in ‘B’ format:
Daryl Gregory – Harrison Squared 16 y.o. Harrison is left apparently orphaned in a strange little New England town, much like H. P. Lovecraft‘s Innsmouth. But has his mother really drowned?
Marie Brennan – Voyage of the Basilisk the 3rd in the Memoirs of Lady Trent. It bears some small resmblance to The Voyage of the Beagle…
David Barnett - Gideon Smith & the Brass Dragon sequel to Gideon Smith & the Mechanical Girl. Steampunk
Christopher Moore – The Serpent of Venice companion volume to Fool; another weird Shakespearean adventure!
Alan Smale – Clash of Eagles alternate history in which Rome’s legions invade pre-Columbian America but meet with disaster fighting the Cahokians of the Midwest, and Praetor Gaius Marcillinus is captured for his military knowledge…
Ian Whates (editor) – Solaris Rising 3 18 new stories…
Star Trek Enterprise – Uncertain Logic 3rd in the Rise of the Federation series by Christopher L Bennett
Ron Goulart – Good Girl Art softcover with mainly full-colour art, and text giving the history and context
Benjamin Dewey – The Complete Collection of The Tragedy series: Secret Lobster Claws and Other Misfortunes 500 single panels of bizarrely funny ‘tragedys’!
Interzone – # 257 with fiction from Alastair Reynolds, among others…
Locus – March 2015 cover date
Pop! Books – Cthulhu vinyl figure; 5 inch figure in display box
Build Your Own Snowglobe little kit in a box from Running Press
Doctor Who – The Entropy Plague Big Finish adventure # 197, with Peter Davidson
Doctor Who – Requiem for the Rocket Men Big Finish Fourth Doctor adventure # 4.3 with Tom Baker and Louise Jameson
Kay Kenyon – Queen of the Deep as an adult, Jane Gray meets an imaginary childhood friend and ends up in a magical medieval kingdom entirely aboard a gigantic steamship…
Gerald Kersh – Men Without Bones 13 strange tales…
Patricia A. McKillip – Gateway Omnibus the latest omnibus from Gollancz, containing Song for the Basilisk, The Tower at Stony Wood and Od Magic
Lucius Shepard – Gateway Omnibus from Gollancz, containing the late author’s first novel, Green Eyes, The Jaguar Hunter collection and the short novel Vacancy
Zachary Brown – The Darkside War there are multiple alien species, and not all of them are friendly… part 1 of The Icarus Corps
Tobias S. Buckell – Ragamuffin the 2nd Xenowealth novel. reissue; great little series although #1 is a bit slow to get into… Pockets of humanity are dotted across space, but confined to specific planets after being on the wrong side in a multi-species space war
in ‘B’ format:
Gail Carriger – Prudence book 1 of her new steampunk series, The Custard Protocol
Django Wexler – The Forbidden Library a huge, dark library hides worlds-full of secrets…
Rjurik Davidson – Unwrapped Sky revolution is afoot and the world is changing, and Kata is forced to try to murder a visiting minotaur… I really enjoyed this when it was in h/c
Imagine fx – Masters & Legends of Fantasy Art with dvd at the back. restock
Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess – Stardust softcover from Vertigo, with the original illustrations
Black Static – # 45 new fiction and reviews, etc.
