[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 October 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.)
Straits of Hell
(bk 10 of the Destroyermen series. Sequel to Deadly Shores.)
Alternate history/hard sf.
(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!)
(bk 4 in the Alpha and Omega series. Sequel to Fair Game.)
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.
Card, Orson Scott
(bk 3 of the Pathfinders series. Sequel to Ruins.)
Fantasy young adult.
Cheney, J. Kathleen
Shores of Spain
(bk 3 of the Golden City series. Sequel to The Seat of Magic.)
Historical/romantic/magic/police procedural fantasy
(bk 16 in the Foreigner series. Sequel to Peacemaker.)
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)
+Davis, Hank, editor
As Time Goes By
("Time travel tales of love and the future, alternate realities, and the worlds of fantasy." Sarah A. Hoyt, Poul Anderson, Nancy Kress, Tony Daniel, & more authors!)
Short story anthology. Trade pbk.
Hard sf. & fantasy.
Drake, David and Lambshead, John
(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.
Flint, Eric, ed.
Grantville Gazette VII
(bk 7 of the Ring of Fire series. "The Grantville Gazettes are anthologies of short stories set in the 1632 universe introduced in Eric Flint's novel 1632. The Gazettes started as an experiment: a professionally edited, officially sanctioned "fan magazine" published electronically.")
Alternate history/time travel/hard sf.
(bk 2 in the Dreamwalker Chronicles. Sequel to Dreamwalker.)
Young adult urban fantasy
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 3 of the Enchantment Emporium series. Sequel to Wild Ways. Trade pbk.)
*Kimbriel, Katharine Eliska
(bk 3 in the Alfreda Golden-Tongue series. Sequel to Kindred Rites. ebook )
Alternate history fantasy.
Kowal, Mary Robinette
Of Noble Family
(bk 5 of the Glamourist series. [Jane Austen but with magic!] Sequel to Valour and Vanity.)
(Latest in the long-running Deryni series. Bk 3 of the Childe Morgan trilogy. Sequel to Childe Morgan.)
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.
Lee, Sharon & Miller, Steve
(Book 3 in Carousel series. Sequel to Carousel Sun.)
(bk 2 of Artemis series. Sequel to Artemis Awakening.)
(bk 7 in the Alex Benedict series. Sequel to Firebird.)
(bk 4 in the Incryptid series. Sequel to Half-off Ragnarok. Pbk.)
Martin, George R.R. with Garcia, Elio & Antonssen, Linda
The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire)
("In a collaboration that’s been years in the making, Martin has teamed with Elio M. García, Jr., and Linda Antonsson, the founders of the renowned fan site Westeros.org—perhaps the only people who know this world almost as well as its visionary creator.")
Martin, George R.R.with Melinda Snodgrass
(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.)
*Martin, George R.R.
(Collector's item. In the world of A Song of Ice and Fire. YA.)
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."
"[I]ntroduces a bold new world rooted in folk stories and legends, as elemental as a Grimm fairy tale."
Owens, Robin D.
(bk 13 of the Celta [HeartMate] series. Sequel to Heart Fortune. Trade pbk.)
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.
Strands of Sorrow
(bk 4 of Black Tide Rising. This will be last book. Sequel to Islands of Rage and Hope.)
Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf
(bk 3 of the Forgotten Realms: The Companions Codex series. Sequel to Rise of the King.)
(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.)
Taylor, Travis S.
Trail of Evil
(bk 4 of the Tau Ceti Agenda. Sequel to One Good Soldier.)
Military hard sf.
Tepper, Shari S.
("The planned sequel [Fish Tales] includes all three books. Plague of Angels, The Water’s Rising, & Fish Tales.)
(Standalone. Not part of any series.)
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 & 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.])
The Dead City & The Dark Earth Below
(bk 2 of the Stories of the Raksura series. Contains two novellas. Bk 5 in the Raksura series. Sequel to The Falling World & The Tale of Indigo and Cloud. Trade pbk.)
(Debut novel. What if there were an app for time travel?)
Chick lit hard sf.
(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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