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compiled by Neil Walsh

The month of June brought a great many new and forthcoming titles to our doorstep. Some of the highlights include the latest from Dave Duncan, Scott Lynch, Juliet Marillier, Adam Roberts, Eric Brown, Richard K. Morgan, Bruce Boston, Tom Piccirilli, Michael A. Stackpole, as well as sneak previous of forthcoming works from Michael Swanwick, Terry Brooks, Robin McKinley, Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden, Allen Steele, and Ursula Le Guin. Plus plenty more besides!

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

New Arrivals & Forthcoming Books: Mid-June 2007
Embraced by Darkness by Keri Arthur
Bantam Dell (mm, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 7 August 2007, USA & Canada

The Trasaron Chronicles by Jon Batson
Midnight Whistler (trade, 512 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Synergy by M.D. Benoit
Zumaya Otherworlds (trade, 298 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Immortality by Kevin Bohacz
C Prompt (hc & trade, 562 pages)
Publication date: March 2007, USA

The Guardener's Tale a novel by Bruce Boston
Sam's Dot Publishing (trade, 273 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

The Sea Change by Patricia Bray
Bantam Spectra (mm, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 7 August 2007, USA

As Fate Decrees by Denysé Bridger
Edge (trade, 272 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 August 2007, USA & Canada

Amber Ambrosia by Rae Bridgman
Great Plains Publications (trade, 171 pages)
Publication date: 2007, Canada

The Serpent's Spell by Rae Bridgman
Great Plains Publications (trade, 192 pages)
Publication date: 2006, Canada

Infinity Plus: The Anthology edited by Keith Brooke & Nick Gevers
Solaris, BL Publishing (trade, 688 pages)
Publication date: 2007, UK
    Featuring works from Stephen Baxter, Mary Gentle, Paul McAuley, Ian McDonald, Michael Moorcock, Adam Roberts, Kim Stanley Robinson, Lucius Shepard, Charles Stross, Michael Swanwick, Jeff VanderMeer, and many more. Previously published as two volumes, Infinity Plus One (2001) and Infinity Plus Two (2003).
reviewSF Site Review of Infinity Plus One

The Elves of Cintra: Genesis of Shannara by Terry Brooks
Del Rey (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 August 2007, USA & Canada

Helix by Eric Brown
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 527 pages)
Publication date: June 2007, USA & Canada

Ugly Stories for Beautiful People by James Burr
Corsega Press (trade, 271 pages)
Publication date: 2007, UK

Summer Knight: The Dresden Files, Book 4 by Jim Butcher
Buzzy Multimedia (audio book, 10 CDs, 11 hours)
Publication date: April 2007, USA & Canada
    Narrated by James Marsters (Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer).
reviewSF Site Review of the print edition from Roc

A Thousand Points of Darkness by Adam Cole
Nuncici Press, Xlibris (trade, 167 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Quest of the Seal Bearers: The Five Jewels, Book 2 by A.W.G. Coleman
VirtualBookworm (trade, 439 pages)
Publication date: May 2007, USA

Masquerade by Melissa de la Cruz
Hyperion Books for Children (trade, 305 pages)
Publication date: May 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Hunter's Moon by David Devereux
Victor Gollancz (hc & trade, 231 pages)
Publication date: 21 June 2007, UK
    Great opening lines: "My name is unimportant, but you can call me Jack. I'm a musician by choice, a magician by profession and a bastard by disposition."

Mother of Lies by Dave Duncan
Tor (hc, 348 pages)
Publication date: 15 May 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Sisters of Isis: The Summoning by Lynne Ewing
Hyperion Books for Children (mm, 272 pages)
Publication date: April 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Stoneheart by Charlie Fletcher
Hyperion Books for Children (trade, 464 pages)
Publication date: May 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 10 and up.

Transformers by Alan Dean Foster
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 304 pages)
Publication date: 29 May 2007, USA & Canada
    Based on the movie screenplay by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman.

The MoonQuest by Mark David Gerson
LightLines Media (trade, 261 pages)
Publication date: July 2007, USA

The Garden of Eve by K.L. Going
Harcourt Children's Books (trade, 240 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2007, USA & Canada
    For ages 8-12.

Killing the Rabbit by Alison Goodman
Bantam Books (mm, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 August 2007, USA & Canada

Tears of the Tin God by T. Ray Gordon
Richard Sellers Productions (audio drama, CD, 80 minutes)
Publication date: June 2007, USA
    Narrated by Richard Sellers.

Birthstones by Phyllis Gotlieb
Robert J. Sawyer Books (hc & trade, 224 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 August 2007, Canada & USA

Dark Lord: The Falconfar Saga, Book 1 by Ed Greenwood
Solaris, BL Publishing (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2007, USA & Canada

Hierath by Joanne Hall
Epress-online (trade, 242 pages)
Publication date: 2007, UK

Strange Candy by Laurell K. Hamilton
Berkley Books (trade, 289 pages)
Publication date: June 2007, USA & Canada

Bunker 10 by J.A. Henderson
Harcourt Children's Books (trade, 272 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner
Bantam Spectra (mm, 463 pages)
Publication date: 3 July 2007, USA & Canada

Powers by Ursula K. Le Guin
Harcourt Children's Books (trade, 512 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): September 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 14 and up.

