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My Most Anticipated December Releases:

Hello and welcome to my most anticipated releases of December. To start with this list was pretty small and I was honestly struggling to even get a top five. Then I looked up books coming out in December and it grew. Although let’s be fair, it’s still small compared to normal. If you’re interested in knowing, the two books that I’m most desperate to get my hands on are Blood Countess and Dangerous Alliance.

Dangerous Alliance by Jennieke Cohen

Lady Victoria Aston has always been just as comfortable in a pair of breeches stolen from her father as she has in satin ballgowns decked in lace. And though she is perfectly capable of minding her manners in polite society, she doesn’t much see the point. With an older sister happily wed and the future of her family estate secure, she is quite content to while her time away in the fields around her home.

However, Vicky’s comfortable, idyllic life is overturned in the course of one night. Her sister’s husband is a terrible cad and now Vicky must marry, or find herself and her family destitute. Armed only with the wisdom she has gained from her beloved novels by Jane Austen, she enters society’s season in a flutter of silks, dances, and pretty words.

But Miss Austen has little to say about Vicky’s particular circumstances: whether the gorgeous and roguish Mr. Carmichael is indeed a scoundrel, if her former best friend—the much-grown and very handsome Tom Sherborne—is out for her dowry or for her heart, or even how to fend off the attentions of the foppish Mr. Silby, he of the bright-orange waistcoat.

Most unfortunately of all, Vicky’s books are silent on the topic of the mysterious accidents cropping up around her. Accidents that have her wondering if there’s someone trying to prevent a match from being made…or prevent her from surviving until her wedding day

Reputation by Sara Shepard

Aldrich University is rocked to its core when a hacker dumps 40,000 people’s e-mails—the entire faculty, staff, students, alums—onto an easily searchable database. Rumors and affairs immediately leak, but things turn explosive when Kit Manning’s handsome husband, Dr. Greg Strasser, is found murdered. Kit’s sister, Willa, returns for the funeral, setting foot in a hometown she fled fifteen years ago, after a night she wishes she could forget. As an investigative reporter, Willa knows something isn’t right about the night Greg was killed, and she’s determined to find the truth. What she doesn’t expect is that everyone has something to hide. And with a killer on the loose, Willa and Kit must figure out who killed Greg before someone else is murdered.

The Weight Of A Soul by Elizabeth Tammi

When Lena’s younger sister Fressa is found dead, their whole Viking clan mourns—but it is Lena alone who never recovers. Fressa is the sister that should’ve lived, and Lena cannot rest until she knows exactly what killed Fressa and why—and how to bring her back. She strikes a dark deal with Hela, the Norse goddess of death, and begins a new double life to save her sister.

But as Lena gets closer to bringing Fressa back, she dredges up dangerous discoveries about her own family, and finds herself in the middle of a devastating plan to spur Ragnarök –a deadly chain of events leading to total world destruction.

Still, with her sister’s life in the balance, Lena is willing to risk it all. She’s willing to kill. How far will she go before the darkness consumes her?

Meg & Jo by Virginia Kantra

The March sisters—reliable Meg, independent Jo, stylish Amy, and shy Beth—have grown up to pursue their separate dreams. When Jo followed her ambitions to New York City, she never thought her career in journalism would come crashing down, leaving her struggling to stay afloat in a gig economy as a prep cook and secret food blogger.

Meg appears to have the life she always planned—the handsome husband, the adorable toddlers, the house in a charming subdivision. But sometimes getting everything you’ve ever wanted isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

When their mother’s illness forces the sisters home to North Carolina for the holidays, they’ll rediscover what really matters.

One thing’s for sure—they’ll need the strength of family and the power of sisterhood to remake their lives and reimagine their dreams.

