My Most Anticipated 2021 Book Releases

Another year gone, a new one ushered in. I hope everyone’s been having a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year!

Hold on to your hats bookworms, this is probably the longest post I’ve posted to the blog: my most anticipated 2021 book releases! This list has been lying in wait and curated over months just waiting for all and any announcements of beloved authors giving insight to their next adventures; updated every time a title was revealed, a date confirmed and a cover unveiled.

So without further ado, here’s to a great year of stories! My most anticipated 2021 releases are:

Sequels in Series (all genres)

A Vow So Bold and Deadly by Brigid Kemmerer
Publishing: January 2021
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The City of Tears by Kate Mosse
Publishing: January 2021
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Reaper of Souls by Rena Barton (February 2021)
Publishing: February 2021
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Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert
Publishing: March 2021
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Willow Moss and The Vanished Kingdom by Dominique Valente
Publishing: March 2021
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Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo
Publishing: March 2021
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Red Tigress by Amelie Wen Zhao (March 2021)
Published: March 2021
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Nameless by Adrienne Young
Publishing: March 2021
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Vulture by Bex Hogan (April 2021)
Publishing: April 2021
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Blessed Monsters by Emily A. Duncan (April 2021)
Publishing: April 2021
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The Crown of Gilded Bones by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Publishing: April 2021
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Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater
Publishing May 2021
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The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by Chanel Cleeton
Publishing: May 2021
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Box in the Woods by Maureen Johnson
Publishing: June 2021
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Dead Ground by M.W. Craven (June 2021)
Publishing: June 2021
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When Night Breaks by Janella Angeles
Publishing: June 2021
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Wings of Shadow by Nicki Pau Preto
Publishing: July 2021
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A Psalm of Storms and Silence by Roseanne A. Brown
Publishing: July 2021
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Gods & Monsters by Shelby Mahurin
Publishing: August 2021
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The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik
Publishing: September 2021
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*The Bone Shard Emperor by Andrea Stewart (cover to be revealed)
Publishing: September 2021
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The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (cover to be revealed)
Publishing: September 2021
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*Crescent City Book 2 by Sarah J Maas (cover to be revealed)
Publishing: November 2021
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*Kingdom of the Cursed by Kerri Maniscalco (Fall 2021, cover yet to be revealed)
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**Nowhere by Brandon Sanderson (release date TBD and cover to be revealed)

**Aurora Cycle 3 (not confirmed but anticipated)

**Nevermoor 4 (not confirmed but anticipated)

**Pages & Co. 4 (not confirmed but anticipated)

*As Good As Dead by Holly Jackson (August 2021 / third and final book of the series)

MYSTERY/THRILLER

The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell
Publishing: January 2021
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Daughters of Night by Laura Sheperd-Robinson
Publishing: February 2021
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The Art of Death by David Fennell
Publishing: February 2021
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Every Vow You Break by Peter Swanson
Publishing: March 2021
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The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
Publishing: June 2021
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Survive the Night by Riley Sager (July 2021)
Publishing: July 2021
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For Your Own Good by Samantha Downing
Publishing: July 2021
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A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins
Publishing: August 2021
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*Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (cover to be revealed)
Publishing: September 2021
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**You’ll Be the Death of Me by Karen McManus (release date TBD and cover to be revealed)

**Untitled by Lucy Foley (release date TBD and cover to be revealed)

FANTASY (includes YA)

The Hatmakers by Tamzin Merchant (
Publishing: January 2021
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Lore by Alexandra Bracken
Publishing: January 2021
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The Ravens by Kass Morgan and Danielle Paige
Publishing: January 2021
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A Case of Grave Danger (The Violet Veil Mysteries) by Sophie Cleverly
Publishing: January 2021
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Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olsen
Publishing: March 2021
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Down Comes the Night by Allison Saft
Publishing: March 2021
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Lost In The Never Woods by Aiden Thomas
Publishing: March 2021
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The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Jenner
Publishing: March 2021
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The Shadow in the Glass by J.J.A. Harwood
Publishing: March 2021
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Ariadne by Jennifer Saint
Publishing: April 2021
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Witches Steeped in Gold by Ciannon Smart (April 2021)
Publishing: April 2021
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Threadneedle by Cari Thomas
Publishing: May 2021
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For the Wolf by Hannah Whitten
Publishing: June 2021
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Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim
Publishing: July 2021
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Small Favors by Erin A. Craig
Publishing: July 2021
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She Who Became the Sun by Shelley-Parker Chan
Publishing: July 2021
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A Lesson in Vengeance by Victoria Lee
Publishing: August 2021
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*Medusa by Jessie Burton (August 2021, cover not revealed yet)

Under the Whispering Door by T.J. Klune (September 2021)
Publishing: September 2021
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*Once Upon A Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber (cover to be revealed)
Publishing: September 2021
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Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff
Publishing: September 2021
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A History of Wild Places by Shea Ernshaw (Publishing: December 2021)

GENERAL FICTION, HISTORICAL FICTION AND OTHER

You Have A Match by Emma Lord
Publishing: January 2021
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The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
Publishing: February 2021
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Where Hope Comes From by Nikita Gill
Publishing: February 2021
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The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex
Publishing: March 2021
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Dangerous Women by Hope Adams
Publishing: March 2021
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The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary
Publishing: April 2021
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Cunning Women by Elizabeth Lee
Publishing: April 2021
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The Metal Heart by Caroline Lea
Publishing: April 2021
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Malibu Burning by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Publishing: May 2021
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The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
Publishing: June 2021
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Mrs England by Stacey Halls (cover to be revealed)
Publishing: June 2021
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Velvet Was The Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Publishing: August 2021
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*Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney (cover to be revealed) Publishing September 2021.

A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow
Publishing: October 2021
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