The most exciting book releases of January 2019

The most exciting book releases of January 2019 | Petite Mélanie The most interesting books being released this january 2019. Suspense, mystery, thriller, science fiction, fiction, fantasy, romantic comedies. New novels coming out this january.

Winter is the perfect season to smuggle up inside with a coffee and a good book.

Thankfully, this January is an epic month for interesting book releases!

I wanted to share with you the books being released this month that seemed the most interesting. Most of these books will certainly be added to my To-Be-Read List, and maybe yours too!

I have a weak spot for Suspense/Thriller/Mystery books, so you might see a couple of those in my list.

Without further ado, here are the most exciting book releases of January 2019!

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Freefall by Jessica Barry – January 8th

Genre: Suspense/Thriller

Pages: 368

Publisher: HarperCollins

The story of a woman, Allison, who survives a plane crash, and of her mother, Maggie, desperate to find her daughter.

Allison holds a terrible secret, a secret powerful men would like to bury forever. Now, Allison must survive in the wilderness, after her fiancé’s private plane crashed in the mountains, and get back home. Meanwhile, Maggie wants to find her daughter alive and tries to learn more about her life from the past few years. But the more she looks, the more she finds sinister secrets that could endanger her daughter’s life. Will the two women find each other before it is too late?

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The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh – January 8th

Genre: Science fiction

Pages: 288

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton

Three sisters live with their father on an isolated island, to protect them from the bad men in the outside world. Cult-like rituals and therapies help strengthen them and protect them from the spreading toxicity of the world.

Until the day their father disappears, the only man the women have ever known. Left to themselves, the women isolate themselves even more, until two strange men and a boy wash ashore…

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The Au Pair by Emma Rous – January 8th

Genre: Suspense/Thriller

Pages: 384

Publisher: Berkley

The day of Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother’s birth, their mother throws herself off a cliff and their au pair flees the village. Many years later, after the recent death of their father, Seraphine uncovers a mysterious family picture. In the picture, which was taken the day of their birth, their mother is all smiles, surrounded by her husband and another son, and is holding only one baby.

Who was this baby and what happened that tragic day? Only one person knows the answer…

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The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker – January 15th

Genre: Science fiction

Pages: 304

Publisher: Bond Street Books

In a college dorm, a girl tells her friends she is extremely tired – and the next morning, she doesn’t wake up. She’s breathing, but it’s impossible to wake her up.

A few days later, another student on campus won’t wake up. Soon, the disease spreads to the town, and quickly, a quarantine is established by the authorities.

Those who are sleeping are exhibiting unusual brain pattern activities, never before observed in a human brain, asleep or awake. They are dreaming- but of what?

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99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne – January 29th

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Pages: 384

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks

Darcy only ever had a crush on one man: Tom Valeska. Sadly, he’s her twin brother’s best friend since their childhood, 99% loyal, and as such, off limits.

Until Darcy and her brother inherit a run-down cottage from their grand-mother. And who doesn’t arrive to help them renovate it, bearing power tools and skills? Tom Valeska, who happens to be newly single for the first time in a decade.

This time, Darcy only wants one thing: that Tom be 99% hers.

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Here And Now And Then by Mike Chen – January 29th

Genre: Science fiction

Pages: 336

Publisher: MIRA

After a botched mission, Kin, a secret time-travelling agent from the year 2142, gets stuck in the 90s. He hides his past life and builds himself a new one, in the San Francisco suburbs: he gets a job in IT, gets married and has a daughter, Miranda.

Until the day his rescue team arrives… eighteen years too late. They want to bring Kin back to 2142, where another family waits for him, a family he has no recollection of. Feeling divided between two different times, he tries to remain in contact with both. However, this has consequences on his daughter Miranda’s life. To save her, Kin will have to time-travel an ultimate time, and break all the rules…

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That’s it for my list of the most exciting book releases of January 2019!

Are there any in the list that interest you? Or that you have already pre-ordered? Let me know in the comments below!

Personally, I already ordered The Au Pair. I can’t wait to read it!

Until next time!


The most exciting book releases of January 2019 | Petite Mélanie The most interesting books being released this january 2019. Suspense, mystery, thriller, science fiction, fiction, fantasy, romantic comedies. New novels coming out this january.


  1. Book Lover says:

    So exciting! Though I mostly read nonfiction The Au Pair definitely made it to my (ever-growing) To Read list. Thanks!

  2. Britt K says:

    You’ve got some great recommendations, ones that I have also been anxiously awaiting as well as a couple I hadn’t heard of and promptly added to my must read books for the near future! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Jodi Graham says:

    Thanks so much for the recommendations – despite having a never ending list of books to read, I’m always looking for more to add, lol! As soon as I finish Michelle Obama’s “Becoming”, I’ll check one of these out!

  4. Lauren says:

    Oh 99% Mine and Au Pair just made my reading list! Thanks for sharing!

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