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I am sharing some of my best book picks for this year. There’s some romance, thrillers, historical fiction, new releases and even a few non-fiction and memoirs. Scroll down to see the 14 books you need to read in 2023.
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14 Books To Read In 2023
Big Swiss by Jen Beagin
This book already has plans to be made into a movie. The main character is a transcriptionist for a sex therapist and becomes infatuated with one of the clients.
The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes
This thriller is a Reese’s Book Club pick. It’s a story about female friendship and a seven year journey to try to solve a “Who Done It?”.
Spare by Prince Harry
By now, I don’t think there is a single soul who hasn’t heard of Prince Harry’s memoir. I hear that the best way to enjoy this one is by listening to it on audiobook. If you don’t already have it, click here to try audible plus.
The Family Secret by Kiersten Modglin
A newly engaged couple head out to live at the family estate after his parent’s die. But once there, the woman realizes that not only is she being watched by the house staff but they are covering family secrets. It sounds a little to me like the beginnings of the Dollaganger’s for any of you who read “If There Be Thorns” or “Flowers in The Attic”.
You Just Need To Lose Weight And 19 Other Myths About Fat People by Aubrey Gordon
This New York Times Bestseller delves into the myths surrounding fat culture and offers fresh perspectives to bodies of all sizes.
Locust Lane by Stephen Amidon
The reviews say that if you loved “Mystic River” or “Little Fires Everywhere” then you will like this one. A young woman is found dead in an affluent New England town. The three suspects are kids who were seen partying with her that night and each of their parents get involved, only muddying the waters.
Happy Place by Emily Henry
This one debuts April 25th, 2023.
From the author who brought “Beach Read” and “The People We Meet On Vacation”. A couple who has been secretly broken up must fake it in front of their friends while away for a week in Maine.
This Is Going To Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay
This is a good read for anyone who is in the medical profession or if you’re interested in the healthcare system at all. It follows a Junior Doctor in the United Kingdom and shows the contrast of a government run healthcare system compared to that in the United States.
Someone Else’s Shoes by JoJoe Moyes
Nisha lives an affluent lifestyle until her wealthy husband files for divorce. At the same time, Sam is at the lowest point until she finds Nisha’s gym bag and puts on her Laboutins inspiring her to change her life around. If you’re looking for a heartwarming story, read this one!
The Woman With The Cure by Lynn Cullen
The story takes place in the 1940s and 50’s when Polio is wiping across America and causing many cities to go into lockdown. It’s based on the true story about a woman who races to find a cure. Set to be released on 2/21!
The Lost Girls of Willowbrook by Ellen Marie Wiseman
This story is based on the real institution Willowbrook known for it’s shocking abuse to it’s residents. Sage is a twin and she has always known that her sister was a little bit different. After their mother dies, Sage sets out to find her sister at Willowbrook but she is mistaken for her sister once she arrives.
The Housemaid’s Secret by Freida McFadden
This one sounds like a twisty page turning. A young woman is employed as a housekeeper for a stunning penthouse. She has yet to meet the lady of the house and was told not to step foot into the guest bedroom until one day she decides to knock on the door.
The Golden Spoon by Jessa Maxwell
To be released March 7th 2023. A group of bakers set out to a Vermont estate for a baking competition but then a body is discovered. The reviews say that it combines the likes of The Great British Bakeoff with Clue.
Girls And Their Horses by Eliza Jane Brazier
This one doesn’t come out until June 6th, 2023 and I can’t wait! All about horse girl cliques, barn moms drinking wine, gossip, backstabbing and a suspicious death. You can pre-order it now!
Happy Reading!!! Now go get lost in a book.
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