Abercrombie, Joe : Sharp Ends
(Orbit 978-0316390828, $15.99, 336pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 14 Mar 2017

(First edition: Orbit, April 2016)

Collection of stories, subtitled “Stories from the World of the First Law”, with some of the stories original to this book.
• Hachette’s site has this description.
• The author’s site has this post from 2015 listing the table of contents.

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Brennan, Marie : In the Labyrinth of Drakes
(Tor 978-0765377647, $16.99, 368pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 14 Mar 2017
A Natural History of Dragons #4

(First edition: Tor, April 2016)

Fantasy novel, fourth in a series after A Natural History of Dragons (2013), The Tropic of Serpents (2014), and Voyage of the Basilisk (2015), about a dragon naturalist.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• Faren Miller reviewed it last year in Locus Magazine: “Once again, the work is a delight. Its most appealing aspect isn’t the genre-bending riffs on genuine events so much as the level-headed outlook that people like Lady Trent bring to both fantasy and romance.”

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Das, Indra : The Devourers
(Ballantine Del Rey 978-1101967539, $16, 320pp, trade paperback, February 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Feb 2017

(First edition: Penguin India, 2015)

Fantasy novel, the author’s first novel, about a college professor’s encounter with a mysterious stranger who recounts tales of an ancient race of people.
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Lawrence, Mark : The Wheel of Osheim
(Ace 978-0425268834, $7.99, 480pp, mass market paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 28 Feb 2017
The Red Queen’s War #3

(First edition: Ace, June 2016)

Fantasy novel, third in a trilogy following Prince of Fools (2014) and The Liar’s Key (2015), about a prince of the Broken Empire.
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Locke, Kate : The Queen Is Dead
(Orbit 978-0316334761, $9.99, 352pp, mass market paperback, February 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 28 Feb 2017
Immortal Empire #2

(First edition: Orbit, February 2013)

Steampunk fantasy novel, second of a series following God Save the Queen (2012), in which Queen Victoria and other London aristocrats have become vampires and werewolves and are still alive in 2012.
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Oyeyemi, Helen : What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours
(Penguin Random House/Riverhead 978-1594634642, $16, 352pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 7 Mar 2017

(First edition: Penguin/Riverhead, March 2016)

Collection of nine stories, four of them previously published.
• Penguin Random House’s site has this description with quotes from numerous reviews.

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Sawyer, Robert J. : Quantum Night
(Ace 978-0425256428, $7.99, 384pp, mass market paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 28 Feb 2017

(First edition: Ace, March 2016)

SF novel about an experimental psychologist who develops a technique for identifying psychopaths, a quantum physicist who’s made a discovery about human consciousness, and a tide of violence sweeping the world.
• Penguin Random House’s site has this description.
• Sawyer’s site has this page for the book with quotes from reviews and background material.

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Staveley, Brian : The Last Mortal Bond
(Tor 978-0765336453, $17.99, 672pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 14 Mar 2017
Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne #3

(First edition: Tor, March 2016)

Fantasy novel, third in a trilogy following The Emperor’s Blades (2014) and The Providence of Fire (2015), about the daughter and two sons of a slain emperor.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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Steele, Allen : Arkwright
(Tor 978-0765382160, $15.99, 352pp, trade paperback, February 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 14 Feb 2017

(First edition: Tor, March 2016)

SF novel about a seminal 20th century SF writer who, in his advanced years, creates a foundation to build a starship to colonize another planet.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• Russell Letson reviewed it last year in Locus Magazine: “Speaking of starship design and the prospect of space travel and colonization, I marvel at the synchronicity that produced this book right next to Carter Scholz’ Gypsy (reviewed last month) and to a whole line of contrarian depictions of humans-into-space that includes Kim Stanley Robinson’s Aurora and Charles Stross’s deflating robots-in-space books. Steele’s book is not a counter-argument so much as a counter-assertion…”

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Straub, Peter : Interior Darkness: Selected Stories
(Random House/Anchor 978-1101971222, $16.95, 496pp, trade paperback, February 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 21 Feb 2017

(First edition: Doubleday, February 2016)

Collection of 16 stories drawn from three earlier collections with three stories previously uncollected.
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Tremblay, Paul : Disappearance at Devil’s Rock
(Morrow 978-0062363275, $14.99, 368pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 14 Mar 2017

(First edition: Morrow, June 2016)

Horror novel about the impact on a family of the disappearance of a 13-year-old boy.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a sample.
• The book is currently a finalist for the Bram Stoker Awards.

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Valente, Catherynne M. : The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home
(Macmillan/Square Fish 978-1250104014, $7.99, 320pp, trade paperback, March 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 7 Mar 2017
Fairyland #5

(First edition: Macmillan/Feiwel and Friends, March 2016)

Young adult fantasy novel, fifth in a series following The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (2009), The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There (2012), The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two (2013), and The Boy Who Lost Fairyland (2015), about a girl from Nebraska who travels to Fairyland. Illustrations are by Ana Juan.
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