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

How to rule an empire and get away with it / K. J. Parker.
"This is the story of how the City was saved, by Notker the professional liar, written down because eventually the truth always seeps through. The City may be under siege, but everyone still has to make a living. Take Notker, the acclaimed playwright, act…
We hear voices / Evie Green.
"Kids have imaginary friends. Rachel knows this. So when her young son, Billy, miraculously recovers from a horrible flu that has proven fatal for many, she thinks nothing of Delfy, his new invisible friend. After all, her family is healthy and that's all…
Everyone on the moon is essential personnel : stories / Julian K.  Jarboe.
"In this debut collection of body-horror fairy tales and mid-apocalyptic Catholic cyberpunk, memory and myth, loss and age, these are the tools of storyteller Jarboe, a talent in the field of queer fabulism. Bodily autonomy and transformation, the importa…
The burning god / R. F. Kuang.
"After saving her nation of Nikan from foreign invaders and battling the evil Empress Su Daji in a brutal civil war, Fang Runin was betrayed by allies and left for dead. Despite her losses, Rin hasn’t given up on those for whom she has sacrificed so much—…
Rhythm of war / Brandon Sanderson.
"After forming a coalition of human resistance against the enemy invasion, Dalinar Kholin and his Knights Radiant have spent a year fighting a protracted, brutal war. Neither side has gained an advantage, and the threat of a betrayal by Dalinar’s crafty a…
The children of Red Peak / Craig DiLouie.
"David Young, Deacon Price, and Beth Harris live with a dark secret. They grew up in an overbearing religious community on the isolated mountain Red Peak -- and they were a few of the only survivors of its horrific last days. Years later, the trauma of wh…
Ready player two : a novel / Ernest Cline.
"A 1980s cultural assessment of the fantastical future of online behavior continues the story that began in the internationally best-selling futuristic novel, Ready Player One, that inspired a blockbuster Steven Spielberg film"--Provided by publisher.
The bone weaver's orchard / Sarah Read.
"He’s run away home. That’s what they say every time one of Charley Winslow’s friends vanishes from The Old Cross School for Boys. It’s just a tall tale. That’s what they tell Charley when he sees the ragged grey figure stalking the abbey halls at night. …
The emperor's wolves / Michelle Sagara.
"Multiple races carefully navigate the City of Elantra under the Dragon Emperor's wing. His Imperial Wolves are executioners, the smallest group to serve in the Halls of Law. The populace calls them assassins.Every wolf candidate must consent to a full ex…
Dark blood comes from the feet / Emma J. Gibbon.
"Dark Blood Comes from the Feet is a strange and eclectic collection of seventeen stories from horror author and speculative poet, Emma J. Gibbon. Within its pages, you will meet secret societies who contract deadly diseases on purpose, dancers helping ea…
The arrest : a novel / Jonathan Lethem.
"The Arrest isn’t post-apocalypse. It isn’t a dystopia. It isn’t a utopia. It’s just what happens when much of what we take for granted—cars, guns, computers, and airplanes, for starters—quits working. . . Before the Arrest, Sandy Duplessis had a reasonab…
Bone silence / Alastair Reynolds
The Ness sisters ran away from home to become the most fearsome pirates in the twenty thousand worlds of the Congregation. They've plundered treasures untold, taken command of their own ship, and made plenty of enemies. But now they're being hunted for c…
The wise friend / Ramsey Campbell.
Patrick Torrington's aunt Thelma was a successful artist whose late work turned towards the occult. While staying with her in his teens he found evidence that she used to visit magical sites. As an adult he discovers her journal of her explorations, and h…
A tale of truths / Berit Ellingsen.
"A dissident scientist, her granddaughter, and an elf who created himself from thought journey to a tiered city built in a giant vertical conch. Here, they seek an audience at the top in order to convince them that their planet orbits its star instead of …
A fire upon the deep / Vernor Vinge.
Faster-than-light travel remains impossible near Earth, deep in the galaxy's Slow Zone--but physical laws relax in the surrounding Beyond. Outside that again is the Transcend, full of unguessable, godlike "Powers." When human meddling wakes an old Power, …
The fires of vengeance / Evan Winter.
"In order to reclaim her throne and save her people, an ousted queen must join forces with a young warrior in the second book of this must-read epic fantasy series by breakout author Evan Winter. Tau and his Queen, desperate to delay the impending attack …
Star Wars : The empire strikes back : from a certain point of view.
"Celebrate the legacy of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back with this exciting reimagining of the timeless film featuring new perspectives from forty acclaimed authors. On May 21, 1980, Star Wars became a true saga with the release of The Empire Strikes B…
The human son / Adrian J. Walker.
