New Books and ARCs, 5/25/18

As we roll into Memorial Day Weekend, here’s a quick stack of new books and ARCs for you to peruse. Does anything here look like your ideal summer reading? Tell us which ones in the comments!

13 Comments on “New Books and ARCs, 5/25/18”

  1. Alternate history from Charlaine Harris? Intriguing. I flagged it in my fall list, maybe my library will get it.

  2. Ever since Emperor Mollusk Vs the Sinister Brain , A.Lee Martinez has been a steady fixture on my stack of books to read on my reinforced night stand. So many books so little time…

  3. I’m damned intrigued by the Charlaine Harris. She’s good for a ripping read and I really enjoyed the Mystery Texas trilogy.

  4. I’m waiting for the Tabat book from the library ever since the Big Idea about it’s sequel

  5. A vision-impaired commenter asked for the names of the books in the last thread. Let’s pitch in and do it!

    The image is of a stack of books, laid on their backs, spines facing toward the camera. From top to bottom, they are:

    1. 1635: The Wars For the Rhine, by Annette Pedersen, published by Baen Books.
    2. Monster Hunter Siege, by Larry Correia, published by Baen Books.
    3. Phoresis, by Greg Egan, published by Subterranean Press.
    4. Keepers, by Brenda Cooper, can’t make out the publisher. It’s an Advance Reading copy, or ARC.
    5. The Memory of Fire, by Callie Bates, published by Del Rey.
    6. Astounding, by Alec Nevala-Lee, can’t make out the publisher. 10/18 is printed on the spine, which makes this an ARC for a book to be published in October 2018.
    7. The Ruin of Kings, by Jenn Lyons, published by Tor. This is also an ARC to be published in February 2019.
    8. Heart of Tabat, by Cat Rambo, published by WFP.
    9. Constance Verity Saves The World, by A. Lee Martinez, published by Simon & Schuster. ARC: lists publication date as July 2018
    10. An Easy Death, by Charlaine Harris, published by Simon & Schuster. ARC: lists publication date as October 2018.

    You know, this could be a good job for the Whatever intern!

  6. The new Callie Bates has been demanded by a couple of our patrons; I have the first, The Waking Land, in my ‘to read’ pile. Let me give it a taste test and see how it goes.

  7. Framing these as “Summer Reads” is funny, I bet few or none of them are available during the summertime.

    New Intern could add publication dates for the ones that don’t have that on the spine, also, too! But thanks, Looking forward to several of these asap.

  8. Another thinky bit: A more challenging task for New Intern (snicker) would be adding a link to all the New Books and ARCs that would list all these posts with their posting date, so that eager readers could browse them and generate a wish list from the site’s data. Being able to magnify the image, or flip it 90 degrees, or showing the images both ways, would also help many of us. We don’t want much….

    Thanks for your safe booky place!

  9. Hmmm, a lot that appeals to me: Anything in the Ring of Fire verse is a must read for me, Egan, Martinez, Correia and Harris also appeal.