The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet edited by Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant
Del Rey (trade, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 August 2007, USA & Canada

The Lies of Locke Lamora: The Gentleman Bastard Sequence, Book 1 by Scott Lynch
Bantam Spectra (mm, 722 pages)
Publication date: 3 July 2007, USA
reviewSF Site Review

Red Seas Under Red Skies: The Gentleman Bastard Sequence, Book 2 by Scott Lynch
Victor Gollancz (hc & trade, 608 pages)
Publication date: 21 June 2007, UK

Moongazer by Marianne Mancusi
Shomi, Dorchester Publishing (mm, 355 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2007, USA & Canada

The Well of Shades: The Bridei Chronicles, Book 3 by Juliet Marillier
Tor (hc, 496 pages)
Publication date: 15 May 2007, USA & Canada

Acorna's Children: Second Wave by Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Corgi Books (mm, 413 pages)
Publication date: 2 July 2007, UK

Dragonhaven by Robin McKinley
G.P. Putnam's Sons, Penguin Young Readers (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): September 2007, USA & Canada

Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire by Mike Mignola & Christopher Golden
Bantam Spectra (illustrated hc, 286 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 4 September 2007, USA

The Innocent Mage: Kingmaker, Kingbreaker, Book 1 by Karen Miller
Orbit (mm, 672 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 September 2007, USA & Canada

Underground, Books 1-3: Tamia, Mind Killer, and Terminal Hunter by Esther Mitchell
Triskelion Publishing (e-books, 3 CDs)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Desperate Measures: Operation Pleiades, Book 3 by Esther Mitchell
Triskelion Publishing (trade, 360 pages)
Publication date: 2004, USA

Thirteen by Richard K. Morgan
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 560 pages)
Publication date: 3 July 2007, USA

Spin Control by Chris Moriarty
Bantam Spectra (mm, 608 pages)
Publication date: 3 July 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Immortals: The Awakening by Joy Nash
Love Spell, Dorchester Publishing (mm, 358 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2007, USA & Canada
    Third in this multi-author paranormal romance series.

An Unexpected Apprentice by Jody Lynn Nye
Tor (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date: 12 June 2007, USA & Canada

The Midnight Road by Tom Piccirilli
Bantam Books (mm, 352 pages)
Publication date: 3 July 2007, USA & Canada
    I just finished reading this one and I quite enjoyed it. If you like real world action with a touch of weirdness, Piccirilli is a good bet. - nw

A Distant Magic by Mary Jo Putney
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 333 pages)
Publication date: 17 July 2007, USA & Canada

Land of the Headless by Adam Roberts
Victor Gollancz (hc & trade, 275 pages)
Publication date: 21 June 2007, UK

Winterbirth by Brian Ruckley
Orbit, Little Brown & Co. (trade, 576 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 10 September 2007, USA & Canada

Starfist: Firestorm by David Sherman & Dan Cragg
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 299 pages)
Publication date: 3 July 2007, USA & Canada

Caressed by Ice by Nalini Singh
Berkley Sensation (mm, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 4 September 2007, USA & Canada

The Electric Church by Jeff Somers
Orbit (trade, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 September 2007, USA & Canada

Guardian of the Veil by Gregory Spencer
Howard Books, Simon & Schuster (trade, 383 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 14 August 2007, USA

The New World: The Age of Discovery, Book 3 by Michael A. Stackpole
Bantam Spectra (trade, 416 pages)
Publication date: 3 July 2007, USA

The River Horses by Allen Steele
Subterranean Press (hc, 120 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 November 2007, USA

The Dog Said Bow-Wow by Michael Swanwick
Tachyon (trade, 314 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): September 2007, USA

D.I.P.S. by Chrisi Talyn
www.dipscorp.com (CD/web improvised sf comedy)
    D.I.P.S. = Delphinus Intergalactic Parcel Service.

Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Sacrifice by Karen Traviss
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 366 pages)
Publication date: 29 May 2007, USA & Canada

Moon Age Daydream by Shaun Von Dragen
Nuith Publications (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 October 2007, USA & Canada

The Amazing Transforming Superhero: Essays on the Revision of Characters in Comic Books, Film and Television edited by Terrence R. Wandtke
McFarland & Co. (trade, 254 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement by Martha Wells
Fandemonium Books (mm, 290 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA & Canada & UK
    I'm not normally interested in TV & movie tie-in novels, but with an author as good as Martha Wells writing them, I'm sorely tempted to try. - nw

Scales by Anthony G. Williams
Authors OnLine (trade, 221 pages)
Publication date: May 2007, UK
    First 2 chapters available online.

Magazines

Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2007, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Matthew Hughes, Charles Coleman Finlay, Alex Irvine, Sheila Finch, Marta Randall, Mélanie Fazi.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, August 2007, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Albert E. Cowdrey, Esther M. Friesner, Chris Willrich, Nancy Farmer, Gwyneth Jones.

Lady Churchill's Robot Wristlet, #20, June 2007, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Marly Youmans, Anil Menon, Edward McEneely, Steven Bratman, Michael Hartford, M. Brock Moorer, Laura Evans, Amelia Beamer, Meghan McCarron, Jon Hansen, Karen Joy Fowler.

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