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 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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Sarah Gailey Guest Post–“Gods and Beggars”

How might a God test the worthiness of their people?

Religious traditions the world over are fascinated by this question. How will we prove to our Gods that we are following their rules, that we are just and virtuous, that we are deserving of reward?

A worthy answer to this question lies in an oft-repeated fable: the god disguises themself as a beggar, sits at the roadside, and waits to ...Read More

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New Books : 5 December 2017

New books published today include Katherine Arden’s The Girl in the Tower , James S.A. Corey’s Persepolis Rising, Ursula K. Le Guin’s No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters, Ken Scholes’ Hymn, and other titles by Catherine Cerveny, Eric Flint & Charles E. Gannon, Christopher Fowler, Francesca Haig, Faith Hunter, Mercedes Lackey, Alex Marshall, George R.R. Martin, Susan R. Matthews, Ryk E. Spoor, Benjanun Sriduangkaew, and Sam ...Read More

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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,

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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,

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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