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.
NBM Publishing | 9781561637010 | Published November 1, 2012
Oxford University Press, USA | 9780199863303 | Published November 1, 2012
The story of the music that accompanies the cinematic adventures of Ian Fleming's intrepid Agent 007 is one of surprising real-life drama. In The Music of James Bond, author Jon Burlingame throws open studio and courtroom doors alike to reveal the full and extraordinary history of the sounds of James Bond, spicing the story with a wealth of fascinating and previously undisclosed tales.
Little, Brown and Company | 9780316182379 | Published November 6, 2012
BOTH FLESH AND NOT gathers 15 of David Foster Wallace’s essays never published in book form, including "Federer Both Flesh and Not," considered by many to be his nonfiction masterpiece; "The (As it Were) Seminal Importance of Terminator 2," which deftly dissects James Cameron's blockbuster; and "Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young," an examination of television's effect on a new generation of writers.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316133975 | Published November 6, 2012
In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed DAUGHTER OF SMOKE & BONE, Karou must decide how far she'll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, secrets and impossible choices, DAYS OF BLOOD & STARLIGHT finds Karou and Akiva on opposing sides as an age-old war stirs back to life.
Harper | 9780062124265 | Published November 6, 2012
When Dellarobia Turnbow climbs a mountain near her farmhouse home, she has a mission: she will take a lover and change her boring life. But what she finds on the mountaintop appears to be not only a glowing apparition, but Mother Nature's tragic error. Her discovery will open her eyes, broadening her world and helping her find her place in it.
Delacorte Press | 9780345544292 | Published November 6, 2012
Jack Reacher takes on all comers, using a potent mixture of brutal strength and pure cunning. Now, his wisdom, his training, and even his wit has been compiled into a definitive guide to Jack Reacher. With quotes from Lee Child's bestselling novels, tips and tricks based on their plots, JACK REACHER’S RULES is the perfect companion for both rookie readers and seasoned Reacher veterans.
Free Press | 9781451620665 | Published November 6, 2012
Since its release nearly 150 years ago, Louisa May Alcott’s classic LITTLE WOMEN has been a mainstay in American literature, while passionate Jo March and her calm, beloved “Marmee” have shaped generations of young women. In this riveting dual biography, Eve LaPlante draws on unknown and unexplored letters and journals to show that Louisa’s “Marmee,” Abigail May Alcott, was the intellectual and emotional center of her daughter’s world.
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children | 9780547601175 | Published November 6, 2012
When Perry ends up in Venice on a European tour with his band Inchworm, he can’t resist a visit to Harry’s Bar, where Gobi told him she’d meet him someday. The last time he saw Gobi, five people were assassinated one crazy night in New York City. Well...Gobi shows up, and once again Perry is roped into a wild, nonstop thrill ride with a body count.
DC Comics | 9781401231965 | Published November 6, 2012
Overlook Hardcover | 9781468300505 | Published November 8, 2012
The murder of a very old woman in a housing project rocks the town of Lafferton. A couple of weeks later, a similar murder occurs, and a month or so later, so does another. Initial investigations discover that the mysterious "sign" left on the body was the calling card of a suspect who was charged with several murders in the northwest of the country but was ultimately acquitted. All indications suggest that this person has simply vanished. Or is he right under their noses?
Viking Adult | 9780670023691 | Published November 8, 2012
Half-Inuit Edie Kiglatuk finds herself in Alaska with Sergeant Derek Palliser, helping her ex-husband Sammy in his bid to win the famous Iditarod dog sled race. The race takes a grim turn when Edie stumbles upon the body of a baby left out in the forest. The state troopers are keen to pin the death on the Dark Believers --- a sinister offshoot of a Russian Orthodox sect --- but Edie’s instincts tell her otherwise.
Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam | 9780399159695 | Published November 8, 2012
Everything that Brek Cuttler has ever known disappears when she finds herself standing on a deserted train platform, covered in blood. A man from her past explains that she has been chosen to join the elite team of lawyers charged with prosecuting and defending souls at the Final Judgment. As Brek struggles to find her way back to her husband and daughter, she will discover that her first client holds the shocking secret of her fate.
Little, Brown and Company | 9780316210683 | Published November 12, 2012
On Christmas Eve, Detective Alex Cross is informed that a horrific hostage situation is quickly spiraling out of control. Away from his own family on the most precious of days, Alex calls upon every ounce of his training, creativity and daring to save another family. He risks everything --- and may not make it back alive on this most sacred of family days.
