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This time our new arrivals include the latest from Kim Stanley Robinson, Jeff VanderMeer, Jacqueline Carey, David Anthony Durham, F. Paul Wilson, Kristin Cashore, Harry Turtledove, some classic Douglas Adams, and much more besides!

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

New & Forthcoming Books - November 2009
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
Pan (trade, 196 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, UK & Canada & Australia
    First published in 1979. This edition has DIY cover stickers! The 5-volume trilogy is being re-released in anticipation of And Another Thing..., the 6th book, written by Eoin Colfer, which should be available before Xmas.
reviewSF Site Review

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 2 by Douglas Adams
Pan (trade, 210 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, UK & Canada & Australia

Life, the Universe and Everything: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 3 by Douglas Adams
Pan (trade, 212 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, UK & Canada & Australia

So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 4 by Douglas Adams
Pan (trade, 178 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, UK & Canada & Australia

Mostly Harmless: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Book 5 by Douglas Adams
Pan (trade, 244 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, UK & Canada & Australia

The Wizard Knight Companion: A Lexicon for Gene Wolfe's The Knight and The Wizard by Michael Andre-Driussi
Sirius Fiction (hc & trade & e-book, 132 pages)
Publication date: 1 September 2009, USA
    With a foreword by Gene Wolfe.

Bound to Shadows by Keri Arthur
Dell (mm, 400 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

Noonshade: Chronicles of the Raven, Book 3 by James Barclay
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 421 pages)
Publication date: 6 October 2009, USA
reviewSF Site Review

The Heretic: A Mystical Parable by David Barker
Langdon Street Press (trade, 217 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 January 2010, USA

Mirror Kingdoms: The Best of Peter S. Beagle by Peter S. Beagle, edited by Jonathan Strahan
Subterranean Press (hc, 456 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 February 2010, USA

Red Planets: Marxism and Science Fiction edited by Mark Bould and China Miéville
Wesleyan University Press (hc & trade, 304 pages)
Publication date: 8 September 2009, USA & UK

Envy by Sandra Brown
Grand Central Publishing (mm, 570 pages)
Publication date: 1 October 2009, USA & Canada

Triangulation: Dark Glass edited by Pete Butler
Parsec Ink (trade & pdf download, 156 pages)
Publication date: July 2009, USA

Naamah's Kiss by Jacqueline Carey
Gollancz (trade, 645 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 21 January 2010, UK

Fire by Kristin Cashore
Gollancz (trade, 334 pages)
Publication date: 8 October 2009, UK

The Prisoner by Carlos J. Cortes
Spectra, Ballantine (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

The Other Lands: The Acacia Trilogy, Book 2 by David Anthony Durham
Doubleday (trade, 465 pages)
Publication date: 29 October 2009, UK

This Crooked Way by James Enge
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 414 pages)
Publication date: 6 October 2009, USA

Druids by Barbara Galler-Smith & Josh Langston
Edge (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, Canada & USA

Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton
Bantam Books (mm, 528 pages)
Publication date: 5 November 2009, UK

Superheroes and Beyond: How to Draw the Leading & Supporting Characters of Today's Comics by Christopher Hart
Watson-Guptill (illustrated trade, 160 pages)
Publication date: November 2009, UK

FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency, Book 1 by David Hine, illustrated by Roy Allan Martinez
Radical Comics (perfect bound full-colour comic, 64 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, USA
    1 of 3.

Candle in the Storm: The Shadowed Path, Book 2 by Morgan Howell
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 384 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

Lucy's Uncommon Companion by Zuzana Karasovà
Choice Publishing (mm, 178 pages)
Publication date: August 2009, Ireland & Europe

Star Wars: Darth Bane: Dynasty of Evil by Drew Karpyshyn
Lucas Books, Del Rey (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 December 2009, USA & Canada

The Infernal City: An Elder Scrolls Novel by Greg Keyes
Del Rey (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 December 2009, USA & Canada

Night Pleasures: The First Dark-Hunter Novel by Sherrilyn Kenyon
St. Martin's Press (hc, 309 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, USA & Canada

