Upcoming Publications for August 2016

Posted August 2, 2016 by Kathy Davie in Reading Books, Upcoming Publications

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Hardcover = hc

Paperback = pb

Kindle = k

eBook = e

Audio = a

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

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COMICS
Author:
Marjorie M. Liu
Illustrator:
Sana Takeda

Title:

Awakening

Release Date:
July 19, 2016

Series:
Monstress, Vol. 1

Book Info:
192-page comic book in hc, pb, k
FANTASY
Author:
George R.R. Martin

Title:

High Stakes

Release Date:
August 30, 2016

Series:
Wild Cards, 23

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
No Image Available Author:
Terry Pratchett

Title:

The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner: And Other Stories

Release Date:
August 25, 2016
Book Info:
14 short stories in hc, k, e
No Image Available Author:
Janny Wurts

Title:

Wars of Light and Shadow

Release Date:
August 13, 2016

Series:
The Wars of Light and Shadow, 1–3

Book Info:
2,176-page book in e
Curse of the Mistwraith (1)
The Ships of Merior (2)
Warhost of Vastmark (3)
Fantasy – Young Adult
Author:
Elizabeth George

Title:

The Edge of the Light

Release Date:
August 16, 2016

Series:
Whidbey Island Saga, 4 & last
The Edge of Nowhere

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a
Fantasy – Historical – Middle Grade
Author:
Karen Foxlee

Title:

A Most Magical Girl

Release Date:
August 2, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a
Fiction – Historical – Middle Grade Readers
Author:
Jennifer L. Holm

Title:

Full of Beans

Release Date:
August 30, 2016

Series:
Turtle, 2 (my own designation)

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
HORROR
Author & Editor:
John Joseph Adams
Editor:
Doug Cohen

Title:

What the #@&% Is That?: The Saga Anthology of the Monstrous and the Macabre

Release Date:
August 23, 2016 (k only)
Book Info:
8?? short stories in hc (11/1/2016), pb (11/1/2016), k
John Joseph Adams
Jonathan Maberry
Scott Sigler
Seanan McGuire
Christopher Golden
Rachel Swirsky
Alan Dean Foster
Maria Dahvana Headley
MYSTERY
Author:
Donna Andrews

Title:

Die Like an Eagle

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Meg Langslow, 20

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a, MP3
Author:
Louise Penny

Title:

A Great Reckoning

Release Date:
August 30, 2016

Series:
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, 12

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Mystery – Historical
Author:
Rhys Bowen

Title:

Crowned and Dangerous

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Her Royal Spyness, 10

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a (9/13/2016)
Author:
Charles Todd

Title:

The Shattered Tree

Release Date:
August 30, 2016

Series:
Bess Crawford, 8

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
ROMANCE
Author:
Lori Foster

Title:

Don’t Tempt Me

Release Date:
August 1, 2016

Series:
Guthrie Brothers, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Author:
Lorelei James

Title:

Just What I Needed

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Need You, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a (9/13/2016)
Author:
Debbie Macomber

Title:

Sweet Tomorrows

Release Date:
August 2. 2016

Series:
Rose Harbor, 5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
Author:
Linda Lael Miller

Title:
One Last Weekend

Release Date:
August 16, 2016
Book Info:
50-page short story in k, e
Previously published in Sun, Sand, Sex
Author:
Linda Lael Miller

Title:

Always a Cowboy

Release Date:
August 30, 2016

Series:
The Carsons of Mustang Creek, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k (9/1/2016), e (9/1/2016)
Author:
Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Title:

First Star I See Tonight

Release Date:
August 23, 2016

Series:
Chicago Stars, 8

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
Author:
Maggie Shayne

Title:

Oklahoma Moonshine

Release Date:
July 5, 2016

Series:
The McIntyre Men, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Author:
Vicki Lewis Thompson

Title:

Cowboy After Dark

Release Date:
July 1, 2016

Series:
Thunder Mountain Brotherhood, 6

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Romance – New Adult
Author:
Julie Cross
Mark Perini

Title:

You Before Anyone Else

Release Date:
August 2, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Romance – Erotica
Erotica explores the sexual journey of the participants (usually two or more) and how it affects them as individuals. It may or may not show the development of a romantic relationship. Love and/or lust may include toys, bondage, or games; usually ends with happy; but, not necessarily happily ever after.
Author:
Lisa Renee Jones

Title:

Hard Rules

Release Date:
August 9, 2016

Series:
Dirty Money, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Author:
Lora Leigh

Title:

Dirty Little Lies

Release Date:
August 30, 2016

Series:
Men of Summer, 4??

