On the Radar: New Adult Books Coming in January 2021

It’s a new year which means brand new books to share! Check out the titles below for some of the new adult books On the Radar this January.


Persephone Station by Stina Leicht

Published by Gallery/Saga Press

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Science Fiction

Adult Fiction


The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

Published by St. Martin’s Press

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Thriller, Mystery, Retelling

Adult Fiction


Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Literary, Contemporary

Adult Fiction

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On the Radar: New J/Teen Books Coming in January 2021

A new year is almost upon us and that means more On the Radar! Check out the titles below for some of the juvenile and teen books coming to shelves in January.


Shaking Up the House by Yamile Saied Méndez

Published by HarperCollins

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Contemporary

Juvenile Fiction


Lore by Alexandra Bracken

Published by Disney-Hyperion

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Mythology

Teen Fiction


City of the Plague God by Sarwat Chadda

Published by Rick Riordan Presents

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Fantasy, Mythology

Juvenile Fiction


Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala

Published by Sourcebooks Fire

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Teen Fiction


Unplugged by Gordon Korman

Published by Balzer + Bray

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Contemporary

Juvenile Fiction


Root Magic by Eden Royce

Published by Walden Pond Press

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fantasy

Juvenile Fiction


The World Between Blinks by Amie Kaufman & Ryan Graudin\

Published by Quill Tree Books

Expected on January 5, 2021

Genres: Fantasy

Juvenile Fiction


Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

Published by Balzer + Bray

Expected on January 12, 2021

Genres: Contemporary

Teen Fiction


You Have a Match by Emma Lord

Published by Wednesday Books

Expected on January 12, 2021

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Teen Fiction


Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

Published by Dutton Books for Young Readers

Expected on January 19, 2021

Genres: Historical Fiction, Romance

Teen Fiction


Which upcoming juvenile and teen books are you most excited for in 2021?

Let us know in the comments below!

On the Radar: New Books Coming in December 2020


It’s the last month of On the Radar for the year! Check out the titles below for some of the new books coming to shelves in December.


How to Catch a Queen by Alyssa Cole

Published by Avon

Expected on December 1, 2020

Genres: Romance, Contemporary

Adult Fiction


The Cousins by Karen M. McManus

Published by Delacorte Press

Expected on December 1, 2020

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Teen Fiction


The Blade Between by Sam J. Miller

Published by Ecco

Expected on December 1, 2020

Genres: Horror

Adult Fiction


Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo

Published by Seal Press

Expected on December 1, 2020

Genres: Race, Feminism, History, Political, Sociology

Adult NonFiction


A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton

Published by Random House Children’s Books

Expected on December 8, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Anthology, Short Stories

Teen Fiction


Crosshairs by Catherine Hernandez

Published by Atria Books

Expected on December 8, 2020

Genres: Science Fiction, Dystopia

Adult Fiction


Adventure Stories for Daring Girls by Samantha Newman

Published by Arcturus Publishing

Expected on December 15, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Fairy Tales, Mythology, Historical

Juvenile Fiction


Coming Up for Air by Nicole Tyndall

Published by Delacorte Press

Expected on December 15, 2020

Genres: Contemporary

Teen Fiction


Are any of these books on your radar or are you adding them to your TBR now?

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On the Radar: New Adult Books Coming in November

On the Radar is back with November’s adult titles! Check out what new releases are coming below.


The Museum of Forgotten Memories by Anstey Harris

Published by Gallery Books

Expected on November 3, 2020

Genres: Mystery

Adult Fiction


The Best of Me by David Sedaris

Published by Little, Brown & Company

Expected on November 3, 2020

Genres: Humor, Essays

Adult NonFiction


One Life by Megan Rapinoe

Published by Penguin Press

Expected on November 10, 2020

Genres: Autobiography, Memoir

Adult NonFiction


After All I’ve Done by Mina Hardy

Published by Crooked Lane Books

Expected on November 10, 2020

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Adult Fiction


A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem  by Manda Collins

Published by Forever

Expected on November 10, 2020

Genres: Romance, Historical

Adult Fiction


A Promised Land by Barack Obama

Published by Penguin Random House

Expected on November 17, 2020

Genres: Politics, Autobiography, Memoir

Adult NonFiction


Little Wishes by Michelle Adams

Published by William Morrow

Expected on November 17, 2020

Genres: Romance

Adult Fiction


The Night of Fire by Kjell Eriksson

Published by Minotaur Books

Expected on November 17, 2020

Genres: Mystery

Adult Fiction


Which titles are you most excited for this month?

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On the Radar: New J/Teen Books Coming in November


It’s time again for On the Radar! Check out the titles below for some of the new Juvenile and Teen books coming to shelves in November.


Serena Says by Tanita S. Davis

Published by Katherine Tegen Books

Expected on November 3, 2020

Genres: Realistic, Contemporary

Juvenile Fiction


Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

Published by Feiwel & Friends

Expected on November 3, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Teen Fiction


A Deal with the Elf King by Elise Kova

Published by Silver Wing Press

Expected on November 6, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Romance

Teen Fiction


This is Your Time by Ruby Bridges

Published by Delacorte Press

Expected on November 10, 2020

Genres: Biography

Juvenile NonFiction


A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Expected on November 10, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Teen Fiction


These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong

Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books

Expected on November 17, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Historical, Retelling

Teen Fiction


Super Fake Love Song by David Yoon

Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Expected on November 17, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Teen Fiction


Ruinsong by Julia Ember

Published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

Expected on November 24, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Romance

Teen Fiction


Are any of these titles on your TBR?

