brown, adrienne maree: Grievers
(AK Press 978-1-84935-452-3, $15, 206pp, formats: trade paperback, September 7, 2021)
Fantasy novella, the first in the Black Dawn series. A woman investigates the cause of a mysterious plague in Detroit that leaves victims in a permanent non-responsive state.
Hall, Coy: Grimoire of the Four Impostors
(Nosetouch Press 978-1944286293, $28, 250pp, formats: hardcover, trade paperback, audio, September 7, 2021)
Gothic horror novel told in six stories, taking a dark tour of the 17th century.
Raughley, Sarah: The Bones of Ruin
(Simon & Schuster/McElderry 9781534453562, $19.99, 469pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, September 7, 2021)
Young-adult historical fantasy novel about an African tightrope walker who can’t die and a secret society’s gladiatorial tournament in an alternate 1880s London.
Wallach, Diana Rodriguez: Small Town Monsters
(Penguin Random House/Underlined 978-0593427514, $9.99, 336pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, audio, September 7, 2021)
Young-adult horror novel about a small town, a girl, a dark angel, and a cult.
Yardley, Mercedes M.: Black Mariah: Las Vegas, Nevada
(Vesuvian/Black Spot Books, $3.99, 86pp, formats: ebook, September 3, 2021)
Fifth book in the first season of the Black Mariah series, about a near-future global conspiracy and “Defiance” force that resists their apocalyptic aims.