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A Rebel in Time Harry Harrison (Tor 0-812-53967-2, Dec 98 [Nov 98], $5.99, 315pp, pb, cover by Tom Kidd) Reissue (Tor 1983) SF time-travel novel. Third printing.
Stars & Stripes Forever Harry Harrison (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-40933-7, Oct 98 [Sep 98], $24.95, 338pp, hc, cover by Dennis Lyall) [Stars and Stripes] SF alternate-history novel, first in the Stars and Stripes series. The US and Britain go to war in 1862. First US edition (Hodder & Stoughton 3/98).
Cry of the Wind Sue Harrison (Avon 0-380-97371-5, Dec 98 [Nov 98], $24.00, 448pp, hc, cover by Michael Evans) [Storyteller] Associational prehistoric novel, second in the Storyteller trilogy after Song of the River.
Song of the River Sue Harrison (Avon 0-380-72603-3, Nov 98 [Oct 98], $6.99, 576pp, pb, cover by Michael Evans) [Storyteller] Reprint (Avon 1997) associational prehistoric novel, first book in the Storyteller trilogy.
The Science Fiction Century ed. David G. Hartwell (BOMC/QPBC x, May 98 [Aug 98], $21.95, 1005pp, tp, cover by John Harris) Reprint (Tor 1997) anthology of 45 stories. This is a trade paperback reproduction of the Tor hardcover edition.
Years Best SF 3 ed. David G. Hartwell (HarperPrism 0-06-105901-3, Jun 98 [May 98], $6.50, 450pp, pb, cover by Chris Moore) Years Best anthology of 22 stories from 1997, all strictly SF (no fantasy). Hartwell discusses the year in his introduction.
Northern Stars ed. David G. Hartwell & Glenn Grant (Tor 0-312-86475-2, Aug 98 [Jul 98], $15.95, 384pp, tp) Reprint (Tor 1994) anthology of Canadian SF.
Years Best SF 3 ed. David Hartwell (SFBC #17378, Jul 98 [Jun 98], $9.98, 450pp, hc, cover by Chris Moore) Reprint (HarperPrism 1998) years best anthology of 22 stories from 1997. This is the first hardcover edition and has ISBN 1-56865-766-8; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Battlestar Galactica: Armageddon Richard Hatch & Christopher Golden (Pocket 0-671-01191-X, Sep 98 [Aug 98], $6.99, 312pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [Battlestar Galactica] Reprint (Pocket 1997) novelization based on the TV series. Packaged by Byron Preiss Multimedia; copyrighted by MCA Publishing Rights.
Battlestar Galactica: Warhawk Richard Hatch & Christopher Golden (Pocket 0-671-01190-1, Sep 98 [Aug 98], $19.95, 305pp, hc, cover by Luis Royo) [Battlestar Galactica] Novelization based on the TV series. Packaged by Byron Preiss Multimedia; copyrighted by MCA Publishing Rights.
Forever Knight: These Our Revels Anne Hathaway-Nayne (Berkley Boulevard 0-425-16491-8, Apr 98 [Mar 98], $5.99, 274pp, pb) Novelization based on the vampire-detective TV show. Copyrighted by TriStar Television.
The Work of Jack Williamson: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide Richard A. Hauptmann (NESFA Press 1-886778-12-4, Aug 98, $17.00, 185pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. A bibliography listing fiction, non-fiction, other media, and various lists covering miscellaneous topics: pseudonyms, awards, Guest of Honor appearances, series, etc. Selected secondary sources and references are included. There is an introduction by Frederik Pohl, and an afterword by Williamson. Order from NESFA Press, PO Box 809, Framingham MA 01701; add $2.00 postage. [Jack Williamson]
On the Edge of Dream: The Women of Celtic Myth and Legend Jennifer Heath (Penguin Plume 0-452-27938-0, 1998 [Mar 98], $11.95, 205pp, tp) Collection of 15 retellings of Celtic myth, most with a feminist bent. The authors introduction discusses the history of the stories and her influences.
