Monday, January 04, 2021

January 2021 Releases

Here is The Qwillery's list of novels, etc. being published in January 2021. If there is something that we've missed, please leave a comment below. Any genre mistakes are ours. Leave a comment below if you feel that the genre is wrong. Also note that this list is always under revision. Publication dates change. We try to keep this as accurate as possible. Please note that we use the publisher's publication date in the US. Check The View From Monday each week for each week's updated release list.

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

January 1, 2021
The Wanderers on Earth Susan Plunket SF/AC/Occ/Sup/DF - Mission From Venus Trilogy 2

January 5, 2021
Storm Front (ri)
Jim Butcher P/UF - Dresden Files 1
The Hearing Trumpet (ri)
Leonora Carrington F/HU/CW/AB
A Date with Death (ri)
Scott Colby UF/HU
Highfire (h2tp)
Eoin Colfer F/HU
The Fictional Man Al Ewing LF
The Macedonian Hazard Eric Flint
Paula Goodlett
Gorg Huff
Marshlands Andre Gide
Damion Searls (Tr)
Lady Hotspur (h2tp)
Tessa Gratton HistF
The Whispering Trees Abubakar Adam Ibrahim SS/FL/MR - Cassava Shorts
Reconstruction: Stories Alaya Dawn Johnson F - Collection
Domesticating Dragons Dan Koboldt SF
Persephone Station Stina Leicht SF/SO
A Court of Thorns and Roses Box Set (h2tp)
Sarah J. Maas RF - Court of Thorns and Roses
Deuces Down: a Wild Cards novel George R. R. Martin SH/SF - Wild Cards 12
Outlawed Anna North CW/Westerns/AH
Follow Me to Ground (h2tp) Sue Rainsford LF
Lava Red Feather Blue Molly Ringle FairyT/FolkT/LM
Last Day (h2tp) Domenica Ruta LF/CoA/SF/AP/PA
Alpha Night (h2mm)
Nalini Singh PNR - Psy-Changeling Trinity 4
Star Wars: Light of the Jedi Charles Soule SF/SO/MTI - The High Republic
The Dark Veil James Swallow SF/SO - Star Trek: Picard 2
The Apocalypse Troll David Weber
The Sword of Surtur C. L. Werner MTI - Marvel Legends of Asgard

January 6, 2021
Let All the Children Boogie: A Original (e) Sam J. Miller SF

January 8, 2021
Blood Heir Ilona Andrews UF - Kate Daniels World 1
Hollow Skulls and Other Stories Samuel Marzioli H

January 12, 2021
Threader Origins Gerald Brandt SF/AP/PA/TT - Quantum Empirica 1
The Brass Queen (D)
Elizabeth Chatsworth HistF/Gaslamp/RF/FR
The Ankh-Morpork City Watch Discworld Journal The Discworld Emporium F - Journal
The Charmed Wife Olga Grushin LF/FairyT/FolkT/LM/MR
The Effort (D) Claire Holroyde Disaster/SF/AP/PA
Europe at Midnight Dave Hutchinson SF - The Fractured Europe Sequence 2
The Resisters Gish Jen Dys/FL/Pol
The Last Exit Michael Kaufman PP/TechTh/Dys - A Jen Lu Mystery 1
The Frozen Crown (D) Greta Kelly F - Warrior Witch Duology 1
The Ender (e) Heather Kindt TTR - The Weaver Trilogy 3
The Tool & the Butterflies Dmitry Lipskerov
Isaac Stakhouse Wheeler (Tr)
Reilly Costigan (Tr)
We Lie with Death Devin Madson F/DF - Reborn Empire 2
Across the Green Grass Fields Seanan McGuire CF/DF/FairyT/FolkT/LM - Wayward Children 6
The Theory of Flight (D - North America) Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu MR/Pol/CulH/AH
To Cook a Bear Mikael Niemi Hist/FairyT/FolkT/LM/LF
Doors of Sleep: Journals of Zaxony Delatree Tim Pratt SF/TT/AP/PA
The Unraveling (D) Benjamin Rosenbaum SF/GenEng/HSF/LF
Useless Miracle Barry Schechter HU/BHu
Bonds of Brass Emily Skrutskie SF/SO - The Bloodright Trilogy 1
The Conjurer Luanne G. Smith HistF/F/RF - Vine Witch 3
The Ruthless Lady's Guide to Wizardry C. M. Waggoner F/HistF/RF
Into the Light David Weber
Chris Kennedy
SF/SO/AC - Out of the Dark 2
Universal Love: Stories Alexander Weinstein SS/AB

