2020 Book Releases

2020 Book Releases

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.  

 

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Jan 2020

Fantasy

Sci-Fi

Romance

Mysteries and Thrillers

Contemporary


Fantasy

A Heart so Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer

A Heart so Fierce and brokenRhen’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

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Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim

Scavenge the stars by Tara SimAfter 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

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Nameless Queen by Rebecca McLaughlin

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

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Keystone by Katie Delahanty

KeystoneIn a world where your social media standings is everything, Ella’s social ranking has just taken a nosedive.   Forced to leave her old life behind, she jons Keystone a secret society of thieves, where she discovers that the world may not be what she thought. 

Release Date: January 7th  ǁ   Publisher: Entangled: Teen

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Dark and Deepest Red by Anna-Marie McLemore
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

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Beyond the Shadowed Earth by Joanna Ruth Meyer

Beyond the Shadowed Earth by Joanna Ruth MeyerTo 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

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The King’s Questioner by Nikki Katz

The King's Questioner by Nikki KatzKalen 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 

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Diamond City by Francesca Flores

Book Cover Diamon City

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

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Seven Deadly Shadows by Courtney Alamed and Valynne E. Maetani

Book Cover Seven Deadly Shadows

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

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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

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Sci-Fi

Rogue Princess by B.R. Myers
Rogue Princess by B.R. MyersTo avoid marriage Princess Delia steals a spaceship.  Little does she know she has a stowaway.
Aidan and Delia are at each other’s throats, at least until they discover a rebel conspiracy that could wipe out their home. 
 
Release Date: January 21st  ǁ   Publisher: Swoon Reads 

Romance 

Finding Mr. Better Than You by Shani Petroff

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

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Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

Tweet Cute by Emma LordPepper and Jack are in a twitter war, they are also unknowing falling for each other on an anonymous chat app that Jack built. 

Release Date: January 21st  ǁ   Publisher: Wednesday Books

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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

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Mysteries and Thrillers

One of Us is Next by Karen M. McManus

One of Us is Next by Karen M. Mcmanus The Bayview four may have been cleared, but someone wants to keep Simon’s memory alive and are doing it with a potentially deadly game of Truth or Dare. 

Release Date: January 7th ǁ   Publisher:  Delacorte Press

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The Better Liar by Tanen Jones

The Better Liar by Tanen JonesLeslie’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

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How Quickly She Disappears by Raymond Fleischmann

Book Cover How Quickly She Disappears by Raymond FleischmannElizabeth’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

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The Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson

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

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Contemporary

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

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Lucky Caller by Emma Mills
Book Cover Lucky Caller by Emma Mills
Nina thinks her radio broadcasting class will be a walk in the park.  Unfortunately, she and her team have nothing in common and worse she has to work with her former childhood friend Jamie.  
 

Release Date: January 14th  ǁ   Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.

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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

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feb 2020

Fantasy

Belle Révolte by Linsey Miller

Belle Révolte.jpg

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

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All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace

All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn GraceAmora 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

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The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz

Book Cover The Queens AssassinCaledon 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

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Ink in the Blood by Kim Smejkal

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

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The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet

The Unwilling

 

Judah was raised alongside the Heir, but as she grows older she realizes that she has no position with the castle, but the Lord of the castle as well as a newly arrived stranger both have plans for Judah.

Release Date: February 11th  ǁ   Publisher: MIRA

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In the Shadow of the Sun by E.M. Castellan

41067779._SY475_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

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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

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The Unwilling by Kelly Braffet

The UnwillingJudah was raised alongside the Heir, but as she grows older she realizes that she has no position with the castle, but the Lord of the castle as well as a newly arrived stranger both have plans for Judah.

Release Date: February 11th  ǁ   Publisher: MIRA

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The Seventh Sun by Lani Forbes

book cover The Seventh Sun by Lani ForbesAhkin 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

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Of Curses and Kisses by Sandhya Menon

Of Curses and Kisses by Sandhya MenonJaya 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

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The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller

The Shadows Between Us by Tricia LevensellerAlessandra has a simple plan, get the king to fall in love with her, marry him then kill him and rule his kingdom.  She just needs to make sure not to lose her own in the process.

