I keep a Google calendar of all the books releasing each week that are on my radar. With all of the many books I am excited about it is so easy to lose track of when things come out. Since I'm already doing this research for myself, I thought you guys might like it if I shared.
Releasing5/6 - 5/12
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey The Fifth Wave #1
The Passage meets Ender’s Game in an epic new series from award-winning author Rick Yancey.
the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky
escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave,
only one rule applies: trust no one.
Now, it’s the dawn of the
5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The
beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone
they see. Who have scattered Earth’s last survivors. To stay alone is to
stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and
mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassie’s only hope for rescuing her
brother—or even saving herself. But Cassie must choose: between trust
and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To
give up or to get up.
Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse #13
Sookie Stackhouse has one last adventure in store.
has taken her from a waitress in Merlotte’s Bar, Bon Temps, to part
owner; from social outcast to the heart of her community; from a
vampire’s girlfriend to the wife of one of the most powerful vampires in
the state. She has survived earthquakes, revolutions and attempts on
her life. Sookie has endured betrayal, heartbreak and grief . . . and
she has emerged a little stronger, and little wiser, every time.
But with life comes new trials . . .
The question is, in the end: who will love, who will live, and who will be dead ever after?
Sookie finds it easy to turn down the request of former barmaid Arlene when she wants her job back at Merlotte’s. After all, Arlene tried to have Sookie killed. But her relationship with Eric Northman is not so clearcut. He and his vampires are keeping their distance…and a cold silence. And when Sookie learns the reason why, she is devastated. Then a shocking murder rocks Bon Temps, and Sookie is arrested for the crime. But the evidence against Sookie is weak, and she makes bail. Investigating the killing, she’ll learn that what passes for truth in Bon Temps is only a convenient lie. What passes for justice is more spilled blood. And what passes for love is never enough...
Dead Man's Deal by Jocelynn Drake The Asylum Tales #2
The dark and dangerous follow-up that continues the adventures of a magical tattoo artist begun in Angel's Ink
a world where elves, faeries, trolls, werewolves, and vampires swim
free in a sea of humanity, sometimes you need an edge. Looking for a
little love? Need some luck? Desperate for revenge? Gage can give you
what you need. The most talented tattoo artist in town, he knows the
right symbol and the right mix of ingredients and ink to achieve your
heart's desire. One tattoo is all it takes. But remember, everything has
its price. . . .
Gage learned that lesson long ago, in ways
he'd rather not remember. But the cruel and powerful wizards in the
dreaded Ivory Towers he escaped aren't about to let him forget. Though
Gage has managed to stay out of sight, he can't outrun the past forever.
wizards know Gage is using forbidden magic, and they intend to punish
him for his transgressions. Too bad if innocent humans and
monsters-entire cities-get in the way. They will quell a nascent magical
uprising and Gage will be the sacrifice they need. First, though, they
have to find him . . .
Fall of Night by Rachel Caine The Morganville Vampires #14
Thanks to its
unique combination of human and vampire residents, Morganville, Texas,
is a small college town with big-time problems. When student Claire
Danvers gets the chance to experience life on the outside, she takes it.
But Morganville isn’t the only town with vampire trouble...
never thought she’d leave Morganville, but when she gets accepted into
the graduate program at MIT, she can’t pass up the opportunity. Saying
good-bye to her friends is bittersweet, especially since things are
still raw and unsettled between Claire and her boyfriend, Shane.
new life at MIT is scary and exciting, but Morganville is never really
far from Claire’s mind. Enrolled in a special advanced study program
with Professor Irene Anderson, a former Morganville native, Claire is
able to work on her machine, which is designed to cancel the mental
abilities of vampires.
But when she begins testing her machine
on live subjects, things quickly spiral out of control, and Claire
starts to wonder whether leaving Morganville was the last mistake she’ll
The Havoc Machine by Steven Harper
Clockwork Empire #4
In a world riddled with
the destruction of men and machines alike, Thaddeus Sharpe takes to the
streets of St. Petersburg, geared toward the hunt of his life…
Sharpe’s life is dedicated to the hunting and killing of clockworkers.
When a mysterious young woman named Sofiya Ekk approaches him with a
proposition from a powerful employer, he cannot refuse. A man who calls
himself Mr. Griffin seeks Thad’s help with mad clockwork scientist Lord
Havoc, who has molded a dangerous machine. Mr. Griffin cares little if
the evil Lord lives or dies; all he desires is Havoc’s invention.
Thad’s arrival at Havoc’s laboratory, he is met with a chilling
discovery. Havoc is not only concealing his precious machine; he has
been using a young child by the name of Nikolai for cruel experiments.
Locked into a clockwork web of intrigue, Thad must decipher the
dangerous truth surrounding Nikolai and the chaos contraption before
brilliant new novel in the Deadglass series, a fierce young woman’s
quest entangles her in an apocalyptic endgame—and unexpected desire…
Mercer’s unmatched wraith-killing ability made her the unofficial
defender of a city shattered by supernatural catastrophe. So there’s no
way she’ll allow the new regent of Seattle’s most powerful dragon
shifter clan to “protect” her from a vicious evil stalking the ruined
streets—and keep her from the freedom she’s risked everything to earn.
science-honed instincts tell him Grace is the key to keeping shifters
and humans safe. But helping this wary fighter channel her untapped
power is burning away the dragon’s sensual self-control and putting a
crucial alliance at risk. Soon the only chance Leif and Grace will have
to save their world will be a dangerously fragile link that could
forever unite their souls…or consume all in a storm of destruction.
changed on The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power
stopped. The day Dol's family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it
didn't know it was fighting.
