Abraham, Daniel : The Long Price: The Price of War
(Orb 978-0-7653-3365-0, $18.99, 576pp, trade paperback, November 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 Nov 2012

Omnibus volume of the third and fourth novels in Abraham’s “Long Price” Quartet, An Autumn War (2008) and The Price of Spring (2009). It follows earlier omnibus Shadow and Betrayal.
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* Le Guin, Ursula K. : The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories Volume Two: Outer Space, Inner Lands
(Small Beer Press 978-1-61873-035-0, $24, 320pp, hardcover, November 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 Nov 2012

Second of two simultaneous volumes of selected stories by Le Guin, the first volume consisting mostly of mainstream and literary fantasy stories, the second volume including mostly SF.
• Small Beer Press’ site has this description with quotes from reviews and the table of contents.
• The Publishers Weekly review says, “This short collection, offering samples from across Le Guin’s career to date, shows why she has been a major voice in science fiction and fantasy since the 1960s…”
• Gary K. Wolfe’s review of both volumes is posted here; “Learning how Le Guin views her own fiction suggests that the long and almost irresistible habit of deifying Le Guin in the realm of SF and fantasy just might, paradoxically, be another way of underestimating her achievement.”

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Link, Kelly : Stranger Things Happen
(Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-521-5, $75, 232pp, hardcover, November 2012, cover by Kathleen Jennings)
Nominal Publication Date: Fri 30 Nov 2012

Special limited edition of Link’s 2001 collection, with illustrations by Kathleen Jennings, limited to 500 copies. This edition includes an extra volume with two additional stories.
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Wolfe, Gene : Peace
(Orb 978-0-7653-3456-5, $15.99, 320pp, trade paperback, December 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 11 Dec 2012

(First edition: Harper & Row, May 1975)

Contemporary fantasy novel about an elderly man’s last days in a small midwestern town.
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