Forewords - The Books Before The Buzz

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!


Paranormal Romance - Listen up Argeneau Vampire fans — author Lynsay Sands will continue her wildly popular, sexy series with four new books set to be published by Avon. Previous installments have offered up delectable plots, hot romances and the right amount of humor, and these new books are sure to win over new and old readers alike. Release dates: TBA.


Contemporary Romance - After being injured in a mysterious accident, a former rodeo star finds himself helping a childhood friend on her family ranch in Unbroken, Maisey Yates’s third book in her Silver Creek Romance series. Hold on tight, though, because the book doesn’t release until next year, but be sure to catch the series starters Unbuttoned, out now, and Unexpected, releasing this August!

Mainstream Fiction - When the glamour and fortunes in Aspen begin to fade, two sisters find themselves needing each other even more in Maria Semple’s The Flood Girls, the follow up to the author's phenomenally successful Where'd You Go, Bernadette. Further details for this new book have yet to be announced.

Series Romance - 2004 RT Series Storyteller of the Year Nominee Kristi Gold will continue her Arabian Heat series in a new three-book deal, starting with The Last Sheikh Standing, in which a playboy prince who has everything meets the one woman dead set against marrying him. Release date: TBA.

Mystery - Vintage shoppers and mystery lovers are in for a treat with Rose Pressey’s If You've Got It, Haunt It, the first book in her Haunted Vintage Mystery series, in which a vintage clothing store owner encounters the ghost of a town socialite. 


Romantic Suspense - Entangled Suspense has added Toni LoTempio to their roster with Soapsuds, Sex and Silver Bullets, the first in a new paranormal romantic thriller series featuring a feisty, gothic soap opera actress. Look for this southern read next summer!


New Adult - Debut author Christina Lee will take the New Adult world by storm this fall with All of You. With a hero who is not only a sexy tattoo artist, but also a virgin, this book is sure to leave readers all hot and bothered.


In Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors, a unique and revealing book on the craft and habit of writing, Sarah Stodola invites readers and writers inside the minds of famous authors to glimpse their processes. Focusing on motivation, inspiration, and the ever-fragile balance of writing and editing, Process is sure to be a guaranteed read for anyone looking to delve deeper into the creative process.


Erika Johansen’s upcoming fantasy trilogy Queen of the Tearling is set to receive the film treatment from Warner Brothers studios with Emma Watson attached as the lead. Featuring a 19-year-old princess fighting to reclaim her throne, Queen of the Tearlng is bound to be a hit in both the publishing and filmmaking worlds.

These are this week's deals that we can’t wait to hear more about in the coming months. Check back every Monday for more Forewords and you can always visit our Upcoming Releases Page!