January 13, 2021
The Branch Mike Resnick SF

January 17, 2021
Victorian Visions of Suburban Utopia: Abandoning Babylon Nathaniel Robert Walker LC/SF/F

January 19, 2021
Saturnine Dan Abnett SF/SO
Lord of the Dark Millennium: The Dan Abnett Collection Dan Abnett SF/SO
The Heap (h2tp) Sean Adams LF
Vengewar Kevin J. Anderson F - Wake the Dragon 2
Speculate: A Collection of Microlit Eugen Bacon
Dominique Hecq
Octavia E. Butler: Kindred, Fledgling, Collected Stories Octavia Butler
Gerry Canavan (Ed)
The Mask of Mirrors M. A. Carrick F/DF - Rook & Rose 1
In Darkness, Shadows Breathe Catherine Cavendish P - Fiction Without Frontiers
Rise of the Red Hand Olivia Chadha P - The Mechanists 1
Last Ones Left Alive (h2tp)
Sarah Davis-Goff Dys/CoA/SF/AP/PA
Vita Nostra (h2tp)
Sergey and Marina Dyachenko DF
Astra Naomi Foyle F/Dys/CoA - Gaia Chronicles 1
Neverwhere (ri)
Neil Gaiman UF
The Forever Sea (D) Joshua Phillip Johnson F/DF
Hall of Smoke (D) H.M. Long F/FairyT/FolkT/LM
A House at the Bottom of a Lake Josh Malerman MR/CoA/H
The Kingdom of Liars (h2tp)
Nick Martell F - The Legacy of the Mercenary King 1
Glamour Ghoul: The Passions and Pain of the Real Vampira, Maila Nurmi Sandra Niemi Biography/PerfArts
Remote Control Nnedi Okorafor SF/AC
Proceed With Caution: Stories and a Novella Patricia Ratto
Andrea G. Labinger (Tr)
Shadow in the Empire of Light Jane Routley F
Munchausen and Clarissa: A Berlin Novel Paul Scheerbart LF/HistF
Goddess of Nod (e)
C. W. Snyder DF - The Balance 3
Doing Time (h2tp)
Jodi Taylor TT/F/HistF - Time Police  1
Soundrise Lynn Voedisch CF/FairyT/FolkT/LM/TechTh/MR/CyP
Red, White, and the Blues Rysa Walker SF/TT/AH - Chronos Origins 2
Blackthorn Winter Liz Williams UF
The Wood Wife (ri)
Terri Windling CF
The Lunar Trilogy Jerzy Zulawski
Elzbieta Morgan (Tr)

