Monday, April 13, 2020

The View From Monday - April 13, 2020

It is Monday again.

There are 4 debuts this week:

Simantov by Asaf Ashery;

Vagabonds by Hao Jingfang and translated by Ken Liu;

Edge of Heaven by RB Kelly;


The Unsuitable by Molly Pohlig.

Clicking on a novel's cover will take you to its Barnes & Noble page.

From formerly featured DAC Authors:

Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation edited and translated by Ken Liu is out in Trade Paperback.

Clicking on a novel's cover will take you to its Barnes & Noble page.

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

April 14, 2020
Simantov (D - English) Asaf Ashery SF/PP/Occ/Sup
A Strange Country Muriel Barbery LF/HistF/VisM
The City Where We Once Lived (h2tp) Eric Barnes Dys
A Life Without End Frédéric Beigbeder
Frank Wynne (Tr)
Sunspot Jungle: Volume Two: The Ever Expanding Universe of Fantasy and Science Fiction (2) Bill Campbell (Ed) SF/F - Anthology
The Book of Koli M. R. Carey SF/AP/PA/Dys/LF - Rampart Trilogy 1
The Eyelid S. D. Chrostowska Pol/MR
Lake Like a Mirror Ho Sok Fong
Natascha Bruce (Tr)
The Unsettling Stars Alan Dean Foster SF - Star Trek
The Annotated American Gods Neil Gaiman CF
Unforeseen: Stories (h2tp) Molly Gloss SS
Vagabonds (D) Hao Jingfang
Ken Liu (Tr)
Edge of Heaven (D - US) RB Kelly SF
Bubblegum Adam Levin LF/SF/HU
Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation (h2tp) Ken Liu (Ed, Tr) SF - Anthology
The Reign of the Kingfisher (h2tp) T.J. Martinson Th/SH
The Caretakers Eliza Maxwell Gothic/Psy
The Unsuitable (D) Molly Pohlig LF/Hist/BlHu/Gothic
The Mistress of Illusions Mike Resnick F/DF - Dreamscape Trilogy  2
Bone Silence Alastair Reynolds SF/SO/SE - Revenger Universe 3
The Last Emperox John Scalzi SF/SO - Interdependency 3
The Crown Lord (h2tp) William Sirls AH/Pol/CH/Cr
Sons of War Nicholas Sansbury Smith SF/AP/PA - Sons of War 1
The Something Girl Jodi Taylor F/HU - Frogmorton Farm
Kirby: Art & Style Collection Various Art/SF/F
The Stolen Bicycle Ming-Yi Wu
Darryl Strek (Tr)
Queen Timothy Zahn SF/SO/AC - Sibyl's War 3

April 15, 2020
Don't F[Bleep]k with the Coloureds Andre Duza AB/H/SF
Go Fish: A Original (e) Ian Rogers H
The Slave Yards Najwa Bin Shatwan
Nancy Roberts (Tr)
Dys/LF - Middle East Literature In Translation
Water Must Fall Nick Wood SF/PA

April 16, 2020
A Collection of Dreamscapes Christina Sng Poetry
Lady of Shadows (e) Breanna Teintze F/HU/RF

April 17, 2020
Toby Chalmers Hits a New Low Jeremy Thompson SF

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

AB - Absurdist
AC - Alien Contact
AH - Alternate History
AP - Apocalyptic
BlHu - Black Humour
CF - Contemporary Fantasy
CH - Cultural Heritage
Cr - Crime
CW - Contemporary Women
CyP - Cyperpunk
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
Esp - Espionage
F - Fantasy
FairyT - Fairy Tales
FL - Family Life
FolkT - Folk Tales
GenEng - Genetic Engineering
H - Horror
HC - History and Criticism
Hist - Historical
HistF - Historical Fantasy
HSF - Hard Science Fiction
HU - Humorous
LF - Literary Fiction
LM - Legend and Mythology
M - Mystery
MR - Magical Realism
MTI - Media Tie-In
Occ - Occult
P - Paranormal
PA - Post Apocalyptic
PI - Private Investigator(s)
PM - Paranormal Mystery
PNR - Paranormal Romance
Pol - Political
PP - Police Procedural
Psy - Psychological
PsyTh - Psychological Thriller
RF - Romantic Fantasy
SE - Space Exploration
SF - Science Fiction
SH - Superheroes
SO - Space Opera
SP - Steampunk
Spec - Speculative
STR - Small Town and Rural
Sup - Supernatural
SupTh - Supernatural Thriller
TechTh - Technological Thriller
Th - Thriller
TT - Time Travel
UF - Urban Fantasy
VisM - Visionary and Metaphysical

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


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