New Books to Read in January 2024

Your TBR list is about to be packed with tons of bookish delights

As the new year rolls in, book lovers are in for a treat. From thriller to romance and fantasy, there’s a new book list in town and we can’t wait to devour every page. Whether you’re a book fiend or a newbie, these new books to read in January 2024 will kickstart your year with a bang. 

From The House of Flame and Shadow to First Lie Wins, here are all the new books you have to read this month.

The most anticipated books to read in January 2024:

A Fragile Enchantment

Allison Saft

Set in a regency England-inspired fantasy world, this romantasy novel follows a magical dressmaker who was commissioned to create a royal wedding gown. However, she ends up in a scandal when a gossip columnist draws attention to her undeniable chemistry with the groom. 

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Release Date: 2 January 2024

First Lie Wins

Ashley Elston

If you’re looking for psychological twists, then First Lie Wins has everything to keep you completely intrigued. From secret  identities to a twisty cat-and-mouse suspense, this book will keep you on your toes.

Release Date: 3 January 2024

The Fury

new book releases in january 2024

Alex Michaelides 

Mysteries and thrillers are never not in fashion, especially when it comes to Alex Michaelides’s works of art. Crafting yet another page-turner, this new novel follows a reclusive ex–movie star and her famous friends whose spontaneous trip to a private Greek island turns to shambles when body bags appear. Insatiably gripping and full of twists and turns, this mystery should be on your reading list for 2024. 

Release Date: 16 January 2024

So Let Them Burn

new book releases in january 2024

Kamilah Cole

Cleverly plotted with phenomenal world building, this young adult fantasy book will instantly grab your attention. Whip-smart and immersive, this Jamaican-inspired fantasy follows a gods-blessed heroine who’s forced to choose between saving her sister or protecting her homeland.

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Release Date: 16 January 2024

No One Can Know

Kate Alice Marshall

For true crime fans, it’s time to devour this gripping murder mystery that will leave you on the edge of your seat. The author of What Lies in the Woods returns with a novel about three sisters, two murders and tons of secrets that have been left unspoken for years — and ultimately, putting them in more danger.

Release Date: 23 January 2024

House of Flame and Shadows

new book releases in january 2024

Sarah J. Maas 

Fans of the global bestselling series, Crescent City are in for a treat at the start of the year. The titillating, action-packed third book of the series will be released and it’s all anyone in the BookTok world can talk about. Stranded in a world far from Midgard — her home — Bryce Quinlan must fight against all odds to return to her life, even when she has no idea who to trust. Step into the world of Sarah J Maas yet again for a steamy, angsty and adventurous read. You won’t regret it!

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Release Date: 30 January 2024

Come and Get It

Kiley Reid

From the author who brought us  Such a Fun Age, Come and Get It is a fresh and provocative story about a residential assistant and her messy entanglement with a professor and three unruly students. The book revolves around desires, consumption, money and bad behaviour.

Release Date: 30 January 2024

A lover of steamy romance books and all things green, Syameen Salehaldin is the Senior Content Producer for Harper's BAZAAR Malaysia. She spends most of her time immersed in books, and food and doing anything that makes her happy. Expect to see her diving into lifestyle, fashion and beauty trends on this platform.