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This page is an archive of “special editions” published in 2023 – a couple are OOP but most are still available to buy, so please enjoy perusing the titles!

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List last updated Dec 31, 2023.


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December 2023

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Narrative Design – Kit Hinrichs

Release date: Dec 26, 2023

“An extraordinary book and unparalleled collection of work, celebrating Kit Hinrichs creative life as he recounts his narrative design work covering over 50 years and all stages of his career.”


Slipcased Edition: US hardback in die-cut slipcase.

➤ Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells


Ruthless Vows – Rebecca Ross

Release date: Dec 26, 2023

The epic conclusion to the intensely romantic and beautifully written story that started in Divine Rivals.”


B&N Exclusive: US hardback with an alternate cover, unique case and case stamp, and special endpapers.

➤ Find it at Barnes & Noble


The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths, The Complete Collection – Brian Froud

Release date: Dec 21, 2023

Reveals the definitive origins of the Skeksis, Mystics, Gelfling, and the Dark Crystal itself while introducing all new characters in an epic spanning thousands of years.”


40th Anniversary Collection: ‘Premium hardcover edition’.

Find it at Amazon | B&N Blackwells


This Other Eden – Paul Harding

Release date: Dec 19, 2023

“This stunning novel, based on actual historical events, will leave readers breathless with its gorgeous prose and unforgettable characters. Harding brings Apple Island to life with his lush descriptions. It is a place and a story that will live on in readers’ minds for years to come.”


B&N Exclusive: US paperback with a note from the author, along with facsimile pages of his writing notebooks which provide readers with a glimpse of how he developed the novel.

➤ Find it at Barnes & Noble


My Little Pony – Sam Maggs, illustrated by Jeremy Whitley & Tony Fleecs

Release date: Dec 12, 2023

“A story about the children who bought the original My Little Ponies, in a tale full of friendship, magic, and toys.”


40th Anniversary Special: ‘An anniversary celebration’.

➤ Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells


Gold (Plated Prisoner) – Raven Kennedy

Release date: Dec 7, 2023

“The glittering final chapter of Kennedy’s phenomenally popular Plated Prisoner series concludes Auren’s incredible journey in the brilliantly reimagined world of King Midas.”


Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback signed by the author with sprayed edge (colour TBC).

Find it at Waterstones


Anansi Boys – Neil Gaiman

Release date: Dec 5, 2023

“Fat Charlie Nancy goes on an epic journey from South London to the Caribbean to the beginning of the world as his estranged father is revealed to be an African trickster god.”


Deluxe Edition: Slipcased UK hardback with new contemporary artwork by Monet Alyssa, including black and white chapter artwork, foiled and designed boards, and full-colour illustrated endpapers.

➤ Find it at AmazonWaterstones | Blackwells

➤ Find special signed slipcased edition with art print at Waterstones

November 2023

Ancillary Justice – Ann Leckie

Nov 28, 2023.

“A warship trapped in a human body is on a quest for revenge.”

10th Anniversary Edition: US hardback with new cover and illustrated endpapers, a foil stamped case, and a new introduction from the author.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


To Kill A Shadow – Katherine Quinn

Nov 28, 2023.

“Britannia meets The Mist–with a touch of Evil Dead–in this illusory fantasy horror about a kingdom left to darkness.”

First print run: US hardback with purple sprayed page edges.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Lore & Legends – Michael Witwer et al

Nov 28, 2023.

“A deluxe special edition of Lore & Legends, an illustrated guide to Dungeons & Dragons’ beloved fifth edition.”

Special deluxe edition: original cover and slipcase illustrations by Hydro74, three gatefold Through the Ages features that showcase how the artwork of several iconic monsters and characters has changed across editions, and a pull-out drawer that doubles as a dice tray. The drawer holds a 24″ x 36″ adventure map of Faerûn illustrated by Jared Blando, an 8″ x 10″ art print of the original fifth edition Starter Set cover artwork by Jaime Jones, and a custom resin d20 die.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


The Do-Over – Lynn Painter

Nov 28, 2023.

“A Valentine’s Day version of Groundhog’s Day.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with heart polkadot sprayed page edges, alternate cover and bonus chapters.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Betting on You – Lynn Painter

Nov 28, 2023.

When seventeen-year-old Bailey starts a new job at a hotel waterpark, she is less than thrilled to see an old acquaintance is one of her coworkers.

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with alternate cover, and extra chapters.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Lessons in Chemistry – Bonnie Garmus

Nov 27, 2023.

“Chemist Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact, Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing.”

Dymocks Exclusive: Australian hardback with special endpapers and special sprayed page edges. (Note: Same as the OOP Waterstones exclusive)

Find it at Dymocks


Shatter Me – Tahereh Mafi

Nov 23, 2023.

“First instalment of the epic and romantic YA fantasy series.”

Special Edition: UK hardback, with birds stencilled on blue sprayed page edges.

Find it at Amazon | Waterstones | Foyles | Blackwells


The Watchmaker’s Hand – Jeffrey Deaver

Nov 23, 2023.

“Lincoln Rhyme is back, and this time he’s in danger, in the brand new crime thriller from Jeffery Deaver.”

First print run: Hardback with gold foiled design underneath the dust jacket and bonus short story.

Find it at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


One Last Stop – Casey McQuiston

Nov 23, 2023.

A big-hearted LGBTQ+ rom-com fizzing with great dialogue and relatable characters, as cynical August falls for 70s devotee Jane.


Collector’s Edition: US hardback with illustrated endpapers, bonus content, pink stained edges and more.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with signed bookplate, fan art endpaper, extra chapter, and red sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones


Love & Misadventure – Lang Leav

Nov 23, 2023.

“The journey from love to heartbreak to finding love again is personal yet universal. Lang Leav’s evocative poetry speaks to the soul of anyone who has travelled along this path.”

10th Anniversary Edition: Hardback features a special foreword by Lang Leav and highly personal annotations interspersed throughout. Also included are newly colored artworks and a ribbon marker.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells | Abes | eBay


The Complete Off-Campus Series Set – Elle Kennedy

Nov 23, 2023.

“The series follows a house of hockey-playing college roommates and the women who knock them off their pedestals, teaching them that love is worth more than any game-scoring goal.”

Collector’s Bundle Edition: limited edition set with illustrated covers and blue sprayed edges on the first print run.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Grendel: Devil by the Deed – Matt Wagner, Brennan Wagner & Dave Lanphear

Nov 21, 2023.

“Matt Wagner returns to the seminal “Devil by the Deed” Hunter Rose story that started the epic, centuries-spanning Grendel saga. In this all-new reimagining of “Devil by the Deed,” Wagner brings his decades of experience and artistry back to the famous narrative that first began his lengthy and illustrious career as a comic-book author.”

Master’s Edition: includes a signed and numbered tip-in sheet featuring stunning never-before-seen art by Matt Wagner and a unique slipcase!

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells

Before the Coffee Gets Cold – Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Oct 3 (UK) / Nov 21, 2023.

“A magical café grants its customers the ability to travel through time.”

Gift Edition: UK hardback with decorative endpapers and blue sprayed page edges.

➤ Find it at Amazon | Waterstones | Foyles | Blackwells
 


B&N Exclusive: US hardcover with an original essay from the author, special effects on the cover and specially designed endpapers.

➤ Find it at Barnes & Noble


Archer’s Voice – Mia Sheridan

Nov 21, 2023.

“The boundary protecting our world from the monsters on the other side is weakening—and Mister Lullaby is about to break through.”

Special Edition: US hardback with annotation from the author, pink sprayed page edges, and new foiled cover design.

➤ Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells | Abes | eBay


Monstress Vol 8 – Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda

Nov 21, 2023.

