Locus Bestsellers, December 2017

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1) Provenance, Ann Leckie (Orbit US) 1 – 2) The Brightest Fell, Seanan McGuire (DAW) 1 – 3) Beren and Lúthien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 4 2 4) The Rise and Fall of D. O. D. O., Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland (HarperCollins/Morrow) 4 1 5) Godsgrave, Jay Kristoff (St. Martin’s) 1 – 6) The Core, Peter V. Brett (Del ...Read More Read more

New in Paperback: November – December 2017

Titles newly in paperback the past two months include Gregory Benford’s The Berlin Project, Kameron Hurley’s The Stars Are Legion, John Kessel’s The Moon and the Other, two big collections by Ursula K. Le Guin, Ada Palmer’s Seven Surrenders, Robert Charles Wilson’s Last Year, and titles by Aiken, Bara, Brandt, Buettner, Clarke, Corey, Flint, Forstchen, Friedman, Goodkind, Kadrey, Koontz, McClellan, Neumeier, Roberson, Smale, Stross, and ...Read More

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New & Notable Books, December 2017

Paolo Bacigalupi, Tool of War (Little, Brown 10/17) This concluding volume in the series begun with Ship Breaker focuses on Tool, the bioengineered “aug­ment” half-man, half-beast from earlier in the series, who broke his obedience conditioning to lead a pack of soldier boys in a war against his wealthy masters. “Grandly concludes a trilogy which is as thrilling and thought-provoking as anything in recent young-adult SF.” [Gary K. Wolfe]

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New Books : 5 December 2017

New books published today include Katherine Arden’s The Girl in the Tower , James S.A. Corey’s Persepolis Rising, Ursula K. Le Guin’s No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters, Ken Scholes’ Hymn, and other titles by Catherine Cerveny, Eric Flint & Charles E. Gannon, Christopher Fowler, Francesca Haig, Faith Hunter, Mercedes Lackey, Alex Marshall, George R.R. Martin, Susan R. Matthews, Ryk E. Spoor, Benjanun Sriduangkaew, and Sam ...Read More

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Locus Bestsellers, November 2017

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1) The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O., Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland (Morrow) 3 1 2) Beren and Lúthien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 3 4 3) Monster Hunter Siege, Larry Correia (Baen) 1 – 4) Meddling Kids, Edgar Cantero (Doubleday) 1 – 5) The Clockwork Dynasty, Daniel H. Wilson (Doubleday) 1 – 6) The Delirium Brief, Charles Stross (Tor.com Publishing) 2 ...Read More Read more

New & Notable Books, November 2017

Robert Cargill, Sea of Rust (Harper Voyager US/Gollancz UK 9/17) Robots rule the world in this action-filled, post-apocalyptic SF novel, a “robot western” set in a world where robots wiped out mankind years before. Brittle scavenges the wastelands for parts, one of a dwindling few determined not to join the shared consciousness of the One World Intelligences warring for dominance.

 

Jeffrey Ford, The Twilight Pariah (Tor.com Publishing 9/17) College ...Read More

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New Books : 14 November 2017

New books published today include Andy Weir’s Artemis, Louise Erdrich’s Future Home of the Living God, Brandon Sanderson’s Oathbringer, Molly Tanzer’s Creatures of Will and Temper, collections by Peter S. Beagle and Jane Yolen, and other titles by Gerald Brandt, Mike Brooks, Tina Connolly, Stephen R. Donaldson, Ian C. Esslemont, Alan Dean Foster, Mira Grant, Leanna Renee Hieber, Jonathan L. Howard, K.J. Parker, Jodi Taylor, Tracy ...Read More

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New Books : 7 November 2017

New books published today include Down and Out in Purgatory: The Collected Stories of Tim Powers, Neil Clarke’s anthology More Human Than Human, Tim Pratt’s novel The Wrong Stars, and titles by K.C. Alexander, Richard Baker, Levi Black, Chris Brookmyre, Beth Cato, David Dalglish, Matthew de Abaitua, David Drake, James Alan Gardner, Jim C. Hines, Cat Jordan, William Ledbetter, Fonda Lee, Leena Likitalo, Michael Livingston, Irene Radford, ...Read More

