* Campbell, Jack : Vanguard
(Ace 978-1-101-98834-3, $27, 336pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101988350
The Genesis Fleet #1

Military SF novel, first in a new series related to his “Lost Fleet” series, about the founding of the Alliance.
• Penguin Random House’s site has this description with a preview.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “Campbell’s skillfully constructed tale keeps a riveting pace, making each character’s personal stakes into fundamental threads woven into a high-energy whole.”

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* Czerneda, Julie E., ed. : Nebula Awards Showcase 2017
(Prometheus/Pyr 978-1-63388-271-3, $18, 336pp, trade paperback, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017

Anthology of stories and novel excerpts from winners and nominees of the Nebula Awards given in 2016 for works published in 2015.
• Contents include short fiction winners by Alyssa Wong, Sarah Pinsker, and Nnedi Okorafor; an excerpt from the winning novel by Naomi Novik; an excerpt from the Norton winning novel by Fran Wilde; and other works by Amal El-Mohtar, Naomi Kritzer, David D. Levine, Sam J. Miller, Martin L. Shoemaker, Charles E. Gannon, and others.
• Pyr’s site has this description.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review.

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* Golden, Christopher, ed. : Dark Cities
(Titan 978-1785655791, $22.95, 400pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017

Anthology of 19 original horror stories.
• Authors include tim Lebbon, Cherie Priest, Paul Tremblay, Ramsey Campbell, and Sherrilyn Kenyon.
• Titan’s site has this description.

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* MacLeod, Bracken : 13 Views of the Suicide Woods
(ChiZine 978-1-77148-411-4, $17.99, 280pp, trade paperback, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781771484121

Collection of 19 stories, including the title story.
• ChiZine’s site has this description, with blurbs by Christopher Golden, Paul Tremblay, and others.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
• The Publishers Weekly review comments, “MacLeod’s prose is rich in detail, adding depth and color to each tale, whether a vignette or a longer piece.”

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* Rossi, Veronica : Seeker
(Tor Teen 978-0765382566, $17.99, 352pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1466887800
Riders #2

Young adult fantasy novel, second in a series following Riders (2016), about a young Army Ranger who survives death and becomes one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.

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* Smale, Alan : Eagle and Empire
(Del Rey 978-0-8041-7726-9, $30, 560pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780804177276
Clash of Eagles #3

Alternate history novel, third in a trilogy following Clash of Eagles (2015) and Eagle in Exile (2106), in which the Roman Empire discovers North America in 1218 A.D.
• Penguin Random House’s site has this description with an excerpt.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “Smale’s hard-hitting and satisfying conclusion will be a must for his readers, as the trilogy will be for any fan of alternate history.”

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* Turner, Megan Whalen : Thick as Thieves
(HarperCollins/Greenwillow 978-0062568243, $17.99, 352pp, hardcover, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780062568274
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780062679888
Queen’s Thief #5

Young adult fantasy novel, fifth in a series following The Thief (1996), The Queen of Attolia (2000), The King of Attolia (2006), and A Conspiracy of Kings (2010), about the thief Eugenides.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a sample.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “Although this immersive treat is billed as a standalone, those who have read the previous books in the series will get the most from it, as Turner fills out and enriches the expansive canvas on which she stitches her epic tale.”

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* Wallace, Matt : Greedy Pigs
(Tor.com 978-0-7653-9320-3, $15.99, 192pp, trade paperback, May 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 16 May 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-7653-9319-7
A Sin du Jour Affair #5

Fantasy novel, fifth in a series following Envy of Angels (2015), Lustlocked (Jan. 2016), Pride’s Spell (Jun. 2016), and Idle Ingredients (Feb. 2017), about a New York catering firm for the supernatural community.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Wallace’s imagination is boundless, and his wryly funny storytelling manages to be heartfelt and completely gonzo at the same time.”

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