- ix · Introduction · in
- 1 · Macha · ss *
- 13 · The Wrens Triad · gp *; Rhiannon, ss; Fand, ss; Emir, ss
- 55 · Cerridwen · ss *
- 65 · Blodeuwedd · nv *
- 87 · Banfennid · gp *; Creidne, ss; Assa/Ni Assa (Gentle/Ungentle), ss
- 119 · Fith-Fath Suite · gp *; The Hound, ss; The Doe, ss; The Fawn, ss
- 157 · The Romance of Mis and Dubh Ruis · ss *
- 169 · Mala Lucina (The Evil Midwife) · ss *
- 187 · Silvertree and Goldtree · ss *
- 199 · The Cailleach (Old Woman) · ss *
- 205 · A Brief Pronunciation Guide · Misc. · ms
Into the Forest Jean Hegland (Bantam 0-553-37961-5, Sep 98 [Aug 98], $12.95, 241pp, tp, cover by Honi Werner) Reprint (Calyx 1996) literary near-future SF novel of two sisters in a collapsing society.
Beyond the Wall of Sleep R. Andrew Heidel (MORTCO 0-9665224-0-0, Sep 98 [Aug 98], $16.00, 56pp, hc, cover by Chris Erkmann) Reprint (Andrew R. Heidel 1997) original collection of nine stories and 16 poems, most fantastic or surreal. Originally published as an Exclusive Christmas Printing 12/97; this is the first commercial edition. MORTCO, PO Box 1430, Cooper Station, New York NY 10276.
- 1 · Dead Drunk · ss *
- 10 · Staring Skyward · vi *
- 14 · The God Makers · ss *
- 21 · Faith · ss *
- 25 · Solace · vi *
- 28 · Ava Bryne · vi *
- 30 · Interview with God · ss *
- 35 · The Dead Travel Fast · vi *
- 37 · The Voice · vi *
- 41 · To My Muse · pm *
- 42 · Pin · pm *
- 43 · Psyches Pool · pm *
- 44 · Wandering · pm *
- 45 · Secret · pm *
- 46 · Unveiled · pm *
- 47 · Where the Future Lies · pm *
- 48 · Schma · pm *
- 49 · Piss · pm *
- 50 · To See God It Does Not Take the Eyes of an Angel · pm *
- 51 · Over Tea with Ingrid · pm *
- 52 · Her · pm *
- 53 · How I Envy Your Abandon · pm *
- 54 · A Flower · pm *
- 55 · Gabrielles Passion · pm *
- 56 · Epitaph · pm *
The Art of the X-Files ed. Marvin Heiferman & Carole Kismaric (HarperPrism 0-06-105037-7, Oct 98, $35.00, 174pp, hc, cover by David Hughes) [X-Files] Art book based on the TV show. An unusual art of book, with largely non-illustrative art by non-genre artists inspired by the TV show, instead of the usual design drawings, etc. Stills from the show are included, and the artists describe the shows influence on them. Introduction by William Gibson. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; art copyrighted by the individual artists.
Revolt in 2100/Methuselahs Children Robert A. Heinlein (Baen 0-671-57780-8, Jan 99 [Dec 98], $6.99, 480pp, pb, cover by Patrick Turner) Reprint (Putnam 1967 as part of The Past Through Tomorrow) omnibus of Revolt in 2100 (Shasta 1953) and Methuselahs Children (Gnome 1958), part of Heinleins Future History. This contains the Kuttner introduction and Concerning Stories Never Written from the Shasta first edition of Revolt in 2100.
- · Revolt in 2100 [Future History] · co Chicago: Shasta, 1953
- · The Innocent Eye · Henry Kuttner · in
- · If This Goes On · na Astounding Feb 40 (+1)
- · Coventry · na Astounding Jul 40
- · Misfit · nv Astounding Nov 39
- · Concerning Stories Never Written: Postscript · aw
- · Methuselahs Children [Future History; Lazarus Long] · n. Astounding Jul 41 (+2)
The Sands of Kalaven Carol Heller (Avon Eos 0-380-79080-7, Jul 98 [Jun 98], $5.99, 276pp, pb) [Shunlar Chronicles] Fantasy novel, sequel to The Gates of Vensunor and Book Two of The Shunlar Chronicles.
Dreamchild Hilary Hemingway & Jeffry P. Lindsay (Tor/Forge 0-312-85953-8, Jun 98 [May 98], $22.95, 288pp, hc) [Dreamland] SF thriller about a half-alien child conceived during an alien abduction, apparently a sequel to Dreamland.
Standing Wave Howard V. Hendrix (Ace 0-441-00553-5, Sep 98 [Aug 98], $6.50, 386pp, pb, cover by Phil Heffernan) [Lightpaths] Near-future first-contact SF novel set in the same universe as Lightpaths.
