Songs for a Machine Age, by Heather McDougal
Steampunky adventure story with lovely and evocative prose.
Ice Will Reveal, by Julia Dvorin
First in what promises to be an original fantasy with a bit of a twist on prophecy stories.
The Way of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson
A Deepness in the Sky, by Vernor Vinge
Aaaaah. THIS is the Vernor Vinge I thought I'd read before.
Children of the Sky, by Vernor Vinge
Methinks this series has another book (or so) coming.
The Drowning Girl, by Caitlin R. Kiernan
If you're a writer looking to study the use of an unreliable narrator, you'll find a master class here.
All The Windwracked Stars, by Elizabeth Bear