Jim Butcher – The Aeronaut’s Windlass the 1st in his new Cinder Spires series about life in the gigantic Spires, safely above the planet’s surface, and on the airships travelling between them…
Stephen Jones (editor) – Horrorology anthology with some line drawings (and a story) by Clive Barker and more fiction from the likes of Ramsey Campbell, Kim Newman & Muriel Gray
in ‘B’ format:
Kameron Hurley – Empire Ascendant volume 2 of her fantasy Worldbreaker Saga, the sequel to The Mirror Empire
David Hair – Unholy War the 3rd book in his Moontide Quartet.
Mark A. Latham – The Lazarus Gate returning from prison in the Far East, disgraced Captain Hardwick is recruited to join a secret war between parallel realities. Steampunk.
Helena Coggan – The Catalyst 15 y.o. Rose works beside her father in the Department, which works to keep the Gifted in control of the masses of non-magical Ashkind
Nicola Griffith – Hild very well reviewed historical novel based on the story of Saint Hilda, a minor 7th century royal who founded the monastery at Whitby, where the famous synod was held…
Pat Frank – Alas, Babylon classic end of the world novel; not a new edition, I just haven’t had it in stock for ages!
Jonathan Strahan (editor) – Fearsome Magics: The New Book of Fantasy a new Solaris anthology with 10 new stories, all featuring magic in one way or another…
Ben Bova & Les Johnson – Rescue Mode the 1st manned mission to Mars is damaged badly in transit
but it’s impossible to turn back! Unlike The Martian, there’s a crew of 8 involved.
Joe McKinney – The Dead Won’t Die his latest zombie novel…
Mercedes Lackey with Cody Martin, Dennis Lee & Veronica Giguere – Collision volume 4 of the Secret World Chronicles, a braided novel about alien invasion
Star Trek: Titan – Sight Unseen Admiral Riker‘s latest adventure, by James Swallow
Doctor Who – Terror of the Sontarans Big Finish # 203, with Sylvester McCoy & Bonnie Langford
Doctor Who – Criss-Cross Colin Baker in release # 204 from Big Finish
Brandon Sanderson – Legion: Skin Deep short novel
Greg Hrbek – Not on Fire, but Burning in what’s assumed to be a terrorist attack, the Golden Gate Bridge is destroyed. Some years later America has become a very different place to live due to the subsequent reactions of the government and the people…
Natasha Pulley – The Watchmaker of Filigree Street fun-looking steampunk adventure, which includes a clockwork octopus!
Barbara Hambly – Darkness on his Bones the 6th James Asher vampire novel
in large format:
David Gatewood (editor) – Dark Beyond the Stars 11 new science fiction stories by new authors
in ‘B’ format:
Monica Byrne – The Girl in the Road winner of the Tiptree Award 2015. Meena must flee across a mysterious bridge…
Peter F. Hamilton – The Secret Throne part 1 of The Queen of Dreams children’s fantasy trilogy. Two young sisters discover that their every-day father is really an exiled prince…
Alex Marchall – A Crown for Cold Silver – the village mercenary leader Zosia has retired to is destroyed and she must take up arms again for justice – and vengeance!
Evie Manieri – Fortune’s Blight the rebels have won, but their leader has disappeared and the Empire is at risk!
Stephen Aryan – Battle Mage Balfruss is sworn to fight, and maybe die, for a country that fears mages and magic…
Victor Gischler – Gestapo Mars alternate history!
John James – Votan and Other Stories Fantasy Masterworks edition of the 1960s stories of a 2nd Century Greek living in Roman Germany who ends up having to pass himself off as a Norse god! Includes Votan, Not for all the Gold in Ireland & Men Went to Cattreath
Karen Joy Fowler – Sarah Canary re-issue of her 1st novel, about a strange woman who appears in the western American territories in 1873
Ursula K. LeGuin – The Wind’s Twelve Quarters & The Compass Rose SF Masterwork edition combining 2 of her short story collections
Warhammer 40,000 – Overfiend the latest Space Marines Battles omnibus, containig the short novels Stormseer, Shadow captain & Forge Master. Also a 4-page colour insert of art
Jeff Gardiner – The Law of Chaos: The Multiverse of Michael Moorcock serious book all about his Eternal Champion books, and more!
