Nick Harkaway, Gnomon (Knopf 1/18) The world of Gnomon is the ultimate panopticon surveillance state, with every word and action recorded, and the overarching authority of the System can even access the memories and thoughts of its citizens. When an alleged dissident dies during an interrogation, a state inspector delves into the victim’s mind, and discovers impossible memories of various lives… and a cipher that could reveal world-altering secrets. Harkaway ...Read MoreRead more
Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone (Henry Holt) debuts on two print lists this week, ranking #1 on the New York Times YA list, and #13 on the combined USA Today list.
Several other debuts this week: Jason Fry’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition (Del Rey), ranking as high as #2 on two lists; Patricia Briggs’ Burn Bright (Ace), #2 on one list; Karen Marie Moning’s ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) Artemis, Andy Weir (Crown) 2 2 2) Oathbringer, Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 2 1 3) Persepolis Rising, James S.A. Corey (Orbit US) 1 – 4) Provenance, Ann Leckie (Orbit US) 4 4 5) The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage, Philip Pullman (Knopf) 3 6 6) The Power, Naomi Alderman (Little, Brown) 2 5 7) The Princess Bride Deluxe Edition, William Goldman ...Read More Read more
Nancy Kress’s If Tomorrow Comes, Jane Yolen’s Mapping the Bones, Daniel H. Wilson’s collection Guardian Angels and Other Monsters, the first English translation of a 1974 novel by Catalan writer Manuel de Pedrolo, and titles by Paolo Bacigalupi & Tobias S. Buckell, Anne Bishop, Patricia Briggs, Jeremy K. Brown, Steven Brust, Tony Daniel & Christopher Ruocchio, Paul Di Filippo, Christopher Golden & Tim Lebbon, Sean Grigsby, Alma ...Read MoreRead more
The Locus Selected Books by Author list has been updated on our Forthcoming Books page, with information from the March 2018 issue covering upcoming titles from genre houses slated through December 2018. Find out about your favorite authors upcoming books!
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Katherine Arden, The Girl in the Tower (Del Rey 12/17) This enchanting follow-up to the stunning debut The Bear and the Nightingale continues the Winternight series, inspired by Russian folk tales and legends. Heroine Vasilia rejects the acceptable paths of marriage or the convent in favor of an unlikely third option: dressing as a boy and setting off on horseback for adventure, and in the process, she comes to the ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) Oathbringer, Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 1 – 2) Artemis, Andy Weir (Crown) 1 – 3) Edgedancer, Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 1 – 4) Provenance, Ann Leckie (Orbit US) 3 2 5) The Power, Naomi Alderman (Little, Brown) 1 – 6) The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage, Philip Pullman (Knopf) 2 4 7) The Mongrel Mage, L.E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor) 1 – 8) ...Read More Read more
John Kessel’s Pride and Prometheus, Ned Beauman’s Madness Is Better Than Defeat, David Pedreira’s Gunpowder Moon, and titles by RJ Barker, Jordanna Max Brodsky, Rachel Caine & Ann Aguiree, Susan Dennard, Thoraiya Dyer, Tom Miller, Gavin Smith, Jo Walton, and Scott Westerfeld/Margo Lanagan/Deborah Biancotti. ...Read MoreRead more
The US edition of Matt Haig’s How to Stop Time and titles by E.C. Ambrose, Sue Burke, Eric Flint et al., Jasmine Gower, S. Jae-Jones, Vic James, Les Johnson, Gini Koch, Elizabeth Moon, Tamora Pierce, Beth Plutchak, R.A. Salvatore, Thomas Sweterlitsch, E.J. Swift, Travis S. Taylor, and Alex Wells. ...Read MoreRead more
Online bookseller Amazon.com published its yearly array of lists to promote the best books of 2017, with editors’ selections in various categories.
The Editors’ Picks: Top 100 Print Books includes the following works of genre interest:
- #6 Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders (Random House)
- #8 You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir, Sherman Alexie (Little, Brown)
- #9 Sourdough, Robin Sloane (MCD)
- #16 Spoonbenders, Daryl Gregory (Knopf)
The Locus Selected Books by Author list has been updated on our Forthcoming Books page, with information from the December 2017 issue covering upcoming titles from genre houses slated through September 2018. Find out about your favorite authors upcoming books!
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Chris Brookmyre, Places in the Darkness (Orbit 11/17) A novelist noted for his mysteries and crime novels (as Christopher Brookmyre), the author here mixes plenty of hard SF with mystery in a complex tale of murder and memory manipulation set on a space station where rival groups build test designs for the great colony ship that will carry mankind to the stars.
S.A. Chakraborty, The City of Brass (Harper ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) What the Hell Did I Just Read, David Wong (St. Martin’s) 1 – 2) Provenance, Ann Leckie (Orbit US) 2 1 3) Vallista, Steven Brust (Tor) 1 – 4) The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage, Philip Pullman (Knopf) 1 – 5) The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW) 5 – 6) The Core, Peter V. Brett (Del Rey) 2 ...Read More Read more