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compiled by Neil Walsh

New books this time include the latest novels from Ben Bova, Sara Douglass, Andre Norton, and Mark Chadbourn, plus sneak peeks at forthcoming works from Paul McAuley, Michael Moorcock, Connie Willis, and many more.

(Books are listed alphabetically by author. Only books received are noted.)

New Arrivals & Forthcoming Books: May 2005
Horizon Storms: The Saga of Seven Suns, Book 3 by Kevin J. Anderson
Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster UK (mm, 659 pages)
Publication date: 4 July 2005, UK
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Whales on Stilts by M.T. Anderson
Harcourt Children's Books (hc, 192 pages)
Publication date: April 2005, USA & Canada

Cowl by Neal Asher
Tor (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: 18 May 2005, USA & Canada

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery
Pyr, Prometheus Books (hc, 455 pages)
Publication date: 3 May 2005, USA

Queen of Atlantis by Pierre Benoit, translated by Arthur Chambers
Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press (trade, 310 pages)
Publication date: 3 May 2005, USA / July 2005, UK

Ghosts of Albion: Initiation by Amber Benson & Christopher Golden
Subterranean Press (hc, 200 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): September 2005, USA
    Full scripts for the BBC animated adventures of Ghosts of Albion, plus a bonus short story to fill in some further background on the characters.

Mercury by Ben Bova
Tor (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date: 4 May 2005, USA & Canada

The Fall of Tartarus by Eric Brown
Gollancz (mm, 312 pages)
Publication date: 14 April 2005, UK

The Queen of Sinister: The Dark Age, Book 2 by Mark Chadbourn
Gollancz (mm, 435 pages)
Publication date: 14 April 2005, UK
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The Hounds of Avalon: The Dark Age, Book 3 by Mark Chadbourn
Gollancz (trade, 374 pages)
Publication date: 30 April 2005, UK

Juliet Dove, Queen of Love by Bruce Coville
Magic Carpet Books, Harcourt (trade, 190 pages)
Publication date: May 2005, USA & Canada
    A Magic Shop Book, for readers 8-12.

The Runes of the Earth: The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant by Stephen Donaldson
Gollancz (trade, 595 pages)
Publication date: 14 April 2005, UK
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Darkwitch Rising: The Troy Game, Book 3 by Sara Douglass
Tor (hc, 607 pages)
Publication date: May 2005, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, Hades' Daughter

Wizard's Holiday: Young Wizard Series, Book 7 by Diane Duane
Magic Carpet Books, Harcourt (mm, 424 pages)
Publication date: May 2005, USA & Canada
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Alanya to Alanya: The Marq'ssan Cycle, Book 1 by L. Timmel Duchamp
Aqueduct Press (trade, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2005, USA

Altmann's Tongue by Brian Evenson
ant-zen (CD)
Publication date: February 2005
    This CD features the author's readings of his work in combination with the musical enhancements of Xingu Hill and Tamarin.

The Rivers of War by Eric Flint
Ballantine Books, Del Rey (hc, 491 pages)
Publication date: 24 May 2005, USA & Canada

MirrorMask by Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean
William Morrow (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date: 3 May 2005, USA & Canada
    Illustrated film script of the Jim Henson Company film.

Gravity Wells short stories by James Alan Gardner
Eos, HarperCollins (trade, 346 pages)
Publication date: 10 May 2005, USA & Canada

Hammerjack by Marc D. Giller
Bantam Spectra (trade, 355 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 7 June 2005, USA & Canada

Wildwood Road by Christopher Golden
Bantam Spectra (trade, 313 pages)
Publication date: April 2005, USA & Canada

Magic For Hire by Alex Greene
Booklocker (trade, 115 pages)
Publication date: January 2005, USA
    YA fantasy from a new author.

Anima by M. John Harrison
Gollancz (trade, 473 pages)
Publication date: 14 April 2005, UK
    Omnibus edition of two classic Harrison novels: The Course of the Heart (1992) and Signs of Life (1997).

The Spoon in the Bathroom Wall by Tony Johnston
Harcourt (hc, 134 pages)
Publication date: May 2005, USA & Canada
    For readers 8-12.

