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9 of the Best New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books Out January 2023

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You know what that means? New year, new books! Plus, this is the perfect season to cozy

A warm blanket, a cup of tea, and a new book? Sign me right up! Anyways, I’

For those of us like me, you’re definitely in the right place

That being said, I did try to choose a bit of everything for you guys to find

Because that’s the beauty of SFF: it’s such a versatile genre you really can find

But without further ado, let’s jump into nine amazing works of SFF out in January 2023!

We’re kicking things off with an adventurous middle grade sci-fi that is inspired by the new

Little do they know, the Protostar has caught the eye of a group of rogue traders

The story follows four kids who are bound by fate to heal their fractured nation

Wren’s a witch who lost her magic — and Shenli is a soldier full of secrets

It is up to them to learn the truth about the war and figure out how to

So when she runs into Sam, here for vacation, she decides to get closer to him

Mica is acting strangely, and weird things start to happen to her as well

Something is very wrong with Sam, and the answer lies in Mica’s own family history

The question is, will she be able to break up with him without all hell breaking loose?

He can see the mark and recognizes her as a fellow practitioner of magic

A sequel to Walking in Two Worlds, this emotional sci-fi is an absolute must-read

So once again she finds solace in the virtual world of the Floraverse

It has her brother’s image, but in reality it’s an incredible weapon against those who

That’s not the only problem though, because Waawaate is getting too powerful for Bugz to control

He had a magical obsession with spice and tried to steal it before he disappeared

Imani has found signs of her brother distributing spice to other nations

She takes it upon herself (and her new team of kickass warriors) to find him and bring

Alex is forbidden from rescuing him, but that won’t stop her

Alex knows they’re not accidental deaths, and the evidence points to something dark and supernatural

If Alex wants to save Darlington, she’ll have to survive this new evil first

Inspired by Egyptian history, The Daughters of Izdihar kicks off a new urban fantasy duology that is

With a war against weavers looming in the background, both Nehal and Giorgina will have to fight

Despite the overabundance of doors, none of them lead out of the shop — plus they take a

It’s safe to say that it will take everything Antoinette has to leave this Shop Where

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