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Books to Read (Forthcoming Releases)

August 1st, 2019 (07:00 am)
thoughtful

Current Mood: thoughtful
Current Song: Without a Trace theme song

August 2019
Best Friends by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham
The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

September 2019
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Slay Like a Girl by Micol Ostow
Guts by Raina Telgemeier
The Survival List by Courtney Sheinmel

October 2019
Hex Life edited by Christopher Golden and Rachel Autumn Deering

November 2019
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

April 2020
We Are the Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian

Sometime in 2019
Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh

Comments

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: January 22nd, 2007 08:33 pm (UTC)

I adore Gaiman. I've read all of his long fiction and his juvenile works, but only some of his short fiction and none of the comics (I KNOW! SHAME!), and only one collaboration (Good Omens with Prachett). My favorite of his adult novels is Stardust; for kids, Coraline.

Now comes the part of the day where I tell you to read Christopher Golden's fiction. If you like Gaiman, you will LOVE Golden. There's the horror/fantasy in STRANGEWOOD, the time travel twists in THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN, the dark retelling of Peter Pan in STRAIGHT ON 'TIL MORNING, the shapeshifters of PROWLERS - so many amazing characters and captivating stories. That man knows how to write both heroes and villains.

Of course! Wicked Lovely not only has a - for lack of a better word - kicking title, but the story sounds right up my alley.

Posted by: Melissa Marr (melissa_writing)
Posted at: January 23rd, 2007 01:21 pm (UTC)

I've read some of Golden's texts--3 books in The Shadow Saga. I believe I also read a Buffy book he wrote. Did he write PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW? I think that's the one. Perhaps I should read more . . .

RE: Neil Gaiman
I'm not a comic or graphic novel girl, but I do own his. In fact, they're the ONLY graphic novels I own. His short fiction ranges, but there's so many different tones & traits in there . . . really, I think his mastery is all the more obvious in short form. Hmm, I think the only things of his I don't have are the PBs, but I've read them too. He & Faulkner are the only 2 authors I get all "completist" about . . .

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: January 23rd, 2007 02:23 pm (UTC)

Yes, he did write Pretty Maids, and yes, you should read more. :)

The Gathering Dark is the fourth title in The Shadow Saga and (I think) the best of the quartet.

The Myth Hunters, Book One of The Veil, will be in mass market paperback this month; The Borderkind, Book Two of The Veil, will be in trade paperback next month.

The only graphic novels I own are those written by Golden and/or Sniegoski. :) As you can tell, Golden books are my completist need!

Posted by: Melissa Marr (melissa_writing)
Posted at: January 24th, 2007 12:37 am (UTC)

*scrawls note* I'm on a bookstore trip this weekend, so your timing is good.

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: January 24th, 2007 12:50 am (UTC)

Woo hoo!

Posted by: ((Anonymous))
Posted at: March 6th, 2009 11:09 pm (UTC)
Standing for Socks

Standing for Socks is by Elissa Brent Weissman, not Wasserman. She also has another book, the Trouble with Mark Hopper coming out in July 2009

Posted by: Little Willow (slayground)
Posted at: March 6th, 2009 11:14 pm (UTC)
Re: Standing for Socks

Thank you for letting me know! I appreciate it, and I apologize for the typo. Fixed now. :)

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