January 2021: Fiction Previews

Happy New Year! Welcome to January 2021, an epically big month in fiction, with publisher submissions easily exceeding 200 titles. This can partly be accounted for by pandemic-related publication date slippage from 2020—but still, what a lot of books!

A new year is the perfect time to launch a new author, and so the majority of my Editor’s Choices are débuts, and all the Ones to Watch are débuts too. I really loved the books that are elevated to Editor’s Choice status here. Against worthy competition, these were the ones I simply couldn’t stop reading. And everyone should read my Book of...

This is subscriber-only content

Not a subscriber? Get unrestricted access to all the news, charts, previews, data & analysis by subscribing from as little as £3 per week.

Why Subscribe?

Every issue of The Bookseller magazine

Unlimited access to thebookseller.com (single user)

The Bookseller e-edition app for tablet and mobile

Subscriber-only newsletters

Twice yearly Buyer's Guides worth £50

Discounts on The Bookseller Awards and Conferences

Click here to subscribe now