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Some of the highlights from this month's look at new arrivals to the SF Site offices include the latest from Charles de Lint, Orson Scott Card, Peter V. Brett, Jay Lake, Raymond E. Feist, Peter Straub, Connie Willis, plus much, much more.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - February 2010
Leviathan Wept and Other Stories by Daniel Abraham
Subterranean Press (hc, 280 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 May 2010, USA

Flight into Darkness: The Alchymist's Legacy, Book 2 by Sarah Ash
Spectra, Ballantine (mm, 528 pages)
Publication date: 26 January 2010, USA & Canada

Original Sin by Allison Brennan
Ballantine (mm, 464 pages)
Publication date: 26 January 2010, USA & Canada

The Desert Spear by Peter V. Brett
Del Rey (hc, 608 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 13 April 2010, USA & Canada
    Sequel to The Warded Man, also titled in the UK edition The Painted Man.
reviewSF Site Review of The Painted Man

Halo: Evolutions: Essential Tales of the Halo Universe by Tobias S. Buckell, et al.
Tor (trade, 527 pages)
Publication date: 25 November 2009, USA & Canada
    Original stories by Tobias S. Buckell, B.K. Evenson, Kevin Grace, Jonathan Goff, Robt McLees, Eric Nylund, Frank O'Connor, Eric Raab, Karen Traviss, Jeff VanderMeer & Tessa Kum, and Fred Van Lente.

At the Gates of Darkness: The Demonwar Saga, Book 2 by Raymond E. Feist
Harper Voyager (hc, 322 pages)
Publication date: 7 January 2010, UK

The Holler: Tales of Horror from Appalachia by Marge Fulton
BlackWyrm (trade, 87 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 2010, USA

Portals of Power: Magical Agency and Transformation in Literary Fantasy by Lori M. Campbell
McFarland, Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy #19 (trade, 226 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2010, USA

Alex Detail's Revolution by Darren Campo
Jacquie Jordan Inc. (hc, 193 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, USA & Canada

Hidden Empire by Orson Scott Card
Tor, SciFi Essential (hc, 335 pages)
Publication date: 22 December 2009, USA & Canada
    Sequel to Empire.

Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror edited by Ellen Datlow
Tachyon (trade, 480 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 2010, USA
    Featuring stories from Stephen King, Clive Barker, Peter Straub, Dan Simmons, Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Gaiman, George R.R. Martin, Poppy Z. Brite, Thomas Ligotti, Joe R. Lansdale, Ramsey Campbell, Lucius Shepard, Kelly Link, Joe Hill, Elizabeth Hand, and many others.

Muse and Reverie stories by Charles de Lint
Tor (hc, 350 pages)
Publication date: December 2009, USA & Canada

Amberjack: Tales of Fear and Wonder by Terry Dowling
Subterranean Press (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 June 2010, USA

The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton
Minotaur Books, Thomas Dunne (hc, 304 pages)
Publication date: January 2010, USA & Canada

Hard Jack by John David Hanna
BookSurge (trade, 294 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

The Left Hand of God by Paul Hoffman
Michael Joseph, Penguin (hc, 439 pages)
Publication date: 14 January 2010, UK

Ecstasy Unveiled: Demonica, Book 4 by Larissa Ione
Forever, Grand Central Publishing (mm, 414 pages)
Publication date: 1 February 2010, USA & Canada

Iron Man: Virus by Alex Irvine
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 288 pages)
Publication date: 26 January 2010, USA & Canada

Brain Thief by Alexander Jablokov
Tor, SciFi Essential (hc, 383 pages)
Publication date: January 2010, USA & Canada

O, Wow by Howard Jones
SPOTops Books (trade, 502 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 April 2010, USA

Star Wars: Crosscurrent by Paul S. Kemp
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 352 pages)
Publication date: 26 January 2010, USA & Canada

The Ammonite Violin & Others by Caitlín R. Kiernan
Subterranean Press (hc, 240 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 July 2010, USA

Pinion by Jay Lake
Tor (hc, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2010, USA & Canada

The Sky that Wraps by Jay Lake
Subterranean Press (hc, 408 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 August 2010, USA

Journeys stories by Ian R. MacLeod
Subterranean Press (hc, 232 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 August 2010, USA

The Battle Sylph by L.J. McDonald
Leisure Books (mm, 323 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 23 February 2010, USA & Canada

Napoleon Concerto by Mark Mellon
WhoooDoo Mysteries (Alternate History), Treble Heart Books (trade, 343 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

The Secret Feminist Cabal: A Cultural History of Science Fiction Feminisms by Helen Merrick
Aqueduct Press (trade, 360 pages)
Publication date: December 2009, USA

Arms-Commander: Saga of Recluce, Book 16 by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
Tor (hc, 528 pages)
Publication date: 5 January 2010, USA & Canada

Moving Moosevan by Jane Palmer
Dodo Books (mm, 171 pages)
Publication date: 2009, UK
    First published in 1990.

