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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You glow in the dark : stories / Liliana Colanzi ; translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews.
"The seven stories of You Glow in the Dark unfold in a Latin America wrecked and poisoned by human greed....Some stories seem to be set in a near future....[T]hey often leave the reader wondering: Was that realistic or fantastic? Colanzi draws power from …
Among the living / Tim Lebbon
"Estranged friends Dean and Bethan meet after five years apart when they are drawn to a network of caves on a remote Arctic island. Bethan and her friends are environmental activists, determined to protect the land. But Dean's group's exploitation of rare…
Unbound / Christy Healy.
"Rozlyn Ó Conchúir is used to waiting--waiting for the king, her father, to relent and allow her to leave the solitude of her tower; waiting for the dreaded and mysterious beast of Connacht to at last be defeated; waiting for the arrival of the man destin…
Your shadow half remains / Sunny Moraine.
"Riley has not seen a single human face in longer than she can reckon. No faces, no eyes. Not if you want to survive. But when a new neighbor moves in down the road, Riley’s overwhelming need for human contact makes her throw caution to the wind. Somehow…
The trials of empire / Richard Swan.
"The Empire of the Wolf is on its knees, but there's life in the great beast yet. To save it, Sir Konrad Vonvalt and Helena must look beyond its borders for allies--to the wolfmen of the southern plains, and the pagan clans in the north. But old grievance…
Sleeper straddle / edited by George R.R. Martin ; assisted by Melinda M. Snodgrass ; and written by Christopher Rowe, Carrie Vaughn, Cherie Priest, William F. Wu, Walter Jon Williams, Stephen Leigh, Mary Anne Mohanraj, Max Gladstone.
"An original collection of interwoven short stories set in the Wild Cards universe, where an alien virus mutates some and grants superpowers to others....An alien virus ravages the world, with effects as random as a hand of cards. Those infected either dr…
Triangulum : an epic of the nine worlds of Surya / Subodhana Wijeyeratne.
"The distant future. Humanity is ruled by the godlike Dawn and her Triangulan allies. Her Golden Swarm keeps the garden world of Prithvi safe. Her nephew's Red Fleet secures the rest of the Nine Worlds. In the depths of the system, her regents--the Chario…
Cunning folk / Adam L. G. Nevill.
"Money's tight and their new home is a fixer-upper. Deep in rural South West England, with an ancient wood at the foot of the garden, Tom and his family are miles from anywhere and anyone familiar. His wife, Fiona, was never convinced that buying the mone…
December Park / Ronald Malfi.
"In the fall of 1993, fifteen-year-old Angelo Mazzone sees his first dead body. The murder is linked to the Piper, the possible abductor of three other children—who haven’t been found—over the past few months. Some people in town say the woods are haunte…
Consider Phlebas / Iain M. Banks.
"The war raged across the galaxy. Billions had died, billions more were doomed. Moons, planets, the very stars themselves, faced destruction, cold-blooded, brutal, and worse, random. The Idirans fought for their Faith; the Culture for its moral right to e…
The city of stardust / Georgia Summers.
"For centuries, the Everlys have seen their best and brightest disappear, taken as punishment for a crime no one remembers, for a purpose no one understands. Their tormentor, a woman named Penelope, never ages, never grows sick – and never forgives a debt…
Midnight on Beacon Street : a novel / Emily Ruth Verona.
"When single mom Eleanor Mazinski goes out a for a much-needed date night, she leaves her two young children—sweet, innocent six-year-old Ben and precocious, defiant twelve-year-old Mira—in the capable hands of their sitter, Amy. The quiet seventeen-year-…
Your utopia / Bora Chung ; translated by Anton Hur.
"Bora Chung’s inimitable blend of horror, absurdity, and dark humor reaches its peak in these tales of loss and discovery, dystopia and idealism, death and immortality. In a thrilling translation by the acclaimed Anton Hur, readers will experience a varie…
The book of love : a novel / Kelly Link.
"Late one night, Laura, Daniel, and Mo find themselves beneath the fluorescent lights of a high school classroom, almost a year after disappearing from their hometown, the small seaside community of Lovesend, Massachusetts, having long been presumed dead.…
What feasts at night / T. Kingfisher.
