All the New Genre-Bending Books Coming Out in October!

From anthologies to serial tales, story story collections to nonfiction, fairy tales in translation to a critical take on The X-Files, October’s genre-benders are here to cheerfully and delightfully resist categorization. You’ve got potential new literary loves from cult favorites (Shelley Jackson’s Riddance), pop culture icons (Stephen King’s Elevation), small presses (Cristina Rivera Garza’s The Taiga Syndrome) and podcast masters (Joseph Fink’s Alice Isn’t Dead). Which path will you dance down first?

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

The Best of the Best Horror of the Year—Ellen Datlow, editor (October 2, Night Shade Books)
Bringing you the most frightening and terrifying stories, Ellen Datlow always has her finger on the pulse of what horror readers crave. In this anniversary edition, Datlow brings back her ...