There are few joys comparable to unwrapping a brand-new, pre-ordered book. That first whiff of fresh, untouched pages in mint condition can transport book-lovers of all ages to seventh heaven. If you are looking forward to getting your hands on some awesome books this festive season, here’s a rundown of some of the choicest offerings on pre-order.
Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King with Owen King
The master of supernatural fiction is back, and this time around, he’s writing alongside his son! Together, they’ve churned out a horror/thriller with a singularly scary premise: a world without women. It goes without saying that for those who love King’s plots and premises this one’s a must-have.
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
The bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars returns with a novel revolving around the effects of obsessive compulsive disorder. If you’re a firm believer in the supreme power of love, resilience, and life-long friendship, pre-order this gem ASAP.
An Ordinary Life by Nawazuddin Siddiqui
The award-winning actor known for his stellar performances on the silver screen, teams up with Rituparna Chatterjee, a writer and journalist, to deliver a stunning memoir about his journey to stardom. Will the book reflect his critical acclaim onscreen? There’s only one way to find out.
George Lucas: A Life by Brian Jay Jones
The author delves deep into the life and times of the person who created the Star Wars franchise, George Lucas. This biography is full of interesting trivia about his innovations in the world of movies, the ’70s Hollywood, and of course, the evolution of Star Wars. May the force be with you.
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
A masterful piece of historical fiction, Manhattan Beach talks about organized crime, the clash of classes in New York, and the Great Depression. Emotionally powerful and painstakingly detailed, this book is for the true-blue lovers of literary fiction.
The Fix by David Baldacci
One of the world’s most renowned thriller writers, David Baldacci is known to churn out authentic novels deep-rooted in fact. All the more reason for you to pre-order a copy of his new book, featuring the gifted detective Amos Decker—the man who can forget nothing.
Demi-Gods by Eliza Robertson
An audacious, titillating novel set in a world that idolizes women as mere objects for pleasure, Demi-Gods is remarkably well-balanced for a debut attempt. It is an astonishingly sensitive, exciting, and thought-provoking piece of contemporary literature.
Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer
Arguably the greatest storyteller of our age, Jeffrey Archer is a revered name among lovers of fiction and short stories. With Tell Tale, he returns after ten long years to share more soul-stirring accounts of the people he met, stories he heard, and countries he visited during this time.
Forever is True by Novoneel Chakraborty
The thrilling conclusion of the Forever series, this book explores the true depths of madness resulting from a ravaged childhood. The author, Novoneel Chakraborty, has penned nine romantic thrillers and seven TV shows in the past.
A Home for Urvashi by Sanchali Bhattacharya
In a powerful novel about the afterlife and the bond between two sisters, Sanchali Bhattarcharya presents a sensitive account of the indomitable human spirit. As the protagonist is forced to make impossible choices, the readers are compelled to question some of their own.
Pre-order your reads today, and spice up your winter with the magic of modern literature.