October 2020 Releases


October 2020 Releases

October 2020 Releases

Here is The Qwillery's list of novels, etc. being published in October  2020. If there is something that we've missed, please leave a comment below. Any genre mistakes are ours. Leave a comment below if you feel that the genre is wrong. Also note that this list is always under revision. Publication dates change. We try to keep this as accurate as possible. Please note that we use the publisher's publication date in the US. Check The View From Monday each week for each week's updated release list.

October 2020 Releases

Debut novels are highlighted in blue. Novels, etc. by formerly featured DAC Authors are highlighted in green.

October 1, 2020
I Am DustLouise Beech PsyTh
Devoted (ri)
Dean Koontz Sus/SupTh/H
The Haunting of H. G. WellsRobert Masello HistTh/SupTh/Occ/Sup
Evil in TechnicolorJoe M. McDermott (Ed)
H - Anthology
From the Wreck (h2tp)
Jane Rawson LF
The Midnight CircusJane Yolen FairyT/FolkT/LM/DF/SS

October 2, 2020
Monsterland: (A Hulu Series)Nathan Ballingrud SS/H/CF/SF

October 5, 2015
Halloween SeasonLucy A. Snyder DF/SS

October 6, 2020
Mother of Kings (e)(ri)
Poul Anderson F
Genesis (e)(ri)Poul Anderson SF
War of the Gods (e)(ri)Poul Anderson F
Two Novels of Far-Future Apocalypse: The Winter of the World and Twilight World (e)(ri)Poul Anderson SF
Curse of HonorDavid Annandale F - Legend of the Five Rings 
Over the Woodward WallA. Deborah Baker DF
The Case of the Twisted TruthsLucy Banks PCM/GH/Sus - Dr Ribero's Agency of the Supernatural 4
The Luna Missile Crisis (h2tp)Rhett C. Bruno
Jaime Castle
Daughter of Black LakeCathy Marie Buchanan Hist/F/LF
Imaginary Friend (h2tp)Stephen Chbosky H/SupTh/PsyTh/STR/GH
Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead: TyphoonWesley Chu H
Silence in the ShadowsDarcy Coates H/Occ/Sup/SF/AP/PA/SupTh/Dys - A Black Winter Novel 2
The Enchanted (ri)Rene Denfeld LF - Harper Perennial Olive Editions
Nightmare Flower (Monster, She Wrote)Elizabeth Engstrom SS/H
Future Home of the Living God (ri)Louise Erdrich F/CW - Harper Perennial Olive Editions
The Companions (h2tp)Katie M. Flynn Dys
The Archive of the ForgottenA. J. Hackwith F/CF/HU - A Novel from Hell's Library 2
Consensual Hex (D)Amanda Harlowe LF/MR/Occ/Sup/CW
The Return (h2tp)Rachel Harrison H/Occ/Sup
Weird World War IIISean Patrick Hazlett (Ed)SF - Anthology
Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical MagicAlice Hoffman LF
A New History of the Future in 100 Objects: A FictionAdrian Hon SF/HSF/AH
Once Again (D)Catherine Wallace Hope Sus/FL/CW
The Queen of the Tearling (ri)Erika Johansen F - Harper Perennial Olive Editions
The Eye of the World (ri)Robert Jordan F - The Wheel of Time 1
The BladeboneAusma Zehanat Khan F - Khorasan Archives 4
The Hollow PlacesT. Kingfisher H
Elsewhere (Illustrated Edition)Dean Koontz TechTh/Sus/CM
The Rib from Which I Remake the World (ri)Ed Kurtz H
You Will Love What You Have Killed (D - English)Kevin Lambert
Donald Winkler (Tr)
LF/H - Biblioasis International Translation Series
Ursula K. Le Guin: Annals of the Western Shore: Gifts / Voices / PowersUrsula K. Le Guin F/CoA/LF - Library of America Ursula K. Le Guin Edition 5
The Hobbit SketchbookAlan Lee F
A Wild Winter SwanGregory Maguire FairyT/FolkT/LM
Sassinak (ri)Anne McCaffrey
Elizabeth Moon
The Autobiography of Kathryn JanewayUna Mccormack SF/AC/Biography
EarthlingsSayaka Murata
Ginny Tapley Takemori (Tr)
Cardiff, by the Sea: Four Novellas of SuspenseJoyce Carol Oates PsyTh/H
Who Fears Death (ri)Nnedi Okorafor SF/AP/PA/DF/CulH
Night TrainDavid Quantick H/BHU
Aurora RisingAlastair Reynolds SF/CM/GenEng/HSF/SO - The Prefect Dreyfus Emergencies 1
The Rise of Magicks (h2tp)Nora Roberts P/PNR/SupTh/SF/AP/PA/Dys - Chronicles of The One 3
The Ministry for the FutureKim Stanley Robinson SF/AP/PA/LF/GW&CC/HSF
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRueV. E. Schwab HistF/LF
Truthtelling: Stories, Fables, GlimpsesLynne Sharon Schwartz SS
The Last CampaignMartin L. Shoemaker SF/CM/HSF - Near-Earth Mysteries 2
The History of Middle-earth Boxed SetChristopher Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
F - History of Middle-earth
The History of Middle-earth, Part OneChristopher Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
F - History of Middle-earth 1
The History of Middle-earth, Part TwoChristopher Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
F - History of Middle-earth 2
The History of Middle-earth, Part ThreeChristopher Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien
F - History of Middle-earth Series 3
The Devil and the Dark WaterStuart Turton HistTh/LF/Occ/Sup
The Valkyrie ProtocolDavid Weber
Jacob Holo
SF/TT - Gordian Division 2
The Golem and the Jinni (ri)Helene Wecker Hist - Harper Perennial Olive Editions

