2021 releases

This acts as an accountability tracker for the 2021 releases that caught my attention. I’m trying to read as much of the latest releases as I can for the year.

If you would like to know more about my thoughts about each book, just click the headers, you’ll be directed to the respective blog posts. Also, symbols with ✓ are already read while the ones with ✗, I’ve not read.

january – june

january: 18/20
february: 15/21
march: 12/22
april: 12/17
may: 10/32
june: 7/36

july – december


january to june

sequels to continue

j a n u a r y, f e b r u a r y
we free the stars – hafsah faizal
✗ winterkeep – kristin cashore
✓ a vow so bold and deadly – brigid kemmerer
all the tides of fate – adalyn grace
✓ a court of silver flames – sarah j. maas

m a r c h, a p r i l
✗ chain of iron – cassandra clare
bridge of souls – victoria schwab
act your age, eve brown – talia hibbert
✗ rule of wolves – leigh bardugo
aru shah and the city of gold – roshani chokshi
✗ the serpent’s curse – lisa maxwell

m a y, j u n e
heartstopper volume 4 – alice oseman
✗ mister impossible – maggie stiefvater
✗ a chorus rises – bethany c. morrow
✗ the box in the woods – maureen johnson
✗ broken web – lori m. lee
✗ witchshadow – susan dennard

contemporary + some historical fiction

m a r c h & a p r i l
yolk – mary h.k. choi
✗ once upon a quinceañera – monica gomez-hira
✗ she’s too pretty to burn – wendy heard
✗ with you all the way – cynthia hand
second first impressions – sally thorne
✓ the forest of stolen girls – june hur
✗ kate in waiting – becky albertalli
✓ dial a for aunties – jesse q. sutanto

m a y
counting down with you – tashie bhuiyan
✗ luck of the titanic – stacey lee
✗ people we meet on vacation – emily henry
✗ from little tokyo, with love – sarah kuhn
the other side of perfect – mariko turk
✗ made in korea – sarah suk
✗ last chance books – kelsey rodkey
✗ the marvelous mirza girls – sheba karim
✗ tokyo ever after – emiko jean
✗ sixteen scandals – sophie jordan
✗ not my problem – ciara smyth
✗ malibu rising – taylor jenkins reid

j u n e
✗ one last stop – casey mcquiston
✗ ace of spades – faridah àbíké-íyímídé
✗ the ghosts we keep – mason deaver
an emotion of great delight – tahereh mafi
✗ love and other natural disasters – misa sugiura

fantasy standalone

new series

j a n u a r y, f e b r u a r y, m a r c h, a p r i l
wings of ebony – j. elle
✗ the gilded ones – namina forna
✓ a dark and hollow star – ashley shuttleworth
✗ a trial of sorcerers – elise kova
✓ pride and premeditation – tirzah price
✓ the infinity courts – akemi dawn bowman
witches steeped in gold – ciannon smart

m a y, j u n e
the last fallen star – graci kim
✗ realm breaker – victoria aveyard
✗ blade of secrets – tricia levenseller
the jasmine throne – tasha suri
sisters of the snake – sasha & sarena nanua
✗ for the wolf – hanna f. whiten
✗ my contrary mary – cynthia hand, brodi ashton & jodi meadows
✗ generation misfits – akemi dawn bowman

more that appeared on my radar

m a y
✓ arsenic and adobo – mia p. manansala
the dragon of jin-sayeng – k.s. villoso
✗ extraordinary – v.e. schwab
✗ ophie’s ghosts – justina ireland
✗ the force of fire – sayantani dasgupta
✗ sister of the bollywood bride – nandini bajpai

j u n e
✓ fifteen hundred miles from the sun – jonny garza villa
✗ the marvelous – claire kann
✗ of princes and promises – sandhya menon
✗ the lady or the lion – aamna qureshi
✗ this poison heart – kalynn bayron

mostly contemporary romances and historical romances

a p r i l
my almost ex – piper rayne
✗ somewhere between bitter and sweet – laekan zea kemp
the duke undone – joanna lowell
crave thy neighbor – teagan hunter
not pretending anymore – penelope ward & vi keeland
the virgin rule book – lauren blakely
✗ someone wanton his way comes – christi caldwell
✗ the crown of gilded bones – jennifer l. armentrout

m a y
✗ bossing the cowboy – kennedy fox
✗ every body shines: sixteen stories about living fabulously fat – edited by cassandra newbould | anthology
✗ my vegas groom – piper rayne
✗ misfit in love – s.k. ali
✗ her scottish scoundrel – sophie barnes
my fair marchioness – christi caldwell
✗ a kiss for a kiss – helena hunting

j u n e
✗ grace and glory – jennifer l. armentrout
the girl from the sea – molly ostertag
✗ dead dead girls – nekesa afia
✗ curse of the spectre queen – jenny elder moke
✗ instructions for dancing – nicola yoon
✗ the wolf and the woodsman – ava reid
✗ we can’t keep meeting like this – rachel lynn soloman
✗ rising like a storm – tanaz bhathena
✗ blackout – edited by dhonielle clayton | ✗ anthology
✗ the bone way – holly j. underhill
✗ the importance of being wanton – christi caldwell
the virgin game plan – lauren blakely

july to december