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compiled by Neil Walsh

It's been a few issues of the SF Site since we listed the new arrivals, so there are quite a few new books this time. Highlights include the latest from Jacqueline Carey, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Catherine Asaro, John Scalzi, Charles de Lint, and many others.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - July 2009
Domain by Steve Alten
Tor (trade, 380 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada
    First published in 2001.

The Eye of the Moon by Anonymous
Michael O'Mara Books Limited (trade, 380 pages)
Publication date: June 2009, UK & USA & Canada

Diamond Star by Catherine Asaro
Baen (hc, 495 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada

Of Wind and Sand by Sylvie Bérard, translated by Sheryl Curtis
Edge (trade, 307 pages)
Publication date: 1 May 2009, Canada & USA
reviewSF Site Review

Kim Stanley Robinson Maps the Unimaginable: Critical Essays edited by William J. Burling
McFarland (trade, 312 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA

The Dresden Files: Storm Front: Vol. 1, The Gathering Storm by Jim Butcher, adapted by Mark Powers, illustrated by Ardian Syaf
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc graphic novel, 122 pages)
Publication date: 9 June 2009, USA & Canada

James Fairfax by Adam Campan
Norilana Books ($trade, 476 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 August 2009, USA & UK
    Same-sex marriage in an alternate version of Jane Austen's Regency England.

Naamah's Kiss by Jacqueline Carey
Grand Central Publishing (hc, 656 pages)
Publication date: 24 June 2009, USA & Canada

Dagon by Fred Chappell
Boson Books (trade, 130 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

NeuroGenesis by Helen Collins
SFR - Speculative Fiction Review (trade, 303 pages)
Publication date: March 2009, USA

Catching Fire: The Hunger Games, Book 2 by Suzanne Collins
Scholastic Press (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 September 2009, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

The Ghosts of Blood and Innocence: Wraeththu Histories, Book 3 by Storm Constantine
Tor (trade, 464 pages)
Publication date: 9 June 2009, USA
    First published in 2006.

Eyes Like Leaves by Charles de Lint
Subterranean Press (hc, 360 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): November 2009, USA

A Mage of None Magic: The Heart of the Sisters, Book 1 by A. Christopher Drown
Tyrannosaurus Press (trade, 276 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 September 2009, USA

Trigger by Todd Durrant
Outskirts Press (trade, 367 pages)
Publication date: April 2009, USA

Gardens of the Moon: Malazan Book of the Fallen, Book 1 by Steven Erikson
Tor (trade, 494 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada
    First published in 1999.
reviewSF Site Review

Night of Knives: A Novel of the Malazan Empire by Ian C. Esslemont
Tor (trade, 285 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 12 May 2009, USA & Canada
    First published in 2005.

Return of the Crimson Guard: A Novel of the Malazan Empire by Ian C. Esslemont
Bantam Books (trade, 1,054 pages)
Publication date: 18 June 2009, UK
    First published in 2008.

Fragment by Warren Fahy
Delacorte Press (hc, 371 pages)
Publication date: 16 June 2009, USA & Canada

Faust 2 including works by Takeshi Obata, Ueda Hajime, NISIOISIN, Otsuichi, Katsuhiro Otomo, take, Kouhei Kadono, Katsuya Terada
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, c.400 pages)
Publication date: 30 June 2009, USA & Canada

A Spell for the Revolution: Traitor to the Crown, Book 2 by C.C. Finlay
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 390 pages)
Publication date: 19 May 2009, USA & Canada

The Demon Redcoat: Traitor to the Crown, Book 3 by C.C. Finlay
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 391 pages)
Publication date: 23 June 2009, USA & Canada

ITP: Future Hope by David Gelber
Ruffian Press (trade, 248 pages)
Publication date: January 2009, USA
    In case you were wondering, ITP=Interdimensional Transport Protocol.

