New Books : 14 November 2017

New books published today include Andy Weir’s Artemis, Louise Erdrich’s Future Home of the Living God, Brandon Sanderson’s Oathbringer, Molly Tanzer’s Creatures of Will and Temper, collections by Peter S. Beagle and Jane Yolen, and other titles by Gerald Brandt, Mike Brooks, Tina Connolly, Stephen R. Donaldson, Ian C. Esslemont, Alan Dean Foster, Mira Grant, Leanna Renee Hieber, Jonathan L. Howard, K.J. Parker, Jodi Taylor, Tracy ...Read More

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New Books : 7 November 2017

New books published today include Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers, Neil Clarke’s anthology More Human Than Human, Tim Pratt’s novel The Wrong Stars, and titles by K.C. Alexander, Richard Baker, Levi Black, Chris Brookmyre, Beth Cato, David Dalglish, Matthew de Abaitua, David Drake, James Alan Gardner, Jim C. Hines, Cat Jordan, William Ledbetter, Fonda Lee, Leena Likitalo, Michael Livingston, Irene Radford, ...Read More

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New Books : 31 October 2017

New books listed today include James Gunn’s Star-Begotten: A Life Lived in Science Fiction, Joe Hill’s Strange Weather: Four Short Novels, Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Warrior, a debut novel by Tochi Onyebuchi, and titles by Lila Bowen, Miles Cameron, Myke Cole, Mark Z. Daniewlewski, Amy S. Foster, Julia Keller, Joe R. Lansdale, Gregory Maguire, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Garth Nix & Sean Williams, Tamora Pierce, Brandon Sanderson, Lewis Shiner, ...Read More

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New Books : 24 October 2017

This week’s new books include a new novel by John Crowley, Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr, Rich Horton’s latest volume of The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, an illustrated novel by Gregory Manchess, and other titles by Darin Bradley, Melissa Caruso, Cassandra Rose Clarke, Mercedes Lackey & James Mallory, Silva Moreno-Garcia, Kim Newman, and Melissa F. Olson. ...Read More

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New Books : 19 October 2017

This week’s new books include the simultaneous US/UK release of The Book of Dust, Volume One: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman, first volume in a highly-anticipated follow-up trilogy to the author’s His Dark Materials trilogy; a climate change novel by Paul McAuley; first volume of a new fantasy trilogy by K.J. Parker; an anthology of classic and new space opera by Bryan Thomas Schmidt; and other ...Read More

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New Books : 10 October 2017

+ Alderman, Naomi : The Power
(Little, Brown 978-0-316-54761-1, $26, 400pp, hardcover, October 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Oct 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316547659
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781478999904

SF novel in which teenage girls develop the power to cause others agonizing pain and death, triggering an upturning of worldwide order.
• The book was first published in the UK in ...Read More

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New Books : 3 October 2017

* Aryan, Stephen : Mageborn
(Orbit 978-0-316-55478-7, $16.99, 432pp, trade paperback, October 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Oct 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316554794
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781478923183
• Age of Dread #1

Fantasy novel, first in a new series set in the aftermath of the author’s “Age of Darkness” trilogy, about a minority population with magical abilities in a society ...Read More

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New Books : 26 September 2017

+ Delaney, Joseph : The Dark Assassin
(HarperCollins/Greenwillow 978-0062334596, $17.99, 352pp, hardcover, September 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 26 Sep 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780062334619
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780062688279
• Starblade Chronicles #3

Young adult fantasy novel, third in a trilogy following A New Darkness (2014) and The Dark Army (2016), about a 17-year-old spook and his female apprentice battling evil ...Read More

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New Books : 19 September 2017

* Canavan, Trudi : Successor’s Promise
(Orbit 978-0316209281, $27, 576pp, hardcover, September 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316324960
UK edition: 978-0356501161 (Thu 21 Sep 2017)
• Millennium’s Rule #3

Fantasy novel, third in a series following Thief’s Magic (2014) and Angel of Storms (2015), about a sentient book in a world where magic powers an industrial ...Read More

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New Books : 12 September 2017

* Abraham, Brad : Magicians Impossible
(St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne 978-1-250-08352-4, $27.99, 400pp, hardcover, September 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 12 Sep 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781250083531

Fantasy novel, the author’s first novel, about a man who discovers his late father was a secret agent in a society of magical spies.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review ...Read More

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New Books : 5 September 2017

(Note: Macmillan‘s site is down this morning, so several titles due today from Macmillan imprints, including Tor, will be posted later.)

