There are so many great books coming out in 2020. Here you will find a list of the upcoming 2020 book releases sorted by month. I focus mostly on young adult fantasy and sci-fi, mysteries and thrillers, romance and contemporary books. I have compiled this list myself with books that I am interested in for 2020. It is by no means exhaustive, I will be updating it as new titles are announced and covers revealed. I will also be adding links to reviews I post for any of the books listed here. You can also view the 2019 list.
Feel free to click on the month you want to see, or scroll through to see all of 2020.
A Heart so Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer
Rhen’s claim to the throne is being called into question, and Grey is the rumored rightful heir.
Grey’s been on the run, but he may have to challenge Rhen for the throne for the good of Emberfall.
Release Date: January 7th ǁ Publisher: Bloomsbury YA
Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim
After rescuing a stranger Amaya she is offered a new identity and riches beyond her imagination. Amaya sets off on a course of revenge against the man who ruined her family. But her path to revenge sets off a chain of events that uncovers the truth of her past.
Release Date: January 7th ǁ Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Nameless Queen by Rebecca McLaughlin
Coin is a Nameless, a class of Citizens so low they don’t even have names. But when the tattoo declaring her queen shows up on her arm, she is thrust into life as a royal.
Release Date: January 7th ǁ Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
Dark and Deepest Red by Anna-Marie McLemore
In the Summer of 1518, a strange dancing plague is released over the land and Lavinia is accused of witchcraft.
Five centuries later, a pair of red shoes seal to Rosella Oliva’s feet, making her dance uncontrollably. Emil recognizes the signs because it was his family that was accused in 1518. As Emil tries to save Rosella he finds out the truth about what happened in 1518.
Release Date: January 14th ǁ Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Beyond the Shadowed Earth by Joanna Ruth Meyer
To become Empress Eda makes a bargain with the gods. A bargain that means giving away the soul of her best friend.
Now with her empire in crumbles and best friend dead Eda sets out to confront the god who granted her the kingdom.
Release Date: January 14th ǁ Publisher: Page Street Publishing
The King’s Questioner by Nikki Katz
Kalen can access a person’s memories and secrets by touch. When the prince falls into a coma only Kalen can save him. Not only does he save the prince but he uncovers a dark secret, the prince has a sister who was banished and she holds the key to the destruction or survival of the kingdom.
Release Date: January 14th ǁ Publisher: Swoon Reads
Diamond City by Francesca Flores
Aina is trained to become an assassin. She accepts a career-defining job killing a wealthy man, Kouta. But as she gets closer to her target she wonders who wants Kouta dead.
Release Date: January 28th ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
Seven Deadly Shadows by Courtney Alamed and Valynne E. Maetani
Kira can see yokai, the ghosts that haunt Japan. When she learns that the demon king will rise and bring about the end of the world, she enlists the help of Seven powerful death gods to save her home.
Release Date: January 28th ǁ Publisher: HarperTeen
Bloody Countess by Lana Popovic
Anna Darvulia has just begun working as a maid for the Countess Elizabeth Báthory. Soon Anna becomes Elizabeth’s friend and confidante, but soon Anna realizes she is really more of a prisoner and the countess could turn on her at any moment.
Release Date: January 28th ǁ Publisher: ABRAMS Kids
Rogue Princess by B.R. Myers
Finding Mr. Better Than You by Shani Petroff
Camryn has built her life around Marc, so when he very publicly ends their relationship she is heartbroken. Instead of wallowing, she decided to make her senior year the best ever.
Release Date: January 14th ǁ Publisher: Swoon Reads
Tweet Cute by Emma Lord
Release Date: January 21st ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
My Best Friend’s Royal Wedding by Romy Sommers
When your best friend is marrying a prince, and you’re the maid of honor, you have to expect to be in the spotlight. That’s exactly what happens to Khara. And the playboy best man more than happy to show her the ropes.
