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9 Second Books From Debut Authors You Loved

Here are nine, recently published, second novels from super talented debut authors. If you loved their first books, there's a good chance that you've been waiting for these novels to hit the shelves. 

Little Fires Everywhere

Even better than her debut, Everything I Never Told You, Celeste Ng's second novel explores the weight of long-held secrets and the ferocious pull of motherhood--and the danger of believing that planning and following the rules can avert disaster, or heartbreak.

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Into the Water

With the same propulsive writing and acute understanding of human instincts that captivated millions of readers around the world in her explosive debut thriller, The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins delivers an urgent, twisting, deeply satisfying read that hinges on the deceptiveness of emotion and memory, as well as the devastating ways that the past can reach a long arm into the present. Beware a calm surface—you never know what lies beneath.

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A Map for Wrecked Girls

Jessica Taylor's second novel is a twisting tale of loyalty, betrayal, and love, two sisters must survive the wilds, if they can first survive each other. If you enjoyed Pretty Little Liars and Gone Girl, this one is for you. 

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Her first novel, A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea, was an international success, having been translated into fourteen foreign languages. In her second novel, Nayeri explores a moving immigrant story that looks at the larger contemporary refugee experience.

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Who Is Rich?

Looking for an unforgettable tale of love and adultery? Well, the critically acclaimed author of Sam the Cat has written a second novel that is just that in Who Is Rich? 

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Woman No. 17

Darkly comic, twisty and tense, this mesmerizing new novel defies expectation and proves Edan Lepucki to be one of the most talented and exciting voices of her generation.

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What do you think? Are you adding any of these to your TBR? Let us know in the comments! 


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