Release Date: February 25th  ǁ   Publisher: Feiwel and Friends

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Red Hood by Elana K. Arnold

Red Hood by Elana K. ArnoldOn her way home from homecoming, Bisou is attacked by wolves.  When the new moon rises it brings with it questions that Bisou must find the answer to.

Release Date: February 25th  ǁ   Publisher:  Balzer + Bray

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 Master of Sorrows by Justin Travis Call

Master of SorrowsThe 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

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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

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Sci-Fi

The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne

The Stars We Still by Alexa Donne
Forced to marry for money to save her family, eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, is looking for a wealthy suitor.  When Leo’s childhood friend and first love, Elliot, returns as one of the biggest catches of the season, she can’t help but fall for him all over again. 
 
Release Date: February 4th  ǁ   Publisher: HMH Books
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The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow
Earth’s been invaded and Ellie is one of the survivors, she breaks the new rules by housing a secret library.  When M0Rr1S, a lab-created emotionless alien finds Ellie’s library he is duty-bound to turn her in.  But M0Rr1S finds himself drawn to the music and art and the pair end up on a road trip hauling contraband across the country.  
 
Release Date: February 4th  ǁ   Publisher: Inkyard Press
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Romance

The Worst Best Man: A Novel by Mia Sosa

Book Cover The Best worst manby Mia SosaCarolina 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

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The Kissing Game by Marie Harte

BooK Cover The Kissing GameRena 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

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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

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The Upside of Falling by Alex Light

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

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Mysteries and Thrillers

The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica

The Other Mrs. by Mary KubicaAfter 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

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Contemporary

Foul is Fair by Hannah Capin

Foul is Fair by Hannah CapinThe Golden boys of St. Andrew’s Prep target Elle for their bullying.  Bent on revenge Elle transfers to St. Andrew’s and plots the destruction of each boy.  

Release Date: February 4th  ǁ   Publisher: Wednesday Books

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Been There, Married That by Gigi Levangie

Been There, Married That by Gigi Levangie
When  Agnes comes home to find her credit cards canceled and the security passwords to get into her enormous LA home changed. Her Hollywood producer husband is divorcing her, but she isn’t going down without a fight.

Release Date: February 11th  ǁ   Publisher:  St. Martin’s Press

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march 2020

Fantasy

House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City Book 1) by Sarah J. Maas

Cresent City by Sarah J. MaasBryce is half-Fae, half-human.  She’s happy with her life until a murder rocks her city.   

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 

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Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

Chain of Gold by Cassandra ClareWhen the Blackthorn and Carstairs families come to London everything changes for James Herondale.

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

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The Shrike & the Shadows By Chantal Gadoury and A.M. Wright 

47561087._SY475_.jpgMen 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

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The Winter Duke by Claire Eliza Bartlett

Book Cover 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

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 Witches of Ash and Ruin by E Latimer

Witches of Ash and RuinSeventeen-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

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The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski

Book Cover The Midnight lieWhen 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

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The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu

Book Cover Kingdom of BackAll 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

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Bone Criers Moon by Kathryn Purdie

book cover bone criers moonBone 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

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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

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The Deep by Alma Katsu

The DeepThe 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

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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

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Seven Endless Forests by April Genevieve Tucholke  

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 

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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

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Sci-Fi

Defy the Sun (Beware the Night #2) by Jessika Fleck

Veda Adeline believes in the Night. And joins the rebellion, even though it means going against her childhood friend Nic who is part of the ruling class. 

Release Date: March 10th  ǁ   Publisher: Swoon Reads

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Romance

Anna K by Jenny Lee

Book Cover Anna K

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

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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

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If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane

Book Cover If I Never Met You: A Novel 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

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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

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Mysteries and Thrillers

You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pakkanen

You are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah PakkanenWhen 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

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 The Twin by Natasha Preston

After their parents divorced, twins Emmy and Iris were split up–Ivy lived with Dad, Iris with Mom. After their mother’s tragic death the twins are brought back together.  Ivy assures Iris everything will be alright, but soon Iris starts to take over Ivy’s friends, boyfriend, her whole life.  And Ivy starts to question what really happened to their mother.  

