Audiobook Sync: Week 14 Titles | Shadows on the Moon and Airborn (July 27 – August 2)

July 27, 2017 Bonnie Audiobooks, Sync 0 Comments

This week’s free set of titles is ready to download! Make sure you get these downloaded by August 2nd because a new set of books will be available to download on August 3rd. In case you’re new to the Audiobook Sync program, here are the details:

Any individual may participate by downloading the OverDrive App to their device of choice and returning to the SYNC website each Thursday after 7am Eastern Time to download the new audiobook pair for the week. Each title is available for one week only, but once downloaded they can be kept forever, so the opportunity to listen can extend well beyond the term of the summer program.

This year’s program kicks off on April 27th and there will be a total of 32 titles available to download each week. Be sure to sign up for email and/or text alerts at Audiobook Sync to remind you when new titles are available. The audiobooks can be downloaded onto your computer and easily transferred to your smartphone for easy listening — and remember that these audiobooks are yours to keep!

Now without further ado, your free audiobook titles this week….

Shadows on the Moon (The Moonlit Lands #1) by Zoe Marriott | Read by Amy Rubinate | Published by Brilliance Audio | Download available here!

Sixteen-year-old Suzume is a shadow weaver, trained in the magical art of illusion. She can be anyone she wants to be—except herself. Is she the girl of noble birth, trapped by the tyranny of her mother’s new husband, Lord Terayama? A lowly drudge scraping a living in the ashes of Terayama’s kitchens? Or Yue, the most beautiful courtesan in the Moonlit Land? Even Suzume is no longer sure of her true identity. But she is determined to steal the heart of the Moon Prince and exact revenge on her stepfather for the death of her family. And nothing will stop her. Not even her love for fellow shadow weaver Otieno, the one man who can see through her illusions.

Airborn (Matt Cruse #1) by Kenneth Oppel | Read by David Kelly | Published by Full Cast Audio | Download available here!

Matt Cruse is a cabin boy on the Aurora, a huge airship that sails hundreds of feet above the ocean, ferrying wealthy passengers from city to city. It is the life Matt’s always wanted; convinced he’s lighter than air, he imagines himself as buoyant as the hydrium gas that powers his ship. One night he meets a dying balloonist who speaks of beautiful creatures drifting through the skies. It is only after Matt meets the balloonist’s granddaughter that he realizes that the man’s ravings may, in fact, have been true, and that the creatures are completely real and utterly mysterious.

In a swashbuckling adventure reminiscent of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson, Kenneth Oppel, author of the best-selling Silverwing trilogy, creates an imagined world in which the air is populated by transcontinental voyagers, pirates, and beings never before dreamed of by the humans who sail the skies.

Happy listening!

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Something To Look Forward To – Week of July 24th, 2017

July 24, 2017 Bonnie Something To Look Forward To 0 Comments

Here’s what’s releasing this week: a blend of YA, Adult, and the occasional Middle Grade. Something for everyone to look forward to! All book purchase links go to their respective Amazon page.
Help support this blog and use the purchase links to get your copy!

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Week of July 24th, 2017

Vanguard (Razorland) by Ann Aguirre [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Feiwel & Friends

Buried Heart (Court of Fives #3) by Kate Elliott [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Enhanced (Flying #2) by Carrie Jones [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Tor Teen

Lucky in Love by Kasie West [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Scholastic

In 27 Days by Alison Gervais [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Blink

Little Monsters by Kara Thomas [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Delacorte Press

The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by HarperTeen

Solo by Kwame Alexander & Mary Rand Hess [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Blink

Changes in Latitudes by Jen Malone [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by HarperTeen

The Wrong Train: Stories to Make You Miss Your Stop by Jeremy de Quidt [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by David Fickling Books

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Harlequin Teen

Everything All at Once by Katrina Leno [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by HarperTeen

First We Were IV by Alexandra Sirowy [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

16 Ways to Break A Heart by Lauren Strasnick [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Katherine Tegen Books

The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash by Candace Ganger [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by St. Martin’s Griffin

A Promising Life: Coming of Age with America by Emily Arnold McCully [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Arthur A. Levine Books

