107 Sensational New Spring 2023 Book Releases

Spring 2023 Book Releases

The spring 2023 book releases are fantastic and we cannot wait to dive into these amazing books. This is the post where we divide the book releases by publication date for the entire season!

We know that it can seem like a lot but, feel free to jump around. There are so many books we cannot wait to read, it’s hard to pick which to read first.

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April 4

The Soulmate

The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Sally Hepworth never fails to deliver an amazing roller coaster of a ride and this thriller from the spring 2023 book releases looks like it is no exception. Gabe and Pippa have their dream cottage by the sea, so they think. They quickly realize that this is the place people come to when they want to end it all. Gabe never fails to save them the one time he knew the victim. Is this a mere coincidence?

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Homecoming by Kate Morton

Genre: Mystery

Plot: We love Kate Morton (Check out our post: The Best Kate Morton Books Ranked by Super Fans) so, to you guess how excited we were to put her newest on our list of spring 2023 book releases. This is a mystery and family saga that spans generations starting with a murder on Christmas Eve, 1959. Years later and many miles away, a journalist finds a book that chronicles the police’s investigation of the murder and a connection to her own family.

Corontation YEar

The Coronation Year by Jennifer Robson

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This historical fiction takes place in 1953 when a new queen is about to be crowned. If you have been following us for a while, you know how much we love a great Royal Read. We were very excited to find a new book by Robson for our list of Spring 2023 book releases. When there are threats to Coronation day and the queen herself, Edie Howard, Stellat Donati, and James Geddes must uncover the truth.

before we were innocent

Before We Were Innocent by Ella Berman

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Three best friends go on a trip to Greece and only two come home. Bess and Joni were cleared of any involvement. Now, ten years later, Joni, a motivational speaker, becomes involved in a crime very similar to Greece’s all those years ago. When she calls Bess to ask for help, Bess must decide if she can expose the women she once was.

The Last Heir to the Blackwood Library by Hester

The Last Heir to the Blackwood Library by Hester Fox

Genre: Historical Fiction/ gothic fiction

Plot: Ivy Radcliffe inherits an estate on the Yorkshire moors and is suddenly, Lady Hayworth. There are plenty of rumors about the Abbey’s previous owners but Ivy is enthralled with the fantastic library on the estate. She feels that something else is in the library with her amid rumors of curses and ghosts. This is one of the Spring 2023 book releases that may find itself on our list of The Greatest Books about Libraries and Librarians or on our list of The 21 Best Spooky and Not So Spooky Ghost Books

Queen Bee by Amalie Howard

Queen Bee by Amalie Howard

Genre: YA Historical Romance

Plot: With a description of Bridgerton meets The Count of Monte Cristo, I am totally hooked. Ela Dalvi was betrayed by her best friend and sent away in disgrace. Now, three years later, she sees the perfect time to get her revenge. She must decide if bringing down her former best friend is more important than re-capturing first love’s heart. This regency romance is perfect for fans of Bridgerton and is one of the spring 2023 book releases I would love to read.

Divine Rivals

Divine Rivals by Rebecca Ross

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: This is an enemies-to-lovers fantasy romance novel about two rivaling columnists who have found a magical connection to each other. The gods are at war again and Iris is trying to hold her family together. Her connection with Roman Kitt will take her to the battlefront in search of her brother while trying to save mankind from a horrible fate. We cannot wait. toread this pick from spring 2023 book releases.

Not Here to Stay Friends

Not Here to Stay Friends by Kaitlyn Hill

Genre: YA Romance

Plot: Sloane is so excited to spend the summer with her childhood best friend, Liam. When Liam gets a job working for his dad’s new teen reality dating show, she is happy to spend time and hang out with him while he is on set. But, when the show is short one contestant and Sloane is the perfect fill-in, she is now dating a teen heartthrob in front of the cameras and Liam isn’t quite happy about it. I’m sure this is one of the spring 2023 book releases that will find its way to our Ultimate List of Romance Books.

The Society of Shame

The Society of Shame by Jane Roper

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Kathleen Heid’s Life is completely turned upside down when she is photographed with a period stain on the back of her pants. Kathleen finds herself as the head of a woman’s movement, #YesWeBleed. She starts to use her newfound fame to reclaim herself but in doing so she neglects the relationship with her daughter. Of all the spring 2023 book releases, this one looks completely original and unlike anything else!

Romantic Comedy

Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Sally Milz is a sketch writer for a late-night comedy show. She begins to write a sketch called the Danny Horst Rule which makes fun of the fact that average-looking men date gorgeous women, but the reverse almost never happens. When a pop music icon signs on as the musical guest and host for the show for the week, sparks begin to fly, but Sally knows this is real life, not a movie. We love Curtis Sittenfeld and of all the spring 2023 book releases, this is one of the books we cannot wait to read.

Stable boy of Auschwitz

The Stable Boy of Auschwitz: The heartbreaking true story of courage and survival by Henry Oster and Dexter Ford

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot: This is the true story of Henry Oster who was 5 years old when he was rounded up and deported to Auschwitz with 2,011 other Jews from Cologne. He was one of only 23 people to survive. This will be a heartwrenching story from our list of spring 2023 book releases.

April 11

Yours Truly

Yours Truly by Abby Jimenez

Genre: Romance

Plot: Dr. Briana Oritiz has just finalized her divorce and her brother is running out of time for a kidney donor. When a new doctor joins her practice, Briana initially dislikes him, but he starts to grow on her. And when he offers to give her brother a kidney, she wonders if she can continue to resist him.