Release Date: January 21st ǁ Publisher: One More Chapter
Mysteries and Thrillers
One of Us is Next by Karen M. McManus
Release Date: January 7th ǁ Publisher: Delacorte Press
The Better Liar by Tanen Jones
Leslie’s sister Robin is dead. But her father’s will makes it clear that his money goes to both of them or neither of them. Leslie needs the money and when she meets a woman who resembles Robin the two come to an agreement: Mary will impersonate Robin for a week in exchange for Robin’s half of the cash. But pretending to be Robin may be more dangerous than Mary bargained for.
Release Date: January 14th ǁ Publisher: Ballantine
How Quickly She Disappears by Raymond Fleischmann
Elizabeth’s sister Jacquelin vanished 20 years ago. When a stranger shows up in her small town telling Elizabeth he knows what happened to Jacqueline and all he wants in exchange for the information is for Elizabeth to complete three tasks, is it worth it to find the answers.
Release Date: January 14th ǁ Publisher: Berkley
The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson
Stevie solved the Truly Devious mystery. But with this latest tragedy, it’s difficult to focus on the past. David’s gone, someone from town has died and Stevie thinks somehow the current events are connected to Truly Devious.
Release Date: January 21st ǁ Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
We Used to be Friends by Amy Spalding
At the beginning of their senior year, best friends Kat and James are inseparable, but by the end of it, they have grown apart.
Release Date: January 7th ǁ Publisher: Amulet
Lucky Caller by Emma Mills
Release Date: January 14th ǁ Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Castle in the Clouds by Kerstin Gier
Sophie works at a hotel high in the Swiss Mountain tops. She is busy making sure that everything is perfect for the New Year’s party. But things are going wrong and people are not who they pretend to be.
Release Date: January 28th ǁ Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Belle Révolte by Linsey Miller
Comtesse Emilie Marchand wants nothing more than to be a physician, but unfortunately, her high station prevents that. Annette Boucher, wants to learn magic, so with Emilie offers her a deal, she can’t say no. But when their nation starts a war, Emilie and Annette must work together to end the war.
Release Date: February 1st ǁ Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace
Amora Montara has spent her whole life learning the Monarchy’s Dangerous Magic so she can be a High Animancer—the master of souls. But when her demonstration goes wrong she seeks the help of Bastian, a pirate. He will help prove that she can rule if she gets him her magic back.
Release Date: February 4th ǁ Publisher: Imprint
The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz
Caledon Holt is the Queen’s assassin. He’s got brawn and brains and has the impossible task of finding the Deian Scrolls, which were stolen years ago by the Aphrasians. Shadow has been training all her to join the Guild. She hopes one day to be as feared as Caledon. When events lead Shadow and Caledon together they discover secrets that will change everything.
Release Date: February 4th ǁ Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books
Ink in the Blood by Kim Smejkal
Celia and Anya tattoo the followers of the Profeta religion. But they know the religion is built on lies and escape with a traveling theatre troupe. But when the Divine follows them, they must tell the truth about Profeta to save their new friends.
Release Date: February 11th ǁ Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
The Seventh Sun by Lani Forbes
Ahkin rules his people and controls the power of the sun, but despite all his efforts, the sun is fading. Ahkin must marry to take the throne and Mayana is one of the six noble daughters who are vying to be his wife. This competition is fierce since those not chosen as Ahkin’s wife are sacrificed to the Gods.
Release Date: February 18th ǁ Publisher: Blackstone
In the Shadow of the Sun by E.M. Castellan
Exiled in France, Henriette accepts an arranged marriage to the French king’s younger brother. But when she is forced to reveal her powerful gifts, Louie asks for her help to defeat the dark magician and help him enchant the palace of Versailles.
Release Date: February 11th ǁ Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Night Spinner by Addie Thorley
Enebish was one of the Night Spinners, gifted with the ability to control the threads of darkness. After annihilating a merchant caravan with her powers she has been banished to a monastery. She tries to move on with her life but when she is given an offer, capture the notorious criminal Temujin, she can’t refuse the opportunity to become a Night Spinner again. But as she follows Temujin she realizes he is only stealing to keep others alive. She must choose between her duty and her conscience.
