New UK Books : June – July 2017

* Baxter, Stephen : Xeelee: Vengeance
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-1473217171, £20, 352pp, hardcover, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 15 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473217201
Xeelee #-

Far future SF novel, latest in Baxter’s long-running Xeelee series that began with Raft in 1991 and most recently included the collection Xeelee: Endurance in 2015.
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* Chait, Gavin : Our Memory Like Dust
(UK: Transworld/Doubleday UK 978-0857523686, £14.99, 400pp, hardcover, July 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 27 Jul 2017

Near-future SF novel about African and Middle Eastern refugees fleeing war and environmental collapse.
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* Haig, Matt : How to Stop Time
(UK: Canongate 978-1782118619, £12.99, 336pp, hardcover, July 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 6 Jul 2017

SF novel about an apparently 41-year-old man who has been alive since Elizabethan England.
• Canongate’s site has this description with blurbs and quotes from reviews.
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* Hamilton, Peter F. : A Voyage Through Air
(UK: Macmillan Children’s Books UK 978-1447291169, £6.99, 336pp, trade paperback, July 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 13 Jul 2017
The Queen of Dreams #3

Young-adult fantasy novel, third in a trilogy following The Secret Throne (2015) and The Hunting of the Princes (2015), about two children who have been whisked into a faerie world.
• Pan Macmillan’s site has this description.
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* Jacobs, John Hornor : Infernal Machines
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0575124134, £16.99, 368pp, trade paperback, July 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 27 Jul 2017
The Incorruptibles #-

Fantasy novel, third in a series following The Incorruptibles (2014) and Foreign Devils (2016), about two mercenaries in an empire under attack.
• Orion’s site has this description.
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* May, Elizabeth : The Fallen Kingdom
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0575130500, $16.99, 320pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 15 Jun 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575130524
The Falconer #3

Fantasy novel, third in a series following The Falconer (2013) and The Vanishing Throne (2015), about a Lady in 1844 Edinburgh who’s determined to hunt down the faery who murdered her mother.
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* Peek, Ben : The Eternal Kingdom
(UK: Macmillan UK 978-1447251897, $14.99, 688pp, trade paperback, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 15 Jun 2017
The Children Trilogy #3

Epic fantasy novel, third in a series following The Godless (2014) and Leviathan’s Blood (2016), set 15,000 years after warring Gods have left their bodies across the world.
• Pan Macmillan’s site has this description with an extract.

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* Smith, Michael Marshall : Hannah Green and her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence
(UK: Harper Voyager 978-0008237912, $12.99, 364pp, hardcover, July 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 27 Jul 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780008237936

Satirical fantasy novel about a girl who thinks her life is mundane.
• HarperCollins Australia’s site has this description with a sample.

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* Spark, Anna Smith : The Court of Broken Knives
(UK: Harper Voyager 978-0008204068, £12.99, 480pp, hardcover, June 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 Jun 2017
Empires of Dust #1

Grimdark fantasy novel, the author’s first novel and first in a series, about an unconquered city in the world’s richest empire.
• Harper Voyager’s site has this post by the author about writing the book.
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