New Year, New Reads: our top five books for January 2019

If one of your new year’s resolutions was to read more, you’re in luck. Regardless of your favorite genre, this year’s new releases feature an array of options coming to bookshelves over the next few weeks that should have every reader on their toes. Head below to find our top five books that we are anticipating for January 2019.


If you’re a fan of thrillers, this January is loaded with options. First on our list, and launching January 8th, Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks is a suspenseful thriller that will have you flipping through the pages to see what happens. This book starts with what should’ve been a normal, carefree day with a mother and her children, but then it unravels into a tragic tale.  When one of the kids goes missing — who is actually the child of the mother’s best friend — the hunt for this missing little girl will keep you on the edge of your seat. Pick it up at Amazon for $18.

Another thriller that’s highly anticipated is The Au Pair by Emma Rous. This thriller tracks the lives of twins Seraphine and Danny Mayes, who are haunted by the death of their mother who died after their birth. As Seraphine discovers a photo of her mother smiling on the day the twins were supposedly born —  only holding one baby — everything changes. Get it in paperback for $11.


Want to get your finances on track? Check out Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan, who is also the host of The Chris Hogan Show. This book surveys over 10,000 millionaires to see how they achieved their wealth and how you can too. Get it at just $16.50.

Historical Fiction

The Road Beyond Ruin by Gemma Liviero takes us back to August in 1945 during World War II. This drama centers around Stefano, an Italian POW who making his way across war-torn Germany when he stumbles upon a young orphan and decides to keep him safe in an apparent abandoned house nearby. Before long, the owner arrives, setting off a chain of events that might keep Stefano from ever reaching his true home. Pick up this suspenseful book from as low as $5 for the Kindle edition.


From the best-selling Author Sally Throne, 99 Percent Mine is a romantic comedy that you will not want to put down. This book features a woman who finally gets a shot with her longtime crush when she’s tasked with fixing up a rundown cottage with him. Get it now in paperback for $11.

Which one of these books looks most enticing to you? Let me know in the comments below.

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