Upcoming Publications for May 2013

Posted May 2, 2013 by Kathy Davie in Reading Books, Upcoming Publications

Admittedly, I’m only telling you about upcoming publications from series I’ve already read. Fortunately, I’ve read a lot!

Release Date! Author Series Title Avail. As/Thru
Biography – YA
Apr 9, 2013 Tracy Kidder Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the Full-length; adapted by Michael French for Young Adults
FANTASY
May 28, 2013 Terry Pratchett Science of Discworld, 4 Judgement Day Full-length novel
Jan 8, 2013 Lilith Saintcrow Romances of Arquitaine, 1 The Hedgewitch Queen Release of a former eBook as a print
Jan 8, 2013 Lilith Saintcrow Romances of Arquitaine, 2 The Bandit King Release of a former eBook as a print
Apr 8, 2013 Edited by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch Fiction River, 1 Unnatural Worlds Anthology
The editors’ plan is a new anthology every month as part of the Fiction River series.
Devon Monk
Ray Vukcevich
Esther M. Friesner
Irette Y. Patterson
Kellen Knolan
Annie Reed
Dean Wesley Smith
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Leah Cutter
Richard Bowes
Jane Yolen
David Farland
May 2013 Shawn Speakman Short stories Unfettered Anthology
Brandon Sanderson – “River of Souls” (Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time, 13.5)
Terry Brooks – “The Shade of Allanon” (Shannara, xx) [re-release] Terry Brooks – “Imaginary Friends” (Word/Void prequel) [re-release] Patrick Rothfuss – “How Old Holly Came To Be” (Four Corners, xx) [poem] Tad Williams – “The Old Scale Game”
Jacqueline Carey – “Martyr of the Roses” (Kushiel prequel)
Daniel Abraham – “Dogs”
Peter V. Brett – “Mudboy” (Demon Cycle, xx)
Robert V. S. Redick – “Nocturne”
Peter Orullian – “The Sound of Broken Absolutes” (Vault of Heaven, xx)
Geno & R.A. Salvatore – “Untitled”
Todd Lockwood – “Keeper of Memory” (Summer Dragon, xx)
Carrie Vaughn – “Game of Chance”
Blake Charlton – “The Lasting Doubts of Joaquin Lopez”
Kevin Hearne – “The Chapel Perilous” (Iron Druid Chronicle, 0.3)
Mark Lawrence – “Select Mode” (Broken Empire, xx)
David Anthony Durham – “All the Girls Love Michael Stein”
Jennifer Bosworth – “Strange Rain” (Struck epilogue)
Eldon Thompson – “Unbowed” (Legend of Asahiel, xx)
Naomi Novik – “Untitled” (Temeraire, xx)
Michael J. Sullivan – “The Jester” (Riyria Chronicles, xx)
Lev Grossman – “The Duel” (Magicians, xx)
Shawn Speakman – “The Unfettered Knight” (Annwn Cycle, xx)
Fantasy/Steampunk/Mystery – YA
May 14, 2013 Brandon Sanderson New Series, 1 Rithmatist Full-length novel; check out an excerpt here.
FICTION
May 21, 2013 Khaled Hosseini And the Mountains Echoed Full-length novel
Fiction – Historical
Apr 23, 2013 Edward Rutherford Paris Full-length novel
HORROR
Apr 1, 2013 Dean Koontz Odd Thomas, 6 Deeply Odd Full-length novel
MYSTERY
May 12, 2013 Eoin Colfer Daniel McEvoy, 1 Plugged Full-length novel
Apr 1, 2013 Diana Gabaldon Thomas Kolodzi, 1 Red Ant’s Head Full-length novel
May 7, 2013 Carolyn Hart Death on Demand, 23 Dead, White, and Blue Full-length novel
ROMANCE
May 2013 Jaci Burton Features Mike Nottingham from Wild, Wicked, and Wanton Wild Nights eNovella; previously in print in the 2007 Exclusive anthology
May 28, 2013 Brenda Jackson Grangers, 1 A Brother’s Honor Full-length novel
May 7, 2013 Erin McCarthy __, 1 True 238-page eBook; Read my review
Apr 14, 2013 Cheyenne McCray Riding Tall, 5 Playing with You Full-length novel
May 28, 2013 Jill Shalvis Lucky Harbor, 7 It Had to Be You 368-page eBook
May 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson The Perfect Man, 1 One Night with a Billionaire Audio ONLY
May 21, 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson Last Chance Ranch, 10 I Cross My Heart Full-length novel
Romance – Erotica
May 21, 2013 Vivian Arend Six Pack Ranch, 5 Rocky Mountain Rebel eBook
May 7, 2013 Shayla Black Wicked Lovers, 7 Ours to Love 400-page eBook
May 20, 2013 Kyra Davis Just One Night, 3 Binding Agreement 128-page eBook
