The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 1984-1998

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Twilight of the Gods: The First Name Dennis Schmidt (Futura/Orbit 0-7088-3040-4, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £2.50, 307pp, pb) [Twilight of the Gods] Reprint (Ace 1985) fantasy novel, first in the “Twilight of the Gods” trilogy.

Tweedlioop Stanley Schmidt (Tor 0-312-94441-1, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $17.95, 233pp, hc) Sf novel of “a shipwrecked alien and the girl who loved him.” Originally announced as a Bluejay title.

Tweedlioop Stanley Schmidt (Tor 0-312-94442-X, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $8.95, 233pp, pb) Paperback edition of the above.

Analog’s Expanding Universe ed. Stanley Schmidt (Longmeadow 0-681-40032-3, Jul ’86, $7.95, 285pp, hc) Anthology of stories from Analog. Longmeadow is an imprint of Waldenbooks, and this is only available there.

The Outer Limits: The Official Companion David J. Schow & Jeffrey Frentzen (Ace 0-441-37081-0, Dec ’86 [Oct ’86], $8.95, 406pp, pb) Non-fiction, reference. A history, evaluation, and behind the scenes look at the 1963-1965 tv show. The book has been rewritten from a series of articles in The Twilight Zone.

The Rainbow Cadenza J. Neil Schulman (Avon 0-380-75123-2, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $3.50, 366pp, pb) Reprint (Simon & Schuster 1983) sf novel of a woman artist in a dystopian future. The book has inspired a Laserium lightshow going on tour across the U.S. and won an award for best Libertarian novel of the year.

The Missing Years Doris Schwerin (Piatkus 0-86188-520-1, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £9.95, 416pp, hc) Sf novel of cryogenics.

The Rainbow Walkers Doris Schwerin (Ballantine/Futura 0-345-30387-3, Dec ’86, £2.50, 384pp, pb) Reprint fantasy novel. Probably the Del Rey edition with a U.K. price sticker.

Tales from the Spaceport Bar ed. George H. Scithers & Darrell Schweitzer (Avon 0-380-89943-4, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $3.50, 235pp, pb) Anthology of 22 stories.

The Carnival of the Animals Moacyr Scliar (Ballantine Available Press 0-345-32853-1, Jan ’86 [Jul ’86], $4.95, 1986pp, pb) Collection of 23 short stories, mostly fantasy or “magical realism.” First English-language edition, translated by Eloah F. Giacomelli, of O Carnival Dos Animals (Editora Movimento SA, Brazil 1976).

The Gods of Raquel Moacyr Scliar (Ballantine Available Press 0-345-33643-7, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $4.95, 107pp, pb) “Phantasmagorical” fantasy novel of a Brazilian Jewish girl who meets gods. Translated by Eloah F. Giacomelli. Originally published as Os Deuses de Raquel (L&PM Editores Ltda. 1978). First English-language edition.

The One-Man Army Moacyr Scliar (Ballantine Available Press 0-345-32858-2, Jan ’86 [Jul ’86], $5.95, 153pp, pb) Scliar’s first novel; maybe mainstream, possibly “magic realism” like his other works. A man starts a collective farm in the late ’20s, to follow his dream. First English-language edition, translated by Eloah F. Giacomelli.

The Ice King Michael Scot (NEL 0-450-06110-8, Jan ’86, £9.95, 252pp, hc) Fantasy/horror novel. This is a pseudonym for Michael Scott Rohan & Allan Scott.

I, Vampire Jody Scott (The Women’s Press 0-7043-4036-4, Sep ’86, £2.50, 216pp, pb) [Passing for Human] Reprint (Ace 1984) humorous fantasy novel. Sequel to Passing for Human.

Passing for Human Jody Scott (The Women’s Press 0-7043-3990-0, Mar ’86, £2.50, 191pp, pb) [Passing for Human] Reprint (DAW 1977) sf novel.

A Choice of Destinies Melissa Scott (Baen 0-671-65563-9, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.95, 314pp, pb) Alternate-history sf novel of Alexander the Great marching west instead of east.

Silence in Solitude Melissa Scott (Baen 0-671-65699-7, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $2.95, 313pp, pb) [Silence Leigh] Sf novel of a female starpilot/mage, sequel to Five-Twelfths of Heaven.

The Children of Lir Michael Scott (Methuen/Magnet 0-416-55000-2, May ’86, £1.95, 91pp, pb) Juvenile fantasy novel, illustrated by Jim Fitzpatrick.

Ronald Searle’s Golden Oldies 1941-1961 Ronald Searle (Michael Joseph/Pavilion 1-85145-102-1, 1985 [May ’86], $16.96 in U.S., 144pp, hc) This collection of cartoons appeared in Britain last year. It is now available in the U.S. through Salem House. This is the original British edition with a U.S. sticker on it.

Blue Misty Monsters Catherine Sefton (Magnet 0-416-61670-4, Sep ’86, £1.50, 105pp, pb) Reprint (Faber and Faber 1985) juvenile sf novel.

