Sunday, May 01, 2016

May 2016 Releases

Here is The Qwillery's list of novels, etc. being published in May 2016. If there is something that we've missed, please leave a comment below. Any genre mistakes are ours. Leave a comment below if you feel that the genre is wrong. Also note that this list is always under revision. Publication dates change. We try to keep this as accurate as possible. Please note that we use the publisher's publication date in the US.

Debut novels are highlighted in blue. Novels by formerly featured Debut Author Challenge Authors are highlighted in green.

May 1, 2016
Golden Age James Maxwell F - Shifting Tides 1

May 3, 2016
War Factory Neal Asher SF - Transformations 2
Lost Lake (h2tp) Sarah Addison Allen MR
Vostok Steve Alten SupTh - Loch 2
Straits of Hell (h2mm) Taylor Anderson SF - Destroyermen 10
The Yoga of Max's Discontent Karan Bajaj LF/Vis/Meta
The Dark Vampire: A True Vampire Novel Kate Baxter PNR - Last True Vampire 3
Gone With the Witch Heather Blake PM - Wishcraft Mystery 6
Power Surge (h2mm) Ben Bova SF - Jake Ross 2
The Warrior's Apprentice 30th Anniversary Edition Lois McMaster Bujold SF - Vorkosigan Saga
The Lost Stars: Shattered Spear Jack Campbell SF - The Lost Stars 4
The Memory of Earth and The Call of Earth Orson Scott Card SF - Homecoming Saga
Knight's Shadow (h2tp) Sebastian de Castell HistF - The Greatcoats 2
Shadow's Blade David B. Coe F/P - Case Files of Justis Fearsson 3
Limbo System (e)(ri) Rick Cook SF
Admiral (D) Sean Danker SF - An Evagardian Novel 1
Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks Terrance Dicks SF - Doctor Who
Doctor Who and the Web of Fear Terrance Dicks SF - Doctor Who
Ring of Fire IV Eric Flint (Ed) AH - Ring of Fire 25
Warcraft: Durotan: The Official Movie Prequel Christie Golden F
Bloodline Claudia Gray SF - Star Wars
The Subprimes (h2tp) Karl Taro Greenfeld Dys/Parody
Spellstorm Ed Greenwood F - Forgotten Realms
The Map of Bones Francesca Haig AP/PA - The Fire Sermon 2
Night Shift Charlaine Harris UF/M - A Novel of Midnight, Texas 3
The Hollow Queen (h2mm) Elizabeth Haydon F - The Symphony of Ages 8
Relativity (D) Antonia Hayes LF
To Kill a Kettle Witch Barb Hendee F - Novel of the Mist-Torn Witches 4
Writers of the Future 32 L. Ron Hubbard
Tim Powers (Ed)
F - Anthology
Doctor Who and the Dinosaur Invasion Malcolm Hulke SF - Doctor Who
Cold Dream Dawning A. R. Kahler UF - Pale Queen 2
The Gunslinger (ri) Stephen King SupTh - The Dark Tower 1
The Waste Lands (ri) Stephen King SupTh - The Dark Tower 3
Needful Things (ri) Stephen King H
The Drawing of the Three (ri) Stephen King SupTh - The Dark Tower 2
Dolores Claiborne (ri) Stephen King SupTh
Firestarter (ri) Stephen King H
Wizard and Glass (ri) Stephen King SupTh - The Dark Tower 4
Camp Alien Gini Koch SF/UF - Alien Novels 13
Nebula Awards Showcase 2016 Mercedes Lackey SF - Antholgoy
Heart Of The Mirage Glenda Larke F - Mirage Makers 1
The Summer Dragon (D) Todd Lockwood F - Evertide 1
Doctor Who: Vengeance on Varos Philip Martin SF - Doctor Who
Sweet Lamb of Heaven Lydia Millet LF/Th/H
The Condition of Muzak (ri) Michael Moorcock F - Cornelius Quartet 4
The Silent Army James A. Moore F - Seven Forges 4
Wind/Pinball: Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973 (Two Novels) Haruki Murakami MR/LF
Quag Keep (ri) Andre Norton F - Quag Keep 1
The Doll-Master and Other Tales of Terror Joyce Carol Oates Th/Sus - Collection
The Book of Phoenix (h2tp) Nnedi Okorafor AP/PA/CyberP/SF
Doctor Who: Battlefield Marc Platt SF - Doctor Who
Outriders Jay Posey SF - Outriders
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street (h2tp) Natasha Pulley LF/HistF
Realms of Darkover (e) Deborah J. Ross (Ed) F - Darkover Anthology 16
Regeneration Stephanie Saulter SF - (R)evolution 3
Doctor Who: The Visitation Eric Saward SF - Doctor Who
The Chimes (D) Anna Smaill Dys
Alpha Wolf Need Not Apply Terry Spear PNR - Silver Town Wolf 6
The Change: Tales of Downfall and Rebirth (h2tp) S. M. Stirling (Ed) AP/PA/AH/F - Change Anthology
Doctor Who and the Zarbi Bill Strutton SF - Doctor Who
The Raft (D) Fred Strydom AP/PA
Elixir (D)(e) Ruth Vincent UF - Changeling P.I. 1
Sword of the South David Weber F - Sword of the South 1
Over Your Dead Body Dan Wells Sus/Th - John Cleaver 5
Death is a Welcome Guest Louise Welsh M - Plague Times Trilogy 2
Oracle (h2mm) Michelle West F - House War 6
The Jewel and Her Lapidary Fran Wilde F - Gem Universe
The Affinities (h2tp) Robert Charles Wilson SF
The Prisoner of Hell Gate Dana I. Wolff H

