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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

October 2014

Hardcover

Boy on Ice: The Life and Death of Derek Boogaard by John Branch - Biography, Nonfiction, Sports

W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393239393 | Published October 1, 2014

The tragic death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at 28 was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, acclaimed reporter John Branch tells the shocking story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking death. BOY ON ICE raises deep and disturbing questions about the systemic brutality of contact sports and the damage that reaches far beyond the game.

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Riverhead Hardcover | 9781594486005 | Published October 2, 2014

On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, gunmen stormed his house, machine guns blazing. The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters—assassins, journalists, drug dealers, and even ghosts— A BRIEF HISTORY OF SEVEN KILLINGS is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath.

Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado - Memoir, Nonfiction, Sociology

Putnam Adult | 9780399171987 | Published October 2, 2014

We in America have certain ideas of what it means to be poor. Linda Tirado takes all of these preconceived notions and smashes them to bits, articulating not only what it is to be working poor in America, but what poverty is truly like --- on all levels. She discusses how she went from lower-middle class, to sometimes middle class, to poor and everything in between, and in doing so reveals why “poor people don’t always behave the way middle-class America thinks they should.”

The Human Body written by Paolo Giordano, translated by Anne Milano Appel - Fiction

Pamela Dorman Books | 9780670015641 | Published October 2, 2014

A platoon of young men and one female soldier leaves Italy for one of the most dangerous places on earth: Forward Operating Base (FOB) in the Gulistan district of Afghanistan. Each member in the platoon manages the toxic mix of boredom and fear that is life at the FOB in his own way. But when a much-debated mission goes devastatingly awry, the soldiers find their lives changed in an instant.

The Madness of July: A Thriller by James Naughtie - Espionage, Fiction, Historical Thriller, Political Thriller, Thriller

Overlook Hardcover | 9781468309614 | Published October 2, 2014

THE MADNESS OF JULY is set in the late 1970s, and takes place during six sweltering days in the month that gives the book its title. Will Flemyng was trained as a spy for a life behind enemy lines, but now he is in politics—and rising to the top. But when a bizarre death starts to unravel some of the most sensitive secrets of his government, Will is drawn back into the shadows of the Cold War and begins to dance with danger once more.

Then Came Life: Living With Courage, Spirit and Gratitude After Breast Cancer by Geralyn Lucas - Memoir, Nonfiction

Gotham | 9781592408955 | Published October 2, 2014

One mastectomy, two C-sections, three pants sizes and lots of red lipstick later, Geralyn Lucas --- the author of WHY I WORE LIPSTICK TO MY MASTECTOMY --- is dealing with the same issues as other women her age. When she looks in the mirror at her hard-won wrinkles, all she wants is Botox. Celebrating her sweet 16 cancerversary, she’s thankful for her second chance and ready to be daring. But can she survive life’s new ups and downs with the same courage she’s always had?

A Matter of Heart (Lone Star Brides #3) by Tracie Peterson - Christian, Christian Fiction, Fiction, Historical , Historical Fiction, Historical Fiction/Romance, Historical Romance, Love , Love & Romance

Bethany House Publishers | 9780764212697 | Published October 7, 2014

Texas born and raised Jessica Atherton is a wealthy young woman whose heart was broken when the man she intended to marry wedded another. But her world is upended when two men come into her life and both manage to stir her heart.

A Vision of Fire: Book One of the EarthEnd Saga by Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin - Fiction, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Simon & Schuster/ Simon451 | 9781476776521 | Published October 7, 2014

Renowned child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is a single mom trying to juggle her job, her son, and a lackluster dating life. Her world is suddenly upturned when Maanik, the daughter of India’s ambassador to the United Nations, starts speaking in tongues and having violent visions. Caitlin is sure that her fits have something to do with the recent assassination attempt on her father, but when teenagers around the world start having similar outbursts, Caitlin begins to think that there’s a more sinister force at work.

Agents of the Apocalypse: A Riveting Look at the Key Players of the End Times by David Jeremiah - Spiritual Warfare, Christian, Christian Life, Nonfiction

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. | 9781414380490 | Published October 7, 2014

Are we living in the end times? Is it possible that the players depicted in the book of Revelation could be out in force today? And if they are, would you know how to recognize them? In AGENTS OF THE APOCALYPSE, Dr. David Jeremiah does what no prophecy expert has done before. He explores the book of Revelation through the lens of its major players --- the exiled, the martyrs, the elders, the victor, the king, the judge, the 144,000, the witnesses, the false prophet and the beast.

Bloody Ridge and Beyond: A World War II Marine's Memoir of Edson's Raiders in the Pacific by Marlin Groft and Larry Alexander - History, Nonfiction

Berkley Hardcover | 9780425273005 | Published October 7, 2014

BLOODY BRIDGE AND BEYOND is the story of the 1st Marine Raider Battalion, which showed courage and valor in the face of overwhelming numbers, as told by Marlin Groft, a man who was a member of this incredible fighting force.