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.
Dark Horse | 9781595829979 | Published December 4, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595827807 | Published December 4, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781616550042 | Published December 4, 2012
Little, Brown and Company | 9780316120975 | Published December 4, 2012
One night, an aging writer named Nick meets a tantalizing young woman at a bar, and the night that follows is the most extraordinary of his life. Propelled by uncontrollable, primordial desires, he tastes human blood for the first time and is filled with a sexual and spiritual ecstasy. His revival quickly fades, and soon Nick is yearning for another taste of the elusive rapture. There follows a descent into madness and unimaginable hell, and a pursuit of otherworldly revelation.
Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781451688153 | Published December 4, 2012
A group of unlikely traveling companions --- a woman, her two oddball friends, her teenage daughter, and her estranged husband's fiancée --- find themselves on a camping trip in the Adirondacks at the same time that a pair of teenage killers is terrorizing the area. When an elderly couple is found slaughtered and her daughter goes missing, Valerie finds herself in a nightmare much worse than anything she could have anticipated.
Gallery Books | 9781451678673 | Published December 4, 2012
Danny Panterro was minutes away from dying when Sam found him. Bleeding badly from a gunshot wound, he’d been snatched from protective custody by a vicious gang of drug runners who would stop at nothing to see him dead. With his life on the line, Danny takes Sam hostage. Forcing her to help him, he tries to make her understand that now she’s a target for the killers, too. When they invade her house and threaten her son’s life, she knows that there’s no going back.
Scribner | 9781451694895 | Published December 4, 2012
When their grandmother dies, Grace and Andrew Easton inherit her sprawling, book-filled London home. Rather than sell it, the adult siblings move in together. The arrangement is unusual yet ideal for the affectionate pair --- until the day Andrew brings home a new boyfriend. When he and Andrew witness their friend’s murder outside a London nightclub, James begins to unravel. What happens next will change the lives of everyone in the house.
Atria Books | 9781451657845 | Published December 4, 2012
When music legend Leonard Cohen first wrote and recorded “Hallelujah,” it was for an album rejected by his longtime record label. A decade later, Jeff Buckley reimagined the song for his much-anticipated debut album. Three years after that, Buckley would be dead, his album largely unknown, and “Hallelujah” still unreleased as a single. How did one obscure song become an international anthem for human triumph and tragedy?
Knopf | 9780385350280 | Published December 6, 2012
In 1923, 15-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness a few pennies could have prevented. Hattie gives birth to nine more children whom she raises with grit and mettle and not an ounce of the tenderness they crave.
Yen Press | 9780316229135 | Published December 11, 2012
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780375870002 | Published December 11, 2012
From the moment Amelia sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner. But Chris is 21, while she is 15. She knows it's not going to happen. Working at checkout together, they become friends and her crush doesn't seem so one-sided anymore. But if Chris likes her back, what then? Can two people in such different places in life really be together?
Grand Central Publishing | 9780446554992 | Published December 11, 2012
For 12 years, he believed she died in an accident. Then, he was told she’d been murdered. Now, FBI Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast discovers that his beloved wife Helen is alive. But their reunion is cut short when Helen is brazenly abducted before his eyes. Pendergast is forced to embark on a furious cross-country chase to rescue --- but what he finds is the origin of a nefarious international plot that he is unwittingly at the heart of.
Marvel | 9780785165293 | Published December 12, 2012
Uncanny X-Men, Vol. 4 ties into the A vs. X series and features an epic showdown with longtime X-villain Mister Sinister, as five of the X-Men deal with the nearly infinite power of the Phoenix Force.
Dark Horse | 9781595829481 | Published December 18, 2012
Hyperion Book CH | 9781423157373 | Published December 18, 2012
When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday something alarming had happened to her. A mysterious disease that killed most of the children in America had left Rugy alive, but she and the other survivors have dangerous powers they can't control. At 16, she escapes the government "rehabilitation camp" she has been living in for the past six years and joins a group of kids who escaped from another camp. Can they all stay safe?
Papercutz | 9781597073691 | Published December 24, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595829788 | Published December 25, 2012
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393602 | Published December 25, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781616550059 | Published December 25, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781616550004 | Published December 25, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595828903 | Published December 25, 2012
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393282 | Published December 25, 2012
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393800 | Published December 25, 2012
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393589 | Published December 25, 2012
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393886 | Published December 25, 2012
William Morrow | 9780062064837 | Published December 26, 2012
“Law & Order” creator Dick Wolf introduces NYPD intelligence officer Jeremy Fisk, who must unravel a tricky bombing plot cooked up by Osama bin Laden before his death. A few days before a Fourth of July gala at the new Freedom Tower building, five airline passengers and a female flight attendant overcome what appears to be a lone terrorist aiming to crash their plane in New York. Fisk determines that the bomber actually acted as a decoy for a Saudi nationalist on the plane who goes missing.
