Tuesday, May 01, 2018

May 2018 Releases

Here is The Qwillery's list of novels, etc. being published in May 2018. 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. Check The View From Monday each week for each week's updated release list.

Debut novels are highlighted in blue. Novels, etc. by formerly featured DAC Authors are highlighted in green.

May 1, 2018
S.T.A.R. Labs: Cisco Ramon's Journal Nick Aires MTI/CF
A Baby's Bones Rebecca Alexander Cr - Sage Westfield 1
Talon of Scorpio (e) G. T. Almasi SF/GenEng/Th - Shadowstorm 3
Uncharted Kevin J. Anderson
Sarah A. Hoyt
AH/HistF - Arcane America 1
The Military Science of Star Wars George Beahm SF/Performing Arts
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury SF/Dys
Dragon Road Joseph Brassey SciFan/SO - Drifting Lands
The Pisces (D) Melissa Broder LF/Psy/HU
Tiassa Steven Brust F - Vlad 13
Future Fiction: New Dimensions in International Science Fiction Bill Campbell (Ed)
Francesco Verso (Ed)
SF - Anthology
Every Single Secret Emily Carpenter Th/Sus
Tyrant's Throne (h2tp) Sebastien de Castell HistF - The Greatcoats 4
The Amiestrin Gambit (e) J. Kathleen Cheney F - King's Daughter 1
Diary of a Drug Fiend and Other Works by Aleister Crowley Aleister Crowley Occ/Sup
Wolf Undaunted (e) Shannon Curtis PNR
Harlequin Nocturne May 2018 Box Set: Wolf Undaunted\Witch's Fury (e) Shannon Curtis
Deborah LeBlanc
The Glory of the Empress (e) Sean Danker SF/SO - Admiral 3
Medusa Uploaded Emily Devenport SF/GenEng/Th - The Medusa Cycle 1
Miss Subways David Duchovny LF/UF/FairyT/FolkT/LM
Reborn Lance Erlick SF - Android Chronicles 1
Shotguns & Sorcery Omnibus Matt Forbeck F
The Story Peddler Lindsay A. Franklin F - The Weaver Trilogy 1
Dead But Once Auston Habershaw DF - Saga of the Redeemed 3
Pale Guardian: A Vampire Mystery (h2tp) Barbara Hambly H/M - A James Asher Vampire Novel 7
Dark Queen Faith Hunter UF - Jane Yellowrock 12
Worlds Apart (e) Tracy St. John SF - Warriors of Risnar 2
Black Helicopters Caitlin R. Kiernan DF
The Poppy War (D) R. F Kuang HistF
Witch's Fury (e) Deborah LeBlanc PNR
The Summer Dragon (tp2mm) Todd Lockwood F - Evertide 1
The Classic Horror Collection H.P. Lovecraft H
Science Fiction: A Literary History Roger Luckhurst (Ed) LC/SF/F
King Rat (ri) China Mieville UF/H
Civil War (ri) Stuart Moore MTI/SH - Marvel Universe 2
A Secret History of Witches (h2tp) Louisa Morgan MR
Men Without Women: Stories (h2tp) Haruki Murakami
Ted Goossen (Tr)
MR/LF - Collections
Only Human Sylvain Neuvel SF/TechTh - The Themis Files 3
Kim Newman's Video Dungeon (e) Kim Newman Performing Arts
The Dead House (D) Billy O'Callaghan SupTh
Reaping the Aurora (h2mm) Joshua Palmatier F - Ley 3
Song of Blood & Stone L. Penelope HistF/FR - Earthsinger 1
Bandwidth Eliot Peper TechTh - An Analog Novel 1
Exit Strategy (D) Charlton Pettus TechTh/Cr/LF
D'Arc (h2tp) Robert Repino F/SF/AP/PA - War with No Name 2
Wired Douglas E. Richards SFTh/NF - Wired 1
A Hymn Before Battle (mm2tp) John Ringo SF - Legacy of Aldenata 1
Moontide and Magic Rise Sean Russell F/DF - Moontide and Magic Rise Omnibus
Infinite Stars (h2tp) Bryan Thomas Schmidt (Ed) SF/SO - Anthology
All the Fabulous Beasts Priya Sharma Gothic - Collection
Kris Longknife: Commanding (e) Mike Shepherd SF - Kris Longknife
Fury From the Tomb SA Sidor F/Occ/Sup/HistF - Institute for Singular Antiquities 1
All's Fair in Love and Wolf Terry Spear PNR - Silver Town Wolf 8
Avengers of the Moon (h2tp) Allen Steele SF/SO - Captain Future
A.L.F.A. Instincts Milly Taiden PNR - An A.L.F.A. Novel
An Argumentation of Historians Jodi Taylor SF/TT/HistF - The Chronicles of St. Mary's 9
Echoes of Honor Limited Leatherbound Edition David Weber SF - Honor Harrington 8
Oblivion Steve White
Charles E. Gannon
SF - Starfire 8
The Witchwood Crown (h2tp) Tad Williams F/DF - Last King of Osten Ard 1
Pawn (h2mm) Timothy Zahn SF/AC - A Chronicle of  the Sibyl's War 1

