Upcoming Publications for June 2013

Posted June 3, 2013 by Kathy Davie in Reading Books, Upcoming Publications

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

Keep in mind that actual release dates may vary depending on the author meeting that deadline, no issues cropping up in the publishing end of things, etc.

The below are coming out in June 2013, so get your wallets out and prepare to click or drive!

Release Date! Author Series Title Avail. As/Thru
FANTASY
June 18, 2013 Alex Bledsoe Tufa, 2 Wisp of a Thing Full-length novel
June 18, 2013 Neil Gaiman Ocean at the End of the Lane Full-length novel; Brit Mandelo has an early review on it.
June 4, 2013 Mercedes Lackey Elemental Masters, 9 Steadfast Full-length novel
June 2013 * Shawn Speakman Short stories Unfettered An anthology with a purpose
Brandon Sanderson – “River of Souls” (Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time, 13.5 (a scene that was cut)) Read Leigh Butler’s review
Terry Brooks – “The Shade of Allanon” (Shannara, xx) [re-release]Terry Brooks – “Imaginary Friends” (Word/Void prequel) [re-release] Read Kelsey Ann Barrett’s review
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) Read Chris Lough’s review
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) Read Carl Engle-Laird’s review
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, 2.5)
Lev Grossman – “The Duel” (Magicians, xx)
Shawn Speakman – “The Unfettered Knight” (Annwn Cycle, xx) Read Peter Orullian’s review
Fantasy – Historical
June 4, 2013 Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint, & Dave Freer Heirs of Alexandria, 4 Burdens of the Dead Full-length novel
FICTION
June 11, 2013 Carl Hiaasen Bad Monkey Full-length novel
May 21, 2013 Jackie Townsend Imperfect Pairings Full-length novel; read my review
HORROR
June 4, 2013 Stephen King Hard Case Crime Joyland Full-length novel; King has no plans to release this as an eBook. There’s also a video on why at the Wall Street Journal.
HUMOR / BIOGRAPHY?
June 2013 Virginia Woolf, Quentin Bell, & Claudia Olk The Charleston Bulletin Supplements Short stories? Read more about the fun side of Virginia Woolf
MYSTERY
June 25, 2013 Jane K Cleland Josie Prescott Antiques, 8 Lethal Treasure Full-length novel
May 21, 2013 Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg O’Hare & Fox, 0.5 Pros and Cons 28-page eBook
June 18, 2013 Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg O’Hare & Fox, 1 (guess they haven’t finalized the series name yet) The Heist Full-length eBook
May 7, 2013 Carolyn Hart Death on Demand, 23 Dead, White, and Blue Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Craig Johnson Walt Longmire, 9 A Serpent’s Tooth Full-length novel
June 2013 John D. MacDonald Travis McGee Titles are being re-released in paperback and Kindle. Full-length novel
June 5, 2013 Maggie Sefton Knitting Mystery, 11 Close Knit Killer Full-length novel
Mystery – Historical
June 11, 2013 Lindsey Davis Flavia Albia, 1 Ides of April Full-length novel
June 7, 2013 Susanna Gregory Matthew Bartholomew Chronicles, 18 Murder by the Book Full-length novel
Mystery – YA
May 21, 2013 John Grisham Theodore Boone, 4 Activist Full-length novel
ROMANCE
June 4, 2013 Pamela Britton ??, 1 (of 2) A Cowboy’s Pride Full-length novel; read my review
June 4, 2013 Jaci Burton Play-by-Play, 6 One Sweet Ride Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Cathryn Fox, Mackenzie McKade, & Nikki Duncan Whispering Cove, 4-6 Burned, Bold, and Brazen 3 short stories
May 8, 2013 Tiffinie Helmer Romance on the Edge, 2 Hooked Full-length novel
June 25, 2013 Brenda Jackson The Westmorelands, 25 Zane & Intimate Seduction Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Virginia Kantra Dare Island, 2 Carolina Girl Full-length novel
June 18, 2013 Lucy Monroe One Night Heir Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Jo Piazza Love Rehab: A Novel in Twelve Steps Full-length novel; Read my review
June 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson The Perfect Man, 2 Tempted by a Cowboy eNovella
June 18, 2013 Vicki Lewis Thompson Last Chance Ranch, 11 Wild at Heart Full-length novel
Romance – Erotica
June 4, 2013 Sylvia Day Crossfire, 3 Entwined with You Full-length novel
June 18, 2013 Red Garnier Billionaire’s Club, 3 Bound by Him 120-page eBook
