August 2021


20 of the Most Anticipated New Books to Read this August


Fans of what-if/alternate lives/time travel fiction will be drawn to Adlakha’s debut centered on Maria, 39, a psychiatrist, wife and mother of two with one on the way who wakes one day in her 17-year-old body. When she learns she’s been sent back to prevent a tragedy involving her husband’s family, will it change his — or her — future forever?

July 2021

Booklist Starred Review

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Adlakha’s debut is a truly compelling read, making the reader consider what they would do if offered a second chance, how they might deal with an impossible choice, and what is most important in life. The characters are relatable, the story is gripping, and the blend of domestic fiction with a hint of science fiction is just plain great. Offer it to fans of Kate Atkinson’s Life after Life (2013), Jo Walton’s My Real Children (2014), and book clubs. 

— Alene Moroni

July 2021

49 New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books to Keep You Turning Pages in August

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The end of summer is approaching, but there’s still a full month of what we can technically refer to as “summer reading.” Good thing August has a galaxy’s worth of new sci-fi and fantasy book releases, with parallel universesghost hunters, supernatural battles, deep-space intrigue, all manner of witches, and so much more. Read on!

July 2021

Exciting New August 2021 Book Releases

Booklist Queen

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Wondering what to read now? Here are all the hot new August 2021 book releases for you. I’ll let you know what I’ve read, what I can’t wait to read, and what’s getting all the attention this month.

June 3, 2021

The Masters Review Blog

A Baker's Dozen of Books We're Looking Forward to in the Second Half of 2021

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2021 is chock full of exciting releases. We’ve already reviewed a few of the wonderful new books released this year, with more scheduled throughout the year. As we look to the summer and fall, here is a handful of the great books on our radar, which should be on yours, too!

May 24, 2021

Novel Visits 2021 Summer Preview


I don’t know about you, but I cannot wait for summer and vacation season! I don’t even care that much what I’ll be doing. Like the rest of you, I’m just looking forward to that move toward a more normal life. Isn’t it finally starting to feel like we can relax a little? Wherever I am and whatever else I might be doing, I know that books will be a huge part of my summer, and this summer there are SO MANY great books to choose from. Let me tell you, it was no easy task narrowing my Summer Preview 2021, to these 20 books. I really hope you find many to add to your own summer reading list.

March 2, 2021

Women's Fiction Getting Rave Reviews on Netgalley


She Wouldn't Change a Thing

by Sarah Adlakha

Thirty-nine-year-old Maria is given the chance to change the past when she wakes up to discover she’s 17 again. She knows that it’s only a few weeks until a tragedy will strike that will lead to meeting her future husband. Maria wonders if she can change history without risking the future that she wants desperately to return to. “This is a brilliantly written story with phenomenal character development that will leave you asking the question, ‘what would I do?’” says librarian Isabella P. “I’m eager to see what this author writes next.”