Pre-Order Upcoming Favorites!

Did you know that you can pre-order just about any book before it publishes? Pre-orders are great, not only because they help your favorite authors (publishers see pre-orders as an indication of interest in the book!), but also because they sometimes come with fun extras!

Pre-order campaigns with extras:

-- This Summer Will Be Different by Carley Fortune (on sale May 7): Pre-order This Summer Will Be Different with us and receive an exclusive resin bookmark, while supplies last! Pre-order here now.

-- Road Home by Rex Ogle (on sale May 14): Pre-order Road Home with us and you'll receive a specially designed keychain with your copy of the book, while supplies last. And, if you make a donation to the Trevor Project, we will include a custom bookplate signed by Rex. You can share proof of donation here. Pre-order here now.

-- Barda by Ngozi Ukazu (on sale June 4): Pre-order Barda with us to receive a signed, personalized (if you want) copy of the book AND a custom bookmark designed by DC Comics, while supplies last! Pre-order here now.

-- The Rom-Commers (on sale June 11) by Katherine Center: Everyone who has read this glorious novel has shrieked with delight and may have hand flailed. Pre-order The Rom-Commers with us, and you will receive a signed, personalized (if you want) copy of the book as well as a bonus scene. Pre-order here now.

-- Take Me Home (on sale July 9) by Melanie Sweeney: Pre-order Take Me Home with us, and you'll receive custom art inspired by the book, while supplies last, along with your signed (and personalized, if you want) copy of Take Me HomePre-order here now.

-- The Monstrous Kind (on sale September 3) by Lydia Gregovic: Lydia grew up in Houston and at the bookshop, so we are delighted to work with her on this pre-order campaign. Pre-order The Monstrous Kind from us, and you will receive a signed, personalized (if you want) copy of the book as well as character art. Pre-order here now.

-- We are delighted to be considered bestselling author Alexis Hall’s “home” bookstore, so if you want to secure pre-order goodies (even before they’re announced), you can pre-order Alexis Hall books from us. Ordering information for all of his books can be found here.

More upcoming books we're excited to share with you — pre-order below!

These are some of our most anticipated books of the season, and we hope you'll love them as much as we do.

We can ship them straight to your house or hold them here in the bookshop for you to pick up. Happy reading!

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Colton Gentry's Third Act: A Novel By Jeff Zentner Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538756652
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 30th, 2024

Recommended by The TODAY Show, this "story of love, healing, and second chances ” (Emily Henry) from an award-winning author follows a down on his luck country musician who, in the throes of grief after a shocking loss, moves back home and rekindles a relationship with his high school sweetheart.

Colton Gentry is riding high.


King of Sloth (Kings of Sin) By Ana Huang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728289755
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Bloom Books - April 30th, 2024

He'd never wanted anyone enough to chase them…until he met her.

Charming, easygoing, and rich beyond belief, Xavier Castillo has the world at his fingertips.

He also has no interest in taking over his family's empire (much to his father's chagrin), but that hasn't stopped women from throwing themselves at him…unless the woman in question is his publicist.


This Summer Will Be Different By Carley Fortune Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593638880
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Berkley - May 7th, 2024

A glorious and tantalizing new escape from #1 New York Times bestselling author Carley Fortune.

This summer they’ll keep their promise. This summer they won't give into temptation. This summer will be different.


Road Home By Rex Ogle Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781324019923
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Norton Young Readers - May 14th, 2024

This final, essential chapter in Rex Ogle’s memoir trilogy recounts being forced from his home and living on the streets after his father discovered he was gay.


Barda By Ngozi Ukazu, Ngozi Ukazu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ngozi Ukazu, Ngozi Ukazu (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781779511133
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: DC Comics - June 4th, 2024

Darkseid is…and life on Apokolips is tough—but then, it is hell after all. And no one knows this better than Barda, Granny Goodness’s right hand warrior.


The Rom-Commers: A Novel By Katherine Center Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781250283801
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - June 11th, 2024

Featuring beautiful spray-painted edges with vibrant designed endpapers.

The New York Times bestselling author Katherine Center's next laugh out loud, feel good rom-com about writing your own story.

She’s rewriting his love story. But can she rewrite her own?


All the Colors of the Dark By Chris Whitaker Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593798874
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Crown - June 25th, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling author of We Begin at the End comes a soaring thriller and an epic love story that spans decades.

"Impeccably crafted, deeply emotional, entirely shattering. I was captivated from page one." ―Bonnie Garmus, New York Times bestselling author of Lessons in Chemistry


Take Me Home By Melanie Sweeney Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780593716090
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 9th, 2024

Road Trip Rules: No bad music. No detours. No falling in love.

Hazel Elliot never looks back. If a door closes, she burns the whole house down. But when she’s invited to her father’s wedding, she’s forced to return to Lockett Prairie, Texas, for the first time since she fled for college.


The Faculty Lounge: A Novel By Jennifer Mathieu Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593475393
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Dutton - July 23rd, 2024

By the acclaimed author of Moxie, a funny, bighearted adult debut that is at once an ode to educators, a timely glimpse at today’s pressing school issues, and a tender character study, following a sprawling cast of teachers, administrators, and staff at a Texas high school


The Monstrous Kind By Lydia Gregovic Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593572375
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Delacorte Press - September 3rd, 2024

An atmospheric, haunting, romantasy inspired by Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, set in Regency era England about two sisters fighting to hold on to their manor while deadly monsters prowl along its perimeters—perfect for fans of House of Salt and Sorrows and Anatomy: A Love Story.