Adult SciFi, Fantasy & Horror

These science fiction, fantasy, and horror books are new to our shelves in the last 30 days (most recent on top).

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List

Such a pretty smile / Kristi DeMeester.
"A biting novel from an electrifying new voice, Kristi DeMeester's Such a Pretty Smile is a heart-stopping tour-de-force about powerful women, angry men, and all the ways in which girls fight against the forces that try to silence them. There's something …
The first law of thermodynamics : plus Someone else's problem plus Who owns cyberpunk? and much more / James Patrick Kelly.
James Patrick Kelly is known for finding the future unnervingly nearby, and he enters with his deep empathy and dry humor at the ready. A longtime favorite of SF readers is at the top of his game here. In the title story, a college acid trip becomes a win…
In the shadow of Deimos / Jane Killick.
"Mars is the new frontier for humanity, as we launch an epic saga of inspiring planetary exploration set in the award-winning Terraforming Mars boardgame. Mars, 2316. The recently created Terraforming Committee arbitrates the dramatic development of Mars…
The haunting season : eight ghostly tales for long winter nights / Bridget Collins [and 7 others]
Long before Charles Dickens and Henry James popularized the tradition of supernatural horror, the shadowy nights of winter have been a time for people to gather together by the flicker of candlelight and experience the intoxicating thrill of a spooky tale…
Map's edge / David Hair.
Follow a renegade sorcerer off the edge of the map, in a thrilling adventure perfect for fans of Scott Lynch, Brandon Sanderson and Sebastien de Castell...Dashryn Cowl has run out of places to hide. The erstwhile sorcerer of the Imperial College fled the …
Help the witch / Tom Cox.
Ghost stories for the 21st Century set in the dark dark country hedgerows and hills of England. As night draws through country lanes, and darkness sweeps across hills and darkness sweeps across hills and hedgerows, shadows appear where figures are not; th…
The ruby's curse / Alex Kingston.
She's got ice in her heart and a kiss on her lips... 1939, New York. Private Eye, Melody Malone, is hired to find a stolen ruby, the Eye of Horus. The ruby might hold the secret to the location of Cleopatra's tomb--but everyone who comes into contact with…
Out of the ruins : [the apocalyptic anthology] / edited by Preston Grassmann.
Featuring new and exclusive stories, as well as classics of the genre, Grassmann takes us through the fall and beyond, to the things that are created after. Calling on the finest traditions of post-apocalyptic fiction, this anthology asks us what makes us…
The all-consuming world / Cassandra Khaw.
"Maya has died and been resurrected into countless cyborg bodies through the years of a long, dangerous career with the infamous Dirty Dozen, the most storied crew of criminals in the galaxy, at least before their untimely and gruesome demise. Decades lat…
The prince of milk / Exurb1a.
"All of time is simultaneous. Matter tends towards perfection. Cats can be dicks sometimes. The Prince of Milk is a leisurely stroll from prehistory to the distant future, stopping for tea in the 21st century English countryside. Before the time machine, …
How high we go in the dark : a novel / Sequoia Nagamatsu.
"In 2030, a grieving archeologist arrives in the Arctic Circle to continue the work of his recently deceased daughter at the Batagaika Crater, where researchers are studying long-buried secrets now revealed in melting permafrost, including the perfectly p…
The unfamiliar garden / Benjamin Percy.
"From award-winning author Benjamin Percy comes the second novel in his grippingly original sci-fi series, The Comet Cycle, in which a passing comet has caused irreversible change to the growth of fungi, spawning a dangerous, invasive species in the Pacif…
The silver bullets of Annie Oakley / Mercedes Lackey.
While touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show through the German countryside, Annie Oakley and her husband, Frank, discover they are magicians of a rare ability that they must use to combat creatures of the night who terrorize both the performers and t…
The black phone : stories / Joe Hill ; introduction by Christopher Golden.
"Imogene is young and beautiful. She kisses like a movie star and knows everything about every film ever made. She's also dead and waiting in the Rosebud Theater for Alec Sheldon one afternoon in 1945. . . . Arthur Roth is a lonely kid with big ideas and…
The odyssey of Star Wars : an epic poem / Jack Mitchell.
"Journey to a galaxy far, far away like never before—through lyrical verse and meter. Like the tales of Odysseus and Beowulf, the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Jyn Erso, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and the Emperor are fraught wit…
Reboots : undead can dance / Mercedes Lackey & Cody Martin.
"Say hello to Humph the Boggart, the principled, down-on-his-luck private detective, Skinny Jim the zombie, and Fred the werewolf, in this film noir style space opera. Humans aren’t alone anymore - in fact, they share a planet with undead and near-dead be…
Daughter of the moon goddess : a novel / Sue Lynn Tan.
Forced to flee her home on the moon after her magic flares up, Xingyin embarks on a perilous quest to save her mother, in a new fantasy novel inspired by the legend of the Chinese moon goddess.
The starless crown / James Rollins.
"A gifted student foretells an apocalypse. Her reward is a sentence of death. Fleeing into the unknown she is drawn into a team of outcasts: A broken soldier, who once again takes up the weapons he’s forbidden to wield and carves a trail back home. A drun…
Where the drowned girls go / Seanan McGuire.
"In Where the Drowned Girls Go, the next addition to Seanan McGuire's beloved Wayward Children series, students at an anti-magical school rebel against the oppressive faculty "Welcome to the Whitethorn Institute. The first step is always admitting you nee…
Body shocks : extreme tales of body horror / edited by Ellen Datlow.
