Looking for some new books to read this month? With every month that comes and goes, so too do a whole new hoard of brand new novels and books that are begging to be read! It would be fair to say that even the most avid of readers find it hard to stay on top of all of the new book releases each month, with more and more being published, both in physical and in electronic form than ever before. If you are looking for another handful of titles to add to your ever-growing list, or you have made it one of your New Year’s resolutions to get away from the TV screen and back into reading, then you have definitely come to the right place. To get your literary juices flowing, here are seven new books to read this month.
1. The Woman in the Window by a.J. Finn
This is a heart-pounding book about a woman who lives in the confines of her New York City apartment, struggling with agoraphobia. When a strange family moves into the house across the street, the shy woman’s life is turned upside down as she discovers something that terrifies her to her very core! It's definitely one of the best new books to read this month!
$ 16.19 at amazon.com
2. Halsey Street by Naima Coster
This novel follows a character called Penelope Grand, a failed artist who abandons her career and travels back to Brooklyn to look after her ailing father in their family home. It is a striking book about coming to terms with a mother who has abandoned the family in a great time of need, and about searching for possible reconciliation amongst the pain and hurt.
$15.99 at amazon.com
3. The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
When four young teens sneak out of their New York City house in 1969, they go to have their fortunes told by a mysterious traveling psychic who claims to know the days on which they will all die. The book then follows the lives of these four characters, and the story takes you on a tense journey to see whether or not the powers of the 1960s mystic were in fact real.
$16.43 at amazon.com
4. The Wife between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
This a twisting, turning novel filled with love triangles, marital secrets and shocking betrayals, a real page turner! A highly anticipated novel that will have you up all night, not able to put the book down to go to sleep because you will be too eager to discover the next crazy twist!
$16.19 at amazon.com
5. Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan
In Sarah Vaughn’s newest thriller, protagonist Sophie’s husband, a prominent public figure and loving father, is accused of a terrible crime. What follows is an unravelling of lies, scandal and coverups that are almost too sensational to believe, but the writing is so good that you are more than happy to go along for the ride!
$17.10 at amazon.com
6. Red Clocks by Leni Zumas
If you have become a fan of Margaret Atwood thanks to the runaway success of "The Handmaid’s Tale," then "Red Clocks" will be right up your street. It involves yet another universe in which reproductive rights are non-existent, IVF is banned, abortion is legal, all that terrifying stuff for women! The novel follows five women who are all exploring and dealing with their womanhood in different ways, showing amazing resilience in a nightmarish reality.
$17.10 at amazon.com
7. Our Lady of the Prairie by Thisbe Nissen
Set in the supposedly calm Midwest, this novel centers around a sordid love affair set against the backdrop of an upcoming wedding. Filled with a contentious mother in law, an angry husband and a controversial election, it’s got all the makings of a great soap opera!
$6.99 at amazon.com