Bookworms, rejoice! 2020 isn’t just the year of sequels, reboots, and an endless amount of streaming platforms (although we’ll admit — there’s plenty of that going on), it’s also the year of great new books. That’s right, there are a plethora of page-turners — across all different genres — hitting stores in 2020. Love a good thriller? We’ve got you covered. How about the perfect book to flip through on the beach? We have an option for you there, too.
So put down that remote and read on for when you can your hands on these must-read books. You can thank us later.
A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen — Released January 14, 2020
After a global pandemic wipes the population clean, the survivors are left fending for themselves and attempting to recreate their lives — some, completely changing their identities and starting anew. But is it really possible to start over at the beginning of the end?
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell — Released March 10, 2020
In 2000, teenaged Vanessa Wye finds herself in an affair with her 42-year-old English teacher, Jacob Straine. More than a decade later, after the teacher is accused of sexual abuse, he reaches back out to Vanessa for help.
It’s Not All Downhill From Here by Terry McMillan — Released March 31, 2020
Just before her 68th birthday, Loretha Curry has everything she needs in life — great marriage, family, friends, and a successful career. She’s determined to stay positive about where her life has taken her, despite her age. But after being hit with an unexpected loss, she has to find the strength to keep her chin held high.
Greedy Heart by A.P. Murray — Released April 7, 2020
Delia Mulcahy is struggling to pay rent and cover student loans while living in New York City in 2006. After getting the opportunity to work for Wall Street’s top hedge fund — how far will she go to kiss her financial problems and goodbye?
The New Husband by D.J. Palmer — Released April 14, 2020
After Nina Garrity’s husband goes missing, she learns that he’s been leading a double life with another woman. Years later, she considers herself a widow and eventually moves on with another man. But before she can marry him, she must make sure she’s not making another horrible choice that will come back to haunt her.
The New Husband
Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier — Released April 21, 2020
After Marin and Derek’s son goes missing, the couple is desperate for answers. After a year goes by, Marin hires a private investigator to look deeper into the case, only to find that Derek is having an affair. She’s already lost her son — she’s not willing to lose her husband, too.
Feels Like Falling by Kristy Woodson Harvey — Released April 28, 2020
After Gray Howard unintentionally gets another woman, Diana, fired from her job at a pharmacy, she feels incredible guilt and offers her a place to stay. But when a man unexpectedly comes back into Diana’s life, secrets from her past start to unfold.
Feels Like Falling
We Came Here to Shine by Susie Orman Shnall — Released June 16, 2020
Vivi Holden is so close to making her Hollywood dreams come true, she can taste it — but just as she thought she was going to get her big break, she finds herself back in New York. It’s not until she meets aspiring writer Maxine Roth, that the two women realize they can help make one another’s dreams a reality.
We Came Here to Shine
Fast Girls by Elise Hooper — Released July 7, 2020
Centered around the 1936 women’s Olympics team, three real-life friends Betty Robinson, Louise Stokes and Helen Stephens join together and prove just how powerful they really are — all with their hearts set on winning the gold medal.
Home Before Dark by Riley Sager — Released July 7, 2020
After her father dies, Maggie Holt returns to the house she previously lived in with her parents — the one her father wrote about in his best-selling horror book. But is it really haunted as her father claimed?
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