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message 1: by Stabbing (last edited Nov 23, 2015 10:28AM) (new)

Stabbing It's time to start the list for upcoming books for 2016.

These books are being listed on the group self 2016-releases; which is already up.

Please post if you find a book being released in 2016, thanks! :-)

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Stabbing Captain America Dark Design Prose Novel by Stefan Petrucha Captain America: Dark Design Prose Novel

Captain America has battled soldiers, terrorists and villains of all kinds. Now he'll face a far more complicated enemy: his own body. When S.H.I.E.L.D. discovers that Cap is harboring an extinction-level pathogen hidden in his cells for decades, Cap's greatest fear is realized: Until the virus can be cured, he'll have to go into deep freeze. But he won't be alone. Years ago, Cap's greatest enemy managed the biggest coup of his career when he implanted his mind into a clone of Steve Rogers' body - virus and all. And Red Skull isn't the sacrificial type. Cap will have to put his archnemesis on ice - without exposing the virus. Can Cap stay alive along enough to capture Red Skull and return to his deepest nightmare? It's a battle for perfect symmetry in this original prose novel!

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Stabbing Investigating Lois Lane The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet's Ace Reporter by Tim Hanley Investigating Lois Lane: The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet's Ace Reporter

In a universe full of superheroes, Lois Lane has fought for truth and justice for over 75 years on page and screen without a cape or tights. From her creation by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1938 to her forthcoming appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016, from helming her own comic book for twenty-six years to appearing in animated serials, live-action TV shows, and full-length movies, Lois Lane has been a paragon of journalistic integrity and the paramour of the world's strongest superhero. But her history is one of constant tension. From her earliest days, Lois yearned to make the front page of the Daily Planet, but was held back by her damsel-in-distress role. When she finally became an ace reporter, asinine lessons and her tumultuous romance with Superman dominated her storylines for decades and relegated her journalism to the background. Through it all, Lois remained a fearless and ambitious character, and today she is a beloved icon and an inspiration to many. Though her history is often troubling, Lois's journey, as revealed in Investigating Lois Lane, showcases her ability to always escape the gendered limitations of each era and of the superhero genre as a whole.

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Stabbing X-Men Days of Future Past Prose Novel by Alex Irvine X-Men: Days of Future Past Prose Novel

X-Men: Days of Future Past Prose Novel Mass Market Paperback – May 17, 2016 by Alex Irvine (Author)

In a dark and dangerous future, the mutant-hunting machines known as the Sentinels rule America with an iron fist. Almost all mutants and superhumans have been exterminated. Only a handful of imprisoned mutants remain to fight against their oppressive robotic overseers! Now Kate Pryde, former X-Man, must travel back in time and warn her present-day teammates of the coming danger - and hopefully prevent this horrible future from ever taking place! Experience the classic, genre-defining X-Men event like never before in this new adaptation!

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Stabbing High Stakes by George R.R. Martin High Stakes

High Stakes (Wild Cards) Hardcover – August 23, 2016
by George R. R. Martin (Author, Editor), Wild Cards Trust (Author)

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Stabbing Superhero Universe Tesseracts Nineteen by Claude Lalumière Superhero Universe: Tesseracts Nineteen

Superhero Universe: Tesseracts Nineteen Paperback – April 15, 2016
by Claude Lalumiere (Editor), Mark Shainblum (Editor)

Superheroes! Supervillains! Superpowered antiheroes! Mad scientists!

Adventurers into the unknown. Detectives of the dark night. Costumed crimefighters. Steampunk armoured avengers. Brave and bold supergroups. Crusading aliens in a strange land. Secret histories.
Pulp action.

Tesseracts Nineteen features all of these permutations of the superhero genre and many others besides!

Featuring stories by: Patrick T. Goddard, D.K. Latta, Alex C. Renwick, Mary Pletsch & Dylan Blacquiere, Geoff Hart, Marcelle Dube, Kevin Cockle, John Bell, Evelyn Deshane, A.C. Wise, Jennifer Rahn, Bevan Thoma, Bernard E. Mireault, Sacha A. Howells, Kim Goldberg, Luke Murphy, Corey Redekop, Brent Nichols, Jason Sharp, Arun Jiwa, Chadwick Ginther, Leigh Wallace, David Perlmutter, P.E. Bolivar, Michael Matheson.

The Tesseracts anthology series is Canada's longest running anthology. It was first edited by the late Judith Merril in 1985, and has published more than 529 original Canadian speculative fiction (Science fiction, fantasy and horror) stories and poems by 315 Canadian authors, editors, translators and special guests.

