Top 10 Books Publishing in February 2023

Books to Read in February 2023

Within the blink of an eye, it’s almost February 2023 already! Like, can you believe it? It’s as if time has been running a marathon after the Covid era, and look, it’s the most romantic time of the year, the month of valentine’s! So, here is a list of excellent books publishing in February 2023.

February brings a chance for lovers to express their love to their significant other. Still, for singles like me, it brings a chance to dive into our little fantasy worlds and become hopeless romantics by reading new book releases.

The variety of novels coming out in February 2023 is ideal for the next winter of 2023. For February 2023, there are so many fantastic anticipated novels. This collection includes something for everyone, whether you prefer literary fiction or a romance in time for Valentine’s Day.

The books in the following list have been personally picked by me and compiled here just for you. Ready to dive in? Let’s go then!

10 Fantastic Books Publishing in February 2023

1. I Have Some Questions For You

I Have Some Questions For You | Books Publishing in February 2023

Full Title: I Have Some Questions For You

Author: Rebecca Makkai

Genre: Mystery

Publishing Date: 21 February 2023


The murder of her former roommate Thalia Keith in the spring of their senior year and the family tragedy that blighted her four horrible years at a boarding school in New Hampshire are all things that Bodie Kane, a successful film professor and podcaster, is happy to put behind her.

Bodie prefers—needs—to let sleeping dogs lie, despite the intense internet discussion surrounding Thalia’s murder and the conviction of Omar Evans, the school’s athletic trainer. Bodie, however, finds herself irresistibly pulled to the case and its increasingly apparent weaknesses when the Granby School invites her back to teach a course.

Did the school and the police miss other suspects in their haste to condemn Omar? Is the actual murderer still at large? Bodie starts to question maybe she wasn’t as much of an outsider at Granby as she’d assumed and whether, perhaps, back in 1995, she knew something that might have held the key to solving the case as she slides into the very rabbit hole she was so determined to avoid.

2. The Porcelain Moon

The Porcelain Moon | Books Publishing in February 2023

Full Title: The Porcelain Moon: A Novel of France, the Great War, and Forbidden Love

Author: Janie Chang

Genre: Historical Fiction

Publishing Date: 21 February 2023


1918 in France. Pauline Deng, a young Chinese woman, flees her uncle’s Paris home in the closing days of World War One to avoid the Shanghai marriage that has been planned for her. She needs her cousin Theo, a Chinese Labour Corps translator in rural France, to assist her in stopping the union.

Camille Roussel is preparing to leave her violent marriage and end a relationship that can no longer last in the town of Noyelles-Sur-Mer.

The two women meet when Camille offers Pauline a room to stay in. But before long, Pauline learns a dangerous secret Camille had kept from her. The two ladies are forced to make a terrible choice that will tie them together for the rest of their lives as their precarious predicament worsens.

3. On the Savage Side

On the Savage Side | Books Publishing in February 2023

Full Title: On the Savage Side

Author: Tiffany McDaniel

Genre: Mystery

Publishing Date: 14 February 2023


Twin sisters Arcade and Daffodil were born one minute apart. They form an unbreakable friendship nourished by their grandmother’s stories and their imaginations because of their fiery red hair and desire for an escape.

Together, they construct a universe in which a patch of grass hides an archaeologist’s excavation, the smoke from the nearby paper mill changes into the dust created by wild horses galloping on the ground, and a deserted 1950s convertible changes into a time machine that can transport them anywhere.

However, the generational upheaval that engulfs their family prevents the two sisters from leaving. The sisters are very close because they grew up under the town’s shadow. Arcade struggles with these recollections of her past as an adult, while at the same time, a local woman is found drowned in the river.

More bodies are soon discovered. Arcade is forced to face the past as her friends start to vanish all around her as the killer draws nearer. While the savage side’s tremendous riptide becomes harder to withstand, Arcade’s promise to keep herself and her sister safe grow more urgent.

4. The Crane Husband

The Crane Husband | Books Publishing in February 2023

Full Title: The Crane Husband

Author: Kelly Barnhill

Genre: Fantasy

Publishing Date: 28 February 2023


The heart of her little Midwestern family is a fifteen-year-old youngster who manages the home budget and looks after her younger brother while her mother, a gifted weaver, creates exquisite tapestries. Her mother has occasionally brought home visitors, but none have ever stayed; for the past six years, it has only been the three of them.

However, the girl is helpless to stop her mother from allowing the intruder into her heart and her children’s lives when her mother brings home a six-foot-tall crane with a frightening look. Her mother completely loses herself in him and becomes indifferent to his jagged edges, leaving the world behind to weave the masterpiece the crane demands.

5. The Angel Maker

The Angel Maker | Books Publishing in February 2023

Full Title: The Angel Maker

Author: Alex North

Genre: Thriller

Publishing Date: 28 February 2023


Katie Shaw had a privileged upbringing in a stunning home in the English countryside. She was on the verge of graduating and had big plans, a loyal boyfriend, and a little brother she cherished dearly. Until then, a violent stranger drastically altered her family’s future.

