Top 5 Most Anticipated Books of 2017

The new year is set to indulge us with a plethora of wonderful new books across all genres. Check out some of 2017's most anticipated books, which range from gripping thrillers to bubbly parenting books, ordered by expected release date - we're so, so excited!

1. Deliciously Ella with Friends

Ella Woodward | 26 January 2017

Whether it's a laid-back brunch, a last-minute lunch or a lavish supper, Deliciously Ella author Ella Woodward has got it covered with this brand new cookbook, packed with hearty, satisfying recipes inspired by her natural-eating philosophy. It also features recipes for cosy nights in, easy kitchen suppers, picnics, birthday parties and cocktails, and is the ideal book for anyone who wants simpler, healthier food, perfect for enjoying with friends and family.

2. Happy Mum, Happy Baby

Giovanna Fletcher | 23 February 2017

Being a parent is an incredible journey, but it can also be extremely challenging. However, with a contagiously positive outlook on all things mum-related, Giovanna has developed a following of current and expectant parents. This book shares Giovanna's own candid, upbeat and personal account of her parenting journey. She analyses what it is to be a mum today, celebrating how a focus on happiness and confidence in yourself can make for a happy baby.

3. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

J. K. Rowling | 14 March 2017

A brand new edition of this essential Harry Potter companion will be available in 2017. An approved textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Newt Scamander's masterpiece has captivated wizarding families through many generations. It features an indispensable introduction to magical beasts and explores Scamander's years of travel and research. Discover familiar creatures like the Hippogriff, the Basilisk and the Hungarian Horntail, as well as beasts that will surprise even the most devoted magizoologist. A must-have for fans of the complete Harry Potter series.

4. Beren and Luthien

J. R. R. Tolkien | 4 May 2017

Meticulously restored from Tolkien's precious manuscripts, this epic tale is now finally presented as a continuous and standalone story. It's set to reunite fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings with Elves, Men, Dwarves, Orcs, and the diverse landscapes and curious creatures of Middle-earth.

5. Origin

Dan Brown | 26 September 2017

Brown once again imbues this riveting new novel with codes, science, religion, history and architecture, which thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions, and the earth-shattering discovery that will answer them. An exciting prospect for fans of The Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons, and Inferno.