April 2020 New Book Releases 🔥

🔥 Hi guys, I hope you’re having a wonderful day, surrounded by the best readings!! ❤️ Today I’m bringing you one of my favorite posts where I show you my most anticipated new releases of the month. 🥰 I’m SO excited to be this 2020 sharing with you, is really a blessing, so I hope you enjoy these posts and find some new books to add to your endless TBR because as I always say: Good for the soul but bad for the walletright? But it’s what we love …BOOKS AND MORE BOOKS, so I hope you enjoy it. The books I choose to add here are just some that I would love to read at some point because they sound like something I’ll personally enjoy, so without more further ado, let’s start! 🔥


April 7th, 2020

The Lucky Ones by Liz Lawson

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How do you put yourself back together when it seems like you’ve lost it all?

May is a survivor. But she doesn’t feel like one. She feels angry. And lost. And alone. Eleven months after the school shooting that killed her twin brother, May still doesn’t know why she was the only one to walk out of the band room that day. No one gets what she went through–no one saw and heard what she did. No one can possibly understand how it feels to be her.

Zach lost his old life when his mother decided to defend the shooter. His girlfriend dumped him, his friends bailed, and now he spends his time hanging out with his little sister…and the one faithful friend who stuck around. His best friend is needy and demanding, but he won’t let Zach disappear into himself. Which is how Zach ends up at band practice that night. The same night May goes with her best friend to audition for a new band.

Which is how May meets Zach. And how Zach meets May. And how both might figure out that surviving could be an option after all.

Goodreads | Book Depository


 

Little Universes by Heather Demetrios

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One wave: that’s all it takes for the rest of Mae and Hannah Winters’ lives to change.

When a tsunami strikes the island where their parents are vacationing, it soon becomes clear that their mom and dad are never coming home. Forced to move to Boston from sunny California for the rest of their senior year, each girl struggles with secrets their parents’ death has brought to light, and with their uncertainty about the future. Instead of bringing them closer, it feels like the wave has torn the sisters apart.

Hannah is a secret poet who wants to be seen, but only knows how to hide. The pain pills she stole from her dead father hurl her onto the shores of an addiction she can’t shake and a dealer who turns her heart upside down. When it’s clear Hannah’s drowning, Mae, a budding astronaut suddenly launched into an existential crisis—and unexpected love—must choose between herself and the only family she has left.

Goodreads | Book Depository


 

Chosen Ones (The Chosen Ones #1) by Veronica Roth

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The first novel written for an adult audience by the mega-selling author of the Divergent franchise: five twenty-something heroes famous for saving the world when they were teenagers must face even greater demons—and reconsider what it means to be a hero . . . by destiny or by choice.

A decade ago near Chicago, five teenagers defeated the otherworldly enemy known as the Dark One, whose reign of terror brought widespread destruction and death. The seemingly un-extraordinary teens—Sloane, Matt, Ines, Albie, and Esther—had been brought together by a clandestine government agency because one of them was fated to be the “Chosen One,” prophesized to save the world. With the goal achieved, humankind celebrated the victors and began to mourn their lost loved ones.

Ten years later, though the champions remain celebrities, the world has moved forward and a whole, younger generation doesn’t seem to recall the days of endless fear. But Sloane remembers. It’s impossible for her to forget when the paparazzi haunt her every step just as the Dark One still haunts her dreams. Unlike everyone else, she hasn’t moved on; she’s adrift—no direction, no goals, no purpose. On the eve of the Ten Year Celebration of Peace, a new trauma hits the Chosen: the death of one of their own. And when they gather for the funeral at the enshrined site of their triumph, they discover to their horror that the Dark One’s reign never really ended.

Goodreads | Book Depository


 

April 14th, 2020

Redemption Prep by Samuel Miller

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Everyone knows Emma. Neesha’s her best friend, Aiden’s her basketball star boyfriend, and Evan’s her shadow, following Emma’s every move. She stands out, which is hard to do at Redemption Prep, a school where every student has been handpicked to attend its remote campus in the forest of Utah. So when she goes missing in plain sight, everyone notices. And everyone becomes a suspect, especially at a school with strict rules: Don’t skip mass. Don’t break curfew. Don’t go into

the woods.

Emma’s disappearance ignites an investigation, and Neesha, Aiden, and Evan all want to find her—for different reasons. But they each have their own secrets to hide, and not everyone wants Emma to be found.

As the search continues, the students realize that they’re not the only ones trying to hide something. Redemption Prep has secrets, too—secrets bigger than any of the students could have imagined, and Emma could be the key to finding out the truth… if anyone can find her. 

Goodreads | Book Depository


 

April 21st, 2020

Time of Our Lives by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka

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A reflective, romantic coming-of-age novel that explores life after high school–perfect for fans of Fangirl and Emergency Contact

A boy desperate to hold on, a girl ready to let go.

Fitz Holton waits in fear for the day his single mother’s early-onset Alzheimer’s starts stealing her memory. He’s vowed to stay close to home to care for her in the years to come–never mind the ridiculous college tour she’s forcing him on to visit schools where he knows he’ll never go. Juniper Ramirez is counting down the days until she can leave home, a home crowded with five younger siblings and zero privacy. Against the wishes of her tight-knit family, Juniper plans her own college tour of the East Coast with one goal: get out.

When Fitz and Juniper cross paths on their first college tour in Boston, they’re at odds from the moment they meet– while Juniper’s dying to start a new life apart for her family, Fitz faces the sacrifices he must make for his. Their relationship sparks a deep connection–in each other’s eyes, they glimpse alternate possibilities regarding the first big decision of their adult lives.

