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New books, ripe for the pickin’!

Still can’t figure out what to do with your summer, huh? I have a remedy! Go out and find yourself a hot, young… book. They make great travel companions, you know. I hear they LOVE the beach. Or hey! They love lounging around in the air conditioning too, especially if you don’t feel like melting in the summer sun. Books are easy that way.

Wait! I’ll make it even easier for you to find your summer fling and set you up with some of this week’s newest books. Nerdist.com, a regular book pimpin’ powerhouse!

Here are some of the new releases for June 22, 2010:

Go, Mutants! by Larry Doyle
The author of I Love You, Beth Cooper returns with an ingenious contemporary satire set in an alternate universe populated by the aliens, mutants, and atomic monsters of B-movie legend.

It came to Earth . . . and now its spawn goes to high school.
via gomutants.com

Ancestor by Scott Sigler
“The ancestors are out there … you have to believe me.”

Acclaimed author Scott Sigler, New York Times bestselling creator of INFECTED and CONTAGIOUS, offers a chilling tale of what can happen when hubris, greed, and madness drive scientific experimentation past the brink of reason.
via scottsigler.com

Transformers: Exodus: The Official History of the War for Cybertron by Alex Irvine
For twenty-five years the colossal battle between Megatron and Optimus Prime has captivated Transformers fans around the world. Yet the full story of the conflict between the two most famous Transformers—everything that happened before Optimus and Megatron arrived on planet Earth—has always been a mystery . . . until now. Here, for the first time told in its entirety, is the thrilling saga of Optimus and Megatron before they were enemies, before they even knew each other…
via Amazon

 

Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich
Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has inherited a “lucky” bottle from her Uncle Pip.  Problem is, Uncle Pip didn’t specify if the bottle brought good luck or bad luck….
via Evanovich.com

Well, that’s it! Hopefully one of these hot young thangs catch your interest… if not, check back next week and I’ll have a whole new line up of new releases to oogle.

As always, if you have any questions, comments or words of wisdom, feel free to leave them here or over on my Twitter! Happy reading, nerdlings!

Comments

  1. Kyle! I’m pretty sure it shows up if you use your wordpress login here. Or something like that!

  2. Kyle says:

    I have a question…where is the avatar for my comment from? Today was my first time commenting here (sad, because I read this all the time). So unless you’re watching me from a nearby vantage point…

  3. HellZiggy says:

    Not only is Sigler awesome, but he’s currently doing a tour for Ancestor.
    The dates & places where you can meet your Future Dark Overlord are here:
    http://www.scottsigler.com/ancestortour

  4. Chris Hardwixk says:

    Now what more could you possibly want on a blog than the actual authors commenting on your thread whose works are being lauded??? (I mean beside a cancer cure and a sentient penis, of course.)

    Well done, Barton! These books look fantasmic!!

  5. RickL says:

    I first learned of Scott Sigler from the Dawn and Drew podcast. Very interesting guy.

  6. Jessica, please do. We’d love to read your review of Scott Sigler’s “Ancestor.”

  7. Larry Doyle says:

    Thank you, Ms. Barton.

  8. Bonnie says:

    Do it, Jessica! I love his audiobooks. I’m usually alternating between laughing and shrieking in horror. Makes for interesting road trips.

  9. Wow, Janet Evanovich is still going! One of these days her alliterative abilities will run out…

  10. Hmm, you guys are making me wonder if I ought to review Ancestor this week…

  11. Steve says:

    Second that on Ancestor. That book, any pretty much anything else written by Sigler, is fantastic.

  12. Bonnie says:

    Ancestor is tops. Was super fun to listen to and I can’t wait to get my hard copy.

  13. Scott Sigler says:

    Thanks for the plug!