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New Books, 5 July

* Blaylock, James P. : The Adventure of the Ring of Stones
(Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-584-0, $35, 176pp, hardcover, June 2014, jacket art J. K. Potter)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 30 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00LE4QC58

Short novel in Blaylock’s series of stories about Langdon St. Ives, this one concerning a mystery discovered in the log of a murdered lighthouse keeper.
• Subterranean’s site has this description and order page, with sample illustrations.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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* Cardin, Matt, ed. : Born to Fear: Interviews with Thomas Ligotti
(Subterranean Press 978-1596066212, $40, 248pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 30 Jun 2014

Collection of interviews and nonfiction pieces.
• Subterranean’s site has this description and order page. A $60 limited edition is also available.
• Stefan Dziemianowicz reviews it in the July issue of Locus Magazine, concluding, “A certain amount of repetition is inevitable, since many of the interviewers ask Ligotti the same question or about the same story. Nevertheless, Ligotti always manages to find refreshing new ways to state what he has said before. The final interview question in the book is ‘‘Why do you write,’’ and you couldn’t ask for a better answer than Ligotti’s: ‘‘Words and what they express have the best chance of returning the baneful stare of life.’’”

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* Cormick, Craig : The Shadow Master
(Angry Robot 978-0857665157, $7.99, 352pp, mass market paperback, July 2014, cover art Steve Stone)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780857665164
UK edition: 9780857665140 (Thu 3 Jul 2014)
Walled City #1

Fantasy novel, first in a series, set in a Walled City where two families, followers of Leonardo and Galileo, vie for control.
• Angry Robot’s site has this description with a preview function.

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* Guran, Paula, ed. : The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2014 Edition
(Prime Books 978-1-60701-431-7, $19.95, 576pp, trade paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014

Anthology of 33 dark fantasy and horror stories first published in 2013.
• Authors include Dale Bailey, Elizabeth Bear, Neil Gaiman, Tanith Lee, Yoon Ha Lee, Ken Liu, Lisa Tuttle, and Carrie Vaughn.
• Prime Books’ site has this description with the table of contents.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “this fearful feast of revelations, hauntings, and shattered realities reveals the horror genre’s enduring power and creativity.”

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* Johnson, Matthew : Irregular Verbs and Other Stories
(ChiZine Publications 978-1771481779, $16.99, 275pp, trade paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781771481786

Collection of 22 stories.
• ChiZine’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “With an introduction by Helen Marshall, these stories represent if not the totality of the author’s stories to date, then a very healthy majority. Readers interested in modern speculative fiction would be strongly recommended to make this their next choice.”

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+ Jones, Stephen Lloyd : The String Diaries
(Little, Brown/Mulholland 978-0-316-25446-5, $26, 423pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316254441
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781478953708

Horror novel, the author’s first novel, about a Welsh family haunted for generations by a shape-shifting monster.
• Hachette’s site has this description with a preview function.
• The publisher’s site quotes the starred Booklist review: “A scary and exciting horror novel that keeps us off kilter, trying to figure out what’s going on until we’re so involved in the story that we couldn’t look away even if we tried. . . . This is Jones’ first novel, and you don’t see many debuts more ambitious and memorable than this one.”

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* Kendall, Gillian Murray : The Garden of Darkness
(Rebellion/Ravenstone 978-1-78108-248-5, $9.99, 336pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 25 Jun 2014

Young adult SF novel, the author’s first novel, about four children and one adult who seem to be the only survivors of a plague that has wiped out the rest of humanity.
• Simon & Schuster’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Kendall tells the story from an emotional distance and at a leisurely pace, helping to strengthen the bleak, horrifying nature of the setting and premise. The narrative, while sometimes prone to meandering and digression, is strong and occasionally haunting, and the ending leaves much open for future exploration.”

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* Koontz, Dean : The City
(Bantam 978-0-345-54593-0, $28, 416pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-345-54594-7

Historical novel novel with metaphysical elements about a musical prodigy’s life and experiences in 1960′s New York City.
• Random House’s site has this description with a preview function.
• The Kirkus review concludes, “Koontz offers a passable modern fairy tale about good and evil, love and loyalty.”

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* Ligotti, Thomas : The Spectral Link
(Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-650-2, $20, 96pp, hardcover, June 2014, jacket art Harry O. Morris)
Nominal Publication Date: Mon 30 Jun 2014

Collection of two horror stories, both original to this volume.
• Subterranean’s site has this description and order page. There’s also a $60 limited edition.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “His writing, an inspiration for the HBO series True Detective, is mannered and introspective, not for action fans. Ligotti publishes slowly, but like a philosophical oyster irritated by the grit of existence, he produces miniature pearls.”
• Stefan Dziemianowicz reviews the book in the July issue of Locus Magazine, relating it to the context of Ligotti’s 2011 manifesto about the misery of human existence: “Ligotti noted in an interview conducted four years before his book’s publication and reprinted in Born to Fear: Interviews with Thomas Ligotti, ‘‘we must smother our consciousness as best we can by using various tactics. The result is a whole species of beings that have to lie unceasingly to themselves, not always successfully, about what they are and what their lives are really like.’’”

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* Millet, Lydia : Pills and Starships
(Black Sheep 978-1617752766, $22.95, 256pp, trade paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014

Young adult SF novel set in a future affected by climate change, about two children visiting their long-lived parents in Hawaii, where the parents have decided to end their lives.
• The publisher’s site has this description. Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
Washington Post ran this review by Sara Sklaroff: “Nat has a credible and charming voice, and the book provides enough twists and turns to suit a teenage reader. And enough hope: The world Millet describes is terribly damaged but not fully lost. Her shorthand on the environmental science behind the catastrophe is spot-on for young adults, if a bit heavy-handed for older readers.”
Locus Online‘s Roundtable recently posted a guest essay by Millet.

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* Moore, James A. : The Blasted Lands
(Angry Robot 978-0857663924, $7.99, 400pp, mass market paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780857663931
UK edition: 9780857663917 (Thu 3 Jul 2014)
Seven Forges #2

Fantasy novel, second of a series following Seven Forges (2013), about an expedition into the far north Blasted Lands, inhabited by a half-forgotten race.
• Angry Robot’s site has this description with a preview function.

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* Weil, Josh : The Great Glass Sea
(Grove Press 978-0-8021-2215-5, $27, 400pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 2 Jul 2014

Alternate history SF novel, the author’s first novel, about two brothers in an alternate contemporary Russia, where they work in a greenhouse perpetually lit by space mirrors.
• The publisher’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “A well-timed dystopian tale, the novel beautifully details both the politics of this hypothetical Russia—“oligarchs bred beneath the clamp of communism let loose upon loot-fueled dreams”—and its impact on one small family.”

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New Books, 2 July

* Ambrose, E. C. : Elisha Magus
(DAW 978-0756409265, $24.95, 304pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101637418
Dark Apostle #2

Fantasy novel, second of a series following Elisha Barber (2013), about witchcraft in 14th century England.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
Publishers Weekly The said of the first book, “Pseudonymous fantasist Ambrose’s version of 14th-century England has an interesting system of magic and is filled with visceral horrors described in graphic detail.”