Refugee by Alan Gratz [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Scholastic Press

Dirt by Denise Gosliner Orenstein [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Scholastic Press

Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by HarperCollins

Ghost of a Chance (100 Dresses #2) by Susan Maupin Schmid [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Random House Books for Young Readers

The Trail by Meika Hashimoto [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Scholastic Press

Killing Is My Business (Ray Electromatic Mysteries #2) by Adam Christopher [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Tor Books

Raid by K.S. Merbeth [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Orbit

Assassin’s Price (Imager Portfolio #11) by L.E. Modesitt Jr. [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Tor/Forge

Wildfire (Hidden Legacy #3) by Ilona Andrews [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Avon

A Dragon of a Different Color (Heartstrikers #4) by Rachel Aaron [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 28th 2017 by Aaron/Bach, LLC

Age of Swords (The Legends of the First Empire #2) by Michael J. Sullivan [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Del Rey Books

Talon of God by Wesley Snipes & Ray Norman [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Harper Voyager

Strange Practice (Dr. Greta Helsing #1) by Vivian Shaw [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Orbit

Dark Rites (Krewe of Hunters #22) by Heather Graham [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by MIRA

Bone White by Ronald Malfi [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Kensington Publishing Corporation

Gather the Daughters: A Novel by Jennie Melamed [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Little, Brown and Company

The Five Daughters of the Moon (The Waning Moon #1) by Leena Likitalo [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Tor.com

The Lost Ones by Sheena Kamal [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by William Morrow

Deadfall by Linda Fairstein [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Dutton

Every Day Above Ground (Van Shaw #3) by Glen Erik Hamilton [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by William Morrow

Vector (Joe Rush #4) by James Abel [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Berkley Books

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Gallery/Scout Press

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Viking

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Bantam

Paradise Valley (Cassie Dewell #3) by C.J. Box [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Minotaur Books

Let the Dead Speak (Maeve Kerrigan #7) by Jane Casey [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Minotaur Books

LoveMurder (Valerie Hart #2) by Saul Black [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by St. Martin’s Press

The Goddesses by Swan Huntley [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Doubleday Books

Casanova’s Secret Wife by Barbara Lynn-Davis [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Kensington

The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Kensington Publishing Corporation

The Dress in the Window: A Novel by Sofia Grant [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by William Morrow Paperbacks

The Painted Queen (Amelia Peabody #20) by Elizabeth Peters & Joan Hess [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by William Morrow

The Dream Keeper’s Daughter by Emily Colin [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Ballantine Books

Club Deception by Sarah Skilton [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Grand Central Publishing

Amanda Wakes Up by Alisyn Camerota [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Viking

The Wildling Sisters by Eve Chase [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Every Time You Go Away by Beth Harbison [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by St. Martin’s Press

The Awkward Path to Getting Lucky by Summer Heacock [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Mira Books

The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Random House

Together by Linda Lael Miller [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Avon

Hate to Want You (Forbidden Hearts #1) by Alisha Rai [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Avon

Madame Zero: 9 Stories by Sarah Hall [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Custom House

A Momentary Marriage by Candace Camp [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Pocket Books

The Scandal of It All (The Rogue Files #2) by Sophie Jordan [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Avon

Too Scot to Handle (Windham Brides #2) by Grace Burrowes [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Forever

Lady Be Bad (Duke’s Daughters #1) by Megan Frampton [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Avon

Bliss by Lynsay Sands [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 25th 2017 by Avon

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Audiobook Sync: Week 13 Titles | Gone and The One Safe Place (July 20 – 26)

July 20, 2017 Bonnie Audiobooks, Sync 2 Comments

This week’s free set of titles is ready to download! Make sure you get these downloaded by July 26th because a new set of books will be available to download on July 27th. In case you’re new to the Audiobook Sync program, here are the details:

Any individual may participate by downloading the OverDrive App to their device of choice and returning to the SYNC website each Thursday after 7am Eastern Time to download the new audiobook pair for the week. Each title is available for one week only, but once downloaded they can be kept forever, so the opportunity to listen can extend well beyond the term of the summer program.

