New for May 2014


Welcome to our Coming Soon monthly post #1! We want to make this your one-stop for the latest coming to you in genre. No news, no cutsie stuff… just the facts. Well, just the dates. But remember, all dates are subject to change!

Coming Soon to a theater near you!

Click the links to get your tickets.

May 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (3D/2D theaters and IMAX 3D) Genre: Action, Adventure

Blood Glacier (NY) Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror *
*Future nominee for Disaster Movie Hall of Fame!

May 9

Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return Genre: Animation, Family

May 16

Godzilla (3D/2D theaters and IMAX) Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

May 23

X-Men: Days of Future Past Genre: Action, Adventure

May 30

Maleficent (3D/2D theaters) Genre: Action, Adventure


Coming Soon to a DVD or BLU-RAY player near you!

(If you buy or rent one of these titles, that is!) Please note that all dates are subject to change by studio/ distributor; check your local stores or online for details. DVDs are listed first, then Blu-Ray.

DVD Releases for May 2014

May 6After the Dark (Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi) – DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures – Volume 2 (Animation, Action) – Eureka: Season Three (Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, TV) – Transformers Energon: The Complete Series (Animation, Action, Sci-Fi, TV)

May 13Her (Drama, Romance) – I, Frankenstein (Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi)

May 20Batman: The Brave and the Bold – The Complete First Season (Animation, Action, Adventure, TV) – Vampire Academy (Action, Romance, Thriller) – Warehouse 13: The Complete Series (Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, TV) – Warehouse 13: Season Five (Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, TV)

BLU-RAY Releases for May 2014

May 6 – After the Dark (Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi) – Countess Dracula (Combo Pack) (Horror) – Godzilla on Monster Island (Action, Adventure, Comedy) – Godzilla vs. Destoroyah / Godzilla vs. Megaguirus: The G Annihilation Strategy (Action, Adventure, Comedy) – Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah / Godzilla vs. Mothra (Action, Adventure, Comedy) – Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (Action, Adventure, Comedy) – Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster (Action, Adventure, Comedy) – Godzilla: Final Wars / Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (Action, Adventure, Comedy)

May 13 I, Frankenstein 3D (Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi)

May 20 Serial Experiments Lain: Complete Series – Classic (Combo Pack) (Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi, TV) – Vampire Academy (Action, Romance, Thriller)

May 27 – Doctor Who: An Adventure in Space and Time (Combo Pack) (Adventure, Drama, Family, TV)

Coming Soon to a bookstore (virtual or brick-and-mortar) near you!

Please note that unless it is a strict on-sale date, most dates for books are target drop dates. Titles may come out before or after the date listed, but they should be around that date. Check with the publisher and bookstore for more details. This list is alphabetical by title. We’ve hi-lited a few of which we think you should take note.

HC= hardcover, TP= trade paper/ paperback, MM= mass market paperback


Alien Collective by Gini Koch (May 6, 2014) MM

AlphaNumeric by Nicolas Forzy (May 30, 2014) TP

American Craftsmen by Tom Doyle (May 6, 2014) HC

Bald New World by Peter Tieryas Liu (May 30, 2014) TP

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Eight (Best SF & Fantasy of the Year) by    Jonathan Strahan (May 13, 2014) TP

The Black Hills by Rod Thompson (May 6, 2014) MM

The Boy in His Winter: An American Novel by Norman Lock (May 13, 2014) TP

Clockwork Angels by Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart (May 13, 2014) TP

The Collected Short Stories of R.A. Lafferty Volume Two: The Man with the Aura by R.A. Lafferty, John  Pelan and Jacob McMurray (May 13, 2014) HC

Commissar (Imperial Guard) by Andy Hoare (May 20, 2014) TP

Crown of Renewal (Legend of Paksenarrion) by Elizabeth Moon (May 27, 2014) HC

Dark Matter: Star Carrier: Book Five by Ian Douglas (May 27, 2014) MM

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Firestorm by Greg Keyes (May 27, 2014) MM

Dead Man’s Hand (anthology) by John Joseph Adams (May 13, 2014) TP

Deadly Shores: Destroyermen by Taylor Anderson (May 6, 2014) HC

Deep Breath Hold Tight: Stories About the End of Everything by Jason Gurley (May 13, 2014)TP

Defenders by Will McIntosh (May 13, 2014) TP

Doctor Who: The Wheel of Ice by Stephen Baxter (May 6, 2014) TP

Doom 3: Worlds on Fire by Matthew Costello (May 3, 2014) TP

End of Days by Robert Gleason (May 6, 2014) TP

End Program (Deathlands) by James Axler (May 6, 2014) MM

Faces in the Crowd by Valeria Luiselli and Christina MacSweeney (May 13, 2014) TP

Gemsigns by Stephanie Saulter (May 6, 2014) HC

Generation Z by Jamie Manning (May 27, 2014) TP

Godzilla – The Official Movie Novelization by Greg Cox (May 20, 2014) MM

The Greater Good (Ciaphas Cain) by Sandy Mitchell (May 8, 2014) TP

Half Past Human (SF Masterworks) by T. J. Bass (May 1, 2014) TP

Honour Imperialis by Aaron Dembski-Bowden, Rob Sanders and Steve Lyons (May 13, 2014) TP

