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10 Must-Read Books Set to Enchant 2024

10 best books for 2024

As we brace for the arrival of 2024, bibliophiles are eagerly awaiting a treasure trove of upcoming releases. From thrillers to romances, memoirs to historical fiction, here’s a sneak peek into the 10 most anticipated books that promise to captivate readers in the coming year:

  1. “Come & Get It” by Kiley Reid

    Genre: Literary Fiction
    Release Date: January 30
    Kiley Reid, acclaimed for “Such A Fun Age,” offers a new narrative about a senior resident assistant caught in a web of odd friendships, vengeful dorm pranks, and illicit intrigue.

  2. “The Fury” by Alex Michaelides

    Genre: Thriller
    Release Date: January 16
    Set on a private Greek island, “The Fury” unfolds a murder mystery among seven friends, narrated by an unreliable witness, Elliot Chase, offering a riveting exploration of ill-fated friendships.

  3. “A Love Song For Ricki Wilde” by Tia Williams

    Genre: Romance
    Release Date: February 6
    Tia Williams takes readers to Harlem during the Renaissance, where Ricki Wilde, born into wealth, embarks on a journey to fulfill her dreams, encountering unexpected love in the vibrant city.

  4. “Splinters: Another Kind of Love Story” by Leslie Jamison

    Genre: Memoir
    Release Date: February 20
    Leslie Jamison, known for tackling heavy subjects, delves into her life as an artist and single mother in her memoir “Splinters,” exploring the aftermath of a divorce.

  5. “Wandering Stars” by Tommy Orange

    Genre: Literary Fiction
    Release Date: February 27
    Tommy Orange, following his award-winning “There, There,” examines the legacies of historical events in “Wandering Stars,” tracing the impact on three generations of a Native American family.

  6. “Parasol Against the Axe” by Helen Oyeyemi

    Genre: Literary Fiction
    Release Date: March 5
    Helen Oyeyemi weaves a tale of a bachelorette weekend in Prague in “Parasol Against the Axe,” where uninvited guests and a mysterious book with ever-changing stories create a surreal experience.

  7. “James” by Percival Everett

    Genre: Historical Fiction
    Release Date: March 19
    Pulitzer Prize Finalist Percival Everett reimagines “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” through the lens of Jim, the enslaved man, providing a fresh perspective on the classic narrative.

  8. “Annie Bot” by Sierra Greer

    Genre: Science Fiction
    Release Date: March 19
    Sierra Greer explores the complexities of artificial intelligence in “Annie Bot,” where an AI-designed girlfriend navigates human emotions and challenges the boundaries of her programmed existence.

  9. “There’s Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension” by Hanif Abdurraqib

    Genre: Biography
    Release Date: March 26
    Hanif Abdurraqib reflects on the ’90s basketball scene in Ohio in “There’s Always This Year,” exploring success, role models, and the tension between excellence and expectation.

  10. “Close to Death” by Anthony Horowitz

    Genre: Mystery
    Release Date: April 16
    Anthony Horowitz presents a gripping mystery in “Close to Death,” where detective Hawthorne investigates the murder of the Kentworthy family patriarch in a seemingly tranquil neighborhood.

Prepare to dive into a diverse literary landscape in 2024, where these books promise to offer rich storytelling and unforgettable journeys.

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