2016 Spring Releases
A new season of books is almost upon us! Here are the top five titles we can’t wait to read this spring.
There are so many reasons we’re eager to get this Jane Austen update into our hands. But mainly because it’s the same author who wrote Prep, which we couldn’t put down, and it brings us a modern day Mr. Darcy and Liz Bennet. Liz is now a writer in her late 30s living in New York City. When her father falls ill and she is forced to go back home to Ohio, she has to deal with her eccentric sisters, a mother determined to marry her off and the frustrating Fitzwilliam Darcy who appears to be lacking in manners and charm—but whom she can’t seem to stay away from.
This buzzy debut novel proves dreams really can come true. Danler was working as a waitress when she sold Sweetbitter, which follows Tess, 22 years old, newly arrived in New York City, working in a Manhattan hotspot. As Tess attempts to navigate the landmines of New York, she finds herself in a love triangle with a worldly waitress and a bad boy bartender. Her first year in New York and all its requisite experiences—love, heartbreak, friendship and lust—make this a riveting, coming-of-age novel to remember.
A moving, honestly written novel about a young girl in high school whose whole world changes in one night. After Eden is raped by her brother’s best friend, nothing makes sense. She begins to hate herself and everything around her. She can’t bring herself to tell anyone so she suffers in silence. But as the story moves from her freshman year in high school to her senior year, she will discover a strength and resilience she never knew she had.
Friendship and finding yourself are the major themes in this highly anticipated YA novel. Dill is an outsider in a small, rural town in Tennessee. His friends are outsiders too. They stand up to the bullies at their high school while trying to stay true to who they are. But with senior year coming to an end, new beginnings are inevitable and Dill must face his fears if he is to feel any hope for a future. This powerful story will appeal to readers of all ages.
We were obsessed with Scott’s first series, Stage Dive, and cannot wait to start this Dive Bar series. Lydia Green’s wedding day is a total disaster. That’s what happens when the bride discovers that her beloved groom is having an affair with his best man! Rushing into the arms of a beautiful stranger feels so right. Even if he is a tattooed bartender with issues of his own. Vaughan Hewson may not be perfect, but he’s just what Lydia needs to feel better. Nothing like lust to get you through life’s dark moments….
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