New & Notable Books, January 2021

Aliette de Bodard, Seven of Infinities (Subter­ranean 10/20) A scholar investigates murder in a house designed by an architect fond of puzzles in this engaging far-future SF mystery novella set in the Xuya universe. “It’s a tightly written jewel of a story, intense and full of feeling, and I recommend it highly.” [Liz Bourke]


Scott Edelman, Things that Never Happened (Cemetery Dance 9/20) Edelman’s latest col­lection offers 13 eerie ...Read More

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New & Notable Books, December 2020

A. Deborah Baker, Over the Woodward Wall ( Publishing 10/20) Baker is an open pseudonym for Seanan McGuire, and Over the Woodward Wall began as a book-within-a-book, a middle-grade fantasy discussed in McGuire’s 2019 novel Middlegame. The full-length version is a deliberately classic children’s fantasy and begins the Up-and-Under series. “Delec­table, a ripe treat for lifelong readers…. It’s filled with adventure and wisdom, and navigates well-worn ideas with fresh ...Read More

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Forthcoming Books Through September 2021

The Locus Selected Books by Author list has been updated on our Forthcoming Books page, with information from the December 2020 issue covering upcoming titles from genre houses slated through September 2021. Find out about your favorite authors’ upcoming books!

For the complete list of books by publisher, subscribe to our print magazine or purchase the December issue in print or digital editions, available December 1, 2020.

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New & Notable Books, November 2020

Susanna Clarke, Piranesi (Bloomsbury US 9/20) This much-anticipated new novel from the author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell departs from Clarke’s magical 19th century to follow the ingenu­ous title character for whom the massive House is the entire world, with halls and rooms that go on forever, an ocean in the lower floors, and only a mysterious Other and corpses for company. “The elegant and ingenious structure of the ...Read More

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New Books : 17 November 2020

Religious fanaticism threatens humanity in THE SAINTS OF SALVATION, THE CHILDREN OF RED PEAK, and THE BURNING GOD.

New books this week are by Andrew Caldecott, Craig Dilouie, John Fleskes, Peter F. Hamilton, Essa Hansen, E.E. Knight, R.F. Kuang, Jonathan Maberry, Chloe Neill, J.K. Rowling, Brandon Sanderson, Harry Turtledove, and Kimberly Unger.

+ Caldecott, Andrew : Lost Acre (Jo Fletcher 978-1787473768, $26.99, 496pp, hardcover, November 2020) • Nominal Publication Date: ...Read More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 5 November 2020

Terry Brooks’ The Last Druid (Del Rey) and Don DeLillo’s The Silence (Scribner) debut on two lists each, as does a special “MinaLima” edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

Note: this is the page that would have been posted last Monday, 2 November, except that Amazon rankings here are today’s. Change indicators (+/-) are incomplete since no list was posted on 26 October, and data is unable ...Read More

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