Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Looking Ahead at 2013

The List of Books To Look Forward To:

Interesting, how a woman's face features on every one of these covers.
Historical fiction:
Temple of a Thousand Faces by John Shors (NAL Trade, 2/5)
Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson (Random House, 3/12) - also a retelling
The Caged Graves by Dianne Salerni (Clarion, 5/14)
Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross (Delacorte, 6/11) - also a retelling
Godiva by Nicole Galland (William Morrow, 7/2)

Retellings, etc:
The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepard (Balzer + Bray, 1/29)
Frogged by Vivian Vande Velde (Harcourt, 4/2)
Rump by Liesl Shurtliff (Alfred A. Knopf, 4/9)
Thorn Abbey by Nancy Ohlin (Simon Pulse, 5/7)
Beauty by Nancy Ohlin (Simon Pulse, 5/7)
Sold for Endless Rue by Madeleine E. Robbins (Forge, 5/14)
The Fall of Arthur by J.R.R. Tolkein (HarperCollins, 5/23)
Of Beast and Beauty by Stacey Jay (Delacorte, 7/23)

Doomed by Tracy Deebs (Walker, 1/8) - also a retelling
The Office of Mercy by Ariel Djanikian (Viking, 2/1)
The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord (Del Rey, 2/5)
When We Wake by Karen Healey (Little, Brown, 3/5)
Orleans by Sherri L. Smith (Putnam, 3/7)
Emilie and the Hollow World by Martha Wells (Strange Chemistry, 4/2)

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki (Viking, 3/12)
Amity and Sorrow by Peggy Riley (Tinder Press, 3/28; Little, Brown, 4/16)

Unclear genre:
The Wall by William Sutcliffe (Walker, 6/4)
Bubble World by Carol Snow (Henry Holt, 7/30)
Love in the Time of Global Warming by Francesca Lia Block (Henry Holt, 8/27)
Gated by Amy Christine Parker (Random House, 8/27)

The sequels:
Lunar Chronicles #2: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (Feiwel and Friends, 2/5)
Iron Codex #3: The Mirrored Shard by Caitlin Kittredge (Delacorte, 2/12)
After the Snow #2: One Crow Alone by S.D. Crockett (Macmillan, 2/14)
Jenna Fox Chronicles #3: Fox Forever by Mary E. Pearson (Henry Holt, 3/19)

May the review copy gods be good to us all this year...


  1. Awesome lists. I didn't realize there were more Jenna Fox books.

    1. I didn't realize there was a 3rd one coming out until just recently - I haven't seen much publicity about it yet on the web.