May 2, 2018
Baby Shower (e) Cassandra Khaw F - Born to the Blade Season 1, Episode 3
Crossroads of Darkover (e) Deborah J. Ross (Ed) F - Darkover Anthology 18
The Flight of Morpho Girl: A Tor.com Original (e) Caroline Spector
Bradley Denton
SF/SH - Wild Cards

May 4, 2018
Midnight Gods Greg F. Gifune H

May 8, 2018
Compulsory Games - Robert Aickman Victoria Nelson (Ed) Occ/Sup/Gothic - Collection
The Complete Memoirs of Lady Trent Series: (A Natural History of Dragons, The Tropic of Serpents, The Voyage of the Basilisk, In the Labyrinth of Drakes, ... Sanctuary of Wings) (e) Marie Brennan F - Lady Trent Memoirs
Victory Disc Andrew Cartmel Cr - The Vinyl Detective 3
Owl and the Tiger Thieves Kristi Charish UF - The Owl 4
Odysseus Ascendant Evan Currie SF/SO - Odyssey One 7
Wolf Undaunted Shannon Curtis PNR
King of Ashes Raymond E. Feist F - The Firemane Saga 1
What Should Be Wild (D) Julia Fine LF
Grief Cottage Gail Godwin LF/Gothic
The Science of Lost Futures Ryan Habermeyer FairyT/FolkT/LM/SF/LF - Collection
The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life Deborah Harkness Occ/Sup/PNR/HistF - All Souls Trilogy
Obscura Joe Hart TechTh
The Ghost Pirates and Other Revenants of the Sea William Hope Hodgson F/P/H/HistF - Collected Fiction of William Hope Hodgso, Vol 3
Who is the Black Panther? Jesse J. Holland MTI/SH - Marvel Universe 3
God's War (ri) Kameron Hurley SF/F/DF - Bel Dame Apocrypha 1
Blue Darker Than Black: A Thriller Mike Jenne TechTh/SF - Blue Gemini 2
Death Doesn't Bargain Sherrilyn Kenyon HistF/PNR/FR - Deadman's Cross 2
Witch's Fury Deborah LeBlanc PNR
The Rig Roger Levy SF
Hell's Detective Michael Logan M
Hath No Fury (e) Melanie R. Meadors (Ed) F - Anthology
Land Mammals and Sea Creatures (D) Jen Neale LF/MR
Lost Empress Sergio De La Pava LF/VisMeta/Dys
Haven Lindsay J. Pryor P - Lowtown 1
Blood Orbit K. R. Richardson SF/HSF/PolPro - Gattis File Novel 1
And Chaos Died (e)(ri) Joanna Russ SF
We Who Are About To . . . (e)(ri) Joanna Russ SF
Picnic on Paradise (e)(ri) Joanna Russ SF
The Two of Them (e)(ri) Joanna Russ SF
Afterwar Lilith Saintcrow SF
The Stormlight Archive, Books 1-3: The Way of Kings, Words of Radiance, Oathbringer (e) Brandon Sanderson F - Stormlight Archive
Blood of Elves (ri) Andrzej Sapkowski F - The Witcher 1
Doctor Who: Who-ology Regenerated Edition: The Official Miscellany Cavan Scott
Mark Wright
Performing Arts/TV
The Book of Skulls (e)(ri) Robert Silverberg SF
Above the Snowline Steph Swainston CF
Side Life Steve Toutonghi FL/SF/TT/AH
Artificial Condition Martha Wells SF - The Murderbot Diaries 2

