Forthcoming Books

These are the US and UK “Selected Books by Author” from Locus Magazine, combined and resorted by month. For complete lists sorted by publisher, see Locus Magazine. (Subscribe!) Abbreviations indicate

hc=hardcover;
tpb=trade paperback;
otherwise mass-market pb,
or we’re not sure

cln=collection;
om=omnibus;
anth=anthology;
otherwise novel

h=horror;
nf=nonfiction;
a=associational [non-sffh];
otherwise sf/fantasy

+   indicates 1st US editions of books previously published in the UK or other countries; otherwise titles listed are 1st English language editions published in the US or UK.

Schedules are tentative and subject to change — particularly in later months.


October 2017

  • Anders, Charlie Jane • Six Months, Three Days, Five Others(Tor.com Publishing, cln, hc)
  • Anderson, Poul • The Complete Psychotechnic League, Volume 1(Baen, cln, tpb)
  • Bacigalupi, Paolo • Tool of War(Little, Brown, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Bear, Elizabeth • The Stone in the Skull(Tor, hc)
  • Benford, Gregory, & Gordon Eklund • The Ball Game(PS Publishing, nva, hc)
  • Black, Holly, & Cassandra Clare • The Silver Mask(Scholastic Press, nvl-ya, hc)
  • + Bonesteel, Elizabeth • Breach of Containment(Harper Voyager US, tpb)
  • Bradley, Darin • Light Both Foreign and Domestic(Resurrection House/Underland Press, cln, tpb)
  • Bray, Libba • Before the Devil Breaks You(Little, Brown, nvl-ya, hc)
  • + Brett, Peter V. • The Core(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • Brust, Steven • Vallista(Tor, hc)
  • Cameron, Miles • The Fall of Dragons(Orbit US, tpb)
  • Cameron, Sharon • The Knowing(Scholastic Press, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Card, Orson Scott • Children of the Fleet(Tor, hc)
  • Crowley, John • Ka(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, hc)
  • Czerneda, Julie E. • To Guard Against the Dark(DAW, hc)
  • Dalpe, Victoria • Parasite Life(ChiZine Publications/ChiTeen, nvl-ya, tpb)
  • Datlow, Ellen, & Eds. Lisa Morton • Haunted Nights(Penguin Random House/Anchor, tpb)
  • Dozois, Gardner, ed. • The Book of Swords(Penguin Random House/Bantam, anth, hc)
  • Duncan, Dave • Ironfoot(Skyhorse/Night Shade Books, hc)
  • Erikson, Steven • Willful Child: The Search for Spark(Tor, hc)
  • Fink, Joseph, & Jeffrey Cranor • Welcome to Night Vale: It Devours!(Harper Perennial, hc)
  • + Hardinge, Frances • A Skinful of Shadows(Abrams/Amulet, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Harris, Joanne M. • A Pocketful of Crows(Orion/Gollancz, hc)
  • Hearne, Kevin • A Plague of Giants(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • Hearne, Kevin • A Plague Of Giants(Little, Brown Uk/Orbit, tpb)
  • Hill, Joe • Strange Weather(HarperCollins/Morrow, cln, hc)
  • Hill, Joe • Strange Weather(Orion/Gollancz, cln, hc)
  • Howey, Hugh • Machine Learning: New and Collected Stories(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/John Joseph Adams, cln, hc)
  • Lackey, Mercedes • A Scandal in Battersea(DAW, hc)
  • Lake, Nick • Satellite(Penguin Random House/Knopf, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Lansdale, Joe R. • Bubba and the Cosmic Blood Suckers(Subterranean Press, hc)
  • Littlewood, Alison • The Crow Garden(Quercus/Jo Fletcher, hc)
  • Maguire, Gregory • Hiddensee(HarperCollins/Morrow, hc)
  • McAuley, Paul • Austral(Orion/Gollancz, tpb)
  • Milford, Kate • Ghosts of Greenglass House(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Modesitt, L. E., Jr. • The Mongrel Mage(Tor, hc)
  • Ness, Patrick, & Guy Adams • Class: Joyride(HarperTeen, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Newman, Emma • Weaver’s Lament(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Newman, Kim • Anno Dracula: One Thousand Monsters(Titan, tpb)
  • Newman, Kim • Anno Dracula: One Thousand Monsters(Titan US, tpb)
  • Nix, Garth, & Sean Williams • Have Sword, Will Travel(Scholastic Press, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Parker, K. J. • The Two of Swords: Volume One(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, tpb)
  • Parker, K. J. • The Two of Swords: Volume One(Orbit US, tpb)
  • Pollack, Rachel • The Fissure King(Resurrection House/Underland Press, tpb)
  • Pullman, Philip • The Book of Dust(Fickling Books, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Pullman, Philip • The Book of Dust(Penguin Random House/Knopf, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Schmidt, Bryan Thomas, ed. • Infinite Stars(Titan, anth, tpb)
  • Shiner, Lewis • Heroes and Villains(Subterranean Press, cln, hc)
  • Thompson, Tade • The Murders of Molly Southbourne(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Walton, David • The Genius Plague(Prometheus/Pyr, tpb)
  • Williams, Walter Jon • Quillifer(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, hc)
  • Willis, Connie • A Lot Like Christmas(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, cln, tpb)
  • Wong, David • What the Hell Did I Just Read(Titan, tpb)
  • Wong, David • What the Hell Did I Just Read(St. Martin’s/Dunne, hc)
  • Wurts, Janny • Destiny’s Conflict(Harper Voyager, hc)
  • Yu, Charles, & Eds. John Joseph Adams • The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Mariner, tpb)