October 13, 2020
Non-Stop (e)(ri)Brian W. Aldiss SF
Recipes from the World of Tolkien: Inspired by the LegendsRobert Tuesley Anderson Cooking/History
The Divers' Game (h2tp)Jesse Ball LF
PerishL. C. Barlow SF - Jack Harper Trilogy 2
To Lose the EarthKirsten Beyer SF - Star Trek: Voyager
My Favorites: A Collection of Short StoriesBen Bova SF/SS
The SensationAmanda Bridgeman WS/CrTh/SF/AP/PA - The Salvation 2
Pirate of the ProphecyJack Campbell F - Empress of the Endless Sea 1
Explorer of the Endless SeaJack Campbell F - Empress of the Endless Sea 2
Fate of the Free LandsJack Campbell F - Empress of the Endless Sea 3
Ring ShoutP. Djèlí Clark DF/HistF/H
Rendezvous with Rama (ri)Arthur C. Clarke SF/AC
Radio Free Albemuth (ri)Philip K. Dick SF/AC
Attack SurfaceCory Doctorow SF/AP/PA/HSF/TechTh
The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories, Volume 4James D. Jenkins (Ed)
Ryan Cagle (Ed)
H - Anthology
We Will All Go Down Together (ri)Gemma Files H
Experimental Film (ri)Gemma Files H
The Hexslinger Series: A Book of Tongues, A Rope of Thorns, and A Tree of Bones (e)(ri)Gemma Files H
A Book of Tongues (ri)Gemma Files H - Hexslinger 1
A Rope of Thorns (ri)Gemma Files H - Hexslinger 2
A Tree of Bones (ri)Gemma Files H - Hexslinger 3
The Worm in Every Heart: Stories (e)(ri)Gemma Files H - SS
Kissing Carrion: Stories (e)(ri)Gemma Files H - SS
The Raven LadySharon Lynn Fisher F - Faery Rehistory 2
Trinity Sight (h2tp)Jennifer Givhan MR/LF
Forgotten WorkJason Guriel LF/Satire/CyP/Dys
Flesh and SteelGuy Haley SF/CM - Warhammer 40,000 0
The Once and Future WitchesAlix E. Harrow AH/Occ/Sup/FL/HistF
Dune: The Duke of CaladanBrian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF/SO - The Caladan Trilogy 1
The Children of Tomorrow (e)Paul Antony Jones
Robert Greenberger
SF - This Alien Earth 3
Tindalos AssetCaitlin R. Kiernan DF/SF/H - Tinfoil Dossier 3
Changing Planes: Stories (ri)Ursula K. Le Guin SF
Sherlock Holmes and the Beast of the StapletonsJames Lovegrove MD/Hist/Occ/Sup
The LandThomas Maltman STR/Gothic/Psy
Ghost Stories: Classic Tales of Horror and Suspense (h2tp)Lisa Morton (Ed)
Leslie S Klinger(Ed)
H - Anthology
Flowers of Time: On Postapocalyptic FictionMark Payne SF/LC/HC
The Midnight BargainC. L. Polk HistF/RF/CW
Black SunRebecca Roanhorse F - Between Earth and Sky 1
Barnabas Collins versus the Warlock (ri)Marylin Ross Gothic - Dark Shadows the Complete Library 11
The Emperor's WolvesMichelle Sagara F - The Wolves of Elantra 1
Vigil (ri)Angela Slatter UF/P/Cr - Verity Fassbinder 1
White Trash Warlock (D)David R. Slayton CF - Adam Binder Novels 1
Earth Abides (ri)George R Stewart SF/AP/PA
In the BlackPatrick S. Tomlinson SF
The Age of Anxiety (h2tp)Pete Townshend Psy/CoA/LF/VM
Elegy for the Undead: A NovellaMatthew Vesely H/SF/AP/PA
Night TerrorsTim Waggoner F/H/Cr - Shadow Watch
Video Palace: In Search of the Eyeless Man: Collected StoriesDr Maynard Wills H
Zoey Punches the Future in the DickDavid Wong SF/Th/HU - Zoey Ashe 2
The Art of Magic: The Gathering - War of the SparkJames Wyatt The Art of Magic: The Gathering 8

