Books Logo
SearchHomeContents PageSite Map
New Arrivals
compiled by Neil Walsh

It's been a busy month for new books, including the latest from Iain M. Banks, Robin Hobb, Raymond E. Feist, Stephen Baxter, as well as new editions of Greg Egan, Michael Moorcock, Neal Stephenson, Henry Kuttner, Leigh Brackett, and much more.

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

New Arrivals & Forthcoming Books: Mid-February 2008
Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse edited by John Joseph Adams
Night Shade Books (trade, 333 pages)
Publication date: 1 January 2008, USA & Canada
    Featuring stories by Stephen King, Orson Scott Card, Paolo Bacigalupi, M. Rickert, Jonathan Lethem, George R.R. Martin, Tobias S. Buckell, Jack McDevitt, Cory Doctorow, James Van Pelt, Richard Kadrey, Catherine Wells, Jerry Oltion, Gene Wolfe, Nancy Kress, Elizabeth Bear, Octavia E. Butler, Carol Emshwiller, Neal Barrett, Jr., Dale Bailey, David Grigg, and John Langan.

BSI Starside: Final Inquiries by Roger MacBride Allen
Bantam Spectra (mm, 423 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of BSI Starside: Death Sentence by the same author

No Humans Involved by Kelley Armstrong
Bantam Spectra (mm, 507 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, USA

Pump Six and Other Stories by Paolo Bacigalupi
Night Shade Books (hc, 256 pages)
Publication date: 1 February 2008, USA

Matter by Iain M. Banks
Orbit (hc, 593 pages)
Publication date: 27 February 2008, USA

Weaver: Time's Tapestry, Book 4 by Stephen Baxter
Gollancz (trade, 321 pages)
Publication date: 14 February 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, Emperor

The Ninth Circle by Alex Bell
Gollancz (hc & trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2008, UK

Lachlei by M.H. Bonham
Dragon Moon Press (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: March 2008, USA & Canada

The Gender Divide by David Boultbee
Shadowmere Publishing (trade, 222 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

The Secret of Sinharat and People of the Talisman by Leigh Brackett
Planet Stories, Paizo (trade, 237 pages)
Publication date: December 2007, USA
    Previously published separately, both in 1964.

Birmingham 35 Miles by James Braziel
Bantam Books (trade, 293 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, USA & Canada

Orphan's Journey: Orphanage, Book 3 by Robert Buettner
Orbit (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, Orphanage

Apricot Brandy by Lynn Cesar
Juno Books (mm, 300 pages)
Publication date: February 2008, USA

Villenspell - City of Wizards: Sojourn Chronicles, Book 2 by Crystalwizard
Cyberwizard Productions (trade, 261 pages)
Publication date: November 2007, USA

The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Ellen Datlow
Del Rey (trade, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 29 April 2008, USA & Canada
    Original stories by Jason Stoddard, Lucy Sussex, Christopher Rowe, Elizabeth Bear, Nathan Ballingrud, Carol Emshwiller, Maureen F. McHugh, Richard Bowes, Margo Lanagan, Lavie Tidhar, Barry N. Malzberg, Laird Barron, Anna Tambour, Jeffrey Ford, Pat Cadigan, and Paul McAuley & Kim Newman.

Infoquake: Jump 225 Trilogy, Book 1 by David Louis Edelman
Solaris (mm, 432 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2008, USA & Canada

Axiomatic by Greg Egan
Gollancz (trade, 345 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK
    First published 1995.

Diaspora by Greg Egan
Gollancz (trade, 346 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK
    First published 1997.
reviewSF Site Review

Distress by Greg Egan
Gollancz (trade, 425 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK
    First published 1995.

Luminous by Greg Egan
Gollancz (trade, 330 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK
    First published 1999.

Permutation City by Greg Egan
Gollancz (trade, 377 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK
    First published 1994.

Quarantine by Greg Egan
Gollancz (trade, 251 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK
    First published 1992.