Galaxy’s Edge – issues # 12 & # 13
Cedric Villani – Birth of a Theorem: A Mathematical Adventure memoir of a top mathematician…
in large format:
John Joseph Adams (editor) – Operation Arcana 16 new stories of mititary fantasy from the likes of Glen Cook, Simon Green & Django Wexler
Jo Walton – My Real Children a dying woman seems to have memories of two quite different lives…
Carrie Patel – The Buried Life Liesl investigates the murder of a noted historian in an underground city lit by gaslamps…
Oliver Langmead – Dark Star strange, book-length work about a dark city, one of who’s three artificial light sources has been stolen, and a strange girl with luminous veins…
Sparth – Structura 3: The Art of Sparth mainly full page, full colour art, but some smaller pieces and text to the back
Claudio Aboy – New Amazons full colour softcover from SQP
Rich Larson – Zombie Sexual re-stock; b&w sketches, etc. from SQP
Alexandro Jodorowsky & Das Pastoras – Metabarons Genesis: Castaka prequel to the main Metabarons story from Humanoids. Very nice art
Travis Charest, Alexandro Jodorowsky & Zoran Janjetov – Weapons of the Metabarons h/c from Humanoids
Pierre Gabus & Romuald Reutiman – District 14: Season 1 h/c collection of the b&w anthropomorphic comic strip, from Humanoids
Locus – January cover date, # 648 in at last!
Juxtapoz – April cover date
Heavy Metal – issue # 273
Comics Review – February cover date The Phantom, Tarzan, Ally Oop, etc. Mainly b&w but some colour strips
Dan Simmons – The Fifth Heart Sherlock Holmes and Henry James travel to America to investigate an apparent suicide by a member of an ex-President’s family…
Kazuo Ishiguro – The Buried Giant a couple set out to find their long lost son in what used to be termed Dark Age Britain. (Now it’s early medieval or late antiquity or somesuch)
Ian Ross – War at the Edge of the World Centurion Aurelius Castus is posted from the ease of his Danube posting to the the cold, dark lands at the edge of Empire in North Britain… 1st in his Twilight of Empire series
David Drake & John Lambshead – Into the Maelstrom sequel to Into the Hinterlands; Allen Allenson leads the colonists in their fight for freedom…
George R. R. Martin & Gardner Dozois (editors) – Old Venus 16 stories from top authors in a companion volume to the editors’ recent Old Mars anthology
Harry Harrison – Harry Harrison! Harry Harrison! A Memoir by Harry Harrison little need to say what this is! Completed days before his death in 2012, with the help of his daughter Moira
in large format:
Harriet Goodchild – After the Ruin high romance and intrigue in the times of the Later Lands, Ohmorah and Lyikene. Local author; signed copies available
Greg Van Eekhout – California Bones heist caper set in a magical alternate California
Sarah Tolmie – The Stone Boatmen 3 very different cities have stone statues pointing outward from their harbours… The ship Aphelion voyages between them
Carrie Anne Noble – The Mermaid’s Sister 16 y.o. Clara lives up a mountain and discovers that her sister is becoming a mermaid! Bus the sea’s so far away…
Eleanor Arnason – Big Mama Stories modern fables reminiscent of the Tao Zero stories by Calvino…
Joe R. Lansdale – Prisoner 489 a giant coffin arrives for secret burial at an unlisted cemetery…
Edwin A. Abbott – Flatland back in stock
Darrell Schweitzer – Speaking of Horror II interviews with 18 acclaimed horror authors including Joe Lansdale, Ramsay Campbell & Kim Newman. Some of the interviews are aging a bit now but are still interesting
in ‘B’ format:
Jim Butcher – Skin Game the latest of his Dresden Files
Col Buchanan – The Black Dream 3rd of his Farlander series. Epic fantasy
Melanie Tem – The Yellow Wood presumably the late author’s final novel…
Clive Cussler & Scott Justin – The Bootleggers the 7th Isaac Bell adventure
Lewis Dartnell – The Knowledge subtitled ‘How to Rebuild our World after an Apocalypse‘. Fascinating look at how to re-invent basic technology, etc.
Seanan McGuire – Pocket Apocalypse the 4th Incryptid adventure
Ilona Andrews – Magic Breaks the 7th Kate Daniels outing
Devon Monk – Infinity Bell the 2nd in her House Immortal series
Ben Bova – Trans/Human on the run from the authorities with his dying granddaughter, Luke must use a new unauthorised treatment on himself before using it on his patient…
Alex Archer – Bathed In Blood the 53rd Rogue Angel adventure!
