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August 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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August 2021 fiction releases

3rd of August
> A Lesson in Vengeance by Victoria Lee (YA – LGBTQ+ fantasy)
> The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould (YA – LGBTQ+ Horror)
> If The Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy (Adult – Romance)

5th of August
> Last Chance Books by Kelsey Rodkey (YA – Contemporary Romance)
> Gods & Monsters by Shelby Mahurin (Serpent & Dove #3) (YA – Fantasy)
> Red Wolf by Rachel Vincent (YA – Fantasy Retelling)
> XOXO by Axie Oh (YA – Contemporary – Korean American Author)
> As Good As Dead by Holly Jackson (A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder #3) (YA – Mystery)
> Wicked Little Deeds by Kat Ellis (YA – Horror)
> The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough (YA – LGBTQ+ Contemporary – Yuin/Australian Aboriginal Author)
> The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren (Adult – Romance)
> Rosaline Palmer Takes The Cake by Alexis Hall (Adult – LGBTQ+ Romance)

17th of August
> Redemptor by Jordan Ifueko (YA – Fantasy – Nigerian American Author)
> Cazadora by Romina Garber (YA – Fantasy – Latinx Author)

19th of August
> Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee (YA – Historical Fiction – Chinese-American Author)
> Splinters of Sunshine by Patrice Lawrence (YA – Contemporary – Black British Author)
> Fresh by Margot Wood (YA – LGBTQ+ Contemporary)
> The Upper World by Femi Fadugba (YA – Science Fiction Thriller – British-Nigerian Author)
> Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark (Adult – Historical Fantasy – Afro-Caribbean-American Author)

24th of August
> Devil in the Device by Lora Beth Johnson (Goddess in the Machine #2) (YA – Science Fiction)
> The Second Rebel by Linden Lewis (The First Sister Trilogy #2) (Adult – LGBTQ+ Science Fiction)

26th of August
> The Women of Troy by Pat Barker (Adult – Mythology Retelling)

31st of August
> Take Me With You When You Go by David Levithan and Jennifer Niven (YA – Contemporary)

And that’s a wrap on the August titles coming out 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.

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