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5 Magical New Books to Read this July

By July 5, 2016New Releases

In the Northern Hemisphere at least, summer has arrived and if you’re looking for a great new novel to take on your summer holiday then there are some fantastic new releases this July! Even if you can’t get away, you can travel to some magical worlds through literature and July’s new releases should offer something for everyone!

Number 1 is of course the magical book everyone’s been waiting for all year, and it’s pretty much likely to top sales of any book released this month. However, there are plenty of other great books being released too, and they all deserve some attention.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Release date – July 31st 2016

The book that everyone has been talking about this year, except it’s not a book, it’s a script and that might be something worth remembering when you get your hands on the eighth instalment of the Harry Potter series on Harry Potter’s birthday later this month.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child US
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child UK

Paper and Fire – Rachel Caine

Release date – 5th July

Staying with the YA Fantasy theme, if you’ve been waiting for the second book in The Great Library series from Rachel Caine then wait no longer as this dystopian world unfolds even further.

Paper and Fire US
Paper and Fire UK

Under the Brass Moon Anthology – Various

Release Date – 28th July

We’re continuing the magical theme into Steampunk for our next new release, a bunch of stories in one. Explore moons of gears and clockwork creations as nineteen authors collaborate on this Steampunk anthology.

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A World Without You – Beth Revis

Release Date – 19th July

Continuing the magic is Superhero Bo, but is he really a superhero or a delusional kid? Bo is convinced his special school is one for kids with superpowers but what’s the truth?

A World Without You US
A World Without You UK

How to Hang a Witch – Adriana Mather

Release Date – 26th July

Not at all magical, but in due to the title is Adriana Mather’s debut novel How to Hang a Witch where the trials of high school start to feel like a modern day witch hunt in Salem, Massachusetts.

How to Hang a Witch US
How to Hang a Witch UK

As you can see YA fantasy and magic is dominating the new releases this month, which may leave fans of Harry Potter and this genre buying more books than food!

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