Schild's Ladder by Greg Egan
Gollancz (trade, 329 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK
    First published 2001.
reviewSF Site Review

Teranesia by Greg Egan
Gollancz (trade, 295 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK
    First published 1995.
reviewSF Site Review

Wrath of a Mad God by Raymond E. Feist
Harper Voyager (hc, 516 pages)
Publication date: 10 March 2008, UK

Principles of Angels by Jaine Fenn
Gollancz (hc & trade, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2008, UK

Tales from Blue Springs: The Hatchet Woman by R. Garth
Elk River Review Press (trade, 123 pages)
Publication date: December 2007, USA

The Boys Are Back In Town by Christopher Golden
Bantam Spectra (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, USA & Canada

Wildwood Road by Christopher Golden
Bantam Spectra (mm, 384 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, USA & Canada

Mercury Champagne by Dan Goodrich
Erie Harbor Productions (trade, 280 pages)
Publication date: March 2008, USA

Jumper by Steven Gould
Harper Voyager (trade, 345 pages)
Publication date: 14 February 2008, UK

Jumper: Griffin's Story by Steven Gould
Harper Voyager (trade, 286 pages)
Publication date: February 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review

The Science of Dune edited by Kevin R. Grazier, Ph.D.
Benbella Books (trade, 232 pages)
Publication date: January 2008, USA & Canada
    Subtitled: "An Unauthorized Exploration into the Real Science Behind Frank Herbert's Fictional Universe."

Children of Dune by Frank Herbert
Macmillan Audio (14 CDs, 18 hours)
Publication date: January 2008, USA & Canada
    Unabridged. Read by Scott Brick, Simon Vance, and others.

Renegade's Magic: The Soldier Son Trilogy, Book 3 by Robin Hobb
Harper Voyager (trade, 616 pages)
Publication date: 10 March 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, Shaman's Crossing

The Soulstealer War: The First Mother's Fire, Book 1 by W.L. Hoffman
Dog Ear Publishing (trade, 270 pages)
Publication date: January 2008, USA

Heart of Light by Sarah H. Hoyt
Bantam Spectra (mm, 502 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, USA & Canada

Clan of the Dung-Sniffers by Lee Danielle Hubbard
Edge (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 April 2008, Canada & USA

The Martian General's Daughter by Theodore Judson
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 294 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2008, USA

In a Time of Treason by David Keck
Tor (hc, 352 pages)
Publication date: 19 February 2008, USA & Canada

The Sarsen Witch: Grey Isles Trilogy, Book 3 by Eileen Kernaghan
Juno Books (trade, 240 pages)
Publication date: January 2008, USA & Canada
    First published 1989.

The Spirit Stone: The Dragon Mage, Book 5 by Katharine Kerr
Harper Voyager (mm, 522 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 3, The Fire Dragon

Whirlwind: The Caretaker Trilogy, Book 2 by David Klass
Frances Foster Books, Farrar Straus Giroux (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 March 2008, USA

The Battle of Nospherus: The Guin Saga, Book 3 by Kaoru Kurimoto, translated by Alexander O. Smith with Elye J. Alexander
Vertical (trade, 270 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, The Leopard Mask

Elak of Atlantis by Henry Kuttner
Planet Stories, Paizo (trade, 221 pages)
Publication date: October 2007, USA
    First published as individual shorter works in Weird Tales from 1938 to 1941.

Fallen by Tim Lebbon
Bantam Spectra (trade, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 29 April 2008, USA & Canada

The New Mars by John L. Manning Jr.
AuthorHouse (trade, 244 pages)
Publication date: December 2006, USA

The New Mars: A Family Vacation by John L. Manning Jr.
AuthorHouse (trade, 151 pages)
Publication date: October 2007, USA

Inside Straight edited by George R.R. Martin
Sci Fi Essential, Tor (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date: 22 January 2008, USA & Canada

The Big God Network by J.C. McGowan
Xlibris (hc & trade, 303 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Bone Song by John Meaney
Gollancz (trade, 346 pages)
Publication date: 14 February 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review

Bone Song by John Meaney
Bantam Spectra (hc, 370 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2008, USA & Canada

Singularity's Ring by Paul Melko
Sci Fi Essential, Tor (hc, 316 pages)
Publication date: 5 February 2008, USA & Canada

The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Little, Brown and Company (hc, 640 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 6 May 2008, USA & Canada

Empress: Godspeaker, Book 1 by Karen Miller
Orbit (mm, 752 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 8 April 2008, USA & Canada

Victory Conditions by Elizabeth Moon
Del Rey (hc, 416 pages)
Publication date: 19 February 2008, USA & Canada

Elric, The Stealer of Souls: Chronicles of the Last Emperor of Melniboné, Book 1 by Michael Moorcock
Del Rey (trade, 462 pages)
Publication date: 19 February 2008, USA & Canada
    Previously published as shorter, individual works in Science Fantasy magazine, from 1961 to 1964. This new edition illustrated by John Picacio.