Release Date: February 11th ǁ Publisher: Page Street Kids
Of Curses and Kisses by Sandhya Menon
Jaya Rao’s family and Grey Emerson’s family have been feuding for years. When Jaya finds out Grey will be attending the same boarding school as she is she hatches a plan to make Grey fall in love with her and then break his heart. But perhaps, Jaya will be the one that falls in love.
Release Date: February 18th ǁ Publisher: Simon Pulse
The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller
Release Date: February 25th ǁ Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold
Release Date: February 25th ǁ Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Master of Sorrows by Justin Travis Call
The Academy of Chaenbalu trains its students to find magical artifacts to keep magic out of the world.
The Academy trains Avatars-warrior thieves and Annev de Breth wants to be one of them. Annev also has a secret, that may keep him from reaching the ranks of the Avatars
Release Date: February 25th ǁ Publisher: Blackstone
The Last Smile in Sunder City by Luke Arnold
Fetch Phillips has a few rules before taking jobs, he can’t promise sobriety, no cops and, no working with humans. He’s human himself, but he wants to help those creatures who have had their magic ripped away. After all, it’s his fault magic isn’t coming back.
Release Date: February 25th ǁ Publisher: Orbit
The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne
The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow
The Worst Best Man: A Novel by Mia Sosa
Carolina Santos, was left at the altar, and yes she knows how ridiculous it is that a wedding planner was left at the altar. She doesn’t let that stop her from creating beautiful wedding for others. When she is offered an opportunity of a lifetime she can’t pass it up even if it means working with the best man from her own failed wedding. The same best man that encouraged the groom to jilt Carolina.
Release Date: February 4th ǁ Publisher: Avon
The Kissing Game by Marie Harte
Rena Jackson has wanted Axel Heller for a while. Rena is finally ready to move on, but then Axel makes a wager with her, and all bets are off.
Release Date: February 4th ǁ Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Love, Unscripted by Owen Nicholls
Nick loves movies almost as much as he loves Ellie, but after four years together when Ellie tells Nick that she doesn’t love him anymore, Nick must acknowledge that perhaps real love doesn’t have to be like how it is in the movies.
Release Date: February 11th ǁ Publisher: Ballantine Books
The Upside of Falling by Alex Light
After being teased for not having a boyfriend Becca Hart pretends she has a secret boyfriend. Brett Wells is one of the most popular guys in school but has spent more time focusing on the future than who to date. When Brett overhears Becca’s lie he sees it as the perfect solution, he can be her mystery guy and keep people off his back for not dating.
Release Date: February 18th ǁ Publisher: HarperTeen
Mysteries and Thrillers
The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica
After moving from Chicago to a small town in Maine Sadie is shocked when their neighbor, Morgan Baines, is found dead in her home. Sadie is shaken by the murder and creepy old home they are living in. As suspicion turns toward them, Sadie gets pulled in deeper into the mystery.
Release Date: February 18th ǁ Publisher: Park Row
Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin
Release Date: February 4th ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
Been There, Married That by Gigi Levangie
Release Date: February 11th ǁ Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City Book 1) by Sarah J. Maas
Two years later, when the murderer strikes again she is brought in to help the investigation and paired with Hunt Athalar.
Hunt Athalar, is an assassin for the Archangels and does not want to work with Bryce Quinlan. But they will have to work together to solve the murders.
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: Bloomsbury
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
When disaster strikes, James, Cordelia Carstairs, and their friends must become heroes and save the Shadowhunters,
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
The Shrike & the Shadows By Chantal Gadoury and A.M. Wright
Men have begun to disappear again. The village in a panic blames Hans and Greta, two outcast orphans. With accusations of witchcraft being hurled at them, they must leave the village or be burned at the stake.
As they set out into the forest, they face horrific creatures and cross paths with a mysterious man tied to the witch’s past.
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: The Parliament House Press
The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett
All Ekata is to be a scholar, just as she is about to leave her family and set out on her own, her family is struck by a sleeping sickness. Ekata inherits the title of duke and must learn to do the one thing she never wanted to rule.
