New & Notable Books, May 2020

Max Barry, Providence (Putnam 3/20) Barry min­gles classic SF ideas, touches of satire, and deeply drawn characters in this entertaining SF thriller of war with aliens, a four-man mission sent to fight them, and the realization that their ship – and the people who sent them – are unreliable.

 

Elizabeth Bear, The Best of Elizabeth Bear (Subterranean 1/20) Bear’s wide-ranging skill is displayed in this collection of 27 stories, ...Read More

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New & Notable Books, April 2020

Andy Davidson, The Boatman’s Daughter (MCD x FSG Originals 2/20) This atmospheric supernatural fantasy follows Miranda Crabtree, a smuggler on the bayou, whose life intertwines with those of a mad preacher, an old witch, and a secret child. With various forces, human and otherwise, arrayed against her, Miranda may have to sacrifice all to protect the ones she loves.

 

Marina & Sergey Dyachenko, Daughter from the Dark (HarperCollins 2/20) ...Read More

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New Books : 7 April 2020

Keep your distance this week in: the Banished lands, the Virgin Zones, a castle in the Italian Alps, and an island in the Rhône.

New titles this week are by Henri Bosco, Rae Carson, Hank Davis & Christopher Ruocchio, John Gwynne, Laurell K. Hamilton & William McCaskey, Tim Lebbon, Corry L. Lee, Louisa Morgan, Larry Niven/Jerry Pournelle/Steven Bares, Veronica Roth, Emily Strutskie, Caroline Stevermer, Dan Stout, and Danielle Trussoni. ...Read More

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New & Notable Books, March 2020

Sean Adams, The Heap (Morrow 1/20) Debut novel about the collapse of “Los Verticalés” – a socially stratified high-rise that once stood 500 stories tall – and the survivors who search for family among its rubble. A social commentary that’s as incisively satirical as the best of Thomas Pynchon and J.G. Ballard.

 

Mike Chen, A Beginning at the End (Mira 1/20) You don’t often come across post-apocalyptic tales full ...Read More

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New Books : 10 March 2020

New books including story collections A PHOENIX FIRST MUST BURN, EVERYONE ON THE MOON IS ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL, and YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.

New titles this week are by Luke Arnold, Anne Bishop, Patrice Caldwell, Myke Cole, T. Frohock, Kathleen O’Neal Gear, Duncan M. Hamilton, Julian K. Jarboe, Alma Katsu, Marshall Ryan Maresca, Tina LeCount Myers, Mary South, and S.M. Stirling. ...Read More

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