Minotaur Books | 9781250011602 | Published November 13, 2012
Charles Lenox is at the pinnacle of his political career and is a delighted new father. He plans a trip to his uncle's estate, Somerset, in the expectation of a few calm weeks to write an important speech. However, the quiet village of Plumley greets him with a series of strange vandalisms upon the local shops. Only when a far more serious crime is committed does he begin to understand the great stakes of those events, and the complex and sinister mind that is wreaking fear and suspicion in Plumley.
Free Press | 9781451621372 | Published November 13, 2012
BRAIN ON FIRE is the powerful account of Susannah Cahalan’s struggle to recapture her identity and to rediscover herself among the fragments left behind. Using all her considerable journalistic skills --- and building from hospital records and surveillance video, interviews with family and friends, and excerpts from the deeply moving journal her father kept during her illness --- she pieces together the story of a “lost month” of her life.
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393558 | Published November 13, 2012
Knopf | 9780307596888 | Published November 13, 2012
Alice Munro’s peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but always spacious and timeless stories is once again apparent everywhere in her new collection. In story after story, she illumines the moment a life is forever altered by a chance encounter or an action not taken, or by a simple twist of fate that turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into a new way of being or thinking.
Arcade Publishing | 9781611457780 | Published November 13, 2012
The PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey has taken the world by storm. With 80 delicious recipes, this cookbook celebrates the phenomenal success of the series and the culinary wonders enjoyed by the aristocracy in Edwardian England.
Papercutz | 9781597073530 | Published November 13, 2012
Clarkson Potter | 9780385345224 | Published November 13, 2012
Follow the adventures of Miss Chicken, a young free-range, from raw innocence to golden brown ecstasy, in this spoof-in-a-cookbook that simmers in the afterglow of E.L. James’s sensational Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy. Like Anastasia Steele, Miss Chicken finds herself at the mercy of a dominating man --- in this case, a wealthy, sexy and very hungry chef. And before long, from unbearably slow drizzling to trussing, Miss Chicken discovers the sheer thrill of becoming the main course.
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393572 | Published November 13, 2012
St. Martin's Press | 9781250010865 | Published November 13, 2012
This must-have follow-up to the bestselling Jemma Kidd Make-up Masterclass will show you how to create the perfect look.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 9780374298975 | Published November 13, 2012
Madeleine L’Engle is best known to the world as the author of A WRINKLE IN TIME. But to those who knew her well, L’Engle was much more: a larger-than-life persona, an inspiring mentor, a strong-willed matriarch, a spiritual guide, and a rare friend. Renowned literary historian and biographer Leonard S. Marcus reveals L’Engle in all her complexity through a series of incisive interviews with the people who knew her most intimately.
St. Martin's Press | 9780312640088 | Published November 13, 2012
Love and tomato sauce are thick in the Scottoline/Serritella household, and Lisa and Francesca’s mother-daughter turned best-friends bond will strike a familiar note to many. But now that Lisa is a suburban empty-nester and Francesca is an independent twenty-something in the big city, they have to learn how to stay close while living apart. How does a mother’s love translate across state lines and over any semblance of personal boundaries?
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 9781579129101 | Published November 13, 2012
In MY BOOKSTORE, 81 authors write about the pleasure, guidance and support that their favorite bookstores and booksellers have given them over the years. It's a joyful, industry-wide celebration of our bricks-and-mortar stores and a clarion call to readers everywhere at a time when the value and importance of these stores should be shouted from the rooftops.
Dutton Juvenile | 9780525423669 | Published November 13, 2012
After leaving Society and desperately searching for the Rising --- and each other --- Cassia and Ky have found what they were looking for, but at the cost of losing each other yet again: Cassia has been assigned to work for the Rising from within Society, while Ky has been stationed outside its borders. But nothing is as predicted, and all too soon the veil lifts and things shift once again.
Udon Entertainment | 9781926778549 | Published November 13, 2012
Nan A. Talese | 9780385536820 | Published November 13, 2012
Set in 1972 during the Cold War, England's legendary intelligence agency MI5 embarks on an operation code-named "Sweet Tooth" to fund writers whose politics align with those of the government. Cambridge student Serena Frome is hired to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer named Tom Haley. But when she begins to fall in love with him, she wonders how long she can conceal her undercover life.
