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This time, we're looking at the latest from Greg Bear, Harry Turtledove, Mark Chadbourn, Paul McAuley, Eric Brown, Steven Brust, Alastair Reynolds, Stephen Baxter, and many others.

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

New & Forthcoming Books Received August 2008
Flood by Stephen Baxter
Gollancz (trade, 473 pages)
Publication date: 17 July 2008, UK

City at the End of Time by Greg Bear
Gollancz (trade, 470 pages)
Publication date: 17 July 2008, UK

City at the End of Time by Greg Bear
Del Rey (hc, 476 pages)
Publication date: 5 August 2008, USA & Canada

Constellation of the Dragonfly poetry by F.J. Bergmann
Plan B Press (chapbook, 40 pages)
Publication date: Spring 2008, USA

The Devil You Know by Jenna Black
Dell Spectra (mm, 307 pages)
Publication date: 5 August 2008, USA & Canada

Necropath by Eric Brown
Solaris (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2008, USA & Canada

Jhegaala by Steven Brust
Tor (hc, 301 pages)
Publication date: 8 July 2008, USA & Canada

Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes edited by J.R. Campbell & Charles Prepolec
Edge (trade, 336 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 October 2008, USA & Canada

The Burning Man: Kingdom of the Serpent, Book 2 by Mark Chadbourn
Gollancz (trade, 340 pages)
Publication date: 17 April 2008, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, Jack of Ravens

The Last Theorem by Arthur C. Clarke & Frederik Pohl
Del Rey (hc, 303 pages)
Publication date: 5 August 2008, USA & Canada

2012: A Conspiracy Tale by Bryan Collier
Matador, Troubador Publishing (trade, 244 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 4 July 2008, UK

Babylon Babies by Maurice G. Dantec, translated by Noura Wedell
Del Rey (mm, 533 pages)
Publication date: 5 August 2008, USA & Canada

Monkey Trap: Nova Sapiens, Book 1 by Lee Denning
Twilight Times Books (trade, 426 pages)
Publication date: November 2004, USA & Canada

Hiding Hand: Nova Sapiens, Book 2 by Lee Denning
Twilight Times Books (trade, 440 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 August 2008, USA

A Darkness Forged in Fire: The Iron Elves, Book 1 by Chris Evans
Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster (hc, 419 pages)
Publication date: July 2008, USA & Canada

The Keepers, Part One: WWIII by Richard Friar
Infinite Conception Phaze (trade, 672 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2008, USA

Misspent Youth by Peter F. Hamilton
Del Rey (hc, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 16 September 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox by Barry Hughart
Subterranean Press (cloth hc, 648 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 October 2008, USA

The Storyteller and Other Tales by K.V. Johansen
Sybertooth Inc. (trade, 107 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 19 September 2008, USA & Canada & UK
    For older teens and adults.

A is for Alien by Caitlín R. Kiernan
Subterranean Press (cloth hc, 216 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 January 2009, USA
    First collection devoted entirely to Kiernan's science fiction work.

Tesseracts Twelve edited by Claude Lalumière
Edge (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 September 2008, USA & Canada
    Featuring stories from Derryl Murphy, Michael Skeet & Jill Snider Lum, Grace Seybold, E.L. Chen, Randy McCharles, Gord Sellar, and David Nickle.
reviewSF Site Review of Tesseracts Ten

The Quiet War by Paul McAuley
Gollancz (hc & trade, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 16 October 2008, UK

Cryptic: The Best Short Fiction of Jack McDevitt by Jack McDevitt
Subterranean Press (hc, 592 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2009, USA

The Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod
Gollancz (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 September 2008, UK

Veins by Lawrence C. Connolly
Fantasist Enterprises (trade, 249 pages)
Publication date: August 2008, USA & Canada
    Debut novel from veteran short story writer.

Merciless: The Dominion Trilogy, Book 3 by Robin Parrish
Bethany House (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date: July 2008, USA

The Discworld Graphic Novels: The Colour of Magic & The Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett, adapted by Scott Rockwell, illustrated by Steven Ross
Harper, HarperCollins (hc graphic novel)
Publication date: June 2008, USA

The Six Directions of Space by Alastair Reynolds
Subterranean Press (cloth hc, 88 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2009, USA

Spellbound: The Legend of the Ice People, Book 1 by Margit Sandemo, translated by Gregory Herring & Angela Cook
Tagman (hc & trade, 257 pages)
Publication date: 2008, UK
    First published in 1982 in Norway. Available for the first time in English.

Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded: A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008 by John Scalzi
Subterranean Press (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 13 September 2008, USA

Caine Black Knife: The Third of the Acts of Caine: Act of Atonement, Book 1 by Matthew Stover
Del Rey (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 14 October 2008, USA & Canada

The Vision: Green Stone of Healing, Book 1 by C.L. Talmadge
HealingStone Books (trade, 224 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

Fallout: Green Stone of Healing, Book 2 by C.L. Talmadge
HealingStone Books (trade, 239 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

The Scorpions Strike: Green Stone of Healing, Book 3 by C.L. Talmadge
HealingStone Books (trade, 257 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

Star Wars: The Clone Wars by Karen Traviss
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 260 pages)
Publication date: 2 August 2008, USA & Canada
    Based on the movie from Lucasfilm Animation.

The Valley-Westside War by Harry Turtledove
SciFi Essential, Tor (hc, 285 pages)
Publication date: 8 July 2008, USA & Canada

The Voyage of the Space Beagle by A.E. Van Vogt
Orb, Tom Doherty Associates (trade, 215 pages)
Publication date: 8 July 2008, USA & Canada

Pretenders: Okal Rel Saga, Book 3 by Lynda Williams
Edge (trade, 342 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 September 2008, USA & Canada

King of Sword and Sky by C.L. Wilson
Leisure Fantasy Romance (mm, 467 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 September 2008, USA & Canada

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, translated by Lucia Graves
Subterranean Press (cloth hc, 472 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 December 2008, USA

    Magazines

Black Gate, No. 12, Summer 2008, USA & Canada, edited by John O'Neill
Contributors to this issue include: John R. Fultz, James Enge, Martha Wells, Constance Cooper, Todd McAulty, Ed Carmien, Howard Andrew Jones, Charles R. Tanner.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, August 2008, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Charles Coleman Finlay, Marc Laidlaw, Richard Mueller, Scott Dalrymple, Steven Popkes, Rand B. Lee.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, September 2008, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Carolyn Ives Gilman, Paolo Bacigalupi, Laura Kasischke, Rand B. Lee, Michael Swanwick & Eileen Gunn, Robert Reed, Jim Aikin.


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