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April 2021 fiction releases

At the beginning of every month I’ll be bringing you a list of all the highly anticipated (as well as the hidden gem) fiction releases that are being published during that month. This list includes a mix of children’s, young adult and adult books, listed in UK publication date order. Each book is a link to it’s Goodreads page.

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April 2021 fiction releases

1st of April
> Sistersong by Lucy Holland (Adult – LGBTQ+ Historical Fiction)
> The Iron Raven by Julie Kagawa (Bone Grace #2) (YA – Fantasy – Asian Author)
> Bone Crier’s Dawn by Kathryn Purdie (YA – Fantasy)
> Zara Hossain is Here by Sabina Khan (YA – LGBTQ+ Contemporary – Asian Author)
> The Block by Ben Oliver (The Loop Trilogy #2) (YA – Dystopian)
> Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley (YA – Thriller – Indigenous Author)
> Guard your Heart by Sue Divin (YA – Contemporary)
> Rumaysa by Radiya Hafiza (Children’s/Middlegrade – Fantasy Retelling – South Asian Muslim Author)

Cover image of Sistersong by Lucy Holland.
Cover image of Zara Hossain Is Here by Sabina Khan.
Cover image of Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley.
Cover image of Rumaysa by Radiya Hafiza.

5th of April
> We Belong by Cookie Hiponia Everman (Children’s/Middlegrade – Fantasy – Asian Author)

6th of April
> The Infinity Courts by Akemi Dawn Bowman (YA – Science Fiction – Asian Author)
> Oculta by Maya Motayne (A Forgery of Magic #2) (YA – Fantasy – Author of Colour)
> House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland (YA – Horror)
> Blessed Monsters by Emily A. Duncan (Something Dark and Holy #3) (YA – Fantasy)

Cover image of Cookie Hiponia Everman.
Cover image of The Infinity Courts by Akemi Dawn Bowman.
Cover image of Oculta by Maya Motayne.
Cover image of House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland.

8th of April
> Vulture by Bex Hogan (Isles of Storm and Sorrow #3) (YA – Fantasy)

13th of April
> The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni (YA – Fantasy)
> Victories Greater Than Death by Charlie Jane Anders (YA – LGBTQ+ Science Fiction)
> Near the Bone by Christina Henry (Adult – Horror)
> Malice by Heather Walter (Adult – LGBTQ+ Fantasy Retelling)

Cover image of Vulture by Bex Hogan.
Cover image of The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni.
Cover image of Victories Greater Than Death by Charlie Jane Anders.
Cover image of Malice by Heather Walter.

15th of April
> Destination Anywhere by Sara Barnard (YA – Contemporary)
> The Last Girl by Goldy Moldavsky (YA – Thriller)
> Way of the Argosi by Sebastien De Castell (Spellslinger #0.5) (YA – Fantasy)
> The Light of the Midnight Stars by Rena Rossner (Adult – Fantasy)
> The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk (Adult – Fantasy)

Cover image of Destination Anywhere by Sara Barnard.
Cover image of The Last Girl by Goldy Moldavsky.
Cover image of The Light of the Midnight Stars by Rena Rossner.
Cover image of The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk.

20th of April
> The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur (YA – Thriller – Asian Author)
> She Drives Me Crazy by Kelly Quindlen (YA – LGBTQ+ Contemporary)
> Witches Steeped in Gold by Ciannon Smart (YA – Fantasy – Author of Colour)

22nd of April
> Kate in Waiting by Becky Albertalli (YA – LGBTQ+ Contemporary)

27th of April
> Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff (Children’s/Middlegrade – LGBTQ+ Fantasy)
> Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses by Kristen O’Neal (YA – Fantasy)
> The Beautiful Ones by Silvia Morena-Garcia (Adult – Fantasy – Author of Colour)

Cover image of Witches Steeped in Gold by Ciannon Smart.
Cover image of Kate in Waiting by Becky Albertalli.
Cover image of Too Bright To See by Kyle Lukoff.
Cover image of Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Leakan Zea Kemp.

29th of April
> Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet by Laekan Zea Kemp (YA – Contemporary)
> The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary (Adult – Romance)
> This Can Never Not Be Real by Sera Milano (YA – Contemporary)


And that’s a wrap on the April titles that are publishing this month!

If there’s a novel that releases this month (in the UK) that you can’t wait to read that isn’t listed here, feel free to tell me in the comments and I’ll try to add it to the list.

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog posts.

Bookishly yours,
Hâf


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You might also like the following posts:
> March 2021 fiction releases
Sistersong – Book Review
Eight Verse Novels on Scribd

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