June 18, 2013 Lorelei James Rough Riders, 15 Redneck Romeo 400-page eBook only
June 11, 2013 Lisa Renee Jones Inside Out, 2 Being Me Full-length novel
Apr 23, 2013 J. Kenner Stark Trilogy, 2 Claim Me Full-length novel
June 1, 2013 Tiffany Reisz Original Sinners, 2.5 The Mistress Files 200-page eBook
Romance – Historical
June 18, 2013 Sabrina Jeffries Duke’s Men, 1 What the Duke Desires Full-length novel
June 25, 2013 Stephanie Laurens The Cynster Series, 22 The Taming of Ryder Cavanaugh Full-length novel
June 11, 2013 Johanna Lindsey One Heart to Win Full-length novel
June 25, 2013 Julia Quinn Smythe-Smith Quartet, 3 The Sum of All Kisses Full-length novel
June 25, 2013 Lynsay Sands An English Bride in Scotland Full-length novel
Romance – Paranormal
June 4, 2013 Jennifer Ashley Shifters Unbound, 5 Tiger Magic Full-length novel
May 28, 2013 Christine Feehan Leopard People, 6 Leopard’s Prey Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Nina Bangs Castle of Dark Dreams, 7 Wicked Memories Full-length novel
July 2, 2013 Donna Grant Dark Warriors, 6 Midnight’s Captive Full-length novel
June 25, 2013 Marjorie M. Liu Hunter Kiss, 5 Labyrinth of Stars Full-length novel
June 4, 2013
UK: June 6
Aus & NZ: June 11
Nalini Singh Psy-Changeling, 12 Heart of Obsidian Full-length novel
June 9, 2013 Laura Wright & Alexandra Ivy Bayou Heat, 5 & 6 Talon/Xavier Two eBooks in one
Romantic – Suspense
June 25, 2013 Maya Banks KGI, 7 Forged in Steele Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Dee Davis A-Tac, 7 Dire Distraction Full-length novel
June 25, 2013 Laura Griffin Tracers, 7 Exposed Full-length novel
SCIENCE FICTION
June 18, 2013 Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter The Long Earth, 2 The Long War Full-length novel
Sci-Fi – Military
June 4, 2013 Orson Scott Card First Formic War, 2 Earth Afire Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Timothy Zahn Cobra Rebellion Saga, 1 (of the 3rd set of Cobra trilogies) Cobra Slave Full-length novel
Science Fiction – YA
June 18, 2013 Mariah Huehner, editor Womanthology, 2 Space Anthology
Ming Doyle, Jessica Hickman, Stacie Ponder, Maja K., Bonnie Tanja, Anna Bowie, Alicia Fernandez , Jean Kang, Maarta Laiho, Sophia Foster-Dimino, Sally Thompson, Kathryn Lano, Lindsay Walker, Lois Vanbaarle, Sandy Carpenter, Bonnie Burton, Chrissie Zullo, Blair Butler, Joelle Sellner, Ellise Heiskell, Rachel Edidin, Jennifer Deguzman, Robin Furth, Devin Grayson, Jody Houser, Christine Ellis
Allison Pang
STEAMPUNK
May 27, 2013 Meljean Brook Fire & Frost eBook only; Anthology; Limited time at $0.99
Meljean Brook – “Wrecked” (Tale of The Iron Seas, 3.4)
Jessica Sims – “Speed Mating”
Carolyn Crane – “Conjuring Max”
May 27, 2013 Meljean Brook Combines Wild & Steamy AND Fire & Frost Novellas & Stories: A Print Compilation of Wild & Steamy and Fire & Frost 6 short stories in print format. Besides the three above in Fire & Frost, it includes these three shorts from Wild & Steamy:
Meljean Brook – “The Blushing Bounder” (Tale of the Iron Seas, 0.4)
Jill Myles/Jessica Sims – “Vixen”
Carolyn Crane – “Kitten-Tiger & the Monk” (Disillusionists Trilogy, 2.5)
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
SUSPENSE
June 18, 2013 Tami Hoag Kovac and Liska, 4 The 9th Girl Full-length novel
THRILLER
June 24, 2013 James Patterson, Howard Roughan Honeymoon, 2 Second Honeymoon Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Ridley Pearson Grace Chu & John Knox, 2 Choke Point Full-length novel
URBAN FANTASY
Mar 5, 2013 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 41 Staff of Judea Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Keri Arthur Dark Angels, 5 Darkness Unmasked Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Simon R. Green Secret Histories, 7 Casino Infernale Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Laurell K. Hamilton Anita Blake, 22 Affliction Full-length novel
June 25, 2013 Kevin Hearne Iron Druid Chronicles, 6 Hunted Full-length novel
June 4, 2013 Richelle Mead Age of X, 1 Gameboard of the Gods Full-length novel; read my review
May 21, 2013 Lilith Saintcrow Bannon & Clare, 2 Red Plague Affair Full-length novel
Urban Fantasy – YA
June 25, 2013 Jennifer Frost Mythos Academy, 4.5 Spartan Frost Short eStory about Logan

