Bibliophiles at Fuzzable loves to keep up with new book releases. So today, we’re going to tell you about five novel releases we’re excited for during the second half of the year!
1) Loveless by Alice Oseman
Georgia has never been in love, never kissed anyone, never even had a crush – but as a fanfic-obsessed romantic she’s sure she’ll find her person one day. As she starts university with her best friends, Pip and Jason, in a whole new town far from home, Georgia’s ready to find romance, and with her outgoing roommate on her side and a place in the Shakespeare Society, her ‘teenage dream’ is in sight. But when her romance plan wreaks havoc amongst her friends, Georgia ends up in her own comedy of errors, and she starts to question why love seems so easy for other people but not for her. With new terms thrown at her – asexual, aromantic – Georgia is more uncertain about her feelings than ever.
Fuzz family really like Alice Oseman’s novels. All of them feature characters that are part of the LGBTQIAP+ community and the narratives deal with mental health issues which are really good things to have in books especially for young adults because they will be able to see themselves in these characters and know that they are not alone. We are particularly excited for Loveless as it is an own voices novel as Alice herself is an aromantic asexual and we know that this book will be helpful for so many people!
Loveless is being released on July 9th!
2) Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer
This unforgettable tale as told through Edward’s eyes takes on a new and decidedly dark twist. Meeting beautiful, mysterious Bella is both the most intriguing and unnerving event he has experienced in his long life as a vampire. As we learn more fascinating details about Edward’s past and the complexity of his inner thoughts, we understand why this is the defining struggle of his life. How can he let himself fall in love with Bella when he knows that he is endangering her life?
Now, we cannot lie, when this novel was announced we were immediately overwhelmed with excitement. Twilight was a staple for so many people in their reading lives and we have all been waiting for this novel for around a decade now. So, when it was announced, we had to admit to ourselves that we were not completely over Twilight and were eagerly anticipating this long awaited companion!
Midnight Sun releases on August 4th!
3) Cemetery Boys by Aidan Thomas
When his traditional Latinx family has problems accepting his gender, Yadriel becomes determined to prove himself a real brujo. With the help of his cousin and best friend Maritza, he performs the ritual himself, and then sets out to find the ghost of his murdered cousin and set it free. However, the ghost he summons is actually Julian Diaz, the school’s resident bad boy, and Julian is not about to go quietly into death. He’s determined to find out what happened and tie up some loose ends before he leaves. Left with no choice, Yadriel agrees to help Julian, so that they can both get what they want. But the longer Yadriel spends with Julian, the less he wants to let him leave.
Cemetery Boys has been at the top of our most anticipated novel releases list since it was announced in 2019! Unfortunately, due to Covid, its release was pushed back to September but we are still so incredibly excited. This novel sounds like it has it all, ghosts, magic and an LGBTQIAP+ community! Again, Cemetery Boys is an own voices novel as the main character is trans and Aidan himself is trans. Own voices novels are so incredibly important especially when it comes to the LGBTQIAP+ community and we cannot wait to read this coming of age story!
Cemetery Boys releases on September 1st!
4) The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by Victoria Schwab
France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world. But everything changes when, after nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore and he remembers her name.
Victoria Schwab is an author that we really adore here at Fuzzable. She has written so many incredible novels and we cannot wait to see what her newest release has in store for us. It sounds so magical, kind of spooky and mysterious and we are very excited for it. What we also like is the way the description doesn’t give too much away so we are going in knowing little about what is going on! So, make sure you pick yourself up a copy as it’s destined to be one of the best novels of the year.
The Invisible Life of Addie Larue releases October 6th!
5) How The King of Elfhame Learned To Hate Stories by Holly Black
An irresistible return to the captivating world of Elfhame. Once upon a time, there was a boy with a wicked tongue. Before he was a cruel prince or a wicked king, he was a faerie child with a heart of stone.
The Folk of the Air series is one that immediately captured our hearts back in 2018 when it was first released and we were sad to see the end of it in November 2019. One of the characters that immediately sparked our interest was Cardan. He’s such a complex character with so many layers to him so we were really excited as soon as Holly announced this spinoff novel! It was something we didn’t know we needed until it was announced but we are definitely excited about it now.
How the King of Elfhame releases on November 24th!
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