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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.

December 2012

Hardcover

Crime Does Not Pay Archives Volume 3 by Philip Simon

Dark Horse | 9781595829979 | Published December 4, 2012

Manara Erotica Volume 2: Kama Sutra and Other Stories by Milo Manara

Dark Horse | 9781595827807 | Published December 4, 2012

Marked Man by Howard Chaykin and Patrick Thorpe

Dark Horse | 9781616550042 | Published December 4, 2012

Me and the Devil by Nick Tosches - Fiction

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.

Shadow Creek by Joy Fielding - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

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.

Shiver by Karen Robards - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

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.

The Child's Child by Ruth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

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.

The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of "Hallelujah" by Alan Light - Entertainment, Music, Nonfiction

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?

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis - Fiction, Historical Fiction

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.

Kaoru Mori: Anything and Something by Kaoru Mori

Yen Press | 9780316229135 | Published December 11, 2012

Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo - Love & Romance, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

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?

Two Graves by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

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.

Uncanny X-Men, Vol. 4 by Kieron Gillen, Daniel Acuna, Ron Garney, Dale Eaglesham, and Carlos Pacheco

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.

Silver Streak Archives Volume 2 by

Dark Horse | 9781595829481 | Published December 18, 2012

The Darkest Minds: The Darkest Minds, Book 1 by Alexandra Bracken - Fiction, Science Fiction

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?

Sybil the Backpack Fairy #3: "Aithor" by Michel Rodrigue, Antonello Dalena, and Manuela Razzi

Papercutz | 9781597073691 | Published December 24, 2012

Cursed Pirate Girl by Jeremy Bastian

Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393602 | Published December 25, 2012

Fear Agent Volume 1 by Rick Remender, Patrick Thorpe, Tony Moore, and Jerome Opena

Dark Horse | 9781616550059 | Published December 25, 2012

Forbidden Worlds Archives Volume 1 by

Dark Horse | 9781616550004 | Published December 25, 2012

Grandville Bete Noire by Bryan Talbot

Dark Horse | 9781595828903 | Published December 25, 2012

Iron: Or, The War After by Shane-Michael Vidaurri

Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393282 | Published December 25, 2012

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Vol. 2 by Joshua Dysart, Alex Sheikman, Lizzy John, and Brian Froud

Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393800 | Published December 25, 2012

Rust Vol. 2: Secrets of the Cell by Royden Lepp

Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393589 | Published December 25, 2012

Space: 1999: Aftershock and Awe by Andrew E. C. Gaska, Gray Morrow, David Hueso, and Miki

Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393886 | Published December 25, 2012

The Intercept: A Jeremy Fisk Novel by Dick Wolf - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

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.

Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See by Juliann Garey - Fiction

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.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes - Fiction, Romance

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.

Check out the new, redesigned cover for Jojo Moyes's book, THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER.

Babble by Lee Robson, Benjamin Shahrabani, Eddie Deighton, and Jon Sloan

Com.x | 9780983223856 | Published December 19, 2012

Duck and Goose, Goose Needs a Hug by Tad Hills - Children (Ages 0-6), Fiction

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.

Paperback

Kill Switch by Neal Baer and Jonathan Greene - Crime Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller

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.

Angel & Faith Volume 2: Daddy Issues by Christos Gage, Sierra Hahn, Scott Allie, and Rebekah Isaacs

Dark Horse | 9781595829603 | Published December 4, 2012

Private London by James Patterson and Mark Pearson - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

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.

Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 1 by Yasuhiro Nightow

Dark Horse | 9781616550103 | Published December 4, 2012

Alice in the County of Hearts: My Fanatic Rabbit, Vol. 1 by QuinRose

Yen Press | 9780316229203 | Published December 11, 2012

Annoying Orange #1: “Secret Agent Orange” by Jim Salicrup and Rick Parker

Papercutz | 9781597073615 | Published December 11, 2012

Blood Lad, Vol. 1 by Yuuki Kodama

Yen Press | 9780316228954 | Published December 11, 2012

Higurashi When They Cry: Massacre Arc, Vol. 2 by Ryukishi07 and Hinase Momoyama

Yen Press | 9780316229104 | Published December 11, 2012

Invisible by Carla Buckley - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Suspense

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.

Nexus Omnibus Volume 1 by Mike Baron and Steve Rude

Dark Horse | 9781616550349 | Published December 11, 2012

Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Vol. 3 by Magica Quartet and Hanokage

Yen Press | 9780316217163 | Published December 11, 2012

Sumo by Thien Pham

First Second | 9781596435810 | Published December 11, 2012

The Cleaner by Paul Cleave - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

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.

The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service Volume 13 by Eiji Otsuka and Housui Yamazaki

Dark Horse | 9781616550677 | Published December 11, 2012

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The Shinji Ikari Raising Project Volume 12 by Osamu Takahashi and Carl Gustav Horn

Dark Horse | 9781616550332 | Published December 18, 2012

Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir That Inspired "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "Downton Abbey" by Margaret Powell - Memoir

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.

Fear Collector by Gregg Olsen - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

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.

The Rules of Inheritance: A Memoir by Claire Bidwell Smith - Memoir, Nonfiction

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.

Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi Volume 1—Force Storm by John Ostrander, Randy Stradley, Jan Duursema, and Dan Parsons

Dark Horse | 9781595829795 | Published December 25, 2012

The Adventures of Dr. McNinja Volume 2: Time Fist by Chris Hastings

Dark Horse | 9781616550691 | Published December 25, 2012

Left for Dead by J. A. Jance - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

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.