The Zone [No. 1, Summer 1994] ed. Tony Lee (S.A. Publishing, £2.00, 38pp, A4, cover by Kevin Cullen) Small press sf fiction magazine. Available from S.A. Publishing, 13 Hazely Combe, Arreton, Isle of Wight, PO30 3AJ.
Virtual DeathShale Aaron (HarperPrism 0-06-105430-5, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $4.50, 293pp, pb, cover by Peter Gudynas) SF novel set in an apocalyptic near future. A legendary death artist plans a comeback death that might be her last.
Virtual DeathShale Aaron (Easton Press, Oct 95, no price, 293pp, hc, cover by Peter Gudynas) SF novel set in an apocalyptic near future. A legendary death artist plans a comeback death that might be her last. This special, signed, limited, leatherbound, gilt-edged edition is part of the First Editions of Science Fiction series, available by subscription only. This is being published simultaneously with the HarperPrism paperback edition listed in July; this is the first hardcover edition.
Doom: Hell on EarthDafydd ab Hugh & Brad Linaweaver (Pocket Star 0-671-52562-X, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $4.99, 248pp, pb) [Doom] Military SF novelization, second in the series based on the computer games. Copyrighted by Id Software.
Doom: Knee-Deep in the DeadDafydd ab Hugh & Brad Linaweaver (Pocket Star 0-671-52555-7, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $4.99, 250pp, pb) [Doom] Military SF novelization based on the computer games Doom and Doom II. Copyrighted by Id Software.
Dark Sun: Cinnabar ShadowsLynn Abbey (TSR 0-7869-0181-0, Jul 95, $5.99, 312pp, tp, cover by Brom) [Dark Sun: Chronicles of Athas] Novelization based on the role-playing game; book four in the Chronicles of Athas.
The Hitchhikers Guide to the GalaxyDouglas Adams (Ballantine 0-345-39180-2, Nov 95 [Oct 95], $6.99, 216pp, pb) [Hitchhiker] Reprint (Pan 1979) humorous SF novel, first in the Hitchhikers Trilogy.
Life, the Universe, and EverythingDouglas Adams (Ballantine 0-345-39182-9, Nov 95 [Oct 95], $6.99, 232pp, pb) [Hitchhiker] Reprint (Pan 1982) humorous SF novel, third in the Hitchhikers trilogy.
The Original Hitchhiker Radio ScriptsDouglas Adams (Crown/Harmony 0-517-88384-8, May 95 [Apr 95], $15.00, 248pp, tp, cover by Peter Cross) [Hitchhiker] Reprint (Pan 1985 as The Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy: The Original Radio Scripts) compendium of radio scripts. This is the 10th anniversary edition, but only the cover has changed.
The Restaurant at the End of the UniverseDouglas Adams (Ballantine 0-345-39181-0, Nov 95 [Oct 95], $6.99, 245pp, pb) [Hitchhiker] Reprint (Pan 1980) humorous SF novel, second in the Hitchhikers trilogy.
Two Complete NovelsDouglas Adams (Wings 0-517-11912-9, 1994 [Feb 95], $9.99, 436pp, hc, cover by Ian Greathead) [Dirk Gently] Omnibus of the two Dirk Gently fantasy novels, Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul. This is an instant remainder edition. First American omnibus edition (Pan 1993, under the two titles.)
A Creepy CompanyJoan Aiken (Dell Yearling 0-440-40993-4, Feb 95 [Jan 95], $3.99, 152pp, tp, cover by Mary Grandpré) Young-adult collection of ten ghostly stories. Reprints eight of the 11 stories from the British edition (Gollancz 1993) and adds two later ones. First American edition.
1 · Dead Mans Lane · ss A Creepy Company, London: Gollancz, 1993
11 · My Disability · ss A Creepy Company, London: Gollancz, 1993
28 · Toomie · ss A Creepy Company, London: Gollancz, 1993
44 · The Thing-in-Waiting · ss, 1994
64 · They Have Found Out · ss A Creepy Company, London: Gollancz, 1993
74 · The Ferry · ss *
81 · Little Nym · ss The Walker Book of Ghost Stories, ed. Susan Hill, Walker, 1990
100 · The Traitor · ss The Virago Book of Ghost Stories: The Twentieth Century: Volume Two, ed. Richard Dalby, Virago, 1991
126 · Die from Day to Day · ss A Creepy Company, London: Gollancz, 1993
141 · Fastness of Light · ss A Creepy Company, London: Gollancz, 1993
A Fit of ShiversJoan Aiken (Dell Yearling 0-440-41120-3, Nov 95 [Dec 95], $4.50, 147pp, tp, cover by Mary Grandpré) Reprint (Gollancz 1990) young-adult collection of ten ghostly stories.
Give Yourself a FrightJoan Aiken (Dell Yearling 0-440-41014-2, May 95, $3.99, 180pp, tp, cover by Mary Grandpré) Reprint (Delacorte 1989) young-adult collection of 13 stories of the supernatural.
