Upcoming Publications for December 2016

Posted December 7, 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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Fantasy – Children
Author:
Shannon Hale
Author:
Dean Hale
Illustrator:
LeUyen Pham

Title:

The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde

Release Date:
December 13, 2016

Series:
The Princess in Black, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, p
Fantasy – Middle-Grade Readers
Author:
James Patterson
Illustrator:
Joe Sutphin

Title:

Word of Mouse

Release Date:
December 12, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Fantasy – Young Adult
Author:
Carrie Vaughn

Title:
Wild CardsThe Thing About Growing Up in Jokertown

Release Date:
December 21, 2016

Series:
Wild Cards, 0.5?

Book Info:
31-page story in e
Author:
G. Willow Wilson
Artist:
Takeshi Miyazawa
Artist:
Adrian Alphona

Title:

Ms. Marvel, Vol. 6: Civil War II

Release Date:
December 14, 2016

Series:
Ms. Marvel, Volume III & IV, 6

Book Info:
136-page graphic novel in pb
MYSTERY
Author, Editor:
Lawrence Block
Artist:
Edward Hopper

Title:

In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper

Release Date:
December 6, 2016
Book Info:
18 short stories in hc
Lawrence Block
Stephen King
Justin Scott
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Jonathan Santlofer
Jeffery Deaver
Lee Child
Gail Levin
Kris Nelscott
Joyce Carol Oates
Robert Olen Butler
Michael Connelly
Megan Abbott
Craig Ferguson
Nicholas Christopher
Jill D. Block
Joe R. Lansdale
Warren Moore
Author:
Christopher Fowler

Title:

Strange Tide

Release Date:
December 13,2016

Series:
Bryant & May, 13

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Author:
Josh Lanyon

Title:
So This is Christmas

Release Date:
December 29, 2016

Series:
The Adrien English Mysteries, 5.5

Book Info:
19-page erotic M/M short story in k, e
Author:
James Patterson
Author:
Candice Fox

Title:
Black & Blue

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Detective Harriet Blue, 0.5

Book Info:
160-page short story in pb, k, e, a
Author:
Ian Rankin

Title:

Rather Be the Devil

Release Date:
November 3, 2016

Series:
Inspector Rebus, 21

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a
Mystery – Historical
Author:
Susanna Gregory

Title:

The Chelsea Strangler

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Thomas Chaloner, 11

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
ROMANCE
Author:
Jaci Burton

Title:

Rules of Contact

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Play by Play, 12

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, MP3
Author:
Stephanie Evanovich

Title:

The Total Package

Release Date:
December 27, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
Author:
Melissa Foster

Title:

Dylan

Release Date:
December 2016

Series:
Bad Boys After Dark, 2
Billionaires After Dark, 6
Love in Bloom, 48

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Author:
Nora Roberts

Title:

Island of Glass

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
The Guardians Trilogy, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
Author:
Jill Shalvis

Title:
Her Secret Santa

Release Date:
December 12, 2016
Book Info:
71-page story in k, e
Author:
L.A. Witt

Title:

Just Drive

Release Date:
November 19, 2016

Series:
Anchor Point, 1

Book Info:
Full-length erotic M/M novel in pb, k, e
Romance – Historical
Author:
Jennifer Ashley

Title:
The Longest Night

Release Date:
December 13, 2016

Series:
Nvengaria, 4

Book Info:
98-page story in k, e
Author:
Lisa Kleypas

Title:
I Will

Release Date:
December 13, 2016

Series:
Capital Theatre, 2.5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Author:
Julia Quinn
Author:
Elizabeth Boyle
Author:
Stefanie Sloane
Author:
Laura Lee Guhrke

Title:

Four Weddings and a Sixpence

Release Date:
December 27, 2016
Book Info:
5 short stories in pb, k, e, a
Julia Quinn – “Something Old” (Beatrice Heywood, 1)
Stefanie Sloane – “Something New”
Elizabeth Boyle – “Something Borrowed”
Laura Lee Guhrke – “Something Blue”
Julia Quin – “… and a Sixpence in Her Shoe” (Beatrice Heywood, 2 & last)
Paranormal Romance
Author:
Lauren Dane

Title:

Protected

Release Date:
December 12, 2016

Series:
Diablo Lake, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, a, MP3
Author:
Christine Feehan

Title:

Dark Crime

Release Date:
December 13, 2016

Series:
Dark Carpathians, 27

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Author:
Yasmine Galenorn

Title:

Fury’s Magic

Release Date:
November 15, 2016

Series:
Fury Unbound, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Author:
Thea Harrison

Title:

Moonshadow

Release Date:
December, 13, 2016

Series:
Moonshadow, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Author:
Eve Langlais

Title:

Ostrich and the ‘Roo

Release Date:
December 14, 2016

Series:
Furry United Coalition, 6

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

Title:

Allegiance of Honour

Release Date:
December 8, 2016

Series:
Psy-Changeling, 15

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Author:
J.R. Ward

Title:

Blood Vow

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Black Dagger Legacy, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb (6/7/2017) k, e, a
Romantic Suspense
Author:
Donna Grant

Title:

The Hero

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Sons of Texas, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a
Author:
Linda Howard

Title:

Troublemaker

Release Date:
December 27, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, e, a
Author:
Alexandra Ivy

Title:

Kill Without Shame

Release Date:
December 27, 2016

Series:
ARES Security, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Author:
Christy Reece

Title:

Running Wild

Release Date:
November 1, 2016

Series:
LCR Elite, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
SCIENCE FICTION
Author:
John Scalzi
Author & Illustrator:
Natalie Metzger

Title:

Miniatures: The Very Short Fiction of John Scalzi

Release Date:
December 31, 2016
Book Info:
144-page hc, k

The description says it’s 4 stories and 14 pieces (??)

“Morning Announcements at the Lucas Interspecies School for Troubled Youth”
“Your Smart Appliances Talk About You Behind Your Back”
“Important Holidays on Gronghu”
“The AI Are Absolutely Positively Without a Doubt Not Here to End Humanity, Honest”
Science Fiction Romance
Author:
Gini Koch

Title:

Alien Nation

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Katherine “Kitty” Katt, 14

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Science Fiction – Time Travel – Young Adults
Author:
Alexandra Bracken

Title:

Passenger

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Passenger, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb
SUSPENSE
Author:
James Patterson
Author:
Mark Sullivan

Title:

The Games

Release Date:
December 1, 2016

Series:
Private, 11

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
THRILLER
Author:
Terry Goodkind

Title:

Nest

Release Date:
November 15, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a
Author:
James Patterson

Title:

Kidnapped

Release Date:
December 1, 2016

Series:
Jon Roscoe Thriller, 3

Book Info:
176-page novel in pb, k, e
URBAN FANTASY
Author:
Ilona Andrews

Title:
One Fell Sweep

Release Date:
January 29, 2016

Series:
Innkeeper Chronicles

Book Info:
FREE online serial that is three chapters long

Somehow I missed this!

Author:
Keri Arthur

Title:

Winter Halo

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Outcast, 2

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

Title:
Nice Guys Bite

Release Date:
December 12, 2016

Series:
Elemental Assassin, 15.5

Book Info:
Novella in k, e
Author:
Laurell K. Hamilton

Title:
Wounded

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, 24.5

Book Info:
64-page short story in k, e
Author:
John Ringo
Author:
Larry Correia

Title:

Sinners

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
Monster Hunter Memoirs, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, e
Author:
Eileen Wilks

Title:

Dragon Spawn

Release Date:
December 6, 2016

Series:
World of the Lupi, 13

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

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