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

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
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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

New Books : 4 June 2019

Get more bang for your book with these thick titles: Wastelands: The New Apocalypse (528pp), Spine of the Dragon (528pp), The Soul of Power (480pp), My Enemy’s Enemy (448pp), Ghosts of the Shadow Market (624pp!), Fray (496pp), and Fall; or, Dodge in Hell (880pp!!!)
New titles this week are by John Joseph Adams, David Afsharirad, Kevin J. Anderson, Callie Bates, James Brogden, Robert Buettner, Ann Dávila Cardinal, Cassandra Clare (et ...Read More Read more

Forthcoming Books Through March 2020

The Locus Selected Books by Author list has been updated on our Forthcoming Books page, with information from the June 2019 issue covering upcoming titles from genre houses slated through March 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 June issue in print or digital editions, available June 1, 2019.

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New & Notable Books, May 2019

Elizabeth Bear, Ancestral Night (Saga 3/19) A thrill­ing space adventure from the Hugo Award-winning author, following salvagers Connla and Haimey Dz (and their cats) from the black hole at the center of the Milky Way to the galactic fringes as they encounter pirates, the corpse of a giant space-dwelling alien, and agents of the galaxy-spanning Synarche. The first in the new White Space series.


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