This year’s program kicks off on April 27th and there will be a total of 32 titles available to download each week. Be sure to sign up for email and/or text alerts at Audiobook Sync to remind you when new titles are available. The audiobooks can be downloaded onto your computer and easily transferred to your smartphone for easy listening — and remember that these audiobooks are yours to keep!

Now without further ado, your free audiobook titles this week….

Gone (Gone #1) by Michael Grant | Read by Kyle McCarley | Published by Tantor Media | Download available here!

In the blink of an eye, everyone disappears. Gone. Except for the young. There are teens, but not one single adult. Just as suddenly, there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way to get help. And no way to figure out what’s happened. Hunger threatens. Bullies rule. A sinister creature lurks. Animals are mutating. And the teens themselves are changing, developing new talents—unimaginable, dangerous, deadly powers—that grow stronger by the day. It’s a terrifying new world. Sides are being chosen, a fight is shaping up. Townies against rich kids. Bullies against the weak. Powerful against powerless. And time is running out: on your birthday, you disappear just like everyone else . . .

Michael Grant’s Gone has been praised for its compelling storytelling, multidimensional characters, and multiple points of view.

The One Safe Place by Tania Unsworth | Read by Mark Turetsky | Published by HighBridge Audio | Download available here!

Devin doesn’t remember life before the world got hot; he has grown up farming the scorched earth with his grandfather in their remote valley. When his grandfather dies, Devin heads for the city. Once there, among the stark glass buildings, he finds scores of children, just like him, living alone on the streets. They tell him rumors of a place for abandoned children, with unlimited food and toys and the hope of finding a new family. But only the luckiest get there.

An act of kindness earns Devin an invitation to the home, but it’s soon clear that it’s no paradise. As Devin investigates the intimidating administrator and the zombie-like sickness that afflicts some children, he discovers the home’s horrific true mission. The only real hope is escape, but the place is as secure as a fortress.

Fans of dystopian fiction and spine-chilling adventure will devour The One Safe Place; its haunting themes will resonate long after readers have turned the final page.

Happy listening!

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Something To Look Forward To – Week of July 17th, 2017

July 17, 2017 Bonnie Something To Look Forward To 3 Comments

Here’s what’s releasing this week: a blend of YA, Adult, and the occasional Middle Grade. Something for everyone to look forward to! All book purchase links go to their respective Amazon page.
Help support this blog and use the purchase links to get your copy!

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Week of July 17th, 2017

The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Razorbill

Witchtown by Cory Putman Oakes [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by HMH Books for Young Readers

No Good Deed by Kara Connolly [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Delacorte Press

The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Simon Pulse

The Ends of the World (The Conspiracy of Us #3) by Maggie Hall [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

One for Sorrow: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Clarion Books

What Goes Up by Katie Kennedy [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens

Fragile Like Us by Sara Barnard [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Simon Pulse

Amid Stars and Darkness (The Xenith Trilogy #1) by Chani Lynn Feener [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Swoon Reads

Arabella and the Battle of Venus (Adventures of Arabella Ashby #2) by David D. Levine [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Tor Books

Graveyard Shift by Michael F. Haspil [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Tor Books

Armistice (The Hot War #3) by Harry Turtledove [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Del Rey Books

Hook’s Tale: Being the Account of an Unjustly Villainized Pirate Written by Himself by John Pielmeier [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Scribner

The Breakdown by B.A. Paris [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by St. Martin’s Press

Look Behind You (Kendra Michaels #5) by Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by St. Martin’s Press

The Fallen (Quinn Colson #7) by Ace Atkins [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Arrowood by Mick Finlay [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by MIRA

Soul Cage (Detective Reiko Himekawa #2) by Tetsuya Honda [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Minotaur Books

The Sisters of Alameda Street: A Novel by Lorena Hughes [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Skyhorse Publishing

Beautiful Animals: A Novel by Lawrence Osborne [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Hogarth

The Body in the Clouds by Ashley Hay [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Washington Square Press

The Captain’s Daughter by Meg Mitchell Moore [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Doubleday Books

Pretend We Are Lovely: A Novel by Noley Reid [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Tin House Books

Nuclear Family: A Tragicomic Novel in Letters by Susanna Fogel [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Henry Holt and Co.

