Most Anticipated Releases of 2021: July to September
July is here, and it’s time to look ahead to the Science Fiction and Fantasy reads I’m most excited about in the third quarter of 2021! Not only do I enjoy making these lists, they also help me organize my reading by focusing my attention to the highly anticipated releases that I’d like to check out.
I’ve been trying to limit my TBR and only focus on the “must reads” but geez, it’s shocking how the books still add up! There’s already an impressive tower on my to-read pile, and while I’m under no illusions that I’ll be able to read them all, hopefully I can get to most of them (and also put some new books on people’s radars.
So what are your most anticipated releases for the next few months? Do you have any of these books on your list? What’s missing that I should be checking out?
July 6 – Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim, Capture the Crown by Jennifer Estep, Half Sick of Shadows by Laura Sebastian, The Empire’s Ruin by Brian Staveley
July 13 – Such A Quiet Place by Megan Miranda, The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix, Wings of Shadow by Nicki Pau Preto, A Psalm for the Wild-Build by Becky Chambers
July 20 – Come With Me by Ronald Malfi, The Retreat by Elisabeth de Mariaffi, For Your Own Good by Samantha Downing, She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan
July 27 – Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena
August 3 – The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones, The Desert Prince by Peter V. Brett
August 10 – Paper & Blood by Kevin Hearne
August 17 – The Exiled Fleet by J.S. Dewes, Velvet Was The Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
August 24 – Feral Creatures by Kira Jane Buxton, The Pariah by Anthony Ryan
August 31 – Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer, Revelator by Daryl Gregory, My Heart Is A Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones
September 7 – Mastermind by Andrew Mayne, Among Thieves by M.J. Kuhn
September 14 – Empire of the Vampire by Jay Kristoff, The Wisdom of Crowds by Joe Abercrombie
September 21 – The Free Bastards by Jonathan French, The Seven Visitations of Sydney Burgess by Andy Marino, Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow by Christina Henry
September 28 – The Last House on Needless Street by Catriona Ward, Summer Sons by Lee Mandelo, Hyde by Craig Russell
That’s a pretty long list. Happy reading, my friend 🙂
These look amazing.. so many of them are going on my tbr! Thanks so much for sharing!
Oh that’s many intriguing things there for this month!
So many good books to look forward to and I’ve already read three of these and started a fourth – woot.
Ooo – several of these I haven’t heard of! July is always such a busy reading month 😁
The Six Crimson Cranes cover looks great!
Several of these are on my list!
The Exiled Fleet is very high on my “wanted” list, since I enjoyed the first book in the series very much, but I can’t forget Empire of the Vampire as well, and my sights are already set on Pariah….
I’m surprised we only have three books in common this month, but wow that tells you there are a ton being published in July! So excited for many of these😁
I can’t wait for Wings of Shadow, Velvet was the Night and Empire of the Vampire! And honestly so many more!
There are many here I’d like to try. I’ve read The Pariah and absolutely loved it. It’s my first Ryan book but I can’t wait to read the next ones in the series. Very interesting character. And I’ve already started purchasing some of his older works to try.
Jennifer Estep has a new one? Yay! Also yes to EotV and Six Crimson Cranes!
Some goood books coming out 🙂
I loved Six Crimson Cranes!! I hope you will have time to read it and enjoy it!
AWESOME list! I have quite a few of these on my wishlist! 🙂
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