October 14, 2020
Placed into Abyss (Mise en Abyse): A Original (e)Rachel Swirsky SF/TT

October 15, 2020
WhitelandRosie Cranie-Higgs H/DF - The Whiteland Novels 1

October 16, 2020
Kitty's Mix-TapeCarrie Vaughn UF/P/DF/SS

October 20, 2020
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (ri)John Joseph Adams (Ed)MD - Anthology
RubyNina Allan SF/F/LF
Ninth House (h2tp)Leigh Bardugo SupTh/P/Occ/Sup
MachineElizabeth Bear SF/SO - White Space 2
The Last DruidTerry Brooks F - Fall of Shannara 4
Reviving the Hawthorn SistersEmily Carpenter Gothic/CW/Southern
Plain Bad Heroines (D-Adult)Emily M. Danforth Gothic
The Best Horror of the Year Volume TwelveEllen Datlow (Ed)H - Anthology
Halo: Shadows of Reach: A Master Chief StoryTroy Denning SF - Halo 27
Voodoo HeartJohn Everson H - Fiction Without Frontiers 0
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected FictionNeil Gaiman SS
The Mirror Man (D)Jane Gilmartin SF/HSF/Sus/GenEng/Th
World of Warcraft: Rise of the Horde & Lord of the Clans: The Illustrated NovelsChristie Golden F
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: Volume OnePaula Guran (Ed)DF/H - Anthology
A Shadow on the LensSam Hurcom HistTh/Cr/Gothic
The Shirley Jackson CollectionShirley Jackson
Joyce Carol Oates (Ed)
Ruth Franklin (Ed)
Shirley Jackson: Four Novels of the 1940s & 50s: The Road Through the Wall / Hangsaman / The Bird's Nest / The SundialShirley Jackson
Ruth Franklin (Ed)
The PortalRussell James H - Fiction Without Frontiers 0
Escape Pod: The Science Fiction AnthologyMur Lafferty (Ed)
S. B. Divya (Ed)
SF - Anthology
Greyfriars ReformatoryFrazer Lee H - Fiction Without Frontiers 0
Phoenix ExtravagantYoon Ha Lee F
To Hold Up the SkyCixin Liu SF - Collection
Knight of StarsTom Lloyd F - God Fragments
The Night Will Find Us (D)Matthew Lyons H/SupTh/Occ/Sup
Sabbath (h2tp)Nick Mamatas SupTh/DF
The Dark LibraryCyrille Martinez
Joseph Patrick Stancil (Tr)
Seanan McGuire's Wayward Children, Volumes 1-3: Every Heart a Doorway, Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Beneath the Sugar SkySeanan McGuire CF/DF/FairyT/FolkT/LM - Wayward Children
After SundownMark Morris (Ed)H - Anthology - Fiction Without Frontiers 0
Don't MoveJames S. Murray
Darren Wearmouth
In the Forest (ri)Edna O'Brien LF
The Necessary Beggar (ri)Susan Palwick SF/HSF/PA/AP
Wild Fell: A Ghost Story (e)(ri)Michael Rowe H
October (e)(ri)Michael Rowe H
Enter, Night (e)(ri)Michael Rowe H
The Sun Down Motel (h2tp)Simone St. James SupTh/H/CW
An Argumentation of HistoriansJodi Taylor HistF - Chronicles of St. Mary's 9
Unfinished Tales Illustrated EditionJ.R.R. TolkienF
Fourth IslandSarah Tolmie HistF/FairyT/FolkT/LM
BoyBrent van Staalduinen LF/CoA/MR
Shadows of the Short Days (D - US)Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson CF/Pol/AB
Mean MachineAleksandr Voinov Dys/Sports
The Ghost Stories Of Edith WhartonEdith Wharton Classics/GH/SS - VMC Designer Collection,Virago Modern Classics Series
The Christmas Spirits on Tradd StreetKaren White CW/GH - Tradd Street Series 6
Love after the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative FictionJoshua Whitehead (Ed)LGBT/Native American & Aboriginal/SF - Anthology
The Thousand Deaths of Ardor Benn (ri)Tyler Whitesides F - Kingdom of Grit 1