The Book of Renfield: A Gospel of Dracula by Tim Lucas
Touchstone Books, Simon & Schuster (trade, 408 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 2 June 2005, USA

The Brian Lumley Companion edited by Brian Lumley & Stanley Wiater
Tor (hc, 399 pages)
Publication date: 13 April 2005, USA & Canada

Master of Adventure: The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs by Richard A. Lupoff
Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press (trade, 308 pages)
Publication date: 12 May 2005, USA / July 2005, UK

Mind's Eye by Paul McAuley
Simon & Schuster UK (hc, 423 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 5 September 2005, UK

The White Wolf's Son: The Albino Underground by Michael Moorcock
Aspect, Warner Books (hc, 339 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 13 June 2005, USA & Canada

Quicksilver Zenith by Stan Nicholls
Voyager, HarperCollins UK (mm, 327 pages)
Publication date: March 2005, UK

Beast Master's Planet by Andre Norton
Tor (hc, 365 pages)
Publication date: 10 May 2005, USA & Canada
    Omnibus edition collecting The Beast Master (1959) and Lord of Thunder (1962).

Three Hands for Scorpio by Andre Norton
Tor (hc, 303 pages)
Publication date: 20 April 2005, USA & Canada
    Last solo novel by the first woman SFWA Grand Master. She passed away in March of this year.

East by Edith Pattou
Magic Carpet Books, Harcourt (trade, 508 pages)
Publication date: April 2005, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.
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Stolen Magic by M.J. Putney
Ballantine Books, Del Rey (hc, 337 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 7 June 2005, USA & Canada

A Vision of Pearls by Morten Revill
iUniverse (trade, 97 pages)
Publication date: December 2004, USA

Dying Inside by Robert Silverberg
SF Masterworks #59, Gollancz (trade, 201 pages)
Publication date: 14 April 2005, UK

The Afterlife by Gary Soto
Harcourt (mm, 161 pages)
Publication date: April 2005, USA & Canada
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Rebel Nation by Christopher Stires
Zumaya Otherworlds (trade, 307 pages)
Publication date: March 2005, USA

The Crimson Sword: The Legend of Asahiel, Book 1 by Eldon Thompson
Eos, HarperCollins (hc, 537 pages)
Publication date: 3 May 2005, USA & Canada

The Mysteries by Lisa Tuttle
Bantam Spectra (hc, 323 pages)
Publication date: March 2005, USA & Canada

City of Saints and Madmen by Jeff VanderMeer
Tor UK (mm, 500 pages)
Publication date: May 2005, UK
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An Audience for Einstein by Mark Wakely
Mundania Press (trade, 173 pages)
Publication date: March 2005, USA & Canada

Fresh Perspectives on the H.G. Wells Classic The War of the Worlds essays edited by Glenn Yeffeth
BenBella Books (trade, 292 pages)
Publication date: May 2005, USA & Canada
    The complete original novella by H.G. Wells, plus essays from Stephen Baxter, David Gerrold, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Mercedes Lackey, Mike Resnick, Fred Saberhagen, Pamela Sargent, Robert Silverberg, Ian Watson, Jack Williamson, Connie Willis, Robert Charles Wilson, George Zebrowski, and Daivd Zindell.

Inside Job by Connie Willis
Subterranean Press (hc, 99 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 June 2005, USA

Dark Tales of Time and Space by Sean Wright
Crowswing Books (hc & trade, 150 pages)
Publication date: April 2005, UK

The Twisted Root of Jaarfindor by Sean Wright
Crowswing Books (hc & trade, 150 pages)
Publication date: November 2004, UK

The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy for Teens edited by Jane Yolen & Patrick Nielsen Hayden
Tor (hc & trade, 288 pages)
Publication date: 4 May 2005, USA & Canada
    This First Annual Collection features tales from Garth Nix, David Gerrold, S.M. Stirling, Delia Sherman, Kelly Link, and others.

Magazines

Cthulhu Sex, Issue 20, Vol. 2, 2005, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Allen Koszowski, C.J. Henderson, Charli Siebert, Lee Clark Zumpe, Kevin L. Donihe, Joseph Vargo, Brian Sammons, and many others.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, July 2005, USA & Canada
Contributors to this issue include: John Morressy, Bruce McAllister, Jim Young, Scott Bradfield, Albert E. Cowdrey, Robert Reed, Steven Utley, Mike Shultz.

Not One of Us, Issue 33, April 2005, USA & Canada & UK
Contributors to this issue include: Sonya Taaffe, Holly Day, Geoffrey H. Goodwin, Terry Black, Kevin L. Donihe, Kate Riedel, Julian Todd, Jennifer Rachel Baumer, and others.

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