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Most recent Locus magazine consulted: January 2016
Last update: 1/3/2016
*NEW in this revision 1/3/2016
+MODIFIED during month of January 2016
(bk 6 in the Peter Grant/Rivers of London series. Sequel to Foxglove Summer. Pbk.)
Police Procedural Urban Fantasy
Afsharirad, David, ed.
Year's Best Military SF & Adventure SF 2015
Hard sf. Military & Space Opera.
Blood in the Water
(bk 11 in the Destroyermen series. Sequel to Straits of Hell.)
Alternate history/Parallel World/Hard sf.
Asprin, Robert & Evans, Linda
Tales of the Time Scouts, Volume II
(Time travel.Contains Ripping Time and The House That Jack Built, second two books in this series. Omnibus trade pbk)
Marked in Flesh
(bk 4 in The Others series. Sequel to Vision in Silver.)
Best of Bova
(bk 9 of the Mercy Thompson series. Sequel to Night Broken.)
The Sorcerer's Daughter
(bk 3 of the Defenders of Shannara. Sequel to Darkling Child.)
Bujold, Lois McMaster
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
(bk 17 of the Vorkosigan Saga. Ms. Bujold has said that this is "a new Cordelia Vorkosigan novel....It is not a war story.")
Space opera hard sf.
Bujold, Lois McMaster
(Novella in the Five Gods universe. First released as ebook. Hardback coming in May 2016.)
(bk 16 in the Dresden Files series. Sequel to Skin Game.)
Paper and Fire
(bk 2 of the Great Library series. Sequel to Ink and Bone.)
(bk 4 of the Lost Stars series. Sequel to Imperfect Sword.)
Military hard sf.
Card, Orson Scott
(bk 1 of the Second Formic War. Sequel to Earth Awakens.)
Cheney, J. Kathleen
(bk 1 of the Palace of Dreams series. Trade pbk)
(bk 17 in Foreigner series. Sequel to Tracker.)
(Sequel to Time Salvager.)
Hard sf. Time Travel.
Spear of Light
Corey, James S.A.
(bk 6 in the Expanse series. Sequel to Nemesis Games.)
Space opera hard sf.
Czerneda, Julie E.
The Gate to Futures Past
(bk 2 of Reunification / bk 8 in the Clan Chronicles series. Yes, there will be a book 9 for a total of three trilogies! Sequel to This Gulf of Time and Stars.)
(bk 1 of Wulf's Saga. "Epic fantasy series.")
Dozois, Gardner, editor
Year's Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection
Death's Bright Day
(bk 11 of the RCN / Lt. Leary series. Sequel to Sea Without a Shore.)
Hard sf. Space Opera. Military SF.
Games Wizards Play
(bk 10 of the Young Wizards series. Sequel to A Wizard of Mars.)
Young Adult Fantasy.
Ring of Fire IV
(Latest in Ashanti Shards/1632 series. Sequel to Grantville Gazette VII.)
Flint, Eric; Goodlett, Paula; & Huff, Gorg
1637: The Volga Rules
(bk 25 of the 1632/Ashanti Shards series. "This is the sequel to 1636: The Kremlin Games." [according to Eric Flint's home page])
Flint, Eric and Dennis, Andrew
1635: A Parcel of Rogues
(bk 20 in the 1632/Ashanti Shards series. "This is the long-delayed sequel to 1634: The Baltic War, which follows the adventures of Julie Sims, Alex Mackay, Oliver Cromwell and others after their escape from the Tower of London." [from Eric Flint home page])
Flint, Eric & Carrico, David
Span of Empire
(bk 3 of the Jao Empire series. Sequel to Crucible of Empire.)
Hard sf. Space Opera.
Foster, Alan Dean
The Force Awakens
(Star Wars novelization of new movie, Episode 7.)
(Grand master sf author. "Epic high-concept space opera." Sequel to Transcendental.)
Guran, Paula, ed.
(Short stories collection. Stories by: Carrie Vaughn, Elizabeth Moon, Robert Reed, Elizabeth Bear, Seanan McGuire, Nancy Kress, Jane Yolen, & George R. R. Martin. Trade Pbk.)
Hard sf and Fantasy.
Guran, Paula, ed.
(Short story collection. Reprints.)
Guran, Paula, ed.
Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Novellas: 2016 Edition
Hamilton, Peter F.
Night Without Stars
(bk 2 in the Chronicle of the Fallers. Last book in the Commonwealth series. Sequel to Abyss Beyond Dreams.)
(bk 8 of the Iron Druid Chronicles series. Sequel to Shattered.)
Herbert, Brian & Anderson, Kevin J.
Navigators of Dune
(Latest in Dune series. Sequel to Mentats of Dune.)
Hines, Jim C.
(bk 4 in the Magic Ex Libris series. Sequel to Unbound.)
(bk 3 of the Fitz and the Fool series. Sequel to Fool's Quest.)
Hoyt, Sarah A.
(bk 4 in the Darkship/Good Men series. Sequel to A Few Good Men.)
