Ali, Bachtyar: The Last Pomegranate Tree
(Archipelago Books 978-1-953861-40-5, $24.00, 321pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, January 24, 2023)
Fantasy novel/parable about a man freed from prison after 21 years, searching for the son he’s never known, and finding myths and legends instead. Translated from the Kurdish by Kareem Abdulrahman.
Burges, Audrey: The Minuscule Mansion of Myra Malone
(Penguin Random House/Berkley 978-0-593-54647-5, $16.99, 352pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, audio, January 24, 2023)
Fantasy novel about Myra, a recluse who gains fame by blogging about her dollhouse Mansion to which she has mysterious ties — and then meets a man who says the Mansion is his family’s home.
DiLouie, Craig: Episode Thirteen
(Orbit US/Redhook 978-0-316-44310-4, $18.99, 464pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, audio, January 24, 2023)
Horror novel. A ghost hunting TV crew finds more than they expected.
Golden, Christopher: All Hallows
(St. Martin’s 978-1-250-28029-9, $27.99, 336pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, January 24, 2023)
Horror novel. On Halloween in Coventry, Massachusetts 1984, two families’ secrets get revealed even as four odd children ask for protection from “The Cunning Man.”
Hoffman, Ada: The Infinite
(Angry Robot UK 978-0-85766-907-0, $18.99, 344pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, audio, January 24, 2023)
SF novel. Third and final entry in The Outside. Time is running out for the planet Jai.
Ibrahim, Maiya: The Spice Road
(Penguin Random House/Delacorte 978-0-593-12696-7, $19.99, 464pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, January 24, 2023)
Young-adult fantasy novel, the first in The Spice Road trilogy, set in an Arabian-inspired land with secret spice magic.
Koontz, Dean: The House at the End of the World
(Amazon/Thomas & Mercer 978-1662500442, $28.99, pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, January 24, 2023)
A reclusive artist lives alone on an island, until two agents arrive from a secret government research facility, searching for someone or something they refuse to identify.
Kurtz, Nicole Givens: Death Violation 01: Glitches & Stitches
(Mocha Memoirs Press 9781737132097, $10.00, 174pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, January 23, 2023)
SF mystery novella, first in the Death Violation series. Inspector Regulators Fawn Granger and Briscoe Baker investigate the murder of a cybernetics expert.
Lapuente, Sofía, Shusterman, Jarrod: Retro
(Simon & Schuster 978-1665902755, $19.99, pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, January 24, 2023)
Young-adult SF thriller novel. Teens doing the social media Retro Challenge to live without modern technology start disappearing.