April Must Reads

POPSUGAR Sex & CultureSource: April Must Reads

If you've been craving a good tell-all, April is your month. Former exchange student Amanda Knox is coming out with her much-anticipated memoir, and a behind-the-scenes look at the cutthroat world of morning TV will also hit shelves. Mixed in with those new titles are a time-traveling novel about Paris and a tale of two best friends who decide to marry when they're still single at 30. Get the scoop on those books and more with our roundup of this month's most promising new books.

  • Waiting to Be Heard: A Memoir : Amanda Knox's Waiting to Be Heard: A Memoir is sure to be a bestseller. In it, she finally breaks her silence about her Italian murder trial.
  • Top of the Morning: Top of the Morning is Brian Stelter's much-anticipated behind-the-scenes look at the cutthroat world of morning television.
  • Wedding Night: A Novel : In Wedding Night: A Novel, by Sophie Kinsella, Lottie is fed up with boyfriends who don't want to make a long-term commitment. But when an old boyfriend wants to cash in on a pact they made to marry if they were still single at 30, she takes him up on it.
  • Paris: The Novel: Paris: The Novel, by Edward Rutherfurd, travels back and forth through time - from the French Revolution to the 1968 student revolt. He mixes fictional with real characters for a story about the City of Light.
  • Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar: Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar, by comedian and Twitter funny lady Kelly Oxford, is written with her typical no-nonsense brand of honesty. It's a collection of essays about her husband, drunk adventures, and attempts to become a model in small-town Canada.


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  • I Can Barely Take Care of Myself : I Can Barely Take Care of Myself is Jen Kirkman's funny take on why some women, including her, decide not to have kids - ever.
  • Secrets From the Past : Secrets From the Past is bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford's latest novel. It follows 30-year-old photojournalist Serena Stone, who, like her father, has made her mark reporting in the Middle East. After his unexpected death, she decides to move back to New York and write a biography of her father.
  • Life After Life: A Novel : Kate Atkinson's Life After Life: A Novel would appeal to anyone who wants to read more about the turn of the 20th century. It's a telling of alternate histories about the period full of struggles including the Spanish influenza and World War I.
  • Daddy's Gone A Hunting: Daddy's Gone A Hunting, by Mary Higgins Clark, is about sisters Kate and Hannah and their family-owned furniture store on Long Island. When the place catches on fire, a dark family secret is revealed.
  • The Interestings: A Novel: In The Interestings: A Novel, by Meg Wolitzer, six teens become inseparable at an art camp during the Summer that Richard Nixon resigned.
  • All You Could Ask For : Mike Greenberg is known as an ESPN host, but in his debut novel, All You Could Ask For, he writes about how friendship, love, and heartbreak have impacted the lives of three women.


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