Best books 2021—the reads to look out for this year

It’s time to add to that To-Be-Read list—here are the best books 2021

Best Books 2021 roundup including 8 different book covers from hotly anticipated reads
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In another year that is likely to see us reading more than ever, woman&home’s Books Editor, Zoe West, chooses the best books in 2021 that you should be adding to your literary list.

From supernatural murder mysteries to poignant page-turners, sweeping historical fiction books, and highly anticipated best thriller books, we predict another stellar year for books.

Some of these you may have to wait for, but we assure you they’ll be worth it. So whether you're looking for a gripping book club book, a swashbuckling best romance book or tantalising, sex stories, keep checking back. We’ll be adding to this list with more exciting and hotly tipped reads for the whole year ahead. Grab your eReader and happy reading…

Best books 2021

Circus of Wonders by Elizabeth Macneal from Amazon for US$27

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid from Amazon for US$21

The Husbands by Chandler Baker from Amazon for US$17.63

  • The Maidens by Alex Michaelides at Waterstones at £14.99