Which books have you picked as your first reads in 2017? If you are still looking for interesting new releases, we’ve got a good list for you.
Below you’ll see twelve ebook titles that were or are planned to be released from January until June 2017.
Among the titles that were already published and are quickly climbing up in the bestseller lists, we’ve picked Right Behind You, a new thriller by Lisa Gardner, Neil Gaiman’s fascinating take on Norse myths, as well as recipes shared by Oprah Winfrey.
We are eagerly waiting for the books that will be released in the coming weeks or months (yes, you can pre-order them already). On March 14, we’ll grab Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a new companion book to the Harry Potter world.
Haruki Murakami’s collection of seven dazzling short stories, Men Without Women, will be released at the beginning of May. From Michael Crichton, the author of Jurassic Park, comes a new thriller set in the Wild West in 1876, during the golden age of fossil hunting.
As usual, we show the books with short descriptions, release dates, and links to four major ebookstores: Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and iBooks Store.
If you’d like to add other books to your reading list, make sure to check out ebook bestseller lists:
Top 100 Kindle Best Sellers – a list of books that are currently top selling in the Kindle Store. This list is being updated a few times a day. You can switch from here to the list of Top 100 Hot New Releases in Kindle Ebooks.
Top 100 Bestselling Nook Books – Barnes & Noble has a bestseller list, where you can limit your search to a specific category, or filter the results by price or age group.
Top 50 Kobo Ebooks – the list of best selling books in the Kobo ebookstore. It’s refreshed every hour. You can browse here for top sellers in six most popular categories.
Top 100 Books in the iBooks Store – Apple doesn’t explain how they compile this chart, but we can guess it’s based on the number of paid downloads.
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Food, Health, and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life
For Oprah Winfrey, food has been both a source of delight and comfort, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight.
In Food, Health, and Happiness, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating to finally be joyful for her. With dishes created and prepared alongside her favorite chefs, paired with personal essays and memories.
From simple pleasures like Unfried Chicken and Turkey Chili, to such celebrations of freshness as Tuscan Kale and Apple Salad and Pasta Primavera, this is food as it should be: a taste of happiness, a ritual to be shared, a toast to life.
Right Behind You
Lisa Gardner’s latest thriller following her runaway hit Find Her takes her wildly popular brand of suspense to new heights.
Eight years ago, Sharlah May Nash’s older brother beat their drunken father to death with a baseball bat in order to save both of their lives. Now thirteen years old, she is adopted by retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his partner, Rainie Conner.
Then the call comes in. A double murder at a local gas station, followed by reports of an armed suspect shooting his way through Oregon. Quincy and Rainie will soon confront mounting evidence: The shooter may very well be Sharlah’s older brother, Telly Ray Nash.
The great Norse myths are an inspiration for Neil Gaiman’s own bestselling fiction. Now he reaches back through time to the original source stories in a thrilling way.
Gaiman’s gods are thoroughly alive on the page – irascible, visceral, playful, passionate – and the tales carry us from the beginning of everything to Ragnarok and the twilight of the gods.
Galvanised by Gaiman’s prose, Thor, Loki, Odin and Freya are irresistible forces for modern readers and the crackling, brilliant writing demands to be read aloud around an open fire on a freezing, starlit night.
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J. D. Robb
J.D. Robb is the pseudonym for #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts.
In her new crime novel, we follow Lieutenant Eve Dallas, who investigates this shocking case of a woman brutally assaulted by a man wearing a devil’s mask.
Eve soon discovers a disturbing pattern. Someone is preying on wealthy couples, subjecting them to a cruel and terrifying ordeal. Worse still, the attacks are escalating in violence and depraved theatricality.
Eve and her team are now in a race against time to find the man behind the mask – before he strikes again.
My Not So Perfect Life
From the #1 bestselling author Sophie Kinsella comes a novel about Katie Brenner living “a perfect” life with a flat in London, a glamorous job, and a super-cool Instagram feed.
One day, her boss Demeter gives her the sack. All Katie’s hopes are shattered. She has to move home to Somerset, where she helps her dad with his new glamping business.
Then Demeter and her family book in for a holiday, and Katie sees her chance. But should she get revenge on the woman who ruined her dreams – or try to get her job back? Does Demeter – the woman who has everything – actually have such an idyllic life herself? Maybe they have more in common than it seems.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
A brand new edition of this essential companion to the Harry Potter stories, with a new foreword from J.K. Rowling (writing as Newt Scamander), and 6 new beasts!
A set textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamander’s masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the wizarding world. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books – the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, or the Hungarian Horntail…
A Million Little Things
Zoe Saldivar recently broke up with her long time boyfriend, she works from home and her best friend Jen is so obsessed with her baby that she has practically abandoned their friendship.
The day Zoe accidentally traps herself in her attic with her hungry-looking cat, she realizes that it’s up to her to stop living in isolation.
Her seemingly empty life takes a sudden turn for the complicated — her first new friend is Jen’s widowed mom, Pam. The only guy to give her butterflies in a very long time is Jen’s brother…
The Black Book
In a new thrilling new standalone novel from the world’s #1 bestselling author, we follow Billy Harney. He is a cop and a son of Chicago’s Chief of Detectives.
Left for dead alongside his tempestuous former partner and a hard-charging assistant district attorney out for blood, Billy miraculously survives. But he remembers nothing about the events leading up to the shootout.
Charged with double murder and desperate to clear his name, Billy retraces his steps to get to the bottom of what happened. And he discovers the existence of a little black book that everyone who’s anyone in Chicago will stop at nothing to get their hands on…
Men Without Women: Stories
A dazzling new collection of short stories from the internationally acclaimed Haruki Murakami since his #1 bestselling Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage.
Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious women, baseball and the Beatles, woven together to tell stories that speak to us all.
Marked by the same wry humor that has defined his entire body of work, in this collection Murakami has crafted another contemporary classic.
No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories
A great read for Jack Reacher fans! No Middle Name is the ultimate collection of eleven previously published short stories and a thrilling new novella from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child.
This pulse-pounding collection marks the first time that all of Lee Child’s short fiction starring Reacher has been available in the same place at the same time.
The new novella, Too Much Time, finds Reacher in a hollowed-out town in Maine, where he witnesses a random bag-snatching but sees much more than a simple crime.
Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting.
The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America’s western territories. In much of the country, it is still illegal to espouse evolution.
Against this backdrop two monomaniacal paleontologists pillage the Wild West, hunting for dinosaur fossils, while surveilling, deceiving and sabotaging each other in a rivalry that will come to be known as the Bone Wars.
The new page-turner from Michael Crichton is based on the rivalry between real-life paleontologists Cope and Marsh.
John Grisham is the bestselling author of such novels as The Pelican Brief, The Client, or Sycamore Row.
In his new thriller which will be released in June, we’ll witness the trouble that stirs up in paradise.
Priceless F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts stolen in a daring heist; a young woman recruited to recover them; a beach-resort bookseller who gets more than he bargained for – all in one long summer on Camino Island.
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