I’m not alone in saying that 2009 is looking like a stellar year for new fiction. Here’s a quick roundup of novels (literary & fantastic) that I’m excited about and expect to be strong sellers or great handsells, along with a few idiosyncratic nonfiction titles that I’m particularly looking forward to.

Note, this is intended to be a work in progress, rather than a static blog post. So let me know anything I’ve missed, any new announcements or changing dates & I’ll update the page.

List below the fold…