June 2023 New Releases

Summertime is here! As June begins, Mascot Books is excited to welcome many titles to our catalog. Check out the new releases below. We look forward to hearing your thoughts!SubplotThe latest book from our distinguished Subplot Books fiction imprint is Into the Gorge: When the perilous journeys of a beautiful Austrian woman and a wayward Australian commando collide, the two discover escaping a war is only half the battle . . . they still have to find their way home. The explosive events that follow will determine whether physical chasms can ever separate true love.    

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May 2023 New Releases

“April showers bring May flowers,” and many months (or years) of hard work bring May books! As we begin the month of May, Mascot Books is excited to welcome many titles to our catalog. Check out the new releases below. We look forward to hearing your thoughts!              

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April 2023 New Releases

Welcome to April! As we enter the spring season, we are thrilled to add more books for little ones, teens, and everyone in between to our catalog. We look forward to hearing your thoughts on our latest releases.    … read more

March 2023 New Releases

It’s hard to believe it’s March already! We are proud to welcome many new titles to our catalog this month. We look forward to hearing your thoughts on our latest releases.The latest Mascot fiction releases center strong women, the captivating magic within them, and the fates they must face. We are proud to announce these new additions to our far-out catalog of Fantasy and Sci-Fi titles—including one story designed just for young adult readers (or, those young at heart!)       Our new nonfiction Mascot Books titles center on lives well-lived: … read more

October 2022 New Releases

As October begins, we are welcoming many new titles from three different imprints—Mascot Books, Mascot Kids, and Subplot Publishing. With a wide variety of books to choose from, it might be time to cozy up and add these books to your autumn “TBR” list. We look forward to hearing your thoughts on our latest releases!A Knock on the Door is the exciting October release from our newest imprint for contemporary fiction, Subplot Publishing! When the protagonist’s husband dies in a tragic accident, her life is turned upside down. What unfolds is a thrilling investigation that leads to one of the … read more

September 2022 New Releases

We are proud to announce the newest books from our

Our nonfiction Mascot Books titles this month are all prepared to offer you great advice. Whether you need help processing emotions, improving your business acumen, or eating healthier, these books will help you live a happier and more fulfilled life.     Meanwhile, our fiction Mascot Books release this September takes readers on an exciting adventure to fight a powerful evil force. Don’t miss this rousing, action-packed novel! Our latest children’s books feature characters who are daring, loving, helpful, and confident—each sharing life experiences and lessons with young readers in an age-appropriate

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Announcing Our Next Chapter

In 2003, Mascot Books began with the publication of a single book about the Virginia Tech mascot written by our CEO, Naren Aryal. Since then, we have worked with thousands of authors to publish books across a variety of genres, from novels to memoirs to cookbooks to picture books. We’re proud of our work over the last two decades and of our company’s growth. Today, we’re thrilled to share the exciting next chapter in our story: we have rebranded to , , , , and ; and established ourselves as a leading independent hybrid publisher. Though our company name might … read more

August 2022 New Releases

We are happy to announce the newest titles from our

Our Mascot Books title this month is one of overcoming obstacles and persistence. Twenty-five years before Jackie Robinson, Spottswood Poles was poised to be “the one” who shattered baseball’s color barrier. But, WWI and racism in America denied him this dream. The new book by local Northern Virginia celebrity Wayde Byard is the story of Poles’s life before the War as a baseball player and after as a mentor, leader, and entrepreneur. This month’s new releases for children cover topics such as self-confidence, inclusivity, and imagination, in addition to teaching children

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July 2022 New Releases

Readers of our blog will remember that last month’s new releases touched on themes of introspection and nostalgia. This month, our new titles continue on that path and focus on meaningful reflection. Whether on the past, relationships, world choice, or actions, the midway point of 2022 is the perfect time for contemplation. As always, please leave us comments below or review this month’s books on your favorite platform; we love to hear from readers, and our authors do too! from Amplify Publishing. Written by former Aurora, Illinois, police chief Kristen Ziman, this captivating memoir shares details of Kristen’s life and upbringing, … read more

What Our Staff is Reading in June

There’s nothing everyone loves more than finding a good book to read on your porch, the beach, or even your couch in the summer. And our staff is no exception. Everyone has been busy diving into new books outside of office hours, and this month we are sharing not only what we are reading but also some of our thoughts on our choices. Our CEO, Naren, is currently reading by Jon Taffer. Taffer believes the key to a happy workplace is to embrace conflict and give it purpose. Though we consider our office to be a constructive and supportive environment, … read more