Thursday, January 1, 2015

Looking Ahead: January 2015

2015 is shaping up to be an awesome book year. Long awaited sequels are FINALLY coming, new interesting looking series are starting, and so much more. Here are some notable books in January that I'm looking forward too and can't wait to read.

Out January 6th:

Hellhole by Gina Damico

Category: YA
Genre: Demons/UF
Why: Damico's books are always fun. This looks like no exception. It'll probably be my first read of the year. I already have the galley up and ready to go for when I finish my galleys for this month.

Ghosts of Heaven by Marcus Sedgwick

Genre: Not sure, looks like historical fiction though
Category: YA
Why: I've heard good things about Sedgwick and this book has been getting some buzz.

Dark Star Book 3: Fire Fall by Bethany Frenette

Category: YA
Genre: Urban Fantasy/superheroes
Why: My favorite underrated series comes to end. ;sniff;

Wollstonecraft Detective Agency 1: The Case of the Missing Moonstone by Jordan Stratford

Category: Middle-Grade
Genre: Steampunk, Mystery
Why: It's a steampunk mystery. I'm weak to this action guys and you know it.

Splintered Book 3: Ensnared by A. G. Howard

Category: YA
Genre: Retelling/Fantasy
Why: My favorite wacky reimagining of Alice in Wonderland comes to a close ;sniff;

Out January 13th:

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

Category: YA
Genre: Fantasy/Faeries
Why: It's Holly Black. If that's not enough said, she's doing faeries again. I'm sold.

Out January 15th:

Brother's Grimm Mystery Book 1: The Case of the Missing Frog Prints

Category: Adult
Genre: Mystery/Retelling
Why: Dude, grown up Gretel solving mysteries? What more could you possibly need?

Out January 20th:

Avalon Book 2: Polaris by Mindee Arnett

Category: YA
Genre: Science Fiction
Why: Because Avalon was underrated awesomeness.

Fever series Book 7: Burned by Karen Marie Moning

Category: Adult
Genre: Urban Fantasy/Faeries
Why: This is one of those long awaited sequels I was talking about (and it is by no means the only one this year).

Out January 27th:

Embassy Row series Book 1: All Fall Down by Ally Carter

Category: YA
Genre: Mystery/Adventure
Why: A new Ally Carter book is always something to be happy about. Especially if it's a new series.

Madman's Daughter Trilogy Book 3: A Cold Legacy by Megan Shephard

Category: YA
Genre: Retelling/Classic Book referencing
Why: Yet another underrated trilogy draws to a close.

Lunar Chronicles 3.5: Fairest by Marissa Meyer

Category: YA
Genre: Science Fiction/Retelling
Why: If you've read the Lunar Chronicles, you know why. If you haven't, what the hell are you waiting for?

Other notable books out: I Was Here by Gayle Foreman, Woven by Michael Jensen and David Powers King, The Conspiracy of Us Book 1 by Maggie Hall.

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