2013 is almost upon us…so what will you be reading next year?

By on December 27, 2012

 

2012 proved to be an exiting time in fiction and next year appears to be just as exciting, with new titles and sequels aplenty.

Below is a list of titles that are scheduled to be released next year. Which ones are you ready to read?

Don’t forget to visit us often for new reviews and book news in 2013.

Adams, John Joseph, ed. Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination Short story anthology Feb.2013

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Anderson, Taylor Storm Surge (bk in the Destroyermen series. Sequel to the Iron Gray Sea.) Alternate history Jul.2013

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Anthony, Piers Luck of the Draw (bk 36 of the Xanth series. Sequel to Well-Tempered Clavicle.) Fantasy Dec.2012

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Baker, Kage Nell Gwynne’s on Land and at Sea (Latest of the Company series. Sequel to Nell Gwynne’s Scarlet Spy.) [NOTE: Signed, Limited Edition. $35.00 list price.] Alternate History Dec.2012

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Bear, Greg with Dozois, Gardner, eds. Multiverse: Exploring Poul Anderson’s Worlds (“A nicely balanced mixture of fiction and reminiscence, Multiverse contains thirteen stories and novellas by some of today’s finest writers….The fictional contributions comprise a kaleidoscopic array of imaginative responses to Anderson’s many and varied fictional worlds.”) Aug.2013

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Bova, Ben Farside (Standalone novel. Observatory built on Moon farside.) Hard sf. Feb.2013

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Bova, Ben New Earth (Latest of the Grand Tour series. First extra-solar system book in series. Sequel to the Leviathans of Jupiter.) Jul.2013

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Bradley, Marion Zimmer and Ross, Deborah J. Children of Kings (Latest in the Darkover series. Drytowners story.) Hard sf. Mar.2013

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Briggs, Patricia Frost Burned (bk 7 of the Mercy Thompson series. Sequel to River Marked.) Urban Fantasy Mar.2013

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Brooks, Terry Bloodfire Quest (bk 2 of the Dark Legacy of Shannara series. Sequel to Ward of Faerie.) Fantasy Mar.2013

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Brooks, Terry Witch wraith (bk 3 of the Dark Legacy of Shannara series. Sequel to Bloodfire Quest.) Fantasy. Jul.2013

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Brust, Steven and White, Skyler Incrementalists Sep.2013

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Butcher, Jim Cold Days: a Novel of the Dresden Files (bk 14 in the Dresden Files series. Sequel to Ghost Story.) Urban Fantasy. Dec.2012

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Campbell, Jack Guardian (bk 9 of the Lost Fleet Beyond the Frontier series. Sequel to Invincible.) Military Hard sf. May 2013

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Card, Orson Scott Gate Thief (bk 2 of the Mither Mages series. Sequel to The Lost Gate.) Fantasy Mar.2013

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Card, Orson Scott & Johnston, Aaron Earth Afire (bk 2 of the Ender’s Game prequel series about the First Formic War. Sequel to Earth Unaware.) Hard sf. Jun.2013

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Card, Orson Scott, ed. Ender’s World: Fresh Perspectives on the SF Classic Ender’s Game (Nonfiction trade pbk.) Apr.2013

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Cherryh, C.J. Protector (bk 14 of the Foreigner series. Sequel to Intruder.). Hard sf. Apr.2013

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DeLint, Charles Cats of Tanglewood Forest (“…A Circle of Cats, the picture book on which The Cats of Tanglewood Forest is based….” Young Adult.) Fantasy Mar.2013

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Drake, David & Stirling, S.M. Hope Reborn (Omnibus edition (Reprint) of The Forge and The Hammer – first two novels in the General series. Pbk. Military Hard sf. Mar.2013

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Drake, David & Daniel, Tony The Heretic (bk 9 of the Raj Whitehall [aka The General] series. Sequel to The Tyrant. David Drake with various co-authors [different co-authors for several books in series].) Military Hard sf Apr.2013

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Drake, David Monsters of the Earth (bk 3 of the Books of the Elements series. Sequel to Out of the Waters.) Fantasy Sep.2013

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Elliott, Kate Cold Steel (bk 3 of the Spiritwalkers series. Sequel to Cold Fire. Trade pbk.) Fantasy/Alternate History. Jun.2013

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Feist, Raymond E. Magician’s End (bk 3 of the Chaoswar Saga. Sequel to A Crown Imperiled.) Fantasy. May 2013

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Flint, Eric & Spoor, Ryk E. Portal (bk 3 of the Boundary series. Sequel to Threshold.) Hard sf. May 2013

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Flynn, Michael On Razor’s Edge (bk 4 of the January Dancer series. Sequel to In the Lion’s Mouth.) Space opera Jul.2013

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Foster, Alan Dean Sum of Her Parts (bk 3 of the Tipping Point trilogy. Sequel to Body, Inc.) Genetic manipulation. Trade pbk. Hard sf. Dec.2012

