The Buzziest Books of August | 2021

26 Aug 2021

The Buzziest Books of August | 2021

The month of August was a great time for readers with a host of exciting releases from bestselling authors. There were so many page-turning novels that captivated us from cover to cover this month. If you want to catch up on the books everyone was talking about, here are our choices for the buzziest books of August. Happy reading!


Billy Summers

by Stephen King

Release Date: August 3, 2021

From legendary storyteller, Stephen King, whose “restless imagination is a power that cannot be contained” (The New York Times Book Review), comes a thrilling new novel about a good guy in a bad job.

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The Long Slide: Thirty Years in American Journalism

by Tucker Carlson

Release Date: August 10, 2021

From the host of Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News and the New York Times bestselling author of Ship of Fools, a collection of nostalgic writings that underscore America’s long slide from innocence to orthodoxy.

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Starlight Enclave

by R. A. Salvatore

Release Date: August 3, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author R. A. Salvatore comes a new trilogy and adventure of Drizzt and fantasy’s beloved characters from Dungeons & Dragons’ Forgotten Realms.

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We Are the Brennans

by Tracey Lange

Release Date: August 3, 2021

In the vein of Mary Beth Keane’s Ask Again, Yes and Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s The Nest, Tracey Lange’s We Are the Brennans explores the staying power of shame—and the redemptive power of love—in an Irish Catholic family torn apart by secrets.

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Velvet Was the Night

by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Release Date: August 17, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a “delicious, twisted treat for lovers of noir” (Simone St. James, New York Times bestselling author of The Sun Down Motel,) about a daydreaming secretary, a lonesome enforcer, and the mystery of a missing woman they’re both desperate to find.

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We Were Never Here

by Andrea Bartz

Release Date: August 3, 2021

A backpacking trip has deadly consequences in this “eerie psychological thriller . . . with alluring locales, Hitchcockian tension, and possibly the best pair of female leads since Thelma and Louise” (BookPage), from the bestselling author of The Lost Night and The Herd.

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The Noise

by James Patterson & J. D. Barker

Release Date: August 16, 2021

In the shadow of Mount Hood, sixteen-year-old Tennant is checking rabbit traps with her eight-year-old sister Sophie when the girls are suddenly overcome by a strange vibration rising out of the forest, building in intensity until it sounds like a deafening crescendo of screams. From out of nowhere, their father sweeps them up and drops them through a trapdoor into a storm cellar. But the sound only gets worse…

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If the Shoe Fits

by Julie Murphy

Release Date: August 3, 2021

Best-selling author Julie Murphy’s reimagining of a beloved fairy tale is an enchanting story of self-love and believing in the happy ending each and every one of us deserves. If the shoe doesn’t fit, maybe it’s time to design your own.

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A Terrible Fall of Angels

by Laurell K. Hamilton

Release Date: August 17, 2021

Angels walk among us, but so do other unearthly beings in this brand new series by #1 New York Times Bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton.

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The Heart Principle

by Helen Hoang

Release Date: August 31, 2021

A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected—and the man she enlists to help her—in this heartfelt new romance by USA Today bestselling author Helen Hoang.

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