10 books we're looking forward to in 2024

From heartwarming romances to eerie thrillers, this year promises some unputdownable reads!

19 March, 2024
10 books we're looking forward to in 2024

If you’re an avid reader on the lookout for your next book, look no further because we’ve rounded up 10 of the most anticipated reads of the year. Whether your tastes skew towards paranormal romance, contemporary fiction, dark academia, or somewhere in between, we have something for everyone!

Funny Story by Emily Henry

Opposites attract like never before in Emily Henry’s upcoming novel. Daphne and Miles have only one thing in common, the fact that their exes are in love with each other. So they decide to fake a relationship to make their exes jealous. But it’s all just for show, of course, because there’s no way Daphne would start her new chapter by falling in love with her ex-fiancé’s new fiancée’s ex…right? If you're looking for the perfect summer read, this promises to be it!

Lies And Weddings by Kevin Kwan 

From the bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians, comes a forbidden affair, erupting volcanically amid a decadent tropical wedding. In a globetrotting tale that takes us from the black sand beaches of Hawaii to the vibrant skies of Marrakech, from the glitzy bachelor pads of Los Angeles to the inner sanctums of England’s oldest family estates, Kevin Kwan unfurls a juicy, hilarious, sophisticated, and thrillingly plotted story of love, money, murder, sex, and the lies we tell about them all. Heaps of drama and grandeur come together to make for a thoroughly enjoyable read. 

Come And Get It by Kiley Reid


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Millie, a senior resident assistant, wants to graduate, get a job, and buy a house. So when a visiting professor offers her an easy yet unusual opportunity, she jumps at the chance. But her starry-eyed hustle is jeopardised by odd new friends, vengeful dorm pranks, and illicit intrigue. A fresh and intimate portrait of desire, consumption, and reckless abandon, Come and Get It is a tension-filled story about money, indiscretion, and bad behaviour. This one's a real page-turner!

The Frame-Up by Gwenda Bond


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From the bestselling author of Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds comes a magically gifted con artist who must gather her estranged mother's old crew for a once-in-a-lifetime heist. The daughter, Dani is not only the former accomplice of the world's most famous art thief but also an expert forger in her own right. But after taking up a high-stakes job, the more she learns, the more Dani understands that she might be in way over her head and that there is far more at stake than she ever realised. 

The Morningside by Téa Obreht

There’s the world you can see, and then there’s the one you can’t. Welcome to The Morningside. After being expelled from their ancestral home, Silvia and her mother finally settle at the Morningside, a crumbling luxury tower in Island City. Silvia knows almost nothing about the place where she was born and spent her early years, nor does she know why she and her mother had to leave. But in her aunt Ena, she finds a person willing to give the young girl glimpses into the tales of her demolished homeland. Enchanted by Ena’s stories, Silvia begins seeing the world with magical possibilities and becomes obsessed with the mysterious yet enigmatic older woman who lives in the penthouse of the Morningside. Startling, inventive, and profoundly moving, this is a novel about the stories we tell and the stories we refuse to tell, to make sense of where we came from and who we hope we might become.

Look In The Mirror by Catherine Steadman

When Nina’s father dies, she is left with something in his will: a dreamy vacation home in a balmy tropical paradise in the British Virgin Islands. She had no idea the vacation home even existed, until now. Why did he keep it from her? And what else was he hiding? Over in the British Virgin Islands, Maria is a nanny for the super-rich. But when her wards never show, she begins to make herself at home. There’s just one rule: Don’t go in the basement. But her curiosity might just get the better of her. Together they find out the hard way that what you inherit might end up costing your life. This heart-pounding thriller does not disappoint. 

The Summer Pact by Emily Giffin 

In the wake of tragedy, a group of four friends makes a pact that will cause them to reunite a decade later and embark upon a life-changing adventure together. Four friends find their lives forever changed by a desperate act that leads to tragic consequences. Their pact of unconditional support brings them together a decade later and leads them to embark on a shared journey of self-discovery, forgiveness, and acceptance. This novel comes from the bestselling author of Meant to Be. In this tender portrayal of grief, love, and hope, Emily Giffin asks: When things fall apart, who will be at our sides, helping us pick up the pieces?

Victim by Andrew Boryga


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There’s a fine line between bending the truth and telling bold-faced lies, and Javier Perez is more than willing to cross that line. Victim is a fearless satire about a hustler from the Bronx who sees through the veneer of diversity initiatives and decides to cash in on the odd currency of identity. A sendup of virtue signalling and tear-jerking trauma plots, this novel asks what real diversity looks like and how far one man is willing to go to make his story hit the right notes.

The Husbands by Holly Gramazio

An exuberant debut, The Husbands delights in how we navigate life, love, and choice in a world of never-ending options. When Lauren returns home to her flat in London late one night, she is greeted at the door by her husband, Michael. There’s only one problem—she’s not married. Realising that her attic is creating an infinite supply of husbands, Lauren confronts whether swapping lives is as easy as changing a lightbulb, how do you know you’ve taken the right path? When do you stop trying to do better and start living?

While We Were Burning by Sara Koffi

A scorching debut that is as heartbreaking as it is thrilling, While We Were Burning examines the intersection of race, class, and female friendship, and the devastating consequences of everyday actions. After her best friend's mysterious death, Elizabeth’s picture-perfect life in the Memphis suburbs has spiralled out of control, so much so that she hires a personal assistant to keep her on track. As the two women hurtle towards an electrifying showdown, and the lines between employer and friend blur, it becomes clear that neither of them is what they first appeared to be.

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