B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag: Dec. 16, 2016

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b&n sci-fi & fantasy mailbagSomehow, here we are: the last B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Mailbag of 2016 (though no worries, the blog will be up along with running over the holidays). Let’s see what exciting brand-new along with forthcoming books will be vying for that will coveted “last read of the year” status.

Nine of Stars, by Laura Bickle (December 27, 2016)
As the daughter of an alchemist, Petra Dee has faced all manner of occult horrors, especially since her arrival within the modest town of Temperance, Wyoming. however she can’t explain the creature currently stalking the backcountry of Yellowstone, butchering wolves along with leaving only their skins behind within the snow. Rumors surface of the return of Skinflint Jack, a nineteenth-century wraith that will kills in fulfillment of an ancient bargain. The brand-new sheriff in town, Owen Rutherford, isn’t helping matters. He’s a dangerously haunted man on the trail of both an unsolved case along having a fresh kill—a bizarre murder leading him right to Petra’s partner Gabriel. along with while Gabe once had little to fear by the mortal world, he’s all too human currently. This kind of time, when violence hits close to home, there are no magical solutions.

Winter of the Gods, by Jordanna Max Brodsky (February 14, 2017)
Manhattan has many secrets. Some are older than the city itself. Winter in brand-new York: snow falls, lights twinkle, along having a very disgruntled Selene DiSilva prowls the streets, knowing that will even if she doesn’t look for trouble, that will always finds her. When a dead body is usually discovered sprawled atop Wall Street’s iconic Charging Bull statue, that will’s up to Selene to hunt down the perpetrators. Her ancient skills make her the only one who can track a conspiracy that will threatens the very existence of the gods, Selene – once known as Artemis – among them.

Charlie the Choo-Choo, by “Beryl Evans” (Available currently)
Fans of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower will definitely want This kind of picture book about a train engine along with his devoted engineer. Engineer Bob carries a secret: His train engine, Charlie the Choo-Choo, is usually alive…along with also his best friend. by celebrated author Beryl Evans along with illustrator Ned Dameron comes a story about friendship, loyalty, along with hard work.

brand-new York 2014, by Kim Stanley Robinson (March 14, 2017)
The waters rose, submerging brand-new York City. however the residents adapted along with that will remained the bustling, vibrant metropolis that will had always been. Though changed forever. Every street became a canal. Every skyscraper an island. Through the eyes of the varied inhabitants of one building, Kim Stanley Robinson shows us how one of our great cities will change with the rising tides. along with how we too will change.

After the Crown, by K.B. Wagers
Former gunrunner-turned-Empress Hail Bristol was dragged back to her home planet to fill her rightful position within the palace. With her sisters along with parents murdered, the Indranan empire is usually on the brink of war. Hail must quickly make alliances with nearby worlds if she has any wish of surviving her rule. When peace talks turn violent along with Hail realizes she’s been betrayed, she must rely on her old gunrunning ways to get out of trouble. With help by an old boss along with some surprising brand-new allies, she must risk everything to save her world.

Infinity Engine, by Neal Asher (March 21, 2017)
Forces continue to pursue the deadly along with enigmatic Penny Royal, none more dangerous than the Brockle, a psychopathic forensics AI along with criminal who has escaped the Polity’s confinements along with is usually upgrading itself in anticipation of a deadly showdown, becoming ever more powerful along with intelligent. Aboard Factory Station Room 101, the behemoth war factory that will birthed Penny Royal, groups of humans, alien prador, along with AI war drones grapple for control. The stability of the ship is usually complicated by the arrival of a gabbleduck known as the Weaver, the last living member of the ancient along with powerful Atheter alien race. What might an Atheter want with the complicated dealings of Penny Royal? Are the Polity along with prador forces playing right into the dark AI’s hand, or is usually that will the some other way around?

Are any of these books on your TBR list?

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