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New Books : 31 October 2017

New books listed today include James Gunn’s Star-Begotten: A Life Lived in Science Fiction, Joe Hill’s Strange Weather: Four Short Novels, Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Warrior, a debut novel by Tochi Onyebuchi, and titles by Lila Bowen, Miles Cameron, Myke Cole, Mark Z. Daniewlewski, Amy S. Foster, Julia Keller, Joe R. Lansdale, Gregory Maguire, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Garth Nix & Sean Williams, Tamora Pierce, Brandon Sanderson, Lewis Shiner, ...Read More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 30 October 2017

Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Knopf) debuts on three print lists this week, two of them YA lists, the third the combined USA Today list, where it ranks #9.

Also debuting is a British Library book of an exhibition about the history of magic, tied to Harry Potter — under slightly different titles, it’s in hardcover in the UK, trade paperback in the US, and it ...Read More

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Classics in Reprint: October 2017

Classic works back in print in October include the Strugatsky Brothers’ most popular work in Russia, Monday Starts on Saturday; enhanced new editions of Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes and Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book, e-book editions of three novels by Samuel R. Delany and a trilogy by Jeffrey Ford, Penguin Classics’ The Best of Richard Matheson, the first volume of Poul Anderson’s Psychotechnic League stories, ...Read More

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Print Periodicals, October 2017

Omni returns to print, after over 20 years, with Ellen Datlow returning as fiction editor, and with stories in this quarterly issue by Nancy Kress, Maureen McHugh, and Rich Larson; plus, November/December issues of Analog, Asimov’s, and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, with fiction by Connie Willis, Scott Edelman, James Sallis, Sean McMullen, Greg Egan, James Patrick Kelly, Kate Wilhelm, Larry Niven, and many others. ...Read More

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New Books : 24 October 2017

This week’s new books include a new novel by John Crowley, Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr, Rich Horton’s latest volume of The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy, an illustrated novel by Gregory Manchess, and other titles by Darin Bradley, Melissa Caruso, Cassandra Rose Clarke, Mercedes Lackey & James Mallory, Silva Moreno-Garcia, Kim Newman, and Melissa F. Olson. ...Read More

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Weekly Bestsellers, 23 October 2017

Several hardcover titles debut this week, by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare, Orson Scott Card, and Maggie Stiefvater, and most prominently Alice Hoffman, whose The Rules of Magic (Simon & Schuster) ranks #5 on the New York Times.

Publishers Weekly‘s website is not updated with this week’s issue’s bestsellers today.

 

Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
10.29 LAT
10.22 USAT
10.15 PW
10.16 Amz
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New in Paperback: October 2017

Titles newly in paperback this past month include the Shirley Jackson Award-winning (and finalist for three other awards) The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, edited by Dominik Parisen & Navah Wolfe; and other titles by Ben Bova, Brom, Lois McMaster Bujold, Cassandra Clare, Eric Flint & Ryk E. Spoor, Gree Hurwitz, Mercedes Lackey, Juliet Marillier, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., and Nisi Shawl.

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Locus Bestsellers, October 2017

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1) The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O., Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland (Morrow) 2 2 2) The Witchwood Crown, Tad Williams (DAW) 1 – 3) The Delirium Brief, Charles Stross (Tor.com Publishing) 1 – 4) Beren and Lúthien, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 2 1 5) New York 2140, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit US) 5 8 6) Assassin’s Price, L.E. Modesitt, ...Read More Read more

New & Notable Books, October 2017

Nina Allan, The Rift (Titan US 7/17) Allan explores the difficulty of sifting truth from tales and memories in this novel, mingling elements of tantalizing mystery and SF in the story of a woman who hears from a sister who disappeared 20 years previously, and now claims to have traveled by rift to another world. Parts of her story are told as pure SF, while glimpses of the past show ...Read More

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