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New Month New Books

New Month New Books

We made it almost the entire summer here in the Metroplex without the blazing temperatures, but these past couple of days have finally felt like a Texas Summer. August may or may not bring the heat, but these new releases sure will!

Below you’ll find eight new books to welcome our eighth month in 2019.

August 6

August 6

Ellie de Florent-Stinson went from trailer park to Palm Springs after rising to fame as a glamorous fashion designer. On the cusp of her fortieth birth day, she seems to have everything she could ever want. At her birthday party, surrounded by everyone who’s important to her, the skeletons she’s been hiding have a birthday surprise she’ll never forget.

August 6

August 6

Eliza, a young jewelry shop owner accidentally leads her Instagram followers into believing she’s engaged, and then decides to keep up the ruse.

August 6

August 6

Maddie is 16 with a mother for a best friend, a father she’s never met, a crush on a boy named Jack, and cancer. With an unknown amount of time on earth, Maddie learns about first love, family secrets, and tragedy.

August 13

August 13

As one of the only female firefighters in a Texas Firehouse, Cassie has seen her fair share of emergencies and trauma. Uprooting her comfortable life to move across the country to Boston for her mother is a different kind of emergency Cassie doesn’t know how to handle. What follows is a story about hope, family, and love in unexpected places.

August 13

August 13

By day, Jo Kuan is a maid for one of the richest families in Atlanta. By night, she moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady, "Dear Miss Sweetie."

August 13

August 13

“What do you love? What do you hate? What do you want?” Creative writing teacher Alex Witt doesn’t expect her prompt to uncover disturbing secrets at her school. She learns about The Ten--the students at the top of the school's social hierarchy--as well as their connection to something called The Darkroom. As secrets begin to come out, a gender war breaks out at well.

August 13

August 13

When Tess Clarke wakes up in the hospital the day after her son Jamie's eighth birthday, she's sure of these things: She's been stabbed, her son is missing, her brother-in-law and her grief counselor are involved. But no one is listening to her.

August 27

August 27

Sylvia Day, author of the Crossfire series, returns with a passionate new love story about a woman who’s finally found peace, and a man who threatens to shatter it.

Q&A with Lisa Ann Gallagher

Q&A with Lisa Ann Gallagher

Four New Releases to Celebrate July 4th

Four New Releases to Celebrate July 4th