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compiled by Neil Walsh

We're looking at plenty of Zombie fiction in time for Halloween, as well as the latest from Larry Niven, Stephen Donaldson, Joe R. Lansdale, James Barclay, Kelley Armstrong, Terry Brooks, Robert Rankin, Connie Willis, and many others.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - Mid-October 2010
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
Subterranean Press (hc, 528 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 December 2010, USA
reviewSF Site Review

The Living Dead 2 edited by John Joseph Adams
Night Shade Books (trade, 500 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA

Counterfeit Magic by Kelley Armstrong
Subterranean Press (hc, 144 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 December 2010, USA

The Alchemist by Paolo Bacigalupi
Subterranean Press (hc, 96 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2011, USA

Once Walked With Gods: Elves, Book 1 by James Barclay
Gollancz (trade, 361 pages)
Publication date: 19 August 2010, UK

The House on Durrow Street by Galen Beckett
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 689 pages)
Publication date: 28 September 2010, USA & Canada

The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell
Holt (trade, 229 pages)
Publication date: 2010, USA & Canada

Destiny's Blood by Marie Bilodeau
Dragon Moon Press (trade, 307 pages)
Publication date: 25 July 2010, Canada & USA

Brayan's Gold by Peter V. Brett
Subterranean Press (hc, 88 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2011, USA

Bearers of the Black Staff: Legends of Shannara, Book 1 by Terry Brooks
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 359 pages)
Publication date: 24 August 2010, USA & Canada

The Executioness by Tobias S. Buckell
Subterranean Press (hc, 104 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): January 2011, USA

War World: Discovery edited by John F. Carr
Pequod Press (h c, 387 pages)
Publication date: 1 September 2010, USA
    9th book in the ongoing saga created by Jerry E. Pournelle and John F. Carr, featuring stories from E.R. Stewart, Jerry Pournelle, Don Hawthorne, John F. Carr, Leslie Fish, A. Brown, Steve Shervais, Frank Gasperik, William F. Wu, and Charles E. Gannon.

Double Cross by Carolyn Crane
Spectra, Ballantine (mm, 326 pages)
Publication date: 28 September 2010, USA & Canada
    Sequel to Mind Games.

Cinkarion: The Heart of Fire: The Karionin Chronicles, Book 2 by J.A. Cullum
Edge (trade, 336 pages)
Publication date: 15 September 2010, Canada & USA

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi, Book 6: Vortex by Troy Denning
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 320 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 7 December 2010, USA & Canada

The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick: Volume 1, The King of the Elves (1947-1952) by Philip K. Dick
Subterranean Press (hc, 488 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 December 2010, USA

Against All Things Ending: The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Book 3 by Stephen Donaldson
Gollancz (hc, 804 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 October 2010, UK
reviewSF Site Review of Book 1, The Runes of the Earth

The House of Dead Maids by Clare B. Dunkle
Henry Holt and Company (hc, 160 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA & Canada
    A prelude to Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights for readers 12 and up.

Guardians of Paradise by Jaine Fenn
Gollancz (trade, 337 pages)
Publication date: 2 September 2010, UK

Pariah by Bob Fingerman
Tor (trade, 368 pages)
Publication date: 3 August 2010, USA & Canada

The Exile: An Outlander Graphic Novel by Diana Gabaldon, illustrated by Hoang Nguyen
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc graphic novel)
Publication date: 21 September 2010, USA

The Zombies of Lake Woebegotten by Harrison Geillor
Night Shade Books (trade, 305 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA

Music for Another World edited by Mark Harding
Mutation Press (trade, 270 pages)
Publication date: August 2010, UK
    "Strange fiction" by Chris Amies, Tom Brennan, Aliette de Bodard, Stephen Gaskell, Richard Jay Goldstein, L.L. Hannett, Jackie Hawkins, David H. Hendrickson, Andrew Hook, Gavin Inglis, Susan Lanigan, Vincent Lauzon, Sean Martin, Maxwell Peterson, Cyril Simsa, Vaughan Stanger, Jim Steel, Neil Williamson, and Jill Zeller.