May 9, 2018
The Gauntlet (e) Michael R. Underwood F - Born to the Blade Season 1. Episode 4

May 13, 2018
How To Marry A Werewolf Gail Carriger SP - Claw & Courtship Novella 1

May 14, 2018
Ghost Moon (e) Heather Graham Sus/GH/Sup - Bone Island Trilogy 3
Grayghost Tamara Grantham FR/FairyT/FolkT/LM/P - Fairy World MD 7
Modern Science Fiction: The Seminal 1951 Thesis, With a New Introduction and Commentary James Gunn HC/SF/F
Lords of the Underworld Collection Volume 3: The Darkest Secret\The Darkest Surrender\The Darkest Seduction (e) Gena Showalter PNR - Lords of the Underworld Series 7
The Healer Series Complete Collection: Touch of Power\Scent of Magic\Taste of Darkness (e) Maria V. Snyder F - Healer
Tide of Stone (e) Kaaron Warren PsyTh

May 15, 2018
The Soldier Neal Asher SF/SO/AC - Rise of the Jain 1
By Fire Above Robyn Bennis SP - Signal Airship 2
Buying Time E.M. Brown SF
Ascendant Jack Campbell SF - The Genesis Fleet 2
Warlock Holmes - My Grave Ritual G.S. Denning UF/Cr - Warlock Holmes 3
Armistice Lara Elena Donnelly HistF/Th -  Amberlough Dossier 2
The Queen of Sorrow Sarah Beth Durst F - Queens of Renthia 3
Harvest Song (e) Yasmine Galenorn PNR - Otherworld 20
Ghost Radio (ri) Leopoldo Gout SupTh
Mirror Bound (e) Rhiannon Held UF
Toroa (Ke) Erik Hofstatter H
The Plastic Magician Charlie N. Holmberg FR - A Paper Magician Novel 4
Meltdown GP James SF/PA
In Our Own Worlds: Four LGBTQ+ Tor.com Novellas (e) Margaret Killjoy
Ellen Klages
Kai Ashante Wilson
JY Yang
Salamanders: The Omnibus Nick Kyme SF - Salamanders
The Big Alpha in Town Eve Langlais
Milly Taiden
Kate Baxter
PNR - Anthology
Bearing His Sins (e) Eve Langlais PNR
In the Region of the Summer Stars Stephen R. Lawhead F/HistF - Eirlandia 1
Wrath of Empire Brian McClellan F - Gods of Blood and Powder 2
The Crossing Jason Mott LF/Dys
Deadpool: Paws (ri) Stefan Petrucha MTI/SH - Marvel Universe4
The Bedlam Stacks (h2tp) Natasha Pulley HistF
The Immortal Renshai Mickey Zucker Reichert FairyT/FolkT/LM/DF/F - Renshai Saga 3
Hell Divers III: Deliverance Nicholas Sansbury Smith SF/AP/PA - Hell Divers 3
Taste of Darkness (e)(ri) Maria V. Snyder FR - The Healer 3
Ghost Warrior Gav Thorpe SF - Rise of the Ynnari 1
Overlords of the Iron Dragon C L Werner F - Kharadron Overlords 1
The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn (D) Tyler Whitesides F - Kingdom of Grit 1
The Forbidden City Deborah A. Wolf F

