The best fiction books of 2021
We look ahead to the best new fiction of 2021, from gripping sequels to incredible debuts from fresh new voices. We also look back at the best fiction books of 2020 and share our edit of some of the best novels of all time.
This year is set to be an incredible year for fiction, with the eagerly anticipated arrival of Kate Mosse’s sequel to bestselling The Burning Chambers and new fiction titles from much-loved authors Lucy Diamond and Kristin Hannah. Here we take a look at the best new fiction coming in 2021, and look back at the best fiction books of 2020, from bestsellers to the award-nominated debuts you may have missed. For even more reading inspiration, we also share our edit of the best fiction books of all time.