Friday, July 29, 2011

August Releases - Holy smokes!!

So, I thought I'd share my August List with everyone. It's.....extensive?? massive?? bank breaking??!

Now, I don't intend to buy every book on this list. I thought I'd highlight the books that I will be buying so you can all laugh at my insanity. Of course, I don't have a local bookstore anymore (*sob*oh Borders*sob), so I guess these will be Amazon purchases. Good thing I decided to become a Prime member. (BTW Ro = romance, YA = young adult, GN = graphic novel, SF = sci-fi, and s = series)

8/1 – The Vampire Next Door by Ashlyn Chase (Ro-s)
8/1 – Always a Witch by Carolyn MacCullough (YA-s)
8/2 – Real Vampires Don’t Wear Size Six by Gerry Bartlett (Ro-s)
8/2 – The Marked Son by Shea Berkley (YA)
8/2 – Blood Hunt by Shannon K. Butcher (Ro-s)
8/2 – Working Stiff by Rachel Caine (SF-s)
8/2 – The Watchtower by Lee Carroll (SF-s)
8/2 – Derek’s Bane by Mary Jane Davidson (Ro-s)
8/2 – Blood Maidens by Barbara Hambly (SF-s)
8/2 – Storm’s Heart by Thea Harrison (Ro-s)
8/2 – Blood Cursed by Erica Hayes (SF-s)
8/2 – Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Ro-s)
8/2 – Water to Burn by Katherine Kerr (SF-s)
8/2 – Blood of the Demon by Rosalie Lario (SF)
8/2 – Blood Ties by Mari Mancusi (YA-s)
8/2 – The Dark Elite 3 by Chloe Neill (YA-s)
8/2 – Darkness Descending: Armageddon by Devyn Quinn (Ro)
8/2 – Downpour by Kat Richardson (SF-s)
8/2 – Eternal by Gillian Shields (YA-s)
8/2 – The Moonlight Brigade by Sarah Jane Stratford (SF-s)
8/2 – Basilisk by Rob Thurman (SF-s)
8/2 – Primal Law by J.D. Tyler (Ro-s)
8/2 – The Wild Side - anthology
8/6 – Shadow Kin by M.J. Scott (SF)
8/6 – Wayfinder by C.E. Murphy (SF-s)
8/9 – The Magician King by Lev Grossman (SF-s)
8/9 – Thirst No. 4: The Shadow of Death by Christopher Pike (YA)
8/15 – Half Blood: Covenant by Jennifer Armintrout (SF)
8/15 – The Urban Fantasy Anthology (anthology)
8/16 – Bargains and Betrayals by Shannon Delany (YA-s)
8/16 – Blood Drive by Traci Houston (SF)
8/16 – Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones (SF-s)
8/16 – Autumn: Purification by David Moody (Ho-s)
8/16 – Low Town by Daniel Polansky (SF)
8/16 – Kitty’s Greatest Hits by Carrie Vaughn (SF-s)
8/22 – The Next Full Moon by Carolyn Turgeon (SF-s)
8/23 – Where Demons Fear to Tread by Stephanie Chong (Ro-s)
8/23 – Nocturne by Christine Johnson (YA-s)
8/23 – Tantalize: Kieren’s Story by Cynthia Leitich-Smith (GN)
8/23 – Possess by Gretchen McNeil (YA)
8/23 – Bloodlines by Richelle Mead (YA)
8/23 – Down to the Bone: Quantum Gravity by Justina Robson (SF-s)
8/23 – Body of Sin by Eve Silver (Ro-s)
8/23 – Blood Bound by Rachel Vincent (SF-s)
8/26 – As You Wish by Gabi Stevens (Ro-s)
8/30 – Hades by Alexandra Adornetto (YA-s)
8/30 – Aftermath by Ann Aguirre (SF-s)
8/30 – With Fate Conspire by Marie Brennan (SF-s)
8/30 – White Tiger by Kylie Chan (SF)
8/30 – Blood Rules by Christine Cody (SF-s)
8/30 – Circle of Enemies by Harry Connolly (SF-s)
8/30 – Evangelina by Mary Jane Davidson/Anthony Alongi (SF)
8/30 – One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost (Ro-s)
8/30 – The Hour of Dust and Ashes by Kelly Gay (SF-s)
8/30 – Ghost of a Smile by Simon R. Green (SF-s)
8/30 – Damned by Nancy Holder/Debbie Viguie (YA-s)
8/30 – Roil by Trent Jamieson (SF-s)
8/30 – Shifting Dreams: Ready to Run by Holley W. Kinsey (Ro-s)
8/30 – Devil’s Business by Caitlin Kittredge (SF-s)
8/30 – Awakenings by Edward Lazellari (SF)
8/30 – Blood Sacrifice by Maria Lima (SF-s)
8/30 – A Taste of Crimson by Marjorie Liu (Ro-s)
8/30 – Dust and Decay by Jonathan Maberry (YA-s)
8/30 – Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead (Ro-s)
8/30 – Soul Thief: Demon Trappers by Jana Oliver (SF-s)
8/30 - The Dark Glamoure by Gabrielle Pierce (SF)
8/30 – Hellbent by Cherie Priest (SF-s)
8/30 – Twisted by Gena Showalter (YA-s)
8/30 – Crossroads by Jeanne C. Stein (SF-s)
8/31 – Killbox by Ann Aguirre (SF-s)

Yes, I kid you not. All of the highlighted series, I have on my shelves. Its insanity, isn't it?  I think I counted 43 must have books. I counted 3 times, but it's late & my brain is mush & wait! Did I just say 43 books???....oh for God's sake, at my current reading rate (which I'm sure will pick up once school kicks in again), that would take me 7 months of reading!! And lets face it, my TBR pile is already bigger than the sci fi section at my local library. Here's the way I look at it, though. Books - real, touch em feel em books - are going to be harder and harder to get. So, I might as well gobble them up while I can. I'll have enough books to read until I die! mwah ha ha ha ha


  1. Holy crap, that is a lot of freaking books! There is no way I would be able to get away with buying all those!

  2. I know. I think I'm nuts! I picked up a couple of them at Borders & ordered 8 more on Amazon (there's NO way I'm going to be able to read them all...) And that's just for this week.

    Books are my vice. I figure it could be something worse. And I don't spend money on much else (my son's aspergers prevents us from movies, vacations, pretty much anything really...)

    And it helps that I'm married to a really good guy who lets me spoil myself with books. lol