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!


Mainstream - National Magazine Award-winning journalist Karma Brown is making her fiction debut with From the Ashes, which is being called a hybrid of Eat, Pray, Love and P.S., I Love You. It’s the tale of a woman learning the valuable lesson that even when life gets difficult, there’s nothing you can’t overcome. Look for it come fall 2015!


New Adult - Ann Aguirre is expanding her writing repertoire with I Want it That Way, which will kick off her New Adult trilogy about a college student who falls for a young single dad. Get your hands on it this fall!

Contemporary Romance - Monica Murphy is bringing readers a new trilogy, starting with True Lies. The series will follow three sisters, all heiresses to a cosmetics empire, as they search for their HEA. Release date TBA.

Paranormal Romance - Renee Bernard is launching a new series, starting with Devil to Pay, this fall. The series starter will tell the story of the demons and angels secretly living amongst us, until people start becoming aware of their existence. Soon to follow are Devil May Care, Devil of a Job and The Devil in the Details.

Contemporary Romance - Self-published bestseller Melody Anne is bringing her new series to readers via traditional publishing. Her Unexpected Heroes series, a spinoff of her Andersons series, will be published by Pocket in early 2015.

Contemporary Romance - Bestselling author Shirley Jump is ready to launch a new series readers are sure to love! Centered around a family of brothers, including a wounded vet, this new series will capture readers’ hearts.


Erotica Romance - Roni Loren, bestselling author extraordinaire, will be adding two more books to her Loving on the Edge series, along with a new book introducing readers to a contemporary erotic romance series. Look for these titles in 2015!


Science Fiction - Tor Books recently announced Charlie Jane Anders’s All the Birds in the Sky, an exciting new novel about the tumultuous romance between a sorceress and a computer genius. Said to be a novel blending literary fantasy and science fiction, this one is not to be missed! Coming in 2015.

New Adult - Four of today’s hottest New Adult voices have teamed up for When We Met, an anthology of short stories featuring four girls who live off campus together as juniors at a Michigan university. Molly McAdams, Christina Lee, A.L. Jackson and Tiffany King certainly know how to bring the heat, so this is one collection you will definitely want to read! Look for it this fall!

Series Romance - In Sarah M. Anderson’s His Temporary Nanny, a young tech billionaire discovers he’s the legal guardian of his infant niece. Needing some help with his new role as parent, he hires the director of a charity foundation as his nanny. Sparks are sure to fly, and we can't wait to hear about the release date!


Erotica Romance - Lisa Renee Jones is set for a new erotic e-novella, Play With Me, a contemporary story with a charming holiday theme. Readers can expect to meet a reporter and a sexy businessman who discover the many blessings of the holiday season.

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!