Indistinguishable from Magic by Catherynne Valente (May 6, 2014) TP

Jade Sky (A Matt Rowley Novel) by Patrick Freivald (May 16, 2014) TP

Jericho: Season 4 by Kalinda Vazquez and Andrew Currie (May 28, 2014) TP

Jupiter War (The Owner) by Neal Asher (May 6, 2014) TP

Klingon Art of War (Star Trek) by Keith R. A. DeCandido (May 6, 2014) HC

The Last President (A Novel of Daybreak) by John Barnes (May 27, 2014) MM

The Last Ship: A Novel by William Brinkley (May 28, 2014) TP

The Lazarus Effect (Pandora Sequence) by Frank Herbert and Bill Ransom (May 15, 2014) MP3 CD

The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier: Steadfast by Jack Campbell (May 23, 2014) TP

Lucifer: Revelation (Blake’s 7) by Paul Darrow (May 31, 2014) HC

Nebula Awards Showcase 2014 by Kij Johnson (May 13, 2014) TP

Necropolis (Outlanders) by James Axler (May 6, 2014) MM

The Official Quotable Doctor Who: Wise Words from Across Space and Time by Cavan Scott and Mark  Wright (May 13, 2014) HC

On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee (May 28, 2014) HC

Pirates of the Timestream (Jason Thanou) by Steve White (May 27, 2014) MM

Polity Agent: The Fourth Agent Cormac Novel by Neal Asher (May 6, 2014) TP

The Quiet Earth (Text Classics) by Craig Harrison and Bernard Beckett (May 27, 2014) TP

Reach for Infinity by Jonathan Strahan, Greg Egan, Ken Macleod and Alastair Reynolds (May 27, 2014) TP

The Remaining by D.J. Molles (May 27, 2014) MM

Resurrection, Inc. by Kevin J. Anderson (May 13, 2014) TP

Running Toward Home by MB Panichi (May 20, 2014) TP

Sanctuary: A Postapocalyptic Novel (The New World Series) by G. Michael Hopf (May 27, 2014) TP

Scars (The Horus Heresy) by Chris Wraight (May 6, 2014) TP

Science Fiction: 101: Exploring the Craft of Science Fiction by Robert K. Silverberg (May 6, 2014) TP

The Sea Without a Shore (Lt. Leary) by David Drake (May 6, 2014) HC

Secret of the Stars by Andre Norton (May 6, 2014) TP

Sixteen Small Deaths: A Collection of Stories by Christopher J. Dwyer (May 30, 2014) TP

Star Trek: The Lost Era: One Constant Star by David R. George III (May 27, 2014) MM

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Before Dishonor by Peter David (May 3, 2014) TP

Star Trek: Voyager: String Theory #3: Evolution by Heather Jarman (May 3, 2014) TP

Star Wars – Dark Times: Spark Remains v. 7 by Randy Stradley and Douglas Wheatley (May 2, 2014) TP

Star Wars Omnibus: Dark Times v. 2 by Randy Stradley and Douglas Wheatley (May 9, 2014) TP

The Stonehenge Letters by Harry Karlinsky (May 13, 2014) TP

Storm Surge: Destroyermen by Taylor Anderson (May 6, 2014) MM

Sung in Blood by Glen Cook (May 6, 2014) TP

Tales from High Hallack, Volume 2: the collected short stories of Andre Norton by Andre Norton (May 20, 2014) TP

Treasure Planet (Man-Kzin Wars) by Hal Colebatch and Jessica Q Fox (May 6, 2014) TP

Vulkan Lives (Horus Heresy) by Nick Kyme (May 27, 2014) MM

Wild West Exodus: Abundant Riches (Wild West Exodus: the Jesse James Archives) by Craig Gallant (May 7, 2014) TP

The World Walker by M. W. Albeer (May 30, 2014) TP

The Wrath of the Just (Apocalypse Z) by Manel Loureiro and Pamela Carmell (May 6, 2014) TP

Writers of the Future Volume 30 (L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future) by L. Ron Hubbard,  Andrew Sonea, Vanessa Golitz and Cassandre Bolan (May 6, 2014) TP

Yellowstone Four by Ken Kilner (May 7, 2014) TP


The Adversary: The Sundering, Book III by Erin M. Evans (May 6, 2014) MM

Among the Unseen (The Thin Veil, Book 3) by Jodi McIsaac (May 20, 2014) TP

Authority: A Novel (Southern Reach Trilogy) by Jeff VanderMeer (May 6, 2014) TP

Banishing the Dark (The Arcadia Bell series) by Jenn Bennett (May 27, 2014) MM

The Bone Season: A Novel by Samantha Shannon (May 6, 2014) TP

Children of Fire (The Chaos Born, Book One) by Drew Karpyshyn (May 6, 2014) TP

A Dance of Shadows (Shadowdance 4) by David Dalglish (May 20, 2014) TP

Deeply Odd: An Odd Thomas Novel by Dean Koontz (May 27, 2014) TP

Delia’s Shadow by Jaime Lee Moyer (May 20, 2014) TP

The Demon’s Call by Kim Gravell (May 28, 2014) TP

Desiring Dragons: Creativity, imagination and the Writer’s Quest by Kevan Manwaring (May 30, 2014) TP