Archie Comics | 9781936975037 | Published November 13, 2012
St. Martin's Press | 9781250027627 | Published November 13, 2012
THE CHRONICLES OF DOWNTON ABBEY, carefully pieced together at the heart and hearth of the ancestral home of the Crawleys, takes us deeper into the story of every important member of the Downton estate.This lavish, entirely new book focuses on each character individually, examining their motivations, their actions, and the inspirations behind them. An evocative combination of story, history, and behind-the-scenes drama, it will bring fans even closer to the secret, beating heart of the house.
Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250001290 | Published November 13, 2012
When a deadly supercolony of ants begins a series of gruesome attacks on New York City, the desperate mayor turns to the greatest ant expert in the world, Paul O'Keefe, who then calls on his ex-wife Kendra Hart, an entomologist studying fire ants in the New Mexico desert, for help. When the ants launch an all-out attack, Paul and Kendra hit the streets of New York to search for the coveted queen and unlock the secrets of an indestructible new species before the president nukes Manhattan.
Vertigo | 9781401235574 | Published November 13, 2012
Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781416595236 | Published November 13, 2012
Joe Rickman, head of CIA clandestine operations in Afghanistan, has been kidnapped and his four bodyguards executed in cold blood. But Mitch Rapp wonders if something even more sinister is afoot. Irene Kennedy, director of the CIA, has dispatched him to Afghanistan to find Rickman at all costs. Rapp, however, isn’t the only one looking for Rickman. It quickly becomes apparent that the FBI is less concerned with finding Rickman than placing the blame on Rapp.
Papercutz | 9781597073592 | Published November 13, 2012
Pegasus | 9781605983912 | Published November 14, 2012
Mike Zetterberg's wife, Ylva, doesn't come home as expected one night. Given the sudden and mysterious circumstances of her disappearance, Mike becomes the chief suspect. But what no one knows is that Ylva is being held hostage in the cellar of the house across the street. A secret camera has been set up in her own home so that Ylva can only watch her family on the screen. They cannot see her --- and they most certainly cannot hear her scream.
Anomaly Publishing | 9780985334208 | Published November 15, 2012
This being a fully realized 21st-century graphic novel, Anomaly is not just a book, but an interactive experience.
Dark Horse | 9781595829771 | Published November 20, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595829740 | Published November 20, 2012
Oxmoor House | 9780848736583 | Published November 20, 2012
Vertigo | 9781401224790 | Published November 20, 2012
Random House | 9780812993356 | Published November 20, 2012
Known through much of her career only to those behind the scenes, Vogue Creative Director Grace Coddington might have remained fashion’s best-kept secret were it not for The September Issue, the acclaimed 2009 documentary that turned Grace into a sudden, reluctant celebrity. With the witty, forthright voice that has endeared her to her colleagues and peers for more than 40 years, Grace now creatively directs the reader through the storied narrative of her life so far.
Yen Press | 9780316176361 | Published November 20, 2012
Bantam | 9780345527745 | Published November 20, 2012
After a slow summer of chasing low-level skips for her cousin Vinnie’s bail bonds agency, Stephanie Plum finally lands an assignment that could put her checkbook back in the black. Geoffrey Cubbin, facing trial for embezzling millions from Trenton’s premier assisted-living facility, has mysteriously vanished from the hospital after an emergency appendectomy. Now it’s on Stephanie to track down the con man.
Dark Horse | 9781595829641 | Published November 20, 2012
Grand Central Publishing | 9780446573054 | Published November 20, 2012
Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is, and he’s the one the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes. Now he has a new case, but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida. Before she died, she mailed a letter to Puller's father, telling him that Paradise is not all it seems to be. What Puller finds convinces him that his aunt's death was no accident but a cold-blooded murder.
Yen Press | 9780316229197 | Published November 20, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316127608 | Published November 20, 2012
Little, Brown and Company | 9780316069434 | Published November 26, 2012
Harry Bosch links the bullet from a recent crime to the unsolved killing of a young female photographer during the 1992 L.A. riots. His ballistics match now indicates that her death was not random violence, but something more personal. Like an investigator combing through the wreckage after a plane crash, Bosch searches for the "black box," the one piece of evidence that will pull the case together.
Papercutz | 9781597073639 | Published November 27, 2012
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393442 | Published November 27, 2012
Minotaur Books | 9780312642846 | Published November 27, 2012
Days before Gaia Lafayette, one of Hollywood's hottest stars, leaves home for a movie role in Brighton, England, there is a bungled attempt on her life. Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is charged with protecting Gaia on location in Brighton from her dangerously obsessive Number One fan, a clever maniac who will stop at nothing to kill her.
