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compiled by Neil Walsh

Spring and summer releases have been flooding into our office over the past few weeks, including the latest from Greg Bear, Naomi Novik, Jim Butcher, Karl Schroeder, as well as from SF Site veterans Paul Kincaid, and Cindy Lynn Speer, plus some hefty collections from the likes of Robert Bloch, H.P. Lovecraft, Michael Swanwick, plus anthologies, magazines, and much, much more.

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

New Arrivals & Forthcoming Books: Mid-May 2008
Firestorm of Dragons edited by Michele Acker & Kirk Dougal
Dragon Moon Press (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: May 2008, Canada & USA

Clockwork Phoenix: Tales of Beauty and Strangeness edited by Mike Allen
Norilana Books (trade, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 July 2008, USA & UK
    Featuring new stories from Tanith Lee, John Grant, Catherynne M. Valente, Cat Rambo, Laird Barron, Ekaterina Sedia, John C. Wright, and others.

The Journey to Kailash poetry by Mike Allen
Curiosities, Norilana Books (hc, 136 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 June 2008, USA & UK

Forever and Ever by Dan A. Baker
Catbird Publishing (hc, 310 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Eternal Pleasure by Nina Bangs
Leisure Paranormal Romance, Dorchester Publishing (mm, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 July 2008, USA & Canada

City at the End of Time by Greg Bear
Del Rey (hc, 512 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 12 August 2008, USA & Canada

The Magicians and Mrs. Quent by Galen Beckett
Bantam Spectra (trade, 500 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 5 August 2008, USA

The Ninth Circle by Alex Bell
Gollancz (trade, 264 pages)
Publication date: 17 April 2008, UK

Petrified World by Piotr Brynczka, illustrated by Janice Blaine
Edge (trade, c. 180 pages)
Publication date: April 2008, Canada & USA
    A "Determine Your Destiny" adventure.

Witness: All Prophets Are Liars, Book 1 by Bill Blais
iUniverse (trade, 305 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

The Adventures of Langdon St. Ives by James P. Blaylock
Subterranean Press (hc, 476 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): November 2008, USA

Skeleton in the Closet and Other Stories: The Reader's Bloch, Volume 2 by Robert Bloch
Subterranean Press (hc, 312 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2008, USA

The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B edited by Ben Bova
Tor (hc, 527 pages)
Publication date: 29 April 2008, USA & Canada
    Featuring vintage novellas from Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Algis Budrys, Theodore Cogswell, E.M. Forster, Frederik Pohl, James H. Schmitz, T.L. Sherred, Wilmar H. Shiras, Clifford D. Simak, and Jack Vance.

The Final Sacrifice by Patricia Bray
Bantam Spectra (mm, 358 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 July 2008, USA & Canada

Backup by Jim Butcher
Subterranean Press (hc, 72 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 October 2008, USA
    With illustrations by Mike Mignola.

Iron Angel by Alan Campbell
Bantam Spectra (hc, 401 pages)
Publication date: 6 May 2008, USA & Canada

Kushiel's Justice by Jacqueline Carey
Grand Central Publishing (mm, 912 pages)
Publication date: 1 May 2008, USA & Canada

Vicious Circle by Mike Carey
Grand Central Publishing (hc, 437 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 July 2008, USA

The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Ellen Datlow
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 404 pages)
Publication date: 29 April 2008, USA & Canada

Star Wars, Legacy of the Force: Invincible by Troy Denning
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date: 13 May 2008, USA & Canada

Nick and the Glimmung by Philip K. Dick
Subterranean Press (hc, 128 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): December 2008, USA

Reaper's Gale: Malazan Book of the Fallen, Book 7 by Steven Erikson
Bantam Books (mm, 1280 pages)
Publication date: 7 April 2008, UK & Canada
    Voted second best book of 2007 by SF Site Readers. It was one of my favourites. -nw
reviewSF Site Review of Book 6, The Bonehunters

Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire by Ian C. Esslemont
Bantam Books (mm, 480 pages)
Publication date: 5 May 2008, UK & Canada
    Well worth reading, especially if you've been reading Steven Erikson's Malazan books. -nw The Word of God by Tomas M. Disch
Tachyon Publications (trade, 192 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2008, USA

Elom by William H. Drinkard
Tor (hc, 544 pages)
Publication date: 18 March 2008, USA & Canada

Multireal: The Jump 225 Trilogy, Book 2 by David Louis Edelman
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 460 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2008, USA

The Wyrmling Horde by David Farland
Tor (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): September 2008, USA & Canada

Shadows Return by Lynn Flewelling
Bantam Spectra (mm, 525 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 July 2008, USA & Canada

Henry Potty and the Deathly Paper Shortage by Valerie Estelle Frankel
WingSpan Press (trade, 181 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2008, USA
    An unauthorized parody targeted to readers 9-12.

