* Bishop, Michael : Other Arms Reach Out to Me: Georgia Stories
(Fairwood Press/Kudzu Planet Productions 978-1933846651, $17.99, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017

Collection of 15 mainstream stories set in Georgia or featuring characters from Georgia. Two stories are original to this book.
• Contents include the 2015 Nebula-nominated novelette “Rattlesnakes and Men”.
• Fairwood’s site has this description with blurbs by Karen Joy Fowler, Kelly Link, and others.

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* Chen, Curtis C. : Kangaroo Too
(St. Martin’s/Dunne 978-1-250-08189-6, $27.99, 320pp, hardcover, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781250081902
Kangaroo #2

SF novel, second in a series following Waypoint Kangaroo (2016), about a spy who has access via a “pocket” to an empty parallel universe.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “Chen’s sequel to Waypoint Kangaroo, as smart and sassy as its title character, forges mystery and hard science into a rousing tale of interplanetary intrigue.”

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* Crowley, John : Totalitopia
(PM Press 978-1-62963-392-3, $14, 114pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Sat 17 Jun 2017

Short collection of fiction and nonfiction in the publisher’s “Outspoken Authors” series, with one original story. The title piece is an essay about building utopias.
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* Dietz, William C. : Seek and Destroy
(Ace 978-0425278727, $27, 336pp, hardcover, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780698184428
America Rising #2

Post-apocalyptic military SF novel, second in a series following Into the Guns (2016), about the effects on America of a dozen meteor strikes.
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* Goss, Theodora : The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter
(Simon & Schuster/Saga Press 978-1-4814-6650-9, $24.99, 416pp, hardcover, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781481466523

Alternate history fantasy novel, the author’s first novel, in which Mary Jekyll searches and finds other women whose origins came through experimentation: Diana Hyde, Beatrice Rappaccini, Catherin Moreau, and Justine Frankenstein.
• Simon & Schuster’s site has this description with a Google preview.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “This is a tour de force of reclaiming the narrative, executed with impressive wit and insight.”
• Gary K. Wolfe reviews it in the June issue of Locus Magazine: “…it also gives us another way to share in the infectious fun that Goss and her league of extraordinary women seem to be having with this tale. You suspect they’re looking forward to the next one as much as we are.”

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* Gunn, James : Transformation
(Tor 978-0765386663, $26.99, 208pp, hardcover, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780765386670
The Transcendental Machine #3

SF novel, third in a series following Transcendental (2013) and Transgalactic (2016), about a network of machines enabling transportation across the galaxy.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
Publishers Weekly said of the previous book, “Gunn has written an old-fashioned and deeply philosophical space opera. The pace of this middle book sometimes lags, and it never really comes to a satisfying conclusion, but it should nonetheless particularly appeal to fans of Arthur C. Clarke who are willing to wait and see what happens in book three.”

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* Hieber, Leanna Renee : Perilous Prophecy
(Tor 978-0-7653-7744-9, $15.99, 320pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466855885
Strangely Beautiful #2

Fantasy novel, a standalone prequel to Strangely Beautiful (2016), about a young woman in Victorian London who can communicate with ghosts.
• This book is a reivision of The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess (2011).
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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* Holt, Tom : The Management Style of the Supreme Beings
(Orbit US 978-0316270823, $14.99, 400pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316270816
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781478913337

Fantasy novel in which a new team, taking over from the Supreme Being and his son, dispenses with the concept of Good and Evil.
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* Jones, Stephen Graham : Mapping the Interior
(Tor.com Publishing 978-0-7653-9510-8, $10.99, 112pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-7653-9509-2

Horror novella about a 15-year-old Native American boy who discovers a doorway to a larger and deeper area of his house.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “The central idea of the novella could have been expanded and elaborated on, but part of the charm of this piece is its brevity, and Jones still imbues it with emotional depth. The immediacy of Jones’s fiction is wonderfully refreshing and not to be missed.”

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* Koontz, Dean : The Silent Corner
(Penguin Random House/Bantam 978-0345545992, $28, 464pp, hardcover, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780345546784
Jane Hawk #1

Fantasy thriller about Jane Hawk, widow of a man who had everything to live for, investigating other suicides of talented and accomplished people.
• The second book in the series, The Whispering Room, is due in Janary 2018.
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* Lam, Laura : Shattered Minds
(Tor 978-0765382078, $25.99, 400pp, hardcover, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466885752
Pacifica #2

SF novel, second in a series following False Hearts (2016), set in late 21st-century San Francisco.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
Publishers Weekly said that the first book “expertly explores themes of identity, totalitarian governments, cults, mind control, and familial love.”

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* Morrow, James : The Asylum of Dr. Caligari
(Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-265-4, $14.95, 184pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017

Alternate history fantasy novel, set during the Great War in 1949, in which the sinister psychiatrist Alessandro Caligari uses a patient from America, a painter, to create a painting that can encite regiments to battle.
• Tachyon’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Readers with a taste for the bizarre and unexpected will be satisfied.”
• Gary K. Wolfe reviews it in the June issue of Locus Magazine: “There comes a point in a James Morrow story when you turn a corner and realize that, despite his careful grounding in historical detail and his clean narrative line, he’s likely to do anything to drive home his main satirical points….”

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* Nagata, Linda : The Last Good Man
(Mythic Island Press 978-1-937197-22-3, $18, 466pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 20 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-937197-23-0

Military SF novel about an Army veteran working for a private military company that employs the latest technologies: robots, big data, artificial intelligence.
Mythic Island’s site has a description.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “Nebula-winner Nagata explores incredible AI weaponry in a thrilling novel that lays bare the imminent future of warfare.”

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* Turzillo, Mary : Mars Girls
(Apex Publications 978-1-937009-52-6, $15.95, 312pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 13 Jun 2017

Young adult SF novel set on a colonized Mars.
• Apex’s site has this description with a first chapter excerpt and blurbs from Brenda Cooper, Kij Johnson, and others.

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