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393473 | Published November 27, 2012
Atria Books | 9781416598985 | Published November 27, 2012
In a world of dark and light, where East meets West, a horrific act of violence propels former thief Michael St. Pierre into a mystery that began 500 years ago. With his girlfriend’s life on the line and the fate of the world hanging in the balance, can Michael stop a madman from attaining an ancient artifact before he can turn its deadly power against the rest of the world?
Decca Records | 0602537144655 | Published November 19, 2012
Original music from the British TV series, Downton Abbey, featuring songs by Emmy-award winning composer John Lunn as well as Rebecca Ferguson's "I'll Count the Days" and Scala and Kolacny Brothers' covers of "Every Breath You Take" and "With or Without You", which were used in promotional trailers for seasons one and two.
Scholastic Paperbacks | 9780545107112 | Published November 1, 2012
The Sullivan sisters have a big problem. On Christmas Day their rich and imperious grandmother gathers the family and announces that she will soon die...and has cut the entire family out of her will. Since she is the source of almost all their income, this means they will soon be penniless. Unless the sisters find the confession that could change her mind.
Berkley Trade | 9780425266748 | Published November 6, 2012
He watched her, but never knew her. Until thanks to a chance encounter, he became her savior... The attraction between them was undeniable. Yet the past he'd worked so hard to overcome, and the future she'd put so much faith in, threatened to tear them apart. Only together could they fight the pain and guilt, face the truth - and find the unexpected power of love.
Twelve | 9780446539487 | Published November 6, 2012
When a health scare puts him in the hospital, Eric Weiner --- an agnostic by default --- finds himself tangling with an unexpected question, posed to him by a well-meaning nurse. "Have you found your God yet?" The thought of it nags him, and ultimately he embarks on a worldwide exploration of countless religions to find personal spiritual meaning.
Graphia | 9780547854144 | Published November 6, 2012
As a pregnant 16-year-old, Eleanor’s options are limited: move to Kenya with her missionary parents or marry the baby’s father and work at his family’s summer camp for overweight kids. Despite her initial reluctance, Elly is surprised that she actually enjoys working with the campers. But a tragedy on the day her baby is born starts a series of events that overwhelms Elly with unexpected emotions and difficult choices.
Reagan Arthur / Back Bay Books | 9780316078771 | Published November 6, 2012
Malcolm Fox and the Complaints Unit return with an investigation of whether their colleagues are covering up for a cop suspected of being corrupt. When a murder is committed with a weapon that shouldn’t exist, the Complaints find themselves going back to 1985 and a cold case that may have dangerous bearing on the present.
Reagan Arthur / Back Bay Books | 9780316175661 | Published November 6, 2012
Jack and Mabel have recently arrived in Alaska in 1920. Longing for children and struggling in their marriage, they build a child out of snow. The next morning, the snow child is gone --- but they glimpse a small girl running through the trees. As they struggle to understand this child who could have stepped from the pages of a fairy tale, Jack and Mabel come to love her as their own daughter.
Archie Comics | 9781936975280 | Published November 13, 2012
Harlequin | 9780778313724 | Published November 13, 2012
Before she’s even unpacked her office at Georgetown University's forensic pathology department, Dr. Samantha Owens is called to consult on a case that's rocked the capital and the country. An unknown pathogen released into the Washington Metro has caused nationwide panic. Amid the media frenzy and Homeland Security alarm bells, Sam painstakingly dissects the lives of those three victims and makes an unsettling conclusion.
Vintage | 9780307949288 | Published November 13, 2012
Piet Barol has an instinctive appreciation for pleasure and a gift for finding it. He applies for a job as tutor to the troubled son of Europe’s leading hotelier: a child who refuses to leave his family’s mansion on Amsterdam’s grandest canal. As the young man enters this glittering world, he learns its secrets --- and soon, quietly, steadily, finds his life transformed as he in turn transforms the lives of those around him.
Ulysses Press | 9781612431024 | Published November 13, 2012
Anchor | 9780307473783 | Published November 13, 2012
Algonquin Books | 9781616201722 | Published November 13, 2012
At age 12, Julia Pandl was initiated into the rite of the Sunday brunch while working at her father's Milwaukee-based restaurant with her eight older siblings. There she learned the ropes of the family business as well as life lessons that would shape her for all the years to come. Her time working at the restaurant was not just a time of growing up, but ultimately of becoming a source of strength and support as the world her father knew began to change into a tougher, less welcoming place.