November 2017

  • Beagle, Peter S. • The Overneath(Tachyon Publications, cln, tpb)
  • Cato, Beth • Red Dust and Dancing Horses and Other Stories(Fairwood Press, cln, tpb)
  • Clarke, Neil, ed. • More Human than Human(Skyhorse/Night Shade Books, tpb)
  • Cole, Myke • Siege Line(Ace)
  • Dalglish, David • Shadowborn(Orbit US, tpb)
  • Dalglish, David • Shadowborn(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, tpb)
  • Donaldson, Stephen • Seventh Decimate(Orion/Gollancz, hc)
  • Donaldson, Stephen R. • Seventh Decimate(Penguin Random House/Berkley, hc)
  • Erdrich, Louise • Future Home of the Living God(Little, Brown UK/Corsair, hc)
  • Esslemont, Ian C. • Deadhouse Landing(Transworld/Bantam Press UK, hc)
  • Fleskes, John, ed. • Spectrum 24: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art(Flesk Publications, anth, hc)
  • Foster, Alan Dean • Strange Music(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • Gardner, James Alan • All Those Explosions Were Someone Else’s Fault(Tor, tpb)
  • Grant, Mira • Into the Drowning Deep(Orbit US, hc)
  • Grant, Mira • Into the Drowning Deep(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, hc)
  • Gwynne, John • A Time of Dread(Macmillan UK, hc)
  • Harris, Charlaine • Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories(Orion/Gollancz, cln, hc)
  • Harris, Charlaine • The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories(Ace, cln, hc)
  • Hearne, Kevin • The Squirrel on the Train(Subterranean Press, nva, hc)
  • Hines, Jim C. • Terminal Alliance(DAW, hc)
  • Howard, Jonathan L. • After the End of the World(St. Martin’s/Dunne, hc)
  • Kelly, James Patrick • The Promise of Space and Other Stories(Prime Books, cln, tpb)
  • Lawrence, Mark • Road Brothers Stories(Harper Voyager, cln, hc)
  • Ledbetter, William, ed. • The Jim Baen Memorial Award: The First Decade(Baen, tpb)
  • Lee, Fonda • Jade City(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, tpb)
  • Liu, Cixin • Ball Lightning(Tor, hc)
  • Liu, Cixin • Ball Lightning(Head of Zeus, hc)
  • Lovegrove, James • The Cthulhu Casebooks: Sherlock Holmes and the Miskatonic Monstrosities(Titan, hc)
  • Neumeier, Rachel • Winter of Ice and Iron(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, hc)
  • Okorafor, Nnedi • Akata Warrior(Penguin Random House/Viking Books for Young Reader, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Okorafor, Nnedi • Remote Control(Hodder & Stoughton, hc)
  • Powers, Tim • Down and Out in Purgatory(Baen, cln, hc)
  • Pratt, Tim • The Wrong Stars(Angry Robot, tpb)
  • Pratt, Tim • The Wrong Stars(Angry Robot US)
  • Sanderson, Brandon • Oathbringer(Tor, hc)
  • Sanderson, Brandon • Oathbringer(Orion/Gollancz, hc)
  • Swainston, Steph • Fair Rebel(Orion/Gollancz, tpb)
  • Tanzer, Molly • Creatures of Will and Temper(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/John Joseph Adams, tpb)
  • Tchaikovsky, Adrian • Dogs of War(Head of Zeus, hc)
  • Tchaikovsky, Adrian • Ironclads(Rebellion/Solaris, tpb)
  • Tilahun, Na’amen Gobert • The Tree(Skyhorse/Night Shade Books, tpb)
  • Van Pelt, James • The Experience Arcade and Other Stories(Fairwood Press, cln, tpb)
  • Walker, Sage • The Man in the Tree(Tor, hc)
  • Wallace, Matt • Gluttony Bay(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Webb, Janeen • A Dynasty of Dragons(PS Australia, nva, hc)
  • Weir, Andy • Artemis(Random House/Ebury/Del Rey UK, hc)
  • Weir, Andy • Artemis(Penguin Random House/Crown, hc)
  • Yolen, Jane • The Emerald Circus(Tachyon Publications, cln, tpb)