May 28, 2013 Red Garnier Billionaire’s Club, 2 Taken by Him 112-page eBook
Apr 23, 2013 J. Kenner Stark Trilogy, 2 Claim Me Full-length novel
Apr 16, 2013 Christina Lauren Beautiful Bastard, 2 Beautiful Stranger Full-length Kindle; hard copy releases May 28, 2013??
Romance – Historical
May 28, 2013 Portia da Costa Ladies Sewing Circle, 6 Diamonds in the Rough Full-length novel
May 28, 2013 Eloisa James Fairy Tales, 5 Once Upon a Tower Two short stories
May 6, 2013 Sabrina Jeffries School for Heiresses, xx.5 Ten Reasons to Stay 150-page e-Novella; Read my review
Romance – Historical – Erotic
May 28, 2013 Sylvia Day Pride and Pleasure Full-length novel
Romance – Paranormal
May 7, 2013 Alyssa Day League of the Black Swan, 1 Cursed Full-length novel
May 28, 2013 Christine Feehan Leopard People, 6 Leopard Prey Full-length novel
May 28, 2013 Jacquelyn Frank World of the Nightwalkers, 2 Forever Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Donna Grant Dark Warriors, 5 Midnight’s Kiss Full-length novel
May 28, 2013 Molly Harper Half Moon Hollow, 3 A Witch’s Handbook to Kisses and Curses Full-length novel
May 28, 2013 Alexandra Ivy Guardians of Eternity, 10 Darkness Avenged Full-length novel
Nov 1, 2013 Sherrilyn Kenyon Leauge, 7 Born of Fury Full-length novel
May 7, 2013 Katie MacAlister Traveller, 1 Time Thief Full-length novel
Apr 30, 2013 Roxanne St. Clair Barefoot Bay, 3 Barefoot in the Sun Full-length novel
Romance – Science Fiction
May 7, 2013 Gini Koch Katherine “Kitty” Kat, 7 Alien in the House Full-length novel
Romance – Suspense
May 28, 2013 Heather Graham Krewe of Hunters, 9 The Night is Watching Full-length novel
Apr 22, 2013 Christy Reece Last Chance Rescue, 10 Chances Are 200-page eBook
SCIENCE FICTION
Apr 30, 2013 John Varley Good-Bye Robinson Crusoe and Other Stories One report had it as 11 short stories with a list; then I ran across this one in GR which added four more stories…so I dunno…
And includes:
“The Funhouse Effect”
“Retrograde Summer”
“Bagatelle” (it’s Police Chief Anna Louise Bach)
“In the Bowl”
“Good-Bye, Robinson Cruse”
“The Black Hole Passes”
“The Unprocessed Word”
“The Manhattan Phone Book”
“Lollipop and the Tar Baby”
“Beatnik Bayou”
“Air Raid”
“The Pusher”
“Options”
“Picnic on Nearside”
“The Persistence of Vision”
Science Fiction – Fantasy
May 14, 2013 Raymond E. Feist Chaoswar Saga, 3
End of the entire Riftwar Cycle
Magician’s End Full-length novel
STEAMPUNK
May 21, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 2 Runaway Queen 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Feb 5, 2013 Lilith Saintcrow Bannon & Clare, 1.5 The Damnation Affair Release of a former eBook as a 304-page paperback
SUSPENSE
May 14, 2013 Dan Brown Robert Langdon, 4 Inferno Full-length novel; check out the experiential games being offered up.
May 28, 2013 Clive Cussler & Graham Brown NUMA Files, 11 Zero Hour Full-length novel
Apr 25, 2013 John Le Carré A Delicate Truth Full-length novel
Mar 26, 2013 Kyle Mills Covert-One, 10 Robert Ludlum’s™ The Utopia Experiment Full-length novel
TRAVEL
May 7, 2013 Paul Theroux The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari Full-length novel
URBAN FANTASY
May 7, 2013 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 42 Vanishing Tribe Full-length novel
May 7, 2013 Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse, 13 & last Dead Ever After Full-length novel
May 28, 2013 Nicole Peeler Jane True, 6 Tempest Reborn Full-length novel
Urban Fantasy – YA
May 7, 2013 Rachel Caine Morganville Vampires, 14 Fall of Night Full-length novel
May 31, 2013 Rick Riordan Kane Chronicles, 3.5
Heroes of Olympus, 3.5
“Son of Sobek” A short story tucked inside the UPcoming paperback edition of Serpent’s Shadow; it also combines Percy Jackson with the Kanes; also an eBook. Read an excerpt now.
May 7, 2013 S.M. Stirling Shadowspawn, 3 Shadows of Falling Night Full-length novel

For Longer Term Planning

Also known as the wailing and gnashing of teeth, because it’s taking so l-o-o-o-o-n-g…*grin*…!

