Thursday, April 01, 2021

April 2021 Releases

Here is The Qwillery's list of novels, etc. being published in April 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.

April 1, 2021
Things We Say in the Dark Kirsty Logan H/GH/SS - Collection
Slights (ri)
Kaaron Warren H/Psy

April 2, 2021
Eyes in the Dust and Other Stories David Peak Collection

April 6, 2021
Star Wars Skywalker A Family At War Kristin Baver PerfArts/SF/SO
Mirage (h2tp)
Julie E. Czerneda SF/SO/AC - Web Shifter's Library 2
ELADATL: A History of the East Los Angeles Dirigible Air Transport Lines Sesshu Foster
Arturo Ernesto Romo
1636: Calabar's War Charles E. Gannon
Robert E. Waters
SF/TT - Ring of Fire 30
Cries from the Lost Island (h2mm)
Kathleen O'Neal Gear HistF/CF/P
The Best Thing You Can Steal Simon R. Green SupTh - A Gideon Sable Novel 1
Bela Lugosi's Dead Robert Guffey GH
My Name Is Monster (h2tp) Katie Hale LF/Dys
The Book of Yig: Revelations of the Serpent: A Cthulhu Mythos Anthology David Hambling (Ed)
Peter Rawlik (Ed)
H - Anthology
The Revelations (D) Erik Hoel LF/Psy
Instinct Jason M. Hough Sus
Found in Translation: New People in Twentieth-Century Chinese Science Fiction Jing Jiang SF - Asia Shorts
Godzilla vs. Kong: The Official Movie Novelization Greg Keyes MTI/TechTh/SF
I'm Waiting for You: And Other Stories Bo-Young Kim SF - Collection
Doctor Aphra Sarah Kuhn SF/SO/MTI - Star Wars
The Science of Middle-earth: A New Understanding of Tolkien and His World Roland Lehoucq (Ed)
Loïc Mangin (Ed)
Jean-Sébastien Steyer (Ed)
Tina Kover (Tr)
The Memory of Souls (h2tp)
Jenn Lyons F - Chorus of Dragons 3
Rich Man's Sky Wil McCarthy SF
Crowe's Requiem (ri)
Mike McCormack CoA/FL/MR
Getting It in the Head: Stories Mike McCormack SS/Psy/MR
The Drowning Kind Jennifer McMahon Noir
First Person Singular: Stories
Haruki Murakami
Philip Gabriel (Tr)
SS/MR/LF - Collection
A River Called Time Courttia Newland SF/AP/PA/LF/Dis/Dys
Peaces Helen Oyeyemi LF/F/MR
Lord of Order Brett Riley Dys/F/H
Gold Diggers (D) Sanjena Sathian LF/MR
The World of Dew and Other Stories Julian Mortimer Smith SF/SS/F - Blue Light Books
And I Do Not Forgive You: Stories and Other Revenges (h2tp)
Amber Sparks SS
Titan's Day (h2mm)
Dan Stout UF/DF - The Carter Archives 2
Titan Song Dan Stout UF/DF - The Carter Archives 3
First, Become Ashes K.M. Szpara CF
Why We Love The Matrix Kim Taylor-Foster PerfArts/HC
Hummingbird Salamander Jeff VanderMeer TechTh/LF/Nature & Environment
Under the Lake Stuart Woods Sus/PP/Horror
The Space Between Two Deaths Jamie Yourdon MR/HistF

April 7, 2021
Annie Without Crow: A Original (e) Michael Swanwick F

April 8, 2021
Apex: World of Dinosaurs Anthology Alana Joli Abbott (Ed)
F - Anthology
Tool Tales: Microfiction Inspired By Antique Tools Kaaron Warren
Ellen Datlow (Photographer)
H/F - Collection

