Last week of May...where has the time gone?
Here's your list of books coming out this week (or in many cases, already in stores!) 29 new titles and 15 titles going into paperback- start stocking up for those sunny days at the beach!
A Conspiracy of Princes, book 2 of the Allies and Assassins series by Justin Somper
The newly crowned Prince Jared, ruler of All Archenfield, has inherited a kingdom in crisis. The murder of his older brother has revealed a traitorous plot in his court, calling into question who, if anyone, Jared can trust as he ascends the throne. Now the realm is on the brink of invasion from the brutal princes of Paddenburg and Jared must travel to neighboring kingdoms in search of allies to defend his throne. Little does he know that an even more dangerous plot is hatching in the Archenfield court--one that threatens to remove Jared from power. One put in motion by the very people he left in charge.
The second book in Justin Somper's Allies & Assassins series delivers another twisted tale of high-stakes betrayal and political machinations set amid a lush medieval background.
Charmed, book 2 of the Hex series by Michelle Krys
Indie has spent the last few weeks frantically searching for Paige. She’s tried every spell imaginable, but witchcraft has gotten her nowhere, and she’s going crazy with guilt. Despite what her warlock boyfriend, Bishop, tells her, Indie knows it’s her fault her best friend was kidnapped by the Priory. And with the Priory destroyed, finding Paige feels more hopeless than ever—especially when Indie discovers that Paige isn’t even on Earth. She’s trapped in Los Demonios, an alternate dimension of Los Angeles filled with evil paranormals. No one who has gone there has ever come out. Fueled by terror and loyalty, Indie is desperate to find a way into the underworld prison. She’ll worry about getting out later. But facing the dark world’s most dangerous witches and warlocks on her own means keeping her plan hush-hush—and forging alliances with some sketchy people, including a seriously sexy sorcerer. Sometimes a witch must keep secrets from the people she cares about most. And sometimes she isn’t the only one with secrets. . . .
Shadow of the Wolf, book 1 of the (unnamed) trilogy by Tim Hall
A stunning re-imagining of Robin Hood, the first in an exciting new trilogy.
Forget everything you've ever heard about Robin Hood.
Robin Loxley is seven years old when his parents disappear without a trace. Years later the great love of his life, Marian, is also taken from him. Driven by these mysteries, and this anguish, Robin follows a darkening path into the ancient heart of Sherwood Forest. What he encounters there will leave him transformed . . .
The first book of a trilogy, Shadow of the Wolf is a breathtakingly original--and utterly compelling--retelling that will forever alter the legend of Robin Hood.
P.S. I Still Love You, book 2 of the To All the Boys I've Loved Before series by Jenny Han
Given the way love turned her heart in the New York Times bestselling To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, which SLJ called a “lovely, lighthearted romance,” it’s no surprise that Lara Jean still has letters to write. Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?
In this charming and heartfelt sequel to the New York Times bestseller To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, we see first love through the eyes of the unforgettable Lara Jean. Love is never easy, but maybe that’s part of makes it so amazing.
Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton
Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this soapy, drama-packed novel featuring diverse characters who will do anything to be the prima at their elite ballet school.
Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their fair share of drama. Free-spirited new girl Gigi just wants to dance—but the very act might kill her. Privileged New Yorker Bette's desire to escape the shadow of her ballet star sister brings out a dangerous edge in her. And perfectionist June needs to land a lead role this year or her controlling mother will put an end to her dancing dreams forever. When every dancer is both friend and foe, the girls will sacrifice, manipulate, and backstab to be the best of the best.
Outage, book 1 of the Powerless Nation series by Ellisa Barr
When fifteen-year-old Dee is left at her grandpa’s farm in rural Washington, she thinks her life is over. She may be right.
An electromagnetic-pulse attack has destroyed the country’s power grid, sending the United States back to the Dark Ages. Now Dee and Grandpa must face a world without electricity and clean water—let alone cell phones and the Internet—as well as the chaos brought on by this sudden catastrophe. Soon their town begins to collapse as disease and lawlessness run rampant. With handsome, troubled Mason and friendly boy-next-door Hyrum at her side, Dee fights to survive and deals with a new, undeniable attraction at the same time.
Meanwhile, a corrupt, power-crazed sheriff is administering a terrifying brutality and preying on the sick and the well supplied. When he sets his sights on Grandpa’s farm, can Dee put her feelings aside to save her home—and take back the power she’d feared was forever lost?
Temporary High, book 2 of the Running on Empty series by Colette Ballard
The side of his mouth quirked up as he studied me. "I think I might be fallin' in love."
I picked up his keys off the bedside table and tossed them to him. "That makes one of us."
He clutched at his heart in mock pain. Then his perfect red lips formed the word, "Liar."
Seventeen year-old Kat Chandler has been called worse, but she’s worked hard to make amends for past mistakes and gain control of her life. So she isn’t about to be thrown off her game by some Harley-driving bad boy who’s just moved to town. Luca is mysterious. Aloof.Frustrating. Kat can’t stand him; she can’t seem to stay away from him either.
But she's forced to reassess the company she keeps when she finds herself being blackmailed by her mom’s con artist ex-boyfriend. Fresh out of prison, Cross has reappeared to collect a debt--Kat’s debt. His demand? Three grand in three weeks or else his stay won’t be temporary. He even offers a suggestion on how to get the cash--and it involves Luca.
Desperate to keep Cross out of her life and the people she cares about safe, Kat devises a plan that will cost her more than just money. She will have to give up control, her hard-won integrity, and possibly the only guy she’s ever fallen for.
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