December 2017

  • Block, Lawrence, ed. • Alive in Shape and Color(Pegasus, hc)
  • Bova, Ben • Survival(Tor, hc)
  • Corey, James S. A. • Persepolis Rising(Orbit US, hc)
  • Corey, James S. A. • Persepolis Rising(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, hc)
  • Datlow, Ellen, ed. • Mad Hatters and March Hares(Tor, anth, hc)
  • Le Guin, Ursula K. • No Time to Spare(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, nf, hc)
  • Martin, George R. R., ed. • Wild Cards: Mississippi Roll(Harper Voyager, anth, tpb)
  • Matthews, Susan R. • Fleet Insurgent(Baen, cln, tpb)
  • McKean, Dave, & William Schafer, eds. • The Weight of Words(Subterranean Press, anth, hc)
  • Newman, Kim • The Best of the Diogenes Club(Titan US, cln)
  • Newman, Kim • The Best of the Diogenes Club(Titan, cln)
  • Palmer, Ada • The Will to Battle(Tor, hc)
  • + R. Martin, George R., ed. • Wild Cards: Mississippi Roll(Tor, hc)
  • Scholes, Ken • Hymn(Tor, hc)
  • Sykes, Sam • God’s Last Breath(Orbit US, tpb)
  • Sykes, Sam • God’s Last Breath(Orion/Gollancz, tpb)
  • Williams, Sheila, ed. • Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine: A Decade of Hugo & Nebula Award Winning Stories 2005-2015(Prime Books, anth, tpb)

January 2018

  • Arden, Katherine • The Girl in the Tower(Random House/Ebury/Del Rey UK, hc)
  • Arden, Katherine • The Girl in the Tower(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • Black, Holly • The Cruel Prince(Little, Brown, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Black, Holly • The Cruel Prince(Hot Key Books, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Brown, Pierce • Iron Gold(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • + Cogman, Genevieve • The Lost Plot(Ace, tpb)
  • Downum, Amanda • Still So Strange(ChiZine Publications, cln, tpb)
  • Fforde, Jasper • Early Riser(Hodder & Stoughton, hc)
  • Goodkind, Terry • Shroud of Eternity(Tor, hc)
  • Hurley, Kameron • The Broken Heavens(Angry Robot US, tpb)
  • Hurley, Kameron • The Broken Heavens(Angry Robot, tpb)
  • Jae-Jones, S. • Shadowsong(Titan, tpb)
  • Joshi, S. T. • Black Wings of Cthulhu V(Titan, tpb)
  • + Joshi, S. T., ed. • Black Wings of Cthulhu, Volume Five(Titan US, tpb)
  • Lee, Sharon, & Steve Miller • Neogenesis(Baen, hc)
  • Mcguire, Seanan • Beneath the Sugar Sky(Tor.com Publishing, nva, hc)
  • McLeod, Suzanne • The Hidden Rune of Iron(Orion/Gollancz, tpb)
  • Moore, James A. • Fallen Gods(Angry Robot US, tpb)
  • Okorafor, Nnedi • Binti: The Night Masquerade(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Stross, Charles • Dark State(Macmillan/Tor UK, tpb)
  • Stross, Charles • Dark State(Tor, hc)
  • Stross, Charles • The Lambda Functionary(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, tpb)
  • Wexler, Django • The Infernal Battalion(Ace, hc)
  • Zahn, Timothy • Cobra Traitor(Baen, tpb)

