Locus Bestsellers, September 2019

The Locus Bestsellers for September include top titles Fall; or, Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson (Morrow), Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett (Morrow), The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US), and Star Wars: Master & Apprentice by Claudia Gray (Del Rey).
HARDCOVERS Months on list Last month 1) Fall; or, Dodge in Hell, Neal Stephenson (Morrow) 1 – 2) A Brightness Long Ago, Guy
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New Books : 17 September 2019

Sensing a theme in September’s new books? MENACE OF THE MONSTER, A COSMOLOGY OF MONSTERS, and MONSTER, SHE WROTE are among the dozen titles this week.

New titles this week are by Joe Abercrombie, Mike Ashley, L.X. Beckett, Miles Cameron, Shaun Hamill, Lisa Kröger & Melanie R. Anderson, Marie O’Regan & Paul Kane, Félix J. Palma, Valerie Valdes, Scott Westerfeld, Jin Yong, and Joe Zieja. ...Read More

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New Books : 10 September 2019

New titles this week are by Dahlia Adler, David Afsharirad, Nina Allan, Margaret Atwood, Desirina Boskovich, Orson Scott Card, Ellen Datlow, Alix E. Harrow, Tyler Hayes, Tom Holt, Rich Horton, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Stephen King, Rachel Eve Moulton, Tamsyn Muir, Sarah Pinsker, Alexandra Rowland, Kim Scott, Wendy Trimboli & Alicia Zaloga, and Edward Willett.
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Forthcoming Books Through June 2020

The Locus Selected Books by Author list has been updated on our Forthcoming Books page, with information from the September 2019 issue covering upcoming titles from genre houses slated through June 2020. Find out about your favorite authors’ upcoming books!

For the complete list of books by publisher, subscribe to our print magazine or purchase the September issue in print or digital editions, available September 1, 2019.

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New Books : 3 September 2019

22 books on this week’s massive list, including Booker shortlisted QUICHOTTE; ONLY ASHES REMAIN, the sequel to a Sunburst finalist; and HOLLYWOOD NORTH, which was expanded from a World Fantasy nominated novella!

New titles this week are by Rachel Caine, Becky Chamber, Richard Chizmar, Neil Enock, Eric Flint & Iver P. Cooper, Deborah Hewitt, Dave Hutchinson, Les Johnson & Robert E. Hampson, Michael Kelly, David Koepp, Jay Kristoff, Michael Laurence, ...Read More

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New & Notable Books, August 2019

David Afsharirad, ed., The Year’s Best Military & Adventure SF, Volume 5 (Baen 6/19) Exactly what it says on the tin, with a dozen thrilling tales from the top writers in the field, including Suzanne Palmer, Christo­pher Ruocchio, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and others, and an introduction by David Weber. Plus, readers choose one story from the anthology for The Best Military and Adventure Science Fiction Readers’ Choice Award, presented at ...Read More

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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
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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
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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