We might not be able to forecast every event that will occur in the upcoming year. However, based on the new book releases in 2023, you can expect to be reading all through the year.
Remember that this is not a complete list. Consider it an introduction to what 2023 has to offer in the way of literature.
We’ve got you covered if you’re seeking for the top novels to read in 2023:
1. Good for a Girl
By LAUREN FLESHMAN
Lauren Fleshman is one of the most renowned American distance runners. Fleshman describes how she became obsessed with running as a young kid in Good for a Girl and chronicles her personal running journey. Good for a Girl, however, is more than just a memoir. It’s a compelling look at how male-dominated competitive sports often fail female athletes, causing injuries, eating disorders, & mental health problems.
Date of Publication: January 10, 2023
By R. F. KUANG
Even though June and Athena attended the same university, Athena has achieved great success as an Asian-American novelist, whereas June finds it difficult to break into the industry because she is just another ordinary white girl. June hastily seizes Athena’s unfinished work as she sees Athena die in a bizarre accident. By publishing it under her own name and changing her brand to reflect a mixed race Juniper Song, June quickly becomes a bestseller. June must make a decision about how far she is ready to go to protect her secret as the truth looms in the distance.
Date of Publication: May 16, 2023
By KATE MORTON
After a fall, Jess’s maternal grandmother ends up in the hospital, so she immediately returns from London to Sydney to take better care of her. Jess finds a real crime journal while cleaning up her grandmother’s house. The notebook details an infamous murder that occurred on Christmas Night in 1959 at a mysterious estate. Jess starts investigating the mystery and the unexpected connections to her family’s past, just like any journalist would. Homecoming is without a doubt one of my most eagerly awaited novels of 2023 because it has been more than 4 years since Kate Morton published a book.
Date of Publication: April 4, 2023
4. The Half Moon
By MARY BETH KEANE
A marriage in crisis is the subject of a widely anticipated book to be published in 2023 by the author of Ask Again, Yes. Longtime bartender Malcolm seizes the opportunity to own The Half Moon when his boss decides to retire. But Malcolm discovers immediately that making a profit is more difficult than he thought. His wife Jess is reevaluating her life goals as a result of her struggle with infertility. A missing bar customer, a blizzard, and Malcolm learning a secret about Jess are all happening simultaneously.
Date of Publication: May 2, 2023
5. Central Places
By DELIA CAI
A new generation’s “Meet the Parents” is here. Audrey Zhou has found love and a high-powered position after leaving her hometown in central Illinois. She also left behind her perfect match. She is now returning to introduce her fiancé to her Chinese parents. Her past and present, as well as her parents’ and her own expectations of herself, collide in this book by Delia Cai.
Date of Publication: Jan 31, 2023
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6. What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez
By CLAIRE JIMENEZ
The middle child, Ruthy, abruptly vanished, shattering the Ramirez sisters’ close-knit family. Years after she vanished, Ruthy appears to have returned in a reality show under the name Ruby. This debut book examines sisterhood, generational trauma, and the ties that bind families together in a hilarious and tragic way.
Date of Publication: March 7, 2023
7. A Living Remedy
By NICOLE CHUNG
As a result of the methods in which the American healthcare system, which has one of the highest per capita healthcare costs in the world, fails people who cannot afford it, this gripping and sensitive memoir is a startling reflection on loss and guilt. Chung sheds light on the struggles many Americans have caring for elderly parents and loved ones in a dysfunctional system by describing her father’s struggle to seek healthcare and his early death.
Date of Publication: April 7, 2023
8. The Last Animal
By RAMONA AUSUBEL
If you’ve heard this one before, please stop us: A single mother travels to the Arctic with her two teenage daughters in an effort to “de-extinct” the woolly mammoth. They discover a fully intact mammoth there and start the process of reviving it. In addition to discussing scientific discoveries, this book also discusses being a mom to teenage daughters and appreciating life’s craziness while surrounded by loved ones.
Date of Publication: April 18, 2023
By LIV LITTE
The main character of this debut book, 28-year-old Elise, struggles with the potential fear of not knowing whether she will be able to devote her full time to her passion for poetry. Elise lives in south London. She is abruptly ejected and is then given another blow. When Elise asks her childhood best friend for assistance, she rekindles the beauty of the bonds that have always kept her alive.
Date of Publication: April 25, 2023
10. The Skin and Its Girl
By SARAH CYPHER
In this family drama that examines exile & immigration, Betty, an American gay Palestinian woman, finds a number of notes from her deceased aunt that guides her through a challenging choice. The answers to Betty’s question about whether she should leave her nation to pursue her true love are revealed in her aunt’s notes, which depict a complicated existence full of mysteries beyond anything she could have imagined.
Date of Publication: April 25, 2023
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