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compiled by Neil Walsh

New Arrivals this time include new and forthcoming works from Connie Willis, Cory Doctorow, L.E. Modesitt Jr., Robert Conroy, Robert V.S. Redick, reprinted classics from A.A. Attanasio, Robert E. Howard, Damien Broderick, Paul Cook, the long-awaited conclusion to The Wheel of Time series, and much more.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - Mid-November 2009
In Other Worlds by A.A. Attanasio
Phoenix Pick (trade, 175 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA
    First published in 1985.

Arc of the Dream by A.A. Attanasio
Phoenix Pick (trade, 203 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA
    First published in 1986.

The Last Legends of Earth by A.A. Attanasio
Phoenix Pick (trade, 303 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA
    First published in 1989.

Nightchild: Chronicles of the Raven, Book 3 by James Barclay
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 403 pages)
Publication date: 10 November 2009, USA
    First published in 2001.
reviewSF Site Review

The Magicians and Mrs. Quent by Galen Beckett
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 501 pages)
Publication date: November 2009, USA & Canada
    First published in 2008.
reviewSF Site Review

Women of the Apocalypse by Eileen Bell, Roxanne Felix, Ryan T. McFadden, and Billie Millholland
Absolute XPress (trade, 240 pages)
Publication date: 2009, Canada

The Authorized Ender Companion by Jake Black
Tor (hc, 432 pages)
Publication date: November 2009, USA & Canada

The Dreaming by Damien Broderick
Fantastic Books (trade, 196 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA
    First published in 1980 as The Dreaming Dragons, this edition is revised and updated by the author.

The Judas Mandala by Damien Broderick
Fantastic Books (trade, 156 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA
    First published in 1982.

The Utopian Vision of H.G. Wells by Justin E.A. Busch
McFarland (trade, 212 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2010, USA

Fortress of the Sun by Paul Cook
Phoenix Pick (trade, 215 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA & UK
    First published in 1997.

The Engines of Dawn by Paul Cook
Phoenix Pick (trade, 239 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA & UK
    First published in 1999.

Red Inferno: 1945 by Robert Conroy
Ballantine (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2010, USA & Canada

Indigo Springs by A.M. Dellamonica
Tor (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

Total Oblivion, More or Less by Alan DeNiro
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: 24 November 2009, USA & Canada

Makers by Cory Doctorow
Tor (hc, 416 pages)
Publication date: 2 November 2009, USA & Canada

2012 Nibiru Rising by Peter Donovan
Zeus Publications (trade, 226 pages)
Publication date: 2009, Australia

Geosynchron: The Jump 225 Trilogy, Book 3 by David Louis Edelman
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 520 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2010, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, Multireal

Chaosbound: The Runelords, Book 8 by David Farland
Tor Fantasy (hc, 352 pages)
Publication date: 13 October 2009, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, The Sum of All Men

At the Gates of Darkness: The Demonwar Saga, Book 2 by Raymond E. Feist
Eos, HarperCollins (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2010, USA

Jade Man's Skin by Daniel Fox
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 432 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 March 2010, USA & Canada

Blue Limbo by Terence M. Green
Phoenix Pick (trade, 177 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & UK
    First published in 1997.
reviewSF Site Review

The Devil's Alphabet by Daryl Gregory
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 389 pages)
Publication date: 24 November 2009, USA & Canada

Swallowing Darkness by Laurell K. Hamilton
Ballantine Books (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date: 24 November 2009, USA & Canada
    First published in 2008.

El Borak and Other Desert Adventures by Robert E. Howard
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 544 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 February 2010, USA & Canada

Lost Worlds by John Howe
Kingfisher (illustrated hc, 96 pages)
Publication date: November 2009, USA & Canada
    A beautifully-illustrated book of real and mythical places, targeted to readers 9-12.

7th Son: Descent by J.C. Hutchins
St. Martin's Griffin (trade, 356 pages)
Publication date: November 2009, USA & Canada

The Gathering Storm: The Wheel of Time, Book 12 by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Tor (hc, 784 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

The Infernal City: An Elder Scrolls Novel by Greg Keyes
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 291 pages)
Publication date: 24 November 2009, USA & Canada

Dark Water's Embrace by Stephen Leigh
Phoenix Pick (trade, 303 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & UK
    First published in 1998.