April 13, 2021
Westside Saints (h2tp)
W.M. Akers HistM/GH - A Gilda Carr Tiny Mystery 2
The Immortals of Tehran (h2tp) Ali Araghi LF
Gifting Fire Alina Boyden F - Stealing Thunder 2
Vicarious Rhett C. Bruno SF
Multispecies Cities: Solarpunk Urban Futures Priya Sarukkai
Chabria Taiyo Fujii
hweta Taneja
SF/GenEng/PA - Anthology
Trial of the Wizard King Chad Corrie F - The Wizard King Trilogy 2
Trafik Rikki Ducornet SF
Mortis John French SF - Horus Heresy: Siege of Terra
Becoming Leidah (D) Michelle Grierson F
Composite Creatures (D) Caroline Hardaker SF
Near the Bone Christina Henry H
Savage Gerry John Jantunen SF
Voices in the Darkness David Niall Wilson (Ed)
DF - Anthology
The Girl and the Mountain Mark Lawrence F - The Book of the Ice 2
The Night Library of Sternendach: A Vampire Opera in Verse Jessica Lévai HistF
Breath by Breath Morgan Llywelyn SF - Step by Step 3
The Helm of Midnight Marina Lostetter F - The Five Penalties 1
Litany of Dreams Ari Marmell F - Arkham Horror
Nightbringer Graham McNeill SF - Black Library Masterworks
My Mother's House (h2tp) Francesca Momplaisir MR/CulH/LF
Vampire Genevieve Kim Newman H - Warhammer Horror
Monstrous Affections: Stories (ri)
David Nickle H
Before the Devil Fell (h2tp)
Neil Olson LF/M/Occ/Sup/Th
The Anthill (h2tp)
Julianne Pachico LF/H
Space Marine Conquests: Masters of Shadow Thomas Parrott
The Devil's Pawn Oliver Pötzsch
Lisa Reinhardt (Tr)
Medieval/HistF - Faust 2
Crooked River (h2mm)
Douglas Preston
Lincoln Child
The Light of the Midnight Stars Rena Rossner FairyT/FolkT/LM/Jewish/HistF
Stormland John Shirley SF/CyP
The Book of Speculation (h2tp) Erika Swyler LF/F
Luther: First of the Fallen Gav Thorpe SF/SO - Horus Heresy
The Ancestor (h2tp)
Danielle Trussoni Gothic
Savage Legion (h2tp)
Matt Wallace F - Savage Rebellion 1
Malice (D) Heather Walter F/FairyT/FolkT/LM
Lady of Sorrows C L Werner F - Warhammer: Age of Sigmar
Otherland: Mountain of Black Glass Tad Williams SF/CyP/HSF - Otherland 3

April 15, 2021
The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Role Playing Club (D)
Doug Henderson LBBTQ+/Fantasy/HU

April 20, 2021
A Dark Queen Rises Ashok K. Banker F - The Burnt Empire 2
Fortress of Magi Mirah Bolender F - Chronicles of Amicae 3
Master of Sorrows (h2tp)
Justin Travis Call F - Silent Gods 1
The Galaxy, and the Ground Within (h2tp)
Becky Chambers SF/SO - Wayfarers 4
Defekt Nino Cipri SF/GenEng
Metropolitan Stories (h2tp)
Christine Coulson MR/City Life/LF
Spectrum Julie E. Czerneda SF/SO/HSF/AC - Web Shifter's Library 3
The Last Watch (D) J. S. Dewes SF/SO - The Divide 1
Anansi Boys (ri)
Neil Gaiman CF
Gods & Monsters Myths & Tales: Epic Tales Liz Gloyn (Foreword) FairyT/FolkT/LM/SS - Gothic Fantasy
Regenesis William Huggins VisM/SF/SE/Nature & Environment/Dys
Vanishing Hour (h2tp)
Lisa King SF/AP/PA/GenEng/Dis
December Park (ri)
Ronald Malfi H
Floating Staircase (ri)
Ronald Malfi H
Aliens: Infiltrator Weston Ochse MTI/SF/AC
The Nirvana Effect Brian Pinkerton SF/AC - Fiction Without Frontiers
Every Sky a Grave (h2tp) Jay Posey SF/SO - The Ascendance 1
Popisho Leone Ross LF/MR/FairyT/FolkT/LM
Excuse Me While I Disappear: Stories Joanna Scott SS/LF/F - Collection
The Queen of Izmoroz Jon Skovron F - Goddess War 2
Age of Empyre (h2mm)
Michael J. Sullivan F - Legends of the First Empire 6
Lover Unveiled J.R. Ward PNR - Black Dagger Brotherhood 19
Repo Virtual (h2tp)
Corey J. White SF/CyP

