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compiled by Neil Walsh

Some of the highlights this month include new editions of old favourites from the likes of Robert E. Howard, L. Ron Hubbard, Ben Bova, Charles de Lint, plus a wide array of sparkly new books too.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - May 2009
Clockwork Phoenix 2: More Tales of Beauty and Strangeness edited by Mike Allen
Norilana Books (trade, 296 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 July 2009, USA & UK
reviewSF Site Review of Clockwork Phoenix

The Loch by Steve Alten
Tor (mm, 560 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada

Genesis by Bernard Beckett
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (hc, 160 pages)
Publication date: 20 April 2009, USA

The Sam Gunn Omnibus by Ben Bova
Tor (trade, 704 pages)
Publication date: 14 April 2009, USA & Canada

Rendezvous Rock by Rickey Bray
Robert D. Reed Publishers (trade, 430 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

The Magicians' Daughter: Stoneways Trilogy, Book 3 by S.C. Butler
Tor (hc, 448 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada

Gamaone by D.K. Caldwell
PublishAmerica (trade, 200 pages)
Publication date: August 2007, USA

Tigerheart by Peter David
Del Rey, Ballantine Books (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: 12 May 2009, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of the audio version

Eve of Darkness by S.J. Day
Tor Paranormal Romance (mm, 353 pages)
Publication date : May 2009, USA

The Onion Girl by Charles De Lint
Subterranean Press (hc, 520 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 August 2009, USA
reviewSF Site Review

In the Realm of Eden by Robert J. Emery
Glenbridge Publishing (hc, 356 pages)
Publication date: 21 January 2009, USA

Blood of Ambrose by James Enge
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 401 pages)
Publication date: 7 April 2009, USA

The Patriot Witch: Traitor to the Crown, Book 1 by C.C. Finlay
Del Rey, Ballantine Books (mm, 400 pages)
Publication date: 28 April 2009, USA & Canada

The Laurentine Spy by Emily Gee
Solaris (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Omen by Christie Golden
Del Rey, Lucas Books (hc, 272 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 July 2009, USA & Canada

The Two Pearls of Wisdom by Alison Goodman
Bantam Books (trade, 505 pages)
Publication date: 7 May 2009, UK

Death's Head: Maximum Offence by David Gunn
Bantam Books (mm, 576 pages)
Publication date: 7 May 2009, UK

The Rainbow Connection by Ian Harac
Black Wyrm (trade, 108 pages)
Publication date: February 2009, USA
    For readers 14 and up.
reviewSF Site Review

The Good & Evil Angels by Matt Hayes
Virtualbookworm.com Publishing (trade, 389 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

Crimson Shadows: The Best of Robert E. Howard, Volume One by Robert E. Howard
Subterranean Press (hc, 528 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA

The Professor Was a Thief by L. Ron Hubbard
Galaxy Press (trade, 140 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & Canada
    First published in 1940 in Astounding Science Fiction magazine.

Warrior Wisewoman 2 edited by Roby James
Norilana Books (trade, 272 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 June 2009, USA & UK
    All new stories from Jennifer Brissett, Ian Whated, Jennifer R. Povey, Ardath Mayhar, Leslie Brown, Lee Martindale, Sarah Ellender & Michael O'Connor, Deborah Walker, Jeff Crook, Catherine Mintz, David Bartell, Kate MacLeod, Karen Elizabeth Rigley & Ann Miller House, Z.S. Adani, and DJ Cockburn.
reviewSF Site Review of Warrior Wisewoman

The Ace of Spades: Black Jack Derringer, Book 1 by Karen Koehler
Skullvines Press (trade, 20,000 words)
Publication date (forthcoming): Fall 2009, USA

The Unincorporated Man by Dani & Eytan Kollin
Tor (hc, 479 pages)
Publication date: 31 March 2009, USA & Canada

Scenting the Dark and Other Stories by Mary Robinette Kowal
Subterranean Press (hc, 80 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): November 2009, USA

Illuminati - 2012 by Nishan A. Kumaraperu
Nishan A. Kumaraperu (trade, 204 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

Unchained and Unhinged essays & stories by Joe R. Lansdale
Subterranean Press (hc, 144 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 October 2009, USA

Super Virus: Immortal Sins: The Boatwright Chronicles, Book 1 by Lawrence Lapin
Breedwell Press (hc, 300 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 July 2009, USA

