The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Superheroes ed. John Varley & Ricia Mainhardt (Ace 0-441-00307-9, Jan ’96 [Dec ’95], $5.99, 369pp, pb, cover by Bruce Jensen) Reprint (Ace 1995) original anthology of 25 superhero stories.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne (Tor 0-812-55092-7, Oct ’95 [Nov ’95], $2.99, 307pp, pb, cover by Matt Stawicki) [Nemo] Reprint classic SF novel, with a foreword and an afterword by T.A. Barron.

Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne (Oxford University Press 0-19-283093-7, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $8.95, 247pp, tp, cover by Francis E. Palmer) Reprint (Hetzel 1872 as Le Tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) associational novel, part of Oxford’s “World’s Classics” series. New translation, critical introduction, and notes by William Butcher.

The Winter Man Denise Vitola (Berkley 0-425-15055-0, Nov ’95 [Dec ’95], $5.50, 331pp, pb) Vampire-detective novel. A renowned forensic hematologist is a vampire.

The World of Darkness: Werewolf: Conspicuous Consumption Stewart von Allmen (HarperPrism 0-06-105471-2, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $4.99, 260pp, pb, cover by John Cobb) [World of Darkness: Werewolf] Novelization based on the dark-fantasy series of role-playing games; though based specifically on “Werewolf: The Apocalypse”, this volume has a coupon for an exclusive card for the “Rage” trading card game. Copyrighted by White Wolf. A first novel.

Reluctant Voyagers Elisabeth Vonarburg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56242-8, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.99, 469pp, pb, cover by Stephen Youll) SF novel of a woman trapped in an alternate Montreal, the first English translation of Les Voyagers malgre eux (Editions Quebec-Amerique 1994). Translated by Jane Brierly.

Three Complete Novels Kurt Vonnegut (Random House/Wings 0-517-12436-X, May ’95 [Jul ’95], $12.99, 527pp, hc, cover by John Paul Genzo) Omnibus of three novels: Cat’s Cradle (Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1963), God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1965), and Breakfast of Champions (Delacorte 1973). This is an instant remainder edition.

Babylon 5: Book #3: Blood Oath John Vornholt (Dell 0-440-22059-9, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.50, 247pp, pb, cover by Bob Larkin) [Babylon 5] SF novelization based on the TV series.

Babylon Five: Voices John Vornholt (Dell 0-440-22057-2, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $5.50, 246pp, pb, cover by Bob Parkin) [Babylon 5] Novelization based on characters from the TV show.

Earth 2: Leather Wings John Vornholt (Ace 0-441-00198-X, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $4.99, 233pp, pb) [Earth 2] Novelization, #3 in the series based on the SF television show. Copyrighted by MCA Publishing Rights.

The Crystal Palace of Adamas Richard M. Wainwright (Family Life Publishing 0-9619566-8-2, 1995 [Sep ’95], $18.00, 69pp, hc, cover by Ron Walotsky) Young-adult SF story in picture-book form, illustrated by SF artist Ron Walotsky. An explorer from an overcrowded planet finds a colorful, idyllic world. Available from Family Life Publishing, Box 2010, Dennis MA 02638; 800-633-1357. (Shipping included in price if ordered direct from publisher.)

The Sea-Rabbit Wendy Walker (Sun & Moon Press 1-55713-001-9, Nov ’94 [Feb ’95], $12.95, 272pp, tp, cover by Ann Klefstad) Reissue (Sun & Moon 1988) collection of nine literary stories and fairy tales. Second printing.

Ghost Singer Anna Lee Walters (University of New Mexico Press 0-8263-1545-3, Dec ’94 [Feb ’95], $17.95, 248pp, tp, cover by David Jenney) Reprint (Northland Publishing 1988) anthropological horror novel. Smithsonian researchers are persecuted by Native American ghosts.

From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers Marina Warner (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-15901-7, Oct ’95, $35.00, 463pp, hc, cover by Henry Fuseli) Non-fiction, feminist critical study of fairy tales. First US edition (Chatto & Windus 1994); we apparently missed the UK edition.

Roald Dahl: Second Edition Alan Warren (Borgo Press 0-8095-3001-5, 1994 [Mar ’95], $15.00, 128pp, tp) Non-fiction, critical study of Dahl’s work, revised (Starmont 1988) and updated with two new chapters and a new conclusion. This has a 1994 copyright date but not seen until now. A hardcover edition (-2001-X, $25.00) was announced but not seen. Available from Borgo Press, PO Box 2845, San Bernardino CA 92406; add $2.50 shipping. Credit card orders: fax 909-888-4942. [Roald Dahl]

Virus Graham Watkins (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0194-3, Aug ’95 [Jul ’95], $25.00, 413pp, hc) SF thriller about computer viruses that affect humans.

In the Empire of Shadow Lawrence Watt-Evans (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37246-8, Mar ’95 [Feb ’95], $10.00, 354pp, tp, cover by Peter Peebles) [Three Worlds] Science fantasy novel, second in the “Three Worlds” trilogy.

In the Empire of Shadow Lawrence Watt-Evans (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39786-X, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 273pp, pb, cover by Peter Peebles) [Three Worlds] Reprint (Ballantine Del Rey 1995) science fantasy novel, second in the “Three Worlds” trilogy.

