Treat yo-shelf: Indigo’s February book report is in

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From thought-provoking and self-reflection pieces to thrillers and mysteries, Indigo’s book report for February is here, highlighting the most anticipated releases of the month.


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Release date: Jan. 31

The bestselling author of Think Like a Monk, Jay Shetty, offers a guide to every stage of romance by drawing on both ancient wisdom and new science. 

Instead of presenting love as a collection of cliches or a complicated concept, in 8 Rules of Love Shetty lays out specific and actionable steps to help you develop skills to nurture love better than ever before. 

Shetty shares insights on how to win or lose together, how to define love, and he shows you how to avoid falling for false promises and unfulfilling partners.

STONE BLINDE: A NOVEL by Natalie Haynes

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Release date: Feb. 7

The national bestselling author of A Thousand Ships and Pandora’s Jar returns with a fresh and stunningly perceptive take on the story of Medusa, the original feminine monster.

In Stone Blind, author Natalie Haynes turns our understanding of the legendary myth on its head, bringing empathy and nuance to one of the earliest stories in which a woman—injured by a powerful man—is blamed, punished, and monstered for the assault. 

Delving into the origins of this mythic tale, Haynes revitalizes and reconstructs Medusa’s story with her passion and fierce wit, offering a timely retelling of this classic myth that speaks to us today.

DON’T FEAR THE REAPER by Stephen Graham Jones

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Release date: Feb. 7

In a riveting sequel to My Heart Is a Chainsaw, Stephen Graham Jones takes us back into the life of Jade Daniels, who survived high school with a killer on the loose. 

Don’t Fear The Reaper takes place four years after Daniels’ tumultuous senior year, where she finds herself back in her hometown when the same convicted serial killer escapes his prison transfer due to a blizzard—and he’s back for revenge.


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Release date: Feb. 7

A story of mix-ups, mess-ups and making the most of second chances, this is the new novel from Jojo Moyes, author of Me Before You and The Giver of Stars.

Someone Else’s Shoes takes the reader into the life of Nisha Cantor. She’s a seriously wealthy globetrotter until her husband announces a divorce and cuts her off. 

Nisha is determined to hang onto her glamorous life, but in the meantime must scramble to cope. And to top that, she has her shoes taken away from her after Sam Kemp accidentally takes her gym bag, during the bleakest point of her life. This novel shows how just one little thing can suddenly change everything.


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Release date: Feb. 7

This steamy small town rom-com is about a starchy professor and the bubbly neighbour he clashes with at every turn.

Secretly Yours is about Hallie Welch who fell hard for Julian Vos at 14 years old after they almost kissed in the dark vineyards of his family’s winery. 

Now, Vos has returned to Napa Valley and when Welch is hired to revamp the gardens on the Vos estate, she wonders if she’ll finally get that smooch. 

But the grumpy professor isn’t the teenager she remembers and their polar opposite personalities clash spectacularly.

THE STORY OF US: A NOVEL by Catherine Hernandez

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Release date: Feb. 28

From Canadian author Catherine Hernandez, this stunning new novel is about the unbreakable bond of family and the magic that can happen when we meet in the middle.

In Story Of Us, like many Overseas Filipino Workers, Mary Grace Concepcion has lived a life of sacrifices. First, she left her husband, Ale, to be a caregiver in Hong Kong. Now, she has travelled even farther to Toronto in the hopes of one day sponsoring Ale and having children of their own.

She seeks new employment as a personal support worker and begins caring for an elderly patient suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, whose health is as fragile as her rundown bungalow beside the Rouge River in Scarborough. An unlikely bond eventually grows between the two. 


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This novel, set in Toronto, is described as The Haunting of Hill House meets Sadie.

Delicious Monsters is a mind-bending psychological thriller following two teen girls navigating the treacherous past of a mysterious mansion ten years apart.

Daisy sees dead people, something impossible to forget in bustling, ghost-packed Toronto. And when she moves into a new house with her mother, things only get worse. 
Find more of Indigo’s anticipated releases here.

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