Randall Munroe – What If? serious answers to absurd questions, from the creator of the XKCD webcomic
Dave Seeley – Art of DS big full colour hardback of his mainly science fictional art
Roman Dirge Something at the Window is Scratching new hardcover of single panel pieces. Not a Lenore book
Meredith Gran & Mario Udzenija – Doodle jump comics hardback collection of the 1st 6 issues…
Interzone – issue # 260 cover date September/October, featuring fiction from John Shirley and Jeff Noon
Locus – issue # 656, September cover date
Illustration – issue # 49 with pieces on Donato Giancoli and Tomer Hanuka
Illustrators – issue # 11 incvludes a big article on pulp cover artist John Newton Howitt
Boris Vallejo & Julie Bell – Fantasy Calendar
Olivia de Berardinis – Olivia: Pin-Ups
William R. Forstchen – One Day After the sequel to One Second After, in which nuclear weapons were used against the United States…
Seth Dickinson – The Traitor Baru is an Imperial agent sent to a foreign kingdom who schemes to foment trouble against the Empire she serves!
Laurell K. Hamilton – Dead Ice the 24th book in her Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series…
Ian Doescher – Tragedy of the Sith’s Revenge the 6th in his set of Star Wars rewrites in Shakespearean play style!
Peter Straub – Perdido hardcover from Subterranean Press of a novella length fragment from an unpublished novel. Signed & numbered.
Joe R. Lansdale & Stephen Mertz – M. I. A. Hunter signed and numbered hardcover from Subterranean Press containing 3 novels mainly written by Lansdale from ideas by Mertz, and tidied up a by him also. Contains Hanoi Deathgrip, Mountain Massacre & Saigon Slaughter
Tim Powers – Nobody’s Home h/c novella from Subterranean, set in the world of The Anubis Gates.
in large format:
Ian McDonald – Luna volume 1 of his New Moon series. His first major novel since the excellent Dervish House.
Stephen Baxter – Xeelee: Endurance collection of 10 previously published stories and 1 original, Endurance, all set in his Xeelee Universe
Daniel Polansky – Low Town the underside of life in Rigus, main town of the Thirteen Lands
Lilith Saintcrow – Selene she wants to find her brother’s killer but she’s a sexwitch indentured to a vampire!
J. R. Campbell & Charles Prepolec (editors) – Professor Challenger: New Worlds, Lost Places new short story collection of Conan Doyle‘s famous scientist. Includes Out of the Depths, by local author Andrew J. wilson
John Joseph Adams (editor) – Loosed Upon the World collection of 27 stories to do with climate change. By Nancy Kress, Sean McMullan and many more
Charles C. Waugh & Martin Harry Greenberg (editors) – Lighthouse Hauntings a dozen ghost stories from the likes of Ed Gorman, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Thomas F. Monteleone. All featuring lighthouses!
Robert Silverberg – The Millennium Express : 1995 – 2009 volume 9 of his collected short stories
Jane Lindskold – Wanderings on Writing the author’s thoughts on writing fantasy…
in ‘B’ format:
Neal Asher – Dark Intelligence book 1 of his new Transformation series. On the point of rescue from enemy aliens, the rescue ship’s AI turns rogue and kills Thorvald and his squad. A century later he’s revived and discovers that the AI is still a danger to him…
Warhammer 40,000 – Honour Guard the latest Gaunt’s Ghosts adventure by Dan Abnett
Black Static – issue # 48 september/october cover date
Iain Pears – Arcadia in 1960s Oxford at the time of the Inklings, Rosie goes in search of a missing cat – and instead finds herself in a different world. And elsewhere a scientist is considering the nature of time itself…
in large format:
David Hair – Unholy War volume 3 of the Moontide Quartet. The Leviathan Bridge has risen and the invasion is underway!
in ‘B’ format:
Richard Morgan – The Dark Defiles volume 3 of the series that began with The Steel Remains and The Cold Commands
Luke Scull – Sword of the North the 2nd book featuring the Grim Company
David Barnett – Gideon Smith & The Mask of the Ripper3rd in alternate steampunk series where Britain rules the orld…
Tony Ballantyne – Dream Paris thousands of people, including her parents, are missing and Anna must venture into a warped version of Paris to try to rescue them
Kim Harrison – The Drafter par 1 of a new series about a woman who can change time, on the run from her Black Ops controllers…
Mike Wild – Seven Cities of Old the west of America has become the Altered States and the Westwatch must contain the weirdness within…
Matthew de Abaitua – If Then the computer program known as The Process controls everything and it seems to be preparing for war!
