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Highlights from our most recent new arrivals include the latest from Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, Jim Butcher, Kelley Armstrong, Kelly Link, Matthew Stover, Steven Erikson, Fiona McIntosh, plus much more.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - Mid-October 2008
Living With the Dead by Kelley Armstrong
Bantam Spectra (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date: 21 October 2008, USA
    Ninth book in the Women of the Otherworld series.
reviewSF Site Review of Personal Demon, 8th book in the series.

Metamorphosis by James P. Blaylock (with Adraiana Campoy, Brittany Cox, and Alex Haniford)
Subterranean Press (hc, 64pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2009, USA
    Three short stories by Blaylock, each co-authored by a student in a class by Tim Powers, with illustrations & introduction by Tim Powers.

The Dresden Files: Welcome to the Jungle by Jim Butcher, illustrated by Ardian Syaf
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc graphic novel)
Publication date: 14 October 2008, USA & Canada
    An original Dresden Files adventure in graphic novel format.

Triangulation: Taking Flight edited by Pete Butler
Parsec Ink (trade, 126 pages)
Publication date: September 2008, USA
    Featuring stories by Reesa Brown, Amy Treadwell, Elizabeth Barrette, Katy Darby, Rachel Swirsky, Paul Stefko, Gail Sosinsky Wickman, Shanna Germain, Matthew Johnson, Jacob Edwards, Gerri Leen, David Seigler, Ian Creasey, Marc Vun Kannon, Matt Betts, Stephen V. Ramey, Lavie Tidhar, Shweta Narayan, and Eugie Foster.

I Remember the Future by Michael A. Burstein
Apex Publications (hc & trade, 432 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 November 2008, USA
    The Award-Nominated Stories of Michael A. Burstein

The Department of Spirit Research by James Patrick Cobb
Double Dragon Publishing (trade, 216 pages)
Publication date: January 2007, Canada

Foundling: Monster Blood Tatoo, Book 1 by D.M. Cornish
Speak, Penguin (trade, 434 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 2007, USA & Canada

Lamplighter: Monster Blood Tatoo, Book 2 by D.M. Cornish
G.P. Putnam's Sons (trade, 736 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2009, USA & Canada

Perfect Circle by Carlos J. Cortes
Bantam Spectra (mm, 496 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 November 2008, USA & Canada

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2008: Twenty-First Annual Collection edited by Ellen Datlow and Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant
St. Martin's Griffin (hc & trade, 458 pages)
Publication date: October 2008, USA & Canada
    Link to contents of 2008: 21st Annual Collection
reviewSF Site Review of Year's Best 2007: 20th Annual Collection

Troll's-Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
Viking (trade, 176 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2009, USA & Canada
    Stories for readers 9 and up, by Peter S. Beagle, Holly Black, Michael Cadnum, Nancy Farmer, Wendy Froud, Neil Gaiman, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Ellen Kushner, Kelly Link, Garth Nix, Delia Sherman, Midori Snyder, Joseph Stanton, Catherynne M. Valente, and Jane Yolen.

Hiding Hand: Nova Sapiens, Book 2 by Lee Denning
Twilight Times Books (trade, 377 pages)
Publication date: August 2008, USA

Otherworldly Maine edited by Noreen Doyle
Down East Books (trade, 318 pages)
Publication date: September 2008, USA
    Stories by Edgar Pangborn, Tom Tolnay, Daniel Hatch, John P. O'Grady, Elizabeth Hand, Stephen King, Edward Kent, Jeff Hecht, Gregory Feeley, Melanie Tem, Lee Allred, Gardner Dozois, Mark Twain, Lucy Suitor Holt, Scott Thomas, Karen Jordan Allen, Noreen Doyle, Tom Easton, Jack L. Chalker, Jessica Reisman, and Steve Rasnic Tem.

Damewood: Demons of the Past by Erin Durante
Leucrota Press (hc, 335 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 12 December 2008, USA & UK & Canada.

The Pilo Family Circus by Will Elliott
Underland Press (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2009, USA

Toll the Hounds by Steven Erikson
Tor (hc & trade, 864 pages)
Publication date: 23 September 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 6, The Bonehunters

Last Days by Brian Evenson
Underland Press (trade, 162 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2009, USA

The Other in the Mirror by Philip José Farmer, edited by Christopher Paul Carey
Subterranean Press (hc, 496 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2009, USA
    Previously published separately as Fire and the Night (1962), Jesus on Mars (1978), and Night of Light (1957).