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Witches of Ash and Ruin by E Latimer
Seventeen-year-old Dayna Walsh is finally becoming a full witch which almost makes up for her absentee mother and being outed as bisexual. Of course, things don’t go as planned when another coven shows up. A coven with a history with black magic.
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: Freeform
The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski
When Nirrim encounters Sid a traveler who tells her rumors of magic, she is tempted to seek out the Magic herself
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu
All Nannerl Mozart wants is to be a composer, but as a female in the 18th century that isn’t an option for her. Her brother Wolfgang’s talents are growing and will soon surpass her own. That is until a mysterious stranger makes her an offer.
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Bone Criers Moon by Kathryn Purdie
Bone Criers guide the dead into the afterlife. Ailesse is to become the head of the Bone Criers, but first, she must kill her soulmate. But when she is kidnapped by him instead the spirits of the dead have nowhere to go.
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Havenfall by Sara Holland
Maddie enjoys spending her summers at the Havenfall Inn. But the Inn is more than it seems, it serves as a gateway to hidden worlds. Maddie’s uncle is the guardian of the gateway and she hopes to take his place one day. But when a body is found at the inn, Maddie must seek out all of the Havenfall’s secrets.
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: Bloomsbury YA
The Deep by Alma Katsu
The Titanic is haunted. When disaster strikes few make it out alive. Years later when two survivors cross paths they realize they may be the one haunted.
Release Date: March 10th ǁ Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Thorn by Intisar Khanani
Princess Alyrra has arrived to marry the prince of a far off land, but as soon as she gets there she robbed of her identity by a sorceress. She lives as a goose girl until she uncovers a secret that puts the prince in danger.
Release Date: March 24th ǁ Publisher: HarperTeen
Seven Endless Forests by April Genevieve Tucholke
When her sister is abducted by the wolf-priest, Torvi leaves home she’s ever known and joins the Butcher Bards. They set out on a quest to rescue Torvi’s sister, and find a mythical sword.
Release Date: March 31st ǁ Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
The Sisters Grimm by Menna Van Praag
As Children, four half-sisters dreamed of another world, when they were 13 they were separated and now at 18 they long to find one another and go back to the world they dreamed of. There they can realize their full magical potential.
Release Date: March 31st ǁ Publisher: Harper Voyager
Anna K by Jenny Lee
Anna has everything figured out, or at least she seems to. That is until she meets Alexia Count Vronsky. They couldn’t be more different and Anna must decide what she is willing to give up of herself to be with him.
Release Date: March 3 ǁ Publisher: Flatiron
Undercover Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams
When Liv Papandreas is fried from her job after hearing her boss sexually harassing another employee, she vows to get revenge. She needs help and the only person she can think of to help her is Braden Mack.
Liv is somehow immune to Mack’s charms. But when she asks for his help he sees his chance, inspired by the romantic suspense novel the Bromance Book Club is currently reading Mack and Liv set to bring down her boss.
Release Date: March 10 ǁ Publisher: Berkely
If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane
As if getting dumped wasn’t bad enough Laurie has to see her ex at work every day. After she learns his new girlfriend is pregnant, Laurie must do something.
Jamie Carter needs a girlfriend to impress their bosses. A plan for a fake romance is hatched, but for Laurie, their staged social media romance starts to feel a little too real.
Release Date: March 24 ǁ Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
The Honey Don’t List by Christina Lauren
Carey and James work on America’s favorite design show, staring the Tripps. The Tripps are on the verge of stardom, and about to head off on a book tour, there is just one problem, the couple hates each other. Carey and James are sent on the tour to keep the couple out of trouble and just might find something between themselves.
Release Date: March 24 ǁ Publisher: Gallery Books
Mysteries and Thrillers
You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pakkanen
When Shay Miller sees a girl jump in front of a subway train, she realizes she could be that girl. Not wanting that fate she aligns herself with the Moore sisters. Cassandra and Jane are everything Shay aspires to be, but does their friendship come with a price?