Millennial Mythmaking: Essays on the Power of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, Films and Games edited by John Perlich and David Whitt
McFarland (trade, 212 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2010, USA

Gran's Secret: The Were-War Series, Book 2 by Trevis Powell
BlackWyrm (trade, 128 pages)
Publication date: December 2009, USA
    For readers 14 and up.

Clementine by Cherie Priest
Subterranean Press (hc, 208 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 May 2010, USA

Imraut: The White City Dimmed, Book 2 by Helen Quinn
Trafford Publishing (trade, 293 pages)
Publication date: September 2009, USA & Canada
    Sequel to The Gilded Serpent (2003).

The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle: The Thing Beneath the Bed by Pat Rothfuss, illustrated by Nate Taylor
Subterranean Press (hc, 72 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 July 2010, USA
    Despite all appearances, apparently this is not a children's book. Described as "Calvin and Hobbes meets Coraline, with some Edward Gorey mixed in."

When it Changed: Science into Fiction, An Anthology edited by Geoff Ryman
Comma Press (trade, 276 pages)
Publication date: August 2009, UK
    Featuring Justina Robson, Ken MacLeod, Gwyneth Jones, Geoff Ryman, Simon Ings, Kit Reed, Liz Williams, Adam Roberts, and many more.

Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded: A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008 by John Scalzi
Tor (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date: January 2010, USA & Canada
    First published in 2008.
reviewSF Site Review

The Juniper Tree and Other Blue Rose Stories by Peter Straub
Subterranean Press (hc, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 July 2010, USA

Braumaru: Behold the Eye, Book 1 by Veronica R. Tabares, illustrated by Tara Tabares
Sun Break Publishing (trade, 202 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA
    For ages 9 and up.

Cerulea: Behold the Eye, Book 2 by Veronica R. Tabares, illustrated by Jade Tabares
Sun Break Publishing (trade, 184 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

Viridia: Behold the Eye, Book 3 by Veronica R. Tabares, illustrated by Bridgitt Tabares
Sun Break Publishing (trade, 204 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

Hard-Luck Diggings: The Early Jack Vance by Jack Vance, edited by Terry Dowling and Jonathan Strahan
Subterranean Press (hc, 296 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 June 2010, USA

The Hualapai Cycle: Adult Horror Stories of the Black Rock Desert by Jason Walters
BlackWyrm (trade, 173 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 2010, USA

Blackout by Connie Willis
Spectra, Ballantine (hc, 493 pages)
Publication date: 2 February 2010, USA & Canada

    Magazines

Black Static, No. 14, December 2009/January 2010, UK, edited by Andy Cox
Contributors to this issue include: Paul Finch, Christopher Fowler, Maurice Broaddus, Rosanne Rabinowitz, Gary McMahon.

Electric Velocipede, No. 10, Fall 2009, USA, edited by John Klima
Contributors to this issue include: Mark Teppo, Beth Langford, Jonathan Brandt, Erin Hoffman, Linda Ann Strang, Kjell Williams, Ken Scholes, A.C. Wise, Celia Marsh, K.J. Bishop, L. Michael Markham, Penelope O'Shea, Elizabeth Bear.

Fantasy & Science Fiction, January/February 2010, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Paul Park, Robert Reed, Charles Oberndorf, Dean Whitlock, John Langan, Robin Aurelian, Marc Laidlaw, Steven Popkes, Kate Wilhelm.

Interzone, No. 226, January/February 2010, UK, edited by Andy Cox, et al.
Contributors to this issue include: Jason Sanford, Tyler Keevil, Mercurio D. Rivera, Jay Lake, Rachel Swirsky, Stephen Gaskell.

Jupiter: Praxidike, No. 27, January 2010, UK, edited by Ian Redman
Contributors to this issue include: Garrick Fincham, W.R. Mitchell, Huw Langridge, Lee Russell.

 


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