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* Buckell, Tobias S. : Hurricane Fever
(Tor 978-0-7653-1922-7, $24.99, 272pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781429949286
UK edition: Del Rey UK 978-0091953539 (Thu 3 Jul 2014)
Roo Jones #2


Near-future SF novel, sequel to Arctic Rising (2012), about former agent Prudence “Roo” Jones, now investigating a conspiracy involving the death of a murdered fellow spy.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review calls it a “near-future techno-thriller” and concludes, “The scenes of sailing and spying action move quickly, and the climax, set on a supersized satellite-launching cannon, is one white cat shy of a Bond movie.”

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* Cheney, J. Kathleen : The Seat of Magic
(Roc 978-0-451-41776-3, $15, 400pp, trade paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101606902
Golden City #2

Fantasy novel, second in a series following The Golden City (2013), about a spy for the magical sea folk who are banned from the Golden City.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review calls it “mesmerizing”, and comments, “Despite a somewhat rambling plot, Cheney assembles the necessary details to build convincing scenes of unpleasant things happening to the believable, fallible, mostly sympathetic characters.”

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* Correia, Larry : Monster Hunter Nemesis
(Baen 978-1-4767-3655-6, $25, 368pp, hardcover, July 2014, cover art Alan Pollack)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-294-5
Monster Hunter #5

Humorous fantasy novel, fifth in a series following Monster Hunter International (2007), Monster Hunter Vendetta (2010), Monster Hunter Alpha (2011), and Monster Hunter Legion (2012), about a man recruited by a covert organization dedicated to eradicating monsters.
• Baen’s site has this description (click the ‘back’ link in the upper right if necessary), with links to several chapters.

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* Gibson, Julia Mary : Copper Magic
(Tor/Starscape 978-0765332110, $16.99, 336pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781429955935

Young adult historical fantasy novel, the author’s first novel, about a girl who discovers an ancient talisman on the shores of Lake Michigan in 1906.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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* Hickman, Tracy, & Laura Hickman : Unwept
(Tor 978-0-7653-3203-5, $22.99, 272pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781429955928
Nightbirds Trilogy #1

Historical fantasy novel, first of a trilogy, set in a seaside town in Maine, where a woman has lost her memory.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt and a book trailer.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “When the magical elements finally appear, they show up at breakneck speed, slamming the reader against some abrupt revelations about Gamin, Ellis, and her friends in the eclectic Nightbirds society. The novel is not one of the authors’ strongest efforts, but that won’t stop their fans from investing in this series.”

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* Kratman, Tom : The Rods and the Axe
(Baen 978-1-4767-3656-3, $25, 496pp, hardcover, July 2014, cover art Kurt Miller)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-295-2
Carrera #6

Military SF novel, sixth in a series following A Desert Called Peace (2007), Carnifex (2007), The Lotus Eaters (2010), The Amazon Legion (2011), and Come and Take Them (2013), about military leader Carrera and his battles against Islamic terrorists and other threats on the world of Terra Nova.
• Baen’s site has this description (hit the ‘back’ link in upper right once or twice if necessary) with links to several chapters.

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* Palmatier, Joshua : Shattering the Ley
(DAW 978-0-7564-0919-7, $25.95, 496pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Erenthrall #1

Fantasy novel, first in a series, about the magical city of Erenthrall, hub of a ley line system that links it to the rest of the world.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “This initial installment feels like buildup for the rest of the story, but still delivers a compelling adventure.”

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* Park, Paul : All Those Vanished Engines
(Tor 978-0-7653-7540-7, $25.99, 304pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466847163

SF novel in three parts, each set in its own alternate-history universe.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt and video trailer.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “The story simultaneously stretches forward and backward in time, revealing dense layers with even more mysteries to be explored, from extraterrestrial intervention in the Civil War to the shifting truths behind family history and the nature of storytelling itself. Park handles multiple viewpoints, time lines, and story lines masterfully in this dense, philosophically provocative story.”
• Gary K. Wolfe reviews it in the July issue of Locus Magazine: “Closer in form to Borges than to Wells, All Those Vanished Engines is not so much a return to science fiction as an effort, maddening and brilliant by turns, to re-invent it as a way of understanding our own tangled histories.”

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+ Philip, Gillian : Wolfsbane
(Tor 978-0765333247, $24.99, 432pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781429967907
Rebel Angel #3

Fantasy novel, third in a series of four following Firebrand and Bloodstone (both US 2013), set in the 16th century and about a Veil that separates the human worlds from that of the Sithe.
• The book was first published in the UK in 2012.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Philip continues to excel at depicting relationship and character growth, and the slow boil to action among the long-lived but increasingly impatient Sithe.”

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* Rowland, Diana : How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back
(DAW 978-0-7564-0822-0, $7.99, 336pp, mass market paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101608593
Zombies #4

Humorous zombie novel, fourth in a series following My Life as a White Trash Zombie (2011), Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues (2012), and White Trash Zombie Apocalypse (2013).
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “This orgy of super science, roadhouse rumbles, and slapstick supernaturalism should satisfy readers searching for blood-soaked fun.”

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* Ryan, Anthony : Tower Lord
(Ace 978-0425265628, $28.95, 624pp, hardcover, July 2014, cover illustration Cliff Nielsen)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101612941
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780698163690
Raven’s Shadow #-

Epic fantasy novel, second in a series following Blood Song (2013), about the Sixth Order, a band of warriors who defend their realm and its faith.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review of the first novel said, “Ryan hits all the high notes of epic fantasy—a gritty setting, ancient magics, ruthless intrigue, divided loyalties, and bloody action—in this originally self-published launch title for the Raven’s Shadow trilogy.” (This second title has not been previously published.)

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* Schultz, Jamie : Premonitions
(Roc 978-0451467447, $7.99, 384pp, mass market paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780698140691
Premonitions #1

Urban fantasy novel, first of a series and apparently the author’s first novel, about a team of thieves with paranormal powers.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review calls it a “promising urban fantasy series launch”, and concludes, “The development of the three women’s relationships will keep readers coming back to this gritty series.”

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* Shepherd, Mike : Vicky Peterwald: Target
(Ace 978-0-425-26657-1, $7.99, 336pp, mass market paperback, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781101617311
Vicky Peterwald #1

Military SF novel, first in a spinoff series to Shepherd’s long-running Kris Longknife series. This is about the emperor’s daughter, whose brother was killed by Kris Longknife, now compelled to join the Navy.
• Mike Shepherd is a pseudonym for Mike Moscoe.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
• The Publishers Weekly review comments, “This first spin-off from Shepherd’s popular Kris Longknife books is fast paced, but restricted to setting up the conundrums that will drive the next two novels in the trilogy.”