“As Maika’s allies scramble to save her soul, they find themselves in the unlikeliest of places—the beautiful and brutal prison planet where the Monstra have long been locked away.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback includes an excluisve cover created by Sana Takeda and a double-sided poster.

➤ Find it at Barnes & Noble


Mister Lullaby – JH Markert

Nov 21, 2023.

“The boundary protecting our world from the monsters on the other side is weakening—and Mister Lullaby is about to break through.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback only available at B&N.

➤ Find it at Barnes & Noble


Chiltern Classics – Various Authors

Nov 21, 2023.

A new selection of titles in the Chiltern Classics collection.

  • The Phantom of the Opera – Gaston Leroux
  • Sons and Lovers – DH Lawrence
  • Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
  • Hard Times – Charles Dickens
  • The Time Machine – HG Wells
  • Call of the Wild – Jack London
  • The Turn of the Screw – Henry James
  • The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne

Chiltern classics: Decorative tactile covers and heavy-weight paper.

➤ Visit the Chiltern Classics page for details on each title


The Exchange – John Grisham

Nov 21, 2023.

“What became of Mitch and Abby McDeere after they exposed the crimes of Memphis law firm Bendini, Lambert & Locke and fled the country? The answer is in The Exchange, the riveting sequel to The Firm, the blockbuster thriller that launched the career of America’s favorite storyteller.”

Limited Edition: Signed and numbered, with printed endpapers, foil stamping, a cloth slipcase, and a ribbon marker.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells


Defiant (Skyward #4) – Brandon Sanderson

Nov 21, 2023.

“Spensa made it out of the Nowhere, but what she saw in the space between the stars has changed her forever. She came face to face with the Delvers, and finally got answers to the questions she’s had about her own strange Cytonic gifts.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with a unique jacket, custom case and endpapers, and extensive bundled content from the Skyward series.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


One Last Stop – Casey McQuiston

Nov 21, 2023.

“For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine how waiting tables at a 24-hour pancake diner and moving in with too many weird roommates could possibly change that.”

Collector’s Edition: US hardback with illustrated endpapers and bonus content.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells | Abes | eBay
 


Blue Lock – Muneyuki Kaneshiro, illustrated by Yusuke Nomura

Nov 14, 2023.

“After a disastrous defeat at the 2018 World Cup, Japan’s team struggles to regroup. But what’s missing? An absolute Ace Striker, who can guide them to the win.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperback with exclusive jacket.

Find it at Waterstones


The Sandman: Morpheus Helm Masterpiece Edition – Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg & Kelley Jones

Nov 14, 2023.

“Now you can own a piece of the Dreaming in the waking world with this Masterpiece Edition book set, comprising six exclusive leather-bound, foil-embossed hardcovers and a custom sculpted book stand resembling Morpheus’s helm.”

Masterpiece Edition: 6 leatherbound, foil-embossed hardcovers, a custom sculpted book stand with a highly detailed bone snout and riveted exterior, a set of art prints from legendary illustrator Michael Wm. Kaluta and an original piece of epistolary fiction from the world of The Sandman–written by Neil Gaiman himself, and exclusive to this set.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells


A Touch of Chaos – Scarlett St. Clair

Nov 14, 2023.

“The world will burn in the final installment of Scarlett St. Clair’s bestselling Hades X Persephone saga.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperback with exclusive colourway cover, extra chapter and red sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with an exclusive cover and bonus content.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Death Comes for the Archbishop – Willa Cather

Nov 14, 2023.

“A quietly beautiful novel of one man’s life as he encounters the harsh landscape of the New Mexico desert and the people who inhabit it.”

Read more about the Penguin Vitae collection

Penguin Vitae Edition: UK hardbacks with metallic foil stamped on the covers and spines and illustrated endpapers.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells | Abes | eBay


My 60 Memorable Games – Bobby Fischer

Nov 14, 2023.

“A rare window into the mind of a chess icon, My 60 Memorable Games is perhaps the most inspirational and influential chess book ever written.”

Collector’s Edition: UK hardback released to commemorate Bobby Fischer’s 80th birthday.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells | Abes | eBay


Murtagh – Christopher Paolini

Nov 11, 2023.

“A spellbinding new fantasy set a year after the events of the Inheritance Cycle, as Dragon Rider Murtagh and his beast Thorn find themselves exiled and on an epic journey trying to outwit a mysterious witch.”

Inkstone Exclusive: UK hardback, signed, numbered (500 copies), sprayed edges, red stencilled foredge, case foiling, bookmark ribbon.

Find it at Inkstone (sold out with waitlist)

Broken Binding Exclusive: UK hardback, signed, numbered (1,000 copies), sprayed edges, illustrated foredge, illustrated endpapers.

Find it at Broken Binding

➤ Barnes & Noble: Standard signed edition available.


The Temple of Fortuna – Elodie Harper

Nov 9, 2023.

“Harper’s scintillating Wolf Den trilogy reaches its explosive conclusion as Amara’s inexorable rise through Roman society coincides with the notorious eruption of Mount Vesuvius.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback, signed by the author with an extra chapter from the author on the history of Pompeii.

Find it at Waterstones


Operation Nativity – Jenny Pearson, illustrated by Katie Kear

Nov 9, 2023.

“Side-splittingly funny and with a heartwarming festive message, this madcap comedy finds Oscar and Molly in a race to save Christmas.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperback with Christmas lights stencilled on blue page edges.

Find it at Waterstones


Bookshops & Bonedust – Travis Baldree

Nov 9, 2023.

“A bellicose orc finds unexpected adventure in the second-hand bookshops of a sleepy beach town in this impossibly charming, witty and immersive slice of whimsical fantasy from the author of Legends and Lattes.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with books and bones stencilled on navy blue sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with French flaps with illustrations by author, an exclusive map and in-world bonus content.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Murder at Holly House – Denzil Meyrick

Nov 9, 2023.

“An ingeniously plotted festive murder mystery set on the 1950s Yorkshire Moors from the bestselling author of the D.C.I. Daley series.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with magnifying glasses stencilled on green sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones


Spy X Family Box Set (Vols 1-4) – Tatsuya Endo

Nov 9, 2023.

“An exclusive box set of the first four volumes of the hugely popular manga series chronicles the misadventures of the dysfunctional fake family.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperbacks with a bonus full colour poster.

Find it at Waterstones


Sisters of Sword and Shadow – Laura Bates

Nov 9, 2023.

“Recasting the Knights of the Round Table in an empowering feminist light, the author of Everyday Sexism and Fix the System, Not the Women delivers the thrilling and inspiring tale of the Sisterhood of the Silk Knights.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with white sword stencilled over blue marbled page edges.

Find it at Waterstones


Vengeance of the Pirate Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King #3) – Tricia Levenseller

Nov 7, 2023

“You can’t be afraid of the dark when you’re the monster lurking in the shadows.”

Special edition: US hardback with new cover featuring metallic foil, sprayed page edges, endpaper maps and a ribbon bookmark.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with bronze sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones

The Culture: The Drawings – Iain M. Banks

Release date: Nov 7, 2023

“This extraordinary collection celebrates the dazzling world-building of Iain M. Banks, one of the most important and influential writers in modern science fiction. Banks created many original drawings detailing the universe of his bestselling Culture novels. Now these illustrations are being published for the very first time in a book that celebrates Banks’s grand vision.”


Special Edition. UK hardback, art book with anotated drawings.

➤ Buy from Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


Drawing 100 Years of Disney Wonder (Limited Edition) – Fanning & Deja

Release date: Nov 7, 2023

“Travel back through 100 years of The Walt Disney Company with 240 pages of art instruction and animation history.”


Special Edition. US hardback in slipcase with signed limited edition art print.