Ghost Girl Catherine Sefton (Magnum 0-416-61530-9, Jun ’86, £1.50, 128pp, pb) Reprint (Hamish Hamilton 1985) young-adult ghost novel.

Children’s Literature Review, Vol. 10 ed. Gerard J. Selnick & Melissa Reiff Hugg (Gale 0-8103-0342-6, Mar ’86 [Jun ’86], $78.00, 276pp, hc) Non-fiction, associational; latest in a series with reviews, author commentaries, etc., dealing with children’s books. This volume covers 12 authors, including Robin McKinley.

The Double Disappearance of Walter Fozbek Steven Senn (Avon Camelot 0-380-62737-X, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.50, 120pp, pb) Reissue (Hastings House 1980) juvenile sf novel of a boy who wakes up to find that everyone else in the world is a dinosaur. Third printing.

Ralph Fozbek and the Amazing Black Hole Patrol Steven Senn (Avon Camelot 0-380-89905-1, Jul ’86 [Jun ’86], $2.50, 102pp, pb) Juvenile sf novel of a boy chasing after an escaping black hole and finding himself in outer space.

Stories from the Twilight Zone Rod Serling (Bantam Spectra 0-553-34329-7, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $9.95, 418pp, pb) Omnibus edition of 3 earlier collections: Stories from the Twilight Zone (Bantam 1960), More Stories from the Twilight Zone (Bantam 1961), and New Stories from the Twilight Zone (Bantam 1962), with 19 stories plus a new introduction by T.E.D. Klein.

A Question of Destiny Pamela F. Service (Atheneum/Argo 0-689-31181-8, May ’86, $12.95, 160pp, hc) Young-adult sf/thriller novel of a sinister presidential advisor.

Winter of Magic’s Return Pamela F. Service (Ballantine/Juniper 0-449-70202-2, Jan ’87 [Dec ’86], $2.50, 194pp, pb) [Winter of Magic’s Return] Reprint (Atheneum 1985) young-adult post-holocaust Arthurian fantasy novel(!).

The Vampire of Verdonia Miranda Seymour (Andre Deutsch 0-233-97867-4, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], £5.95, 100pp, hc) Juvenile vampire novel.

The Enchanted Apples of Oz Eric Shanower (First Comics/First Graphic Novel 0-915419-04-1, Apr ’86 [Jul ’86], $7.95, unpaginated, pb) [Oz] Graphic version of a story continuing the “Oz” fantasies originated by L. Frank Baum.

Next Nick Sharman (NAL/Signet 0-451-14515-1, Sep ’86, $3.50, 287pp, pb) Horror novel of a paralyzed tv director freed from his body to spread terror.

You’re Next Nick Sharman (NEL 0-450-39379-8, Aug ’86, £2.95, 352pp, pb) Horror novel of a supernatural tv.

Fire Pattern Bob Shaw (DAW 0-88677-164-1, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $2.95, 189pp, pb) Sf novel. First U.S. edition (Gollancz 1984).

One Million Tomorrows Bob Shaw (Grafton 0-586-06653-5, Sep ’86, £2.50, 176pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1971) sf novel.

The Palace of Eternity Bob Shaw (Grafton/Panther 0-586-06654-3, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £2.50, 221pp, pb) Reprint (Ace 1969) sf novel.

The Ragged Astronauts Bob Shaw (Gollancz 0-575-03639-7, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £9.95, 310pp, hc) [Land & Overland] Sf novel, first in a new trilogy, featuring a hot air balloon journey across the void between two planets.

The Colour Out of Time Michael Shea (Grafton 0-586-06704-3, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £1.95, 160pp, pb) Reprint (DAW 1984) Lovecraftian fantasy/horror novel.

The Eye in the Pyramid Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson (Sphere 0-7221-9219-3, Dec ’86, £2.95, 311pp, pb) [Illuminatus] Reissue (Dell 1975) sf novel, first in the “Illuminati” trilogy.

The Golden Apple Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson (Sphere 0-7221-9222-3, Dec ’86, £2.95, 250pp, pb) [Illuminatus] Reissue (Dell 1975) sf novel, “Illuminati” #2.

Leviathan Robert Shea & Robert Anton Wilson (Sphere 0-7221-9216-9, Dec ’86, £2.95, 253pp, pb) [Illuminatus] Reissue (Dell 1975) sf novel, “Illuminati” #3.

The Alchemical Marriage of Alistair Crompton Robert Sheckley (Methuen 0-413-59770-9, May ’86, £2.25, 185pp, pb) Reprint (Michael Joseph 1978) sf novel.

Dimension of Miracles Robert Sheckley (Grafton 0-586-04551-1, Oct ’86, £2.50, 188pp, pb) Reissue (Dell 1968) humorous sf novel.

Mindswap Robert Sheckley (Grafton 0-586-06695-0, Jul ’86 [Aug ’86], £1.95, 191pp, pb) Reprint (Gollancz 1966) sf novel.

