Publishers Weekly: Hogan writes with tangible energy, capturing the trials of divided loyalties in the midst of global war…. Fans of military SF will enjoy Hogan’s fresh take on the genre.
Brazilian rights to Robert Jackson Bennett’s FOUNDRYSIDE, to Morro Branco by Cristina Purchio at International Editors’ on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.
German rights to Paula Volsky’s THE WOLF OF WINTER, THE GATES OF TWILIGHT and THE WHITE TRIBUNAL, to Barenklau, by Sarah Knofius at Thomas Schlueck Agency, on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Donald Maass.
Russian rights to World Fantasy Award nominee Tamsyn Muir’s debut GIDEON THE NINTH, the first book in the Ninth House trilogy, to Eksmo, by Igor Korzhenevski at Alexander Korzhenevski Agency in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.
Turkish rights to Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka’s ALWAYS NEVER YOURS, to Yabanci , by Merve Ongen at ONK agency on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier.
Turkish rights to World Fantasy Award nominee Tamsyn Muir’s debut GIDEON THE NINTH, the first book in the Ninth House trilogy, to Ithaki, by Merve Öngen at ONK Agency in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.
Booklist: This is a series entry that will satisfy fans and send new readers back to the beginning. Suggest to those who enjoy historical mystery series by Oliver Potzsch or Laura Joh Rowland.
Witchmark by C.L. Polk (Tor.com Publishing)
Alice Payne Arrives by Kate Heartfield (Tor.com Publishing)
Artificial Condition by Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
The Only Harmless Great Thing by Brooke Bolander (Tor.com Publishing)
“The Substance of My Lives, The Accidents of Our Births” by Jose Pablo Iriarte (Lightspeed 1/18)
The Road to Canterbury by Kate Heartfield (Choice of Games)
THE ANDRE NORTON AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING YOUNG ADULT SCIENCE FICTION OR FANTASY BOOK
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)
Publishers Weekly: As usual, McCammon dazzles the reader with gritty historical detail, vivid local color, and a cast of memorable grotesques, among them the Owl, who can literally watch his own back by disjointing his neck. Series fans will find this entry a thoroughly enjoyable extension of McCammon’s evolving period epic.
Congratulations to all the DMLA authors who made the 2018 Locus Recommended Reading list!
NOVELS – SCIENCE FICTION
Revenant Gun, Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris US; Solaris UK)
NOVELS – FANTASY
The Monster Baru Cormorant, Seth Dickinson (Tor)
Temper, Nicky Drayden (Harper Voyager US)
Foundryside, Robert Jackson Bennett (Crown; Jo Fletcher)
Deep Roots, Ruthanna Emrys (Tor.com Publishing)
Creatures of Want and Ruin, Molly Tanzer (John Joseph Adams)
NOVELS – HORROR
The Listener, Robert McCammon (Cemetery Dance)
YOUNG ADULT NOVELS
The Agony House, Cherie Priest & Tara O’Connor (Levine)
Dread Nation, Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)
Semoisis, Sue Burke (Tor)
Armed in Her Fashion, Kate Heartfield (ChiZine)
Witchmark, C.L. Polk (Tor.com Publishing)
Brief Cases, Jim Butcher (Ace; Orbit UK)
Artificial Condition, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
Rogue Protocol, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
“Okay, Glory”, Elizabeth Bear (Twelve Tomorrows)
“No Flight Without the Shatter”, Brooke Bolander (Tor.com 8/15/18)
The Only Harmless Great Thing, Brooke Bolander (Tor.com Publishing)
“The Starship and the Temple Cat”, Yoon Ha Lee (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 2/1/18)
“Contingency Plans for the Apocalypse”, S.B. Divya (Uncanny 1–2/18)
“Mother of Invention”, Nnedi Okorafor (Future Tense)
French rights to New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop’s WILD COUNTRY, a novel of the Others, to Bragelonne, by Robin Batet at the Anna Jarota Agency in association with Michael Curry for Jennifer Jackson.
French rights to Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor’s AKATA WITCH, to L’école des Loisirs, by Robin Batet at Anna Jarota Agency on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Donald Maass.
German rights to Robert McCammon’s BOY’S LIFE, to Luzifer, by Kathrin Nehm at Thomas Schlueck Agency on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.
Catalan rights to Cassandra’s Khaw’s British Fantasy Award-nominated HAMMERS ON BONE, a Persons Non Grata novella, to Mai Més, by Amaiur Fernández at International Editors Co. for Michael Curry
German rights to Micaiah Johnson’s THE SPACE BETWEEN WORLDS, to Droeme, by Kathrin Nehm at Thomas Schlueck Agency on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Cameron McClure.
French rights to C.L. Polk’s WITCHMARK, to MxM Bookmark by Robin Batet at Anna Jarota Agency on behalf of Katie Shea Boutillier for Caitlin McDonald.
Robert Jackson Bennett’s Vigilance is a dark science fiction action parable from an America that has permanently surrendered to gun violence.
The United States. 2030. John McDean executive produces “Vigilance,” a reality game show designed to make sure American citizens stay alert to foreign and domestic threats. Shooters are introduced into a “game environment,” and the survivors get a cash prize.
The TV audience is not the only one that’s watching though, and McDean soon finds out what it’s like to be on the other side of the camera.
- Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett
- Temper by Nicky Drayden
- Semiosis by Sue Burke
Debut author Micaiah Johnson’s THE SPACE BETWEEN WORLDS, a science-fiction novel where inter-dimensional travel is possible but only for the marginalized, about Cara, a multiverse traveler who discovers the parallel worlds of the privileged hold a deadly secret, sold to Julian Pavia at Crown with Angeline Rodriguez editing, by Cameron McClure. UK rights sold in a pre-empt to Sam Bradbury at Hodder via Harry Illingworth at DHH Literary.