20 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018

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New Year, new books. (That’s how the saying goes, right?) Either way, here are 20 titles coming out in 2018 that we recommend you get your hands on as soon as possible.

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The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin (Jan. 9)

In 1969 in New York City, four siblings go to a psychic who tells them the day they’ll die. Pre-order the book

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Everything Here Is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee (Jan. 16)

Spanning years and continents, the unshakeable bond of two sisters is repeatedly tested as they find out what it means to love someone who is mentally ill. Pre-order the book

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This Love Story Will Self Destruct by Leslie Cohen (Jan. 23)

Cohen’s funny novel follows two people, Eve and Ben, through first jobs, first dates, breakups, betrayals and navigating the twists of life as they meet again and again, unexpectedly. Pre-order the book

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Blood Sisters by Jane Corry (Jan. 30)

From the author My Husband's Wife, a thriller about three girls and an accident that changes, well, everything. Pre-order the book

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Brave by Rose McGowan (Jan. 30)

This raw and poignant memoir-slash-manifesto from one of Harvey Weinstein’s most noted accusers is a no-holds-barred account of her rise to fame and second calling as an activist. Pre-order the book

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Still Me by Jojo Moyes (Jan. 30)

Featuring the heroine of Me Before You and After You, Moyes’s latest finds Louisa Clark in New York, ready to start a new life. Pre-order the book

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Sadness Is a White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher (Feb. 13)

Based on the author’s own experience opting out of the Israeli army (for which he was jailed), this novel explores a young man’s loyalties to family and country. Pre-order the book

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White Houses by Amy Bloom (Feb. 13)

An intriguing fictionalized account of the unexpected and forbidden affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and journalist Lorena Hickok, from the author of Away. Pre-order the book

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The French Girl by Lexie Elliott (Feb. 20)

This thriller centers on a group of drifted-apart friends linked forever by an incident at a vacation home in France. Pre-order the book

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The Clarity by Keith Thomas (Feb. 20)

A psychologist researching memories is confronted by a group called the Night Doctors, a mysterious assassin and the possibilities of life after death. Pre-order the book

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The Hunger by Alma Katsu (March 6)

An eerie reimagining of the Donner Party’s fight for survival. Don’t read on an empty stomach. Pre-order the book

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Ask Me About My Uterus by Abby Norman (March 6)

Science writer Norman describes her experience with endometriosis while weaving in the broader historical, sociocultural and political context of medicine and women’s bodies. Pre-order the book

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The Gunners by Rebecca Kauffman (March 20)

A group of childhood friends reunites after one has committed suicide, in this novel that takes cues from both The Interestings and The Big Chill. Pre-order the book

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What You Don’t Know About Charlie Outlaw by Leah Stewart (March 27)

An unconventional love story about two actors—one of whom is kidnapped and the other who struggles to hold onto fame. Pre-order the book

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Someday, Somewhere by Lindsay Champion (April 3)

From PureWow’s food and wellness director, a novel—structured like a sonata—about a high school student, a violin prodigy and their unconventional bond. Pre-order the book

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The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer (April 3)

The author of The Interestings is back with a look at millennials and their boomer feminist heroines. Pre-order the book

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No Way Home by Tyler Wetherall (April 3)

A memoir in the vein of The Glass CastleNo Way Home is about the author’s childhood and growing up—unknowingly—on the run. Pre-order the book

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Go Ask Fannie by Elisabeth Hyde (April 10)

Three bickering adult siblings come together in the wake of their mother’s death to rebuild their family and connect with their aging father. Pre-order the book

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Macbeth by Jo Nesbo (April 10)

From the acclaimed Norwegian writer of The Snowman, a take on Shakespeare’s Macbeth set in the noir-ish 1970s. Pre-order the book

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Florida by Lauren Groff (June 5)

From the author of Fates and Furies, a dark collection of stories about snakes, storms and motherhood—all set in the titular state. Pre-order the book

sarah stiefvater

Wellness Director

Sarah Stiefvater is PureWow's Wellness Director. She's been at PureWow for ten years, and in that time has written and edited stories across all categories, but currently focuses...