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Some of the highlights from our latest new arrivals to the SF Site include new and forthcoming works from Richard Morgan, Gregory Frost, Anne & Todd McCaffrey, stories from Greg Egan, and a new Shannara story from Terry Brooks in graphic novel format. Also, several series are continuing or concluding, with new works from Arthur C. Clarke & Stephen Baxter, S.C. Butler, David Gemmell, Terry Goodkind, Shana Abé, William Nicholson, David Zindell, and Mike Resnick. All this, and much more...

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

New Arrivals & Forthcoming Books: Mid-December 2007
Queen of Dragons: Thief, Book 3 by Shana Abé
Bantam Books (hc, 291 pages)
Publication date: 2 January 2008, USA & Canada

Tales Before Narnia: The Roots of Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction edited by Douglas A. Anderson
Del Rey (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 March 2008, USA & Canada
    Including works from Hans Christian Andersen, George MacDonald, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, William Morris, Robert Louis Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, J.R.R. Tolkien, G.K. Chesterton, and others.

Dust by Elizabeth Bear
Bantam Spectra (mm, 345 pages)
Publication date: 1 January 2008, USA & Canada

Birmingham, 35 Miles by James Braziel
Bantam Books (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 March 2008, USA & Canada

Dark Wraith of Shannara by Terry Brooks, illustrated by Edwin David, adapted by Robert Place Napton
Del Rey (trade graphic novel, 208 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 March 2008, USA & Canada
    Never-before-published Shannara story, done as a graphic novel.

Queen Ferris: The Stoneways Trilogy, Book 2 by S.C. Butler
Tor (hc, 495 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, USA & Canada

Empire by Orson Scott Card
Tor (mm, 355 pages)
Publication date: 1 December 2007, USA & Canada

Firstborn: A Time Odyssey, Book 3 by Arthur C. Clarke & Stephen Baxter
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 367 pages)
Publication date: 26 December 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, Time's Eye

Chronicles of the Black Company by Glen Cook
Tor (trade, 704 pages)
Publication date: 20 November 2007, USA & Canada
    Omnibus edition, previously published separately as The Black Company (1984), Shadows Linger (1984), and The White Rose (1985).

Blade Runner (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) by Philip K. Dick
Random House Audio (audio book on 8 CDs, unabridged, 9 hrs 30 min)
Publication date: December 2007, USA & Canada
    25th anniversary edition, read by Scott Brick.

Dun Lady's Jess by Doranna Durgin
Star Ink Books, Red Deer Press (trade, 295 pages)
Publication date: 12 January 2008, Canada & USA

Dark Integers and Other Stories by Greg Egan
Subterranean Press (hc, 232 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2008, USA

Stewards of the Flame by Sylvia Engdahl
BookSurge (trade, 460 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Tim, Defender of the Earth by Sam Enthoven
Razorbill, Penguin Young Readers Group (trade, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 March 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Glamour Job: A Fairy-tale for Grown-ups by Doug Farrell
BookSurge (trade, 485 pages)
Publication date: October 2007, USA

Twice Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris
Harcourt Children's Books (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 10 and up.

Eifelheim by Michael Flynn
Tor (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: 13 November 2007, USA & Canada

Shadow Bridge by Gregory Frost
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 259 pages)
Publication date: 15 January 2008, USA & Canada
    First in a two-book series, to be concluded in the forthcoming Lord Tophet.

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

Troy: Fall of Kings by David Gemmell & Stella Gemmell
Ballantine Books (hc, 448 pages)
Publication date: 26 December 2007, USA
    Third and final volume in the Troy trilogy.

Napoleon's Gambit by Eric Goldman
EG (trade, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2008, USA

Confessor: The Sword of Truth, Book 11 by Terry Goodkind
HarperVoyager (hc, 605 pages)
Publication date: 26 November 2007, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 9, Chainfire

Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
Gollancz (mm, 295 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, UK
reviewSF Site Review

Light by M. John Harrison
Gollancz (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, UK
reviewSF Site Review

Happy Hour of the Damned by Mark Henry
Kensington Books (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 February 2008, USA & Canada

Half the Blood of Brooklyn by Charlie Huston
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 223 pages)
Publication date: 26 December 2007, USA & Canada

Genius Squad by Catherine Jinks
Harcourt Children's Books (trade, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Evil Genius (2007)

The Exchange by Graham Joyce
Viking, Penguin (hc, 256 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Star Wars: Darth Bane: Rule of Two by Drew Karpyshyn
LucasBooks, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date: 26 December 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Star Wars: Darth Bane: Path of Destruction (2006), by the same author

Tourniquet: Tales from the Renegade City by Kim Lakin-Smith
Immanion Press (trade, 240 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, UK

Indigara by Tanith Lee
Firebird, Penguin (hc, 197 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, USA & Canada

The Day Watch: The Night Watch Trilogy, Book 2 by Sergei Lukyanenko, translated by Andrew Bromfield
Arrow Books (trade, 490 pages)
Publication date: 3 January 2008, UK

Dragon Harper by Anne & Todd McCaffrey
Bantam Press (hc, 302 pages) / Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 305 pages)
Publication date: 1 January 2008, UK / 26 December 2007, USA & Canada

Gods of Manhattan by Scott Mebus
Dutton Children's Books, Penguin (trade, 256 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 10 and up.