Sea Change

Sea Change by Gina Chung

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Ro is in her thirties and things have not gone as planned. She works at a menial job in the mall and her only friend is the Giant Pacific Octopus named Dolores in the mall aquarium that is also the last link she has to her dad who was a marine biologist. When Dolores is sold to an investor who wants her for a private aquarium, it sends Ro on a quest to come to terms with her past. If this book is anything like Remarkably Bright Creatures, this is one of the spring 2023 book releases that will find itself on our best books of the year. Check out our The Best Books of 2022.

Advika and the Hollywood wives

Advika and the Hollywood Wives by Kirthana Ramisetti

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Advika Srinivasan is trying to overcome the death of their twin sister and working as a bartender when she meets Julian Zelding, a film producer who is 41 years older than she is. After a whirlwind romance, they get married. She is now Julian’s fourth wife. When his first wife dies and leaves Advika $1,000,000 under the stipulation that she divorces him, she starts to question her feelings for him and his sudden desire to start a family. This is a brand new book from GMA Book Club Author and a must-read from our spring 2023 book releases

The Only Survivors

The Only Survivors by Megan Miranda

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Former classmates reunite on the tenth anniversary of a tragic accident. When on of the survivors disappears, the rest of the survivors began to feel fear and suspicion about the first tragedy. Was it an accident? This pick from the spring 2023 book releases will be perfect for our The Ultimate List of Best Thrillers.

The Cuban Heiress

The Cuban Heiress by Chanel Cleeton

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This new historical fiction by the best-selling author of Havana, a Reese Witherspoon Bookclub pick is based on the true story of the SS Moro Castle. The round trip from New York to Havana puts Catherine and Elena together to seek justice, but they must risk everything. We love Cleeton and this is one of the Spring 2023 book releases we are very excited to read.

To Spoon and to Spar

To Spoon and to Spar by Martha Waters

Genre: Historical Romance

Plot: This historical romance is perfect for anyone who loves Bridgeton. (You can check out our post Books like Bridgerton: 14 Love Stories for Obsessed Fans). We have read all the books in this series and love them all. In this installment, Viscount Penvale is working to buy back his home from his estranged uncle who has finally agreed with one caveat. Penvale must marry his uncle’s ward. She is just as unhappy about it as he is and comes up with a scheme to make Penvale abandon the house. I cannot wait to read this romance from our list of spring 2023 book releases.

The Nanny

The Nanny by Lana Ferguson

Genre: Romance

Plot: In this steamy romance, Cassie is suddenly unemployed and has to find a new job before she is evicted. When the perfect nanny position comes up, it seems like the perfect solution until she realizes her employer is a DILF and he is not a stranger. Things will heat up and if you love steamy romances, this should be your pick from the list of spring 2023 book releases.

April 18

The Golden Doves

The Golden Doves by Martha Hall Kelley

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This is the historical fiction book from this list of spring 2023 book releases that I want to read the most. If you love historical fiction then this post-WWII book will be right up your alley. From the best-selling author of the Lilac Girls comes a story based on the lives of “The Doves”. These former spies for the French resistance accept an assignment a decade after the war to find the infamous Nazi doctor who committed heinous atrocities during the war.

Symphony of Secrets

Symphony of Secrets by Brendan Slocumb

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot: This is the newest novel from the best-selling author of the Violin Conspiracy, a GMA Book Club Pick. When a Professor discovers that a famous American Composer stole his work from a Black composer named Josephine Reed, he will not stop until Josephine gets the recognition that she deserves. This pick from the list of spring 2023 book releases is sure to be a huge best-seller.

The Secret Service of Tea and Treason

The Secret Service of Tea and Treason by India Holton

Genre: Romance

Plot: This is one of the spring 2023 book releases that will find itself on our Ultimate List of Romance Books. Alice is known as Agent A in the Agency of Undercover Note Takers who has been assigned to stop an assassination plot. But, she will be working with her biggest rival, Daniel Bixby. He is also known as Agent B but for this assignment, they will need to pretend to be a happily married couple!

Audrey Hepburn Estate

Audrey Hepburn Estate by Brenda Janowitz

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Emma grew up on a Long Island Estate and wants to see it one more time before it is demolished. Her father worked on the estate and she lived above the garage like the characters from Sabrina. She never felt like she fit in except with the driver’s son, Leo, and the family’s grandson and former love, Leo. Now, the house will reveal its secrets and Emma will have to decide who she wants to be.

Sisters of the Lost Nation

Sisters of the Lost Nation by Nick Medina

Genre: Mystery/ Thriller

Plot: Anna is looking for answers about the women who are disappearing from the reservation. She is also always looking over her own shoulder. When Anna’s sister goes missing, she is forced to face the demons of her tribe’s past and the entity of myth that follows her every step. This looks like one of the scarier books from our list of spring 2023 book releases.

The Last Animal

The Last Animal by Ramona Ausubel

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Eve and Vera are teenagers who have to spend the summer with their mother on a trip to the Artic on a scientific expedition. While fooling around, they accidentally discover a 4000-year-old baby mammoth that makes them all go rogue. This book from the spring 2023 book releases is perfect for our list of 22 Books about Women in the Workplace.

