New Speculative Fiction for June 2018

Posted: June 30, 2018


Speculative Fiction Key
F = Fantasy H = Horror/Supernatural SF = Science Fiction CB = Superheroes R = Romance
A = Alternate History/Time Travel M = Mystery/Suspense * = Last title in series

New to our shelves:

The City Where We Once Lived by Eric Barnes SF, A
A Veil of Spears by Bradley P. Beaulieu (3, Song of Shattered Sands) F
By Fire Above by Robyn Bennis (2, Signal Airship) SF, F, M
Ascendant by Jack Campbell (2, The Lost Fleet: The Genesis Fleet) SF, M
The Abolition of Species by Dietmar Dath with Samuel P. Willcocks, trans. A, SF, M, R (SF Dath)
Medusa Uploaded by Emily Devenport (1, The Medusa Cycle) SF, M, R
Miss Subways by David Duchovny F, R
The Queen of Sorrow by Sara Beth Durst (3, Queens of Renthia) F, M
King of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist (1, Firemane Saga) F
What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine F, H, M
The Last Jedi: Expanded Edition by Jason Fry (Star Wars) SF
Obscura by Joe Hart SF, M, H
Death Doesn’t Bargain by Sherrilyn Kenyon (2, Deadman’s Cross) F, H, R
Black Helicopters by Caitlin R. Kiernan F, H
The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang F
Originators by Andrew Lane and Nigel Foster (2, Netherspace) SF, M
In the Region of the Summer Stars by Stephen R. Lawhead (1, Eirlandia) F
The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories by Arthur Machen with Aaron Worth, ed. H
Wrath of Empire by Brian McClellan (2, Gods of Blood and Powder) F, M
Fire Dance by Ilana C. Myer (2, Last Song before Night) F, M
Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel (3, The Themis Files) SF, M
84K by Claire North SF
Last Shot by Daniel Jose Older (Star Wars) SF
Song of Blood & Stone by L. Penelope (1, Earthsinger Chronicles) F, R
Master Assassins by Robert V.S. Redick (1, The Fire Sacraments) F, M
Season of Storms by Andrzej Sapkowski with David French, trans. (0.5, The Witcher) F
The Atrocities by Jeremy C. Shipp H
An Argumentation of Historians by Jodi Taylor (9, Chronicles of St. Mary’s) A, SF, R
Kill Creek by Scott Thomas H
Artificial Condition by Martha Wells (2, The Murderbot Diaries) SF, M

In paperback:

Fade to Black by Heather Graham (24:1, Krewe of Hunters: Fade to Black) H, M, R
Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby F

Adult collection Graphic Novels:

President Bitch by Kelly Sue Deconnick with Valentine De Landro (2, Bitch Planet) SF (GN DeConnick v.2)
Rising Action by Kieron Gillen with Jamie McKelvie (4, The Wicked + The Divine) F (GN Gillen v.4)
Victor LaValle’s Destroyer by Victor LaValle with Dietrich Smith H (GN LaValle)
Singularities by Jeff Lemire with Dustin Nguyen (3, Descender) SF (GN Lemire v.3)
Strong Female Protagonist by Brennan Lee Mulligan with Molly Ostertag (1, Strong Female Protagonist) CB, SF (GN Mulligan)
Awakening II by Greg Rucka with Nicola Scott (2, Black Magic) M, F, H (GN Rucka v.2)
Paper Girls 3 by Brian K. Vaughan with Cliff Chiang and Matt Wilson (3, Paper Girls) SF, M (GN Vaughan v.3)
Saga 8 by Brian K. Vaughan with Fiona Staples (8, Saga) SF (GN Vaughan v.8)

Other new titles of interest:

Lost Empress by Sergio De La Pava M (Fiction Pava)
Shadow Keeper by Christine Feehan (3, Shadow Riders) C, F, M (Pbk-Romance Feehan)
The World of All Souls: The Complete Guide to A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness, et al. (All Souls trilogy) F, R (813 Harkn)
The Outsider by Stephen King M (Fiction King)
The Big Alpha in Town by Eve Langlais, Milly Taiden, & Kate Baxter (5:2, Beast Sized Anthologies 2) F, R (Pbk-Romance Big)
(contains Bearing His Name, Owned by the Lion, and No Need Fur Love)
Find Your Way Home by Rainbow Rowell with Kris Anka (1, Runaways) CB, SF (YA GN Rowell)