12 Top Picks of August 2021 Book Releases

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AUGUST 2021 BOOK RELEASES

What books are coming out in 2021?

Take a look at all the best August 2021 Book Releases!

This Month’s Most Recommended

Welcome to another month and all the best books coming out. With a book for every taste, this month will leave the sign and I’m so excited to spread the word about all of these new book releases.

If you’re new to Comet Readings, thanks for being here! Every month I recommend my most anticipated books of 2021.

I know that sometimes choosing between new books coming out is overwhelming, and I’ve tried my best to read and include a variety of genres, famous, and debut authors to make your reading experience the best and as diverse as possible.

Happy Reading!

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If you’re looking for new books coming out this year,  take a look at

2021 Upcoming Releases

August 2021 Book Releases

We Are The Brennans

We Are the Brennans

by Tracey Lange

Contemporary Fiction
On Sale: August 3, 2021

Sunday abandoned her family and her high school sweetheart five years ago with little explanation. Now, after a drunk driving accident she caused, she needs to return to her family and confront them.

Amazon | Goodreads

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The Guilt Trip

 by Sandie Jones

Mystery & Thriller
On Sale: August 3, 2021

A group of friends is traveling to Portugal for the wedding of one of them and to finally get to know Ali, the fiancé, a little better. But everything changes when Rachel discovers a shocking secret about Ali.

Amazon | Goodreads

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We Were Never Here

by Andrea Bartz

Mystery & Thriller
On Sale: August 3, 2021

Emily is with her best friend, Kristen, on their annual reunion trip. But on the last night of the trip, Emily enters their hotel suite to find blood and broken glass on the floor. Kristen has been forced to kill a man in self-defense. But that’s not the first time.

Amazon | Goodreads

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The Turnout

by Megan Abbott

Mystery & Thriller
On Sale: August 3, 2021

Dara and Marie Durant have been dancers since they can remember. But, just as the school’s annual production of The Nutcracker begins, a strange accident occurs, an interloper arrives and threatens the sisters’ delicate equilibrium.

Amazon | Goodreads

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AUGUST 2021 BOOKS
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The Dating Dare

 by Jayci Lee

Romance
On Sale: August 3, 2021

Tara Park has one rule: no serious relationships. This worked very well until she met Seth Kim, her best friend’s new brother-in-law, and agreed to his dating dare. But often, the best things in life are the ones we don’t expect.
 

Amazon | Goodreads

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The Perfect Family

by Robyn Harding

Mystery & Thriller
On Sale: August 10, 2021

The Adlers are attractive, successful,  with well-mannered children and a beautiful home, and their neighbors envy them.

Until they wake up one morning to find their porch has been pelted with eggs. Unable to identify the perpetrators, they’re helpless as the assaults escalate into violence and worse.

Amazon | Goodreads

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Write My Name Across the Sky

by Barbara O’Neal

Women’s Fiction
On Sale: August 10, 2021

A story about three women confronting family secrets and past regrets to finally resolve their intertwined traumas, previous loves, and the future repercussions that might either destroy or bring them closer than ever.

Amazon | Goodreads

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The Show Girl

 by Nicola Harrison

Women’s Fiction
On Sale: August 10, 2021

It’s 1927 when talented Olive McCormick moves from Minneapolis to New York City determined to become a Ziegfeld Follies star. And once she does, all the glamour and excitement is everything she imagined and more. Until she meets the handsome and wealthy Archie Carmichael.

Amazon | Goodreads

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When The Summer was Ours

 by Roxanne Veletzos

Historical Fiction
On Sale: August 24, 2021

It’s 1943 when Eva César comes to the Hungarian town of Sopron to spend her final summer as a single woman. There she meets and madly falls in love with the talented Romani musician Aleandro,  only to be torn apart by a horrific act of hatred.

Amazon | Goodreads

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A Slow Fire Burning

 by Paula Hawkins

Mystery & Thriller
On Sale: August 31, 2021

When a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat, three women, each with a different connection to the victim, and who are simmering with resentment for various reasons, are questioned.

Amazon | Goodreads

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The Heart Principle

 by Helen Hoang

Romance
On Sale: August 31, 2021

A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected—and the man she enlists to help her.

Amazon | Goodreads

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The Last Chance Library

 by Freya Sampson

Women’s Fiction
On Sale: August 31, 2021

Lonely librarian June Jones comes out of her shell to fight for her beloved local library, and she makes life-changing friendships along the way thanks to the efforts and support of an unusual group of library patrons.

Amazon | Goodreads

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BOOK RELEASES AUGUST 2021

These are my most anticipated book releases of August 2021. Let me know if you find something interesting or have already read and enjoyed some of these titles.

Happy Reading!

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