23 Books We’re Reading Right Now At Writer’s Relief

Jun 14, 2023 | Reading Recommendations

23 Books We’re Reading Right Now At Writer’s Relief

It should come as no surprise: At Writer’s Relief, we love to read! When we’re not busy researching the best markets to boost our clients’ odds of getting published—and helping them garner hundreds of acceptances and publications each year—each of us is enjoying a great book. Wondering what researchers, submission strategists, proofreaders, and the rest of the crew are currently reading? You’re in luck! Here are 23 books we’re reading right now. Perhaps you’re a kindred spirit who’s also read a few on this list—or maybe you’ll see something you want to add to your TBR list.

The Books We’re Reading Now (Or Just Finished)

Iron Gold by Pierce Brown

A Light in the Flame by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ash Hardell

Comfort Me with Apples by Catherynne M. Valente

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Little Mushroom by Shisi

Strange Beasts of China by Yan Ge

The London Séance Society by Sarah Penner

Death in Her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh

Shift by Hugh Howey

The Crane Husband by Kelly Barnhill

Fat Girl Finishing School by Rachel Wiley

Swan Song by Robert McCammon

The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

Lone Women by Victor LaValle

How to Tell a Story from The Moth

Dykette by Jenny Fran Davis

Catching the Big Fish by David Lynch

Mislaid by Nell Zink

Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss

If you’d like to see our reviews for books we’ve already finished reading, check out Writer’s Relief on Goodreads and The StoryGraph.


Question: What are YOU currently reading? Tell us in the comment section!