February 2018

  • Andrews, Scott K. • New World(Hodder, tpb)
  • Bacigalupi, Paolo, & Tobias S. Buckell • The Tangled Lands(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, hc)
  • Blumlein, Michael • All I Ever Dreamed(Valancourt Books, cln, hc)
  • Elliott, Kate • The Dead Empire(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, tpb)
  • Kessel, John • Pride and Prometheus(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, hc)
  • Le Guin, Ursula K. • Dreams Must Explain Themselves and Other Essays 1972-2004(Orion/Gollancz, nf, tpb)
  • Moon, Elizabeth • Into the Fire(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • Sagara, Michelle • Cast in Deception(Harlequin/Mira, tpb)
  • Salvatore, R. A. • Child of a Mad God(Tor, hc)
  • Silverberg, Robert • Living in the Future: Robert Silverberg on Science Fiction(NESFA Press, nf, hc)
  • Walton, Jo • Poor Relations(Tor, hc)
  • Watson, Angus • The Land You Never Leave(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, tpb)
  • Wooding, Chris • The Ember Blade(Orion/Gollancz, hc)

March 2018

  • Baker, Mishell • Imposter Syndrome(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, tpb)
  • Bear, Elizabeth • Stone Mad(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Beaulieu, Bradley • Veil of Spears(Orion/Gollancz, tpb)
  • Beaulieu, Bradley P. • A Veil of Spears(DAW, hc)
  • Bishop, Anne • Lake Silence(Ace, hc)
  • Briggs, Patricia • Burn Bright(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, tpb)
  • Briggs, Patricia • Burn Bright(Ace, hc)
  • Brust, Steven • Good Guys(Tor, hc)
  • Fowler, Christopher • Bryant & May: Hall of Mirrors(Transworld/Doubleday UK, hc)
  • Golden, Christopher, & Tim Lebbon • Blood of the Four(Harper Voyager US, hc)
  • Jacka, Benedict • Marked(Little, Brown UK/Orbit)
  • Katsu, Alma • Hunger(Transworld/Bantam Press UK, hc)
  • Kress, Nancy • If Tomorrow Comes(Tor, hc)
  • Kristjansson, Snorri • Kin(Quercus/Jo Fletcher, tpb)
  • Lebbon, Tim • Relics: Borderland(Titan, tpb)
  • Lebbon, Tim • Relics: Borderland(Titan US, tpb)
  • Morgan, Richard K. • Thin Air(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • Robson, Kelly • Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Strahan, Jonathan, ed. • The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year Volume Twelve(Rebellion/Solaris US, tpb)
  • Strahan, Jonathan, ed. • The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Twelve(Rebellion/Solaris, tpb)
  • Wilber, Rick • Alien Day(Tor, hc)

