Anticipated pre-orders for the rest of the year
Confession: I don’t do pre-orders. I did it once and felt like everyone received their book before me so I vowed never to do it again.
But that doesn’t make sense, you say. I agree with you. It doesn’t. I don’t know what happened to that order, which was for one of Rick Riordan’s books. I pre-ordered it and on the day the books were released, all other books were in the store except my copy. Apparently, I couldn’t just take one of the other copies in the store. I had to wait for the one I ordered, I was told. Never again.
But, if I was one to pre-order books, I’d do so for one of these:
I can only think of four.
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert (slated for Sept. 22)
The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness (slated for Oct. 6)
The Wheel of Time Companion (slated for Nov. 3)
The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (slated for Oct. 6)