➤ Buy from Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Powerless – Lauren Roberts

Release date: Nov 7, 2023

“A young adult fantasy that follows the forbidden romance between a powerful prince and an ordinary girl as they try to survive their kingdom’s gruelling laws pitting them against each other.”


Special Edition. US hardback, with special case stamp and bonus content.

➤ Buy from Amazon | B&N Blackwells


The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton

Release date: Nov 7, 2023

“A breathlessly addictive mystery that follows one man’s race to find a killer, with an astonishing time-turning twist that means nothing and no one are quite what they seem.”


B&N Exclusive. US hardback, with an exclusive cover with foil, beautiful endpapers, and bonus content.

➤ Buy from Barnes & Noble


w0rldtr33 – James Tynion et al

Release date: Nov 7, 2023

“In 1999, Gabriel and his friends discovered the Undernet—a secret architecture to the internet. They charted their exploration on a message board called W0RLDTR33. Then they lost control.”


B&N Exclusive. US paperback, with an exclusive cover and double-sided poster.

➤ Buy from Barnes & Noble


The Hunting Moon (Luminaries #2) – Susan Dennard

Nov 7, 2023

“Winnie Wednesday is on a mission to prove the innocence of a persecuted werewolf.”

Waterstones Exclusive Edition: UK paperback with moonlit scene stencilled on purple page edges.

Find it at Waterstones


The Future – Naomi Alderman

Nov 7, 2023

“You can’t be afraid of the dark when you’re the monster lurking in the shadows.”

Waterstone Exclusive Edition: UK hardback with decorative red sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones


Vengeance of the Pirate Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King #3) – Tricia Levenseller

Nov 7, 2023

“You can’t be afraid of the dark when you’re the monster lurking in the shadows.”

Special edition: US hardback with new cover featuring metallic foil, sprayed page edges, endpaper maps and a ribbon bookmark.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with bronze sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones

Iron Flame (Fourth Wing #2) – Rebecca Yarros

Nov 7, 2023.

“The fallout from Violet’s jaw-dropping discoveries in Fourth Wing takes spectacular flight in this completely unputdownable second instalment of Yarros’ TikTok-dominating fantasy series.”

US First Printings: US hardback with black sprayed page edges and detailed map endpapers.

Find it at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Blackwells

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with dragon stencilled page edges.

Find it at Waterstones

☞ See also the Empyrean Series collector’s guide

Fourth Wing [Special Ed] – Rebecca Yarros

Release date: Nov 7, 2023

“Twenty-year-old Violet Sorrengail was supposed to enter the Scribe Quadrant, living a quiet life among books and history. Now, the commanding general―also known as her tough-as-talons mother―has ordered Violet to join the hundreds of candidates striving to become the elite of Navarre: dragon riders.”


US Special Edition. US hardback, with revamped cover design, new endpapers, black sprayed page edges and two bonus chapters from Xaden’s point of view.

➤ Buy from Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Waterstones Exclusive. UK hardback, with revamped cover design, new endpapers, and two bonus chapters from Xaden’s point of view.

➤ Buy from Waterstones

☞ See also the Empyrean Series collector’s guide

A Story Treasury – Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Nov 7, 2023.

“A gift-worthy collection of some of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s most loved stories, together for the first time in a special hardcover anthology edition.”

B&N Exclusive: Hardback, with exclusive features TBC.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Love Redesigned – Lauren Asher

Nov 7, 2023.

“A steamy, small town romance about two family friends-turned-childhood rivals.”

B&N Exclusive: Paperback, with a special embellished cover with foil and embossing, and an extended bonus epilogue.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Same As Ever: A Guide to What Never Change – Morgan Housel

Nov 7, 2023.

“Timeless lessons about what never changes in a changing world.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback, with an alternate cover and an exclusive Q&A with the author.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin – Lost Years – Kevin Eastman et al

Nov 7, 2023.

“New secrets of the Turtles’ past are revealed as we learn more about the devastating series of events leading up to the Last Ronin’s final battle, as well as its aftermath.”

B&N Exclusive: Hardback, with exclusive cover design.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Heroes’ Feast: Flavors of the Multiverse – D&D Cookbook

Nov 7, 2023.

“Explore the cuisines of the Dungeons & Dragons multiverse with more than 75 delectable new recipes from the New York Times bestselling authors of Heroes’ Feast.”

B&N Exclusive: Hardback, with a wraparound cover illustration with an alternate campfire scene, silvery-blue foil, and unique endpaper artwork.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Heartstopper, Vol 1 – Alice Oseman

Nov 7, 2023.

“This heartwarming graphic novel navigates the tricky world of budding romance. The teenage awkwardness of Charlie and Nick as they slowly fall in love will warm even the coldest of hearts.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with four bonus mini-comics, decorative endpapers, and a foiled cover.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Harper Muse Jane Austen Collection by Jane Austen

Nov 7, 2023.

Continuing the series of collector’s editions based on the original limited edition Seasons collection.

Read more about the Seasons/Jane Austen Collection here…

Jane Austen Collection Editions: Delicate laser-cut jackets on a textured book with foil stamping and ribbon marker.

Emma – Jane Austen

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells

Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells

Persuasion – Jane Austen

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Hunt on Dark Waters – Katee Robert

Nov 7, 2023.

“Evelyn is a witch with a perfect storm of impulses: terrible taste in bed partners, sticky fingers, and a lust for danger. After she steals from her vampire ex and falls through a portal to another realm, she’s fished out of the waters by a band of seafarers and their telekinetic captain. She’s immediately given a choice—join their group or die.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with a unique cover colorway, as well as exclusive in-text annotations from Katee Robert about scenes in the book

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Nightbane (Lightlark #2) – Alex Aster

Nov 7, 2023.

“In the wake of a crushing betrayal, Isla finds herself hungry for distraction, preferring to frequent Lightlark’s seductive haunts instead of embracing her duties as the newly crowned leader of two separate realms.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with a bonus chapter told from the perspective of the protagonist’s love interest; a luxe, foil-printed case design; and color-printed endpapers featuring an illustrated map of the world of Lightlark.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Keeper of the Lost Cities: The Graphic Novel, Part 1 – Shannon Messenger

Nov 7, 2023.

“Twelve-year-old Sophie Foster has never quite fit into her life. She’s skipped multiple grades and doesn’t really connect with the older kids at school, but she’s not comfortable with her family, either. The reason? Sophie’s a Telepath, someone who can read minds. No one knows her secret—at least, that’s what she thinks.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with a special fold-out poster on the inside of the front cover, plus decorative foil on the cover.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Bookshops & Bonedust – Travis Baldree

Nov 7, 2023.

“When an injury throws a young, battle-hungry orc off her chosen path, she may find that what we need isn’t always what we seek.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with French flaps with illustrations by author, an exclusive map and in-world bonus content.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


The Way I Am Now – Amber Smith

Nov 7, 2023.

“Eden and Josh decide to give their relationship another chance in this much anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller The Way I Used to Be that explores how to move forward after trauma—in life and in love.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with a unique, alternate cover and a new short story that provides never-before-seen access to a pivotal supporting character from The Way I Used to Be who directly impacted Eden’s journey..

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Check & Mate – Ali Hazelwood

Nov 7, 2023.

“Life’s moving pieces bring rival chess players together in a match for the heart.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with foil on the cover and a special essay from the author.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Fangirl [10th Anniversary] by Rainbow Rowell

Nov 7, 2023.

“Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan. A coming-of-age tale of fanfiction, family, and first love.”

Special edition: UK hardback with stained edges, exclusive bonus content, and other special effects.

Find it at Amazon | Blackwells


Circe – Madeline Miller

Nov 14, 2023.

