Upcoming Spring Book Releases

Kick off the spring season by diving into these new reads:

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Release date: February 26

Fans of Game of Thrones are going to enjoy this new epic fantasy by Samantha Shannon. Set in a divided world, the East and West quarrel over the use of dragons and their place within both growing societies. The novel follows women within this world from various perspectives as they deal with their political differences and well as a growing threat that lays upon the horizon.

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Release date: March 5

Set in Los Angeles during the late 1960s, Daisy Jones grows up within an iconic era known for sex, drugs and rock and roll. As Daisy rolls through the L.A. social scene she winds up crossing paths with an upcoming band, The Six and well as their lead singer. Full of adventure, charm and heartache this coming of age story is not one to be missed.

Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson

Release date: March 12

Laurie Halse Anderson is back after her 1999 debut novel, Speak, as she again sheds light upon the issue of sexual assault within our modern-day culture. Within Shout, Anderson passionately advocates for survivors of sexual assault as she commentates on this social issue now, versus during the publication of her first novel twenty years ago. Remember to pick up this emotionally stunning poetic memoir.

How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

Release date: April 9

This story follows a girl by the name of Tiger Tolliver soon after her mother passes away. As her life changes within the blink of an eye, Tiger must learn how to live with her grief and rediscover herself within a whole new world. Don’t miss out on this lyrically beautiful story of a girl’s journey through love and heartache.

The Lost History of Dreams by Kris Waldherr

Release date: April 9

Set in Victorian England, this novel follows a young post-mortem photographer, Robert Highstead, as he has been assigned to take the body of his deceased cousin, famous poet Hugh de Bonne, to his burial site. Unable to lay his cousin to rest without agreeing to a bargain, he begins to retell the story of Hugh and his wife, Ada, unraveling not only their story but Robert’s as well. As dark secrets are unraveled, the paranormal comes to rise within this thrilling historical fiction piece.

The Time Collector by Gwendolyn Womack

Release date: April 16

Psychometrist Roan West was born with the ability to touch any object and see into it’s past. With the help of his best friend Stuart, the duo unearth valuable relics that contribute to unveiling much of the world’s history. However, soon Stuart goes missing, leading Roan on a journey around the world for answers about his disappearance as he encounters people that may also share similar abilities like his own.

Again, but Better by Christine Riccio

Release date: May 7

Young college student Shane decides to study abroad in London after realizing that her life in The States is more than mediocre. On a mission to find herself, Shane is determined to find new friends, new love and new adventure as she starts anew. This is a relatable coming-of-age story where a young woman finds the courage to finally burst out of her own shell, taking life into her hands in an entirely new world.

Some Choose Darkness by Charlie Donlea

Release date: May 28

This suspenseful thriller follows Rory Moore as she cleans out her deceased father’s law office, throwing her back into unsolved 1979 murder cases linked by one suspected killer, The Thief. Sitting in prison, the renowned Thief was only charged with the murder of one woman—Angela Mitchell. After involving herself with the killer, Rory goes on a journey to discover the truth behind his convicted crime, even as a copycat killer emerges within the town.

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