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Novels Everyone Will Be Talking About In 2021 ๐Ÿง๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“– โญโญโญโญโญ

1) January

Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

In Remote Control, an exciting sci-fi tale of culture and female empowerment from Nebula and Hugo Award-winning Nnedi Okorafor, an alien artifact transforms a young girl into Death's adopted daughter.

Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

In an epic queer love tale about ingenuity, excitement, and having the confidence to be your most authentic self, Project Runway goes to Comic Con.

Lore by Alexandra Bracken Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

A sweepingly optimistic, high-octane tale of strength, fate, passion and salvation emerges from the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Darkest Minds.

The Push by Ashley Audrain Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

A tense, page-turning psychological drama about a family's making and breaking-and a woman whose motherhood experience is nothing at all she wished for-and all she expected.

2) February

Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

With a wry voice and lots of gossip, Fat Chance, a delicate, funny, and painful coming-of-age tale, Charlie Vega tackles our relationships with our parents, our bodies, our communities, and ourselves.

A Ladyโ€™s Formula for Love by Elizabeth Everett Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

What is the recipe for love for a Victorian lady? Combine one brilliant noblewoman and her mysterious officer of security. Add in a threat and attraction measure. Heat over laughter and friendship love, and the outcome is more than basic chemistry, it is elementary.

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

An epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of the most defining ages of America, the Great Depression, comes from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone.

The Project by Courtney Summers Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

A sensational follow-up comes from Courtney Summers, the New York Times best-selling author of the 2019 Edgar Award winner and breakout hit, Sadie, another pulls-no-punches thriller about an ambitious young journalist determined to rescue her sister from a cult.

3) March

Canโ€™t Take That Away by Steven Salvatore Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

The debut of Steven Salvatore's Can't Take That Away is about Carey Parker, a teen who dreams of becoming a diva like Mariah Carey, their idol. They have to fight against sexism and oppression from their closed-minded school administration when they are cast as the female lead in the school musical.

Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

Eve Brown, the flightiest Brown sister in Act Your Age, crashes into the life of an uptight B&B owner and has him literally falling hard.

The Unbroken by C.L. Clark Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

Unlike any other, two women collide in an epic political imagination in a world full of revolt, espionage, and military might in the far reaches of a collapsing desert empire.

The Cost of Knowing by Brittney Morris Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

In this compelling, evocative novel about a Black teen who has the ability to see into the future, Dear Martin meets They Both Die at the End, whose life turns upside down when he foresees the imminent death of his younger brother, from SLAY's celebrated poet.

4) April

First, Become Ashes by K.M. Szpara Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

K. With First, Become Ashes, a spectacular standalone adventure that combines pain and pleasure, M. Szpara follows Docile, one of the most awaited science fiction novels of 2020, and will make readers doubt what is true, and what is magical.

Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

The smart, amusing, and unforgettable story of a muscular, tattooed man hired as an assistant to two old women comes from the USA Today best-selling author of The Hating Game and 99 Percent Mine, under the watchful eye of a beautiful retirement home manager.

Kate in Waiting by Becky Albertalli Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

A buoyant new novel about daring to come out of the shadows and into the spotlight in love, life, and, yes, theatre, is coming from #1 New York Times bestselling author and rom-com queen Becky Albertalli.

The Intimacy Experiment by Rosie Danan Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

In this provocative romance from the author of the ground-breaking debut, The Roommate, Naomi and Ethan will explore the limits of love.

5) May

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

Bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six from the New York Times . To celebrate the end of the summer, four famous siblings are having an epic party. Yet their lives will change forever over the course of twenty-four hours.

Hurricane Summer by Asha Bromfield Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

Actress Asha Bromfield brings readers to the heart of Jamaica in this sweeping debut, and into the psyche of a girl coming to terms with her family, set against the backdrop of a hurricane, and herself.

A Special Place for Women by Laura Hankin Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

They're a club like no other. An invitation is received only by the most important women. But one brave young reporter is about to infiltrate this secret society run by women, whose seductive members are trapped in a dark and treacherous company.

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

In this unbelievable new science-based thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Martian, a lone astronaut must save the earth from catastrophe.

6) June

One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston is a magical, sexy, big-hearted romance where, as August does everything in her power to save the girl lost in time, the unthinkable becomes possible.

The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

This classic of the American canon is reinvented as a coming-of-age tale full of wonder, mystery, and glittering excess by Nghi Vo's debut novel The Chosen and the Beautiful, introducing a significant new literary voice.

Blood Like Magic by Liselle Sambury Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

Following a teen witch who is given a horrible work, a rich, dark urban fantasy debut: sacrificing her first love to save the magic of her family. The problem is, she has never been in love. Before she can kill him, she will have to find the right man.

Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia Goodreads | Amazon | Book Depository

The beginning of an exciting new series of historical mysteries set in Harlem in the 1920s featuring Louise Lloyd, a young black woman caught up in a series of murders too close to home...

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