May 4, 2016
Red as Blood and White as Bone: A Tor.Com Original Theodora Goss DF

May 10, 2016
The Unburdened David Annandale SF - The Horus Heresy
Pyres of Armageddon (h2tp) David Annandale SF - Yarrick 2
Corsair: A Science Fiction Novel (h2tp) James L. Cambias SF
The Voodoo Killings Kristi Charish SF - Kincaide Strange 1
Nemesis Games (h2tp) James S.A. Corey SF - The Expanse 5
The World Engine Ben Counter SF - Space Marine Battles
Vengeance of the Demons Rebekah R. Ganiere PNR - The Society 3
Dark Orbit (h2tp) Carolyn Ives Gilman SF/AC
The Pier Falls: And Other Stories Mark Haddon LF/MR - Collection
The Stealers' War Stephen Hunt F -Far-Called Trilogy 3
The Loney (D) Andrew Michael Hurley LF/GO
Watchlist: 32 Stories by Persons of Interest Bryan Hurt (Ed) SF/LF - Anthology
Love Is Red (h2tp) Sophie Jaff H/F - The Nightsong Trilogy 1
Mongrels Stephen Graham Jones CoA/P/UF
Children of Earth and Sky Guy Gavriel Kay HistF
The Wolf in the Attic Paul Kearney F
A Whisper of Southern Lights Tim Lebbon HistF - The Assassins Series 2
The Corporation Wars: Dissidence Ken MacLeod SF - Corporation Wars 1
The Enceladus Crisis (tp2mm) Michael J. Martinez SF - Daedalus 2
The Alchemists' Council Cynthea Masson F
The Last Phoenix Graham McNeill SF - The Horus Heresy Omnibus 2
Secondhand Souls (h2tp) Christopher Moore Hu
The Vagrant Peter Newman DF
Too Like the Lightning (D) Ada Palmer SF - Terra Ignota 1
Binary (h2tp) Stephanie Saulter SF - (R)evolution 2
The Mirror Thief (D) Martin Seay Hist/M/Vis/Meta
The Potemkin Mosaic Mark Teppo SupTh
Central Station Lavie Tidhar AP/PA/CyberP
A Head Full of Ghosts (h2tp) Paul Tremblay H
Shadows in Summerland (D) Adrian Van Young H/Occ
Look Who's Back (h2tp) Timur Vermes Satire

May 11, 2016
The Pigeon Summer: A Tor.Com Original (e) Brit Mandelo F

May 13, 2016
Operation Sea Mink (e) Addison Gunn SF - Extinction Biome: Invasion 4

