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12 New Books to Read in June 2020

I’m back with a whole load of new book releases for you to check out in June 2020! I’ve got a whole mixture of things here, from adult thrillers to YA fantasy. These are my most anticipated releases excluding debut releases (more on those soon!), but there are many more books coming out in June that are bound to be amazing.

New Book Releases for June 2020

The Half Sister by Sandie Jones
16th June 2020 | Goodreads

I’m intrigued by this one because I’ve been on the lookout for another great adult thriller. Since I have a sister, this one stood out to me as one that I might particularly enjoy. I’m looking forward to seeing the dynamic between all three of them.

The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison
23rd June 2020 | Goodreads

I’ve not read anything else by this author (yet), but I’m super keen to read The Angel of Crows. I love some alternate history, and paranormal London mixed with Jack the Ripper is bound to be a hit.

Hunted by the Sky by Tanaz Bhethena
23rd June 2020 | Goodreads

I read A Girl Like That by this author and it became one of my all time favourite books. I’m really excited that Tanaz Bhathena is breaking into fantasy, and I’ll be checking this one out as soon as it’s released.

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New Book Releases: December 2019

Every month I like to share my most anticipated new book releases. December is a slightly quieter month compared to the rest of the year (which is probably for the best because I have a lot of catching up to do), but I still have seven books to talk about in this post.

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1. Children of Vice and Virtue by Tomi Adeyemi

Admittedly, I probably won’t be reading this one right away. I didn’t love Children of Blood and Bone (in fact I found it quite boring!) so I’m going to wait for the reviews before I decide whether or not to read this one. Have you read it yet? If so, what did you think? Is it an improvement on the first book?

2. The Wives by Tarryn Fisher

The Wives is about a woman whose husband has two other wives. The main character knows this, but one day she finds a note from one of them and tracks her down – probably out of curiosity. It seems as though one of the wives is being abused by the husband, so I’m hoping the wives are going to team up together and become a badass team. It could go in completely the opposite direction, though.

3. A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh

Nalini Singh’s first adult thriller! I’ve been rereading her Psy-Changeling series and I had forgotten how easy her books are to read. I’m really looking forward to this one now! A Madness of Sunshine is about a woman who returns to New Zealand, to a town that a small detective is basically running himself. A jogger goes missing, and the two of them have to team up to investigate.

4. Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

A black woman is accused of kidnapping the white toddler that she is babysitting. The mother of the toddler wants to make things right again. I don’t know if this is going to be a small town drama like Little Fires Everywhere, but I’m here for it.

5. Would Like to Meet by Rachel Winters

This seems to be some sort of rom com about an assistant who has to help a screenwriter beat his writers block. If this is going to be cute, I’m here for it, but I’m worried it’s going to have the woman do all of the work for this really important guy then I’m going to be quite disappointed.

6. Reverie by Ryan La Sala

This is being pitched as Inception meets The Magicians. The main character is found half dead in a river, and after that reality seems a bit off. I loooove parallel universe and timey-wimey fiction, so I’m quite excited for this one!

7. The Weight of a Soul by Elizabeth Tammi

This is about Norse mythology and Vikings! The main hcaracter’s sister dies, and the main character makes a deal with Hela, aka the goddess of Death.

Which new releases are you looking forward to getting your hands on in December? Are you also glad that it’s a bit of a quieter month?

New Book Releases: November 2019

Here are my most anticipated new book releases for November 2019. There aren’t too many coming out this month that I’m dying to read, which will be nice for my bank account and my overflowing bookshelves!

New Book Releases for November 2019

new book releases november 2019: GOSAS, The Guinevere Deception, Supernova

Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan
I only gave Girls of Paper and Fire three stars, but I have heard really good things about this sequel from those who have read it already. Some people really enjoyed this one even though they didn’t enjoy GoPaF, so I’m considering giving it a go. If you need a recap of Girls of Paper and Fire before this book comes out, you can find one on Recaptains.
The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White
I haven’t read a Kiersten White book in soooo long, and I’m ready to dive back in with this one. I don’t normally care much for King Arthur retellings, but this one is specifically about Guinevere.
Supernova by Marissa Meyer
I haven’t actually started this series yet but I’m about to! I’ve had Renegades for a couple of years now, so this is my chance to get into the trilogy and marathon the entire thing.

new book releases november 2019: A Thousand Fires, The Book of Lost Saints, Sisters of Shadow and Light

A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price
Apparently this one is good for fans of Courtney Summers, who is a recently discovered favourite of mine (mostly because of Sadie). This is a story about gang wars, and while I’m not sure whether the author has lived in a city where gangs are a thing, it sounds intriguing and I’m intrigued.
The Book of Lost Saints by Daniel José Older
This is a multi-generational story about a Cuban-American family about ghostly ancestors who visit their living family members.
Sisters of Shadow and Light by Sara B. Larson
I’ve not read a book by Larson yet but I’ve been wanting to try her fantasy books for ages! This one is about sisters, powers, and… a magical hedge?

new book releases november 2019: The Toll, Day Zero, Blood Heir

The Toll by Neal Shusterman
I still haven’t gotten my hands on Thunderhead yet because someone had it on hold at the library for ages and just never picked it up(!), so I had to wait in the queue for the longest time until it became available. It should be reaching me this week, and I’m SO EXCITED, because I ended up loving Scythe so much. You can read recaps of the Arc of a Scythe series on Recaptains if you need a refresher before this one comes out!
Day Zero by Kelly deVos
I’ve had my eye on this one all year! It’s about a gamer girl who gets caught in a burning building when violence erupts all over the country. I think it’s going to be a survival story, and I love those!
Blood Heir by Amélie Wen Zhao
Bloggers can probably remember the controversy surrounding this book when it was due to come out earlier this year, but it seems as though the outrage has died down and most people have gotten over themselves. I’m really excited for this, and I’m so glad that the author was able to still publish her debut!

