Monday, February 04, 2019

The View From Monday - February 4, 2019

Happy Monday! February is top heavy with debuts; that is, most of the month's debuts are out tomorrow. Since February always seems like the longest month of the year to me I'm glad to have so many debuts to read.

There are 5 debuts this week:

Break the Bodies, Haunt the Bones by Micah Dean Hicks;

The Ruin of Kings (A Chorus of Dragons 1) by Jenn Lyons;

Same Same by Peter Mendelsund;

Polaris Rising (Consortium Rebellion 1) by Jessie Mihalik;


10,000 Bones by Joe Ollinger.

Clicking on a novel's cover will take you to its Amazon page.

From formerly featured DAC Authors:

Strife's Bane (The Shattered Kingdoms 3) by Evie Manieri;


Thirty-Seven by Peter Stenson is out in Trade Paperback.

Clicking on a novel's cover will take you to its Amazon page.

Debut novels are highlighted in blue. Novels, etc. by formerly featured DAC Authors are highlighted in green.

February 5, 2019
Gaunt's Ghosts: The Anarch Dan Abnett SF - Gaunt's Ghost 15
Sea Monsters Chloe Aridjis LF/CoA/MR
Line War (ri) Neal Asher SF/AP/PA - Agent Cormac 5
Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds: The first official Stranger Things novel Gwenda Bond SupTh/SF/H
Sealskin (ri) Su Bristow MR/FairyT/FolkT/LM/F
Titanborn Rhett C. Bruno SF - Children of Titan 1
Competence (h2tp) Gail Carriger F/HistF/FR/P - Custard Protocol 3
House of Assassins Larry Correia F - Saga of the Forgotten Warrior 2
Witch Hunter & Kindling the Darkness Shannon Curtis
Jane Kindred
More Deadly than the Male: Masterpieces from the Queens of Horror Graeme Davis (Ed) H - Anthology
Three Eves: The Marked Series (Eve of Darkness, Eve of Destruction, Eve of Chaos) Sylvia Day UF/P/PNR - Marked
Outpost (h2mm) W. Michael Gear HSF/SF/SO - Donovan 1
Wild Life (ri) Molly Gloss CF
Snow White Learns Witchcraft: Stories and Poems Theodora Goss F
Dark Alpha's Awakening Donna Grant PNR - Reaper 7
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations Ursula K. Le Guin
David Streitfeld (Ed)
Bio/SF/VisM - The Last Interview Series
Break the Bodies, Haunt the Bones (D) Micah Dean Hicks CF
The Ingenious Darius Hinks F/UF
Black Leopard, Red Wolf Marlon James HistF/HistAA/F - The Dark Star Trilogy 1
Pale Blue: A Thriller Mike Jenne TechTh - Blue Gemini 3
Endgames L. E. Modesitt Jr. F - Imager Portfolio 12
Detonation Event John Andrew Karr SF/SO/PA - Mars War 1
A People's Future of the United States: Speculative Fiction from 25 Extraordinary Writers Victor LaValle (Ed)
John Joseph Adams (Ed)
SF/AP/PA/LF - Anthology
The Ruin of Kings (D) Jenn Lyons F - A Chorus of Dragons 1
Blood of Iax Robbie MacNiven SF- Warhammer 40,000
Unbury Carol (h2tp) Josh Malerman H
Strife's Bane Evie Manieri F - The Shattered Kingdoms 3
Stray Moon (ri) Kelly Meding UF/P/PNR -  Strays Novel 2
Same Same (D) Peter Mendelsund SF/Dys/Satire
Polaris Rising (D) Jessie Mihalik SF/SO - Consortium Rebellion 1
Ciaphas Cain: Choose Your Enemies Sandy Mitchell SF - Ciaphas Cain 10
Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You Scotto Moore H/SupTh/AC
Man-Kzin Wars XV Larry Niven (Cr) SF - Man-Kzin Wars Anthology
Binti: The Complete Trilogy Nnedi Okorafor SF - Binti
10,000 Bones (D) Joe Ollinger SF/HSF/Cr/Dys
Fog Season Patrice Sarath HistF/M - Tales of Port Saint Frey 2
The Beast of Nightfall Lodge S. A. Sidor Occ/Sup/HistF - The Institute for Singular Antiquities 2
Thirty-Seven (h2tp) Peter Stenson H/Noir/LF
The Gone World (h2tp) Tom Sweterlitsch SF/AP/PA/PP
The Black Wolf & Enticing the Dragon: An Anthology Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
Jane Godman
War of Honor (Limited Leatherbound Collector's Edition) David Weber SF/SO - Honor Harrington 1
Sisters of the Fire Kim Wilkins F - Daughters of the Storm 2
The Lords of Silence Chris Wraight SF - Warhammer 40,000

February 6, 2019
Articulated Restraint: A Original (e) Mary Robinette Kowal SF

February 7, 2019
Earthlight (ri) Sir Arthur C. Clarke SF - Golden Age Masterworks
The Best of R. A. Lafferty R. A. Lafferty SF - Collection

Cr - Creator
D - Debut
e - eBook
Ed - Editor
h2mm - Hardcover to Mass Market Paperback
h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
ri - reissue or reprint
tp2mm - Trade Paperback to Mass Market Paperback
Tr - Translator

AC - Alien Contact
AP - Apocalyptic
Bio - Biographical
CF - Contemporary Fantasy
CoA - Coming of Age
Cr - Crime
CW - Contemporary Women
CyP - Cyberpunk
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
F - Fantasy
FairyT - Fairy Tales
FolkT - Folk Tales
FR - Fantasy Romance
GH - Ghost(s)
H - Horror
Hist - Historical
HistF - Historical Fantasy
HSF - Hard Science Fiction
Hu - Humor
LF - Literary Fiction
LM - Legend and Mythology
M - Mystery
MR - Magical Realism
MTI - Media Tie-In
NF - Near Future
Occ - Occult
P - Paranormal
PA - Post Apocalyptic
PCM - Parnormal Cozy Mystery
PI - Private Investigators
PNR - Paranormal Romance
Pol - Political
PP - Police Procedural
Psy - Psychological
PsyTh - Psychological Thriller
RF - Romantic Fantasy
SE - Space Exploration
SF - Science Fiction
SFR - Science Fiction Romance
SO - Space Opera
SP - Steampunk
SS - Short Stories
Sup - Supernatural
SupTh - Supernatural Thriller
Sus - Suspense
TechTh - Technological Thriller
Th - Thriller
TT - Time Travel
VisM - Visionary and Metaphysical

Note: Not all genres and formats are found in the books, etc. listed above.


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