The Queen's Bastard by C.E. Murphy
Del Rey (trade, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 29 April 2008, USA & Canada

Dragon Mage by Andre Norton & Jean Rabe
Tor (hc, 304 pages)
Publication date: 8 January 2008, USA & Canada

One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle and Orson Scott Card by Marek Oziewicz
McFarland & Company (trade, 271 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2008, USA

The Red Wolf Conspiracy: The Cathrand Voyage, Book 1 by Robert V.S. Redick
Gollancz (trade, 470 pages)
Publication date: 7 February 2008, UK

House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds
Gollancz (hc & trade, 512 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2008, UK

Operation: Save the Innocent by Tony Ruggiero
Dragon Moon Press (trade, 256 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2008, USA & Canada

The Doomsday Genie by Frank P. Ryan
Swift Publishers (trade, 412 pages)
Publication date: 22 February 2008, USA

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski, translated by Danusia Stok
Gollancz (trade, 280 pages)
Publication date: 14 February 2008, UK

Procession of the Dead by A.B. Shan
Harper Voyager (trade, 312 pages)
Publication date: 3 March 2008, UK

Halo: Contact Harvest by Joseph Staten
Macmillan Audio (10 CDs, 11 hours)
Publication date: 22 January 2008, USA & Canada
    Unabridged. Read by Holter Graham and Jen Taylor.

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Subterranean Press (hc, 488 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 March 2008, USA
    First published 1992.

The Brass Bed by Jennifer Stevenson
Ballantine Books (mm, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2008, USA & Canada

Eternal Death: Lost Beneath the Surface by Lily Strange
Outskirts Press (trade, 493 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

A Guide to Folktales in Fragile Dialects by Catherynne M. Valente
Curiosities, Norilana Books (hc, 180 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 April 2008, USA & UK
    Collection of poetry, short fables and fairy tales.

Off Armageddon Reef by David Webber
Tor (mm, 780 pages)
Publication date: January 2008, USA & Canada

Snake Agent by Liz Williams
Night Shade Books (mm, 375 pages)
Publication date: 1 January 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Jemma 7729 by Phoebe Wray
Edge (trade, 220 pages)
Publication date: January 2008, Canada & USA

Baxter Moon, Galactic Scout by John Zakour
Brown Barn Books (trade, 208 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 April 2008, USA
    Humorous SF for readers 10 and up.

Magazines

Aurealis: Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction, No. 38/39, Australia
Contributors to this issue include: Matthew Chrulew, Darren Goosens, Tony Plank, Dirk Strasser, Cat Sparks, Candy Bloom, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Stephen Dedman, Greg Guerin, K.A. Mora, Richard Harland, Leigh Blackmore, Geoff Maloney, Joanne Anderton, Jarrah Moore.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, March 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Albert E. Cowdrey, Alexander Jablokov, Nancy Springer, K.D. Wentworth, Richard Paul Russo, Richard Mueller.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: James Stoddard, Robert Reed, Tim Sullivan, Steven Utley, Kevin N. Haw, Kate Wilhelm.

Interzone, No. 214, February 2008, UK
Contributors to this issue include: Jason Stoddard, Jennifer Linnaea, Christopher Priest, Jennifer Harwood-Smith, Mercurio D. Rivera, and an interview with Iain M. Banks.

Jupiter: Megaclite, January 2008, UK
Contributors to this issue include: David Towsey, Philip K. Lentz, Gustavo Bondoni, Monte Davis, Gareth D. Jones, Kristine Ong Muslim.

Previous New Books
SearchHomeContents PageSite Map


Other Useful Stuff

| SF Site Index | Contact Us | Copyright Information | Advertising |


If you find any errors, typos or anything else worth mentioning, please send it to editor@sfsite.com.
Copyright © 1996-2014 SF Site All Rights Reserved