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Books Coming Out In January 2024

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Nowadays, reading for fun is less popular than it has been in the past. However, book recommendations can be super helpful for people who want to get into reading or are looking for new books this year! 

   It can also be beneficial to find peoples’ favorite books of 2023 to find amazing reads to begin 2024. Hopefully, these books will help you find inspiration, find authors to read, or add some books to your TBR (To Be Read) list in January! 

 

Last One to Die by Cynthia Murphy (Horror)~

From Amazon.com: 16-year-old, Irish-born Niamh has just arrived for a summer of freedom, and quickly discovers that the girls being attacked look frighteningly similar to her. But Niamh is determined not to let her fear destroy her summer. But can her new friends be trusted? Will she be able to stay ahead of the attacker?

 

Release Date: January 4, 2024

 

 

 

Unsinkable by Jenni L. Walsh (Historical Fiction)~

 

From Goodreads.com: Violet is a stewardess and wartime nurse who not only survives a shipwreck but also two sinkings, one on the infamous Titanic. No one can understand why she would return to sea, but Violet is simply trying to survive. Her childhood was fraught with illness and death in her family.

 

Release Date: January 9, 2024

 

 

The Atlas Six Book #3: The Atlas Complex by Olivie Blake (Fantasy)~

From Amazon.com: Old alliances quickly fracture as the initiates take opposing strategies as to how to deal with the deadly bargain they have so far failed to uphold. Those who remain with the archives wrestle with the ethics of their astronomical abilities, while elsewhere, an unlikely pair from the Society cohort partner to influence politics on a global stage.

And still, the outside world mobilizes to destroy them, while the Caretaker himself, Atlas Blakely, may yet succeed with a plan foreseen to have world-ending stakes. It’s a race to survive as the six Society recruits are faced with the question of what they’re willing to betray for limitless power—and who will be destroyed along the way.

 

Release Date: January 9, 2024

 

 

 

Dungeons and Drama by Kristy Boyce (Fiction)~

 

From Goodreads.com: Musical lover Riley has big aspirations to become a director on Broadway. Crucial to this plan is to bring back her high school’s spring musical, but when Riley takes her mom’s car without permission, she’s grounded and stuck with the worst punishment: spending her after-school hours working at her dad’s game shop.

Riley can’t waste her time working when she has a musical to save, so she convinces Nathan—a nerdy teen employee—to cover her shifts and, in exchange, she’ll flirt with him to make his gamer-girl crush jealous.

But Riley didn’t realize that meant joining Nathan’s Dungeons & Dragons game…or that role-playing would be so fun. Soon, Riley starts to think that flirting with Nathan doesn’t require as much acting as she would’ve thought…

 

Release Date: January 9, 2024

 

 

 

 

Emily Wilde Series Book #2: Emily Wilde’s Map of the Otherlands by Heather Fawcett (Fantasy)~

 

From Goodreads.com: Emily Wilde is a genius scholar of faerie folklore—she just wrote the world’s first comprehensive of encyclopedia of faeries. She’s learned many of the secrets of the Hidden Folk on her adventures . . . and also from her fellow scholar and former rival, Wendell Bambleby.

Because Bambleby is more than infuriatingly charming. He’s an exiled faerie king on the run from his murderous mother and in search of a door back to his realm. So despite Emily’s feelings for Bambleby, she’s not ready to accept his proposal of marriage. Loving one of the Fair Folk comes with secrets and danger.

 

Release Date: January 16, 2024

 

 

 

The Invocations by Krystal Sutherland (Mystery/Thriller)~

 

From Amazon.com: Zara Jones believes in magic because the alternative is too painful to consider—that her murdered sister is gone forever and there is nothing she can do about it. Rather than grieving and moving on, Zara decides she will do whatever it takes to claw her sister back from the grave—even trading in the occult.

 

Release Date: January 30, 2024

 

 

 

 

Crescent City Series Book #3: House of Flame and Shadow by Sarah J. Maas (Fantasy)~

 

From Amazon.com: Bryce Quinlan never expected to see a world other than Midgard, but now that she has, all she wants is to get back. Everything she loves is in Midgard: her family, her friends, her mate. Stranded in a strange new world, she’s going to need all her wits about her to get home again. And that’s no easy feat when she has no idea who to trust.

Hunt Athalar has found himself in some deep holes in his life, but this one might be the deepest of all. After a few brief months with everything he ever wanted, he’s in the Asteri’s dungeons again, stripped of his freedom and without a clue as to Bryce’s fate. He’s desperate to help her, but until he can escape the Asteri’s leash, his hands are quite literally tied.

 

Release Date: January 30, 2024

 

 

 

 

These Deadly Prophecies by Andrea (Mystery/Thriller)~

 

From Goodreads.com: Being an apprentice for one of the world’s most famous sorcerers has its challenges; Tabatha Zeng just didn’t think they would include solving crime. But when her boss, the infamous fortuneteller Sorcerer Solomon, predicts his brutal death—and worse, it comes true—Tabatha finds herself caught in the crosshairs.

The police have their sights set on her and Callum Solomon, her murdered boss’s youngest son. With suspicion swirling around them, the two decide to team up to find the real killer and clear their names once and for all.

But solving a murder isn’t as easy as it seems, especially when the suspect list is mostly the rich, connected, and magical members of Sorcerer Solomon’s family. And Tabatha can’t quite escape the nagging voice in her head just how much can she trust Callum Solomon?

 

Release Date: January 30, 2024

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