New Speculative Fiction for May 2019

Posted: May 8, 2019



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:

Upon a Burning Throne by Ashok K. Banker (1, Burnt Empire Saga) F, M
The Unicorn Anthology by Peter S. Beagle and Jacob Weisman, eds. F, R (Fantasy Unicorn)
Beneath the World, A Sea by Chris Beckett SF, M, H
Naamah by Sarah Blake F, R
Soulkeeper by David Dalglish (1, The Keepers) F
No Country for Old Gnomes by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne (2, Tales of Pell) F
The War Within by Stephen R. Donaldson (2, Great God’s War) F, M
Perihelion Summer by Greg Egan SF
A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C. A. Fletcher SF, A
Black Dog Blues by Rhys Ford (1, Kai Gracen) F, A, M, R
Jacked Cat Jive by Rhys Ford (3, Kai Gracen) F, A, M, R
Master & Apprentice by Claudia Gray (Star Wars) SF
A Time of Blood by John Gwynne (2, Of Blood and Bone) F, H
The Artificial Man and Other Stories by Clare Winger Harris with Brad Ricca, ed. SF, stories (SF SS Harris)
Will Haunt You by Brian Kirk H
Holy Sister by Mark Lawrence (3, Book of the Ancestor) F, M
Mahimata by Rati Mehrotra (2, Asiana) A, F, SF, M, R
We Are Mayhem by Michael Moreci (2, Black Star Renegades) SF
Bayern Agenda by Dan Moren (1, Galactic Cold War) SF, M
The Outcast Hours by Mahvesh Murad & Jared Shurin, eds. F, H, M, R, stories (Fantasy Outcast)
Finder by Suzanne Palmer SF
Sixteen Ways to Defend a Walled City by K. J. Parker F, M
All My Colors by David Quantick H, F
Waste Tide by Chen Quifan with Ken Liu, trans. SF
Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse (2, The Sixth World) SF, F
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color by Nisi Shawl, ed. SF, F, H, O, stories (SF New)
Friendly Fire by Gavin G. Smith (2, Bastard Legion) SF
Godblind by Anna Stephens (1, Godblind trilogy) F, M, H
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year 13 by Jonathan Strahan, ed.
(13/2018, Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year) SF, F (SF Best v.13)
Seven Blades in Black by Sam Sykes (1, Grave of Empires) F, M
The Last Dog on Earth by Adrian J. Walker SF
The Savior by J. R. Ward (17, Black Dagger Brotherhood) F, H, R
Emily Eternal by M. G. Wheaton SF, R

In paperback:

Stray Moon by Kelly Meding (2, Strays) F, H, M, R

Adult collection Graphic Novels:

War Bears by Margaret Atwood with Ken Steacy (1-3, War Bears) CB, hist. (GN Atwood, v.1)
The Night Witches by Garth Ennis with Russ Braun hist. (GN Ennis)
My Ainsel by Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell, Scott Hampton, et al. (2, American Gods) F, M (GN Gaiman v.2)
Tooken by Ken Kristensen with M.K. Perker (1, Fairy Godbrothers) F, H (GN Kristensen v.1)
The Steel Prince by V. E. Schwab with Andrea Olimpieri and Rob Steen (1, Shades of Magic Graphic Novel) F, M (GN Schwab v.1)

Other new titles of interest:

The Binding by Bridget Collins F, R, M (Fiction Collins)
A Fire Story by Brian Fies hist. (363.379 Fies)
The Art of the Graphic Memoir: Tell Your Story, Change Your Life by Tom Hart CB (741.59 Hart)
Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan SF, A, R (Fiction McEwan)