Top 5 Science Fiction Releases – May 2015

Top Five Science Fiction Upcoming Book Releases for May 2015

May promises more great science fiction novels. Here are the top five science fiction novels coming out in May. The list includes adult and YA, science fiction and dystopian. Don’t miss these great scifi new releases!

Seveneves by Neal Stephenson - science fiction new releaseSeveneves – Neal Stephenson
Add Seveneves to Goodreads or see more reviewsGenre: Far-future scifi dystopia
Release Date: May 19, 2015 from William Morrow
Tease: Seven distinct races return to an abandoned alien world: Earth.
Previous Works: Anatham, Reamde, Cryptonomicon

Undertow by Michael Buckley - YA scifi new releaseUndertow – Michael Buckley
Add Undertow to Goodreads or see more reviewsGenre: YA, modern day science fiction, invasion
Release Date: May 5, 2015 from HMH Books
Tease: Ocean-dwelling warriors occupy Coney Island.
Previous Works: NERDS series, Sisters Grimm series
Read my review!

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi - Dystopian new releaseThe Water Knife – Paolo Bacigalupi
Add The Water Knife to Goodreads or see more reviewsGenre: Near-future environmental dystopia
Release Date: May 26, 2015 from Knopf
Tease: In a barren landscape, Angel hunts rumors of water.
Previous Works: Windup Girl, Shipbreaker

I am Princess X by Cherie Priest - YA new releaseI am Princess X – Cherie Priest
Add I am Princess X to Goodreads or see more reviewsGenre: Crossgenre: YA, scifi, mystery, comics
Release Date: May 26, 2015 from Arthur A. Levine Books
Tease: When Libby died, so did the comic she created. But Princess X lives. Does Libby?
Previous Works: Clockwork Century series, Cheshire Red Reports

The Book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor - Science fiction new releaseThe Book of Phoenix – Nnedi Okorafor
Add The Book of Phoenix to Goodreads or see more reviewsGenre: Science fiction, dystopian, magical realism
Release Date: May 5, 2015 from DAW
Tease: A biologically altered woman escapes her tower laboratory and sets out on a journey of self discovery, to Africa and back.
Previous Works: Who Fears Death, Akata Witch

If you enjoyed this post, you’ll like my Top 5 Fantasy releases for May too.

What books are you looking forward to this month?

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2 thoughts on “Top 5 Science Fiction Releases – May 2015

    • I read the first one. It was a much younger reading level than I can usually enjoy, but considering that, it was decent. Interesting world, and fun stories. I enjoyed it okay, but not enough to want to read more. Mostly a matter of wrong reading level for me though.

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