Jodi Taylor – Just One Damned Thing After Another the 1st of The Chronicles of St. Mary’s. A secretive time travel organisation quietly investigate the key events in history but things go wrong…
Jodi Taylor – A Second Chance vol 3 of The Chronicles of St. Mary’s
Jodi Taylor – A Trail Through Time vol 4 of The Chronicles of St. Mary’s
Michael Scott Rohan – The Anvil of Ice his best known book, part 1 of The Winter of the World, now a Fantasy masterwork from Orion
George R. R. Martin – Dying of the Light reprint of his first novel from 1977, now a Science Fiction Masterwork from Orion
Ari Berk – Brian Froud‘s Goblins! the ten and a halfth year anniversary edition. Now with more Goblins! And Cheeze!
Didier Ghez – They Drew as They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney’s Golden Age – the 1930s hardcover 4 sections full of preliminary sketches, etc. by 4 of the early Disney artists – Arthur Hurter, Ferdinand Horvath, Gustaf Tenggren & Bianca Majolie. Excellent.
Heavy Metal – issue # 276, October cover date with Frezzato, Bilal and more artists…
Game of Thrones – Monopoly version of the iconic boardgame, based on George R. R. Martin‘s creation
Patrick DeWitt – UnderMajorDomo Minor aimless liar Lucian Minor takes a job in a very gothic castle…
in ‘B’ format:
Sherri S. Tepper – Fish Tails 700 page sequel to 2010s The Waters Rising which also has references to, and characters from, many of her previous novels
Debbie Viguie & James R. Tuck – Robin Hood: Demon’s Bane 1st in a new series retelling the legend; subtitled Mark of the Black Arrow
Erika Johansen – The Queen of the Tearling young Kelsea lives quietly far away from Court, but she has just inherited the throne of her now very corrupt kingdom…
Patricia Briggs – Shifting Shadows collection of Mercy Thompson short stories
Adam Bakunas – Windswept Padma’s job is recruiting new Union members from among the thousands of people working in space, and she just wants to meet her quota and retire. But she discovers a secret project by the big corporations involving a possibly calamitous plague…
Terry Pratchett – The Shepherd’s Crown Terry’s final Discworld novel, featuring Tiffany Aching & Granny Weatherwax. Mind how you go.
Terry Pratchett & The Discworld Emporium – 2016 Discworld Diary: A Practical Manual for the Modern Witch
Jack DuBrul – The Lightning Stones the return of Philip Mercer! The geologist’s most recent adventure was in the 2007 paperback of Havoc
S. M. Stirling – The Desert and the Blade the latest Change novel
Cecelia Holland – Dragon Heart a young princess of a recently defeated country fights against marriage to the brother of the Emperor…
Zen Cho – Sorcerer and the Crown Britain’s Sorcerer Royal is under pressure, and Prunella may be able to help… . Somewhat reminiscent of Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell and set at roughly the same time
Fran Wilde – Updraft Kirit is denied her dream of flying but the Tower lawmakers enlist her for plans of their own…
in large format:
Cherie Priest – Chapelwood sequel to Maplecroft, and the 2nd of her Borden Despatches
Ellen Datlow (editor) – The Best Horror of the Year volume seven 22 of the best stories from 2014
Seanan McGuire – A Red-Rose Chain the 9th October Daye book
Devon Monk – Crucible Zero the 3rd in the House Immortal series
Simon R. Green – Forces From Beyond the 6th Ghost Finders novel
Wen Spencer – Wood Sprites the 4th Elfhome book, in the series which began with Tinker
J. C. Nelson – Wish Bound the 3rd Grimm Agency novel
Tanith Lee – Shadowfire the sequel to recently re-issued The Birthgrave
Alan Smale – Clash of Eagles Rome never fell, and with the aid of their new Viking allies, sends a Legion to conquer North America. It doesn’t go to plan! I enjoyed the hardcover
Charles E. Gannon – Trial by Fire the 870 page sequel to Fire With Fire. Military sf
S. M. Stirling – The Golden Princess the latest paperback in the Change series
Linda Nagata – The Trials the 2nd in her science fiction Red sequence
Mel Odom – Guerilla book 2 in his military sf Makaum War series
Jacqueline Carey – Poison Fruit the 3rd Agent of Hel title
Ann Aguirre – Breakout the 3rd in her Dred Chronicles
Matthew Reilly – The Great Zoo of China a ‘Jurassic Park’ style of visitor attraction is about to open in China with some very unexpected animals as the stars. And, of course, it all goes wrong!