Let us know what upcoming J/Teen books you’re excited for in the comments below!

On the Radar: New Adult Books Coming in October

On the Radar is back with October’s adult titles! Check out what new releases are coming below.


The Invisble Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

Published by Tor Books

Expected on October 6, 2020

Genres: Fantasy

Adult Fiction


The Perfect Nine: The Epic of Gĩkũyũ and Mũmbi by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Published by The New Press

Expected on October 6, 2020

Genres: Poetry, Literary

Adult Fiction

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On the Radar: New J/Teen Books Coming in October


It’s time again for On the Radar! Check out the titles below for some of the new Juvenile and Teen books coming to shelves in October.


Over the Woodward Wall by A. Deborah Baker

Published by Tordotcom

Expected on October 6, 2020

Genres: Fantasy

Juvenile Fiction


Closer to Nowhere by Ellen Hopkins

Published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Expected on October 6, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Realistic

Juvenile Fiction


Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz

Published by Page Street Kids

Expected on October 6, 2020

Genres: Fantasy

Teen Fiction


Twins by Varian Johnson

Published by Graphix

Expected on October 6, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Realistic

Juvenile Fiction


Cleo Porter and the Body Electric by Jake Burt

Published by Feiwel & Friends

Expected on October 6, 2020

Genres: Science Fiction, Dystopia

Juvenile Fiction


I Hope You’re Listening by Tom Ryan

Published by Aw Teen

Expected on October 6, 2020

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Teen Fiction


This Is All Your Fault by Aminah Mae Safi

Published by Feiwel & Friends

Expected on October 13, 2020

Genres: Contemporary

Teen Fiction


Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World by Elena Favilli

Published by Rebel Girls

Expected on October 13, 2020

Genres: History, Biography

Juvenile Nonfiction


Among the Beasts & Briars by Ashley Poston

Published by Balzer + Bray

Expected on October 20, 2020

Genres: Fantasy

Teen Fiction


Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

Published by Jimmy Patterson

Expected on October 27, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Historical

Teen Fiction


Are you excited for any of these upcoming releases? Did we leave out a book you’re hyped for?

Let us know in the comments below!

On the Radar: New Adult Books Coming in September 2020


On the Radar is back with September’s adult titles! Check out what new releases are coming below.


The Lying Life of Adults by Elena Ferrante

Published by Europa Editions

Expected on September 1, 2020

Genres: Literary

Adult Fiction


Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Published by Knopf

Expected on September 1, 2020

Genres: Literary, Contemporary

Adult Fiction


When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Published by William Morrow

Expected on September 1, 2020

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Adult Fiction


Coffee Days Whisky Nights by Cyrus Parker

Published by Central Avenue Publishing

Expected on September 8, 2020

Genres: Poetry

Adult Fiction


The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart

Published by Orbit

Expected on September 8, 2020

Genres: Fantasy

Adult Fiction


The Roommate by Rosie Danan

Published by Berkley

Expected on September 15, 2020

Genres: Romance, Contemporary

Adult Fiction


The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett

Published by Macmillan

Expected on September 15, 2020

Genres: Historical, Fantasy

Adult Fiction


Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Published by Bloomsbury

Expected on September 15, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Mystery

Adult Fiction


The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

Published by Pamela Dorman Books

Expected on September 22, 2020

Genres: Mystery

Adult Fiction


A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

Published by Del Rey Books

Expected on September 29, 2020

Genres: Fantasy

Adult Fiction


Are you excited for any of these picks? What September releases are you hoping to read?

Let us know in the comments below and be sure to follow LPLS Recommends via email or WordPress.

On the Radar: New J/Teen Books Coming in September 2020


It’s time again for On the Radar! Check out the titles below for some of the new Juvenile and Teen books coming to shelves in September.


Tune it Out by Jamie Summer

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Expected on September 1, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Realistic

Juvenile Fiction


Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

Published by Swoon Reads

Expected on September 1, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Romance

Teen Fiction


Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson

Published by Nancy Paulsen Books

Expected on September 1, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Realistic, Sports

Juvenile Fiction


Witches of Brooklyn by Sophie Escabasse

Published by Random House Graphic

Expected on September 1, 2020

Genres: Fantasy

Juvenile Fiction


Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera

Published by Levine Querido

Expected on September 8, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Realistic, Sports

Juvenile Fiction


The Other Side of the Sky by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Published by HarperTeen

Expected on September 8, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction

Teen Fiction


Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

Published by Katherine Tegen Books

Expected on September 15, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller

Teen Fiction


Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Published by Margaret K. McElderryBooks

Expected on September 15, 2020

Genres: Fantasy, Retelling

Teen Fiction


Miss Meteor by Tehlor Kay Mejia & Anna-Marie McLemore

Published by HarperTeen

Expected on September 22, 2020

Genres: Magical Realism, Fantasy

Teen Fiction


Skyhunter by Marie Lu

Published by Roaring Brook Press

Expected on September 29, 2020

Genres: Science Fiction, Dystopia

Teen Fiction


Are you excited for any of these upcoming titles?

Let us know in the comments below!

On the Radar: New Books Coming in August 2020


It’s time again for On the Radar! Check out the titles below for some of the new books coming to shelves in August.


The Comeback by Ella Berman

Published by Berkley

Expected on August 3, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Literary

Adult Fiction


The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

Published by Riverhead Books

Expected on August 4, 2020

Genres: Contemporary

Adult Fiction

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