With Guy Gavriel Kay's latest novel, A Brightness Long Ago, he once again proves why he is an acclaimed writer in the fantasy realm.
It's time for new books! If you’re an avid reader who has been waiting anxiously for the release of an upcoming book, you know release day is Tuesday. And this Tuesday, May 7, was a BIG one. There were so many great science fiction and fantasy books that came out this week, I couldn’t focus on just one. So, here’s a round-up of several, including some reprints and books released as mass market editions, that I think deserve your time and energy.
This week we chat with author Suzanne Palmer about her new release Finder, a romping science fiction caper about an interstellar repo man and professional finder named Fergus Ferguson. Suzanne Palmer has a fine arts degree and a Hugo, and we had the chance to interview her! Come meet Suzanne and then enter to win a copy of Finder.
Mera: Tidebreaker is the first in DC's new line of young adult graphic novels under the new DC Ink imprint. The line introduces DC’s most iconic Super Heroes to a new generation of fans with stories told by some of the most successful authors from the young adult publishing space. MERA: TIDEBREAKER by Danielle Paige and Stephen Byrne is the perfect title to launch DC Ink.
As we count down the days to the Season Eight premiere of the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, you may already be wondering how you will continue to live in the Seven Kingdoms once it ends. Lucky for you, there are a bunch of ways for bibliophiles to immerse themselves into the Game of Thrones.
Kalayna Price has written a lovely series about a woman who can see the land of the dead, talk to Death, raise shades of the deceased, and more. There are fairies, love triangles, and more. The sixth book in the series, Grave Destiny, is available April 2.
The latest novel in the Soulwood series, Circle of the Moon, is available on February 26 from Ace Mass Market Original. The Soulwood series details the adventures of PsyLED Agent Nell Ingram, a bewitching woman who draws power from deep within the Earth. In advance of the novel's release, I had a chance to ask author Faith Hunter some questions. I couldn't resist asking her about gardening and her inspiration for a character as unique as Nell!
Zen Cho’s debut novel, Sorcerer to the Crown, was a delightful and inventive entry into the world of magical fantasy in the setting of the British Regency. It masterfully and quirkily dealt with issues of the patriarchy and feminism, plus there were dragons. This March, the next delightful saga in Zen Cho’s magical Regency world, The True Queen, enters the world.
Breach creates an alternate history novel that tells us the Berlin Wall is a magical barrier, not just a physical one. I had the chance to ask author W.L. Goodwater some questions about Breach among other things.
This week, I wanted to introduce you to an amazing collection of stories about a young Himba woman named Binti. Binti is a brilliant mathematician who leaves her village to attend a prestigious university on a different planet.
There is a reason that certain tales are as old as time. The Beast's Heart by Leife Shallcross in another telling of the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast, this time from the Beast's point of view.
In the market to begin a new epic fantasy series? Maybe something to help take the edge off once the final season of Game of Thrones airs on HBO? Luckily, there's a new series that will fit the bill coming this February. Gates of Stone, the first novel in the Lord of the Islands series, weaves tales of folklore and custom into a comprehensive tale of magic and political drama.
Here are just a smattering of new books that we are looking forward to in the first half of 2019! What's on your 2019 TBR list?
The next installment of Genevieve Cogman's Invisible Library series, The Mortal Word, checks all the boxes and is releasing on November 27th.