The One That Got Away by Melissa Pimentel [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Thomas Dunne Books

Less: A Novel by Andrew Sean Greer [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by Lee Boudreaux Books

The Epiphany Machine by David Burr Gerrard [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

The Dark Dark: Stories by Samantha Hunt [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by FSG Originals

The Burning Ground by Adam O’Riordan [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 18th 2017 by W. W. Norton Company

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Audiobook Sync: Week 12 Titles | Sugar and The Dorito Effect (July 13 – 19)

July 13, 2017 Bonnie Audiobooks, Sync 1 Comment

This week’s free set of titles is ready to download! Make sure you get these downloaded by July 19th because a new set of books will be available to download on July 20th. In case you’re new to the Audiobook Sync program, here are the details:

Any individual may participate by downloading the OverDrive App to their device of choice and returning to the SYNC website each Thursday after 7am Eastern Time to download the new audiobook pair for the week. Each title is available for one week only, but once downloaded they can be kept forever, so the opportunity to listen can extend well beyond the term of the summer program.

This year’s program kicks off on April 27th and there will be a total of 32 titles available to download each week. Be sure to sign up for email and/or text alerts at Audiobook Sync to remind you when new titles are available. The audiobooks can be downloaded onto your computer and easily transferred to your smartphone for easy listening — and remember that these audiobooks are yours to keep!

Now without further ado, your free audiobook titles this week….

Sugar by Deirdre Riordan Hall | Read by Tara Sands | Published by Brilliance Audio | Download available here!

Sugar Legowski-Gracia wasn’t always fat, but fat is what she is now at age seventeen. Not as fat as her mama, who is so big she hasn’t gotten out of bed in months. Not as heavy as her brother, Skunk, who has more meanness in him than fat, which is saying something. But she’s large enough to be the object of ridicule wherever she is: at the grocery store, walking down the street, at school. Sugar’s life is dictated by taking care of Mama in their run-down home—cooking, shopping, and, well, eating. A lot of eating, which Sugar hates as much as she loves. When Sugar meets Even (not Evan—his nearly illiterate father misspelled his name on the birth certificate), she has the new experience of someone seeing her and not her body. As their unlikely friendship builds, Sugar allows herself to think about the future for the first time, a future not weighed down by her body or her mother. Soon Sugar will have to decide whether to become the girl that Even helps her see within herself or to sink into the darkness of the skin-deep role her family and her life have created for her.

The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth about Food and Flavor by Mark Schatzker | Read by Chris Patton | Published by Dreamscape Media | Download available here!

Mark Schatzker shows us how our approach to the nation’s number one public health crisis has gotten it wrong. The epidemics of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes are not tied to the overabundance of fat or carbs. Instead, we have been led astray by the growing divide between flavor – the tastes we crave – and the underlying nutrition. Since the late 1940s, we have been slowly leeching flavor out of the food we grow. Simultaneously, we have taken great leaps forward in technology, allowing us to produce in the lab the very flavors that are being lost on the farm. Thanks to this largely invisible epidemic, seemingly healthy food is becoming more like junk food: highly craveable but nutritionally empty. We have unknowingly interfered with an ancient chemical language -flavor – that evolved to guide our nutrition, not destroy it.

Happy listening!

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Something To Look Forward To – Week of July 10th, 2017

July 10, 2017 Bonnie Something To Look Forward To 3 Comments

Here’s what’s releasing this week: a blend of YA, Adult and the occasional Middle Grade. Something for everyone to look forward to! All book purchase links go to their respective Amazon page.
Help support this blog and use the purchase links to get your copy!

