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compiled by Neil Walsh

This month we're looking at the latest from Kelley Armstrong, Terry Brooks, Justin Cronin, Steven Erikson, M. John Harrison, Terry Pratchett, Allen Steele, and many others.

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

New & Forthcoming Books - mid-August 2012
Blades of Winter by G.T. Almasi
Del Rey, Ballantine (mm, 356 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 28 August 2012, USA & Canada

13 by Kelley Armstrong
Random House Canada (hc, 449 pages)
Publication date: 31 July 2012, Canada

Nell Gwynne's On Land and At Sea by Kage Baker & Kathleen Bartholomew
Subterranean Press (hc, 176 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 31 December 2012, USA

The Scorpions of Zahir by Christine Brodien-Jones
Delacorte Press (hc, 256 pages)
Publication date: 10 July 2012, USA & Canada

The Dark Legacy of Shannara: Wards of Faerie by Terry Brooks
Del Rey, Ballantine (hc, 375 pages)
Publication date: 21 August 2012, USA & Canada

Earth Unaware: The Formic Wars, Book 1 by Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston
Tor (hc, 368 pages)
Publication date: 17 July 2012, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site review of the audio book

The Reality of the Virtual by Betsy Cheung
Pebbles Publications (trade, 363 pages)
Publication date: July 2012, USA

The Twelve by Justin Cronin
Ballantine Books (hc, 570 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 16 October 2012, USA
    Sequel to The Passage.
reviewSF Site review of The Passage

The Fallen Boys by Aaron Dries
Samhain Publishing (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 2 October 2012, USA

Forge of Darkness: The Kharkanas Trilogy, Book 1 by Steven Erikson
Bantam Press (hc, 663 pages)
Publication date: 31 July 2012, UK & Canada

The President's Vampire by Christopher Farnsworth
Hodder (trade, 337 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 August 2012, UK

Captive Dreams by Michael Flynn
Phoenix Pick, Arc Manor (trade, 264 pages)
Publication date: 2012, USA

Cuttlefish by Dave Freer
Pyr (hc, 299 pages)
Publication date: 17 July 2012, USA
    For readers 12 and up.

Fable: Edge of the World by Christie Golden
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 247 pages)
Publication date: 21 August 2012, USA & Canada

Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel
Del Rey, Ballantine (trade, 487 pages)
Publication date: 14 August 2012, USA & Canada

Empty Space by M. John Harrison
Gollancz (trade, 303 pages)
Publication date: 19 July 2012, UK

Approaching the Hunger Games Trilogy: A Literary and Cultural Analysis by Tom Henthorne
McFarland (trade, 206 pages)
Publication date: July 2012, USA

The Broken Ones by Stephen M. Irwin
Doubleday (hc, 356 pages)
Publication date: 7 August 2012, USA & Canada

Thieftaker by D.B. Jackson
Tor (hc, 333 pages)
Publication date: 3 July 2012, USA & Canada
reviewSF Site review

Sacrifice by Russell James
Samhain Publishing (trade, 280 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 6 November 2012, USA

Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce
Doubleday (hc, 310 pages)
Publication date: 10 July 2012, USA

Imaginarium 2012: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing edited by Sandra Kasturi & Halli Villegas
ChiZine Publications (trade, 375 pages)
Publication date: 31 July 2012, USA & Canada

Wreckers Gate: The Devastation Wars, Book 1 by Eric T. Knight
Eric T. Knight (trade, 296 pages)
Publication date: May 2012, USA

Stormdancer: The Lotus War, Book 1 by Jay Kristoff
Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press (hc, 336 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 18 September 2012, USA & Canada

A Fantasy Medley 2 edited by Yanni Kuznia
Subterranean Press (hc, 160 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 November 2012, USA
    Original stories by Tanya Huff, Amanda Downum, Jasper Kent, and Seanan McGuire.

Crimson Rain by Tex Leiko
World Castle Publishing (trade, 283 pages)
Publication date: 1 July 2012, USA

The Toadhouse Trilogy, Book One by Jess Lourey
Toadhouse Books (trade, 300 pages)
Publication date: 1 August 2012, USA

Unforgettable by Paul McComas
Walkabout Publishing (trade, 474 pages)
Publication date: June 2011, USA

Quantum Coin by E.C. Myers
Pyr (hc, 325 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): October 2012, USA

Of Bread, Blood and The Hunger Games: Critical Essays on the Suzanne Collins Trilogy edited by Mary M. Pharr & Leisa A. Clark
McFarland (trade, 266 pages)
Publication date: July 2012, USA

The Rings of Time: The Early Years Revised by M.C. Pollack
Inline Team Press (trade, 267 pages)
Publication date: July 2012, USA

The Ursa Major Awards Anthology: A Tenth Anniversary Celebration edited by Fred Patten
FurPlanet Publications (trade, 352 pages)
Publication date: 15 July 2012, USA

Tomorrow the Killing by Daniel Polansky
Hodder & Stoughton (hc, 360 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 11 October 2012, UK

Miss Felicity Beedle's The World of Poo by Terry Pratchett
Doubleday (illustrated hc, 118 pages)
Publication date: 2012, UK & Canada

Bogfoke by Michael Nicholas Richard
Michael Nicholas Richard (trade, 293 pages)
Publication date: June 2012, USA

Jack Glass by Adam Roberts
Gollancz (hc, 373 pages)
Publication date: 27 July 2012, UK

The Epiphanist by William Rosencrans
William Rosencrans (trade, 356 pages)
Publication date: June 2012, USA

Malevolent by David Searls
Samhain Publishing (trade, 296 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 6 November 2012, USA

The Best of Robert Silverberg: Stories of Six Decades by Robert Silverberg
Subterranean Press (hc, 728 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 30 November 2012, USA

When the Blue Shift Comes by Robert Silverberg & Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
Stellar Guild Series, Phoenix Pick (trade, 190 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 15 November 2012, USA

The Eighth Witch by Maynard Sims
Samhain Publishing (trade, 304 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): 6 November 2012, USA

The Chocolatier's Wife by Cindy Lynn Speer
Dragonwell Publishing (trade, 265 pages)
Publication date: 2012, USA

Apollo's Outcasts by Allen Steele
Pyr, Prometheus Books (hc, 312 pages)
Publication date (forthcoming): November 2012, USA

Some Remarks: Essays and Other Writing by Neal Stephenson
William Morrow (hc, 326 pages)
Publication date: 2012, USA

    Magazines

Fantasy & Science Fiction, July-August 2012, USA, edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Contributors to this issue include: Kate Wilhelm, Matthew Hughes, Matthew Johnson, Rachel Pollack, Albert E. Cowdrey, Eleanor Arnason, Jeffrey Ford, Michaele Jordan, Ken Liu.

Interzone, #241, July-August 2012, UK, edited by Andy Cox, et al.
Contributors to this issue include: Sean McMullen, Aliette de Bodard, David Ira Cleary, Gareth L. Powell, C.J. Paget, plus an interview with Juliet E. McKenna.

Science Fiction Trails, #8, 2012, USA, edited by David B. Riley
Contributors to this issue include: Lou Antonelli, William R.D. Wood, Sam Kepfield, Raymond Broadbeard, Matthew Baugh, James Wymore, Henrik Ramsager, C.J. Killmer, David B. Riley.

 


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