James Axler – End Day the 121st Deathlands
adventure art, etc:
Jan Paul Schuitten – Hello From 2030 hardcover about all sorts of aspects of the near future…
Kelly Link – Get in Trouble her new short story collection
in ‘B’ format:
V. E. Schwab – A Darker Shade of Magic Kell smuggles items between different versions of London, but pickpocket Lila steals a very important item from him… Signed copies available – see her own page linked opposite. Hardback also available
Jen Williams – The Copper Promise Wydren is offered a job exploring the darkest depths of the Citadel.
Patricia Briggs – Dead Heat the 4th Alpha & Omega novel
Tom Fletcher – Gleam Wild Alan has been exiled to the Discard and must go on a quest through the gigantic black pyramid that contains all of civilisation
Kameron Hurley – Rapture the 3rd in the set that began with God’s War
Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson – Mentats of Dune their 12th Dune novel, following on from Frank Herbert‘s own 6 Dune novels…
Dean R. Koontz – The City
Scott Harrison (editor) – Whispers in the Dark three Cthulhu-based novellas by Alison Littlewood, Thana Niveau & Johnny Mains
John Joseph Adams (editor) – Wastelands 2 subtitled ‘More Stories of the Apocalypse’ 30 stories by top authors, all but 5 from the past 15 years
Warhammer – Everchosen the 2nd in the Archaon series, by Rob Sanders…
Warhammer 40,000 – Nightbringer the 1st book of the Chronicles of Uriel Ventrus by Graham McNeill
Iver P. Cooper – 1636: Seas of Fortune the latest novel in Eric Flint‘s Ring of Fire/1632 series
Larry Correia – Monster Hunter: Nemesis 5th in the series
J. C. Nelson – Armageddon Rules the sequel to Free Agent. Another problem for the new partner in the Fairy Godfather Agency
Lauren M. Roy – Grave Matters sequel to Night Owls, about a very late night bookshop and strange goings-on relating to it’s customers…
Sean Andrew Murray – Sketchbook Collection volume 1 b&w pencil & charcoal sketches of fantasy characters, buildings and creatures…
Eric Nolen-Weathington – Modern Masters Volume 30: Paolo Rivera mainly b&w with 8 pages of colour
Frederic Brremaud & Frederico Bertolucci – Love: the Tiger beautiful hardback graphic novel about a day in the life of a wild tiger in S.E. Asia, and it’s interactions with other jungle animals. Includes tapirs! Completely textless.
Alexandro Jodorowsky & Ladronn – Final Incal full colour hardback from Humanoids
Locus – February cover date Round-up of last year.
Doctor Who – Equilibrium adventure # 196 from Big Finish, featuring Peter Davidson
Doctor Who – The Darkness of Glass Fourth Doctor adventure # 4.2 from Big Finish, with Tom Baker & Louise Jamieson
in large format:
Paul McAuley – Something Coming Through aliens have granted Earth access to 15 habitable exo-planets, but they’re littered with the ruins of previous inhabitants who had also accepted the aliens’ offer…
Jen Williams – The Iron Ghost sequel to The Copper Promise. Epic fantasy
in ‘B’ format:
Paul Cornell – The Severed Streets the sequel to London Falling
Brandon Sanderson – The Rithmatist Joel has learnt all about magic; he just can’t do any!
Fergus Currie – The Grangemouth Conspiracy hefty thriller spanning over a century about mysterious 19th C Russians and strange goings-on at the petro-chemical plant!
Star Trek – The Missing the latest Deep Space Nine book, by Una McCormack
James Axler – Terminal White the latest Outlanders adventure!
Harald Belher – Ride vol.1 h/c concept art for electric motorcycles
Darren Quach – Inkworks vol.1 small h/c of b&w sketches
Brian Kesineer – Walking Your Octopus back in stock!
