* Allan, Jay : Flames of Rebellion
(Harper Voyager 978-0-06-256680-5, $16.99, 416pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780062566836
Flames of Rebellion #1

Military SF novel, first in a series, about rebels on the planet Haven revolting against Federal America.
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* Asher, Neal : Infinity Engine
(Skyhorse/Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-889-7, $26.99, 488pp, hardcover, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017
UK edition: Macmillan/Tor UK 978-0230750753 (Thu 23 Mar 2017)
Transformation #3


SF novel, third in a trilogy following Dark Intelligence (2015) and War Factory (2016), set in the author’s Polity universe.
• Night Shade’s site has this description.
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Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: a “””powerful work that transcends the borders of morality, existence, and spacetime itself.””

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* Baker, Mishell : Phantom Pains
(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press 978-1-4814-5192-5, $29.99, 416pp, hardcover, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781481451932
The Arcadia Project #2

Urban fantasy novel, second in a series following Nebula-nominated Borderline (2016), about a Hollywood filmmaker who joins a secret organization in contact with Fairyland.
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Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “””Baker has a wonderfully subtle touch with delicate emotional, psychological, and romantic elements, and she builds a solid foundation of complex and interesting characterization upon which she layers heart-pounding action and a brilliantly twisty plot. Each word is deliberately chosen for maximum effect. Everything readers think they know about both worlds will be upended by this enthralling installment.””

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* Clarke, Cassandra Rose : Star’s End
(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press 978-1-4814-4429-3, $26.99, 432pp, hardcover, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781481444316

SF novel about a family-run planetary system in which the eldest daughter prepares to take over the business.
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Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “””The well-developed characters enhance this novel of grand ideas, bringing relatable human motives and vulnerabilities to a world in which industry, government, warfare, and space travel are inextricably intertwined.””

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* Cornell, Paul : Chalk
(Tor.com 978-0-7653-9095-0, $17.99, 272pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-7653-9094-3

Fantasy novel about a bullied boy who discovers a West Country chalk horse at a site of ancient power.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
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• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “””Cornell weaves human and supernatural horror together in powerful and disturbing ways. Children of the ’80s will get a thrill from the music references, and the climax at the Fasley Grange School Halloween disco couldn’t be more perfect.””

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* Fujii, Taiyo : Orbital Cloud
(Viz/Haikasoru 978-1-4215-9213-8, $16.99, 528pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017

SF novel, first published in Japanese in 2014 and here translated by Timothy Silver, about space-based terror involving the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, NORAD, and the CIA.
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* Lebbon, Tim : Relics
(Titan 978-1-78565-030-7, $14.95, 336pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017

Fantasy novel, first in a trilogy, about a black market for the remains of gryphons, faeries, and other fantastic creatures.
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• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “””Lebbon’s visual imagination is good, and his experience with movie novelizations is amply evident…””

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* Scalzi, John : The Collapsing Empire
(Tor 978-0-7653-8888-9, $25.99, 336pp, hardcover, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780765388896

SF novel, first in a new series, about the discovering of The Flow, an extradimensional field that gives humanity access to the planets around other stars.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “””Scalzi’s storytelling centers on dynamic and quick-thinking players with strong personalities who engage in spirited social interactions, making the slightly dubious physics forgivable. Expect several future works set in this sprawling universe.””

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* Strickland, AdriAnne, & Michael Miller : Shadow Run
(Delacorte 978-0-399-55253-3, $17.99, 390pp, hardcover, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780399552540

Young adult SF novel about a prince-in-hiding who becomes a cargo loader on a starship whose captain holds the key to changing galactic civilization.
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* Weis, Margaret, & Robert Krammes : Spymaster
(Tor 978-0-7653-8107-1, $27.99, 576pp, hardcover, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Mar 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466877955
The Dragon Corsairs #1

Fantasy novel, first in a series, about a female sailor hired to find a young man who claims to be the heir the throne.
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