Breaking Point by John Macken
Corgi Books (trade, 512 pages)
Publication date: 29 October 2009, UK

Dragonheart by Todd McCaffrey
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 544 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

Black Blood by John Meaney
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 384 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

Elric in the Dream Realms: Chronicles of the Last Emperor of Melniboné, Volume 5 by Michael Moorcock
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 421 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

Sky Whales and Other Wonders edited by Vera Nazarian
Norilana Books (trade, 208 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 December 2009, USA & UK
    Featuring stories by Tanith Lee, Anna Tambour, Erzebet YellowBoy, Linda J. Dunn, Sonya Taaffe, Lisa Silverthorne, JoSelle Vanderhooft, Mary A. Turzillo, Mike Allen, John Grand, Robert Brandt.

Army of Shadows: Orcs, Bad Blood II by Stan Nicholls
Gollancz (trade, 263 pages)
Publication date: 22 October 2009, UK

In His Majesty's Service by Naomi Novik
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 821 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada
    Omnibus edition of the first three Temeraire novels, plus an original Temeraire short story.
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, His Majesty's Dragon
reviewSF Site Review of Books 2 & 3, Throne of Jade and Black Powder War

The War After Armageddon by Ralph Peters
Forge, Tom Doherty Associates (hc, 382 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, USA & Canada

The Rats and the Ruling Sea by Robert V.S. Redick
Gollancz (trade, 582 pages)
Publication date: 29 October 2009, UK
    Sequel to The Red Wolf Conspiracy.
reviewSF Site Review of The Red Wolf Conspiracy

Galileo's Dream by Kim Stanley Robinson
Spectra (hc, 544 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 29 December 2009, USA & Canada

Southcrop Forest by Lorne Rothman
iUniverse (trade, 170 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA
    The author calls it a "blend of ecology, history, environmentalism, and fantasy" aimed at a reading audience of late-primary school and up.

The Dame: Saga of the First King, Book 3 by R.A. Salvatore
Tor (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date: 18 August 2009, USA & Canada
    Sequel to The Highwayman and The Ancient.

FlashForward by Robert J. Sawyer
Gollancz (mm, 320 pages)
Publication date: 13 October 2009, UK
    First published in 1999.

Canticle: The Pslams of Isaak, Book 2 by Ken Scholes
Tor (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date: 13 October 2009, USA & Canada

Incarnate, No. 2 of 3 by Nick Simmons, Nam Kim, et al.
Radical Comics (perfect bound full-colour comic, 56 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, USA

Legacy by Thomas E. Sniegoski
Delacorte Press (hc, 224 pages)
Publication date: 13 October 2009, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

Star Wars: An Imperial Commando Novel: 501st by Karen Traviss
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 464 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

The Golden Shrine by Harry Turtledove
Tor (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, USA & Canada

Finch by Jeff VanderMeer
Underland Press (trade, 336 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): November 2009, USA
    "A startling hybrid of fantasy and noir, thriller and spy novel" in the world of Ambergris.

Enduring Prophesy by Joe Vojt
Outskirts Press (trade, 238 pages)
Publication date: 30 April 2009, USA

In Great Waters by Kit Whitfield
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 403 pages)
Publication date: 3 November 2009, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Ground Zero by F. Paul Wilson
Tor (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, USA & Canada

Inner Peace: Lyft Faetels Trilogy, Book 2 by Jeffrey Wood
iUniverse (hc, 433 pages)
Publication date: August 2009, USA

Malice by Chris Wooding, illustrated by Dan Chernett
Scholastic Press (hc, 384 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, USA & Canada
    For readers 12 and up.

 
    Magazines

Fantasy & Science Fiction, December 2009, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Alex Irvine, Matthew Hughes, Tim Sullivan, Richard Bowes, Alexandra Duncan, Terry Bisson, Brendan DuBois, Kit Reed, Sarah Thomas, Nancy Springer, Harvey Jacobs.

Jupiter, No. 26: Isonoe, UK, edited by Ian Redman
Contributors to this issue include: Edward Rodosek, David Conyers, Rosie Oliver, Will Styler, G.O. Clark.


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