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* Asaro, Catherine : The Bronze Skies
(Baen 978-1-4814-8258-5, $16, 336pp, trade paperback, September 2017, cover art Alan Pollack)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Sep 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-609-7
• Skolian Saga #16

SF novel, 16th (or 22nd, depending on which ...Read More

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New Books : 29 August 2017

* Bennett, James : Raising Fire
(Orbit 978-0-316-39073-6, $15.99, 432pp, trade paperback, September 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 29 Aug 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316390729
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781478971498
• Ben Garston #2

Fantasy novel, second in a series following Chasing Embers (2016), about an ordinary man who is really a figure out of myth and legends.
• Hachette’s site has ...Read More

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New Books : 22 August 2017

+ Baxter, Stephen : The Massacre of Mankind
(Crown 978-1-5247-6012-0, $27, 496pp, hardcover, August 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 22 Aug 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781524760144
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780525496458

First US edition (UK: Orion/Gollancz, January 2017)

SF novel, an authorized sequel to H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, set 14 years after the invasion in that book.
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New Books : 15 August 2017

* Brennan, Sara Rees : In Other Lands
(Big Mouth House 978-1-6187-312-03, $19.95, 437pp, hardcover, August 2017, cover illustration Carolyn Nowak)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 15 Aug 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781618731357

Young adult fantasy novel about a nerdy English schoolboy who discovers a magical world called the Borderlands.
• Small Beer Press’ site has this description with an excerpt and quotes from reviews. ...Read More

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New Books : 8 August 2017

* Avdic, Asa : The Dying Game
(Penguin 978-0-14-313179-3, $16, 288pp, trade paperback, August 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Aug 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781524705640
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780525493150

Alternate history SF novel, the author’s first novel, set in a 2037 in which the Soviet Union never fell, about a bureaucrat who is assigned to stage her own death in ...Read More

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New Books : 2 August 2017

* Correia, Larry : Monster Hunter Siege
(Baen 978-1-4814-8255-4, $25, 384pp, hardcover, August 2017, cover art Alan Pollack)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 25 Jul 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-601-1
• Monster Hunter #6

Humorous fantasy novel, sixth in a series following Monster Hunter International (2007), Monster Hunter Vendetta (2010), Monster Hunter Alpha (2011), Monster Hunter Legion (2012), and Monster Hunter Nemesis (2014), about a ...Read More

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New UK Books : June – July 2017

* Baxter, Stephen : Xeelee: Vengeance
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-1473217171, £20, 352pp, hardcover, June 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Thu 15 Jun 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473217201
• Xeelee #-

Far future SF novel, latest in Baxter’s long-running Xeelee series that began with Raft in 1991 and most recently included the collection Xeelee: Endurance in 2015.
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” ...Read More

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New Books : 25 July 2017

* Aguirre, Ann : Vanguard
(Feiwel & Friends 978-1250089823, $17.99, 368pp, hardcover, July 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 25 Jul 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781250089830
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781427285560
• Razorland #4

Young adult dystopian SF novel, fourth book in a series following the trilogy Enclave (2011), Outpost (2012), and Horde (2013),
about a girl raised as a Hunter in an ...Read More

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New Books : 18 July 2017

* Casper, Susan : Up the Rainbow: The Complete Short Fiction of Susan Casper
(Fantastic Books 978-1-5154-1027-0, $34.99, 452pp, hardcover, July 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 18 Jul 2017

Collection of 24 stories first published from 1983 to 2003, with one story previously unpublished, by the author who died this past February. Michael Swanwick provides an introduction, Andy Duncan an afterword.
• The publisher’s site has this description with ...Read More

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New Books : 11 July 2017

* Allan, Nina : The Rift
(Titan 978-1-78565-037-6, $14.95, 432pp, trade paperback, July 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 11 Jul 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-78565-039-0

SF novel about about a woman whose sister disappeared for 20 years and then returned claiming she spent the time on another planet.
• Titan’s site has this description
• The Publishers Weekly review comments, “Allan crafts mirrored portraits ...Read More

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New Books : 4 July 2017

* Aaronovitch, Ben : The Furthest Station
(Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-833-9, $40, 144pp, hardcover, June 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Fri 30 Jun 2017
• Rivers of London #7

Urban fantasy novella in the author’s Rivers of London series, about ghosts in the London Underground.
• Subterranean’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review calls the book “an excellent entry point to the Peter Grant series ...Read More

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New Books : 27 June 2017

* Barnes, Steven : Twelve Days
(Tor 978-0-7653-7597-1, $26.99, 368pp, hardcover, June 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 Jun 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466849082

