New Titles – w/e 23rd June 2012
Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter – The Long Earth new non-Discworld novel, apparently the 1st in a new series. It appears to involve parallel worlds, or maybe time travel, and a potato!
Bill Evans – Blackmail Earth climate change is getting a grip and tv meteorologist Jenna Withers discovers that various governments and others all want to use different sorts of geo-engineering to change things!
David Brin – Existence big new novel about the consequences for humanity of finding a strange alien object in orbit around the Earth… No UK hardcover edition
James S. A. Corey – Caliban’s War the sequel to Leviathan’s Wake and the 2nd volume of The Expanse, about the acrimonious expansion of humanity throughout the solar system. I enjoyed volume 1.
Rich Horton (edit0r) – The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2012 30 of the top stories from the past year, with additional recommendations, biographies, etc.
in ‘B’ format:
James S. A. Corey - Leviathan’s Wake large scale in-System sf, with ice miners, derelict spaceships, incipient war between the various planets and a missing girl! The 1st volume of The Expanse; I enjoyed it in h/c last year and the sequel has just come out.
Adam Roberts – By Light Alone humans can now photosynthesise and food has become an indulgence…
Scott Mariani – The Sacred Sword the 7th Ben Hope adventure
Jess Haines – Stalking the Others the 4th H&W Investigation
E. S. Moore – Tainted Night, Tainted Blood the sequel to To Walk the Night about Kat Redding, a vampire also known as Lady Death!
Mark Salisbury – Prometheus: The Art oif the Film a close look at Ridley Scott’s new film. Hardback
Joseph J. Corn & Brian Morrigan – Yesterday’s Tomorrows unusually for this sort of book, which looks at how the future might have been, there’s more text than pictures. The pictures are neat, but having text explaining them and putting it all in context is even better!
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