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* Stross, Charles : The Rhesus Chart
(Ace 978-0-425-25686-2, $26.95, 368pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780698140288
Laundry Files #5

Fantasy novel, fifth in the author’s “Laundry Files” sequence following The Atrocity Archives (2004), The Jennifer Morgue (2006), The Fuller Memorandum (2010), and The Apocalypose Codex (2012), about British secret service agent Bob Howard battling Lovecraftian horrors.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
• The Publishers Weekly review comments, “Stross stumbles a bit at times—by this point in the series, the multipage jokes about British bureaucracy complicating things have gotten tired—but generally offers a meaty story.”

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* Wexler, Django : The Shadow Throne
(Roc 978-0-451-41806-7, $25.95, 528pp, hardcover, July 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Shadow Campaigns #2

Military fantasy novel, second of a series following The Thousand Names (2013), about a colonial garrison trying to survive a rebellion.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review calls it “audacious and subversive”, and concludes, “There are a few threads that get wrapped up a little too neatly off-screen, but readers will still be eager to see how the trilogy ends.”

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* White, Steve : Ghosts of Time
(Baen 978-1-4767-3657-0, $15, 272pp, trade paperback, July 2014, cover art Don Maitz)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 1 Jul 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-62579-296-9
Jason Thanou #4

SF novel, fourth in a series following Blood of the Heroes (2006), Sunset of the Gods (Jan. 2013), and Pirates of the Timestream (Aug. 2013), about a time traveler to ancient Greece where the Greek gods are real.
• Baen’s site has this description (if it auto-forwards to the map, click the ‘back’ link in upper-right) with links to several chapters.
• The Publishers Weekly review comments, “Meticulous research, vivid historical descriptions, and tense action sequences help flesh out this rousing time-travel adventure, though it occasionally threatens to collapse under its own convoluted weight as characters play merry havoc with cause and effect across the centuries.”

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Category: New Books

Weekly Bestsellers, 30 June

— posted Monday 30 June 2014 @ 10:58 am PDT

George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois’ anthology Rogues (Bantam) debuts this week, ranking as high as #7 on the New York Times chart.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
07.06
WP
06.28
LAT
06.29
USAT
06.22
PW
06.30
Amz
(06.30)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.30)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.30)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Butcher, Skin Game 05.26.14 / 6 13 -5 xxx 10 -5 83 -34 17 -3 xx   xx
Clare, City of Heavenly Fire 05.26.14 / 6       14 -8 5 = 51 -14 13 +5 18 -4
Clare, City of Lost Souls 05.14.12 / 40       xxx.. 19 -1 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Gabaldon, Written in My Own Heart’s Blood 06.23.14 / 2 3 -2 4 -3 4 ++ 9 -7 3 -2 19 -8   7 -5
Hearne, Shattered 06.30.14 / 1       21 ++        
King, Mr. Mercedes 02.17.14 / 12 4 -2 3 -1 2 +2 5 -1 2 = 20 -10 74 -23 12 -1
Martin, A Feast for Crows (UK) 09.06.05 / 17             41 +23  
Martin/Dozois, Rogues 06.30.14 / 1 7 ++     50 ++ 15 ++      
Pratchett/Baxter, The Long Mars (UK) 06.30.14 / 1             70 ++  
Riggs, Hollow City 01.06.14 / 26 15 +     xxx.. 15 = xxx..   xxx..
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 92 10 -3     xxx.. 7 =      
Roth, Allegiant 08.26.13 / 45     xxx.. 16 -3 4 = 35 +1 57 +8 40 -10
Roth, Divergent Series Complete Box Set 03.31.14 / 14       95 -20   xxx xxx.. 34 +11
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 113 xxx..   xxx.. 11 = xxx.. 31 -1 46 -10 71 -34
Wilson, Robogenesis 06.30.14 / 1     11 ++          
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
07.06
WP
06.28
LAT
06.29
USAT
06.22
PW
06.30
Amz
(06.30)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.30)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.30)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atkinson, Life After Life [tpb] 01.20.14 / 24 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 42 -1  
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 178   xxx..   113 +7 xxx.. 37 +3 xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 113 10 -4 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Clare, City of Bones [tpb] 04.08.08 / 89 xxx..     141 -22 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..  
Collins, Mockingjay [tpb] 06.04.12 / 62       135 -20 11 = xxx.. 69 = xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 201 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 90 -14 xxx..
Dashner, The Maze Runner 03.31.14 / 14       13 +1   11 +7    
Eggers, The Circle [tpb] 05.05.14 / 9 19 +1   x          
Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane [tpb] 06.16.14 / 3 6 +1 x 10 = 110 -15 10 =      
King, Doctor Sleep [tpb] 06.23.14 / 2 9 +3     60 +1 3 +3      
King, Joyland 06.09.14 / 4 16 +2     xx 25 ++      
Koontz, Deeply Odd 06.09.14 / 4 19 -8     x 10 -2      
Lowry, The Giver 09.02.13 / 26       53 -9   47 -3    
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 156 7 = xxx.. 11 + 102 +12 xxx.. xxx.. 18 +2 xxx..
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 10.28.13 / 36 4 = xxx.. x 61 +32 15 + 69 -10 30 +1 67 +10
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 163 8 +5   xxx.. 116 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 172 1 = xxx.. 5 -1 20 +10 xxx.. x 7 +1 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 113 10 = xxx.. xxx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, 7 volumes (UK) 03.31.14 / 13             82 -55  
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 155 9 =   xxx.. 146 + xxx.. xxx.. 22 +7 xxx..
Martin, George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 5-Book Set 03.31.14 / 14       25 +9   8 -5   2 -1
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 197   xxx..   145 -9   32 +9 66 +13 xxx..
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children [tpb] 06.17.13 / 52     xxx.. 75 -13 xxx..      
Roth, Divergent [tpb] 06.17.13 / 55 xxx..   x 7 -2 9 = 26 +3 44 +15 59 +22
Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (UK)               92 +  
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
07.06
WP
06.28
LAT
06.29
USAT
06.22
PW
06.30
Amz
(06.30)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.30)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.30)
This cell color indicates rankings on children’s bestsellers lists This cell color indicates rankings of books based on pre-publication sales [Italics and brackets, and/or this cell color, indicate stale data -- rankings from one or more weeks before -- and do not contribute to the cumulative weeks on any list totals]

Category: Bestsellers

Periodicals, late June

— posted Saturday 28 June 2014 @ 1:01 pm PDT

Aurealis

• Australian SF magazine, published irregularly since 1990; online for purchase since 2013
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly
http://www.aurealis.com.au/

June 2014
Issue 71
• This issue has stories by Michael Grey and Emma Osborne.
• There’s also an article by Shane M Brown about publishing ebooks, and a reviews section.
• The current issue page features the issue’s editorial.

(Sat 28 Jun 2014)

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Beneath Ceaseless Skies

• Literary adventure fantasy, since 2008; publisher and editor-in-chief Scott H. Andrews
• Format: Online; PDF and ebook formats
• Frequency: biweekly
http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/

June 2014
Issue 149,150, cover art by Alex Ries
• This double issue, posted June 26, has stories by Richard Parks and Oliver Buckram, with stories by Adam Callaway and Stephen Case due July 3rd.
Issue 149, posted June 12, has stories by Vylar Kaftan and Greg Linklater.

