A hot cuppa of tea and a crackling fire might help you up on the coldest days of this month, but a steamy romantic novel or spicy thriller will really do the trick. This chilly weather is a perfect excuse to avoid venturing far away from the comforts of warm and cozy homes. So curl up and pick the January released books which explores love, forbidden but passionate encounters and relationships that are sexy, historical, fantastical and relatable.
Almost Famous Women
From reclusive painters, to speed-boat racers, to swing dancers, Megan Mayhew Bergman’s Almost Famous Women explores the lives of some pretty spectacular females.
Scottish comedian Joanna Bolouri debuts her hilarious first novel, The List, about a scorned woman who has given up on love. She instead writes a list of the 10 things in bed she always wanted to try but never has, and she makes a goal to do them all in a year.
The Girl on the Train’ by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train is a debut novel to watch. In this psychological thriller, one woman’s life becomes entangled in a missing person case after she contacts the police with something she saw during a one minute stop. Every day she would watch the same couple eat breakfast together on the deck in her old neighborhood when the train stopped. What she sees ties her life to theirs and brings up all the unresolved issues with her ex-husband.
A Sister to Honor
A young woman leaves her family in rural Pakistan to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor at a New England college in the United States. When she begins to fall for an American boy, her brother attempts to intervene in order to protect his sister from American customs. In Lucy Ferriss’s A Sister to Honor, lines between family, love, tradition, and loyalty become blurred.
For the Right Reasons
Bachelor fans will love the insights in For the Right Reasons that Sean Lowe, a former contestant on the show and a particular fan favorite, has to offer on love, marriage, and being considered the “nice guy.”
The Art of Not Having It All: True Stories of Men, Sex, and Other Disasters
Melissa Kite’s hilarious memoir, The Art of Not Having It All: True Stories of Men, Sex, and Other Disasters, is a look into her own life as a single woman in her prime who doesn’t have it all figured out — and the realization that having it all isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be.
In His Keeping
Arial has kept her psychic powers a secret her whole life, but an enemy begins to threaten her life. In Maya Banks’s In His Keeping, one man is employed to protect her from danger — but what began as a job develops into something more.
After the War Is Over
A historical fiction by Jennifer Robson, captures a military nurse’s experience with life and love in the aftermath of World War I.
Enjoy your January reads!!!!!