Paranormal thriller about the lives of one family during global terrorist attacks on world leaders and criminals.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review comments, “Barnes’s characters are mostly well-written, and he knows ...Read More

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New Books : 20 June 2017

* Bishop, Michael : Other Arms Reach Out to Me: Georgia Stories
(Fairwood Press/Kudzu Planet Productions 978-1933846651, $17.99, trade paperback, June 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017

Collection of 15 mainstream stories set in Georgia or featuring characters from Georgia. Two stories are original to this book.
• Contents include the 2015 Nebula-nominated novelette “Rattlesnakes and Men”.
• Fairwood’s site has this description with blurbs by Karen ...Read More

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New Books : 13 June 2017

* Anderson, Taylor : Devil’s Due
(Ace 978-0451470652, $27, 496pp, hardcover, June 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 13 Jun 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780698162983
• Destroyermen #12

Alternate history SF novel, twelfth in the “Destroyermen” series following Into the Storm, Crusade, Maelstrom, Distant Thunders, Rising Tides, Firestorm, Iron Gray Sea (2012), Storm Surge (2013), Deadly Shores (2014), Straits ...Read More

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New Books : 6 June 2017

* Afsharirad, David, ed. : The Year’s Best Military & Adventure SF Volume 3
(Baen 978-1-4814-8268-4, $16, 336pp, trade paperback, June 2017, cover art Bobrowski)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-582-3

Anthology of 15 stories first published in 2016, third in a series following The Year’s Best Military SF & Space Opera (2015) and The Year’s Best Military & ...Read More

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New Books : 30 May 2017

* Andrews, Ilona : White Hot
(HarperCollins/Avon 978-0062674791, $25.99, 416pp, hardcover, May 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 30 May 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780062289261
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780062423610
• Hidden Legacy #2

Fantasy novel, second in a series following Burn For Me (2014), about a detective in a magical society.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a sample.
• The ...Read More

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New Books : 23 May 2017

* Baldwin, Kathleen : Refuge for Masterminds
(Tor Teen 978-0765376046, $17.99, 352pp, hardcover, May 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 23 May 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B01M5IHSU9
• Stranje House #3

Young adult fantasy novel, third in a series following A School for Unusual Girls (2015) and Exile for Dreamers (2016), about a school for girls in Regency England.
• Macmillan’s site has this description ...Read More

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New Books : 16 May 2017

* Campbell, Jack : Vanguard
(Ace 978-1-101-98834-3, $27, 336pp, hardcover, May 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101988350
• The Genesis Fleet #1

Military SF novel, first in a new series related to his “Lost Fleet” series, about the founding of the Alliance.
• Penguin Random House’s site has this description with a preview.
• Publishers Weekly gives it ...Read More

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New Books : 9 May 2017

* Benford, Gregory : The Berlin Project
(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press 978-1-4814-8764-1, $26.99, 480pp, hardcover, May 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 9 May 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781481487665

Alternate history SF novel in which the atom bomb is ready by 1944, in time to stop Hitler.
• Simon & Schuster’s site has this description with a Google preview.
• The Publishers Weekly review comments, ...Read More

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New Books : 2 May 2017

+ Bennett, Robert Jackson : City of Miracles
(Penguin Random House/Broadway 978-0-553-41973-3, $16, 464pp, trade paperback, May 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 2 May 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780553419740
• The Divine Cities #3

Fantasy novel, third in a trilogy following City of Stairs (2014) and City of Blades (2016), about a city whose gods are dead.
• Penguin Random House’s site has this ...Read More

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New Books : 25 April 2017

* Brennan, Marie : Within the Sanctuary of Wings
(Tor 978-0-7653-7765-4, $27.99, 352pp, hardcover, April 2017)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466856998
• Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781427292322
• The Lady Trent Memoirs #5

Fantasy novel, fifth and final book in a series after A Natural History of Dragons (2013), The Tropic of Serpents (2014), Voyage of the ...Read More

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New Books : 18 April 2017

* Adams, John Joseph, ed. : Cosmic Powers: The Saga Anthology of Far-Away Galaxies
(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press 978-1-4814-3502-4, $29.99, 368pp, hardcover, April 2017, cover illustration Chris Foss)
• Nominal Publication Date: Tue 18 Apr 2017
• Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781481435031

Anthology of 18 far-future SF stories, of which 12 appear to be original to this book.
• Authors include Charlie Jane Anders, Becky Chambers, Adam-Troy ...Read More

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