NetGalley members are always looking ahead for exciting new releases to add to their TBR piles. Here are 25 spring books that readers won’t want to miss—some are even already available to request on NetGalley! Take a look and take note of the books you want to read this spring.
That Summer by Jennifer Weiner
Jennifer Weiner is taking readers to Cape Cod this spring for a story about female friendship and finding happiness. A typo in an email address introduces Diana Starling and Daisy Shoemaker, two women with seemingly opposite lives with more in common than they think.
Accidentally Engaged by Farah Heron
When Reena Manji requires a fake fiancé for a couple’s baking contest, she turns to her neighbor Nadim for help. Nadim is the latest in a long line of Muslim bachelors her family’s introduced her to, and she’s reluctant to prove her father right and admit that she may be falling for Nadim.
Her Three Lives by Cate Holahan
A home invasion leaves a couple suspicious of their partner’s motives in this spring thriller. Architect Greg suffered an injury in the attack and now monitors his fiancée on their security cameras constantly,while Jade wonders if he knows more than he seems about that terrible night.
Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer by Jamie Figueroa
A brother and sister grapple with the aftermath of their mother’s death in this debut novel. Rufina Rivera convinces her brother Rafa to perform with her in their tourist town, hoping to pull him from his depression and convince him to live again.
Who Is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews
An aspiring writer sees the opportunity to steal her idol’s identity in this suspenseful tale. Florence Darrow steps in as Helen’s assistant, hoping to soak up writing advice. But after Helen dies in a car accident, Florence sees the chance to write under Helen’s penname: Maud Dixon.
The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He
Joan He weaves together two narratives in her latest YA novel. Cee woke up on an island with no memories other than the fact that she has a sister she must find. Meanwhile, Kasey lives in Earth’s only unpolluted city and she’s desperate to escape its confines.
The Galaxy, and the Ground Within by Becky Chambers
Becky Chambers’ Wayfarers series comes to a close this spring with the fourth volume. Newbies and longtime fans alike can easily dive into this installment, which can be read as a standalone, about three strangers thrown together at the galaxy’s version of a truck stop.
The Girl with Stars in Her Eyes by Xio Axelrod
Xio Axelrod’s rockstar romance follows a guitarist determined to make her dreams come true. When Toni B auditions for a new band, the last person she expects to see is Seb, who had once promised that together they’d take the music world by storm before leaving her behind.
Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall
Alexis Hall returns this spring with a new rom com. Rosaline Palmer is counting on her ability to stick to a recipe to lead her to victory on the baking show she’s competing on. But electrician Harry Dobson has her considering going off-script when it comes to love.
There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job by Kikuko Tsumura, translated by Polly Barton
Suffering from burnout, this book’s 36-year-old narrator decides to find an easy job. She flits from temp job to temp job, discovering with each one that she’s searching for meaning, rather than a way to coast through her life.
The Secret Talker by Geling Yan
Hongmei’s quiet life in Northern California as the wife of a college professor is disrupted by mysterious emails hinting at the secrets she left behind in China. Fans of psychological thrills should add this May release to their TBRs now.
Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar
Young adult readers looking for a contemporary romance won’t want to miss Adiba Jaigirdar’s sophomore novel. Hani’s friends say she can’t be bisexual if she’s only dated guys, leading Hani to claim that she’s currently dating their classmate Ishu. Now to convince Ishu to play along.
The Unbroken by C.L. Clark
A soldier and a princess team up to change their desert kingdom in this North African-inspired political fantasy series opener. Touraine’s loyalty to her empire is wavering, and she finds herself intrigued by Luca’s proposal to work together to unseat Luca’s uncle from the throne.
To Love and to Loathe by Martha Waters
This Regency romance follows a widow and a marquess known for their sparring. Diana would never lie to Jeremy, which is why he asks her to strike up an affair. She’ll honestly tell him how to be a better partner and in exchange he’ll help her signal to the ton she’s ready to take a lover.