All the New Genre-Bending Books Coming Out in February

If you’re looking for variety, you’re in the right place. February has immortal men, time-traveling special agents, haunted museums, mysterious new creatures, and a lot of magical-sounding short story collections. Plus Austen meets Shelley in John Kessel’s Pride and Prometheus, and Guillermo del Toro and Daniel Kraus present the novel edition of The Shape of Water!

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

 

WEEK ONE

How to Stop Time—Matt Haig (February 6, Viking)
Tom Hazard may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he’s been alive for centuries. Tom has lived history—performing with Shakespeare, exploring the high seas with Captain Cook, and sharing cocktails with Fitzgerald. Now, he just wants an ordinary life. So Tom moves back his to London to become a high school history teacher—the perfect ...