Published today, the US edition of Nick Harkaway’s Gnomon, anthology Robots vs. Fairies edited by Dominik Parisien & Navah Wolfe, Charles Stross’ Dark State, and titles by Genevieve Cogman, Terry Goodkind, Michelle Hauck, Ian Donald Keeling, Seanan McGuire, Sarah Tarkoff, and Django Wexler. ...Read MoreRead more
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 MoreRead more
New titles by Holly Black, C.J. Cherryh, Olivia A. Cole, Rod Duncan, Tyrell Johnson, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller, Dave McKean & William Schafer, James A. Moore, Damien Lincoln Ober, Sidney Perkowitz & Eddy von Mueller, John Scalzi, Alex Shvartsman, F. Paul Wilson, and Timothy Zahn. ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) Provenance, Ann Leckie (Orbit US) 1 – 2) The Brightest Fell, Seanan McGuire (DAW) 1 – 3) Beren and Lúthien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 4 2 4) The Rise and Fall of D. O. D. O., Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland (HarperCollins/Morrow) 4 1 5) Godsgrave, Jay Kristoff (St. Martin’s) 1 – 6) The Core, Peter V. Brett (Del ...Read More Read more
Titles newly in paperback the past two months include Gregory Benford’s The Berlin Project, Kameron Hurley’s The Stars Are Legion, John Kessel’s The Moon and the Other, two big collections by Ursula K. Le Guin, Ada Palmer’s Seven Surrenders, Robert Charles Wilson’s Last Year, and titles by Aiken, Bara, Brandt, Buettner, Clarke, Corey, Flint, Forstchen, Friedman, Goodkind, Kadrey, Koontz, McClellan, Neumeier, Roberson, Smale, Stross, and ...Read MoreRead more
Paolo Bacigalupi, Tool of War (Little, Brown 10/17) This concluding volume in the series begun with Ship Breaker focuses on Tool, the bioengineered “augment” half-man, half-beast from earlier in the series, who broke his obedience conditioning to lead a pack of soldier boys in a war against his wealthy masters. “Grandly concludes a trilogy which is as thrilling and thought-provoking as anything in recent young-adult SF.” [Gary K. Wolfe]Read more
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 MoreRead more
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month 1) The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O., Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland (Morrow) 3 1 2) Beren and Lúthien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 3 4 3) Monster Hunter Siege, Larry Correia (Baen) 1 – 4) Meddling Kids, Edgar Cantero (Doubleday) 1 – 5) The Clockwork Dynasty, Daniel H. Wilson (Doubleday) 1 – 6) The Delirium Brief, Charles Stross (Tor.com Publishing) 2 ...Read More Read more
New books listed today include novels by Damien Broderick (updating John Brunner), S.A. Chakraborty, W. Michael Gear & Kathleen O’Neal Gear, Robert Guffey, Dean Koontz, Rachel Neumeier, and Yoshiki Tanaka; plus an anthology by Paula Guran, a collection by Charlaine Harris, and nonfiction by D. Harlan Wilson about J.G. Ballard. ...Read MoreRead more
Robert Cargill, Sea of Rust (Harper Voyager US/Gollancz UK 9/17) Robots rule the world in this action-filled, post-apocalyptic SF novel, a “robot western” set in a world where robots wiped out mankind years before. Brittle scavenges the wastelands for parts, one of a dwindling few determined not to join the shared consciousness of the One World Intelligences warring for dominance.
Jeffrey Ford, The Twilight Pariah (Tor.com Publishing 9/17) College ...Read MoreRead more
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 MoreRead more