In Between by R.A. MacAvoy
Subterranean Press (hc, 104 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 August 2009, USA

Da'Sheal: The Eternal Warrior by Michael Timothy Mason
iUniverse (trade, 222 pages)
Publication date: November 2008, USA

Season of the Plant: PlanetCare, Book 1 by Frederick J. Masterman
Windstorm Creative (trade, 298 pages)
Publication date: September 2007, USA

The Jewels of Stonehenge: PlanetCare, Book 2 by Frederick J. Masterman
Windstorm Creative (trade, 312 pages)
Publication date: January 2009, USA

The Usahar by Karen Anne Mitchell
Tuppshar Press (trade, 137 pages)
Publication date: February 2009, USA

The Queen's Bastard: Inheritors' Cycle, Book 1 by C.E. Murphy
Del Rey, Ballantine Books (trade, 433 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

The Pretender's Crown: Inheritors' Cycle, Book 2 by C.E. Murphy
Del Rey, Ballantine Books (trade, 465 pages)
Publication date: 28 April 2009, USA & Canada

A Forthcoming Wizard by Jody Lynn Nye
Tor (hc, 430 pages)
Publication date: 14 April 2009, USA & Canada

The Human Disguise by James O'Neal
Tor (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2009, USA & Canadian

Centuries Ago and Very Fast by Rebecca Ore
Aqueduct Press (trade, 160 pages)
Publication date: April 2009, USA

Knight of the Realm by Anthony Reynolds
Warhammer, BL Publishing (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada

The Devil's Due by David B. Riley
LBF Books (trade, 279 pages)
Publication date: 8 March 2009, Canada & USA

Kings and Assassins by Lane Robins
Del Rey, Ballantine Books (trade, 355 pages)
Publication date: 21 April 2009, USA & Canada

The Fire in the Stone: Prehistoric Fiction from Charles Darwin to Jean M. Auel by Nicholas Ruddick
Wesleyan University Press (hc, 286 pages)
Publication date: 22 April 2009, USA

On Joanna Russ edited by Farah Mendlesohn
Wesleyan University Press (trade, 298 pages)
Publication date: 2 March 2009, USA

Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor
Firebird, Penguin (trade, 437 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA & Canada
    First published in 2007.

Dreamdark: Silksinger by Laini Taylor
G.P. Putnam's Sons, Penguin (trade, 464 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): September 2009, USA & Canada

The Tel Aviv Dossier by Lavie Tidhar & Nir Yaniv
ChiZine Publications (trade, 216 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2009, Canada & USA

    Magazines

Aurealis, #41, Australia, edited by Stuart Mayne
Contributors to this issue include: Sue Isle, Miranda Siemienowicz, Helen Patrice, Julie Turner, Jenny Blackford, L.J. Hayward, R.J. Astruc.
reviewSF Site Review of #40

Black Gate, Issue 13, Spring 2009, USA, edited by John O'Neill
Contributors to this issue include: Jonathan L. Howard, David Wesley Hill, John C. Hocking, Myke Cole, Matthew Bey, Peadar Ó Guilín, Amy Tibbetts, Justin Stanchfield & Mikal Trimm, John R. Fultz, L. Blunt Jackson, Sharon E. Woods, Mark Sumner.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, June/July 2009, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Albert E. Cowdrey, Robert Reed, Wayne Wightman, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Mike O'Driscoll, John Kessel, Terry Bisson, John Varley, Gary Jennings.

Jupiter: Iocaste, Issue 24, April 2009, UK, edited by Ian Redman
Contributors to this issue include: David Conyers, Gustavo Bondoni, Andrew Knighton, A.J. Kirby, James McCormick, Gareth D. Jones.

Mythic Delirium, Issue 20, USA, edited by Mike Allen
Contributors to this issue include: Neil Gaiman, Sonya Taaffe, Amy Mackiewicz, Adrienne J. Odasso, Kacey Grannis, Erin Hoffman, F.J. Bergmann, Darrell Schweitzer, Eric Martin, Georgette Perry, Catherine Knutsson, J.C. Runolfson, Dendal Evans & Samantha Henderson, G.O. Clark, Rolli, David T. Manning, Danny Adams, Holly Dworken Cooley, Amal El-Mohtar & Jessica Paige Wick, Deborah P. Kolodji, Anselm Brocki, Kim Malinowski, and Stephen Malin.

 


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