Sunday, 1 May 2016

Fresh on the Shelf - May 2016 Book Releases + Giveaway

Happy May, Cupcakes!

How was your April? Getting any reading done? 

If so, let me know what you enjoyed last month!

May is one step closer to the summer and I absolutely cannot wait to dive into these brand new titles! Be sure to keep a look-out on A Cupcake and a Latte for some blog tours and reviews on many of the releases we'll be expecting to hit shelves this month!

May 2016 Book Releases:

The Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood
The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan
The Last Star by Rick Yancey
The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
Warrior Witch by Danielle L. Jensen
The Way Back to You by Michelle Andreani and Mindi Scott
Ask Me How I Got Here by Christine Heppermann

The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You by Lily Anderson
The Paladins by Julie Reece
Love, Charms, and Other Catastrophes by Kimberly Karalius
Dream On by Kerstin Gier
Traitor Angels by Anne Blankman
The Crown by Kiera Cass
Ruined by Amy Tintera
Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes

Winging It by Cate Cameron
True Born by L.E. Sterling
Unrivaled by Alyson Noel
The Crown's Game by Evelyn Skye
Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
Wanderlost by Jen Malone
100 Days of Cake by Shari Goldhagen
Kay's Lucky Coin Variety by Ann Y.K. Choi

It Wasn't Always Like This by Joy Preble
Spark by Holly Schindler
The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight
Night Speed by Chris Howard
A Walk in the Sun by Michelle Zink
Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach
26 Kisses by Anna Michels
Love & Gelato by Jenn Evans Welch

GIVEAWAY - International
Giveaway is for one book from the above May 2016 releases to be awarded to one reader. Open to anyone who can receive shipments from The Book Depository. I am not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged books received. Please fill in entries accordingly for a valid entry. Good luck!

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Happy Reading,


  1. Bookish Willow1 May 2016 at 10:06

    A Court of Mist and Fury! So excited!

    Thanks again!

  2. The Crowns Game! I've been hearing really great things about it

  3. My all time most exciting release for May is A Court of Thorns and Roses! But I am also very excited for Night Speed, Queen of Hearts, The Crown's Game, The Unexpected Everything, and Outrun The Moon! May is going to be such a wonderful month for book releases!

  4. I can't wait for The Last Star, by Rick Yancey

  5. I am really excited for Night Speed by Chris Howard! I have heard such good things and I just need it. *grabby hands* Thanks for the giveaway!

    Jamie @ Books and Ladders

  6. I have been looking forward to reading The Way Back To You. Great Giveaway.

  7. I'm most excited for Trials of Apollo, even though I want to know how the Crown ends. I'm excited to get more Percy Jackson.

  8. many amazing new releases this month! I think I would have to go with The Crown and then A Court of Mist and Fury and then The Crown's Game.

  9. I'm ssoooooo excited about The Last Star!! Finally!! It's my most anticipated book of the month, probably even of the year :D

    Also, The Apollo series is on my to-buy list! :D

  10. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas


  12. Adreana Hailu5 May 2016 at 00:01

    My most anticipated May 2016 read is The Crown's Game by Evelyn Skye. The premise is just up my lane and it reminds me of Six of Crows, which is my most favorite book of all time!

  13. One of my favourite reads last month was A Dawn Most Wicked by Susan Dennard. I love the series and the character Daniel Sheridan so this was perfect for me!

    My most anctipated May release is a tie between Warrior Witch and ACOMAF.

  14. Thank you for this awesome giveaway! I'm not entirely sure what my most anticipated release would be but I am looking forward to reading how The Last Star turns out!

  15. Oooh maybe The Crown's Game! I hope it lives up to my expectations. Thanks for the giveaway!

  16. My most anticipated May 2016 release is The Square Root of Summer. I heard about this book a while ago and I've been wanting to read it since then. Thanks for doing this giveaway!

  17. May is a great month for book releases! I'm super excited for a lot of titles especially The Square Root of Summer, The Unexpected Everything, Girl Against The Universe, and The Outliers!

  18. I can't wait for Night Speed!

  19. Wow such a great giveaway! I’m excited for so many! I’m already reading ACOMAF, but i’m looking forward to trials of apollo!

  20. So excited for The Last Star and The Unexpected Everything and A Court of Mist and Fury!! Too many

  21. I'm really excited for The Last Star by Rick Yancey

  22. Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes and The Crown's Game. Thanks for the giveaway!

    - Erika @ The Nocturnal Fey

  23. Out Run the Moon seems really interesting!

  24. It's a tie between The Crown's Game and Outrun the Moon.

  25. Most anticipated was The Unexpected Everything! I was fortunate enough to read an early copy and I loved it :D Thank you for the chance!

  26. The Last Star by Rick Yancey. Thanks for the giveaway!

  27. Super excited for Nil on Fire by Lynne Matson, The Crown's Game by Evelyn Skye and A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas.
    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  28. My most anticipated May 2016 release is A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas.

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