The Pond Book News #116 – Murder, Mythologies & Magic: All The Glittery SFF Announcements!

Welcome to Issue #116!

Sprout the sparrow, doing a curtsy with their eyes closed and a smile on their face. Their cape swooshes in the wind with their arm extended in their curtsy.

The trees are whispering…

Friends, welcome to another exciting issue of The Pond Book News! Twice a month, The Quiet Pond brings you a fresh issue of book news to catch you up on the week’s lineup of diverse cover reveals, book news, and sometimes more! Now, onwards to the brilliant books!

Cover Reveal: The Gathering Dark: An Anthology of Folk Horror, edited by Tori Bovalino

Illustration: Evangeline Gallagher | Design: Rosie Gutman | Add this book to Goodreads!


Cover Reveal: Whiteout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk and Nicola Yoon

Illustration: TBA | Design: TBA | Add this book to Goodreads!


Cover Reveal: My Dear Henry: A Jekyll & Hyde Remix by Kalynn Bayron

Design: Samira Iravani | Add this book to Goodreads!


Cover Reveal: The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

Design: Jamie Stafford-Hill | Add this book to Goodreads!


Cover Reveal: Even Though I Knew The End by C. L. Polk

Illustration: Mark Smith | Design: Christine Foltzer | Add this book to Goodreads!


Cover Reveal: The Two Doctors Górski by Isaac Fellman

Design: Fort Studio | Add this book to Goodreads!


Cover Reveal: A Dash of Salt and Pepper by Kosoko Jackson

Illustration: Adriana Bellet | Design: TBA | Add this book to Goodreads!


Cover Reveal: Ruby Finley vs the Interstellar Invasion by K. Tempest Bradford

Illustration: Brittney Bond | Design: TBA | Add this book to Goodreads!


Cover Reveal: We’re in This Together by Linda Sarsour

Illustration: Petra Eriksson | Design: TBA | Add this book to Goodreads!


Book Announcement: Chloe Gong’s long-awaited foray into adult fantasy, featuring a noir retelling of Antony and Cleopatra set in the 1990s


Book Announcement: A fantasy novella by Fonda Lee about riders of legendary birds, and a hunt for a dangerous creature


Book Announcement: An Egyptian-inspired adult fantasy by Sara Hashem, featuring disgraced heirs, forbidden magic, and scorched kingdoms


Book Announcement: A sapphic YA horror by Linda Cheng about the dark side of Asian Pop, set in a deadly idol competition


Book Announcement: Vanessa Chan’s two forthcoming books set in Malaysia, past and present, about spies, bloodlines, and feral girls


Book Announcement: Kika Hatzopoulou’s debut YA fantasy featuring descendants of Greek gods, a girl detective, and a murder conspiracy


Book Announcement: A dark academia YA by Katie Zhao steeped in Chinese folklore, featuring kids with powers of the Chinese zodiac, priceless artifacts, and a heist


Book Announcement: A YA romcom by Eric Smith about two teens who run rival food trucks and the glitzy world of reality TV


Book Announcement: A spooky speculative YA novel by Sarah Hollowell set in an ominous corn maze that is totally, undoubtedly, 100% safe


Book Announcement: A YA novel about a teen with hearing aids, a summer camp for disabled kids, and romance by Anna Sortino


Book Announcement: A YA contemporary featuring American high school tropes and a Nigerian student who moves to an American school by Jane Igharo


Book Announcement: The Remixed series from Feiwel gets a queer Pride & Prejudice retelling by Gabe Cole Novoa


Book Announcement: A middle-grade graphic novel featuring nonbinary violinists, a summer orchestra camp, and struggles with self-worth by Caroline Palmer


Book Announcement: A YA romcom by Brian Wasson featuring a teen who picks up a therapy gig, romance, and morality crises


Book Announcement: A queer best-friends-to-lovers romance by Ray Stoeve

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