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 - Former Cosmopolitan and current SELF Magazine editor Jessica Knoll is ready to switch gears into novel writing with Luckiest Girl Alive, a mainstream title about an NYC magazine editor whose happily ever after is threatened by a documentary that could reveal a hidden part of her past. Release date: TBA.


Erotica - Former Teen Mom Farrah Abraham is entering the literary world for her next venture. She’ll be writing an erotic trilogy about a young almost-famous woman on the verge of scandal after rumors spread about a supposed sex tape, of which she’s the star. Celebrity Sex Tape in the Making is sure to be an entertaining read, so don’t miss it when it releases on July 1, 2014!

Contemporary Romance - In Tiffany Snow’s Broken, a young woman is torn between her irresistible boss and his ex-best friend. But they have a history of loving the same woman. Is the past set to repeat itself? Find out when the book hits shelves July 2015!

Paranormal Romance - Bestselling author M. Leighton is ready to give her readers another delicious series to devour, and this time she’s tackling fairy tales. But don’t expect an easy trip toward that happy ending. This series is sure to be another enticing and sizzling set!

Young Adult - Authoress extraordinaire Gena Showalter is teaming up with Harlequin Teen again for her new YA series about star-crossed lovers and a rivalry for souls. Set in a world where death isn’t the end, this sounds like an absolute winner! Stay tuned for more.


New Adult - Christina Lee's NA empire is set to expand with two more installments in her Between Breaths series. Promise Me This will release later this year, with Hold You Close following in 2015.

Historical Romance - The third in the Prelude to a Kiss series, The Duke Can Go to the Devil is another exciting book from Erin Knightley. The story takes place at a music festival in Bath and stars a worldly daughter of a sea captain who soon falls in love with a stubborn duke. Knightley is also set for another currently untitled book. More details to come!


Contemporary Romance - Pocket will again team up with Mariah Stewart for two more books. While details are virtually non-existent, we’re sure the’ll be just as romantic and entertaining as her previous work. Titles and release dates: TBA.

Erotic Romance - The Regency world of Kate Pearce’s Simply series will expand with the addition of two prequel novellas. Readers better prepare themselves because these are bound to be as sizzling as the rest of the series. Keep an eye out for titles and release dates!

Contemporary Romance - In The Masseuse, Sierra Kincade delivers an enticing tale about a damaged masseuse and a mysterious bodyguard — who may also be good with his hands. With troubled pasts and enough sparks to light a fire, this pairing is sure to make our hearts race!

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!