“Circe shares her scars, her broken parts, and in doing so, speaks to the humanity we all share: ‘That is one thing gods and mortals share: when we are young, we think ourselves the first to have each feeling in the world’.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback foiled cover, stained page edge, designed endpapers and dedication page.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Eragon – Christopher Paolini, illustrated by Sidharth Chaturvedi

Nov 7, 2023.

Prepare for the flight of a lifetime with Eragon as you’ve never seen him before in this dazzling oversized edition with brand-new full-color illustrations throughout.

Illustrated Edition: Hardback with over 50 full-color paintings to celebrate 20 years. (There are plans to do illustrated editions of all the books if it sells well.)

Find US edition at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells

Find UK edition at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


Small Pleasures – Clare Chambers

Nov 2, 2023.

“Jean Swinney is a journalist on a local paper, trapped in a life of duty and disappointment from which there is no likelihood of escape. When a young woman, Gretchen Tilbury, contacts the paper to claim that her daughter is the result of a virgin birth, it is down to Jean to discover whether she is a miracle or a fraud.”

Gift Edition: UK hardback featuring recipes and a Q&A with the author.

Find it at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


Money – Martin Amis

Nov 2, 2023.

“One of the defining novels of the excess and individualism of the 1980s, Amis’ cautionary tale of a grotesquely avaricious commercials director delivers shocking set pieces and scabrous belly laughs on every page..”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback featuring the original 1984 cover artwork.

Find it at Waterstones


Dune Messiah – Frank Herbert

Nov 2, 2023.

“The ground-breaking and extraordinary sequel to Dune, the greatest science fiction novel of all time.”

Waterstones Exclusive Edition: UK hardback with stencilled page edges.

Find it at Waterstones


Mythos: The Illustrated Story – Stephen Fry

Nov 2, 2023.

“Boasting utterly stunning colour artwork, this sumptuous edition of Stephen Fry’s celebrated retellings of the Greek myths makes the perfect gift for all lovers of antiquity and great storytelling.”

Illustrated Edition: UK hardback with full-color artwork.

Find it at Amazon | Waterstones  | Blackwells
Find signed edition at Waterstones and Foyles while stocks last


Entangled Life – Merlin Sheldrake

Nov 2, 2023.

“The more we learn about fungi, the less makes sense without them. They can change our minds, heal our bodies and even help us avoid environmental disaster; they are metabolic masters, earth-makers and key players in most of nature’s processes.”

Illustrated Edition: new edition illustrated with over 100 full-colour images.

Find UK edition: Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells
➤ Find US edition:
Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


The Ice Children – M.G. Leonard, illustrated by Penny Neville-Lee

Nov 2, 2023.

“At the stroke of midnight on the dawn of December, five-year-old Finn Albedo is found frozen in the city park standing on a pedestal of ice. His heart is beating, he is smiling serenely, but no one can wake him.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with snowflakes stencilled on dark blue sprayed page edges.

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Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK hardback, signed by the author with light blue sprayed page edges.

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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

Nov 1, 2023.

“Born on an unlucky day, she is blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks – and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on Eventide. But then Jupiter North whisks her away to a secret, magical city called Nevermoor, where she will have to pass four dangerous trials to stay.”

Special Edition: Australian hardback with decorative stencilled page edges and exclusive cover design.

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Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

Nov 1, 2023.

Now that Morrigan and her best friend Hawthorne are proud scholars in the elite Wundrous Society, she is sure that she’s found a place to belong at last, but life is far from perfect. Can Morrigan prove that she deserves to be in the Society – or will an unexpected enemy ruin her new life?

Special Edition: Australian hardback with decorative stencilled page edges and exclusive cover design.

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Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow – Jessica Townsend

Nov 1, 2023.

Morrigan faces a new, exciting challenge: to master the mysterious Wretched Arts of the Accomplished Wundersmith, and control the power that threatens to consume her.

Special Edition: Australian hardback with decorative stencilled page edges and exclusive cover design.

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October 2023

What the River Knows – Isabel Ibañez

Oct 31, 2023.

The Mummy meets Death on the Nile in this lush, immersive historical fantasy set in Egypt filled with adventure, a rivals-to-lovers romance, and a dangerous race where everything is on the line.”

B&N Exclusive Edition: US hardback with an alternate cover, unique case and case stamp, and designed endpapers.

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Emily Wilde’s Encyclopedia of Faeries – Heather Fawcett

Oct 31, 2023.

“A stunning debut that’s as whimsical and charming as it is dark and mysterious. Inspired by Icelandic folklore and written in an epistolary fashion, this fairy tale is full of witty prose with a grumpy supernatural love story. It’s dark academia with a cozy fantasy twist.”

B&N Exclusive Edition: US paperback with a a radiantly hued cover and French flaps.

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The Storyteller – Dave Grohl

Oct 31, 2023.

“Dave Grohl, the twice-inducted Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member for his work with Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, has lived through and seen a lot, so these tales run the gamut from the early days of his career to his now legend status. Clearly, this is a great fan book but it’s also an amazing look at the grunge movement and the rock scene from the 80s and beyond.”

B&N Exclusive Edition: US paperback with a special cover, including foil and debossing effects plus additional new photos.

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Absolution – Alice McDermott

Oct 31, 2023.

“A riveting account of women’s lives on the margins of the Vietnam War, from the renowned winner of the National Book Award.”

B&N Exclusive Edition: US hardback with a unique cover and exclusive afterword.

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All The Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

Oct 31, 2023.

“A blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.”

B&N Exclusive Edition: US hardback with an exclusive conversation with Anthony Doerr and Shawn Levy, exclusive endpapers, a foil stamped cloth cover, and deckled edges.

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The Graham Effect – Elle Kennedy

Oct 31, 2023.

“The first book in the Campus Diaries series by New York Times bestselling author Elle Kennedy.”

B&N Exclusive Edition: Extended chapters and a special melt-your-heart epilogue between Gigi and her father, Garrett Graham

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Shakespeare’s First Folio: 400th Anniversary Facsimile Edition – British Library of London

Oct 31, 2023.

“A full-size facsimile of one of the most complete early copies of the famed First Folio.”

400th Anniversary Edition: A slipcased edition that includes an six-page booklet with an introduction by the British Library’s lead curator who explain the history and enduring significance of the First Folio. 

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells


Percy St John and the Chronicle of Secrets – E. A. Allen, illustrated by E. Kozhevnikova

Oct 31, 2023.

“An unbreakable cipher, a dead priest with expensive shoes, a hermit who has conversations with saints, an angry French girl, a guardian angel with attitude, a murderous master criminal, and a gaggle of angry demons might stop an ordinary fifteen-year-old safe-cracking genius, but not Percy St.-John.”

Illustrated Edition: Illustrated hardback. 

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A Fire in the Flesh – Jennifer L. Armentrout

Oct 31, 2023.

“Third book in the Flesh and Fire series.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback, with a specially designed custom variant cover and a Q&A with the author. 

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Starling House – Alix. E. Harrow

Oct 31, 2023.

“A grim and gothic tale about a small town haunted by secrets that can’t stay buried and the sinister house that sits at the crossroads of it all.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback, with unique printed endpapers, foil design on the clothbound cover and exclusive original bonus chapter. 

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The Lies of Locke Lamora – Scott Lynch

Oct 31, 2023.

“A deluxe collector’s edition of Lynch’s epic fantasy.”

Deluxe Signed Emporium Edition: UK hardback, limited to 750 copies, signed by the author, cover and endpaper design by Edward Bettison, two foils on imitation cloth cover, black ribbon marker, orange sprayed page edges. 

Find it at Gollancz (can’t ship to US directly)


The Miraculous Sweetmakers: The Frost Fair – Natasha Hastings, illustrated by Alex T. Smith

Oct 26, 2023.