Some of Canada's best known writers have been published within the pages of these volumes ― including Margaret Atwood, William Gibson, Robert J. Sawyer, and Spider Robinson (to name a few).

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Stabbing Almost Infamous A Supervillain Novel by Matt Carter Almost Infamous: A Supervillain Novel

Almost Infamous: A Supervillain Novel Paperback – April 5, 2016 by Matt Carter (Author)

Eighteen-year-old Aidan Salt isn’t a superhero. With his powerful (and unpredictable) telekinetic abilities he could be one if he wanted to, but he doesn’t. He’s unambitious, selfish, and cowardly, and he doesn’t want to have to deal with all the paperwork required to become a professional superhero. But since the money, fame, and women that come with wearing the cape are appealing, he decides to become the first supervillain the world has seen in more than twenty years: Apex Strike.

However, he soon finds villainy in a world where the heroes have long since defeated all the supervillains. While half the world’s heroes seem to want him dead, the other half want to hire him as their own personal villain to keep them relevant. Choosing the latter course, Aidan enters a world of fame, fortune, and staged superhero fights that is seemingly everything he ever dreamed of . . . at least until he sees what truly hides behind the cape-and-mask lifestyle.

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Stabbing Powers The Secret History of Deena Pilgrim by Brian Michael Bendis Powers: The Secret History of Deena Pilgrim

Powers: The Secret History of Deena Pilgrim by Brian Michael Bendis (Author), Neil Kleid (Author)

Brian Michael Bendis is one of the most successful and bestselling comic book writers currently working in the medium, and Powers is his best-known original creation. It debuted in 2000 and is currently printed by Marvel's Icon imprint, where each issue sells tens of thousands of copies. Powers tells the stories of human police officers attempting to solve crimes in a world inhabited by superheroes and supervillains.

In January 2015, the Playstation Network debuted Powers as its first ever hour-long scripted television programming, featuring characters and plots from the comic book series. There are 110 million individual Playstation consoles around the world, opening up a huge new audience to the Powers universe through this TV show.

And now comes the Powers novel, the first ever prose story set in the world of the comic, written by Bendis and novelist Neil Kleid. The Secret History of Deena Pilgrim, starring the fan favorite character from the comic series, is the story of a cold case that reopens when evidence from a new murder points back to Deena's own family tree. Pilgrim is forced to investigate her family's sordid past in law enforcement and must turn to her estranged partner Walker for help.

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Jim (jkmfilms) | 785 comments Mod
Natalie wrote: "Investigating Lois Lane The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet's Ace Reporter by Tim Hanley[book:Investigating Lois Lane: The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet's Ace Reporter|2536289..."

I already got this from NetGalley! Looking forward to reading it!

Erin *Proud Book Hoarder* (erinpaperbackstash) Interesting, thanks

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Stabbing I haven't seen many book solicits lately but saw this one today:

Hunted Superhero Detective Series, Book Four by Darius Brasher Hunted: Superhero Detective Series, Book Four Kindle Edition by Darius Brasher -- Someone has killed Earth's most powerful and beloved superhero, and everyone thinks that someone is me. -- July 26, 2016.

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Battle of the ULTRAs (The Last Hero Book 3) Kindle Edition
by Matt Blake (Author) -- July 13, 2016

In the third book in The Last Hero superhero series, the planet is at war. Saint's devastating attacks have left the world's major cities in ruins. Humanity is imprisoned. Soon, there will be nowhere left to call home.

Driven by revenge, Kyle Peters (Glacies) leads the fightback against Saint and his unstoppable armies. But when the battle for Manchester, UK goes drastically wrong, the ULTRA Resistance find themselves in a more precarious position than ever before.

And when Saint's evil endgame is revealed, the true consequences of his rise to power finally come to light.

In a race against time, Kyle must rally his ULTRA army and fight back against Saint and his peers, or face the total destruction of everything and everyone he has ever cared about.

But in these dangerous times of war, who can you really trust?

Battle of the ULTRAs is the third book in Matt Blake's The Last Hero superhero/urban fantasy series. With lovable characters, nail-biting action and adventure, and thrilling twists and turns, The Last Hero is sure to delight all fans of the genre.

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Stabbing Outcasts All good things... (The Outlaw Book 4) by Alan Janney Outcasts: All good things... (The Outlaw Book 4) Kindle Edition
by Alan Janney -- May 31, 2016

All Good Things…
…must come to an end.

