New & Notable Books, October 2019

Marie Brennan, Turning Darkness Into Light (Tor 8/19) Brennan returns to the world of her popular Memoirs of Lady Trent series for this new novel following that lady’s granddaughter, an archaeologist investing an ancient Draconean civi­lization, and uncovering a dangerous conspiracy.

 

Kira Jane Buxton, Hollow Kingdom (Grand Cen­tral 8/19) A perplexed domesticated crow seeks to stop a plague turning humans into zombies – and save his junk-food addiction – ...Read More

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Locus Bestsellers, October 2019

The Locus Bestsellers for October include top titles Fall; or, Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson (Morrow), Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett (Morrow), and Star Wars: Thrawn: Treason by Timothy Zahn (Del Rey).
HARDCOVERS Months on list Last month 1) Fall; or, Dodge in Hell, Neal Stephenson (Morrow) 2 1 2) Wanderers, Chuck Wendig (Del Rey) 1 – 3) Exhalation, Ted Chiang (Knopf) 3
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New Books : 15 October 2019

Three books on this list were recently reviewed by Locus: THE DOLLMAKER, ESCAPING EXODUS, and THE ROSEWATER REDEMPTION. Check out these and other new releases this week!

New titles this week are by Nina Allan, Harold Bloom, Elizabeth Bowen, Daniel Braum, John Connolly, Nicky Drayden, S.C. Emmett, Derek Künsken, Joel Levy, Laurence MacNaughton, Benjamin Percy, Madeleine Roux, Priya Sharma, and Tade Thompson. ...Read More

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New Books : 8 October 2019

These new books include THE FORBIDDEN STARS by Locus‘s own Tim Pratt, and THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION by Locus film reviewer Gary Westfahl!

New titles this week are by Jennifer L. Armentrout, Julia Armfield, Leigh Bardugo, Kristen Berg & Tori Bosch, Delilah S. Dawson & Kevin Hearne, Dave Duncan, K. Eason, Christopher Hinz & Etan Ilfeld, John Horner Jacobs, Robert Jordan, Tim Pratt, Philip Pullman, Kate ...Read More

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New Books : 1 October 2019

Halloween is coming! Check out things that go bump at high noon in STRAIGHT OUTTA DEADWOOD; the end of the world in THE RAMPANT; a sea captain ghost in THE SHAPE OF NIGHT; and the monstrous women in the new Theodora Goss. Plus HEX LIFE, THE TWISTED ONES, FRANKISSSTEIN, and, fittingly, a book called OCTOBER.

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New & Notable Books, September 2019

Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory (Knopf 6/19) Offbeat, absurd, and often hilarious looks at love fill this original collection of 16 stories, a long poem, and a set of vignettes. Several stories fall into the realm of SF or fantasy, with such elements as superheroes, alternate realities, and a canine narrator. This is the first collection from Bob-Waksberg, better known as the creator ...Read More

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New Books : 24 September 2019

Time slips in mysterious ways with this week’s titles, including SHATTER WAR (the sequel to TIME SHARDS), THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE by Annalee Newitz, and a new edition of R.A Lafferty’s PAST MASTER!

New titles this week are by R.J. Barker, Stephen Baxter, Jillian Boehme, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Dana Fredsti & David Fitzgerald, Jennifer Giesbrecht, Bendict Jacka, Paul Krueger, Annalee Newitz, Beth Revis, K. Arsenault Rivera, Vivan Shaw, and Lauren ...Read More

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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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