This week we have some interesting new novels coming out. We have the fifth book of the ‘Ender’s Shadow’ series, there is a book endorsed by Charlaine Harris, author of the ‘Sookie Stackhouse’ series (where the television series True Blood is based off of), and an interesting take on future romance with alien battles and pirates. A lot of action and adventure this week in Science Fiction. What are you picking up?

Graveminder by Melissa Marr
Release Date: 1/17/12

HarperCollins Publishers, Nook, Paperback and Hardcover Formats 352 pages

Rebekkah’s grandmother Maylene cared for the dead while she was a child. Now Maylene has passed away, and Rebekkah is learning why her grandmother did all that she did to keep the dead at peace. Charlaine Harris says “No one builds worlds like Melissa Marr”, so this is one you will want to pick up!

Home Fires by Gene Wolfe
Release Date 1/17/12

Doherty, Tom Associates, LLC. Nook, Paperback and Hardcover Formats. 304 pages

In the future, Skip and Chelle marry. Chelle is in the military, and goes to war against the aliens. She comes home a new woman, although still in love with Skip. They go on a cruise where pirates hold the ship for ransom while aliens attack. An action adventure you don’t want to miss!

In the Lion’s Mouth by Michael Flynn
Release Date 1/17/12

Doherty, Tom Associates, LLC. Nook and Hardcover Formats. 304 pages

Donavan has gone missing, making Mearana’s plan of reconciliation of her parents difficult. The Hound and the Shadow, sworn enemies, have called a truce to tell the tale.

Shadows in Flight (Ender’s Shadow Series #5) by Orson Scott Card
Release Date: 1/17/12

Doherty, Tom Associates, LLC. Hardcover and Audiobook Formats. 240 pages

At the end of the 4th novel, Bean has fled with his three children, who share his specially engineered genes of high intelligence and a hard physical, although short, life. Earth doctors rush to find a cure, but will it be the Delphikis to save them?

Magician Master: The Great One by Bryan J. L. Glass, Illustrated by Tim Seeley and Hugo Petrus
Release Date: 1/18/12

Marvel Enterprises. Hardcover Format. 128 pages

Three years after the siege of Crydee, the three boys who were once the closest of friends now have drifted apart. The battle continues in this continuation of the ‘Magician Master’ series!