Ahh, July! The typical month that those of us on the southern and western coasts consider the ultimate summer month filled with relaxing days at the beach, backyard BBQ’s, and figuring out fun ways to stay cool. To get you pepped up for even more summer adventures, check out these 10 upcoming book releases for July 2016.
Fans of Harry Potter and fantasy alike cannot wait for this 8th story in to be released. The story picks up 19 years after the 7th book where Harry is now a father of three kids, married, and an employee of the Ministry of Magic. Quite a difference from what we last remember! You can pre-order a copy now or catch it on shelves July 31st.
2. P.S. I Like You by Kasie West
This is a very cute story following a teenage girl named Lily who, one day, randomly begins scribbling song lyrics on her desk in class only to see someone anonymous has wrote back to her. The mystery continues as Lily and her best friend try and figure out who exactly this secret note writer is, and it just might be the last person she would have ever expected. Look for it on July 26th.
3. A World Without You by Beth Revis
A unique novel that incorporates the excitement of time travel, heart-breaking romance, as well as remaining central to its moral. A World Without You follows seventeen-year old Bo who has always had the power to time travel through some of the most miraculous and memorable moments in our world’s history. When he’s sent off Berkshire Academy, a school especially designed for ‘special’ kids like him, he remains guarded and unsure of where he fits in. That is, until he meets Sophia, a girl with a very traumatic past. The connection they have is extraordinary and one could even say that it extends beyond the grave…
A World Without You hits shelves July 19th.
4. How to Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather
When Samantha Mather and her stepmother arrive at their new home in Salem, Massachusetts, they have no idea what to expect. High school proves to be yet another obstacle for Samantha, who, from the moment she stepped foot in the school doors, has had to endure the wrath of a group of girls who call themselves the Descendants. Baffled by their apparent random viciousness towards her, Samantha soon discovers the root of their ruthlessness. They are the descendants of the witches who were burned alive during the 1692-1693 Salem Witch Trials. And she, is the descendant of Cotton Mather, one of the men who were directly involved in the trials. As can be expected, a dangerous and evil trouble ensues. It is due to be released on July 26th.
5. Monterey Bay by Lindsay Hatton
Monterey Bay takes place in the year 1940 and tells the story of a fifteen year old girl named Margot, who shares a deeply rooted passion for traveling and entrepreneurship under the guidance of her beloved father. When they are abruptly separated by the Monterey tide pools, Margot finds herself right on deck with John Steinbecks’s Cannery Row. An original novel that intelligently incorporates the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium along with the eternal love a daughter has for her father. It hits bookstores July 19th.
6. What the Dead Want by Norah Olson
Gretchen has been in love with the camera for as long as she can remember. It is a cherished hobby that her mother, Mona, led her to discover before she disappeared. When Gretchen and her father are invited by Gretchen’s great aunt Esther to visit the old vintage mansion, she begins to put the pieces together of what exactly occurred on its land, which could potentially give her family answers about her mother’s disappearance. Catch it on shelves July 26th.
7. Signs of You by Emily France
The story follows three teenagers who have gone through hell and back with their own emotional experiences and have formed a family of support for one another. Strange occurrences begin to happen when the people who were believed to be long gone from their lives begin showing up in their dreams, visions, and ultimately, reality. You can catch it on shelves July 19th.
What are you in the mood to read this July?
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