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!


Young Adult - This is no Gilmore Girls-style relationship, but the mother-daughter team in Carola Dibbell’s The Only Ones are still sure to captivate readers with their dark and haunting relationship set in a post-pandemic world. Look for this thrilling debut in March 2015!

Mainstream - In Sarah Gerard’s dazzling debut, Binary Star, addictions and young love collide when two lovers embark on a cross-country road trip. As they navigate through a society and culture meant to keep them sick, they’ll struggle to overcome their addictions. Coming in January 2015.


Science Fiction - Climb aboard with Jack Cady for his new book, The Jonah Watch, about a New England boat trapped in the dead of winter. Read this harrowing tale when it releases next Fall!


Contemporary - Can’t get enough of Zuri Day’s Southern California-set Drake family saga? Good news, then! Day is set to continue her series with not one, not two, but five new installments!

Mystery - Broadway isn’t all bright lights and catchy tunes. In David Handler’s series second Phantom Angel, a young NYC investigator winds up knee-deep in organized crime as he navigates the dark underbelly of the Great White Way.


Science Fiction - Starship Troopers and Firefly collide in Scott James Magner’s upcoming novel, Homefront, a sci-fi military novel sure to win over fans across the board. Look for this (inter)stellar read in Fall 2014.

Inspirational - Take a trip to quiet and peaceful Amish farms with Beth Wiseman and her new novella, Amish Harvest. Harvest time never sounded so lovely. Coming soon.


Historical Romance - Elizabeth Aston delivers an intriguing new novel with The Painted Fan, in which a woman in 1803 London  comes face-to-face with one of Napoleon’s most dangerous agents and learns brains and beauty can make a powerful combination.

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!