All Those Vanished Engines by Paul Park (Tor Books, 272 pages, July 1)
A novel of three alternate histories, All Those Vanished Engines offers us an intriguing look at the Civil War (apparently, the U.S. has a queen?), WWII (super-secret project- reminds me of parts of Cryptonomicon), and a near-future complete with aliens from the past. Yeah.
Half a King by Joe Abercrombie (Del Rey, 352 pages, July 15)
The first book in an epic trilogy, Half a King tells the story of an heir to the throne who isn't feeling his violent, Viking-ish society. There's murder, there's a journey...oh, and it's being compared to the novels of George R. R. Martin, Patrick Rothfuss, and Scott Lynch.
Fun With Kirk and Spock by Robb Pearlman (Cider Mill Press, 64 pages, July 29)
"See the Enterprise. See the Enterprise go boldly. Go Go Go, Enterprise!
Go Boldly! Join Kirk and Spock as they go boldly where no parody has
YOU. GUYS. This looks hilarious.