Can't Wait For...Yesterday's New Releases and Next Week's Titles! Please order now from your local indie or BN to help keep them in business! :)

Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they're books that have yet to be released. It's based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine.

Hi Bookworms!

Okay, I'm going to do something different for Waiting on Wednesday.

Normally, I like to pick a book with a recently revealed cover and talk about how hyped I am (Like that GORGEOUS cover for October release THE INVISIBILE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. Schwab that just dropped!!!)

But the economy is hurting right now, and if you have the money to support still-open or delivering indie bookstores and Barnes and Nobles, it will help keep them in business.

Right now, Amazon doesn't need your money the way our indies and BNs do. 

Yes, so do B&Ns! They've been in a lot of financial trouble and Amazon has significantly hurt them as well. In my area, we have two BNs. We only got our first indie last year. I have been shopping there for years and need them to stay healthy, too, and a lot of other readers are in the same boat!

If you want to still have a bookstore when this is over, call your local, or a friend's local if your area is okay. California, Washington New York (City), Pennsylvania (Philadelphia region), and New Jersey are especially hard-hit and could use your money -- and they'll ship to you.

There are a lot of books coming out the next few Tuesdays that I desperately want. I figured I will feature them here, and if they sound good to you, maybe you can order a few, support a shop, and have new books next week?

I'll change my WoW to this format for the next period of time, what do you think?

ALSO, because I'm just starting this, I'm also going to include books that came out YESTERDAY so you can have some books this week as well! :)

Here's a photo from my Instagram yesterday with the week's releases I'm most excited for, and a little bit about why!

Happy #NewReleaseTuesday! Spring is my favorite season, and I always like to take a lot of pictures outdoors with nature. Especially right now when we're cooped up inside more! Everything has been yellow right now, I know. This forsythia, the daffodils, some little yellow wildflowers... we'll have more colors soon! The grass is just starting to get patches of green! (Also, I love how the forsythia matches my #WizardOfOz @storiarts writing gloves!) 📚 What titles are you really excited for this week? I've already read #romcom THE HONEY DON'T LIST by @christinalauren, which is great for right now. I'm hoping to start THE EMPRESS OF SALT AND FORTUNE by @nghivowriting very soon! I hadn't heard of it until @torbooks sent it my way, but I was instantly intrigued by the summary -- and love many of the authors blurbing it! Fantasy is always my favorite genre, and Tor Books are always so good! I'm also excited for BETWEEN BURNING WORLDS by @jessicabrody & @joannerendellauthor! It's the sequel to last year's "#lesmiserables in space" scifi novel SKY WITHOUT STARS. I'm very eager to get my hands on my finished copy tomorrow! Last but not least, TIGERS, NOT DAUGHTERS by @samantha_mabry_tx, wiith its fierce cover and dark tale of sisters! This is my third Mabry book, but certainly not my last! I can't wait to hear what titles you're excited about this week! 📚 #bookstagram #instabooks #booksofinstagram #readersofinstagram #bookshimmy #bookaholic #bookcollector #bookworm #booknerd #booklover #bibliophile #ireadya #amreading #newrelease #currentlyreading #bookstack #shelfie #writinggloves #booksandflowers #flowersandbooks #flowersofinstagram #forsythia #somanybookssolittletime
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For next week, there are two books on my radar, and they both involve sports!

WE ARE THE WILDCATS by Siobhan Vivian is about a varsity field hockey squad where a midnight initiation ceremony is the only thing the girls are in control of, until their toxic coach changes things. Just how far will these girls go for their team? You'll be hearing more about this one from me on next month's blog tour stop!

The late Kobe Bryant had been at the beginning of his publishing legacy when he died earlier this year. Last year, he published the first book in three different series that combined sports and fantasy, with a dream to eventually overlap them. He wrote them together with various others. The first series he published, Wizenard, together with Wesley King, is now getting a sequel. The second book is entitled SEASON ONE and centers around "strain and sacrifice, supernatural breakthroughs, and supreme dedication to the game."

I hope you'll consider buying a couple of these books this week or next if you can afford it to help support your local indies and BNs!