible end of all things.

Security consultant “Jane Smith” receives an envelope with a key to a storage unit that holds a taxidermied hummingbird and clues leading her to a taxidermied salamander...

Publication Date: April 6, 2021
  
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Hour of the Witch
Chris Bohjalian

What It's About: A young Puritan woman--faithful, resourceful, but afraid of the demons that dog her soul--plots her escape from a violent marriage in this riveting and propulsive historical thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant.

Boston, 1662. Mary Deerfield is twenty-four-years-old...

Publication Date: May 4, 2021
  
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Second First Impressions
Sally Thorne

What It's About: From the USA Today  bestselling author of The Hating Game and 99 Percent Mine comes the 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.

Distraction (n): an extreme agitation of the mind or emotions...

Publication Date: April 13, 2021
  
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Peaces
Helen Oyeyemi

What It's About: The prize-winning, bestselling author of Gingerbread; Boy, Snow, Bird; and What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours returns with a vivid and inventive new novel about a couple forever changed by an unusual train voyage.

When Otto and Xavier Shin declare their love, an aunt gifts them a trip on a sleeper train to mark their new commitment--and to get them out of her house...

Publication Date: April 6, 2021
  
2021 releases fantasy magical realism


When the Stars Go Dark
Paula McLain

What It's About: Anna Hart is a missing persons detective in San Francisco. When tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna, desperate and numb, flees to the Northern California village of Mendocino to grieve. She lived there as a child with her beloved foster parents, and now she believes it might be the only place left for her...

Publication Date: April 13, 2021
  
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The Crown of Gilded Bones (Blood and Ash #3)
Jennifer L. Armentrout

What It's About: She's been the victim and the survivor…

Poppy never dreamed she would find the love she’s found with Prince Casteel. She wants to revel in her happiness but first they must free his brother and find hers. It’s a dangerous mission and one with far-reaching consequences neither dreamed of...

Publication Date: April 20, 2021
  
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Witches Steeped in Gold
Ciannon Smart

What It's About: Divided by their order. United by their vengeance.

Iraya has spent her life in a cell, but every day brings her closer to freedom - and vengeance.

Jazmyne is the Queen’s daughter, but unlike her sister before her, she has no intention of dying to strengthen her mother’s power...

Publication Date: April 20, 2021
  
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