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Gould, Steven Impulse (bk 3 of the Jumper series. Davy & Millie’s daughter’s story. Sequel to Reflex.) Hard sf. Jan.2013

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Haldeman, Joe Best of Joe Haldeman Short stories. Deluxe hardcover edition $45. Mar.2013

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Hobb, Robin Blood of Dragons (bk 3 of the Rain Wilds Chronicles. Sequel to Dragon Haven.) Fantasy Apr.2013

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Hobb, Robin Willful Princess and the Piebald Prince (Novella set in the Farseer Saga universe. Sequel to Assassin’s Quest.) Fantasy Feb.2013

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Hoyt, Sarah A. Darkship Renegades (Sequel to Darkship Thieves. Trade pbk) Space opera. Hard sf. Dec.2012

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Hoyt, Sarah A. A Few Good Men (bk 1 in the Earth’s Revolution Saga. Sequel to the Darkship series. [Most recent: Darkship Renegades.] Trade pbk.) Space opera Hard sf. Mar.2013

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Hoyt, Sarah A. Noah’s Boy (bk 3 in the Shifters series. Sequel to The Gentleman Takes a Chance) Urban fantasy. Trade pbk Jul.2013

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Jordan, Robert, with Sanderson, Brandon Memory of Light (bk 14 & FINAL book in the long-running Wheel of Time series. Sequel to Towers of Midnight.) Fantasy Jan.2013

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Kay, Guy Gavriel River of Stars (Set hundreds of years after Under Heaven [inspired by the Tang Dynasty in China]. In the same universe but not a sequel. The new book is inspired by the Song Dynasty in China.) [...Guy Gavriel Kay’s Under Heaven isn’t quite historical fiction, nor is it quite fantasy....Washington Post blurb.] Fantasy Apr.2013

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Kowal, Mary Robinette Without a Summer (bk 3 in her Shades of Milk & Honey series. Sequel to Glamour in Glass. Think Jane Austen but magic works.) Alternate history Apr.2013

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Lackey, Mercedes, Flint, Eric and Freer, Dave Burdens of the Dead (bk 4 of the Heirs of Alexandria series. [Sequel to] Parallel book to Much Fall of Blood.) Fantasy Jun.2013

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Lackey, Mercedes, editor Elemental Magic: All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters (Part of the Elemental Masters series. Short stories. Paperback.) Fantasy. Dec.2012

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Lackey, Mercedes and Edghill, Rosemary Sacrifices (bk 3 of the Shadow Grail series. Sequel to Conspiracies.) Young adult. Fantasy Apr.2013

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Lackey, Mercedes Steadfast (bk 9 of Elemental Masters. Sequel to Home from the Sea.) Fantasy Jun.2013

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Lee, Sharon & Miller, Steve Necessity’s Child (bk 9 of the Liaden Universe series. Sequel to Balance of Trade.) Hard sf. Space opera. Feb.2013

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Lee, Sharon & Miller, Steve Constellation (Liaden Universe short stories collection. Vol. 1. Trade pbk.) Hard sf. Jul.2013

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Martin, George R.R. and Dozois, Gardner, eds. Dangerous Women Short stories May 2013

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Meyer, Marissa Scarlett (bk 2 of the Lunar Chronicles. Sequel to Cinder. Young Adult.) Urban Fantasy. Feb.2013

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Modesitt, L.E., Jr. Imager’s Battalion (bk 6 in the Imager Portfolio. Sequel to Princeps.) Fantasy Jan.2013

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Modesitt, L.E., Jr. Antiagon Fire (bk 7 in the Imager Portfolio. Sequel to Imager’s Battalion.) Fantasy May 2013

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Modesitt, L.E. One-Eyed Man (Standalone novel. Not part of a series). Hard sf. Sep.2013

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Moon, Elizabeth Limits of Power (bk 4 in the Paladin’s Legacy series. Sequel to Echoes of Betrayal.) Fantasy Jun.2013

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Niven, Larry and Harrington, Matthew Joseph Goliath Stone Standalone novel. Hard sf. Jun.2013

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Novik, Naomi Blood of Tyrants (bk 8 in the Temeraire series. Sequel to Crucible of Gold.) Alternate history/fantasy Aug.2013

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Owens, Robin D. Enchanted Ever After (bk 3 of the Enchanted series. Sequel to Enchanted Again.) Fantasy Jan.2013

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Owens, Robin D. Heart Fortune (bk 12 in Celta series. Sequel to Heart Secret.) Trade pbk Fantasy romance Aug.2013

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Reichert, Mickey Zucker To Obey (bk 2 of the I, Robot prequel series. Sequel to To Protect. Main character: Susan Calvin.) Hard sf. Sep.2013.

