The Buzziest Books of August

25 Aug 2017

August was a fantastic month for book lovers with so many new releases to choose from. Across all genres, there were some great books that enthralled us from cover to cover and we couldn’t put them down. While it was hard to narrow this list down to only ten titles, here are our choices for the buzziest books of August! Happy reading!

The Buzziest Books of August

Seeing Red

Sandra Brown

Release Date: August 15, 2017

Kerra Bailey is a TV journalist hot on the trail of a story that could shoot her career to new heights. Twenty-five years ago, Major Franklin Trapper became a national icon when he was photographed leading a handful of survivors to safety after the bombing of a Dallas hotel. For years, he gave speeches and interviews but suddenly dropped out of the public eye. Now Kerra is willing to use any means necessary to get an exclusive with the Major – even if she has to secure an introduction from his estranged son, former ATF agent John Trapper.

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Any Dream Will Do

Debbie Macomber

Release Date: August 8, 2017

Shay Benson is determined to have a fresh start and finds herself wandering into a church to escape the cold. There she meets Pastor Drew Douglas, who she strikes up a friendship with. He helps her get back on her feet, and she reignites his sense of purpose after the loss of his wife. Over time, This turns into something deeper, something soulful, spiritual, and possibly romantic.

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Jack of Hearts

Christopher Grayson

Release Date: August 14, 2017

The latest book in the bestselling Detective Jack Stratton Series. When Jack Stratton’s mother and the neighborhood book club ask him to catch a small-time thief known as the ‘Orange Blossom Cove Bandit’, he can’t refuse the simple job. But the case takes a deadly turn and Jack now has to stop a crazed killer, save his parents and win the hand of the girl he loves.

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The Heart’s Invisible Furies

John Boyne

Release Date: August 22, 2017

From the New York Times Bestselling author of The Boy In the Striped Pajamas, comes a tale of Ireland from the 1940s to today through the eyes of one ordinary man. This story about Cyril Avery promises to make you laugh and cry while reminding us all of the redemptive power of the human spirit.

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All These Worlds

Dennis E. Taylor

Release Date: August 8, 2017

The third book in the bestselling Bobiverse science fiction series by Dennis E. Taylor. Still stinging from their last encounter with the Others, the Bobs now find themselves facing the prospect of one decisive final battle to defend the earth and its colonies. An unlikely task, seeing as how undisciplined they are. Yet salvation might be closer than they think, as something has been discovered out in deep space by a couple of eighth-generation Bobs. All they have to do is get it to Sol.

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Devil’s Cut

J.R. Ward

Release Date: August 1, 2017

The thrilling finale to the New York Times Bestselling Bourbon Kings series by J.R. Ward sees the Bradford family teetering on the brink of collapse. Their patriarch, William Baldwine, was found dead in an aparant suicide. But his eldest son and sworn enemy, Edward, has come forward and confessed to what was actually a murder. While in poice custody, Edward doesn’t mourn his loss of freedom or the disintegration of his family… but the woman he left behind.

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Y is for Yesterday

Sue Grafton

Release Date: August 22, 2017

In 1979, four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate—and film the attack.  Not long after, the tape goes missing and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered. In the investigation that follows, two of the perpetrators are convicted but the ringleader escapes without a trace. Ten years later, Fritz McCabe is released from prison. Then a copy of the missing tape arrives with a ransom demand.

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The Silent Shield

Jeff Wheeler

Release Date: August 22, 2017

Courtly intrigue and rumors of invasion plunge Kingfountain into turmoil as the search for Trynne Kiskaddon father begins in earnest. But Trynne’s quest to learn the truth of Owen’s sinister disappearance is sidetracked when tragedy strikes her family once again. Suddenly, the future of the kingdom rests in her hands as she struggles to learn—and control—the power that can keep the threatening Deep Fathoms at bay.

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The Good Daughter

Karin Slaughter

Release Date: August 8, 2017

Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn’s family was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their home. It left their mother dead and their father devastated. The family was fractured beyond repair and consumed by secrets from that terrible night. In the present day, Charlie has followed in her father’s footsteps to become a lawyer — the ideal good daughter. But when violence comes to Pikeville again — and a shocking tragedy leaves the whole town traumatized — Charlie is plunged into a nightmare.

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Emma in the Night

Wendy Walker

Release Date: August 8, 2017

One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old Emma. Three years later, Cass returns, without her sister Emma. Her story is one of kidnapping and betrayal, of a mysterious island where the two were held. But to forensic psychiatrist Dr. Abby Winter, something doesn’t add up.

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