(Sat 28 Jun 2014)

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Daily Science Fiction

• Original science fiction & fantasy emailed to you every weekday; debuted September 1, 2010; editors Jonathan Laden and Michele Barasso
• Format: Online; email
• Frequency: daily
http://dailysciencefiction.com/

June 2014
• Stories posted this past month are by Cat Rambo, Alan Baxter, Alex Shvartsman, Preston Grassmann, Liz A. Vogel, and others.

(Sat 28 Jun 2014)

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Strange Horizons

• Fiction, art, articles, poetry, and reviews; founded September 2000; editor-in-chief Susan Marie Groppi through 2010, Niall Harrison beginning 2011
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Weekly; reviews posted three times a week
http://www.strangehorizons.com/

June 2014
• Fiction posted this past month include Michelle Ann King’s Tomorrow, We’ll Go Yak Herding, Yukimi Ogawa’s Rib, and JY Yang’s Storytelling for the Night Clerk.
• There are columns by Renay, S.E. Connolly, and John Clute, whose Scores covers titles by Lucius Shepard and Jo Walton.
• There is also poetry by Salik Shah, Zella Christensen, Laura W. Allen, and Tendai Rinos Mwanaka, plus reviews.

(Sat 28 Jun 2014)

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Tor.com

• SF & fantasy fiction, reviews, commentary, founded 2008; staff includes fiction editors Patrick Nielsen Hayden and Liz Gorinsky
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily
http://www.tor.com/

June 2014
• Original stories posted this past month include Jay Lake and the Last Temple of the Monkey King by Ken Scholes, Chapter Six by Stephen Graham Jones, Combustion Hour by Yoon Ha Lee, The Color of Paradox by A.M. Dellamonica, and Little Knife by Leigh Bardugo.
Excerpts include those from novels by James Morrow, Tobias Buckell, Paul Park, Ben Peek, and many others.

(Sat 28 Jun 2014)

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Category: Periodicals

New Books, June Supplemental

— posted Friday 27 June 2014 @ 11:14 am PDT

+ Asher, Neal : The Voyage of the Sable Keech
(Skyhorse/Night Shade Books 978-1597805100, $15.99, 592pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014
Spatteryjay #2

First US edition (UK: Macmillan/Tor, February 2006)

SF novel, sequel to Asher’s 2002 novel The Skinner, set on the watery world Spatterjay. This seems to be the first US edition.
• The UK publisher’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.
• Russell Letson’s review of the book in Locus Magazine concluded, “it’s the sort of ingenious, entertaining, non-stop roller-coaster/grand guignol I have come to expect from Asher.”

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Gaiman, Neil, illustrated by Eddie Campbell : The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains: A Tale of Travel and Darkness with Pictures of All Kinds
(HarperCollins/Morrow 9780062282149, $21.99, 80pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014

Illustrated, hardcover edition of Gaiman’s Locus and Shirley Jackson award winning 2010 novelette, first published in the anthology Stories.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a preview function.

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* Horn, J. D. : The Source
(Amazon/47north 978-1477820148, $14.95, 352pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00GM54GJS
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-1480597846
Witching Savannah #2

Fantasy novel, second in a series following The Line (Feb. 2014), about powerful families of witches in Savannah, Georgia.
• A third book, The Void, is due in November.
• Amazon has a book description, and previews via its “Look Inside” function.
Publishers Weekly said of the first book “This tightly paced, entertaining series opener shows great potential.”

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* Joshi, S. T., ed. : Searchers After Horror: New Tales of the Weird and Fantastic
(Fedogan and Bremer 978-1-878252-26-5, $30, 366pp, hardcover, June 2014, jacket art Richard Corben)
Nominal Publication Date: Sun 1 Jun 2014

Anthology of 21 fantasy stories, all but one original to this volume.
• Authors include John Shirley, Ramsey Campbell, Brian Stableford, Steve Rasnic Tem, and Nick Mamatas.
• The publisher’s site has this description and order page.
Publishers Weekly gives this a starred review: “This collection is an essential primer for anyone new to the genre, and a must-read for horror fans.”

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* Kelly, Michael, ed. : Shadows & Tall Trees, Volume 6
(ChiZine Publications/Undertow 9780981317731, $16.95, 272pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780981317748

Anthology of 17 original horror stories.
• Authors include Eric Schaller, Kaaron Warren, F. Brett Cox, and David Surface.
• ChiZine’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews, including the table of contents.

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* Underwood, Michael : Shield and Crocus
(Amazon/47north 978-1477823903, $14.95, 416pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00HWI5OOK
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-1491520796

Fantasy novel about a group of heroes fighting to reclaim the city of Audec-Hal from the five tyrants who control it.
• Amazon’s page has a description, and previews via its “Look Inside” function.

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* Valentine, Genevieve : The Girls at the Kingfisher Club
(Atria 978-1476739083, $24, 288pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00GEEB84S
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-1629236728

Associational novel set in Jazz Age Manhattan, about the eldest of 12 daughters who helps them sneak out of their father’s townhouse at night to visit speakeasies. It’s based on the Brothers Grimm story “The Twelve Dancing Princesses”.
• Simon & Schuster’s site has this description with a preview function.
• The Publishers Weekly review is mixed; “The book’s imagery has a cinematic sweep, but the narrative itself is less dazzling.”

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* Webb, Janeen : Death at the Blue Elephant
(Ticonderoga Publications 978-1-921857-77-5, A$30, 342pp, trade paperback, June 2014)

Collection of 18 stories, the first collection by Webb, with an introduction by Pamela Sargent.
• Ticonderoga’s site links to this description and order page. There are also hardcover and limited hardcover editions.

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Category: New Books

Classic Reprints, June

— posted Thursday 26 June 2014 @ 10:55 am PDT

* Burroughs, Edgar Rice : SF Gateway Omnibus: Carson of Venus: Pirates of Venus, Lost on Venus, Carson of Venus
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-12920-7, £18.99, 448pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1473202054

Omnibus of three novels, first published in book form in 1934, 1935, and 1939 respectively.
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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Dick, Philip K. : The Broken Bubble
(Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-13308-2, £8.99, 256pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575133099

(First edition: Arbor House, July 1988)

Associational non-SF novel written in 1956 but not first published until 1988, set in San Francisco of the 1950s.
• Orion’s site has this description.
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* Hamilton, Edmond : SF Gateway Omnibus: Captain Future and the Space Emperor, The Star Kings, The Weapon from Beyond
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-09281-5, £18.99, 416pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473202160

Omnibus of three SF novels, first published in 1940, 1949, and 1967 respectively.
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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Ings, Simon : Headlong
(Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-13112-5, £8.99, 288pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575131255

(First edition: UK: HarperCollins/Voyager, February 1999)

SF novel that the publisher describes as “post-cyberpunk”, about robotic workers transforming the moon.
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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* James, John : Votan and Other Novels
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 9780575105508, £9.99, 752pp, mass market paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Jun 2014

