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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

May 2015

Hardcover

14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316407021 | Published May 4, 2015

Detective Lindsay Boxer is called to a gruesome crime scene, where a woman has been murdered in broad daylight. As she investigates, shocking video footage of another crime surfaces. Their faces obscured by masks, the cold-blooded criminals on the tape could be anyone --- and now all of Lindsay's co-workers are suspects. As a rash of violence sweeps through San Francisco, Lindsay and her friends must risk their lives in the name of justice before it's too late.

American Wife: A Memoir of Love, War, Faith, and Renewal by Taya Kyle with Jim DeFelice - Memoir, Nonfiction

William Morrow | 9780062398086 | Published May 4, 2015

Chris and Taya Kyle’s remarkable story has captivated millions through the Academy Award-winning film American Sniper, and because of Chris’ bestselling memoir, in which Taya contributed passages that formed the book’s emotional core. Now, with trusted collaborator Jim DeFelice, Taya writes in never-before-told detail about the hours, days and months after his shocking death when grief threatened to overwhelm her. Then there were wearying battles to protect her husband’s legacy and reputation.

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316176538 | Published May 5, 2015

Kate Atkinson's LIFE AFTER LIFE explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again. A GOD IN RUINS tells the dramatic story of the 20th century through Ursula's beloved younger brother, Teddy --- would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father and grandfather --- as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world.

American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II by Jonathan W. Jordan - History, Nonfiction

NAL | 9780451414571 | Published May 5, 2015

In a lifetime shaped by politics, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proved himself a master manipulator of Congress, the press and the public. But when war in Europe and Asia threatened America’s shores, FDR found himself in a world turned upside down, where his friends became his foes, his enemies his allies. To help wage democracy’s first “total war,” he turned to one of history’s most remarkable triumvirates. AMERICAN WARLORDS goes behind closed doors to give readers an intimate, often surprising view of titans who led America from isolation to the summit of global power.

Beneath the Bonfire: Stories by Nickolas Butler - Fiction, Short Stories

Thomas Dunne Books | 9781250039835 | Published May 5, 2015

Young couples gather to participate in an annual "chainsaw party," cutting down trees for firewood in anticipation of the winter. A group of men spend a weekend hunting for mushrooms in the wilderness where they grew up and where some still find themselves trapped. An aging environmentalist takes out his frustration and anger on a singular, unsuspecting target. Together, the 10 stories in Nickolas Butler’s collection evoke a landscape that will be instantly recognizable to anyone who has traveled the back roads and blue highways of America.

Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope by Wendy Holden - History, Nonfiction

Harper | 9780062370259 | Published May 5, 2015

Eastern Europe, 1944: Three women believe they are pregnant, but are torn from their husbands before they can be certain. Rachel is sent to Auschwitz, unaware that her husband has been shot. Priska and her husband travel there together, but are immediately separated. Also at Auschwitz, Anka hopes in vain to be reunited with her husband. With the rest of their families gassed, these young wives are determined to hold on to all they have left --- their lives, and those of their unborn babies.

Burning Down George Orwell's House by Andrew Ervin - Fiction

Soho Press | 9781616954949 | Published May 5, 2015

Ray Welter, who until recently was a high-flying advertising executive in Chicago, has left the world of newspeak behind. He decamps to the isolated Scottish Isle of Jura in order to spend a few months in the cottage where George Orwell wrote most of his seminal novel, NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR. A few of the local islanders take a decidedly shallow view of a foreigner coming to visit in order to sort himself out, and Ray quickly finds himself having to deal with not only his own issues but also a community whose eccentricities are at times amusing and at others downright dangerous.

Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Ecco | 9780062367556 | Published May 5, 2015

As the lives of four strangers become entwined, their stories and secrets unfold. Moving from the Coney Island seashore to the tenement-studded streets of the Lower East Side, a spectacular human circus to a brutal, terrifying asylum, CHURCH OF MARVELS takes readers back to turn-of-the-century New York --- a city of hardship and dreams, love and loneliness, hope and danger.

Don't Go Home: A Death on Demand Mystery by Carolyn Hart - Fiction, Mystery

Berkley | 9780425276549 | Published May 5, 2015

Annie Darling, owner of the Death on Demand mystery bookstore, is hosting a party to celebrate successful Southern literary icon Alex Griffith and his bestselling new novel, Don’t Go Home. But not everyone in town is ready to give him a glowing review. As Annie attempts damage control, her friend Marian Kenyon gets in a heated argument with Griffith. It’s a fight Annie won’t soon forget --- especially after the author turns up dead.

It's a Long Story: My Life by Willie Nelson with David Ritz - Autobiography, Nonfiction

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316403559 | Published May 5, 2015

Having recently turned 80, Willie Nelson is ready to shine a light on all aspects of his life, including his drive to write music, the women in his life, his collaborations, and his biggest lows and highs --- from his bankruptcy to the founding of Farm Aid. Nelson and his music have found their way into the hearts and minds of fans the world over, winning 10 Grammys and receiving the Kennedy Center Honors. Now it's time to hear the last word about his life --- from the man himself.