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36 new eBooks and audiobooks coming out January 3 - 9, 2023

By Kobo • January 03, 2023New eBooks and Audiobooks

New eBooks and audiobooks out at the top of the New Year

Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency was published 25 years ago and has become one of the most beloved cozy mystery series ever. Mma Precious Ramotswe is the plucky protagonist and the founder of the eponymous detective agency, whose cases are often overshadowed by the colourful characters who enlist Mma Ramotswe’s investigative services. Colour and charm abound in the BBC’s full-cast radio production of the series, which is now available as an audiobook spanning 35 episodes. All were adapted by Alexander McCall Smith from stories featured in the books, and the soundtrack includes music from sub-Sahara African musicians.

In Deepti Kapoor’s novel Age of Vice, the Wadias are a famous family whose wealth and power unlock every door and make all things possible. Which is the only way to explain how one of their Mercedes crashes into a crowd in the early hours of the morning leaving five dead and yet no member of the Wadia family is found at the scene—just a servant who seems not to know what’s happened. Over its 500+ pages, the novel shifts perspectives in time and character painting a portrait of a family who respects no boundary and the people surrounding them who are trying to carve off a slice of Wadia power, understand the family’s inner workings, or just survive.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, aka. ADHD, has been getting an increasing amount of attention over the past few years, possibly due to our shared experience of isolation and its impact on our attention spans. While many seek professional diagnoses in order to begin a course of treatment, others are merely curious whether their cognitive quirks are symptomatic of this often misunderstood condition—and they’re open to help with managing their minds. Self Care for People with ADHD by Dr. Sasha Hamdani aims to help readers reduce stress levels and look after themselves in ways that mitigate the downsides of ADHD. At the same time, Dr. Hamdani helps readers find ways to leverage the strength of their non-standard neurochemistry to live a healthier life with more self-acceptance. Sounds like a great way to kick off 2023.

More books coming out January 3 – 9, 2023

🧰 Help and How-to

Self-Care for People with ADHD: 100+ Ways to Recharge, De-Stress, and Prioritize You! by Sasha Hamdani

Happy Skin Kitchen: Over 100 recipes to nourish your skin from the inside out by Elisa Rossi

The Taste of Joy: Mediterranean Wisdom for a Life Worth Savoring by Emily A. Francis

No-Regret Decisions: Making Good Choices During Difficult Times by Shannon Lee Simmons

The Fun Habit: How the Pursuit of Joy and Wonder Can Change Your Life by Mike Rucker, PhD


💡 Big Ideas

Sh*t Joe Rogan Says: An Unauthorized Collection of Quotes and Common Sense from the Man Who Talks to Everybody by Mary Wood

Graduating from the Electoral College by Tomas McIntee

Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life by Dacher Keltner


💘 Romance

Without a Trace by Danielle Steel

Sleep No More by Jayne Ann Krentz

Deserving Henley by Susan Stoker

Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert

Token by Beverley Kendall


🗡️ Action, Crime, and Mystery

The General of Tiananmen Square by Ian Hamilton

Girl, Escaped (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 10) by Blake Pierce

The House of Wolves by James Patterson and Mike Lupica

The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency: The Complete BBC Radio Series by Alexander McCall Smith

The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes

The Villa by Rachel Hawkins


🖊️ Literary & Contemporary Fiction

Love, Clancy by W. Bruce Cameron

Age of Vice by Deepti Kapoor

The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff

Brotherless Night by V. V. Ganeshananthan


✨ Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, and Speculative Fiction

Duality by G. S. Jennsen

Lost Cause by Z.J. Cannon

Chicks in Tank Tops by Jason Cordova

A Diamond Dream by Eli K. P. William

The Stolen Heir by Holly Black

The Claw and the Crowned by Sarah M. Cradit

Song of Silver, Flame Like Night by Amélie Wen Zhao

Unseelie by Ivelisse Housman


💬 Manga & Graphic Novels

The Unwanted Undead Adventurer: Volume 10 by Yu Okano

Captain America: The Ghost Army (Original Graphic Novel) by Alan Gratz

Lady Rose Just Wants to Be a Commoner! Volume 1 by Yura Kiyose

My Love Mix-Up!, Vol. 6 by Wataru Hinekure

The Librarian of Auschwitz: The Graphic Novel by Antonio Iturbe

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