Is UndergroundJoan Aiken (Dell 0-440-41068-1, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $3.99, 242pp, pb, cover by Edward Gorey) [Alternate England; James III] Reprint (Cape 1992) young-adult alternate history adventure featuring Is Twite (Didos younger sister.)
Aunt WeirdLloyd Alan (HarperTrophy 0-06-440560-5, Mar 95, $3.95, 118pp, tp, cover by Eric Petersen) [House of Horrors] Young-adult horror novel, #4 in the House of Horrors series. The new babysitter does voodoo-like magic with dolls. Packaged and copyrighted by Parachute Press.
Night of the GargoyleLloyd Alan (HarperTrophy 0-06-440604-0, Sep 95 [Aug 95], $3.95, 120pp, tp, cover by Vince Natale) [House of Horrors] Young-adult horror novel, House of Horrors #6. Packaged and copyrighted by Parachute Press.
Singer to the Sea GodVivien Alcock (Dell Yearling 0-440-41003-7, Mar 95 [May 95], $3.99, 199pp, tp) Reprint (Methuen 1992) young-adult fantasy based on Greek myth.
The Detached RetinaBrian W. Aldiss (Syracuse University Press 0-8156-0370-3, Jul 95 [May 95], $16.95, 224pp, tp, cover by Peder Balke) Non-fiction collection of 24 essays on SF and related topics. Four of the essays are previously unpublished, and the rest have been updated or revised. Also announced in hardcover (-2681-9, $39.95) but not seen. First US edition (Liverpool 1995). Syracuse University Press, 1600 Jamesville Avenue, Syracuse NY 13244-5160; credit card orders 800-365-8929.
A Ring in a CaseYuz Aleshkovsky (Northwestern University Press/Hydra 0-8101-1138-1, Jun 95 [May 95], $24.95, 249pp, hc, cover by Odilon Redon) Satiric dark quasi-fantasy. Demons, many drawn from Russian tradition and literature, haunt a determined atheist in post-Gorbachev Moscow. Translated by Jane Anne Miller.
Star Trek Creator: The Authorized Biography of Gene RoddenberryDavid Alexander (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45440-5, Mar 95 [Feb 95], $6.99, 649pp, pb) [Star Trek] Reprint (Penguin/Roc 1994) non-fiction, the authorized biography of Gene Roddenberry, with an introduction by Majel Barrett Roddenberry.
The ArkadiansLloyd Alexander (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-45415-2, Jun 95 [May 95], $15.99, 272pp, hc, cover by Trina Schart Hyman) Young-adult fantasy in which a boy, a girl, and a donkey have various adventures in a fantasy society based on ancient Greece.
The House GobbaleenLloyd Alexander (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-45289-3, Aug 95, $15.99, unpaginated, hc, cover by Diane Goode) Childrens picture book. A man and his cat chase off an unwanted fairy guest with stories of an imaginary monster.
GlimpsesRoger Alexander (Delphic Publications 0-9642850-0-2, Mar 95, $24.95, 310pp, hc) Allegorical SF novel. In 2515, humans exist only as computer-stored memories and preserved genetic material, and their only hope is spaceship arks that will carry the chosen few to new planets if the Antichrist doesnt stop them first. A first novel. Available from Delphic Publications, Inc., 362 Gulf Breeze Parkway #107, Gulf Breeze FL 32561; 800-260-3759. Add $3.00 shipping.
Reservation BluesSherman Alexie (Atlantic Monthly Press 0-87113-594-9, Jun 95 [May 95], $21.00, 306pp, hc, cover by Wendell Minor) Literary fantasy novel. An old mans deal with the devil brings him to an Indian reservation, where his magic guitar leads young Spokane Indians to form a band. A first novel.
New Dominions: Fantasy Stories by Virginia Writers ed. Mike &Anita Allen (Allen & Allen Productions, 1995 [Oct 95], $4.95, 76pp, ph, cover by Ted Guerin) Chapbook original anthology of seven short stories, five poems, and a set of short vignettes; one poem is a reprint. This is the first edition we have seen, but it is marked as the second edition. Available from Allen & Allen Productions, PO Box 13511, Roanoke VA 24034-3511.
Allies & AliensRoger MacBride Allen (Baen 0-671-87658-9, Jun 95 [May 95], $5.99, 726pp, pb, cover by Paul Alexander) [Torch of Honor] Omnibus of two military SF novels, The Torch of Honor (Baen 1985) and Rogue Powers (Baen 1986), both revised, with a brief introduction explaining the nature and extent of the revisions.
