Something To Look Forward To (August 2018)

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.
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Week of August 13th, 2018

The Raging Ones (The Raging Ones #1) by Krista Ritchie & Becca Ritchie [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Wednesday Books

How to Breathe Underwater by Vicky Skinner [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Swoon Reads

Our Stories, Our Voices: 21 YA Authors Get Real About Injustice, Empowerment, and Growing Up Female in America by Amy Reed [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Simon Pulse

The Dark Vault: Unlock the Archive (The Archived #1-2.5) by Victoria Schwab [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Disney-Hyperion

See All the Stars by Kit Frick [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by McElderry Books

The Looking Glass by Janet McNally [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by HarperTeen

Freak ‘N’ Gorgeous by Sebastian J. Plata [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Sky Pony Press

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Illustrated Edition by Rick Riordan [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Disney-Hyperion

Fresh Ink by Lamar Giles [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Crown Books for Young Readers

Case Closed: Mystery in the Mansion by Lauren Magaziner [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Katherine Tegen Books

So Done by Paula Chase [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Greenwillow Books

Where the Woods End by Charlotte Salter [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Dial

Wild Hunger (Heirs of Chicagoland #1) by Chloe Neill [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Berkley Books

Ball Lightning by Liu Cixin [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Tor Books

Bad Faith (The Dragon Lords #3) by Jon Hollins [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Orbit

The Moons of Barsk (Barsk #2) by Lawrence M. Schoen [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Tor Books

Stars Uncharted by S.K. Dunstall [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Ace Books

Relic by Alan Dean Foster [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Del Rey Books

The Sea Queen (The Half-Drowned King #2) by Linnea Hartsuyker [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Harper

The Moons of Barsk (Barsk #2) by Lawrence M. Schoen [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Tor Books

Noumenon Infinity (Noumenon #2) by Marina J. Lostetter [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Harper Voyager

My Pet Serial Killer by Michael J. Seidlinger [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Cinestate

The Million by Karl Schroeder [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Tor.com

The Warrior Queen (The Hundredth Queen #4) by Emily R. King [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Skyscape

Denied: A Novel of the Sazi (Luna Lake #3) by Cathy Clamp [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Tor Books

Sweet Little Lies: A Novel by Caz Frear [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Harper

Abandoned (Max Revere #5) by Allison Brennan [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Minotaur Books

Feared (Rosato & DiNunzio #6) by Lisa Scottoline [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by St. Martin’s Press

Don’t Eat Me (Dr. Siri Paiboun #13) by Colin Cotterill [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Soho Crime

Last Looks by Howard Michael Gould [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Dutton Books

The Secret of the Irish Castle (Deverill Chronicles #3) by Santa Montefiore [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks

The Sapphire Widow by Dinah Jefferies [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Crown Publishing Group (NY)

The Line That Held Us by David Joy [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

A River of Stars by Vanessa Hua [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Ballantine Books

Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Simon Schuster

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Let Me Be Like Water by S.K. Perry [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Melville House

Pretty Things by Virginie Despentes [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by The Feminist Press

Severance: A Novel by Ling Ma [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Flights by Olga Tokarczuk [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Riverhead Books

Mysterium: A Novel by Susan Froderberg [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Eleanor, or, The Rejection of the Progress of Love by Anna Moschovakis [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Coffee House Press

The Kill Jar: Obsession, Descent, and a Hunt for Detroit’s Most Notorious Serial Killer by J. Reuben Appelman [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 14th 2018 by Gallery Books

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Week of August 20th, 2018

The Truth Lies Here by Lindsey Klingele [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by HarperTeen

Fierce Like a Firestorm (Hibiscus Daughter #2) by Lana Popović [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Katherine Tegen Books

Nightblood (Frostblood Saga #3) by Elly Blake [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Swoon Reads

We Regret to Inform You by A.E. Kaplan [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers

Foundryside (Founders #1) by Robert Jackson Bennett [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Crown Publishing Group (NY)

The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Tor.com

Vox by Christina Dalcher [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Berkley

Ravencry (Raven’s Mark #2) by Ed McDonald [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Ace Books

Coldfall Wood by Steven Savile [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by St. Martin’s Press

The Fated Sky (Lady Astronaut #2) by Mary Robinette Kowal [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Tor Books

Blood of the Gods (The Ascension Cycle #2) by David Mealing [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Orbit

The Stars Now Unclaimed (The Universe After #1) by Drew Williams [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Tor Books

Heartbreaker by Claudia Dey [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Random House

Terra Incognita: Three Novellas by Connie Willis [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Del Rey Books

