Featured New Books
“Sea Change is like liquid nitrogen ice cream—a chilling treat.”
—Greg Bear, author of Eon and Take Back the Sky
New from the Nebula Award winning author of Beggars in Spain: A riveting climate-change technothriller of espionage, conspiracy, and stakes so high they could lead to the destruction of humanity itself. In this environmental page-turner, activist lawyer Renata Black—covert member of the Org—must go deep underground to unravel the truth behind the ecological disaster that has paralyzed the food industry and destroyed her family.
Joe R. Lansdale
“An absolute treasure trove for Hap and Leonard fans.”
—Ace Atkins, New York Times Bestselling author of The Shameless
Discover this brand-new Hap and Leonard series collection, chock full of Joe R. Lansdale’s inimitable blend of humor, mayhem, and insight, and featuring never-before-seen stories, a selection of the boys’ favorite recipes from Kasey Lansdale, and an introduction from New York Times bestselling crime author Kathleen Kent.
“A must have for Kitty Norville fans, but also an excellent standalone for readers new to Vaughn’s worlds.” —Kelley Armstrong
From the author of the beloved Kitty Norville werewolf talk-show host series, comes the vampire origin story of Kitty’s famed ally, Rick—and his sudden turn to darkness in the seventeenth century. More than 500 years before his friendship with Kitty, noble Ricardo de Avila’s life met a fate-changing twist, and his morally-complex, blood-soaked existence as an immortal began.
“A contemporary fantasy that is wholly original.
I want to read it again and again.”
—Ellen Klages (Wicked Wonders)
A Locus New and Notable Book
Ivy and her sisters have a secret: their reclusive Great-Aunt is actually Adela Madden, magical author of the fantasy classic, Ivory Apples. Generations of obsessive fans have searched for Adela, in letters, online, and at book conventions. It is just a matter of time before one fan gets too close.
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“Nucleation is an immersive tale that has the blockbuster scale and emotional story-telling you won’t soon forget.”
—Terry Matalas, showrunner, Star Trek: Picard
Helen Vectorovich holds the unique distinction of failing at first contact—and she did it in both virtual reality and outer space. In this exciting debut science fiction technothriller, a top-notch pilot encounters a disaster during the highest profile space-faring project of her career. Now she must unearth a critical truth: was her discovery due to a betrayal, a business rival, or a threat to humanity itself?
“The only urban fantasy world where I want to read every book of the series.”
―The Denver Post
In the final installment of the bestselling Kitty Norville werewolf-DJ series, the paranormal escapades continue with Carrie Vaughn’s most captivating characters, including fan favorite characters like Rick the vampire and Jessi Hardin, paranormal detective, Kitty’s husband Ben, his cousin Cormac the bounty hunter, and the villainous Dux Bellorum.
“Jane Yolen has done it again.” —Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked
In the newest short fiction collection of this World Fantasy Award-winning series, beloved fantasy author Jane Yolen’s dark side has fully emerged. Her vivid, startling, and thrilling tales and poems of the supernatural—from icy-hearted witches to sometimes-innocent shapeshifters—reveal a classic storyteller at the height of her powers.
“A book with every single thing I love about Pinkwater novels.”
—Cory Doctorow, author of Little Brother
Bestselling author Daniel Pinkwater (Lizard Music, The Hoboken Chicken Emergency) returns in classic form with the illustrated, middle-grade adventures of one young Molly O’Malley: a dwarf (well, dwarf-ish) girl who just won’t settle for a boring life.
R. B. Lemberg
“Thoughtful and deeply moving,The Four Profound Weaves is the anti-authoritarian,
queer-mystical fairy tale we need right now.”
—Annalee Newitz, author of The Future of Another Timeline
[STARRED REVIEW] “A beautiful, heartfelt story of change, family, identity, and courage.”
Two transgender elders must learn to weave from Death in order to defeat an evil ruler—in the debut full-length work set in R. B. Lemberg’s award-winning fantasy Birdverse universe.
[STARRED REVIEW] “Exploring found family, adaptation, and hope in the face of apocalypse, Brennan imbues this high-concept fantasy with a strong emotional core. Fantasy fans will be thrilled.” —Publishers Weekly
In this first novel set in award-winning author Marie Brennan’s incomparable Driftwood fantasy universe, you will find a post-apocalyptic realm where the apocalypse has not ended, where fragments of worlds cohere into shifting myths. Yet even as everything fades, Drifters gather to tell conflicting legends of Last, the guide—the man who seemed immortal.
How do you stage a mutiny when you’re only awake one day in a million? How do you engage an enemy that never sleeps, that sees through your eyes and hears through your ears and relentlessly, honestly, only wants what best for you? Sunday Ahzmundin is about to find out.
A long-awaited new collection from Nalo Hopkinson (Brown Girl in the Ring) who has been dubbed “one of our most important writers,” (Junot Diaz), with “an imagination that most of us would kill for” (Los Angeles Times), whose work is “stunning,” (New York Times) and “simply triumphant” (Dorothy Allison).
Shai is a Forger who can flawlessly copy and re-create any item with skillful magic. After failing to steal the emperor’s scepter, she is given one opportunity to save her life. Is it possible to create a forgery of a soul so convincing that it improves upon the soul itself? From the bestselling author of the Mistborn series comes an unforgettable tale of magic, intrigue, and ingenuity.
James Tiptree, Jr.
“There is just one great collection of Tiptree’s fiction in print…
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever from Tachyon Publications.
It contains all of her major short stories.”
—New York Times Book Review
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever is the quintessential Tiptree collection. These eighteen brilliant short stories of James Tiptree, Jr., reflect the darkly complex world of its author: exploring the aliens; our perceptions; love, sex, death; and humanity’s place in a vast, cold universe.