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
The Twin by Natasha Preston
After their parents divorced, twins Emmy and Iris were split up–Emmy lived with Dad, Iris with Mom. After their mother’s tragic death the twins are brought back together. Emmy assures Iris everything will be alright, but soon Iris starts to take over Emmy’s friends, boyfriend, her whole life. And Emmy starts to question what really happened to their mother.
Release Date: March 3rd ǁ Publisher: Delacorte Press
Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel
Rose Gold Watts always believed she was seriously ill. Turns out her mom, Patty Watts, had been lying the whole time. Now Patty is out of prison and in a surprising move Rose Gold lets her stay.
Release Date: March 17th ǁ Publisher: Berkley
The Woman in the Mirror by Rebecca James
In 1947, Alice Miller accepts a post as governess at Winterbourne, hoping it will turn her life around, but then it’s as if the house turns on her.
In the present day, Rachel Wright learns she has inherited Winterborne. What she finds at Winterborne is a tragic legacy.
Release Date: March 17th ǁ Publisher: Minotaur Books
All Your Twisted Secrets by All Your Twisted Secrets by Diana Urban
When six students who have nothing in common are invited to a scholarship dinner, they soon discover its a trap. They are locked in a room with a bomb and must choose someone to kill in order to be freed.
Release Date: March 17th ǁ Publisher: HarperTeen
Ruthless Gods by Emily A. Duncan
Nadya doesn’t trust her Gods. Serefin is hearing voices. Malachiasz is at war with what he has turned into.
Release Date: April 7 ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
The Glass Magician by Caroline Stevermer
Thalia doesn’t have the ability to change into an animal form but as a stage magician, she isn’t without magic of her own. But when a trick goes wrong, she discovers that the world isn’t exactly what she has known.
Release Date: April 7 ǁ Publisher: Tor Books
Incendiary by Zoraida Cordova
Renata, a memory thief, was kidnapped by the crown and forced to use her powers, which resulted in the deaths of thousands. Now she works for a rebel organization, but when one of them is taken she must return to the palace.
Release Date: April 28 ǁ Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle
Naomi Westfield has a picture-perfect life, including the perfect fiancé. They are preparing for their nuptials and can’t stand each other. But whoever calls of the wedding has to pay for it, so the two go head to head trying to get the other to call the whole thing off. But now that the gloves are off they are finally being themselves and seeing that maybe they belong together after all.
Release Date: April 7 ǁ Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
The Best Laid Plans by Cameron Lund
Keely’s wants to lose her v-card before she heads off to college, but she knows all the guys in her small town, so when Dean shows up she can’t believe her luck.
Keely is afraid that Dean will drop her as soon as he finds out how inexperienced she is. So she turns to her best friend Andrew for help.
Release Date: April 7 ǁ Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
The Perfect Escape by Suzanne Park
Nate Jae-Woo Kim wants to fit in. As a scholarship student at an elite private school that means being rich. Kate Anderson just wants to escape to New York, get away from her controlling father. The two meet while working a zombie-themed escape room. and decide to join forces and enter in a survivalist weekend competition that could be what they both need.
Release Date: April 7 ǁ Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez
When Sloan finds a stray dog, it helps her get her life back on track after her heartbreak. But when the dog’s owner reaches out and wants him back, Sloan is not going to give the dog back to just anyone. The two begin sending flirty texts, but is Sloan ready to take a chance again?
Release Date: April 14 ǁ Publisher: Forever
Girl Gone Viral by Alisha Rai
Katrina wants to keep her profile low, but when a stranger catches a meeting between her and a hot guy at a coffee shop, low profile goes out the window. But it also leads her into the arms of the man she really wants, bodyguard Jas Singh
Release Date: April 21 ǁ Publisher: Avon
Mysteries and Thrillers
The New Husband by D. J. Palmer
Nina’s husband is gone, presumed dead. She finds out that
Glen has been leading a double lie with another woman. Nina is finally able to move past Glen and falls in love with Simon, but afraid of making the same mistake, Nina has to make sure she can really trust Simon before they get married.