Sizzle Reel

Sizzle Reel by Carlyn Greenwald

Genre: Romance

Plot: This book from the list of spring 2023 book releases is a queer romance. Luna has just come out as bisexual but has never had a love life to speak of. She has to learn how to navigate a Hollywood career, friendships, and how get the girl of her dreams.

The Haunting of Alejandra

The Haunting of Alejandra by V. Castro

Genre: Literary horror/ folklore

Plot: Alejandra is haunted by the Mexican fold demon La Llorona, a murderous mother of Mexican legend. Alejandra was adopted as has to delve deeply into the history of the women in her family to give herself the strength she needs to banish La Llorona. Of all the books on the list of spring 2023 book releases, this is the only book of folklore and it looks fantastic.

the windsors at war

The Windsors at War: The King, His Brother, and a Family Divided by Alexander Larman

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot: This amazing non-fiction tells the story of the British monarchy from the beginning of 1937 through WWII. King Edward had abdicated his throne to marry Wallis Simpson and began to take an interest in Hitler. The new king, George VI had to struggle with nazi spies and the only person he could trust was his Prime Minister, Churchill. If you love a royal read, this pick from the list of spring 2023 book releases is for you.

April 25

in the lives of puppets

In the Lives of Puppets by T.J Klune

Genre: Fantasy

Plot: Let’s be honest, I would read anything that TJ Klune writes. House on the Cerulean Sea was my Best Book of 2020 and Under the Whispering Door was my Best of 2021. It is safe to say that you will find this book from the list of spring 2023 book releases on a best-of-post!

In a forest, safe and hidden, live a human and three robots. When an unfamiliar android reveals a dark shared past of hunting humans, they are no longer safe.

Happy Place

Happy Place by Emily Henry

Genre: Romance

Plot: Emily Henry is one of the authors on this list of spring 2023 book releases that are always consistent with her romances. You can find a few of her books on our Ultimate List of Romance Books. Harriet and Wyn have been together for years until they broke up 5 months ago. The only problem is that they still haven’t told their best friends and now they will be sharing a room during their yearly vacation with their friends. How hard can it be to keep up the facade of a happy couple?

The Eden Test

The Eden Test by Adam Sternbergh

Genre: Thriller

Plot: In this thriller from our list of spring 2023 book releases, Daisy and Craig have signed up for the Eden test, the last effort to save their failing marriage. Craig has already decided he is leaving Daisy for another woman and Daisy has more than her fair share of secrets. Locked in a cabin together, they receive one question a day- a question that brings up secrets and lies and makes them question how far they are willing to go. This sounds like the perfect Isolation Book and Thrillers to Binge-Read Now!

Small Merices

Small Mercies by Dennis Lehane

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: In the summer of 1974 Mary Pat’s teenage daughter does not return from a night out. On the same night, a young Black man is struck dead by a subway train in suspicious circumstances. When Mary Pat receives no answers, she begins to connect the disappearance and the death and begins uncovering explosive secrets. This is one historical fiction from our list of spring 2023 book releases that is sure to be unputdownable.

We Love to Entertain

We Love to Entertain by Sarah Strohmeyer

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Plot: Holly and Robert are contestants run by a home renovation app. They bought a hillside estate in Vermont that is perfect for entertaining and perfect for the young, newly married, real estate investors. When the couple goes missing shortly after their wedding, suspicion falls on the couple’s assistant, Erika. Erika and her mother set out to prove her innocence which will require confrontations and may reveal secrets. This thriller from the list of spring 2023 book releases is sure to take you on many twists and turns.

Mastering the Art of French Murder

Mastering the Art of French Murder by Colleen Cambridge

Genre: Mystery

Plot: Tabitha Knight has arrived in Paris to stay with her French grandfather. Tabitha is learning to love Paris- especially the food since her neighbor is the one and only Julia Child. When a dead woman is found in the cellar of their building with a note in her pocket in Tabitha’s handwriting and the murder weapon is a knife that belongs to Julia, Tabitha must find the killer before she ends up in prison or dead. I personally can’t wait to read this mystery from our list of spring 2023 book releases.

5th Ave Glamor Girl

Fifth Avenue Glamour Girl by Renee Rosen

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Gloria Downing is trying to reinvent herself after a family scandal and Estee Lauder is determined to become a household name. When the two women meet, it will change them both forever as they pay the price for daring to become women with power and refusing to back down. This is one of the books from the spring 2023 book releases that is right up Kirsten’s alley!

Moorewood Family Rules

Moorewood Family Rules by HelenKay Dimon

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This looks like a hilarious pick from our list of spring 2023 book releases that is a family drama and comedy rolled up into one twisty novel about a woman and her con artist family. Jullian Moorewood just spent 39 months in jail covering for her family only to find them up to their same old schemes. She is determined to get her life back together and get her family to clean up their act.

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May 2

Meet me at the lake

Meet Me by the Lake by Carley Fortune

Genre: Romance

Plot: Will and Fern spent one amazing, adventure-filled day together in their early 20s with a promise to meet up again one year later. Fern showed up and Will did not. Now, nine years later, Will shows up at the Lakeside resort Fern is running with an offer to help get things back in order. Fern is not loving the life she wanted, her ex-boyfriend is the report manager and she needs help, but can she trust him? This is one of the spring 2023 book releases that looks like it belongs on our lake book post!

