New & Notable Books, April 2018

Kelly Barnhill, Dreadful Young Ladies (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2/18) Newbery Medal winner Barnhill’s first collection presents nine fantastic stories for adults, infused by her very distinctive, poetic voice, with tales full of fairytale elements, interesting insects, and ladies who refuse to follow the rules, including the title character of the quirkily dystopian novella, “The Unlicensed Magician”.

 

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Locus Bestsellers, April 2018

HARDCOVERS Months
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month 1) Oathbringer, Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 3 2 2) Iron Gold, Pierce Brown (Del Rey) 1 – 3) Artemis, Andy Weir (Crown) 3 1 4) The Power, Naomi Alderman (Little, Brown) 3 6 5) Neogenesis, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (Baen) 1 – 6) Persepolis Rising, James S.A. Corey (Orbit US) 2 3 7) The Princess Bride Deluxe Edition, William Goldman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) ...Read More Read more

New Books : 3 April 2018

Michael Benson’s Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece, Neil Clarke’s The Best Science Fiction of the Year, Volume Three, Samuel R. Delany’s collection The Atheist in the Attic, Richard Powers’ The Overstory, and titles by R.S. Belcher, Kendare Blake, D.J. Butler, Leo Carew, David Drake, Sarah Beth Durst, Kevin Hearne, Margaret Killjoy, Mark Lawrence, Jeff Noon, Chris Roberson, and ...Read More

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New & Notable Books, March 2018

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 More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 19 March 2018

 

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 More

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Locus Bestsellers, March 2018

HARDCOVERS Months
on list Last
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

New Books : 6 March 2018

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 More

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Forthcoming Books Through December 2018

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!

For the complete list of books by publisher, subscribe to our print magazine or purchase the March issue in print or digital editions.

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New & Notable Books, February 2018

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 More

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Locus Bestsellers, February 2018

HARDCOVERS Months
on list Last
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