"500 years in the future, Earth is a paradise without us. The Earth was dying, and only the Erta could save it. Created to be genetically superior, hyper-intelligent and unburdened by the full range of human emotions, they succeeded by removing the cause:…
Firefly. The ghost machine / by James Lovegrove ; [consulting editor Joss Whedon]
"Mal’s crew desperately need another payday, but not desperately enough to transport a Blue Sun flightcase to Badger, no questions asked, when the area is swarming with Alliance spacecraft equally keen to regain the stolen property. Yet Jayne refuses to m…
T.I.M.E stories : the Heiden file / Christophe Lambert ; translated from French by Tom Clegg.
"It is the year 2468. Spotted by a recruiter, Tess Haiden passed the many tests required to join a highly secretive organisation with flying colours. But she is in for a shock: T.I.M.E Agency has been sending agents through time for several years. Thanks …
The annotated American Gods / Neil Gaiman ; edited with a foreword and notes by Leslie S. Klinger.
Destined to be a treasure for the millions of fans who made American Gods an internationally bestselling phenomenon, this beautifully designed and illustrated collectible edition of Gaiman's masterpiece features enlightening notes throughout by award-winn…
The residence : a novel / Andrew Pyper.
"In this gripping and terrifying horror story based on true events, the President's late son haunts the White House, breaking the spirit of what remains of the First Family and the divided America beyond the residence's walls. The year is 1853. President-…
Automatic reload : a novel / Ferrett Steinmetz.
"Meet Mat, a tortured mercenary who has become the perfect shot, and Silvia, an idealistic woman genetically engineered to murder you to death. Together they run for the shadiest corporation in the world...and realize their messed-up brain chemistry canno…
Cardiff, by the sea : four novellas of suspense / Joyce Carol Oates.
"From one of the most important contemporary American writers, Cardiff, by the Sea is a bold, haunting collection of four previously unpublished novellas. Starting with the title novella-in which a romantic-minded young art historian is led to (re)discove…
Zoey punches the future in the dick / David Wong.
"New York Times bestselling author David Wong's Zoey Punches the Future in the Dick is the latest-and greatest-sci-fi thriller in the Zoey Ashe Series. Nightmarish villains with superhuman enhancements. An all-seeing social network that tracks your every …
The hollow places : a novel / T. Kingfisher.
"A young woman discovers a strange portal in her uncle's house, leading to madness and terror in this gripping new novel from the author of the "innovative, unexpected, and absolutely chilling" (Mira Grant, Nebula Award-winning author) The Twisted Ones. P…
Queen of storms / Raymond E. Feist.
"Dark and powerful forces threaten the world of Garn once more in this second novel in legendary New York Times bestselling author Raymond E. Feist's epic fantasy series, the Firemane Saga. Hatushaly and his young wife Hava have arrived in the prosperous …
Queen of the unwanted / Jenna Glass.
"Alys may be the acknowledged queen of Women’s Well—the fledgling colony where women hold equal status with men—but she cares little for politics in the wake of an appalling personal tragedy. It is grief that drives her now. But the world continues to tur…
Stealing thunder / Alina Boyden.
"Protecting her identity means life or death in this immersive epic fantasy inspired by the Mughal Empire. In a different life, under a different name, Razia Khan was raised to be the Crown Prince of Nizam, the most powerful kingdom in Daryastan. Born wi…
Unreconciled / W. Michael Gear.
"Where does one put a messianic cult of practicing cannibals? That becomes the question when Ashanti appears in Donovan's skies. She was designed for no more than four years in space. It's taken ten. The crew has sealed the transportees onto a single deck…
Westside saints : a novel / W.M. Akers.
Early 1920s Manhattan detective Gilda Carr is cynical about a family of eccentric street preachers who believe in "electric resurrection," until her long-dead mother walks in her front door.
Race the sands : a novel / Sarah Beth Durst.
A pair of strong and determined women risk their lives battling injustice, corruption and deadly enemies in their quest to become monster-racing champions.
The mistress of illusions / Mike Resnick.
"Her name is Lisa, and ever since Eddie Raven hooked up with her, strange things keep happening. How strange? Lisa can take on any role at a moment's notice. She's Maid Marian. She's Elizabeth Bennett from Pride and Prejudice. In an instant, she can becom…
The unsettling stars / Alan Dean Foster ; based on Star Trek created by Gene Roddenberry.
"An original novel based on the thrilling Star Trek movies directed by J.J. Abrams!"--Provided by publisher.