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15th August 2017 Releases

Happy Release Day to:

Kelley Armstrong
Rituals (Cainsville, Book 5)
Penguin Random House (US & CA: 15th August 2017); Hachette Little, Brown Sphere (UK & AU: 15th August 2017)
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When Olivia Taylor-Jones found out she was not actually the adopted child of a privileged Chicago family but of a notorious pair of convicted serial killers, her life exploded. Running from the fall-out, she found a refuge in the secluded but oddly welcoming town of Cainsville, Illinois, but she couldn’t resist trying to dig out the truth about her birth parents’ crimes. She began working with Gabriel Walsh, a fiendishly successful criminal lawyer who also had links to the town; their investigation soon revealed Celtic mysteries at work in Cainsville, and also entangled Olivia in a tense love triangle with the calculating Gabriel and her charming biker boyfriend, Ricky. Worse, troubling visions revealed to Olivia that the three of them were re-enacting an ancient drama pitting the elders of Cainsville against the mysterious Huntsmen with Olivia as the prize. Not only does Gabriel’s drug addict mother, who he thought was dead, make a surprise reappearance, but it turns out a third supernatural force has been at work all along, a dark and malevolent entity that has had its eye on Olivia since she was a baby and wants to win at any cost.

Carrie Jones
Flying (Flying, Book 1)
Macmillan Tor (US: 15th August 2017)
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People have always treated seventeen-year-old Mana as someone in need of protection. She’s used to being coddled, being an only child, but it’s hard to imagine anything could ever happen in her small-town, normal life. As her mother’s babying gets more stifling than ever, she’s looking forward to cheering at the big game and getting out of the house for a while. But that night, Mana’s life goes haywire. First, the hot guy she’s been crushing on at school randomly flips out and starts spitting acid during the game. Then they get into a knockdown, drag-out fight in the locker room, during which Mana finds herself leaping around like a kangaroo on steroids. As a flyer on the cheerleading squad, she’s always been a good jumper, but this is a bit much. By the time she gets home and finds her house trashed and an alien in the garage, Mana starts to wonder if her mother had her reasons for being overprotective. It turns out, Mana’s frumpy, timid mom is actually an alien hunter, and now she’s missing – taking a piece of technology with her that everyone wants their hands on, both human and alien. Now her supposed partner, a guy that Mana has never met or heard of (and who seems way too young and way too arrogant to be hunting aliens), has shown up, ordering Mana to come with him. Now, on her own for the first time, Mana will have to find a way to save her mother – and maybe the world – and hope she’s up to the challenge.

Laura Tims
The Art of Feeling
HarperCollins (US & CA: 15th August 2017)
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Samantha Herring has been in constant pain ever since the car accident that injured her leg and killed her mother. After pushing her friends away, Sam has receded into a fog of depression until she meets Eliot, a carefree, impulsive loner who is unable to feel any pain at all. At first, Sam is jealous. She would give anything to not feel the pain she’s felt for the past year. But the more she learns about Eliot’s medical condition, the more she notices his self-destructive tendencies. In fact, Eliot doesn’t seem to care about anything – except Sam. And as they grow closer, they begin to confront Sam’s painful memories of the accident, memories that hold a startling truth about what really happened that day.

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August 2017 Releases

Done with July 2017 Releases? Here are August 2017 Releases. For future releases, check my Reading Wishlist.

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5 New Covers (Armstrong, Ashby, Cross, Reisz, Tims)

The Harlequin covers have been on Amazon for months, yet only appeared on the publisher’s website since I shared my last batch of covers. And the HarperCollins cover was on the publisher’s BLOG months ago, yet only appeared on their WEBSITE since my last batch. I’ve tried to do the right thing by waiting, since I’ve been told that even if a cover is on Amazon it’s not official. (Even if the publisher uploaded it onto Amazon, but OK.)

Anyway, the lesson here is that publisher websites should be as fully up-to-date as Amazon’s catalogue, if not ahead of the curve.

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Now Available for US Pre-Order

Madeline Ashby: COMPANY TOWN (paperback): 18th July 2017: Buy (US)
Megan Hart: ALL THE SECRETS WE KEEP: 13th June 2017: Buy (US)
Carrie Jones: FLYING (paperback): 25th July 2017: Buy (US)
Carrie Jones: ENHANCED: 25th July 2017: Buy (US)
Cindy Pon: WANT: 13th June 2017: Buy (US)
Alexandra Sirowy: THE TELLING (paperback): 25th July 2017: Buy (US)
Alexandra Sirowy: FIRST WE WERE IV: 25th July 2017: Buy (US)
J. A. Souders: REBELLION (paperback): 18th July 2017: Buy (US)
Cristin Terrill: HERE LIES DANIEL TATE: 6th June 2017: Buy (US)
Laura Tims: THE ART OF FEELING: 25th July 2017: Buy (US)
Danielle Vega: THE MERCILESS III: THE ORIGIN OF EVIL: 27th June 2017: Buy (US)