New Books : 30 May 2017

* Andrews, Ilona : White Hot
(HarperCollins/Avon 978-0062674791, $25.99, 416pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780062289261
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780062423610
Hidden Legacy #2

Fantasy novel, second in a series following Burn For Me (2014), about a detective in a magical society.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a sample.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Andrews sets fully realized characters, killer action scenes, and a hot and sweet romance against a dynastic world of mages.”

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* Black, Jenna : Night Magic
(Tor Teen 978-0765380067, $17.99, 288pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 May 2017
Nightstruck #2

Young adult fantasy novel, second in a paranormal horror series following Nightstruck (2016), about a teenage girl in Philadelphia who opens a door between worlds.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
Publishers Weekly said of the first book, “Effectively blending grisly horror, teenage dilemmas, and a touch of romance, Black has built a genuinely scary city where the night literally has teeth.”

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* Brennan, Marie : Lightning in the Blood
(Tor.com 978-0-7653-9201-5, $11.99, 128pp, trade paperback, May 2017, cover art Greg Ruth)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-7653-9143-8
Varekai #2

Fantasy novella, second in a series following Cold-Forged Flame (2016), about a woman’s struggle against her existence.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Brennan takes the opportunity to deepen Ree’s character and her yearning to find her people and belong. Ree’s hunger for self-realization adds depth to the rich worldbuilding and exciting action sequences.”

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* Hough, Jason M. : Injection Burn
(Del Rey 978-0553391312, $9.99, 400pp, mass market paperback, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780553391305
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781524780647
Dire Earth #4

SF novel, first book of a duology that is itself a sequel to the earlier trilogy The Darwin Elevator, The Exodus Towers, and The Plague Forge (all 2013), about two human expeditions to rescue captive aliens.
• Penguin Random House’s site has this description with a preview.
• Paul Di Filippo reviewed Hough’s first two novels in 2013: “Hough stuffs his tale with a goodly number of classic SF elements that all work together in agreeable synergy.”

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* Reed, Kit : Mormama
(Tor 978-0-7653-9044-8, $25.99, 288pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B01N3TK1EB

Supernatural fantasy novel about an amnesiac man drawn to an ancient home in Jacksonville run by a trio of aunts.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt and blurbs from Peter Straub, Tim Powers, and others.

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