Baker, A. Deborah: Into the Windwracked Wilds
(Tordotcom 978-1-250-84844-4, $20.99, 224pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Fantasy novel, the third book in the Up-and-Under series begun in Over the Woodward Wall, the book-within-a-book from Middlegame by Seanan McGuire. When the improbable road leaves Avery and Zib in the land of Air and at the mercy of the Queen of Swords, escape without becoming monsters may be impossible.
Egal, Rose: The Sevenfold Hunters
(Page Street 978-1-64567-616-4, $18.99, 352pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Young-adult military SF novel featuring a queer hijabi alien hunter dealing with school politics, including a new squad member who fails every test.
He, Joan: Strike the Zither
(Macmillan/Roaring Brook 978-1-250-25858-8, $18.99, 368pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Young-adult fantasy novel inspired by the Chinese tale of the Three Kingdoms.
Levine, Gail Carson: Sparrows in the Wind
(HarperCollins/Quill Tree 978-0-06-303907-0, $17.99, 352pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Young-adult fantasy novel of ancient Greece. Two princesses team up to save Troy during the Trojan War.
Lux, Claudia: Sign Here
(Penguin Random House/Berkley 978-0-593-54576-8, $27.00, 416pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Fantasy novel about a guy who works in Hell, literally, and is on the cusp of a big promotion if only he can get one more member of the wealthy Harrison family to sell their soul.
Martin, George R.R., Garcia Jr., Elio, et al.: The Rise of the Dragon
(Penguin Random House/Crown/Ten Speed Press 978-1984859259, $60.00, 352pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Non-fiction companion to Martin’s Fire & Blood and TV series House of the Dragon. The first book in the Targaryen Dynasty series; a visual history of House Targaryen.
Metis, Kali: Cure
(Running Wild 978-1-955062-31-2, $19.99, 330pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, October 18, 2022)
Urban fantasy novel. After her brother’s death, Luna discovers he was a shapeshifter, and she’s starting to become one as well.
Mulford, A.K.: The Rogue Crown
(Harper Voyager US 978-0-06-329170-6, $17.99, 368pp, formats: trade paperback, hardcover, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Fantasy novel, third in the Five Crowns of Okrith series. Young fae warrior Bri investigates the murder of her queen while protecting the beautiful princess she may be falling for.
Perry, Carol J.: High Spirits
(Kensington 978-1-4967-3135-7, $16.95, 288pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Paranormal mystery novel, the second in the Haunted Haven series about Maureen Doherty and her recently inherited haunted inn in Florida. Holiday showings of classic Christmas movies get disrupted by murder.
Samatar, Sofia: The White Mosque
(Catapult 978-1646220977, $27.00, 336pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, October 25, 2022)
Memoir about growing up half Swiss-Mennonite, half Somali-Muslim American.
Sapkowski, Andrzej: Light Perpetual
(Orbit US 978-0316593250, $28.00, 640pp, formats: hardcover, trade paperback, ebook, audio, October 25, 2022)
Medieval fantasy novel, the third and final in the Hussite trilogy. Translated from the Polish by David French. Reynevan is on the run again, harried by enemies—some human, and some mystical—at every turn.
Vo, Nghi: Into the Riverlands
(Tordotcom 978-1-250-85142-0, $14.99, 112pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, October 25, 2022)
Novella built around linked stories, the third in the Singing Hills Cycle set in a land inspired by imperial China. The cleric Chih goes looking for tales of near-immortal martial artists in the riverlands.