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compiled by Neil Walsh

Happy new year, and welcome to the new and forthcoming books of 2009! Some of the highlights this time are the latest from Peter F. Hamilton, Ian McDonald, Kelley Armstrong, John Meaney, Catherynne M. Valente, James Morrow, plus revisited classics from Ray Bradbury, Michael Moorcock, and plenty more.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - January 2009
Veil of Midnight: Midnight Breed Series, Book 5 by Lara Adrian
Dell Paranormal Romance (mm, 357 pages)
Publication date: 6 January 2009, USA & Canada

Made to Be Broken by Kelley Armstrong
Bantam Books (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 February 2009, USA & Canada

Tracing the Shadow: The Alchymist's Legacy, Book 1 by Sarah Ash
Bantam Spectra (mm, 496 pages)
Publication date: 6 January 2009, USA & Canada

Shadow of the Scorpion by Neal Asher
Night Shade Books (trade, 248 pages)
Publication date: October 2008, USA

Persistence of Memory by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Delacorte Press (hc, 214 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA & Canada

Stories, Volume 1 by Ray Bradbury
HarperVoyager (trade, 956 pages)
Publication date: 1 December 2008, UK

Stories, Volume 2 by Ray Bradbury
HarperVoyager (trade, 846 pages)
Publication date: 1 December 2008, UK

Watermind by M.M. Buckner
Tor (hc, 304 pages)
Publication date: 11 November 2008, USA & Canada

The Unselfish Gene by Robert Burns
Swimming Kangaroo Books (trade, 339 pages)
Publication date: November 2008, USA & UK

1942 by Robert Conroy
Ballantine Books (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 February 2009, USA & Canada

A Fortress in Shadow by Glen Cook
Night Shade Books (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date: November 2008, USA

Plague of Spells: Abolethic Sovereignty, Book 1 by Bruce R. Cordell
Forgotten Realms, Wizards of the Coast (mm, 307 pages)
Publication date: December 2008, USA & Canada

The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, Volume 1 by Gordon Dahlquist
Bantam Books (trade, 480 pages)
Publication date: 6 January 2008, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Poe: 19 New Tales of Suspense, Dark Fantasy and Horror Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe edited by Ellen Datlow
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 523 pages)
Publication date: January 2009, UK

Gears of the City by Felix Gilman
Bantam Spectra (hc, 464 pages)
Publication date: 6 January 2009, USA & Canada

The Lost Ones: The Veil, Book 3 by Christopher Golden
Bantam Spectra (mm, 448 pages)
Publication date: 6 January 2009, USA & Canada

Oneiro by John Stuart Goldenberg
John Stuart Goldenberg (trade, 622 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

Dark Lord: Falconfar, Book 1 by Ed Greenwood
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 496 pages)
Publication date: November 2008, USA & Canada

The Temporal Void by Peter F. Hamilton
Del Rey (hc, 736 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 March 2009, USA & Canada
    Second in the trilogy, sequel to The Dreaming Void.
reviewSF Site Review of The Dreaming Void

Nova Swing by M. John Harrison
Bantam Spectra (mm, 336 pages)
Publication date: 6 January 2009, USA
reviewSF Site Review

Killers edited by Colin Harvey
Swimming Kangaroo Books (trade, 233 pages)
Publication date: September 2008, USA & UK
    Featuring stories by Jonathan Maberry, Sarah Singleton, Philip J. Lees, Bruce Holland Rogers, Eugie Foster, Colin Harvey, G.C. Veazey, Paul Meloy, Charlie Allery, Gary Fry, and Lee Thomas.

Heart of the Ronin: The Ronin Trilogy, Book 1 by Travis Heermann
Five Star, Gale (hc, 442 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 18 February 2009, USA

Road Trip of the Living Dead by Mark Henry
Kensington Books (trade, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2009, USA & Canada

Virtually Maria: The Virtual Trilogy, Book 1 by John Joyce
Spindrift Press (trade, 330 pages)
Publication date: 2008, Ireland

A Matter of Time: The Virtual Trilogy, Book 2 by John Joyce
Spindrift Press (trade, 330 pages)
Publication date: 2008, Ireland

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow: The Virtual Trilogy, Book 3 by John Joyce
Spindrift Press (trade, 345 pages)
Publication date: 2008, Ireland

City Without End: The Entire and the Rose, Book 3 by Kay Kenyon
Pyr, Prometheus Books (hc, 433 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2009, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, A World Too Near

Raven: Blood Eye by Giles Kristian
Bantam Press (trade, 348 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 February 2009, UK

Dark Haven: Chronicles of the Necromancer by Gail Z. Martin
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 607 pages)
Publication date: January 2009, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, The Blood King

Clementa by Jim Martin
Lupine Press (trade, 377 pages)
Publication date: October 2008, USA

