Upcoming Publications for May 2017

Posted May 1, 2017 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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Be warned. While the hyperlinked titles take you to Goodreads, clicking the covers takes you to Amazon.com and will function as a purchase link for which I would receive a referral fee.

Fantasy – YA
Author:
Julie Kagawa

Title:

Legion

Release Date:
May 1, 2017

Series:
Talon, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Fantasy – Epic
Author:
Robin Hobb

Title:

Assassin’s Fate

Release Date:
May 4, 2017

Series:
The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy, 3 & last

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
Fantasy – Magical Realism – Middle-Grade Readers
Author:
Laurel Snyder

Title:

Orphan Island

Release Date:
May 30, 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Fantasy – Mythic – Middle-Grade Readers
Author:
Rick Riordan

Title:

The Dark Prophecy

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
The Trials of Apollo, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
Author:
Rick Riordan

Title:

From Percy Jackson: Camp Half-Blood Confidential (An Official Rick Riordan Companion Book): Your Real Guide to the Demigod Training Camp

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Percy Jackson

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, a
Fantasy – Paranormal
Author:
Ilona Andrews

Title:

White Hot

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
Hidden Legacy, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a
Fiction – Historical
Author:
Alison Weir

Title:

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession

Release Date:
May 18, 2017

Series:
Six Tudor Queens, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
Memoir – Middle-Grade Readers
Author:
Shannon Hale
Illustrator:
LeUyen Pham

Title:

Real Friends

Release Date:
May 2, 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
MYSTERY
Author:
Josh Lanyon

Title:

The Monet Murders

Release Date:
May 25, 2017

Series:
The Art of Murder, 2

Book Info:
Full-length M/M novel in k, e
Mystery – Amateur Sleuth
Author:
Carolyn Hart

Title:

Walking on My Grave

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Death On Demand, 26

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a
Mystery – Crime
Author:
Jo Nesbø

Title:

The Thirst

Release Date:
May 9, 2017

Series:
Harry Hole, 11

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
Mystery – Historical – YA
Author:
Elizabeth Wein

Title:

The Pearl Thief

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Code Name Verity, 0.5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
Mystery – Thriller
Author:
James Patterson
Author:
David Ellis

Title:

The Black Book

Release Date:
May 4, 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
Author:
Karin Slaughter

Title:

Last Breath

Release Date:
May 16, 2017

Series:
Good Daughter, 0.5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Non-fiction – Middle-Grade Readers
Author:
James Patterson
Illustrator:
James Madsen
Author:
Jack Patterson
Contributor:
Florence Yue

Title:

Penguins of America

Release Date:
May 1, 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, e
ROMANCE
Author:
Jaci Burton

Title:

Love Me Again

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Hope, 7

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, a
Author:
Virna DePaul

Title:

Rock Wild

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
Rock Candy, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Author:
Melissa Foster

Title:

Bayside Desires

Release Date:
May 9, 2017

Series:
Bayside Summers, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Author:
C.D. Reiss

Title:

Bombshell

Release Date:
May 1, 2017

Series:
Hollywood A-List, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a
Romance – Chick Lit
Author:
Megan Hart

Title:

All the Lies We Tell

Release Date:
May 1, 2017

Series:
Quarry Road, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, a
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:
J. Kenner

Title:
Hold Me

Release Date:
May 23, 2017

Series:
Stark Trilogy, 4.1

Book Info:
120-page novella
Romance – Historical
Author:
Mary Balogh

Title:

Someone to Hold

Release Date:
May 4, 2017

Series:
Westcott, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a
Author:
Alexandra Ivy
Debbie Raleigh

Title:

Here Comes the Bride

Release Date:
May 9, 2017

Series:
??