The Metatemporal Detective by Michael Moorcock
Pyr, Prometheus Books (hc, 327 pages)
Publication date: 6 November 2007, USA
reviewSF Site Review

Black Man by Richard Morgan
Gollancz (trade, 630 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, UK

Rise of the Blood Royal: The Destinies of Blood and Stone, Book 3 by Robert Newcomb
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 530 pages)
Publication date: 26 December 2007, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, The Fifth Sorceress

Noman: The Noble Warriors, Book 3 by William Nicholson
Harcourt Children's Books (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Debatable Space by Philip Palmer
Orbit (trade, 496 pages)
Publication date: 7 January 2008, USA & Canada

The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Harcourt Children's Books (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Streams of Babel by Carol Plum-Ucci
Harcourt Children's Books (trade, 432 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 14 and up.

Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
Gollancz (hc, 345 pages)
Publication date: 31 October 2007, UK
    First published 1990. This book is tremendously fun; highly recommended. -nw

The Red Wolf Conspiracy by Robert V.S. Redick
Gollancz (hc & trade, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2008, UK

War Machine: A Combat-K Novel by Andy Remic
Solaris, BL Publishing (trade, 393 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, USA & Canada

Mercenary: Starship, Book 3 by Mike Resnick
Pyr, Prometheus Books (hc, 323 pages)
Publication date: 24 December 2007, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, Starship: Pirate

Galactic North by Alastair Reynolds
Gollancz (trade, 392 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, UK

Swiftly by Adam Roberts
Gollancz (hc & trade, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review

The Line of Dichotomy by Chris Roberson
Solaris, BL Publishing (chapbook, 32 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, USA
    Short story, complementary to the forthcoming The Dragon's Nine Sons.

The Ancient by R.A. Salvatore
Tor (hc, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2008, USA & Canada

Killswitch: A Cassandra Kresnov Novel by Joel Shepherd
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 451 pages)
Publication date: 27 November 2007, USA

The Terror by Dan Simmons
Bantam Books (trade, 940 pages)
Publication date: 1 January 2008, UK

A Posse of Princesses by Sherwood Smith
YA Angst, Norilana Books (trade, 297 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 March 2008, USA & UK

Installing Linux on a Dead Badger, and Other Oddities by Lucy A. Snyder
Creative Guy Publishing (trade, 110 pages)
Publication date: October 2007, USA

The Starry Rift: Tales of New Tomorrows edited by Jonathan Strahan
Viking, Penguin (trade, 544 pages)
Publication date: January 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up. All new stories from Scott Westerfeld, Ann Halam, Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link, Stephen Baxter, Jeffrey Ford, Cory Doctorow, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Ian McDonald, Alastair Reynolds, Margo Lanagan, Greg Egan, Paul McAuley, Tricia Sullivan, Garth Nix, Walter Jon Williams.

The New Weird edited by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer
Tachyon (trade, 432 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2008, USA
    Featuring stories from China Miéville, Clive Barker, Hal Duncan, Leena Krohn, M. John Harrison, Kathe Koja, K.J. Bishop, Jay Lake, Jeffrey Ford, Sarah Monette, Paul Di Filippo, Michael Moorcock, Steph Swainston, Felix Gilman.

True Deception by Patricia Waddell
Tor Paranormal Romance (mm, 294 pages)
Publication date: October 2007, USA & Canada

Heroes: Saving Charlie by Aury Wallington
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 264 pages)
Publication date: 26 December 2007, USA & Canada
    based on the TV series created by Tim Kring.

The Lion Hunter: The Mark of Solomon, Book 1 by Elizabeth E. Wein
Viking, Penguin (hc, 228 pages)
Publication date: June 2007, USA & Canada
    Historical suspense, for readers 12 and up.

The Empty Kingdom: The Mark of Solomon, Book 2 by Elizabeth E. Wein
Viking, Penguin (hc, 240 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2008, USA & Canada

The Diamond Warriors: The Ea Cycle, Book 4 by David Zindell
HarperVoyager (mm, 519 pages)
Publication date: 21 January 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, Lord of Lies

Gods of Little Earth: 2050, Book 1 by J. Zornado
SpeculativeFictionReview.com (trade, 447 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, USA

Magazines

Black Static, No. 2, December 2007, UK
Contributors to this issue include: Lisa Tuttle & Steven Utley, Mike O'Driscoll, F. Brett Cox, Peter Tennant, Christopher Fowler, Scott Nicholson, Steve Rasnic Tem, Tony Lee, Mélanie Fazi, John Paul Catton, Lynda E. Rucker, Stephen Volk, Andrew Humphrey.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, February 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Ann Miller, Richard Bowes, James L. Cambias, Ron Goulart, Matthew Hughes, Steven Popkes, Debra Doyle & James D. Macdonald.

Interzone, No. 213, December 2007, UK
Contributors to this issue include: Chris Roberson, Benjamin Rosenbaum, John Phillip Olsen, Jason Stoddard, Steve Bein, Aliette De Bodard, Kenn Brown, plus an interview with Gary Gibson.

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