Brett, Peter V. : The Daylight War
(Ballantine Del Rey 978-0-345-52415-7, $7.99, 704pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Sep 2013
The Demon Cycle #3

(First edition: Ballantine Del Rey, February 2013)

Fantasy novel, third in a series following The Warded Man (2009) (aka The Painted Man in the UK), and The Desert Spear (2010), about desert tribes preyed upon by night demons.
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Conroy, Robert : Rising Sun
(Baen 978-1-4767-3614-3, 512pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 29 Oct 2013

(First edition: Baen, December 2012)

Alternate history novel set in 1942, as the US loses the Pacific to the Japanese, who begin attacking the American west coast.
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Harris, Charlaine : Deadlocked
(Ace 978-0-425-25638-1, $7.99, 352pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013
Sookie Stackhouse #12

(First edition: Ace, May 2012)

Humorous fantasy novel, 12th in the popular Southern Vampire series about Louisiana cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse that began with Dead Until Dark (2001) and included most recently Dead in the Family (2010) and Dead Reckoning (2011).
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Harrison, Kim : Ever After
(Harper Voyager 978-0-06-195792-5, $7.99, 528pp, mass market paperback, October 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 29 Oct 2013
Hollows #11

(First edition: Harper Voyager, January 2013)

Urban fantasy novel, eleventh in the “Hollows” series about bounty hunter-witch Rachel Morgan, following Dead Witch Walking, The Good, the Bad, and the Undead, Every Which Way but Dead, A Fistful of Charms, For a Few Demons More, The Outlaw Demon Wails, White Witch, Black Curse, Black Magic Sanction, Pale Demon, and A Perfect Blood.
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Hopkinson, Nalo : Sister Mine
(Grand Central 978-1455528400, $15, 320pp, trade paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013

(First edition: Grand Central, March 2013)

Fantasy novel about two sisters, conjoined at birth but separated, leaving one of them without the magic of their demigod father.
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• Gary K. Wolfe’s review in Locus Magazine commented, Sister Mine offers Hopkinsonā€™s most fully worked-out plot (this has not been her strongest point in earlier novels) and some of her most accomplished prose to date; at one point, she conveys the multivalent perceptions of Makeda through stunning passages of pure synaesthesia, and the recurrent use of music as a controlling metaphor is impressive…”

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Hoyt, Sarah A. : Darkship Renegades
(Baen 978-1-4767-3617-4, $7.99, 544pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 29 Oct 2013
Darkship #2

(First edition: Baen, December 2012)

Space opera romance novel, sequel to Darkship Thieves (2010). In this book Thena and her husband return to Earth, are arrested, and pursue the secret of an ancient energy source to avoid a sentence of death.
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Huff, Tanya : The Silvered
(DAW 978-0-7564-0806-0, $7.99, 496pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013

(First edition: DAW, November 2012)

Steampunk fantasy novel about a kingdom of werewolves facing war with a were-hating Empire.
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Marillier, Juliet : Flame of Sevenwaters
(Roc 978-0-451-41487-8, $7.99, 448pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013
Sevenwaters #6

(First edition: Roc, November 2012)

Fantasy novel, sixth book in the Sevenwaters series following the initial trilogy (Daughter of the Forest, Son of the Shadows, and Child of the Prophecy), Heir of Sevenwaters (2008), and Seer of Sevenwaters (2010).
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Martin, George R. R. : A Dance with Dragons
(Bantam 978-0-553-58201-7, $9.99, 1152pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 29 Oct 2013
Song of Ice and Fire #5

(First edition: Bantam, July 2011)

Fantasy novel, fifth book in the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series following A Game of Thrones (1996), A Clash of King (1998), A Storm of Swords (2000), and A Feast for Crows (2005).
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• There’s a simultaneous trade paperback edition (978-0-553-38595-3) for $18.00
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McDevitt, Jack, & Mike Resnick : The Cassandra Project
(Ace 978-0-4252-5645-9, $7.99, 352pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 29 Oct 2013

(First edition: Ace, November 2012)

Near-future SF novel about a NASA press agent who discovers a secret history of the Apollo moon landings.
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Modesitt, L. E., Jr. : Imager’s Battalion
(Tor 978-0-7653-6925-3, $8.99, 672pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 29 Oct 2013
Imager Portfolio #6

(First edition: Tor, January 2013)

Fantasy novel, third volume in the second arc following Imager (March 2009), Imager’s Challenge (Oct. 2009), and Imager’s Intrigue (2010), Scholar (2011), and Princeps (2012) — where some have the magical skill to visualize things and make them real.
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Wells, Dan : The Hollow City
(Tor 978-0-7653-6871-3, $7.99, 336pp, mass market paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 29 Oct 2013

(First edition: Tor, July 2012)

Stand-alone thriller about a paranoid schizophrenic who realizes some of his delusions may be real.
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