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31st May 2016 Releases

Happy Release Day to:

Sharon Cameron
Rook
Scholastic (US: 31st May 2016)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Centuries after a shifting of the Earth’s poles, the Sunken City that was once Paris is in the grips of a revolution. All who oppose the new regime are put to the blade, except for those who disappear from their prison cells, a red-tipped rook feather left in their place. Is the mysterious Red Rook a saviour of the innocent or a criminal? Meanwhile, across the sea in the Commonwealth, Sophia Bellamy’s arranged marriage to the wealthy René Hasard is the last chance to save her family from ruin. But when the search for the Red Rook comes straight to her doorstep, Sophia discovers that her fiancé is not all he seems. Which is only fair, because neither is she. As the Red Rook grows bolder and the stakes grow higher, Sophia and René find themselves locked in a tantalizing game of cat and mouse.

Darynda Jones
The Dirt on Ninth Grave (Charley Davidson, Book 9)
Macmillan St. Martin’s (US: 31st May 2016)
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Charley Davidson is living in New York City as Jane Doe, a girl with no memory of who she is or where she came from. So when she begins to realize she can see dead people, she’s more than a bit taken aback. Strangers who enter the diner where she works seem to know things about her… Then she is confronted by a man who claims to have been sent to kill her. Sent by the darkest force in the universe. An enemy that will not stop until she is dead. Thankfully, she has a Rottweiler. And the diner’s devastatingly handsome fry cook, who vows to protect her even though he seems to be lying with every breath he takes. But in the face of such grave danger, who can Jane/Charley/whoever-she-is trust? She will find the truth even if it kills her…or the fry cook. Either way…

Kathleen Peacock
Willowgrove (Hemlock, Book 3)
HarperCollins Katherine Tegen (US & CA: 31st May 2016)
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Ever since Mac’s best friend, Amy, was murdered, Hemlock has been a dangerous place. But now that Mac, her boyfriend, Kyle, and Amy’s ex, Jason, instigated a mass breakout from Thornhill, a werewolf “rehabilitation” camp, the danger has only grown. Fear of the infection spreading is now at an all-time high and anyone with a scar is suspected of being a wolf. What makes Mac even more afraid, though, are the dark experiments that the warden of Thornhill was performing on wolves in a secret asylum called Willowgrove. Uncovering the truth about what happened may be the only way for Mac to save everyone she loves and end her nightmares for good.

Vicki Pettersson
Swerve
Simon & Schuster Pocket (US & CA: 31st May 2016)
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When Kristine Rush’s fiancé is abducted from a desolate rest stop en route from Las Vegas to Lake Arrowhead, California, she is forced to choose: return home unharmed or plunge forward into the searing Mojave desert to find him…where a murderer lies in wait. Speeding against the clock, and uncertain if danger lies ahead or behind, Kristine blazes an epic path through the gaudy flash of roadside casinos, abandoned highway stops, and a landscape rife with unimaginable horrors. Desperate to save her doomed husband-to-be, she must summon long forgotten resources to go head-to-head against an unpredictable killer. And she’d better hurry. Because she only has twenty-four hours…to make one hell of a trip.

May 2016 Releases

Done with April 2016 Releases? Here are May 2016 Releases. For future releases, check Reading Wishlist.

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Now Available for US Pre-Order

Megan Abbott: YOU WILL KNOW ME: 26th July 2016: Buy (US)
Josephine Angelini: FIREWALKER (paperback): 6th September 2016: Buy (US)
Josephine Angelini: WITCH’S PYRE: 6th September 2016: Buy (US)
Abigail Barnette: THE BABY: 9th November 2015: Buy (US)
Steve Bein: DISCIPLE OF THE WIND (paperback): 3rd March 2016: Buy (US)
Laura Bickle: NINE OF STARS: 12th Aprill 2016: Buy (US)
Sharon Cameron: ROOK (paperback): 31st May 2016: Buy (US)
Naomi Clark: COLD NIGHT MOON: 14th November 2015: Buy (US)
Andrea Cremer: THE CONJURER’S RIDDLE (paperback): 2nd August 2016: Buy (US)
Sylvia Day: ONE WITH YOU: 5th April 2016: Buy (US)
Erica Hayes: SCARRED: 14th January 2016: Buy (US)
J. Kenner: STARK AFTER DARK: 9th February 2016: Buy (US)
Eileen Rendahl: DREIDELS AND DEMONS: 15th November 2015: Buy (US)
Beth Revis: PAPER HEARTS, VOLUME 2: SOME PUBLISHING ADVICE: 1st December 2015: Buy (US)
Laurie Faria Stolarz: RETURN TO THE DARK HOUSE (paperback): 19th July 2016: Buy (US)
Karri Thompson: ASCENDANCY: 30th November 2015: Buy (US)
Carol Lynch Williams: NEVER SAID (paperback): 16th August 2016: Buy (US)