"In this definitive anthology of body horror selected by a World Horror Grandmaster, you'll find the unthinkable and the shocking: a couture designer preparing for an exquisitely grotesque runway show; a vengeful son seeking the parent who bred him as pla…
The fallen star / Claudia Gray.
"Time and again, the vicious raiders known as the Nihil have sought to bring the golden age of the High Republic to a fiery end. Time and again, the High Republic has emerged battered and weary, but victorious thank to its Jedi protectors - and there is n…
The tempered steel of Antiquity Grey / Shawn Speakman.
"Forever shamed for family actions a century earlier, Antiquity Grey is a young woman living in a far-future city of Erth. It is a life of danger and hardship, dragons and advanced technology. But when she discovers an outlawed and operational mech buried…
The second shooter / Nick Mamatas.
"In the first reports of every mass shooting, there's always mention of a second shooter--two sets of gunshots, a figure seen fleeing the scene--and they always seem to evaporate as events are pieced together. Commissioned by a fringe publisher to investi…
1637 : the coast of chaos / Eric Flint, Paula Goodlett, Gorg Huff ; edited by Eric Flint and Bjorn Hasseler.
"Europe, 1632. It is a time of upheaval and great change. But none so great as when an unexplained temporal and spatial phenomenon known as the Ring of Fire transports the blue collar town of Grantville, West Virginia, smack dab in the middle of the Thirt…
Boundaries : all-new tales of Valdemar / edited by Mercedes Lackey.
"The Heralds of Valdemar are the kingdom's ancient order of protectors. They are drawn from all across the land, from all walks of life, and at all ages--and all are Gifted with abilities beyond those of normal men and women. They are Mindspeakers, FarSee…
Risen / Benedict Jacka.
"Mage Alex Verus has gone from a Camden shopkeeper to one of the most powerful mages in Britain. Now his last and most dangerous battle lies before him. His lover, the life mage Anne, has fallen fully under the control of the deadly creature she made a ba…
The bone shard emperor / Andrea Stewart.
"The Emperor is Dead. Long live the Emperor. Lin Sukai finally sits on the throne she won at so much cost, but her struggles are only just beginning. Her people don’t trust her. Her political alliances are weak. And in the north-east of the Empire, a rebe…
The fifth science / Exurb1a.
"The Galactic Human Empire was built atop four sciences: logic, physics, psychology, and sociology. Standing on those pillars, humans spent 100,000 years spreading out into the galaxy: warring, exploring, partying—the usual. Then there was the fifth scien…
A nation interrupted / a novel by Kevin McDonald.
"The year is 1862, in a world that very nearly was... In one of the most unsettling 'what-if' reversals to American history, the Union Army is overrun at the Battle of Antietam. Left with no alternative, President Lincoln surrenders, and the Confederate S…
The quicksilver court / Melissa Caruso.
"Ryxander, Warden of Gloamingard, has failed. Unsealed by her blood, the Door hidden within the black tower has opened. Now, for the first time since the age of the Graces, demons walk the world. As tensions grow between nations, all eyes-and daggers are …
The spacetime war / Les Johnson.
"Humanity has finally made it to the stars. Colony worlds thrive and there is general peace among the settled systems. Until now. Matte black ships of an advanced design appear in colonial systems. Their drives and weapons are not extremely advanced beyon…
The lighthouse witches / C.J. Cooke.
"Two sisters go missing on a remote Scottish island. Twenty years later, one is found-but she's still the same age as when she disappeared. The secrets of witches have reached across the centuries in this chilling Gothic thriller from the author of the ac…
Sistersong / Lucy Holland.
"In the kingdom of Dumnonia, there is old magic to be found in the whisper of the wind, the roots of the trees, and the curl of the grass. King Cador knew this once, but now the land has turned from him, calling instead to his three children. Riva can cur…
To end in fire / David Weber & Eric Flint.
"The Solarian League lies in defeat, crushed by the Grand Alliance of Manticore, Haven, and Grayson. Obedient to the Alliance's surrender demands, the League is writing a new Constitution, to prevent the reemergence of out-of-control bureaucrats, like the…
Blood of the chosen / Django Wexler.
"Gyre finally sees a way to overthrow the all-powerful Twilight Order. But he'll have to gain the alliance of both the ghouls and the human rebels to the south in order to even stand half a chance. And uniting them won't be so simple. His sister Maya is s…
When things get dark : stories inspired by Shirley Jackson / edited by Ellen Datlow.
"A collection of new and exclusive short stories inspired by, and in tribute to, Shirley Jackson. Shirley Jackson is a seminal writer of horror and mystery fiction, whose legacy resonates globally today. Chilling, human, poignant and strange, her stories …
The seven visitations of Sydney Burgess / Andy Marino.
"Sydney Burgess has spent years burying her past and building a better life for herself and her young son. A respectable marketing job, a house with reclaimed and sustainable furniture, and a boyfriend who loves her son and accepts her, flaws and all. But…
The Liar of Red Valley / Walter Goodwater.
"In Red Valley, California, you follow the rules if you want to stay alive. But they won't be enough to protect Sadie now that she's become the Liar, the keeper of the town's many secrets. Friendships are hard-won here, and it isn't safe to make enemies. …
Dare to know : a novel / James Kennedy.
"After a nearly fatal accident, the most talented employee at a prestigious death-prediction company forecasts his own death day and finds he is already dead"--Provided by publisher.
True dead / Faith Hunter.
Jane Yellowrock, now queen of the vampires, returns to New Orleans to defend her people and her city against the powers trying to undermine the paranormal world.