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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.

January 2013

Hardcover

Gun Machine by Warren Ellis - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Mulholland Books | 9780316187404 | Published January 1, 2013

After a shootout claims the life of his partner, Detective John Tallow unwittingly stumbles across an apartment stacked high with guns. When examined, each weapon leads to a different, previously unsolved murder. Confronted with the sudden emergence of hundreds of unsolved homicides, Tallow soon discovers a hunter who may be the most prolific murderer in New York City's history.

Ratlines by Stuart Neville - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery

Soho Crime | 9781616952044 | Published January 1, 2013

As the Irish people prepare to welcome President John F. Kennedy to the land of his ancestors, a German national is murdered. This is the third foreigner to die within a few days, and Minister for Justice Charles Haughey wants the killing to end lest a shameful secret be exposed: the dead men were all Nazis granted asylum by the Irish government in the years following World War II.

The Wrath of Angels: A Charlie Parker Thriller by John Connolly - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Atria/Emily Bestler Books | 9781476703022 | Published January 1, 2013

In the depths of the Maine woods, the wreckage of a plane is discovered. What it conceals is a list of names, a record of those who have struck a deal with the devil. Now a battle is about to commence between those who want the list to remain secret and those for whom it represents a crucial weapon in the struggle against the forces of darkness. The race to secure the prize draws in private detective Charlie Parker, who fears that his own name may be on the list.

Zom-B Underground by Darren Shan - Horror, Supernatural Thriller, Youth Fiction

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316214124 | Published January 1, 2013

Waking up in a military complex, months after zombies attacked school, B has no memory of the last few months. Life in the UK has turned tough since the outbreak, and B is woven into life- and battle- in the new military regime quickly. But as B learns more about the zombies held in the complex and the scientists keeping them captive, unease settles in. Is there anyone left in the world to trust?

Fixing My Eyes on Jesus: Daily Moments in His Word by Anne Graham Lotz - Christian, Christian Living, Nonfiction

Zondervan | 9780310327844 | Published January 2, 2013

In FIXING MY EYES ON JESUS, you will read a Scripture and inspirational devotion for each day of the year that will encourage, uplift, renew and challenge you on your spiritual walk with Jesus. A perfect size for carrying with you on the go, in a beautiful package that also makes this a gorgeous gift for a friend or family member, this book is the spiritual nourishment you crave.

The Death of Bees by Lisa O'Donnell - Fiction

Harper | 9780062209849 | Published January 2, 2013

After their parents die, sisters Marnie and Nelly are on their own. Only they know what happened to their parents, and they aren't telling. When Lennie, the old man next door, realizes his young neighbors are alone and need help, he offers to take them in. But questions from their friends, teachers and the authorities soon threaten to bring dark secrets about the girls' family to the surface.

The Feminist and the Cowboy: An Unlikely Love Story by Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez - Memoir, Romance

Gotham | 9781592407903 | Published January 3, 2013

Alisa Valdes was raised in a home where feminism was religion, which spurred her into a prolific career as a feminist writer. However, as a single mom and serial dater at the age of 42, she still hadn't found what she was looking for. Until she met the Cowboy. His conservative beliefs and traditional views on gender roles makes him everything she was raised to reject, but the way he makes her pulse race gives her second thoughts about rejecting him.

Finding Camlann by Sean Pidgeon - Fiction, Literary Fiction

W. W. Norton & Company | 9780393073294 | Published January 7, 2013

Archaeologist Donald Gladstone knows there is no solid evidence that King Arthur ever existed. And yet medieval tales of this legendary warrior must have found their inspiration somewhere, and Donald is determined to discover their true source.

1356 by Bernard Cornwell - Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction

Harper | 9780061969713 | Published January 8, 2013

In September of 1356, the English army is about to invade France, and France is ready for them. Thomas of Hookton has special orders to uncover the lost sword of St. Peter, a weapon that is said to grant victory to whatever side wields it. It won't be an easy task because the French are searching too. When Thomas and his men are trapped near Poitiers, he, his men, and his enemies converge in a maelstrom of violence, action and heroism.

