New Speculative Fiction for November 2020

Posted: November 5, 2020




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:

Dracula’s Child by J. S. Barnes H, M
Machine by Elizabeth Bear (2, White Space) SF, M
Driftwood by Marie Brennan (1, Driftwood) F, SF
The Last Druid by Terry Brooks (4*, Fall of Shannara) F
The Trials of Koli by M. R. Carey (2, The Rampart Trilogy) SF
Ring Shout by P. Djeli Clark F, H
The Best Horror of the Year, v.12 by Ellen Datlow, ed. H, stories (Horror Best v.12)
Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline H, M
Attack Surface by Cory Doctorow (3, Little Brother) SF
The Bright Lands by John Fram H, M
The Archive of the Forgotten by A. J. Hackwith (2, Hell’s Library) F, H, M
The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow A, F
Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne (1, Iron Druid: Ink & Sigil) F, M
Burning Roses by S. L. Huang F
Four Novels of the 1940s & 50s by Shirley Jackson with Ruth Franklin, ed. (Library of America) H
(contains The Road Through the Wall, Hangsaman, The Bird’s Nest, and The Sundial)
The Loop by Jeremy Robert Johnson H, SF
Ballistic Kiss by Richard Kadrey (11, Sandman Slim) H, F
The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher A, H, F
Elsewhere by Dean R. Koontz A, SF, M, H
Annals of the Western Shore by Ursula K. Le Guin (1-3, Earthsea: Annals of the Western Shore) F
(contains Gifts, Voices, and Powers)
The Four Profound Weaves by R. B. Lemberg (1, Birdverse) F, M
To Hold Up the Sky by Cixin Liu, with Adam Lanphier, Joel Martinsen, John Chu, et al, trans. SF, stories
The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons (3, Godslayer Cycle/Chorus of Dragons) F
Sorcery of a Queen by Brian Naslund (2, The Last Argument of Queens/Dragons of Terra) F, M, R
A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik (1, Scholomance) F, H, M
The Invention of Sound by Chuck Palahniuk H, SF
The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk F, M, R
The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson SF, M
The Black Song by Anthony Ryan (2, Raven’s Blade) F, M
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab A, F, R
The Siren and the Deep Blue Sea by Kerrelyn Sparks (5:2, The Embraced: Embraced by Magic) F, R
Road Out of Winter by Alison Stine SF
Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots SF, CB
The Valkyrie Protocol by David Weber and Jacob Holo (2, The Gordian Division) SF, A, M
A Snake Lies Waiting by Jin Yong with Gigi Chang, trans. (3, Legends of the Condor Heroes) F, R
Chaos Rising by Timothy Zahn (1, Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy) SF, M

Other new titles of interest:

Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam A, M (Fiction Alam)
Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade R, F (Pbk-Romance Dade)
Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman (0.5, Practical Magic) F (Fiction Hoffman)
Cardiff, by the Sea: Four Novellas of Suspense by Joyce Carol Oates H, M, stories (Fiction Oates)
Fangirl 1: The Manga by Rainbow Rowell with Gabi Nam and Sam Maggs (1, Fangirl) R, F (YA GN Rowell)
The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton M, H (Fiction Turton)

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