* Banks, Iain : The Quarry
(Redhook 9780316281867, $26, 336pp, hardcover, June 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 25 Jun 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316281843
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781478979869
UK edition: Little, Brown 978-1408703946 (Thu 20 Jun 2013)

Associational mainstream novel about a boy whose father is dying of cancer. It’s the author’s last novel.
• Hachette’s site has this description. The UK edition precedes the US edition by 5 days.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides a preview.
• This Independent review by Doug Johnstone is headlined “A funny, stupid, pointless, infuriating, glorious, humane, smart farewell”.

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* Davidson, Avram : The Wailing of the Gaulish Dead
(Nutmet Point District Mail none, $25, 37pp, chapbook, May 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 8 May 2013

Previously unpublished short fiction, one of the author’s “Adventures in Unhistory” that missed being included in the 1993 collection of that name.
• This is an edition of 200 copies, with an preface by Eileen Gunn.
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* Lee, Tanith : Space Is Just a Starry Night
(Aqueduct Press 978-1-61976-031-8, $18, 240pp, trade paperback, July 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Sat 15 Jun 2013

Collection of 14 stories, two of them original to this book.
• Aqueduct’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review says “This is a solid grouping of stories that deserves a broad audience.”
• Faren Miller reviews the book in the June issue of Locus Magazine: “Whether Tanith Lee’s short fiction takes the form of SF, fantasy, or (more often) a mix of both, unearthly realms and worlds can overwhelm the normal while all the senses go into overdrive, and someone somewhere loses every last inhibition.”

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* Littlewood, Alison : Path of Needles
(UK: Quercus/Jo Fletcher 978-1780871462, $7.99, 400pp, mass market paperback, June 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 9 May 2013

Fantasy novel about a crime spree linked the classic fairy tales.
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* Marshall, James : Zombie Versus Fairy Featuring Albinos
(ChiZine 978-1771481410, $16.95, 250pp, trade paperback, May 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 1 May 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00BATWN00
How to End Human Suffering #2

Humorous horror novel, second in a series following Ninja Versus Pirate Featuring Zombies (2012), about Buck Burger, a depressed zombie who rebels at the natural disorder.
• ChiZine’s site has this description with links to reviews and interviews.
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* McBride, Sally : Water, Circle, Moon
(Prime/Masque 978-1-60701-502-4, $4.99, ebk, July 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 24 Jun 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00DMFOHO0

Fantasy novel, the author’s first novel, about a grad student and her brother who discover their father is a shape-shifting stallion.

This is one of three debut titles from Prime Books’ digital imprint Masque Books. Its site has this description of the book.
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* Tobler, E. Catherine : Rings of Anubis: Gold & Glass
(Prime/Masque 978-1-60701-501-7, $4.99, ebk, July 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 24 Jun 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00DMG39WU
Rings of Anubis #1

Steampunk romance novel, first of a series and the author’s first novel, about a Parisian archaeologist whose adventures take her to Egypt.
• This is one of three debut titles from Prime Books’ digital imprint Masque Books. Its site has this description of the book.
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* Yellowboy, Erzebet : Land of Dreams
(Prime/Masque 978-1-60701-500-0, $2.99, ebk, July 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 24 Jun 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00DMG3NTY

Fantasy novella about a woman who ends her life in order to reach Nod, the land of dreams.
• This is one of three debut titles from Prime Books’ digital imprint Masque Books. Its site has this description of the book, which is indicated to be 36,500 words.
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