Release Date! Author Series Title Avail. As/Thru
FANTASY
xx xx, 2013 Terry Pratchett Discworld, 40 Raising Steam Full-length novel & likely to be the last from Pratchett
Fantasy – YA
July 9, 2013 Juliet Marillier Shadowfell, 2 Raven Flight Full-length novel
2014 Juliet Marillier Shadowfell, 3 Caller Full-length novel
MYSTERY
July 23, 2013 James Lee Burke Dave Robicheaux, 20 Light of the World Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Craig Johnson Walt Longmire, 9 A Serpent’s Tooth Full-length novel
Mystery – Historical
June 7, 2013 Susanna Gregory Matthew Bartholomew Chronicles, 18 Murder by the Book Full-length novel
ROMANCE
June 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson The Perfect Man, 2 Tempted by a Cowboy eNovella
July 16, 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson The Perfect Man, 3 Safe in His Arms eNovella
June 18, 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson Last Chance Ranch, 11 Wild at Heart Full-length novel
July 23, 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson Last Chance Ranch, 12 The Heart Won’t Lie Full-length novel
Romance – Paranormal
June 4, 2013 Jennifer Ashley Shifters Unbound, 5 Tiger Magic Full-length novel
Aug 6, 2013 Meljean Brook The Guardian, 8 & last Guardian Demon Full-length novel
Jan 2014 Christine Feehan Dark, 25 Dark Wolf Full-length novel
2014 Christine Feehan Dark, 26 Dark Hunter Full-length novel
June 2014 Christine Feehan Sisters of the Heart, 3 Air Bound Full-length novel
Dec xx, 2013 Larissa Ione Lords of Deliverance, 5
Demonica, 10
Reaver Full-length novel
Sept 2013 Lisa Kleypas Friday Harbor, 5 Lightning Bay Full-length novel
Oct 29, 2013 Nalini Singh Guild Hunters, 6 Archangel’s Legion Full-length novel
July 2, 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson Wild About You, 5 Werewolf in Alaska eBook
Mar 25, 2014 J.R. Ward Black Dagger Brotherhood, 12 The King Full-length novel focusing on Wrath and Beth, who will be trying for a baby.
Romance – Paranormal Erotica
TBA Emma Holly Hidden, 4 Hidden Dragon Full-length novel
Romantic – Suspense
June 25, 2013 Laura Griffin Tracers, 7 Exposed Full-length novel
Sept 24, 2013 J.D. Robb Short stories Mirror, Mirror J. D. Robb, “Taken in Death” (In Death, 37.5)
Mary Blayney
Elaine Fox
Mary Kay McComas
R.C. Ryan
STEAMPUNK
TBA – announced in April’s – check for date Jim Butcher The Cinder Spires, 1 The Aeronaut’s Windlass Full-length novel
Nov 13, 2013 Gail Carriger Finishing School, 2 Curtsies & Conspiracies Full-length novel
TBA 2014 Gail Carriger Finishing School, 3 Waistcoats & Weaponry Full-length novel
June 18, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 3 Vampires, Scones, and Edmund Herondale 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
July 16, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 4 Midnight Heir 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Aug 20, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 5 Rise and Fall of the Hotel Dumont 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Sept 17, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 6 Saving Raphael Santiago 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Oct 15, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 7 No Immortal Can Keep a Secret 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Nov 19, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 8 The Course of True Love [and First Dates] 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Dec 17, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 9 What to Buy the Shadowhunter Who Has Everything [And Who You’re Not Officially Dating Anyway] 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Dec 31, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 10 The Last Stand of the New York Institute 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
SUSPENSE
Nov 26, 2013 Kelley Armstrong Nadia Stafford, 3 Wild Justice Full-length novel
Oct 8, 2013 William Boyd James Bond, 38?? The New Mission Full-length novel
URBAN FANTASY
Summer 2013 Ilona Andrews Innkeeper Chronicles Clean Sweep Full-length eBook; I’m not sure actually if this is a series or simply a standalone. It’s currently a series of chapters you can read for free on the Ilona Andrews website.
July 2, 2013 Yasmine Galenorn Indigo Court, 4 Night Vision Full-length novel
July 2, 2013 Laurell K. Hamilton Anita Blake, 22 Affliction Full-length novel
Mar 2014 Seanan McGuire InCryptid, 3 Half-Off Ragnarok Full-length novel; the first of two Alex Healy stories (Verity’s brother)
Dec 31, 2013 Sandy Williams Shadow Reader, 3 Sharpest Blade Full-length novel
Urban Fantasy – YA
Apr 1, 2014 Kelley Armstrong Age of Legends, 1 Sea of Shadows Full-length novel
Aug 27, 2013 Michelle Sagara Chronicles of Elantra, 9 Cast in Sorrow Full-length Kindle

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