Anticipated Book Releases | Fall 2016

Hello everyone,

September is starting tomorrow and I couldn’t be more excited! Sure, that means school is just around the corner, but that also means that fall is very close and fall is by far my favorite season of the year, so YAY! Also, I live in Munich and the Oktoberfest takes place here every September, which I’m also looking forward to a lot because it’s extremely fun and one of the best things that happen in this city.

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But other than that there are also some great books coming out this September, October and November, so let’s take a look at that ones that I’m anticipating!

Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs – September 3rd

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Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in the Tales.
Wealthy cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars. A fork-tongued princess. These are but a few of the truly brilliant stories in Tales of the Peculiar—the collection of fairy tales known to hide information about the peculiar world, including clues to the locations of time loops—first introduced by Ransom Riggs in his #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series.
Riggs now invites you to share his secrets of peculiar history, with a collection of original stories in this deluxe volume of Tales of the Peculiar. Featuring stunning illustrations from world-renowned artist Andrew Davidson, this compelling, rich, and truly peculiar anthology is the perfect gift for not only fans, but for all lovers of great storytelling.

Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass #5) by Sarah J. Maas – September 6th

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I’m not going to post a synopsis for this one since it’s a sequel and the synopsis could contain spoilers for the previous books. You can read the synopsis for book 1, Throne of Glass, here.

Frost Like Night (Snow Like Ashes #3) by Sara Raasch – September 20th

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I’m not going to post a synopsis for this one since it’s a sequel and the synopsis could contain spoilers for the previous books. You can read the synopsis for book 1, Snow Like Ashes, here.

Bright Smoke, Cold Fire (Untitled #1) by Rosamund Hodge – September 27th

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When the mysterious fog of the Ruining crept over the world, the living died and the dead rose. Only the walled city of Viyara was left untouched.
The heirs of the city’s most powerful—and warring—families, Mahyanai Romeo and Juliet Catresou share a love deeper than duty, honor, even life itself. But the magic laid on Juliet at birth compels her to punish the enemies of her clan—and Romeo has just killed her cousin Tybalt. Which means he must die.
Paris Catresou has always wanted to serve his family by guarding Juliet. But when his ward tries to escape her fate, magic goes terribly wrong—killing her and leaving Paris bound to Romeo. If he wants to discover the truth of what happened, Paris must delve deep into the city, ally with his worst enemy . . . and perhaps turn against his own clan.
Mahyanai Runajo just wants to protect her city—but she’s the only one who believes it’s in peril. In her desperate hunt for information, she accidentally pulls Juliet from the mouth of death—and finds herself bound to the bitter, angry girl. Runajo quickly discovers Juliet might be the one person who can help her recover the secret to saving Viyara.
Both pairs will find friendship where they least expect it. Both will find that Viyara holds more secrets and dangers than anyone ever expected. And outside the walls, death is waiting…

Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2) by Leigh Bardugo – September 27th

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I’m not going to post a synopsis for this one since it’s a sequel and the synopsis could contain spoilers for the previous book. You can read the synopsis for book 1, Six of Crows, here.

Like a River Glorious (The Gold Seer Trilogy #2) by Rae Carson – September 27th

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I’m not going to post a synopsis for this one since it’s a sequel and the synopsis could contain spoilers for the previous book. You can read the synopsis for book 1, Walk on Earth a Stranger, here.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Illustrated edition) (Harry Potter #2) by J. K. Rowling – October 4th

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I’m not going to post a synopsis for this one since it’s a sequel and the synopsis could contain spoilers for the previous book. You can read the synopsis for book 1, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, here (even though I’m pretty sure everyone and their grandma knows what Harry Potter is about).

The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #2) by Rick Riordan – October 4th

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I’m not going to post a synopsis for this one since it’s a sequel and the synopsis could contain spoilers for the previous book. You can read the synopsis for book 1, The Sword of Summer, here.

The Sun is also a Star by Nicola Yoon – November 1st

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Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won’t be my story.
Daniel: I’ve always been the good son, the good student, living up to my parents’ high expectations. Never the poet. Or the dreamer. But when I see her, I forget about all that. Something about Natasha makes me think that fate has something much more extraordinary in store—for both of us.
The Universe: Every moment in our lives has brought us to this single moment. A million futures lie before us. Which one will come true?

Heartless by Marissa Meyer – November 8th

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Long before she was the terror of Wonderland — the infamous Queen of Hearts — she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love.
Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland, and a favorite of the yet-unmarried King of Hearts, but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker, all she wants is to open a shop with her best friend and supply the Kingdom of Hearts with delectable pastries and confections. But according to her mother, such a goal is unthinkable for the young woman who could be the next Queen.
At a royal ball where Cath is expected to receive the king’s marriage proposal, she meets Jest, the handsome and mysterious court joker. For the first time, she feels the pull of true attraction. At the risk of offending the King and infuriating her parents, she and Jest enter into an intense, secret courtship.
Cath is determined to define her own destiny and fall in love on her terms. But in a land thriving with magic, madness, and monsters, fate has other plans.

Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst – November 22nd

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Betrothed since childhood to the prince of Mynaria, Princess Dennaleia has always known what her future holds. Her marriage will seal the alliance between Mynaria and her homeland, protecting her people from other hostile lands. But Denna has a secret. She possesses an Affinity for fire—a dangerous gift for the future queen of a kingdom where magic is forbidden.
Now, Denna must learn the ways of her new home while trying to hide her growing magic. To make matters worse, she must learn to ride Mynaria’s formidable warhorses before her coronation—and her teacher is the person who intimidates her most, the prickly and unconventional Princess Amaranthine (called Mare), sister of her betrothed.
When a shocking assassination leaves the kingdom reeling, Mare and Denna reluctantly join forces to search for the culprit. As the two work together, each discovers there’s more to the other than she thought. Mare is surprised by Denna’s intelligence and bravery, while Denna is drawn to Mare’s independent streak. Soon their friendship is threatening to blossom into something more.
But with dangerous conflict brewing that makes the alliance more important than ever, acting on their feelings could be deadly. Forced to choose between their duty and their hearts, Mare and Denna must find a way to save their kingdoms—and each other.


So, this is the list of my anticipated releases for September-November. Out of all of these I’m definitely most looking forward to Heartless, Empire of Storms and Crooked Kingdom! What about you? Which upcoming releases are you excited for?

love, marina

 

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