“An evocative historical novel set during the Great Frost of 1683 that revolves around two girls drawn into the sinister world of a mysterious conjuror.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperback with snowflake decorated sprayed page edges.

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The Deluxe Hunger Games Collection – Suzanne Collins

Oct 26, 2023.

“With all four of Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games novels in one box set, you can step into the world of Panem with the 10th annual Hunger Games, and continue all the way to the electrifying conclusion.”

Deluxe Box Set: UK hardbacks with new artwork by Freya Betts.

Find it at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


Watership Down – Richard Adams, illustrated by David Parkins

Oct 26, 2023.

The epic rabbit adventure, where Hazel, Fiver and a few other brave rabbits secretly leave behind the safety of their warren and hop tentatively out into a vast and strange world.

Learn more about the Puffin Clothbound series…

Puffin Clothbound edition: UK hardback with foiled cover.

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The Woman in Me – Britney Spears

Oct 24, 2023.

“A brave and astonishingly moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope.”

Independent Bookshop Edition: UK hardback with Britney stencilled in pink on black sprayed page edges.

Find it at your local Indie, try Ivybridge Bookshop.


West Heart Kill – Dann McDorman

Oct 24, 2023.

“At once an ode to classic murder mystery and a thrillingly unique slice of detective fiction, West Heart Kill finds a body and an unlikely cast of soon-to-be-suspects at a country club, inviting the reader to take part in solving the gruesome deed.”

Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK hardback with puzzle piece page edges.

Find it at your local UK Indie, try Ivybridge Bookshop


King of Greed (Kings of Sin #3) – Ana Huang

Oct 24, 2023.

“He had her, he lost her…and he’ll do anything to win her back.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback, exclusive cover and letter from the author.

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The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

Oct 24, 2023.

“Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.”

Collector’s Edition: Hardback in decorative slipcase, velvety black cover, illustrated endpapers and black stained page edges. 

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Every Last Word – Tamara Ireland Stone

Oct 24, 2023.

“Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup is a secret that her friends would never understand: Sam has Purely-Obsessional OCD and is consumed by a stream of dark thoughts and worries that she can’t turn off.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback, with alternate cover, purple sprayed page edges, a chapter annotated with behind-the-scenes details, a letter from the author, and a Q&A. 

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The Secret (Jack Reacher #28) – Lee Child & Andrew Child

Oct 24, 2023.

“Reacher returns in another high-octane rollercoaster ride of a novel from Lee and Andrew Child, as the US government call the lone wolf in to investigate a spate of strange, seemingly unconnected deaths across the country.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback, with exclusive short story and endpapers.

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The Winter Spirits – Various Authors

Oct 19, 2023.

“Centred around Christmas or Advent, these chilling tales from Bridget Collins, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Jess Kidd and others make for a gorgeously gothic follow-up to the bestselling ghost stories anthology The Haunting Season.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback, with red holly stencilled on the page edges. 

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Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK hardback, with green stencilled page edges. 

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Signature Gilded Classics – Various Authors

Oct 17, 2023.

  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • Persuasion by Jane Austen
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray  by Oscar Wilde

Signature Gilded Classics: UK hardbacks with gilded accents. See also the September releases in this series.

➤ Find this series at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


Texture Over Taste – Joshua Weissman

Oct 17, 2023.

“Each chapter introduces a new food texture, the sway it holds over a meal and how it can be used for your culinary benefit. This is a new lens on cooking that will shake up the way you approach the cutting board.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback, with a behind-the-scenes peek to see what it was like to photograph this cookbook. Joshua also shares some personal thoughts on life and cooking, as well as his motivations for writing this cookbook.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Starry Night – Debbie Macomber

Oct 17, 2023.

“A tender tale of impractical love and Christmas miracles.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback, with new cover, special endpapers, Christmas recipe, and letter from the author to celebrate the tenth anniversary.

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My Father’s Dragon – Ruth Styles Gannett, illustrated by Ruth Chrisman Gannett

Oct 17, 2023.

“Rediscover the classic fantasy and Newbery Honor winner My Father’s Dragon in this 75th-anniversary edition.”

75th Anniversary Edition: US hardback, with original illustrations now in full-color.

Find it at Amazon | Blackwells


The Inheritance Games – Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Oct 17, 2023.

“Avery Grambs is a relative nobody when she learns that an eccentric billionaire she never knew has died and named her the largest beneficiary to his massive estate. The only catch? She must move into his sprawling home with the extended family that he just disinherited, including his four charming, mysterious and good-looking grandsons.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback, with full-color stenciled edges, embossed foil jacket, foil stamped case, ribbon bookmark, bonus epilogue, new letter from the author, a book club guide, and more.

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Disney 100 Years of Wonder Storybook Collection – Ann Victoria Saxon

Oct 17, 2023.

“Celebrate the magic of Disney’s 100 years of storytelling with this hardcover keepsake volume featuring favorite Disney fairy tales, classics, and contemporary stories.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with an exclusive cover design.

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The Christmas Owl – Gideon Sterer & Ellen Kalish,  illustrated by Ramona Kaulitzki

Oct 17, 2023.

“Experience the beautiful story that captivated the country about a little owl found in the world’s most famous Christmas tree.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with gold foil on the jacket and contains a punch-out owl ornament.

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Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank

Oct 17, 2023.

A leatherbound edition of Anne Frank’s Diary.

B&N collectible edition: US hardback, bound in decorative bonded leather. ❦ Read more about the B&N Collectible Editions series here…

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Twelve Bones – Rosie Talbot

Oct 12, 2023.

“Charlie and Sam are faced with a deadly new threat to the living whilst trying to develop their relationship in the spookily romantic sequel to the BookTok hit Sixteen Souls.”

Waterstone’s Exclusive: UK paperback with red sprayed page edges. 

Find it at Waterstones


How to Steal a Dragon (Villains Academy #2) – Ryan Hammond

Oct 12, 2023.

“Bram and his friends uncover a fiendish plot to bring down the school from within.”

Waterstone’s Exclusive: UK paperback with dragons stencilled on the page edges. 

Find it at Waterstones


The Christmas Club (Christmas Carrolls #3) – Mel Taylor-Bessent, illustrated by Selom Sunu

Oct 12, 2023.

“More hilarious festive shenanigans with the third entry in Taylor-Bessent’s Christmas-tastic series as lovable Carroll clan head for Manhattan.”

Waterstone’s Exclusive: UK paperback with fireworks stencilled on the page edges. 

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The Body in the Blitz (Ministry of Unladylike Activity #2) – Robin Stevens

Oct 12, 2023.

“May’s big sister Hazel has arranged for them to stay on a quiet street close to the Ministry, where they discover something mysterious.”

Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK paperback with green sprayed page edges and a die-cut cover. 

Find it at your local UK Indie, try Ivybridge Bookshop


Stepfather Christmas – L. D. Lapinski

Oct 12, 2023.

“A magical Christmas story about a girl who is convinced her new stepdad is actually Father Christmas.”

Waterstone’s Exclusive: UK paperback with reindeer stencilled on red edges. 

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Rambling Man – Billy Connolly

Oct 12, 2023.

“From America to the Arctic and from Nepal to New Zealand, Rambling Man is Billy Connolly’s love letter to the locations, people and incredible adventures that have resulted from a life on the open road.”

Waterstone’s Exclusive: UK hardback, stencilled page edges and exclusive endpapers. 

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A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder – Holly Jackson

Oct 12, 2023.

“Teenage sleuth Pippa Fitz-Amobi embarks on a quest to re-investigate a closed local murder case for her final year project, believing the man who was blamed for the crime was wrongly accused.”

Collector’s Edition: UK hardback, with decorative stencilled page edges, an introductory letter from the author, and a ribbon bookmark. 