Dragon Princess (Swann Series) by S. Andrew Swann (May 6, 2014) MM

Elysian Fields (Sentinels of New Orleans) by Suzanne Johnson (May 13, 2014) TP

Emperor of Thorns (The Broken Empire) by Mark Lawrence (May 27, 2014) MM

Faces in the Crowd by Valeria Luiselli and Christina MacSweeney (May 13, 2014) TP

The Fall of Arthur by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (May 27, 2014) TP

Fire Kin: A Novel of the Half-Light City by M.J. Scott (May 6, 2014) MM

Gabriel Hunt – Hunt at World’s End by Nicholas Kaufmann (May 27, 2014) MM

The Given: Celestial Blues: Book Three by Vicki Pettersson (May 27, 2014)TP

Guild Wars: Sea of Sorrows by Rae Soesbee (May 16, 2014) TP

Heirs of the Demon King: Uprising by Sarah Cawkwell (May 27, 2014) MM

The Heroes of Crestinia by D. J Williams (May 28, 2014)TP

Highfell Grimoires by Langley Hyde (May 20, 2014) TP

House of the Rising Sun (Crescent City) by Kristen Painter (May 13, 2014) TP

The Immortal Circus: Final Act (Cirque des Immortels) by A. R. Kahler (May 27, 2014) TP

In Dark Service by Stephen Hunt (May 15, 2014) TP

Magic City: Recent Spells by Paula Guran, Holly Black, Patricia Briggs and Jim Butcher (May 7, 2014) TP

Noah’s Boy (Shifter) by Sarah A. Hoyt (May 27, 2014) MM

Orion: The Council of Beasts by Darius Hinks (May 22, 2014) TP

The Oversight (Oversight Trilogy) by Charlie Fletcher (May 6, 2014) TP

The Pillars of Sand (Echoes of Empire) by Mark T. Barnes (May 20, 2014) TP

Poison by Sarah Pinborough (May 8, 2014) TP

Puella Magi Kazumi Magica: The Innocent Malice, Vol. 5 by Masaki Hiramatsu and Takashi Tensugi (May 27, 2014) TP

Reach for Infinity by Jonathan Strahan, Greg Egan, Ken Macleod and Alastair Reynolds (May 27, 2014) TP

Sea Change by S.M. Wheeler (May 27, 2014) MM

Sentinel by Joshua Winning (May 19, 2014) TP

The Silk Map: A Gaunt and Bone Novel by Chris Willrich (May 6, 2014) TP

Silver Mirrors: An Apparatus Infernum Novel by A. A. Aguirre (May 23, 2014) TP

Solace Shattered: Solace Book II (Solace Trilogy) by Anna Steffl (May 30, 2014) TP

Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire (May 6, 2014) TP

The Stranger’s Shadow: The Labyrinth’s of Echo: Book Four by Max Frei (May 27, 2014) TP

Sworn in Steel: A Tale of the Kin by Douglas Hulick (May 6, 2014) MM

The Twelve Kingdoms: The Mark of the Tala by Jeffe Kennedy (May 27, 2014) TP

Unforgiven (Forbidden Bond) by Cat Miller (May 27, 2014) TP

War of Wizards (Secrets of Shadow Hill Book Three) by S. P. Cervantes (May 27, 2014) TP

Warbound (Grimnoir Chronicles) by Larry Correia (May 27, 2014) MM

The Way to Babylon by Paul Kearney (May 27, 2014) MM

The Whispering Muse: A Novel by Sjón and Victoria Cribb (May 6, 2014) TP

White Heart of Justice (A Noon Onyx Novel) by Jill Archer (May 27, 2014) MM

Wild West Exodus: Abundant Riches (Wild West Exodus: the Jesse James Archives) by Craig Gallant (May 7, 2014) TP

Witches in Red: A Novel of the Mist-Torn Witches by Barb Hendee (May 6, 2014) MM

The Wizard Lord: Volume One of the Annals of the Chosen by Lawrence Watt-Evans (May 13, 2014) TP

Wizards: From Merlin to Faust (Myths and Legends) by David McIntee and Mark Stacey (May 20, 2014) TP

Writers of the Future Volume 30 (L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future) by L. Ron Hubbard,  Andrew Sonea, Vanessa Golitz and Cassandre Bolan (May 6, 2014) TP



Heather French

Heather French is a 2nd generation geek who grew up STAR WARS in a STAR TREK family. A graduate from UNT with a degree in Film/ TV, she worked MARS ATTACKS, SCREAM, CSI, and STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE. She currently freelances and spends her free time with dogs and cats who do not judge her sci-fi/ fantasy indulgences...

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