Asher, Neal : War Factory
(Skyhorse/Night Shade Books 978-1597808828, $15.99, 476pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jan 2017
Transformation #2

(First edition: Skyhorse/Night Shade Books, May 2016)

SF novel, second in a trilogy following Dark Intelligence (2015), set in the author’s Polity universe.
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Bara, Dave : Starbound
(DAW 978-0756410674, $7.99, 384pp, mass market paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jan 2017
The Lightship Chronicles #2

(First edition: DAW, January 2016)

Military SF novel, second in a series following Impulse (2015), about Peter Cochrane and the H.M.S. Starbound investigating of a mysterious space station.
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Dennard, Susan : Truthwitch
(Tor Teen 978-0765379290, $9.99, 432pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jan 2017
Witchlands #1

(First edition: Tor/Starscape, January 2016)

Young adult novel, first of a series, about a a Truthwitch and a Threadwitch in a land facing war.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
• The second book in the series, Windwitch, was just published in hardcover.

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Hemstreet, Patrick : The God Wave
(Harper Voyager 978-0062419521, $15.99, 416pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jan 2017
The God Wave Trilogy #1

(First edition: Harper Voyager, May 2016)

SF novel, first book in a trilogy and the author’s first novel, about a neuroscientist who has discovered how to access the dormant power of 90% of our brains.
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• The second book, The God Peak, is due in August.

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Hill, Joe : The Fireman
(HarperCollins/Morrow 978-0062200648, $18.99, 768pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jan 2017

(First edition: HarperCollins/Morrow, May 2016)

Fantasy thriller about a plague of spontaneous combustion that spreads across the US.
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Kadrey, Richard : The Everything Box
(Harper Voyager 978-0062389558, $16.99, 384pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jan 2017
Coop #1

(First edition: Harper Voyager, April 2016)

Supernatural fantasy novel, first in a series, about a contemporary thief who comes into possession of a device lost by an angel who’d meant to destroy the world.
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• Adrienne Martini reviewed it last year in Locus Magazine: The Everything Box is filled with West Coast fantasy noir, complete with spells, vampires, and thieves….”

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Marshall, Alex : A Blade of Black Steel
(Orbit 978-0316340700, $16.99, 576pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jan 2017
Crimson Empire #2

(First edition: Orbit, May 2016)

Fantasy novel, second book in a series following A Crown of Cold Silver (2015), about a female warrior facing five villains.
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Palmer, Dexter : Version Control
(Random House/Vintage 978-0307950352, $16.95, 512pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jan 2017

(First edition: Pantheon, February 2016)

SF novel about an unsettled woman whose husband has invented a “causality violation” device.
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Sanderson, Brandon : The Bands of Mourning
(Tor 978-0765378583, $8.99, 536pp, mass market paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jan 2017
Mistborn #6

(First edition: Tor, January 2016)

Fantasy novel, sixth book in the Mistborn series following Mistborn (2006), The Well of Ascension (2007), The Hero of Ages (2008), The Alloy of Law (2011), and Shadows of Self (2015).
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Schwab, V. E. : A Gathering of Shadows
(Tor 978-0765376480, $15.99, 512pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jan 2017
Darker Shade of Magic #2

(First edition: Tor, February 2016)

Fantasy novel, follow-up to A Darker Shade of Magic (2015), about a magical Traveler who can move among a series of alternate Londons.
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