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9 Books to Save Your Gift Cards For

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Our favorite gift? Books! Our second favorite gift? Gift cards to buy books! And while it’s incredibly tempting to go out IMMEDIATELY and buy everything you’ve been wanting, we’re here to tell you about a few books coming out in early 2018 that you just might not know about yet! Here are the books you want to be saving your gift cards (and steeling your TBR) for.

 

Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen

Out March 20, 2018!

Her name is Sarah. She’s blonde, blue-eyed, and Jewish in 1939 Germany. And her act of resistance is about to change the world. This is a debut you do not want to miss.

 

People Like Us by Dana Mele

Out February 27, 2018!

A sharp psychological thriller that will seduce, mislead, and betray you. You won’t be able to stop talking about this debut.

 

Down and Across by Arvin Ahmadi

Out February 6, 2018!

This debut novel about a high school senior who sneaks off to Washington, DC on an adventure to find out who he wants to be is “quirky and charming, wise and unpredictable.”

 

Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh

Out January 23, 2018!

We’re so excited for this gutsy, unpredictable fantasy with a surprising and breathtaking LGBT romance. Author Cinda Williams Chima said it best: “This edgy fantasy doesn’t just blur boundaries of genre, of gender, of past sand present, life and death – it explodes them.”

 

I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman

Out March 27, 2018!

If I Stay and Just One Day author Gayle Forman is back with a powerful display of empathy and friendship told over the course of a single day from three different perspectives.

 

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Out March 6, 2018!

Joy McCullough’s bold novel in verse is a portrait of Artemisia Gentileschi as a young woman, filled with the soaring highs of creative inspiration and the devastating setbacks of a system built to break her.

 

The Defiant by Lesley Livingston

Out January 23, 2018!

The darling of the Roman Empire is in for the fight of her life in this lush sequel to the acclaimed historical fantasy The Valiant

 

Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton

Our March 27, 2018!

Rebel of the Sands fans, rejoice! The breathless finale to the series will have you on the edge of your seat until the dust from the final battle clears.

 

Immortal Reign by Morgan Rhodes

Our February 6, 2018!

The epic conclusion to the Falling Kingdom series! Sworn enemies must become allies as they fight to save Mytica in this heart-stopping finale.

 

 

 

Looking for more recommendations? Here are our series finishing in the first half of 2018!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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