First Reads

Be the first to read new books! Prerelease books are listed for giveaway by publishers and authors, and members can enter to win. Winners are picked randomly at the end of the giveaway.

  • 101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors by Annette Breaux
    101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors: Effective Teaching Tips for Daily Classroom Use
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    Release date: Apr 24, 2015
    Now in its third edition, this bestseller has remained popular, relevant, and a must-read for new teachers, mentors, administrators, and staff develop…more View Details »

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 777 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 01 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US and CA

  • Sacrifice by Adriana Locke
    Sacrifice
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    Release date: Jul 13, 2015
    One signed paperback of Sacrifice by Adriana Locke View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 870 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 03 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Fabled by Vanessa K. Eccles
    Fabled
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    Release date: May 05, 2015
    ** Enter to Win a Signed Paperback Copy of Fabled **

    Rowena thinks the Grimm’s infamous podcasts are simply another teen fad until she finds herself tr…more View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 1871 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 04 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • The Recipient by Dean Mayes
    The Recipient
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    Release date: Oct 25, 2015
    Win an advance reader copy of The Recipient - a new psychological thriller from Dean Mayes.

    Dean's an acclaimed Australian author whose prose captures…more View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 957 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 04 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Billy Tabbs by Michael P. Michaud
    Billy Tabbs (& The Glorious Darrow)
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    Each winner will receive a paperback copy of the groundbreaking dystopian novel Billy Tabbs (& The Glorious Darrow) - signed by the author - as we…more View Details »

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    Availability: 3 copies available, 806 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 05 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

  • Epitaphs by Therin Knite
    Epitaphs (Echoes, #2)
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    Release date: Jun 03, 2015
    In honor of the release of Therin Knite's first sequel, win SIGNED copies of BOTH Echoes (Echoes #1) and Epitaphs (Echoes #2)!

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 476 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 05 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • because by Jack A. Langedijk
    because
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    Roberto Sanchez was truly a happy man — living his dream alongside his beautiful wife and supportive daughter who complete him. He spent his very esse…more View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 1536 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 06 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

  • Life of a Loser - Wanted by Lou Zuhr
    Life of a Loser - Wanted
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    Release date: Dec 09, 2015
    20 paperback copies of the hilarious, laugh-out-loud adventures of the self-proclaimed "unluckiest kid in the universe". Perfect for any fan of Diary…more View Details »

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 1092 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 07 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

  • In the Purple Sunrise by Amy E. Stewart
    In the Purple Sunrise
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    To celebrate the release of In the Purple Sunrise, I will be giving away 5 signed copies of the book!

    This giveaway will run through July 31st and winn…more View Details »

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 544 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 07 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US and CA

  • Persuasion by Jannette Fuller
    Persuasion (Ambrosial Acres, #1)
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    Release date: Apr 29, 2015
    BEING A GUARDIAN ANGEL WAS NEVER SUPPOSED TO BE THIS DIFFICULT...

    Agent Yagil is a seasoned Guardian Angel, but his newest assignment is going to take…more View Details »

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    Availability: 2 copies available, 859 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 08 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Early One Morning by Virginia Baily
    Early One Morning
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    Release date: Sep 29, 2015
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of EARLY ONE MORNING**

    Two women's decision to save a child during WWII will have powerful reverberations over the year…more View Details »

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 1249 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Winter Stroll by Elin Hilderbrand
    Winter Stroll
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    Release date: Oct 13, 2015
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of WINTER STROLL**

    The Quinn family celebrates their most dramatic Christmas yet in this enchanting sequel to Elin Hild…more View Details »

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 2088 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Foolproof by Greg Ip
    Foolproof: Why Safety Can Be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe
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    Release date: Oct 13, 2015
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of FOOLPROOF**

    How the very things we create to protect ourselves, like money market funds or anti-lock brakes, end up…more View Details »

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 603 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Cleopatra's Shadows by Emily Holleman
    Cleopatra's Shadows
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    Release date: Oct 06, 2015
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of CLEOPATRA'S SHADOWS**

    Page-turning historical fiction that reimagines the beginnings of Cleopatra's epic saga throug…more View Details »

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 1360 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Blood Salt Water by Denise Mina
    Blood Salt Water: An Alex Morrow Novel (Alex Morrow, #5)
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    Release date: Dec 01, 2015
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of BLOOD, SALT, WATER**

    Alex Morrow investigates the dark underbelly of a seemingly peaceful seaside town.

