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compiled by Neil Walsh

New and forthcoming this time, we look at the latest from Terry Brooks, China Miéville, Mark Charan Newton, Cherie Priest, Harry Turtledove, several new Star Wars titles, plus a whole lot more.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - Mid-May 2011
Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Conviction by Aaron Allston
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 381 pages)
Publication date: 24 May 2011, USA & Canada

Magus of Stonewylde: Stonewylde, Book 1 by Kit Berry
Gollancz (trade, 341 pages)
Publication date: 5 May 2011, UK

Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper by Robert Bloch
Subterranean Press (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 November 2011, USA

The Desert Spear by Peter V. Brett
HarperVoyager (mm, 782 pages)
Publication date: 1 May 2011, UK

Indomitable by Terry Brooks
Subterranean Press (hc, 96 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 September 2011, USA

The Measure of the Magic: Legends of Shannara, Book 1 by Terry Brooks
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 August 2011, USA & Canada

A Time for Patriots by Dale Brown
William Morrow (hc, 379 pages)
Publication date: May 2011, USA

The Generation Starship in Science Fiction: A Critical History, 1934-2001 by Simone Caroti
McFarland (trade, 275 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2011, USA

Rate Me Red by Richie Chevat
ratemered.com (trade & ebook, 379 pages)
Publication date: 2009, USA

Just Wanna Testify by Pearl Cleage
One World, Ballantine (hc, 235 pages)
Publication date: 10 May 2011, USA & Canada

Songs of the Earth: The Wild Hunt, Book 1 by Elspeth Cooper
Gollancz (hc & trade, 480 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2011, UK

Transformers: Dark of the Moon by Peter David, based on the screenplay by Ehren Kruger
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 400 pages)
Publication date: 24 May 2011, USA & Canada

Escape from Earth: Oasis, Book 1 by Ivis Bo Davis
CreateSpace (trade, 393 pages)
Publication date: October 2010, USA

Adjustment Team: The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 2 (1952-1953) by Philip K. Dick
Subterranean Press (hc, 488 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 September 2011, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Volume 1, The King of the Elves (1947-52)

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
St. Martin's Griffin (hc & trade, 704 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2011, USA & Canada

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension by Christie Golden
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 16 August 2011, USA & Canada

Pax Britannia: Anno Frankenstein by Jonathan Green
Abaddon Books (trade, 326 pages)
Publication date: 2011, USA & Canada

Blood Work by Kim Harrison, art by Pedro Maia and Gemma Magno
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc graphic novel, 176 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 12 July 2011, USA & Canada

Vader, Voldemort and Other Villains: Essays on Evil in Popular Media edited by Jamey Heit
McFarland (trade, 233 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2011, USA

Judas Payne: A Weird Western by Michael Hemmingson / Webb's Weird Wild West: Tales of Western Horror by Don Webb
Wildside Double, The Borgo Press (trade double, 117 & 121 pages)
Publication date: 2011, USA

The Janus Tree and Other Stories by Glen Hirshberg
Subterranean Press (hc, 230 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming):31 October 2011, USA

Sword of Fire and Sea: The Chaos Knight, Book 1 by Erin Hoffman
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade & ebook, 280 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2011, USA

Babymouse, Book 14: Mad Scientist by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm
Random House (trade graphic novel, 96 pages)
Publication date: 10 May 2011, USA & Canada
    For readers aged 7-10.
reviewSF Site Review of book 11, Dragonslayer

Squish, Book 1: Super Amoeba by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm
Random House (trade graphic novel, 96 pages)
Publication date: 10 May 2011, USA & Canada
    For readers aged 7-10.

Pitus Peston and the Gods of Oman by Everett M. Hunt
Xlibris (trade, 341 pages)
Publication date: December 2010, USA

Steelhands by Jaida Jones & Danielle Bennett
Spectra, Ballantine (hc, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 2 August 2011, USA & Canada

Tattoo by Kirsten Imani Kasai
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 400 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 26 July 2011, USA & Canada

Gifted: Speak No Evil by Marilyn Kaye
Kingfisher, Macmillan (trade, 200 pages)
Publication date: April 2011, USA & Canada
    For readers aged 10-14 (grades 5-9).

Two Worlds and In Between: The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan, Volume 1 by Caitlín R. Kiernan
Subterranean Press (hc, 576 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 September 2011, USA

The Brain Eater's Bible by J.D. McGhoul with Pat Kilbane
Mythodrome (illustrated hc, 160 pages)
Publication date: December 2010, USA

The Curse of Four by Caitlin Kittredge
Subterranean Press (hc, 144 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 October 2011, USA

27th Century Fiasco by Akintunde M. Lawal
Outskirts Press (trade, 803 pages)
Publication date: December 2010, USA

Ghosts of War by George Mann
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 234 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2011, USA

Graveminder by Melissa Marr
William Morrow, Harper Collins (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2011, USA

