In a world of tropes, friends-to-lovers is the sweetest, the coziest, the most fulfilling – so why not curl up with these heartwarming friends-to-lovers debuts this holiday season?
Curated by Liz Bowery
Posted by Emi Watanabe Cohen
A huge thank you to everyone who has joined us on our debut publishing journey this year! Stick around to see what's next for your new favorite authors by following them on social media and joining their mailing lists (which you can find on their author pages on this site). Have a great rest of the year and make sure to follow @2023Debuts to keep up to date on debut books coming in 2023.
Bring on the holiday cheer with a trio of #22Debuts books.
December brings us three amazing Adult releases, a perfect holiday gift from the horror buff to the rom-com enthusiast.
Luke Dumas’ A HISTORY OF FEAR from Atria/Simon & Schuster on 12/6/2022
An eerie literary suspense debut following the harrowing downfall of a tortured graduate student who’s been nicknamed the Devil’s Advocate for his sensational crime: murdering a classmate, then claiming the Devil made him do it.
Melissa Baron’s TWICE IN A LIFETIME from Alcove Press on 12/6/2022
The Time Traveler's Wife meets Oona Out of Order in this imaginative and moving debut novel of a love more powerful than time.
Kelly Ohlert’s TO GET TO THE OTHER SIDE from Alcove Press on 12/6/2022
In the vein of Lyssa Kay Adams and Abby Jimenez, Kelly Ohlert’s charming debut is a one-of-a-kind rom-com that explores the power of overcoming the past and fighting for the things you love.
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Written and posted by: Anna Kopp