New Books and ARCs, 12/20/16

The books keep coming! Here are the latest new books and ARCs to arrive at the Scalzi Compound. Anything jump out at you? Tell me about it in the comments!

 

18 Comments on “New Books and ARCs, 12/20/16”

  1. I can’t decide if I want to read the Aliette de Bodard or not – the first one was … dark…

    Am very jealous of you having The Cold Eye, though. Is it January yet?

  2. I keep hoping to see a new Matthew Stover book in one of these stacks. I know you’re a fan, any chance you know what projects he’s up to these days?

  3. Hope Griffin Diaz – North Carolina – So, to borrow from a popular shirt, I love Jesus but I cuss a little. Well, a lot. In fact, I just don't believe Jesus really gives a shit about the word fuck. He does care if you say f you or go f yourself. But a general adjective? Nah. I am married to the love of my life, Louie (aka Luis) and have an adult child, Christy. My mum, Nancy, is still with us and active in our lives. I love to read, I fancy myself an amateur gardener, I am owned by a large black part machine coon cat named Samwise aka #SamSam and a Border Collie/Australian Cattle dog mix named Daisy. I knit. I craft. I sew. These are at my leisure and are hobbies. I don't take commissions nor do I do alterations. I'm an aspiring human being. I battle several mental illnesses including depression, major panic disorder, agoraphobia, germaphobia, claustrophobia, and some other assorted illnesses. I also have fibromyalgia and have had numerous traumatic brain injuries (into the double digits now). I am not able to drive more than a few miles at night. I don't know where this blog is going ... if anywhere.
    Jada Diaz

    Both the Alwyn Hamilton books titles look interesting.

  4. Ooh, you already have The Cold Eye! I’ve already pre-ordered that one. Wasn’t enamored of Alliette de Bodard’s first book – maybe check it out from library. And The Census Taker certainly piques my interest.

  5. ARC = Advanced Reading Copy. An version of the book sent out early so there can be reviews already in existence when the book officially comes out. It may have some typos and other minor differences from the final version.

    Nowadays, Baen at least will sell you ARCs of ebooks if you are such a devoted fan you just can’t wait another month or two for Space Goat III: Ungulate Revenge.

  6. I’m very looking forward to Upside Down, now that I’m over being angry at myself for not submitting to it.

  7. The Mieville looks good, but what I really want is the recipe for sriracha peanut butter cookies. The cookie you tweeted about was a thing of beauty.

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