A Memory of Light: Book Fourteen, The Final Volume of The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson - Fantasy, Fiction

Tor Books | 9780765325952 | Published January 8, 2013

When Robert Jordan died in 2007, it was feared that the concluding scenes of his The Wheel of Time series would never be written. But working from notes and partials left by Jordan, established fantasy writer Brandon Sanderson stepped in to complete the masterwork. Following THE GATHERING STORM and TOWERS OF MIDNIGHT, Sanderson now recreates the vision that Jordan left behind.

Ashenden by Elizabeth Wilhide - Fiction

Simon & Schuster | 9781451684865 | Published January 8, 2013

When brother and sister Charlie and Ros discover that they have inherited their aunt’s grand English country house, they must decide if they should sell it. As they survey the effects of time on the estate’s architectural treasures, a narrative spanning two-and-a-half centuries unfolds. We meet those who built the house, lived in it and loved it, worked in it, and those who would subvert it to their own ends.

Blood Money by James Grippando - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Harper | 9780062109842 | Published January 8, 2013

When a jury finds Sydney Bennett not guilty of killing her two-year-old daughter, the public is shocked. A mob gathers outside of the jail on the night of Sydney's release, and an innocent young woman resembling Sydney ends up in a coma. The victim's parents ask defense attorney Jack Swyteck for help because they are sure the attack was not an accident. In searching for the truth, Jack makes a frightening discovery.

Chanel Bonfire: A Memoir by Wendy Lawless - Memoir, Nonfiction

Gallery Books | 9781451675368 | Published January 8, 2013

Wendy Lawless deftly charts the highs and lows of growing up with her younger sister in the shadow of an unstable, fabulously neglectful mother. Georgann, a real-life Holly Golightly who constantly reinvents herself as she trades up from trailer park to penthouse, suffers multiple nervous breakdowns and suicide attempts, while Wendy tries to hide the cracks in their fractured family from the rest of the world.

Collateral Damage: A Stone Barrington Novel by Stuart Woods - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Putnam Adult | 9780399159862 | Published January 8, 2013

After a productive trip to Bel-Air, Stone Barrington is back in Manhattan, ready to return to the world of deluxe fine dining and elegant high society that New York does best. But then an unexpected visit from his friend and periodic lover, CIA assistant director Holly Barker, draws Stone into a dangerous game of murder and vengeance, against an enemy with plans bigger than they could ever imagine.

Footprints in the Sand: A Piper Donovan Mystery by Mary Jane Clark - Fiction, Mystery

William Morrow | 9780062135445 | Published January 8, 2013

Struggling actress and wedding-cake decorator Piper Donovan is spending the dead of winter in warm and sunny Sarasota, Florida, for her beloved cousin's wedding. But a cloud seems to be hovering over the whole affair. A bridesmaid mysteriously disappears, a neighbor's car is run off the road, and a body is found on the beach where the wedding will take place. With the nuptials threatened, it falls on Piper to unmask the killer.

Janie Face to Face by Caroline B. Cooney - Romantic Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Delacorte Books for Young Readers | 9780385742061 | Published January 8, 2013

In this riveting and emotional conclusion to the thriller-romance Janie series, that started with THE FACE ON THE MILK CARTON, all will be revealed as readers find out if Janie and Reeve's love has endured, and whether or not the person who brought Janie and her family so much emotional pain and suffering is brought to justice.

Kind of Kin by Rilla Askew - Fiction, Humor, Women's Fiction

Ecco | 9780062198792 | Published January 8, 2013

When Robert John Brown, a churchgoing family man and respected community member, is caught hiding a barnful of migrant workers with no papers, he is arrested and sent to prison. Meanwhile, his 10-year-old grandson tries to help the sole escapee of the raid reunite with his family, and his granddaughter is struggling to raise her daughter alone after her husband, an illegal immigrant himself, has been deported.

