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: A shimmering, joyful new novel about a pair of opposites with the wrong thing in common.

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...

Publication Date: April 23, 2024
  
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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
  
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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
  
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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
  
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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
  
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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, written and illustrated by the best-selling author of The Joy Luck Club . • With a Foreword by David Allen Sibley

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...

Publication Date: April 23, 2024
  
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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
  
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The Reappearance of Rachel Price
Holly Jackson

What It's About: From the author of the multimillion bestselling A Good Girl's Guide to Murder series and Five Survive comes 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...

Publication Date: April 2, 2024
  
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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
  
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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
  
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may 2024 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

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

The Last Murder at the End of the World
Stuart Turton

What It's About: Solve the murder to save what's left of the world.

Outside the island there is the world destroyed by a fog that swept the planet, killing anyone it touched. On the island it is idyllic. 122 villagers and 3 scientists, living in peaceful harmony. The villagers are content to fish, farm and feast, to obey their nightly curfew, to do what they're told by the scientists...

Publication Date: March 28, 2024
  
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The Paradise Problem
Christina Lauren

What It's About: Christina Lauren, returns with a delicious new romance between the buttoned-up heir of a grocery chain and his free-spirited artist ex as they fake their relationship in order to receive a massive inheritance.

Anna Green thought she was marrying Liam “West” Weston for access to subsidized family housing while at UCLA...

Publication Date: May 14, 2024
  
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If Something Happens to Me
Alex Finlay

What It's About: From “one of the genre’s most exciting voices” (E! News) comes one of the year’s most-anticipated thrillers.

For the past five years, Ryan Richardson has relived that terrible night. The car door ripping open. The crushing blow to the head. The hands yanking him from the vehicle. His girlfriend Ali’s piercing scream as she is taken...

Publication Date: May 28, 2024
  
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One Perfect Couple
Ruth Ware

What It's About: Harkening to Agatha Christie’s classic And Then There Were None, this high-tension and ingenious thriller follows five couples trapped on a storm-swept island as a killer stalks among them—from Ruth Ware, the New York Times bestselling author who “is turning out to be as ingenious and indefatigable as the Queen of Crime” (The Washington Post)...

Publication Date: May 21, 2024
  
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Born of Blood and Ash
Jennifer L. Armentrout

What It's About: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout comes the thrilling conclusion to her beloved Flesh and Fire series…

Publication Date: May 7, 2024
  
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You Like It Darker
Stephen King

What It's About: From legendary storyteller and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary new collection of twelve short stories, many never-before-published, and some of his best EVER.

“You like it darker? Fine, so do I,” writes Stephen King in the afterword to this magnificent new collection of twelve stories that delve into the darker part of life—both metaphorical and literal...

Publication Date: May 21, 2024
  
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The Ministry of Time
Kaliane Bradley

What It's About: A time travel romance, a speculative spy thriller, a workplace comedy, and an ingeniously constructed exploration of the nature of truth and power and the potential for love to change it Welcome to The Ministry of Time, the exhilarating debut novel by Kaliane Bradley.

In the near future, a civil servant is offered the salary of her dreams and is, shortly afterward, told what project she’ll be working on...

Publication Date: May 7, 2024
  
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Camino Ghosts: A Novel
John Grisham

What It's About: Bookstore owner Bruce Cable is reunited once again with Mercer Mann for another thrilling mystery packed with sun, sand, and mayhem. Filled with unpredictable twists, the return to Camino Island is guaranteed to be this summer’s perfect escape.

Publication Date: May 28, 2024
  
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Summers at the Saint: A Novel
Mary Kay Andrews

What It's About: Welcome to the St. Cecelia, a landmark hotel on the coast of Georgia, where traditions run deep and scandals run even deeper. . . .

Everyone refers to the St. Cecelia as “the Saint.” If you grew up coming here, you were “a Saint.” If you came from the wrong side of the river, you were “an Ain’t...

Publication Date: May 7, 2024
  
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Lies and Weddings: A Novel
Kevin Kwan

What It's About: From the iconic internationally bestselling author of the Crazy Rich Asians A forbidden affair erupts volcanically amid a decadent tropical wedding in this outrageous comedy of manners from the iconic author of Crazy Rich Asians.
 
Rufus Leung Gresham, future Duke of Greshambury and son of a former Hong Kong supermodel has a the legendary Gresham Trust has been depleted by decades of profligate spending, and behind all the magazine covers and Instagram stories manors and yachts lies nothing more than a gargantuan mountain of debt...

Publication Date: May 21, 2024
  
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Mind Games: A Novel
Nora Roberts

What It's About: The #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Identity presents a suspenseful new novel of tragedy and trauma, love and family, and the evil that awaits.

