10/2020 Books


Here is The Qwillery's list of novels, etc. being published in October  2020. 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.

October 1, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
I Am Dust Louise Beech PsyTh
Devoted (ri)
Dean Koontz Sus/SupTh/H
The Haunting of H. G. Wells Robert Masello HistTh/SupTh/Occ/Sup
Evil in Technicolor Joe M. McDermott (Ed)
H - Anthology
From the Wreck (h2tp)
Jane Rawson LF
The Midnight Circus Jane Yolen FairyT/FolkT/LM/DF/SS



October 2, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Monsterland: (A Hulu Series) Nathan Ballingrud SS/H/CF/SF



October 5, 2015
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Halloween Season Lucy A. Snyder DF/SS



October 6, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Mother of Kings (e)(ri)
Poul Anderson F
Genesis (e)(ri) Poul Anderson SF
War of the Gods (e)(ri) Poul Anderson F
Two Novels of Far-Future Apocalypse: The Winter of the World and Twilight World (e)(ri) Poul Anderson SF
Curse of Honor David Annandale F - Legend of the Five Rings 
Over the Woodward Wall A. Deborah Baker DF
The Case of the Twisted Truths Lucy Banks PCM/GH/Sus - Dr Ribero's Agency of the Supernatural 4
The Luna Missile Crisis (h2tp) Rhett C. Bruno
Jaime Castle
AH/SF
Daughter of Black Lake Cathy Marie Buchanan Hist/F/LF
Imaginary Friend (h2tp) Stephen Chbosky H/SupTh/PsyTh/STR/GH
Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead: Typhoon Wesley Chu H
Silence in the Shadows Darcy Coates H/Occ/Sup/SF/AP/PA/SupTh/Dys - A Black Winter Novel 2
The Enchanted (ri) Rene Denfeld LF - Harper Perennial Olive Editions
Nightmare Flower (Monster, She Wrote) Elizabeth Engstrom SS/H
Future Home of the Living God (ri) Louise Erdrich F/CW - Harper Perennial Olive Editions
The Companions (h2tp) Katie M. Flynn Dys
The Archive of the Forgotten A. J. Hackwith F/CF/HU - A Novel from Hell's Library 2
Consensual Hex (D) Amanda Harlowe LF/MR/Occ/Sup/CW
The Return (h2tp) Rachel Harrison H/Occ/Sup
Weird World War III Sean Patrick Hazlett (Ed) SF - Anthology
Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic Alice Hoffman LF
A New History of the Future in 100 Objects: A Fiction Adrian Hon SF/HSF/AH
Once Again (D) Catherine Wallace Hope Sus/FL/CW
The Queen of the Tearling (ri) Erika Johansen F - Harper Perennial Olive Editions
The Eye of the World (ri) Robert Jordan F - The Wheel of Time 1
The Bladebone Ausma Zehanat Khan F - Khorasan Archives 4
The Hollow Places T. Kingfisher H
Elsewhere (Illustrated Edition) Dean Koontz TechTh/Sus/CM
The Rib from Which I Remake the World (ri) Ed Kurtz H
You Will Love What You Have Killed (D - English) Kevin Lambert
Donald Winkler (Tr)
LF/H - Biblioasis International Translation Series
Ursula K. Le Guin: Annals of the Western Shore: Gifts / Voices / Powers Ursula K. Le Guin F/CoA/LF - Library of America Ursula K. Le Guin Edition 5
The Hobbit Sketchbook Alan Lee F
A Wild Winter Swan Gregory Maguire FairyT/FolkT/LM
Sassinak (ri) Anne McCaffrey
Elizabeth Moon
SF/SO
The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway Una Mccormack SF/AC/Biography
Earthlings Sayaka Murata
Ginny Tapley Takemori (Tr)
CoA/LF/MR
Cardiff, by the Sea: Four Novellas of Suspense Joyce Carol Oates PsyTh/H
Who Fears Death (ri) Nnedi Okorafor SF/AP/PA/DF/CulH
Night Train David Quantick H/BHU
Aurora Rising Alastair Reynolds SF/CM/GenEng/HSF/SO - The Prefect Dreyfus Emergencies 1
The Rise of Magicks (h2tp) Nora Roberts P/PNR/SupTh/SF/AP/PA/Dys - Chronicles of The One 3
The Ministry for the Future Kim Stanley Robinson SF/AP/PA/LF/GW&CC/HSF
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue V. E. Schwab HistF/LF
Truthtelling: Stories, Fables, Glimpses Lynne Sharon Schwartz SS
The Last Campaign Martin L. Shoemaker SF/CM/HSF - Near-Earth Mysteries 2
The History of Middle-earth Boxed Set Christopher Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
F - History of Middle-earth
The History of Middle-earth, Part One Christopher Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
F - History of Middle-earth 1
The History of Middle-earth, Part Two Christopher Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
F - History of Middle-earth 2
The History of Middle-earth, Part Three Christopher Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
F - History of Middle-earth Series 3
The Devil and the Dark Water Stuart Turton HistTh/LF/Occ/Sup
The Valkyrie Protocol David Weber
Jacob Holo
SF/TT - Gordian Division 2
The Golem and the Jinni (ri) Helene Wecker Hist - Harper Perennial Olive Editions