Release Date: March 3rd ǁ   Publisher: Delacorte  Press

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Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel

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

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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

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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

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Contemporary

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

In five Years

 

After what may be the best night of her life, Dannie wakes up the next morning and doesn’t recognize anything.  She realizes that it’s not 5 years later, in 2025. She falls back asleep and wakes up again in 2020, assuming that it had all been a dream, until she meets the man from her “dream”

Release Date: March 17th ǁ   Publisher: Atria Books

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april 2020

Fantasy

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

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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

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 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

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Sci-Fi

Romance

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

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What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter
Halle’s and her online best friend Nash get along great.  There is just one problem, Nash only knows her as Kels, her online persona.  But when Halle has to move to her Grampa’s small town where Nash happens to live things get complicated. 

Release Date: April 7 ǁ   Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons

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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

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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

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It Sounded Better in My Head by Nina Kenwood

It Sounded better in my head

Natalie’s life is changing, her parents are divorcing, her two best friends are now a couple.  Her world is no longer making sense, that is until an unexpected romance starts…

Release Date: April 7 ǁ   Publisher: Flatiron

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To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters

To Have and to HoaxLady Violet Grey and Lord James Audley were madly in love when they got married, but after a huge fight, they’ve barely spoken to each other in years.  When James is thrown from his horse Violet rushes to his side, but James is oblivious to Violet’s concern.  Violet fakes her own illness and while the two attempt to one-up each other can they also find a way back to each other.  

Release Date: April 7 ǁ   Publisher:  Atria Books

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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

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Not That Kind of Guy by Andie J. Christopher

Not the kind of GuyBridget Nolan just broke up with her boyfriend, but she needs a date for her brother’s wedding.  Lucky for her Matt her legal intern is just about done with his program.

Release Date: April 14 ǁ   Publisher: Berkley

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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

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The Wedding Wars by Liz Talley

 

 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

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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

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Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

Little SecretsMarin has a perfect life until her son Sebastian is taken.  A year later the case has gone cold and Marin is listless.  Until she discovers her husband is having an affair.  Now she has an enemy that she can go after.  

Release Date: April 21 ǁ   Publisher:  Minotaur Books

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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

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Contemporary

The Wedding Wars by Liz Talley

The Wedding WarMelanie Layton and Tennyson O’Rourke were best friends, but when a secret comes out, their friendship ended and they haven’t spoken in 20 years.  But when Melanie’s daughter and Tennyson’s son fall in love and get engaged the two are forced to help plan their children’s dream wedding.  

Release Date: April 21 ǁ   Publisher: Montlake

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may 2020

Fantasy

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

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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

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Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

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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

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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

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Sci-Fi

Aurora Burning (Aurora Cycle #2) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Aurora Burning

Squad 312 is back to save the day from an evil trying to destroy the universe.   What could possibly go wrong?

Release Date: May 5th ǁ   Publisher: Knopf Books For Young Readers

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Romance

Chasing Lucky by Jenn Bennett

Book Cover Chasing Lucky

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

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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

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The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler

Book Cover the Tourist Attraction

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

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Siri, Who Am I? by Sam Tschida

Book Cover Siri Who am I

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

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Four Days of You and Me  by Miranda Kenneally

Four days of you and me

Every year of their high school lives Lulu and Alex go on a class trip, and every year the trip brings them closer together.  This year is their last class trip, Lulu and Alex are brought together again, and made to face the connection they share.  

Release Date: May 5 ǁ   Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire

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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

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By the Book  by Amanda Sellet

By the BookMary Porter-Malcolm is obsessed with classical literature, and she uses that to help her through life.  It seems to have worked so far, so she creates the Scoundrel Survival Guide to help her friends navigate the world of high school dating.  But she realizes that real life and fiction aren’t always the same.  

Release Date: May 12th ǁ   Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

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Beach Read by Emily Henry

Beach ReadsAugustus Everett and  January Andrews are two writers who could not be more different.  Except that they are both spending the summer trying to cure their writer’s block at the beach.  When they challenge each other to write outside of their comfort zone, they may cure more than just their writer’s block.  

