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The books are arriving fast and furious to the SF Site office. Some of the highlights among our newest arrivals include forthcoming titles from Bruce Sterling, Sarah Ash, Kelley Armstrong, and Ray Bradbury, plus the latest from Dean Koontz, David Drake, Jane Lindskold, and Orson Scott Card, as well as new collections of classic works from Robert E. Howard, Robert Silverberg, L. Ron Hubbard, and C.L. Moore. All this, and plenty more!

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

New & Forthcoming Books - December 2008
Queen of Dragons by Shana Abé
Bantam Books (mm, 336 pages)
Publication date: 2 December 2008, USA & Canada

Flight into Darkness by Sarah Ash
Bantam Spectra (hc, 480 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 3 February 2009, USA & Canada

Men of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong
Bantam Spectra (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 3 February 2009, USA

The Love We Share Without Knowing by Christopher Barzak
Bantam Books (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date: 2 December 2008, USA & Canada

The Devil's Due by Jenna Black
Dell Spectra (mm, 319 pages)
Publication date: 2 December 2008, USA & Canada

The Ginger Star by Leigh Brackett
Planet Stories #10, Paizo (trade, pages)
Publication date: May 2008, USA
    First published in 1974.

Marionettes, Inc. by Ray Bradbury
Subterranean Press (hc, 120 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2009, USA
    Featuring stories appearing for the first time, and others from as far back as 1949.

The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett
Ballantine, Del Rey (hc, 433 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 10 March 2009, USA & Canada

The Star Dancers by Jeffrey Caminsky
New Alexandria Press (trade, 386 pages)
Publication date: October 2008, USA

Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes edited by J.R. Campbell and Charles Prepolec
Edge (trade, 336 pages)
Publication date: 15 October 2008, Canada & USA
    Featuring stories by Barbara Hambly, Christopher Sequeira, Barbara Roden, M.J. Elliott, Martin Powell, Chico Kidd & Rick Kennett, Peter Calamai, J.R. Campbell, Chris Roberson, Bob Madison, and Kim Newman.

Ender in Exile by Orson Scott Card
Tor (hc, 380 pages)
Publication date: November 2008, USA & Canada
    "The all-new direct sequel to Ender's Game."

Sunborn: Chaos Chronicles, Book 4 by Jeffrey A. Carver
Tor (hc, 432 pages)
Publication date: 28 October 2008, USA & Canada

Modern Magic by Anne Cordwainer
Clotho Press (trade, 353 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2009, USA
    "An urban fantasy story cycle."

Perfect Circle by Carlos J. Cortes
Bantam Spectra (mm, 496 pages)
Publication date: 2 December 2008, USA & Canada

Mantids by Ron Dakron
Black Heron Press (hc, 132 pages)
Publication date: 15 October 2008, USA
    "Humorous science fiction novel."

Blind Savior, False Prophet by Joseph DeMarco
AuthorHouse (trade, 244 pages)
Publication date: August 2008, USA

The Gods Return: The Crown of the Isles, Book 3 by David Drake
Tor (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date: 11 November 2008, USA & Canada

The Tamuli by David Eddings
Ballantine, Del Rey (trade, 1,032 pages)
Publication date: 2 December 2008, USA & Canada
    Previously published separately as Domes of Fire (1992), The Shining Ones (1993), and The Hidden City (1994).

Dragon in Chains by Daniel Fox
Del Rey (trade, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 27 January 2009, USA & Canada

Descent Into Chaos: Vampire Apocalypse, Book 2 by Derek Gunn
Black Death Books, KHP (trade, 285 pages)
Publication date: 2008, Ireland, UK & online

Black Magic Woman by Justin Gustainis
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 480 pages)
Publication date: December 2008, USA & Canada

Infernal Sorceress by Gary Gygax
Planet Stories #13, Paizo (trade, 261 pages)
Publication date: July 2008, USA
    Written in 1993 and never published in the author's lifetime.

Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton
Ballantine (hc, 367 pages)
Publication date: 4 November 2008, USA & Canada

Succubus Takes Manhattan by Nina Harper
Ballantine, Del Rey (mm, 392 pages)
Publication date: 25 November 2008, USA & Canada

Almuric by Robert E. Howard
Planet Stories #7, Paizo (trade, 156 pages)
Publication date: January 2008, USA
    First published serially in 1939 in Weird Tales.

The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard by Robert E. Howard
Ballantine, Del Rey (trade, 560 pages)
Publication date: 28 October 2008, USA & Canada

Danger in the Dark by L. Ron Hubbard
Galaxy Press (trade, 133 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA & Canada
    The title story was first published in 1939 in Unknown magazine. This is part of Galaxy's series of "Stories from the Golden Age by L. Ron Hubbard" being released as books and audiobooks.

Twelve by Jasper Kent
Bantam Press (trade, 480 pages)
Publication date: October 2008, UK
    It seems the history books have it wrong: it wasn't the harsh winter conditions that prevented Napoleon from taking Russia, nor was it the Russians -- it was the vampires.

