Monday, May 03, 2021

The View From Monday - May 3, 2021

Happy 1st Monday in May!

There are 2 debuts this week:

Firebreak by Nicole Kornher-Stace (Adult Debut);


Ariadne by Jennifer Saint.
Clicking on a novel's cover will take you to its Amazon page.

From formerly featured DAC Authors:

Bottle Demon (Eric Carter 6) by Stephen Blackmoore;

Immunity Index by Sue Burke;

The Godel Operation by James L. Cambias;

Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon;

The Dragon of Jin-Sayeng (Chronicles of the Wolf Queen 3) by K. S. Villoso;


Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir.
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.

May 4, 2021
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Illustrated Edition Douglas Adams SF/HU - Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 1
Cursed Luck Kelley Armstrong RF - Cursed Luck 1
The Vanished Seas (tp2mm)
Catherine Asaro SF/SO - Major Bhaajan 3
Providence (h2tp)
Max Barry SF/Th/Dys
Bottle Demon Stephen Blackmoore UF/DF/CF - Eric Carter 6
Penric's Travels (h2tp)
Lois McMaster Bujold F
Immunity Index Sue Burke SF/AP/PA/HSF/GenEng
Master Artificer
Justin Travis Call F - Silent Gods 2
The Godel Operation James L. Cambias SF
May Day Emma Coleman H
The Ghost and the Haunted Portrait Cleo Coyle PCM - Haunted Bookshop Mystery 7
Second Place Rachel Cusk LF/HistF
1637: The Peacock Throne Eric Flint
Griffin Barber
SF/TT - Ring of Fire 31
Unreconciled (h2mm)
W. Michael Gear SF/HSF/SO - Donovan 4
The Shadow of the Gods John Gwynne F - The Bloodsworn Trilogy 1
My Name Is Monster Katie Hale LF/Dys/Feminist
Orfeia Joanne M. Harris FairyT/FolkT/LM/F/FR
The Shadow in the Glass JJA Harwood HistF/DF/Gaslamp/FairyT/FolkT/LM/Hist
In Ghostly Japan: Japanese Legends of Ghosts, Yokai, Yurei and Other Oddities Lafcadio Hearn FairyT/FolkT/LM
Walk Among Us: Compiled Edition Cassandra Khaw
Genevieve Gornichec
Caitlin Starling
H - Vampire: The Masquerade
Firebreak (D - Adult) Nicole Kornher-Stace SF/AP/PA
Elsa Bloodstone: Bequest Cath Lauria MTI - Marvel Heroines
Make Shift: Dispatches from the Post-Pandemic Future Gideon Lichfield (Ed)
SF/AP/PA/Anthology - Twelve Tomorrows
Firefly - The Ghost Machine (h2tp)
James Lovegrove MTI/SF
Blue Ticket Sophie Mackintosh Dys/FL/Women
The Reincarnationist Papers (ri) D. Eric Maikranz MTI/Fiction
Utopia Avenue (h2tp)
David Mitchell LF/SF/Dys
Shadowed Steel Chloe Neill P/PNR - An Heirs of Chicagoland Novel 3
A Deadly Education Naomi Novik F/CF/CoA - Scholomance 1
Driving the Deep (h2mm)
Suzanne Palmer SF/SO/AC - The Finder Chronicles 2
Mamelukes (h2mm)
Jerry Pournelle
David Weber Phillip Pournelle
Ariadne (D)
Jennifer Saint LF/FairyT/FolkT/LM/Women
Sorrowland Rivers Solomon African American & Black/Gothic/SF/LGBTQ+
By Force Alone (h2tp)
Lavie Tidhar F/Arthurian
The Dragon of Jin-Sayeng K. S. Villoso F - Chronicles of the Wolf Queen 3
Project Hail Mary Andy Weir SF/HSF/Sus
Freehold: Defiance Michael Z. Williamson (Ed)
SF - Anthology

May 5, 2021
The Lost World: A Professor Challenger Adventure Sir Arthur Conan SF - Wordfire Classics

May 6, 2021
Monsters in the Garden: An Anthology of Aotearoa New Zealand Science Fiction and FantasyElizabeth Knox (Ed)
David Larsen (Ed)
SF/F - Anthology

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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