Omnibus of three fantasy novels, Votan (1966), Not for All the Gold in Ireland (1968), and Men Went to Cattreath (1969).
• This edition is a new volume in the publisher’s “Fantasy Masterworks” series, and has an introduction by Neil Gaiman.
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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Moorcock, Michael : Behold the Man
(Orion/Gollancz 978-0-575-08099-7, $8.99, 160pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 12 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780575080782

(First edition: UK: Alison & Busby, 1969)

New edition of Moorcock’s 1969 novel, expanded from an earlier Nebula Award winning novella, about a time traveler who encounters Jesus Christ in 29 AD.
• Orion’s site has this description.
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Moorcock, Michael : Jerry Cornelius: His Lives and His Times
(Orion/Gollancz 978-1473200722, £9.99, 416pp, mass market paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473200739

Collection of 21 stories about English assassin and physicist, hero of many of the author’s work since the 1960s.
• This is an expanded, “definitive” edition of the collection first published in 1976 as The Lives & Times of Jerry Cornelius.
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews, including the table of contents and story credits.

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Pohl, Frederik : Chernobyl
(Tor 978-0765375964, $18.99, 368pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466833005

(First edition: Bantam Spectra, September 1987)

Associational novel, a fictional account of the 1986 disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• Amazon has a text excerpt and reader reviews.

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* Strugatsky, Arkady & Boris : Hard to Be a God
(Chicago Review 978-1-61374-828-2, $16.95, 256pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Sun 1 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00K4JX2FM

New translation, by Olena Bormashenko, of an SF novel published in Russian in 1964 and first translated into English in 1973. It’s about a human visitor, ordered to observe but not to interfere, to a planet where a government official orders the murders of intellectuals who threaten his power.
• The book includes a foreword by Hari Kunzru and an afterword by Boris Strugatsky.
• The publisher’s site has this order page.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “””The unadorned prose cloaks rich ideas, illustrating the ability of imaginative literature to probe troubling moral questions.””

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* Sturgeon, Theodore : SF Gateway Omnibus: The Dreaming Jewels, To Marry Medusa, Venus Plus X
(UK: Orion/Gollancz 9780575117150, £18.99, 368pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Thu 29 May 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781473202498

Omnibus of three SF novels, first published in 1950, 1958, and 1960 respectively. (The second title was first published in book form as The Cosmic Rape.)
• Orion’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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Category: Classic Reprints

New Books, 24 June

— posted Tuesday 24 June 2014 @ 11:03 am PDT

* Butler, Octavia E. : Unexpected Stories
(Open Road 978-1-4976-0137-6, $3.99, 95pp, ebk, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014

Collection of two previously-unpublished stories by Butler, who died in 2006, with a foreword by Walter Mosley.
• The stories are a novella, “A Necessary Being”, and “Childfinder”, commissioned for Harlan Ellison’s anthology The Last Dangerous Visions.
• The publisher’s site has this description. Open Road Media also released this video celebration of Butler, with comments from Gary K. Wolfe, N.K. Jemisin, Kate Elliott, Jonathan Lethem, Walter Mosley, and Samuel R. Delany, and photos of Butler.
Publishers Weekly gives this a starred review: “These riveting additions to Butler’s oeuvre are superb examples of her craft and will be welcomed by Butler fans and scholars alike.”

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* Dellamonica, A. M. : Child of a Hidden Sea
(Tor 978-0-7653-3449-7, $25.99, 331pp, hardcover, June 2014, jacket art Karla Ortiz)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-1-4668-1235-2
Stormwrack #1

Fantasy novel, first of a series, about a young San Francisco woman whisked away to the magical world of Stormwrack.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “While Sophie’s relationship with Stormwrack and its people develops slowly, her amazement at this new world and its varied fauna is shared in a satisfying manner that leaves the reader looking forward to the next installment.”

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* Gaiman, Neil, & Adam Rex : Chu’s First Day of School
(Harper 978-0-06-222397-5, $17.99, 32pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
Chu #2

Children’s picture book, sequel to Chu’s Day (2013), about a panda whose sneezes cause bad things to happen.
• Harper’s site has this description with a preview function.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “Gaiman and Rex expertly blend humor and tension to delicious narrative effect.”

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* Martin, Gail Z. : Deadly Curiousities
(Solaris 978-1781082331, $7.99, 464pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
UK edition: 978-1781082324 (Thu 3 Jul 2014)

Fantasy novel, apparently first in a series, about a magical antique shop in Charleston, South Carolina.
• Solaris’ site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “A few loose threads leave the impression that this is the first of many adventures for Cassidy and her team, and a refreshing lack of interpersonal and sexual drama will appeal to longtime fans of paranormal mysteries.”

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* Molles, D. J. : The Remaining: Aftermath
(Orbit 978-0-316-40417-4, 448pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
UK edition: 978-0356503479 (Tue 24 Jun 2014)
The Remaining #2

Post-apocalypse zombie novel, second in four-volume series previously published as ebooks and now appearing in mass market paperback.
• Hachette’s site has this description.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “A cramped and claustrophobic hospital provides both a forbidding backdrop for a harrowing showdown, and an opportunity to stretch the story further into what should be an eagerly awaited sequel.”

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* Pillsworth, Anne M. : Summoned
(Tor Teen 978-0-7653-3589-0, $17.99, 320pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466826571
Redemption’s Heir #1

Young adult fantasy novel, first in a series, about a teenaged boy who answers a classified ad in a newspaper dated 1985, found in an Arkham bookstore.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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* Sapkowski, Andrzej : Baptism of Fire
(Orbit 9780316219181, $16, 400pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 24 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316219167
The Witcher #3

Fantasy horror novel, third novel in a series following Blood of Elves (2008) and The Time of Contempt (2013), about sorcerer Geralt de Riv, basis for the Atari videogame The Witcher.
• This book was first published in Polish in 1996.
• The UK ebook edition was published in March.
• Hachette’s site has this description.
Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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Category: New Books

Weekly Bestsellers, 23 June

— posted Monday 23 June 2014 @ 10:06 am PDT

Diana Gabaldon’s Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (Delacorte) debuts on four lists, ranking #1 on three of them, knocking last week’s debut, Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes, down a notch or two.


Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.29
WP
06.22
LAT
06.22
USAT
06.15
PW
06.23
Amz
(06.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.23)
Items on list -x- number of lists surveyed   30×4 10×2 15×2 150 15×3 100 100 100
Hardcovers
Butcher, Skin Game 05.26.14 / 5 8 -6 xx 5 ++ 49 -19 14 -8 x   x
Card/Johnston, Earth Awakens 06.23.14 / 1 19 ++     66 ++        
Clare, City of Heavenly Fire 05.26.14 / 5       6 -3 5 -2 37 -19 18 -8 14 +1
Clare, City of Lost Souls 05.14.12 / 39       xxx.. 18 +2 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Gabaldon, Written in My Own Heart’s Blood 06.23.14 / 1 1 ++ 1 ++   2 ++ 1 ++ 11 ++   2 ++
Hamilton, A Shiver of Light 06.16.14 / 2 21 -16     117 -110 21 -14      
King, Mr. Mercedes 02.17.14 / 11 2 -1 2 ++ 4 ++ 4 -2 2 -1 10 -2 51 -29 11 -5
Martin, A Feast for Crows (UK) 09.06.05 / 16             64 =  
Moore, The Serpent of Venice 05.05.14 / 7 xxx.. xxx.. 14 + xxx.. xxx..      
Riggs, Hollow City 01.06.14 / 25 xx     xxx.. 15 +1 xxx..   xxx..
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children 05.14.12 / 91 7 +3     xxx.. 7 +1      
Roth, Allegiant 08.26.13 / 44     xxx.. 13 -4 4 +1 36 -3 65 -3 30 +13
Roth, Divergent Series Complete Box Set 03.31.14 / 13       75 +10   xx xxx.. 45 -15
Roth, Insurgent 05.07.12 / 112 xxx..   xxx.. 11 -3 xxx.. 30 +7 36 +11 37 +23
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.29
WP
06.22
LAT
06.22
USAT
06.15
PW
06.23
Amz
(06.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.23)
Paperbacks [tpb=trade]
Atkinson, Life After Life [tpb] 01.20.14 / 23 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 41 +7  
Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 07.20.03 / 177   xxx..   120 +16 xxx.. 40 +10 xxx.. xxx..
Card, Ender’s Game 07.05.11 / 112 6 +9 xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..   xxx..
Clare, City of Bones [tpb] 04.08.08 / 88 xxx..     119 +10 xxx.. xxx.. xxx..  
Collins, Catching Fire [tpb] 06.04.12 / 63         22 + xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Collins, Mockingjay [tpb] 06.04.12 / 61       115 ++ 11 = xxx.. 69 + xxx..
Collins, The Hunger Games [tpb] 07.13.10 / 200 xxx..   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 76 + xxx..
Dashner, The Maze Runner 03.31.14 / 13       14 +14   18 +2    
Eggers, The Circle [tpb] 05.05.14 / 8 20 -1   6 +          
Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane [tpb] 06.16.14 / 2 7 +1 9 ++ 10 ++ 95 +32 10 +2      
Huxley, Brave New World 06.23.14 / 1           93 ++    
King, Doctor Sleep [tpb] 06.23.14 / 1 12 ++     61 ++ 6 ++      
King, Joyland 06.09.14 / 3 18 -2     x        
Koontz, Deeply Odd 06.09.14 / 3 11 -2     150 -52 8 -1      
Lowry, The Giver 09.02.13 / 25       44 +20   44 -5    
Martin, A Clash of Kings 04.19.11 / 155 7 +4 xxx.. xxx.. 114 + xxx.. xxx.. 20 +12 xxx..
Martin, A Dance with Dragons 10.28.13 / 35 4 +2 xxx.. 13 + 93 +16 xxx 59 -12 31 +10 77 +
Martin, A Feast for Crows 09.19.06 / 162 13 +   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones 12.28.10 / 171 1 +1 xxx.. 4 + 30 +8 xxx.. 66 -3 8 +5 xxx..
Martin, A Game of Thrones [tpb] 04.05.11 / 112 10 +1 xxx.. xx xxx.. xxx.. xxx..    
Martin, A Song of Ice and Fire, 7 volumes (UK) 03.31.14 / 12             27 +2  
Martin, A Storm of Swords 04.19.11 / 154 9 +16   xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. xxx.. 29 +10 xxx..
Martin, George R. R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones 5-Book Set 03.31.14 / 13       34 +10   3 =   1 =
Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four 07.20.03 / 196   xxx..   136 +   41 +3 79 + xxx..
Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children [tpb] 06.17.13 / 51     xxx.. 62 +46 xxx..      
Roth, Divergent [tpb] 06.17.13 / 54 xxx..   14 + 5 -1 9 = 29 -5 59 +10 81 -3
Title Debut / #wks on any list NYT
06.29
WP
06.22
LAT
06.22
USAT
06.15
PW
06.23
Amz
(06.23)
UK:
Amz UK
(06.23)
Canada:
Amz.ca
(06.23)
This cell color indicates rankings on children’s bestsellers lists This cell color indicates rankings of books based on pre-publication sales [Italics and brackets, and/or this cell color, indicate stale data -- rankings from one or more weeks before -- and do not contribute to the cumulative weeks on any list totals]

Category: Bestsellers

New in Paperback, June

— posted Thursday 19 June 2014 @ 10:49 am PDT

Ambrose, E. C. : Elisha Barber
(DAW 978-0756408367, $7.99, 400pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014
Dark Apostle #1

(First edition: DAW, July 2013)

Fantasy novel, first of a series, about witchcraft in 14th century England.
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The second book in the series, Elisha Magus, is due in hardcover July 1st.

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Barnes, John : The Last President
(Ace 978-0425256466, $7.99, 400pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014
Daybreak #3

(First edition: Ace, September 2013)

SF thriller, third in a trilogy following Directive 51 (2010) and Daybreak Zero (2011), about the aftermath of a movement that destroyed modern civilization.
• Penguin’s site has this description with a link to an excerpt.

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Correia, Larry : Warbound
(Baen 978-1476736525, $7.99, 624pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014
Grimnoir Chronicles #3

(First edition: Baen, August 2013)

Alternate history fantasy novel, third in a series following Hard Magic (2011) and Spellbound (2012), about an ex-con hired by the Bureau of Investigation for his magical talent.
• Baen’s site has this description with links to several chapters.

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Davidson, MaryJanice : Undead and Unsure
(Berkley Sensation 978-0515153491, $7.99, 320pp, mass market paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014
Betsy #12

(First edition: Berkley, August 2013)

Humorous romantic fantasy novel, twelfth book in the “Queen Betsy (Undead)” series following Undead and Unwed, Undead and Unemployed, Undead and Unappreciated (2005), Undead and Unreturnable (2005), Undead and Unpopular (2006), Undead and Uneasy (2007), Undead and Unworthy (2008), Undead and Unwelcome (2009), Undead and Unfinished (2010), Undead and Undermined (2011), and Undead and Unstable (2012).
• Penguin’s site has this description with a link to an excerpt.

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Doctorow, Cory : Homeland
(Tor Teen 978-0765333704, $10.99, 448pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014
Little Brother #2

(First edition: Tor Teen, February 2013)

Young adult SF novel, sequel to Little Brother (2008), about teenager Marcus Yallow, now working for a Californa politcian and faced with a dilemma involving leaked information of corporate perfidy.
• Parent publisher Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The novel is currently a finalist for the Prometheus, Locus, and Sunburst awards.

