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compiled by Neil Walsh

Some of the hottest new titles to arrive on our doorstep include the latest from Kage Baker, China Miéville, Karl Schroeder, Jacqueline Carey, David Gunn, Alan Dean Foster, and many more!

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

New & Forthcoming Books - Mid-May 2009
Ashes of Midnight by Lara Adrian
Dell (mm, 355 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 May 2009, USA & Canada

The Hotel Under the Sand by Kage Baker
Tachyon Publications (trade, 192 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2009, USA
    For readers 9-12.

Battlestar Galactica: Downloaded by David Bassom
Titan Books (illustrated oversized trade, 176 pages)
Publication date: April 2009, USA & UK & Canada

Moxyland by Lauren Beukes
Angry Robot, HarperCollins (trade & e-book, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 June 2009, UK

Blood Groove by Alex Bledsoe
Tor (trade, 300 pages)
Publication date: 28 April 2009, USA & Canada

Serpent Singer and Other Stories by M.H. Bonham
Yard Dog Press (trade, 72 pages)
Publication date: August 2008, USA

Kushiel's Mercy by Jacqueline Carey
Grand Central Publishing (mm, 810 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 June 2009, USA & Canada

Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey
Grand Central Publishing (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 29 May 2009, USA & Canada

G.I. Joe: Above & Beyond by Max Allan Collins
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 260 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & Canada
    Prequel to this summer's film, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

A Glimpse of Splendor and Other Stories by Dave Creek
Yard Dog Press (trade, 240 pages)
Publication date: 1 March 2009, USA

Medicine Road by Charles de Lint, illustrated by Charles Vess
Tachyon Publications (trade, 192 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2009, USA
    First published in 2004.
reviewSF Site Review

The New Space Opera 2 edited by Gardner Dozois and Jonathan Strahan
Eos, HarperCollins (trade, 560 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2009, USA
    With stories by Robert Charles Wilson, Peter Watt, John Kessel, Cory Doctorow, John Barnes, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Jay Lake, Neal Asher, Garth Nix, Sean Williams, Bruce Sterling, Bill Willingham, John Meaney, Elizabeth Moon, Tad Williams, Justina Robson, John Scalzi, Mike Resnick, and John C. Wright.
reviewSF Site Review of The New Space Opera

Flinx Transcendent by Alan Dean Foster
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 403 pages)
Publication date: 19 May 2009, USA & Canada

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen by Alan Dean Foster
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 325 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2009, USA & Canada
    Based on the screenplay by Ehren Kruger & Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci.

Transformers: The Veiled Threat by Alan Dean Foster
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 281 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2009, USA & Canada
    The official prequel to the upcoming film.

Death's Head: Day of the Damned by David Gunn
Del Rey (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 21 July 2009, USA & Canada

Time Swimmer by Gerald Hausman
Macmillan Caribbean (trade, 188 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2009, USA
    Young adult fantasy.

Shadow Magic by Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett
Bantam Spectra (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 August 2009, USA & Canada

Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey
Eos, HarperCollins (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA

Ice Song by Kirsten Imani Kasai
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 373 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 May 2009, USA & Canada

Cheek by Jowl by Ursula K. Le Guin
Aqueduct Press (trade, 149 pages)
Publication date: April 2009, USA
    Collection of essays about fantasy literature.

The City & The City by China Miéville
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 May 2009, USA & Canada

Night's Cold Kiss by Tracey O'Hara
Avon, HarperCollins (mm, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 August 2009, USA & Canada

City of Souls by Vicki Pettersson
Avon, HarperCollins (mm, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 June 2009, USA & Canada

Cemetery Dance by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Grand Central Publishing (hc, 435 pages)
Publication date: 12 May 2009, USA & Canada

Rundog by J.O. Quantaman
Infinity Publishing.com (trade, 364 pages)
Publication date: March 2009, USA

Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight stories by Cat Rambo
Paper Golem (hc & trade, 180 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 August 2009, USA

Rock 'n' Roll Universe by Ken Rand
Yard Dog Press (trade, 144 pages)
Publication date: March 2009, USA

Book of Secrets by Chris Roberson
Angry Robot, HarperCollins (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 6 August 2009, UK

Chains of Redemption: Chains Trilogy, Book 3 by Selina Rosen
Yard Dog Press (trade, 283 pages)
Publication date: July 2008, USA

The Sheriff of Yrnameer by Michael Rubens
Pantheon Books (hc, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 4 August 2009, USA

The Sunless Countries: Virga, Book 4 by Karl Schroeder
Tor (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 3, Pirate Sun

Star Wars - The Clone Wars: No Prisoners by Karen Traviss
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 259 pages)
Publication date: 19 May 2009, USA & Canada

Nekropolis by Tim Waggoner
Angry Robot, HarperCollins (trade, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 6 August 2009, UK
    First published as in 2004 in a shorter version, as Necropolis reviewSF Site Review of the 2004 Five Star edition

Slights by Kaaron Warren
Angry Robot, HarperCollins (trade, 512 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 June 2009, UK

Experiments at 3 Billion A.M. by Alexander Zelenyj
Eibonvale Press (hc, 660 pages)
Publication date: March 2009, UK

    Magazines

Black Static, No. 10, April/May 2009, UK, edited by Andy Cox
Contributors to this issue include: Christopher Fowler, Gary McMahon, Scott Lambridis, Maura McHugh, James Cooper, Shannon Page, plus interviews with Thomas Ligotti and Ellen Datlow.

 


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