Sunday, August 01, 2021

August 2021 Releases

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

August 3, 2021
World Breakers Tony Daniel (Ed)
Christopher Ruocchio (Ed)
SF - Anthology
Winds of Wrath (h2mm)
Taylor Anderson SF/AH - Destroyermen 15
All's Well Mona Awad LF
The Desert Prince Peter V. Brett F
The Baron of Magister Valley (h2tp) Steven Brust F - Dragaera 2
The King in Yellow Robert Chambers
Leslie Klinger (Ed)
H - Haunted Library of Horror Classics
Monster Hunter Bloodlines Larry Correia UF
Tales of Pannithor: Nature's Knight Marc DeSantis
Brandon Rospond (Ed)
F - Kings of War
Shattermoon (ri)
Dominic Dulley SF/SO - The Long Game 1
Whether Change: The Revoluion Will Be Weird Scott Gable (Ed)
C. Dombrowki (Ed)
SF - Anthology
The Waking That Kills (ri)
Stephen Gregory H
Wakening the Crow (ri)
Stephen Gregory H
Angel's Inferno William Hjortsberg Cr/Occ/Sup/Sus/VisM - The Falling Angel Novels  2
Monkey Around (D) Jadie Jang UF
Fate of the Fallen Kel Kade F - The Shroud of Prophecy 1
Paris is a Party, Paris is a Ghost (D) David Hoon Kim LF/Asian American/CL/AB/Psy
Something New Under the Sun Alexandra Kleeman LF
Holdout Jeffrey Kluger TechTh/SF/SE
Shallow Waters (D) Anita Kopacz CW/HistF/FairyT/FolkT/LM
The Hunter and the Old Woman (D)
Pamela Korgemagi LF/NE/STR
The Store (ri)
Bentley Little H/Sus/STR
We Cry for Blood Devin Madson F/DF - Reborn Empire 3
The Tale of Princess Fatima, Warrior Woman: The Arabic Epic of Dhat al-Himma Melanie Magidow FairyT/FolkT/LM
The Godstone Violette Malan F
The Soulless Kate Martin F/Dys - The Myst and Labrynths Saga 1
Starlight Enclave R. A. Salvatore F - Way of the Drow 1
Diverse Futures: Science Fiction and Authors of Color Joy Sanchez-Taylor LC - New Suns: Race, Gender, and Sexuality
Warcry Catacombs: Blood of the Everchosen Richard Strachan F - Warhammer: Age of Sigmar
Nolyn Michael J. Sullivan F/HistF - The Rise and Fall
Saving Proxima Travis S. Taylor
Les Johnson
Shards of Earth Adrian Tchaikovsky SF/SE/SO - Final Architecture 1
Indomitus (h2tp)
Gav Thorpe SF - Warhammer 40,000
Chilling Cocktails: Classic Cocktails With A Horrifying Twist Jason Ward Cocktails
Tidepool (D) Nicole Willson Gothic/Occ
This Is Our Undoing Lorraine Wilson GH/Th
See You When the World Ends Simon Paul Wilson GH/H

August 4, 2021
Aptitude: A Original (e) Cooper Shrivastava SF

August 5, 2021
The Hand of the Sun King (D) J.T. Greathouse F - Pact & Pattern 1
The House of Whispers (e) Anna Kent GH/Th
Children of Demeter EV Knight Occ/Sup
Long Shadows (e) Jodi Taylor SupTh - Elizabeth Cage 3

August 8, 2021
Seasons Between Us: Tales of Identities and Memories Susan Forest (Ed)
Lucas K. Law (Ed)
SpecFic - Laksa Anthology Series: Speculative Fiction