The Marriage

The Marriage Box by Corie Adjmi

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Casey Cohen is 16 years old and living her best life in New Orleans in the 1970s when she starts hanging out with the wrong crowd. To get her back on track, her parents decide to leave everything and move to Brooklyn with the Syrian Jewish community. Casey becomes more used to the customs and people and marries Michael at 18. She is shocked when he wants her to stay home and have kids instead of going to college. This pick from spring 2023 book releases is perfect for our list of Best Books by Jewish Writers and Authors.

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Paper Names by Susie Luo

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This pick from the spring 2023 book releases is a family saga that examines the American identity from three points of view: Tony, a Chinese born engineer who immigrated to the US and works as a doorman, Tammy, his daughter and Oliver, a white lawyer with a family secret.

No Two Persons

No Two Persons by Erica Bauermeister

Genre: Fiction

Plot: I cannot wait to read this book about a book! Alice always wanted to be a writer and when she experiences an event that breaks her heart, she writes her debut novel that finds it was to nine readers and impacts each of them in a different way. This is one of the picks from the spring 2023 book releases that we cannot wait to read.

The Daydreams

The Daydreams by Laura Hankin

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Biographical fiction is such a fun subgenre of book and this pick from the spring 2023 book releases looks like no exception. The Daydreams was a hit tv sho in 2004 with a cast of teenagers who had it all, until everything was ruined during the live season finale. Now, the fans are demanding a reunion but, will old secrets threated everything they have worked for?

The Life She Wanted

The Life She Wanted by Anita Abriel

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This historical fiction set in 1926, Hyde Park, New York is one of our most anticipated books from the list of spring 2023 book releases. Pandora Carmichael seems to have it all until a scandal and tragedy send Pandora fleeing her Hyde Park mansion as the depression looks.

the half moon

The Half Moon by Mary Beth Keane

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This is a contemporary fiction that explores the meaning of family. This story takes place over a week and looks at Malcolm who is trying to realize his dream of owning a bar and his wife Jess. She is a lawyer tying to come to terms with the idea that motherhood may never be in the cards for her. From the New York Times bestselling author of Ask Again, Yes, this pick from the spring 2023 book releases is sure to be a hit.

The Covenant of Water

The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This is a brand new book from the New York Times bestselling author of Cutting for Stone. This epic saga spans from 1900-1977 and is set on India’s Malabar Coast. It follows three generations of a family that suffers from a curse: in every generation, one person dies by droning. This pick from the list of spring 2023 book releases looks like a perfect book for our list of 25+ Beautiful Family Sagas to Fascinate You

Isle of the gods

The Isles of the Gods by Amie Kaufman

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: This YA fantasy is the first book in a new series. Magic, Princes, romance, gods, and the high seas are all in this new fantasy that looks perfect for our Ultimate List of YA Fantasy books. I am always excited about this genre and I am excited for this pick from the list of spring 2023 book releases.

Imogen Obviously

Imogen, Obviously by Becky Albertalli

Genre: YA Romance

Plot: Imogen sees herself as an amazing Ally to her queer little sister and two best friends. She is hetero but that has never stopped her. When she goes to college to visit her best friend, she finds that Lili has told people that Lili and Imogen dated. Now, the more time Imogen spends with Lili’s college friend, Tessa, the more she wonders about her own feelings. This pick from spring 2023 book releases explores friendship, identity and sexuality and looks like a perfect pick for our YA Romance post.

Liars Beach

Liar’s Beach by Katie Cotugno

Genre: Mystery

Plot: An Agatha Christie Retelling with Hercule Poirot recast as a teenage girl? Count me in!This classic murder mystery is a retelling of The Mysterious Affair at Styles. I cannot wait to read this pick from our list of spring 2023 book releases. If you love mysteries, you can have a peak at our ultimate list of mystery books.

May 9

Atalanta

Atalanta by Jennifer Saint

Genre: Greek Mythology

Plot: This book is a reimagining of the myth of Atalanta, the fierce warrior who was raised by wolves after she was left on a mountainside by her parents. Atalanta joined the Argonauts and their quest for the golden fleece. We love Greek Mythology and are very excited about this pick from spring 2023 book releases.

Nigeria Jones

Nigeria Jones by Ibi Zoboi

Genre: YA Fiction

Plot: Nigeria Jones has been raised as part of the Movement, a Black separatist group based in Philadelphia. She is homeschooled until her mother disappears. Her mother was keeping secrets, including wanting Nigeria to attend a Quaker school. As Nigeria searches for her mothers, she begins to uncover the truth and question what she knows about her family. This pick from the spring 2023 book releases looks perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo.

The Collected Regrets of Clover

The Collected Regrets of Clover by Mikki Brammer

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Clover Brooks is a Death Doula. She has dedicated her life to helping people not die alone. When the dying wish of an old woman is for Clover to uncover a forgotten love story, Clover sets out across the country to remember how to live. If you love Contemporary Fiction, this pick from the spring 2023 book releases is right up your alley.

The Making of Another Motion Picture Masterpiece by Tom Hanks

The Making of Another Motion Picture Masterpiece by Tom Hanks

Genre: Historical Fiction/ Fiction

Plot: Tom Hanks could do anything and I would jump on board. His movie adaptation of A Man Called Ove (A Man Called Otto) was fantastic. From this multiple Academy Award-Winning actor comes a novel about making a superhero action film and the comic books that inspired it. This book is one of my top picks from the list of spring 2023 book releases.

