New Releases: 9/19/17

Happy New Release Day! Here’s what went on sale today.

Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

Earth, 2144. Jack is an anti-patent scientist turned drug pirate, traversing the world in a submarine as a pharmaceutical Robin Hood, fabricating cheap scrips for poor people who can’t otherwise afford them. But her latest drug hack has left a trail of lethal overdoses as people become addicted to their work, doing repetitive tasks until they become unsafe or insane.

Is freedom possible in a culture where everything, even people, can be owned?

Book of Judas by Linda Stasi

When her infant son is placed in mortal danger, New York City reporter Alessandra Russo is forced to save him by tracking down the missing pages of the Gospel of Judas, a heretical manuscript that was unearthed in Al-Minya, Egypt, in the 1970s. The manuscript declares that Judas was the beloved, not the betrayer, of Jesus.

The Gospel disappeared for decades before being rediscovered, rotted beyond repair, in a safety deposit box. Rumors insist that the most important pages had been stolen—pages that Alessandra now must find, if they even exist.

Null States by Malka Older

The future of democracy is about to implode.

After the last controversial global election, the global infomocracy that has ensured thirty years of world peace is fraying at the edges. As the new Supermajority government struggles to establish its legitimacy, agents of Information across the globe strive to keep the peace and maintain the flows of data that feed the new world order.

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Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson

Expected by his enemies to die the miserable death of a military slave, Kaladin survived to be given command of the royal bodyguards, a controversial first for a low-status “darkeyes.” Now he must protect the king and Dalinar from every common peril as well as the distinctly uncommon threat of the Assassin, all while secretly struggling to master remarkable new powers that are somehow linked to his honorspren, Syl.

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Bloom into You Vol. 3 Story and art by Nakatani Nio

Dreamin’ Sun Vol. 3 Story and art by Ichigo Takano

The High School Life of a Fudanshi Vol. 2 Story and art by Michinoku Atami

Plum Crazy! Tales of a Tiger-Striped Cat Vol. 2 Story and art by Hoshino Natsumi 

The Seven Princes of the Thousand-Year Labyrinth Vol. 4 Story by Aikawa Yu; Art by Atori Haruno

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