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Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson Zenna Henderson (SFBC #07720, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $11.98, 577pp, hc, cover by Elizabeth Rhys Finney) [People] Reprint (NESFA Press 1995) collection of 17 stories about the People, along with the bridging material from the collections Pilgrimage: the Book of the People and The People: No Different Flesh. This is similar to the NESFA edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Blood of Tarian Shane Lacy Hensley (West End Games 0-87431-377-5, Oct 94 [Jan 95], $6.95, 263pp, tp, cover by Gábor Szikszai & Zoltán Boros) [Bloodshadows] Fantasy novelization based on the Bloodshadows role-playing game. Interior illustrations by Thomas ONeill.
Ocean Girl Peter Hepworth (Hyperion 0-7868-1070-X, May 95 [Jun 95], $4.95, 202pp, tp) Young-adult novelization based on the futuristic TV show about boys living in an underwater city and a girl who talks to whales. First US edition (Mammoth Australia 1994). Copyrighted by Jonathan M. Shiff Productions Pty Ltd.
World of Darkness: Prince of the City Keith Herber (White Wolf 1-56504-820-2, Mar 95 [Feb 95], $5.99, 317pp, pb, cover by Mike Dringenberg) [World of Darkness: Vampire] Vampire novelization based on the role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade, sequel to Dark Prince (from HarperPrism). Copyrighted by White Wolf.
Dune Frank Herbert (SFBC #07683, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $10.98, 563pp, hc, cover by Bryn Barnard) [Dune] Reprint (Chilton 1965) classic SF novel. The contents page has the ISBN of the 1984 Putnam edition, but the page count is different. The jacket lacks both price and ISBN, and has the SFBC number on the back.
Fluke James Herbert (Penguin/Signet 0-451-18564-1, Jun 95 [Jul 95], $4.99, 215pp, pb) Reissue (NEL 1977) reincarnation/fantasy/dog novel. This is the movie tie-in edition, with a new ISBN on the cover, but is marked as a fifth printing inside.
The Ghosts of Sleath James Herbert (HarperPrism 0-06-105210-8, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $20.00, 328pp, hc, cover by Joe Burleson) [David Ash] Horror novel about a town haunted by masses of ghosts. First US edition (HarperCollins UK 1994).
Full Spectrum 5 ed. Jennifer Hershey, Tom Dupree & Janna Silverstein (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37400-1, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $14.95, 486pp, tp, cover by Michael Parkes) Original anthology of 28 stories by authors including Michael Bishop, Patricia A. McKillip, Karen Joy Fowler, and Gene Wolfe.
The Complete Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse Hermann Hesse (Bantam 0-553-37776-0, Nov 95 [Oct 95], $12.95, 266pp, tp, cover by David Frampton) Collection of 22 fairy tales, most for the first time in English, translated and with an biographical introduction and notes by Jack Zipes. Also available in hardcover (-10023-8; $24.95).
Phoenix Rising Karen Hesse (Penguin/Puffin 0-14-037628-3, Sep 95, $3.99, 182pp, pb, cover by Jonathan Bumas) Reprint (Holt 1994) young-adult near-future story of nuclear disaster.
A Time of Angels Karen Hesse (Hyperion 0-7868-0087-9, Oct 95, $15.95, 250pp, hc, cover by Chuck Gillies) Young-adult novel with fantasy elements. An influenza epidemic and WWI force a Jewish girl to leave home with unearthly help. This is more serious, and the angels kept more mysterious, than usual in recent angel novels.
The Other Door Karen Heuler (University of Missouri Press 0-8262-1041-4, Oct 95 [Sep 95], $16.95, 156pp, tp, cover by Stephanie Foley) Collection of 14 literary stories, eight original, described as contemporary fables, at times venturing into fantasy and at times, not. Available from the University of Missouri Press, 2910 LeMone Blvd, Columbia MO 65201; 800-828-1894.
