There’s only one more month of summer left, and we’ve got every book you’ll want to read before heading back to school this fall! August 2018 is packed with amazing titles you DON’T want to miss. So soak up the last of the summer sun with these fantastic releases and brand new paperbacks!
8/7: Sometime After Midnight by L. Philips: When rich kid Cameron meets Nate one night at a club, it’s an instant connection, until Nate suddenly disappears. With only a blurry photo of some Chuck Taylors and Cameron’s socialite sister’s rabid fans to help, can Cameron find Nate? A modern day Cinderella story you’ll fall in love with!
8/7: Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle: From the acclaimed author of The Accident Season is a gorgeous, twisty story about things gone missing, things returned from the past, and a group of teenagers, connected in ways they could never have imagined. Now available in paperback!
8/21: The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes: Code Name Verity meets I Am the Messenger in this riveting YA novel from Morris Award finalist Stephanie Oakes, in which three points of view are woven together in a story that’s part Cold War mystery, part contemporary coming-of-age, and completely unputdownable. Now available in paperback!
8/28: Seafire by Natalie C. Parker: This MUST HAVE pick of the summer is the first in a heart-stopping trilogy that recalls the undeniable feminine power of Wonder Woman and the powder-keg action of Mad Max: Fury Road. Seafire follows the captain of an all-female ship intent on taking down a vicious warlord’s powerful fleet.
8/28: Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram: Darius doesn’t think he’ll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary YA.
8/28: Sacrifice Box by Martin Stewart: A horror story about friendship, growing up, and finding a place in the world: Gremlins meets The Breakfast Club by way of Stephen King and Stranger Things.
8/28: The Second Life of Ava Rivers by Faith Gardner: When Vera’s twin sister, Ava, disappeared one Halloween night it was the crack in the Rivers family glacier. A decade later, all that changes when a girl shows up at the local hospital. Her name is Ava Rivers and she wants to go home.
8/28: There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins: This New York Times bestseller is now available in paperback! “Turn on—all—the lights before reading this hair-raiser full of serious Scream vibes.” –Seventeen
8/28: Thirteen Rising by Romina Russell: New York Times bestselling author Romina Russell’s epic sci-fi fantasy series ZODIAC reaches its breathtaking conclusion with THIRTEEN RISING. Now available in paperback!