Saturday, 9 April 2016

Anticipated Reads for April 2016

Anticipated Reads for April

Here is a list of the books I am most looking forward to reading that are published this month. Are any of the titles on your upcoming reads list? Please let me know what you are planning to read in the comments below!

When We Collided by Emery Lord 
Published April 5th by Bloomsbury USA Childrens

Seventeen year-old Jonah Daniels has lived in Verona Cove, California, his whole life, and only one thing has ever changed: his father used to be alive, and now he is not. With a mother lost in a deep bout of depression, Jonah and his five siblings struggle to keep up their home and the restaurant their dad left behind. But at the start of summer, a second change rolls in: Vivi Alexander, the new girl in town.

The Mirror King (Orphan Queen) by Jodi Meadows
Published April 5th by Katherine Tegen Books

In this stunning conclusion to The Orphan Queen, Jodi Meadows follows Wilhelmina’s breathtaking and brave journey from orphaned criminal on the streets to magic-wielding queen.

Tell the Wind and Fire by Sarah Rees Brennan
Published April 5th by Clarion Books

Celebrated author Sarah Rees Brennan weaves a magical tale of romance and revolution, love and loss.

The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry
Published April 12th by Viking Books for Young Readers

From the author of the award-winning All the Truth That's in Me comes a spellbinding thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final page and make you wonder if miracles really are possible.

Dreamology by Lucy Keating
Published April 12th by HarperTeen

Vibrantly offbeat and utterly original, Lucy Keating’s debut novel combines the unconventional romance of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind with the sweetness and heart of Jenny Han.

This is the Story of You by Beth Kephart
Published April 12th by Chronicle Books

Gripping and poetic, This Is the Story of You is about the beauty of nature and the power of family, about finding hope in the wake of tragedy and recovery in the face of overwhelming loss.

The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas
Published April 19th by Delacorte Press

For fans of Gillian Flynn’s Dark Places and Sara Shepard’s Pretty Little Liars, The Darkest Corners is a psychological thriller about the lies little girls tell, and the deadly truths those lies become.

There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane 
Published April 26th by Month9Books, LLC 

Peace. Love. Order. Dome. That’s the motto that the Order has given the residents of Dome 1618 to live by. Natalia Greyes is a resident of Dome 1618, a covered city protected from the deadly radiation that has poisoned the world outside for four generations. Nat never questioned the Order, until one day she sees a stranger on the outside of her dome. Now Nat wants answers. What else might her government be hiding from the good and loyal people of Dome 1618?

Heir to the Sky by Amanda Sun
Published April 26th by Harlequin Teen

As heir to a kingdom of floating continents, Kali has spent her life bound by limits: by her duties as a member of the royal family, by a forced betrothal to the son of a nobleman, and by the edge of the only world she's ever known—a small island hovering above a monster-ridden earth, long since uninhabited by humans. She is the Eternal Flame of Hope for what's left of mankind, the wick and the wax burning in service for her people, and for their revered Phoenix, whose magic keeps them aloft. 

The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian 
Published April 26th by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 

From the critically acclaimed author of The List comes a stunning new novel about a girl who must say goodbye to everything she knows after a storm wreaks havoc on her hometown.

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
Published April 26th by Del Rey

A page-turning debut in the tradition of Michael Crichton, World War Z, and The Martian, Sleeping Giants is a thriller fueled by an earthshaking mystery—and a fight to control a gargantuan power.

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
Published April 26th by St. Martin's Griffin

A lush and vivid story that is steeped in Indian folklore and mythology. The Star-Touched Queen is a novel that no reader will soon forget.

The Rose & the Dagger (The Wrath and the Dawn) by Renée Ahdieh
Published April 26th by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers

The much anticipated sequel to the breathtaking The Wrath and the Dawn, lauded by Publishers Weekly as "a potent page-turner of intrigue and romance."


  1. More intriguing titles for my list! You have given me so many, I will be reading for a very long time!

    1. I'll be looking forward to hearing which ones you read and your thoughts!