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compiled by Neil Walsh

This time we're looking at the latest from Terry Pratchett, Paul McAuley, Charlaine Harris, Alan Dean Foster, new YA fiction from George R.R. Martin, some of the annual short fiction anthologies you've been waiting for, plus other new and forthcoming works.

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

New Arrivals & Forthcoming Books: mid-October 2007
Wastelands: Stories of Life After Apocalypse edited by John Joseph Adams
Night Shade Books (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 19 February 2008, USA
    Featuring stories from Octavia E. Butler, Orson Scott Card, Jonathan Lethem, George R.R. Martin, Stephen King, Gene Wolfe, and many others.

Wyvernhail: The Kiesha'ra, Book 5 by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Delacorte Press (hc, 175 pages)
Publication date: 11 September 2007, USA & Canada

Dust by Elizabeth Bear
Bantam Spectra (mm, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 December 2007, USA & Canada

The Lateral Truth: An Apostate's Bible Stories by Rebecca Bradley
Scroll Press (trade, 192 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, USA & Canada

Empyre by Josh Conviser
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 280 pages)
Publication date: 30 October 2007, USA & Canada
    Sequel to Echelon.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, 2007: Twentieth Annual Collection edited by Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant
St. Martin's Press (hc & trade, 472 pages)
Publication date: 4 October 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Seventeenth Annual Collection

Angel Isle by Peter Dickinson
Wendy Lamb Books (hc, 500 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA & Canada
    Sequel to The Ropemaker.

Patrimony: A Pip & Flinx Adventure by Alan Dean Foster
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 231 pages)
Publication date: 30 October 2007, USA & Canada

Ithaka by Adèle Geras
Harcourt (mm, 368 pages)
Publication date: August 2007, USA & Canada
    A retelling of The Odyssey for readers 14 and up.

The Charon Covenant by Brenda Munday Gifford
PublishAmerica (trade, 175 pages)
Publication date: 20 August 2007, USA

Prodigal by Marc D. Giller
Bantam Spectra (mm, 515 pages)
Publication date: 6 November 2007, USA & Canada
    Sequel to Hammerjack.
reviewSF Site Review

Thunderer by Felix Gilman
Bantam Spectra (hc, 438 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 January 2008, USA & Canada

The Garden of Eve by K.L. Going
Harcourt (hc, 240 pages)
Publication date: October 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 8 to 12.

A Land Divided: The Lost Kingdom Saga, Book 1 by Matthew Gregory
Tate Publishing & Enterprises (trade, 224 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 6 December 2007, USA

Grave Surprise by Charlaine Harris
Victor Gollancz (hc, 295 pages)
Publication date: 27 September 2007, UK

A Rumor of Dragons: Chronicles of Ganus, Book 1 by Michael A. Heald
Lulu Press (trade, 396 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2008, USA
    YA fantasy.

Bunker 10 by J.A. Henderson
Harcourt (hc, 272 pages)
Publication date: October 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Dune Messiah by Frank Herbert
Audio Renaissance (audio book, 7 CDs) Publication date: 2 October 2007, USA & Canada
    Read by Scott Brick, Katherine Kellgren, Euan Morton and Simon Vance.

The Project by William D. Higgins
iUniverse (trade, 180 pages)
Publication date: September 2007, USA

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Vol. 18 edited by Stephen Jones
Robinson (trade, 574 pages)
Publication date: 2007, UK
     Including stories from Michael Bishop, Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Fowler, Elizabeth Hand, Glen Hirshberg, David Morrell, Kim Newman, Geoff Ryman, David J. Schow, Gene Wolfe, and others.
reviewSF Site Review of Vol. 17

The Nightmare Factory based on stories by Thomas Ligotti
adapted by Stuart Moore and Joe Harris, illustrated by Colleen Doran, Ben Templesmith, Ted McKeever, and Michael Gaydos
Fox Atomic Comics, HarperCollins (trade graphic novel)
Publication date: 29 October 2007, UK
    These adaptations of Ligotti's stories effectively evoke a creepy, nightmarish atmosphere. Four very different styles of illustration for each of the tales. Worth investigating. - nw

Dreamsongs, Volume 1 by George R.R. Martin
Bantam Spectra (hc, 720 pages)
Publication date: 6 November 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

The Ice Dragon by George R.R. Martin, illustrated by Yvonne Gilbert
Starscape, Tom Doherty Associates (mm, 112 pages)
Publication date: 2 October 2007, USA & Canada
    For ages 10 and up.

The Outcasts by L.S. Matthews
Delacorte Press (hc, 272 pages) Publication date (forthcoming): 13 November 2007, USA & Canada
    For ages 12 and up.

Cowboy Angels by Paul McAuley
Victor Gollancz (hc & trade, 390 pages)
Publication date: 27 September 2007, UK

Hero by Perry Moore
Hyperion (trade, 432 pages)
Publication date: August 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 13 and up.

The Battle at the Moons of Hell: Helfort's War, Book 1 by Graham Sharp Paul
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 372 pages)
Publication date: 25 September 2007, USA & Canada

The Last Hero by Terry Pratchett, illustrated by Paul Kidby
Gollancz (trade, 176 pages)
Publication date: 20 September 2007, UK
reviewSF Site Review

Making Money by Terry Pratchett
Doubleday (hc, 349 pages)
Publication date: 2007, UK & Canada

Star Wars: Death Star by Michael Reaves & Steve Perry
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date: 16 October 2007, USA & Canada

Sixty Days and Counting by Kim Stanley Robinson
Bantam Spectra (mm, 480 pages)
Publication date: 6 November 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

In the Cities of Coin and Spice: The Orphan's Tales, Book 2 by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Michael Kaluta
Bantam Spectra (trade, 336 pages)
Publication date: 6 November 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, In the Night Garden

Three Good Deeds by Vivian Vande Velde
Magic Carpet Books, Harcourt (mm, 168 pages)
Publication date: October 2007, USA & Canada
    For readers 8 to 12.

Song of the North by Jules Watson
The Overlook Press (hc, 420 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2008, USA

Magazines

Black Static, No. 1, September 2007, UK
Contributors to this issue include: Stephen Volk, Simon Avery, Mike O'Driscoll, Jamie Barras, Christopher Fowler, Daniel Bennett, Tony Lee, M.K. Hobson, John Paul Catton, Joel Lane, Peter Tennant, Tim Casson.
    This magazine is the reincarnation of The Third Alternative.

Interzone, No. 212, September-October 2007, UK
Contributors to this issue include: Douglas Elliott Cohen, Gareth Lyn Powell, Beth Bernobich, Will McIntosh, Tim Akers, plus an interview with Charles Stross.

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