With our column, Forewords, we let readers know the latest book news about some of the web team's most-anticipated upcoming releases across the genres — just as the projects are announced!
Mainstream - Emily Cogburn is ready to make her debut with Louisiana Saves the Library. In this book, a divorced and out-of-work library science professor winds up working at an underfunded library in Alligator Bayou. With her best friend by her side, she must fight to keep the library open.
New Adult - In Heartsick, Caitlin Sinead’s debut, a mysterious epidemic plagues an elite liberal arts college. Those infected develop the ability to self-heal, which sends the townspeople into a frenzy. Look for this early next year.
Historical Fiction - Sally Christie’s The Sisters of Versailles takes readers into the 18th Century court of France where Louis XV reigns. The book follows the four real-life sisters who became his mistresses. Louis XV’s later years will be explored in The Rivals of Versailles and The Enemies of Versailles, both also told through his mistresses’ perspectives.