* Broderick, Damien : Gaia to Galaxy: Scripts For Radio
(BearManor Media 978-1593932909, $21.95, 316pp, trade paperback, August 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Fri 31 Aug 2012

Collection of four scripts: “Striped Holes”, “Time Zones”, “Schrödinger’s Dog”, and “The Game of Stars and Souls”.
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* Broderick, Damien : Restore Point: Scripts for Radio and Film
(BearManor Media 978-1593932916, $19.95, 276pp, trade paperback, August 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Fri 31 Aug 2012

Collection of three scripts: “The Truth Machine”, “Transmitters”, and “Besterman”.
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* Buckell, Tobias S., & Joe Monti, eds. : Diverse Engines
(Tu 978-1600608872, 368pp, hardcover, November 2012, jacket illustration John Picacio)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 1 Oct 2012

Young adult anthology of 11 dystopian stories. Eight stories are originals, three reprints.
• Authors include Ursula K. Le Guin, Paolo Bacigalupi, Ken Liu, Malinda Lo, and K. Tempest Bradford.
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* Bullington, Jesse : The Folly of the World
(Orbit 978-0-316-19035-0, $15.99, 528pp, trade paperback, December 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 18 Dec 2012

Historical fantasy novel about three depraved conspirators following the 1421 Saint Elizabeth Flood that drowned much of Holland.
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• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Every page is saturated with wickedness and mischief. Bullington’s fans will be happy to see him bring his trademark dark humor, gritty detail, and loopy characters into a new gruesome landscape.”

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* Kilpatrick, Nancy, ed. : Danse Macabre: Close Encounters with the Reaper
(Hades/EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy 9781894063968, $14.95, 280pp, trade paperback, October 2012, cover art John Kaiine)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 31 Oct 2012

Anthology of 23 stories about the angel of death.
• Authors include Tanith Lee, Brian Lumley, Tom Piccirilli, and Nancy Holder.
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* Kilpatrick, Nancy, ed. : Vampyric Variations
(Hades/EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy 9781894063944, $13.95, 264pp, trade paperback, October 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 9 Oct 2012

Collection of 10 short stories and novellas.
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* Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, edited by Susan J. Wolfson & Ronald Levao : The Annotated Frankenstein
(Harvard/Belknap 978-0-674-05552-0, $29.95, 392pp, hardcover, October 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 31 Oct 2012

New edition of Mary Shelley’s classic work, annotated by professors of English at Princeton and Rutgers.
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Publishers Weekly gave it a starred review: “While ideal for students of English, this book is accessible enough for anyone desiring a deeper reading of the novel, and does just what a well-annotated work should do, shedding a bright light not only on the text in question, but also on its historical moment and literary forebears.”

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* Smith, Sherwood : Revenant Eve
(DAW 978-0-7564-0744-5, hardcover, October 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 6 Nov 2012
Coronets #3

Fantasy novel, third book in a series, following Coronets and Steel (2010) and Blood Spirits (2011), about an L.A. grad student who yearns for older, more romantic times.
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• Carolyn Cushman reviewed it in the November issue of Locus Magazine, concluding, “…it’s an interesting jaunt through a bit of history, and quite satisfying in its own way.”

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* Westfahl, Gary : A Sense-of-Wonderful Century
(Borgo Press 978-1-4344-4506-3, $16.99, 340pp, trade paperback, October 2012)
Nominal Publication Date: Fri 12 Oct 2012

Nonfiction collection of essays, subtitled “Explorations of Science Fiction and Fantasy Films”, with 21 previously published essays (some here revised), including two that first ran on Locus Online.
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