April 2018

  • Abnett, Dan • The Wield(Orion/Gollancz, hc)
  • Armstrong, Rachel • Origamy(NewCon Press, hc)
  • Bornikova, Phillipa • Publish and Perish(Tor, tpb)
  • Butler, D. J. • Witchy Winter(Baen, hc)
  • Cherryh, C. J. • Emergence(DAW, hc)
  • Durst, Sarah Beth • The Stone Girl’s Story(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Clarion, nvl-ya, hc)
  • Egan, Greg • Phoresis(Subterranean Press, nva, hc)
  • Feist, Raymond E. • King of Ashes(Harper Voyager, hc)
  • Gibson, William • Agency(Penguin Random House/Berkley, hc)
  • Hearne, Kevin • Scourged(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • Jacka, Benedict • Marked(Ace)
  • Lawrence, Mark • Grey Sister(Harper Voyager, hc)
  • Lawrence, Mark • Grey Sister(Ace, hc)
  • Malerman, Josh • Unbury Carol(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • McDevitt, Jack • The Long Sunset(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, hc)
  • McDonald, Ian • Time Was(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Miller, Sam J. • Blackfish City(Little, Brown UK/Orbit, hc)
  • Miller, Sam J. • Blackfish City(HarperCollins/Ecco, hc)
  • Newman, Emma • Before Mars(Ace, tpb)
  • Noon, Jeff • The Body Library(Angry Robot US, tpb)
  • Noon, Jeff • The Body Library(Angry Robot)
  • Powers, Richard • The Overstory(Norton, hc)
  • Powers, Richard • The Overstory(Heinemann, hc)
  • Sapkowski, Andrzej • Season of Storms(Orion/Gollancz, hc)
  • Scalzi, John • Head On(Tor, hc)
  • Scalzi, John • Head On(Macmillan/Tor UK, tpb)
  • Whates, Ian • Dark Angels Rising(NewCon Press, hc)

May 2018

  • Asher, Neal • The Soldier(Macmillan, hc)
  • Barclay, James • Cerberus Unchained(Orion/Gollancz, tpb)
  • Baxter, Stephen • Xeelee: Redemption(Orion/Gollancz, hc)
  • Benford, Gregory • Rewrite(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press, hc)
  • Brooks, Terry • The Fall of Shannara 2(Penguin Random House/Del Rey, hc)
  • Brown, Eric • Buying Time(Rebellion/Solaris US, tpb)
  • Brown, Eric • Buying Time(Rebellion/Solaris, tpb)
  • Campbell, Jack • Ascendant(Titan, tpb)
  • Donnelly, Lara Elena • Armistice(Tor, hc)
  • Durst, Sarah Beth • The Queen of Sorrow(Harper Voyager US, hc)
  • Erikson, Steven • Willful Child: The Search for Spark(Tor, hc)
  • + Feist, Raymond E. • King of Ashes(Harper Voyager US, hc)
  • Kelly, James Patrick • The Promise of Space and Other Stories(Prime Books, cln, tpb)
  • Kowal, Mary Robinette • The Calculating Stars(Tor, tpb)
  • Lawhead, Stephen R. • In the Region of the Summer Stars(Tor, hc)
  • Smith, Sherwood • A Sword Named Truth(DAW, hc)
  • Wells, Martha • Artificial Condition(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Wells, Martha • Rogue Protocol(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Williams, Tad • Empire of Grass(Hodder & Stoughton, tpb)

June 2018

  • Aaronovitch, Ben • Lies Sleeping(Orion/Gollancz, hc)
  • Afsharirad, David, ed. • The Year’s Best Military & Adventure SF, Volume 4(Baen, anth, tpb)
  • Armstrong, Kelley • Rough Justice(Subterranean Press, nva, hc)
  • Carey, Jacqueline • The Starless(Tor, hc)
  • Cargill, C. Robert • We Are Where the Nightmares Go and Other Stories(Harper Voyager US, cln, hc)
  • Green, Simon R. • Night Fall(Ace, hc)
  • Hand, Elizabeth • The Keeper’s House(Tor.com Publishing, nva, tpb)
  • Huff, Tanya • A Privilege of Peace(DAW, hc)
  • Kowal, Mary Robinette • The Fated Sky(Tor, tpb)
  • Lafferty, R. A. • R. A. Lafferty Omnibus(Orion/Gollancz, tpb)
  • Martin, George R. R., ed. • Wild Cards: Low Chicago(Tor, anth, hc)
  • Modesitt, L. E., Jr. • Outcasts of Order(Tor, hc)
  • Rajaniemi, Hannu • Summerland(Tor, hc)
  • Rajaniemi, Hannu • Summerland(Orion/Gollancz, hc)
  • Walton, Jo • An Informal History of the Hugos(Tor, nf, hc)
  • Watson, Angus • The Land You Never Leave(Little, Brown UK/Orbit)