    A wealthy bu…more View Details »

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 838 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
    Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist
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    Release date: Jan 12, 2016
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF A FIST**

    The Flamethrowers meets Let the Great World Spin in this debut novel set…more View Details »

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 691 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Hotels of North America by Rick Moody
    Hotels of North America
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    Release date: Nov 10, 2015
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of HOTELS OF NORTH AMERICA**

    From the acclaimed Rick Moody, a darkly comic portrait of a man who comes to life in the m…more View Details »

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 778 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Infectious Madness by Harriet A. Washington
    Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness
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    Release date: Oct 06, 2015
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of INFECTIOUS MADNESS**

    A groundbreaking look at the connection between germs and mental illness, and how we can protec…more View Details »

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    Availability: 10 copies available, 736 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 09 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Chemistry by Jodi Lamm
    Chemistry
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    CHEMISTRY is a modern, YA re-imagining of Victor Hugo's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE-DAME (or NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS) with an unusual twist. It's a faithful re…more View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 1196 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 11 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

  • Lovers Take Up Less Space by Rosemary J. Kind
    Lovers Take Up Less Space
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    one paperback copy of Lovers Take Up Less Space - a humorous review of the addictive misery of commuting on London Underground. A blow by blow account…more View Details »

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    Availability: 2 copies available, 180 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 11 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: GB

  • Parachute Girls by Jenny Hammerle
    Parachute Girls: A WWII Love Story
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    Release date: Jun 01, 2015
    Receive 1 autographed copy of Parachute Girls, #1 Best Seller in European Historical Fiction! View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 1375 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 11 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

  • Pretty Dead by Anne Frasier
    Pretty Dead
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    Release date: Sep 01, 2015
    This giveaway is for the trade paperback of Pretty Dead by Anne Frasier, published by Thomas & Mercer. This book is the third in a series, but can…more View Details »

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    Availability: 3 copies available, 968 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 11 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • And Then There Was Silence by Susan  Rodgers
    And Then There Was Silence (Drifters, #6)
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    Release date: May 20, 2015
    “There's just something about Jessie Wheeler that draws you in from the very start. As each chapter takes you deeper into her past, you find yourself…more View Details »

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    Availability: 2 copies available, 670 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 12 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB

  • Wild Women of Washington, D.C. by Canden Schwantes
    Wild Women of Washington, D.C.: A History of Disorderly Conduct from the Ladies of the District
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    Signed copy of Wild Women of Washington: Fiery suffragettes, unconventional first ladies and rebellious socialites--turning up their noses at ladylike…more View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 705 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 14 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Death on the Ocean by Martha  Fischer
    Death on the Ocean
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    Amanda Lipton leads a fairly uneventful life as a teacher. The most she has to worry about is staff room politics and petty quarrels among pupils and…more View Details »

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    Availability: 3 copies available, 1731 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 15 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

  • The Anatomist's Dream by Clio Gray
    The Anatomist's Dream
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    Release date: Jul 31, 2015
    Myrmidon’s lead literary title for 2015 is a sumptuous feast for the senses that chronicles the early life of a very special boy as he makes a fantast…more View Details »

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    Availability: 20 copies available, 326 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 15 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: GB

  • The Free Hand by Lance Oren
    The Free Hand
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    Release date: Jun 11, 2015
    A lighthearted read about the indoctrination of a seven year old city slicker into the farming community. A series of short stories revolving around f…more View Details »

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 615 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 15 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US, CA, and GB

  • Flip-Flop by Rido Arbain
    Flip-Flop
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    Release date: Jun 15, 2015
    Dia bahkan belum selangkah pun keluar dari kota ini, tapi rinduku terlalu bandel untuk diberi tahu. Perubahan yang cepat membuat kita kalah. Jarak yan…more View Details »

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    Availability: 1 copy available, 134 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 16 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: ID

  • Harriet Wolf's Seventh Book of Wonders by Julianna Baggott
    Harriet Wolf's Seventh Book of Wonders: A Novel
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    Release date: Aug 18, 2015
    **Enter to win an advanced copy of HARRIET WOLF'S SEVENTH BOOK OF WONDERS**

    "A mesmerizing tale of star-crossed love and of the dark secrets in a fract…more View Details »

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    Availability: 5 copies available, 1173 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 16 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US

  • Life, Recalculated by Denise Rivera
    Life, Recalculated
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    Life, Recalculated, a memoir by Denise Rivera. First edition, brand new paperback copy. Signed. View Details »

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    Availability: 6 copies available, 369 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 16 - Jul 31, 2015

    Countries available: US and PR