If you are into reading science fiction, September 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting month. In August, we had listed five great books that were coming out, and this month, there are six new releases that sound really fun. With big book releases from venerable SF authors such as Robert Silverberg, apart from exciting new authors, you’re bound to have more than enough to read to get through the month. Here are the most promising science fiction books you can read in September 2017.
The Ruin of Angels by Max Gladstone
The Ruin of Angels is the sixth book in the Hugo-nominated series called Craft Sequence. This series isn’t exactly science fiction, as it falls more under the urban fantasy genre, but it’s quite exciting to read nonetheless. Imagine a world where the battles of gods destroy entire towns, and some humans are tasked with resurrecting dead gods to prevent chaos from setting in, and you get a bit of the picture here.
The Ruin of Angels’ storyline begins 150 years after The God Wars destroyed the city of Alikand. A new city has risen in its place and a priestess, who’s also an investment banker, called Kai Pohala arrives in town. Kai finds her sister in trouble and soon gets entangled in something much bigger than saving her — trying to keep some people from finishing off what’s left of Alikand.
Expected release date: September 5
Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King
Renowned author Stephen King needs absolutely no introduction, especially since a movie based on his Dark Tower series just hit theatres. King and his son Owen have collaborated to write a book called Sleeping Beauties, which has nothing to do with classic fairy tales.
Sleeping Beauties is set in the near future where women get shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze when they go to sleep. If this is disturbed, the women become very violent. Without giving too much away, it turns out that the women go to another place when they go to sleep. One woman, however, is immune to this disease. This is the story of that woman — Evie.
Expected release date: September 26
Provenance by Ann Leckie
Ann Leckie arrived on the science fiction scene with a massive hit in the form of the Imperial Radch trilogy comprising excellent books such as Ancillary Justice. The series has won her multiple awards such as the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke, and…