Clive Cussler & Russell Blake – The Eye of Heaven the 5th Fargo adventure
Tom Wood – The Darkest Day thriller
Star Trek – Atonement the latest Voyager adventure, by Kirsten Beyer
Alex Archer – The Mortality Principle the latest Rogue Angel adventure
James Axler – Child of Slaughter the latest Deathlands novel
Neil Gaiman & P. Craig Russell (artist) – The Graveyard Book volume 1 full colour softcover adaptation of the 1st half of Gaiman’s award-winning novel
Neil Gaiman & P. Craig Russell (artist) – The Graveyard Book volume 2 full colour softcover adaptation of the 2nd half of Gaiman’s award-winning novel
Bobby Nash & Jamie Chase – Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ At the Earth’s Core full colour hardcover adaptation of the 1922 first Pellucidar novel. From Dark Horse
Rodolfo Santullo & Matias Bergara – Dengue sf thriller involving climate change; hardcover from Humanoids
David Munoz & Manuel Garcia – The Last Ones in a new Ice Age, vampires emerge from the shadows… h/c from Humanoids
Locus – issue # 655, August cover date with Neal Stephenson & Wesley Chu featuring
in large format:
Aliette de Bodard – The House of Shattered Wings Paris lies in ruins following the Great Magicians War but the Great Houses still squabble over the remains…
Sarah Avery – Tales from the Rugosa Coven collection of 3 linked novellas set around the weird goings-on surrounding a New Jersey network of witches…
Lilith Saintcrow – Blood Call supernatural thriller
in ‘B’ format:
Peter F. Hamilton – The Abyss Beyond Dreams the 1st of the Chronicles of the Fallers. An Investigator crash-lands on an unknown human-occupied planet in the Void
Brent Weeks – The Broken Eye the 3rd book in his Lightbringer series…
Brian Staveley – The Providence of Fire sequel to The Emperor’s Blades and the 2nd book in his Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne trilogy
Jen Williams – Iron Ghost sequel to The Copper Promise a new adventure beckons in distant Skaldshollow…
Melinda Snodgrass – The Edge of Dawn the final part of the trilogy that began with The Edge of Reason and then The Edge of Ruin
George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois (editors) – Rogues fat anthology of 21 new stories from the best in the field
Robin Hobb – Fool’s Quest the 2nd in her Fitz and the Fool trilogy
Michael Swanwick – Chasing the Phoenix the further exploits of Darger & Surplus as they travel across a much-changed world to China
John Scalzi – The End of All things the 6th book in his Old Man’s War background
Cixin Liu – Dark Forest sequel to The Three-Body Problem
in large format:
David Drake – Irona 770 in the city of Benign‘s 700th year a young girl is Chosen to join the governing council…
David Drake & Jim Kjelgaard – The Hunter Returns in prehistoric times Hawk has been exiled from his tribe for trying to change the old ways of hunting. But times are changing and maybe his way is the way to survival! Reprint
Will Lorimer – The AWESOME Headfux local author’s novel of alternate realities and conspiracy theories…
Harry Turtledove – We Install, and other stories new collection, mostly from the last decade
Fritz Leiber – The Night of the Long Knives short, bleak novel set in a postapocalyptic nuclear desert. 1st published in January 1960’s Amazing
in ‘B’ format:
Alexander Maskill – The Hive Construct deep in the Sahara, New Cairo is controlled by giant corporations but the software they rely on to control the populace has been hit by a virus…
Joanne M. Harris – The Gospel of Loki the story of Loki, the outsider god of the Norse pantheon, from his own point of view…
David Hair – Scarlet Tides volume 2 of The Moontide Quartet; sequel to Mage’s Blood.