As they do each June, the Foxes have driven the winding roads of Appalachia to drop off their children for a two-week stay at their grandmother’s...

Publication Date: May 21, 2024
  
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This Summer Will Be Different
Carley Fortune

What It's About: This summer they’ll keep their promise. This summer they won’t give into temptation. This summer will be different.

Lucy is the tourist vacationing at a beach house on Prince Edward Island. Felix is the local who shows her a very good time. The only problem: Lucy doesn’t know he’s her best friend’s younger brother...

Publication Date: May 7, 2024
  
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june 2024 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

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

Middle of the Night
Riley Sager

What It's About: In the latest jaw-dropping thriller from New York Times bestselling author Riley Sager, a man must contend with the long-ago disappearance of his childhood best friend—and the dark secrets lurking just beyond the safe confines of his picture-perfect neighborhood.

The worst thing to ever happen on Hemlock Circle occurred in Ethan Marsh’s backyard...

Publication Date: June 18, 2024
  
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The Rom-Commers
Katherine Center

What It's About: She’s rewriting his love story. But can she rewrite her own?

Emma Wheeler desperately longs to be a screenwriter. She’s spent her life studying, obsessing over, and writing romantic comedies—good ones! That win contests! But she’s also been the sole caretaker for her kind-hearted dad, who needs full-time care...

Publication Date: June 11, 2024
  
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Not in Love
Ali Hazelwood

What It's About: A forbidden, secret affair proves that all’s fair in love and science—from New York Times bestselling author Ali Hazelwood.

Rue Siebert might not have it all, but she has enough: a few friends she can always count on, the financial stability she yearned for as a kid, and a successful career as a biotech engineer at Kline, one of the most promising start-ups in the field of food science...

Publication Date: June 11, 2024
  
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The Midnight Feast
Lucy Foley

What It's About: The deliciously twisty new locked room murder mystery from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Guest List and The Paris Apartment.

Welcome to the opening weekend of The Manor

A luxury resort built on top of old secrets in an ancient wood

THE FOUNDER

THE LOVER

THE MYSTERY GUEST

THE KITCHEN HELP

THE DETECTIVE

All have an agenda...

Publication Date: June 6, 2024
  
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The Next Mrs. Parrish
Liv Constantine

What It's About: Daphne and Amber Parrish are thrust back into each other’s lives upon the resurgence of a long-forgotten threat, forcing a vicious game of cat and mouse where everything is on the line, in this thrilling sequel to the million-copy-bestselling Reese’s Book Club pick The Last Mrs. Parrish.

Amber Patterson Parrish has come a long way from being an invisible wallflower...

Publication Date: June 18, 2024
  
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Husbands & Lovers
Beatriz Williams

What It's About: Two women—separated by decades and continents, and united by a mysterious family heirloom—discover second chances at love in this sweeping novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives.

A sprawling and exciting new novel from Beatriz Williams, the acclaimed author of A Hundred Summers and The Summer Wives.

Publication Date: June 25, 2024
  
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A Novel Love Story
Ashley Poston

What It's About: A professor of literature finds herself caught up in a work of fiction…literally, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Seven Year Slip and The Dead Romantics.

Eileen Merriweather loves to get lost in a good happily-ever-after. The fictional kind, anyway. Because at least imaginary men don’t leave you at the altar...

Publication Date: June 25, 2024
  
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Tangled Up in You
Christina Lauren

What It's About: A witty and deeply romantic modern reimagining of Disney’s Tangled, by the New York Times bestselling author duo Christina Lauren, part of the acclaimed and bestselling Meant to Be collection.

She has a dream. He has a plan. Together they’ll take a leap of faith.

Ren has never held an iPhone, googled the answer to a question, or followed a crush on social media...

Publication Date: June 25, 2024
  
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One of Our Kind
Nicola Yoon

What It's About: The Stepford Wives meets Get Out in Nicola Yoon’s first adult novel, a terrifying and thought-provoking look at what it means to be truly free in America.

When Jasmyn and King Williams move their family to the planned Black utopia of Liberty, California, they hope to find a community of like-minded people, a place where their growing family can thrive...

Publication Date: June 11, 2024
  
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Bear
Julia Phillips

What It's About: A mesmerizing novel of two sisters on a Pacific Northwest island whose lives are upended by an unexpected visitor—a tale of family, obsession, and a mysterious creature in the woods, by the celebrated, bestselling author of Disappearing Earth.

They were sisters and they would last past the end of time...

Publication Date: June 25, 2024
  
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