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Week of July 10th, 2017

Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens

The Savage Dawn (The Girl at Midnight #3) by Melissa Grey [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Delacorte Press

Ash and Quill (The Great Library #3) by Rachel Caine [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Berkley

Origins of Evil (The Merciless #3) by Danielle Vega [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Razorbill

The Carnelian Crow (Stoker & Holmes #4) by Colleen Gleason [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Chronicle Books

Hello, Sunshine by Leila Howland [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Disney-Hyperion

Who’s That Girl by Blair Thornburgh [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by HarperTeen

This Is How It Happened by Paula Stokes [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by HarperTeen

Vindicated (Emancipated #3) by M.G. Reyes [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Katherine Tegen Books

The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by HarperTeen

Forever in Love (City Love #3) by Susane Colasanti [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Katherine Tegen Books

All the Ways the World Can End by Abby Sher [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Rosie Girl by Julie Shepard [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Dial Books

Somebody’s Baby by Lurlene McDaniel [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Delacorte Press

What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Delacorte Press

A Dash of Dragon by Heidi Lang & Kati Bartkowski [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Aladdin

You May Already Be a Winner by Ann Dee Ellis [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Dial Books

Worlds Collide (The Land of Stories #6) by Chris Colfer [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Jupiter Rising (The Icarus Corps #3) by Zachary Brown [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Saga Press

The Delirium Brief (Laundry Files #8) by Charles Stross [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Tor.com

At the Table of Wolves by Kay Kenyon [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Saga Press

Dark Sky (Keiko #2) by Mike Brooks [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Saga Press

Monstress, Vol. 2: The Blood by Marjorie M. Liu [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Image Comics

Besieged (The Iron Druid Chronicles 0.3, 4.7, 8.6) by Kevin Hearne [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Del Rey Books

First Watch (The Fifth Ward #1) by Dale Lucas [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Orbit

Dichronauts by Greg Egan [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Night Shade Books

Dark Goddess (Alpha Goddess #2) by Amalie Howard [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Sky Pony Press

The Dragons of Nova (Loom Saga #2) by Elise Kova [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Keymaster Press

When the English Fall by David Williams [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Algonquin Books

Bannerless (Bannerless Saga #1) by Carrie Vaughn [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by John Joseph Adams/Mariner Books

A Kiss Before Doomsday (Dru Jasper #2) by Laurence MacNaughton [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Pyr

Watch Me Disappear: A Novel by Janelle Brown [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Spiegel & Grau

Last Breath (Good Daughter 0.5) by Karin Slaughter [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Witness Impulse

Two Nights by Kathy Reichs [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Bantam

Dark Saturday (Frieda Klein #6) by Nicci French [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by William Morrow Paperbacks

My Sister’s Bones: A Novel of Suspense by Nuala Ellwood [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by William Morrow Paperbacks

Domina by L.S. Hilton [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Scribner

Final Girls by Riley Sager [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Dutton

A Talent for Murder: A Novel by Andrew Wilson [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Atria Books

Bed-Stuy Is Burning: A Novel by Brian Platzer [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Atria Books

Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery by Fred Van Lente [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Quirk Books

Another Man’s Ground (Sheriff Hank Worth #2) by Claire Booth [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Minotaur Books

The Third Nero (Flavia Albia Mystery #5) by Lindsey Davis [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Minotaur Books

Down a Dark Road (Kate Burkholder #9) by Linda Castillo [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Minotaur Books

Moving Kings: A Novel by Joshua Cohen [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Random House

Bring Her Home by David J. Bell [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Berkley Books

The Atlas of Forgotten Places by Jenny D. Williams [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Thomas Dunne Books

The Witches of New York: A Novel by Ami McKay [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Harper Perennial

Secret Sisters: A Novel by Joy Callaway [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Harper Paperbacks

Where the Light Falls by Allison Pataki & Owen Pataki [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Dial Press

Refuge: A Novel by Dina Nayeri [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Riverhead Books

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Hogarth

Living the Dream by Lauren Berry [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Holt Paperbacks

Hello, Sunshine: A Novel by Laura Dave [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Simon & Schuster

Fitness Junkie by Lucy Sykes & Jo Piazza [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Doubleday Books

Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Henry Holt and Co.