Release Date: April 14 ǁ Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
The Closer You Get by Mary Torjussen
Ruby and Harry love each other, they decide to leave their respective spouses and run off together, but when Harry doesn’t show up Ruby’s life is destroyed.
Release Date: April 21 ǁ Publisher: Berkley
Clique Bait by Ann Valett
Chloe is going to avenge her best friend. She sets out to destroy each and every one of the popular kids, exposing their secrets. That is until she starts to fall for one of them.
Release Date: April 28 ǁ Publisher: HarperTeen
The Dark In-Between by Elizabeth Hrib
Casey came back from the dead, literally. But she can’t escape her dead best friend Liddy. That is until an angel takes her to Limbo and she must work to save her best friend from a fate worse than death.
Release Date: May 5 ǁ Publisher: Swoon Reads
Lobizona by Romina Garber
Manu’s life seems in shambles, her mother has been detained by ICE and her grandmother attacked. She has nowhere to go so she escapes to a hidden world. A world that leads her to the ruth about her history.
Release Date: May 5 ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust
Soraya is a princess cursed with a poisonous touch. She is faced with a choice; follow a demon deeper into the darkness and learn the truth about herself, or join the word and the boy who sees her as more than just a monster.
Release Date: May 12ǁ Publisher: Flatiron Books
The Extraordinaries by TJ Klune
Nick Bell writes fanfiction about real-life superheroes. When he meets one in person he sets out to become one.
Release Date: May 12 ǁ Publisher: Tor Teen
Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett
After a life jumping from one place to another Josie and her Mom finally settle down in her Mom’s hometown to run a bookstore. When Jose gets in trouble with town outsider Lucky, she starts to spend more time with him and realizes maybe the two have more in common than they thought.
Release Date: May 5 ǁ Publisher: Simon Pulse
Storybound by Emily McKay
When a book lover literally walks into her favorite book, can she change the story and protect her book boyfriend Kane.
Release Date: May 5 ǁ Publisher: Entangled Teen
The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler
Zoey’s been looking forward to her trip to Alaska basically her whole life. She falls in love with Moose Springs and maybe the jaded owner of the local diner.
Release Date: May 5 ǁ Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Siri, Who Am I? by Sam Tschida
When Mia wakes up not knowing who she is, she uses her social media accounts to try to piece her life back together.
Release Date: May 5 ǁ Publisher: Quirk Books
More Than Maybe: A Novel by Erin Hahn
Luke and his brother host a music podcast. He has no desire to be in the spotlight. Vada’s got her life figured out including getting into a prestigious music journalism program. She doesn’t have time for Luke.
Release Date: May 12th ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
Always a Bridesmaid by Cindi Madsen
Release Date: May 26th ǁ Publisher: Entangled: Amara
Mysteries and Thrillers
Last Girls by Demetra Brodsky
Honey Juniper and her sisters live off the grid in Washington, preparing for every situation. But they are not prepared when the danger comes from within.
Release Date: May 5 ǁ Publisher: Tor Teen
The First Mistake by Sandie Jones
After the Death of her First Husband, Alice finally finds happiness again with her husband Nathan. But when Nathan begins to act strangely she turns to her best friend Beth her most trusted confidante for help.
Release Date: May 12 ǁ Publisher: Minotaur Books
The Wife Stalker by Liv Constantine
Release Date: May 19 ǁ Publisher: Harper
The Summer I Drowned by Taylor Hale
After nearly Drowning, Olivia is returning to the place where it happened to try to move forward. But as mysterious things start happening she is convinced someone is trying to scare her out of town.
Release Date: May 26 ǁ Publisher: Wattpad Books
A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown
When Malik’s sister is kidnapped he is offered a deal to get her back, kill the Crown Princess. Posing as a suitor to get close to her, he doesn’t expect to form a bond with the Princess.
Release Date: June 2 ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles
A group of Magicians face off in a competition to become the next headliner of the Conquering Circus but as the contestants start dying, the risky acts are no longer the most dangerous thing about the competition.