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
FICTION
Oct 22, 2013 Pearl S. Buck The Eternal Wonder Full-length novel

Thirteen novels, including “The Good Earth will be published in e-book format by Open Road Integrated Media.

HORROR
July 30, 2013 Stephen King The Dark Man: An Illustrated Poem 88-page illustrated hardcover
MYSTERY
Dec 3, 2013 Cleo Coyle Coffeehouse Mystery, 13 Billionaire Blend Full-length novel
Oct 10, 2013 Elizabeth George Inspector Lynley, 18 Just One Evil Act Full-length novel
Sept 10, 2013 Sue Grafton Kinsey Millhone, 23 W Is for Wasted Full-length novel
Mystery – Historical
Mar 4, 2014 Rhys Bowen Molly Murphy, 13 City of Darkness and Light Full-length novel
Romance – Erotica
June 10, 2013 Shoshanna Evers Enslaved, 3 Enraptured 175-page eBook
July 30, 2013 J. Kenner Stark Trilogy, 3 Complete Me 288-page eBook
Romance – Paranormal
Nov 4, 2013 Meljean Brook Tale of the Iron Seas, 4 The Kraken King Full-length novel
June 2014 Christine Feehan Sisters of the Heart, 3 Air Bound Full-length novel
Jan 2014 Alexandra Ivy Sentinel, 1 Born in Blood Full-length novel
July 2, 2013 Lucy Monroe Short stories Enthralled Short stories
  Lucy Monroe – “Ecstasy Under the Moon” (Children of the Moon, 4.5 or 5.5???)
Lora Leigh – “Devil’s Due” (Breeds, 27.5)
Alyssa Day – “Curse of the Black Swan” (League of the Black Swan, 1.5)
Meljean Brook – “Salvage” (Tale of the Iron Seas, 3.5
Romantic Suspense
Dec 31, 2013 Maya Banks KGI, 8 After the Storm Full-length novel
Science Fiction – Military
July 2, 2013 David Weber Worlds of Honor, 6 Beginnings Short stories
The book description claims it’s “set in Weber’s Honor Harrington series”. I don’t know if they mean Weber’s story is or all of them…

Timothy Zahn
Charles E. Gannon
David Weber (Features a young Manticoran Royal Navy commander who goes by the name Harrington)
Joelle Presby

Oct 1, 2013 David Weber Honorverse: Stephanie Harrington, 3 Treecat Wars Full-length novel
URBAN FANTASY
Nov 5, 2013 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 42 Sunken Pyramid Full-length novel
July 1, 2013 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 43 Clockwork Doomsday Full-length novel
Dec 10, 2012 Kelley Armstrong Otherworld Stories, 10.7 Amityville Horrible 120-page eBook
Nov 5, 2013 Keri Arthur Dark Angels, 6 Darkness Splintered Full-length novel
2014 Kim Harrison The Hollows, 12 Undead Pool Full-length novel
Feb 1, 2014 Thea Harrison Game of Shadows, 2 Falling Light Full-length novel

* Publication dates are…flexible…


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