January 20, 2021
#Selfcare: A Original (e) Annalee Newitz

January 26, 2021
False Value (h2mm)
Ben Aaronovitch UF - Rivers of London  8
Dead Money (D) Srinath Adiga Dys/Th
Stake (h2tp)
Kevin J. Anderson H
Dealbreaker L. X. Beckett SF/AC/CyP - The Bounceback 2
The Queen's Bargain (h2mm)
Anne Bishop DF/RF - Black Jewels 10
Straight Outta Dodge City (tp2mm)
David Boop (Ed)
DF - Anthology
The Science of Doctor Who: The Scientific Facts Behind the Time Warps and Space Travels of the Doctor Mark Brake Science - The Science of
Penric's Progress (h2mm)
Lois McMaster Bujold F
One Poison Pie Lynn Cahoon CM - Kitchen Witch Mysteries 1
The Swallowed Man Edward Carey FairyT/FolkT/LM/MR/Hist
We Could Be Heroes Mike Chen SH/SF/HU
Faye, Faraway (D) Helen Fisher CW/TT
The Spear of Malice
R.S. Ford F/DF - War of the Archons 3
Empire City Matt Gallagher LF
Agency (h2tp)
William Gibson TechTh/SF/LF - The Jackpot Trilogy 2
The New Improved Sorceress (tp2mm)
Sara Hanover F - Wayward Mages 2
Pawn's Gambit (e)
Rob J. Hayes F - Mortal Techniques  2
The Vanished Birds (h2tp) Simon Jimenez SF/SO/LF
The Only Good Indians (h2tp)
Stephen Graham Jones H
Breaking Silence (h2mm) Mercedes Lackey
Cody Martin
CF - Serrated Edge 10
The Unspoken Name (h2tp)
A. K. Larkwood F - Serpent Gates 1
The Hidden Girl and Other Stories (h2tp)
Ken Liu SF - Collection
The One (h2mm)
John Marrs LF/GenEng/Dys
Doctor Who: All Flesh is Grass: Time Lord Victorious Una McCormack SF - Doctor Who
A Tapestry of Treason Anne O'Brien His/LF/CW/AH
A Declaration of the Rights of Magicians (h2tp)
H. G. Parry HistF/Occ/Sup/FairyT/FolkT/LM - Shadow Histories 1
The Mistress of Illusions (h2mm)
Mike Resnick F/DF - Dreamscape Trilogy 2
Gutter Child (D) Jael Richardson LF
Brother Red Adrian Selby DF
The Mask Falling Samantha Shannon Dys/CF/UF - Bone Season 4
A Cat on the Case Clea Simon PCM - Witch Cats of Cambridge 3
Expert System's Champion Adrian Tchaikovsky SF/GenEng - The Expert System's Brother 2
Mazes of Power (h2tp)
Juliette Wade SF/AP/PA - The Broken Trust 1
Knight's Ransom Jeff Wheeler F/HistF - First Argentines 1
Shades of Allegiance Sandy Williams SF/SO - Anomaly 3

January 27, 2021
Shards: A Original (e) Ian Rogers H

January 28, 2021
Interpreting Star Wars: Reading a Modern Film Franchise Miles Booy HC/SF

January 31, 2021
A Question of Navigation Kevin Hearne SF
The Culture of 'The Culture': Utopian Processes in Iain M. Banks's Space Opera Series Joseph S. Norman LC - Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies

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

AB - Absurdist
AC - Alien Contact
AH - Alternative History
AP - Apocalyptic
BHU - Black Humor
CF - Contemporary Fantasy
CM - Crime & Mystery
CoA - Coming of Age
Cr - Crime
CW - Contemporary Women
CyP - CyberPunk
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
F - Fantasy
FairyT - Fairy Tales
FL - Family Life
FolkT - Folk Tales
FR - Fantasy Romance
GenEng - Genetic Engineering
GH - Ghost(s)
GothicR - Gothic Romance
GW&CC - Global Warming and Climate Change
H - Horror
HC - History and Criticism
Hist - Historical
HistF - Historical Fantasy
HistM - Historical Mystery
HistR - Historical Romance
HistTh - Historical Thriller
HSF - Hard Science Fiction
HU - Humorous
LC - Literary Criticism
LF - Literary Fiction
LM - Legend and Mythology
M - Mystery
Med - Medical
MR - Magical Realism
MTI - Media Tie-In
MU - Mash-Up
NF - Near Future
Occ - Occult
P - Paranormal
PA - Post Apocalyptic
PCM - Paranormal Cozy Mystery
PF - Paranormal Fantasy
PNR - Paranormal Romance
Pol - Political
PolTh - Political Thriller
PopCul - Popular Culture
PP - Police Porcedural
Psy - Psychological
R - Romance
RF - Romantic Fantasy
ScF - Science Fantasy
SE - Space Exploration
SF - Science Fiction
SFR - Science Fiction Romance
SFTh - Science Fiction Thriller
SH - Superheroes
SO - Space Opera
SP - Steampunk
SpecFic - Speculative Fiction
SS - Short Stories
STR - Small Town and Rural
Sup - Supernatural
SupM - Supernatural Mystery
SupTh - Supernatural Thriller
Sus - Suspense
TechTh - Technological Thriller
Th - Thriller
TT - Time Travel
TTR - Time Travel Romance
UF - Urban Fantasy
VM - Visionary and Metaphysical
WS - Women Sleuths

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


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