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

Cyberabad Days by Ian McDonald
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 330 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2009, USA

Bone Song by John Meaney
Bantam Spectra (mm, 464 pages)
Publication date: 6 January 2009, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Black Blood by John Meaney
Bantam Spectra (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 February 2009, USA & Canada

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Wild Space by Karen Miller
Lucas Books, Ballantine, Del Rey (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date: 9 December 2008, USA & Canada

The Lord-Protector's Daughter by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Tor (hc, 284 pages)
Publication date: 11 November 2008, USA & Canada

Duke Elric: Chronicles of the Last Emperor of Melniboné by Michael Moorcock
Del Rey (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 March 2009, USA & Canada

Shambling Towards Hiroshima by James Morrow
Tachyon Publications (trade, 192 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2009, USA

The Infinite Instant by Danielle L. Parker
Lachesis Publishing (trade, 277 pages)
Publication date: November 2008, USA & Canada

Spell Games by T.A. Pratt
Bantam Spectra (mm, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 3 March 2009, USA & Canada

thefandf and the Thalia Force by I. Robert Price
thefandf Publications (trade, 383 pages)
Publication date: 2008, New Zealand

Fathom by Cherie Priest
Tor (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date: 9 December 2008, USA & Canada

Biohell: A Combat-K Novel by Andy Remic
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 655 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2009, UK

Starship: Rebel (Starship, Book 4) by Mike Resnick
Pyr, Prometheus Books (hc, 327 pages)
Publication date: 16 December 2008, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, Starship: Pirate

The Dragon's Nine Sons by Chris Roberson
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 430 pages)
Publication date: January 2009, UK

Three Unbroken by Chris Roberson
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 415 pages)
Publication date: January 2009, UK

Rowan of the Wood by Christine Rose & Ethan Rose
Windlass Young Adult Line, Dalton Publishing (trade, 240 pages)
Publication date: 1 November 2008, USA

The Vampire Agent: Annals of Alchemy and Blood, Book 2 by Patricia Rosemoor & Marc Paoletti
Ballantine Books, Del Rey (mm, 304 pages)
Publication date: 30 December 2008, USA & Canada

The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Volume 1: A-G by Stephen J. Sansweet, Pablo Hidalgo, Bob Vitas, Daniel Wallace, with Josh Kushins, Chris Cassidy & Mary Franklin
Lucas Books, Ballantine, Del Rey (hc, 379 pages)
Publication date: 9 December 2008, USA
    Sold as a 3-volume boxed set (1,224 pages in total).

Outlaws of Europa by Michel Savage
Grey Forest (mm, 240 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA & Canada

Wings of Hell: Starfist, Book 13 by David Sherman & Dan Cragg
Ballantine Books, Del Rey (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date: 30 December 2008, USA & Canada

Star Wars: Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor by Matthew Stover
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date: 30 December 2008, USA & Canada

40 Years by Bernd Struben
Strider Nolan Publishing (trade, 195 pages)
Publication date: December 2008, USA

Daemon by Daniel Suarez
Dutton (hc, 437 pages)
Publication date: January 2009, USA & Canada

Palimpsest by Catherynne M. Valente
Bantam Spectra (trade, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 24 February 2009, USA & Canada

The Vast White: The Murderer's Edge, Part 1 by Jason Walters
BlackWyrm Publishing (trade, 114 pages)
Publication date: 1 January 2009, USA
    For readers 14 and up.

How to Live on Mars: A Trusty Guidebook to Surviving and Thriving on the Red Planet by Robert Zubrin
Three Rivers Press (trade, 206 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

 
    Magazines

Fantasy & Science Fiction, February 2009, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Fred Chappell, Charles Coleman Finlay, Mario Milosevic, Eugene Mirabelli, Jack Cady.

Interzone, No. 219, December 2008, UK, edited by Andy Cox, et al.
Contributors to this issue include: Jeff Spock, Jason Sanford, Alexander Marsh Freed, Mercurio D. Rivera, Gord Sellar, Aliette De Bodard.

Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, No. 23, November 2008, USA, edited by Gavin J. Grant, et al.
Contributors to this issue include: Nick Wolven, Kat Meads, Susan Wardle, Jodi Lynn Villers, Daniel Lanza, Alex Wilson, Kirstin Allio, William Alexander, Mark Rich, Angela Slatter, Ted Chiang, Christa A. Bergerson, Kim Parko.

Talebones, No. 37, Winter 2008, USA, edited by Patrick Swenson
Contributors to this issue include: James Van Pelt, William F. Nolan, Mark Rich, M.K. Hobson, Eric Del Carlo, Edd Vick, Lon Prater, Julie McGalliard, Rebecca Tester, William Mingin, A.K. Sykora, F.J. Bergmann, Anne Sheldon, G.O. Clark, Jennifer Crow.


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