Reviews for January 2023 Releases

To make things easier to navigate, I thought I would aggregate all of my reviews for books released within a month. For books that were published in January and I have yet to read, I will add them to this post as soon as I write a review.

Night Wherever You Go

Tracey Rose Peyton

A debut novel about a group of enslaved women staging a covert rebellion against their owners.

Publication Date: January 3

Rating: 2 out of 5.

All the Dangerous Things

Stacy Willingham

It has been a year since Isabelle’s son was taken in the night and a year since she has had a full night’s sleep. Despite second-guessing if she had something to do with his disappearance, Isabelle will not sleep until he is found.

Publication Date: January 10

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Locust Lane

Stephen Amidon

A story about the search for justice and the fault lines of power and influence in a seemingly idyllic town. Can anyone be trusted?

Publication Date: January 17

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Please Report Your Bug Here

Josh Riedel

A debut novel by Instagram’s first employee about a dating app employee who discovers a glitch that transports him to other worlds.

Publication Date: January 17

Rating: 3.5 out of 5.

What Lies in the Woods

Kate Alice Marshall

Haunted by a killer lie from their youth, a group of friends begins to unravel when one member starts asking questions.

Publication Date: January 17

Rating: 3 out of 5.

The Drift

C.J. Tudor

Three ordinary people risk everything for a chance at redemption in this audacious, utterly gripping novel of catastrophe and survival at the end of the world.

Publication Date: January 31

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Finlay Donovan Jumps the Gun

Elle Cosimano

After Finlay and her nanny/partner-in-crime Vero accidentally destroyed a luxury car that they “borrowed” in the process of saving Finlay’s ex-husband, the Russian mob got her out of debt. But now Finlay owes them and it’s time to collect.

Publication Date: January 31

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Reviews to Come:

After Saphho by Selby Wynn Schwartz
Age of Vice by Deepti Kapoor
The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff
Blaze Me a Sun by Christoffer Carlsson
Central Places by Delia Cai
Decent People by De’Shawn Charles Winston
The Dream Builders by Dindrila Mukherjee
The End of Drum-Time by Hanna Pylvainen
The Evidence of Things Not Seen by James Baldwin
How Medicine Works and When It Doesn’t by F. Perry Wilson
How to Sell a Haunted House by Grady Hendrix
Independence by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Liar, Dreamer, Thief by Maria Dong
Lunar Love by Lauren Kung Jessen
Maame by Jessica George
Picture in the Sand by Peter Blauner
Queen of Thieves by Breezy Marsh
River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer
Spare by Prince Harry
The Sweet Spot by Amy Poeppel
“You Just Need to Lose Weight” and 19 Other Myths about Fat People by Audrey Gordon

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