Friday, April 27, 2012

May Book Releases

Here is The Qwillery's list of books being published in May 2012. If there is something that I've missed, please leave a comment below. Any genre mistakes are mine. Leave a comment below if you feel that the genre is wrong. Also note that this list is always under revision. Publication dates change. I try to keep this as accurate as possible. The most accurate lists can be found for each week in The View From Monday posts.

You can print a PDF of all of the May 2012 releases by clicking HERE. Click the printer image to print.

May 1, 2012
Man-Kzin Wars XIII Larry Niven (creator) SF - Anthology
Magic Lantern Alex Archer F - Rogue Angel 36
Demon's Bride Zoe Archer PNR - Hellraisers 2
The Croning (d) Laird Barron H
Embrace of the Damned Anya Bast PNR - Brotherhood of the Damned 1
The Land that Time Forgot (ri) Edgar Rice Burroughs SF
Terry Pratchett: The Spirit of Fantasy Craig Cabell Biography
Invincible Jack Campbell SF - The Lost Fleet : Beyond the Frontier 2
Naamah's Blessing (h2mm) Jacqueline Carey F - Kushiel's Legacy 9
Brownies and Broomsticks Bailey Cates PCM - Magical Bakery Mystery 1
A Thief of Nightshade J. S. Chancellor F
The Rose of Sarifal Paulina Claiborne F - Forgotten Realms : Moonshae Isles
The Waiting Room (h2tp) F. G. Cottam H
Heart of Brass Kate Cross FR/SP - Clockwork Agents 1
Captivated Lauren Dane PER/SF - Phantom Corps 3
The Best Horror of the Year Volume 4 Ellen Datlow (ed) H - Anthology
Bad Blood Lucienne Diver PER - Latter-Day Olympians 1
Warrior Enchanted Addison Fox PNR - Sons of the Zodiac 4
The Black Opera Mary Gentle HF
Sound of the Heart Genevieve Graham PHR
The Minority Council Kate Griffin UF - Matthew Swift 4
The Impossible Cube Steven Harper F/SP - Clockwork Empire 2
Deadlocked (Signed Edition): A Sookie Stackhouse Novel Charlaine Harris UF - Sookie Stackhouse 12
Deadlocked Charlaine Harris UF - Sookie Stackhouse 12
Queen of Kings: A Novel of Cleopatra, the Vampire (h2tp) Maria Dahvana Headley HF
In the Company of Witches Joey W. Hill PNR - Arcane Shot 2
Kiss of the Goblin Prince Shona Husk PNR - Shadowlands 2
Under Suspicion Hannah Jayne UF - Underworld Detection Agency 3
The Killing Moon N. K. Jemisin F - Dreamblood 1
Life Guards in the Hamptons Celia Jerome UF - Willow Tate 4
The Shifter Jean Johnson PNR - Shifting Plains 2
The Danger That Is Damion Lisa Renee Jones PNR - Zodius 3
The Uninvited Guests Sadie Jones HistFiction/Ghosts
Where There's Smoke Karen Kelley PER - Good Girl 1
Copycat Killing Sofie Kelly PCM - A Magical Cats Mystery 3
Born of Silence Sherrilyn Kenyon PNR - League 5
Sparks Fly Katie MacAlister PNR - Light Dragons 3
Festival of Fear Graham Masterton H - Short Story Collection
The Ninth Nightmare Graham Masterton H - Night Warriors 5
A Blight of Mages Karen Miller F - Kingmaker, Kingbreaker 3
Wizard Undercover K.E. Mills F - Rogue Agent 4
By the Blood of Heroes Joseph Nassise AH/Z - The Great Undead War 1
The Claimed Caridad Piñeiro PNR - Sin Hunters 4
This Flawless Place Between Bruno Portier F
Chicory Up Irene Radford F - The Pixie Chronicles 2
The Seven Year Witch Jodi Redford PER - That Old Black Magic 2
Earth Ship Protectress John Ricks SF - Freddy Anderson Chronicles 2
Journey Beyond 2012 Piero Rivolta Metaphysical
Scourge of the Betrayer (d) Jeff Salyards F - Bloodsounder's Arc 1
Water Mark Kathleen Scott PER
Bloodthirst in Babylon David Searls H
Store of the Worlds: The Stories of Robert Sheckley Robert Sheckley SF
Lord Valentine's Castle Robert Silverberg SF/F - Majipoor Cycle 1
Nightmare City Maynard Sims H
Shadowborn Alison Sinclair HF - Darkborn Trilogy
R.A. Salvatore's War of the Spider Queen, Volume II: Extinction, Annihilation, Resurrection Lisa Smedman F
The Council of Shadows (h2mm) S. M. Stirling F - Shadowspawn 2
Free Radicals: A Novel of Utopia and Dystopia Zeke Teflon SF
Amateur Angel Kari Thompson F
Aurorarama (h2tp) Jean-Christophe Valta SF - Mysteries of New Venice 1
The Second Book of Grimm Shiloh Walker PNR - Grimm
Shadow Raiders (h2mm) Margaret Weis F - Dragon Brigade 1
Land of Hope and Glory (h2tp) Geoffrey Wilson F
Bereft: A Novel Chris Womersley G

