KindleLeaf Most Anticipated Releases from May to December

Most Anticipated Releases from May to December

2018 May 2

2018 has been bringing us readers some great reads so far, be it by debut authors or the internationally acclaimed. To keep you prepared for the remainder of the year, here’s a list of books to keep your eyes peeled for.

  1. Legendary- Stephanie Garber 

In this sequel to Garber’s bestselling debut Caraval, she promises readers another colorfully imaginative and spell-binding tale told from Donatella’s perspective, picking up right where the first novel left off. Making a desperate bargain with a mysterious criminal, Tella finds herself forced to enter the dangerous competition, Caraval, once more and into the path of the murderous heir to the throne, a doomed love story, and a web of secrets- including her sister’s.

Release Date – May 29th

  1. The Death of Mrs. Westaway – Ruth Ware

The Bestselling author of In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, and The Lying Game brings us another anticipated thriller. On a day that begins like any other, Hal receives a mysterious letter bequeathing her a substantial inheritance. She realizes very quickly that the letter was sent to the wrong person—but also that the cold-reading skills she’s honed as a tarot card reader might help her claim the money. Soon, Hal finds herself at the funeral of the deceased…where it dawns on her that there is something very, very wrong about this strange situation and the inheritance at the center of it.

Release Date – May 29th

  1. A Study in Honor- Claire O’Dell

In an ambitious move, O’Dell gives us a re-telling of one of the most classic icons in literary works- Sherlock Holmes… with a feminist twist. When a sniper bullet ends her career on the battlefields, Dr. Janet Watson returns to the nation’s capital, currently in the throes of an intense presidential election. Homeless and jobless, Watson is uncertain of the future when she meets another black and queer woman, Sara Holmes, a mysterious yet playfully challenging covert agent who offers the doctor a place to stay. The two band together in an investigation to figure out why soldiers have been dying one by one of mysterious causes.

Release Date – July 31st

  1. Our House- Louise Candlish

Internationally acclaimed author, Candlish, promises readers a thrilling read with her latest work. Fiona and her estranged husband, Bram have a modern co-parenting arrangement where each parent spends a few nights a week with their two sons at the prized family home. One day, Fiona returns home to find strangers moving into her home, with both her husband and her children gone. Fiona will discover just how many lies her husband was weaving and how little they truly knew each other as events spiral out of control.

Release Date – August 7th

  1. People Kill People – Ellen Hopkins

After being used to kill a spouse, a gun is sold to a teenager in the classifieds. But to whom is the million dollar question. Was it Rand or Cami, married teenagers with a young son? Was it Silas or Ashlyn, members of a white supremacist youth organization? Daniel, who fears retaliation because of his race, who possessively clings to Grace, the love of his life? Or Noelle, who lost everything after a devastating accident, and has sunk quietly into depression? Each has incentive, in a town tense with political turmoil. Someone will fire and someone will die- but who?

Release Date – September 4th

  1. The Tattooist of Auschwitz – Heather Morris

Based on interviews conducted with Holocaust survivor and Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist Ludwig (Lale) Sokolov, Morris spins a touching tale of hope and love in the midst of atrocity. When Lale Sokolov is transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, he is given the job of marking his fellow prisoners. Still imprisoned, two and a half years later, enter Prisoner 34902 – Gita. On their first encounter, Lale vows to survive the camp and marry her in this vivid and heart rending retelling of Sokolov’s experiences.

Release Date – September 4th

7. The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy – Mackenzi Lee

Bestselling author of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, Lee returns with a companion novel for her impatient readers. Spending an accidental whirlwind tour of Europe evading highwaymen and pirates with her brother (Monty), Felicity returns to England through with pretending to be more interested in society parties than medicine. An opportunity arises when a mysterious young woman offers to pay for Felicity to make her way to Germany to be a research assistant to the eccentric Dr. Alexander Platt. Despite being wary, Felicity agrees, but once the girl’s true motives are revealed, Felicity becomes part of a perilous quest that will lead her from the German countryside to the promenades of Zurich to secrets lurking beneath the Atlantic.

Release Date – October 2nd

  1. The Revolution of Marina M. – Janet Finch

This is the mesmerizing story of one woman’s extraordinary journey through one of the most dramatic events of the last century. Marina’s privileged life is upended by the vast forces of history. Swept up on these tides, Marina will join the marches for workers’ rights, fall in love with a radical young poet, and betray everything she holds dear, before being betrayed in turn.

Release Date – November 7th

  1. Queen of Air and Darkness – Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare has amassed a huge following with her works. The latest and final instalment in Clare’s Dark Artifices Series follows Julian and Emma’s perilous adventures to save their world amidst dealing with a forbidden love, dark secrets and deadly powers.

Release Date – December 4th

  1. White Elephant – Emily Raymond

In Aspen, Colarado, Dan McCallion and his ex-wife Ottoline have a competitive Christmas party each year to see who can get the most coveted gift in what is known as the White Elephant Gift Exchange. This year, though, there’s a strange gift in the mix: an antique crystal vase. At least the sales agents are guessing it’s an antique—otherwise it’d be a terrible present. In fact, the gift makes sense only to Dan and Ottoline. The vase is the weapon Dan used to commit a murder years ago, a murder that helped start his company, a murder that Ottoline helped cover up. Nobody should have been able to trace it back to them. So which of their employees did? And why did they place it in the White Elephant? What could possibly be their endgame?

Release Date – December 4th


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