January 8, 2019
There are so many EXCEPTIONAL books coming out in 2019 it was challenging to keep it to just ten! This is me being excited about these books! (well obvi its Emma but still…)
Here’s my list of my most anticipated reads for the next six months!
Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff (January 29, 2019)
Vividly rendered and inspired by true events, author Pam Jenoff shines a light on the incredible heroics of the brave women of the war, and weaves a mesmerizing tale of courage, sisterhood and the great strength of women to survive in the hardest of circumstances
The Suspect by Fiona Barton (January 22, 2019)
The new must-read standalone crime thriller from the author of The Widow, and The Child – featuring unforgettable journalist, Kate Waters.
The Huntress by Kate Quinn (February 26, 2019)
From the author of The Alice Network, comes another fascinating historical novel about a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot who join forces to track the Huntress, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America.
The Last Year of The War by Susan Meissner (March 19, 2019)
Elise Sontag is a typical lowa fourteen-year- old in 1943–aware of the war but distanced from its reach. Then her father, a legal U.S. resident for nearly two decades, is suddenly arrested on suspicion of being a Nazi sympathizer. The family is sent to an internment camp in Texas, where, behind the armed guards and barbed wire, Elise feels stripped of everything beloved and familiar, including her own identity.
Little Lovely Things by Maureen Joyce Connolly (April 2, 2019)
A mother’s chance decision leads to a twist of fate that is every parent’s worst nightmare. Claire Rawlings, mother of two and medical resident, will not let the troubling signs of an allergic reaction prevent her from making it in for rounds. But whenClaire’s symptoms overpower her while she’s driving into work, her two children in tow, she must pull over. Moments later she wakes up on the floor of a gas station bathroom-her car, and her precious girls have vanished.
The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth (April 23, 2018)
A twisty, compelling novel about one woman’s complicated relationship with her mother-in-law that ends in murder… From the moment Lucy met her husband’s mother, Diana, she was kept at arm’s length. Diana was exquisitely polite, and properly friendly, but Lucy knew that she was not what Diana envisioned. But who could fault Diana?
The Bride Test by Helen Hoang (May 7, 2019)
Khai Diep has no feelings. Well, he feels irritation when people move his things or contentment when ledgers balance down to the penny, but not big, important emotions-like grief. And love. He thinks he’s defective. His family knows better—that his autism means he just processes emotions differently.
The Night Before by Wendy Walker (May 14, 2019)
The night before…and the nightmare after. Rosie and Laura are as different as two sisters can be. One is stable and has the perfect family. The other struggles to break free from her troubled past. When Laura disappears after going on a blind date, Rosie takes matters into her own hands. But as Rosie begins to search for her sister, her greatest fears come to the surface.
Have You Seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde (May 21, 2019)
From Catherine Ryan Hyde comes a moving novel about two strangers who find that kindness is a powerful antidote to fear. Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn’t belong. Not with his mother’s new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father’s wife. Not at school, where he’s an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections: to the feral cat he’s tamed and to a blind ninety-two-year-old woman in his building who’s introduced herself with a curious question: Have you seen Luis Velez?
Summer of ’69 by Elin Hildebrand (June 18, 2019)
In her first “historical novel,” rich with the details of an era that shaped both a country and an island thirty miles out to sea, Elin Hilderbrand once again proves her title as queen of the summer novel.
2019 Early Reads:
Here are the 4 books I’ve already read and HIGHLY recommend!
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen | January 8, 2019 | My Review
Intense. Twisted. Surprising.
More Than Words by Jill Santopolo | February 5, 2019
Brave. Honest. Sentimental.
Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid | March 5, 2019
Original. Entertaining. Magnificent.
The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda | May 21, 2019 | My Review
Engaging. Devious. Mysterious.
QOTD: What are some of YOUR most anticipated reads this year?
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