- 1 · Like a Piston, Like a Flame · ss *
- 12 · The Other Door · ss *
- 17 · Deep Green · ss *
- 30 · The Hole Story · ss *
- 42 · The Revolt of Everyday Things · ss *
- 55 · Overpowering Joy · ss *
- 64 · Ghost Nets · ss *
- 75 · One Spectacular God · ss *
- 88 · The Light at the End · nv *
- 103 · Lying There, So Quietly · ss *
- 116 · Notes from the Attic · ss *
- 129 · Simple Accommodations · ss *
- 137 · The Broadcast Storm · ss *
- 144 · The Second Coming · ss *
The Work of Jack Vance: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide Jerry Hewett & Daryl F. Mallett (Borgo Press 0-8095-1509-1, 1994 [Mar 95], $25.00, 293pp, tp) Non-fiction, reference. This is internally the same as, and was apparently published simultaneously with, the Underwood Miller edition listed last year, but was not seen until now. The colophon lists both publishers and four simultaneous editions! An annotated bibilography of Vances fiction, including secondary materials, the outline for an unfinished novel, an introduction by Robert Silverberg and an afterword by Tim Underwood. A Borgo hardcover edition (-0509-6, $35.00) was announced but has not been seen. Order from Borgo Press, PO Box 2845, San Bernardino, CA 92406; add $2.50 shipping. Credit card orders: fax 909-888-4942. [Jack Vance]
Alien Eyes Lynn S. Hightower (Ace 0-441-01688-X, Feb 95 [Jan 95], $4.99, 245pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) [Elaki] Reissue (Ace 1993) SF police procedural, second in the Elaki series. Second printing.
Alien Rites Lynn S. Hightower (Ace 0-441-00219-6, Jul 95 [Jun 95], $4.99, 221pp, pb, cover by Duane O. Myers) [Elaki] SF mystery novel in the Elaki series. The human/alien detective team tries to stop an alien blood feud.
The Puppy Sister S. E. Hinton (Delacorte 0-385-32060-4, Sep 95 [Aug 95], $14.95, 122pp, hc, cover by Jacqueline Rogers) Young-adult fantasy. A puppy refuses to believe shes not human, and actually manages to tranform, slowly.
Ash Ock Christopher Hinz (Tor 0-812-53078-0, Oct 95 [Sep 95], $5.99, 341pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Paratwa Saga] Reprint (St. Martins 1989) post-apocalypse SF novel, book two of the Paratwa Saga.
Liege-Killer Christopher Hinz (Tor 0-812-53075-6, Oct 95 [Sep 95], $5.99, 449pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Paratwa Saga] Reprint (St. Martins 1987) SF novel, book one in the Paratwa Saga.
The Paratwa Christopher Hinz (Tor 0-812-53093-4, Dec 95 [Nov 95], $6.99, 405pp, pb, cover by Kevin Murphy) [Paratwa Saga] Reprint (St. Martins 1991) SF thriller, Book Three of the Paratwa Saga.
Answer My Prayer Sid Hite (Holt 0-8050-3406-4, May 95 [Jul 95], $15.95, 182pp, hc, cover by Stefano Vitale) Young-adult fantasy novel. In the country of Korasan the precious jeefwood forests are saved by a very lazy angel.
Assassins Apprentice Robin Hobb (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37445-1, May 95 [Apr 95], $12.95, 356pp, tp, cover by Michael Whelan) [Farseer] Fantasy novel, first in The Farseer series. A royal bastard with strange talents is trained as an assassin.
Kokopellis Flute Will Hobbs (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum 0-689-31974-6, Oct 95, $15.00, 148pp, hc, cover by Patricia Mulvihill) Young-adult fantasy novel. A relic of the Southwestern cliffdwellers awakens ancient magics.
Conan and the Emerald Lotus John C. Hocking (Tor 0-812-54499-4, Nov 95 [Dec 95], $9.99, 279pp, tp, cover by Ciruelo Cabral) [Conan] Novelization based on the character created by Robert E. Howard. Copyrighted by Conan Properties.
Dark of the Moon P. C. Hodgell (Hypatia Press 0-940841-45-2, 1994 [Jan 95], $25.00, 386pp, hc) [Kencyrath] Reprint (Atheneum 1985) fantasy novel, second in the God Stalk series.
God Stalk P. C. Hodgell (Hypatia Press 0-940841-44-4, 1994 [Jan 95], $25.00, 271pp, hc) [Kencyrath] Reprint (Atheneum 1982) fantasy novel, first in the Jame series.
Seekers Mask P. C. Hodgell (Hypatia Press 0-940841-30-4, Jan 95, $35.00, 474pp, hc) [Kencyrath] Reprint (Hypatia 1994) fantasy novel, third in the God Stalk series. Reprint of the 1994 Hypatia edition with a new beige cover.
The Tatooed Map Barbara Hodgson (Chronicle Books 0-8118-0817-3, Sep 95 [Aug 95], $17.95, unpaginated, hc, cover by Barbara Hodgson) Literary fantasy in the form of a travel journal begun by a woman who has a macabre map growing on her arm, and finished by a friend after her disappearance. The scrapbook presentation is similar in tone, if not in mechanics, to Nick Bantocks Griffin & Sabine books.
Practical Magic Alice Hoffman (Putnam 0-399-14055-7, Apr 95 [May 95], $22.95, 244pp, hc, cover by Dante Gabriel Rossetti) Magic realism/dark fantasy novel. Three generations of conjuring women come together when one family member is beseiged by the spirit of her ex-lover.