Soho Press | 9781616951290 | Published December 26, 2012
Greyson Todd is a successful Hollywood studio executive who leaves his wife and young daughter, and for a decade travels the world giving free reign to the bipolar disorder he's been forced to keep hidden for almost 20 years. This novel intricately weaves together three timelines: the story of Greyson's travels; the progressive unraveling of his own father seen through Greyson's eyes as a child; and the intimacies and estrangements of his marriage.
Pamela Dorman Books | 9780670026609 | Published December 31, 2012
Louisa Clark takes a badly needed job working for ex–Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair-bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life and is pretty sure he cannot live the way he is. Louisa refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living.
Com.x | 9780983223856 | Published December 19, 2012
Schwartz & Wade | 9780307982933 | Published December 26, 2012
Duck & Goose are back in this sturdy board book, perfect for preschoolers! And this time, New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate Valentine's Day. What does Goose need more than anything this Valentine's Day? A hug from a good friend.
Kensington | 9780786027569 | Published December 1, 2012
Claire Waters, a dedicated forensic psychiatrist, has always been drawn to those rare "untreatable" patients who seem to have no conscience or fear. But one shocking case could make or break her career --- and it's waiting for her in the psychiatric wing of New York City's Rikers Island.
Dark Horse | 9781595829603 | Published December 4, 2012
Grand Central Publishing | 9781455515554 | Published December 4, 2012
In central London, young women are being abducted off the street. When the bodies are found some days later, they have been mutilated in a particularly mysterious way. Former Royal Military Police Sergeant Dan Carter’s ex-wife, DI Kirsty Webb, is involved in the investigation and it looks likely that the two cases are gruesomely linked. Carter draws on the whole resources of Private International in a desperate race against the odds.
Dark Horse | 9781616550103 | Published December 4, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316229203 | Published December 11, 2012
Papercutz | 9781597073615 | Published December 11, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316228954 | Published December 11, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316229104 | Published December 11, 2012
Bantam | 9780440246053 | Published December 11, 2012
Dana and Julie were bonded by sisterhood and separated by a devastating secret. When Dana returns to Black Bear, Minnesota, some people remember her as a troublemaker while others remember her as the one who got away. Dana comes back for her sister's funeral, but stays to help Peyton, her teenaged niece. What she finds in her old hometown will blow open a Pandora's box of tightly-held secrets, and put everyone she loves in jeopardy.
Dark Horse | 9781616550349 | Published December 11, 2012
Yen Press | 9780316217163 | Published December 11, 2012
First Second | 9781596435810 | Published December 11, 2012
Atria Books | 9781451677799 | Published December 11, 2012
Joe is in control of everything in his simple life --- both his day job as a janitor for the police department and his “night work.” He isn’t bothered by the daily news reports of the Christchurch Carver, who has murdered seven women. Joe knows, though, that the Carver killed only six. He knows that for a fact, and he’s determined to find the copycat. He’ll punish him for the one, then frame him for the other six.
Dark Horse | 9781616550677 | Published December 11, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595829818 | Published December 18, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595829900 | Published December 18, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781616550332 | Published December 18, 2012
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250023216 | Published December 24, 2012
Brilliantly evoking the long-vanished world of masters and servants portrayed in Downton Abbey and Upstairs, Downstairs, Margaret Powell’s classic memoir of her time in service, Below Stairs, is the remarkable true story of an indomitable woman who, though she served in the great houses of England, never stopped aiming high.
Kensington | 9780786020461 | Published December 24, 2012
For two women, Ted Bundy --- America’s most notorious serial killer --- is the ultimate obsession. One is a cop whose sister may have been one of Bundy’s victims. The other is a deranged groupie who corresponded with Bundy in prison and raised her son to finish what Bundy started. To charm and seduce innocent girls. To kidnap and brutalize more women than any serial killer in history. And to lure one obsessed cop into a trap as sick and demented as Bundy himself.
Plume | 9780452298873 | Published December 24, 2012
When both of her parents die of cancer, Claire Bidwell Smith finds herself alone in the world and inconsolable at the revelation that suddenly she is no one's special person. It is only when Claire eventually falls in love, marries and becomes a mother that she emerges from the fog of grief.
Sea Lion Books | 9780983613152 | Published December 25, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781595829795 | Published December 25, 2012
Dark Horse | 9781616550691 | Published December 25, 2012
Pocket Books | 9781451628609 | Published December 26, 2012
Ali Reynolds investigates two shocking cases of victims brutally left for dead --- Santa Cruz County deputy sheriff Jose Reyes, Ali’s classmate from the Arizona Police Academy, and an unidentified young woman presumed to be an illegal border crosser.