Beautiful Tempest (Malory Family #12) by Johanna Lindsey [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Gallery Books

Secrets of the Tulip Sisters by Susan Mallery [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Harlequin Books

The Perfect Recipe for Love and Friendship by Shirley Jump [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Forever

The Nearness of You by Dorothy Garlock [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Grand Central Publishing

The Seven Rules of Elvira Carr by Frances Maynard [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Sourcebooks Landmark

What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Viking

Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Tornado Weather by Deborah Elaine Kennedy [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Flatiron Books

Live from Cairo: A Novel by Ian Bassingthwaighte [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by Scribner

A Life of Adventure and Delight by Akhil Sharma [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 11th 2017 by W. W. Norton & Company

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Audiobook Sync: Week 11 Titles | Remember to Forget and Rebuttal (July 6 – 12)

July 6, 2017 Bonnie Audiobooks, Sync 0 Comments

This week’s free set of titles is ready to download! Make sure you get these downloaded by July 12th because a new set of books will be available to download on July 13th. In case you’re new to the Audiobook Sync program, here are the details:

Any individual may participate by downloading the OverDrive App to their device of choice and returning to the SYNC website each Thursday after 7am Eastern Time to download the new audiobook pair for the week. Each title is available for one week only, but once downloaded they can be kept forever, so the opportunity to listen can extend well beyond the term of the summer program.

This year’s program kicks off on April 27th and there will be a total of 32 titles available to download each week. Be sure to sign up for email and/or text alerts at Audiobook Sync to remind you when new titles are available. The audiobooks can be downloaded onto your computer and easily transferred to your smartphone for easy listening — and remember that these audiobooks are yours to keep!

Now without further ado, your free audiobook titles this week….

Remember to Forget (Remember to Forget #1) by Ashley Royer | Read by Will Lasley | Published by Blink | Download available here!

Since the tragic death of his girlfriend, Delia, Luke has refused to speak and can’t seem to come out of his depression, plagued by depressive self-doubt. Desperate to make some positive change in his life, Luke’s sends him to live with his father in Maine. Though the idea of moving from Australia to Maine seems completely daunting, Luke resigns himself to his fate.

Luke and his dad must learn to live together through resentment and misunderstanding. And then he meets Delilah, a girl who reminds him eerily of someone he lost.

Newly updated and revised, Remember to Forget presents in print for the first time the Wattpad sensation that has amassed over 11 million reads.

Rebuttal by Jyotsna Hariharan | Read by Phoebe Strole, Michael Crouch, Nina Mehta, a Full Cast | Published by HarperAudio | Download available here!

All Alex Dassan needs to do is win second place in the debate team finals. The second place prize is a trip to the Nottingshire Retreat in London, where she’ll have a chance to take a class with her writing idol, Mary Noelle Simmons. Alex knows that once she meets Mary, then her life will fall into place and her dreams of becoming a writer will be possible (and less scary). Nothing is going to stand in Alex’s way – especially not a dad who’s never home and a mom who left to go “find herself” in India. The only problem: With minutes before the competition and a missing debate partner, Alex is feeling a little desperate.

All Jeremy Beekman needs to do is pass AP biology. If Jeremy passes, then he can get into medical school, become a doctor in 10 years, and keep his family together. He won’t disappoint his parents the way his brother did. The only problem: Jeremy spends more time on art and the AV club than on his homework.

When Alex and Jeremy run into each other (literally!) before the debate team competition, they make an arrangement: If Jeremy helps Alex win the debate team finals, then Alex will tutor Jeremy in biology. What could go wrong?

What starts as an academic arrangement soon turns into a friendship where absent parents and burdensome expectations are confronted, dreams are dreamed bigger, and the debate team competition stakes are even higher. You may now begin your rebuttal.

Happy listening!

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Something To Look Forward To – Week of July 3rd, 2017

July 3, 2017 Bonnie Something To Look Forward To 1 Comment

Here’s what’s releasing this week: a blend of YA, Adult and the occasional Middle Grade. Something for everyone to look forward to! All book purchase links go to their respective Amazon page.
Help support this blog and use the purchase links to get your copy!

