05/19 Books


Here is The Qwillery's list of novels, etc. being published in May 2019. If there is something that we've missed, please leave a comment below. Any genre mistakes are ours. Leave a comment below if you feel that the genre is wrong. Also note that this list is always under revision. Publication dates change. We try to keep this as accurate as possible. Please note that we use the publisher's publication date in the US. Check The View From Monday each week for each week's updated release list.






Debut novels are highlighted in blue. Novels, etc. by formerly featured DAC Authors are highlighted in green.

May 1, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
The Charmed Life of Alex Moore Molly Flatt SF/SFR
The Pincers of Death Toby Frost SF/SE/HU - Chronicles of Isambard Smith 6
Prisoner of Midnight Barbara Hambly HistF/H - James Asher Vampire 8
Lair James Herbert H/SupTh - Rats Trilogy 2
Mouse Trap Carlton Mellick III PA/H/SF
At the Edge of the Night Friedo Lampe MR - Hesperus Classics



May 2, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Burn Helen Hyland Dys/SFR/PA - Earth 6.0 Trilogy 1



May 3, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Murder in the Spook House: A Tor.com Original Michael Swanwick SF - Mongolian Wizard Universe



May 6, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
In Darkness, Delight: Masters of Midnight (e) Andrew Lennon (Ed)
Evans Light (Ed)
H - Anthology



May 7, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Westside (D) W.M. Akers HistF
River of Bones (h2mmp) Taylor Anderson AH/SF - Destroyermen 13
Magic Triumphs (h2mm) Ilona Andrews UF/PNR - Kate Daniels 10
The Warship Neal Asher SF - Rise of the Jain 2
Orbus (tp2mm) Neal Asher SF - Spatterjay 3
Census Jesse Ball LF
By Fire Above (h2tp) Robyn Bennis SP/F - Signal Airship 2
Treason of Hawks (h2tp) Lila Bowen HistF/CoA - Shadow 4
Storm Cursed Patricia Briggs UF/CF/PNR - Mercy Thompson 11
Exhalation: Stories Ted Chiang SS/LF/SF
Noir Fatale Larry Correia (Ed)
Kacey Ezell (Ed)
F/SF - Anthology
Miss Subways (h2tp) David Duchovny LF/MR/FairyT/FolkT/LM
The Pilo Traveling Show (e)(ri) Will Elliott H
When Darkness Loves Us Elizabeth Engstrom SS/H - Paperbacks from Hell
What Should Be Wild (h2tp) Julia Fine LF
By Demons Possessed P.C. Hodgell HistF - Kencyrath 6
Tangle's Game Stewart Hotston SF
The Last Road K. V. Johansen F - Gods of the Caravan Road 5
Electric Forest Tanith Lee SF/GenEng/CyP
Severance (h2tp) Ling Ma LF/SF/AP/PA/Asian American
Snakeskins Tim Major SF/TechTh
A Devil Comes to Town Paolo Maurensig
Anne Milano (Tr)
LF/Psy/Occ/Sup/Satire/BH
Octavia Gone Jack McDevitt SF/HSF - Alex Benedict 8
Middlegame Seanan McGuire CF/SF
Oath of Gold (ri) Elizabeth Moon HistF - Paksenarrion 3
Spinning Silver (h2tp) Naomi Novik F/FairyT/FolkT/LM
Million Mile Road Trip Rudy Rucker SF
The Big Aha Rudy Rucker SF/GenEng
Hell Divers V: Captives Nicholas Sansbury Smith SF/AP/PA - Hell Divers 5
Theater of Spies S. M. Stirling AH/SF/Esp - Novel of an Alternate World War 2
Light from Other Stars Erika Swyler LF/FL/SF/SE/CoA
The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle (h2tp) Stuart Turton HistTh/LF/Occ/Sup
The Gordian Protocol David Weber
Jacob Holo
SF/TT
Dawn of the Hunters Ryan Wieser SF/SO - Hunters of Infinity 3
A Chain Across the Dawn Drew Williams SF/SO/HU - The Universe After 2
Empire of Grass Tad Williams F/DF - Last King of Osten Ard 2



May 8, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
One Nation Under Gods Jerome Stueart HistF/UF



May 9, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
The Western Passage: Exodus G. DiCarlo DF
Stoker's Wilde Steven Hopstaken
Melissa Prusi
H/DF - Fiction Without Frontiers
House of Skin Jonathan Janz H - Fiction Without Frontiers
Doomsday Furnace Brent Michael Kelley SF - Collection
The Gemini Experiment Brian Pinkerton H - Fiction Without Frontiers
Ghost Mine Hunter Shea H - Fiction Without Frontiers



May 10, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
King of Hell Christopher Golden UF - Shadow Saga 7