May 16, 2018
Grace's Family: A Tor.com Original (e) James Patrick Kelly SF
Trade Deal (e) Malka Older F - Born to the Blade Season 1, Episode 5
The Best Science Fiction Stories of H. G. Wells H. G. Wells SF

May 17, 2018
Extinct RR Haywood SF/TT/Dys - Extracted Trilogy 3
The Rending and the Nest (h2tp) Kaethe Schwehn SF/AP/PA/LF

May 18, 2018
1984 and Philosophy: Is Resistance Futile? Ezio Di Nucci (Ed)
Stefan Storrie (Ed)
Politics/SF/F/ HC - Popular Culture and Philosophy 116

May 20, 2018
Hearts of Tabat (e) Cat Rambo F - The Tabat Quartet 2

May 22, 2018
Tiger Striped Jennifer Ashley PNR - Shifters Unbound
Dead Men's Boots (ri) Mike Carey SupTh - Felix Castor 3
The Strasbourg Legacy (ri) William Craig AH/Espionage
May in Atlantis (h2tp) Alyssa Day PNR - Poseidon's Warriors
Walkaway (h2tp) Cory Doctorow SF/AP/PA/TechTh
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom (ri) Cory Doctorow SF/CyP
Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town (ri) Cory Doctorow SF/CyP
The Rapture of the Nerds (ri) Cory Doctorow
Charles Stross
Makers (ri) Cory Doctorow SF/CyP
Eastern Standard Tribe (ri) Cory Doctorow SF/CyP
Still So Strange Amanda Downum F - Collection
American Hippo: River of Teeth, Taste of Marrow, and New Stories Sarah Gailey AH/W - River of Teeth
The Testament of Loki Joanne M. Harris FairyT/FolkT/LM
Armed in Her Fashion (D) Kate Heartfield DF/HistF/H
The God Peak (h2tp) Patrick Hemstreet TechTh - The God Wave Trilogy 2
The Immaculate Void Brian Hodge H - Collection
Aetherchrist Kirk Jones SF
In the Eye of Heaven David Keck F - The Tales of Durand 1
The Outsider (ri) Stephen King Th/Sus
Originators Andrew Lane
Nigel Foster
SF - Netherspace 2
MEM (D) Bethany C. Morrow LF/F/AfAm/HistF
84K Claire North
Freyja's Daughter (D) Rachel Pudelek FairyT/FolkT/LM - Wild Women 1
Topaz Dreams (e) Patricia Rice P/Sus - Crystal Magic 2
Season of Storms Andrzej Sapkowski F - The Witcher 6
Echo Moon Laura Spinella R - A Ghost Gifts Novel 3
All the Ever Afters (D) Danielle Teller FairyT/FolkT/LM
Hidden and Visible Realms: Early Medieval Chinese Tales of the Supernatural and the Fantastic Zhenjun Zhang (Tr) Sup - Translations from the Asian Classics

May 23, 2018
Spiraling (e) Marie Brennan F - Born to the Blade Season 1, Episode 6
The Guile: A Tor.com Original (e) Ian McDonald SF