Cloud & Ashes: Three Winter's Tales a novel by Greer Gilman
Small Beer Press (hc, 442 pages)
Publication date: June 2009, USA & Canada

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Omen by Christie Golden
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 255 pages)
Publication date: 23 June 2009, USA & Canada

Death's Head: Day of the Damned by David Gunn
Bantam Press (trade, 396 pages)
Publication date: 18 June 2009, UK

Intergalactic Gazette by Madeleine Hart
Trafford Publishing (trade, 281 pages)
Publication date: 2008, Canada & USA
    "Sci-fi humour novel" - with a wonderfully whimsical cover by Ryan Andrews. Check it out. -nw

Nowhere-Land by A.W. Hill
Counterpoint (hc, 469 pages)
Publication date: 16 June 2009, USA

Vampire Free Style, issues 1-4 by Jenika Ioffreda
Neptune Factory (comic books, 28 pages each)
Publication date: 2002-2008, UK

Gary Jennings' Apocalypse 2012 by Robert Gleason & Junius Podrug
Forge, Tom Doherty Associates (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date: June 2009, USA & Canada

Gifted, Book 1: Out of Sight, Out of Mind by Marilyn Kaye
Kingfisher, Macmillan Children's Books (trade, 229 pages)
Publication date: June 2009, USA & Canada
    For readers 10-14.

Gifted, Book 2: Better Late Than Never by Marilyn Kaye
Kingfisher, Macmillan Children's Books (trade, 215 pages)
Publication date: June 2009, USA & Canada
    For readers 10-14.

Black and White by Jackie Kessler & Caitlin Kittredge
Spectra, Ballantine Books (trade, 454 pages)
Publication date: 23 June 2009, USA & Canada

Son of Retro Pulp Tales edited by Joe R. Lansdale & Keith Lansdale
Subterranean Press (hc, 216 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA
    New retro stories by Harlan Ellison, Joe R. Lansdale, Christopher Golden, David J. Schow, Mike Resnick, William F. Nolan, James Grady, Cherie Priest, Timothy Truman, Matt Venne, Stephen Mertz.
reviewSF Site Review of Retro Pulp Tales

The Island by Tim Lebbon
Spectra, Ballantine Books (trade, 395 pages)
Publication date: 19 May 2009, USA & Canada

Storm Approaching: Mercenaries, Book 1 by Brian Libby
AuthorHouse (trade, 265 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA

Divisions (Second Half of the Fall Revolution) by Ken MacLeod
Orb, Tom Doherty Associates (trade, 493 pages)
Publication date: 26 May 2009, USA & Canada
    Previously published separately as The Cassini Division (1998) and The Sky Road (1999).

Dragonseed by James Maxey
Solaris, BL Publishing (mm, 560 pages)
Publication date: July 2009, USA & Canada
    Following on events in Dragonforge (2008).

Guinevere's Gamble: Chrysalis Queen Quartet, Book 2 by Nancy McKenzie
Alfred A. Knopf (hc, 256 pages)
Publication date: 9 June 2009, USA & Canada
    For readers 10-14.

Succubus Heat by Richelle Mead
Bantam Books (mm, 509 pages)
Publication date: 4 June 2009, UK

To Your Own Self Be True by Ray Melnik
iUniverse (hc, 204 pages)
Publication date: March 2009, USA

Haze by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Tor (hc, 303 pages)
Publication date: 9 June 2009, USA & Canada

The Human Disguise by James O'Neal
Tor (trade, 365 pages)
Publication date: 1 June 2009, USA & Canada

Science Fiction Classics: Graphic Classics, Vol. 17 edited by Tom Pomplun
Eureka Productions (trade graphic novel, 144 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada
    Featuring graphic adaptations of SF classics from H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Arthur Conan Doyle, Lord Dunsany, and E.M. Forster.

Albrim's Curse: Were-War, Book 1 by Trevis Powell
BlackWyrm Publishing (trade, 160 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA
    Werewolf fantasy, for readers 14 and up.

Science Fiction From Québec: A Postcolonial Study by Amy J. Ransom
McFarland (trade, 275 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA

Thousandth Night and Minla's Flowers by Alastair Reynolds
Subterranean Press (hc, 192 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 October 2009, USA
    A flip double book, like the old Ace Doubles.

Winged Being: Thoughts on Jack Vance and Patient Explanations of the Obvious by Paul Rhoads
Afton House (trade, 403 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

Greasing the Pan: The "Best" of Paul T. Riddell: Vol. 1 of the Proverbs 26:11 Papers by Paul T. Riddell
Fantastic Books (trade, 484 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

The Savage Pen of Onan: The "Best" of the Hell's Half-Acre Herald: Vol. 2 of the Proverbs 26:11 Papers by Paul T. Riddell
Fantastic Books (trade, 412 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

Cinema Spec: Tales of Hollywood and Fantasy edited by Karen A. Romanko
Raven Electric Ink (trade, 167 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): Summer 2009, USA

Goats: Infinite Typewriters by Jonathan Rosenberg
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade graphic novel)
Publication date: 30 June 2009, USA & Canada

Mark of the Demon by Diana Rowland
Bantam Books (mm, 384 pages)
Publication date: 23 June 2009, USA & Canada

The Dame by R.A. Salvatore
Tor (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA & Canada

Faerylands: The Grey Forest by Michel Savage
The Grey Forest (trade, 256 pages)
Publication date: May 2009, USA & Canada
    Young adult fantasy adventure.