48 James Herbert (HarperPrism 0-06-105781-9, Jul 98 [Jun 98], $6.50, 437pp, pb) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1996) horror novel of vampire fascists in London.
Haunted James Herbert (Jove 0-515-10345-4, Oct 98 [Sep 98], $6.99, 338pp, pb) [David Ash] Reissue (Hodder & Stoughton 1988) haunted house horror novel. Eighth printing.
DragonLance: Legacy of Steel Mary H. Herbert (TSR 0-7869-1187-5, Nov 98, $5.99, 312pp, tp, cover by Jeff Easley) [DragonLance: Bridges of Time] Novelization based on the role-playing game, second in the Bridges of Time series. Copyrighted by TSR.
A Point of Honor Dorothy J. Heydt (DAW 0-88677-791-7, Apr 98 [Mar 98], $5.99, 302pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) SF novel. A womans knightly exploits in virtual reality lead to murder attempts in the real world.
Dawn of the Vampire William Hill (Zebra/Pinnacle 0-7860-0537-8, 1998 [Apr 98], $5.99, 480pp, pb) Reissue (Pinnacle 1991) vampire novel. Third printing.
The Distance of Hope Sid Hite (Holt 0-8050-5054-X, Apr 98 [Mar 98], $16.95, 198pp, hc, cover by David Kramer) Young-adult fantasy adventure. The heir to a throne seeks a cure for his failing eyesight.
Those Darn Dithers Sid Hite (Dell/Laurel-Leaf 0-440-22671-6, May 98 [Aug 98], $4.50, 184pp, pb, cover by Danuta Jarecka) [Dither Farm] Reprint (Holt 1996) young-adult fantasy adventure, sequel to Dither Farm.
Riddley Walker Russell Hoban (Indiana University Press 0-253-21234-0, Sep 98 [Aug 98], $12.95, 235pp, tp) Reprint (Cape 1980) post-holocaust SF novel, with a new afterword and glossary by the author, plus samples of his original working notes. A hardcover edition (-33448-9, $25.00) was announced but not seen. Available from Indiana University Press, 601 N. Morton St., Bloomington IN 47404; credit card orders 800-842-6796; add $4.00 postage.
Ship of Magic Robin Hobb (Bantam Spectra 0-553-10324-5, Mar 98 [Feb 98], $23.95, 685pp, hc, cover by Stephen Youll) [Liveship Traders] Fantasy novel, first in The Liveship Traders series, set in the same world as the Farseer series. Hobb is a pen-name for Megan Lindholm.
Ship of Magic Robin Hobb (SFBC #14132, Jul 98 [Jun 98], $11.50, 685pp, hc, cover by Stephen Youll) [Liveship Traders] Reprint (Bantam Spectra; Voyager 1998) fantasy novel, first in The Liveship Traders series. Hobb is a pen-name for Megan Lindholm. This is similar to the Bantam Spectra edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Falling Idols Brian Hodge (Silver Salamander Press, Aug 98 [Sep 98], $15.00, 211pp, tp) Collection of seven horror stories, two original, with an endnote by Hodge discussing the genesis of the stories. This is a signed, limited edition of 500. Also announced, but not seen: 50 leatherbound ($65.00), and 300 cloth ($35.00). Order from Silver Salamander, 4128 Woodland Park Ave N, Seattle WA 98103.
- 9 · Stick Around, It Gets Worse · nv Darkside, ed. John Pelan, Darkside Press, 1996
- 27 · A Loaf of Bread, a Jug of Wine · nv Frankenstein: The Monster Wakes, ed. Martin H. Greenberg, DAW, 1993
- 53 · Blind Idiot Lovecraft · vi *
- 57 · Graphic Arts · ss Bizarre Bazaar #2 93; revised from New Blood #7 90.
- 70 · The Dripping of Sundered Wineskins [Alchemy] · na Love in Vein II, ed. Poppy Z. Brite & Martin H. Greenberg, HarperPrism, 1997
- 118 · Sensible Violence · nv Brutarian #21 97
- 139 · As Above, So Below · na *
- 205 · Endnotes: Paradise Burned · aw *
A Ballad of the White Plague: The Casebook P. C. Hodgell (Hypatia Press, 1998 [Nov 98], $30.00, 129pp, hc, cover by P. C. Hodgell) Non-fiction look at the writing process behind the Sherlock Holmes ghost story A Ballad of the White Plague, also published as a solo signed, limited edition chapbook ($10.00, 47pp). Includes rough drafts and correspondence with editor. This is a signed, limited edition of 500.
