Monday, August 11, 2014

The View From Monday - August 11, 2014

Happy Monday! Hope everyone is enjoying summer. Thoughts now turn to school supply shopping. Thankfully the list is short this year. I'm presently reading The Ultra Thin Man by Patrick Swenson and enjoying it immensely.

This is a fairly light release week with 3 debuts:

The Supernatural Enhancements (D - English) by Edgar Cantero;

Season of the Dragonflies by Sarah Creech;


The Ultra Thin Man by Patrick Swenson.

From formerly featured Debut Author Challenge Authors:

Engraved (The St. Croix Chronicles 5) by Karina Cooper.

August 11, 2014
Engraved (e) Karina Cooper UF - The St. Croix Chronicles 5
John Golden: The Heroes of Mazaroth (e) Django Wexler SF/F - John Golden 2

August 12, 2014
MaddAddam (h2tp) Margaret Atwood PA - MaddAddam Trilogy 3
MaddAddam Trilogy Box: Oryx & Crake; The Year of the Flood; Maddaddam Margaret Atwood PA - MaddAddam Trilogy Omnibus
The Supernatural Enhancements (D - English) Edgar Cantero SupAd/H/Go
The Sleeping Dead (K e) Richard Farren Barber H
Soda Pop Soldier Nick Cole SF
Season of the Dragonflies (D) Sarah Creech Su/O
Riftwar Legacy (e) Raymond E. Feist F - Riftwar: Legacy Omnibus
We Are All Completely Fine Daryl Gregory UF
Journal of the Plague Year: An Omnibus of Post-Apocalyptic Tales C.B. Harvey
Malcolm Cross
Adrian Tchaikovsky
SF/Ap/PA - Afterblight
Jim Henson's The Storyteller: The Novelization (ri) Jim Henson Folk Tales - Collection
Hellhole Inferno Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF - Hellhole Trilogy 3
Fool's Assassin Robin Hobb F - Fitz and the Fool Trilogy 1
Black Ice Susan Krinard UF - Midgard 2
A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms Volume 3: The Sleeping Beauty \ Beauty and the Werewolf (e) Mercedes Lackey F - Tale of Five Hundred Kingdoms Omnibus
Dirty Little Misery (e) Tracey Martin UF - Miss Misery 2
The Dystopia Chronicles Matthew Mather Dys/Ap/PA - Atopia 2
Vengeful Spirit (ri) Graham McNeill F - Horus Heresy 29
Fortune's Favors Marlene Perez UF - Nyx Fortuna 3
The Queen of the Damned (ri) Anne Rice F/H - Vampire Chronicles 3
The 6th Extinction James Rollins AA/SF - Sigma Force 10
This Changes Everything (K e) Denise Grover Swank UF - Curse Keepers Secret 2
The Ultra Thin Man (D) Patrick Swenson SF
Star Wars: The Jedi Path and Book of Sith Deluxe Box Set Daniel Wallace SF - Star Wars
Sleeper: A Tor.Com Original (e) Jo Walton SF
Cursed Moon Jaye Wells UF - Prospero's War 2
The Ace of Skulls Chris Wooding F - Tale of the Ketty Jay 4

August 13, 2014
La Signora: A Tor.Com Original (e) Bruce McAllister DF

August 14, 2014
Return to Armageddon Malcolm Shaw
Jesus Redondo
The Age of Scorpio Gavin G. Smith SF

D - Debut
e - eBook
h2tp - hardcover to Trade Paperpack
K e - Kindle eBook
ri - reissue or reprint

AA - Action Adventure
Ap - Apocalyptic
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
F - Fantasy
Go - Gothic
H - Horror
O - Occult
PA - Post Apocalyptic
SF - Science Fiction
Su - Supernatural
SupAd - Supernatural Adventure
UF - Urban Fantasy


  1. I'd like to thank you for changing the formatting of the text for this! White text on a black background is difficult to read so this makes it much easier! Thank you!

    1. Thank you! When I have time I am going to go back and add the white background to everything! :-)