Naomi Novik’s Spinning Silver, Jonathan Strahan’s Infinity’s End, Neil Clarke’s The Final Frontier, and titles by Taylor Anderson, Mike Carey, Adam Christopher, Ruthanna Emrys, Theodora Goss, Rachel Heng, Nicole Kornher-Stace, Kim Liggett, Thea Lim, Zachary Mason, Jay Schiffman, John Schoffstall, Kiersten White, and Rio Youers. ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) Head On, John Scalzi (Tor) 1 – 2) Noir, Christopher Moore (Morrow) 1 – 3) Oathbringer, Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 6 4 4) Space Opera, Catherynne M. Valente (Saga) 1 – 5) The Power, Naomi Alderman (Little, Brown) 6 6 6) Scourged, Kevin Hearne (Del Rey) 1 – 7) Burn Bright, Patricia Briggs (Ace) 2 1 8) Persepolis Rising, James S.A. Corey (Orbit) ...Read More
Stephen King’s The Outsider remains in the top 5 on the four print lists compiled here.
Meanwhile, Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine has issued 20th-anniversary editions of the seven Harry Potter books, with new covers by Brian Selznick; two of them rank on the Publishers Weekly children’s list this week. ...Read MoreRead more
Gardner Dozois’ The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-fifth Annual Collection, Jeff VanderMeer’s revised Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction, Francesco Dimitri’s The Book of Hidden Things, Mary Robinette Kowal’s The Calculating Stars, and titles by T.J. Berry, Rachel Caine, Larry Correia & John Ringo, Kurt Fawver, Kim Foster, Sam Hawke, Benedict Jacka, Sarah Kuhn, Christopher Ruocchio, Anthony Ryan, S.M. Stirling, Michael J. Sullivan, Michael ...Read MoreRead more
Hannu Rajamiemi’s Summerland, Rebecca Roanhorse’s Trial of Lightning, Paul Tremblay’s The Cabin at the End of the World, and titles by Laura Anne Gilman, Paul Jessup, Morgan Llywelyn, Pittacus Lore, James S. Murray & Darren Wearmouth, Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman, Philip Ridley, Patrick S. Tomlinson, and Alex White. ...Read MoreRead more
Alex Bledsoe, The Fairies of Sadieville (Tor 4/18) This is the sixth and final volume of the Tufa series, begun with The Hum and the Shiver (2011), about a hidden community of people descended from fairy folk living the modern Appalachian mountains. Film students Justin and Veronica discover a silent film that’s more than a century old, depicting a young woman transforming into a winged creature, and set off on ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) Burn Bright, Patricia Briggs (Ace) 1 – 2) Lake Silence, Anne Bishop (Ace) 1 – 3) Child of a Mad God, R.A. Salvatore (Tor) 2 4 4) Oathbringer, Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 5 1 5) A Call to Vengeance, David Weber, Timothy Zahn & Thomas Pope (Baen) 1 – 6) The Power, Naomi Alderman (Little, Brown) 5 7 7) Iron Gold, Pierce Brown ...Read More
Peter Watts’ The Freeze-Frame Revolution, Yoon Ha Lee’s Revenant Gun, Ellen Datlow’s The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Ten, a book by Douglas E. Cowan about religious themes in Stephen King, and other titles by Jacqueline Carey, C. Robert Cargill, John Connolly, K.D. Edwards, R.S. Ford, Simon R. Green, A.J. Hartley, and Dave Hutchinson. ...Read MoreRead more
The Locus Selected Books by Author list has been updated on our Forthcoming Books page, with information from the June 2018 issue covering upcoming titles from genre houses slated through March 2019. Find out about your favorite authors’ upcoming books!
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Tomi Adeyemi, Children of Blood and Bone (Holt 3/18) West African lore infuses this young-adult fantasy novel, the first book in the Legacy of Orisha trilogy and a first novel gathering considerable acclaim. Zélie fights to reclaim her people’s magic and stop the monarchy’s ruthless efforts to eradicate it.
Elizabeth Bear, Stone Mad (Tor.com Publishing 3/18) The steampunk Old West fantasy adventures of Karen Memory continue in this rollicking ...Read MoreRead more
Prior to my career as a writer, I worked for Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management in disaster mitigation. My job was to help communities prepare for natural and man-made events, some of them bordering on apocalyptic. I spent most of my time working with communities to prepare for these disasters, but I also spent time in the field observing and documenting the aftermath when disaster struck. Seeing how devastating ...Read MoreRead more
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month 1) Oathbringer, Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 4 1 2) Artemis, Andy Weir (Crown) 4 3 3) Iron Gold, Pierce Brown (Del Rey) 2 2 4) Child of a Mad God, R.A. Salvatore (Tor) 1 – 5) Tempests and Slaughter, Tamora Pierce (Random House) 1 – 6) Into the Fire, Elizabeth Moon (Del Rey) 1 – 7) The Power, Naomi Alderman (Little, Brown) 4 4 ...Read More