28th April 2015 Releases

Happy Release Day to:

Sharon Cameron
Rook
Scholastic (US: 28th April 2015)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Centuries after a shifting of the Earth’s poles, the Sunken City that was once Paris is in the grips of a revolution. All who oppose the new regime are put to the blade, except for those who disappear from their prison cells, a red-tipped rook feather left in their place. Is the mysterious Red Rook a saviour of the innocent or a criminal? Meanwhile, across the sea in the Commonwealth, Sophia Bellamy’s arranged marriage to the wealthy René Hasard is the last chance to save her family from ruin. But when the search for the Red Rook comes straight to her doorstep, Sophia discovers that her fiancé is not all he seems. Which is only fair, because neither is she. As the Red Rook grows bolder and the stakes grow higher, Sophia and René find themselves locked in a tantalizing game of cat and mouse.

Bree Despain
The Eternity Key (Into the Dark, Book 2)
Random House Egmont (US: 28th April 2015)
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Haden Lord, the disgraced Prince of the Underrealm, has chosen love over honour and will do everything in his power to protect Daphne Raines, the human girl he was supposed to bring to the Underrealm. Haden’s choice is put to the test as the Skylords and a figure from his past arrive in Olympus Hills with a plan that could destroy all of the realms. Embracing her destiny as the Cypher, Daphne begins to understand the immense power of her musical ability to control the elements, but she must come to terms with her feelings for Haden and what she must sacrifice in order to protect him and her friends. Believing the Key of Hades is the only thing that can stop the Underrealm Court from releasing the monstrous Keres on the mortal world, Haden, Daphne, and their friends set out to find the Key before Persephone’s Gate opens again on the spring equinox.

Kristi Helvig
Strange Skies (Burn Out, Book 2)
Random House Egmont (US: 28th April 2015)
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Caelia is the new Earth. That’s what the Consulate told everyone and, against all odds, Tora finally has made it there. She can’t see the ocean from her cell in the Consulate’s containment centre, and she doesn’t know what happened to the weapons her father died for and she’s risked her life to save. But as she plans her escape, she runs into the last person she ever expected to see – her dad. The Consulate has held him prisoner in a complicated plot designed to lure Tora out of hiding. Now Tora has a new purpose: break free, get the guns, and save her father. But first she’ll have to navigate a strange new planet, track down James (whose loyalties still remain questionable), and find Kale…before he finds her first.

Herman Koch
Summer House with Swimming Pool
Random House Hogarth (US & CA: 28th April 2015)
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When a medical procedure goes horribly wrong and famous actor Ralph Meier winds up dead, Dr. Marc Schlosser needs to come up with some answers. After all, reputation is everything in this business. Personally, he’s not exactly upset that Ralph is gone, but as a high profile doctor to the stars, Marc can’t hide from the truth forever. It all started the previous summer. Marc, his wife, and their two beautiful teenage daughters agreed to spend a week at the Meiers’ extravagant summer home on the Mediterranean. Joined by Ralph and his striking wife Judith, her mother, and film director Stanley Forbes and his much younger girlfriend, the large group settles for days of sunshine, wine tasting, and trips to the beach. But when a violent incident disrupts the idyll, darker motivations are revealed, and suddenly no one can be trusted. As the ultimate holiday soon turns into a nightmare, the circumstances surrounding Ralph’s later death begin to reveal the disturbing reality behind that summer’s tragedy.