May 2, 2012
Powers James A. Burton UF
War and Space: Recent Combat Sean Wallace (ed) SF

May 8, 2012
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (ri) Philip Jose Farmer SF - Wold Newton
Beauty: An Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Outtake (e) Laurell K. Hamilton UF - Anita Blake
The Eye of the World (ri) Robert Jordan F - Wheel of Time 1
V Wars Jonathan Maberry H - Short Stories
The Gift of Fire / On the Head of a Pin: Two Short Novels from Crosstown to Oblivion Walter Mosley UF
Rollback (h2tp) Robert J. Sawyer SF
The Sunless Countries (h2tp) Karl Schroeder SF
The Slab Karen Traviss SF - Gears of War 5
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (eds) F - Anthology

May 10, 2012
Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination Edogawa Rampo H - Collection
Overseas Beatriz Williams TTR

May 15, 2012
I, Crimsonstreak Matt Adams F
The Future is Japanese: Stories From and About the Land of the Rising Sun Haikasoru (ed) F - Anthology
Endlight Dawning 2012: The Maya Knew John P. Cater SF - Endlight Event
Lustfully Ever After: Fairy Tale Erotic Romance Sylvia Day FTER - Anthology
Eye in the Sky (ri) Philip K. Dick SF
The Man Who Japed (ri) Philip K. Dick SF
The Zap Gun (ri) Philip K. Dick SF
What I Didn't See Karen Joy Fowler SF
The UnTied Kingdom Kate Johnson F
Diablo III: The Order Nate Kenyon F
Night Walker Lisa Kessler PNR - Night 1
The Bone House (h2tp) Stephen R. Lawhead F - Bright Empires 2
The Skin Map (tp2mm) Stephen R. Lawhead F - Bright Empires 1
The Scarlet Plague (Anniversary Edition) Jack London SF
Bright's Passage (h2tp) Josh Ritter Metaphysical
The Testament of Jessie Lamb Jane Rogers UF
The Shadowmage Trilogy Matthew Sprange F -Twilight of Kerberos Omnibus
Reamde: A Novel (h2tp) Neal Stephenson SF

May 16, 2012
Georgia through Earth, Fire, Air and Water Michael Berman F
Fear of the Fathers Dominic C. James O/S - The Reiki Man Trilogy

May 20, 2012
Talisman Of El Alecia Stone F

May 22, 2012
The King's Blood Daniel Abraham F - Dagger and Coin 2
Nightshifted (d) Cassie Alexander UF - Nightshifted/Edie Spence 1
Dark Jenny (tp2mm) Alex Bledsoe F/M - Eddie Lactrosse Mystery 3
The Paths of the Dead (h2tp) Steven Brust F - Viscount of Adrilankha 1
Destroyer of Worlds Mark Chadbourn F - Kingdom of the Serpent 3
Out of the Waters (h2mm) David Drake F - Books of the Elements 2
Orb Sceptre Throne (tp and h) Ian C. Esslemont F - Malazan Empire 4
A Tree of Bones Gemma Files F - Hexslinger 3
The Vampire Dimitri (tp2mm) Colleen Gleason PNR - Recency Draculia 2
Legacy (h2mm) David L. Golemon SF - Event Group Adventure 6
Midnight's Master Donna Grant PNR - Dark Warriors 1
Zombie Island Lori Handeland F - Shakespeare Undead 2
Nebula Awards Showcase 2012 James Patrick Kelly
John Kessel
SF - Anthology
Princeps L. E. Modesitt, Jr. F - Imager Portfolio 5
Beauty and the Werewolf (h2mm) Mercedes Lackey GR - Five Hundred Kingdoms 6
The Walls of the Universe (h2mm) Paul Melko SF - Walls of the Universe 1
The Enemy's Kiss Zandria Munson PNR
Honeyed Words (h2mm) J. A. Pitts F - Sarah Beauhall 2
Further: Beyond the Threshold Chris Roberson SF
2312 Kim Stanley Robinson SF
Dark Magic James Swain ST/O
Guardian of the Night Linda Thomas-Sundstrom PNR - Vampire Moons
Shadow Bound Rachel Vincent UF - Unbound 2
Dog Days Elsa Watson FR
Nightworld (ri) F. Paul Wilson H - Adversary Cycle 6

May 23, 2012
Ultramarines: The Second Omnibus Graham McNeill SF - Warhammer 40,000 : Ultramarines