May 29, 2018
Canto Bight Saladin Ahmed
Rae Carson
Mira Grant
John Jackson Miller
SF - Star Wars
Cold as Thunder Jerry Apps Dys
Twelve Days (h2tp) Steven Barnes SupTh/SF
Venus (ri) Ben Bova SF/SO - The Grand Tour 4
Dead Indian Wars (e) Clark Casey H - Damnation 2
The Plague (e) Kevin Chong LF
Virtues of War - March of War (tp2mm) Bennett R. Coles SF - Virtues of War 3
Jam Yahtzee Croshaw SF/HU/AP/PA/H
Mogworld Yahtzee Croshaw F/HU/P/DF
Eve of Darkness S. J. Day
Sylvia Day
Marked 1
Shadow Keeper Christine Feehan PNR - A Shadow Riders Novel 3
Strange Music Alan Dean Foster SF/AC - Adventures of Pip & Flinx 15
Beyond the Sea (h2mm) David L. Golemon SF - Event Group Thrillers 12
The Slave Prince Jeyna Grace F
Fade to Black Heather Graham SupTh/GH/PNR -  Krewe of Hunters 24
Torched: A Dragon Romance Donna Grant PNR - Dark Kings 13
Into the Drowning Deep (h2tp) Mira Grant SF
The Golden Fleece Robert Graves FairyT/FolkT/LM/F/LF
Homer's Daughter Robert Graves FairyT/FolkT/LM/F/LF
Learning How To Drown Cat Hellisen SF/F - Collection
Star Trek Prometheus - The Root of All Rage Christian Humberg
Bernd Perplies
The War of Vengeance Nick Kyme
Chris Wraight
F - Warhammer Chronicles 6
The Elementals (ri) Morgan Llywelyn F
The Honey Farm (D) Harriet Alida Lye PsyTh/LF/Sus
The Last Hunt Robbie MacNiven SF - White Scars
The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals Aaron Mahnke SocSci/ Folklore/Mythology - The World of Lore
Nightflyers & Other Stories George R. R. Martin SF/H - Collection
Nightflyers: The Illustrated Edition George R. R. Martin SF/AC/H
Blood Enemies (tp2mm) Susan R. Matthews SF - Under Jurisdiction 7
Assassin's Price (h2mm) L. E. Modesitt Jr. F - The Imager Portfolio 11
Red Claw Philip Palmer SF/SO
The Only Child (h2tp) Andrew Pyper LF
The Dame (ri) R. A. Salvatore F - Saga of the First King 3
Vicious V. E. Schwab SH/P - Villains 1
In Evil Times (tp2mm) Melinda Snodgrass SF - Imperials 2
Black Wolves of Boston (h2mm) Wen Spencer CF
City of Monsters Jason Starr MTI/Cr/CF - Gotham 2
A Different Flesh (ri) Harry Turtledove AH/SF
Agent of Byzantium (ri) Harry Turtledove AH
Blood Fury (h2mm) J.R. Ward PNR - Black Dagger Legacy 3
The Carrion Throne (h2tp) Chris Wraight SF - Vaults of Terra 1

May 30, 2018
Shaun Hutson Omnibus: No. 2: "Heathen" and "Lucy's Child" Shaun Hutson H
Dreadnought (e) Cassandra Khaw F - Born to the Blade, Season 1, Episode 7
Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World Dale Knickerbocker (Ed) SF - Anthology

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

AC - Alien Contact
AH - Alternate History
AP - Apocalyptic
CF - Contemporary Fantasy
CoA - Coming of Age
Cr - Crime
CulH - Cultural Heritage
CW - Contemporary Woman
CyP - Cyberpunk
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
F - Fantasy
FairyT - Fairy Tales
Fict - Fiction
FL - Family Life
FolkT - Folk Tales
FR - Fantasy Romance
GenEng - Genetic Engineering
GH - Ghost(s)
GN - Graphic Novel
Gothic - Gothic
H - Horror
HC - History and Criticism
Hist - Historical
HistF - Historical Fantasy
HU - Humor
LC - Literary Criticism
LF - Literary Fiction
LM - Legend and Mythology
M - Mystery
MR - Magical Realism
MTI - Media Tie-In
Occ - Occult
P - Paranormal
PA - Post Apocalyptic
PCM - Paranormal Cozy Mystery
PNR - Paranormal Romance
PopCul - Popular Culture
Psy - Psychological
Psy Th - Psychological Thriller
SF - Science Fiction
SciFan - Science Fantasy
SH - Superheroes
SO - Space Opera
SP - Steampunk
Sup - Supernatural
SupTh - Supernatural Thriller
Sus - Suspense
TechTh - Technological Thriller
Th - Thriller
TT - Time Travel
UF - Urban Fantasy
VisM - Visionary and Metaphysical


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