Incoming Books July 17th, 2012!
It’s our incoming books section in a slightly different format - with basic information and links instead of blurbs. If you’re looking for more information for a particular book, click on its cover and it will take you to the publisher’s page.
Even though the format is slightly different we nevertheless want to know:
Which of these recently or soon to published books would you choose to read first?
Macmillan | Tor
Dark Companion ~ By Marta Acosta; Tor Teen | July 2012 | Hardcover | Young Adult Fiction |368 pages
A retelling of Jane Eyre for young adults which includes vampires!
Here’s a blog post from Marta Acosta at Tor called Haunted Mansions and Eclipses.
Energized ~ by Edward M. Lerner; Tor Books | 7/17/2012 | Hardcover | 336 pages
No one expected the oil to last forever. How right they were….
A hard science fiction thriller!
Wake of the Bloody Angel ~ by Alex Bledsoe; Tor Books| July 2012 | Trade Paperback | 352 pages
It’s book number 4 in the popular Eddie LaCrosse series. They are action packed mysteries set in a fantastical medieval world.
I just finished book number one in the series, and thought it was a blast!
Simon and Schuster
The Taker ~ by Alma Katsu (book 1); Gallery Books | March 2012 | 464 pages
True love can last an eternity . . . but immortality comes at a price.
The first in this romantic historical fantasy.
The Reckoning (book 2 of the Taker Trilogy) ~ by Alma Katsu; Gallery Books | June 2012 | 352 pages
Lanore McIlvrae is the kind of woman who will do anything for love. Including imprisoning the man who loves her behind a wall of brick and stone.
The Devil in Silver ~ by Victor Lavalle; August 21, 2012| Random House | Pages: 432
New Hyde Hospital’s psychiatric ward has a new resident. It also has a very, very old one.
John really enjoyed this literary novel and should have a review completed soon.
Vegan for the Holidays ~ Zel Allen; 160 pages | Book Publishing Company |July 1, 2012
A book with recipes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza and New Year’s Eve celebrations that showcases recipes without meat and dairy.
The Chemistry of Tears ~ by Peter Carey; Random House |May 15, 2012 | Pages: 240
An automaton, a man and a woman who can never meet, two stories of love—all are brought to incandescent life in this hauntingly moving novel from one of the finest writers of our time.
The Games ~ by Ted Kosmatka; Random House | March 13, 2012 |Pages: 368
Set in an amoral future where genetically engineered monstrosities fight each other to the death in an Olympic event, The Games envisions a harrowing world that may arrive sooner than you think.
This author wrote a Nebula nominated story that I gave a 5.5 star to.
Nameless ~ by Karen Hunter; 352 pages| Gallery Books| Jan 2012
In the in between are the Nameless; names are for masters and they have none. They live in the Nameless realm; between being saved and being destroyed. They are Fallen.
A three book win from author Carolyn Jewel’s blog. And look at these covers – very racy!
Liquid Lies ~ by Hanna Martine; 368 pages | 03 Jul 2012 | Berkley
Magic is corporate America's best-kept secret, and Gwen Carroway is the best at selling it...
The first in a series of a new paranormal romance by a debut author.
Melt Into You ~ by Roni Loren; 368 pages | 03 Jul 2012 | Berkley
Book two of an erotic fantasy, which is not my usual genre but goodness knows it could be fun.
The Darkest Day ~ by Britt Bury; Grand Central Publishing | 7/3/2012 | 300 pages
A paranormal romance set in Scotland.
Once again we ask: Which of these books would you choose to read first?