With new books being released every day, finding your next read can sometimes be overwhelming. Whether you鈥檙e a fan of dystopian fiction, captivating memoirs, or uncommon love stories, there鈥檚 an exciting read for every book lover for 2018. If you鈥檙e looking to stock your #TBR pile with new favorites, these are the titles you won鈥檛 want to miss this year.

1. The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson ($26): After the devastating effects of a nuclear war and a worldwide plague, 23-year-old Lynn McBride no longer recognizes the place she calls home. Escaping the wrath of illness and destruction, the McBride family exile themselves to Canada, where they must learn to hunt, trap, and farm for survival. Just as life seems to settle into a routine, Lynn will have no choice but to work with a stranger. In The Wolves of Winter, readers are taken on a post-apocalyptic journey through the great Canadian Yukon where one family will be tested and unexpected bonds are formed. If you loved Station Eleven, add this to your pile immediately.

2. Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi ($24): Ada was the miracle child her parents had always hoped for, but as signs of mental illness began to arise at a young age, they realized that they weren鈥檛 ready to be parents. As Ada leaves her home in Nigeria to attend college in America, one earth-shattering event will lead her to hide behind her other identities and force her down a dark path. Told with the voices of Ada鈥檚 multiple selves, Emezi鈥檚 intense debut novel about growing up with multiple personality disorder gives readers a new perspective on the effects of mental illness.

3. The Parking Lot Attendant by Nafkote Tamirat ($26): In Tamirat鈥檚 debut novel, a teenage girl and her father have taken up residence on a remote island after leaving everything from their prior lives in Boston behind. As the narrative switches between past and present, the duo鈥檚 motives for moving are made more evident with the introduction of parking lot attendant and hustler Ayale. When our narrator becomes further enthralled with this mysterious man, she鈥檒l find herself caught up in his dangerous schemes. This enticing coming-of-age tale is a critical story about identity and the importance of every choice we make.

4. Stray City by Chelsey Johnson ($26): Andrea Morales鈥檚 strict Catholic upbringing kept her in the closet for the entirety of her young life, but after moving to Portland, she was finally able to embrace her true self. On the mend from a bad breakup and a friend鈥檚 betrayal, one drunken night ends in a hookup that leaves her pregnant but intent on keeping the baby. In this humorous and warm story, Andrea will have to come to terms with her past as her daughter Lucia starts asking questions about the father she never had the chance to meet.

5. The Frontman by Ron Bahar ($17): In his first book, Ron Bahar brings readers a fictionalized retelling of his life growing up in Lincoln, Nebraska. Born to two Israeli immigrants, Ron always knew how important it was to please them. As he falls in love with a non-Jewish girl and pursues his passion for music, he鈥檒l begin to realize that being happy and pleasing everyone is easier said than done. A story about the allure of sex, drugs, and rock and roll, this coming-of-age fiction is the novel you鈥檒l want to get lost in this spring.

6. Shunned by Linda A. Curtis ($17): A true story about leaving the Jehovah鈥檚 Witness faith, Shunned is an honest memoir about a courageous woman. Linda Curtis had always been loyal to her faith, but after an encounter with a respected coworker, she begins to question everything she鈥檚 ever known about her life and beliefs. Deciding to leave the Jehovah鈥檚 Witness community and divorce her husband, Linda is shunned from her safe life and finally free to lead an existence free of strict rules and obligations. This shocking story about a fearless woman鈥檚 journey to find herself is one inspiring read you鈥檒l want to get your hands on this year.

7. The Pisces by Melissa Broder ($25): Lucy has officially hit rock bottom in The Pisces. After a difficult breakup with her boyfriend, she鈥檚 invited to spend the summer at her sister鈥檚 Venice Beach home, dogsitting and looking for a new start. As she begins to come to terms with her failed relationship and love addiction, Lucy encounters Theo 鈥 an enchanting merman. As the two grow close, Lucy will start to rethink what she knows about romance and life in this unique love story about finding the courage to mend a broken heart.

8. The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner ($27): Rachel Kushner鈥檚 forthcoming novel about a mother serving two consecutive life sentences gives readers a compelling look at what life is like in a women鈥檚 prison. Romy Hall has officially been cut off from the outside world and her son Jackson after being incarcerated for a heinous crime. Calling Stanville Women鈥檚 Correctional Facility her new home, Romy will learn how to get by in a world of inmates, guards, and crazy prison antics. If you find yourself regularly binge-watching Orange Is the New Black, this novel should be at the top of your queue.

9. Three Days Missing by Kimberly Belle ($16): While Kat Jenkins and Stef Huntington never had much in common, when Kat鈥檚 son Ethan goes missing during a class field trip, the two will find their worlds beginning to collide. All Stef knows about Kat is the rumors she鈥檚 heard about her painful past, but as the two mothers desperately search for answers about Ethan鈥檚 disappearance, they鈥檒l learn that they can only trust each other. A suspenseful women鈥檚 fiction novel, Three Days Missing is the perfect read for those who love twisted endings and thrillers that keep you on your toes.

10. The Subway Girls by Susie Orman Schnall ($16): A fascinating story of two women living a generation apart and their connection to the real historic Miss Subways campaign, Schnall鈥檚 new novel is a captivating read for anyone who loved Fiona Davis鈥檚 The Dollhouse, and will be the perfect addition to your summer reading beach bag. When Charlotte鈥檚 dreams of an advertising career are crushed, she鈥檒l find herself engrossed in the 1949 Miss Subways beauty contest where new friends will lead her to take big risks. Almost 70 years later, Olivia, an advertising executive from New York, will use the famous campaign to boost her career. As she digs deeper into the world of Miss Subways, she鈥檒l come to find she has a personal connection to the event that will forever change her life.

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