April 21, 2021
Unity (D) Elly Bangs SF/AP/PA/HSF/CyP

April 22, 2021
Homemaking for the Apocalypse: Domesticating Horror in Atomic Age Literature & Media Jill E. Anderson LC - Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature
Alan Moore: A Critical Guide Jackson Ayres LC - Bloomsbury Comics Studies

April 27, 2021
Transhumanism and Posthumanism in Twenty-First Century Narrative Sonia Baelo-Allué (Ed)
Mónica Calvo-Pascual (Ed)
Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture
The Scent Keeper (h2tp)
Erica Bauermeister Women/FL/CoA/MR
Glorious: A Science Fiction Novel (h2tp)
Gregory Benford
Larry Niven
SF/HSF/AC - Bowl of Heaven 3
Alpharius: Head of the Hydra Mike Brooks SF - The Horus Heresy: Primarchs
Peace Talks (h2mm)
Jim Butcher UF - Dresden Files 16
Dawn (ri)
Octavia E. Butler SF/AP/PA/AC/Dys/GenEng - Lilith's Brood Series 1
The Nightborn Isabel Cooper PNR/F/FR - Stormbringer 2
Tales of Yog-Sothoth Matthew Davenport
David Hambling
David Niall Wilson
C.R. Phipps
Occult - Anthology
Smithy Amanda Desiree H
Creatures of Another Age: Classic Visions of Prehistoric Monsters Richard Fallon (Ed)
F/SF - Anthology
Queen of Storms (h2mm)
Raymond E. Feist F - Firemane Saga 2
Eye of the Sh*t Storm Jackson Ford SF/CyP/GenEng/HU - Frost Files 3
Night Train to Murder (h2tp)
Simon R. Green SupTh - An Ishmael Jones Mystery 8
The Lost and the Damned Guy Haley SF/SO
American Demon (h2mm)
Kim Harrison UF/P - Hollows 14
Folklorn Angela Mi Young Hur MR/Asian American/FairyT/FolkT/LM
The Storm's Betrayal Corry L. Lee F - The Bourshkanya Trilogy 2
(CON)science PJ Manney TechTh/SF/HSF - Phoenix Horizon 3
The Beautiful Ones (ri) Silvia Moreno-Garcia HistF/FR
The Recollection: Tenth Anniversary Edition Gareth L Powell SF/SO
The Alien Stars: And Other Novellas Tim Pratt SF/SO/HSF
Meant to Be Immortal Lynsay Sands PNR - Argeneau Vampire 32
Meet Me in Another Life (D)
Catriona Silvey SF
The Wolf Wore Plaid Terry Spear PNR - Highland Wolf 6
Robot Artists & Black Swans: The Italian Fantascienza Stories Bruce Sterling HistF/CyP
The End of Men (D) Christina Sweeney-Baird Women/SF/AP/PA/Sus
To Drown in Dark Water Steve Toase H - Collection
Fugitive Telemetry Martha Wells SF - Murderbot Diaries 6
Mapping Fairy-Tale Space: Pastiche and Metafiction in Borderless Tales Christy Williams LC/FairyT/FolkT/LM - Series in Fairy-Tale Studies
Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy (h2tp)
Timothy Zahn SF/SO/MTI - Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy Trilogy 1

April 29, 2021
Machines Raymond Henri F/SF - Tear of God 2

April 30, 2021
Alias Space Kelly Robson F/SF/H - Collection
The Dispatcher: Murder by Other Means John Scalzi SF
The Best of Harry Turtledove Harry Turtledove AH - Collection

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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