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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

May 2015

Hardcover

14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316407021 | Published May 4, 2015

Detective Lindsay Boxer is called to a gruesome crime scene, where a woman has been murdered in broad daylight. As she investigates, shocking video footage of another crime surfaces. Their faces obscured by masks, the cold-blooded criminals on the tape could be anyone --- and now all of Lindsay's co-workers are suspects. As a rash of violence sweeps through San Francisco, Lindsay and her friends must risk their lives in the name of justice before it's too late.

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas - Action Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781619634442 | Published May 5, 2015

When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin-one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world. As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she's been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it...or doom Tamlin --- and his world --- forever.
A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316176538 | Published May 5, 2015

Kate Atkinson's LIFE AFTER LIFE explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again. A GOD IN RUINS tells the dramatic story of the 20th century through Ursula's beloved younger brother, Teddy --- would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father and grandfather --- as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world.

Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War Written by Ari Kelman and illustrated by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm - Comic Book, Graphic Novel

Hill and Wang | 9780809094745 | Published May 5, 2015

The graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm and the award-winning historian Ari Kelman team up to create a unique portrait of a brutal and defining event in American history: the Civil War. The result is Battle Lines, a monumental graphic history --- rendered in Fetter-Vorm's sweeping full-color panoramas, and grounded in Kelman's nuanced understanding of the period --- offering a series of wholly new perspectives on the conflict that turned this nation against itself.

Beneath the Bonfire: Stories by Nickolas Butler - Fiction, Short Stories

Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250039835 | Published May 5, 2015

Young couples gather to participate in an annual "chainsaw party," cutting down trees for firewood in anticipation of the winter. A group of men spend a weekend hunting for mushrooms in the wilderness where they grew up and where some still find themselves trapped. An aging environmentalist takes out his frustration and anger on a singular, unsuspecting target. Together, the 10 stories in Nickolas Butler’s collection evoke a landscape that will be instantly recognizable to anyone who has traveled the back roads and blue highways of America.

Burning Down George Orwell's House by Andrew Ervin - Fiction

Soho Press | 9781616954949 | Published May 5, 2015

Ray Welter, who until recently was a high-flying advertising executive in Chicago, has left the world of newspeak behind. He decamps to the isolated Scottish Isle of Jura in order to spend a few months in the cottage where George Orwell wrote most of his seminal novel, NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR. A few of the local islanders take a decidedly shallow view of a foreigner coming to visit in order to sort himself out, and Ray quickly finds himself having to deal with not only his own issues but also a community whose eccentricities are at times amusing and at others downright dangerous.

Don't Go Home: A Death on Demand Mystery by Carolyn Hart - Fiction, Mystery

Berkley | 9780425276549 | Published May 5, 2015

Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, is hosting a party to celebrate successful Southern literary icon Alex Griffith and his bestselling new novel, Don’t Go Home. But not everyone in town is ready to give him a glowing review. As Annie attempts damage control, her friend Marian Kenyon gets in a heated argument with Griffith. It’s a fight Annie won’t soon forget --- especially after the author turns up dead.

Exquisite Corpse by Penelope Bagieu - Graphic Novel

First Second | 9781626720824 | Published May 5, 2015

Zoe isn't exactly the intellectual type, which is why she doesn't recognize world-famous author Thomas Rocher when she stumbles into his apartment...and into his life. Zoe doesn't know Balzac from Batman, but she's going to have to wise up fast...because Rocher has a terrible secret, and now Zoe is sitting on the literary scandal of the century.
I Take You by Eliza Kennedy - Fiction

Crown | 9780553417821 | Published May 5, 2015

Lily’s fiancé Will is a brilliant, handsome archaeologist. Lily is sassy, impulsive, fond of a good drink (or five) and has no business getting married. Lily likes Will, but does she love him? Will loves Lily, but does he know her? As the wedding approaches, Lily’s nights --- and mornings, and afternoons --- of booze, laughter and questionable decisions become a growing reminder that the happiest day of her life might turn out to be her worst mistake yet.

Jack of Spades by Joyce Carol Oates - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Mysterious Press | 9780802123947 | Published May 5, 2015

Andrew J. Rush has achieved the kind of critical and commercial success most authors only dream about. He also has a loving wife, three grown children, and is a well-regarded philanthropist. But Rush is hiding a dark secret. Under the pseudonym “Jack of Spades,” he writes another string of novels --- dark potboilers that are violent, lurid, even masochistic. Eventually, Rush’s reputation, career and family life all come under threat --- and unbidden, in the back of his mind, the Jack of Spades starts thinking ever more evil thoughts.