Science Fiction, Imperialism and the Third World: Essays on Postcolonial Literature and Film edited by Ericka Hoagland and Reema Sarwal
McFarland (trade, 231 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): December 2010, USA

The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 373 pages)
Publication date: 7 September 2010, USA

Thin Ice by Phill Jones
L&L Dreamspell (trade, 133 pages)
Publication date: August 2010, USA

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Volume 21 edited by Stephen Jones
Robinson (trade, 498 pages)
Publication date: October 2010, UK
    Featuring stories from Michael Kelly, Joe Hill & Stephen King, Barbara Roden, Ramsey Campbell, Simon Strantzas, M.R. James & Reggie Oliver, Chris Bell, Michael Marshall Smith, Nicholas Royle, Simon Kurt Unsworth, Richard Christian Matheson, John Gaskin, Terry Dowling, Mark Valentine, Robert Shearman, Rosalie Parker, Stephen Volk, Brian Lumley, and Stephen Jones & Kim Newman.
reviewSF Site Review of Volume 20

Zombie Apocalypse created by Stephen Jones
Robinson (trade, 480 pages)
Publication date: 2010, UK
    Created by Stephen Jones, with Peter Atkins, Pat Cadigan, Peter Crowther, Scott Edelman, Paul Finch, Jo Fletcher, Christopher Fowler, Robert Hood, Tim Lebbon, Tanith Lee, Paul McAuley, Lisa Morton, Kim Newman, Sarah Pinborough, John Llewellyn Probert, Jay Russell, Mark Samuels, Mandy Slater, and Michael Marshall Smith.

The Afterblight Chronicles: Arrowland by Paul Kane
Abaddon Books (trade, 272 pages)
Publication date: 2010, USA & Canada

One by David Karp
Westholme (trade, 311 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA
    First published in 1953.

Sailing to Sarantium: The Sarantine Mosaic, Book 1 by Guy Gavriel Kay
Roc (trade, 434 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA & Canada
    First published in 1998.
reviewSF Site Review

Lord of Emperors: The Sarantine Mosaic, Book 2 by Guy Gavriel Kay
Roc (trade, 431 pages)
Publication date: October 2010, USA & Canada
    First published in 2000.
reviewSF Site Review

Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay
Roc (hc, 573 pages)
Publication date: May 2010, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review

Twelve by Jasper Kent
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 447 pages)
Publication date: 14 September 2010, USA

Lady Lazarus by Michele Lang
Tor (trade, 320 pages)
Publication date: 31 August 2010, USA & Canada

Flaming Zeppelins: The Adventures of Ned the Seal by Joe R. Lansdale
Tachyon Publications (trade, 326 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): December 2010, USA

Hyenas by Joe R. Lansdale
Subterranean Press (hc, 104 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 January 2011, USA

The Ragged Man: The Twilight Reign, Book 4 by Tom Lloyd
Gollancz (trade, 561 pages)
Publication date: 19 August 2010, UK

Immortal Quest: The Trouble With Mages by Alexandra MacKenzie
Edge (trade, 245 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, Canada & USA

Songs of the Dying Earth edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
HarperVoyager (trade, 660 pages)
Publication date: 1 October 2010, UK
    Stories in honour of Jack Vance, from Robert Silverberg, Matthew Hughes, Terry Dowling, Liz Williams, Mike Resnick, Walter Jon Williams, Paula Volsky, Jeff VanderMeer, Kage Baker, Phyllis Eisenstein, Elizabeth Moon, Lucius Shepard, Tad Williams, John C. Wright, Glen Cook, Elizabeth Hand, Bryron Tetrick, Tanith Lee, Dan Simmons, Howard Waldrop, George R.R. Martin, and Neil Gaiman.
reviewSF Site Review

Cinco de Mayo by Michael J. Martineck
Edge (trade, 272 pages)
Publication date: 15 September 2010, Canada & USA

Twilight Forever Rising by Lena Meydan, translated by Andrew Bromfield
Tor (trade, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2010, USA & Canada

Homo Cosmiens by David Millett
David Millett Publications (trade, 186 pages)
Publication date: 19 August 2010, USA

