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!

DEBUT AUTHOR

Contemporary Romance - Kennedy Ryan is ready to break onto the romance scene with an exciting series featuring a jewelry maker who finds herself torn between the man of her dreams and his best friend! Yikes! Be sure to find out who she chooses when the book hits shelves next spring. Title: TBA.

RETURNING SERIES

New Adult - Bestselling and go-to new adult author Erin McCarthy will be adding two new installments to her wildly popular True Believers series. The first in the set will be Believe, while the second has yet to be titled. Look for these exciting additions next year!

Mainstream - Fans of Debbie Macomber are in for a rather delicious treat with this announcement. Macomber is scheduled to release nine new novels, including additions to her Rose Harbor Inn series. Did you see that, Macomberites? Nine new books! Release dates and titles: TBA.

Mystery - Rita Mae Brown and her feline co-writer are set for three more books in her extensive and bestselling Sneaky Pie mystery series! But that’s not all — rown will also be adding a new novel in her Sister Jane foxhunting series! Release dates and titles: TBA.

NEW SERIES

Contemporary Romance - Sarah Castille first captivated readers with her sexy novel, Against the Ropes. Now, she’s ready to give her readers and fans of Kirstin Ashley and Julie Ann Walker another exhilarating and sexy read with Rough Justice, which will feature revenge, motorcycle clubs and the underworld of Colorado. Look for this exciting series starter in Fall 2014.

Contemporary Romance - Montana Men, Jennifer Ryan’s new series, is sure to delight current and new readers alike — especially those who like tough, rugged heroes — when the first book hits shelves in December 2014. The other installments will follow in Spring and Summer of 2015.

PIQUING OUR INTEREST

Young Adult - Kasie West is quickly dominating the YA scene and winning over readers left and right. We loved The Distance Between Us and we’re excited about her upcoming novel, The Fill-In Boyfriend, in which a girl finds a “fill-in” date for prom to prove her boyfriend is real. The reason she needs a replacement? Her real boyfriend dumped her in the parking lot! Look for this charming read in Summer 2015.

Historical Fiction - Bestselling author Lauren Willig will have two new novels to add to her extensive catalog of work, which is sure to please her long-time readers and fans. Release dates and titles: TBA.

Series Romance - In RT Top Pick! author Robin Perini’s upcoming novel, Secrets, Lies, and Trouble, a CIA analyst struggles to protect her niece after the girl’s family is assassinated. Things get even more complicated when our analyst must work with the sheriff of Trouble, Texas, who has a dark past of his own. Release date: TBA.

E-BOOKS

Contemporary Romance - Jayne Denker is set to add a fourth contemporary romance and second in a series to her resume with an upcoming tale about a woman who returns to her hometown to help a sick relative and the sexy actor who agrees to host the local singing competition. But he has some secrets he’s not too keen on sharing. How will their story play out? Find out when the book releases in July 2014. Title: TBA.

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!