"Due 4/5. The West Virginia town of Grantville has been dislocated to 17th century Europe. Their ally, the King of Sweden, has invaded Poland. American Mike Stearns is sent to Saxony to quell riots & restore order but he'll do it the Grantville way. -Assiti Shards #11 (?), Some of the books have fallen flat, but when they're good, they're GOOD."
"Due 4/5. FBI agent Jackie Rutledge needs the help of rugged PI Nick Anderson & his supernatural team to solve a nighmarish case. -Deadworld #1. New author, the book looks interesting. #2 is due in Oct."
"Due 4/12. The daughter of superpowered heroes, Celia West lives a quiet normal life as a forensic accountant until she's suddenly called on to help catch a notorious supervillan. -I love Vaughn's Kitty Norville werewolf series & am looking forward to her take on super heroes."
"Due 4/12. Strange things are happening in Maya's small hometown. Does it have anything to do with her paw-print birthmark? -Darkness Rising #1. Young Adult, Hardback. I love Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld series & want to give this a try too."
"Due 4/26. Cold-blooded mob boss & fire elemental Mab Monroe has hired an assassin with electrical elemental powers to kill semi-retired assassin Gin Blanco & her younger sister. -Elemental Assassin #4. One of my favorite series & one of my favorite characters. Gin is not a nice, sweet character but very hard, practical, & determined. I can't wait until the final show down between Gin & Mab."
"Due 4/26. Daphanie Carter enters the hidden world of the Others when her sister marries one but quickly finds herself the target of strange magical attacks.-The Others #11. This series ranges from exciting & fun to darker & more serious to very erotic with a range of characters: vampires, weres, shifters, Fae, demons. I've liked some books more than others."
"Due 4/26. Sasha is the daughter of a Regent & determined to bring some unruly Paladins back in line. Then she meets valiant warrior Larem & must choose between the Regents & the warrior she loves. -Paladins #7. I've enjoyed this series for the growth & changing attitudes of the Paladins, their enemy the Kalith, & the Regents."
"Due 4/26. Small town florist with an attitude Addy really likes hunky stranger Brand Dalvahni. Too bad he's a nut job who claims he's here to rescue her from demons. -New author. The book sounds fun."
"Due 5/3. Sookie's got trouble: she witnesses the firebombing of Sam Merlotte's bar & her vampire lover Eric is plotting to kill his vampire king. Sookie Stackhouse #11. Hardback. One of my all time favorite top 3 series! I love Sookie & the fully realized, complicated world she lives in."
"Due 5/3. The nobles of Xy are plotting against Queen Xylara & her barbarian Warlord Keir. Heath & the Plains warrior woman Atira of the Bear must help fight the conspiracy. -Chronicles of the Warlands #4. One of my all time favorite series. I've missed Xylara & Keir in the last few related books & can't wait to get back to them."
"Due 5/3. Vampire Cesca is preparing for the wedding of her human friend when a magical construct called the Void begins to adversely effect supernaturals. -Oldest City Vampire #3. I really like this series, Cesca is a different kind of vampire. I think this series is often unfairly overlooked by readers."
"Due 5/3. Ysolde has a lot on her plate: she must rescue a half-dragon damsel, raise the shade of her maybe murderer, get her dragon-lover to talk with the dragons that want him dead, & finally clear his name of murder charges. -Light Dragons #2. I love MacAlister's Dragons, Ysolde is a great character, & the mystery surrounding Baltic is intriguing."
"Due 5/3. Human protestors are rallying outside vampire House Cadogan. The mayor of Chicago warns of a violent vampire attack & missing women. Merit, protector of Cadogan, must get to the bottom of the crime. -Chicagoland Vampires #4. Quality size paperback. I enjoyed the take on weres in the last book & am looking forward to this one."
"Due 5/3. Half-human and half-wyr, Pia usually avoids the conflict between wyrkind & their dark Fae enemies. Then she is blackmailed into stealing a coin from the hoard of a dragon. -A Novel of the Elder Races #1. New series that sounds interesting."
"Due 5/10. Small furry bipeds have shown up at prospector Jack's home on planet Zarathustra. If they are deemed sentient, the offworld corporation, ZaraCorp, will loose their claim to the planet's wealth. -I am a huge fan of H. Beam Piper's origal Little Fuzzy books. This is a reimaging of the story & I'm rather skeptical."
"Due 5/31. Kate is now the Beast Lord's mate. She has left the Order & opened her own business. But the Order is disparaging her good name, Atlanta's Master of the Dead wants her help, & lurking in the background is the threat of her powerful family. -Kate Daniels #5. This is one of my all time favorite top 3 series! Kate is a great character who has grown & matured & I love Curran! Can't wait!"
"Due 5/31. Harper lost his lifemate during her turn & blames himself. He is not happy to find himself helping a young, newly turned, immortal who is being hunted by a madman. -Argeneau #15. I like this series: some of the books are fun, some are darker. The vampires' origin is different & original."
"Due 5/31. Sienna has defected from the PsyNet to the SnowDancer wolf pack & its Changeling alpha Hawke. But a deadly enemy may try to use Sienna's darkest secrets to destroy all she hold dear. -Psy/Changeling #10. Hardback. I've not read all the books in this series but have enjoyed those I have."
"Due 5/31. Zoey barely survived a vicious attack & has no idea of the changes the coming full moon will bring. Changeling wolf Connor can show her how to master the wildness inside. - Changeling #1. Quality size paperback. New series that sounds sexy & interesting."
"Due 6/21. The bail bonds office has burned down & Stephanie has to work out of a motor home she shares with a dancing bear, dead bodies keep turning up in the construction lot, Morelli's grandmother has declared a vendetta, & a 3rd man from Stephanie's past has moved back to Trenton. -Stephanie Plum #17. Hardback. One of my favorite series although I do think some later books are a bit light."
"Due 6/28. Werewolf Kitty Norville has started to wonder how long the government has known about & used werewolves. Her investigations lead her to a clue about the vampires' mysterious Long Game. -Kitty Norville #9. One of my top 5 favorite series!. I love how Kitty's character has grown over the series."
"Due 6/28. Marissa Holloway is a Fury,a member of an Arcane race, & Boston's chief magical investigator. Suddenly Bastai, shifters known as Cats, are turning up dead & all were old flames of FBI Agent Harper Cruz. -Shades of Fury #2. I enjoyed the 1st book & am looking forward to the 2nd."