Time of Our Lives is a story of home and away, of the wonder and weight of memory, of outgrowing fears and growing into the future.

Goodreads | Book Depository


 

Late to the Party by Kelly Quindlen

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Seventeen is nothing like Codi Teller imagined.

She’s never crashed a party, never stayed out too late. She’s never even been kissed. And it’s not just because she’s gay. It’s because she and her two best friends, Maritza and JaKory, spend more time in her basement watching Netflix than engaging with the outside world.

So when Maritza and JaKory suggest crashing a party, Codi is highly skeptical. Those parties aren’t for kids like them. They’re for cool kids. Straight kids.

But then Codi stumbles upon one of those cool kids, Ricky, kissing another boy in the dark, and an unexpected friendship is formed. In return for never talking about that kiss, Ricky takes Codi under his wing and draws her into a wild summer filled with late nights, new experiences, and one really cute girl named Lydia.

The only problem? Codi never tells Maritza or JaKory about any of it.

From author Kelly Quindlen comes a poignant and deeply relatable story about friendship, self-acceptance, what it means to be a Real Teenager. Late to the Party is an ode to late bloomers and wallflowers everywhere.

Goodreads | Book Depository


 

The Deck of Omens (The Devouring Gray #2) by Christine Lynn Herman

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The teenagers of Four Paths must save their home.

Though the Beast is seemingly subdued for now, a new threat looms in Four Paths: a corruption seeping from the Gray into the forest. And with the other Founders preoccupied by their tangled alliances and fraying relationships, only May Hawthorne seems to realize the danger. But saving the town she loves means seeking aid from the person her family despises most–her and Justin’s father.

May’s father isn’t the only newcomer in town–Isaac Sullivan’s older brother has also returned, seeking forgiveness for the role he played in Isaac’s troubled past. But Isaac isn’t ready to let go of his family’s history, especially when that history might hold the key that he and Violet Saunders need to destroy the Gray and the monster within it.

Harper Carlisle isn’t ready to forgive, either. Two devastating betrayals have left her isolated from her family and uncertain who to trust. As the corruption becomes impossible to ignore, Harper must learn to control her newfound powers in order to protect Four Paths. But the only people who can help her do that are the ones who have hurt her the most.

With the veil between the Gray and the town growing ever thinner, all of the Founder descendants must put their grievances with one another aside to stop the corruption and kill the Beast once and for all.

But maybe the monster they truly need to slay has never been the Beast…

Goodreads | Book Depository


April 28th, 2020

Incendiary (Hollow Crown #1) by Zoraida Córdova

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An epic tale of revenge and redemption in a world where a memory thief must fight against terrifying monarchs bent on the destruction of her people.

When the royal family of Puerto Leones sets out to destroy magic through a grand and terrible inquisition, spy and memory-thief Renata seeks to kill the prince, leader of the King’s Justice, who plans to use a terrible new weapon to wipe out the magic of the Moria…

For fans who enjoyed the ferocity of Ember in the Ashes, INCENDIARY explores the double-edged sword of memory and the triumph of hope and love in the midst of fear and oppression.

Goodreads | Book Depository


 

Besides the Goodreads link, that I always add in case you want to add the book to your TBR, this time I’ve also added a link to Book Depository, in case you want to pre-order the book there. In that case, I want you to know that as an affiliate, I’ll receive a small percentage of your purchase and it would be REALLY helpful to me, to buy more books, and keep sharing with you ❤️

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37 thoughts on “April 2020 New Book Releases 🔥

  1. I’m excited to read Incendiary! It also fit in one of the OWLs prompts, so now I just need April to arrive so I can start reading my OWLs TBR!!! Lol
    I had very high hopes for the Chosen Ones, but I dnd’d it this month 😦 Maybe I was not in the mood for it, idk. 😦

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    1. Alex!! I’m SO happy you’re going to read Incendiary, I’m looking forward to kwoning your thoughts! Oh well, sometimes it just isn’t the right moment and you end up not enjoying it, I hope you like it you give it a second chance and if not, it’s ok, too & I hope you have an amazing April, I’m so excited for the OWLs 😍✨👏🏻❤️

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  2. Ooo I definitely have to add some of these to my TBR!! Redemption Prep sounds like it’ll be right up my alley! Thanks for sharing this list 🙂

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  3. There are so many amazing books on this list, wow. I am super excited for Time of our lives, I really like the author duo and they are married in real life, that’s so adorable. Little Universes sounds like a great and heartbreaking book and I really wanna read it.

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  4. These aren’t books on my radar but they certainly seem pretty emotional. I’ve added Incendiary to my TBR and will be sure to mention you should I mention it.

    I have mixed feelings about Chosen Ones. I’ve seen the whole Divergent series and while I enjoyed it there were some things that annoyed me. With that said however I didn’t read the books so I don’t know how much to blame on the movie! I know the blurb you posted is what is on Goodreads so this is not aimed at you, but I’m frustrated by the blurb. It reads like a preview/trailer that gives way too much information. I’m afraid I already know too much, like all the good stuff is in the blurb! I’ll stay tuned to see what you think.

    Thanks for sharing, stay well!

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    1. It makes me happy that you added Incendiary to your TBR, it sounds SO good!! 🥰 & I fully understand you about blurbs, sometimes they have too much information, that happens to me a lot especially with mystery and thrillers, so now I try not to read too much just in case. 😅
      Thanks to you for your comment and I hope you’re saved ❤️✨

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  5. This is a great list! I’m very excited by so many of these reads, especially Late to the Party and Little Universes. I LOVE time of our lives so so much, such a great book ❤ ❤ ❤

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