Locus Bestsellers, August 2019

The Locus Bestsellers for August include top titles A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay, A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, and Star Wars: Master & Apprentice by Claudia Gray. HARDCOVERS Months on list Last month 1) A Brightness Long Ago, Guy Gavriel Kay (Berkley) 1 – 2) Exhalation, Ted Chiang (Knopf) 1 – 3) Storm Cursed, Patricia Briggs (Ace) 1 – 4) Middlegame ...Read More Read more

Cover Reveal: Tetrastatum by Tim Smith & Dr. Richard

Presenting the cover of Tetrastatum by Tim Smith & Dr. Richard!

From the publisher:

What if the laws of physics as we understand them are incomplete, only half of the equations that explain reality?  Mankind has been blinded by the light, searching for answers in the photonic (material) universe while the truths are concealed beyond the shutter speed of our biological cameras.  One day, an image processor evolves. Schrödinger’s equation ...Read More

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New Books : 6 August 2019

Fantasy series are everywhere on this week’s list of new books! New volumes in The Age of Dread, Vorkosigan, Witchy Eye, The Custard Protocol, Monster Hunter, Legends of the Alfar, The Poppy War, Dragons of Terra, and The Dragon Corsairs series. New titles this week are by Stephen Aryan, Damien Broderick, Lois McMaster Bujold, D.J. Butler, Gail Carriger, Larry Correia & Sarah A. Hoyt, Julie E. Czerneda, Joel Dane, J.P. ...Read More Read more

New & Notable Books, July 2019

Ted Chiang, Exhalation (Knopf 5/19) The second collection (after 2002’s Stories of Your Life and Oth­ers) by one of our most celebrated and award-winning writers features nine stories (a third of them Hugo Award winners), including originals “Omphalos” and “Anxiety is the Dizziness of Freedom”. These stories “have much the same kind of appeal of Borges’s most provocative tales – not without feeling and empathy, but, fundamentally, explorations of ...Read More

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New Books : 23 July 2019

What strange places this week? There’s a polluted planet run by a Goblin King; a scholar who can bring literary characters into the real world; a dreamhacker; a retired astronaut sent to the edge of the Solar System…. New titles this week are by C.S.E. Cooney, Emily Devenport, Suzette Haden Elgin, Fonda Lee, H.G. Parry, Anthony Ryan, J. Michael Straczynski, Tricia Sullivan, and David Wellington. ...Read More Read more

Locus Bestsellers, July 2019

The Locus Bestsellers for July include top titles Tiamat’s Wrath by James S.A. Corey, Dune by Frank Herbert, The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin, and Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn. HARDCOVERS Months on list Last month 1) Tiamat’s Wrath, James S.A. Corey (Orbit US) 2 2 2) Radicalized, Cory Doctorow (Tor) 2 7 3) The Raven Tower, Ann Leckie (Orbit US) 3 3 4) Fire ...Read More Read more

New Books : 16 July 2019

Get your sci-fi fix with a new Three-Body Problem, the Grand Tour sequence, 50 years of Lunar science fiction, a time war, and the ninth volume of Galactic Heroes! New titles this week are by Baoshu, Ben Bova, Neil Clarke, Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone, Scott Gable & C. Dombrowski, Molly Gloss, Kerstin Hall, Carrie Jones & Steven E. Wedel, Christopher Ruocchio, Rudolfo A. Serna, Yoshiki Tanaka, Heather Webber, and ...Read More Read more

New Books : 9 July 2019

Kids hunting ghosts, firefighters battling dragons, a mathematical genius who fights crime, and a family defeating Lucifer! 12 new books this week: New titles this week are by Ann Aguirre, Craig Davidson, Sean Grigsby, S.L. Huang, Mercedes Lackey, Elizabeth Lim, Cherie Priest, Jonathan Strahan, Michael J. Sullivan, Tade Thompson, Felix Timmermans, and Eric Van Lustbader. ...Read More Read more

New Books : 2 July 2019

Apocalypses aplenty for your Fourth of July week! Find them in THE HEART OF HELL; a skin-sealing epidemic; IMMUNITY from contagion; TYGER BURNING; a post-apocalyptic landscape called the Misery; zombies; ALPHA AND OMEGA; and a sleepwalking epidemic. New titles this week are by Wayne Barlowe, Bradley P. Beaulieu, Naomi Booth, Erin Bowman, Neil Clarke, Jennifer Estep, Charles E. Gannon, Duncan M. Hamilton, Marko Kloos, T.C. McCarthy, Ed McDonald, Peter McLean, ...Read More Read more

New & Notable Books, June 2019

Nathan Ballingrud, Wounds (Saga 4/19) This collection – “Six Stories from the Border of Hell” – gathers some of the author’s best dark work, including original story “The Butcher’s Tale” and “The Visible Filth” (2015), adapted as 2019 horror film Wounds. His first collection, North American Lake Monsters (2013), won a Shirley Jackson Award and was nominated for British Fantasy, Stoker, and World Fantasy Awards.

 

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Locus Bestsellers, June 2019

The Locus Bestsellers for June include top titles Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James, That Ain’t Witchcraft by Seanan McGuire, The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin, and Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn.   HARDCOVERS Monthson list Lastmonth 1) Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Marlon James (Riverhead) 2 1 2) Tiamat’s Wrath, James S.A. Corey (Orbit US) 1 – 3) The Raven Tower, Ann Leckie (Orbit ...Read More Read more

Cover Reveal: The Forbidden Stars by Tim Pratt

Locus senior editor Tim Pratt has a new book coming out in October: The Forbidden Stars (Angry Robot), the dazzling space opera sequel to Philip K. Dick Award finalist The Wrong Stars and The Dreaming Stars! Here’s a first look at the cover, with art by Paul Scott Canavan.

From the publisher: The ancient alien gods are waking up, and there’s only one spaceship crew ready to stop them. ...Read More

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New Books : 11 June 2019

The elixir of eternal life, a priest of war, The Last Supper Before Ragnarok, the God of Broken Things, galactic AI Gods, and quite nice Good Omens are all on this week’s list of new books! New titles this week are by Taylor Anderson, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Terry Brooks, Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston, Peter Cawdron, Blake Crouch, Neil Gaiman, Ada Hoffmann, Cameron Johnston, Richard Kadrey, Cassandra Khaw, Barbara Krasnoff, ...Read More Read more