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Gaiman, Neil : The Ocean at the End of the Lane
(Morrow 978-0-06-225566-2, $14.99, 208pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014

(First edition: HarperCollins/Morrow, June 2013)

Fantasy novel about a middle-aged man who returns home for a funeral and rediscovers magical and frightening events that occurred when he was a boy.
• The publisher’s site has this description with a preview function and a video excerpt of Gaiman reading from the book.
• Gary K. Wolfe reviewed it last year in Locus Magazine: “…one of most powerful and compelling, as deeply felt and deeply honest as anything Gaiman has written.”
• The novel was a Nebula Award finalist and is currently a finalist for the Locus Awards.

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Green, Simon R. : Casino Infernale
(Penguin/Roc 978-0451414304, $7.99, 416pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014
Secret Histories #7

(First edition: Roc, June 2013)

Fantasy novel, seventh in the series about Shaman Bond, aka Eddie Drood, who protects humanity from the forces of darkness, following The Man with the Golden Torc (2007), Daemons Are Forever (2008), The Spy Who Haunted Me (2009), From Hell with Love (2010), For Heaven’s Eyes Only (2011), and Live and Let Drood (2012).
• Penguin’s site has this description.
• The eighth book in the series, Property of a Lady Faire, was just published in hardcover.

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Hoyt, Sarah A. : Noah’s Boy
(Baen 978-1476736549, $7.99, 400pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014
Shifter #3

(First edition: Baen, July 2013)

Fantasy novel, third in a series following Draw One in the Dark (2006) and The Gentleman Takes a Chance (2008), about a policeman in a city populated by humans and shape-shifters.
• Baen’s site has this description with links to several chapters.

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Jackson, D. B. : Thieves’ Quarry
(Tor 978-0765366078, $8.99, 368pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014
Thieftaker Chronicles #2

(First edition: Tor, July 2013)

Historical fantasy, second in a series following Thieftaker (2012), about a conjurer in pre-revolutionary Boston who casts spells to solve crimes.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• Jackson is a pseudonym for David B. Coe.
• The next book in the series, A Plunder of Souls, is due in hardcover July 8th.

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King, Stephen : Doctor Sleep
(Simon & Schuster/Gallery 978-1451698855, $17, 560pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jun 2014
The Shining #2

(First edition: Simon & Schuster/Scribner, September 2013)

Horror novel, sequel to The Shining (1977), about now-adult Danny Torrance, an alcoholic working at a nursing home in a New Hampshire town.
• Simon & Schuster’s site has this description with a video trailer and an audio excerpt.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides a preview.

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Koontz, Dean : Deeply Odd
(Bantam 978-0553593082, $9.99, 464pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014
Odd #6

(First edition: UK: HarperCollins UK, March 2013)

Horror novel, sixth in a series following Odd Thomas (2003), Forever Odd (2005), Brother Odd (2006), Odd Hours (2008), and Odd Apocalypse (2012), about a young man who can see spirits of the dead.
• Random House’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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Lackey, Mercedes : Steadfast
(DAW 978-0756409463, $7.99, 384pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014
Elemental Masters #8

(First edition: DAW, June 2013)

Fantasy novel about the daughter of a Water Mage in a Welsh fishing village, who rebels against her arranged marriage.
• It’s the eighth book in the Elemental Masters series, following Fire Rose, Gates of Sleep, Serpent’s Shadow, Phoenix and Ashes, The Wizard of London, Reserved for the Cat, Unnatural Issue (2011), and Elemental Magic (2012)>
• Penguin’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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Lawrence, Mark : Emperor of Thorns
(Ace 978-0425256541, $7.99, 416pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014
The Broken Empire #3

(First edition: Ace, August 2013)

Fantasy novel, third in a trilogy following author’s first novel Prince of Thorns (2011) and King of Thorns (2012) about a prince who becomes an outlaw following the murders of his mother and brother.
• Series site Prince of Thorns has this description with links to pages for characters, a map, etc.
• Penguin’s site has this descrption with a link to an excerpt.

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Niven, Larry, & Matthew Joseph Harrington : The Goliath Stone
(Tor 978-0765368898, $8.99, 384pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 3 Jun 2014

(First edition: Tor, June 2013)

SF novel in which renegade nanomachines, sent 25 years ago to mine an asteroid, now direct a larger asteroid on a collision course with Earth.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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Planck, M. C. : The Kassa Gambit
(Tor 978-0765330932, $16.99, 288pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014

(First edition: Tor, January 2013)

SF novel, set in a human-colonized galaxy, about a freighter captain who responds to a distress call from a planet where the first evidence of alien contact is found.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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Robinson, Kim Stanley : Shaman
(Orbit 978-0316098083, $17, 480pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jun 2014

(First edition: Orbit, September 2013)

Prehistoric novel set in the Pleistocene, in which 14-year-old shaman Loon sets off on a “wander”.
• Hachette’s site has this description. Orbit’s site has this excerpt.
• Both Gary K. Wolfe and Cecelia Holland reviewed the book last year in Locus Magazine. Wolfe wrote, “But for the most part, despite its radical departure from the spectacular, hard-SF inhabited solar system of 2312, the novel mostly seems much of a piece with Robinson’s earlier survival tales, such as Antarctica or ‘Muir on Shasta’, and even with his meditations on the sources of passion in art, such as the brilliant ‘The Timpanist of the Berlin Philharmonic, 1942’. … Like Joe Haldeman, Robinson has written a good deal more about the arts than most SF writers, or than he’s generally given credit for, and here he offers us a detailed and persuasive notion of how it all might have started.”
• The book was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Memorial Award and is currently a finalist for the Locus Awards.

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Turtledove, Harry : Two Fronts
(Ballantine Del Rey 978-0345524690, $16, 432pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
The War That Came Early #5

(First edition: Ballantine Del Rey, July 2013)

Alternate history novel, fifth in a series following Hitler’s War (2009), West and East (2010), The Big Switch (2011), and Coup d’Etat, about an alternate World War II that followed when Neville Chamberlain stood up to Hitler rather than appeased him with the Munich Accord.
• Random House’s site has this description with an excerpt.

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Wheeler, S. M. : Sea Change
(Tor 978-0765333155, $14.99, 304pp, trade paperback, May 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014

(First edition: Tor, June 2013)

Fantasy novel, the author’s first novel, about an unhappy girl who befriends an intelligent kraken named Octavius.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
Publishers Weekly gave this a starred review: “Wheeler’s stunning debut is a sophisticated fantasy whose lush descriptions, lyrical dialogue, and engaging structure are reminiscent of the very best fairy tales.”

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White, Steve : Pirates of the Timestream
(Baen 978-1476736778, $7.99, 368pp, mass market paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 27 May 2014
Jason Thanou #3

(First edition: Baen, August 2013)

SF novel, sequel to Blood of the Heroes (2006) and Sunset of the Gods (Jan. 2013), about a time traveler to ancient Greece where the Greek gods are real.
• Baen’s site has this description with links to several chapters.

