Posts tagged with upcoming-books

Apr 5 2012

So many fake names


They've released the cover art for Lemony Snicket's (a.k.a. Daniel Handler) upcoming book Who Could That Be at This Hour?. This will be the first full-length novel Handler has written using his better-known pseudonym since A Series of Unfortunate Events ended five years ago, and...

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Mar 13 2012

Patience is not one of my virtues


Two questions:

  1. What was wrong with this book's original, deeply awesome cover art?

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Feb 23 2012

It was bound to happen eventually


J. K. Rowling has confirmed the rumor that she is writing a non-Harry Potter book for adult readers. No release date, title, or plot details have been released, but... there you have it.

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Feb 21 2012

Cookbooks of the future


Eater recently posted a preview of this spring's most-anticipated cookbooks, including one book graced by a cover-photo of the author with a dead pig draped over her shoulders.

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Jan 10 2012

Another kid series bites the dust

This seems more than a little late, but Hyperion has finally released the cover art, title, and plot description for Rick Riordan's third and final Kane Chronicles book. According to Barnes and N...

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Dec 8 2011

What's with the New Age cover art?

If you're looking forward to the upcoming Lisa Kleypas novel Rainshadow Road, the website has an exclusive excerpt of the first two chapters. They're also running a swe...

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Dec 6 2011

Why so far away, May 8th?

At long, long, long last, the book cover and plot description for the final (sobs) Sisters Grimm book are out:"In the final volume in the Sisters Grimm series, Sabrina, Daphne, and the rest of t...

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Nov 21 2011

Beating a dead, zombi-fied horse?

I haven't looked up the sales numbers for The Death Cure, the third novel in James Dashner’s bestselling Maze Runner trilogy, but I'm assuming they're amazing... seeing as I just opened a press re...

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Nov 1 2011

Additional Crazy

Several years ago, Jennifer Crusie wrote a collection of interconnected short stories for her MFA. The characters in the collection eventually formed the basis for Crusie's full-length novel Craz...

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Oct 13 2011

Charlaine Harris gets graphic

GalleyCat informs me that Charlaine Harris has inked a deal with Ace Books to produce a three-volume graphic novel series called Cemetery Girl. The books will be co-written with Christopher Golde...

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Oct 12 2011

Glutton for punishment

I thought Thor was, bar none, the worst movie I have seen all year, so I'm wondering if my affection for the first Ironman movie will be enough to make The Avengers bearable. We'll see when the r...

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Oct 11 2011

With bells on

YES! YEEESSSS! At long, long, long last, there is an official release date and title for the ninth book in Michael Buckley's Sisters Grimm series: on May 8th, 2012, you will find me at my local ...

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Sep 27 2011

Will there be creepy wallpaper?

If you're a Stephen King fan, io9 recently posted this video of him reading a full chapter of his upcoming book Doctor Sleep, his upcoming sequel to The Shining:

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Sep 22 2011

A bigger mistake than Terminator 3?

Whoa: according to the Times, Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced plans to publish a memoir (tentatively titled Total Recall). The book, due out next fall, will cover his adventures as a bodybuil...

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Aug 30 2011

Gone but not forgotten

Rather oddly, there will be two big-name book releases for children coming out next month written by long-dead authors:

Shel Silverstein's Every Thing On It will be released on September 20th. T...

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Aug 23 2011

Living up to the hype

The Wall Street Journal has posted an article about the marketing hoopla surrounding never-before-published author Erin Morgenstern's upcoming novel The Night Circus. Once again, everyone involv...

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Aug 22 2011

Vampires plus!

If you're a fan of Vampire Academy author Richelle Mead, you can get a jump-start on tomorrow's release of the first novel in her new spin-off series Bloodlines. is offeri...

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Aug 16 2011

Dude's been slacking.

I'll probably buy this book when it comes out in January, even though the only truly pressing Sisters Grimm question I have is WHERE IS BOOK NINE, BUCKLEY?!?

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Jul 26 2011

Interview with the Vampire goes graphic

Yen Press and Anne Rice are planning a single-volume graphic novel adaptation of Rice's 1976 novel Interview with the Vampire, due out in fall 2012. Rather to my surprise, I really like this firs...

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Jul 21 2011

Takes all kinds

As we have frequently mentioned, we here at Wordcandy do not enjoy stories that feature suffering animals. That includes allegorical animals, which is why we've never been big fans of Art Spiegel...

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Jun 27 2011

Signs of life

After the better part of a year, Lisa Kleypas is back: she's offering a sneak peek of her upcoming contemporary romance Rainshadow Road (not out until January, sadly), as well as an August re-rele...

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May 26 2011

Maggie Stiefvater tries on the one-book format

I've been keeping an eye out for news from BookExpo America, and Publishers Weekly did a nice summary post on the big announcements in YA and children's publishing. There are several titles I'm a...

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May 16 2011

And who doesn't love free nail polish?

If you're going to be in Southern California in early June, you might want to add the various promotional events for the Go Fug Yourself ladies' upcoming YA book Spoiled to your day planner. In a...

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May 10 2011

The sex symbols of tomorrow?

I suspect this is one of those trends that are 99% fabrication, but the Washington Post assures me that publishers are bracing for a "flurry" of Navy SEAL-themed romance novels inspired by the dea...

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Apr 26 2011

No consideration for my poor nerves

Alas, dear readers, I am not feeling optimistic about ANY of the books I have been patiently awaiting:Jennifer Crusie's Liz Danger series is allegedly still coming out this summer, but none of the...

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Apr 22 2011

I'm told this builds character.

As you all know, we here at Wordcandy love Kiyohiko Azuma's manga Yotsuba&! with the fire of a thousand suns. So imagine our chagrin when we discovered that the series' current U.S. publisher (Ye...

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Apr 1 2011

Silver linings

While I'm still totally bummed over the death of Diana Wynne Jones, I was pleased to note that her publishers are sitting on two yet-to-be released books. According to the author's official websi...

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Mar 29 2011

Sailor Moon returns!

On March 18th, Kodansha Comics sent out an e-mail announcing the return of Naoko Takeuchi’s Sailor Moon manga, which originated in Japan in 1992 and became the first successful shôjo manga in the ...

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Mar 23 2011

Michael Buckley has gone AWOL

The last several times I've checked Amazon for news of the ninth and final Sisters Grimm book, the only thing that's turned up has been a book about Capital Tax Acts. I've managed to remain calm,...

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Mar 9 2011

Bone goes upscale

If you really, really, really love Jeff Smith's Bone, you might want to start saving your money now. Three new, full-color, one-volume editions of Bone will be released later this year. There wi...

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