New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations | December 2021 | NewInBooks
17 Dec 2021
New Literary Fiction Book Recommendations | December 2021
Looking to add to your literary fiction list this December? Check out these new novels by indie bestselling authors Carol Selick, Sav R. Miller, Jane Renshaw, Kaydence Snow, Iain Maitland, and Leah Mercer. Enjoy your new literary fiction book recommendations!
Beyond the Song
by Carol Selick
Release Date: July 13, 2021
Beyond the Song is an autobiographical novel based on the author’s coming of age in the ‘sixties and early ‘seventies. A singer-songwriter like her alter-ego Carol Marks, Carol Selick begins each chapter with lyrics she wrote and still performs today. She rebels against her strict suburban upbringing to join the counter-culture in hopes of fulfilling her dream of making it in the music business.
Vipers and Virtuosos (Monsters & Muses Book 2)
by Sav R. Miller
Release Date: December 14, 2021
Aiden is a rockstar with a creative and broken heart. Riley is a trauma victim barely surviving. They meet in a fated night that changes the course of both of their lives. Three years later they come back together very different people – broken in ways that brings their darkness to the surface. Vipers and Virtuosos is a full-length, standalone dark rockstar romance inspired by the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.
by Jane Renshaw
Release Date: December 8, 2021
He lost one family. Now he’s ready for another. Psychotherapist Lulu is sure she’s the luckiest woman alive. She has a wonderful job and is married to the love of her life, Nick – who also happens to be ridiculously handsome and fabulously wealthy. But now a shadow has fallen on her perfect life.
Reverie and Redemption
by Kaydence Snow
Release Date: December 9, 2021
I’m in love with three men. I’m just not sure if they’re a dream come true or my worst nightmare. It began with hearing voices – another step on my steady descent into madness. It was inevitable, considering the whole town hated me and I was the loneliest person on the planet. I didn’t really blame them. Everyone who got close to me ended up in the hospital. I’d be suspicious of me too. When the three distinct, alluring voices in my head started to appear before my eyes as three distinct, gorgeous men I really started to question everything I thought I knew.
The Girl Downstairs
by Iain Maitland
Release Date: November 21, 2021
He’s been watching and waiting. And now he’s found her. Rosie is homeless and winter is closing in. So she can’t believe her luck when a total stranger, Mr. Adams, invites her to stay. What she doesn’t realize is that Mr. Adams has a secret agenda. He has chosen Rosie for a very special purpose. But Rosie isn’t as innocent as she seems. She has a secret too, a secret that will have horrifying consequences for them both. As they each fight to get what they want, they find themselves locked in a struggle which will lead them ever downwards – into a terrifying spiral of horror and violence.
Why She Left
by Leah Mercer
Release Date: December 13, 2021
Fifteen years ago, her daughter vanished. Now, she’s back. Ruth has spent every day of the last fifteen years grieving for her daughter Isobel who left the family home as a teenager and completely disappeared. Walking around the school to which she has given her life, every child she sees reminds her of her daughter’s bright future and of a happy family destroyed in an instant. So when Ruth opens the door to find Isobel and a grandson she never knew existed, she feels a rush of joy. But as mother and daughter begin to heal the wounds of the past, a violent attack brings old secrets to the surface once more.