Release Date: May 19 ǁ   Publisher: Berkley

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Real Men Knit  by Kwana Jackson

Real Men KnitWhen Jesse’s adoptive mom dies, he wants to keep her knitting store open.  He’s spending more time at the store and more time with the part-time employee Kerry.  Kerry’s had a crush on Jesse for years.  Together they try to reinvent the store and their chemistry is starting to grow. 

Release Date: May 19 ǁ   Publisher: Berkley

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A Taste of Sage by Yaffa S. Santos

A taste of SageWhen Lumi’s restaurant fails she is forced to take a job as a sous chef for traditional French chef  Julien Dax.  Despite Julien’s smug attitude Lumi starts to have feelings for him.  But Julien’s receptionist Esme always seems to be around… 

Release Date: May 19 ǁ   Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

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The Jewel Thief by Jeannie Mobley

The Jewel Thief Juliette’s father is King Louis XIV’s court jeweler.  When he is commissioned to cut a one of kind diamond, the pressure is too much for him.   Juliette takes it upon herself to do it and ends up in jail accused of stealing the diamond.   Juliette has one chance to convince the king that she is innocent.

Release Date: May 26 ǁ   Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers

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Mysteries and Thrillers

Last Girls by Demetra Brodsky

Book Cover The Last Girls

 

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

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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

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The Wife Stalker by Liv Constantine

Book Cover The Wife Stalker

 

Release Date: May 19 ǁ   Publisher: Harper

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The Summer I Drowned by Taylor Hale

Book Cover The Summer I Drowned

 

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

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Contemporary

 

jun 2020

Fantasy

The Damned by Renée Ahdieh

The DamnedThe treaty between the Brotherhood and the Fallen is broken.  Sébastien is cursed.  And Celine may have inadvertently set off a chain of events that can destroy them forever.  

Release Date: June 2 ǁ   Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

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A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown

A Song of Wraiths and Ruin

 

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

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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

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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 2 ǁ Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers

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Seasons of the Storm by Elle Cosimano

Seasons of the StormJack was allowed to live forever, he became immortalized as the human embodiment of winter, but each year he must hunt the season that comes before him.  But what happens when the season who is supposed to kill him, can’t because they are in love.  

Release Date: June 23 ǁ  Publisher: HarperTeen

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Sisters of Sword and Song by Rebecca Ross

Sisters of Sword and SongWhen Halcyon returns early from serving in the Queen’s army she knows something is wrong.  Halcyon is on the run charged with murder.  She is tried and sentence, but Eva hoping to spare her sister agrees to take on some of Halcyon’s punishment.  

Release Date: June 23 ǁ  Publisher: HarperTeen

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Hunted by the Sky by Tanaz Bhathena

Hunted by the SkyGul’s star-shaped birthmark was the reason for her parents’ murder.  She has been trained by a group of women in warrior magic and now she is out for revenge.  Cava has signed into the King’s Army to help his sick father.  When Cava and Gul meet they are instantly connected, but can that connection continue when they are opposite sides?

Release Date: June 23 ǁ  Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 

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Forest of Souls by Lori M. Lee

Forest of SoulsWhen Sirscha inexplicably brings her best friend back to life, she is summoned by the Spider King.  He needs her help to keep the peace within the Dead Wood.  Can Sirscha master her abilities in time to prevent a war from breaking out?

Release Date: June 23 ǁ  Publisher: Page Street Kids

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The Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty

Book Cover The Empire of Gold

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

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Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Mexican GothicWhen Noemi’s cousin writes to her telling her she needs help, Noemi goes to the High Place in the Mexican countryside.  But the house seems to be takin over Noemi and she is being sucked in deeper and deeper.  

Release Date: June 30  ǁ   Publisher: Del Rey

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Sci-Fi

Romance

Jo & Laurie by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz

Jo and LaurieAfter the publication of Little Women, her publisher is demanding a sequel.  Under pressure, she goes to visit her friend Laurie.  Though her feelings are growing she doesn’t want to give up her independence, but when Laurie gets a sophisticated girlfriend what will Jo do?

