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 - You’ve Got Mail, gay teenagers and emails collide in Becky Albertalli’s Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, a quirky read that is sure to appeal. In this debut, a gay teen finds himself at risk of being outed after one of his private emails winds up in the wrong person’s hands. Look for this intriguing story in Winter 2015!


Romantic Suspense - Lena Diaz is set to continue her Exit Strategy series with not one, not two — but three more books! Hooray!


Historical Romance - In Jane Shoup’s A Wrong So Right, when two outsiders form an unimaginable and unbreakable bond that leads to love, their lives take a dangerous turn as their enemies draw near. Find out what happens in this 1881 western love story when it hits shelves later this year!

Series Romance - Firefighters are superhot this year (forgive us our puns) and Elizabeth Otto is ready to put her spin on these sexy heroes with her new contemporary series with Harlequin. Release dates and titles: TBA.


Mainstream Fiction - Self-published author Darcie Chan has once again been scooped up by a traditional house, and this time it's for The Mill River Recluse, a title that has already sold over 700,000 copies. The e-book version of the mainstream drama is available now and the exclusive print edition will be available in June!


Historical Romance - Readers eager to be swept away by a new Victorian romance will rejoice over Sharon Cullen’s His Saving Grace. After suffering brain damage in the Crimean War, a soldier returns home  and discovers his wife believed him dead. Look for this enthralling read in January 2015.

Historical Romance - Amara Royce is ready to enchant readers with her own Victorian romances, set to be released by Kensington’s e-imprint. Release dates and titles: 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!