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New Books, 17 June

— posted Tuesday 17 June 2014 @ 11:53 am PDT

* Corey, James S. A. : Cibola Burn
(Orbit 978-0-316-21762-0, $27, 592pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780316217606
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9781478900825
UK edition: 978-0356504162 (Thu 5 Jun 2014)
The Expanse #4

Space opera novel, fourth book of “The Expanse” following Leviathan’s Deep (2011), Caliban’s War (2012), and Abaddon’s Gate (2014).
• James S.A. Corey is a pseudonym for authors Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham.
• Hachette’s site has this description. Orbit’s site has this excerpt.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “Corey’s splendid fourth Expanse novel blends adventure with uncommon decency. Even as hostile biochemistries vie with slumbering war machines for a chance to exterminate squabbling people, a spark of humor and hope suggests that despite ourselves, we might find a way to prevail.”

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* Evans, Arthur B., ed. : Vintage Visions: Essays on Early Science Fiction
(Wesleyan University Press 978-0-8195-7438-1, $29.95, 448pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Wed 11 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-8195-7439-8

Nonfiction anthology of (previously published) essays on early SF, from Cyrano de Bergerac in 1657 to Olaf Stapledon in 1937.
• Contributors include I.F. Clarke, Andrea Bell, Gary Westfahl, and Stanislaw Lem.
• Wesleyan’s site has this description with the table of contents. There’s also an $85 hardcover edition (978-0-8195-7437-4).

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* Gabaldon, Diana : Written in My Own Heart’s Blood
(Delacorte 978-0-385-34443-2, $35, 825pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-440-24644-2
UK edition: Orion 978-0752898490 (Tue 10 Jun 2014)
Outlander #-


Historical fantasy novel, latest in the “Outlander” series about a World War II combat nurse who is spirited back in time to 18th century Scotland, following most recently An Echo in the Bone (2009).
• Random House’s site has this description, with a signing tour beginning today.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

(Tue 10 Jun 2014)
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* Hearne, Kevin : Shattered
(Del Rey 978-0-345-54848-1, $26, 352pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-345-54849-8
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-0-8041-4790-3
Iron Druid Chronicles #7

Urban fantasy novel, seventh book of a series following Hounded, Hexed, Hammered (all 2011), Tricked (May 2012), Trapped (Dec. 2012), and Hunted (2013), about a 2000-year-old Druid living in Arizona.
• Random House’s site has this description with a preview function

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* Klaus, Susan : Flight of the Golden Harpy
(Tor 978-0-7653-3755-9, $26.99, 384pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466835061

Young adult SF novel, the author’s first novel, about human colonists on a planet whose feral “harpies” are hunted as dangerous animals.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “The planet Dora is well crafted, with a variety of biomes that allow Klaus to present an ecological message more nuanced than her plot and characterizations would imply.”

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* Martin, George R. R., & Gardner Dozois, eds. : Rogues
(Bantam 978-03-455-3726-3, 832pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-8041-7960-7
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-0-553-39873-1

Anthology of 21 original stories. Author’s include Neil Gaiman, Scott Lynch, Garth Nix, Michael Swanwick, Connie Willis, and George R.R. Martin (with a “Game of Thrones” story).
• Random House’s site has this description.
• Adrienne Martini reviews the book in the June issue of Locus Magazine: “Many will buy this anthology simply for another sliver of Westeros from Martin in ‘‘The Rogue Prince, or, the King’s Brother’’. Here Martin fleshes out more of the Targaryen line in perfectly fine fashion. Patrick Rothfuss’ ‘‘The Lightning Tree’’, Michael Swanwick’s ‘‘Tawny Petticoats’’, and Walter Jon Williams’ ‘‘Diamonds From Tequila’’ are like beautiful postcards from their respective worlds that any fan of the author’s work will enjoy. And, of course, there is the oft-hinted-about-but-never-seen ‘‘How the Marquis Got His Coat Back’’ by Neil Gaiman, which returns to the world of Neverwhere with a deceptively simple story well told.”

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* Owen, Lauren : The Quick
(Random House 978-0-8129-9327-1, $27, 544pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-679-64505-4
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-0-8041-6547-1

Victorian fantasy novel, the author’s first novel, about vampires in 1892 London.
• Random House’s site has this description with a preview function.
Publishers Weekly gives it a starred review: “Though the book has an old-fashioned, leisurely pace, which might cause some reader impatience, Owen’s sentence-by-sentence prose is extraordinarily polished—a noteworthy feat for a 500-page debut—and she packs many surprises into her tale, making it a book for readers to lose themselves in.”
• Faren Miller’s review, from the June issue of Locus Magazine, is posted here: “In The Quick Laurel Owen – a brand-new author with an M.A. in Victorian Literature – has produced her own mind-bending tour de force.”

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* Pehov, Alexey : Chasers of the Wind
(Tor 978-0-7653-3489-3, $27.99, 400pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9781466818415
Cycle of Wind and Sparks #1

Fantasy novel, first book in a new series, loosely related to the author’s earlier “Chronicles of Siala” trilogy.
• Macmillan’s site has this description with an excerpt.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Pehov imports master thief Harold from the Siala series, but Harold’s philosophical asides don’t detract from the pleasure of an exciting story.”

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* Pratchett, Terry, & Stephen Baxter : The Long Mars
(Harper 978-0-06-229729-7, $25.99, 368pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780062297310
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780062297327
UK edition: 978-0857521743 (Thu 19 Jun 2014)
Long Earth #3

SF novel, third of a series following The Long Earth (2012) and The Long War (2013), in which a process called Stepping gives humanity access to a series of parallel Earths.
• HarperCollins’ site has this description with a preview function.
• The Publishers Weekly review concludes, “Baxter and Pratchett remain in fine form, their collaboration producing another thoughtful page-turner.”

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* Pratt, Tim : Heirs of Grace
(47North 978-1477823644, $14.95, 284pp, trade paperback, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: B00HRIDFVO
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-1491520710

Contemporary fantasy novel about an art school graduate who inherits a North Carolina house filled with magic and monsters.
• The book was released earlier as episodes in a Kindle Serial.
• Amazon’s page has a description and “Look Inside” previews.
• Adrienne Martini reviews it in the June issue of Locus Magazine: “Tim Pratt’s writing just keeps getting better and better. In Heirs of Grace, his voice feels dialed in. The writing is tight and sassy without wasting one word – and he makes it seem easy.”

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* Remic, Andy : The White Towers
(Angry Robot 978-0857663573, $7.99, 464pp, mass market paperback, June 2014, cover art Lee Gibbons)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 17 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780857663597
UK edition: 9780857663580 (Thu 5 Jun 2014)
The Rage of Kings #2

Fantasy novel, second in a series following The Iron Wolves (Jan. 2014), about a group of warriors whose realm faces an invading horde.
• Angry Robot’s site has this description.
• Amazon’s “Look Inside” function provides previews.

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* Wilson, Daniel H. : Robogenesis
(Doubleday 978-0-385-53709-4, $26.95, 362pp, hardcover, June 2014)
Nominal Publication Date: Tue 10 Jun 2014
Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 978-0-385-53710-0
Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 978-0-385-36283-2
Robopocalypse #2

SF thriller, sequel to Robopocalypose (2011), in which the master AI Archos has survived and is regrouping.
• Random House’s site has this description with an excerpt and author signing dates.

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