Speaking Stones by Stephen Leigh
Phoenix Pick (trade, 227 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & UK
    First published in 1999; sequel to Dark Water's Embrace.
reviewSF Site Review

The Conqueror's Shadow by Ari Marmell
Spectra, Ballantine (hc, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 March 2010, USA & Canada

Crimson & Steam by Liz Maverick
Love Spell, Dorchester Publishing (mm, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2010, USA & Canada

Three Days to Dead by Kelly Meding
Dell (mm, 416 pages)
Publication date: November 2009, USA & Canada

A Short History of Fantasy by Farah Mendlesohn & Edward James
Middlesex University Press (trade, 285 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, UK

Star Wars: Clone Wars Gambit: Stealth by Karen Miller
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 432 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): March 2010, USA & Canada

The Book on Fire by Keith Miller
Immanion Press (trade, 249 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, UK & USA

Imager's Challenge: Imager Portfolio, Book 2 by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Tor (hc, 464 pages)
Publication date: 13 October 2009, USA & Canada

Pennterra by Judith Moffett
Fantastic Books (trade, 292 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

Farewell to Yesterday's Tomorrow by Alexei Panshin
Phoenix Pick (trade, 179 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & UK
    Collection of short stories from 1966-1975.

The Battle of Devastation Reef: Helfort's War, Book 3 by Graham Sharp Paul
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 358 pages)
Publication date: 24 November 2009, USA & Canada

The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Subterranean Press (hc, 325 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2010, USA
    First published in Spanish in 1993, translated to English by Sonia Soto in 1996. This novel was the basis for Polanski's 1999 film The Ninth Gate.

The Cardinal's Blades by Pierre Pevel
Gollancz (trade, 373 pages)
Publication date: 19 November 2009, UK
    First published in French in 2007. This edition translated to English by Tom Clegg.

Escape Clause: A Speculative Fiction Anthology edited by Clélie Rich
Ink Oink Art Inc. (trade, 277 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, Canada

The Ruling Sea: The Chathrand Voyage, Book 2 by Robert V.S. Redick
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 640 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): February 2010, USA & Canada

The Serpent and the Hummingbird by Wilson Roberts
Fantastic Books (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

Wild Hunt by Margaret Ronald
Harper, HarperCollins (mm, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 12 January 2010, USA & Canada

Lady Blue by Helen A. Rosburg
Medallion Press (mm, 298 pages)
Publication date: November 2009, USA & Canada

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (trade, 175 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & UK
    Student edition with notes, critical essays, chronology, bibliography, and space to write notes in the margins as you read.

Starfist: Double Jeopardy by David Sherman & Dan Cragg
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 January 2010, USA & Canada

Daughter of Elysium by Joan Slonczewski
Phoenix Pick (trade, 355 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, USA & UK

Spellbent by Lucy A. Snyder
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 360 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 29 December 2009, USA

High Times, An Alien Paradise by Mark R. Viliborghi
Xlibris (hc & trade, 125 pages)
Publication date: October 2009, USA

Prince of Stories: The Many Worlds of Neil Gaiman by Hank Wagner, Christopher Golden, & Stephen R. Bissette
St. Martin's Griffin (trade, 546 pages)
Publication date: 27 October 2009, USA & Canada

The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (trade, 105 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA & UK
    Student edition with notes, critical essays, chronology, bibliography, and space to write notes in the margins as you read.

Blackout by Connie Willis
Spectra, Ballantine (hc, 528 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 2 February 2010, USA & Canada

    Magazines & Comics

Black Static, No. 13, October/November 2009, UK, edited by Andy Cox
Contributors to this issue include: Tim Lees, Kim Lakin-Smith, Carole Johnstone, Joel Lane, James Cooper.

The Talisman: The Road of Trials, No. 0, by Stephen King & Peter Straub, adapted by Robin Furth, art by Tony Shasteen
Del Rey Comics (16-page colour comic)
Publication date: 21 October 2009, USA
    Issue 0 teaser, with only a $1 cover price.


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