Blood Countess by Lana Popović

In 17th century Hungary, Anna Darvulia has just begun working as a scullery maid for the young and glamorous Countess Elizabeth Báthory. When Elizabeth takes a liking to Anna, she’s vaulted to the dream role of chambermaid, a far cry from the filthy servants’ quarters below. She receives wages generous enough to provide for her family, and the Countess begins to groom Anna as her friend and confidante. It’s not long before Anna falls completely under the Countess’s spell—and the Countess takes full advantage. Isolated from her former friends, family, and fiancé, Anna realizes she’s not a friend but a prisoner of the increasingly cruel Elizabeth. Then come the murders, and Anna knows it’s only a matter of time before the Blood Countess turns on her, too.

December Sequels:

Cold Heart Creek by Lisa Regan
Children Of Virtue And Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi
The Piper’s Pursuit by Melanie Dickerson
Diamond & Dawn by Lyra Selene
Daughter Of Chaos by Sarah Rees Brennan

Other November Releases That I’m Looking Forward To:

In The Dark by Loreth Anne White
The Penmaker’s Wife by Steve Robinson
This Will Kill That by Danielle K. Roux
Trace Of Evil by Alice Blanchard
Scared Little Rabbits by A. V. Geiger
Who Did You Tell? by Lesley Kara
Regretting You by Colleen Hoover
Spy by Danielle Steel
The Dead Girls Club by Damien Angelica Walters
Hearts, Strings And Other Breakable Things by Jacqueline Firkins
The Wives by Tarryn Fisher
Good Girls Lie by J.T. Ellison
The Dilemma by B.A. Paris
Reverie by Ryan La Sala

I can’t believe this is my last of these posts for the year! How are we nearly in 2020 already? As per usual I somehow haven’t read any of the previous books when it comes to the sequels listed here BUT I do plan to get on with Children Of Blood And Bone & the Sabrina books as soon as possible. I’m also pretty intrigued by In The Dark & Who Did You Tell? Both sound like pretty compulsive thrillers!

What are your most anticipated December releases? Have you read any of them yet; if so which would you most recommend? Let me know and, of course, I hope you all enjoy your reading.


9 thoughts on “My Most Anticipated December Releases:

  1. I’ve heard good things about Dangerous Alliance and I’m definitely curious about it!! And Blood Countess sound so interesting, I hadn’t really heard of it but the plot is intriguing and has horror vibes!!
    I do want to read Children of Blood and Bone so then the sequel hopefully but I thought I would have heard more about the sequel but I haven’t seen too many people talk about it!!
    I can’t believe 2020 is so soon either!!
    Great post!! ❤

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    1. That’s good to know (: I love the sound of its blurb. Yes I agree, it sounds amazing 😍 although it’s release date has changed so it’s now not out until laye January. I’m definitely planning to read it though.
      Yeah I still need to read the first one but I definitely plan to. Youre right that the second one hasn’t been mentioned much though. Strange 🤔
      I know!! Last day in a decade tomorrow.
      Thank you ❤️

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      1. Yay!!
        Oh really well hopefully it will be worth the wait 😊
        Yeah it is strange but I don’t know if the author said something people didn’t like 🤔 I’m not 100% though!!
        I know I can’t believe we are a week into 2020!! 😂

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      2. Hopefully. I ended up pre-ordering a copy of it at the start of the year so I hope I end up enjoying it. Hopefully by the time that it arrives I’ll also have started reading again as I really do miss it.
        I’m not sure. I think they were meant to have said something about a Nora Roberts book having the same title? I have no idea exactly what they said though. I just saw a comment about it, looked the book up and thought ‘oh that sounds interesting’. :L so I kind of avoided the drama but looked up the book with the same title.
        I can’t believe that it’s the end of January as I write this. It’s scary how quickly time tends to pass.

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      3. Ohh hopefully!! I look forward to hearing your thoughts then!! 🙂
        That does ring a bell but it seems a bit extreme for people to cancel her over it. It was a weird thing to tweet about as so many books have similar names though!! Yeah I ma never up to date with the drama tbh!!
        I know time does pass crazy fast!!

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