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How to find a book that is coming out soon (or not so soon)

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I used to have a PM subscription and would read the new deals section. And I remember seeing a YA coming out sometime - maybe next year - about Pele, the volcano goddess from Hawaii. I'm pretty in tune with new books that come out because of the BB's, blogs, and twitter, but I'm afraid to miss this.

In general, is there a way to search for books that have been sold but aren't available for sale yet?

#1 - October 19, 2011, 11:29 PM


Are you thinking of WILDEFIRE by Karsten Knight? It came out this summer.
#2 - October 20, 2011, 12:58 AM

GAH! YES!!! I knew I was going to miss it... I mean, of course I can still go buy it... but I should have had it by now. Thank you!
#3 - October 20, 2011, 08:16 AM

We post a list of monthly new releases on our blog (of course, it is only MG and it's only what is releasing that month), and I believe our two new release people track most of it down themselves, so there has to be a way to find the information.  I'm not sure what they do, exactly, but I could ask.  Maybe one of them will  chime in here, too (at least one is a bber, maybe both are). 

Oh, the site in case you want to follow our new release posts:
#4 - October 20, 2011, 12:46 PM

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One of the best ways I've found to keep apprised of coming releases is to do an advanced book search on Amazon.  I choose my category (teen) and for the publishing date, I put 'after' and then the month and year.  You'll get pages and pages of upcoming books that way.
#5 - October 21, 2011, 07:28 AM
Unspun: A Collection of Tattered Fairy Tales:

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This site lists upcoming YA, and it's what I use to track new releases:

But Andracill's Amazon method is probably more complete.
#6 - October 21, 2011, 07:48 PM
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