Iain Banks & Ken MacLeod – Poems copies signed by Ken available now
Joe Abercrombie – Half the World the sequel to Half a King
Jacqueline Carey – Poison Fruit 3rd volume in her Agent of Hel series…
Ben Bova & Eric Choi (editors) – Carbide Tipped Pens anthology of 17 new hard sf stories
Tobias Buckell – Crystal Rain re-issue of the 1st volume of his Xenowealth series, set in a future where mankind is confined to certain planets following a multi-sided space war…
McSweeney’s – no. 48 the latest issue; comes bundled with a separate screenplay by Boots Riley
in ‘B’ format:
Anthony Ryan – Tower Lord the 2nd book in his Raven’s Shadow fantasy series; the 1st was Blood Song
Myke Cole – Gemini Cell the 4th Shadow Ops adventure
Stephen Jones (editor) – Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth new anthology of stories inspired by H. P. Lovecraft (indeed, it includes 2 of his own stories! (Innsmouth Clay and The Port))
Brian Kesinger – Traveling With Your Octopus companion h/c to his Walking Your Octopus book, and also the b&w softcover Coloring With Your Octopus!
Larry Gonick – The Cartoon Guide to Algebra softcover with cartoon characters and panels, rather than strips
Jean-Claude Forest – Barbarella: The Wrath of the Minute-Eater b&w hardcover from Humanoids. This is a completely different story from the outsize h/c I got in a few months ago…
Richard D. Nolane & Francois Miville-Deschenes – Millennium full colour historical adventure set 100 years ago, from Humanoids
Leonard Starr – Mary Perkins on Stage: volume one b&w softcover collecting the newspaper strip about the life and adventures of a showgirl. This volume includes the year of strips running from February 1957 until January 1958. From Classic Comic Press
Juxtapoz – March 2015 cover date
Illustrators – issue #9, featuring Bruce Pennington
Brick Journal – issue #33 of the Lego magazine
Elizabeth Bear – Karen Memory steampunk mystery set in the boom town of Seattle at the end of the 19th C
Eric Flint & Ryk E. Spoor – Castaway Planet 4th in the fast-moving time and space hopping series that began with Boundary!
David B. Coe – Spell Blind Justis is a P.I. with paranormal powers, but he also goes mad at full moons…
David Duchovny – Holy Cow Elise Bovary is a cow who makes a break for freedom with her farmyard companions, a pig and a turkey. They disguise themselves as human (as best they can!) and make for the airport…
in large format:
David Weber & Eric Flint – Cauldron of Ghosts the 3rd in the Honorverse series that began with Crown of Stars
in ‘B’ format:
Chris Evans – Of Bone and Thunder gritty epic fantasy about a war far from home and the strain it puts on the young combatants…
Ian McDonald – Empress of the Sun volume 3 in his steampunk Everness series
William C. Dietz – By Force of Arms the 4th Legion of the Damned adventure
Mel Odom – Master Sargeant the war with the Phrenorians comes to the jungle world of Makaum, where there’s already a civil war brewing. Frank Sage is assigned there to integrate the local forces with the Terran military. 1st in the Makaum War series
Marshall Tyan Maresca – The Thorn in Dentonhill during the day Veranix is a struggling magic student. At night, though, he works to bring down the crime boss who murdered his father… Maradaine #1
E. L. Tettensor – Master of Plagues sequel to Dreamwalker
Violette Malan – The Dhulyn and Parno Novels volume one omnibus containing The Sleeping God and The Soldier King. Epic fantasy
D&D: Forgotten Realms – Rise of the King the Companions Codex #2 by R. A. Salvatore
Doctor Who – The Exxilons Tom Baker & Louise Jamieson feature in the Big Finish Fourth Doctor Full Cast Audio Drama #4.1
Robert Repino- Mort(e) the world’s ants have secretly been creating all sorts of ‘uplifted’ animals, and now is the time to rise against the Humans!