August 10, 2021
She Wouldn't Change a Thing (D) Sarah Adlakha W/SF/TT
World Engines: Destroyer Stephen Baxter SF/HSF/SO
Afterland (h2tp)
Lauren Beukes Sus/Dys
The Manningtree Witches (D) A. K. Blakemore Occ/Sup/Medieval/Feminist
Spirits Abroad: Stories Zen Cho F/SF/LF/GH - Collection
Quiet Village Eden Darry H
Daughter from the Dark (h2tp)
Marina & Sergey Dyachenko DF
Axiom's End (h2tp)
Lindsay Ellis SF/SC/Th - Noumena 1
The King of Infinite Space Lyndsay Faye LF/MR
Paper & Blood Kevin Hearne CF/P - Ink & Sigil 2
The Rookery Deborah Hewitt CF/P - The Nightjar Duology 2
The Other Me Sarah Zachrich Jeng Sus/W/SF/TT
Trouble the Saints (h2tp)
Alaya Dawn Johnson HistF/LF
The Loop (h2tp)
Jeremy Robert Johnson SupTh
The Maleficent Seven Cameron Johnston F/DF
Citadel Marko Kloos SF/SO - Palladium Wars 3
Madame Cruller's Couch and Other Dark and Bizarre Tales Elizabeth Massie Occ - Collection
War of the Maps Paul McAuley SF
They Met in a Tavern (D)
Elijah Menchaca F
The Ankh-Morpork Archives: Volume One Terry Pratchett F
Jenny Villiers J. B. Priestley GH
From the Caves Thea Prieto Dys/CoA/SF/AP/PA
Plan for the Worst Jodi Taylor SF/TT/HistF/Hist/SF - Chronicles of St. Mary's 11
The Echoed Realm A. J. Vrana DF
The Shimmering State (D) Meredith Westgate LF
Sword & Citadel: The Second Half of The Book of the New Sun Gene Wolfe Science Fantasy - The Book of the New Sun 2

August 15, 2021
The Stranger Times C. K. McDonnell UF

August 16, 2021
The Noise James Patterson
J. D. Baker

August 17, 2021
Never Say You Can't Survive Charlie Jane Anders Fiction Writing/Personal Memoirs
Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Margaret Jull Costa (Tr)
Neptune Ben Bova SF/HSF/AC - Outer Planets Trilogy 2
Midnight Brenden Carlson SF/CR/M - Walking Shadows 2
Chasing the Boogeyman Richard Chizmar Th/Cr
The Family Plot Megan Collins PsyTh
Faeries of the Faultlines: Expanded, Edited Edition Iris Compiet
The Exiled Fleet J. S. Dewes SF/SO - The Divide 2
Paperclip Seb Doubinsky Dys/Noir - The City-States Cycle
Darkness in the Blood Guy Haley SF/SE - Warhammer 40,000
A Terrible Fall of Angels Laurell K. Hamilton P/UF/PP - A Zaniel Havelock Novel 1
Crosshairs Catherine Hernandez Dys
King Bullet Richard Kadrey UF - Sandman Slim 12
Phoenix Extravagant (h2tp)
Yoon Ha Lee F
Star Trek: Picard: Rogue Elements John Jackson Miller SF - Star Trek: Picard 3
The Boundless Peter Newman F/DF - The Deathless Trilogy 3
The Scavenger Door Suzanne Palmer SF/SO/AC - The Finder Chronicles 3
Deathwatch: The Long Vigil Steve Parker
Ben Counter et al.
SF/SE - Warhammer 40,000
Requiem of Silence L. Penelope HistF/FR - Earthsinger Chronicles 4
Bloodless Douglas Preston
Lincoln Child
PP/Occ/Sup/Sus - Special Agent Pendergast 20
The Infinite and The Divine Robert Rath SF/SE - Warhammer 40,000
Wildwood Whispers Willa Reece Occ/Sup/Southern/R/STR
August's Eyes Glenn Rolfe SupTh - Fiction Without Frontiers
Barnabas, Quentin and the Witch's Curse Marilyn Ross Occ/Gothic - Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint Book 20
Barnabas, Quentin and the Crystal Coffin Marilyn Ross Occ/Gothic - Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint Book 19
Reclaimed Madeleine Roux SF/AC/Sus
Getaway Zoje Stage Sus/H/W/PsyTh
The Mother Code (h2tp) Carole Stivers SF/AP/PA/Sus/LF
The First Wall Gav Thorpe SF/SO - Horus Heresy: Siege of Terra 3
Broken City Various SF/Cr/M - Warhammer 40,000
Legacy of Light Matthew Ward F/DF - Legacy Trilogy 3

August 18, 2021
Requiem for an Astronaut Daniel Bennett SF
The Future Library: A Original Peng Shepherd Dys/SF

August 20, 2021
On Arcturus VII Eric Brown SFR
Mr. Cannyharme: A Novel of Lovecraftian Terror Michael Shea H

August 23, 2021
The Year's Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2020 Edition Rich Horton (Ed) SF/F - Anthology