Since then, Dol has lived a simple
life in the countryside -- safe from the shadow of the Icon and its
terrifying power. Hiding from the one truth she can't avoid.
She's different. She survived. Why?
Dol and her best friend, Ro, are captured and taken to the Embassy, off
the coast of the sprawling metropolis once known as the City of Angels,
they find only more questions. While Ro and fellow hostage Tima rage
against their captors, Dol finds herself drawn to Lucas, the
Ambassador's privileged son. But the four teens are more alike than they
might think, and the timing of their meeting isn't a coincidence. It's a
Within the Icon's reach, Dol, Ro, Tima, and Lucas
discover that their uncontrollable emotions -- which they've always
thought to be their greatest weaknesses -- may actually be their
Bestselling author Margaret Stohl delivers
the first book in a heart-pounding series set in a haunting new world
where four teens must piece together the mysteries of their pasts -- in
order to save the future.
I will not lose another person I love. I will not let history repeat itself.
waited lifetimes to find me, but in an instant our future together was
shattered. He was betrayed by someone we both called a friend, and I
lost him. Now our enemy is determined to rule over France’s immortals,
and willing to wage a war to get what they want.
It shouldn’t be
possible, none of it should be, but this is my reality. I know Vincent
is somewhere out there, I know he’s not completely gone, and I will do
anything to save him.
After what we’ve already fought to achieve,
a life without Vincent is unimaginable. He once swore to avoid dying—to
go against his nature and forsake sacrificing himself for others—so
that we could be together. How can I not risk everything to bring my
love back to me?
Stephen has been
invisible for practically his whole life — because of a curse his
grandfather, a powerful cursecaster, bestowed on Stephen’s mother before
Stephen was born. So when Elizabeth moves to Stephen’s NYC apartment
building from Minnesota, no one is more surprised than he is that she
can see him. A budding romance ensues, and when Stephen confides in
Elizabeth about his predicament, the two of them decide to dive
headfirst into the secret world of cursecasters and spellseekers to
figure out a way to break the curse. But things don’t go as planned,
especially when Stephen’s grandfather arrives in town, taking his anger
out on everyone he sees. In the end, Elizabeth and Stephen must decide
how big of a sacrifice they’re willing to make for Stephen to become
visible — because the answer could mean the difference between life and
death. At least for Elizabeth.
Since arriving in
Enchantment, New Mexico, everything in Daire Santos life has changed.
And not all for the better. While she’s come to accept and embrace her
new powers as a Soul Seeker, Daire struggles with the responsibility she
holds navigating between the worlds of the living and the dead. And
with the fate of her boyfriend Dace in the balance, Daire must put aside
her personal feelings and focus on defeating Cade, whose evil plans
threaten everyone she loves and the world as she knows it.
Never is on the brink of destruction by the Lady Walker. Wendy, shorn
of her Light by the Reapers, must be the one to save it from the beasts
between the worlds. Now no more powerful than an average spirit, Wendy
reluctantly strikes a balance between Elise, the new Reaper matriarch,
and Jane, a Reaper gone rogue. Torn between her duty to her friends, the
Riders, and her duty as the Lightbringer, Wendy must rush to learn the
secrets left behind.
She must make the ultimate sacrifice to bring the worlds into balance once more... even if it costs her very soul.
A riveting new story from Cat Patrick, author of Forgotten and Revived.
17-year-olds Lizzie, Ella, and Betsey Best grew up as identical
triplets... until they discovered a shocking family secret. They're
actually closer than sisters, they're clones. Hiding from a government
agency that would expose them, the Best family appears to consist of a
single mother with one daughter named Elizabeth. Lizzie, Ella, and
Betsey take turns going to school, attending social engagements, and a
group mindset has always been a de facto part of life...
Lizzie meets Sean Kelly, a guy who seems to see into her very soul. As
their relationship develops, Lizzie realizes that she's not a carbon
copy of her sisters; she's an individual with unique dreams and desires,
and digging deeper into her background, Lizzie begins to dismantle the
delicate balance of an unusual family that only science could have
Five years ago, Wren
Connolly was shot three times in the chest. After 178 minutes she came
back as a Reboot: stronger, faster, able to heal, and less emotional.
The longer Reboots are dead, the less human they are when they return.
Wren 178 is the deadliest Reboot in the Republic of Texas. Now seventeen
years old, she serves as a soldier for HARC (Human Advancement and
Wren’s favorite part of the job is
training new Reboots, but her latest newbie is the worst she’s ever
seen. As a 22, Callum Reyes is practically human. His reflexes are too
slow, he’s always asking questions, and his ever-present smile is
freaking her out. Yet there’s something about him she can’t ignore. When
Callum refuses to follow an order, Wren is given one last chance to get
him in line—or she’ll have to eliminate him. Wren has never disobeyed
before and knows if she does, she’ll be eliminated, too. But she has
also never felt as alive as she does around Callum.