Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Titles to Watch For NEXT WEEK: August 2-8, 2015

In this day and age, many readers are often already aware of and eagerly anticipating the next book from their favorite (or soon to be favorite) author. They may avidly check an author's website, follow a blog, or subscribe to a publisher's e-Newsletter. What readers may not be aware of is that most new book releases occur on Tuesday.

In previous 'Titles to Watch For' postings, I highlighted titles on Monday which would be coming out the very next day. After taking a break and giving it further consideration, I thought it might be more useful to spotlight titles due to hit shelves the following week.  
  •  This will be helpful for collection development too because I will be checking reserves to see if more copies are needed to meet customer demand. :-)
In that vein, here are a few titles coming out next Tuesday:


With The Marriage of Opposites, Alice Hoffman offers a fictional biography of French painter Camille Pissarro, the "father of impressionism"

For fans of urban fantasy comes Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews, #8 in the 'Kate Daniels' series

Readers of suspense and thriller novels may enjoy Karen Robards' The Last Time I Saw Her, the newest 'Charlotte Stone' title or Protocol Zero by James Abel (sequel to White Plague) or  

The Dog Master by W. Bruce Cameron is "an evocative glimpse of prehistory, an emotional coming of age saga, a thrilling tale of survival against all odds, and the exciting, imaginative story of the first dog" (Publisher annotation)

Shirley Jackson gives her fans a new collection of eerie short stories, comic essays, and thoughtful writing ..on writing with Let Me Tell You

And not to forget the mystery reader, there is Malice at the Palace newest title in Rhys Bowen's 'Her Royal Spyness' series


Avenue of Spies: a True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris by Alex Kershaw might appeal to readers of suspense

College football fans may be interested in Monte Burke's new biography Saban: the Making of a Coachabout the University of Alabama's Nick Saban 

All those who like watching the dolphins while vacationing at the beach may want consider Voices in the Ocean: a Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins by Susan Casey 

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism by Barry M. Prizant "aims to be essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist or caregiver of a person with autism" (Publisher annotation)

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