Kay, Guy Gavriel
Children of the Earth and Sky
(Either standalone or book one of new series.)
Kowal, Mary Robinette
("Ginger is a medium for the Spirit Corps, a special Spiritualist force." An American in London during World War I.)
Alternate history / Urban fantasy
Study in Sable: An Elemental Masters Novel
(bk 11 in the Elemental Masters series. Sequel to From A High Tower.)
(bk 1 of a new series. Young adult space opera.)
Lee, Sharon & Miller, Steve
Alliance of Equals
(bk 19 in the Liaden Universe series. Sequel to Dragon in Exile.)
Space opera Hard sf.
(bk 5 in the Incryptid series. Sequel to Pocket Apocalypse. Mass mkt pbk)
Every heart a doorway
(Standalone. Not part of any series. "Every Heart a Doorway tells the story of what happens after Ever After. When a portal fantasy has ended, and its young protagonist is no longer wanted, where do they go? ...." Novella.)
Once broken faith
(bk 10 of the October Daye series. Sequel to Red Rose Chain.)
Martin, George R.R., ed.
(bk 23 in the Wild Cards series. Sequel to Lowball.)
Shared universe fantasy.
Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection
(bk 6 in the Lunar Chronicles series. Sequel to Winter. Short story prequels to the Lunar Chronicle novels.)
Niven, Larry & Barnes, Steven
(A "swords and sorcery novel" set in the Magic Goes Away series.)
League of Dragons
(bk 9 and FINAL bk of the Temeraire series. Sequel to Blood of Tyrants.)
Offord, Kerryn & Boatwright, Rick
1636: The Chronicles of Dr. Gribbleflotz
(Latest in the 1632/Ashanti Shards series. "An alchemist of the 17th century confronts modern science with often amusing results." Trade pbk.)
Pratchett, Terry & Baxter, Stephen
The Long Cosmos
(bk 5 in the Long Earth series. Sequel to Long Utopia. Parallel worlds.)
Reichert, Mickey Zucker
Isaac Asimov's I, Robot: To Preserve
(bk 3 & last of the I, Robot prequel series. Sequel to Isaac Asimov's I Robot: To Obey. Susan Calvin's origin story.)
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, ed.
Women of futures Past
(Reprint anthology. "Anthology of great SF stories by renowned women SF authors! A collection of wonderful SF carefully selected by ground-breaking editor and author, Kristine Kathryn Rusch. Stories by Andre Norton, Anne McCaffrey, Lois McMaster Bujold, CJ Cherryh and more.")
(Latest Drizzt book in longrunning series. Sequel to Archmage.)
Gathering of Shadows
(bk 2 of the Darker Shade of Magic series. Sequel to A Darker Shade of Magic. Parallel worlds. Our London is the one without magic.)
(bk 3 of the SPI Files series. Sequel to The Dragon Conspiracy.)
(bk in the Elfhome series. Sequel to Wood Sprites. "A trio of novellas exploring the fascinating realm of Elfhome, a world where modern day Pittsburgh has collided with the kingdom of the Elves.")
(bk 13 in the Emberverse [AKA Novels of The Change] series. Sequel to The Desert and The Blade. "It's two generations after high-energy technology died in a catastrophe most of the human race didn't survive.")
Taylor, Travis & Johnson, Les
On to the Asteroid
(Sequel to Back to the Moon. "Realistic thriller crackling with action and danger as an asteroid threatens the Earth, and dedicated astronauts and scientists try to save the planet.")
House of Daniel
(...Fantasy/alternate history novel scheduled for release from Tor in May, 2016. It is set during an analog of the Great Depression in an alternate United States of America where magic works. The story will focus on minor league baseball.")
(bk 2 of the Hot War. What if the Cold War had turned into a shooting war?! Sequel to Bombs Away.)
God Wills It
Weber, David & Presby, Joelle
Road to Hell
(bk 3 of the Multiverse series. Sequel to Hell Hath No Fury, but with new coauthor.)
Weis, Margaret & Hickman, Tracy
Doom of the Dragon
(bk 4 of the Dragonships of Vindras series. Sequel to Rage of the Dragon.)
Edge of Worlds: A Novel of the Raksura
(First half of a duology. Sequel to Stories of the Raksura II: The Dead City & The Dark Earth Below.)
White, Steve & Gannon, Charles E.
(bk 7 in the Starfire series. Sequel to Extremis. Trade pbk.)
Pawn's Gambit and Other Strategems
(Short fiction collection. Trade pbk & ebook.)
Forthcoming Books (Published quarterly in Locus magazine.)
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[Caveat: Here is listed what Margaret A. Davis is looking forward to reading or has just read plus books of general interest to science fiction and fantasy. I will include books by authors I do not personally read but which patrons at my library do read and tell me how much they love them. See also Science Fiction&Fantasy for Younger Readers. (Hint: I do not read horror. Sorry, horror fans may peruse the Horror Writers Assn. Recommended Reading List for suitable suggestions.)
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