Best books to read in 2023 there are many books that can be taken as you next read but these are the top 5 best books published in 2023
Spare by Prince Harry
One of the most heart-wrenching images of the twentieth century was the sight of two young princes, walking behind their mother’s coffin during her funeral procession, while the entire world looked on in sorrow and disbelief. As Princess Diana was laid to rest, the world wondered what would become of Prince William and Prince Harry, and how they would cope with such a devastating loss.
The deeply intimate biography Spare: The Remarkable Life of Prince Harry tells the story of Prince Harry’s life, from his carefree boyhood through his turbulent adolescence and his search for true love. Before his mother passed away, the young Prince Harry was well-known for his freewheeling and lively personality, frequently taking the back seat to his older brother and future monarch, Prince William. At the age of twelve, he lost his mother, which caused everything for him to alter.
Prince Harry struggled with loss, rage, and loneliness, and he found it challenging to put up with the press’s relentless interest and scrutiny. The Prince, who joined the British Army at the age of 21, did so because it gave him comfort. He overcame his difficulties with the structure and discipline of military life, serving two combat tours, and rising to the status of a national hero.
Prince Harry nonetheless continued to experience crippling panic episodes and post-traumatic stress disorder. Finding real love was difficult for him, but after meeting Meghan Markle, everything was different. Following their whirlwind relationship and picture-perfect wedding, the couple found themselves the subject of a relentless press, where they faced prejudice, harassment, and misinformation.
Prince Harry made the painful choice to leave his nation and the Royal Family behind in an effort to protect his family and stop history from repeating itself while Meghan was in pain and their mental health and safety were in danger.
In “Spare”, Prince Harry tells his story with honesty, revealing his journey and hard-won wisdom about the power of love over grief. This landmark publication provides unique insight into the life of one of the most beloved and talked-about royals of our time.
Happy Place by Emily Henry
In Emily Henry’s latest novel, a former couple makes a pact to pretend they’re still together during their annual weeklong vacation with their best friends. Harriet and Wyn were college sweethearts and had been the perfect couple until they broke up six months ago, and they haven’t told their friends yet.
They are sharing the room with the most space when they arrive at the Maine cottage where they spend their annual vacation, doing their best to keep their breakup a secret while simultaneously acting as though they are still a couple. The fact that the cottage is for sale and that they might be spending their last family vacation together makes this year’s trip feel different.
Because Harriet and Wyn can’t stand to let their friends down, they have devised a scheme to act out their roles effectively. Wyn will portray the laid-back charmer who never lets his or her frailties show, while Harriet will play the dedicated surgical resident who never picks a fight. It appears to be a perfect idea, but given their long history of love, it’s more difficult than they anticipated to maintain it over the long term.
They are aware of how much they still want each other despite their efforts to maintain their appearances. The pals struggle to maintain their secrets from one another while enjoying cheese, wine, and seafood in the salty seaside air. How challenging can it be to act like you’re in love for a week?
Things We Hide from the Light by Lucy Score
The police chief, Nash Morgan, was well-known for being the good brother and having a charming grin for everyone. Yet since being wounded, he has been experiencing panic attacks and nightmares and feels like a mere shell of the man he once was. Despite his problems, Nash is unwilling to disclose them to anyone. But, his gorgeous and brilliant new neighbor Lina can sense his gloom. Lina typically avoids physical contact, but she can’t help but feel Nash’s touch, and they both instantly bond. Lina, on the other hand, is keeping certain secrets from Nash, and if he finds out why she is in town, he won’t ever forgive her. In addition, Lina prefers a brief fling with a neighborhood cop rather than a committed long-term partnership. Yet Nash is determined to claim Lina as his own, even if it means returning to the peril that almost cost him his life. They learn that Knockemout has a way of getting under people’s skin as they manage their attraction to one another and their secrets.
All the Dangerous Things by Stacy Willingham
When Mason, a toddler, was removed from his cot in the middle of the night as his mother and father slept in the adjacent room, Isabelle Drake’s life was permanently altered. The police had few leads to follow and little evidence to work with, so the case swiftly fizzled out. But Isabelle won’t sleep until Mason is actually given back to her.
She hasn’t slept in a year, save for the occasional catnap or brief period of inability to remember time.
Currently, Isabelle’s entire life is focused on finding him, but she is aware that she cannot continue in this manner indefinitely. She consents to an interview with a true-crime podcaster in the hopes of releasing a new witness or buried clue, but Isabelle feels uncomfortable due to his curiosity in her history. Isabelle has begun to doubt her memory of the night Mason vanished and to question who she can trust, even herself, as a result of his relentless probing and the terrible memories from her own past that have been triggered by it. Yet regardless of the outcome, she is committed to discovering the truth.
What Lies in the Woods by Kate Alice Marshall
They were celebrated as heroes when, at the age of eleven, they managed to convict a murderer. They were, however, also liars.
Naomi Shaw used to believe in magic. She spent a summer roaming the forest with her closest friends, Cassidy and Olivia, and creating a magical, ritualistic world they named the Goddess Game. The picture-perfect season abruptly came to an end when Naomi was viciously attacked and suffered 17 stab wounds. Despite her wounds, she lived and recognized the offender. Their testimony helped convict a serial killer who had committed six homicides. They received praise for their valor.
Yet, they were also liars.
The trio guarded a secret for many years that was so important that it was worth dying for. But now that Olivia has made the decision to tell the truth, Naomi is forced to set out on a perilous adventure to learn the truth about what actually happened in the woods all those years ago.