May 25, 2012
House of Doors (h2tp) Chez Brenchley H - Keys to D'Esperance 2

May 28, 2012
Closed Horizon Peter Lantos SF

May 29, 2012
Blood Lite III: Aftertaste Kevin J. Anderson (ed) H - Anthology
Flandry's Legacy Poul Anderson SF - The Technic Civilization Omnibus
The White-Luck Warrior (h2tp) R. Scott Bakker F - Aspect-Emperor 2
The Janus Affair Pip Ballantine F/SP - Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences 2
Bleeding Out Jes Battis UF - OSI 5
The Science of Avatar Stephen Baxter Science/SF
When Passion Lies J.K. Beck PNR - Shadow Keepers 4
Harmony Keith Brooke SF
The Devil's Nebula Eric Brown SF - Weird Space 1
Charmed By His Love Janet Chapman PNR - Spellbound Falls 2
Year's Best SF 17 David G. Hartwell
Kathryn Cramer
SF - Anthology
The Emperor's Gift Aaron Dembski-Bowden SF - Warhammer 40,000 : Grey Knights
The Primarchs Christian Dunn SF - Warhammer : Horus Heresy 20
Casket of Souls Lynn Flewelling F - Nightrunner 6
The Scottish Prisoner (h2tp) Diana Gabaldon HF - Lord John Grey 3
Seeker of Shadows Nancy Gideon PNR - Moonlight 6
The Magician King (h2tp) Lev Grossman F - Magician 2
Hit List (h2mm) Laurell K. Hamilton UF - Anita Blake Vampire Hunter 20
The Nano Flower (h2tp) Peter F. Hamilton SF/M - The Mandel Files. Vol. 2
Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night David R. George III SF - Star Trek
Cursed Benedict Jacka UF - Alex Verus 2
Night's Engines Trent Jamieson F - Nightbound Land 2
Deceived (h2mm) Paul S. Kemp SF - Star Wars: The Old Republic 2
Wolfheart (h2mm) Richard A. Knaak F - World of Warcraft
By the Light of the Moon (ri) Dean Koontz H/Th
The Darkest Evening of the Year (ri) Dean Koontz H/Th
From the Corner of His Eye (ri) Dean Koontz H/Th
Life Expectancy (ri) Dean Koontz H/Th
One Door Away from Heaven (ri) Dean Koontz H/Th
Bloodsworn Nathan Long F - Ulrika the Vampire 3
Devilishly Sexy Kathy Love PNR - Devilishly 2
Ninja Versus Pirate Featuring Zombies James Marshall H
Dragon's Time (h2mm) Anne McCaffrey and Tom McCaffrey F - Dragonriders of Pern
Going Interstellar Les Johnson
Jack McDevitt
SF - Anthology
A Blood Seduction Pamela Palmer PNR - Vamp City 1
Toxicity Andy Remic SF - Books of the Anarchy 2
A Brief Guide to Star Trek Brian J. Robb
Darkness Becomes Her Jaime Rush PNR - Offspring 6
All Spell Breaks Loose Lisa Shearin F - Raine Benares 6
The Road to Bedlam (ri) Mike Shevdon UF - The Courts of the Feyre 2
Sixty-One Nails (ri) Mike Shevdon UF - The Courts of the Feyre 1
Strangeness and Charm Mike Shevdon UF - The Courts of the Feyre 3
Tangle of Need Nalini Singh PNR - Psy-Changelings 11
Threshold (h2mm) Eric Flint
Ryk E. Spoor
SF - Boundary 2
The Watchers Jon Steele ST
No Going Back Mark L. Van Name SF - Jon and Lobo 5

May 31, 2012
Damnation for Beginners Alan Campbell F
Magic, Myth and Monsters: Music, Sound and Fantasy Cinema Janet K. Halfyard
Crawling Chaos Volume One: Selected Weird Fiction 1917-1927 H.P. Lovecraft H
The Providence Rider Robert McCammon ST - Matthew Corbett 4
The Dragon Griaule Lucius Shepard F -Short Stories

d - Debut
e - eBook
h2mm - Hardcover to Mass Market Paperback
h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
tp2mm - Trade Paperback to Mass Market Paperback
ri - Reissue or Reprint

AH - Alternate History
F - Fantasy
FR - Fantasy Roamnce
FTER - Fairy Tale Erotic Romance
G - Gothic
GR - Gothic Romance
H - Horror
HF - Historical Fantasy
O - Occult
PCM - Paranormal Cozy Mystery
PER - Paranormal Erotic Romance
PNR - Paranormal Romance
S - Supernatural
SF - Science Fiction
SP - Steampunk
ST - Supernatural Thriller
Th - Thriller
TTR - Time Travel Romance
UF - Urban Fantasy
Z - Zombies


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