"After their terrifying ordeal at the Usher manor, Alex Easton feels as if they just survived another war. All they crave is rest, routine, and sunshine, but instead, as a favor to Angus and Miss Potter, they find themself heading to their family hunting …
Visions of flesh and blood : a blood and ash/flesh and fire compendium as told by Miss Willa / Jennifer L. Armentrout & Ravyn Salvador.
This "is a comprehensive companion guide for background, history, reader-favorite information, art, and reference materials. Combined with original short stories and scenes from some of the world’s most beloved characters, as well as never-before-seen vis…
A quantum love story : a novel / Mike Chen.
"Grieving her best friend's recent death, neuroscientist Mariana Pineda's ready to give up everything to start anew. Even her career--after one last week consulting at a top secret particle accelerator. Except the strangest thing happens: a man stops her.…
A vicious game / by Melissa Blair.
A new king is on the throne and the rebellion lies in ruins. Keera spends her days drinking and her nights avoiding the strange dreams that have haunted her since she returned from the capital. Keera's family in Myrelinth won't let her go without a fight.…
Esrahaddon / Michael J. Sullivan.
"The man who became known as Esrahaddon is reported to have destroyed the world's greatest empire--but there are those who believe he saved it. Few individuals are as divisive, but all agree on three facts: He was exiled to the wilderness, hunted by a gob…
The imposition of unnecessary obstacles / Malka Older.
"Mossa has returned to Valdegeld on a missing person’s case, for which she’ll once again need Pleiti’s insight. Seventeen students and staff members have disappeared from Valdegeld University—yet no one has noticed. The answers to this case may lie on the…
Any other name / Emma Newman.
"Cathy has been reluctantly married into the Iris family and moves to Londinium, the magical Nether reflection of London, setting her on a collision course with the restrictive, high-pressure social circles that demand propriety and obedience, things the …
Mine / J.R. Ward.
"In this finale, Lydia and Daniel are bracing themselves for his inevitable decline but first, they must go on a rescue mission that will put both their lives in danger"--From publisher website.
The warm hands of ghosts : a novel / Katherine Arden.
"January 1918. Laura Iven was a revered field nurse until she was wounded and discharged from the medical corps, leaving behind a brother still fighting in Flanders. Now home in Halifax, Canada, Laura receives word of Freddie’s death in combat, along with…
We ate the dark : a novel / Mallory Pearson.
"Four women investigating the haunting murder of their friend discover more than they ever imagined in a terrifying novel about good and evil, love and death, and the spaces between. Five years after Sofia Lyon disappeared, her remains are found stuffed …
Three eight one / Aliya Whiteley.
"In January 2314, Rowena Savalas – a curator of the vast archive of the twenty-first century’s primitive internet – stumbles upon a story posted in the summer of 2024. She’s quickly drawn into the mystery of the text: Is it autobiography, fantasy or fraud…
Suzume / Makoto Shinkai ; translated by Winifred Bird.
"Seventeen-year-old Suzume lives with her aunt in a quiet port town in Kyushu. One day, on her way to school, she runs into a young man searching for something and follows him to a ruin in the hills. But inside, all she finds is a single white door among …
The Lion : son of the forest / Mike Brooks.
"After ten thousand years of dreaming, locked in stasis at the heart of his shattered home world, Lion El'Jonson wakes to the nightmare of Imperium Nihilus. In this midnight age, the dying embers of humanity are threatened on all sides by the hungry darkn…
From the forest / L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
"Alayiakal, who will one day be known by many names--not all of them flattering--has to climb the ranks of Cyador's Mirror Lancers, fighting against unforeseen weapons and ancient technology. Alayiakal, however, has secrets of his own to protect: his ties…
Thirteen ways to kill Lulabelle Rock / Maud Woolf.
"Set in a world of the near future, the celebrity elite have access to a technology that allows them to make perfect copies of themselves, known as Portraits. These Portraits exist to fulfil all the various duties that come as the price of fame. Our prota…
Exordia / Seth Dickinson.
"Anna Sinjari—refugee, survivor of genocide, disaffected office worker—has a close encounter that reveals universe-threatening stakes. Enter Ssrin, a many-headed serpent alien who is on the run from her own past. Ssrin and Anna are inexorably, dangerously…
Kindling : stories / Kathleen Jennings.
