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August 17, 2017

Available ARCs ~ August 2017

Kate Hart
Man, what a damn mess we have in the US right now. My social media feeds are 85% horror at the news, 5% memes, and 10% fellow authors wondering how the hell they're supposed to promote their books and make a living in this climate.

For the record, I think we've reached the point where it's 100% okay to tweet promo and politics at the same time (if you didn't, you'd be waiting until 2045 to get a word in edgewise, and that's an optimistic prediction). However, I'm also keenly aware that it's awkward to promote yourself even in the best of circumstances -- and I know book bloggers and readers are having a hard time finding new titles through all the news.

So! Here is one small assist. I cruised through NetGalley and Edelweiss and made a list of ARCs available for request, organized by genre. This list does not even attempt to be exhaustive (and please don't hate me if I missed your book. There are a lot.) I have not read any of these, so my selection criteria includes but is not limited to:
  • POC/NDN/LGBTQ/disability/other marginalized rep (success of which may be up for debate)
  • author is notable, notorious, and/or an award-winner
  • description sounds unique and/or interesting
  • cover looked cool
  • because I felt like it.

If you are wondering "what the hell are NetGalley and Edelweiss," no worries: The Book BratzLili's Reflections, and Stacked have the help you need. And if you find this list helpful, please let me know -- I'd be happy to do similar posts in the future if they're useful (maybe monthly, so the post isn't quite so long?).

Sharing is always appreciated!


anthologies

    


Behind the Song edited by K. M. Walton; Buzz Books 2017 Fall/WinterFeral Youth edited by Shaun Hutchinson (NG, EW); Meet Cute by various authors; Three Sides of a Heart edited by Natalie Parker



contemporary

assault/abuse

  

Being Fishkill by Ruth Lehrer; The Closest I've Come by Fred Aceves; The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed (NG, EW)


dating and sex

   

Kaleidoscope Song by Fox Benwell (NG, EW); Let's Talk About Love by Claire Kann; This Is Not a Love Letter by Kim Purcell; You Don't Know Me But I Know You by Rebecca Barrow


family
   
    
American Panda by Gloria Chao; Calling My Name by Liara Tamani; Far From the Tree by Robin Benwell; Frankie by Shivaun Plozza
Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga; Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds (NG US, NG Canada, EW); Love, Hate, and Other Filters by Samira Ahmed (NG, EW); Right Where You Left Me by Calla Devlin (NG, EW); You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone by Rachel Lynn Solomon


friendships

 

Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills; Neighborhood Girls by Jessie Ann Foley


mental health

  

Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp; Madness by Zac Brewer; Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman (NG, EW)


mystery/thriller/action/adventure

     
A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo; The Becoming of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkin (NG, EW); Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta; On the Free by Coert Voorhees; This Darkness Mine by Mindy McGinnis


romance

  

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren (NG, EW); Jaya and Rasa: A Love Story by Sonia Patel; Prince In Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm




fantasy

   
  

Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor; An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson; Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi; Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows; Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao; One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake


graphic novel


I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina, Stacey Robinson, and John Jennings
("The Hate You Give + The Lovely Bones" -- whoa)



historical

    

Among the Red Stars by Gwen C. Katz; The Girl With the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke; The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe; No Saints in Kansas by Amy Brashear


horror

 

The Devils You Know by M. C. Atwood; Uncanny by David Macinnis Gill



magical realism

  

All The Wind In The World by Samantha Mabry (NG, EW); The Memory Trees by Kali Wallace; The November Girl by Lydia Kang


nonfiction


The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater; Not Your Princess by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale



sci fi

    
  

All Rights Reserved by Gregory Scott Katsoulis; Landscape With Invisible Hand by M. T. Anderson; Last Star Burning by Caitlin Sangster (NGEW); Thirteen Rising by Romina Russell;  Tool of War by Paolo Bacigalupi; Zero Repeat Forever by G. S. Prendergast (NG UK, NG Canada, NG US, EW)


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