Options Robert Sheckley (Grafton 0-586-06711-6, Dec ’86, £2.50, 156pp, pb) Reprint (Pyramid 1975) sf novel.

The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley (Methuen 0-413-60150-1, Jun ’86 [May ’86], £2.25, 144pp, pb) Reprint (Signet 1960) sf novel.

My Brother’s Keeper Charles Sheffield (Ace 0-441-55134-3, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $2.95, 216pp, pb) Reissue (Ace 1982) sf novel of a man with memories from his dead brother’s brain, and danger from his brother’s past.

The Nimrod Hunt Charles Sheffield (Baen 0-671-65582-5, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $3.50, 401pp, pb) Sf novel of androids, aliens, and moral philosophy. Recommended. (CNB)

Green Eyes Lucius Shepard (Chatto & Windus 0-7011-3033-4, Mar ’86, £9.95, 288pp, hc) Reprint (Ace 1984) sf novel; first hardcover edition.

Green Eyes Lucius Shepard (Chatto & Windus 0-7011-3055-5, Mar ’86, £3.95, 275pp, pb) Paperback edition of the above.

Witchblood Will Shetterly (Ace 0-441-89644-8, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $2.95, 197pp, pb) Fantasy novel of a soldier who may also be a witch.

Liavek: The Players of Luck ed. Will Shetterly & Emma Bull (Ace 0-441-48184-1, Jun ’86 [May ’86], $2.95, 290pp, pb) [Liavek] Original fantasy anthology set in exotic Liavek, #2 in the shared-world series.

The Purple Cloud M. P. Shiel (Allison & Busby 0-85031-625-1, Oct ’86, £3.95, 288pp, pb) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1901) sf novel.

Worlds Within Women: Myth & Mythmaking in Fantastic Literature By Women Thelma J. Shinn (Greenwood 0-313-25101-0, Oct ’86 [Nov ’86], $29.95, xiv + 214pp, hc) Non-fiction, critical study. Among authors discussed are Bradley, Butler, Charnas, Cherryh, Norton, Russ, and Walton.

A Pictorial History of Science Fiction Films David Shipman (Hamlyn 0-600-38520-5, 1985 [Apr ’86], $17.95, 172pp, hc) Non-fiction, reference. Lots of stills. This is a 1985 British book imported and repriced.

Eclipse John Shirley (Methuen 0-413-41920-7, Nov ’86, £2.50, 310pp, pb) [Song Called Youth] Reprint (Bluejay 1985) sf novel, #1 in the “Song Called Youth” trilogy.

Morning of Creation Mike Shupp (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-32550-8, Mar ’86 [Feb ’86], $3.50, 304pp, pb) [Destiny Makers] Sf novel, Book Two of “The Destiny Makers” quadralogy.

On the Beach Nevil Shute (SFBC #01371, 1986 [May ’86], $4.98, 250pp, hc) Reprint (Heinemann 1957) sf novel of the last survivors of a nuclear war.

Moonsinger’s Friends ed. Susan M. Shwartz (Tor 0-812-55446-9, Oct ’86 [Sep ’86], $2.95, 342pp, pb) Reprint (Bluejay 1985) anthology of fantasy stories, dedicated to Andre Norton.

Moonsinger’s Friends ed. Susan M. Shwartz (Severn House 0-7278-1341-2, Oct ’86, £9.95, 352pp, hc) Reprint (Bluejay 1985) fantasy anthology.

James Tiptree, Jr. Mark Siegel (Starmont 0-916732-67-3, Feb ’86, $7.95, 89pp, pb) Non-fiction, critical study. [James Tiptree, Jr.]

C.A.D.S. # 2: Tech Battleground [by Ryder Syvertsen] John Sievert (Zebra 0-8217-1790-1, Apr ’86, $2.95, 285pp, pb) [C.A.D.S.] Sf post-holocaust adventure novel of armored warriors vs. Soviet invaders, second in the series.

C.A.D.S. # 3: Tech Commando [by Ryder Syvertsen] John Sievert (Zebra 0-8217-1893-2, Sep ’86 [Aug ’86], $2.95, 252pp, pb) [C.A.D.S.] Post-holocause sf series adventure novel.

Travels in Nihilon Alan Sillitoe (Grafton 0-586-06564-4, Dec ’86, £3.50, 331pp, pb) Reprint (W.H. Allen 1971) sf novel.

Across a Billion Years Robert Silverberg (Tor 0-812-55452-3, Nov ’86 [Oct ’86], $2.95, 249pp, pb) Reissue (Dial 1969) young-adult sf novel. Second Tor printing.

The Best of Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg (Baen 0-671-65586-8, Aug ’86 [Jul ’86], $2.95, 277pp, pb) Reprint (Pocket 1976) collection.

Beyond the Safe Zone: Collected Short Fiction of Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg (Donald I. Fine 0-917657-60-8, Apr ’86 [Mar ’86], $19.95, 472pp, hc) Collection of 27 stories which should be called “The Best of Robert Silverberg”, but that title has been used before. Highly recommended. (CNB)

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