October 21, 2020
City of Red Midnight: A Hikayat: A Original (e)Usman T. Malik F

October 27, 2020
The Hammer and the Eagle: The Icons of the Warhammer WorldsDan Abnett SF - Warhammer 40,000 0
Gamechanger (h2tp)L. X. Beckett SF/AC/CyP
Interference (h2tp)Sue Burke SF/AC/HSF - Semiosis Duology 2
Madeleine Is Sleeping (ri)Sarah Shun-lien Bynum LF/CoA/FairyT/FolkT/LM
The Best of Jerry PournelleJohn F. Carr (Ed)SF/SS
The Rise of Skywalker: Expanded EditionRae Carson SF/SO/MTI - Star Wars
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume FiveNeil Clarke (Ed)SF - Anthology
Bane's ChoiceAlyssa Day PNR
How the Multiverse Got Its RevengeK. Eason SF/SO/HU - The Thorne Chronicles 2
48 Hours (tp2mm)William R. Forstchen TechTh/SF/AP/PA
Love in the Time of Cholera (Illustrated Edition)Gabriel García Márquez MR/LF/Classics - Vintage International
Till Sudden Death Do Us Part (h2tp)Simon R. Green SupM/DF - An Ishmael Jones Mystery 7
Lion El'Jonson: Lord of the FirstDavid Guymer SF/SO - The Horus Heresy: Primarchs/td>
Dune: House Atreides (ri)Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF - Prelude to Dune 1
Dune: House Harkonnen (ri)Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF - Prelude to Dune Series 2
Dune: House Corrino (ri)Brian Herbert
Kevin J. Anderson
SF - Prelude to Dune Series 3
Northern Wrath (D)Thilde Kold Holdt The Hanged God Trilogy 1
Critical Point (h2mm)S. L. Huang SF/TechTh - Cas Russell 3
Syn & SalvationBeth Kander SF/GenEng/AP/PA/Dys/TechTh - Original Syn Trilogy 3
SinderKathleen Kaufman Occ/Sup/Horror - Diabhal 2
Accepting the LanceSharon Lee
Steve Miller
SF/SO - Liaden Universe® 22
Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon (h2tp)James Lovegrove Occ/Sup/HistM
People of the CityMarshall Ryan Maresca UF/F - Maradaine Elite 3
Antediluvian (h2mm)Wil McCarthy SF/HSF
The Twelve Strange Days of ChristmasSyd Moore Cr/SS/H - An Essex Witch Museum Mystery Collection
Nexus & Other StoriesThomas Parrott SF/SE - Warhammer 40,000
The Ankh-Morpork Archives: Volume OneTerry Pratchett F
Chicory Up (e)(ri)Irene Radford F - Pixie Chronicles 2
Life and Limb (h2tp)Jennifer Roberson F/UF/DF - Blood and Bone 1
The Peril of Barnabas CollinsMarylin Ross Gothic/Occ - Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint Book 12
Barnabas Collins and the Mysterious GhostMarylin Ross Gothic/Occ - Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint Book 13
Song of the Risen God: A Tale of the Coven (h2mm)R. A. Salvatore F/DF - Coven 3
The Tower of FoolsAndrzej Sapkowski
David French (Tr)
F/HistF - Hussite Trilogy 1
The Witch Hunter (D- US)Max Seeck PP/Occ/Sup
Seduced by the WolfTerry Spear PNR/P - Heart of the Wolf
Dead Before Dark (ri)Wendy Corsi Staub Sus/H/WS
Dead Lies DreamingCharles Stross CF/DF - Laundry Files 10
Lord of Secrets (ri)Breanna Teintze F/HU/RF - The Empty Gods 1
The Very Hungry Zombie: A Parody (ri)Michael Teitelbaum HU
The Very Thirsty Vampire: A Parody (ri)Michael Teitelbaum HU
Sacrosanct & Other StoriesC L Werner F - Warhammer: Age of Sigmar
London Centric: Tales of Future LondonIan Whates (Ed)SF - Anthology