Gears of the City by Felix Gilman
Bantam Spectra (hc, 262 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 December 2008, USA & Canada
    Sequel to Thunderer.

Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind
Tor (trade & mm, 573 pages)
Publication date: 30 September 2008, USA & Canada
    First published in 1994.

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn by Alison Goodman
Viking (trade, 544 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): December 2008, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton
Ballantine (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 4 November 2008, USA & Canada

Eternity: Our Next Billion Years by Michael Hanlon
Macmillan Science (trade, 294 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 23 October 2008, UK

Paul of Dune by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson
Tor (hc, 512 pages)
Publication date: 16 September 2008, USA & Canada

Every Last Drop by Charlie Huston
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 254 pages)
Publication date: 30 September 2008, USA & Canada

Matters of the Blood by Maria Lima
Juno Books (mm, 368 pages)
Publication date: 29 September 2008, USA

Pretty Monsters by Kelly Link
Viking (hc, 416 pages)
Publication date: October 2008, USA & Canada
    Stories for readers 12 and up.

Getting to Know You stories by David Marusek
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 December 2008, USA & Canada

Royal Exile: The Valisar Trilogy, Book 1 by Fiona McIntosh
HarperVoyager (hc, 456 pages)
Publication date: 1 October 2008, UK

Firebirds Soaring edited by Sharyn November
Firebird, Penguin (hc, 592 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 December 2008, USA & Canada
    Original stories for readers 12 and up, from Christopher Barzak, Clare Bell, Kara Dalkey, Candas Jane Dorsey, Mike Dringenberg, Carol Emshwiller, Nancy Farmer, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Ellen Klages, Margo Lanagan, Louise Marley, Nick O'Donohoe, Chris Roberson, Sherwood Smith, Nancy Springer, Jo Walton, Elizabeth E. Wein, Laurel Winter, Jane Yolen & Adam Stemple, and Marly Youmans.
reviewSF Site Review of Firebirds Rising

The Planet Dweller by Jane Palmer
Dodo Books (mm & ebook download, 159 pages)
Publication date: 2008, UK
    First published in 1985.

Nightingale by Jane Palmer
Dodo Books (mm & ebook download, 255 pages)
Publication date: 2008, UK

The Artifact: An Anthology by Eugene Ramos, et al.
Group 10 Consortium (trade, 250 pages)
Publication date: September 2008, USA
    A collaborative novel by 9 authors who never physically met: Eugene Ramos, Christopher J. Valin, Sally Jean Genter, Leila McNamara, Sheri McMurray, Carolee C. Eubanks, Steve Boudreault, Chris Whigham, and D.G. McMurry Jr.

Edge of Our Lives by Mark Rich
RedJack (mm, 272 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 November 2008, USA

Shooting Hiatus by D.K. Savage
Chestnut Hill Media (trade, 253 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA & Canada

Metamorphoses of the Werewolf: A Literary Study From Antiquity Through the Renaissance by Leslie A. Sconduto
McFarland (trade, 228 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2009, USA

Starfist: Wings of Hell by David Sherman & Dan Cragg
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 December 2008, USA & Canada

Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception by Maggie Stiefvater
Flux, Llewellyn Publications (trade, 325 pages)
Publication date: 1 October 2008, USA & Canada

Entranscing: The Hidden Lands of Nod, Book 2 by R. Stikmanz
Dalton Publishing (trade, 124 pages)
Publication date: 15 October 2008, USA

Caine Black Knife: The Third of the Acts of Caine, Act of Atonement, Book 1 by Matthew Stover
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 349 pages)
Publication date: 14 October 2008, USA & Canada

American Exorcist: Critical Essays on William Peter Blatty edited by Benjamin Szumskyj
McFarland (trade, 204 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 December 2008, USA

The Pacification of Earth by Dean Warren
Xlibris (hc & trade, 767 pages)
Publication date: September 2008, USA

    Magazines

Interzone, No. 218, October 2008, UK, edited by Andy Coz, et. al
Contributors to this issue include: Chris Beckett, Daniel Akselrod & Lenny Royter, Hannu Rajaniemi, Tim Lees, plus interviews with Chris Beckett, Charles Stross & Gareth L. Powell.

Kaleidotrope, No. 5, October 2008, USA, edited by Fred Coppersmith
Contributors to this issue include: Bill Ward, Therese Arkenberg, Barkley Burke, Mark Rich, Ralph Sevush, Eric Del Carlo, Brendan Connell, Marshall Payne, Barbara A. Barnett, Sean Ruane, Daniel Braum, P.D. Allen, and others.


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