The most anticipated books of 2020! They've not been launched, yet lovers of great books are already on their toes to get a first glimpse at their contents. These books have either been written by celebrities, popular writers, or other bookworms. It's even more exciting that there is a launch date for these reads which means, you too can be among the first people to grab a copy.

Therefore, if you love to spend hours lost in a great novel, and also need something new to your collection, these are the recommended and anticipated books to read in 2020. They have been outlined with their release dates.

1. You Are Not Alone (March 3, 2020):

You Are Not Alone is written by Greer Hendricks, #1 New York Times bestselling author of An anonymous girl. This psychological suspense centers on Shay Miller who seems not to have it all, until she meets two sisters who showcase perfection. Shay wants to fit in at all costs, which could be at the expense of her life.

2. My Dark Vanessa (March 10, 2020):

My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell is another book to watch in 2020. It tells a story of an affair between a naive fifteen-year-old and her manipulative teacher.

3. Weather (February 11, 2020):

Weather is from the writer of a book that became the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books. Here, the author Jenny Offill tells a story of a librarian who becomes a fake shrink. Despite her low qualifications, she still tries to save the delusional around her.

4. The Other Mrs. (February 18, 2020):

The Other Mrs. is a novel by Mary Kubica, New York Times' bestselling author of the book, The Good Girl. This novel tells a story of Sadie and her family as they try to unravel the mystery behind the death of her new neighbour, Morgan Baines.

5. Darling Rose Gold (March 17, 2020):

Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel talks about a complicated mother and daughter relationship. Rose Gold thinks she's been ill all her short life, but it seems only her mother knows if she's ill or not.

6. All Adults Here (May 5, 2020):

All Adults Here by Emma Straub centers of family and the mistakes that are repeated as we grow from kids into adulthood. Kids become parents, grandchildren become teenagers. The people in the cycle may change, but not the mistakes.

7. Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis (January 7, 2020)

Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis is written by Ada Calhoun. As the name implies, it focuses on the midlife crises of Gen X women.

8. Before and After the Book Deal: A Writer's Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book (January 7, 2020)

Before and After the Book Deal: A Writer's Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book by Courtney Maum is a useful tool every writer needs.

9. The Glass Hotel (March 24, 2020):

The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mande tells a story of crime, the Ponzi scheme, crisis, and survival. It also tries to portray love, greed, and guilt, elements that make it an interesting read.

10. Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance (January 14, 2020)

Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick: Stories from the Harlem Renaissance by Zora Neale Hurston focuses on African American folk culture. It tells a story of love, gender, and class, racism, and sexism.

11. Behind Every Lie (February 4, 2020)

Behind Every Lie is written by Christina McDonald, a USA TODAY bestselling author of The Night Olivia Fell. This title focuses on how the loss of memory could make it difficult to prove you're innocent of a crime you can't even recall happening.

12. American Dirt (January 21, 2020)

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins reveals how a drug cartel forces a bookstore owner to run away from her comfortable life in Mexico to the US. She soon discovers that she's not the only one on the run from something, however, they all seem to run to something.

13. Catherine House by (May 12, 2020)

Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas is a novel about a school of higher learning that is only meant for the selected few. A new member of the school will soon unravel that there is more to the school than its sophistication and reputation of producing some of the world’s best minds.

14. Something She's Not Telling Us (April 7, 2020)

Something She's Not Telling Us by Darcey Bell is quite intriguing. It tells a story of Charlotte, and her brother's girlfriend, Ruth who seems too attached to Charlotte's five-year-old daughter, Daisy. When Daisy is kidnapped, Charlotte's raises and eyebrow at Ruth, while Ruth seeks to discover Charlotte's deeply-buried secret.

15. The City We Became (March 24, 2020)

The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin is also from a New York Times bestseller Author. This book highlights how a group is formed to save New York from an ancient evil.


That's a whole lot of collection to work with, and it'll take a while to exhaust our list of the most anticipated books in 2020. Besides, these reads are readily accessible in audio format, hardcopy, or ebook, hence, you can pre-order now, or purchase once they’ve been released.