LJ Fiction | Review Alert, September 15, 2017

Below is a list of Fiction and SF/Fantasy titles to be reviewed in the September 15, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.

FICTION

**Benedict, Helen. Wolf Season. Bellevue Literary. Oct. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9781942658306. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9781942658313. F

Brockmole, Jessica. Woman Enters Left. Ballantine. Aug. 2017. 352p. ISBN 9780399178511. pap. $16; ebk. ISBN 9780399178528. F

D’Andrea, Luca. Beneath the Mountain. Harper. Jan. 2018. 400p. tr. from Italian by Howard Curtis. ISBN 9780062680174. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062680181. F DEBUT

Dempsey, Joan. This Is How It Begins. She Writes. Oct. 2017. 399p. ISBN 9781631523083. pap. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9781631523090. F DEBUT

Erdrich, Louise. Future Home of the Living God. Harper. Nov. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9780062694058. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062694072. F

García, Cristina. Here in Berlin. Counterpoint. Oct. 2017. 224p. ISBN 9781619029590. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781619029705. F

Hauser, Emily. For the Winner: A Novel of Jason and the Argonauts. Pegasus. Oct. 2017. 368p. ISBN 9781681775456. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681775890. F

**Hunter, Megan. The End We Start From. Atlantic. Nov. 2017. 160p. ISBN 9780802126894. $22; ebk. ISBN 9780802189066. F DEBUT

Iggulden, Conn. Ravenspur: Rise of the Tudors. Pegasus. (Wars of the Roses, Bk. 4). Dec. 2017. 496p. ISBN 9781681776859. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681776873. F

Ignatius, David. The Quantum Spy. Norton. Nov. 2017. 304p. ISBN 9780393254150. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393254167. F

**Jones, Tayari. An American Marriage. Algonquin. Feb. 2018. 320p. ISBN 9781616201340. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616207601. F

Joseph, Nic. The Last Day of Emily Lindsey. Sourcebooks Landmark. Oct. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9781492646532. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781492646549. F

Keener, Jessica. Strangers in Budapest. Algonquin. Nov. 2017. 352p. ISBN 9781616204976. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616207687. F

Lamb, Cathy. No Place I’d Rather Be. Kensington. Sept. 2017. 480p. ISBN 9781496709813. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781496709820. F

Lang, Ruth Emmie. Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance. St. Martin’s. Nov. 2017. 352p. ISBN 9781250112040. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250112057. F

McIntosh, Matthew. theMystery.doc. Grove. Oct. 2017. 1664p. photos.ISBN 9780802124913. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780802189172. F

**McKibben, Bill. Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance. Blue Rider. Nov. 2017. 240p. ISBN 9780735219861. $22; ebk. ISBN 9780735219878. F

Miranda, Megan. Fragments of the Lost. Crown Bks. for Young Readers. Nov. 2017. 384p. ISBN 9780399556722. $18.99; ebk. ISBN 9780399556746. F

Montemarano, Nicholas. The Senator’s Children. Tin House. Nov. 2017. 376p. ISBN 9781941040799. pap. $15.95. F

Naughton, Sarah. The Girlfriend. Sourcebooks Landmark. Mar. 2018. 368p. ISBN 9781492651246. pap. $15.99. F

Perry, Thomas. The Bomb Maker. Mysterious. Jan. 2018. 384p. ISBN 9780802127488. $26. ebk. ISBN 9780802165534. F

Pochoda, Ivy. Wonder Valley. Ecco: HarperCollins. Nov. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9780062656353. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062656377. F

Raisin, Ross. A Natural. Random. Oct. 2017. 400p. ISBN 9780525508779. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780525508786. F

Ross, David F. The Man Who Loved Islands. Orenda. Sept. 2017. 276p. ISBN 9781910633151. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781495627880. F

Sukegawa, Durian. Sweet Bean Paste. Oneworld. Oct. 2017. 224p. tr. from Japanese by Allison Watts. ISBN 9781786071958. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9781786071965. F

Whalen, Marybeth Mayhew. When We Were Worthy. Lake Union: Amazon. Sept. 2017. 276p. ISBN 9781503941601. pap. $14.95. F

Willig, Lauren. The English Wife. St. Martin’s. Jan. 2018. 384p. ISBN 9781250056276. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466860216. F

Wilson, Carter. Mister Tender’s Girl. Sourcebooks Landmark. Feb. 2018. 400p. ISBN 9781492656500. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781492656517. F

FAMILY DYNAMICS

Feldman, Joshua Max. Start Without Me. Morrow. Oct. 2017. 288p. ISBN 9780062668721. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062668745. F

Hornak, Francesca. Seven Days of Us. Berkley. Oct. 2017. 368p. ISBN 9780451488756. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780451488770. F DEBUT

HISTORY’S WOMEN

Chiaverini, Jennifer. Enchantress of Numbers. Dutton. Dec. 2017. 448p. ISBN 9781101985205. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781101985229. F

Scott, Susan Holloway. I, Eliza Hamilton. Kensington. Oct. 2017. 400p. ISBN 9781496712523. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781496712530. F