In the Walls of Saxmundham Nunnery and Other Unsavoury Chronicles by M.F. Kerford
Minuteman Press (trade, 288 pages)
Publication date: 2006, South Africa

Rubicon Harvest by C.W. Kesting
Wings ePress Books (trade, 465 pages)
Publication date: October 2008, USA

Your Heart Belongs to Me by Dean Koontz
Bantam Books (hc, 352 pages)
Publication date: 25 November 2008, USA & Canada

Tesseracts Twelve edited by Claude Lalumière
Edge (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date: 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

Glammenport by Kevin Lane
Xlibris (trade, 317 pages)
Publication date: 2005, USA

Blood Bargain: Blood Line Series, Book 2 by Maria Lima
Juno Books (mm, 352 pages)
Publication date: November 2008, USA

Thirteen Orphans by Jane Lindskold
Tor (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date: 11 November 2008, USA & Canada

Worlds of Their Own edited by James Lowder
Planet Stories #14, Paizo (trade, 364 pages)
Publication date: August 2008, USA
    Featuring stories from R.A. Salvatore, Michael A. Stackpole, Nancy Virginia Varian, Greg Stolze, Jeff Grubb, Steven Savile, Richard E. Dansky, William King, Ed Greenwood, J. Robert King, Monte Cook, Lisa Smedman, Greg Stafford, Paul S. Kemp, Elaine Cunningham, James Lowder, Will McDermott, and Gary Gygax.

Star Wars: Millennium Falcon by James Luceno
Ballantine, Del Rey (hc, 317 pages)
Publication date: 21 October 2008, USA & Canada

The Last Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko, translated by Andrew Bromfield
Anchor Canada (trade, 376 pages)
Publication date: 2 December 2008, Canada
    Sequel to the Night Watch trilogy.
reviewSF Site Review of The Day Watch

Blood and Ice by Robert Masello
Bantam Spectra (hc, 512 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 3 March 2009, USA & Canada

Dragonheart by Todd McCaffrey
Ballantine, Del Rey (hc, 560 pages)
Publication date: 11 November 2008, USA & Canada

Feeling Theocidal: Thrice-Cursed Godly Glories, Book 1 by Jim McPherson
Phantacea Mythos Print Publications (trade, 293 pages)
Publication date: October 2008, Canada & USA

Forever & 40 Days: The Genesis of Phantacea by Jim McPherson, illustrated by Ian Fry
Phantacea Mythos Print Publications (trade graphic novel)
Publication date: May 1990, Canada & USA

Northwest of Earth: The Complete Northwest Smith by C.L. Moore
Planet Stories #6, Paizo (trade, 381 pages)
Publication date: January 2008, USA
    Collected are the Northwest Smith stories, which first saw publication in pulp magazines in the 1930s.

S.A.D. (Seek and Destroy) by Darryl Moss
Nightingale Press (trade, 296 pages)
Publication date: October 2006, Australia & USA

The Kybion by Jane Palmer
Dodo Books (mm, 184 pages)
Publication date: 2008, UK
    First published in 1986 as The Watcher.

The Aton Bird by Jane Palmer
Dodo Books (trade, 257 pages)
Publication date: 2008, UK

The Sinusoidal Spaghetti by J.-M. Perelmuter
iUniverse (trade & e-book, 213 pages)
Publication date: 2006, USA

The Engine's Child by Holly Phillips
Ballantine, Del Rey (trade, 387 pages)
Publication date: 25 November 2008, USA & Canada

A Cold Day in Hell by Ken Rand
Curiosities, Norilana Books (hc, 298 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 February 2009, USA & UK

Lace and Blade 2 edited by Deborah J. Ross
Leda, Norilana Books (trade, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 14 February 2009, USA & UK
    Featuring all new stories by Rosemary Hawley Jarman, Mary Rosenblum, Diana L. Paxson, Francesca Forrest, Robin Wayne Bailey, Daniel Fox, Sherwood Smith, Traci N. Castleberry, Pauline Zed, Elisabeth Waters, Tanith Lee, and Madeleine E. Robins.

The Stowaway: Stone of Tymora, Book 1 by R.A. & Geno Salvatore
Mirrorstone, Wizards of the Coast (hc, 290 pages)
Publication date: September 2008, USA & Canada
    First of a new fantasy trilogy in the Forgotten Realms setting, for readers 10 and up.

Lamentation by Ken Scholes
Tor (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2009, USA & Canada

Demon's Hunger by Eve Silver
Forever, Paranormal Romance, Grand Central Publishing (mm, 368 pages)
Publication date: December 2008, USA & Canada

The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Vol. 4: Trips 1972-73 by Robert Silverberg
Subterranean Press (hc, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 May 2008, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Volume 1, To Be Continued

The Caryatids by Bruce Sterling
Del Rey (hc, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 February 2009, USA & Canada

Gears of War: Aspho Fields by Karen Traviss
Ballantine, Del Rey (trade, 387 pages)
Publication date: 28 October, 2008, USA & Canada

The Memory Palace by JoSelle Vanderhooft
Curiosities, Norilana Books (hc, 164 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 January 2008, USA & UK
    Poetry collection.

Stormed Fortress: Alliance of Light, Book 5 by Janny Wurts
HarperVoyager (mm, 703 pages)
Publication date: 3 November 2008, UK

Kandide and the Secret of the Mists: The Calabiyau Chronicles, Book 1 by Diana S. Zimmerman, illustrated by Maxine Gadd
Noesis Publishing (hc, 290 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA & Canada
    YA fantasy.

    Magazines

Black Static, No. 7, October/November 2008, UK, edited by Andy Cox
Contributors to this issue include: Bruce Holland Rogers, Christopher Fowler, Trent Hergenrader, Stephen Volk, Eric Gregory, Mike O'Driscoll, Daniel Kaysen, Tony Richards, Alison J. Littlewood, David Sakmyster.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, December 2008, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Wayne Wightman, Robert Reed, Albert E. Cowdrey, John Langan, Eugene Mirabelli, Warner Law.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, January 2009, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Charles Coleman Finlay, Albert E. Cowdrey, Dean Whitlock, Carol Emshwiller, Jerry Oltion, Barry B. Longyear, Michael Meddor, Jim Aiken, Patricia Ferrara.


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