Kinsey and Me: Stories by Sue Grafton - Fiction, Memoir, Nonfiction, Short Stories

A Marian Wood Book/Putnam | 9780399163838 | Published January 8, 2013

In 1982, Sue Grafton introduced us to Kinsey Millhone. Thirty years later, Kinsey is an established international icon and Grafton is a number-one bestselling author. To mark this anniversary year, Grafton has given us stories that reveal Kinsey’s origins and Grafton’s past. KINSEY AND ME has two parts: the nine Kinsey stories (1986-93), and the And Me stories, written in the decade after Grafton's mother died.

Love Is a Canoe by Ben Schrank - Fiction, Literary Fiction, Romance

Sarah Crichton Books | 9780374192495 | Published January 8, 2013

The author of a classic self-help guide to love and relationships, Peter Herman has won the hearts of romantics and cynics alike. But decades have passed since Marriage Is a Canoe was published, and a recently widowed Peter begins to question his own advice. Much to his chagrin, he receives a call from Stella Petrovic, an ambitious young editor in New York City who forces him to reconsider his life’s work, not to mention the full force of his delusions.

Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment by Katrina Kenison - Inspirational, Memoir, Self-Help

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455507238 | Published January 8, 2013

This intimate memoir of loss, self-discovery, and growth will resonate deeply with any woman who has ever mourned the passage of time, questioned her own purpose, or wondered, "Do I have what it takes to create something new in my life?" Kenison reflects on the inevitable changes wrought by time and finds solace in the notion that midlife is also a time of unprecedented opportunity for growth as old roles and responsibilities fall away, and unanticipated possibilities appear on the horizon.

Mistress of My Fate: Book One of The Confessions of Henrietta Lightfoot by Hallie Rubenhold - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455511808 | Published January 8, 2013

Set during a period of revolution and turmoil, MISTRESS OF MY FATE is the first book in a trilogy about Henrietta Lightfoot, a young woman who was abandoned as a baby and raised alongside her cousins, noble children of a lord and lady. At just 16 years old, circumstance and a passionate
love affair tear Henrietta away from everything she knows, leading to a new life fending for herself on the streets of 18th-century London as a courtesan, gambler, and spirited intellect of the city.

Robert B. Parker's Ironhorse by Robert Knott - Fiction, Western

Putnam Adult | 9780399158117 | Published January 8, 2013

Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch have been through some of the roughest places in the Western United States. As newly appointed Territorial Marshalls, their first task is to escort Mexican prisoners to the border. This simple train ride is easy after some of their past adventures, but when the Governor of Texas and his wife and daughters climb aboard, they begin to realize that this job may not be as easy as they expected.

Shadowlands by Kate Brian - Fiction, Horror, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Hyperion Book CH | 9781423164838 | Published January 8, 2013

After surviving an attack from a serial killer, Rory must enter the witness protection with her father and sister, Darcy, leaving their friends and family without so much as a goodbye. As the sisters settle in to Juniper Landing, it seems like their new home may be just the fresh start they need. But just as they’re starting to feel safe again, one of their new friends goes missing.

She Matters: A Life in Friendships by Susanna Sonnenberg - Memoir, Nonfiction

Scribner | 9781439190586 | Published January 8, 2013

In SHE MATTERS, Susanna Sonnenberg illuminates the friendships that have influenced, nourished, inspired and haunted her --- and sometimes torn her apart. Each has its own lessons that Sonnenberg seeks to understand. Her method is investigative and ruminative; her result, fearlessly observed portraits of friendships that will inspire all readers to consider the complexities of their own relationships.

Spiritual Simplicity: Doing Less, Loving More by Chip Ingram with Chris Tiegreen - Christian, Nonfiction

Howard Books | 9781439138274 | Published January 8, 2013

In our frantically driven, complex lifestyle, we suffer from fatigue, little margin, shallow relationships, and fractured families. As a result of this driven lifestyle, our souls are diseased --- they have a lack of ease. This highly practical, comforting book maintains that it is possible to run the race at a different, more meaningful speed. Not only is it possible; it’s absolutely necessary. The key to simplifying life, Chip Ingram says, is to make sure love is your #1 priority.