Scarlet by Geneviieve

Scarlet by Genevieve Cogman

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This historical fiction novel is set during. the French Revolution and is the first book in a new series. This is a retelling of the Scarlet Pimpernel. We cannot wait to see this series and are excited for this pick from the spring 2023 book releases.

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A Crown of Ivy and Glass by Claire Legrand

Genre: Fantasy

Plot: Clare Legrand has a well-earned place on our Ultimate List of YA Fantasy Books so we are so excited to put her adult debut in our Spring 2023 book releases. This is a fantasy romance for fans of Bridgerton and A Court of Thorns and Roses and you know these are two of our favorite series ever! Check out our Books like Bridgerton and 17 Sensational Books Like A Court of Thorns and Roses!

May 16

True Love

The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren

Genre: Romance

Plot: Felicity “Fizzy” Chen is a romance novelist who has never been in love. Connor Prince is a documentary filmmaker who is thrown off balance when he needs to create a reality tv show. When he convinces Fizzy to be the star of this show, sparks fly. But will this ruin the tv show that is supposed to be about finding Fizzy true love?

The Celebrants by Steven Rowley

The Celebrants by Steven Rowley

Genre: Fiction

Plot: I cannot wait to get my hands on this new book from Steven Rowley. He writes with wit and humor and this is one of the new-release books I cannot wait to get my hands on. This is a story of friendship that has lasted decades. Jordyn Vargas has not seen his college friends for 5 years and he has a secret that might change everything. You can find more of Steven Rowley on our list of Ultimate List of 67 Feel-Good Books.

Building

Building: A Carpenter’s Notes on Life & the Art of Good Work by Mark Ellison

Genre: Non-fiction

Plot: Mark Ellison shares lessons on work, creativity, and building a meaningful life through this book. He is a carpenter who has constructed some of New York City’s most beautiful homes. I cannot wait to read this non-fiction pick from the list of spring 2023 book releases and check out our non-fiction book list if this is your favorite genre.

The Guest

The Guest by Emma Cline

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Plot: This pick from our spring 2023 book releases ss from the bestselling author of The Girls. Alex has a way of knowing what people want. Out of deseration and a grey sense of morality, Alex will be sure to leave destruction in her wake.

summer reading

Summer Reading by Jenn McKinlay

Genre: Romance

Plot: What happens when a dyslexic chef falls for a library interim director? The attraction between these two inspires Sam to want to create the cookbook she has always dreamed of while helping Ben find the father he never knew. Perfect for a list of books about books, the pick from spring 2023 book releases looks like so much fun.

The Three of Us

The Three of Us by Ore Agbaje-Williams

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This is a story told in three parts- a husband, his wife, and her best friend. The tumultuous relationship reaches a breaking point. We can see each person’s skewed version of events in this comedy from the spring 2023 book releases list.

Killing Me

Killing Me by Michelle Gagnon

Genre: Comedic Thriller

Plot: Amber Jamison believes that she is smart and street savvy so when she is stuffed inside a white van, by a serial killer she is more angry than scared. The next thing she knows, she is rescued but finds herself running across the country to escape her past and pairing up with an old partner who she cannot trust. This looks like a hilarious and fun pick from our list of spring 2023 book releases

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Rubi Ramos’s Recipe for Sucess by Jessica Para

Genre: YA Romance

Plot: In this coming-of-age romance, from our spring 2023 book releases, Rubi Ramos has to decide if her parent’s dreams for her are actually her dreams as well or whether she is destined to follow her own path. Rubi loves to bake but her parents want more for her than to follow in their footsteps. When she starts to fall for her math tutor, that complicates things even more.

Fake Dates and Mooncakes

Fake Dates and Mooncakes by Sher Lee

Genre: Romance

Plot: YA LGBTQ Romance

Dylan has entered the mooncake making competition for teen chefs in memory of his mom but he needs to win in order to help his aunt’s struggling Chinese takeout. When Theo Summers convinces Dylan to be his fake date at a family wedding, Dylan starts to develop real feelings and needs to decide if he can save his family business and follow his heart. This pick from the spring 2023 book releases is a perfect for our bakery romance book list.

Well Never Tell

We’ll Never Tell by Wendy Heard

Genre: YA Mystery

Plot: A perfect whodunit from our spring 2023 book releases and this one looks like non-stop fun. When the teen creators behind a viral youtube channel go to investigate the site of a 1972 murder, only three of them come out of the house and they have to figure out who the murdere is before it is too late.

May 23

The Senators Wife

The Senator’s Wife by Liv Constantine

Genre: Psychological thriller

Plot: This psychological thriller from the list of spring 2023 book releases is from the bestselling author of The Last Mrs. Parrish. Sloane Chase is a philanthropist and is married to Senator Whit Montgomery. When her lupus starts acting up, they decide to hire a home health aide to help Sloane At first, Athena seems like she is the perfect fit, but then Sloane starts to become sicker. She thinks that Athena is trying to get her husband. Is it all in her head?

The Duchess Takes a Husband

The Duchess Takes a Husband by Harper St. George

Genre: Steamy romance

Plot: Camille, Duchess of Hereford, has a title but is an outcast. Jacob Thorn is an illegitimate son of an earl. The two of them make a steamy deal to fake an engagement in this romance pick from the list of spring 2023 book releases. If you love steamy romances, you can check out 9 Thrilling Billionaire Romance Books like Fifty Shades of Grey.

