22 November 2022 – Locus Online

Adler, Dahlia, ed.: At Midnight

(Macmillan/Flatiron 978-1-250-80602-4, $19.99, 464pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, November 22, 2022)

Young-adult original anthology of 14 reimagined fairy tales, plus one new one.

Anderson, Kevin J.: Double-Booked

(WordFire Press 978-1-68057-350-3, $21.99, 252pp, formats: trade paperback, hardcover, ebook, audio, November 22, 2022)

Humorous fantasy detective novel, eighth book in the series featuring Dan Shamble, zombie PI, who has to deal with diabolical schemes surrounding the publication of an anniversary edition of the Necronomicon.

Brown, Eric, Brooke, Keith: Wormhole

(Angry Robot UK 978-0-857669964, $16.99, 392pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, November 22, 2022)

SF novel. An eighty-year-old cold case murder investigation stretches across light years and risks the future of mankind’s new home.

Cowley, Liz, O’Brien, Donough: Nightmare: The Unfolding of a World Crisis

(GB Publishing UK 9781912031177, $11.99, 226pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, November 20, 2022)

SF novel. Meteor strikes somehow render all men impotent and infertile.

Crump, Brianna Joy: Of Cages and Crowns

(Wattpad Books 978-1-99025-902-9, $18.99, 432pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, November 22, 2022)

Young-adult fantasy novel. A goddess-touched girl with the ability to summon fire must participate in the Culling — a fight to the death to determine who will be queen. Originally serialized on Wattpad.

Gear, Kathleen O’Neal: The Ice Orphan

(DAW 978-0-7564-1589-1, $27.00, 304pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, November 22, 2022)

SF novel, third in the Rewilding Reports series. After an artificially-induced Ice Age has consumed most of the Earth, the remnants of recreated primitive hominids are overseen by a dying quantum computer.

Herbert, Brian, Anderson, Kevin J.: Dune: The Heir of Caladan

(Tor 978-1-250-76516-1, $28.99, 416pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, November 22, 2022)

SF novel, the third in the Caladan trilogy, following House Atreides before the events of dune.

Heuler, Karen: A Slice of the Dark

(Fairwood Press 978-1-933846-22-4, $17.99, 206pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, November 22, 2022)

Collection of fantasy and dark fantasy stories.

Kagunda, Shingai Njeri, Ndlovu, Yvette Lisa, et al., eds.: Voodoonauts Present: (Re)Living Mythology

(Android Press 9781958121108, $19.99, 190pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, November 22, 2022)

Original anthology of 15 stories and poems based on myths and lore from Africa and its diaspora. The other editors are HD Hunter and LP Kindred. From the Voodoonauts Afrofuturist collective.

Larsen, Kristine: Science, Technology and Magic in The Witcher: A Medievalist Spin on Modern Monsters

(McFarland 978-1-4766-8385-0, $49.95, 290pp, formats: trade paperback, November 22, 2022)

Non-fiction, a critical look at real-world scientific and technological developments reflected in the sorcery in Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher series. Volume 83 in the Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy series.

Muir, Sharona: Animal Truth and Other Stories

(University of New Orleans Press 978-1-60801-238-1, $18.95, 152pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, November 22, 2022)

Collection of six eco-fabulist tales, two new, mixing fantastic animals, legends and myths, time travel, and more.

Rowbottom, Allie: Aesthetica

(Soho Press 978-1-64129-400-3, $27.00, 264pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, November 22, 2022)

Near-future SF novel about a former influencer, now in her mid-30s, looking back at her rise to influencer in 2017 at age 19.

Sandner, David, Weisman, Jacob: Hellhounds

(Fairwood Press 978-1-958880-02-9, $9.00, 72pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, audio, November 22, 2022)

Chapbook fantasy novelette, sequel to Mingus Fingersabout a musician who goes missing and his brother who seeks to bring him back from the dead with the power of music.

Shinn, Sharon: The Shuddering City

(Fairwood Press 978-1-958880-00-5, $19.99, 358pp, formats: trade paperback, ebook, November 22, 2022)

Fantasy novel. Everyone in the city of Corcannon has a secret, including the earthquake-prone city itself, which is about to collapse.

Weymouth, Laura E.: A Consuming Fire

(Simon & Schuster/McElderry 978-1665902700, $19.99, 352pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, November 22, 2022)

Young-adult fantasy novel. A girl vows to kill a god who killed her sister.

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