Most Anticipated Books of 2023

Here's a sampling of what we're looking forward to reading this year!

Hang the Moon: A Novel By Jeannette Walls Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501117299
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Published: Scribner - March 28th, 2023

“A rollicking tale.” —The Washington Post *“Propulsive.” —Associated Press * “Wild, smart, energetic.” —Los Angeles Times * “Brilliant and effervescent.” —NPR

From the #1 bestselling author of The Glass Castle, the instant New York Times bestseller a “rip-roaring, action


A House With Good Bones By T. Kingfisher Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250829795
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Published: Tor Nightfire - March 28th, 2023

A Barnes & Noble Best Horror Book of 2023

A haunting Southern Gothic from an award-winning master of suspense, A House With Good Bones explores the dark, twisted roots lurking just beneath the veneer of a perfect home and family.


"Mom seems off."


We Don't Lose Our Class Goldfish: A Penelope Rex Book By Ryan T. Higgins Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781368076982
Published: Disney Hyperion - March 28th, 2023

Penelope Rex faces her biggest (and fishiest) fear in this companion to the #1 New York Times best-selling We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins.


The Soulmate: A Novel By Sally Hepworth Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250229700
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 4th, 2023

“One of the best thrillers of the year”—The New York Times

"The book is many things: a crime story, a psychological study, a blueprint for how and when to mete out information in a thriller. But most of all it is an inquiry into the mysteries of marriage and commitment, and into what we owe our spouses and one another." --The New York Times Book Review


Big Tree By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$32.99
ISBN: 9781338180633
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 4th, 2023

The fate of all life on Earth may depend on the bravery of two little seeds in this epic adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling creator and Caldecott Medalist of The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

“The tale of the natural world is the greatest story we have to tell, and Brian delivers a brilliant chapter of that tale throughout the pages of Big Tree


The Society of Shame By Jane Roper Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593468760
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Published: Anchor - April 4th, 2023

“If you liked Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus, read The Society of Shame by Jane Roper.” —The Washington Post


School Trip: A Graphic Novel By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062885531
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 4th, 2023

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft is back with the newest adventures of Jordan, Drew, Liam, and all the characters that fans first met in New Kid, winner of the Newbery Award and the Coretta Scott King Author Award!


Bittersweet (Oprah's Book Club): How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole By Susan Cain Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780451499783
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Published: Crown - April 5th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • The author of the bestselling phenomenon Quiet explores the power of the bittersweet personality, revealing a misunderstood side of mental health and creativity while offering a roadmap to facing heartbreak in order to live life to the fullest.


Going Zero: A Novel By Anthony McCarten Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063227071
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Published: Harper - April 11th, 2023

A Best in Fiction Book for 2023

TWO HOURS TO VANISH.

ONE CHANCE TO ESCAPE.

ZERO ALTERNATIVES.

Ten Americans have been carefully selected to Beta test a ground-breaking piece of spyware. FUSION can track anyone on earth. But does it work?


The Half of It: A Novel By Juliette Fay Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063235960
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 11th, 2023

"Witty, tender, beautifully written, I loved being immersed in this powerful story of loss and forgiveness."   —Emily Giffin, #1 New York Times bestselling author


The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder By David Grann Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385534260
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Published: Doubleday - April 18th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth.


Sunshine: A Graphic Novel By Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338356311
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Published: Graphix - April 18th, 2023

The extraordinary -- and extraordinarily powerful -- follow-up to Hey, Kiddo.

When Jarrett J. Krosoczka was in high school, he was part of a program that sent students to be counselors at a camp for seriously ill kids and their families. Going into it, Jarrett was worried: Wouldn't it be depressing, to be around kids facing such a serious struggle?


Reynard's Tale: A Story of Love and Mischief By Ben Hatke Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250857910
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Published: First Second - April 18th, 2023

In this atmospheric tribute to the medieval folklore tradition of trickster tales starring Reynard the fox, beloved children's cartoonist Ben Hatke turns his pen to a very special project for adult readers.


