August releases

Saturday, August 1, 2015

I'm just back from my annual camping trip, where I couldn't read for I was always running after my 18 months old little girl but I'm just in time for August 2015 Fantasy releases. This month, my spotlight is quite short...


First, from the list of 2015 coming up titles I posted in January, here's what has changed for this month:

The Spider's War (The Dagger and the Coin book 5) by Daniel Abraham was pushed to 2016.
Black Heart (The Barrow book 2) by Mark Smylie was pushed to November.
Twelve Kings in Sharakhai (The Song of the Shattered Sands book 1) by Bradley P. Beaulieu was pushed to September.
Fall of Light (Kharkanas trilogy book 2) by Steven Erikson was pushed to 2016.


The Fifth Season
The Broken Earth book 1
N.K. Jemisin
August 4th
This is the way the world ends. Again. 
Three terrible things happen in a single day. Essun, a woman living an ordinary life in a small town, comes home to find that her husband has brutally murdered their son and kidnapped their daughter. Meanwhile, mighty Sanze—the world-spanning empire whose innovations have been civilization's bedrock for a thousand years—collapses as most of its citizens are murdered to serve a madman's vengeance. And worst of all, across the heart of the vast continent known as the Stillness, a great red rift has been been torn into the heart of the earth, spewing ash enough to darken the sky for years. Or centuries. 
Now Essun must pursue the wreckage of her family through a deadly, dying land. Without sunlight, clean water, or arable land, and with limited stockpiles of supplies, there will be war all across the Stillness: a battle royale of nations not for power or territory, but simply for the basic resources necessary to get through the long dark night. Essun does not care if the world falls apart around her. She'll break it herself, if she must, to save her daughter.

The Fool's Quest
The Fitz and the Fool trilogy book 2
Robin Hobb
August 11th
Acclaimed and bestselling author Robin Hobb continues her Fitz and the Fool trilogy with this second entry, following Fool’s Assassin, ramping up the tension and the intrigue as disaster continues to strike at Fitz’s life and heart. 
After nearly killing his oldest friend, the Fool, and finding his daughter stolen away by those who were once targeting the Fool, FitzChivarly Farseer is out for blood. And who better to wreak havoc than a highly trained and deadly former royal assassin? Fitz might have let his skills go fallow over his years of peace, but such things, once learned, are not so easily forgotten. And nothing is more dangerous than a man who has nothing left to lose…


Unknown said...

Noooo!The spiders war pushed to 2016 😢

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