Someone Elses Bucket List

Someone Else’s Bucket List by Amy T. Matthews

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This pick from the spring 2023 book releases looks like an amazing book about sisters (a prompt from our 2023 reading challenge). When Bree Boyd dies, she leaves a bucket list of things not done and a last request that her younger sister, Jodie, fulfill the bucket list.

Bad Summer People

Bad Summer People by Emma Rosenblum

Genre: Thriller

Plot: If you need an isolation book, this pick from the spring 2023 book releases is the perfect book. Jen and Lauren spend every summer together on the Fire Island with their husbands and are able to manipulate most people to get what they want. Their single friend Rachel also has a way of getting what she wants- even if it’s someone else’s husband. Then, a body is discovered. None of them are good people but are they capable of murder?

Planes Trains and All the Feels

Planes, Trains, and All the Feels by Livy Hart

Genre: Romance

Plot: Cassidy needs to be home for her sister’s wedding and avoid her family’s judgment. Luke has more than his share of stress. When these two need to share the last rental car that leaves them stranded, they might just find the connections that they needed was with each other. This pick from spring 2023 book releases looks like rom-com at its best.

The Chateau

The Chateau by Jaclyn Goldis

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Darcy and her three friends studied abroad in France 20 years ago. They spent many weekends at Darcy’s grandmother’s château. Now, they have been invited to spend time at Séraphine’s Château in Provence once again. But when Seraphine is found brutally murdered, the friends start receiving snapshots from their time at the Château from a stalker. The house has many secrets, some of which are worth killing for. I cannot wait to read this prick from the spring 2023 book releases.

May 30

Psyche and Eros

Psyche and Eros by Luna McNamara

Genre: Greek Mythology

Plot: We are so excited from the greek mythology retelling from the list of spring 2023 book releases. The god of desire is cursed to fall for a mortal woman but the minute she looks directly at his face, they will be cursed to be apart forever.

Once More with Feeling

Once More with Feeling by Elissa Sussman

Genre: Romance

Plot: This is a friends-to-lovers meets enemies-to-lovers romance that is a perfect pick for our spring 2023 book releases. Katee Rose was a pop star with a huge future until Cal Kirby comes into her life and it all falls apart. Now, years later, Kathleen Rosenberg is living a normal life until Cal Kirby shows up with a chance of a lifetime. Is it ever a good idea to reignite old flames?

Beware the Woman

Beware the Woman by Megan Abbott

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Jacy and her new husband, Jed, are so excited to be visiting Jed’s father at his cottage in the Michigan Upper Peninsula. When pregnant Jacy has a health scare, all plans for their vacation are canceled and she is under everyone’s watchful eye. Soon, Jacy is starting to feel trapped. Is it in her head or are there dangers lurking? This pick from spring 2023 book releases is perfect for our list of isolation books.

That Summer Feeling

That Summer Feeling by Bridget Morrissey

Genre: LGBTQ Romance

Plot: Garland Moore’s husband surprises her with divorce papers on Valentine’s day leaving her sure that love is not for her. When she is invited up to a summer camp for adults, she begins to fall head over heels for a woman. This Book About Camp is a must-read pick from our list of spring 2023 book releases.

Museum of Ordinary People

Museum of Ordinary People by Michael Gayle

Genre: Fiction

Plot: I cannot wait to read this pick from the spring 2023 book releases. All the Lonely People is on our list of Books Like A Man Called Ove and was a 5-star read. In this book, Jess finds her mother’s set of encyclopedias while emptying her house after her mother’s death. When trying to find the encyclopedias, a new home, she comes across a curious museum called The Museum of Ordinary People.

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Spring 2023 Book Releases: June 2022

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June 6

unfortunately yours

Unfortunately Yours by Tessa Bailey

Genre: Romance

Plot: This pick from the spring 2023 book releases is a follow-up to Secretly Yours. When a Napa Heiress is needs a husband to get her trust fund, she suggests a marriage of convenience to a man she cannot stand. He needs money to help his vineyard. This enemies-to-lovers romance seems perfect for our fiction books about wine as well.

The Wind Knows My Name

The Wind Knows My Name by Isabel Allende

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot: This is a contemporary fiction that spans Vienna in 1938 to Arizona in 2019. Samual Adler is sent away from Vienna at 5 years old with nothing but a change of clothes and his violin. Seven-year-old Anita Diaz and her become separated while seeking refuge in the US after escaping El Salvador. This is a powerful pick from the spring 2023 book releases about children who survive and continue to dream.

irls and Their Horses

Girls and Their Horses by Eliza Jane Brazier

Genre: Thriller

Plot: I don’t think I ever read a book about showjumping and this spring 2023 book releases pick looks like a fast-paced, cutthroat, mean-girl thriller in which someone ends up dead.

Lady Tans Circle of women

Lady Tan’s Circle of Women: A Novel by Lisa See

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: In the Mong Dynasty, Tan Yunxian became one of only a few female physicians. This novel is based on the incredible true story of a woman who broke free from traditions with the power of friendship and determination. This pick from the June 2023 book releases looks like a fantastic read and I cannot wait to get my hands on it.

Always Isnt Forever

Always Isn’t Forever by J.C. Cervantes

Genre: YA Romance

Plot: Hart and Ruby were meant o be together since they were kids. But when Hart drowns tragically, Ruby cannot let go or move on. When Hart is given a chance for his soul to come back in the body of a bad boy, winning Ruby back will be a challenge. He cannot tell her what happened and his memories are fading each day. This YA pick from the spring 2023 book releases looks unforgettable.

