Bujold, Lois McMaster : Borders of Infinity
(Baen 978-1476781938, $16, 240pp, trade paperback, January 2017, cover art Gary Ruddell)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jan 2017

(First edition: Baen, 1989)

Collection of three novellas in the Miles Vorkosigan Saga: “The Mountains of Mourning” (a Hugo and Nebula winner), “Labyrinth”, and “The Borders of Infinity”.
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* Davis, Hank, ed. : If This Goes Wrong…
(Baen 978-1-4767-8202-7, $7.99, 368pp, mass market paperback, January 2017, cover art Dominic Harman)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 Dec 2016
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-557-1

Anthology of 17 stories about the drawbacks of technological advances.
• Authors include Robert A. Heinlein, Clifford D. Simak, Fritz Leiber, Lester del Rey, and Fredric Brown.
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Hartwell, David G. : Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction
(Tor 978-0765393319, $15.99, 320pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jan 2017
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780765398130

Nonfiction overview of the science fiction field themes and culture.
• The book was first published in 1984; this edition is a reprint of the revised 1996 edition.
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Hodgson, William Hope : The Ghost Pirates
(Dover 978-0486811123, $9.95, 160pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 18 Jan 2017

(First edition: UK: Stanley Paul, 1909)

Horror novel about a haunted ship that becomes stranded at sea.
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Laumer, Keith : Worlds of the Imperium
(Dover 978-0486808666, $9.95, 176pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 18 Jan 2017

(First edition: Ace Double, 1962)

SF novel about an American diplomat who is kidnapped and transported to a parallel universe.
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Robinson, Kim Stanley : Icehenge
(Tor 978-0765389589, $8.99, 272pp, mass market paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jan 2017

(First edition: Ace, October 1984)

Sf novel, the author’s second novel, about a huge artifact discovered on the north pole of Pluto.
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Smith, Clark Ashton : The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Volume 5: The Last Heiroglyph
(Skyhorse/Night Shade Books 978-1597808835, $17.99, 316pp, trade paperback, January 2017)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jan 2017

(First edition: Night Shade Books, December 2010)

Collection of 29 stories, fifth of five volumes in series arranging Smith’s fantasy stories in order of composition, edited by Scott Connors and Ron Hilger.
• Richard A. Lupoff provides an introduction. There are also appendices of story notes, variant scenes, alternate endings, etc.
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