We have realized in 2020 that self-care and self-love are very important and hope of living. I, sometimes feel very glad for the books I had with me throughout this pandemic and quarantine times. If it hasn’t been for the stories I read and lived in, I would have probably ended up in a mad place.
Now that 2020 is on the verge of to end, all the readers are looking forward to some super anticipated books to release in 2021. We all are hoping that the year 2021 be as good as the stories we love to read. I am pretty sure that you all have already prepared your TBR list for 2021. It’s time to add some super amazing and longtime awaited new books of 2021. There are certainly a huge number of books that will be releasing in the year 2021, but I have curated this small list of must read new release books of 2021.
Taking no genre in particular, this list is an amalgamation of Adult and General titles, YA Fiction and many more. Here is the list of the most awaited 2021 book release with their release dates, that must be on your shelves.
Best Books of 2021
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
- Page Length: 464 pages
- Publication Date: February 2, 2021
- Goodreads Star Rating: 4.35 out of 5
Kristin Hannah has written more than twenty novels. Her bestselling novels were The Nightingale, The Great Alone. The Four Winds is a story about love and hope, heroism, and downfall. The novel is set in the year 1934 in Texas during The Great Depression Era.
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
- Page Length: 496 Pages
- Publishing Date: May 4, 2021
- Goodreads Star Rating: 4.52 out of 5
Project Hail Mary is a science fiction thriller. The story revolves around a lone astronaut who has to save the earth from disasters. The protagonist of the story is Ryland Grace who has the last chance to save humanity from the earth.
Later by Stephen King
- Page Length: 256 pages
- Publishing Date: March 2, 2021
- Goodreads Star Rating: 4.29 out of 5
Tell me someone who doesn’t love Stephen King? The most thriller and horrific writing whose books are merely enough to scare the soul out of you. “Later” is a powerful, haunting and unforgettable exploration of the scariest and evil faces. If you have read “It” and loved the horror the book brings, then this book should definitely be on your bookshelf next year.
The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
- Page Length: 672 pages
- Publication Date: March 9, 2021
- Goodreads Star Ratings: 4.46 out of 5
Kate Quinn is The New York Times and USA Today bestseller author of her books, The Huntress and The Alice Network. Her new book The Rose Code is another heart stopping story of World War 2. The story is about three female code breakers. This novel is set in 1940, where England is fighting the Nazis and Britain is training the women to break the German Military Code.
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
- Page Length: 320 pages
- Publication Date: March 2, 2021
- Goodreads Star Ratings: 4.27 out of 5
Kazuo Ishiguro won the Nobel Laureate Prize in Literature for his book Never Let Me Go. He also won the Booker Prize for his book The Remains of the Day.
His new book Klara and the Sun is dystopian literary fiction. The books bring a new vision of the changing world through the eyes of an unforgettable narrator.
Hamlet Retelling (Hogarth Shakespeare) by Gillian Flynn
Gillian Flynn is the author of the bestseller Gone Girl. This combination of Shakespeare’s retelling and the murder mystery author Gillian Flynn is very amusing. Trust me when I say that this combination will be deadly. Hamlet, a classic of all the times and the center of hamartia. On the other hand, Gillian loves her protagonist to have huge tragic flaws.
I can’t wait to get my hands on this book. If you are a Shakespeare lover, this book needs to be in your collection.
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
- Page Length: 384 pages
- Publication Date: May 15, 2020
- Goodreads Star Ratings: 4.39 out of 5
Taylor Jenkins Reid is the author of Daisy Jones & The Six. The book is set in 1983 where four siblings throw a party in celebration of the end of the summer. But their lives change when something happens in 24 just 24 hours.
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