Everythings Fine

Everything’s Fine by Cecilia Rabess

Genre: Romance

Plot: Jess is an analyst at Goldman Sachs and the only Black woman on the floor. She feels underestimated and undervalued. The only person who stands up for her is Josh. They find they have undeniable chemistry, but it is 2016 and the entire world is thrown upside down. Jess and Josh have to question not just whether it works between them, but if should they be together. This romance from our list of 2023 spring releases looks like a stunning debut novel.

Double Decker Dreams

Double-Decker Dreams by Lindsay MacMillan

Genre: Romance

Plot: Kat is working in London for 6 months as a consultant and has her love life planned perfectly. She is going to meet and English aristocrat, fall in love, and get married. But, when he sees the man of her dreams and he is not what she thought she wanted, will she stand in her own way? This pick from spring 2023 book releases looks like an adorable read for the summer.

The Paris Daughter

The Paris Daughter by Kristin Harmel

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Paris 1939: Elise and Juliette are best friends whose daughters are playmates. Elise must make the horrific decision to leave her daughter with Julietter while she tries to escape the Nazi occupation. When she returns, Juliette’s bookshop has been destroyed and Juliette is nowhere to be found. Elise must set off to find Juliette and answers. If you love historical fiction, this pick from the spring 2023 book releases looks like a perfect choice.

Starring Adele Astaire

Starring Adele Astaire by Eliza Knight

Genre: Historical fiction

Plot: This is a pick from the spring 2023 book releases that asks whether fame is worth the price you pay. From 1920’s New York to wartime London, this is the historical fiction based on the life of Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire’s sister.

The bookshop on the Bay

The Bookshop by the Bay by Pamela M. Kelley

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Jess is a lawyer who needs a change when she finds out her husband is cheating on her. Allison needs to take a hiatus from her career. They both come back to their childhood homes with their daughters and decided to reopen the beloved town bookstore. This pick from spring 2023 book releases is perfect for our books about bookstores post.

Same Time Next Summer

Same Time Next Summer by Annabel Monaghan

Genre: Women’s Fiction

Plot: Sam has a great job, is engaged to a great man, and is about to tour wedding venues. She should not be worried when she runs into the man who broke her heart at 17. Yet, being home brings nostalgia and Sam will have to make a choice. If you love a good beach read, this looks like a perfect pick from spring 2023 book releases.

June 13

the spectacular

The Spectacular: A Novel by Fiona Davis

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This historical fiction is one of the new book releases you are sure to find in our Ultimate List of Best Historical Fiction. Set in New York City in 1956, Marion Brooks decides to audition to become a Radio City Rockette. With the city still in turmoil over the inability to catch the “big Apple Bomber”, Marion finds herself helping the police with the search along with Peter Griggs, a young doctor who wants to use profiling to catch the criminal. This book is also a perfect pick for our 17 Fantastic Books Set in New York

Love Theoretically

Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood

Genre: Romance

Plot: Any romance by Ali Hazelwood has become a must-read romance so, it is no surprise that her newest would be found on this list of new book releases. I love this new genre of STEMinist romcom! Elise lives two lives- a theoretical physicist by day and fake girlfriend the rest of the time. When the two worlds come crashing together, she is in for a bumpy ride.

Sally Bradys Italian Adventure

Sally Brady’s Italian Adventure by Christina Lynch

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Sally Brady was raised by a Hollywood movie star and becomes a gossip columnist who finds herself stranded in Italy during WWII. Sally will have an adventure if she wants to find her way home. This pick from spring 2023 book releases is perfect for anyone who loves WWII books or books set in Italy.

Five Star Weekend

The Five-Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Hollis Shaw’s life comes crashing down when her husband dies in a car accident. In order to get her life back on track, Hollis decides to have a 5-star weekend- one weekend with her best friends from her teens, twenties, thirties, and middle age. Elin Hilderbrand is always a great pick and is sure to be a best pick from spring 2023 book releases.

You Were Always Mine

You Were Always Mine by Christine Pride

Genre: Fiction

Plot: From the authors of the GMA book club pick We are Not Like Them, comes a brand new book just in time for the spring 2023 book releases and we cannot wait to read this one. When a Black woman finds an abandoned white baby, the decision may risk people discovering the truth about her own past.

100 Places to See

100 Places to See After You Die: A Travel Guide to the Afterlife by Ken Jennings

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot: From the legendary Jeopardy champion and host, Ken Jennings comes a hilarious book that is written like a travel guide but rather than giving travel destinations from around the world, Jennings gives us a tour of the afterlife. He looks at poets, artists, and TV showrunners’ ideas about what lies beyond. This looks like a hilarious pick from the June 2023 book releases.

Nightbloom

Nightbloom by Peace Adzo Medie

Genre: Fiction

Plot: From the Author of Reese’s Book Club pick His Only Wife comes a brand new novel in time for spring 2023 book releases. Selasi and Alkorfa were best friends and cousins growing up together in Ghana. As they get older, Selasi begins to change and shut Akorfa out. When Akorfa leaves to attend US medical school, she encounters racism. The crisis brings the cousins back together in this novel about friendship and female bonds.