Find it at AmazonWaterstones | Foyles | Blackwells


Liberty The History: Treasure from the Archives of the London Department Store – Marie-Therese Rieber

Oct 12, 2023.

“celebrates the historic beginnings of the iconic store as well as their contemporary vision – from their ‘Eastern Bazaar’ of objets d’art, rugs and textiles from Japan and the East to the brand’s association with the developing Art Nouveau movement, their whimsical window displays and quintessential Art Fabrics, to the innovations in design and printmaking and the savvy collaborations and creative direction that have kept Liberty at the forefront of the fashion world.”

Deluxe Edition: Cloth-bound hardback book, with 10 art prints and housed in a collectible gift box. 

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Heartstopper Vols 1-4 – Alice Oseman

Oct 12, 2023 (Vol 4)

A bestselling LGBTQ+ graphic novel series about life, love, and everything that happens in between.

Special editions: UK hardbacks with foiled covers and decorative endpapers. 

Find Vol 4 at Amazon | Blackwells | Waterstones
➤ Find Vol 3 at Amazon | Blackwells | Waterstones
➤ Find Vol 2 at Amazon | Blackwells | Waterstones
➤ Find Vol 1 at Amazon | Blackwells | Waterstones


Sharpe’s Command – Bernard Cornwell

Oct 10, 2023.

“Britannia puts her faith in our maverick hero to defend her troops from French forces in early nineteenth-century Spain.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with bonus chapter featuring an exclusive Q&A with the author.

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A Stroke of the Pen: The Lost Stories – Terry Pratchett, foreword by Neil Gaiman

Oct 10, 2023.

“Twenty early short stories by one of the world’s best loved authors. These are rediscovered tales that Pratchett wrote under a pseudonym for newspapers during the 1970s and 1980s.”

Waterstones & Blackwells Clothbound Exclusive: Exclusive Edition with limited edition poster, special endpapers, doodles, real cloth slipcase with one foil on front and back panel, books bound in same real cloth with one foil on front, back and spine.

Find it at Waterstones | Blackwells

Waterstones Trade Exclusive: UK hardback with foiled board design, exclusive doodles from Terry and decorative endpapers.

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Discworld Exclusive: UK hardback exclusively embossed with Terry’s signature and sealed with his coat of arms, featuring a cream cover and exclusive red sprayed page edges.

➤ Find it at Discworld


The Puppets of Spelhorst – Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Julie Morstad

Oct 10, 2023.

“An enchanting illustrated original fairy tale in which five puppets confront circumstances beyond their control with patience, cunning, and high spirits.”

B&N Exclusive: Exclusive Edition includes a special full-color illustration and gold-tipped edges.

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Flame Tree Ancient Origins Series by various authors

Oct 10, 2023.

More companion volumes to the Myths & Legends volumes in the same series. The next set of books in the Flame Tree Collector’s Editions series are two more titles bringing to life the beginnings of human experiences, covering civilisations and an introduction to the lands that inspired Mesoamerican and Roman legends.

Includes Mesoamerican Ancient Origins and Roman Ancient Origins.

Collector’s editions: Foiled and embossed covers with gilded page edges. Some minimal black & white line drawings (3 per book).

 Find Mesoamerica Ancient Origins at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells
 Find Roman Ancient Origins at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


Sword Catcher – Cassandra Clare

Oct 10, 2023.

A prince’s body-double and an outcast with forbidden magic join forces to expose a web of corruption and intrigue in the gilded city of Castellane.


Gift Edition: UK hardback with red crowns stencilled on black sprayed page edges. (Due 28 November)

Find it at Amazon


Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with exclusive exclusive sprayed edge, stamped boards under the dust jacket & gold colourway.

Find it at Waterstones


B&N Exclusive: US hardback with gold dust jacket and a mini fold-out poster with character art from the world of Castellane.

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Kingdom of the Feared (Kingdom of the Wicked #3) – Kerri Maniscalco

Oct 5, 2023.

“Ablaze with secrets, betrayal and romance, the seductive closing part of the bestselling Kingdom of the Wicked trilogy presents Maniscalco’s fearless heroine with the final, dark mystery – and one that might end up costing Emilia her heart.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperback with red sprayed page edges.

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Audubon’s Birds of America – John James Audubon, edited by Roger Tory Peterson & Virginia Marie Peterson

Oct 4, 2023.

“A new systematic arrangement of the prints, following the modern classification of species, and descriptive captions about each bird allow us to appreciate Audubon’s achievement in the light of modern ornithology.”

Baby Elephant Folio: presents all 435 of John James Audubon’s brilliant hand-coloured engravings in exquisite reproductions derived from the original plates of the rare Double Elephant Folio.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells


Lola in the Mirror – Trent Dalton

Oct 4, 2023.

“Bighearted, gritty, magical and moving, Lola in the Mirror is the irresistible new novel from international bestselling author of Boy Swallows Universe and All Our Shimmering Skies, Trent Dalton.”

Dymocks Exclusive: Australian hardback with exclusive dust jacket and bonus material.

Find it at Dymocks


Out There Screaming – Edited by Jordan Peele

Oct 4, 2023.

“An anthology of new Black horror. Curated by the horror movie maestro behind Get Out and Nope, this dazzling collection of spine-chilling stories by Black authors boasts contributions from N.K. Jemisin, Tananarive Due and Nalo Hopkinson.”

Collector’s Edition: UK hardback featuring digital signatures from Jordan Peele and contributors, decorative red sprayed edges, printed boards and endpapers.

Find it at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


Yumi and the Nightmare Painter – Brandon Sanderson

Oct 3, 2023.

“Tranquility and magic collide with nightmarish darkness in this riveting fantasy, as two very different individuals strive to save each other’s worlds.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with floral design stencilled on blue sprayed page edges.

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Making It So – Patrick Stewart

Oct 3, 2023.

“The long-awaited memoir from iconic, beloved actor and living legend Sir Patrick Stewart.”

Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK hardback with green sprayed page edges.

Find it at your local Indie, or Blackwells


Curious Tides – Pascale Lacelle

Oct 3, 2023.

“A gorgeously dark academia fantasy following a teen mage who must unravel the truth behind the secret society that may have been involved in her classmates’ deaths.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardcover edition a special cover and full-color page of artwork as well as a never-before-seen short story set in the Curious Tides world.

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The Prospectors – Ariel Djanikian

Oct 3, 2023.

“A sweeping rags-to-riches story of survival, greed, and injustice across American history following a family transformed by the Klondike Gold Rush.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardcover edition with a unique jacket and endpapers, an author essay and a reading group guide.

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The Housemaid – Freida McFadden

Oct 3, 2023.

“USA Today bestseller and addictive psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist that’s burning up Instagram.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardcover edition with a new exclusive bonus chapter, a reading group guide, prologue and chapters from the sequel, The Housemaid’s Secret, and an exclusively designed cover.

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The Hurricane Wars – Thea Guzanzon

Oct 3, 2023.

“A magical orphan and a ruthless warrior find themselves on opposite sides of the titular conflict in the first instalment of Guanzon’s scintillating fantasy series.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardcover with decorative sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones

B&N Exclusive: US hardcover, with full-color endpapers and a ‘sexy’ bonus chapter.

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Practical Magic – Alice Hoffman

Oct 3, 2023.

“The Owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman.”

Deluxe Edition: UK hardcover, with embossed and foiled dust jacket, black endpapers and deckled page edges.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells


Tom’s Midnight Garden – Philippa Pearce

Oct 3, 2023.

“When Tom hears the old grandfather clock strike thirteen, he discovers a magical garden.”

65th Anniversary Edition: UK hardback. Includes a new foreword by Tom Cottrell Boyce.

