Each Monday, I’ll catalog the biggest and most exciting adult and YA fiction — and the occasional nonfiction — coming out that week.
THE PARIS ORPHAN, Natasha Lester. A model moves to France to photograph World War II for Vogue; decades later, a young woman discovers monumental secrets about her mother while curating a collection of wartime photographs. Indiebound, Amazon.
THERE WILL COME A DARKNESS, Katy Rose Pool. One-hundred years ago, the Seven Prophets, put on earth to protect its citizens, disappeared, leaving behind one last prophecy foretelling that a new Prophet could unite, or destroy, the world. Could one of this novel’s cast of five unlikely characters be the Prophet? Indiebound, Amazon.
THE NIGHTJAR, Deborah Hewitt. A woman with the ability to see “nightjars” — magical birds that protect human souls — must travel to an alternate London to develop her talents and save her best friend. Indiebound, Amazon.
AFTER THE FLOOD, Kassandra Montag. 100 years into the future, the world is mostly buried under water. When a woman’s husband kidnaps their daughter to uncertain ends, the mother will endanger everything she knows to get her back. Indiebound, Amazon. (read my brief Instagram review here.)
THE HARP OF KINGS, Juliet Marillier. A teenage musician and aspiring warrior discovers an otherworldly plot to disrupt her kingdom in this first in a series from an acclaimed fantasy novelist. Indiebound, Amazon.
THE GIRL THE SEA GAVE BACK, Adrienne Young. In this Viking-inspired YA fantasy, an 18-year-old orphan fortune teller covered in tattoos is thrust into the middle of a terrifying war. Indiebound, Amazon.