Candlewick | 9780763660697 | Published November 13, 2012
Weaving together her own story with straightforward questions and answers, the author explains the real ways that HIV/AIDS can be transmitted and explores the common experiences and emotions that might be encountered by friends and family members of someone who has the virus. She also discusses why HIV/AIDS is often still kept a secret and the importance of treating this condition like any other. With up-to-date medical information that has been thoroughly vetted by experts, this first-person narrative offers an invaluable look at what it is like to watch someone you know battle HIV/AIDS.
Thomas & Mercer | 9781612185972 | Published November 13, 2012
For years the drifter haunted the background of American life, roaming the side streets and highways that crisscross this vast country. That all changes when he witnesses a brutal assault on a young woman. By the time he reaches her, the assailant is gone, leaving a trail that is all too easy to follow. But playing the good Samaritan may be more trouble than it’s worth, when his moment of conscience hurls him into a shadowy world of violence, intrigue and deception.
First Second | 9781596435162 | Published November 13, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316210386 | Published November 20, 2012
Archie Comics | 9781936975235 | Published November 20, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316229166 | Published November 20, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316071154 | Published November 20, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316182065 | Published November 20, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595829269 | Published November 20, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595829597 | Published November 20, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595829405 | Published November 20, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316229166 | Published November 20, 2012
Penguin Books | 9780143122081 | Published November 27, 2012
Penguin Books | 9780143122685 | Published November 27, 2012
Once a city of enormous wealth and culture, Prague was home to emperors, alchemists, astronomers and, as it’s whispered, hell portals. When music student Sarah Weston lands a summer job at Prague Castle cataloging Beethoven’s manuscripts, she has no idea how dangerous her life is about to become.
Dark Horse | 9781616550318 | Published November 27, 2012
Vertigo | 9781401235499 | Published November 27, 2012
Arcadia Alvarado, the leading Democratic candidate for President of the United States, says she was "abducted by aliens." She's about to toss her hat into the ring as a candidate for President in the most volatile political climate ever. But then…a lonely road and a nightmarish encounter have left her with terrible, half-glimpsed memories. And now she has to become President. To expose the truth --- and maybe, to save the world.
William Morrow Paperbacks | 9780062015679 | Published November 27, 2012
Troubled investigator Ian Rutledge wrestles with a startling and dangerous case that reaches far into the past when a false confession from a man who is not who he claims to be leads to a brutal murder.
Thomas & Mercer | 9781612184456 | Published November 27, 2012
Andrew Morrison sacrificed everything to look after his alcoholic mother. But now he’s determined to get out and live his life. That means trading the home he grew up in for a rented room in the house of an old childhood friend --- both of which are in sorry shape. The better acquainted he gets with his new neighbors --- especially the sweet and sexy Harlow Ward --- the more he suspects unspeakable darkness beyond the white picket fence.
Dark Horse | 9781616550325 | Published November 27, 2012
Picador | 9781250013934 | Published November 27, 2012
At the close of the Civil War, students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology form a secret society that is determined to find the truth behind a recent string of commercial disasters.
Mass Market Paperback
Bantam | 9780345527790 | Published November 20, 2012
When Harvard University English professor Gilbert Reedy is mysteriously murdered, Lizzy and Diesel take up his 20-year quest for the Luxuria Stone, an ancient relic believed by some to be infused with the power of lust. Tearing through Boston catacombs, government buildings and multi-million dollar residences, they’ll leave behind a trail of robbed graves, public disturbances and general mayhem.
Bantam | 9780553593433 | Published November 27, 2012
Nobody knows the nuts and bolts of home repair quite like Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree, ex–Wall Streeter turned proud owner of an 1823 Federal-style house in Eastport, Maine. But when a killer with a screw loose sets his sights on Jake, her newest renovation project becomes a dire matter of life and deck.
Pinnacle | 9780786026234 | Published November 27, 2012
Finally settling into a peaceful life after more than a decade on the deadly front lines of the war on terror, Ryan Kealey believes he’s put danger behind him --- and some of his demons to rest. But his calm is shattered when he’s swept into a highly organized and merciless terror attack during a charity gala in downtown Baltimore.
Tor Fantasy | 9780765367907 | Published November 27, 2012
Egert is a brash, confident member of the elite guards and an egotistical philanderer who goes too far. Unable to end his suffering by his own hand, Egert embarks on an odyssey to undo the curse and the horrible damage he has caused, which can only be repaired by a painful journey down a long and harrowing path.