As a book lover, I’m always on the lookout for my next favourite read. Whether it’s a new release or a classic that’s been on my to-be-read list for ages, I’m always eager to dive into a new world and discover new characters to love. Today, I’m sharing a handful of books that are currently on my TBR list and were sent to me via NetGalley to review and feature.
Enter a world of danger, mystery, and romance in The Foxglove King by Hannah Whitten, the first book in a thrilling new epic fantasy series. Lore has lived a life of secrets, using her skills to run poisons for the cartel that raised her and keeping her forbidden affinity for death magic hidden. But when she is captured by the Sainted King’s warrior monks, she is given a choice: use her powers to solve a mysterious illness that is killing entire villages, or face execution.
Thrown into a world of opulent court life, Lore must navigate a web of deceit, betrayal, and danger as she tries to uncover the truth behind the mysterious deaths. With political intrigue, religious tension, and a forbidden romance, “The Foxglove King” is a gripping tale of survival and self-discovery in a world where nothing is as it seems.
In The Book That Wouldn’t Burn by Mark Lawrence, books may crumble into dust, but their stories can endure for centuries. This captivating new tale from the acclaimed author of Prince of Thorns introduces readers to Evar, a young man confined to a massive library that has outlasted entire empires, and Livira, a girl from a tiny settlement plagued by nightmares.
Though their lives have been overlooked by the world, Evar and Livira are about to embark on a journey that will change everything. As their intertwined stories weave through different times and places, they will uncover hidden secrets about themselves and the world around them. But this is not a simple story of discovery; blood will be shed and cities will burn as the truth is revealed. With themes of love, betrayal, and the blurred lines between truth and lies, The Book That Wouldn’t Burn is an enthralling adventure that readers won’t want to miss.
Rosalyn Briar’s Her Dark Enchantments explores the origins of the villain of Sleeping Beauty, known by many names including the Wicked Fairy and the Mistress of All Evil. Myravelle Spinner spent her childhood in a tower with only spiders, spindles, and stone walls as a company while her mother spun gold for the king. When Myravelle makes a fateful mistake, she becomes the healer in the king’s Sleepy Wood Company, draining her life force to wake soldiers from a cursed sleep.
Now, Myravelle must choose a new canvas for her magic – a man whose life she drains with a dagger to fuel her powers. Byzarien Dumont, scarred and impoverished by the fires of fairy magic, loathes fairies and resents Myravelle. When their families are threatened, they must learn to trust each other before the dark magic spinning in Myravelle’s soul unravels. Her Dark Enchantments is a tale of love, trust, and the making of a monster.
Dare You To Hate Me is the first book in a captivating romance series, the acclaimed author B. Celeste of Underneath the Sycamore Tree takes readers on a journey into the complex lives of the Lindon U football players and the girls who change their lives forever.
Ivy, who ran away from her best friend at sixteen, never thought she would see him again. But fate has other plans when both of them end up at Lindon University four years later. As Ivy struggles to rebuild her life, Aiden Griffith, Lindon U’s star tight end and her former friend, shows up at her workplace. Despite her efforts to keep her distance, Ivy finds herself drawn to Aiden again as he refuses to let her go.
As Aiden’s future in the NFL seems closer than ever, Ivy realizes that she must confront her feelings before they have to say goodbye once again. Dare You To Hate Me is a powerful story about love, friendship, and second chances.
Beg You to Trust Me is the latest addition to the captivating romance series by B. Celeste, author of the beloved Underneath the Sycamore Tree, which introduces us to Skylar Allen. As a freshman in college, Skylar seeks to leave behind her past and start anew. However, one fateful night at a football party derails her plans.
As she struggles to cope with the memories of that night, Daniel Bridges, the university’s star wide receiver, enters her life. Though he initially seems like a threat, he offers to help her forget the parts of the night she can’t remember.
But as their friendship deepens, Skylar finds herself falling for the charming football player. He teaches her to trust again and opens her eyes to a world of possibilities she never thought possible.
In Mountains Made of Glass by Scarlett St. Claire, Gesela has spent her entire life in Elk, a cursed village where each villager must break a series of curses with disastrous consequences. When the village’s well runs dry, it’s up to Gesela to save her home by killing the toad at the bottom of the well. But to her surprise, the toad is actually an Elven prince under a curse of his own. Upon his death, his brothers seek revenge and banish Gesela to live with their seventh brother, known as “the beast.”
Expecting to find a hideous monster, Gesela instead discovers a beautiful man who offers her a deal: if she can guess his true name in seven days and speak it with love, she can go free. But as they spend time together, Gesela and the beast begin to develop feelings for each other. With time running out, can they learn to love and break the curse before it’s too late? Mountains Made of Glass is a tale of curses, love, and the power of redemption.
Experience a scorching romance between two childhood friends as they navigate through their darkest secrets in Timeless Encore by Kaylene Winter.
Zane, a sexy billionaire rockstar, and Fiona, his plus-size soulmate, have finally reunited after years of being apart. But their happiness is short-lived as their past comes back to haunt them, threatening to destroy the very foundation they have built together.
As they face anxiety and self-doubt, their love is put to the ultimate test. Can they outrun their past and find the courage to embrace their future? Or will decades of deception tear them apart?
Timeless Encore is a must-read sequel to Timeless, the eighth book in the Less Than Zero Rockstar Romance Series. Get ready for a steamy romance that will leave you breathless and questioning if true love is truly timeless. Note: It is highly recommended to read Books 1-4 before diving into any of the “ENCORE” sequels to avoid spoilers.
These are just a few of the exciting new releases that you should add to your TBR list. With so many amazing books coming out every month, it can be hard to keep up, but taking the time to discover new authors and explore different genres can be a rewarding experience. So, grab a cup of coffee, cozy up with a blanket, and get ready to dive into these new releases. Happy reading!