New Releases to Read in November (Based on Your Sign)

The year is almost over, y’all! 😱 Can you believe it? Check out these twelve amazing books, all of which are released sometime in the next 30 days. Several of them are even getting published today! If any are on your list, be sure to let me know in my poll at the end! 👇

aries

Heard it in A Love Song by Tracey Garvis Graves

Recently divorced and mourning the days of her past, Layla strikes up a friendship with the single dad whose child is a student at the school where she teaches music.

Why Aries? While the Aries tends to take heartbreak in stride at first, their pain often comes later and lasts longer.

💔 Grief and Love
🎨 Contemporary Fiction
🎼 Music Themes
💌 Romance
Pub date: November 9, 2021


taurus

Tahira in Bloom by Farah Heron

Pub Date: November 1, 2021

When circumstances beyond her control land Tahira Janmohammad a summer job at her aunt’s boutique, the frustratingly attractive boy next door could prove to be the wrench all in her plans. Or her ticket to success…

Why Taurus? The Taurus has exceptionally high standards and requires that a love interest check all their boxes before pursuing anything with them.

🌼 Self Discovery
🌎 South Asian Rep
🕌 Muslim MC
💕 YA Romance

gemini

Starling by Isabel Strychacz

Their town of Darling already has it’s share of oddities, but when a mysterious boy “falls from the sky” into their own backyard, things get even more fantastical for sisters Delta and Bee Wilding and their eccentric father.

Why Gemini? Geminis can holding a lot of love for a lot of people and a lot of love for just one special person.

💕 YA Romance
🛸 Sci-Fi/Fantasy
💫 Atmospheric
🌳 Family Focused
Pub Date: November 16, 2021

cancer

The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams

Pub date: November 1, 2021

When Britta Colby enlisted personal trainer Wes Lawson, she never expected she’d be so attracted to him. And the last thing Wes saw coming was Britta. Is this just a fleeting crush, or could their budding romance be more?

Why Cancer? Due to their sensual nature, the Cancer only engages in exercise that makes them feel their absolute best.

🍿 Popcorn Read
🎀 Fat Rep
🕯️ Slow Burn
🔥 Steamy Romance

leo

Her Name is Knight by Yasmin Angoe

Ninnia Knight, codename “Echo,” is an assassin for an organization called The Tribe. In her latest assignment she will take on some of the most vile and depraved people that threaten Africa and the rest of the world.

Why Leo? As the lion, Leos are lifelong champions of the vulnerable, exploited and unprotected.

🔎 Mystery/Thriller
🔀 Dual Timeline

✒️ Debut Author
📚 First in Series
Pub Date: November 1, 2021

virgo

You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

Pub date: November 2, 2021

It’s only been a few days since Sam died and Julie, his bereaved girlfriend, can not cope. One night she calls Sam’s phone just to listen to his voicemail one more time. She never expected for Sam to pick up the phone…

Why Virgo? Virgos are sensitive and spiritual and prone to dreaming about those they’ve loved and even lost.

💞 Young Love
🎓 High School
🔮 Magical Realism
💔 Grief and Love

libra

The Donut Trap by Julie Tieu

Jasmine Tran’s life has taken on a routine – one involving a lot of donuts. When the family shop where she works faces financial uncertainty, help from an old crush could be just what she needs. Or it could ruin them all for good.

Why Libra? Libras are diligent and with friendly dispositions that get on well with their coworkers.

💕 RomCom
🍿 Popcorn Read
🍩 Food Focused
⏱️ Fast Paced
Pub date: November 2, 2021
scorpio

Year of the Reaper by Makiia Lucier

Pub date: November 9, 2021

After years in a prison cell, Cas is immediately thrust on a journey to save his queen. When his hunt for the assassin crosses with historian Lena, the two realize there is something much bigger behind the attempted regicide.

Why Scorpio? Fiercely loyal, the Scorpio will go to ends of the earth to protect those they consider friends.

🎲 Plot Twists
⛰️ High Fantasy
📜 Historical Fiction
📘 Standalone Novel
sagittarius

Catch the Light by Kate Sweeney

Following the death of her father, Marigold’s family relocates to start fresh in upstate New York. Now she’s torn between opposing versions of herself; this new one and who she left behind. But who does she want to be?

Why Sagittarius? Sags thrive on growth and when given the freedom to reinvent themselves for the better.

💕 YA Romance
🎨 Contemporary Fiction
🎂 Coming of Age
💔 Grief and Love
Pub date: November 9, 2021
capricorn

All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Pub date: November 9, 2021

Every generation, seven families of Ilvernath name a champion to compete in a tournament. The prize entails unimaginable power. This year, though, the rules have changed. And the way to survive is to win.

Why Capricorn? While Caps love to win, their ultimate goal is to be respected.

📖 YA Fiction
✨ Queer Fantasy
⛰️ High Fantasy
🏆 Tournament
aquarius

The Forgotten Memories of Vera Glass by Anna Priemaza

Vera Glass is haunted by the feeling that she’s forgetting something. Or someone? And she’s not alone. But to get to the bottom of whatever has been lost means confronting reality. And that requires a little bit of magic.

Why Aquarius? The Aquarian is naturally eccentric and easily embraces a bit of weirdness.

🛸 Sci-Fi/Fantasy
💔 Grief and Love
📖 YA Fiction
🔮 Magical Realism
Pub date: November 9, 2021
pisces

Wild Tongues Can’t Be Tamed edited by Saraciea Fennell

Pub date: November 2, 2021

A collection of personal essays from the Latinx diaspora that speak to life, sexuality, and more while examining the stereotypes and myths that are wielded against an enormous and richly diverse cultural community.

Why Pisces? The sensitive nature of the Pisces yields a deep appreciation of culture, and community.

🎶 Lyrical Prose
🌎 Latinx Diaspora
🏳️‍🌈 Queer Rep
📕 Literary Fiction


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