"Small fires start in the hearts of Kathleen Jennings's characters and irresistibly spread to those around them. Journeys are taken, debts repaid, disguises put on, and lessons offered -- although not often learned -- in these fantastic tales. Jennings's …
The best horror of the year. Volume fifteen / edited by Ellen Datlow.
"[W]ith the fifteenth volume of the series, Datlow is back again to bring you the stories that will keep you up at nigh." --publisher's website.
This wretched valley : a novel / Jenny Kiefer.
"This is going to be Dylan’s big break. Her friend Clay, a geology student, has discovered an untouched cliff face in the Kentucky wilderness, and she is going to be the first person to climb it. Together with Clay, his research assistant Sylvia, and Dyla…
A feast for starving stone / Beth Cato.
"Princess Solenn’s marriage into royalty should have unified the continental neighbors of Verdania and Solenn’s homeland of Braiz against a common enemy: the country of Albion. Thanks to Albion’s cunning sabotage, Verdania is now Braiz’s lethal rival. And…
Womb city / Tlotlo Tsamaase.
"Nelah seems to have it all: fame, wealth, and a long-awaited daughter growing in a government lab. But, trapped in a loveless marriage to a policeman who uses a microchip to monitor her every move, Nelah’s perfect life is precarious. After a drug-fueled …
Pillar of ash / H.M. Long.
"Yske, daughter of the legendary warrior priestess Hessa, has dedicated her life to medicine and pacifism in service to Aita, the Great Healer. When her twin brother Berin, hungry for glory, gathers a party to investigate rumours of strange sightings in t…
The slain divine / David Dalglish.
"The Everlorn Empire's grip on Thanet is tighter than ever. The God-Incarnate himself has arrived on its shores to crush the struggling rebellion and carry out his final, sinister plan: he will sacrifice the entire island in order to rise, reincarnated fr…
Mind burn / Rhett C. Bruno, T.E. Bakutis.
"When your new employer tasks you with investigating the first successful mass shooting in twelve years, it’s understandable to be nervous. Fortunately, detective-in-training Cowan Soto has a Personal Brain Assistant—a cybernetic implant—that allows him …
Machine vendetta / Alastair Reynlds.
"Panoply is a small, efficient police force, dedicated to maintaining the rule of democracy among the ten thousand disparate city-states orbiting the planet Yellowstone. Ingvar Tench was one of Panoply's most experienced operatives. So why did she walk al…
That time I got drunk and saved a demon / Kimberly Lemming.
"All she wanted to do was live her life in peace—maybe get a cat, expand the family spice farm. Really, anything that didn’t involve going on an adventure where an orc might rip her face off. But they say the goddess has favorites, and if so, Cin is clear…
Termush / Sven Holm ; translated from the Danish by Sylvia Clayton ; [foreword by Jeff Vandermeer]
"Termush caters to every need of its wealthy patrons—first among them, a coveted spot at this exclusive seaside getaway, a resort designed for the end of the world. Everyone within its walls has been promised full protection from the aftereffects of 'the …
Stars of chaos = Sha po lang. 2 / written by priest ; illustrated by Eornheit ; translated by Lily & Louise.
"Four years ago, Chang Geng and Gu Yun parted in anger. When fate draws them together again, Chang Geng, a once-awkward teen, is now an elegant and adroit young man. But storms lie ahead. As Great Liang faces foreign pressure from without, Gu Yun finds hi…
Deep freeze / Michael C. Grumley.
"The accident came quickly. With no warning. In the dead of night, a precipitous plunge into a freezing river trapped everyone inside the bus. It was then that Army veteran John Reiff’s life came to an end. Extinguished in the sudden rush of frigid water.…
The book of doors / Gareth Brown.
"Cassie Andrews works in a New York City bookshop, shelving books, making coffee for customers, and living an unassuming, ordinary life. Until the day one of her favorite customers—a lonely yet charming old man—dies right in front of her. Cassie is devast…
Among the gray lords / D.J. Butler.
