B. Catling, The Cloven (Vintage 7/18) The final volume in the dark historical fantasy Vorrh trilogy (after The Vorrh and The Erstwhile) brings this ambitious and unpredictable series to a moving conclusion. Afrikaner socialite Cyrena Lohr mourns the death of her cyclops lover Ishmael and has a dalliance with naturalist Eugène Marais, who gives her a gift that allows her visions of another world… while Nicholas the Erstwhile senses looming ...Read MoreRead more
The US edition of Philip Pullman’s Daemon Voices: On Stories and Storytelling, plus titles by Myke Cole, Claire G. Coleman, Sebastien de Castell, Deborah Harkness, Tanya Huff, George Mann, Mark Morris, Catherine Reef, Brandon Sanderson, Peter Tieryas, Harry Turtledove, and Edward Willett ...Read MoreRead more
Several titles debut on lists this week, most prominently a new Forgotten Realms novel by R.A. Salvatore, Timeless (Harper Voyager), ranking as high as #11 on the Publishers Weekly list.
Also: Flight or Fright, an anthology edited by Stephen King and Bev Vincent and published by Cemetery Dance — the second title from that publishers ever compiled on these pages, after Gwendy’s Button Box by King and Richard ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) Brief Cases, Jim Butcher (Ace) 1 – 2) The Hills Have Spies, Mercedes Lackey (DAW) 1 – 3) Season of Storms, Andrzej Sapkowski (Orbit US) 1 – 4) The Skaar Invasion, Terry Brooks (Del Rey) 1 – 5) Starless, Jacqueline Carey (Tor) 1 – 6) Outcasts of Order, L.E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor) 1 – 7) King of Ashes, Raymond E. Feist (Harper Voyager ...Read More
Ten years of Tor.com short fiction in Irene Gallo’s anthology Worlds Seen in Passing, J.R.R. Tolkien’s unfinished The Fall of Gondolin, Stephen King & Ben Vincent’s anthology Flight or Fright, and new titles by Stephen Aryan, Larry Correia, Jaine Fenn, Sean Grigsby, Peter F. Hamilton, Nick Mamatas, Michael J. Martinez, Jack McDevitt, Seanan McGuire, Patrick Ness & Rovina Cai, Tim Pratt, Justina Robson, Greg van Eekhout, Steve ...Read MoreRead more
The Locus Selected Books by Author list has been updated on our Forthcoming Books page, with information from the September 2018 issue covering upcoming titles from genre houses slated through June 2019. Find out about your favorite authors upcoming books!
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Rachel Armstrong, Origamy (NewCon Press 4/18) Science taken to extremes – with a hint of Italo Calvino – infuses this fascinating and thoroughly unconventional tale of Mobius, an adolescent being forced by an accident to re-learn the art of weaving spacetime, during which she uncovers something that threatens the fabric of the universe. “Origamy is larded thickly with real science – albeit speculatively extended along semi-gonzo vectors – it’s delivered ...Read MoreRead more
Cixin Liu’s Ball Lightening, collections by Michael Bishop and F. Brett Cox, Karl Schroeder’s The Million, and other titles by Cathy Clamp, S.K. Dunstall, Catherine Egan, Alan Dean Foster, Jon Hollins, Marina J. Lostetter, Ling Ma, Abbey Mei Otis, Jason Ridler, Lawrence M. Schoen, and Francesco Verso ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) Head On, John Scalzi (Tor) 2 1 2) Noir, Christopher Moore (Morrow) 2 2 3) King of Ashes, Raymond E. Feist (Harper Voyager US) 1 – 4) Artificial Condition, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing) 1 – 5) Persepolis Rising, James S.A. Corey (Orbit) 5 8 6) Space Opera, Catherynne M. Valente (Saga) 2 4 7) The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang (Harper Voyager US) 1 ...Read More
Tim Powers’ novel Alternate Routes, Jo Walton’s An Informal History of the Hugos: A Personal Look Back at the Hugo Awards, 1953-2000, Martha Wells’ Rogue Protocol, Nebula Awards Showcase 2018 edited by Jane Yolen, and other titles by RJ Barker, John Dixon, Nicky Drayden, L. Timmel Duchamp, V.M. Escalada, Rachel Fellman, Eric Flint, Laurell K. Hamilton, Mercedes Lackey et al, Gerson Lodi-Ribeiro, Dale Lucas, Ari Marmell, Mary ...Read MoreRead more
Rich Horton’s The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy: 2018 Edition, JY Yang’s The Descent of Monsters, Catherynne M. Valente’s The Future Is Blue, and titles by Brenda Cooper, Cornelia Funke, David D. Levine, Michael Mammay, Claire O’Dell, Vivan Shaw, and Adrian Tchaikovsky. ...Read MoreRead more
Michael Blumlein, All I Ever Dreamed (Valancourt 5/18) Blumlein’s latest collection offers 18 varied stories from 1993-2016, with notes on each by the author, who stretches the boundaries of SF, fantasy, and horror, frequently using his knowledge of medicine to address the possibilities and consequences of new biological technology.
Lara Elena Donnelly, Armistice (Tor 5/18) Glamorous film stars, revolutionaries, and spies mix in a lush tropical country on the ...Read MoreRead more
Maria Dahvana Headley’s The Mere Wife, Seanan McGuire’s The Girl in the Green Silk Gown, Adrian Tchaikovsky’s The Expert System’s Brother, and titles by Ann Aguirre, Gail Carriger, B. Caitling, Delilah S. Dawson & Kevin Hearne, Sebastien de Castell, Jason Denzel, Craig DiLouie, Alan Dean Foster, Kathleen O’Neal Gear, Chadwick Ginther, Kameron Hurley, A. Lee Martinez, Nick Setchfield, Emily Skrutskie, Melinda Snodgrass, and Carrie Vaughn ...Read MoreRead more