Matthew Reilly – The Great Zoo of China the Chinese are about to unveil a great new zoo, and it’s main draw will be dragons!
Simon R. Green – The Dark Side of the Road Ishmael Jones must discover which of the Colonel’s house guests murdered him…
Graham Masterton – Taken for Dead Katie Maguire of the Garda has another gruesome crime to tackle in Cork…
Neil Gaiman – Trigger Warning short story collection, The oldest stories date from 2007
Karen Lord – The Galaxy Game three students at the Lyceum school for the psionically gifted can’t wait to graduate and use their acquired skills for good… But there’s a crisis brewing bewteen rival star-faring civilisations
in ‘B’ format:
Joe Abercrombie – Half a King left for dead, the crippled Prince Yarvi knows he can’t win back his position by his strength…
Robert Lydon – Imperial Fire epic sequel to Hawk Quest, an historical novel set in 1081 and spanning much of Europe. In this one, Valton and his companions must venture east… Really enjoyed the 1st one.
Josh Malerinan – Bird Box the internet fails; tv stops broadcasting, then the phones go down. And you can’t see out the windows…
Chuck Wendig – Unclean Spirits part of the Gods and Monsters multi-author series
Jame Smythe – The Echo sequel to The Explorer, set 20 years on. Part 2 of his Anomaly Quartet
V. E. Schwab – Vicious back in stock; 2 ex-friends battle with their psychic powers… Signed copies of her new book, A Darker Shade of Magic, will be available soon!
Martyn Amos & Ra Page (editors) – Beta Life anthology of sf stories set in 2070, written by pairs of authors & scientists.
Jesse Bullington (editor) – Letters to Lovecraft 18 new short stories…
Warhammer 40,000 – First and Only the latest Gaunt’s Ghosts novel, by Dan Abnett
William C. Dietz – Deadeye in a much-altered world, Cassandra Lee must try to find a notorious murderer and kidnapper and may have to venture into the red zone. Volume 1 of The Mutant Files
Lisa Shearin – The Dragon Conspiracy the magical ‘Dragon Eggs’ jewels have been stolen and Makenna has 24 hours to break the case… Volume 2 of the SPI Files, and the sequel to last year’s The Grendal Affair
Heather Graham – Waking the Dead a painting’s characters can come to life…
John Joseph Adams (editor) – Wastelands anthology with 22 ‘stories of the apocalypse‘, as the strap line says. Authors include George R. R. Martin, Cory Doctorow and Jack McDevitt
Stefano Raffaele – Loving Dead h/c zombie graphic novel from Humanoids
Interzone – # 256 with fiction from Neil Williamson and an interview with Ann Leckie
Rip-Off! 13 top authors, including Robert Charles Wilson, Lavie Tidhar, Elizabeth Bear, Daryl Gregory and 9 more, take the first line from a favorite famous book and then write their own story starting with it! Works thus ‘ripped-off’ include Moby Dick, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Huckleberry Finn!
Doctor Who – Mistfall Big Finish full cast audio drama # 195, with Peter Davidson
Game of Thrones – Playing Cards back in stock; the original deck of cards from the series
in large format:
Patricia A. McKillip – Gateway Omnibus from Gollancz, containing In the Forests of Sfere, Alphabet of Thorn and The Bell at Sealey Head
Gareth E. Rees – Marshland weird fiction and strange history and folklore featuring Hackney marshes and the surrounding areas. Illustrated by Ada Jusic.
in ‘B’ format:
Patricia Briggs – Night Broken her 8th Mercy Thomson novel…
Gareth L. Powell – Macaque Attack 3rd volume in his Ack-Ack Macaque trilogy
Stephen Blackmoore – Mythbreaker Fitz is trying to go straight after a life of crime, but ends up on the run from an angel. And he’s always suffered from hallucinations…
Charles DeLint – Over My Head the middle part of his Wildings trilogy. All three parts are now is stock.
Black Static – #44 the usual mix of fiction and reviews