Most Anticipated Fantasy books in 2017

Jon Snow

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Bookburners (Bookburners #1.1-1.16) – Max Gladstone (Jan 31st)
The Heart of What was Lost – Tad Williams (Jan 3rd)
Path of Gods (The Valhalla Saga #3) – Snorri Kritjansson(Jan 3rd)
Windwitch (The Witchlands #2) – Susan Dennard (Jan 10th)

With Blood Upon the Sand (A Song of Shattered Sand #2) – Bradley P. Beaulieu (Feb 7th)
A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) – V.E. Schwab (Feb 21st)
Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman (Feb 7th)
King’s Cage (Red Queen #3) – Victoria Aveyard (Feb 2nd)

The White Road of the Moon – Rachel Neumeier (March 14th)
Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) – Laini Taylor (March 28th)
Sins of Empire (Gods of Blood and Powder #1) – Brian McClellan (March 7th)

Red Sister (Book of the Ancestor #1) – Mark Lawrence(April 1st)
Bound (Alex Verus #8) – Benedict Jacka (April 4th)
Skullsworn – Brian Staveley (April 25th)
The Witchwood Crown (The Last King of Osten Ard #1) – Tad Williams (April 4th)
City of Miracles (The Divine Cities #3) – Robert Jackson Bennett (April 20th)
Tyrant’s Throne (Greatcoats #4) – Sebastian de Castell(April 4th)

Rhyming Rings – David Gemmell (May 18th)
Assassin’s Fate (Fool and the Fitz #3) – Robin Hobb (May 9th)
A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Wings and Roses #3) – Sarah J. Maas (May 2nd)
The Bear and the Serpent (Echoes of the Fall #2) – Adrian Tchaikovsky (May 1st)
The Dispatcher – John Scalzi (May 31st)
Beren and Luthien – J.R.R Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien (May 4th)

Age of Swords (The Legends of the First Empire #2) – Michael J. Sullivan (June 28th)
The Legion of Flame (Draconis Memoria #2) – Anthony Ryan (June 27th)
White Trash Zombie Unchained (White Trash Zombie #6) – Diana Rowland (June 6th)
Queen of Swords (Golgotha #3) – R.S. Belcher (June 24th)
Mightier than the Sword – K.J. Parker (June 30th)
A Scandal in Battersea (Elemental Masters #12) – Mercedes Lackey (June 6th)

Six Feet Over (Craft Sequence #6) – Max Gladstone

God’s Last Breath (Bring Down Heaven #3) – Sam Sykes (July 25th)
Buried Heart (Court of Fives #3) – Kate Elliot (July 25th)

The Unholy Consult (Aspect-Emperor #4) – Scott R. Bakker (July 4th)
Princess of Blood (The God Fragments #2) – Tom Lloyd (July 27th)

The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth #3) – N.K. Jemisin(August 15th)
The Core (Demon Cycle #5) – Peter V. Brett (August 15th)
Iron Gold (Iron Gold #1) – Pierce Brown (August 2nd)
Deadhouse Landing (Path to Ascendancy #2) – Ian C. Esslemont (August 10th)
Scourged (The Iron Druid Chronicles #9) – Kevin Hearne (August 3rd)
The Prince of Glass (The Tarnished Crown #2) – Karen Miller (August 1st)

Successor’s Promise (Millennium Rule #3) – Trudi Canavan (Sep 21st)
The Seven (The Vagrant #3) – Peter Newman (Oct 3rd)
The Fall of Dragons (Traitor Son Cycle #5) – Miles Cameron (Oct 19th)
The Stone in the Skull – Elizabeth Bear (Oct 10th)
The Broken Heavens (Worldbreaker Saga #3) – Kameron Hurley (Oct 3rd)
A Plague of Giants (The Seven Kennings #1) – Kevin Hearne (Oct 3rd)
Seventh Decimate (The Great God’s War #1) – Stephen R. Donaldson

Siege Line (Shadow Ops #6) – Myke Cole (Nov 2nd)
Oathbringer (Stormlight Archives #3) – Brandon Sanderson (Nov)
A Veil of Spears (Song of Shattered Sands #3) – Bradley P. Beaulieu (Dec 3rd)

The Maybe Books (AKA Books that Might Appear in 2017)
Joe Abercrombie’s new trilogy
Brent Weeks’ Lightbringer #5
Thorn of Emberlain (Gentlemen Bastards #4) – Scott Lynch
An Ember in the Ashes Book 3 – Sabaa Tahir
Peace Talks (The Dresden Files #16) – Jim Butcher
The Olympian Affair (Cinder Spires #2) – Jim Butcher
The Shadow Campaigns #5 – Django Wexler

2017 Fantasy Book Wishlist
These are unlikely to be released in 2017, but here’s our fantasy book wishlist of books we really want to see (finally) released in 2017.

  • The Winds of Winter – George R.R. Martin
  • Doors of Stone – Patrick Rothfuss
  • Rithmatist 2 – Brandon Sanderson
  • Elantris 2 – Brandon Sanderson