Donaldson, Stephen R. : Daughter of Regals and Other Tales
(Ace 978-0425256954, $16, 384pp, trade paperback, January 2013, cover art John Jude Palencar)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 31 Dec 2012

Collection of eight stories, seven published earlier, the title story first published in this book.
• Wikipedia has an entry about the title story.
• The publisher’s site has this description with an excerpt.
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* Guran, Paula, ed. : Future Games
(Prime Books 978-1607013815, $15.95, 384pp, trade paperback, January 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 25 Dec 2012

Anthology of 16 stories about sports and games.
• Authors include Cory Doctorow, Howard Waldrop, Kate Wilhelm, George R. R. Martin, and Orson Scott Card.
• Prime’s site has this description with the table of contents.
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* Lee, Tanith : Fatal Women
(Lethe Press 978-1-59021-310-0, $22.5, 317pp, trade paperback, January 2013, cover art David Gilmore)
Nominal Publication Date: Sat 5 Jan 2013

Revised edition of a collection of six stories written by Lee writing as Esther Garber. This edition includes one new story, 20-page “Femme Fatale”.
• The book includes an afterword by Mavis Haut.

(Fri 11 Jan 2013)
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Sargent, Pamela : Farseed
(Tor Teen 978-0-7653-3216-5, $9.99, 288pp, trade paperback, January 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 8 Jan 2013
Seed #2

(First edition: Tor, March 2007)

Young adult SF novel, second of a trilogy following Earthseed (1983) and preceding Seed Seeker (2010), about human settlers on a new planet.
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Silverberg, Robert : Valentine Pontifex
(Roc 978-0-451-46491-0, $16, 368pp, trade paperback, January 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 31 Dec 2012
Majipoor Cycle #3

(First edition: Arbor House, October 1983)

SF novel, third in the Majipoor Cycle that began with Lord Valentine’s Castle (reprinted May 2012) and Majipoor Chronicles (Sept 2012).
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* Wellman, Manly Wade : The Complete John Thunstone
(Haffner Press 9781893887596, $40, 20+646pp, hardcover, January 2013, cover art Raymond Swanland)
Nominal Publication Date: Fri 18 Jan 2013

Collection of 16 stories, most first published in Weird Tales magazine in the 1940s, and two novels, the latter being What Dreams May Come (1983) and The School of Darkness (1985), about a scholar and playboy who investigates the occult.
• The book includes an introduction by Ramsey Campbell, endsheets by cover artist Raymond Swanland, and interior artwork by George Evans.
• Haffner’s site has this description with the table of contents.
• Paul Di Filippo will review the book for Locus Online later this month.

(Thu 3 Jan 2013)
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