The Mennyms Sylvia Waugh (Avon Camelot 0-380-72528-2, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $3.99, 230pp, pb) [Mennyms] Reprint (Julia McRae 1993) young-adult fantasy novel about a family of lifesize rag dolls passing for human.

The Mennyms in the Wilderness Sylvia Waugh (Morrow Greenwillow 0-688-13820-9, May ’95, $15.00, 255pp, hc, cover by Patrick Benson) [Mennyms] Young-adult fantasy novel, second in the series about a family of rag dolls passing for human, until the town council decides to raze their home. First American edition (Julia McRae 1994).

More Phobias ed. Wendy Webb, Richard Gilliam, Edward E. Kramer & Martin H. Greenberg (Pocket 0-671-89547-8, Jul ’95 [Jun ’95], $5.99, 386pp, pb) Original anthology of 27 horror stories about phobias.

Honor Harrington: Flag in Exile David Weber (Baen 0-671-87681-3, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 443pp, pb, cover by Gary Ruddell) [Honor Harrington] SF novel, fifth in the “Honor Harrington” series. On forced leave from the space navy, Honor faces bigots and sabotage on Grayson.

Oath of Swords David Weber (Baen 0-671-87642-2, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $5.99, 489pp, pb, cover by Larry Elmore) [Bahzell Bahnakson] Fantasy novel. The War God picks Bahzell Bahnakson, a reluctant berserker of despised race, as paladin.

Radio-Reactive Apples Charles Wehrenberg (SoloZone 1-886163-00-6, 1995 [Jun ’95], $11.00, 298pp, tp) Collection of nine stories. Order from: SoloZone, PO Box 410792, San Francisco CA 94141-0792.

WillBall Charles Wehrenberg (SoloZone 1-886163-02-2, 1995 [Jun ’95], $11.00, 204pp, tp) SF satiric novel about a female WillBall champion determined to make a baby with Name Brand Sperm. Order from: SoloZone, PO Box 410792, San Francisco CA 94141-0792.

The Black Flame Stanley G. Weinbaum (Tachyon Publications 0-9648320-0-3, Dec ’95, $26.00, 202pp, hc, cover by Michael Dashow) [Black Margot] Reprint (Fantasy Press 1948) short SF novel about immortals. This is the “complete text” of part two only (the original book publication included the novella “Dawn of Flame”), from a rediscovered manuscript. The introduction by Sam Moskowitz gives the book’s publishing history. This is a limited edition of 1024; a deluxe leatherbound edition of 100, signed by Moskowitz, is available for $45.00; a boxed and lettered version of the deluxe edition is $80.00. Tachyon Publications, 1459 18th St. #139, San Francisco CA 94107; add $2.00 shipping per book.

A Calculated Magic Robert Weinberg (Ace 0-441-00144-0, Feb ’95 [Jan ’95], $4.99, 233pp, pb, cover by Peter Scanlan) [Today’s Sorcery] Fantasy novel, sequel to A Logical Magician. A mathematician working for Merlin fights dark forces in Las Vegas.

The World of Darkness: Unholy Allies Robert Weinberg (White Wolf 1-56504-841-5, Oct ’95 [Sep ’95], $5.99, 376pp, pb) [World of Darkness: Masquerade of the Red Death] Horror novelization, second in the “Masquerade of the Red Death” trilogy, based on the role-playing game “Vampire: The Masquerade”. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

The World of Darkness: Vampire: Blood War Robert Weinberg (White Wolf 1-56504-840-7, May ’95 [Apr ’95], $5.99, 292pp, pb, cover by Brom) [World of Darkness: Masquerade of the Red Death] Novelization based on the dark fantasy role-playing game. First volume in the “Masquerade of the Red Death” trilogy. Copyrighted by White Wolf.

Vampire Diary: The Embrace Robert Weinberg & Mark Rein-Hagen (White Wolf 1-56504-800-8, Feb ’95, $14.99, unpaginated, hc) [World of Darkness] Story/graphic novel in diary format, complete with the lock on the cover, handwritten, with drawings and inserts; slipcased in cardboard. Based on the “World of Darkness” games, and copyrighted by White Wolf.

100 Creepy Little Creature Stories ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz & Martin H. Greenberg (Barnes & Noble 1-56619-919-0, Jul ’95, $4.98, 585pp, tp) Reprint (Barnes & Noble 1994) horror anthology. This is an instant remainder edition.

The Mists from Beyond ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz & Martin H. Greenberg (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45498-7, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $5.99, 362pp, pb) Reprint (Roc 1993) horror anthology.

100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan Dziemianowicz & Martin H. Greenberg (Barnes & Noble 1-56619-558-6, Sep ’95 [Aug ’95], $7.98, 588pp, hc) Anthology of 100 vampire stories, 81 original. There is an introduction by Dziemianowicz. This is an instant remainder edition.

Between Time and Terror ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan Dziemianowicz & Martin H. Greenberg (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45452-9, Apr ’95 [Mar ’95], $4.99, 384pp, pb) Anthology of 17 tales of weird SF and scientific horror from authors including H.P. Lovecraft, Robert A. Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, Dan Simmons, and Clive Barker. There is an introduction by Dziemianowicz.

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