What Will You Read for December 2023?

By Rachel Tran | October 2 2023 | NewsStaff Picks

Request eGalleys of some of our favorite December titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the December list ends on 11/1.

View our featured picks below, or browse an extended Edelweiss collection here.

The Frozen River
A Novel
GMA BOOK CLUB PICK • AN NPR BOOK OF THE YEAR • From the New York Times bestselling author of I Was Anastasia and Code Name Hélène comes a gripping historical mystery inspired by the life and diary of Martha Ballard, a renowned 18th-century midwife who defied the legal system and wrote herself into American history."Fans of Outlander’s Claire Fraser will enjoy Lawhon’s Martha, who is brave and outspoken when it comes to protecting the innocent. . . impressive."—The Washington Post"Once again, Lawhon works storytelling magic with a real-life heroine." —People Magazine

This Spells Love
A Novel
What if one little wish changed everything?A young woman tries to heal her heartbreak by casting a spell to erase her ex from her past—but she wakes up in an alternate reality where she’s lost more than she wished for—in this witty, whimsical friends-to-lovers debut

Murder Crossed Her Mind
A Pentecost and Parker Mystery
The New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice • The latest action-packed installment in the Nero Award–winning Pentecost & Parker Mystery series follows Lillian and Will tracking the suspicious disappearance of a woman who might have known too much. From the author of Fortune Favors the Dead and Murder Under Her Skin.

Raiders of the Lost Heart
Rival archaeologists must team up on a secret Aztec expedition, or it could leave their careers—and hearts—in ruins.

The Wildest Sun
A Novel
Following her New York Times bestselling debut Fifty Words for Rain, Asha Lemmie's next sweeping and evocative novel introduces a determined young woman’s search for the larger-than-life literary figure she believes to be her father.

The End of the World Is a Cul de Sac
Brilliant, dark stories of women’s lives by “a very major talent” (Joseph O'Connor, Irish Times)