New Speculative Fiction for October 2020

Posted: October 11, 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:
The Trouble with Peace by Joe Abercrombie (2, Circle of the World: First Law 2: The Age of Madness) F, M
Battle Ground by Jim Butcher (17, Dresden Files) F, H
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke F, H, M
Dark Song by Christine Feehan (34, Dark/Carpathians) F, H, R
The Constant Rabbit by Jasper Fforde F
The Midnight Library by Hatt Haig A, SF
Master of Poisons by Andrea Hairston F, M
The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson H
A Killing Frost by Seanan McGuire (14, October Daye) F, M
(contains A Killing Frost and Shine in Pearl)
The Left-handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix F, A, M, R
Alpha Night by Nalini Singh (4, Psy-Changeling Trinity) F, SF, H, R, M
The Year’s Best Science Fiction, Vol. 1: The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction 2020 by Jonathan Strahan, ed. (1, The Saga Anthology of Science Fiction) SF, stories (SF Year’s v.1)
By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar F, A
Annihilation Aria by Michael R. Underwood (1, The Space Operas) SF
The Ikessar Falcon by K. S. Villoso (2, Chronicles of the Bitch Queen) F, M

In paperback:
Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews (5, Hidden Legacy) F, R, M, A
Seeing Darkness by Heather Graham (30:1, Krewe of Hunters: Seeing Darkness) H, M, R
Deadly Touch by Heather Graham (31:2, Krewe of Hunters: Seeing Darkness) H, M, R
Dreaming Death by Heather Graham (32:3, Krewe of Hunters: Seeing Darkness) H, M, R
Armor by John Hornor Steakley SF, M

Adult collection Graphic Novels:
Sins of the Father by Rodney Barnes with Jason Shawn Alexander and Luis Nct (1, Killadelphia) H, M (GN Barnes, v.1)
Basketful of Heads by Joe Hill with Leomacs, ill. (Hill House Comics) H, M (GN Hill)
Folklords by Matt Kindt with Matt Smith F, M, R (GN Kindt)
Joker: Killer Smile by Jeff Lemire with Andrea Sorrentino (Batman: Joker) CB, H (GN Lemire)
Sapling by Jeff Lemire with Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur, and Ryan Cody (1, Family Tree) H, M (GN Lemire v.1)
The Chosen by Marjorie M. Liu with Sana Takeda (4, Monstress) F, H, M (GN Liu v.4)
The Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria Machado with Dani and Tamra Bonvillain, ill. (Hill House Comics) H, M (GN Machado)
Giant by Mikael hist (GN Mikael)
A Man & His Cat 1 by Umi Sakurai (1, A Man & His Cat) F (GN Sakurai v.1)
Destiny by Scott Snyder with Charles Soule, et al. (1, Undiscovered Country) SF, M (GN Snyder v.1)

Other new titles of interest:
A Traveler at the Gates of Wisdom by John Boyne F, SF (Fiction Boyne)
The Blood King by Abigail Owen (2, Inferno Rising) R, F (Pbk-Romance Owen)
Blood of Zeus by Meredith Wild and Angel Payne (1, Blood of Zeus) R, F, H, M (Pbk-Romance Wild)

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