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: A novel of domestic suspense in which a mother must decide how far she is willing to go to protect her child and the life she loves -- a tale of power, privilege, lies, revenge, and the choices we make, ones that transform our lives in unforeseen ways.

Revenge doesn't wait for permission...

Publication Date: April 6, 2021
thriller mystery mystery thriller

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What It's About: A major literary event: an explosive, previously unpublished novel from the 1940s by the legendary author of Native Son and Black Boy.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
historical fiction classics race

The Good Sister
Sally Hepworth

What It's About: An alternate cover edition of ASIN B08BYCWK6T can be found here.

Sally Hepworth, the author of The Mother-In-Law delivers a knock-out of a novel about the lies that bind two sisters in The Good Sister.

There's only been one time that Rose couldn't stop me from doing the wrong thing and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest of my life...

Publication Date: October 27, 2020
thriller mystery audiobook

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: April 17, 2021
romance physical tbr contemporary

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
thriller audiobooks series

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
science fiction sci fi mystery

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
historical fiction historical dnf

Second First Impressions
Sally Thorne

What It's About: Distraction (n): an extreme agitation of the mind or emotions.

Ruthie Midona has worked the front desk at the Providence Luxury Retirement Villa for six years, dedicating her entire adult life to caring for the Villa’s residents, maintaining the property (with an assist from DIY YouTube tutorials), and guarding the endangered tortoises that live in the Villa’s gardens...

Publication Date: April 13, 2021
contemporary contemporary romance dnf

Helen Oyeyemi

What It's About: 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. Setting off with their pet mongoose, Otto and Xavier arrive at their sleepy local train station, but quickly deduce that The Lucky Day is no ordinary locomotive...

Publication Date: April 6, 2021
fantasy magical realism dnf

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
mystery thriller mystery thriller

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
fantasy romance dnf

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
physical tbr 2021 releases dnf

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