new book releases november 2019: Crown of Oblivion, The Sky Weaver, Eight Will Fall

Crown of Oblivion by Julie Eshbaugh
This one is about people who have to compete in a deadly race in order to gain citizenship. The main character discovers her powers, and I imagine things kick off from there!
The Sky Weaver by Kristin Ciccarelli
I’m so excited for this one! Look at that cover! This is the third book in the Sky Weaver series, but it’s okay if you haven’t read the other two books because The Sky Weaver stands all by itself. I’m on the blog tour for this one so look out for my post later on in the month!
Eight Will Fall by Sarah Harian
This is a fantasy book about a group of criminals who are sent to fight off some Big Bad, and they start getting picked off along the way and eventually realise that they were sent away to die. YES PLEASE.

November 2019 is a bit of a slower month in terms of new book releases for me, but how is it for you? Are you anticipating anything that wasn’t on my list?

New Book Releases: September 2019

I’m back with my most anticipated releases for September 2019! I’ve skipped this post over the past couple of months because of my blogging slump, but I’m back now and I’m super hyped for (mostly) all of these books. Let me know in the comments below which books you’re most looking forward to. Should I have included something else in this list?

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Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff
Goodreads | Amazon
Admittedly, I’m not super hyped about this because I hated Nevernight (!) but I figured you’d all be excited for it.

Five Dark Fates by Kendare Blake
Goodreads | Amazon
I’ve been quite enjoying this series, even if it’s not the best thing I’ve ever read! I’m half excited for it to be over.

Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron
Goodreads | Amazon
I’m currently reading this one as I’m typing this, and I’m super excited for all the witchdoctor goodness. I’ve just gotten to the part where children are going missing, so I’m waiting for the main character to solve the case!

The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett
Goodreads | Amazon
This one is about a girl who’s the daughter of a treasure hunter, who ends up going in search for Vlad the Impaler (or his ring?). I’m hoping for some Lara Croft vibes from this one, although the blurb doesn’t mention it.

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
Goodreads | Amazon
I was considering requesting this one to review, but I’ve been a bit busy lately and didn’t want to overdo it. I want to get to it soon though! It’s been getting a tonne of hype. It’s about a witch who flees her coven and goes into hiding, and a witch hunter who works for the church. There’s probably a romance between the two of them, but that’s just a guess.

Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger
Goodreads | Amazon
I didn’t know until recently that this one was inspired by Pokemon?! Or has Pokemon kind of elements, in that everyone gets an animal companion. I’m so here for this fantasy book!


The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
Goodreads | Amazon
I’m hoping this is going to be a fantastical Locke & Key with less horror and more whimsy!

Steel Tide by Natalie C. Parker
Goodreads | Amazon
I haven’t read Seafire yet but do you think I should? I’ve been intrigued by it since it came out last year.

The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young
Goodreads | Amazon
This one is about vikings and blood feuds and clans. Sign me up!

The Grace Year by Kim Liggett
Goodreads | Amazon
This is a dystopian feminist thriller that has been likened to The Handmaid’s Tale. Given how much I adored Vox recently, I’m really in the mood for more feminist books in my life!

The Nanny by Gilly Macmillan
Goodreads | Amazon
The Nanny is about a woman whose nanny vanished when she was younger. I’m looking forward to trying another Gilly Macmillan book out, and I think this might be the one!

The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring
Goodreads | Amazon
This is a psychological thriller that has been really hyped up since BEA. Have you read it yet? I’m kind of on the fence about it after reading some reviews. The premise sounds good though!

There Will Come A Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
Goodreads | Amazon
This is a fantasy book about prophets! Prophets used to rule the world, until one day they vanished. I’m so ready for some prophecies!

Unspoken by Celia McMahon
Goodreads | Amazon
This is another one of those forbidden magic fantasy books, and it’s something I can potentially get behind.

So those are all the new books I’m looking forward to getting hold of in September! What about you?

New Book Releases: February 2019

I thought February was going to calm down after the craziness that was January, but nope! I’ve got exactly the same amount of new releases that I’m looking forward to, and February is a shorter month.

5th February

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
Is there anyone who isn’t excited for this book?

The Lost Man by Jane Harper
I love Harper’s books so much! Read these thrillers!

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James
This is a fantasy book about two people who are searching for a child.

Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers
A spin off to His Dark Assassin.

The Hiding Place by C. J. Tudor
This is from the author of The Chalk Man which was very well received.

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald
This is a thriller about a woman who fell from a bridge.

Lady Smoke by Laura Sebastian
The sequel to Ash Princess, which I haven’t read yet!

The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons
In case you need more fantasy in your life.

Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss by Kasie West
A teen actor’s career is being sabotaged, and also this is Kasie West so it’s cute.

The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf
Historical fiction set in Malaysia!

12th February

Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard
I haven’t even read this series but I probably should?

The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders
I’ve got such a good feeling about this one! It’s about a planet where one side is constantly dark and the other side is constantly light. Yesss.

Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto
Phoenix riders!

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
A group of old school friends go on a trip and one of them dies.

The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas
This sounds like feminist science fiction!

26th February

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
Everyone is excited for this one!

The Huntress by Kate Quinn
Historical fiction about a Russian woman and an English man who go searching for a Nazi.

Four Dead Queens by Astrid Sholte
A fantasy Divergent, perhaps?

We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia
I’m currently reading this one and I’m quite liking it. It’s about a girl who has been prepped to be a wife from an early age. And politics.

Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

The Beauty of the Moment by Tanaz Bhathena
Bhathena’s debut was one of my favourite reads of last year, so I’m super excited for this one!