[See Caveat] This list will be maintained alphabetical by author. I will periodically remove books after they are no longer new (my cutoff date for this particular list is August and more recent) and move them here. I will add new titles as I find out about them.
Unless otherwise noted, all listings are for print hardbacks.
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(bk 5 in the Rivers of London series. Sequel to Broken Homes.)
Urban fantasy police procedural
Adams, John Joseph, editor
(Military Fantasy anthology. Short stories/novels by many authors.)
(New novel will be based on the novella City of Cries, an sf mystery which happens in the Skolian Empire. Novella ebook currently available from Amazon.com & usual ebook sources.)
SF Mystery. Trade pbk.
(Standalone novel. "An epic interstellar tale of war from a master of science fiction." [Amazon.com blurb])
Space Opera. Military hard sf.
(Time travel / Steampunk. Standalone novel. Trade pbk.)
Bova, Ben, editor with Choi, Eric, editor
Carbide Tipped Pens: Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction
(Includes stories by Ben Bova, Gregory Benford, Robert Reed, Aliette de Bodard, Jack McDevitt, Howard Hendrix, Daniel H. Wilson, and many others!)
Shifting Shadows: Stories from the World of Mercy Thompson
("A compilation of short stories in the Mercyverse, including all the stories from previous anthologies as well as several new ones.")
(bk 4 in the Alpha and Omega series. Sequel to Fair Game.)
(bk 2 of the Defenders of Shannara series. Sequel to High Druid's Blade.)
Brozek, Jennifer, editor
("Swords and Shields. Faith and Magic." Short story collection. Numerous authors including Sarah A. Hoyt, Seanan McGuire, & Elizabeth Moon [among others].)
(bk 14 of the Vlad Taltos series. Sequel to Tiassa.)
(bk 3 in the Lost Stars series. Sequel to Perilous Shield.)
Space opera. Military hard sf.
*Cheney, J. Kathleen
Seat of Magic
(bk 2 of The Golden City series. Sequel to The Golden City. Trade pbk.)
Daniel, Tony & Drake, David
(bk 10 of the Raj Whitehall [aka The General] series. Sequel to Heretic.)
Davis, Hank, editor
Baen Big Book of Monsters
(Short story collection by many authors. Sarah A. Hoyt, Wen Spencer, David Drake, Tony Daniel, Arthur C. Clarke, H.P. Lovecraft, & more!! Trade pbk)
Dinosaurs & Dirigibles
("All five of David Drake's time travel stories collected for the first time in one volume, including dinosaur tale 'Time Safari.'")
Short stories. Omnibus Trade Pbk
Drake, David and Lambshead, John
Into the Maelstrom
(bk 2 in the Citizens series. Sequel to Into the Hinterlands.)
Military sf / alternate history [George Washington]
Drake, David & Flint, Eric & Stirling, S.M.
(Omnibus. Reprint contains The Reformer and The Tyrant of The General series. Sequel to omnibus Hope Renewed [which contained The Sword and The Chosen.)
Space opera. Military hard sf.
(bk 1 of a new epic fantasy.)
Very Best of Kate Elliott
Short story collection. See Table of Contents. Trade pbk.
Flint, Eric, Huff, Gorg, and Goodlett, Paula
1636: The Viennese Waltz
("With Gorg Huff & Paula Goodlett, a romantic comedy sub-titled The Viennese Waltz which will run parallel to one of my [Eric Flint] sequels to The Baltic War and serves also as a sequel to a number of the stories they've written about the Barbie Consortium in various issues of the Gazette.")
Alternate history/time travel/hard sf.
(bk 2 in the Dreamwalker Chronicles. Sequel to Dreamwalker.)
Young adult urban fantasy
Gannon, Charles E.
Trial by Fire
(bk 2 of the Tales of the Terran Republic series. Sequel to Fire with Fire. Trade pbk)
(bk 3 of the Richard and Kahlan series. Sequel to the Third Kingdom.")
(bk 4 in the Jumper series. Sequel to Impulse.)
Guran, Paula, editor
Time Travel: Recent Trips
(Short story anthology by various authors)
Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison!
(See blog. Nonfiction)
Hines, Jim C.
(bk 3 in the Magic Ex Libris series. Sequel to Codex Born.)
(bk 1 of the Fitz and Fool Trilogy. Follow-on trilogy to the Farseer Trilogy. Sequel to Assassin's Quest.)
(bk 3 of the Enchantment Emporium series. Sequel to Wild Ways. Trade pbk.)
Kowal, Mary Robinette
Of Noble Family
(bk 5 of the Glamourist series. [Jane Austen but with magic!] Sequel to Valour and Vanity.)
("Aliens have landed in New York. A deadly cloud of spores has already infected and killed the inhabitants of two worlds. Now that plague is heading for Earth, and threatens humans and aliens alike. Can either species be trusted to find the cure?" Standalone. Trade pbk.)
(Latest in the long-running Deryni series. Bk 3 of the Childe Morgan trilogy. Sequel to Childe Morgan.)
Lackey, Mercedes and Mallory, James
House of Four Winds
(bk 1 of the One Dozen Daughters series. "Full of swashbuckling adventure, buoyant magic, and irrepressible charm, The House of the Four Winds is a lighthearted fantasy romp by a pair of bestselling writers.")