October 13, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Non-Stop (e)(ri) Brian W. Aldiss SF
Recipes from the World of Tolkien: Inspired by the Legends Robert Tuesley Anderson Cooking/History
The Divers' Game (h2tp) Jesse Ball LF
Perish L. C. Barlow SF - Jack Harper Trilogy 2
To Lose the Earth Kirsten Beyer SF - Star Trek: Voyager
My Favorites: A Collection of Short Stories Ben Bova SF/SS
The Sensation Amanda Bridgeman WS/CrTh/SF/AP/PA - The Salvation 2
Pirate of the Prophecy Jack Campbell F - Empress of the Endless Sea 1
Explorer of the Endless Sea Jack Campbell F - Empress of the Endless Sea 2
Fate of the Free Lands Jack Campbell F - Empress of the Endless Sea 3
Ring Shout P. Djèlí Clark DF/HistF/H
Rendezvous with Rama (ri) Arthur C. Clarke SF/AC
Radio Free Albemuth (ri) Philip K. Dick SF/AC
Attack Surface Cory Doctorow SF/AP/PA/HSF/TechTh
The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories, Volume 4 James D. Jenkins (Ed)
Ryan Cagle (Ed)
H - Anthology
We Will All Go Down Together (ri) Gemma Files H
Experimental Film (ri) Gemma Files H
The Hexslinger Series: A Book of Tongues, A Rope of Thorns, and A Tree of Bones (e)(ri) Gemma Files H
A Book of Tongues (ri) Gemma Files H - Hexslinger 1
A Rope of Thorns (ri) Gemma Files H - Hexslinger 2
A Tree of Bones (ri) Gemma Files H - Hexslinger 3
The Worm in Every Heart: Stories (e)(ri) Gemma Files H - SS
Kissing Carrion: Stories (e)(ri) Gemma Files H - SS
The Raven Lady Sharon Lynn Fisher F - Faery Rehistory 2
Trinity Sight (h2tp) Jennifer Givhan MR/LF
Forgotten Work Jason Guriel LF/Satire/CyP/Dys
Flesh and Steel Guy Haley SF/CM - Warhammer 40,000 0
The Once and Future Witches Alix E. Harrow AH/Occ/Sup/FL/HistF
Dune: The Duke of Caladan Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF/SO - The Caladan Trilogy 1
The Children of Tomorrow (e) Paul Antony Jones
Robert Greenberger
SF - This Alien Earth 3
Tindalos Asset Caitlin R. Kiernan DF/SF/H - Tinfoil Dossier 3
Changing Planes: Stories (ri) Ursula K. Le Guin SF
Sherlock Holmes and the Beast of the Stapletons James Lovegrove MD/Hist/Occ/Sup
The Land Thomas Maltman STR/Gothic/Psy
Ghost Stories: Classic Tales of Horror and Suspense (h2tp) Lisa Morton (Ed)
Leslie S Klinger(Ed)
H - Anthology
Flowers of Time: On Postapocalyptic Fiction Mark Payne SF/LC/HC
The Midnight Bargain C. L. Polk HistF/RF/CW
Black Sun Rebecca Roanhorse F - Between Earth and Sky 1
Barnabas Collins versus the Warlock (ri) Marylin Ross Gothic - Dark Shadows the Complete Library 11
The Emperor's Wolves Michelle Sagara F - The Wolves of Elantra 1
Vigil (ri) Angela Slatter UF/P/Cr - Verity Fassbinder 1
White Trash Warlock (D) David R. Slayton CF - Adam Binder Novels 1
Earth Abides (ri) George R Stewart SF/AP/PA
In the Black Patrick S. Tomlinson SF
The Age of Anxiety (h2tp) Pete Townshend Psy/CoA/LF/VM
Elegy for the Undead: A Novella Matthew Vesely H/SF/AP/PA
Night Terrors Tim Waggoner F/H/Cr - Shadow Watch
Video Palace: In Search of the Eyeless Man: Collected Stories Dr Maynard Wills H
Zoey Punches the Future in the Dick David Wong SF/Th/HU - Zoey Ashe 2
The Art of Magic: The Gathering - War of the Spark James Wyatt The Art of Magic: The Gathering 8



