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: From the bestselling author of The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle and The Devil and the Dark Water comes an inventive, high-concept murder mystery: an ingenious puzzle, an extraordinary backdrop, and an audacious solution.

Solve the murder to save what's left of the world.

Outside the island there is nothing: the world was destroyed by a fog that swept the planet, killing anyone it touched...

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: 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.

With no trace of Ali or the car, a cloud of suspicion hangs over Ryan...

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

What It's About: A high-tension and ingenious thriller following five couples trapped on a storm-swept island as a killer stalks among them.

Lyla is in a bit of a rut. Her post-doctoral research has fizzled out, she’s pretty sure they won’t extend her contract, and things with her boyfriend, Nico, an aspiring actor, aren’t going great...

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…

The line between love and obsession has never been wider.

While Sera is finally free of Kolis and back with those she loves, not everything is calm...

Publication Date: August 13, 2024
  
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The Ministry of Time
Kaliane Bradley

What It's About: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK

“This summer’s hottest debut.” —Cosmopolitan • “Witty, sexy escapist fiction [that] packs a substantial punch...It’s a smart, gripping work that’s also a feast for the senses...Fresh and thrilling.” —Los Angeles Times • “Electric...

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: Secrets. Lies. Murder. Let the festivities begin...

"Sharp, stylish and stunning...Foley's best yet." -- Chris Whitaker, New York Times bestselling author of We Begin at the End

"Everything you want in a thriller." -- Harper's Bazaar

"Agatha Christie for the Instagram age...

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.

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. She feels safe in a book. At home. Which might be why she’s so set on going to her annual book club retreat this year—she needs good friends, cheap wine, and grand romantic gestures—no matter what...

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.

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. What she has done: read a book or two, or three (okay, hundreds)...

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 mesmerising 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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Moonbound
Robin Sloan

What It's About: Robin Sloan expands the Penumbraverse to new reaches of time and space in a rollicking far-future adventure.

In Moonbound, Robin Sloan has written a novel with the full scope and ambitious imagination of the very books that lit the engines of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: an epic quest as only Sloan could conceive it, mixing science fiction, fantasy, good old-fashioned literary storytelling, and unrivaled enthusiasm for what’s next...

Publication Date: June 11, 2024
  
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july 2024 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

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

The Summer Pact
Emily Giffin

What It's About: In the wake of tragedy, a group of friends make a pact that will cause them to reunite a decade later and embark upon a life-changing adventure together—from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Meant to Be.

Four freshmen arrive at college from completely different worlds: Lainey, a California party girl with a flair for drama; Tyson, a brilliant scholar and law school hopeful from D...

Publication Date: July 9, 2024
  
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The Au Pair Affair
Tessa Bailey

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Publication Date: July 16, 2024
  
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Look In the Mirror
Catherine Steadman

What It's About: When Nina’s father dies, she is left something in his will: a gleaming dream vacation home in a balmy tropical paradise.

Still grieving her father's death, Nina learns she has inherited property in the British Virgin Islands—a vacation home she had no idea existed, until now. The house is extraordinary: state-of-the-art, all glass and marble...

Publication Date: July 30, 2024
  
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I Was a Teenage Slasher
Stephen Graham Jones

What It's About: From New York Times bestselling horror writer Stephen Graham Jones comes a classic slasher story with a twist—perfect for fans of Riley Sager and Grady Hendrix.

1989, Lamesa, Texas. A small west Texas town driven by oil and cotton—and a place where everyone knows everyone else’s business...

Publication Date: July 16, 2024
  
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The Wedding People
Alison Espach

What It's About: A propulsive and uncommonly wise novel about one unexpected wedding guest and the surprising people who help us start anew.

It's a beautiful day in Newport, Rhode Island, when Phoebe Stone arrives at the grand Cornwall Inn wearing a green dress and gold heels, not a bag in sight, alone. She's immediately mistaken by everyone in the lobby for one of the wedding people, but she’s actually the only guest at the Cornwall who isn’t here for the big event...

Publication Date: July 30, 2024
  
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What Have You Done?
Shari Lapena

What It's About: “Lapena is a master of manipulation.”—USA Today

Another knockout domestic suspense novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Couple Next Door

Nothing ever happens in sleepy little Fairhill, Vermont.