SHORT STORIES

Alive in Shape and Color: 16 Paintings by Great Artists and the Stories They Inspired. Pegasus. Dec. 2017. 304p. ed. by Lawrence Block. illus. ISBN 9781681775616. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681776095. F

Diski, Jenny. The Vanishing Princess. Ecco: HarperCollins. Dec. 2017. 208p. ISBN 9780062685711. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062685728. F

**Yan Lianke. The Years, Months, Days. Black Cat. Dec. 2017. 155p. tr. from Chinese by Carlos Rojas. ISBN 9780802126658. pap. $16. F

Science fiction/fantasy

DEBUT OF THE MONTH

**Chakraborty, S.A. The City of Brass. Harper Voyager. (Daevabad Trilogy, Bk. 1). Nov. 2017. 544p. ISBN 9780062678102. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062678126. FANTASY

CHECK THESE OUT

**Bear, Elizabeth. The Stone in the Skull. Tor. (Lotus Kingdoms, Bk. 1). Oct. 2017. 368p. ISBN 9780765380135. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466872073. FANTASY

Hearne, Kevin. A Plague of Giants. Del Rey: Ballantine. (Seven Kennings, Bk. 1). Oct. 2017. 640p. ISBN 9780345548603. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9780345548610. FANTASY

Hutchinson, Dave. Acadie. Tor.com. Sept. 2017. 112p. ISBN 9780765398260. pap. $10.99; ebk. ISBN 9780765398253. SF

McGuire, Seanan. Deadlands: Boneyard. Tor. (Deadlands, Bk. 3). Oct. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9780765375308. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466846388. FANTASY

Moreno-Garcia, Silvia. The Beautiful Ones. Thomas Dunne: St. Martin’s. Oct. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9781250099068. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250099075. FANTASY

Neill, Chloe. The Hunt. Berkley. (Devil’s Isle, Bk. 3). Sept. 2017. 336p. ISBN 9780451473363. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9780698184558. FANTASY

**Solomon, Rivers. An Unkindness of Ghosts. Akashic. Oct. 2017. 340p. ISBN 9781617755880. pap. $15.95; ebk. ISBN 9781617755996. SF DEBUT

**Thompson, Tade. The Murders of Molly Southbourne. Tor.com. Oct. 2017. 128p. ISBN 9780765397133. pap. $11.99; ebk. ISBN 9780765397126. HORROR

Wong, David. What the Hell Did I Just Read? St. Martin’s. (John Dies at the End, Bk. 3). Oct. 2017. 384p. ISBN 9781250040206. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466835443. FANTASY

Yang, JY. The Black Tides of Heaven. (Tensorate, Bk. 1). 240p. ISBN 9780765395412; ebk. ISBN 9780765395405. FANTASY
Yang, JY.
The Red Threads of Fortune. (Tensorate, Bk. 2).224p. ISBN 9780765395399; ebk. ISBN 9780765395382. SF
ea. vol: Tor.com. Oct. 2017. pap. $15.99. DEBUT

SERIES LINEUP

Bonesteel, Elizabeth. Breach of Containment. Harper Voyager. (Central Corps, Bk. 3). Sept. 2017. 576p. ISBN 9780062413680. pap. $16.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062413703. SF

Gladstone, Max. Ruin of Angels. Tor. (Craft Sequence, Bk. 6). Sept. 2017. 576p. ISBN 9780765395894. pap. $24.99; ebk. ISBN 9780765395887. FANTASY

Rowland, Diana. White Trash Zombie Unchained. DAW. (White Trash Zombie, Bk. 6). Sept. 2017. 368p. ISBN 9780756408244. pap. $7.99; ebk. ISBN 9781101608708. HORROR

COLLECTIONS & ANTHOLOGIES

The Book of Swords. Bantam. Oct. 2017. 544p. ed. by Gardner Dozois. ISBN 9780399593765. $30; ebk. ISBN 9780399593772. FANTASY

Hill, Joe. Strange Weather: Four Short Novels. Morrow. Oct. 2017. 448p. ISBN 9780062663115. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062663139. HORROR

**Iraq + 100: First Anthology of Science Fiction To Have Emerged from Iraq. Tor. Sept. 2017. 224p. ed. by Hassam Blasim. tr. from Arabic by Jonathan Wright & others. ISBN 9781250161321. pap. $17.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250161314. SF

Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction & Fantasy. Laksa Media. (Anthology). Oct. 2017. 352p. ed. by Lucas K. Law & Derwin Mak. ISBN 9781988140049. $28; pap. ISBN 9780993969652. $17.95; ebk. ISBN 9780993969669. SF

TALES OF TERROR

**Colonial Horrors: Sleepy Hollow and Beyond. Pegasus. Oct. 2017. 400p. ed. by Graeme Davis. ISBN 9781681775296. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681775906. HORROR

In the Footsteps of Dracula. Pegasus. Oct. 2017. 704p. ed. by Stephen Jones. ISBN 9781681775340. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781681775920. HORROR

ADDITIONAL SF/FANTASY

**Weir, Andy. Artemis. Crown. Nov. 2017. 320p. ISBN 9780553448122; ebk. ISBN 9780553448139. $27. F

 

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