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compiled by Neil Walsh

Some really interesting new and forthcoming books have landed in our mailbox recently, including the latest from J.V. Jones, Guy Gavriel Kay, Gemma Files, Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky, Robin Hobb, Peter V. Brett, Tim Lebbon, Elizabeth Moon, Alastair Reynolds, Darren Shan, Steph Swainston, Joe Hill, and many others.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - April 2010
Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Backlash by Aaron Allston
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 331 pages)
Publication date: 9 March 2010, USA & Canada

Brains: A Zombie Memoir by Robin Becker
Eos, HarperCollins (trade, 192 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2010, USA

The Devil's Playground: Morgan Kingsley Series, Book 5 by Jenna Black
Dell Books (mm, 368 pages)
Publication date: 23 March 2010, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, The Devil You Know

The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B edited by Ben Bova
Orb (trade, 527 pages)
Publication date: 2 February 2010, USA & Canada
    Classic stories from Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Algis Budrys, Theodore Cogswell, E.M. Forster, Frederik Pohl, James H. Schmitz, T.L. Sherred, Wilmar H. Shiras, Clifford D. Simak, and Jack Vance.

The Desert Spear by Peter V. Brett
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 583 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 13 April 2010, USA & Canada
    Sequel to The Warded Man.

The Dark-Eyes' War: Blood of the Southlands, Book 3 by David B. Coe
Tor (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date: 16 February 2010, USA & Canada

Mind Games by Carolyn Crane
Spectra, Ballantine (mm, 371 pages)
Publication date: 23 March 2010, USA & Canada
    Début novel.

Song of Scarabaeus by Sara Creasy
Eos, HarperCollins (mm, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 27 April 2010, USA & Canada

The Universe of Oz: Essays on Baum's Series and Its Progeny edited by Kevin K. Durand & Mary K. Leigh
McFarland (trade, 258 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2010, USA

The Turning: What Curiosity Kills by Helen Ellis
Sourcebooks (hc, 224 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2010, USA & Canada & UK
    YA fiction.

A Book of Tongues: The Hexslinger, Book 1 by Gemma Files
ChiZine Publications (trade, 276 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 April 2010, USA & Canada

Peter Paul: The Chase Begins by Stokely Gittens
Stonewalker Publishing (trade, 328 pages)
Publication date: 24 February 2010, USA

Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky, translated by Natasha Randall
Gollancz (trade, 458 pages)
Publication date: 18 March 2010, UK

Red Planet Noir by D.B. Grady
Brown Street Press (trade, 210 pages)
Publication date: November 2009, USA
    Début novel.

Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
Gollancz (hc & trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2010, UK

Horns by Joe Hill
Gollancz (hc, 437 pages)
Publication date: 18 March 2010, UK

The Dragon Keeper: The Rain Wild Chronicles, Book 1 by Robin Hobb
HarperVoyager (trade, 553 pages)
Publication date: March 2010, UK
reviewSF Site Review

Dragon Haven: The Rain Wilds Chronicles, Book 2 by Robin Hobb
Eos, HarperCollins (hc, 528 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2010, USA

Watcher of the Dead: Sword of Shadows, Book 4 by J.V. Jones
Tor (hc, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): April 2010, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of Book 2, A Fortress of Grey Ice

The Mammoth Book of the Best of Best New Horror: A Twenty-Year Celebration edited by Stephen Jones
Robinson (trade, 746 pages)
Publication date: 2010, UK
    Introduction by Ramsey Campbell.

Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay
Viking Canada (hc, 580 pages)
Publication date: 3 April 2010, Canada

The Fire Lord's Lover: The Elven Lords, Book 1 by Kathryne Kennedy
Sourcebooks (mm, 380 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2010, USA & Canada & UK

State of Decay by James Knapp
Roc (mm, 371 pages)
Publication date: February 2010, USA & Canada
    Début novel.

Wolfsangel by M.D. Lachlan
Gollancz (hc & trade, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): May 2010, UK

The Thief of Broken Toys by Tim Lebbon
ChiZine Publications (trade, 150 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 May 2010, USA & Canada

Katja from the Punk Band by Simon Logan
ChiZine Publications (trade, 280 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 April 2010, USA & Canada

The Dragon Factory by Jonathan Maberry
St. Martin's Griffin (trade, 496 pages)
Publication date: 2 March 2010, USA & Canada
    A Joe Ledger novel.

Songs of Deep Green: The Alarai Chronicles, Book 2 by Dale B. Mattheis
Ardent Publishing (trade, 514 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 20 May 2010, USA

The Fourth Casket by D.T. Mears
Blue Leaf Publications (trade & e-book, 123 pages)
Publication date: 5 March 2010, USA
    Teen/YA SF.

Oath of Fealty by Elizabeth Moon
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 477 pages)
Publication date: 23 March 2010, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Cities of Night by Philip Nutman
ChiZine Publications (trade, 242 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 May 2010, USA & Canada

And Now the Nightmare Begins: The Horror Zine edited by Jeani Rector
BearManor Books (trade, 256 pages)
Publication date: 2010, USA
    This book presents the best of the e-zine, The Horror Zine, including contributions from Ramsey Campbell, Simon Clark, Joe R. Lansdale, Trevor Denyer, and many others.

Terminal World by Alastair Reynolds
Gollancz (hc, 487 pages)
Publication date: 15 March 2010, UK

Pleasure Model: Netherworld, Book 1 by Christopher Rowley
Heavy Metal Pulp, Tor (trade, 238 pages)
Publication date: 2 February 2010, USA

Alembical 2: A distillation of Three Novellas edited by Lawrence M. Schoen & Arthur Dorrance
Paper Golem (hc & trade, 228 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 1 June 2010, USA
    Featuring 3 original novellas by Tony Pi, David D. Levine, and J. Kathleen Cheney.

Hell's Horizon: The City, Book 2 by Darren Shan
HarperVoyager (trade, 389 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2010, UK

City of the Snakes: The City, Book 3 by Darren Shan
HarperVoyager (trade, 375 pages)
Publication date: 4 March 2010, UK

The Extra by Michael Shea
Tor (hc, 288 pages)
Publication date: 2 February 2010, USA & Canada

Angels' Blood: Guild Hunter, Book 1 by Nalini Singh
Gollancz (trade, 339 pages)
Publication date: 11 February 2010, UK

Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
Scholastic Press (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2010, USA & Canada
    For ages 13 to 18.

Flight of the Outcast: The Academy, Year 1 by Brad Strickland
Sourcebooks (trade, 224 pages)
Publication date: April 2010, USA & Canada & UK
    YA SF for middle grade readers.

Above the Snowline by Steph Swainston
Gollancz (trade, 311 pages)
Publication date: 25 February 2010, UK

Angelology by Danielle Trussoni
Doubleday Canada (hc, 452 pages)
Publication date: 20 March 2010, Canada

Time Will Tell by Eddie Upnick
Eloquent Books (trade, 221 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

Kitty's House of Horrors: Kitty Norville, Book 7 by Carrie Vaughn
Gollancz (trade, 292 pages)
Publication date: 11 February 2010, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 3, Kitty Takes a Holiday

    Magazines

Black Static, No. 15, February-March 2010, UK, edited by Andy Cox
Contributors to this issue include: James Cooper, Simon Kurt Unsworth, Alan Scott Laney, Daniel Kaysen, Sarah Singleton.


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