Common Threads Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Hypatia Press, Oct 95 [Nov 95], $35.00, 443pp, hc) Collection of the dark fantasy novel The Thread That Binds the Bones (AvoNova 1993) with 14 short stories listed as another book, A Handful of Twist-Ties, which as far as we know, never appeared. There is an introduction by P.C. Hodgell, and illustrations by Alan M. Clark.
- xi · Foreword · P. C. Hodgell · fw
- xvii · Preface · pr
- · A Handful of Twist-Ties I
- 1 · Fairy Tale · ss Gifts of the Spirit, 1990
- 5 · Prayers · ss *
- 9 · Lost Lives · ss The Clarion Awards, ed. Damon Knight, Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1984
- 21 · Light Search · ss *
- 31 · Exact Change · ss Weird Tales Win 90
- 41 · Birth Day · ss Gifts of the Spirit, 1990
- 53 · Wishmas [Tinsel] · ss The Ordeal of Christmas, 1990
- 59 · Triptych · ss *
- 85 · Snow Angel · ss *
- 95 · The Thread That Binds the Bones · n. New York: AvoNova, 1993
- · A Handful of Twist-Ties II
- 393 · Christmas Eve · ss Gifts of the Spirit, 1990
- 401 · Ghost Gift · ss *
- 409 · What Ghost is This, Who, Laid to Rest... · ss Christmas Spirits, 1991
- 419 · The Sixty-Foot Man · ss *
- 425 · Invitation · ss *
The Silent Strength of Stones Nina Kiriki Hoffman (AvoNova 0-380-77760-6, Sep 95 [Aug 95], $4.99, 244pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) Fantasy novel. A boy spies on adults who are even stranger and more devious than he.
Code of the Lifemaker James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-30549-3, Mar 95 [Feb 95], $5.99, 392pp, pb, cover by John Berkey) [Code of the Lifemaker] Reissue (Del Rey 1983) SF novel. Seventh printing.
The Immortality Option James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37915-2, Feb 95 [Jan 95], $21.00, 323pp, hc, cover by John Berkey) [Code of the Lifemaker] SF novel, sequel to Code of the Lifemaker. Humans reach Titan and find it settled by sentient robots.
The Immortality Option James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39787-8, Dec 95 [Nov 95], $5.99, 321pp, pb, cover by John Berkey) [Code of the Lifemaker] Reprint (Del Rey 1995) SF novel, sequel to Code of the Lifemaker.
Realtime Interrupt James P. Hogan (Bantam Spectra 0-553-37454-0, Mar 95 [Feb 95], $12.95, 324pp, tp) SF thriller. Scientists are trapped in their own virtual reality.
Realtime Interrupt James P. Hogan (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57445-0, Jan 96 [Dec 95], $5.99, 320pp, pb, cover by Peter Gudynas) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1995) SF thriller. Scientists are trapped in their own virtual reality.
Nightmare Hall: The Vampires Kiss Diane Hoh (Scholastic 0-590-25089-2, Apr 95 [Feb 95], $3.50, 145pp, pb) [Nightmare Hall] Young adult vampire novel, #22 in the series about a strange dormitory. Only some of the novels in the series are fantasy.
The Hollowing Robert Holdstock (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45356-5, Jul 95 [Jun 95], $4.99, 321pp, pb, cover by John Jude Palencar) [Mythago] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) fantasy novel set in the world of Mythago Wood.
Jerusalem Cecelia Holland (Tor/Forge 0-312-85956-2, Jan 96 [Dec 95], $23.95, 319pp, hc, cover by Greg Call) Associational historical novel about the Crusades.
Virtual Girls: the Erotic Gems of Evan Hollander Evan Hollander (Circlet Press 1-885865-04-X, Aug 95, $6.95, 64pp, tp, cover by Lee Seed) Collection of five erotic SF stories, one original. There is an introduction by Steve Dorfman, editor of Gent, in which most of these stories originally appeared. Hollander is a pen name of Edo van Belkom.
- xi · Introduction · Steve Dorfman · in
- 1 · Artistic License · ss Gent Jul 90
- 11 · Virtual Girl · ss *
- 21 · Night Vision · ss Gent Jul 91
- 31 · Sex In Time · ss Gent Apr 95
- 41 · The Zero Gee Spot · ss Gent Nov 90
- 51 · Afterword · aw
- 53 · About the Author · Misc. · bg
Demon Fire Gary L. Holleman (Leisure 0-8439-3818-8, Jul 95 [Jun 95], $4.99, 366pp, pb) Horror novel. A dream home on Hawaii holds dark horrors. A first novel.