The Fellow Travellers & Other Ghost Stories Sheila Hodgson (Ash-Tree Press 1-899562-50-8, Jun 98 [Jul 98], C$51.00, x+191pp, hc, cover by Paul Lowe) Collection of 12 stories in the style of M.R. James, some featuring James as a character. Eight stories were originally written as radio plays, several based on unused ideas by James. This edition is limited to 500 copies. A world-wide edition available in the US for $38.50 and in the UK for £24.00.
- ix · Introduction · in *
- 3 · The Villa Martine · ss *; adapted by the author from her play of the same title.
- 17 · The Turning Point · ss Blackwoods; adapted by the author from her play of the same title.
- 29 · The Lodestone · nv Ghosts & Scholars #13 91; adapted by the author from her play of the same title,; broadcast on BBC Radio 4, on April 19th 1989.
- 47 · Childermass · ss *
- 58 · The Backward Glance · ss *
- 78 · The Boat Hook · ss Ghosts & Scholars #19 95; adapted by the author from her play of the same title,; broadcast on BBC Radio 4, on April 15th 1992.
- 94 · The Fellow Travellers · ss *
- 116 · The Hand of Gideon Chant · ss *
- 128 · Echoes from the Abbey · nv Ghosts & Scholars #9 87
- 143 · Here Am I, Where Are You? · ss *
- 160 · The Smile · ss *
- 175 · Come, Follow! · ss Ghosts & Scholars #4 82; adapted by the author from her play of the same title.
Practical Magic Alice Hoffman (Berkley 0-425-16846-8, Oct 98 [Sep 98], $7.99, 317pp, pb) Reissue (Putnam 1995) magic realism/dark fantasy novel. This movie tie-in edition has a new ISBN, but indicates fifth printing.
Eyes of Prey Barry Hoffman (Gauntlet Press 1-887368-18-3, Sep 98 [Dec 98], $35.00, 431pp, hc, cover by Harry O. Morris) [Shara Farris] Vigilante crime/horror novel with supernatural elements, sequel to Hungry Eyes. Afterword by Richard Christian Matheson; an authors afterword discusses Hoffmans plans for the character Shara. This is a signed edition; a deluxe limited edition with an exclusive afterword by Richard Chizmar was announced but not seen. Gauntlet, 309 Powell Rd., Dept L, Springfield PA 19064; credit card orders: 610-328-5476. Add $5.00 postage.
Hungry Eyes Barry Hoffman (Leisure 0-8439-4449-8, Nov 98 [Oct 98], $4.99, 267pp, pb) [Shara Farris] Reprint (Gauntlet Press 1997) associational non-supernatural horror novel. A Stoker Award nominee.
The Silent Strength of Stones Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Avon Eos 0-380-77760-6, Oct 98 [Sep 98], $5.99, 244pp, pb) Reissue (AvoNova 1995) dark fantasy novel. Second printing.
Bug Park James P. Hogan (Baen 0-671-87874-3, May 98 [Apr 98], $6.99, 405pp, pb, cover by David Mattingly) Reprint (Baen 1997) SF novel.
Mind Matters James P. Hogan (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-41240-0, Mar 98, $25.00, 381pp, hc) Associational non-fiction about artificial intelligence.
Star Child James P. Hogan (Baen 0-671-87878-6, Jun 98 [May 98], $5.99, 269pp, pb, cover by Stephen Hickman) SF novel. Mechanical minds on a spaceship, speculating on the origins of machinekind, decide to create humans from obsolete data they uncover.
The Things with Wings Gregory J. Holch (Scholastic 0-590-93501-1, May 98 [Jul 98], $15.95, 227pp, hc, cover by Josh Gosfield) Young-adult fantasy novel. Strange things begin to happen when the Emerald Rainbow butterflies return to the town of Angel Falls. A first novel.
Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: The Angel Chronicles, Vol. 1 Nancy Holder (Pocket Archway 0-671-02133-8, Jul 98 [Jun 98], $4.50, pb) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Young-adult collection/novelization of three episodes of the TV show based on the movie. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.