Find it at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

Oct 3, 2023.

“The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history.”

20th Anniversary Edition: Includes a new afterword by the author. 

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Blackwells

Damaged but Not Destroyed: From Trauma to Triumph – Michael Todd

Oct 3, 2023.

“No matter how badly you’ve messed up, no matter what hardship or pain you’ve experienced, nothing can destroy the priceless, God-given value of your life.”

B&N Exclusive: Exclusive Edition includes a personal letter about Pastor Mike’s hope for readers embarking on their own healing journey, and an exclusive photo collage featuring never-before-seen photographs of the Todd family.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Dungeons & Dragons: Lore & Legends – Michael Witwer, Kyle Newman, Jon Peterson, Sam Witwer

Oct 3, 2023.

“An illustrated guide to Dungeons & Dragons’ beloved fifth edition told through interviews, artwork, and visual ephemera from the designers, storytellers, and creators who bring it to life.”

B&N Exclusive: Hardback with a wraparound cover design with an alternate color palette and unique artwork.

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Frankenstein – Mary Shelley, illustrated by John Coulthart

Oct 3, 2023.

“In this gothic classic, readers follow the journey of Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant scientist who creates a monstrous being that ultimately seeks revenge against its own creator.”

Deluxe Illustrated Edition: Hardback with illustrations, acetate dust jacket, and bonus stories.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells | Abes | eBay


Muad’dib – Dune: The Graphic Novel Book 2 – Brian Herbert

Oct 3, 2023.

“Young Paul Atreides and his mother, the lady Jessica, find themselves stranded in the deep desert of Arrakis. Betrayed by one of their own and destroyed by their greatest enemy, Paul and Jessica must find the mysterious Fremen, or perish.”

Collector’s Edition: Hardback with faux-cloth foiled slipcase, matte art paper, and increased trim size.

Find it at Amazon | B&N | Waterstones | Blackwells


Wildfire – Hannah Grace

Oct 3, 2023.

“Maple Hills students Russ Callaghan and Aurora Roberts cross paths at a party celebrating the end of the academic year, where a drinking game results in them having a passionate one-night stand. Never one to overstay her welcome (or expect much from a man), Aurora slips away before Russ even has the chance to ask for her full name.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with an original bonus essay. 

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – JK Rowling, illustrated by MinaLima

Oct 3, 2023.

“The third book in the Harry Potter series, illustrated in brilliant full color by MinaLima and featuring eight exclusive interactive elements, including the Marauder’s Map and more.”

MinaLima edition: Hardback with unabridged text accompanied by full-color illustrations on nearly every page and eight paper-engineered interactive elements including Knight Bus, the Grim in a teacup, a spinning Time-Turner, and more. 

☞ Read more about the MinaLima Interactive Children’s Classics series

Find US edition at Amazon | Blackwells
➤ Find UK edition at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells 


Lore Olympus, Vol 5 – Rachel Smythe

Oct 3, 2023.

“You want to know about The Bringer of Death.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with original cover artwork. 

Find it at Barnes & Noble


Spy School Goes North – Stuart Gibbs

Oct 3, 2023.

“Ben Ripley goes on a rescue mission when one of his own is abducted from a remote Alaskan training facility.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with exclusive jacket with shiny blue foil and a map of the characters’ Alaskan adventures on the reverse side—plus eight never-before-seen letters. 

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Throne of the the Fallen – Kerri Maniscalco

Oct 3, 2023.

“A sexy, scintillating standalone novel set in the world of Maniscalco’s Kingdom of the Wicked series, where the Prince of Envy and Miss Camilla Antonius engage in a thrillingly dangerous bargain which brings their simmering passion to the fore.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with sprayed page edges and purple foiled boards. 

Find it at Waterstones


B&N Exclusive: US hardback with unique cover and bonus content. 

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September 2023

Cloud Cuckoo Land – Anthony Doerr

Sep 29, 2023.

“A dazzling epic of love, war and the joy of books.”

Independent Bookshop Edition: UK paperback with birds stencilled on orange sprayed page edges.

Find it at your local Indie, try Ivybridge Bookshop


The Vanquishers – Kalynn Bayron

Sep 28, 2023.

“A rollicking vampire romp for younger readers, as Malika and her friends are forced to take on the mantle of the vanquishers of old when one of their number goes missing.”

Special Edition: UK paperback with decorative sprayed page edges.

Find it at Waterstones


The Savage Storm – James Holland

Sep 28, 2023.

“A propulsive, exhaustively researched account of the Allied invasion of Italy that brings every sound, smell and heartstopping moment of this vital World War II campaign to life.”

Waterstones Exclusive Edition: UK hardback, signed by the author with exclusive endpapers, diary entries and a commentary from James Holland.

Find it at Waterstones


Tales from the Forest (Winnie-the-Pooh) – Jane Riordan, illustrated by Mark Burgess

Sep 28, 2023.

“A new authorised sequel story collection by Jane Riordan written in the style of A.A. Milne featuring beautiful, humorous illustrations drawn by Mark Burgess, inspired by E.H. Shepard’s original, iconic decorations.”

Special Edition: UK hardback, signed and numbered by the author, exclusive colourway, presented in a slipcase.

Find it at Amazon | Waterstones | Blackwells


Foxlight – Katya Balen

Sep 28, 2023.

“A heartbreaking and heart-warming story about sisterhood, found family and accepting love in the most unusual and unknown places.”

Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK hardback, signed by the author with exclusive short story from October, October.

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Babel – R. F. Kuang

Sep 28, 2023.

“A compulsive dystopia about the power of language and the evils of authoritarianism, represented by the looming titular tower of translation.”


Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperback with extra content – ‘An Annotated Bibliography for the Curious Reader’ and ‘Dramtis Peronsae [sic]’.

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Blackwells Exclusive: UK paperback with blue sprayed page edges.

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Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK paperback with gold foiled cover.

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The Scarlet Veil – Shelby Mahurin

Sep 28, 2023.

“Return to the thrilling world of the bestselling Serpent and Dove series as Celie fights to prove herself as the Chasseurs’ first huntswoman and a new evil rises to threaten Belterra.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with red skull lace design stencilled on the page edges.

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B&N Exclusive: US hardback with a bonus scene, unique cover and printed endpapers, and an ornate foil case stamp.

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Divine Might: Goddesses in Greek Myth – Natalie Haynes

Sep 28, 2023.

“Ranging from Artemis to Aphrodite and from Hera to Hestia, this exquisitely written and endlessly enjoyable volume from the bestselling author of Pandora’s Jar and Medusa highlights formidable Greek goddesses.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback, signed by the author with decorative endpapers and foiled boards.

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Oh Maya Gods – Maz Evans

Sep 28, 2023.

“Swapping Ancient Greece for Ancient Mesoamerica, Evans’ hilarious Who Let the Gods Out? series continues with a brand-new set of deities set to cause some serious chaos.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperback with patterned sprayed page edges.

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Upon A Frosted Star – M. A. Kuzniar

Sep 28, 2023.

The Great Gatsby meets Swan Lake in another enchanting modern-day fairy tale from the author of Midnight in Everwood, as struggling artist Forster is drawn into the orbit of a cursed woman longing to be free.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with decorative stencilled sprayed page edges.

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Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK hardback with hidden foiled cover under the dust jacket.

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Which Way Round the Galaxy – Cressida Cowell

Sep 28, 2023.

“The four O’Hero-Smith children set out to return a Magical Creature back to its natural habitat.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with purple sprayed page edges and bonus illustrated pages of extra content.

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The Color Purple – Alice Walker

Sep 26, 2023.

“A powerful cultural touchstone of modern American literature depicting the lives of African American women in early twentieth-century rural Georgia.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with an exclusive cover, purple endpapers, an ownership page, and a forward by Kiese Laymon.