October 14, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Placed into Abyss (Mise en Abyse): A Tor.com Original (e) Rachel Swirsky SF/TT



October 15, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Whiteland Rosie Cranie-Higgs H/DF - The Whiteland Novels 1



October 16, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
Kitty's Mix-Tape Carrie Vaughn UF/P/DF/SS



October 20, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (ri) John Joseph Adams (Ed) MD - Anthology
Ruby Nina Allan SF/F/LF
Ninth House (h2tp) Leigh Bardugo SupTh/P/Occ/Sup
Machine Elizabeth Bear SF/SO - White Space 2
The Last Druid Terry Brooks F - Fall of Shannara 4
Reviving the Hawthorn Sisters Emily Carpenter Gothic/CW/Southern
Plain Bad Heroines (D-Adult) Emily M. Danforth Gothic
The Best Horror of the Year Volume Twelve Ellen Datlow (Ed) H - Anthology
Halo: Shadows of Reach: A Master Chief Story Troy Denning SF - Halo 27
Voodoo Heart John Everson H - Fiction Without Frontiers 0
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction Neil Gaiman SS
The Mirror Man (D) Jane Gilmartin SF/HSF/Sus/GenEng/Th
World of Warcraft: Rise of the Horde & Lord of the Clans: The Illustrated Novels Christie Golden F
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume One Paula Guran (Ed) DF/H - Anthology
A Shadow on the Lens Sam Hurcom HistTh/Cr/Gothic
The Shirley Jackson Collection Shirley Jackson
Joyce Carol Oates (Ed)
Ruth Franklin (Ed)
LF/PsyTh/Classics
Shirley Jackson: Four Novels of the 1940s & 50s: The Road Through the Wall / Hangsaman / The Bird's Nest / The Sundial Shirley Jackson
Ruth Franklin (Ed)
Psy/PsyTh/Classics
The Portal Russell James H - Fiction Without Frontiers 0
Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Anthology Mur Lafferty (Ed)
S. B. Divya (Ed)
SF - Anthology
Greyfriars Reformatory Frazer Lee H - Fiction Without Frontiers 0
Phoenix Extravagant Yoon Ha Lee F
To Hold Up the Sky Cixin Liu SF - Collection
Knight of Stars Tom Lloyd F - God Fragments
The Night Will Find Us (D) Matthew Lyons H/SupTh/Occ/Sup
Sabbath (h2tp) Nick Mamatas SupTh/DF
The Dark Library Cyrille Martinez
Joseph Patrick Stancil (Tr)
AB/MR/LF
Seanan McGuire's Wayward Children, Volumes 1-3: Every Heart a Doorway, Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Beneath the Sugar Sky Seanan McGuire CF/DF/FairyT/FolkT/LM - Wayward Children
After Sundown Mark Morris (Ed) H - Anthology - Fiction Without Frontiers 0
Don't Move James S. Murray
Darren Wearmouth
H
In the Forest (ri) Edna O'Brien LF
The Necessary Beggar (ri) Susan Palwick SF/HSF/PA/AP
Wild Fell: A Ghost Story (e)(ri) Michael Rowe H
October (e)(ri) Michael Rowe H
Enter, Night (e)(ri) Michael Rowe H
The Sun Down Motel (h2tp) Simone St. James SupTh/H/CW
An Argumentation of Historians Jodi Taylor HistF - Chronicles of St. Mary's 9
Unfinished Tales Illustrated Edition J.R.R. Tolkien F
Fourth Island Sarah Tolmie HistF/FairyT/FolkT/LM
Boy Brent van Staalduinen LF/CoA/MR
Shadows of the Short Days (D - US) Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson CF/Pol/AB
Mean Machine Aleksandr Voinov Dys/Sports
The Ghost Stories Of Edith Wharton Edith Wharton Classics/GH/SS - VMC Designer Collection,Virago Modern Classics Series
The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street Karen White CW/GH - Tradd Street Series 6
Love after the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction Joshua Whitehead (Ed) LGBT/Native American & Aboriginal/SF - Anthology
The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn (ri) Tyler Whitesides F - Kingdom of Grit 1



