Posts tagged with upcoming-books

Mar 7 2011

Eoin Colfer goes after the grown-ups

Behold, it's Eoin Colfer's first standalone novel for adults:In addition to having great cover art, I notice that the list price for this sucker is only $22.95. I get really irritated when YA/chi...

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Feb 23 2011

Everybody's doing it

Huh. The Go Fug Yourself ladies have apparently written a young-adult book.

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Jan 21 2011

2011: A Preview

Well, dear readers, it's time* for our annual list of stuff to get excited about in the upcoming year. Here's our list of the ten literary events and releases we're most looking forward to 2011:1...

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Oct 12 2010

The more Crusie the merrier

So I decided to swing by and check out the "Upcoming Books" page for Jennifer Crusie (author of our current Featured Book, the excellent Maybe This Time). And while it's possible some of the book...

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Aug 31 2010

Christmas (themed books) come early...

Oooh, Lisa Kleypas is releasing another holiday-themed novella (after 2008's A Wallflower Christmas). Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor will be out in late October, and appears to be the first entry...

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Aug 26 2010

Onwards and upwards

Now that one buzz-worthy summer release is behind us, it's time to move on to the next. The final book in the 39 Clues series comes out next week. Behold:Fans of this series know that only a fra...

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Aug 23 2010

Frankly, my hopes are not high.

Well, dear readers, today is August 23rd, and tomorrow is the release date for Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay. If you're desperate to celebrate this event, you can nip down to your local Hot Topic a...

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Jun 22 2010

Maybe if it's good enough, I'll begin to consider forgiving them for that movie.

Well, this is just all kinds of awesome. Hyperion has posted the book cover, release date, and plot summary for the first book in Rick Riordan's "Heroes of Olympus" series. Behold The Lost Hero,...

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Jun 16 2010

Something to (maybe) look forward to

Whoa: I've been wading through the descriptions of the "favorite fall teen reads" from a panel of big-name YA editors at the BookExpo of America. Their picks include:Infinite Days, by debut autho...

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Jun 8 2010

A fine birthday tradition

Author Kat Richardson decided to celebrate her May 22nd birthday by giving her fans a present: a previously unpublished Harper Blaine short story, available here. Here's hoping Ms. Richardson had...

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Jun 8 2010

Nothing says "summer" like overblown Czech prose

I just don't know about your list of the top 60 books to read this summer, Los Angeles Times. I mean, I'm with you on the Daniel Pinkwater and Meg Cabot and China MiƩville releases, but a bunch o...

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Jun 7 2010


At long last, the cover art is out for Jennifer Crusie's first solo novel in years, a Turn of the Screw-inspired book called Maybe This Time. Behold:I'm not a huge fan of that font, but I like ov...

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May 5 2010

Like we didn't already have enough of those

I staring out the window yesterday, wondering what Meg Cabot has been up to. (Apart from finishing up her body-swapping Airhead series, which we're way behind on reviewing, even though her publis...

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Feb 22 2010

An embarrassment of riches

Whoa, what happened? Lisa Kleypas has been releasing the books in her Hathaway family series on a once-a-year schedule since 2007, but now she's putting the last two books out within a month of ea...

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Jan 28 2010

Watered down

I was reading Roger Sutton's always-delightful Horn Book Blog, and ran across a post on Cornelia Funke's upcoming novel Reckless. Sutton's post quotes the Reckless press release (which I have not ...

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Jan 27 2010

Truth in advertising

99% of the cover art for the upcoming Twilight graphic novel is unremarkable......but I am impressed by the way they made [what is presumably] Edward's hand ever-so-slightly blue. Way to play up t...

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Dec 3 2009

Signs of life

And speaking of reprints, I see they're finally reproduced something of Stella Gibbons' other than my beloved Cold Comfort Farm! Thanks to the fine people at Virago Press, the first edition of Ni...

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Nov 5 2009

Coming Soon

The book cover and publisher's description for The Inside Story, the eighth Sisters Grimm book, are out. Behold:"After the shocking ending of The Everafter War, this book picks up with Sabrina, Da...

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Oct 7 2009

Head's up

Just a reminder, dear readers:...comes out next Tuesday, and I am so crazy stoked.

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Oct 5 2009

A manga in the hand...

If you don't like reading manga online, the paperback copy of the first volume of Rin-ne, the latest work from Rumiko Takahashi, will be out on October 20th. I've really been enjoying this series...

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Sep 30 2009

A. S. Byatt returns

Hey, check it out--A. S. Byatt has written her first full-length novel in years, and it's due out next week:Beautiful cover, sure-to-be depressing subject matter... aw, we've missed you, A.S. Byatt!

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Sep 22 2009

Grossly unfair

Speaking of upcoming book releases, there seem to be a huge number of Wordcandy books coming out this fall/winter, many of which come as a pleasant surprise (and an overdue reminder that we need t...

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Sep 10 2009

Tulle gone wrong.

Hmm. Penguin seems to have bumped up the release date for the second book in Nora Roberts's 'Bride Quartet'. Behold the cover for Bed of Roses, now coming out on October 27th:That's... surprisingl...

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Sep 9 2009

Churning 'em out

Wow: According to the AP Wire, James Patterson has signed on to write seventeen(!!!) books for Hachette in the next three years--11 adult thrillers and 6 YA books.I'm not much of a Patterson fan t...

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Aug 27 2009

TokyoPop calls dibs on Shiawase Kissa Sanchoume

According to Deb's Manga Blog, TokyoPop has licensed Shiawase Kissa Sanchoume ("Happy Cafe"), and will be releasing it in January. This 11-volume series overflows with shojo cliches, including a r...

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Jul 7 2009

Jennifer Crusie's back catalog LIVES!

Ohohoho, what is this? Amazon tells me that Bantam will be releasing Crusie's long out of print title The Cinderella Deal as a mass market paperback in January 2010.Note: I would post a picture o...

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Jun 16 2009


You know, I was fine when I heard that Being John Malkovich director Spike Jonze was heading up the movie adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are. I was calm when they used an Arcade Fire song in ...

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Jun 11 2009

More Nodame!

In happier manga-related news, AnimeNewsNetwork says that Nodame Cantabile creator Tomoko Ninomiya is planning to launch a new manga miniseries called Noda-Can BS (short for "Nodame Cantabile Back...

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Jun 8 2009

New book from Jim Lynch

At long last, The Highest Tide author Jim Lynch has written another book. Border Songs is due out on June 16th:I am super-excited about this book (The Highest Tide was 100% awesome!), but I was sa...

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Jun 4 2009

Janet Evanovich's brave new world

Great news! According to the Times, Janet Evanovich is co-writing (with her daughter) a graphic novel for Dark Horse Comics based on her Metro Girl and Motor Mouth books. According to the article,...

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