Get Cozy with Publishing’s Winter 2017 Titles

Get Cozy with Publishing’s Winter 2017 Titles

passing-strange-ellen-klages-small brothers-ruin-emma-newman-small buffalo-soldier-maurice-broaddus-small Publishing has given us a peek at their upcoming fall and winter titles, and it looks like another dynamite line-up, with novellas by Black Gate author Ellen Klages (“A Taste of Summer,” BG 3), Seanan McGuire, Caitlín R. Kiernan, Adam Christopher, Emma Newman, Paul Cornell, Maurice Broaddus, and many others — including the sequel to the Nebula Award-winning Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. Here’s the complete line-up:

Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day by Seanan McGuire (192 pages, $15.99, January 10, designed by Jamie Stafford-Hill)
The Fortress at the End of Time by Joe M. McDermott (268 pages, $19.99/$4.99 digital, January 17, cover by Jaime Jones)
Passing Strange by Ellen Klages (220 pages, $14.99, January 24, cover by Gregory Manchess)
Binti: Home (Binti #2) by Nnedi Okorafor (176 pages, $14.99, January 31, cover by David Palumbo)
Idle Ingredients (Sin du Jour #4) by Matt Wallace (192 pages, $15.99, February 7, designed by Peter Lutjen)
Cold Counsel by Chris Sharp (368 pages, $21.99/$4.99, February 21, cover by David Palumbo)
Agents of Dreamland by Caitlín R. Kiernan (128 pages, $11.99, February 28, designed by Christine Foltzer)
Standard Hollywood Depravity (L.A. Trilogy) by Adam Christopher (176 pages, $14.99, March 7, cover by Will Staehle)
Brother’s Ruin by Emma Newman (160 pages, $14.99, March 14, cover by Cliff Neilsen)
Chalk by Paul Cornell (260 pages, 17.99/$4.99, March 21, designed by Peter Lutjen)
Buffalo Soldier by Maurice Broaddus (168 pages, $14.99. March 28, cover by Jon Foster)
Winter Tide (The Innsmouth Legacy, Book 1) by Ruthanna Emrys (368 pages, $25.99 in hardcover/$12.99 digital, April 4, cover by John Jude Palencar)
Proof of Concept by Gwyneth Jones (176 pages, $14.99, April 11, designed by Drive Communications)
Lightning in the Blood (Cold-Forged Flame #2)  by Marie Brennan (112 pages, $11.99, April 25, cover by Greg Ruth)

All are published in trade paperback. Unless otherwise noted, the digital prices for each is $2.99. See all the details here.

The Builders Daniel previewed their fall line-up back in July.

The Publishing novella line began last September with The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Kai Ashante Wilson. Since then they have released over 30 titles. We’ve covered all of them here at Black Gate. — or at least, we covered them all through August of this year.

The previous titles in the series include:

  1. The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Kai Ashante Wilson
  2. Witches of Lychford by Paul Cornell
  3. Sunset Mantle by Alter S. Reiss
  4. Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
  5. The Last Witness by K. J. Parker
  6. Of Sorrow and Such by Angela Slatter
  7. Envy of Angels by Matt Wallace
  8. The Builders by Daniel Polansky
  9. Domnall and the Borrowed Child by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley
  10. The Shootout Solution by Michael R. Underwood
  11. The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster
  12. The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle
  13. Patchwerk by David Tallerman
  14. Lustlocked, Matt Wallace
  15. A Song for No Man’s Land, Andy Remic
  16. The Ballad of Black Tom, Victor LaValle
  17. The Absconded Ambassador, Michael R. Underwood
  18. The Devil You Know, K. J. Parker
  19. Forest of Memory, Mary Robinette Kowal
  20. Pieces of Hate, Tim Lebbon
  21. Every Heart a Doorway, Seanan McGuire
  22. The Emperor’s Railroad, Guy Haley
  23. The Jewel and Her Lapidary, Fran Wilde
  24. A Whisper of Southern Lights, Tim Lebbon
  25. Runtime, S. B. Divya
  26. Infomocracy, Malka Older
  27. Return of Souls, Andy Remic
  28. Pride’s Spell, Matt Wallace
  29. The Ghoul King, Guy Haley
  30. Nightshades, Melissa F. Olson
  31. City of Wolves, Willow Palecek
  32. Spiderlight, Adrian Tchaikovsky
  33. The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe, Kij Johnson

Witches-of-Lychford-smallFor more details on any of the novellas above (or any of the previous volumes in the series), check out‘s online catalog:

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R.K. Robinson

Remember when SF Signal asked for votes for favorite cover amongst three? This would make a good one.

My vote here goes to Buffalo Soldier.

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