· Introduction to the Revised Editions · in
1 · The Torch of Honor · n. New York: Baen, 1985
327 · Rogue Powers · n. New York: Baen, 1986
Isaac Asimovs InfernoRoger MacBride Allen (SFBC #06293, Jan 95, $8.98, 226pp, hc, cover by Ralph McQuarrie) [Robot] Reprint (Millennium 1994) SF novel, second in a series continuing Isaac Asimovs Robot series. This is similar to the Ace trade paperback edition, and has the Ace ISBN and UPC on the back jacket, along with the SFBC number.
The Shattered SphereRoger MacBride Allen (Tor 0-812-53016-0, Sep 95 [Aug 95], $5.99, 491pp, pb, cover by Boris Vallejo) [Hunted Earth] Reprint (Tor 1994) SF novel, sequel to The Ring of Charon.
Star Wars: Ambush at CorelliaRoger MacBride Allen (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29803-8, Mar 95 [Feb 95], $5.99, 308pp, pb, cover by Drew Struzan) [Star Wars: Corellian Trilogy] SF novelization based on the Star Wars movies, book one of the Corellian Trilogy. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm Ltd.
Star Wars: Assault at SeloniaRoger MacBride Allen (Bantam Spectra 0-553-29805-4, Jul 95 [Jun 95], $5.99, 289pp, pb, cover by Drew Struzan) [Star Wars: Corellian Trilogy] Star Wars novelization, second volume in the Corellian Trilogy. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm Ltd.
Star Wars: Showdown at CenterpointRoger MacBride Allen (Bantam 0-553-29806-2, Oct 95 [Sep 95], $5.99, 301pp, pb, cover by Drew Struzan) [Star Wars: Corellian Trilogy] SF novelization, third in the Corellian Trilogy. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm Ltd.
Star Wars: The Corellian TrilogyRoger MacBride Allen (SFBC #10274, Nov 95 [Oct 95], $14.98, 686pp, hc, cover by Drew Struzan) [Star Wars: Corellian Trilogy] Omnibus of three SF novelizations (Ambush at Corellia, Assault at Selonia, and Showdown at Centerpoint, all Bantam Spectra 1995) based on the Star Wars movies. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm Ltd. This edition has both the SFBC number on the back jacket and an ISBN (1-56865-156-2) on the copyright page.
1 · Ambush at Corellia · n. Bantam Spectra, 1995
243 · Assault at Selonia · n. Bantam Spectra, 1995
459 · Showdown at Centerpoint · n. Bantam Spectra, 1995
Doc SidheAaron Allston (Baen 0-671-87662-7, May 95 [Apr 95], $5.99, 337pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) [Doc Sidhe] Fantasy novel set in an alternate world where an elven Doc Savage fights evil in a strangely familiar 1930s New York.
The War of the SaintsJorge Amado (Bantam 0-553-37440-0, Mar 95 [Feb 95], $10.95, 357pp, tp, cover by Bascove) Reprint (Bantam 1993) literary magic realism novel with real fantasy elements. Translation by Gregory Rabassa.
The Man Who Turned Into HimselfDavid Ambrose (St. Martins/Picador 0-312-13119-4, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $10.00, 196pp, tp, cover by Eric Dinyer) Reprint (Jonathan Cape 1993) literary SF novel about a man trapped inside himself in an alternate universe.
MillenniumJack Anderson (Tor 0-812-52258-3, Oct 95 [Sep 95], $5.99, 424pp, pb, cover by Shelley Eshkar) Reprint (Forge 1994) SF thriller novel. A journalist saves an alien visitor from Earths human dangers.
BlindfoldKevin J. Anderson (Warner Aspect 0-446-60247-7, Nov 95 [Oct 95], $5.99, 377pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) SF novel. In a fragile society dependent on telepaths as Truthsaysers, someone is trying to subvert the system.
Climbing OlympusKevin J. Anderson (Easton Press, Mar 95, no price, 297pp, hc) SF novel of men who are surgically transformed in order to colonize Mars. This special leatherbound, gilt-edge edition is part of the Signed First Editions of Science Fiction series, and is available only by subscription. Published simultaneously with Warner edition listed seven months ago; this is the first hardcover edition.
Star Wars: DarksaberKevin J. Anderson (SFBC #10655, Jan 96 [Dec 95], $8.98, 370pp, hc, cover by Drew Struzan) [Star Wars] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) SF novelization based on characters from the movies. This is similar to the Spectra edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
The X-Files: Ground ZeroKevin J. Anderson (HarperPrism 0-06-105223-X, Dec 95 [Nov 95], $20.00, 290pp, hc) [X-Files] Novelization, third in the series based on the TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
The Illustrated Star Wars UniverseKevin J. Anderson & Ralph McQuarrie (Bantam Spectra 0-553-09302-9, Dec 95 [Oct 95], $35.00, 208pp, hc, cover by Ralph McQuarrie) [Star Wars] Pictorial guide to the worlds of Star Wars, supposedly a series of articles written by a different author for each planet. The art, by several artists, includes new paintings by McQuarrie, the main concept artist for all three films. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm Ltd.