Release Date: June 2 ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
The Unready Queen (Oddmire # 2) by William Ritter
When Fable sees Humans destroying the Wild Wood, she must say something. The truce between the Humans and creatures of the Wild Wood is broken and the war could have dire consequences.
Release Date: June 2ǁ Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers
The Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty
Dara must face his demons.
Nahri is haunted by the loved ones she left behind.
Ali wants to rescue his city.
Release Date: June 30 ǁ Publisher: Harper Voyager
The Heir Affair by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
After a scandalous secret turns their wedding into a nightmare Bex and Prince Nicholas cut themselves off from society until a crisis pulls them back into the spotlight.
Release Date: June 16 ǁ Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
You Say It First by Katie Cotugno
While working at a voter registration call center, Meg connects with Colby. Colby is reeling from a family tragedy and has no interest in hearing from a stranger. That one call is the first in a series and Meg and Colby end up forming a friendship and maybe something more.
Release Date: June 16 ǁ Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert
Not interested in romance, Dani just wants a friend with benefits and she thinks she’s found it with Zaf who’s rescued her from a fire drill gone wrong. When the video of the rescue goes viral the world wants nothing more than Dani and Zaf to become a real-life couple. As a way to gain publicity for a charity close to his heart, Zaf convinces Dani to fake a relationship.
Release Date: June 23 ǁ Publisher: Avon
She’s Faking It by Kristin Rockaway
Bree leads a pretty chill life in San Diego until she starts a new Instagram account and one post rockets her to influencer status. Everything seems to be going great until their not…
Release Date: June 30 ǁ Publisher: Graydon House
Mysteries and Thrillers
All Eyes on Her by L. E. Flynn
You now the story a girl and boy go into the woods, but only the girl comes back. People think they know what happened, but what’s the real story?
Release Date: April 14th ǁ Publisher: Imprint
I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick
When Anna arrives in the town of Herron Mills for a nanny gig she doesn’t expect to find a town reeling from the disappearance of a local girl, or the fact she bears a striking resemblance to the missing girl. Anna begins to investigate and thinks she can figure out what happened to the missing girl.
Release Date: June 2 ǁ Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
The Wife Who Knew Too Much by Michele Campbell
Childhood lovers Tabitha and Connor are reunited years later. Though Connor is married he professes his love to Tabitha. When Connor’s wife, Nina, takes her own life they are finally free to be together. All seems well until Tabitha finds Nina’s diary, and Nina’s accusations that if she has died Connor is responsible.
Release Date: June 9 ǁ Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Nothing Can Hurt You by Nicola Maye Goldberg
When a 1997murder sets off a chain of events in a small community that affects many of its residents.
Release Date: June 23ǁ Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
The Dilemma by B. A. Paris
Livia is finally having the birthday party she has always wanted thanks to her husband Adam. Adam is also surprising Livia by flying in their daughter Marnie, but Marne has a secret that may ruin everything.
Release Date: June 30 ǁ Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
The Princess Will Save You by Sarah Henning
As a way to force the princess into a political marriage, a neighboring kingdom kidnaps the commoner she loves. But Princess Amarande is a warrior and is going to save him herself.
Release Date: July 7 ǁ Publisher: Tor Teen
Unravel the Dusk (The Blood of Stars 2) by Elizabeth Lim
Maia returns to the kingdom to find that it is on the brink of war and she must marry the Emperor to keep the peace. But she is changing, the demon within her is growing and before it takes over she must find Edan, help her family and bring peace to her kingdom.
Release Date: July 7 ǁ Publisher: Random House Children’s
Devil’s Ballast by Meg Caddy
Anne Bonny escapes her husband by joining the crew of a pirate ship, but when her husband sends a pirate hunter after her the adventure really begins.
Release Date: July 14 ǁ Publisher: Text Publishing Company
Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu
The Princesses of Ever are cursed. They are finally given a chance to break the curse by confronting the one who cast the curse.
Release Date: July 14 ǁ Publisher: Simon Pulse
Ghost Wood Song by Erica Waters
Shady Grove can call ghosts with her fiddle, but she also knows that it brings nothing but bad luck. But she must call the dead when her brother is accused of murder to clear his name.
