A new year can only mean 365 more days of awesome books for the lovers or reading and literature. No matter what type of books you enjoy reading, there will be plenty of options throughout the year.
This list will allow you to see some of the most anticipated books of 2019 and help you pick some great books for your reading list within the next few months.
1. Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
One of the most expected books of 2019 revolves around the story of one of the biggest bands of the seventies and has a lot to say about how and why they split at the peak of their popularity.
2. The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye
This new thriller that was recently published by Lyndsay Faye will keep you at the edge of your seat as Alice James tries to escape a potentially fatal situation.
3. The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
One after the other, the girls in an isolated college town in Southern California start falling asleep and don’t wake up. This book will truly pull you into its intense story as you try to understand how this chaotic situation started.
4. The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh
This is a story about three sisters and their dysfunctional relationship, which truly portrays the extent to which a person can reach to get what they desire.
5. Sugar Run by Mesha Maren
Sugar Run is a romantic thriller about a sailor and a mob daughter who suddenly appears in his way. As her problems become his, they try to find who is trying to kill her and how to save her from a life on the run.
6. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer
The history of Native American tribes from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present day is perfectly described by this historical novel, which will allow you to gain a new appreciation of the story of American Indians.
7. The Suspect by Fiona Barton
This intense thriller follows the story of Kate Waters, a journalist who is dedicated to getting the truth behind any story. Following the disappearance of two teenage girls in Thailand, Waters works with the parents to unveil the truth and ends up finding that danger is a lot closer than she expected.
8. Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin
Mouthful of Birds is a collection of mesmerizing stories that will keep you company when you need a good dose of fantasy and fear.
9. We Came to Forget by Andrea Dunlop
This novel follows a young Olympic skier who suddenly loses everything and tries to find herself and start over in Buenos Aires. There she is met by old and new friends as well as a young man who is carrying his own secrets.
10. I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella
I Owe You One follows a story of Fixie Farr, a young woman who is selfless, and Sebastian, a young man who will help her see that being a little selfish should sometimes be her first priority.
11. The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin
The ties that bring a family together are strong, even when there are problems. This book will captivate you as it perfectly portrays the relationship of a family that struggles to keep moving forward in unison.
12. Late in the Day by Tessa Hadley
Four close friends suddenly lose one of their own. While the loss should bring them closer together, it ends up stirring up problems from the past and creating a bitter situation between them.
13. The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald
Olivia was pregnant when she fell from a bridge. While her daughter lies brain dead, Abi Knight tries to deal with the grief and the possibility that this might have not been an accident at all.
14. You Know You Want This by Kristen Roupenian
Kristen Roupenian has returned with a series of short stories which are eye-opening in regards to the world of relationships and sex.
15. The Lost Man by Jane Harper
A boy is found dead in an isolated area of his family’s ranch, and his two brothers come to take care of the ranch and find out the actual cause of his death.
16. Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro
The author of Hourglass has created this memoir that explores her own discoveries about her life and her relationship with her father.
17. More Than Words by Jill Santopolo
After her father’s death and discovery of a secret he held, Nina Gregory starts questioning everything and everyone in her life.
18. The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
Exploring 1889’s Paris, this young adult novel will help you travel to a different year full of mystery, adventures, and a unique set of characters.
19. The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict
This book takes place in a time when women’s words had little value. Hedy Lamarr, a screen star who secretly was a scientist, truly made an impact on how women were perceived in the years to follow.
20. An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
The collaboration between these two writers will keep you at the edge of your seat. It all starts with a woman deciding to join a psychology study on ethics and morality, which comes to change her perception of trust once and for all.
21. The Atlas of Reds and Blues by Devi S. Laskar
Based on the author’s personal experiences, this story follows an American-born woman and the racism she has to deal with while raising her three daughters, all because her parents were Bengali immigrants.
22. Sea Monsters by Chloe Aridjis
Seventeen-year-old Luisa lives a life without much independence and recklessness. That is until she meets Tomás, who is willing to help her fulfill her obsession of tracking down a traveling troupe of Ukrainian dwarfs.
23. A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum
Deya, a woman of Palestinian origin, struggles to find balance her family’s traditions and her life in Brooklyn. Etaf Rum’s debut is definitely one of the most anticipated books of the year.
24. The Ash Family by Molly Dektar
Berie, who is later on renamed Harmony, leaves everything behind to join an off-the-grid community, where she discovers that belonging to such a place comes with a deadly cost.
25. Lock Every Door by Riley Sager
Jules Larsen recently landed a new job as an apartment sitter at one of the most high-profile buildings in Manhattan. The history behind this building is darker than it seems, and Jules has to find a way out before her status there becomes permanent.
Which of these most anticipated books of 2019 are you looking forward to reading this year? Any that aren’t on the list?