August new book releases from OverDrive

Our Professional Book Nerds podcast share new book releases coming out this month. Subscribe & listen today!

The Death of Vivek Oji

Akwaeke Emezi (2020)

The Companion

Katie Alender Taylor Meskimen (2020)

Harrow Lake

Kat Ellis Kristen DiMercurio (2020)

The Space Between Worlds

Micaiah Johnson (2020)

Clown in a Cornfield

Adam Cesare (2020)

Antiracism books

This list of ebooks and audiobooks features titles discussing antiracism across both fiction and nonfiction genres. Ranging from classic literature to current social commentary, you'll find books available for readers of all ages. These titles and more are currently on sale in OverDrive Marketplace, thanks to our publishing partners and are available for both libraries and schools.

Almost to Freedom

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson Colin Bootman (2014)

Amazing Grace

Mary Hoffman Caroline Binch (2016)

American Prison

Shane Bauer (2018)

An American Summer

Alex Kotlowitz Alex Kotlowitz (2019)

An American Summer

Alex Kotlowitz (2019)

American Prison

Shane Bauer James Fouhey (2018)

Recently on NPR

NPR Book reviews. NPR books discussed and featured recently on NPR programming.

The Gimmicks

Chris McCormick (2020)

Fry Bread

Kevin Noble Maillard Juana Martinez-Neal (2019)

Switched on Pop

Nate Sloan Charlie Harding (2019)

The Heap

Sean Adams (2020)

American Oligarchs

Andrea Bernstein (2020)

Creatures

Crissy Van Meter (2020)

Social Justice

This list of ebooks and audiobooks features titles discussing social justice across both fiction and nonfiction genres. Ranging from classic literature to current social commentary, you'll find books available for readers of all ages. These titles and more are currently on sale in OverDrive Marketplace, thanks to our publishing partners and are available for both libraries and schools.

Fannie Lou Hamer

Duchess Harris Marne Ventura (2019)

Fannie Lou Hamer

Terry Barber (2015)

Escape from Camp 14

Blaine Harden (2012)

Every Day Is Malala Day

Rosemary McCarney (2014)

Feathers

Jacqueline Woodson (2009)

The Famous Five

Terry Barber (2015)

New book releases for Summer

Summer has arrived. Here are the best books to read during these months at home. The ebooks OverDrive is reading and the summer audiobooks we're listening to.

Dance Away with Me

Susan Elizabeth Phillips (2020)

28 Summers

Elin Hilderbrand (2020)

The Guest List

Lucy Foley (2020)

The Silent Wife

Karin Slaughter (2020)

Near Dark

Brad Thor (2020)

The Lies That Bind

Emily Giffin (2020)