Closer to Home
(bk 1 in the new Herald Spy series.)
No True Way: All-New Tales of Valdemar
(bk 8 in the Tales of Valdemar series. Sequel to Under the Vale and Other Tales of Valdemar.)
(bk 2 of the Imperial Radch series. Sequel to Nebula Award-winner Ancillary Justice. Trade pbk.)
Space opera hard sf.
(bk 7 in the Alex Benedict series. Sequel to Firebird.)
(bk 8 in the October Daye series. Sequel to Chimes at Midnight.)
(bk 4 in the Incryptid series. Sequel to Half-off Ragnarok. Pbk.)
Martin, George R.R.
(bk 22 in the Wild Cards shared world series. Sequel to Fort Freak.)
Alternate history/hard sf.
Martin, George R.R. with Gardner Dozois
(Short story/short novel collection. Similar to Old Mars anthology.)
Fairest: Levana's Story
(bk 0.1 of the Lunar Chronicles series. [Prequel to Cinder.] Trade pbk.)
Heritage of Cyador
(bk 17 in the Saga of Recluce series. Sequel to Cyador's Heirs.)
Madness in Solidar
(bk 9 in the Imager Portfolio series. "Takes place some 380 years after the Wars of Consolidation." Sequel to Rex Regis.)
Moore, David Thomas, editor
Two Hundred and Twenty-One Baker Streets: An Anthology of Holmesian Tales Across Time and Space
(Alternate Sherlock Holmes stories in varying time periods throughout time. Trade pbk.)
Niven, Larry, & Torgerson, Brad, & Harrington, Matthew
("Loosely based on Larry Niven s 1973 novella "Flash Crowd," Red Tide continues to examine the social consequences of the impact of having instantaneous teleportation, where humans can instantly travel long distances in milliseconds."
(Not a Temeraire book. New fantasy book.)
Nye, Jody Lynn
Fortunes of the Imperium
(bk 2 of the Imperium series. "Jeeves in space! Rollicking adventure featuring a seemingly dense, lovable nobleman and his indespensible, droll aide, Parsons." Sequel to a View from the Imperium.)
Hard sf. Trade pbk
Owens, Robin D.
(bk 13 of the Celta [HeartMate] series. Sequel to Heart Fortune. Trade pbk.)
A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Nonfiction
("A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day.")
Globe: Science of Discworld II
(Novelette [fantasy fiction] plus non-fiction.)
Compleat Ankh Morpork
(Nonfiction. "A brand-new street directory of Discworld city Ankh-Morpork complete with a beautifully illustrated pull-out map.")
Fortress in Orion
(bk 1 in the Dead Enders series. Trade pbk.)
Space opera military sf.
Islands of Rage & Hope
(bk 3 of the Black Tide Rising series. "A hardened group of survivors fights back against a zombie plague that has brought down civilization." Sequel to Sail a Darkling Sea.)
Strands of Sorrow
(bk 4 of Black Tide Rising. This will be last book. Sequel to Islands of Rage and Hope.)
Cast in Flame
(bk 10 in the Chronicles of Elantra series. Sequel to Cast in Sorrow.)
Urban fantasy. Trade pbk
Rise of the King
(bk 2 of the Forgotten Realms: The Companions Codex series. Sequel to Night of the Hunter.)
Standalone novel. Not part of any series.
(bk 12 in the Kris Longknife series. Sequel to Defender.)
Hard sf. Space opera.
(bk 3 of the Shifting Cirle series. Sequel to Still Life With Shapeshifter.)
(bk 4 in the Elfhome series. Sequel to Elfhome.)
(bk 1 of the Emberverse series. Follow-on series in the world of The Change series. "Itís Change Year 46, two generations after high-energy technology died in a catastrophe most of the human race didnít survive." Sequel to Given Sacrifice.)
Tepper, Shari S.
("The planned sequel [Fish Tales] includes all three books. Plague of Angels, The Waterís Rising, & Fish Tales.)
Vandermeer, Jeff & Boskovich, Desirina
Steampunk User's Manual: An Illustrated Practical & Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-futurist
(Follow-up to the Steampunk Bible. Coffee-table book)
Weber, David & Ringo, John
Throne of Stars
(bks 3 & 4 in the Empire of Man series: March to the Stars and We Few. Sequel to March to the Sea. Omnibus Trade pbk)
Weber, David & Zahn, Timothy
A Call to Duty
(bk 1 in the Manticore Ascendant trilogy. Protagonist Travis Uriah Long. Early days of the Royal Manticoran Navy, hundreds of years before Honor's time. [Expansion of short story published in Beginnings.])
Weis, Margaret & Krammes, Robert
(bk 3 in the Dragon Brigade series. Sequel to Storm Riders)
The Falling World & The Tale of Indigo and Cloud
(bk 1 of the Stories of the Raksura series. Contains two novellas & some short stories. Bk 4 in the Raksura books. Sequel to Siren Depths.Trade Pbk.)
(bk 2 of Cobra Rebellion. Sequel to Cobra Slave.)
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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