Knowing What We Know: The Transmission of Knowledge: From Ancient Wisdom to Modern Magic By Simon Winchester Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780063142886
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Published: Harper - April 25th, 2023

Named a Best History Book for 2023


Happy Place By Emily Henry Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593441275
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Published: Berkley - April 25th, 2023

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

“The beach-read master hooks us again."—People


The Ferryman: A Novel By Justin Cronin Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525619475
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 2nd, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Next to impossible to put down . . . exciting, mysterious, and totally satisfying.”—STEPHEN KING
 
From the author of The Passage comes a riveting standalone novel about a group of survivors on a hidden island utopia—where the truth isn’t what it seems.


The East Indian: A Novel By Brinda Charry Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781668004524
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Published: Scribner - May 2nd, 2023

An exhilarating debut novel about the first native of the Indian subcontinent to arrive in Colonial America, inspired by a historical figure—“marvelous…readers of Esi Edugyan and Yaa Gyasi will be enthralled” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Meet Tony: insatiably curious, deeply compassionate, with a unique perspective on every scene he enc


To Shape a Dragon's Breath: The First Book of Nampeshiweisit By Moniquill Blackgoose Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593498286
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Published: Del Rey - May 9th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “My favorite book of the year . . . a coming-of-age story that is cozy and hair-raising in equal measure.”—Charlie Jane Anders, The Washington Post


Tap! Tap! Tap!: Dance! Dance! Dance! By Herve Tullet Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781797221465
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 16th, 2023

Read, play, and DANCE on the pages of this interactive and definitely out-of-the box picture book from the creator of Press Here!

New from the New York Times bestselling creator Hervé Tullet!


Witch King (The Rising World #1) By Martha Wells Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250826794
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Published: Tordotcom - May 30th, 2023

From the breakout SFF superstar author of Murderbot comes a remarkable story of power and friendship, of trust and betrayal, and of the families we choose.

"I didn't know you were a... demon."
"You idiot. I'm the demon."
Kai's having a long day in Martha Wells' WITCH KING....


Lady Tan's Circle of Women: A Novel By Lisa See Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982117085
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Published: Scribner - June 6th, 2023

*NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!*

From “one of those special writers capable of delivering both poetry and plot” (The New York Times Book Review) an immersive historical novel inspired by the true story of a woman physician in 15th-century China—perfect for fans of Lisa See’s classics Snow Flower and the Secret Fan and Tea Girl of Hummin


Crook Manifesto: A Novel By Colson Whitehead Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780385545150
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Published: Doubleday - July 18th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author of Harlem Shuffle continues his Harlem saga in a powerful and hugely-entertaining novel that summons 1970s New York in all its seedy glory.

A Best Book of the Year: The New York Times, The Washington Post, TIME, NPR, BookPage


Tom Lake: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063327528
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Published: Harper - August 1st, 2023

A Best in Fiction Book for 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK

In this beautiful and moving novel about family, love, and growing up, Ann Patchett once again proves herself one of America’s finest writers.


Rook By William Ritter Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781643752402
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - August 22nd, 2023

This standalone adventure set in the world of the New York Times bestselling Jackaby series brims with humor, heart, and—of course—a hefty dose of supernatural mayhem.
 
Abigail Rook never intended to be the mortal bridge between the human and supernatural world.


Zero Days By Ruth Ware Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982155292
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Published: Gallery/Scout Press - June 20th, 2023

The New York Times bestselling “new Agatha Christie” (Air Mail) Ruth Ware returns with this adrenaline-fueled thriller that combines Mr. and Mrs.


The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club) By Abraham Verghese Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780802162175
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Published: Grove Press - May 2nd, 2023

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK - INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - SUBJECT OF A SIX-PART SUPER SOUL PODCAST SERIES HOSTED BY OPRAH WINFREY


The Glass Château: A Novel By Stephen P. Kiernan Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063227316
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Published: William Morrow - June 20th, 2023

From the critically acclaimed author of Universe of Two and The Baker’s Secret, a novel of hope, healing, and the redemptive power of art, set against the turmoil of post-World War II France and inspired by the life of Marc Chagall


Tom Lake: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063327528
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Published: Harper - August 1st, 2023

A Best in Fiction Book for 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK

In this beautiful and moving novel about family, love, and growing up, Ann Patchett once again proves herself one of America’s finest writers.