New Releases For Contemporary Readers

New Releases For Contemporary Readers

Prepare yourself to add plenty of new contemporary releases to your reading list.


Is there anything better than a good contemporary book? We can’t get enough of them, which is why we are writing this post.


In this article, you’ll find the top new releases for contemporary readers that you must know about. Grab your favorite bookish bookmark and run to your nearest bookshop.




My Roommate Is a Vampire - Jenna Levine

In My Roommate is a Vampire, Cassie Greenberg, a struggling artist facing eviction, stumbles upon a too-good-to-be-true apartment in Chicago. Her new roommate, Frederick J. Fitzwilliam, is far from ordinary. He sleeps during the day, conducts mysterious nocturnal activities, and speaks like he's from a regency romance novel.

Despite this, Frederick leaves Cassie heartwarming notes, shares her passion for art, and kindles unexpected attraction. Their story takes an eerie twist when Cassie finds blood bags in the fridge, forcing Frederick to reveal his true identity as a vampire. This debut romantic comedy combines humor, charm, and the supernatural, proving that love can flourish even in the most unusual circumstances.




The Apology - Jimin Han

A 105-year-old South Korean woman receives a letter that thrusts her into a battle against a looming curse with the power to devastate future generations. Jeonga Cha, who has always borne the weight of preserving her family's honor, once sent her daughter-in-law to America to hide an illegitimate birth, unknowingly setting in motion a chain of events that haunts her life decades later.

This compelling tale, part ghost story and part family saga, explores themes of sisterhood and diaspora, reaching back to the era of Japanese colonialism and the Korean War.

Narrated by a resilient centenarian, it delves into love, sacrifice, and the enduring consequences of our decisions, offering a powerful and unforgettable narrative.




Burlington - Heather Dixon

Burlington is a suspenseful debut novel that takes readers into the seemingly perfect suburban life of Mae Roberts. Eager to embrace her new life, she joins the affluent mothers' circle at Riverpark Elementary. However, what begins as a dream soon turns into a nightmare when mothers start disappearing, rumors of suicide attempts circulate, and secrets come to light.

Mae is faced with a crucial decision: should she prioritize fitting in with this elite clique or uncover the unsettling truth behind the disappearances? This gripping narrative unravels the complexities of an exclusive world where appearances can be deceiving and the cost of privilege can be devastating.




The Year of Second Chances - Lara Avery

Young widow Robin Lindstrom receives a surprising email from her late husband, Gabe, urging her to try a dating service called "Fluttr" for a year. Reluctantly, Robin steps into the world of online dating, facing awkward outings, club-hopping with DJs, and stammering conversations.

As she navigates this unexpected journey, she discovers new people, new experiences, and a renewed sense of herself. Avery's debut is a heartwarming tale of second chances and falling in love with life again, perfect for fans of "P.S. I Love You."

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