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...

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