Andrews, Ilona: Sweep of the Heart
(NYLA Publishing 9781518741289, $20.99, 454pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, December 13, 2022)
Fantasy novel, the sixth book in the Innkeeper Chronicles. The inn is forced to host an intergalactic spouse-search for one of the Galaxy’s most powerful rulers after Sean’s werewolf mentor is kidnapped.
Dodge, Nathan B.: Hidden Enemy
(WordFire Press 978-1680573862, $25.99, 392pp, formats: trade paperback, hardcover, ebook, December 13, 2022)
SF novel, first in the War of the Xzorn series. A diverse group of five enter the Shadow Warrior academy, training to defend the galactic alliance on behalf of Earth.
Lackey, Mercedes, ed.: Shenanigans
(Astra House/DAW 978-0-7564-1850-2, $17.99, 336pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, December 13, 2022)
Original anthology of 19 stories in the Valdemar universe, including one by Lackey. 16th in the series.
Lackey, Mercedes: Into the West
(Titan Books UK 978-1-789099188, $28.00, 496pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, December 13, 2022)
Fantasy novel, the second in the Founding of Valdemar series, part of the overall Heralds of Valdemar series. Baron Valdemar and his people have found a temporary haven, but they don’t all fit.
Mack, David: Star Trek: Harm’s Way
(Simon & Schuster/Gallery 978-1668008669, $16.99, 369pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, audio, December 13, 2022)
Star Trek tie-in novel. Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise go in search of a missing Federation scientist—only to become trapped between a Klingon warship and Starfleet’s mysterious Operation: Vanguard.
Roberson, Jennifer: Sword-Bearer
(Astra House/DAW 978-0-7564-0877-0, $17.99, 288pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, December 13, 2022)
Fantasy novel, eighth in the Sword-Dancer Saga series featuring Tiger and Del.
Ruocchio, Christopher: Ashes of Man
(Astra House/DAW 978-0-7564-1660-7, $29.00, 544pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, December 13, 2022)
Epic SF novel, fifth in the Sun Eater series about Hadrian Marlow.
Tchaikovsky, Adrian: City of Last Chances
(Bloomsbury UK/Head of Zeus/Ad Astra 978-1-801108423, $29.99, 496pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, December 8, 2022)
Fantasy novel. The city of Ilmar struggles under foreign occupation, along with a powerful criminal underworld, greedy factory owners, and an ancient curse.
Tuomala, A.M.: The Map and the Territory
(Candlemark & Gleam , $24.95, 366pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, December 12, 2022)
Fantasy novel, illustrated by Heeseon Won. An earthquake shatters the city of Sharis, leaving cartographer Rukha Masreen stuck in the ruins, with a wizard companion.