New Books : 23 May 2017

* Baldwin, Kathleen : Refuge for Masterminds
(Tor Teen 978-0765376046, $17.99, 352pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 23 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B01M5IHSU9
Stranje House #3

Young adult fantasy novel, third in a series following A School for Unusual Girls (2015) and Exile for Dreamers (2016), about a school for girls in Regency England.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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* Clare, Cassandra : Lord of Shadows
(Simon & Schuster/McElderry 978-1442468405, $24.99, 720pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 23 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781442468429
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781442357143
The Dark Artifices #2

Young adult fantasy novel, second in a series following Lady Midnight (2016)about the Shadowhunters of Los Angeles.
• Simon & Schuster’s site has this description with a preview.

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* Crichton, Michael : Dragon Teeth
(Harper 978-0-06-247335-6, $28.99, 304pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 23 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780062473370
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780062473400

Association historical novel, discovered after the author’s death in 2008, about paleontologists in the American west in 1876.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a sample.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Fans of Crichton’s historical suspense books, such as The Great Train Robbery, will be pleased.”

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* Gailey, Sarah : River of Teeth
(Tor.com 978-0-7653-9523-8, $14.99, 176pp, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 23 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-7653-9522-1
River of Teeth #1

Alternate history novel, first of a series, about hippopotamuses imported to Louisiana in the late 19th century.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Fans of seedy westerns will greatly enjoy this tale of gold-tusked hippos and the miscreants who ride them.”

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* Higgins, C. A. : Radiate
(Del Rey 978-0-553-39448-1, $27, 336pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 23 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780553394498
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781524782948
Lightless #3

SF novel, third in a series following Lightless (2015) and Supernova (2016), about a military spacecraft transformed by an artificial intelligence.
• Penguin Random House’s site has this description with a preview function.
Publishers Weekly said of the previous book, “Descriptions of terraforming and the life of a black hole will satisfy fans of hard SF, but the main draw is the excellent, realistic portrayal of people struggling to cope with sudden change and its fallout.”

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* King, Stephen, & Richard Chizmar : Gwendy’s Button Box
(Cemetery Dance 978-1-58767-610-9, $28, 168pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017

Horror novella set in King’s town of Castle Rock, about a girl who meets a strange man.
• Cemetery Dance’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “This bite-size gem of a story packs quite a punch, and the only complaint readers will likely have is that it isn’t longer.”

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