The 20 Most Anticipated Books of 2024, According to 'Marie Claire' Editors

From long-awaited follow-ups by award-winning authors to engrossing debut thrillers and memoirs.

composite of the most anticipated book releases of 2024
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Reading enthusiasts know there's nothing like finally getting your hands on (or receiving a Libby notification for) a book you've been waiting months (or years) to read and then diving in head-first. Lucky for us lit-obsessed editors at Marie Claire, 2024's publishing slate is stacked with buzzy releases, from the returns of several beloved female authors to glossy new tell-alls. For the impatient, many of our picks for our year's best reads have already hit the shelves (including a debut novel by a member of the MC team!). From chilling thrillers and steamy romances, to engrossing memoirs and self-help inspiration, read on for our most anticipated books of 2024.