Under-The-Radar Books: Selected January Reads for You


This month we’re bringing you inspiration, young adult, memoir, thriller, historical fiction and more in our January Under-the-Radar picks. If you’re looking for something new and different to read, or want to find your next favorite author, look no further! Here are our unique and exciting selections for January Under-the-Radar reads.

Unchosen by Katharyn Blair

When a virus and a curse change most humans into monsters, middle sister Charlotte pretends to be the Chosen One and is captured. Now she must escape and create her own destiny in order to save her sisters and the world.

Everybody (Else) is Perfect: How I Survived Hypocrisy, Beauty, Clicks, and Likes by Gabrielle Korn

Written by the youngest editor-in-chief of one of fashion’s most influential publications, Korn chronicles her experiences in this book of essays, including what it was like working in the fashion world and coming out as a young lesbian.

Lie, Lie Again by Stacy Wise

Three women, a white lie, and a body at the bottom of their apartment stairs makes this a mysterious and revengeful read.

Bride of the Sea by Eman Quotah

A child who grows up torn between her two parents and countries comes of age to understand the clash of cultures, immigration, and more in this heartbreaking and intimate story.

Into the Heartless Wood by Joanna Ruth Meyer

When Seren, the tree siren daughter of the witch who rules the forest, saves the life of boy astronomer Owen, the star-crossed lovers are forced onto opposite sides of a war that could destroy both their kingdoms—and their souls—forever.

What Could Be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz

A reclusive artist heads to Thailand to see if her missing brother is really alive as readers move between the past and the present to learn what happened to this shattered family.

Our Darkest Night by Jennifer Robson

To avoid the dangers of the war, Antonina poses as the wife of a farmer and the two must convince neighbors and the local Nazi officials that they are in love, while also making personal sacrifices.

Face: A Memoir by Marcia Meier

In this emotional and spiritual memoir, the author shares how she lost the left side of her face in a car accident and how she survived and succeeded despite surgeries, abuse, and rejection.

Bone Canyon by Lee Goldberg

Wildfires in the Santa Monica Mountains expose the remains of a woman who disappeared years ago and detective Eve Ronin must dissect the horrific crime all the while being surrounded by people she cannot trust.

A Stranger at the Door by Jason Pinter

When her son’s teacher is brutally murdered, investigator Rachel Marin commits to bringing the murderer to justice and knows that this case is much more… it’s personal. 

Waiting for the Night Song by Julie Carrick Dalton

The one truth Cadie has spent her whole life hiding will be brought to light when her long-estranged best friend contacts her and the two must face the past together.

Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

When Edward Adler is the only survivor of a plane crash, his story becomes national news and he must find a place (and meaning) in a world where he has lost everything.

Not My Boy by Kelly Simmons

Hannah leaves her past behind when she and her son move next door to her sister but when a young girl vanishes, Hannah’s son is accused of the crime and she’ll do anything to protect him.

Lana’s War by Anita Abriel

Widowed and having lost her pregnancy, Lana is recruited to join the resistance on the French Riviera where she will infiltrate the Russians and come in contact with the man who killed her husband.

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