New Titles – w/e 25th June 2011
Jacqueline Carey – Naamah’s Blessing the 3rd in the trilogy
Anne & Todd McCaffrey – Dragon’s Time the latest Pern adventure; in the USAnne isn’t listed as a co-author…
Ransom Riggs – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children the story behind a strange abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales. A novel with dozens of illustrative photographs… Intriguing.
Dan Simmons – Flashback sf set in the near future with most people addicted to a new drug… It’s his 27th book, although I’m not certain how many were collections.
James Rollins – The Devil Colony a return to the Sigma Force and their latest exploits
Star Wars – Red Harvest an Old Republic story by Joe Schreiber
Doctor Who – Borrowed Time, Paradox Lost & Touched by an Angel. The latest 3 budget hardbacks written by Naomi A. Alderman, George Mann & Jonathan Morris respectively
in large format:
Mark Hodder – The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man a steampunk adventure again featuring adventurer Sir Richard Burton and poet Algernon Swinburne. A sequel to The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack.
C. E. Murphy – Spirit Dances the 6th of The Walker Papers, which began with Urban Shaman
Nicholas de Monchaux – Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo a history of spacesuits!
in ‘B’ format:
Maeve Gilmore – Titus Awakes the final Gormonghast story, started by Mervyn Peake before he died and finished by his wife, Maeve, based on his notes and what he told her about it.
Ursula K. LeGuin – The Wild Girls the latest little book in their Outspoken Authors series from PM Press. half the book is the titular novella, and the remainder consists of two essays,’Staying Awake While We Read and The Conversation of the Modest, an interview, some poems and a bibliography.
Holly Black – White Cat Cassel’s family are magic workers, but magic was banned in 1929 so they make a precarious living… He has no magic, but finds himself haunted by a strange white cat.
Afterblight Chronicles – America an omnibus of 3 novels from Abaddon Books set in thenpost-apocalyptic Afterblight world. It consists of The Culled by Simon Spurrier, Kill or Cure by Rebecca Levene and Death Got No Mercy by Al Ewing.
Sonya Bateman – Master and Apprentice sequel to Master of None, about a thief partnered witha genie…
Jess Haines – Deceived by the Others the 3rd in the H&W Investigations series, featuring werewolves
Alison Sinclair – Lightborn the sequel to Darkborn and Shadowborn, set in a city divided into light and dark…
Black Static #23 looks to be a good issue. But that’s not saying anything unusual!
And remember, this is the last week at Cowgatehead; the last day here is Saturday 25th June.
Note: I may get some books in next week, but probably not until Friday or Saturday.
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