April 2015 Releases

Done with March 2015 Releases? Here are April 2015 Releases. For future releases, check Reading Wishlist

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Now Available for US Pre-Order

Kelley Armstrong: FORSAKEN: 31st January 2015: Buy (US)
Kelley Armstrong: DECEPTIONS: 18th August 2015: Buy (US)
Jessica Brody: UNLEASHED: 13th January 2015: Buy (US)
Sharon Cameron: ROOK (hardcover): 28th April 2015: Buy (US)
Margaret Fortune: NOVA: 2nd June 2015: Buy (US)
Mira Grant: ROLLING IN THE DEEP: 31st March 2015: Buy (US)
Nancy Holzner: FIRESTORM: 31st March 2015: Buy (US)
Caitlin Kittredge: GRIM TIDINGS: 25th August 2015: Buy (US)
Katie McGarry: NOWHERE BUT HERE: 26th May 2015: Buy (US)
Richelle Mead: THE IMMORTAL CROWN (paperback): 2nd June 2015: Buy (US)
Phoebe North: STARBREAK (paperback): 18th August 2015: Buy (US)
Amanda Panitch: DAMAGE DONE: 21st July 2015: Buy (US)
Cherie Priest: I AM PRINCESS X: 26th May 2015: Buy (US)
Alexandra Sirowy: THE CREEPING (hardcover): 18th August 2015: Buy (US)
J. A. Souders: RISE: 26th October 2014: Buy (US)

Now Available for US Pre-Order

Carolyn Lee Adams: RUTHLESS: 2nd June 2015: Buy (US)
Sharon Cameron: ROOK: 28th April 2015: Buy (US)
Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff: ILLUMINAE: 7th July 2015: Buy (US)
Michele Lang: THE WITCH OF BUDAPEST: 30th September 2014: Buy (US)
Demitria Lunetta: IN THE END (paperback): 23rd June 2015: Buy (US)
Tracey O’Hara: SECRET CONFESSIONS: SYDNEY HOUSEWIVES: DARLA: 19th March 2015: Buy (US)
Anna Sheehan: NO LIFE BUT THIS: 18th December 2014: Buy (US)
Alexandra Sirowy: THE CREEPING: 18th August 2015: Buy (US)
Laurie Faria Stolarz: WELCOME TO THE DARK HOUSE (paperback): 23rd June 2015: Buy (US)
Carol Lynch Williams: SIGNED SKYE HARPER (paperback): 12th May 2015: Buy (US)
Brenna Yovanoff: FIENDISH (paperback): 11th August 2015: Buy (US)

12 New Covers (Bick, Brody, Cameron, Hart & Reisz, Helvig, Jones, Kenner, Metcalf, Sheehan, Sirowy, Trout, Zhang)

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6 New Deals (Angelini, Cameron, Meyer, Peevyhouse, Schmidt, Stiefvater)

Josephine Angelini‘s Crucible series to Feiwel and Friends (North American rights). The series follows a teenage girl who gets caught in an epic struggle between good and evil when she’s transported to a parallel universe, where witches rule and scientists are burned at the stake by an alternate version of herself.

Sharon Cameron‘s Rook to Scholastic (World Rights). It’s a retelling of The Scarlet Pimpernel, set in the future, which chronicles “a Sunken City gone mad, an unwanted betrothal, and 13 innocents who will die unless a legend can save them.”

Marissa Meyer‘s Heartless (2015) to Feiwel & Friends (World English rights) in a 2-book deal. Heartless is a prequel to Alice in Wonderland, and will deliver the “untold story” of the Queen of Hearts.

Parker Peevyhouse‘s Futures to Kathy Dawson Books, for publication in 2015. A collection of interwoven stories stretching out from the present into the future, as our world collides with a mysterious alternate universe.

Tiffany A. Schmidt‘s Hold Me Like a Breath to Walker & Co. (North American rights). The romantic thriller, loosely based on “The Princess and the Pea,” takes place in a United States in which the major crime families are in the organ replacement business. Main character Penelope is about to get caught in the crossfire as rival families scramble for prominence.

Maggie Stiefvater‘s Sinner to Scholastic, for simultaneous publication in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada on 1st July 2014. A companion to the Wolves of Mercy Falls trilogy. Everybody thinks they know Cole St. Clair’s story. Stardom. Addiction. Downfall. Disappearance. But only a few people know Cole’s darkest secret – his ability to shift into a wolf. One of these people is Isabel. At one point, they may have even loved each other. But that feels like a lifetime ago. Now Cole is back. Back in the spotlight. Back in the danger zone. Back in Isabel’s life. Can this sinner be saved?