May 16, 2016
Divine Descendant (e) Jenna Black UF - Immortal Huntress 5
Dreams of Distant Shores (e) Patricia A. McKillip F - Anthology
Alpha (e)(ri) Rachel Vincent UF - Shifters 6
Shift (e)(ri) Rachel Vincent UF - Shifters 5

May 17, 2016
Company Town Madeline Ashby SF
The Scarlet Gospels (h2tp) Clive Barker H
Scarlet Rain Kristin Cast PNR - The Escaped 2
Warlock Holmes - A Study in Brimstone (D) G.S. Denning F/Hist/M
Runtime S. B. Divya SF
The New Space Opera (e)(ri) Gardner Dozois (Ed)
Jonathan Strahan (Ed)
SF/SO - Anthology
Dark Alpha's Demand (e) Donna Grant GoR - Reapers 3
Throneworld Guy Haley SF - The Beast Arises
The Pitchfork of Destiny Jack Heckel FairyT/FolkT/LM - Charming Tales 2
The God Wave (D) Patrick Hemstreet TechTh - The God Wave Trilogy 1
My Best Friend's Exorcism Grady Hendrix H/SupTh
The Fireman Joe Hill H
Roses and Rot (D) Kat Howard CF
The Summon Stone Ian Irvine F - The Gate of Good and Evil 1
Night Show (ri) Richard Laymon H
Woodwalker (D) Emily B. Martin F
Apparitions: The Strange Guests at the Mallard Hotel Briar Lee Mitchell GH/H - Apparitions 1
The Sudden Appearance of Hope Claire North PsyTh
Fritz Leiber Masters of Science Fiction John Pelan (Ed) SF - Collection
James Patrick Kelly: Masters of Science Fiction John Pelan (Ed) SF - Collection
The Tower of Swallows Andrzej Sapkowski F - The Witcher 5
Seveneves (h2tp) Neal Stephenson AP/PA
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Ten Jonathan Strahan (Ed) SF - Anthology

May 18, 2016
From the Editorial Page of the Falchester Weekly Review: A Original (e) Marie Brennan F - A Lady Trent Story
A Dead Djinn in Cairo: A Tor.Com Original (e) P. Djeli Clark SF
Nordenholt's Million (ri) J. J. Connington AP/PA
The Cold Embrace: Weird Stories by Women S. T. Joshi (Ed) H

May 22, 2016
Children of the Corn (e)(ri) Stephen King H

May 24, 2016
The Queue (D) Basma Abdel Aziz Dys/Pol/LF
The Medusa Chronicles Stephen Baxter
Alastair Reynolds
Dark Run (D) Mike Brooks SF - Keiko 1
The Sorcerer's Daughter Terry Brooks F - The Defenders of Shannara 3
The City of Mirrors Justin Cronin Th/SF/AP/PA - Passage Trilogy 3
Shadow of the Void (e) Nathan Garrison F - Sundered World Trilogy 2
All Fixed Up Linda Grimes UF - Ciel Halligan 4
The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu Paula Guran (ed) H - Anthology
A World Between Robert Herzog AP/AP
The Cthulhu Wars: The United States' Battles Against the Mythos Kenneth Hite
Kennon Bauman
Toy Cemetery (e)(ri) William W. Johnstone H
Independence Day: Crucible Greg Keyes SF/AC
Dragon in Exile (h2mm) Sharon Lee
Steve Miller
SF - Liaden Universe 18
Ghosts of Karnak George Mann SP - Ghost 3
A Blade of Black Steel Alex Marshall F - Crimson Empire 2
A Vintage from Atlantis Clark Ashton Smith F - The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith 3
Smoke Dan Vyleta AH/Hist F
Continuum: Time Rep Peter Ward TT/Hu - Time Rep 2

May 25, 2016
Orphan Pirates of the Spanish Main: A Tor.Com Original Dennis Danvers SF

