# New books
Danielle Steel Unveils Her Latest, and Another New Novel Focuses on Sylvia Plath
Danielle Steel headlines this week’s new book releases with High Stakes, her 190-something published book. The 74-year-old Steel is the fourth-bestselling author who said in 2019 that she writes for 20-22 hours a day.
Sarah J. Maas and Marlon James Headline This Week's New Books with Much-Anticipated Novels
Sarah J. Maas and Marlon James lead a banner week for fantasy fiction fans as both release much-anticipated new books. Maas releases the latest in her Crescent City series, while James’s new title is the second in his Dark Star trilogy.
New Novels By Francine Rivers and Jonathan Kellerman Top the List of New Book Releases This Week
This week, Francine Rivers returns a new novel that returns Rivers’ fans to familiar territory: a historical romance set in 18th century California. Joining Rivers’ new book, The Lady’s Mine, in this week’s new releases is a new novel by Jonathan Kellerman and a short story collection by up-and-coming writer Dantiel W. Moniz.
Mother-Son Writing Duo Anne Rice's and Christopher Rice's Newest Novel Now Available
It’s fitting that Anne Rice’s latest, and perhaps last, novel, Ramses the Damned: The Reign of Osiris, focuses on immortality. Rice passed away in Dec., but she returns to bookshelves with her latest collaboration with her son, Christopher Rice. The Reign of Osiris is a follow-up to the duo’s 2017 novel, Ramses the Damned: The Passion of Cleopatra.
Tochi Onyebuchi Releases His Debut Novel, and Three More New Books Out This Week
Tochi Onyebuchi published his first novel this week, Goliath, a futuristic story that tries to tell us something about our present. This week, Fiona Davis is also out with a new novel, The Magnolia Place. And John Darnielle and Marie Benedict are releasing new books, too.
Hanya Yanagihara's Newest Novel and Other New Books Hitting Shelves This Week
Hanya Yanagihara headlines an impressive list of books coming out on Jan. 11, 2022. Yanagihara’s newest novel, To Paradise, is her first since 2015’s A Little Life. That novel was shortlisted for a Booker Prize and received critical acclaim.
Colleen Hoover's 'Reminders of Him' and Other New Novels Hitting Shelves This Week
New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover is out this week with her latest book, Reminders of Him. Hoover is a young-adult romance writer whose titles include 2013’s Hopeless and 2020’s Heart Bones. A summary of Reminders of Him is below.
More Secrets, More Crime, and More Delicious Indonesian Food in "The New Girl"
The New Girl(via TheFictionAddiction.com) Author Jesse Q Sutanto is back with more secrets, more murder, and more delicious Indonesian food in The New Girl. Teenage track star Lia Setiawan gets a scholarship to an upscale prep school, and quickly discovers Draycott Academy is full of typical mean rich girls, nasty teachers, and the intense pressure to keep her scholarship. There’s a Gossip Girl-style rumor app, Draycott Dirt, full of catty backstabbing and just generally mean commentary on everyone at the school. All anonymous, of course, but you can figure out who absolutely hates Lia for bumping her spot on the track team. Fortunately for Lia, there’s also a certain handsome Indo classmate, who seems to like her a lot.