The Kingmaking Helen Hollick (St. Martins 0-312-13533-5, Nov 95 [Oct 95], $24.95, 604pp, hc, cover by Stephen Bradbury) [Pendragons Banner] Associational historical Arthurian novel, book one of Pendragons Banner. First US edition (Heinemann UK 1994).
Wizards Heir Daniel Hood (Ace 0-441-00231-5, Aug 95 [Jul 95], $4.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Liam Rhenford] Fantasy novel, sequel to Fanuilh. Sleuthing sorcerer Liam must track down stolen magic artifacts used in murder.
Demon Sword Ken Hood (HarperPrism 0-06-105410-0, Mar 95 [Feb 95], $4.99, 373pp, pb, cover by Jean François Podevin) [Years of Longdirk] Fantasy novel, first in the series The Years of Longdirk. A highland rebel seeks to free Scotland from the rule of a sorcerous English king. Hood is a pseudonym for Dave Duncan.
The Winds of Mars H. M. Hoover (Penguin/Dutton 0-525-45359-8, Jun 95 [May 95], $14.99, 181pp, hc, cover by Tom Leonard) Young-adult SF novel. The Martian presidents daughter discovers during a disaster that her father is both a despot and an android.
Warp Angel Stuart Hopen (Tor 0-312-85903-1, May 95 [Apr 95], $21.95, 288pp, hc, cover by Gary Ruddell) SF novel of a female mercenary who discovers religion in a decadent far future. A first novel.
Fandom Directory No. 15 Mariane S. Hopkins (Fandata Publications 0-933215-15-0, Mar 95, $19.95, 607pp, tp, cover by Istvan Kuklis) Non-fiction, reference. Directory of fans (comics, media, SF, etc.), fan publications, conventions, retail stores, fan clubs and genre research libraries. There are also alphabetical and zip code order general listings. Order from Fandata Publications, 7761 Asterella Ct., Springfield VA 22152; add $3.50 postage.
The Willows in Winter William Horwood (SFBC #06158, Jan 95 [Mar 95], $8.98, 295pp, hc, cover by Patrick Benson) [Wind in the Willows] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1993) animal fantasy novel; sequel to The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, illustrated by Patrick Benson. Similar to the St. Martins 1994 edition except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Bran Mak Morn Robert E. Howard (Baen 0-671-87705-4, Jan 96 [Dec 95], $5.99, 234pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) [Bran Mak Morn] Reprint (Dell 1969) collection of eight sword-and-sorcery stories about a Pict hero, with a new introduction by David Weber. This edition adds The Gods of Bal-Sagoth, which is not a Bran Mak Morn story.
- ix · Introduction · David Weber · in
- 1 · Foreword · fw
- 7 · The Lost Race · ss Weird Tales Jan 27
- 25 · Men of the Shadows · nv Bran Mak Morn, Dell, 1969
- 55 · Kings of the Night [Kull] · nv Weird Tales Nov 30
- 101 · A Song of the Race · pm Bran Mak Morn, Dell, 1969
- 103 · Worms of the Earth · nv Weird Tales Nov 32
- 145 · Fragment · uw
- 151 · The Dark Man [Turlogh OBrien] · nv Weird Tales Dec 31
- 185 · The Gods of Bal-Sagoth [Turlogh OBrien] · nv Weird Tales Oct 31
Kull Robert E. Howard (Baen 0-671-87673-2, Jul 95 [Jun 95], $5.99, 209pp, pb, cover by C. W. Kelly) [Kull] Reprint (Bantam 1978) collection of 16 sword & sorcery stories (three as fragments) featuring Howards other barbarian hero. This is volume 2 in The Robert E. Howard Library. There is an introduction by David Drake, replacing the Offut introduction in the Bantam edition. This is slightly revised from the earlier King Kull (Lancer 1967) and drops the stories finished by Lin Carter.
- 1 · Introduction: The Human Side · David Drake · in
- 5 · Prologue · pr King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 7 · Exile of Atlantis · ss King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 15 · The Shadow Kingdom · nv Weird Tales Aug 29
- 51 · The Altar and the Scorpion · ss King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 57 · Delcardes Cat · nv King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 85 · The Skull of Silence · ss King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 95 · By This Ax I Rule! · nv King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 117 · The Striking of the Gong · ss King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967; revised.
- 123 · Swords of the Purple Kingdom · nv King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 153 · The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune · ss Weird Tales Sep 29
- 165 · The King and the Oak · pm Weird Tales Feb 39
- 167 · The Black City · uw King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 171 · Untitled · uw King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 191 · Untitled · uw King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967
- 195 · The Curse of the Golden Skull · ss The Howard Collector Spr 67
- 201 · Epilog · aw King Kull, New York: Lancer, 1967