October 28, 2020
The Little Witch: A Original (e)M. Rickert DF

October 31, 2020
A Stitch in TimeKelley Armstrong Sup/Sus - A Stitch in Time 1
Seven of InfinitiesAliette de Bodard SF
Dying With Her Cheer Pants On: Stories of the Fighting PumpkinsSeanan McGuire F - SS

D - Debut
e - eBook
Ed - Editor
h2mm - Hardcover to Mass Market Paperback
h2tp - Hardcover to Trade Paperback
Ke - Kindle eBook
ri - reissue or reprint
tp2mm - Trade Paperback to Mass Market Paperback
Tr - Translator

AB - Absurdist
AC - Alien Contact
AH - Alternative History
AP - Apocalyptic
BHU - Black Humor
CF - Contemporary Fantasy
CM - Crime & Mystery
CoA - Coming of Age
Cr - Crime
CW - Contemporary Women
CyP - CyberPunk
DF - Dark Fantasy
Dys - Dystopian
F - Fantasy
FairyT - Fairy Tales
FL - Family Life
FolkT - Folk Tales
FR - Fantasy Romance
GenEng - Genetic Engineering
GH - Ghost(s)
GothicR - Gothic Romance
GW&CC - Global Warming and Climate Change
H - Horror
HC - History and Criticism
Hist - Historical
HistF - Historical Fantasy
HistM - Historical Mystery
HistR - Historical Romance
HistTh - Historical Thriller
HSF - Hard Science Fiction
HU - Humorous
LC - Literary Criticism
LF - Literary Fiction
LM - Legend and Mythology
M - Mystery
Med - Medical
MR - Magical Realism
MTI - Media Tie-In
Occ - Occult
P - Paranormal
PA - Post Apocalyptic
PCM - Paranormal Cozy Mystery
PNR - Paranormal Romance
Pol - Political
PolTh - Political Thriller
PopCul - Popular Culture
PP - Police Porcedural
Psy - Psychological
R - Romance
RF - Romantic Fantasy
ScF - Science Fantasy
SE - Space Exploration
SF - Science Fiction
SFR - Science Fiction Romance
SFTh - Science Fiction Thriller
SH - Superheroes
SO - Space Opera
SP - Steampunk
SpecFic - Speculative Fiction
SS - Short Stories
STR - Small Town and Rural
Sup - Supernatural
SupM - Supernatural Mystery
SupTh - Supernatural Thriller
Sus - Suspense
TechTh - Technological Thriller
Th - Thriller
TT - Time Travel
TTR - Time Travel Romance
UF - Urban Fantasy
VM - Visionary and Metaphysical
WS - Women Sleuths

Note: Not all genres and formats are found in the books, etc. listed above.
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