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Week of July 3rd, 2017

The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by HMH Books for Young Readers

A Void the Size of the World by Rachele Alpine [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Simon Pulse

Debutantes & Daggers (Rebel Belle) by Rachel Hawkins [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Speak

The Revenge by Hannah Jayne [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Sourcebooks Fire

Paper Hearts (The Heartbreakers Chronicles #2) by Ali Novak [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Sourcebooks Fire

Bombshell by Rowan Maness [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Simon Pulse

Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Random House Books for Young Readers

The Bakersville Dozen by Kristina McBride [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Sky Pony Press

The Unicorn in the Barn by Jacqueline Ogburn [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by HMH Books for Young Readers

Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls by Beth McMullen [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Aladdin

Walking with Miss Millie by Tamara Bundy [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Nancy Paulsen Books

Serafina and the Splintered Heart (Serafina #3) by Robert Beatty [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Disney-Hyperion

The Harbors of the Sun (The Books of the Raksura #5) by Martha Wells [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Night Shade Books

The Reluctant Queen (The Queens of Renthia #2) by Sarah Beth Durst [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Harper Voyager

Glass Town by Steven Savile [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Thomas Dunne Books

The Mystery Knight: A Graphic Novel (The Hedge Knight Graphic Novels #3) by George R. R. Martin [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Bantam

The Song of the Orphans (Silvers #2) by Daniel Price [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Blue Rider Press

Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook by Christina Henry [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Berkley Books

Grave Ransom (Alex Craft #5) by Kalayna Price [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Ace Books

Heroine Worship (Heroine Complex #2) by Sarah Kuhn [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Daw Books

A Game of Ghosts (Charlie Parker #15) by John Connolly [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Atria/Emily Bestler Books

In Evil Times (Imperials #2) by Melinda M. Snodgrass [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Titan Books

An Oath of Dogs by Wendy N. Wagner [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Angry Robot

Local Girl Missing: A Novel by Claire Douglas [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Harper Paperbacks

Don’t Close Your Eyes by Holly Seddon [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Ballantine Books

The Last Hack (Jack Parlabane #8) by Christopher Brookmyre [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Atlantic Monthly Press

The Boy Who Saw (Solomon Creed #2) by Simon Toyne [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by William Morrow

Persons Unknown (DS Manon #2) by Susie Steiner [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Random House

The Last Cowboys of San Geronimo by Ian Stansel [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Necklace by Claire McMillan [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Touchstone

City of Masks (Somershill Manor Mystery #3) by S.D. Sykes [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Pegasus Books

Devastation Road: A Novel by Jason Hewitt [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 3rd 2017 by Little, Brown and Company

The Reason You’re Alive by Matthew Quick [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Harper

We Shall Not All Sleep: A Novel by Estep Nagy [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Bloomsbury USA

Made for Love by Alissa Nutting [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Ecco

The Lightkeeper’s Daughters: A Novel by Jean E. Pendziwol [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Harper

A Paris All Your Own: Bestselling Women Writers on the City of Light by Eleanor Brown [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Riverhead Books

The Graybar Hotel: Stories by Curtis Dawkins [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Scribner

Who Is Rich? by Matthew Klam [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Random House

The Wicked Heir (Spare Heirs #3) by Elizabeth Michels [Purchase]
Expected publication: July 4th 2017 by Sourcebooks Casablanca

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Audiobook Sync: Week 10 Titles | My Name is Not Easy and American Night: The Ballad of Juan José (June 29 – July 5)

June 29, 2017 Bonnie Audiobooks, Sync 3 Comments

This week’s free set of titles is ready to download! Make sure you get these downloaded by July 5th because a new set of books will be available to download on July 6th. In case you’re new to the Audiobook Sync program, here are the details:

Any individual may participate by downloading the OverDrive App to their device of choice and returning to the SYNC website each Thursday after 7am Eastern Time to download the new audiobook pair for the week. Each title is available for one week only, but once downloaded they can be kept forever, so the opportunity to listen can extend well beyond the term of the summer program.

This year’s program kicks off on April 27th and there will be a total of 32 titles available to download each week. Be sure to sign up for email and/or text alerts at Audiobook Sync to remind you when new titles are available. The audiobooks can be downloaded onto your computer and easily transferred to your smartphone for easy listening — and remember that these audiobooks are yours to keep!

Now without further ado, your free audiobook titles this week….

My Name is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson | Read by Nick Podehl, Amy Rubinate | Published by Brilliance Audio | Download available here!