October 21, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
City of Red Midnight: A Hikayat: A Tor.com Original (e) Usman T. Malik F



October 27, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
The Hammer and the Eagle: The Icons of the Warhammer Worlds Dan Abnett SF - Warhammer 40,000 0
Gamechanger (h2tp) L. X. Beckett SF/AC/CyP
Interference (h2tp) Sue Burke SF/AC/HSF - Semiosis Duology 2
Madeleine Is Sleeping (ri) Sarah Shun-lien Bynum LF/CoA/FairyT/FolkT/LM
The Best of Jerry Pournelle John F. Carr (Ed) SF/SS
The Rise of Skywalker: Expanded Edition Rae Carson SF/SO/MTI - Star Wars
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Five Neil Clarke (Ed) SF - Anthology
Bane's Choice Alyssa Day PNR
How the Multiverse Got Its Revenge K. Eason SF/SO/HU - The Thorne Chronicles 2
48 Hours (tp2mm) William R. Forstchen TechTh/SF/AP/PA
Love in the Time of Cholera (Illustrated Edition) Gabriel García Márquez MR/LF/Classics - Vintage International
Till Sudden Death Do Us Part (h2tp) Simon R. Green SupM/DF - An Ishmael Jones Mystery 7
Lion El'Jonson: Lord of the First David Guymer SF/SO - The Horus Heresy: Primarchs/td>
Dune: House Atreides (ri) Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF - Prelude to Dune 1
Dune: House Harkonnen (ri) Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF - Prelude to Dune Series 2
Dune: House Corrino (ri) Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF - Prelude to Dune Series 3
Northern Wrath (D) Thilde Kold Holdt The Hanged God Trilogy 1
Critical Point (h2mm) S. L. Huang SF/TechTh - Cas Russell 3
Syn & Salvation Beth Kander SF/GenEng/AP/PA/Dys/TechTh - Original Syn Trilogy 3
Sinder Kathleen Kaufman Occ/Sup/Horror - Diabhal 2
Accepting the Lance Sharon Lee
Steve Miller
SF/SO - Liaden Universe® 22
Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon (h2tp) James Lovegrove Occ/Sup/HistM
People of the City Marshall Ryan Maresca UF/F - Maradaine Elite 3
Antediluvian (h2mm) Wil McCarthy SF/HSF
The Twelve Strange Days of Christmas Syd Moore Cr/SS/H - An Essex Witch Museum Mystery Collection
Nexus & Other Stories Thomas Parrott SF/SE - Warhammer 40,000
The Ankh-Morpork Archives: Volume One Terry Pratchett F
Chicory Up (e)(ri) Irene Radford F - Pixie Chronicles 2
Life and Limb (h2tp) Jennifer Roberson F/UF/DF - Blood and Bone 1
The Peril of Barnabas Collins Marylin Ross Gothic/Occ - Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint Book 12
Barnabas Collins and the Mysterious Ghost Marylin Ross Gothic/Occ - Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint Book 13
Song of the Risen God: A Tale of the Coven (h2mm) R. A. Salvatore F/DF - Coven 3
The Tower of Fools Andrzej Sapkowski
David French (Tr)
F/HistF - Hussite Trilogy 1
The Witch Hunter (D- US) Max Seeck PP/Occ/Sup
Seduced by the Wolf Terry Spear PNR/P - Heart of the Wolf
Dead Before Dark (ri) Wendy Corsi Staub Sus/H/WS
Dead Lies Dreaming Charles Stross CF/DF - Laundry Files 10
Lord of Secrets (ri) Breanna Teintze F/HU/RF - The Empty Gods 1
The Very Hungry Zombie: A Parody (ri) Michael Teitelbaum HU
The Very Thirsty Vampire: A Parody (ri) Michael Teitelbaum HU
Sacrosanct & Other Stories C L Werner F - Warhammer: Age of Sigmar
London Centric: Tales of Future London Ian Whates (Ed) SF - Anthology



October 28, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
The Little Witch: A Tor.com Original (e) M. Rickert DF



October 31, 2020
TITLEAUTHORSERIES
A Stitch in Time Kelley Armstrong Sup/Sus - A Stitch in Time 1
Seven of Infinities Aliette de Bodard SF
Dying With Her Cheer Pants On: Stories of the Fighting Pumpkins Seanan McGuire F - SS



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
Occ - Occult
P - Paranormal
PA - Post Apocalyptic
PCM - Paranormal Cozy Mystery
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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