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Resnick, Mike Doctor and the Rough Rider: A Weird West Tale (bk 3 in the Weird West series. Sequel to the Doctor and the Kid) Alternate history. Trade pbk. Dec.2012

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Ringo, John and Helfers, John Tiger by the Tail (bk 6 in the Paladin of Shadows [Keldara] series. Sequel to A Deeper Blue.) Jan.2013

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Ringo, John Under a Graveyard Sky (Standalone. Zombie apocalypse survivors.) Hard sf. Sep.2013

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Sagara, Michelle Touch (bk 2 in the Queen of the Dead series. Sequel to Silence.) Contemporary Fantasy May 2013

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Sagara, Michelle Cast in Sorrow (bk 9 in the Chronicles of Elantra series. Sequel to Cast in Peril.) Fantasy Sep.2013

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Sawyer, Robert J. Red Planet Blues (Standalone. Not part of a series. Private eye on Mars.) “Science Fiction Noir Mystery” (from RisingShadow.net) Apr.2013

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Scalzi, John Human Division (bk 6 in the Old Man’s War series. Sequel to Zoe’s Tale.) Hard sf. May 2013

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Silverberg, Robert Tales of Majipoor (Latest in the long-running Majipoor series. Bk 4 in the Majipoor: Lord Prestimion series. Sequel to King of Dreams.) Short stories. Trade pbk. Fantasy May 2013

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Spencer, Wen Eight Million Gods (bk 1 of a new series. “A contemporary fantasy of mystery and death as American expats battle Japanese gods and monsters to retrieve an ancient artifact that can destroy the world.”) Urban fantasy Jun.2013

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Stirling, S.M. Shadows of Falling Night (bk 3 in the Shadowspawn series. Sequel to Council of Shadows.) Fantasy May 2013

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Stirling, S.M. Given Sacrifice (Latest book of the Emberverse [aka Change] series. Sequel to Lord of the Mountains.] Alternate history Sep.2013

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Turtledove, Harry All Fall Down (bk 2 of the SuperVolcano series. Sequel to Eruption) Alternate history Dec.2012

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Turtledove, Harry Two Fronts (bk 5 of the War That Came Early series. Sequel to Coup d’Etat.) Alternate history. Jul.2013

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VanderMeer, Ann Steampunk Revolution (bk 3 of Steampunk and Steampunk II. Reprinted short story anthologies.) Trade pbk Hard sf Dec.2012

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Weber, David and Flint, Eric Shadow of Freedom (bk 14 in the Honor Harrington series. Sequel to Rising Thunder) (Michelle Henke, Queen Elizabeth of Manticore’s first cousin, Honor Harrington’s best friend, and the commanding officer of Manticore’s Tenth Fleet, has a rebellion which is counting on her except she’s the only Manty available and there is no time to send home for the cavalry.) Military hard sf. Feb.2013

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Weber, David, et al. House of Steel: The Honorverse Companion (Guide to the military sf Honor Harrington [& supporting characters] series.) Nonfiction. May 2013

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Weber, David, ed. Beginnings (bk 6 of the Worlds of Honor anthology series. Short stories. Plus a Weber novella. Sequel to In Fire Forged.) Hard sf. Jul.2013

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Weis, Margaret & Krammes, Robert Storm Riders (bk 2 of the Dragon Brigade. Sequel to Shadow Raiders.) Fantasy Jul.2013

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Wells, Martha Siren Depths (bk 3 of Books of the Raksura series. Sequel to The Serpent Sea. Trade pbk.) Fantasy Dec.2012

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Wells, Martha Emilie and the Hollow World (bk 1 of a new young adult series with a new publisher, Strange Chemistry. “Strange Chemistry is a global imprint dedicated to the best in modern Young Adult science fiction, fantasy, supernatural and everything in between.”) Fantasy Apr. 2, 2013

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Zahn, Timothy Scoundrels (Star Wars. “…[A] rip-roaring, intergalactic, Ocean’s Eleven-style heist adventure starring Han Solo, Chewie, and Lando Calrissian….” in the time period immediately after the destruction of the Death Star. “Han Solo, newly conscripted to the Rebel cause, is on the run from the Empire and the bounty hunters eager to turn him in for the huge reward being offered by Jabba the Hutt.” Hard sf. Jan.2013

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Zahn, Timothy Cobra Slave (bk 7 of the overall Cobra series. bk 1 of new Cobra Rebellion series.) Hard sf Jun.2013

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In the year an earth ship first successfully orbited the planet Mars, bestselling writer – Philip Lee McCall II or “PLMII entered the world as we know it. He is a proud native of south Florida and a current resident. Philip has been traversing his limitless imagination since his first encounter with all things fantastic. Philip is deeply intrigued by history, mythology, religion and science. Most of his writings straddle all these disciplines of knowledge. Philip is well-read from the classics of fiction to modern fantastic writers. He is a fan of Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, J.R.R Tolkien, Edgar Allen Poe, Tim Burton, Jim Henson, R.A. Salvatore, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman, David Eddings, Terry Brooks and Dr. Seuss to name a just a few. His website is located @ www.plmii.com
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