Mark Hodder – The Return of the Discontinued Man the 5th Burton & Swinburne mystery
Paul McAuley – Confluence fat omnibus edition of his late 90s trilogy Child of the River, Ancient of Days and Shrine of Stars, together with 2 related short stories. Confluence is an artificial world, mainly consisting of a very long river…
Patricia A. McKillip – The Riddle-Master’s Game omnibus edition containing her 1st novel, The Riddle-Master of Hed with sequels Heir of Sea and Fire and Harpist in the Wind. a Fantasy Masterworks edition from Orion
Warhammer 40,000 – Hereticus Eisenhorn‘s latest adventure by Dan Abnett
Marge Piercy – My Life, My Body the latest Outspoken Authors volume from PM Press. Short essays. poems and an interview. Also some short fiction.
Philippe Druillet – The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane hardcover reprint of the classic 1972 French space adventure comic strip! 2 more volunes are planned, the next coming in December
Jack Vance – Servants of the Wankh the 2nd volume of his Planet of Adventure quartet. Adam Reith reaches the city of Cath and finds strange aliens living nearby, who communicate in complex chimes. Sequel to City of the Chasch and again read by Elijah Alexander
David Weber – The Sword of the South
David B. Coe – His Father’s Eyes sequel to Spell-Blind, recently in paperback
Brandon Sanderson – Legion hardcover novella featuring Stephen Leeds and his many ‘aspects’, published by Gollancz
in large format:
Christina Henry – Alice strange novel inspired by Alice in Wonderland…
Jim Hines – Blood of Heroes a Fable game tie-in
Mercedes Lackey – The Complete Arrows Trilogy omnibus containing the original Valdemar trilogy, Arrows of the Queen, Arrow’s Flight and Arrow’s Fall
in ‘B’ format:
Tom Holt – The Good, the Bad and the Smug Mordak the Goblin King is having problems…
Benedict Jacka – Veiled the 6th Alex Verus adventure
John Scalzi – Lock-In
Walter M. Miller, jr. – Dark Benediction 14 of his best short stories, now an SF Masterworks edition. Some excellent stories!
Patricia McKillip – The Forgotten Beasts of Eld her 1st novel, now a Fantasy Masterwork from Orion
Harry Turtledove and Rachel Turtledove – On the Train a novella and a shorter linked novelette; All Aboard! by Harry and First Passage by daughter Rachel
Europa Universalis IV: What If? The Anthology of Alternate History 13 stories, each including an afterword about the divergence point
David V. Barrett (editor) – Tales for the Vatican Vaults
Steven Gould – Exo the latest Jumper novel, continuing the story of teen teleporter
Jacey Badford – Crossways the 2nd Psi-Tech adventure
M. L. Brennan – Dark Ascension
Phyllis Ames – Frozen in Amber Amber Treganis is a werecougar…
Forgotten Realms – Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf the latest book from R. A. Salvatore; volume 3 of The Companions Codex from Wizards of ther Coast
Satoshi Kon – The Art of SK sketches and paintings from projects such as Millennium Actress and Perfect Blue
Daniel Zimmer (editor) – The Golden Age: Masterworks from the Golden Age of Illustration vol 2 vol 1 came in earlier in the year… Big h/c of full colour art from almost 200 different artists
CYPI Press – Sketch City: Tips and Inspiration for Drawing on Location 25 short sections by different artists, mainly for drawing buildings and architecture etc.
Ricardo Delgado – Age of Reptiles omnibus volume 1 400 pages of dinosaurs! Collecting Tribal Warfare, The Hunt and The Journey, with a cover gallery, essay and sketches
Plumeri & Bloz – Dinosaurs in 3D larger companion h/c to the 3 ‘regular’ volumes issued earlier in the year. Short strips all about dinosaurs
Hoax Hunters – #5 latest comic from Heavy Metal magazine
Luis Royo – Dark Tarot miniature tarot deck
Magali Villeneuve (artist) – A Song of Ice and Fire art based on the series created by George R. R. Martin
Luis & Romulo Royo – The Fantasy Art of Royo 16 month wall calendar produced by Luis Royo and his son
Frank Frazetta – The Fantasy Art of FZ 16 month wall calendar
Nene Thomas – Dragon Witches: The Art of NT 16 month wall calendar
Ciruelo – Dragons 16 month wall calendar
Victoria Frances – The Gothic Art of VF 16 month wall calendar Star Trek – The Original Series wall calendar