Monday, December 24, 2012

The View From Monday - December 24, 2012

Happy Monday and Christmas Eve (for those who celebrate)! There are a surprisingly large number of books out this week. Books make great gifts! Don't forget to buy some books for yourself. 

You may find a printable PDF shopping list of this week's releases by clicking here.


December 24, 2012
Unnatural Acts Kevin J. Anderson UF/H - Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. 2
Luck of the Draw Piers Anthony F - Magic of Xanth 36
All for You (e) Dana Marie Bell PNR - Nephilim
Cannibalism in Literature and Film Jennifer Brown Literary Criticism
Arctic Rising (h2mm) Tobias S. Buckell SF/Th
Chicks Kick Butt (tp2mm) Rachel Caine (ed)
Kerrie L. Hughes  (ed)
F - Anthology
Dinosaur Thunder James F. David Th/SF
The Trouble with Fate (D) Leigh Evans UF - Mystwalker 1
Ice Shards (e) Yasmine Galenorn PNR - Otherworld Novella
Latin American Science Fiction: Theory and Practice M. Elizabeth Ginway (ed)
J. Andrew Brown (ed)
Literary Criticism
The Bride Wore Black Leather (h2mm) Simon R. Green UF - Nightside 12
Earthbound (h2mm) Joe Haldeman SF - Marsbound 3
Sisterhood of Dune (h2mm) Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF - Dune
Exploring the Limits of the Human through Science Fiction Gerald Alva Miller Jr. American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century
The Lost Goddess (h2tp) Tom Knox Th/GB
Transnational and Postcolonial Vampires: Dark Blood Tabish Khair (ed)
Johan Hogland (ed)
H/Literary Criticism
What a Ghoul Wants Victoria Laurie PCM - Ghost Hunter Mystery 7
Angelique's Descent (tp2mm) (ri) Lara Parker H - Dark Shadows
Living Proof (h2mm) Kira Peikoff Th/GB
The Ramal Extraction Steve Perry SF - Cutter's Wars 1
Touchstone (h2mm) Melanie Rawn F - Glass Thorns 1
Gates of Rapture Caris Roane PNR - Guardians of Ascension 6
The Shadow's Heir K. J. Taylor F - The Risen Sun 1
The Power of Tolkien's Prose: Middle-Earth's Magical Style (h2tp) Steve Walker Literary Criticism
John Dies at the End (ri) David Wong H
The Hermetic Millennia John C. Wright SF - Count to a Trillion 2

December 25, 2012
Spellbound (h2mm) Larry Correia SuN - Grimnoir Chronicles 2
Future Imperfect (ri) Keith Laumer SF - Collection
Kissed by Smoke Shéa MacLeod F - Sunwalker Saga 3
Warm Bodies (ri) Isaac Marion H/Z
Witchbreaker James Maxey F - The Dragon Apocalypse 3
Ack-Ack Macaque Gareth L. Powell SF/AH -Ack-Ack Macaque 1
Cobra Gamble (h2mm) Timothy Zahn SF - Cobra War 3

December 26, 2012
Shattered Hourglass J. L. Bourne H - Day by Day Armageddon 3
Gilded Karina Cooper SPM - St. Croix Chronicles 2
Spiritual Seduction (tp2mm) Desiree Day PNR
Demon's Curse (D) Alexa Egan UF - Imnada Brotherhood 1
Blood Winter Diana Pharaoh Francis UF - Horgate Witches 4
The Frazetta Sketchbook Frank Frazetta F - Art
A Soul So Wicked Sharie Kohler PNR - Moon Chasers 6
The Body Electric David Mack SF - Star Trek: TNG: Cold Equations 3
A Love Untamed Pamela Palmer PNR - Feral Warriors 7
Snuff (ri) Terry Pratchett F - Discworld 39
Last Kiss Goodnight Gena Showalter PNR - Otherworld Assassin 1

D - Debut
e - eBook
h2mm - Hardcover to Mass Market Paperback
h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
ri - reissue or reprint
tp2mm - Trade to Mass Market Paperback

AH - Alternate History
F -  Fantasy
H - Horror
GB - Genre Bender
PCM - Paranormal Cozy Mystery
PNR - Paranormal Romance
SF - Science Fiction
SP - Steammpunk
SPM - Steampumk Mystery
SuN - Supernatural Noir
Th - Thriller
UF - Urban Fantasty


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