May 12, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Mulgara: The Necromancer’s Will David Rose F/H/MR



May 14, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Noonshade (ri) James Barclay F - Chronicles of the Raven 2
Jasmyn Alex Bell SF - GOLLANCZ S.F. Series
Titan's Rise (e) Rhett C. Bruno SF - Children of Titan 3
Starless (h2tp) Jacqueline Carey F
The Prophet of the Termite God Clark Thomas Carlton F - Antasy 2
The Woman in the Woods (h2tp) John Connolly Th - Charlie Parker 16
The Laws of the Skies Grégoire Courtois
Rhonda Mullins (Tr)
LF/BH/H
Strange Highways Samwise Didier
Micky Neilson
DF
Who's a Good Boy? Joseph Fink
Jeffrey Cranor
F/HU - Welcome to Night Vale Episodes 4
The Buying of Lot 37 Joseph Fink
Jeffrey Cranor
F/HU - Welcome to Night Vale Episodes 3
Tears of the Trufflepig (D) Fernando A. Flores LF/AB/Hispanic and Latino
The Silver Mist Yasmine Galenorn PNR - The Wild Hunt 6
Dragons Suck Benjamin Gamble F
Pariah W. Michael Gear SF/HSF/SO - Donovan 3
Mythic Journeys: Myths and Legends Retold Paula Guran (Ed) F - Anthology
Blackstone Fortress Darius Hinks SF - Warhammer 40,000
A Brightness Long Ago Guy Gavriel Kay HistF/LF
Last Tango in Cyberspace Steven Kotler SF/CyP
Big Red Damien Larkin SF
Deep Past Eugene Linden TechTh
The Undefeated Una McCormack SF
The Obsoletes (D) Simeon Mills SF
Triangulum Masande Ntshanga LFCoA/Occ/Sup/SF/AC
Breach Eliot Peper TechTh/SF/Dys - Analog Novel 3
Frankenstein: How A Monster Became an Icon: The Science and Enduring Allure of Mary Shelley's Creation (h2tp) Sidney Perkowitz
Eddy von Mueller
SocSci/PopCul
Lanny Max Porter LF
Black Pyramid Josh Reynolds F - Hallowed Knights 2
Plum Rains (h2tp) Andromeda Romano-Lax SF/AP/PA/Hist/Med
This Is Midnight: Stories Bernard Taylor H - SS
Children of Ruin Adrian Tchaikovsky SF/AC/GenEng/HSF/ SE/SO - Children of Time 2
The Window and the Mirror (D) Henry Thomas F/DF - Oesteria and the War of Goblinkind 1
Knights of Caliban: Dark Angels Omnibus Gav Thorpe SF - Warhammer 40,000
Alchemy's Air Stacey L. Tucker F/VM/FR - Equal Night Trilogy 2



May 15, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
The Exalting Dan Allen SF/SO/SE



May 16, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Smoke in the Glass (e) Chris Humphreys DF - Immortal's Blood 1



May 20, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
End Transmission (e) Robyn Bachar SFR - The Galactic Cold War 3
Throwback Lynn Hortel H



May 21, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
The Scent Keeper Erica Bauermeister CW/FL/CoA/MR
Pimp My Airship (e) Maurice Broaddus SP/SF - A Naptwon Airship Novel 1
Gather the Fortunes Bryan Camp CF - A Crescent City Novel 2
Triumphant Jack Campbell SF - The Genesis Fleet 3
Queenslayer Sebastien de Castell F/HU/CoA - Spellslinger 5
The Long Way Home (e) Richard Chizmar SS/H - Collection
Warlock Holmes - The Sign of Nine G. S. Denning Cr/F/HU
Broken Shadow Jaine Fenn F/AP/PA - Shadowlands 2
Year of the Orphan (D) Daniel Findlay Dys
An Illusion of Thieves Cate Glass F - Chimera 1
The Summoning Heather Graham PNR/GH/SupTh - Krewe of Hunters 27
Her Silhouette, Drawn in Water Vylar Kaftan SF/CyP
Shadowblade Anna Kashina F/FR
Winchester Undead: Winchester Storm (Book Five) and Winchester Triumph (Book Six)Dave Lund SF/AP/PA - Winchester Undead 5 and 6
The Clockmaker's Daughter (h2tp) Kate MortonLF
Vessel Lisa A. Nichols SFTh
The Empire of Ashes (h2tp)Anthony Ryan F/DF - The Draconis Memoria 3
Second Stage Lensmen E.E. 'Doc' Smith SF/SO/SE/AC - Golden Age Masterworks
The Heads of Cerberus Francis Stevens SF/TT/Dys - Modern Library Torchbearers
Starship RepoPatrick S. Tomlinson SF/AC/HU



May 24, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Mischief and Mayhem (D) S. D. Nicholson HistF - Faerlands Chronicles 1