The Keepers: Part 1, WWW III by Richard Friar
Infinite Conception Phaze (trade, 672 pages)
Publication date: April 2008, USA

Quondam: Ancient Mirrors, Book 4 by Jayel Gibson
Synergy Books (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date: May 2008, USA

Days of Infamy by Newt Gingrich & William R. Forstchen
Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date: 29 April 2008, USA & Canada

Mind the Gap by Christopher Golden & Tim Lebbon
Bantam Spectra (trade, 400 pages)
Publication date: 27 May 2008, USA & Canada

The Science of Michael Crichton edited by Kevin R. Grazier, Ph.D.
BenBella Books (trade, 184 pages)
Publication date: March 2008, USA

Dalek I Loved You by Nick Griffiths
Gollancz (trade, 289 pages)
Publication date: 10 April 2008, UK

Where Demons Dare: Rachel Morgan Series, Book 6 by Kim Harrison
Harper Voyager (mm, 501 pages)
Publication date: 22 April 2008, UK

Year's Best Fantasy 8 edited by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer
Tachyon Publications (trade, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2008, USA & Canada
    Featuring stories from Holly Black, Neil Gaiman, Garth Nix, David Ackert, Kage Baker, Michael Moorcock, Pat Cadigan, Theodora Goss, Elizabeth Hand, Tad Williams, Nalo Hopkinson, Liz Williams, Andy Duncan, M. Rickert, Jeffrey Ford, Fred Chappell, Don Webb, Mark Chadbourn, Laird Barron, Tim Pratt, Chris Roberson, Daryl Gregory, Bruce McAllister, and Benjamin Rosenbaum.
reviewSF Site Review of Year's Best Fantasy 6

Project Moonbase and Others by Robert A. Heinlein
Subterranean Press (hc, 552 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2008, USA

Conceptual Breakthrough: Two Experiments in SF Criticism: Star / Alien by James Holden & Simon King
Axis Series #5, InkerMen Press (trade, 137 pages)
Publication date: December 2007, UK

Clan of the Dung-Sniffers by Lee Danielle Hubbard
Edge (trade, 297 pages)
Publication date: April 2008, Canada & USA

The Kingdom Beyond the Waves by Stephen Hunt
Harper Voyager (hc, 556 pages)
Publication date: 6 May 2008, UK

Warrior Wisewoman edited by Roby James
Norilana Books (trade, 276 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 June 2008, USA & UK

Havemercy by Jaida Jones & Danielle Bennett
Bantam Spectra (hc, 389 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 July 2008, USA

The Martian General's Daughter by Theodore Judson
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 253 pages)
Publication date: April 2008, USA

Personal Demons by Stacia Kane
Juno Books (mm, 336 pages)
Publication date: 15 April 2008, USA

The Hounds of Ash and Other Tales of Fool Wolf by Greg Keyes
Edge (trade, 169 pages)
Publication date: 15 May 2008, Canada & USA

What It Is We Do When We Read Science Fiction by Paul Kincaid
Beccon Publications (trade, 365 pages)
Publication date: 21 March 2008, UK

Odd Hours by Dean Koontz
Bantam Books (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date: 20 May 2008, USA & Canada

Prisoner of the Lagon: The Guin Saga, Book 4 by Kaoru Kurimoto, translated by Alexander O. Smith with Elye J. Alexander
Vertical (trade, 294 pages)
Publication date: 13 May 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, The Leopard Mask

Fallen by Tim Lebbon
Bantam Spectra (trade, 415 pages)
Publication date: 6 May 2008, USA & Canada

Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H.P. Lovecraft, Commemorative Edition edited by Stephen Jones
Gollancz (hc, 883 pages)
Publication date: 27 March 2008, UK
    With illustrations by Les Edwards.

In the Company of Whispers by Sallie Lowenstein
Lion Stone Books (hc, 380 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 September 2008, USA

Countdown by Michelle Maddox
Shomi, Dorchester Publishing (mm, 293 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2008, USA & Canada

The Skull Cage Key by Michel Marriott
Bolden Books, Agate Publishing (trade, 300 pages)
Publication date: May 2008, USA

Rhetorics of Fantasy by Farah Mendlesohn
Wesleyan University Press (trade, 307 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

The SFWA European Hall of Fame edited by James Morrow & Kathryn Morrow
Tor (trade, 336 pages)
Publication date: 15 April 2008, USA & Canada
    One of the best anthologies I read in 2007. -nw reviewSF Site Review


The Houses of Time by Jamil Nasir
Tor (hc, 302 pages)
Publication date: 1 April 2008, USA & Canada

Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 8 July 2008, USA & Canada

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson
Henry Holt (trade, 272 pages)
Publication date: April 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 14 and up.

