Thursday, May 30, 2013

Out of the Laboratory and On to the Shelves

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Mid spring brings good times to fans of science fiction/fantasy books as well as fans of suspense fiction looking to read outside the box. Find standalone greats; ongoing series adds, and a few long-awaited entries from favorite authors with many titles recommended by Geek Magazine.

We've mixed in a few other impressive reads you may have missed along the way.

Early June Goodies
The Beautiful Land by Alan Averill
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
Abaddon's Gate by James S.A. Corey; third in the Expanse Series; follows Leviathan Wakes and Caliban's War.
Earth Afire by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston ; second in the Formic Wars prequel series to Ender's Game; follows Earth Unaware.

The Long War by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter; follows The Long Earth.
Sea Change by S.M. Wheeler
Love Minus Eighty by Will McIntosh; author of Hitchers.
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman and the author's first novel for adults since Anansi Boys (2005).

Ready to Read
The Cassandra Project by Jack McDevitt and Mike Resnick
Domino Falls by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due; second in the Devil's Wake Series; follows The Devil's Wake.
The Rapture of the Nerds by Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
Burdens of the Dead by Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint and Dave Freer; Heirs of Alexandria Series, in order Shadow of the Lion, Rough Magic, A Mankind Witch, Much Fall of Blood
.Every Boy Should Have a Man by Preston Allen