Desolation Mountain (Cork O’Connor #17) by William Kent Krueger [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Atria Books

Impostor’s Lure by Carla Neggers [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Mira Books

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by William Morrow

The Devoted by Blair Hurley [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by W. W. Norton Company

Red, White, Blue by Lea Carpenter [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Knopf Publishing Group

Dead Man Running (Alex McKnight #11) by Steve Hamilton [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Whiskey When We’re Dry by John Larison [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Viking

Another Woman’s Husband by Gill Paul [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks

The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Graydon House

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Riverhead Books

All the Way (Romancing Manhattan #1) by Kristen Proby [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks

When a Duke Loves a Woman (Sins for All Seasons #2) by Lorraine Heath [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Avon

From Here to You (Crash and Burn #1) by Jamie McGuire [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Forever

How Are You Going to Save Yourself by J.M. Holmes [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Little, Brown and Company

Sight by Jessie Greengrass [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Hogarth Press

Putney by Sofka Zinovieff [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Harper

Notes from the Fog: Stories by Ben Marcus [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Knopf Publishing Group

Ohio by Stephen Markley [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Simon Schuster

The Only Girl: My Life and Times on the Masthead of Rolling Stone by Robin Green [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Little, Brown and Company

Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society: America’s Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective who Brought Them to Justice by William Oldfield & Victoria Bruce [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Touchstone

Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear by Kim Brooks [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Flatiron Books

Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, Its Chaotic Founding, Its Apocalyptic Weather, Its Purloined Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis by Sam Anderson [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 21st 2018 by Crown

More Wordcrime: Solving Crime With Linguistics by John Olsson [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 23rd 2018 by Bloomsbury Academic

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Week of August 27th, 2018

Toil & Trouble by Tess Sharpe & Jessica Spotswood [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Harlequin Teen

The Towering Sky (The Thousandth Floor #3) by Katharine McGee [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by HarperCollins

Seafire (Seafire #1) by Natalie C. Parker [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Razorbill

Mirage (Mirage #1) by Somaiya Daud [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Flatiron Books

Hidden Pieces: A Novel by Paula Stokes [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by HarperTeen

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery by Mary Amato [Purchase]
Expected publication: September 1st 2018 by Carolrhoda Books

The Second Life of Ava Rivers by Faith Gardner [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Razorbill

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Dial Books

In Another Time by Caroline Leech [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by HarperTeen

Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Scholastic Press

Access Restricted (Word$ #2) by Gregory Scott Katsoulis [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Harlequin Teen

The Sacrifice Box by Martin Stewart [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Viking Books for Young Readers

The House in Poplar Wood by K.E. Ormsbee [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Chronicle Books

City of Ghosts (City of Ghosts, #1) by Victoria Schwab [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Scholastic Press

Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Nancy Paulsen Books

Magic Triumphs (Kate Daniels #10) by Ilona Andrews [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Ace

Bloody Rose (The Band #2) by Nicholas Eames [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Orbit

Stygian (Lords of Avalon #7) by Sherrilyn Kenyon [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Tor Books

Hollywood Dead (Sandman Slim #10) by Richard Kadrey [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Harper Voyager

Ahab’s Return: or, The Last Voyage by Jeffrey Ford [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by William Morrow

The Lucifer Chord by F.G. Cottam [Purchase]
Expected publication: September 1st 2018 by Servern House

The People’s Republic of Everything by Nick Mamatas [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 29th 2018 by Tachyon Publications

War Cry by Brian McClellan [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Tor.com

Blackout: A Thriller (Dark Iceland #3) by Ragnar Jónasson [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Minotaur Books

Irontown Blues by John Varley [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Ace

Don’t Close Your Eyes (Texas Justice #1) by Christie Craig [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Foreve

Tear Me Apart by J.T. Ellison [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by MIRA

The Other Sister by Sarah Zettel [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Grand Central Publishing

Walking Shadows (Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus #25) by Faye Kellerman [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by William Morrow

We All Love the Beautiful Girls by Joanne Proulx [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Grand Central Publishing

The Fall of Gondolin (Middle-Earth Universe) by J.R.R. Tolkien [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 30th 2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Second Time Sweeter: A Blessings Novel (Blessings #9) by Beverly Jenkins [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by William Morrow Paperbacks

French Exit by Patrick deWitt [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Ecco

The Governess Game (Girl Meets Duke #2) by Tessa Dare [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Avon

The Illegitimate Duke (Diamonds in the Rough #3) by Sophie Barnes [Purchase]
Expected publication: August 28th 2018 by Avon