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.
Faber & Faber | 9780865478107 | Published September 2, 2014
In the last year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unlikely literary success, has been diagnosed with a potentially fatal medical condition, and has been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child. In a New York of increasingly frequent superstorms and social unrest, he must reckon with his own mortality and the prospect of fatherhood in a city that might soon be underwater.
Center Street | 9781455554669 | Published September 2, 2014
Twelve years ago, Matthew "the Rocket" Rising was the number one NFL draft pick. But on the night of the draft, he was falsely accused of a heinous crime. Having served his sentence, Matthew leaves prison determined to find his wife. He soon learns that she has discovered a young man with the talent to achieve the football career Matthew should have had. Although helping the boy means violating his parole, he'll take the chance with hope of winning back Audrey's love.
Center Street | 9781455519804 | Published September 2, 2014
When Quaker Pastor Sam Gardner is asked by the Unitarian minister to oversee a wedding, Sam agrees. It's not until the couple stands before him that he realizes they're two women. In the tempest of misunderstandings that follows the incident, Sam faces potential unemployment. He is contemplating a future selling used cars when he receives a call from a woman in the town of Hope, Indiana. It seems Hope Friends Meeting is in desperate need of a pastor. Though they only have 12 members, they also have a beautiful meetinghouse and a pie committee. But can he really leave his beloved hometown?
Atria Books | 9781451673043 | Published September 2, 2014
Maddy is a social worker trying to balance her career and three children. She fell in love with her husband, Ben, for his fiery passion, but now he’s lashing out at her. She vacillates between tiptoeing around him and asserting herself for the sake of her kids, which works until the rainy day when they’re together in the car and Ben’s temper leaves Maddy in the hospital fighting for her life.
W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393241662 | Published September 2, 2014
AN ITALIAN WIFE begins in turn-of-the-century Italy, when 14-year-old Josephine Rimaldi is forced into an arranged marriage to a man she doesn't know or love who is about to depart for America, where she later joins him. Bound by tradition, Josephine gives birth to seven children. The last, Valentina, is conceived in passion, born in secret and given up for adoption. Josephine spends the rest of her life searching for her lost child, keeping her secret even as her other children go off to war, get married and make their own mistakes.
Palgrave Macmillan Trade | 9781137279385 | Published September 2, 2014
Drawing on his vast experience --- from combat in Vietnam to peacekeeping in Somalia, to war games in Washington, DC and negotiations with former rebels in the Philippines --- retired four-star General Tony Zinni argues that the US has a lot of work to do to make the process of going to war (or not) more clear-eyed and ultimately successful.
Revell | 9780800721930 | Published September 2, 2014
Bess Riehl is preparing Rose Hill Farm for her Christmas wedding, but her groom isn't who she thought it would be. Billy Lapp is far away from his Amish roots working as a rose rustler for Penn State and wants nothing to do with Stoney Ridge. It's time Bess moved on with her life, and that meant saying yes to Amos Lapp, Billy's cousin and best friend. But when a "lost" rose is discovered at Rose Hill Farm, Billy is sent to track down its origins. As the history of the lost rose is pieced together, it reminds Bess and Billy --- and Amos, too --- that Christmas truly is the season of miracles.
Zondervan | 9780310326274 | Published September 2, 2014
A skinny preacher from rural Pennsylvania armed with only a cross and his faith took on the New York city slum world and its drug lords. David Wilkerson brought to the streets of America’s most crime-infested city a combination of tough love and the Gospel symbolized in his story THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE and now told fully within his life’s story.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374162337 | Published September 2, 2014
In 1905, a tourist agent and amateur antiques collector named Armand de Potter mysteriously disappeared off the coast of Greece. His body is never recovered and his wife is left to manage his affairs on her own. But as she starts to piece together his life, she realizes that everything was not as he had said. Infused with details from letters and diary entries, the narrative twists forward and backward through time, revealing a lost world of fake identities, underground antiques networks, and a husband who wasn’t what he seemed.
New Harvest | 9780544343764 | Published September 2, 2014
Handsome, unassuming Thomas Foley is an employee at the Central Office of Information whose particular background makes him just the man to oversee the “authentic British pub” that will be erected at the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. It’s the first major expo after World War II, meant to signify unity, but there’s inevitable intrigue involving the U.S. and Soviet delegations. In the shadow of an immense, imposingly modern structure called the Atomium, the married Foley becomes both agent and pawn --- when he’s not falling head over heels for Anneke, his Belgian hostess.