* Abley, Sean, ed. : Out in the Dark: Interviews with Gay Horror Filmmakers, Actors and Authors
(Lethe Press 978-1-58021-272-1, $20, 243pp, trade paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Sat 9 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-59021-490-9

Nonfiction collection of interviews, many first run on the author’s blog on Fangoria.com.
• Subjects include Don Mancini, Douglas Clegg, Tim Sullivan, Alan Kelly, Lee Thomas, and Wesley Eure.
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* Card, Orson Scott, & Emily Janice Card : Laddertop, Books 1-2
(Tor/Seven Seas 978-0-7653-2461-0, $12.99, 384pp, trade paperback, November 2013, cover art Niko Geyer)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1466838314
Laddertop #-

Omnibus of the first two books in the YA manga series, illustrated by Honoel A. Ibardolaza, about an alien race that leaves four giant towers called Ladders that harness solar energy.
• Macmillan’s site has this description.

(Mon 11 Nov 2013)
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* Goodnight, Keith F. : The Child
(Amazon/47north 9781477807729, $14.95, trade paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00BQHQBE0
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-1480557291
The Red Light and Shadow #1

SF novel, apparently the author’s first novel and first of a series, about an accident aboard a space station that conducts research in hyperfield technology.
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* Kaufmann, Nicholas : Dying Is My Business
(St. Martin’s Griffin 978-1-250-03610-0, trade paperback, October 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 8 Oct 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781250036094

Urban fantasy novel, first of a series, about a burglar who comes back from the dead each time he’s killed.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review says the book “aims high but falls short.”

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* Marsh, Nicola : Scion of the Sun
(Month9books 978-0988340923, $12.99, 340pp, trade paperback, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00FVE9CEU
The Solar Snatchers #1

Young adult fantasy novel, first of a series, about a sixteen-year-old girl pursuing the truth behind a vision of her mother.
• The author’s site has this page for the book with some background and a Chapter 1 excerpt.

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* Polansky, Daniel : She Who Waits
(UK: Hodder & Stoughton 978-1444721393, £18.99, 416pp, hardcover, August 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 31 Oct 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781444721430
Low Town #3

Dystopian SF novel, third in a series after The Straight Razor Cure (2011, published in the US as Low Town) and Tomorrow, the Killing (2012), about a disgraced intelligence agent named Warden in the city of Rigus.
• Hodder’s site has this description.
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* Richards, Justin : The Suicide Exhibition
(UK: Ebury/Del Rey UK 978-0091955960, £16.99, 400pp, hardcover, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 7 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781448177042
The Never War #1

Alternate history SF novel, first of a series, in which Germans in 1940 make contact with alien Vril and their Ubermensch.
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* Schaetzing, Frank : Limit
(UK: Quercus/Jo Fletcher 978-1849165150, £25, 1152pp, hardcover, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 7 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780857385406

SF novel set in 2025 about an entrepeneur who’s built a space elevator that connects the Earth to the Moon, and the first hotel on the moon.
• It was first published in German in 2009, here translated by Shaun Whiteside, Jamie Searle, and Samuel Willcocks.
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* Shinn, Sharon : Royal Airs
(Ace 978-0-425-26171-2, $25.95, 400pp, hardcover, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101589762
Elemental Blessings #2

Fantasy novel, second in a series following Troubled Waters (2010).
• Penguin’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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* Souders, J. A. : Revelations
(Tor Teen 978-0-7653-3246-2, $17.99, 352pp, hardcover, November 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 5 Nov 2013
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466800960
The Elysium Chronicles #2

Young adult SF novel, second in a trilogy following Renegade (2012), about a sixteen-year-old girl in an underwater utopia who learns that everything she thought she knew is a lie.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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* Womack, Ytasha : Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture
(Lawrence Hill Books 978-1-61374-796-4, $16.95, 224pp, trade paperback, October 2013)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Oct 2013

Nonfiction guide to the music, literature, and art of Afrofuturism, with sections on Samuel Delany, Octavia Butler, and N. K. Jemisin.
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