May 31, 2016
Devour (D) Kurt Anderson Th
The Aftermath Ben Bova SF - Asteroid Wars 4
Penric's Demon Lois McMaster Bujold F - World of Five Gods 3.5
The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man (h2mm) W. Bruce Cameron Hu/M - Ruddy McCann 1
The Forgotten Room (h2mm) Lincoln Child SupTh/TechTh - Dr. Jeremy Logan 4
Virtues of War (tp2mm) Bennett R. Coles SF - Virtues of War 1
Dancer's Lament (h2tp) Ian C. Esslemont F - Path to Ascendancy 1
Written in My Own Heart's Blood (ri) Diana Gabaldon HistF/TT/R - Outlander 8
The World Weavers (e) Kelley Grant F - Desert Rising 3
Extinction Biome: Invasion Addison Gunn SF - Extinction Biome
The Angel Wore Fangs Sandra Hill PNR - Deadly Angels 7
Beauty & the Beast: Fire at Sea Nancy Holder PNR /F - Beauty & the Beast 3
Zero World (h2mm) Jason M. Hough SF/Th
The Geek Feminist Revolution Kameron Hurley SocSci/Feminism
Blood Lust Alexandra Ivy PNR - The Sentinels 3
The Dirt on Ninth Grave (h2mm) Darynda Jones PM - Charley Davidson 9
The Devouring God (e) James Kendley PTh - Tohru Takuda 2
Born of Betrayal (h2mm) Sherrilyn Kenyon FR - The League: Nemesis Rising 8
Insomnia (ri) Stephen King SupTh
Christine (ri) Stephen King SupTh
Force and Motion Jeffrey Lang SF - Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
The Shadow Of Tyr Glenda Larke F - Mirage Makers 2
The Liar's Key (h2mm) Mark Lawrence F - The Red Queen's War 2
The Summoning (ri) Bentley Little H/GH
Ghost Road Blues (ri) Jonathan Maberry H/Th - A Pine Deep Novel 1
The Joe Ledger Series, Thus Far (e) Jonathan Maberry H/Th - Joe Ledger
Freedom of the Mask Robert McCammon HistTh - Matthew Corbett 6
The Dinosaur Lords (h2tp) Victor Milán F - The Dinosaur Lords 1
Leviathan's Blood Ben Peek F - Children Trilogy 2
A Shadow in the Deep (e) Anthony Pryor DF - The Shepherd 3
Trekonomics: The Economics of Star Trek Manu Saadia SocSci/Economics
The Lazarus War: Legion Jamie Sawyer SF - The Lazarus War 2
The End of All Things (h2mm) John Scalzi SF - Old Man's War 6
Vicky Peterwald: Rebel Mike Shepherd SF - A Vicky Peterwald Novel 3
The Darkest Torment Gena Showalter PNR - Lords of the Underworld 12
Zeroes (h2mm) Chuck Wendig SF/CyberP
The Thief's Daughter Jeff Wheeler HistF - The Kingfountain Series 2
The Iron Jackal (tp2mm) Chris Wooding SP - Tale of  Ketty Jay 3

D - Debut
e - eBook
Ed - editor
h2mm - Hardcover to Mass Market Paperback
h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
tp2mm - Trade to Mass Market Paperback
ri - reissue or reprint

AC - Alien Contact
AH - Alternate History
AP - Apocalyptic
CF - Contemporary Fantasy
CoA - Coming of Age
CyberP - Cyberpunk
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
F - Fantasy
FairyT - Fairy Tale
FolkT - Folk Tale
FR - Fantasy Romance
GB - Genre Bender
GH - Ghost
GO - Gothic
GoR - Gothic Romance
H - Horror
Hist - Historical
HistF - Historical Fantasy
HistTh - Historical Thriller
Hu - Humor
LF - Literary Fiction
LM - Legends and Mythology
M - Mystery
Meta - Metaphysical
MR - Magical Realism
Occ - Occult
P - Paranormal
PA - Post Apocalyptic
Phil - Philosophy
PM - Paranormal Mystery
PNR - Paranormal Romance
Pol - Political
PsyTh - Psychological Thriller
PTh - Paranormal Thriller
R - Romance
SF - Science Fiction
SO - Space Opera
SocSci - Social Science
SP - Steampunk
SupTh - Supernatural Thriller
Sus - Suspense
TechnoTh - Technological Thriller
Th - Thriller
TT - Time Travel
UF - Urban Fantasy
V - Visionary


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