The teenagers get their kicks telling ghost stories in the old graveyard...

Publication Date: July 30, 2024
  
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The Lion Women of Tehran
Marjan Kamali

What It's About: From the nationally bestselling author of the “powerful, heartbreaking” (Shelf Awareness) The Stationery Shop, a heartfelt, epic new novel of friendship, betrayal, and redemption set against three transformative decades in Tehran, Iran.

In 1950s Tehran, seven-year-old Ellie lives in grand comfort until the untimely death of her father, forcing Ellie and her mother to move to a tiny home downtown...

Publication Date: July 2, 2024
  
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The Game Changer
Lana Ferguson

What It's About: A hockey player and a baker shoot their shot in this steamy new romance by Lana Ferguson, USA Today bestselling author of The Nanny.

When a very public breakup becomes a PR nightmare for Ian Chase's team, he hopes to focus on his game, but that suddenly seem less likely than a hat trick. With his career and the team’s image in jeopardy, Ian is surprised to find a solution through none other than Delilah Baker, his best friend and teammate's little sister…who isn’t so little anymore...

Publication Date: July 9, 2024
  
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All This and More
Peng Shepherd

What It's About: From the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of The Cartographers and The Book of M comes an inventive new novel about a woman who wins the chance to rewrite every mistake she’s ever made… and how far she’ll go to find her elusive “happily ever after.”

But there’s a twist: the reader gets to decide what she does next to change her fate...

Publication Date: July 9, 2024
  
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august 2024 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

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

By Any Other Name
Jodi Picoult

What It's About: Two women, centuries apart—one of whom is the real author of Shakespeare’s plays—are both forced to hide behind another name to make their voices heard.

In 1581, Emilia Bassano—like most young women of her day—is allowed no voice of her own. But as the Lord Chamberlain’s mistress, she has access to all theater in England, and finds a way to bring her work to the stage secretly...

Publication Date: August 20, 2024
  
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Tell Me Everything
Elizabeth Strout

What It's About: Elizabeth Strout returns to the town of Crosby, Maine and to her beloved cast of characters—Lucy Barton, Olive Kitteridge, Bob Burgess, and more—as they deal with a shocking crime in their midst; fall in love yet choose to be apart; and grapple with the question, "What does anyone’s life mean?"

It’s autumn in Maine, and the town lawyer Bob Burgess is enmeshed in an unfolding murder investigation, defending a lonely, isolated man accused of killing his mother...

Publication Date: September 10, 2024
  
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The Pairing
Casey McQuiston

What It's About: In #1 New York Times bestselling author Casey McQuiston's latest romantic comedy, two bisexual exes accidentally book the same European food and wine tour and challenge each other to a hookup competition to prove they're over each other—except they're definitely not.

Theo and Kit have been a lot of things: childhood best friends, crushes, in love, and now estranged exes...

Publication Date: August 6, 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…

The line between love and obsession has never been wider.

While Sera is finally free of Kolis and back with those she loves, not everything is calm...

Publication Date: August 13, 2024
  
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House of Glass
Sarah Pekkanen

What It's About: On the outside they were the golden family with the perfect life. On the inside they built the perfect lie.

A young nanny who plunged to her death, or was she pushed? A nine-year-old girl who collects sharp objects and refuses to speak. A lawyer whose job it is to uncover who in the family is a victim and who is a murderer...

Publication Date: August 6, 2024
  
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The Break-Up Pact
Emma Lord

What It's About: Two best friends who haven’t spoken in ten years pretend to date after break-ups with their respective exes go viral, in this delightfully fun and deeply emotional new novel from New York Times bestselling author Emma Lord.

June and Levi were best friends as teenagers—until the day they weren’t...

Publication Date: August 13, 2024
  
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Such Charming Liars
Karen M. McManus

What It's About: The newest mystery from the author One of Us Is Lying, the Queen of thrillers, Karen M. McManus! When mother-daughter grifters set out on their final job, the heist gets deadly and dangerously personal.

For all of Kat’s life, it’s just been her and her mother, Jamie—except for the forty-eight hours when Jamie was married and Kat had a stepbrother, Liam...

