Reader David Flood noticed that Google's SketchUp evangelist Aidan Chopra has a placeholder for the next edition of his Google SketchUp X for Dummies for release on 2 September.
"I've got to assume that SketchUp 7 (the rumored newly architect-focused one) is imminent before mid-September," he feels. It's always a good thing when one of the world's largest non-CAD software companies releases a major update to its CAD software.
As for the September ship date, it could be. Or not. Book publishers sometimes schedule publication dates far in advance and so there is sometimes no relation to the software's ship date. SolidWorks author Matt Lombard was scorned publicly by Amazon because of similar actions by his publisher:
(This is not a photoshop job; I saw the scornful text on Amazon with mine own eyes. The title has since reverted to the proper one.)