Luke knows his I´nupiaq name is full of sounds white people can’t say. He knows he’ll have to leave it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles from their Arctic village. At Sacred Heart School things are different. Instead of family, there are students—Eskimo, Indian, White—who line up on different sides of the cafeteria like there’s some kind of war going on. And instead of comforting words like tutu and maktak, there’s English. Speaking I’nupiaq—or any native language—is forbidden. And Father Mullen, whose fury is like a force of nature, is ready to slap down those who disobey. Luke struggles to survive at Sacred Heart. But he’s not the only one. There’s smart-aleck Amiq, a daring leader—if he doesn’t self destruct; Chickie, blond and freckled, a different kind of outsider; and small quiet Junior, noticing everything and writing it all down. Each has their own story to tell. But once their separate stories come together, things at Sacred Heart School—and in the wider world—will never be the same.

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José by Richard Montoya, Developed by Culture Clash and Jo Bonney | Read by Richard Montoya, Keith Jefferson, Todd Nakagawa, Sean San Jose, Kimberly Scott, Herbert Siguenza, Tom Virtue, Libby West, Caro Zeller | Published by L.A. Theatre Works | Download available here!

In this wild satire, Mexican immigrant Juan José has a feverish dream while studying for his American citizenship exam. He meets a parade of characters ranging from Sacagawea to Teddy Roosevelt to Jackie Robinson, who take him on a mind-bending, hilarious, and poignant trip through American history.

Happy listening!

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Waiting on Wednesday – Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown

June 28, 2017 Bonnie Waiting on Wednesday 4 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday – Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan BrownOrigin by Dan Brown
Series: Robert Langdon #5
Published by Doubleday Books on October 3rd 2017
Pages: 480
Genres: Mystery
Format: Hardcover
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Also by this author: Inferno

The stunningly inventive new novel from the world’s most popular thriller writer

Bilbao, Spain

Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a renowned global figure. Kirsch, who was one of Langdon’s first students at Harvard two decades earlier, is about to reveal an astonishing breakthrough…one that will answer two of the fundamental questions of human existence.

As the event begins, Langdon and several hundred guests find themselves captivated by an utterly original presentation, which Langdon realizes will be far more controversial than he ever imagined. But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos, and Kirsch’s precious discovery teeters on the brink of being lost forever. Reeling and facing an imminent threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape Bilbao. With him is Ambra Vidal, the elegant museum director who worked with Kirsch to stage the provocative event. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch’s secret.

Navigating the dark corridors of hidden history and extreme religion, Langdon and Vidal must evade a tormented enemy whose all-knowing power seems to emanate from Spain’s Royal Palace itself…and who will stop at nothing to silence Edmond Kirsch. On a trail marked by modern art and enigmatic symbols, Langdon and Vidal uncover clues that ultimately bring them face-to-face with Kirsch’s shocking discovery…and the breathtaking truth that has long eluded us.

Origin is Dan Brown’s most brilliant and entertaining novel to date.

About Dan Brown

Dan Brown is the author of numerous #1 bestselling novels, including The Da Vinci Code, which has become one of the best selling novels of all time as well as the subject of intellectual debate among readers and scholars. Brown’s novels are published in 52 languages around the world with 200 million copies in print.

In 2005, Brown was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by TIME Magazine, whose editors credited him with “keeping the publishing industry afloat; renewed interest in Leonardo da Vinci and early Christian history; spiking tourism to Paris and Rome; a growing membership in secret societies; the ire of Cardinals in Rome; eight books denying the claims of the novel and seven guides to read along with it; a flood of historical thrillers; and a major motion picture franchise.

The son of a mathematics teacher and a church organist, Brown was raised on a prep school campus where he developed a fascination with the paradoxical interplay between science and religion. These themes eventually formed the backdrop for his books. He is a graduate of Amherst College and Phillips Exeter Academy, where he later returned to teach English before focusing his attention full time to writing.

Brown is currently at work on a new book as well as the Columbia Pictures film version of his most recent novel.

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I’ve loved this series for many, many years and even though Inferno wasn’t quite so hot (ha) I still am eager for more adventures with Robert Langdon.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?

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