Publication Date: July 30, 2024
  
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The Volcano Daughters
Gina María Balibrera

What It's About: A saucy, searingly original debut about two sisters raised in the shadow of El Salvador’s brutal dictator, El Gran Pendejo, and their flight from genocide, which takes them from Hollywood to Paris to cannery row, each followed by a chorus of furies, the ghosts of their murdered friends, who aren’t yet done telling their stories...

Publication Date: August 20, 2024
  
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september 2024 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

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

Somewhere Beyond the Sea
TJ Klune

What It's About: Somewhere Beyond the Sea is the hugely anticipated sequel to TJ Klune’s The House in the Cerulean Sea, one of the best-loved and best-selling fantasy novels of the past decade. Featuring gorgeous orange sprayed edges!

A magical house. A secret past. A summons that could change everything...

Publication Date: September 10, 2024
  
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We Solve Murders
Richard Osman

What It's About: A brand new series. An iconic new detective duo. And a puzzling new murder to solve...

Steve Wheeler is enjoying retired life. He does the odd bit of investigation work, but he prefers his familiar habits and routines: the pub quiz, his favorite bench, his cat waiting for him when he comes home...

Publication Date: September 17, 2024
  
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The Life Impossible
Matt Haig

What It's About: The remarkable next novel from Matt Haig, the author of #1 New York Times bestseller The Midnight Library, with more than nine million copies sold worldwide

“What looks like magic is simply a part of life we don’t understand yet…”

When retired math teacher Grace Winters is left a run-down house on a Mediterranean island by a long-lost friend, curiosity gets the better of her...

Publication Date: August 29, 2024
  
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Intermezzo
Sally Rooney

What It's About: An exquisitely moving story about grief, love, and family, from the global phenomenon Sally Rooney.

Aside from the fact that they are brothers, Peter and Ivan Koubek seem to have little in common.

Peter is a Dublin lawyer in his thirties—successful, competent, and apparently unassailable...

Publication Date: September 24, 2024
  
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Odyssey
Stephen Fry

What It's About: The final book in Stephen Fry's acclaimed internationally bestselling Greek myths series telling the story of The Odyssey - can a hero find his way home?

Follow Odysseus after he leaves the fallen city of Troy and takes ten long dramatic years - battling monsters, the temptations of goddesses and suffering the curse of Poseidon - to voyage home to his wife Penelope on the island of Ithaca.

Publication Date: September 26, 2024
  
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Nothing Like the Movies
Lynn Painter

What It's About: In this highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling Better than the Movies, Wes and Liz struggle to balance their feelings for each other with the growing pains of being a college student.

For a few beautiful months, Wes had his dream girl: strong-willed girl-next-door Liz...

Publication Date: September 24, 2024
  
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Counting Miracles
Nicholas Sparks

What It's About: From the acclaimed author of The Longest Ride and The Notebook comes an emotional, powerful novel about wondering if we can change—or even make our peace with—the path we’ve taken.

Tanner Hughes was raised by his grandparents, following in his grandfather’s military footsteps to become an Army Ranger...

Publication Date: September 24, 2024
  
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Wrath of the Triple Goddess
Rick Riordan

What It's About: Percy Jackson, now a high school senior, needs three recommendation letters from the Greek gods in order to get into New Rome University. He earned his first one by retrieving Ganymede’s chalice. Now the goddess Hecate has offered Percy another “opportunity”—all he has to do is pet sit her mastiff, Hecuba, and her polecat, Gale, over Halloween week while she is away...

Publication Date: September 24, 2024
  
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Buried Deep and Other Stories
Naomi Novik

What It's About: A thrilling collection of thirteen short stories that span the worlds of the New York Times bestselling author of the Scholomance Trilogy, including a sneak peek at the land where her next novel will be set.

From the dragon-filled Temeraire series and the gothic, magical halls of the Scholomance trilogy to the fairy tale worlds of Spinning Silver and Uprooted, this stunning collection takes us from fairy tale to fantasy, myth to history, and mystery to science fiction as we travel through Naomi Novik’s most beloved stories...

Publication Date: September 17, 2024
  
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