Upcoming Releases

Released this Week: January 24-30

A list of books to be released this week, as selected off of Amazon’s Coming Soon tag. This list is in NO WAY comprehensive, only a small amount of books that caught my eye for the week.

Have a book being released and want to be listed? Let me know! Feel free to email me at lulu@roadsidereader.com with the subject Upcoming Releases. Be sure to include the title of the book, cover image, a short synopsis, retailer link (if not on amazon), and most importantly, the publication date. Deadline for submissions are Saturdays, 9pm Eastern.

January 24

Grimm and White by Emily HansenGrimm & White
Emily Hansen
How far would you go to save your own life? Would you kill the one you love?
I want you to put your hand over your heart. Press down against the skin, meld your fingers into the flesh, and listen to the beats. Can you hear how that one organ is keeping you alive? One pump. Two pumps. Three.
Alice White Cabot would consider you lucky. She can press down in that…

January 25

Cogling by Jordan ElizabethCogling
Jordan Elizabeth
When fifteen-year-old Edna Mather tears an expensive and unfamiliar pocket watch off her little brother’s neck, he crumbles into a pile of cogs right before her eyes. Horrified, Edna flees for help, but encounters Ike, a thief who attempts to steal the watch before he realizes what it is: a device to power…

January 26

Elementals: The Prophecy of Shadows by Michelle MadowElementals: The Prophecy of Shadows
Michelle Madow
When Nicole Cassidy moves from sunny Georgia to gloomy New England, the last thing she expects is to learn that her homeroom is a cover for a secret coven of witches. Even more surprisingly … she’s apparently a witch herself. Despite doubts about her newfound abilities, Nicole is welcomed into this ancient circle of witches and is bedazzled by their powers–and, to her dismay…

Shallow Graves by Kali WallaceShallow Graves
Kali Wallace
When seventeen-year-old Breezy Lin wakes up in a shallow grave one year after her death, she doesn’t remember who killed her or why. All she knows is that she’s somehow conscious—and not only that, she’s able to sense who around her is hiding a murderous past. In life, Breezy was always drawn to the elegance of the universe and the mystery of the stars. Now she must set out to…

Shearwater, Part One: An Ocean Depths Mermaid Romance by D.S. MurphyShearwater, Part One: An Ocean Depths Mermaid Romance
D.S. Murphy
After her parents die in a car accident, 15-year old Clara Clark is shipped off to live with a grandfather she never knew existed… in Ireland. Once there, she discovers that her mother’s past is filled with secrets. Determined to discover the truth about her mother, a string of strange incidents cause her to question her sanity. As the mystery deepens, she begins going through changes of her own…

The Love That Split the World by Emily HenryThe Love That Split the World
Emily Henry
Natalie’s last summer in her small Kentucky hometown is off to a magical start…until she starts seeing the “wrong things.” They’re just momentary glimpses at first—her front door is red instead of its usual green, there’s a pre-school where the garden store should be. But then her whole town disappears for hours, fading away into rolling hills and grazing buffalo, and Nat knows something…

The Mystery of Hollow Places by Rebecca PodosThe Mystery of Hollow Places
Rebecca Podos
All Imogene Scott knows of her mother is the bedtime story her father told her as a child. It’s the story of how her parents met: he, a forensic pathologist; she, a mysterious woman who came to identify a body. A woman who left Imogene and her father when she was a baby, a woman who was always possessed of a powerful loneliness, a woman who many referred to as….

All the Birds in the Sky Charlie by Jane AndersAll the Birds in the Sky
Charlie Jane Anders
Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn’t expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during middle school. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time machine could hardly fail to alarm one’s peers and families….

The Bands of Mourning: A Mistborn Novel [BOOK 6] by Brandon SandersonThe Bands of Mourning: A Mistborn Novel [BOOK 6]
Brandon Sanderson
Now, with The Bands of Mourning, Sanderson continues the story. The Bands of Mourning are the mythical metalminds owned by the Lord Ruler, said to grant anyone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command. Hardly anyone thinks they really exist. A kandra researcher has returned to Elendel with images that seem to depict the Bands, as well as writings…

The Zodiac Legacy: The Dragon's Return [Book 2] by Stan Lee, et alThe Zodiac Legacy: The Dragon’s Return [Book 2]
Stan Lee, et al
In this second illustrated novel of The Zodiac Legacy series, the dangerous dragon power only grows stronger within Jasmine, and Steven struggles to hold their ragtag team together. But as alliances become strained, the line between the “good guys” and the “bad guys” becomes blurrier and blurrier. And it all culminates in a major cliffhanger that readers won’t see coming!

Harry Potter Magical Creatures Coloring BookHarry Potter Magical Creatures Coloring Book
Scholastic
House-elves and merpeople, Cornish pixies and dragons–the wizarding world is populated by an unforgettable cast of magical beings and extraordinary beasts. Filled with detailed illustrations inspired by the Harry Potter films, this coloring book presents the creatures of the Forbidden Forest, the Great Lake, and much more. Relive favorite scenes like Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s escape…

Cats in Paris: A Magical Coloring Book by Won-Sun JangCats in Paris: A Magical Coloring Book
Won-Sun Jang | My Review
Say bonjour to the cats of Paris as they slink through its fabled streets and alleyways, from Montmartre to the Shakespeare and Company bookshop and into a feline-filled land of playful imagination. Featuring intricate pen-and-ink drawings of tabbies, Persians, Siamese, and more, this evocative coloring book’s frisky kitties lie in wait for your colorful stylings.

January 27

The Sleep Garden by Jim KrusoeThe Sleep Garden
Jim Krusoe
In an underground apartment building called “the Burrow”–essentially purgatory―“twilight souls” inhabit the space between life and death. Interwoven with their stories are those of inhabitants of the living world: a retired sea captain, a psychotic former child actor (possibly the sea captain’s illegitimate son?), and the technicians who monitor the Burrow, making sure its…

January 29

Ash Eater Joanna EmersonAsh Eater
Joanna Emerson
Miya will do anything to protect her family’s secrets. About Mom and her lover. About her brothers. Never mind her own.
Between her bizarre convulsions and the forays into inexplicable darkness, Miya questions her sanity.
As the secrets begin to destroy her, it takes a journey into a strange, frightening and beautiful world to realize that wholeness might…

Gemini Ascending: A Paranormal Romance (Book 1) by Lorraine Kennedy, Kendra AsheGemini Ascending: A Paranormal Romance (Book 1)
Lorraine Kennedy, Kendra Ashe
Vampires are real, but the darkness hides secrets far more sinister than the undead.
On Gemini’s seventeenth birthday, she barely escapes an attempt on her life thanks to a mysterious stranger with hypnotizing eyes, but then things really get crazy….

About Lulu

Thirty-something year old educator based in New York, Lulu loves books, blogging, gaming, and the three cats with whom she shares her life. Book reviews specialize in all kinds of fantasy, some YA, some romance, and some contemporary, especially in the gothic genre.