Hi, Savvy Readers! Have you settled in with your 2019 TBR? How many books have you read so far this year? I hope you’ve signed up for the 50 Book Pledge and have started on your reading goal! To make it even easier, I’ve listed some of my most anticipated February reads that you should probably—definitely—add to your TBR right away!
I Invited Her In by Adele Parks | February 5, 2019
Imagine the worst thing a friend could ever do. This is worse!! Abi is in trouble and needs Mel’s help. She wants a place to stay, just for a few days. It’s the least Mel can do. After all, friends look out for each other, don’t they? Get ready for a blistering tale of wanting what you can’t have, jealousy, and revenge.
The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin | February 5, 2019
This tenderly insightful novel about a devoted, imperfect family is one of my favourite books of the season! In the vein of Commonwealth and Little Fires Everywhere, The Last Romantics follows four adult siblings: the way they love and support each other, the ways they grow together and apart, and the ways they betray each other, consciously and not.
On The Come Up by Angie Thomas | February 5, 2019
The highly anticipated second novel by Angie Thomas—author of the #1 New York Times bestselling and award-winning novel, The Hate U Give—is finally coming to bookshelves!! This one follows 16 year-old Bri, who wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. But it’s hard to get your come up when you’re labeled a hoodlum at school.
The Secretary by Renée Knight | February 12, 2019
Following the massive success of her novel Disclaimer, Renée Knight has a shivery new tale of psychological suspense featuring a disturbing and compelling new character, Christine Butcher.
The Woman Before You by Carrie Blake | February 12, 2019
You never know what secrets people are hiding. For Isabel Archer, dating is a way to pass the time in her otherwise comfortable life. She plays a different girl with a different back-story every night for months. It’s innocent… until she goes too far. The problem? Mathew likes playing games too, but the kind that you don’t always walk away from.
A Version of the Truth by B P Walter | February 12, 2019
Let’s be honest… There’s no other way we all want to spend February than cuddled up in front of the fireplace with a stack of thrillers. So, here’s another thriller to devour next month! A devastating secret has simmered beneath the surface for over 25 years. Now it’s time to discover the truth… but what if you’re afraid of what you might find?
The Art of Leaving by Ayelet Tsabari | February 19, 2019
Ayelet Tsabari was 21 years old the first time she left home—Tel Aviv—with no plans to return. By leaving, she would be free to reinvent herself and rewrite her own story. For nearly a decade, she travelled. Soon, the act of leaving (jobs, friends, relationships) came to feel most like home. But a series of dramatic events caused her to examine her background and identity that she had once rejected.
Death in Provence by Serena Kent | February 19, 2019
In the mood for a mystery? This is the first book in a clever, lighthearted mystery series set in modern Provence! The main character—irrepressible Penelope Kite, a young-at-heart divorcee with a knack for stumbling across dead bodies—is an absolutely irresistible heroine.
The Woman in the Lake by Nicola Cornick | February 26, 2019
From the bestselling author of House of Shadows and The Phantom Tree comes a spellbinding tale of jealousy, greed, plotting and revenge—part history, part mystery—for fans of Kate Morton, Susanna Kearsley and Barbara Erskine
The Last Lie by Alex Lake | February 26, 2019
Alex Lake, bestselling author of After Anna, Killing Kate, and Copycat, has writting another twisty, irresistible psychological thriller! In The Last Lie, Claire Daniels has everything she’s ever wanted. But for her husband Alfie, it couldn’t be more different. His life with Claire is built on a lie. And she can never find out… because he has plans for her.
The Huntress by Kate Quinn | February 26, 2019
Here’s one book I think we’ll ALL be reading this February! The Huntress is the much anticipated second novel from the author of The Alice Network, following a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot who join forces to track the Huntress, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America.
So, Savvy Readers! What books are going on your TBR? Tell us on Twitter @SavvyReader or in the comments below!
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