New Book Releases December 2020

Another month, another list of fabulous new books to get excited about! Here are some of the most anticipated new book releases for December 2020 to cozy up with.

In this list, I’m focusing on fiction books only. (Sorry non-fiction lovers!)

New Book Releases December 2020

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December 2020 New Book Releases

The Cousins by Karen McManus

Genre: YA Mystery/Thriller

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Milly, Aubrey, and Jonah Story are cousins, but they barely know each another, and they’ve never even met their grandmother. Rich and reclusive, she disinherited their parents before they were born. So when they each receive a letter inviting them to work at her island resort for the summer, they’re surprised . . . and curious.

Release date: December 1st

The Blade Between by Sam J. Miller

Genre: Horror

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From Nebula Award winner Sam J. Miller comes a frightening and uncanny ghost story about a rapidly changing city in upstate New York and the mysterious forces that threaten it.

Release date: December 1st

My Name is Anton by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Genre: Historical Fiction

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New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde returns with a hopeful novel of sacrifice, two lost souls, and enduring love.

Release date: December 1st

Every Last Secret by A.R. Torre

Genre: Thriller

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Cat Winthorpe has worked hard to get what she has: a gorgeous home; social standing; and William, her successful, handsome husband. Then a friendly new couple moves into the estate next door. While cautious, a good neighbor like Cat greets them with open arms and warm hospitality.

Welcome to the neighborhood. Watch your husband, watch your friends, and watch your back.

Release date: December 1st

How to Fail at Flirting by Denise Williams

Genre: Contemporary Romance

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One daring to-do list and a crash course in flirtation turn a Type A overachiever’s world upside down.

Release date: December 1st

Admission by Julie Buxbaum

Genre: Young Adult/Contemporary

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Tell Me Three Things comes an of-the-moment novel that peeks inside the private lives of the hypercompetitive and the hyperprivileged and takes on the college admissions bribery scandal that rocked the country.

Release date: December 1st

Layla by Colleen Hoover

Genre: Romance/Thriller

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover comes a novel that explores life after tragedy and the enduring spirit of love.

Release date: December 8th

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Marie Benedict, the beloved New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room, uncovers the untold story of Agatha Christie’s mysterious eleven day disappearance.

Release date: December 29th

The Wrong Family by Tarryn Fisher

Genre: Psychological Thriller

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Before moving in with the Crouch family, Juno thought Winnie and her husband, Nigel, had the perfect marriage, the perfect son—the perfect life. Only now that she’s living in their beautiful house, she sees the cracks in the crumbling facade are too deep to ignore.

Still, she isn’t one to judge. After her grim diagnosis, the retired therapist simply wants a place to live out the rest of her days in peace. But that peace is shattered the day Juno overhears a chilling conversation between Winnie and Nigel.

Release date: December 29th

Pretty Little Wife by Darby Kane

Genre: Thriller

Debut author Darby Kane thrills with this twisty domestic suspense novel that asks one central question: shouldn’t a dead husband stay dead?

Release date: December 29th

Click here to view my full list of new book releases in December 2020.

I hope this list has helped you narrow down which new book releases you’re most excited about this month! Stay safe and keep on reading, friends.

If you’re looking for more awesome books to read, check out my list of the best thriller books of 2020 (so far)!

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