The Falling Machine: The Society of Steam, Book 1 by Andrew P. Mayer
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade & ebook, 286 pages)
Publication date: May 2011, USA

Dragon's Time by Anne McCaffrey & Todd McCaffrey
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 June 2011, USA & Canada

The Hunting Ground by Cliff McNish
Orion Children's Books (trade, 274 pages)
Publication date: 5 May 2011, UK

Embassytown by China Miéville
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 349 pages)
Publication date: 24 May 2011, USA & Canada

The Seventeenth Pocket: The Last Days of Kerious Pye, Book 1 by Hargus Montgomery
Kerious Pye Series (trade, 443 pages)
Publication date: April 2011, USA

The Mythic Fantasy of Robert Holdstock: Critical Essays on the Fiction edited by Donald E. Morse & Kálmán Matolcsy
McFarland (trade, 202 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2011, USA

Wayfinder by C.E. Murphy
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 6 September 2011, USA & Canada

Nights of Villjamur: Legends of the Red Sun, Book 1 by Mark Charan Newton
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 451 pages)
Publication date: 24 May 2011, USA
reviewSF Site Review of audio edition

City of Ruin: Legends of the Red Sun, Book 2 by Mark Charan Newton
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 448 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 June 2011, USA

Empire of Ivory: Temeraire, Book 4 by Naomi Novik
Subterranean Press (hc, 312 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 August 2011, USA
reviewSF Site Review

Hybrid by Brian O'Grady
The Fiction Studio (trade, 393 pages)
Publication date: 15 March 2011, USA

Sati by Christopher Pike
Tor (trade, 255 pages)
Publication date: 29 March 2011, USA & Canada

The Season of Passage by Christopher Pike
Tor (trade, 398 pages)
Publication date: 29 March 2011, USA & Canada

Hellbent by Cherie Priest
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 August 2011, USA & Canada

Troika by Alastair Reynolds
Subterranean Press (hc, 120 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 July 2011, USA

Buckyball by Fabien Roy
AuthorHouse (trade, 233 pages)
Publication date: April 2010, USA

City of Ruins by Kristine Kathryn Rush
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date: May 2011, USA

Multiples (1983-87): The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume Six by Robert Silverberg
Subterranean Press (hc, 432 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 September 2011, USA
reviewSF Site Review of Volume Four, Trips (1972-73)

Phases of Gravity by Dan Simmons
Subterranean Press (hc, 312 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 December 2011, USA

The Son and the Heir by Robin Solomon
Arena Books (trade, 567 pages)
Publication date: August 2010, UK

Shadow's Lure by Jon Sprunk
Pyr, Prometheus Books (trade, 394 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): June 2011, USA

Angel of Europa by Allen Steele
Subterranean Press (hc, 96 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 August 2011, USA

The Watchers by Jon Steele
Bantam Press (hc, 555 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 9 June 2011, UK

Mine by Lin Sten
Custom Books Publishing, Create Space (trade, 300 pages)
Publication date: 2010, USA

The Midnight Gate by Helen Stringer
Feiwel and Friends (hc, 377 pages)
Publication date: May 2011, USA & Canada
    For readers aged 9-12.

Palimpsest by Charles Stross
Subterranean Press (hc, 136 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 September 2011, USA

West and East: The War that Came Early, Book 2 by Harry Turtledove
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 449 pages)
Publication date: 24 May 2011, USA & Canada

The Big Switch: The War that Came Early, Book 3 by Harry Turtledove
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 432 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 19 July 2011, USA & Canada

Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson
Doubleday (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 7 June 2011, USA & Canada

Seduced by Twilight: The Allure and Contradictory Messages of the Popular Saga by Natalie Wilson
McFarland (trade, 242 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2011, USA

A Literary Stephen King Companion by Rocky Wood
McFarland (trade, 220 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): July 2011, USA

Retribution Falls by Chris Wooding
Spectra, Ballantine (trade, 480 pages)
Publication date: May 2011, USA

Star Wars: Choices of One by Timothy Zahn
Lucas Books, Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 416 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 19 July 2011, USA & Canada

    Magazines

Black Static, Issue 22, April-May 2011, UK, edited by Andy Cox
Contributors to this issue include: Alan Wall, Tim Lees, Alison J. Littlewood, Steven Pirie, Simon Kurt Unsworth.

Bull Spec, Issue 15, Spring 2011, USA, edited by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn
Contributors to this issue include: Preston Grassmann, Rebecca Gomez Farrell, Tim Pratt, Cat Rambo, Roger Williams, M. David Blake, Benjamin Paul, Jeremy Whitley & Jason Strutz, plus interviews with Jonathan Strahan, Gail Z. Martin, David Halperin, Hannu Rajaniemi, Jason Morningstar & Steve Segedy.

Jupiter, Issue 32, Eurydome, April 2011, USA, edited by Ian Redman
Contributors to this issue include: Rod Slatter, D.J. Swatski, C.J. Paget, Steve McGarrity, Nicola Caines, G.O. Clark, Chris Oliver.


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