The Last Lifeboat

The Last Lifeboat by Hazel Gaynor

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This pick from the spring 2023 book releases is based on a true story of a teacher who becomes stranded on a lifeboat with children headed to Canada after the S.S. Carlisle was bombed by a NAzi U-Boat during WWII. This looks like an amazing choice for historical fiction lovers.

Going Bicoastal

Going Bicoastal by Dahlia Adler

Genre: Queer YA Romance

Plot: This pick from the spring 2023 book releases looks like an adorable sliding doors romance in which we see two stories of Natalya Fox play out simultaneously. In one life, she stays in NYC with her dad for the summer and goes for the girl she has had a crush on and in the other, she foes to LA with her estranged mom and goes for a guy she never saw coming.

June 20

The Only one left

The Only One Left: A Novel by Riley Sager

Genre: Gothic Thriller

Plot: Is there a chance that a new Riley Sager would not appear on a list of new release books? I don’t think so. If you have been following us for a while you know we love Riley Sager enough to create The Best Riley Sager Books Ranked by Super Fans! In this new thriller, Kit McDeere arrives to be the home health aid to care for Lenora Hope who was accused of murdering her whole family. Lenora communicates with a typewriter and there may be more to the story than anyone knows.

The Spare Room

The Spare Room by Andrea Bartz

Genre: Thriller

Plot: This is another pick from the spring 2023 book releases found in Reese’s Book Club List. The lockdown has Kelly trapped in a city where she has no friends and she lives with her now, ex-fiance. When a childhood friend offers her a spare room in the mansion she lives with her husband, Kelly gladly accepts. Soon, the relationship between all three takes a romantic turn and Kelly is way over her head. She must uncover the couple’s secrets before she becomes the next victim.

Zero Days

Zero Days by Ruth Ware

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Jack and her husband Gabe are paid to break into buildings and hack security systems. When Jack comes home and finds Gabe dead, she is the prime suspect. Now she must find Gabe’s murderer and save herself. I cannot wait to read this thriller from the spring 2023 book releases.

Where Echoes Die

Where Echoes Die by Courtney Gould

Genre: Supernatural Thriller

Plot: This is. supernatural thriller from the author of Dead in the Dark. When two sisters travel to Arizona to uncover the truth about their mother’s death, something there is very wrong and they get more than they bargained for, This pick from spring 2023 book releases would be at home in our post The 22 Best Ghost Books.

The Whispers

The Whispers by Ashley Audrain

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Everything seems perfect on Harlow Street until the hostess of a barbecue explodes in fury when her son disobeys her in front of everyone. When the same boy falls from his window in the middle of the night it will leave everybody wondering what happened. From the author of The Push, this pick from spring 2023 book releases is sure to be amazing.

Hotel Laguna

Hotel Laguna by Nicola Harrison

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Hazel Francis worked as a “Rosie the Riveter” during the war, but now that the war is over, she is expected to go home and become a wife and mother, a job she does not want. Hazel leaves for. the west coast where she finds she is torn between her dreams of flying and a dream life in Laguna. This prick from spring 2023 book releases is perfect for our 22 Terrific Hotel Novels to Indulge in on Vacation.

June 27

You Seen Her

Have You Seen Her by Catherine McKenzie

Genre: Thriller

Plot: This is a thriller about three women whose secrets and pasts catch up with them. This looks like a really scary pick from the list of Spring 2023 book releases. Cassie has left a secretive job in NY to become search and rescue in Yosemite National Park. She meets Petal and Jada. The consequences of their pasts have ripple effects!

The Beach at Summerly

The Beach at Summerly by Beatriz Williams

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: 1946: Summerly is a seaside estate owned by the Peabody family. Olive Rainsford is the aunt of the two remaining Peabody sons. She forms a relationship with Emilia who is the daughter of Summerly’s year-round caretaker. Suddenly, an FBI agent shows up demanding Emilia’s help in finding a soviet agent transmitting from Summerly.

1954: Emilia is a professor at Wellesley College Emilia is summoned to CIA headquarters to confront the effects of her past. This looks like an amazing historical fiction pick from the spring 2023 book releases.

The Seven Year Slip

The Seven-Year Slip by Ashley Poston

Genre: Romance

Plot: Clementine has had her heart broken and doesn’t plan on letting that happen again. But, when she goes into her late aunt’s apartment, she finds a man sitting there. Before long she falls for him except for a small glitch. He exists seven years in the past. Dead romantics was one of my favorite books last year and I cannot wait to read this pick from the spring 2023 book releases.

The First Ladies

The First Ladies by Marie Benedict

Genre: Biographical Historical Fiction

Plot: This pick from the spring 2023 book releases is a biographical fiction about the relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Mary Mcloud Bethune, a civil rights activist. This story is about two women and their amazing friendship.

Will They or Wont They

Will They or Won’t They by Ava Wilder

Genre: Romance

Plot: This enemies-to-lovers romance looks like an amazing pick from our spring 2023 book releases. Lilah and Shane are stars of a tv show who have spent years pining for each other on the show and hating each other off-screen. After a brief hiatus from the show, Lilah is back and their characters will finally get together but, can they get through unscathed?

The Wife App

The Wife App by Carolyn Mackler

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Lauren, Madeline, and Sophie all have separate reasons to be mad that they are taken for granted, and on a girls’ night out decided to build an app that monetized the mental load of being a wife. It soon becomes the most popular app in NYC but it might begin to take its toll.

For more June 2023, check out our list of June 2023 New Books by Genre

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