April 2024 Most Anticipated New Book Releases

april 2024 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

Notable upcoming books to be published in April 2024, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month:

Funny Story
Emily Henry

What It's About: It's a funny story. . . .

DAPHNE always loved the way her fiancé Peter, told their story. How they met (on a blustery day), fell in love (over an errant hat), and moved back to his lakeside hometown to begin their life together. He really was good at telling it . . . right up until the moment he realized he was actually in love with his childhood best friend Petra...

Publication Date: April 23, 2024
romance 2024 reads physical tbr

Just for the Summer
Abby Jimenez

What It's About: Justin has a curse, and thanks to a Reddit thread, it's now all over the internet. Every woman he dates goes on to find their soul mate the second they break up. When a woman slides into his DMs with the same problem, they come up with a plan: They'll date each other and break up. Their curses will cancel each other’s out, and they’ll both go on to find the love of their lives...

Publication Date: April 2, 2024
romance physical tbr 2024 reads

The Familiar
Leigh Bardugo

What It's About: From the New York Times bestselling author of Ninth House, Hell Bent, and creator of the Grishaverse series comes a highly anticipated historical fantasy set during the Spanish Golden Age

In a shabby house, on a shabby street, in the new capital of Madrid, Luzia Cotado uses scraps of magic to get through her days of endless toil as a scullion...

Publication Date: April 9, 2024
fantasy historical fiction physical tbr

Darling Girls
Sally Hepworth

What It's About: SISTERS, SECRETS, LOVE, AND MURDER... Sally Hepworth’s new novel has it all.

For as long as they can remember, Jessica, Norah, and Alicia have been told how lucky they are. As young girls they were rescued from family tragedies and raised by a loving foster mother, Miss Fairchild, on an idyllic farming estate and given an elusive second chance at a happy family life...

Publication Date: April 23, 2024
thriller mystery mystery thriller

The Demon of Unrest: A Saga of Hubris, Heartbreak, and Heroism at the Dawn of the Civil War
Erik Larson

What It's About: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Splendid and the Vile brings to life the pivotal five months between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the start of the Civil War—a slow-burning crisis that finally tore a deeply divided nation in two.

On November 6, 1860, Abraham Lincoln became the fluky victor in a tight race for president...

Publication Date: April 30, 2024
history non fiction civil war

The Backyard Bird Chronicles
Amy Tan

What It's About: A gorgeous, witty account of birding, nature, and the beauty around us that hides in plain sight.

Tracking the natural beauty that surrounds us, The Backyard Bird Chronicles maps the passage of time through daily entries, thoughtful questions, and beautiful original sketches. With boundless charm and wit, author Amy Tan charts her foray into birding and the natural wonders of the world...

Publication Date: April 23, 2024
non fiction nature birds

Table for Two: Fictions
Amor Towles

What It's About: From the bestselling author of The Lincoln Highway, A Gentleman in Moscow, and Rules of Civility, a richly detailed and sharply drawn collection of stories set in New York and Los Angeles.

The millions of readers of Amor Towles are in for a treat as he shares some of his shorter six stories set in New York City and a novella in Los Angeles...

Publication Date: April 2, 2024
short stories historical fiction literary fiction

The Reappearance of Rachel Price
Holly Jackson

What It's About: A new true-crime fueled mystery thriller about a girl determined to uncover the shocking truth about her missing mother while filming a documentary on the unsolved case.

Lights. Camera. Lies.

18-year-old Bel has lived her whole life in the shadow of her mom’s mysterious disappearance...

Publication Date: April 2, 2024
physical tbr mystery thriller

Daughter of Mine: A Novel
Megan Miranda

What It's About: The new thrilling novel from Megan Miranda, the instant New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing Girls, The Last to Vanish, and The Only Survivors.

When Hazel Sharp, daughter of Mirror Lake’s longtime local detective, unexpectedly inherits her childhood home, she’s warily drawn back to the town—and people—she left behind almost a decade earlier...

Publication Date: April 9, 2024
thriller mystery mystery thriller

She's Not Sorry: A Psychological Thriller
Mary Kubica

What It's About: An ICU nurse accidentally uncovers a patient’s frightening past in this chilling thriller.

Meghan Michaels is trying to find balance between being a single mom to a teenage daughter and working as a full time nurse. While on duty at the hospital one day, a patient named Caitlin arrives in a coma with a traumatic brain injury, having jumped from a bridge and plunging over twenty feet to the train tracks below...

Publication Date: April 2, 2024
thriller mystery 2024 reads

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