New Titles – w/e 10th October 2015
J. K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Illustrated Edition big, profusely illustrated hardcover
George R. R. Martin – A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms omnibus of the 3 novellas featuring Dunc & Egg set in the world of The Game of Thrones, which have never been published together before. The Hedge Knight, The Sworn Sword & The Mystery Knight. b&w illustrations throughout by Gary Gianni
David Weber & Timothy Zahn with Thomas Pope – A Call to Arms the 2nd volume in their Honorverse-set series, Manticore Ascendant
Laura Anne Gilman – Silver on the Road a mythic version of the Old West
Justin Richards – Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales 15 ‘Doctored’ fairy stories!
in large format:
Joe Hill & John Joseph Adams (editors) – The Best of American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 F&SF join the list of ‘Best American‘ anthologies issued annually by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 20 stories
Massimo Berruti, S. T. Joshi & Sam Gafford (editors) – William Hope Hodgson: Voices from the Borderland essays and criticism of the classic horror author, together with a comprehensive bibliography
Greg Bear – Killing Titan sequel to War Dogs, about an alien invasion of the Solar System…
Donald Moffitt – Children of the Comet his 1st novel for years! Torris lives on an icy comet at the foot of the giant tree which he must climb as his rite of passage… Reminds me of Niven’s Integral Trees!
Alter S. Reiss – Sunset Mantle a doughty warrior finally finds a remote haven to retire to, but has to take up arms again to defend it…
O. R. Melling – The Hunter’s Moon vol #1 of The Chronicles of Faerie. Gwen arrives in Ireland for a walking holiday but gets involved with the King of the Faeries …
in ‘B’ format:
Ann Leckie – Ancillary Mercy the 3rd in the sequence…
Stephen Baxter – Ultima the 2nd of his pair of books of which the 1st was Proxima.
David Wong – Futuristic Violence & Fancy Suits a thriller demonstrating that the near future is a very strange place indeed! Looks great fun!
Benjamin Percy – The Dead Lands in a devastated future, a stranger arrives at the walled Sanctuary with wild claims of a better life far away across the American wasteland…
Sam Sykes – The City Stained Red the city’s factions are about to erupt into open violence and Lenk and his friends are caught in the middle… continuing his Aeons’ Gate trilogy with volume 1 of Bring Down Heaven
Den Patrick – The Boy who Wept Blood sequel to The Boy with the Porcelain Blade
Julia Knight – Swords and Scoundels two brothers, trown out of the Duellist’s Guild, take to highway robbery – but make a very bad choice of who to hold up! The Duellists book 1
Richard Ford – Lord of Ashes Steelhaven vol 3, following on from Herald of the Storm & The Shattered Crown
Rebecca Alexander – The Secrets of Blod and Bone sequel to The Secrets of Life and Death. Fantasy split between 16th C Venice and the present day…
Brian W. Aldiss – The Malacia Tapestry reprint of his strange fantastical novel from 1976. One of my favourites of his…
Pippa Goldschmidt & Tania Hershman (editors) – I Am Because You Are 23 new stories inspired by relativity!
Ferrett Steinmetz – The Flux sequel to Flex, which was Mancer #1
Andrew S. Swann – The Moreau Quartet vol 2 the second half of the quartet, consisting of Emperors of the twilight and Spectre of the Dawn
Warhammr 40,000 – Legacies of Betrayal the latest Horus Heresy short story collection. 19 stories.
Brian Froud – Jim Henson‘s Dark Crystal: Creation Myths volume III hardcover graphic novel
Sylvain Cordurie & Laci – Sherlock Holmes and the Necronomicon hardback graphic novel from Humanoids
Hi-Fructose – volume 37 4th and final issue of the year. B&w insert of the work of Kate MacDowell
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