Everything You Want Me To Be by Mindy Mejia (Out Now): When Hattie Hoffman is found brutally stabbed to death, the local detective vows to find her killer, but it yields more questions than answers. Told from three perspectives that weave together to tell the tale of the events that have occurred in the past year, which brought her closer to her death.
Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (Jan 17): The long-awaited release from Veronica Roth is released this month. In Carve the Mark, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power to help shape the future. When Akos and Cyra discover their gifts make them vulnerable to others’ control, the two must decide whether to serve the empire, to help each other to survive or to destroy one another.
City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson (Jan 24): Gone Girl meets The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The debut novel from Natalie C. Anderson follows Tina, a Congolese refugee who now lives in Kenya with her mother. Tina’s mother soon finds work as a maid for a prominent crime family, but is murdered soon after. Seeking revenge, she spends four years on the street working for a crime gang. When the chance for revenge arises, will she take it?
Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken (Out Now): The final instalment in Bracken’s Passenger duology sees Etta continuing her quest to fix the Timeline, as it continues to shift into alternate timelines. Etta makes new alliances while Nicholas, along with Sophia, travels through time to find and help Etta restore the world to the true timeline.
History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera (Jan 17): Griffin’s first boyfriend left him long ago in pursuit of his dreams and a new boy named Jackson. Griffin believed the two would be together again until he learns Theo has suddenly passed away. After his death, Griffin finds himself uncertain about life and soon makes a new connection… with Jackson. History is All You Left Me is a heartbreaking contemporary which will have you shedding a tear, or a river.
Caraval by Stephanie Garber (Jan 31): Caraval follows two sisters, Scarlett and Tella, as they escape their father and find themselves part of a legendary once-a-year game. Scarlett soon discovers Tella is the key to the game, and whoever finds her first is the winner but the game is a little more dangerous than they anticipated.