Years later, still unable to let go of the guilt over what happened to her brother Chris and now guarding her child, Katie finds it difficult to distinguish between actual and imagined threats. Then she receives a call informing her that Chris has vanished and needs his older sister again.

Detective Laurence Page is now investigating a particularly nasty incident. Just hours after terminating his workers, a renowned professor of fate and free will was brutally killed.

All the evidence points to two ancient cases: the horrific assault on Christopher Shaw as a teenager and the heinous acts committed by a famed serial murderer who, according to mythology, could see the future.

6. Two Weeks Notice

Two Weeks Notice | Books Publishing in February 2023

Full Title: Two Weeks Notice: Find the Courage to Quit Your Job, Make More Money, Work Where You Want and Change the World

Author: Amy Porterfield

Genre: Business

Publishing Date: 21 February 2023


It’s time to give your two weeks’ notice if your heart is telling you it’s time to quit your 9-to-5 job, you feel alive every time you work on your side business, or you’re sick of helping others build their goals. However, you will require a knowledgeable guide to provide the road map for making this world of possibilities a reality.

Amy Porterfield, the host of the podcast Online Marketing Made Easy, has experience ranging from corporate clerk to multimillionaire entrepreneur. You can change the glass ceiling you keep crashing into a floor you can stand on by following Amy’s business playbook.

7. Stars in an Italian Sky

Stars in an Italian Sky | Books Publishing in February 2023

Full Title: Stars in an Italian Sky

Author: Jill Santopolo

Genre: Historical Fiction

Publishing Date: 28 February 2023


1946 in Genoa, Italy. The moment Vincenzo and Giovanna lay eyes on one another, they fell in love at the age of twenty-one. They come from different worlds—the son of a count and the daughter of a tailor.

Despite this, their undeniable chemistry quickly develops into a passionate relationship that involves them exploring each other’s bodies, minds, and the city they live in, as well as Vincenzo’s family’s expansive vineyard, Villa Della Rosa. However, when political power shifts force them to take sides and do what they each perceive as betraying the other, the future they had envisioned for themselves is shattered.

2017; New York Luca and Cassandra are dating. Cass and Luca have always felt like the ideal match for one other, even though neither truly fits with the other’s family. However, the past and present converge to disclose a secret that alters everything when Luca, an artist, persuades his grandfather and Cass’s grandma to sit for a painting.

8. Someone Else’s Shoes

Someone Else’s Shoes

Full Title: Someone Else’s Shoes

Author: Jojo Moyes

Genre: Fiction

Publishing Date: 2 February 2023


Sam doesn’t have much, but she is content with what she does: a family entirely dependent on her and a job she barely hangs onto. She only hopes that today won’t be the one horrible day that causes her to lose everything.

Nisha has everything she’s ever wanted, including a fabulously wealthy spouse and an international lifestyle, and all of it was taken away from her after her husband filed for divorce. Sam and Nisha shouldn’t have run into each other.

However, their lives become entangled following a gym bag mix-up, even as they spin out of control. Each places the blame on the other as they grow more and more isolated, forgotten, and lost.

9. The Writing Retreat

The Writing Retreat

Full Title: The Writing Retreat

Author: Julia Bartz

Genre: Thriller

Publishing Date: 21 February 2023


When Alex is offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend an exclusive, month-long writing retreat at the estate of feminist horror author Roza Vallo, she has all but given up on her aspirations of becoming a published author. Her joy is unaffected even by the fact that Wren, her former best friend and current rival, is attending.

However, as soon as the participants show up, Roza drops a bombshell: they must finish an entire novel from scratch during the following month. The winner will receive a publishing deal for a whopping seven figures.

Alex buckles down and attempts to ignore the unusual occurrences at the estate, including Roza’s erratic conduct, Wren’s vicious mind games, and the purported haunting of the mansion itself, as she is determined to win this tournament that seems to be impossible to win.

However, Alex knows something evil is going on when one of the writers disappears in the middle of a snowstorm. She is frantic to find out the truth and save herself as time passes.

10. The Love Scribe

The Love Scribe

Full Title: The Love Scribe

Author: Amy Meyerson

Genre: Coming-of-age

Publishing Date: 7 February 2023


When Gabby, Alice’s best friend, is devastated by a breakup, Alice writes her a touching narrative to lift her spirits. As if by magic, Gabby meets the man of her dreams while reading it in a café. Gabby tells her sister and other friends the story, thinking it might have some unique power, and they all fall in love immediately.

As word gets out, Alice discovers a new profession: a love scribe. But not every romance she creates has a predictable ending. Alice is called to a mansion in the woods where she meets the reclusive Madeline Alger and her enigmatic library while she works to control her remarkable skill.

Alice is forced to face her guarded heart as she attempts to complete her most challenging job to date—writing a narrative for Madeline. Because perhaps—just perhaps—she too has a love tale waiting to be told.

Conclusion| Top 10 Books Publishing in February 2023

So, are you ready with your winter reading list? I know I am, and I’ll be more than happy if this helps you gather yours. Just because it is winter and valentine’s together doesn’t mean that all the books coming out around this time are romances.

We have a blend of everything. Read for yourselves once these books get out, and you’ll get to know what I’m trying to say!

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