August 24, 2021
Knight Watch (tp2mm)
Tim Akers F
World Engines: Creator Stephen Baxter SF/SO/HSF
Adulthood Rites (ri)
Octavia E. Butler SF/SC/AP/PA/Dys/GenEng - Lilith's Brood 2
Feral Creatures Kira Jane Buxton Animals/F/HU/SF/AP/PA
The Ender Saga #1 Orson Scott Card SF/SO - The Ender Saga
The Last Uncharted Sky (h2tp)
Curtis Craddock F/SP - The Risen Kingdoms 3
Dark Song (h2mm)
Christine Feehan PNR - Carpathian 34
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances (ri)
Neil Gaiman SS
Twenty-Five to Life R.W.W. Greene SF/AP/PA/Dys
Light Chaser Peter F. Hamilton
Gareth L. Powell
When the Goddess Wakes Howard Andrew Jones F - The Ring-Sworn Trilogy 3
Sidewise in Time Murray Leinster SF/HSF/SS - Golden Age Masterworks
The Second Rebel Linden A. Lewis SF/SO - First Sister Trilogy 2
Something Wonderful: Stories Jo Lloyd SS
Fire & Blood (h2mm)
George R. R. Martin F - A Song of Ice and Fire
Kingdom of Shadow and Light (h2mm)
Karen Marie Moning PNR - Fever 11
Nightfall Den Patrick F/CoA/STR/FairyT/FolT/LM - Ashen Torment 3
The Pariah Anthony Ryan F/DF - Covenant of Steel 1
Interdependency Boxed Set: The Collapsing Empire, The Consuming Fire, The Last Emperor
John Scalzi SF/SO - The Interdependency
The Forest Kingdom (e)
Jamie Thomas Gothic - Asperfell Trilogy 2
The Valkyrie Protocol (h2mm)
David Weber
Jacob Holo
SF/TT - Gordian Division 2
Hail Mary (h2tp) Andy Weir >SF
A Heart Divided: The Definitive Edition Jin Yong
Gigi Chang (Tr)
Shelly Bryant (Tr)
F/HistF - Legends of the Condor Heroes 4

August 26, 2021
The Language of Beasts (h2tp)
Jonathan Oliver SS - Collection

August 27, 2021
The Deer Kings Wendy Wagner H

August 31, 2021
Chronicles of Malus Darkblade: Volume One Dan Abnett F - Warhammer Chronicles
Foundation Isaac Asimov MTI/SF - Foundation 1
Everything in All the Wrong Order: The Best of Chaz Brenchley Chaz Brenchley SF- Collection
Alien - Alien 3: The Unproduced Screenplay by William Gibson Pat Cadigan
William Gibson
The House of Untold Stories: 50 Unexpected Tales Peter Chiykowski AB/Dys/SS
Triumph of the Wizard King Chad Corrie F
Red X David Demchuk H
Alice Isn't Dead (ri) Joseph Fink H
Revelator Daryl Gregory H/Gothic/HistF
Master of Poisons (h2tp)
Andrea Hairston F
American Midnight: Tales of the Dark Laird Hunt (Ed)
H - Anthology
Cooking for Wizards, Warriors and Dragons Thea James
Isabel Minunni
My Heart Is a Chainsaw Stephen Graham Jones SupTh
The First Law of Thermodynamics James Patrick Kelly SS/SF/CyP - Outspoken Authors
Red Pill (h2tp)
Hari Kunzru LF/Dys/Pol
In the Watchful City S. Qiouyi Lu SF/CyP
Little Girls Ronald Malfi H/GH/Sus
Fury of a Demon Brian Naslund F - Dragons of Terra 3
Malefactor Robert Repino F/Dys/SF/AP/PA - War with No Name 3
The Devil You Know (h2tp)
Kit Rocha SF/SFR - Mercenary Librarians 2
Home Before Dark (h2tp)
Riley Sager Sus/PsyTh/H
Covens of Blood Anna Stephens
Liane Merciel
Jamie Crisalli
F - Warhammer: Age of Sigmar
Thunderstrike & Other Stories Richard Strachan
Eric Gregory
Warhammer: Age of Sigmar
The Quake Cities (h2tp)
Mark Wheaton GenEng/SF/PA

D - Debut
e - eBook
Ed - Editor
h2mm - Hardcover to Mass Market Paperback
h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
Illus - Illustrator
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
CrM - Crime and Mystery
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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