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!


Science Fiction - Karina Sumner-Smith is ready to break into the publishing world with Radiant, an exciting new sci-fi tale about a young woman living in a futuristic society with the rare ability to communicate with ghosts. Her unique talent leads her to watch over the one person who will either save the world or destroy it. Coming soon in 2014.

Mainstream - Carys Bray’s debut, A Song for Issy Bradley, is sure to delight and enchant with its heartfelt story about doubt, tragedy and faith. Release date: TBA.


Young Adult - The King of Teen Screams, R.L. Stine, returns to his Fear Street series with Party Games. It’s been 20 years since a new book has been added to the ever-popular series, and we’re sure longtime fans are more than ready to read it! Look for Party Games in October 2014.

New Adult - Bestselling author Jay Crownover will add three more books to her Marked Men series with Nash, Rowdy and Asa. Nash will release in the spring, and is the story of a dark rocker who discovers a secret that forever changes his life — and the only person who can help him is the girl he turned his back on years before. Other release dates: TBA.

New Adult - New Adult sensation Abbi Glines is set to add four books to her Rosemary series! The new additions will give readers an in-depth look at the tumultuous lives of Tripp, Mase, Grant, Harlow and many other Rosemary Beach, Florida residents. Readers have already fallen in love with this sexy series and are sure to become even more addicted with these new installments! Release dates and titles: TBA.


Series Romance - In Lena Diaz’s upcoming Missing in the Everglades, a PI investigates the disappearance of a businessman, and soon ends up butting heads with a mysterious and beautiful woman living in the tiny town. Release date: TBA.

Contemporary Romance - 2012 Love Inspired Suspense Award Nominee Dana Mentink will treat readers to Love Inn Style, in which a designer wins a contest for an adventure that will change her life and heart in unexpected ways. Release Date: TBA.

Historical & Contemporary Romance - RT Top Pick! author Linda Goodnight will deliver a double-punch with Sunrise Summer, which has two romances: one contemporary and one historical, both centering around a Civil War-era B&B. Release date: TBA.


New Adult - In Elise Alden’s Tell Me Lies, a troubled young woman’s deception ruins her sister’s wedding, which leads to life-damaging consequences. Look for this shocking read in June 2014.

Romantic Suspense - RT favorite Katie Reus is set to give fans of her Deadly Ops series a new novella, "Chasing Danger," which is sure to be an exhilarating read! Release date: 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 remember, you can always visit our Upcoming Releases Page!