Release Date: June 2 ǁ   Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

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The Wrong Mr. Darcy by Evelyn Lozada, Holly Lorincz

The Wrong Mr. DarcyWhen Hara Isari meets basketball rookie Derek Darcy, she finds him handsome, but obnoxiously proud and with a major chip on his shoulder. He is completely indifferent to her dedication to her career as a sports writer. When a twist of fate brings them both together, Hara suddenly finds herself off her game and trying to keep up.

Release Date: June 9 ǁ   Publisher:  St. Martin’s Griffin

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500 Miles from You by Jenny Colgan

500 Miles from YouLissie switches places with Cormack, leaving hectic London for her small town Kirrinfeif in the Scottish Highlands.  The two meet and remain in constant contact over email gaining new feelings for their jobs and each other.  

Release Date: June 9 ǁ   Publisher: William Morrow 

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The Marriage Game by Sara Desai

The Marrige GameLayla and Sam are both children of first-generation immigrants from India.  Both of their families belive in arranges marriages, but Layla and Sam aren’t so sure.  When Sam somehow begins chaperoning the dates Layla’s father sets up for her, the two realize that perhaps they have found their match.  

Release Date: June 9 ǁ   Publisher:  Berkley

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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

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You Say It First by Katie Cotugno

Book Cover You Say Ot First

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

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Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

Book Cover Take a Hint Dani Brown

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

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She’s Faking It by Kristin Rockaway

She's Faking It

 

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

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Mysteries and Thrillers

They Did Bad Things by Lauren A. Forry

They Did Bad ThingsIn 1995, six students shared a house.  until one of them ended up dead.  Twenty years later, all five of them arrive—lured separately under various pretenses back to the house.  Trapped inside they are given a choice to confess their crimes or die.  

Release Date: June 2 ǁ   Publisher: Arcade Crimewise

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All Eyes on Her by L. E. Flynn

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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: June 2 ǁ   Publisher: Imprint

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I Killed Zoe Spanos by Kit Frick

Book Cover I killer Zoe Spanos

 

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

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Chasing Starlight by Teri Bailey Black

Chasing StarlightIt’s 1938 and Kate is forced to move in with her silent movie star grandfather in Hollywood.  Kate has no interest in being in the headlines, but when she walks in on a murder scene she is front-page news.  Not Kate must discover who the killer is.  

Release Date: June 9 ǁ   Publisher:  Tor Teen

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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

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Nothing Can Hurt You by Nicola Maye Goldberg

Book Cover Nothing Can Hurt You

 

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

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Deadly Curious by Cindy Anstey

Deadly CuriousSophia wants to be the first female Bowstreet Runner.  When her cousin Daphne reaches out with a mystery she has the chance to prove herself.  With the help of a police officer, she slowly starts to unravel the truth.

Release Date: June 23ǁ   Publisher: Swoon Reads

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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

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Contemporary

Six Angry Girls by Adrienne Kisner

Six Angry Girls

After Millie is voted off the all-boy mock trial team, a chance encounter with Raina inspires them to start their own mock trial team.

Release Date: June 2 ǁ  Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

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The Mall by Megan McCafferty

The MallThe year is 1991 and Cassie is excited to be sending her summer working at the mall, hanging out with her boyfriend and getting ready to go to college in New York.  Of course, not everything goes according to plan.  

Release Date: June 9 ǁ  Publisher: Wednesday Books

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July 2020

Fantasy

The Princess Will Save You by Sarah Henning

Book Cover The Princess Will Save you

 

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

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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

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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

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Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu

Book Cover Ever Cursed

 

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

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Ghost Wood Song by Erica Waters

Book Cover Ghost Wood Song

 

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

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Sci-Fi

Romance

Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall

Boyfriend materialLuc O’Donell is a  bad boy with a need for a reputation rehab.  Enter Oliver Blackwood, perfect boyfriend material.  They begin a fake relationship, but it may not be all that fake.  

Release Date: July 7 ǁ   Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca

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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 14 ǁ   Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin

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Do-Over by Jennifer Honeybourn

Do-Over

Emelia chooses the popular guy over her best friend, but after six months she wonders what would have happened if she made the other choice.  A magical solution may just help her see. 