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Hercule Poirot’s Silent Night – Sophie Hannah

Sep 26, 2023.

“Sophie Hannah puts Poirot to work solving a medical murder mystery in this hugely enjoyable reimagining of Agatha Christie’s iconic detective.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback signed by the author with exclusive endpapers.

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The Art of Destiny (War Arts Saga #2) – Wesley Chu

Sep 26, 2023.

“A motley assortment of elderly grandmasters attempt to whip Jian into shape, whilst other key figures come into play.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with decorative sprayed page edges.

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Some of Us Are Looking (County Kerry) – Carlene O’Connor

Sep 26, 2023.

“In late summer, the Dingle peninsula is thronged with tourists drawn to County Kerry’s dark mountains and deep, lush valleys. For Irish vet Dimpna Wilde, who has returned to run her family’s practice after years away, home is a beautiful but complicated place—especially when it becomes the setting for a brutal murder.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback exclusive to B&N.

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Shadow Speaker (desert Magician #1) – Nnedi Okorafor

Sep 26, 2023.

“When fifteen-year old Ejii witnesses her father’s beheading, her world shatters. In a time of mind-blowing technology and seductive mysticism, Ejii embarks on a journey to track down her father’s killer.”

Deluxe Edition: Hardback, expanded edition of an out-of-print early novel, with a brand-new introduction from the author.

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Crave – Tracy Wolff

Sep 26, 2023.

“The vampire sensation that started it all, Crave is finally in paperback for a whole new set of fans, full of unique bonus content and simultaneous with the series’ completion.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with a unique purple cover; matching purple sprayed edges, and brand-new bonus content that gives a never-before-seen look into Jaxon’s POV after the events of Crave and before the second book in the series, Crush.

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Tales from a Not-So-Posh Paris Adventure (Dork Diaries) – Rachel Renée Russell

Sep 26, 2023.

“Will Nikki Maxwell and her friends make it to Paris in this next installment of the blockbuster Dork Diaries series?”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with sprayed page edges.

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B&N Exclusive: US hardback with a pull-out poster and sticker sheet.

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If You’ll Have Me – Eunnie

Sep 26, 2023.

“Endearing queer graphic novel centred on an unlikely relationship that springs up from a meet-cute.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK paperback with purple sprayed page edges.

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The Fragile Threads of Power – V. E. Schwab

Sep 26, 2023.

“Schwab’s long-awaited return to the Shades of Magic series weaves a gripping tale of old heroes and new enemies. A welcome return to a dazzling world of thieves, travellers, magical battles, and epic adventures.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with design stencilled on red sprayed page edges, exclusive end papers and board design under the dust jacket.

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B&N Exclusive: US hardback with the exclusive short story “A Friendly Game.”

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Foul Heart Huntsman (Foul Lady Fortune #2) – Chloe Gong

Sep 26, 2023.

“The second book in the captivating Foul Lady Fortune duology following an immortal assassin in 1930s Shanghai as she races to save her country and her love.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with exclusive foiled design on the boards under the dust jacket.

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B&N Exclusive: US hardback with a special cover and a never-before-seen romantic short story following Rosalind and Orion.

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House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City #1) – Sarah J. Maas

Sep 26, 2023.

“Sarah J. Maas’s bestselling Crescent City series begins with House of Earth and Blood, which follows the story of half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with a special cover, French flaps and a preview of House of Sky and Breath.

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House of Sky and Breath (Crescent City #2) – Sarah J. Maas

Sep 26, 2023.

“Bryce and Hunt are back! They may have saved the city, but they are once again pulled into the fight. And, in a world on the brink, staying silent is not an option.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback with a special cover, French flaps and an additional chapter featuring Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar.

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The Wild Robot Protects – Peter Brown

Sep 26, 2023.

“Roz goes on an action-packed under-the-ocean journey to save her beloved island.”

B&N Exclusive: US hardback with Peter Brown’s sketches and notes about his design process.

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B&N Exclusive: US hardback with an exclusive cover and bonus content.

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The Armour of Light – Ken Follett

Sep 26, 2023.

“Follett returns to Kingsbridge with an epic tale of revolution and a cast of unforgettable characters.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback with an exclusive essay about Waterloo.

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Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK hardback with blue sprayed page edges, foiled design under the dust jacket, and exclusive endpapers.

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Percy Jackson and the Chalice of the Gods – Rick Riordan

Sep 26, 2023.

The original heroes from The Lightning Thief are reunited for their biggest challenge yet: getting Percy to college when the gods are standing in his way.

Waterstones exclusive: UK hardback with exclusive sprayed page edges.

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B&N exclusive: US hardback signed by the author with college recommendation letters from the gods (that aren’t very helpful).

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Signature Gilded Classics – Various Authors

Sep 24, 2023

  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker

Signature Gilded Classics: UK hardbacks with gilded accents. See also the October releases in this series.

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The Tale of Despereaux – Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering

Sep 19, 2023

“Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread.”

Deluxe Anniversary Edition: US hardback including a bonus original short story from Kate DiCamillo and a new piece of art by Timothy Basil Ering.

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A Study in Drowning – Ava Reid

Sep 19, 2023

“Effy has always believed in fairy tales. She’s had no choice. Since childhood, she’s been haunted by visions of the Fairy King. She’s found solace only in the pages of Angharad – a beloved epic about a mortal girl who falls in love with the Fairy King, and then destroys him.”

Waterstones Exclusive: UK hardback, with alternative cover and decorative green sprayed page edges.

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Autumn Peltier, Water Warrior – Carole Lindstrom, illustrated by Bridget George

Sep 19, 2023

“An inspiring picture book biography about Indigenous Water Warriors Autumn Peltier and Josephine Mandamin.”

B&N Exclusive: Hardback. Exclusive edition includes an exclusive poster on the reverse of the dust jacket.

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The Auctioneer – Joan Samson, intro by Grady Hendrix (Paperbacks from Hell series)

Sep 19, 2023

“An Auctioneer takes over a small town and dispossesses them gradually with threats and intimidation.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback, with unique cover details on an exclusive trade paperback format.

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Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ – Mendal W. Johnson, intro by Grady Hendrix (Paperbacks from Hell series)

Sep 19, 2023

“‘They’re just kids … It’s only a game.’ That’s what Barbara, a lovely twenty-year-old babysitter told herself when she awoke bound and gagged. But the knots were tight and painful and the children would not let her go.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback, with unique cover details on an exclusive trade paperback format.

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Hell Hound – Ken Greenhall, intro by Grady Hendrix (Paperbacks from Hell series)

Sep 19, 2023

“Baxter is a sociopathic bull terrier on the hunt for the perfect master.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback, with unique cover details on an exclusive trade paperback format.

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When Darkness Loves Us – Elizabeth Engstrom, intro by Grady Hendrix (Paperbacks from Hell series)

Sep 19, 2023

“Sally Ann and Martha. Two women, searching for love. Finding terror.”

B&N Exclusive: US paperback, with unique cover details on an exclusive trade paperback format.

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Rouge – Mona Awad

Sep 14, 2023

“A horror-tinted, gothic fairy tale about a lonely dress shop clerk whose mother’s unexpected death sends her down a treacherous path in pursuit of youth and beauty.”

Independent Bookshop Exclusive: UK hardback with red sprayed page edges.

Find it at your local UK Indie, try Linghams


Queen of Air and Darkness (The Dark Artifices) – Cassandra Clare

Sep 14, 2023

“The Clave teeters on the brink of civil war. One fragment of the Blackthorn family flees to Los Angeles, seeking to discover the source of the disease that is destroying the race of warlocks. “

Collector’s Edition: UK hardback with new bonus material, and an exclusive introduction from the author.

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