May 28, 2019
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Steps to Deliverance Mark Barber F - Kings of War 1
The Red-Stained Wings Elizabeth Bear F - The Lotus Kingdoms 2
The Shotgun Arcana (mm) R. S. Belcher HistF/DF/SP - Golgotha 2
The Captain's Oath Christopher L. Bennett SF - Star Trek
Five Unicorn Flush T.J. Berry SF/AC/SO - The Reason 2
Longer Michael Blumlein SF/SE/GenEng
The Stiehl Assassin Terry Brooks F - Fall of Shannara 3
Stranger Things: Darkness on the Edge of Town Adam Christopher SupTh/SF/MTI - An Official Stranger Things Novel
The Darkest Time of Night (h2mm) Jeremy Finley Sus/SF/AC
1637: The Volga Rules (h2mm) Eric Flint
Paula Goodlett
Gorg Huff
SDRing of Fire 25
The Siege of Terra: Solar War John French SF - Horus Heresy 1
The Sandman Vol. 8: World's End 30th Anniversary Edition Neil Gaiman
Bryan Talbot (Illustrator)
GN/F
Dune: The Butlerian Jihad (ri) Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF/SO - Legends of Dune Trilogy 1
The Footprints of God (ri) Greg Iles Th
Time's Demon D. B. Jackson F/TT/DF - Islevale Cylce 2
Sweet Heart Peter James H/GH/Sus
Godzilla: King of the Monsters - The Official Movie Novelization Greg Keyes MTI/SF
Marvel Novels - Spider-Man: Kraven's Last Hunt Neil Kleid MTI/SH
Limited Wish Mark Lawrence SF/TT - Impossible Times 2
Four Dominions (h2mm) Eric Van Lustbader SupTh/Sus - The Testament 3
Modern Japanese Short Stories: An Anthology of 25 Short Stories by Japan's Leading Writers Ivan Morris (Ed) H/FairyT/FolkT/LM/H/P - Anthology
Genevieve Undead Kim Newman H
The Gameshouse Claire North SF/Sus/LF - Gameshouse
Expiration Date (tp2mm) Tim Powers UF
The Immortal Renshai (h2mm) Mickey Zucker Reichert FairyT/FolkT/LM/DF/F - Renshai Saga 3
The Rulers of the Dead Josh Reynolds
David Annandale
F - Warhammer: Age of Sigmar
Last Day (D) Domenica Ruta LF/CoA/SF/AP/PA
Timeless (h2mm) R. A. Salvatore F - Drizzt 1
Fuzzy Nation (ri) John Scalzi SF/AC/HSF
Agent to the Stars (ri) John Scalzi SF/AC/HU
The Android's Dream (ri) John Scalzi SF/AC/HU
The Gallows Black (e) Sam Sykes F - The Grave of Empires Novella
Walking to Aldebaran Adrian Tchaikovsky SF
Wild Rider Gav Thorpe SF - Rise of the Ynnari 2
Lent Jo Walton HistF/AH/FairyT/FolkT/LM
Conventions of War (ri) Walter Jon Williams SF - Dread Empire's Fall 3


D - Debut
e - eBook
Ed - Editor
h2mm - Hardcover to Mass Market Paperback
h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
mm - Mass Market Paperback
ri - reissue or reprint
tp2mm - Trade Paperback to Mass Market Paperback
Tr - Translator



AB - Absurdist
AC - Alien Contact
AH - Alternative History
AP - Apocalyptic
BH - Black Humor
CF - Contemporary Fantasy
CoA - Coming of Age
Cr - Crime
CW - Contemporary Women
CyP - CyberPunk
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
F - Fantasy
FairyT - Fairy Tales
FL - Family Life
FolkT - Folk Tales
FR - Fantasy Romance
GenEng - Genetic Engineering
GH - Ghost(s)
H - Horror
HistF - Historical Fantasy
HistTh - Historical Thriller
HSF - Hard Science Fiction
HU - Humorous
LF - Literary Fiction
LM - Legend and Mythology
MR - Magical Realism
MTI - Media Tie-In
Occ - Occult
P - Paranormal
PA - Post Apocalyptic
PNR - Paranormal Romance
PopCul - Popular Culture
Psy - Psychological
PsyTh - Psychological Thriller
SE - Space Exploration
SF - Science Fiction
SFR - Science Fiction Romance
SFTh - Science Fiction Thriller
SH - Superheroes
SO - Space Opera
SocSci - Social Science
SP - Steampunk
SS - Short Stories
Sup - Supernatural
SupTh - Supernatural Thriller
Sus - Suspense
TechTh - Technological Thriller
Th - Thriller
TT - Time Travel
UF - Urban Fantasy
VM - Visionary & Metaphysical