The Prefect by Alastair Reynolds
Gollancz (trade, 502 pages)
Publication date: 10 April 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review

Unholy Domain by Dan Ronco
Künati (hc, 343 pages)
Publication date: April 2008, USA

The Best of the Bubbas of the Apocalypse edited by Selina Rosen
BenBella Books (trade, 285 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2008, USA & Canada

Pirate Sun: Virga, Book 3 by Karl Schroeder
Tor (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, Queen of Candesce

Muse of Fire by Dan Simmons
Subterranean Press (hc, 112 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): December 2008, USA

Blue Moon by Cindy Lynn Speer
Zumaya Otherworlds (trade, 309 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

The Last Science Fiction Writer by Allen Steele
Subterranean Press (hc, 310 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): November 2008, USA

Inner Paths to Outer Space: Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies by Rick Strassman, M.D., Slawek Wojtowicz, M.D., Luis Eduardo Luna, Ph.D., and Ede Frecska, M.D.
Park Street Press (trade, 376 pages)
Publication date: May 2008, USA

The Best of Michael Swanwick by Michael Swanwick
Subterranean Press (hc, 464 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2008, USA

The Other by Thomas Tryon
Millipede Press (trade & hc, 294 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): September 2008, USA
    With an introduction by Ramsey Campbell.

The Dark River by John Twelve Hawks
Corgi (mm, 511 pages)
Publication date: 5 May 2008, UK

Kitty Goes to Washington by Carrie Vaughn
Gollancz (mm, 342 pages)
Publication date: 10 April 2008, UK

Feminist Narrative and the Supernatural: The Function of Fantastic Devices in Seven Recent Novels by Katherine J. Weese
McFarland (trade, 234 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2008, USA

Sirat: Through the Fires of Hell by Tamara Wilhite
Blu Phi'er Publishing (trade, 250 pages)
Publication date: February 2008, USA

Mirrored Heavens by David J. Williams
Bantam Spectra (trade, 413 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 3 June 2008, USA & Canada

Broken Bulbs by Eddie Wright
'86 Newman (mm, 135 pages)
Publication date: 2007, USA

Lord of Lies by David Zindell
Tor (hc, 548 pages)
Publication date: 15 April 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Magazines

Black Static, Issue 4, April/May 2008, UK
Contributors to this issue include: Tyler Keevil, Cody Goodfellow, Conrad Williams, Nicholas Royle, Steve Nagy, Barry Fishler.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, May 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Rachel Pollack, George Tucker, Robert Reed, S.L. Gilbow, Alex Jeffers, Albert E. Cowdrey, M. Rickert.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Ted Kosmatka, Al Michaud, Rand B. Lee, Mary Patterson Thornburg, Robert Reed, P.E. Cunningham.

Jupiter: Taygete, April 2008, UK
Contributors to this issue include: Ralph Greco, Jr., Jens Rushing, Gustavo Bondoni, George Newberry, Gareth D. Jones, Neil J. Beynon, G.O. Clark.

Kaleidotrope, Issue 4, April 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Andrew Howard, Ashley Arnold, Bill Ward, Mark Rich, Adam Lowe, Mike Driver, Brendan Connell, Kurt Kirchmeier, G.W. Thomas, Flavian Mark Lupinetti, Paul Abbamondi, Alex Dally MacFarlane, Michael Obilade.

Paradox: The Magazine of Historical and Speculative Fiction, Issue 12, Spring 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: A.C. Wise, Marie Brennan, Nick Wolven, David Sakmyster, David Erik Nelson, Darrell Schweitzer, F.J. Bergmann, Rachel Pruitt, John Thomas Clark.

Sybil's Garage, Issue 5, February 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Samantha Henderson, Alex Dally MacFarlane, Vylar Kaftan, Caspian Gray, Daniel A. Rabuzzi, Barbara Krasnoff, Gary Moshimer, Veronica Schanoes, Hazel Marcus Ong, Jason Erik Lundberg.

Talebones: Science Fiction & Dark Fantasy, Issue 36, Spring 2008, USA
Contributors to this issue include: Paul Melko, James Van Pelt, Dean Wesley Smith, Jason D. Wittman, Joy Marchand, David Walton, John A. Pitts.

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