A showdown looms between monsters.
Villain versus vigilante.
Chemist versus Outlaw.

Time grows short. Old enemies and new gather for the reckoning, a battle which sprawls across Los Angeles. Forced from their families by discovery and betrayal, Chase and Katie are cast into danger while the Infected take sides and rip at the fabric of order and chaos. America groans under the weight of a madman, and teeters on the precipice of war.

To win, the Outlaw must decide how much he’s willing to risk. And who he’s willing to risk.
Because some battles can’t be won by strength alone.
And some battles can’t be won at all.

The Final Book in the Outlaw Series
This is not The End
But it is the end of the beginning

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Stabbing The Flash by Susan Griffith

This title will be released on October 25, 2016.


Based on characters from DC Comics, The Flash is an American television series airing its second season on The CW and distributed around the world by Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. Following the supercharged, crime-fighting super hero with the power to move at superhuman speeds, this first Flash adventure pits the Scarlet Speedster against the villains who comprise his metahuman Rogues Gallery. But when The Flash's own abilities begin to fail him, he must seek help from his closest ally - The Arrow. This two part adventure will cross directly into the next Arrow novel.

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Stabbing Gotham Dawn of Darkness by Jason Starr

This title will be released on November 29, 2016.

GOTHAM is an American crime-drama television series from Warner Bros. Television developed by Bruno Heller, based on the characters from DC Comics in their Batman mythology - centering on a young Bruce Wayne, then-detective James Gordon, Alfred Pennyworth, a pre-Catwoman Selina Kyle, as well as a rogues gallery of burgeoning villains before they became known as the Penguin, the Riddler, the Scarecrow, Two-Face and more.

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Stabbing Arrow - Vengeance by Oscar Balderrama

Slade Wilson. Sebastian Blood. Isabel Rochev. Their actions will determine the path of a hero.


Oliver Queen returns from the dead to create his persona as the Arrow. Yet others work in the shadows to fashion his downfall… and plot the destruction of all he holds dear.

Also a survivor of Lian Yu, Slade Wilson’s ultimate goal is Oliver’s doom, and he recruits Isabel Rochev, whose hatred for the Queens knows no bounds. Brother Blood, while seeking to do what is right, also finds himself inextricably tangled in Wilson’s machinations.

This is the untold story behind the rise and fall of the Arrow

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Stabbing Doctor Strange Prose Novel by Marvel Comics

This title will be released on October 18, 2016

The world is falling apart. Violent crime is surging while the global economy craters. Doctor Stephen Strange, the Sorcerer Supreme, has defeated demonic hordes, battled evil wizards and tirelessly defended our realm against invading interdimensional armies. But when a dangerous dream begins inspiring normal people to act out their darkest ambitions, even Doctor Strange is pushed to his very limits. Working alongside his longtime nemesis, Nightmare, the Sorcerer Supreme must delve into the nightmares, delusions and desires of an entire planet. To save the Dream Realms, he'll have to give up some illusions of his own - including his heroism. And in the fallout, what dreams will haunt the Sorcerer Supreme?

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Stabbing Black Widow Red Vengeance

This title will be released on October 11, 2016.

BLACK WIDOW: RED VENGEANCE is the action-packed sequel tothe instant New York Times best-seller, BLACK WIDOW: FOREVER RED, penned by #1New York Times best-selling author Margaret Stohl. This time, Stohl takesreaders inside the minds of Marvel's most cunning and dangerous spies-BlackWidow and Red Widow-delving deeper into their powers and will reveal more thanever before about the infamous assassin and her fledgling hero-in-training.

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Stabbing Sidekick The Red Raptor Files - Part 1 (Red Raptor Files, #1) by Christopher J. Valin

THE CITY'S GREATEST HERO HAS DISAPPEARED and it's up to his teenage sidekick to find him. But Red Raptor isn’t prepared for the challenges he must face when he has to go up against their most dangerous foe without his partner. Sawyer was starting to get a little bored being Red Raptor, the sidekick of The Black Harrier. Since his power allows him to copy anything he watches, he’s followed his partner into numerous battles and come through virtually unscathed. In fact, his problems living at home with an alcoholic single mom and being bullied at school are worse than anything he’s faced as a crime fighter. And then there's this girl... For the first time in his life, Red Raptor is forced to test the limits of his abilities and come to grips with what it means to be a hero. "Valin has taken the familiar and re-imagined it in an exciting and fresh way for the next generation of superhero fans." - Bret Bernal, Tao Boy and Engine

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