New Titles – w/e 3rd April 2010
Patricia Briggs – Silver Borne the 5th Mercy Thompson novel
Norman Spinrad – He Walked Among Us a new stage act features a man ranting about how the future is dreadful and blaming the current society of causing it. Is he actually from the future?
in large format:
Erica Hayes – Shadowglass the 1st volume of the Shadowfae Chronicles a down-on-her-luck fairy steals a magic mirror from a demon…
Alexey Pehov – Shadow Prowler the 1st book in the Chronicles of Siala about a quest for an artifact that will save the kingdom from the armies from the Desolate Lands. Translated from Russian by Andrew Bromfield
Daniel Suarez – Freedom sequel to the techno-thriller Daemon
Terence Taylor – Blood Pressure subtitled ‘a Vampire Testament‘ about their secret war with humans…
Philip Jose Farmer – River World omnibus edition of the 1st two novels in the series, To Your Scattered Bodies Go & The Fabulous Riverboat, both from 1971.
Michael Moorcock – The Mad God’s Amulet attractive reprint of the 2nd Hawkmoon novel
in ‘B’ format:
Tom Holt – May Contain Traces of Magic Chris’s satnav starts talking back…
Guillermo del Toro & Chuck Hogan – The Strain horror novel co-written by the Director of Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth, etc.
Trudi Canavan – The Magician’s Apprentice book 1 of the Traitor Spy trilogy
J. R. R. Tolkein – The Legend of Sigurd & Gudrun Tolkien’s translation of, and notes about, 2 classic Norse poems
Warhammer 40,000 – The Lost 1000 page omnibus edition containing 4 Gaunt’s Ghosts novels by Dan Abnett; Traitor General, His Last Command, The Armour of Contempt and Only in Death
Eric Flint & Dave Freer – Slow Train to Arcturus a segmented generation starship (with a different culture having evolved in each one) approaches it’s first likely destination… it’s natives are curious about the approaching artifact. I enjoyed the hardback a lot.
Robert J. Sawyer – Wake part one of his new www trilogy, about a blind scientist who ends up able to ‘see’ the internet!
Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle – Escape From Hell sequel to Inferno, which was their update on Dante’s Inferno…
Christopher Anvil – War Games the final volume of his collected works, including the novel The Steel, the Mist and the Blazing Sun and 17 other shorter works…
A. Lee Martinez – Monster about a hazardous cleanup company!
Gail Carriger – Changeless the sequel to Soulless, a Victorian era steampunk romantic horror novel featuring Alexia Tarabotti and her new werewolf husband
Raymond Khoury – The Sign a mysterious sphere of light appears over the Antarctic…
Trudi Canavan – The Magician’s Apprentice part 1 of The Traitor Spy Trilogy, carrying on from her previous books…
Brandon Sanderson – Warbreaker his latest epic fantasy
Jane Lindskold – Nine Gates the sequel to Thirteen Orphans, which I enjoyed a lot in hardback…
James A. Anderson & Mark Sebanc – The Stoneholding part 1 of the Legacy of the Stone Harp epic fantasy
Sarah Monette – Corambis the final book of the series that began with Melusine
Sonya Bateman – Master of None 1st in a new series featuring a man and his genie (who inhabits a dog’s body)
Karin Lowachee – The Gaslight Dogs fantasy novel about an impending war in the frozen north, and a young spiritwalker
James Lovegrove – The Age of Zeus the sequel to The Age of Ra; part 2 of the Pantheon Trilogy! The Greek gods have returned.
Laura Bickle – Embers paranormal fantasy set in Detroit featuring an arson investigator who is a ghost hunter by night
D. D. Barant – Death Blows the 2nd of the Bloodhound Files
Talia Gryphon – Key to Justice the 4th Gillian Key adventure…
Jane Wells – The Mage in Black the 2nd Sabina Kane adventure…
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child – Cemetery Dance their 13th c0-authored adventure, again featuring Agent Pendergast
Gabriel Hunt – Beyond the Frozen Fire the 4th in the series of his adventures…
Ramsey Campbell – Creatures of the Pool his father’s gone missing and Gavin fears his father’s esoteric research may be the reason. He may have to descend deep beneath the streets of the city to try to find him…
Jeff Strand – Dweller a young boy makes a lifelong friend of a creature he finds in the woods…
M. J. Rose – The Memorist Meer receives a strange letter about mysteries in her past…
Jetse De Vries (editor) – Shine an anthology of optimistic SF, all set in the near future…
Star Trek – Unspoken Truth new novel by Margaret Wander Bonanno featuring Saavik, who is now a Starfleet officer…
Star Trek Online – The Needs of the Many a book by Michael R. Martin & Jake Sisko, based on the online computer game… It appears to consist largely of debriefing interviews (or similar) following some event.
Warhammer: Time of Legends – Nagash the Unbroken book 2 of the Nagash Trilogy by Mike Lee
Warhammer 40,000 – Flesh and Iron a companion volume to Emperor’s Mercy in Henry Zou‘s Bastion Wars series…
Ragnar Persson – Feel the Darkness large hardback
Sam Keith – The Sketch Books vol 1 – softcover
Modern Masters volume twenty-two – Mark Buckingham mainly b&w with an 8 page colour section
Dave McKean – Postkaart a Bruxelles small hardback of work inspired by Brussels
Pushead – Sparrow art book #15
Jacques Tardi – It was the War of the Trenches excellent h/c graphic novel of the Western Front of the First World War
George Herriman – Tiger Tea hardback of one of Crazy & Ignatz‘s weird comic-strip adventures
David Malki – Dapper Caps & Pedal-Copters the latest collection of Wondermark strips, with a steampunk edge
Nadja Spiegelman & Trade Loeffler – Zig and Wikki in Something Ate My Homework neat little hardback story , aimed at a fairly young audience. But it looks fun!
Heavy Metal – cover date May 2010
Juxtapoz – April cover date, also more copies of the short-supplied March issue
Hi-Fructose – #15
Gothic & Lolita Bible #34