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!

DEBUT AUTHORS

Young Adult - After being sent to a strange summer camp on an island, a teen girl with polio discovers she and other “unfit” kids are set to be the focus of a deadly experiment. Set in the 1920s, The Loup Island Solution by Susan Moger is sure to be a thrilling read.

Contemporary Romance - Nancy Haviland will enter the publishing world with her Wanted Men series, which focuses on international gangsters and the women who love them.

Young Adult - In Katie Kennedy’s Learning to Swear In America, a seventeen-year-old boy, who happens to be a Russian protege physicist, is enlisted by NASA to help save California from an asteroid heading their way. But with his advice and input ignored, there’s little he can do. His outlook on life takes a turn when he meets an American girl who seems unconcerned about the steroid. Coming soon in 2016.

RETURNING SERIES

Contemporary Romance - Jessica Topper is set to follow-up Louder Than Love with a sizzling new novella and a second book that centers around the lives of heavy metal rockers who are too sexy to resist.

PIQUING OUR INTEREST

Contemporary Romance - In Annabeth Albert’s Portland Heat novella trilogy, three guys — a barista, a baker and a coffee shop owner — navigate life in their Portland neighborhood as they search for their perfect men. Albert has also been contracted for an M/M a cappella contemporary romance trilogy.

Young Adult - Mechanical horses? Underground racing circuit? A teen who enters the race to save her family’s house? Count us in! Victoria Scott’s Titans has it all and is set for release in Fall 2016.

Erotic Romance - Lisa Marie Perry’s Hot Summer Nights will turn up the heat with its story about a hot-shot chef who gets more than they bargained for while staying at a mysterious California resort. And in “Tonight”, a novella, a woman falls for an ex-Marine who she recruits to pretend to be her lover for a cruise. Look for these next summer.

New Adult - When a reserved college student makes a bucket list of things she wants to do before her twentieth birthday, she never expects to fall for a guy whose best friend has fallen for her. Yikes! Be sure to catch all the thrills, drama and swoons in Kate Mary’s The List, hitting shelves in May 2015.

Romantic Suspense - Loreth Anne White, a double RITA finalist, is set for A Dark Lure, a thrilling romantic suspense novel coming in 2015 from Montlake Romance.

Contemporary Romance - When a woman returns to her Alabama hometown to take care of her sick grandmother, she has every intention of returning to city life once her grandmother feels better. But plans change when she falls head over heels for the new high school football coach. Be sure to find out what happens in Laura Trentham's Honeysuckle 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!