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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.

July 2019

In the Full Light of the Sun by Clare Clark - Fiction, Literary Fiction

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780544147577 | Published July 9, 2019

Based on a true story, this gorgeous new novel follows the fortunes of three Berliners caught up in an art scandal --- involving newly discovered van Goghs --- that rocks Germany amidst the Nazis’ rise to power. 

Hardcover

Temper by Layne Fargo - Fiction, Psychological Thriller

Gallery/Scout Press | 9781982106720 | Published July 2, 2019

After years of struggling in the Chicago theater scene, ambitious actress Kira Rascher finally lands the role of a lifetime.However, it means working with Malcolm Mercer, a mercurial director who’s known for pushing his performers past their limits, onstage and off. Kira’s convinced she can handle Malcolm, but the theater’s cofounder Joanna Cuyler is another story. Joanna sees Kira as a threat to her own thwarted artistic aspirations, her twisted relationship with Malcolm, and the shocking secret she’s keeping about the upcoming production.
Four Friends: Promising Lives Cut Short by William D. Cohan - Biography, Nonfiction

Flatiron Books | 9781250070524 | Published July 9, 2019

In his masterful pieces for Vanity Fair and in his bestselling books, William D. Cohan has proven to be one of the most meticulous and intrepid journalists covering the world of Wall Street and high finance. In his utterly original new book, FOUR FRIENDS, he brings all of his brilliant reportorial skills to a subject much closer to home: four friends of his who died young. All four attended Andover, the most elite of American boarding schools, before spinning out into very different orbits. Indelibly, using copious interviews from wives, girlfriends, colleagues and friends, Cohan brings these men to life on the page.

The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess - Literary Fiction, Romance, Women's Fiction

Henry Holt & Company | 9781250225474 | Published July 9, 2019

In the summer of 1987, 25-year-old Eve Rosen is an aspiring writer languishing in a low-level assistant job, unable to shake the shadow of growing up with her brilliant brother. With her professional ambitions floundering, Eve jumps at the chance to attend an early summer gathering at the Cape Cod home of famed New Yorker writer Henry Grey and his poet wife, Tillie. Dazzled by the guests and her burgeoning crush on the hosts’ artistic son, Eve lands a new job as Henry Grey’s research assistant and an invitation to Henry and Tillie’s exclusive and famed "Book Party" --- where attendees dress as literary characters. But by the night of the party, Eve discovers uncomfortable truths about her summer entanglements and understands that the literary world she so desperately wanted to be a part of is not at all what it seems.

Under Currents by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romantic Suspense

St. Martin's Press | 9781250207098 | Published July 9, 2019

Zane Bigelow feels like a prisoner of war at home in North Carolina. Zane and his sister know there's something terribly wrong with his parents, a successful surgeon and his stylish wife. He counts the years, months and days until he can escape from his father's violent outburts and his mother's complicity in all of it. In fear for his life, he plays along with the insidious lie that everything is fine. One brutal, shattering night finally reveals cracks in the façade, and he begins to understand that some people are willing to face the truth, even when it hurts.
Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood by Maureen Stanton - Memoir, Nonfiction

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9781328900234 | Published July 16, 2019

BODY LEAPING BACKWARD is the haunting and beautifully drawn story of a self-destructive girlhood, of a town and a nation overwhelmed in a time of change, and of how life-altering a glimpse of a world bigger than the one we come from can be.   

Window on the Bay by Debbie Macomber - Family, Fiction

Ballantine | 9780399181337 | Published July 16, 2019

When a single mom becomes an empty nester, she spreads her wings to rediscover herself --- and her passions --- in this heartwarming novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber.

You've Been Volunteered: A Class Mom Novel by Laurie Gelman - Fiction, Humor

Henry Holt & Company | 9781250301857 | Published July 23, 2019

If you’ve ever been a room parent or school volunteer, Jen Dixon is your hero. She says what every class mom is really thinking. Luckily, she has the charm and wit to get away with it. She’s been roped into room-parenting yet again, for her son Max’s third grade class, but as her husband buries himself in work, her older daughters navigate adulthood, and Jen’s own aging parents start to need some parenting themselves, Jen gets pulled in more directions than any one mom, or superhero, can handle.
Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Women's Fiction

William Morrow | 9780062855312 | Published July 30, 2019

Amy Whey is proud of her ordinary life and the simple pleasures that come with it --- teaching diving lessons, baking cookies for new neighbors, helping her best friend, Charlotte, run their local book club. Her greatest joy is her family: her devoted professor husband, her spirited 15-year-old stepdaughter, her adorable infant son. And, of course, the steadfast and supportive Charlotte. But Amy’s sweet, uncomplicated life begins to unravel when the mysterious and alluring Angelica Roux arrives on her doorstep one book club night.

The Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction

Dutton | 9781524744588 | Published July 30, 2019

The Chelsea Hotel has long been New York City's creative oasis for the many artists, writers, musicians, actors, filmmakers and poets who have called it home --- a scene playwright Hazel Riley and actress Maxine Mead are determined to use to their advantage. Yet they soon discover that the greatest obstacle to putting up a show on Broadway has nothing to do with their art, and everything to do with politics. A Red scare is sweeping across America, and Senator Joseph McCarthy has started a witch hunt for Communists. As the pressure builds to name names, it is more than Hazel and Maxine's Broadway dreams that may suffer as they grapple with the terrible consequences, but also their livelihood, their friendship and even their freedom.

Paperback

How to Walk Away by Katherine Center - Fiction, Women's Fiction

St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250047311 | Published July 9, 2019

Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she’s worked for so hard and so long: a new dream job, a fiancé she adores, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, everything she worked for is taken away in a brief, tumultuous moment. In the hospital and forced to face the possibility that nothing will ever be the same again, Maggie must confront the unthinkable. First there is her fiancé, Chip, who wallows in self-pity while simultaneously expecting to be forgiven. Then, there's her sister Kit, who shows up after pulling a three-year vanishing act. Finally, there's Ian, her physical therapist, who won't let her give in to her pity, and who sees her like no one has seen her before.