Breakdown, By Katherine Amt Hanna
Less action hero-y and more introspective look at how people might really act in a post-apocalyptic world.
The Dirty Streets of Heaven, by Tad Williams
Noir with angels.
The Emperor's Soul, by Brandon Sanderson
Range of Ghosts, by Elizabeth Bear
The Red Wolf Conspiracy, by Robert V. S. Redick
I picked this one up on the freebie table at World Fantasy Convention and now I think I'll be picking up the rest of the series at my bookstore. Sailing oriented high fantasy series.
Terms of Enlistment, by Marko Kloos
Mil-SF with bite. Well-paced read. Looking forward to the next book in the series.
Finder, by Terri-Lynne DeFino
Original fantasy exploring racial and slavery issues.
By The Mountain Bound, by Elizabeth Bear