Notable upcoming books to be published in February 2021, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated titles for the month:
What It's About: Texas, 1934.
Milioni di persone sono rimaste senza lavoro e la siccità ha distrutto le Grandi Pianure. Gli agricoltori stanno combattendo per non perdere le loro terre e la loro fonte di sostentamento, dal momento che le coltivazioni avvizziscono irrimediabilmente, l'acqua si sta prosciugando e le tempeste di polvere e sabbia minacciano di seppellirli tutti...Publication Date: February 2, 2021
What It's About: In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.
Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change...Publication Date: February 16, 2021
What It's About: Librarian note: Please see standard hardcover edition here.
This edition is the Powell's Indiespensible special release, which comes in a slipcase.
From the award-winning author of Native Speaker and On Such a Full Sea, an exuberant, provocative story about a young American life transformed by an unusual Asian adventure - and about the human capacities for pleasure, pain, and connection...Publication Date: February 2, 2021
What It's About: I’m embarrassed, still, by how long it took me to notice. Everything was right there in the open, right there in front of me, but it still took me so long to see the person I had married.
It took me so long to hate him.
Martine is a genetically cloned replica made from Evelyn Caldwell’s award-winning research...Publication Date: February 16, 2021
What It's About: Lo Denham is used to being on her own. After her parents died, Lo's sister, Bea, joined The Unity Project, leaving Lo in the care of their great aunt. Thanks to its extensive charitable work and community outreach, The Unity Project has won the hearts and minds of most in the Upstate New York region, but Lo knows there's more to the group than meets the eye...Publication Date: February 2, 2021
What It's About: Nesta Archeron has always been prickly-proud, swift to anger, and slow to forgive. And ever since being forced into the Cauldron and becoming High Fae against her will, she's struggled to find a place for herself within the strange, deadly world she inhabits. Worse, she can't seem to move past the horrors of the war with Hybern and all she lost in it...Publication Date: February 16, 2021
What It's About: Dreamwalker Paige Mahoney has eluded death again. Snatched from the jaws of captivity and consigned to a safe house in the Scion Citadel of Paris, she finds herself caught between those factions that seek Scion's downfall and those who would kill to protect the Rephaim's puppet empire.
The mysterious Domino Program has plans for Paige, but she has ambitions of her own in this new citadel...Publication Date: January 26, 2021
What It's About: Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs.
But on the day of the ceremony, her blood runs gold, the color of impurity--and Deka knows she will face a consequence worse than death...Publication Date: February 9, 2021