The God Engines by John Scalzi
Subterranean Press (hc, 136 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): November 2009, USA

Moon Burn by Alisa Sheckley
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 352 pages)
Publication date: 19 May 2009, USA & Canada

Remembering the Future stories by Mark R.A. Shegelski
Scroll Press (trade, 225 pages)
Publication date: June 2009, USA & Canada

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Scholastic Press (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): August 2009, USA & Canada
    Supernatural romance for readers 13 and up.

Magenta Zephyr & the Universe Bender by Tim Storm
iUniverse (trade, 383 pages)
Publication date: April 2009, USA

Wolfbreed by S.A. Swann
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 25 August 2009, USA & Canada

Bring Down the Sun by Judith Tarr
Tor (trade, 220 pages)
Publication date: 26 May 2009, USA & Canada

Afterthoughts: Mind Bending Series, Book 1 by Lynn Tincher
BlackWyrm Books (trade, 124 pages)
Publication date: March 2009, USA
    For readers 14 and up.

The Golden City by John Twelve Hawks
Doubleday (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 8 September 2009, USA

Norse Code by Greg van Eekhout
Spectra, Ballantine (mm, 293 pages)
Publication date: 19 May 2009, USA & Canada

Baour: Strands of Death by Dirk Vandereyken
BlackWyrm Books (trade, 134 pages)
Publication date: April 2009, USA

By Heresies Distressed by David Weber
Tor (hc, 496 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2009, USA & Canada

Burning Skies: Autumn Rain Trilogy, Book 2 by David J. Williams
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 416 pages)
Publication date: 19 May 2009, USA & Canada

    Magazines

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.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, August/September 2009, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Sean McMullen, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Yoon Ha Lee, Lawrence C. Connolly, Rand B. Lee, Albert E. Cowdrey, Bruce Sterling, Nancy Springer, Matthew Hughes, Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud, Sophie M. White, Tina Kuzminski, Jessie Thompson.

Greatest Uncommon Denominator (GUD), Issue 4, Spring 2009, USA, edited by Julia Bernd, et al.
Contributors to this issue include: Brittany Reid Warren, Nik Houser, Lida Broadhurst, Ladee Hubbard, Mithran Somasundrum, Shweta Narayan, Jim Pascual Agustin, Ward Crockett, D. Elizabeth Wasden, Lisa Feinstein, Christy Rodgers, J(ae) D. Brames, Rose Lemberg, Kerry Hudson, Adrian Versteegh, Allan Richard Shapiro, Brian Beatty, Abigail Hilton, Zac Carter, Ian McHugh, Matthew Keuter, Anne Goodwin, Laura L. Sullivan, T.F. Davenport.

Interzone, Issue 222, June 2009, UK, edited by Andy Cox, et al.
Contributors to this issue include: Kim Lakin-Smith, Tim Pratt, Sarah L. Edwards, Nina Allan, Aliette De Bodard, Sean McMullen, plus an interview with Paul Di Filippo and Jim Woodring.

Paradox: The Magazine of Historical and Speculative Fiction, Issue 13, Spring 2009, USA, edited by Christopher M. Cevasco
Contributors to this issue include: Steve Rasnic Tem, Maura McHugh, T.L. Morganfield, Danny Adams, Marie Brennan, Natasha Simonova, Ernesto Brosa, Darrell Schweitzer, Rachael Pruitt.

Sybil's Garage, No. 6, May 2009, USA, edited by Matthew Kressel
Contributors to this issue include: Eric Del Carlo, Simon Petrie, K. Tempest Bradford, Keffy R.M. Kehrli, Paul Jessup, James B. Pepe, Genevieve Valentine, Vylar Kaftan, Autumn Canter, Toiya Kristen Finley, Jason Heller, Don Norum, Sean Markey, Becca De La Rosa, Rumjhum Biswas, Stephanie Campisi, Marcie Lynn Tenthchoff, Sonya Taaffee, and others.


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