Triangulation: End of the Rainbow edited by Bill Moran
Parsec Ink (trade, 152 pages)
Publication date: July 2010, USA
    With stories by David Sklar, Kylie Bullivant, Mark Onspaugh, Brenta Blevins, Amanda C. Davis, Peter S. Beagle, M.Z. Hoosen, Amy Treadwell, Tinatsu Wallace, Cate Gardner, Matthew Johnson, Ron Sering, Eugie Foster, D.K. Thompson, Aaron Polson, Marshall Payne, Jaime Lee Moyer, Erin Hoffman, and Cat Rambo.

The Flying Saucer by Bernard Newman
Westholme (trade, 250 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA
    First published in 1950.

Stars and Gods by Larry Niven
Tor (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date: 17 August 2010, USA & Canada

Maximum Lifespan by Edward Park and Jan-Ove Leksell
Pileus Productions (hc graphic novel, 188 pages)
Publication date: 2010, USA

Dillon's Dream: Water & Earth by Dr. Shawn Phillips
YBCoyote Press (trade, 282 pages)
Publication date: August 2010, USA

Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi
Gollancz (trade, 330 pages)
Publication date: 30 September 2010, UK

The Japanese Devil Fish Girl and Other Unnatural Attractions by Robert Rankin
Gollancz (hc, 375 pages)
Publication date: 9 September 2010, UK

Gauntlgrym: Neverwinter, Book 1 by R.A. Salvatore
Wizards of the Coast (hc, 352 pages)
Publication date: 5 October 2010, USA & Canada

The Way of Kings: The Stormlight Archive, Book 1 by Brandon Sanderson
Tor (hc, 1008 pages)
Publication date: 31 August 2010, USA & Canada

Star Wars: Red Harvest by Joe Schreiber
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 288 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 December 2010, USA & Canada

7 Billion Needles, Volume 1 by Nobuaki Tadano
Vertical (trade manga graphic novel, 190 pages)
Publication date: 28 September 2010, USA & Canada

Worlds Unseen: The Seventh World Trilogy, Book 1 by Rachel Starr Thomson
Little Dozen Press (trade, 328 pages)
Publication date: 2008, USA

Nightshade City by Hilary Wagner
Holiday House (hc, 262 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA
    For readers 9 and up.

L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume XXVI edited by K.D. Wentworth
Galaxy Press (mm, 466 pages)
Publication date: October 2010, USA & Canada

Avim's Oath: The Okal Rel Saga, Book 6 by Lynda Williams
Edge (trade, 288 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, Canada & USA

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II by Sean Williams
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date: 5 October 2010, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site Review of The Force Unleashed

All Clear by Connie Willis
Spectra, Ballantine (hc, 641 pages)
Publication date: 19 October 2010, USA & Canada
    Sequel to Blackout.

Marakellus Marakellum: Rodger's Folly by Sawyer N. Winter
Xlibris (trade, 159 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA

Limbo by Bernard Wolfe
Westholme (trade, 438 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA
    First published in 1952.

John Dies at the End by David Wong
Thomas Dunne Books (trade, 480 pages)
Publication date: 14 September 2010, USA & Canada

Horrors: Great Stories of Fear and Their Creators by Rocky Wood, illustrated by Glenn Chadbourne
McFarland (trade, 192 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): December 2010, USA

    Magazines and Comics

Fantasy & Science Fiction, September/October 2010, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Richard Chwedyk, Dale Bailey, Alexandra Duncan, Ken Liu, Fred Chappell, Richard Matheson, James L. Cambias, Rick Wilber & Nick DiChario, Michael Swanwick, David Gerrold, Terry Bisson.

Interzone, September-October 2010, UK, edited by Andy Cox, et al.
Contributors to this issue include: Tim Lees, Aliette de Bodard, Lavie Tidhar, Patrick Samphire, Nina Allan.
Time Bomb, Issue 2 of 3 by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray, illustrated by Paul Gulacy
Radical Comics (perfect bound comic, 56 pages)
Publication date: September 2010, USA

 


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