All the New Fantasy Books Coming Out in December

Don’t finish your wishlists just yet—the year’s not quite over! Cozy up with The Girl in the Tower, Katherine Arden’s sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale; visit Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar with a whole host of writers in Pathways; consider Alice through a different glass in Ellen Datlow’s new anthology, Mad Hatter and March Hares; or pick up Nora Roberts’ magically post-apocalyptic Year One—among other wintry fantasies.

Keep track of all the new releases here. Note: All title summaries are taken and/or summarized from copy provided by the publisher.

(There will not be a Genre Benders list this month due to lack of titles.)



The Girl in the Tower (Winternight #2)—Katherine Arden (December 5, Del Rey)
Vasilisa’s gift for seeing what others do not won her the attention of Morozko—Frost, the winter demon from the stories—and together they saved her people ...