Release Date: July 21 ǁ Publisher: HarperTeen
A Sweet Mess by Jayci Lee
When a mix up leads to a bad review of her bakery Aubrey seeks out the food critic. The food critic who just happens to be her one night stand.
Release Date: July 14th ǁ Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
The Switch by Stefanie London
Everything about Love is going wrong for Cora. She decides to get away. Unfortunately, the house she is staying in is undergoing renovations and the contractor is living on site. The very sexy contractor…
Release Date: July 28th ǁ Publisher: Entangled: Amara
Mysteries and Thrillers
An Education in Ruin by Alexis Bass
Collins Pruitt has one goal upon arriving at her new boarding school, make Jasper Mahoney fall in love with her. But there is a lot of things she didn’t count on…
Release Date: July 7 ǁ Publisher: Tor Teen
The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton
After Marie’s childhood friend, Nina, dies she finds herself drawn into her friend’s life. She also learns some surprising secrets about Nina.
Release Date: July 7 ǁ Publisher: Graydon House
The Girl and the Ghost by Hanna Alkaf
Suraya is gifted a ghostly companion. A ghostly companion that has a dark side, one that threatens to consume them both.
Release Date: August 4 ǁ Publisher: HarperCollins
Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar
She is the daughter of a star and a mortal. To save her mortal father she must find her mother, her mother who returned to the sky.
Date: August 11ǁ Publisher: Harper Teen
Ignite the Sun by Hanna Howard
The sun is dangerous, at least according to Siria’s parents and the Queen. When Siria is sent to the capital she begins a quest to find the sun.
Release Date: August 18 ǁ Publisher: Blink
The Vanished Queen by Lisbeth Campbell
Queen Mirantha vanished, and everyone knew King Karolje was the reason. When Anza finds the Queen’s diaries she is inspired to join the resistance.
Release Date: August 18 ǁ Publisher: Gallery
Twin Daggers by MarcyKate Connolly
Sisters Aissa and Zandria lead doubles lives. They are really spies, and Aissa has been tasked with kidnapping the heir. But her sister is in trouble and she must rely on unlikely allies to help her.
Release Date: August 25 ǁ Publisher: Blink
No Offense: A Novel by Meg Cabot
Molly Montgomery follows her dreams to become a librarian in the Florida keys. When a baby is abandoned in the bathroom she has a difference of opinion with the Sherrif. The two can’t seem to get along, nor can they deny their attraction.
Love Sold Separately by Ellen Meister
Dana may have found her calling as a host on a shopping network. When Kitty todd, the channels top host is murdered Dana inserts herself into the investigation, especially when she knows the number one suspect is innocent.
Release Date: August 25 ǁ Publisher: MIRA
Mysteries and Thrillers
Behind the Red Door by Megan Collins
Fern remembers Astrid, but not because she was the girl who was famously kidnapped as a child. In fact, Fern has no memory of that. Fern does see Astrid in her nightmares, pleading with her. But is it a nightmare or a memory?
Release Date: August 25 ǁ Publisher: Atria Books
Whistleblower by Kate Marchant
Laurel wants to stay under the radar while at college, unfortunately, that’s no longer possible when she finds out about a scandal involving the coach of the football team. After writing the article everyone has turned on her, especially the quarterback, who she now must work with on a group project for Human Sexuality.
Release Date: May 12 ǁ Publisher: Wattpad Books
The Silvered Serpents (Gilded Wolves #2) by Roshani Chokshi
Séverin pursues a dangerous lead to find a long lost artifact rumored to grant its possessor the power of God. The path leads them from Paris to Russia, and with it comes death and secrets.
Release Date: September 22nd ǁ Publisher: Wednesday Books
Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne
Ruthie Midona hopes to manage the Providence. She also hopes to keep it out of the hands of the Prescott’s. When Teddy Prescott comes to town and takes a job at the Providence Ruthie is not impressed, even if Teddy is dazzling.
Release Date: September 29 ǁ Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks