Forewords - The Books Before The Buzz

With our column, Forewords, we let readers know the latest book news on some of the web team's most-anticipated upcoming releases across genres — just as the projects are announced!


Contemporary Romance - Good news for fans of bestselling author Abby Green, there will be seven more Harlequin Presents titles from the author, starting in 2014. Amongst the titles is the final installment in her Blood Brothers trilogy. Further details are scant, but we know we can't wait.


Fantasy - Set in a world of living bone towers, where the ground below is a legend, Bone Arrow tells the story of a girl who accidentally breaks the law and unearths a mystery bigger than she could ever expect. Don’t miss this debut from Fran Wilde, coming in 2015.


New Adult - Lorin Oberweger and young adult author Veronica Rossi are teaming up to bring readers a story that’s sure to be a fun romp. Pitched as The Hangover meets The Internship, Oberweger and Rossi’s Boomerang, written under the name Noelle August, takes a look at online dating and hopeful millennials who are on the rebound. Look for this next year!

Mystery - In Toby Ball’s Invisible Streets, a stash of explosives goes missing and amongst all the addicts, corrupt officials and vicious right-wingers, it’s hard to pinpoint the suspect. Set in a ruined city, Ball’s thrilling novel is sure to be a hit. Release date: TBA.

Mainstream Fiction - Better find the tissues, because Stephanie Knipper’s The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin sounds like it’ll be a a tear jerker. This upcoming novel is about a ten-year-old girl with the ability to heal anything with her touch and her mother, who develops a fatal serious heart condition. The problem is every time the girl uses her ability, she grows weaker. Release date: TBA.

Young Adult - Cori McCarthy is ready to deliver another unique story with Breaking Sky, in which a fearless teen pilot finds herself testing a jet meant to destroy enemy drones. But she’s in for more than she bargained for as the missions become more and more dangerous, and to to make matters worse, she develops feelings for a boy who she finds both unsettling and alluring. Look for this exciting tale in Fall 2014.

Erotica - RT Top Pick! author Seressia Glass returns with Spice, a steamy tale about a former chef and rehab graduate who enlists a human sexuality professor to reenact scenes from a classic erotica novel. Intriguing, no? Keep your eyes peeled for the release date!


Young Adult  - In Viral, the debut novel from Frankie Brown, a deadly plague forces a girl and her younger brother into hiding. But when her brother goes missing she finds herself trusting a mysterious army deserter who could prove more dangerous than helpful. Look for this thrilling new read this winter!

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!