Excited for May 2012
There are so many FANTASTIC books coming out in April! Definitely going to break the bank. How about you? Which ones are you most excited for?
SO MANY AWESOME BOOKS come out EVERY month. And this month? TOO MANY. I don’t know what I’m going to do because I basically want to buy them all. It’s going to be hard, guys! Which ones are you most excited for?
Please note that this is clearly not ALL of the books coming out in May. Also note that sometimes release dates change and I don’t catch them!
I’ve been highlighting each month’s releases since November of 2010. View past editions by clicking here.
Being Friends with Boys by Terra Elan McVoy – Amazon | Goodreads
I picked up this book at like, 10 PM and refused to put it down until 2 AM when I finished. So freaking good. You DON’T want to miss this one!
Body and Soul by Stacey Kade – Amazon | Goodreads
Man, I really loved the first two books in this series. Much deeper than the covers make the series out to be. Can’t wait for the final book!
Destined by Aprilynne Pike – Amazon | Goodreads
I’m a book behind in this series, but I really loved the first two! I’m not usually a big faerie fan, but I really like this series.
Insurgent by Veronica Roth – Amazon | Goodreads
I’m sure no explanation is necessary.
Shine by Jeri Smith-Ready – Amazon | Goodreads
I LOVEEEED this book and this series SO FREAKING MUCH. Check out my full review here.
Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins – Amazon | Goodreads
This would probably be a book I’d consider skipping, except I heard great things from Kari, and now I have to read it!
The Vicious Deep by Zoraida Cordova – Amazon | Goodreads
This sounds like such an original mermaid twist! Can’t wait.
Waiting by Carol Lynch Williams – Amazon | Goodreads
I have a feeling this is going to be an intense and moving contemporary.
Wanted by Heidi Ayarbe – Amazon | Goodreads
A contemp featuring a teenage bookie? I’m down!
Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell – Amazon | Goodreads
Yes! I loved that TV show Radio Free Roscoe, and I’m basically obsessed with radio stations, hah!
Wentworth Hall by Abby Grahame – Amazon | Goodreads
What She Left Behind by Tracey Bilen – Amazon | Goodreads
This book sounds INTENSE. I can’t wait to feel all the things.
While He Was Away by Karen Schreck – Amazon | Goodreads
When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle – Amazon | Goodreads
Wrecked by Anna Davies – Amazon | Goodreads
Revived by Cat Patrick – Amazon | Goodreads
This book was BADASS. I need a finished copy 1) cause it rocked and 2) that cover is gorgeous.
Chained by Lynne Kelly – Amazon | Goodreads
Middle grade! Elephants!
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare – Amazon | Goodreads
UHM YES. Love this series.
Fall from Grace by Charles Benoit – Amazon | Goodreads
Romance and thievery!
Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock – Amazon | Goodreads
SO MUCH LOVE. This book was EPIC. Sucked me right in.
The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda – Amazon | Goodreads
Seriously intense and strange. You can see my full review here.
In Honor by Jessi Kirby – Amazon | Goodreads
Sob. So beautiful and moving and swoony! DON’T miss it!
Ladies in Waiting by Laura Sullivan – Amazon | Goodreads
Uhm, historical fiction ROCKS. I haven’t read nearly enough this year.
Magic in Manhattan by Sarah Mlynowski – Amazon | Goodreads
WITCHES. Also, an adorable cover.
More Magic in Manhattan by Sarah Mlynowski – Amazon | Goodreads
More witches! Equally adorable cover! Also, wah, I can’t find this one on Amazon so I’m not even sure it’s actually coming out this month BUT I HOPE IT DOES.
Pilgrims Don’t Wear Pink by Stephanie Kate Strohm – Amazon | Goodreads
Sounds FUN. I love reading about fellow history nerds!
Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson – Amazon | Goodreads
I CAN’T WAIT. I’ve got my tissue box ready!
Struck by Jennifer Bosworth – Amazon | Goodreads
SO INTENSE. So cult-y and apocalpyse-y. Read my full review here.
Underworld by Meg Cabot – Amazon | Goodreads
Meg Cabot fangirl right here!
Until I Die by Amy Plum – Amazon | Goodreads
I didn’t like the first one as much as I hoped, but I can’t resist PARIS!
One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt – Amazon | Goodreads
I don’t think I’ve ever read a book that focuses on the protagonist being adopted/a foster child. Plus, HURRAH for family dynamics!
Tracing Stars by Erin E. Moulton – Amazon | Goodreads
More family dynamics, yes! Plus, self-discovery and character growth. Can’t wait!
Gilt by Katherine Longshore – Amazon | Goodreads
Heck yes for historical fiction!
Kiss the Morning Star by Elisa Janine Hoole – Amazon | Goodreads
Full of hard issues and strong characters! Read my full review here.
Changeling by Philippa Gregory – Amazon | Goodreads
I haven’t read anything by Philippa Gregory, but I’ve heard fab things!
Dark Kiss by Michelle Rowen – Amazon | Goodreads
Not my normal read, but this author is writing Falling Kingdoms under another name!
Fated by Alyson Noel – Amazon | Goodreads
I haven’t read anything by Alyson Noel, but this sounds interesting!
The Girl in the Clockwork Collar by Kady Cross – Amazon | Goodreads
I haven’t read this series yet, but I’ve heard fab things. I need to give it another go!
Of Poseidon by Anna Banks – Amazon | Goodreads
Again, I’ve heard fab things and I love the cover!
Unbreak My Heart by Melissa Walker – Amazon | Goodreads
YES. Love Melissa Walker and I’m so stoked for this one! I love the idea that it takes place on a sailboat.
The Lost Code by Kevin Emerson – Amazon | Goodreads
Eep! This one has all sorts of things go for it – futuristic, male POV, science-y, etc!
The Whispering House by Rebecca Wade – Amazon | Goodreads
Middle grade! Ghosts! All over it.
Dreamless by Josephine Angelini – Amazon | Goodreads
I thought the first one was a fun retelling with an original start to a relationship!
Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti – Amazon | Goodreads
SO FREAKING GOOD. And important and eye-opening.