- 1 · The Chronicles · lk *
- 7 · Angel · na *; adapted from the screenplay by David Greenwalt.
- 74 · Reptile Boy · na *; adapted from the screenplay by David Greenwalt.
- 143 · Lie to Me · na *; adapted from the screenplay by Joss Whedon.
- 207 · The Chronicles: Epilogue · lk *
Gamblers Star, Book One: The Six Families Nancy Holder (Avon Eos 0-380-79312-1, Oct 98 [Sep 98], $5.99, 338pp, pb) [Gamblers Star] SF novel, first in a series. A mob war threatens Moonbase Vegas when a rich Earthsider tries to start a new casino.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Spying Eyes Nancy Holder (Pocket Archway 0-671-02118-4, Sep 98 [Aug 98], $4.50, 145pp, pb) [Sabrina, the Teenage Witch] Young-adult novelization, 14th in the series based on the TV show based on the Archie Comic. Copyrighted by Viacom Productions.
Lord of the Dead Tom Holland (Pocket 0-671-02411-6, Jun 98 [May 98], $14.00, 325pp, tp, cover by Simon Marsden) [Vampyre] Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1995 as The Vampyre) literary vampire novel about the poet Lord Byron.
Slave of My Thirst Tom Holland (SFBC #17528, Feb 98 [Jan 98], $11.50, 421pp, hc, cover by Richard Newton) [Vampyre] Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1996 as Supping with Panthers) literary vampire novel, sequel to Lord of the Dead/The Vampyre. This is similar to the Pocket edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Slave of My Thirst Tom Holland (Pocket 0-671-54053-X, Jun 98 [May 98], $14.00, 421pp, tp, cover by Richard Newton) [Vampyre] Reprint (Little, Brown UK 1996 as Supping with Panthers) literary vampire novel, sequel to Lord of the Dead/The Vampyre.
Ungrateful Dead Gary L. Holleman (Leisure 0-8439-4472-2, Jan 99 [Dec 98], $5.99, 395pp, pb) Contemporary horror novel of a woman possessed by her mothers ghost and an ancient Druid curse.
Blow Job Stewart Home (Serpents Tail 1-85242-548-2, May 98 [Oct 98], $12.99, 264pp, tp) Satirical near-future SF novel of try-anything bisexuals loose in a London torn by the terrorism of the No Future Party, the Anglo-Saxon movement, the Church of Adolf Hitler, and others. This appears to be the 1997 UK edition, not previously listed.
Scales of Justice Daniel Hood (Ace 0-441-00515-2, Mar 98 [Feb 98], $5.50, 297pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Liam Rhenford] Fantasy mystery, fourth in the series featuring magical investigator Liam Rhenford and the dragon Fanuilh.
Demon Knight Ken Hood (HarperPrism 0-06-105759-2, Jun 98 [May 98], $5.99, 434pp, pb, cover by Donato Giancola) [Years of Longdirk] Historical fantasy novel, third in the series The Years of Longdirk. Tobias Longdirk must unite the city-states of Italy to fight invading hordes. Hood is a pseudonym for Dave Duncan.
C.S. Lewis: A Companion and Guide Walter Hooper (HarperSanFrancisco 0-06-063880-X, Jul 98 [Jun 98], $28.00, 940pp, tp) Reprint (HarperSanFrancisco 1996) nonfiction guide to Lewiss life and works. [C. S. Lewis]
Fandom Directory No. 18 Mariane S. Hopkins (Fandata Publications 0-933215-18-5, Mar 98, $19.95, 560pp, tp, cover by James Wappel) 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, 7614 Cervantes Ct., Springfield VA 22153; add $4.00 postage.
Brown Girl in the Ring Nalo Hopkinson (Warner Aspect, Jul 98 [Jun 98], tp) Near-future SF novel set in Torontos inner city. Winner of the Warner Aspect First Novel Contest.
The Gothic World of Anne Rice ed. Gary Hoppenstand & Ray B. Browne (Bowling Green University Popular Press 0-87972-708-X, Aug 96 [May 98], $19.95, 261pp, hc) Critical, non-fiction collection of 14 essays, plus the editors introduction, about the supernatural works of Anne Rice. Authors include Gary Hoppenstand and Katherine Ramsland. A hardcover edition (-707-1, $45.95) was announced but not seen. This is copyrighted 1996, but not seen until now.