In Coming: Brand New Releases For March (2016)


WHAT’S ON THIS MONTHS RELEASE SCHEDULE?

Take a gander at some of the most noteworthy book releases for the third month of 2016.

 

This month there are over thirty new titles vying for the attention of genre fans. These include a few first instalments of new book series as well as a several sequels to ongoing series. Which of these offerings will succeed in persuading you to add them to your reading lists this March?

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Based primarily on UK publication dates.

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In Coming: Brand New Releases For January (2016)


WHAT’S ON THIS MONTHS RELEASE SCHEDULE?

A new year is upon us. Take a gander at some of the most noteworthy major book releases for the first month of 2016.

 

This month there are almost thirty new titles vying for the attention of genre fans. These include several first instalments of new book series as well as a few sequels to ongoing series. As many of the bigger, established names of fantasy and science fiction won’t be releasing new books till much later in the year, it gives mid-tier and up and coming writers an opportunity grab the limelight. So who will succeed in getting their books onto your reading lists this January?

Note:
Based on UK publication dates.

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Quotable: Across The Nightingale Floor, “The Less People Think…”


THE QUOTABLE QUOTE OF THE DAY.

Another quote from the first book of Lian Hearn’s Tales Of The Otori.

 

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“The less people think of you, the more they will reveal to you or in your presence.”

 
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Announcement: Under The Shadow Blog Tour Schedule

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With the start of the blog tour for Under The Shadow only a couple of days away, I just want to post the finalised tour schedule below, so that you may follow its progress over the next two weeks.

 

MONDAY, 22nd SEPTEMBER

London Kickoff: Author Interview @ Another World
U.S. Kickoff: Author Spotlight, Part 1 @ The Bridge Of Deaths

WEDNESDAY, 24th SEPTEMBER

Author Guest Blog @ The Howling Turtle

FRIDAY, 26th SEPTEMBER

Book Excerpt @ Librarina

MONDAY, 29th SEPTEMBER

Book Review @ The Bitter Optimist

TUESDAY, 30th SEPTEMBER

Book Review @ Tween Book Blog

WEDNESDAY, 1st OCTOBER

Book Release!!! Launch Party!!!
You can join in all the fun by visiting BooksEndependent‘s official Facebook Page.

SATURDAY, 4th OCTOBER

Author Spotlight, Part 2 @ 4Covert2Overt


The Spotlight: Under The Shadow By J.M. Kay


A PROMISING NEW YOUNG ADULT SCIENCE FICTION TALE

Keep an eye out for Under The Shadow, the first volume of Children Of The First Star by debut author J.M. Kay.

 

Book CoverAs I mentioned early last week, Another World will be the first stop on the upcoming blog tour for Under The Shadow: Children Of The First Star, Volume 1. The tour commences the beginning of next week and has been extended until 4th October. I am very fortunate to have secured an interview with the book’s author, J.M. Kay, so be sure to check it out next Monday.

So what is the Under The Shadow all about? I can’t give away much at the moment, but I hope to have a full review ready for you, to coincide with the book’s publication in October. In the meantime, you can read a synopsis and view the finalised cover art below.

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Announcement: Upcoming Blog Tour For Under The Shadow

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An exciting new voice in young adult science fiction is almost here.

 
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I’m very pleased to announce that Another World in association with publisher, BooksEndependent, will be kicking off the upcoming blog tour for Under The Shadow: Children Of The First Star, Volume 1 by début author, J.M. Kay. The tour commences two weeks today, Monday September 22nd 2014, through to September 30th.

To mark this occasion, I am privileged to have secured an interview with the author, and for one lucky reader we will be giving away an autographed copy of the novel, plus a $10 Amazon gift card.

Look out for more details about this exciting new book in the coming days.


Review: Angelfall By Susan Ee


THE ANGEL APOCALYPSE FOR THE TWILIGHT GENERATION.

Yet another dystopian Young Adult phenomenon soon to be receiving the Hollywood treatment.

 

Book CoverAngelfall
(Penryn And The End Of Days, Book 1)

Susan Ee

Genre: Paranormal, Young Adult
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Paperback, 336 Pages
Date: 23rd May 2013 (First Published 2011)

ISBN-10: 144477851X
ISBN-13: 978-1444778519

 
Purchase From: Amazon | Book Depository
 

Once upon a time, publishing houses would publish books that told a story with a beginning, a middle, and an end. In recent times, however, it has become the case that an increasing number of books are being needlessly split into multiple instalments, to tell stories that could and should be told in a single volume. A cynical person might conclude that the driving force behind this trend is obviously to squeeze more money out of readers’ pockets.

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Review: Brilliance Of The Moon By Lian Hearn


PEACE COMES AT THE PRICE OF BLOODSHED.

Five battles. Four to win. One to lose. Takeo and Kaede’s journey reaches a dramatic and violent conclusion.

 

Book CoverBrilliance Of The Moon
(Tales Of The Otori, Book 3)

Lian Hearn

Genre: Historical Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher: Picador
Format: Paperback, 368 Pages
Date: 1st April 2005 (First Published 2004)

ISBN-10: 0330426931
ISBN-13: 978-0330426930

 
Purchase From: Amazon | Book Depository
 

With Brilliance Of The Moon, author, Lian Hearn takes readers back to the world of the Three Countries for (what was intended to be) the final time. While there has subsequently been further instalments, book three of Tales Of The Otori does bring to a close the story of protagonists Takeo and Kaede.

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Review: Grass For His Pillow By Lian Hearn


TORN BETWEEN TWO PATHS, BLOOD BINDS HIM TO ONE AND VENGEANCE TO THE OTHER.

Lian Hearn returns to the Three Countries in this engaging sequel to Across The Nightingale Floor.

 

Book CoverGrass For His Pillow
(Tales Of The Otori, Book 2)

Lian Hearn

Genre: Historical Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher: Picador
Format: Paperback, 320 Pages
Date: 5th April 2004 (First Published 2003)

ISBN-10: 0330415263
ISBN-13: 978-0330415262

 
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Grass For His Pillow, the second book of the Tales Of The Otori series, sees author Lian Hearn take readers back to the Three Countries, the year after the events of book one, Across The Nightingale Floor, to continue the tale of revenge, love, betrayal, duty, treachery, honour and destiny.

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Review: Across The Nightingale Floor By Lian Hearn


ONE BOY. ONE JOURNEY. ONE HIDDEN DESTINY.

Heavily inspired by Japanese folklore, the first book of Lian Hearn’s Tales Of The Otori, is full of eastern promise.

 

Book CoverAcross The Nightingale Floor
(Tales Of The Otori, Book 1)

Lian Hearn

Genre: Historical Fantasy, Young Adult
Publisher: Macmillan
Format: Paperback, 320 Pages
Date: 2nd April 2004 (First Published 2002)

ISBN-10: 033041528X
ISBN-13: 978-0330415286

 
Purchase From: Amazon | Book Depository
 

Across The Nightingale Floor is a tale of revenge, love, betrayal, duty, treachery, honour and destiny in a fictional land known as the Three Countries, which bears an uncanny resemblance to—but is not—feudal Japan. Its narrative unfolds from the viewpoint of the story’s two protagonists, a teenage boy and girl from very different worlds.

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