What are the top, upcoming classic books to read in 2023? As we closely approach the end of 2022, this is one question that book lovers have in mind. If you also have this question in mind, the good news is that there are tons of exciting upcoming releases you can fill into your to-read list.
In the rest of this post, you’ll discover a few upcoming classic books to read in 2023. Prince Harry’s anticipated memoir, titled “Spare” is one of the few classic books you can consider checking out next year. On this list, you’ll also find books from other top authors, such as Kashana Cauley, Kate Morton, and R. F. Kuang.
1. Spare by Prince Harry
No doubt, Spare is one of the upcoming classic books to read next year. While the book is yet to be published, we’re very sure it’s one of the 21st-century books that’ll become classics.
According to Prince Harry, the digital publication and printing of the highly anticipated memoir titled “Spare” are slated for January 10, 2023. This title was derived from the phrase “the heir and the spare”. It’s safe to say that this memoir is all about revealing the relationship between the writer and the heir to the crown Prince William. The memoir will also reveal a lot of things about the royal family, including the death of Prince Harry’s mother, Diana. You should also expect to get more details about why the prince, together with his wife Meghan Markle, left the royal life behind.
2. The Survivalists: A Novel by Kashana Cauley
Occupying the second spot on our list of the top classic books to read in 2023 is The Survivalists. Written by Kashana Cauley, the digital publication and printing of this book are slated for January 10, 2023.
The Survivalists is a darkly humorous “classic book to be” that focuses on a single black lawyer. It’ll provide answers to certain questions, such as; Why does it make sense to (or not to) climb the corporate ladder? What does it take to survive in today’s world, in which people hardly earn enough money to achieve a good standard of living?
3. Homecoming by Kate Morton
Another amazing “classic to be” book on our top classic books to read in 2023 is Homecoming by Kate Morton. The digital publication date for this novel is scheduled to be held on the 4th of April, 2023.
Homecoming is a novel that talks about the lifestyle of Jess, who lives in London. She moves back to Sydney after hearing that her grandmother is in hospital. On getting to her granny’s home, Jess finds a true crime journal, which makes her better understand her family history.
4. Yellowface by Rebecca F. Kuang
Today, Rebecca F. Kuang is one of the best-selling Chinese-American fantasy authors in the industry. She came into the industry in 2018 with the release of her first novel, titled The Poppy War. The award-winning writer has also released a couple of other amazing novels over the years, such as The Burning God (2020) and The Dragon Republic (2019).
The digital publication of Yellowface is slated for May 16, 2023. This book focuses on the life of June and Athena, who schooled together. Athena becomes an Asian American novelist while June struggles with her career. Unfortunately, Athena finds herself in a deadly accident that claims her life. Now, June finally snatches Athena’s unfinished work, publishing it as her project. Only time will tell how long (and to what extent) June is willing to go to keep the secret.
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