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2010 Directory 1b:
First Novels

This Page Last Updated: 26 Jan 2011


Page 1
2010
Novels

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(first novels)
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2010
YA novels | Novellas & short fiction
Collections | Anthologies
Nonfiction & Art | Media & Gaming Related
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New in Paperback
Classic Reprints
Cover Artists Magazines

This page lists first novels published in 2010, including first-US editions of first novels published earlier in other countries (indicated by +).
  
SF First Novels 
+ Beukes, LaurenMoxyland • (HarperCollins/Angry Robot, Aug)
Descriptions:
Locus Online: New Books
• Bowers, MichaelPrison Ship • (Ace, Jan)
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• Boyczuk, RobertNexus: Ascension • (ChiZine Publications, Aug)
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• Bynum, LauraVeracity • (Pocket, Jan)
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• Creasy, SaraSong of Scarabaeus • (Eos, May)
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• DeHart, TerryThe Unit • (Orbit, Jul)
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• Holmes, JuliaMeeks • (Small Beer Press, Jul)
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• Knapp, JamesState of Decay • (Roc, Feb)
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• Koch, GiniTouched by an Alien • (DAW, Apr)
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Jul 2010 / Carolyn Cushman
• Kring, Tim, & Dale PeckShift • (Crown, Aug)
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• Palmer, DexterThe Dream of Perpetual Motion • (St. Martin's, Mar)
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Apr 2010 / Faren Miller
• Rajaniemi, HannuThe Quantum Thief(UK: Gollancz, Sep)
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Sep 2010 / Gary K. Wolfe
+ Tidhar, LavieThe Bookman • (HarperCollins/Angry Robot US, Oct)
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• Vanner, PatrickRagnarok • (Baen, Sep)
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• Wilson, E. O.Anthill • (Norton, Apr)
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• Woodley, SherridaQuick Fall of Light • (Gray Dog Press, Jul)
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• Yu, CharlesHow to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe • (Pantheon, Sep)
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Jan 2011 / Adrienne Martini
• Zajac, GordMajor Karnage • (ChiZine, Aug)
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Fantasy First Novels 
• Aaron, RachelThe Spirit Thief • (Orbit, Oct)
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• Beamer, AmeliaThe Loving Dead • (Night Shade Books, Jul)
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Jun 2010 / Adrienne Martini
• Bernobich, BethPassion Play • (Tor, Oct)
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• Beutner, KatharineAlcestis • (Soho Press, Feb)
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Sep 2009 / Cecilia Holland
• Bickle, LauraEmbers • (Pocket/Juno Books, Apr)
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Jun 2010 / Carolyn Cushman
• Charlton, BlakeSpellwright • (Tor, Feb)
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Mar 2010 / Carolyn Cushman
• Conn, BrianThe Fixed Stars • (FC2, Mar)
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• Crane, CarolynMind Games • (Ballantine Spectra, Mar)
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+ de Bodard, AlietteServant of the Underworld • (HarperCollins/Angry Robot US, Sep)
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+ Deas, StephenThe Adamantine Palace • (Roc, Feb)
Descriptions:
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Awards:
Locus /first novel #12
David Gemmell finalist
• Destefano, MerrieAfterlife • (Eos, Oct)
Descriptions:
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Locus Magazine Reviews:
Dec 2010 / Carolyn Cushman
• Farnsworth, ChristopherBlood Oath • (Putnam, May)
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• Files, GemmaA Book of Tongues • (ChiZine Publications, Apr)
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Apr 2010 / Faren Miller
• Geillor, HarrisonThe Zombies of Lake Woebegotten • (Night Shade Books, Sep)
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Oct 2010 / Amelia Beamer
• Gibson, IanStuff of Legends • (Ace, Aug)
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Aug 2010 / Carolyn Cushman
• Haines, JessHunted by the Others • (Zebra, May)
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Aug 2010 / Carolyn Cushman
• Henry, ChristinaBlack Wings • (Ace, Dec)
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• Hobson, M. K.The Native Star • (Ballantine Spectra, Sep)
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Sep 2010 / Faren Miller
+ Hodder, MarkThe Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack • (Pyr, Sep)
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Locus Mag: New&Notable
+ Hoffman, PaulThe Left Hand of God • (Dutton, Jun)
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• Holmes, JeannineBlood Law • (Dell, Jul)
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• Holzner, NancyDeadtown • (Ace, Jan)
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• Huso, AnthonyThe Last Page • (Tor, Aug)
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Oct 2010 / Faren Miller
• Jamieson, TrentDeath Most Definite • (Orbit, Aug)
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• Jemisin, N. K.The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms • (Orbit, Feb)
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Locus Mag: New&Notable
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Mar 2010 / Faren Miller
+ Kent, JasperTwelve • (Pyr, Sep)
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+ Kiernan, CelineThe Poison Throne • (Orbit US, Apr)
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• Kowal, Mary RobinetteShades of Milk and Honey • (Tor, Aug)
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Aug 2010 / Adrienne Martini
• Krilanovich, GraceThe Orange Eats Creeps • (Two Dollar Radio, Sep)
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• Lord, KarenRedemption in Indigo • (Small Beer Press, Jun)
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Sep 2010 / Gary K. Wolfe
Sep 2010 / Faren Miller
• Mackenzie, KaseyRed Hot Fury • (Ace, Jul)
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+ McLeod, SuzanneThe Sweet Scent of Blood • (Ace, May)
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+ Newton, Mark CharanNights of Villjamur • (Spectra, Jul)
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• Pitts, J. A.Black Blade Blues • (Tor, May)
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Jul 2010 / Carolyn Cushman
• Prentiss, AlexNight Tides • (Bantam, Feb)
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• Shevdon, MikeSixty-One Nails • (Angry Robot, Jun)
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• Sprunk, JonShadow's Son • (Pyr, Jun)
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• Stewart, K. A.A Devil in the Details • (Roc, Jul)
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+ Sykes, SamTome of the Undergates • (Pyr, Sep)
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• Sylvan, DianneQueen of Shadows • (Ace, Sep)
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Locus Magazine Reviews:
Nov 2010 / Carolyn Cushman
• Tate, BenjaminWell of Sorrows • (DAW, May)
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+ Tchaikovsky, AdrianEmpire in Black and Gold • (Pyr, Mar)
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• Tregillis, IanBitter Seeds • (Tor, Apr)
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Jun 2010 / Gary K. Wolfe
• Turner, Joan FrancesDust • (Ace, Sep)
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+ Whates, IanCity of Dreams & Nightmare • (Angry Robot, Oct)
Descriptions:
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Horror First Novels 
• Bennett, Robert JacksonMr. Shivers • (Orbit US, Jan)
Descriptions:
Locus Online: New Books
Locus Magazine Reviews:
Feb 2010 / Adrienne Martini
+ Warren, KaaronSlights • (HarperCollins/Angry Robot US, Aug)
Descriptions:
Locus Online: New Books
Awards:
Aurealis nominee
Ditmar winner
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