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Romance – Historical
Author:
Gwyn Cready

Title:

Every Time with a Highlander

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Sirens of the Scottish Borderlands, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Paranormal Romance
Author:
Christine Feehan

Title:

Dark Carousel

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Dark, 30

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Author:
Yasmine Galenorn

Title:

Flight from Mayhem

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Fly by Night, 2
spin-off from Otherworld

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
No Image Available Author:
Donna Grant

Title:

Moon Struck

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
LaRue, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in e
Author:
Linda Howard
Linda Jones

Title:

Frost Line

Release Date:
August 30, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
Author:
Alexandra Ivy
Laura Wright

Title:

Kayden/Simon

Release Date:
August 9, 2016

Series:
Bayou Heat, 21 & 22
1001 Dark Nights

Book Info:
120-pages of two short stories in pb, k
“Enemy to Lover”
“Beauty and the Beast”
Author:
Sherrilyn Kenyon

Title:

Dragonmark

Release Date:
August 4, 2016

Series:
Dark-Hunter, 26
The Dark-Hunter World, xx

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
Author:
Nalini Singh

Title:

Wild Embrace

Release Date:
August 23, 2016

Series:
Psy-Changeling, 15.5

Book Info:
Four new short stories in pb, k, a (8/30/2016)
“Echo of Silence” (Characters are Tazia Nerif and Stefan)
“Dorian”
“Partners in Persuasion” (Characters are Felix and Dezi)
“Flirtation of Fate” (Characters are Kenji and Garnet)
Paranormal Romance – Young Adult
Author:
Ann Aguirre

Title:

Infinite Risk

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Immortal Game, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb (7/26/2017), k, e
Author:
Rachel Vincent

Title:

The Flame Never Dies

Release Date:
August 16, 2016

Series:
The Stars Never Rise, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
Romantic Suspense
Author:
Maya Banks

Title:

With Every Breath

Release Date:
August 23, 2016

Series:
Slow Burn, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
Author:
Sandra Brown

Title:

Sting

Release Date:
August 16, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
Author:
Shiloh Walker

Title:

The Right Kind of Trouble

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
The McKays, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
SCIENCE FICTION
No Image Available Creator:
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Author:
Deborah J. Ross

Title:

Thunderlord

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Darkover, 4

Book Info:
Brand new full-length novel in hc, k
A follow-up to The Ages of Chaos omnibus
Author:
Orson Scott Card
Aaron Johnston

Title:

The Swarm

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
The Second Formic War, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Science Fiction – Apocalypse
Author:
N.K. Jemisin

Title:

The Obelisk Gate

Release Date:
August 16, 2016

Series:
The Broken Earth, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
Science Fiction Fantasy
Author:
Carrie Vaughn

Title:

Amaryllis and Other Stories

Release Date:
August 16, 2016
Book Info:
Pulls together a number of Vaughn’s short stories in pb, k
Science Fiction Fantasy – Apocalypse – Young Adult
Author:
Kresley Cole

Title:

Day Zero

Release Date:
August 1, 2016

Series:
The Arcana Chronicles, 3.5
Jericho Quinn, ??

Book Info:
174-pages of short stories in pb, k
Author:
Kresley Cole

Title:

Arcana Rising

Release Date:
August 15, 2016

Series:
The Arcana Chronicles, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
THRILLER
Author:
Janet Evanovich
Phoef Sutton

Title:

Curious Minds

Release Date:
August 16, 2016

Series:
Knight and Moon, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
Author:
James Patterson
Michael Ledwidge

Title:

Bullseye

Release Date:
August 1, 2016

Series:
Michael Bennett, 9

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a
Author:
James Patterson
Michael Ledwidge

Title:

Chase

Release Date:
August 11, 2016

Series:
Michael Bennett, 9.5

Book Info:
144-page short story in pb, k, a
Author:
James Patterson
Max DiLallo
Andrew Bourelle

Title:

Triple Threat

Release Date:
August 15, 2016
Book Info:
3 short stories in hc, pb (12/13/2016), k, e, a
James Patterson “Cross Kill” (Alex Cross, 23.5)
Max DiLallo “Zoo 2” (Zoo, 1.5
Andrew Bourelle “The Pretender”
No Image Available Author:
James Patterson
Candice Fox

Title:

Never Never

Release Date:
August 25, 2016

Series:
Detective Harriet Blue, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
Author:
Ridley Pearson

Title:

White Bone

Release Date:
July 19, 2016

Series:
Risk Agent, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc (and one in large print), k, a
Author:
Eric Van Lustbader

Title:

Any Minute Now

Release Date:
August 16, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
URBAN FANTASY
Author:
Ilona Andrews

Title:
Magic Steals

Release Date:
August 16, 2016

Series:
Kate Daniels, 6.5

Book Info:
83-page short story in k, e
Author:
Kelley Armstrong

Title:

Betrayals

Release Date:
August 17, 2016

Series:
Cainsville, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
Author:
Jennifer Estep

Title:

Unraveled

Release Date:
August 30, 2016

Series:
Elemental Assassin, 15

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Author:
Faith Hunter

Title:

Blood of the Earth

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Soulwood, 1
spin-off from Jane Yellowrock

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Author:
Stacia Kane

Title:

Made For Sin

Release Date:
August 30, 2016

Series:
New series??

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, e, a
Author:
Seanan McGuire

Title:

Full of Briars

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
October Daye, 7.1

Book Info:
44-page short story in k
Author:
Chloe Neill

Title:

The Sight

Release Date:
August 16, 2016

Series:
Devil’s Isle, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a
Author:
John Ringo
Larry Correia

Title:

Grunge

Release Date:
August 2, 2016

Series:
Monster Hunter Memoirs, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, e

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