Book Info:
3 stories in k
Bride for Lord Brasleigh (1)
Bride for Lord Wickton (2)
Bride for Lord Challmond (3)
Author:
Julia Quinn

Title:

The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
Rokesbys, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a
Paranormal Romance
Author:
Jennifer Ashley

Title:

Red Wolf

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Shifters Unbound, 10

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

Title:

Shadow Reaper

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
Shadow, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc (6/21/2017), pb, k
Author:
Donna Grant

Title:

Blaze

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
Dark Kings, 11

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, a
Author:
Sherrilyn Kenyon

Title:

Deadmen Walking

Release Date:
May 9, 2017

Series:
Dark-Hunter: Deadman’s Cross Trilogy, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in e
Author:
Eve Langlais
Author:
Kate Douglas
Author:
A.C. Arthur

Title:

Hunger

Release Date:
May 16, 2017

Series:
Feral Passions, 3

Book Info:
3 short stories in pb, k, e
“The Alpha’s Mate”
“Dangerous Passions”
“Bound to the Wolf”
Author:
Eve Langlais

Title:
Catch a Tiger by the Tail

Release Date:
May 16, 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in k

Previously published in the anthology Wild

Romantic Suspense
Author:
Maya Banks

Title:

Just One Touch

Release Date:
May 23, 2017

Series:
Slow Burn, 5

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

Title:

Necessary Action

Release Date:
May 1, 2017

Series:
The Precinct: Bachelors in Blue, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc (6/1/2017), pb, k, e
Author:
Nora Roberts

Title:

Come Sundown

Release Date:
May 30, 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
SCIENCE FICTION
Author:
Eric Flint
Author:
Griffin Barber

Title:

1636: Mission to the Mughals

Release Date:
April 4, 2017

Series:
Ring of Fire, 23

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Author:
Timothy Zahn

Title:

Pawn

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
A Chronicle of the Sibyl’s War, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
Science Fiction – YA
Author:
Thomas E. Sniegoski

Title:

Monstrous

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
Savage, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Author:
Rachel Vincent

Title:

Brave New Girl

Release Date:
May 9, 2017

Series:
Brave New Girl, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Science Fiction – Apocalyptic – YA
Author:
Scott Westerfeld
Artist:
Alex Puvilland
Colorist:
Hilary Sycamore

Title:

Spill Zone

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Spill Zone, 1

Book Info:
Full-length graphic novel in hc, k
Science Fiction – Romance
Author:
Gini Koch

Title:

Alien Education

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Katherine “Kitty” Katt, 15

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Steampunk
Author:
Marjorie M. Liu
Artist:
Sana Takeda

Title:

Monstress #12

Release Date:
May 17, 2017

Series:
Monstress, 12

Book Info:
29-page short graphic novel

The final issue of the second arc.

THRILLER
Author:
Mercy Celeste

Title:

Cold Shadow

Release Date:
May 9, 2017

Series:
Cold Country, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Author:
Lee Child

Title:

No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Short Stories

Release Date:
May 16, 2017

Series:
Jack Reacher

Book Info:
12 short stories in hc, pb, k, e
“Too Much Time” is a brand-new work
“Small Wars” takes place in 1989 (0.75)
“Not a Drill”
“High Heat” time hops to 1977 (0.25)
“Second Son” with young Reacher in Okinawa (0.1)
“Deep Down” (0.5)
“Guy Walks into a Bar”
“James Penney’s New Identity”
“Everyone Talks”
“The Picture of the Lonely Diner”
“Maybe They Have a Tradition”
“No Room at the Motel”
Author:
Clive Cussler
Author:
Graham Brown

Title:

Nighthawk

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
NUMA Files, 14

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
Author:
Jonathan Maberry

Title:

Kill Switch

Release Date:
April 26, 2016

Series:
Joe Ledger, 8

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a
Author:
James Patterson

Title:
Detective Cross

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Alex Cross, 24.5

Book Info:
144-page short in pb, k, a
Author:
James Patterson
Author:
Maxine Paetro

Title:

16th Seduction

Release Date:
May 1, 2016

Series:
Women’s Murder Club, 16

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
Author:
Eric Van Lustbader

Title:

The Fallen

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Bravo Shaw, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
URBAN FANTASY
Author:
Keri Arthur

Title:

Blood Kissed

Release Date:
May 9, 2017

Series:
Lizzie Grace, 1

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

Title:

Moon Shimmers

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon , 19

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

Title:

Cold Reign

Release Date:
May 2, 2017

Series:
Jane Yellowrock, 11

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Author:
Rachel Vincent

Title:

Spectacle

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
Menagerie, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Urban Fantasy – YA
Author:
Jenna Black

Title:

Night Magic

Release Date:
May 30, 2017

Series:
Nightstruck, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k

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