New in Paperback, November-December 2015

Bara, Dave : Impulse
(DAW 978-0756410667, $7.99, 384pp, mass market paperback, December 2015)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Dec 2015
Lightship Chronicles #1

(First edition: DAW, February 2015)

Military SF novel, first in a series and the author’s first novel, about an officer in the Unified Space Navy given a new assignment following an attack on a Lightship.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The second volume, Starbound, is due in January.

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Lake, Jay : Last Plane to Heaven
(Tor 978-0765377999, $16.99, 320pp, trade paperback, November 2015)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Nov 2015

(First edition: Tor, September 2014)

Collection of 32 stories, subtitled “The Last Collection”, with a foreword by Gene Wolfe.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews, including the table of contents.
• The book won a Locus Award as best collection.

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Rothfuss, Patrick : The Slow Regard of Silent Things
(DAW 978-0756411329, $10.99, 176pp, mass market paperback, November 2015)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Nov 2015

(First edition: DAW, October 2014)

Short fantasy novel about Auri, a character from the author’s “Kingkiller Chronicle” novels.
• There are illustrations by Nate Taylor.
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Staveley, Brian : The Providence of Fire
(Tor 978-0765336446, $17.99, 624pp, trade paperback, December 2015)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 8 Dec 2015
Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne #2

(First edition: Tor, January 2015)

Fantasy novel, second in a series following The Emperor’s Blades (2014), about the daughter and two sons of a slain emperor.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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Weis, Margaret, & Robert Krammes : The Seventh Sigil
(Tor 978-0765369536, $9.99, 768pp, mass market paperback, December 2015)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Dec 2015

(First edition: Tor, September 2014)

Epic military fantasy novel, final book of a trilogy following Shadow Raiders (2011) and Storm Riders (2013), set in a world connected by airships where two rival empires vie for an invention that could revolutionize warfare.
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Wellington, David : Positive
(Harper Voyager 978-0062315397, $9.99, 576pp, mass market paperback, December 2015)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Nov 2015

(First edition: Harper Voyager, April 2015)

Post-apocalyptic zombie novel.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a preview function.

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