Release Date: July 14 ǁ   Publisher: Swoon Reads

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No Offense: A Novel by Meg Cabot

No Offense

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.  

Release Date: July 15 ǁ   Publisher: William Morrow

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Paris Is Always a Good Idea by Jenn McKinlay

Paris is always a good ideaAfter her mother’s death, Chelsea stopped really living.  When her father decides to remarry, Chelsea realizes the last time she was truly happy was her year abroad.  She decides to retrace her steps and finds herself inf the process.  

Release Date: July 21 ǁ   Publisher:  Berkley

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Mr. Malcolm’s List by Suzanne Allain

Mr Malcoms ListMr. Jeremy Malcolm is searching for a wife, but not just any woman will do.  Mr. Malcom has a list of qualifications he’s looking for in a wife.  

Selina’s friend invites her to London and it is unbeknownst to her a plot to exact revenge on Jeremy Malcolm.  

Release Date: July 28 ǁ   Publisher:  Berkley

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The Switch by Stefanie London

The Switch

 

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

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Mysteries and Thrillers

An Education in Ruin by Alexis Bass

Book Cover An Education in RuinCollins 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

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The Other Couple by Louise Candlish

The Other CoupleWhen Clare and Jamie befriend younger couple Melia and Kit.  They unexpectedly become fast friends.  But when Kit disappears, Jamie becomes the prime suspect.  

Release Date: July 7 ǁ   Publisher: Berkley

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The Last Wife by Karen Hamilton

Book Cover the last wife

 

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

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Contemporary

My Ride or Die by Leslie Cohen

Book Cover My Ride or Die

 

Sophie and Amanda don’t want to have to rely on men.  So they decided to rely on each other instead, and just keep men around for fun.  But with the fun gets a little more serious,  they must reexamine their situation.  

Release Date: July 14 ǁ   Publisher:  William Morrow Paperbacks

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aug 2020

Fantasy

The Girl and the Ghost by Hanna Alkaf

Book Cover The Girl and the Ghost

 

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

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Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar

Book Cover Star Daughter

 

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

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Ignite the Sun by Hanna Howard

book cover Ignite the Sun

 

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

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The Vanished Queen by Lisbeth Campbell

Book Cover The Vanished Queen

 

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

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Twin Daggers by MarcyKate Connolly

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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

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Sci-Fi

Romance

Loathe at First Sight by Suzanne Park

Loathe at first sightMelody Joo is thrilled to land her dream job as a video game producer.  But it is not without its challenges including the insufferable CEO and the intern who was hired because of his Dad’s connections.  When Melody comes up with the hot new game things begin to change and she realizes maybe she wasn’t the only one who was misjudged.  

Release Date: August 4 ǁ   Publisher: Avon

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Love Sold Separately by Ellen Meister

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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

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Mysteries and Thrillers

Little Threats by Emily Schultz

little threatsTwin sisters Kennedy and Carter Wynn are testing their boundaries but then Kennedy’s best friend is murdered and Kennedy can’t remember about that night, she pleads guilty to the murder. 

Fifteen years later, Kennedy has been released from jail and she may finally figure out what happened to her best friend.  

Release Date: August 4 ǁ   Publisher:  G.P. Putnam’s Sons

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Behind the Red Door by Megan Collins

Behind the Red Door

 

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

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Contemporary

The Comeback by Ella Berman

The ComebackAt the height of her career, Grace Turner disappeared. A year later she returns tentatively sober and trying to fit back into her old life.  When she is asked to present a lifetime achievement for the director who controlled her life for years she realizes she can’t run away anymore. 

Release Date: August 11 ǁ   Publisher: Berkley

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Whistleblower by Kate Marchant

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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: August 11 ǁ   Publisher: Wattpad Books

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sept 2020

Fantasy

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

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Sci-Fi

 

 

Romance

 

Mysteries and Thrillers

Contemporary

 
oct 2020

Fantasy

Sci-Fi

Romance

Mysteries and Thrillers

Contemporary

 
Nov 2020

Fantasy

Sci-Fi

Romance

Mysteries and Thrillers

Contemporary

 
dec 2020

Fantasy

Sci-Fi

Romance

Mysteries and Thrillers

Contemporary