"An encounter with an old friend becomes tragically fatal, and Indrajit and Fix set out on a high-stakes, high-adrenaline quest across the ancient city of Kish to bring their friend back to life. At each step, the complications and the enemies alike pile …
The tainted cup / Robert Jackson Bennett.
"In Daretana’s greatest mansion, a high imperial officer lies dead—killed, to all appearances, when a tree erupted from his body. Even here at the Empire’s borders, where contagions abound and the blood of the leviathans works strange magical changes, it’…
The house of last resort : a novel / Christopher Golden.
"Across Italy there are many half-empty towns, nearly abandoned by those who migrate to the coast or to cities. The beautiful, crumbling hilltop town of Becchina is among them, but its mayor has taken drastic measures to rebuild—selling abandoned homes to…
Atomic werewolves and man-eating plants : when men's adventure magazines got weird / edited by Robert Deis & Wyatt Doyle.
"The men's adventure magazines of the 1950s, '60s and '70s left no male fantasy or interest unexplored. Among the mags' war stories, exotic adventure yarns, accounts of clashes between man and beast, and spicy tales of sadistic frauleins and tropical quee…
To challenge heaven / David Weber and Chris Kennedy.
"We've come a long way in the forty years since the Shongairi attacked Earth, killed half its people, and then were driven away by an alliance of humans with the other sentient bipeds who inhabit our planet. We took the technology they left behind, and r…
Kinning / Nisi Shawl.
"The Great War is over. Everfair has found peace within its borders. But our heroes’ stories are far from done. Tink and his sister Bee-Lung are traveling the world via aircanoe, spreading the spores of a mysterious empathy-generating fungus. Through the…
The good, the bad, and the uncanny : tales of a very weird west / edited by Jonathan Maberry.
This work "presents sixteen original and never-before-published adventures by some of today's most visionary writers who have spun wildly offbeat tales of gunmen, lawmen, magic, and weird science....These tales twist the American West into a place of dark…
Tales of the celestial kingdom / Sue Lynn Tan ; [illustrated by Kelly Chong ; map design by Virginia Allyn].
Collecting nine enchanting stories set in the Immortal Realm--a world of gods, magic and legendary creatures--the beautifully illustrated volume, told from the perspectives of multiple characters, is filled with magic, mythology, friendship and love.
The atlas complex / Olivie Blake.
"Only the extraordinary are chosen. Only the cunning survive. An explosive return to the library leaves the six Alexandrians vulnerable to the lethal terms of their recruitment. Old alliances quickly fracture as the initiates take opposing strategies as t…
Godfall : a novel / Van Jensen.
"When a massive asteroid hurtles toward Earth, humanity braces for annihilation—but the end doesn’t come. In fact, it isn’t an asteroid but a three-mile-tall alien that drops down, seemingly dead, outside Little Springs, Nebraska. Dubbed 'the giant,' its …
Nethergeist / Nick Stevenson.
"For thousands of years, the Emperor Goat, a necromancer so powerful he has declared himself God, has had an iron grip on the universe, causing most worlds to fall into disrepair. In a paranoid city of renegades, the last bastion of humanity holds out aga…
Mothersound : the Sauútiverse anthology / edited by Wole Talabi.
"Mothersound is the first anthology of stories set in a fictional shared world based on a blend of African cultural worldviews. Edited by Locus award nominated editor Wole Talabi with contributions from around the African continent and diaspora, Sauúti is…
Pilgrims of fire : an Adepta Sororitas novel / Justin D Hill.
"Of all the devout warriors in the Adepta Sororitas, none are as renowned or battle-hungry as those of the Order of Our Martyred Lady. Yet while others seek glory in their own martyrdom, Sister Helewise is determined to stay alive, so that her death might…
Down these mean streets : the dark side of the city / edited by Larry Correia & Kacey Ezell.
"Humans have always been fascinated by darkness. Especially the darkness of a city at night, when the black sky is made ever more inky by the pools of illumination dropped under streetlights. We harken to the sound of streetcars in the distance. We are dr…
The knowing / Carolyn Mitchell Boykin.
"Cora was born with a veil. She is able to discern spirits and wield the power of both the dark and the light as well as the ability to heal. Her grandmother, Mi, called it The Knowing. Cora has carried it as both a prophetic blessing and a curse, struggl…