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Robert A. Heinlein: A Readers Companion James Gifford (Nitrosyncretic Press 0-9679874-0-7, May 2000, $24.00, 281pp, tp) Non-fiction reference guide to Heinleins works, each discussed separately with comments on the stories genesis, themes, any oddities or anomalies but no plot summaries. There are lists of works by type, a discussion of the Future History, notes, and indexes. Foreword by L. Sprague de Camp & Catherine Crook de Camp. Order from Nitrosyncretic Press, PO Box 4313, Citrus Heights CA 95611; www.nitrosyncretic.com [Robert A. Heinlein]
Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: Deep Water Laura Anne Gilman & Josepha Sherman (Pocket Pulse 0-671-03919-9, Feb 2000, $4.99, 178pp, pb) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Novelization based on the TV show based on the movie. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.
Treachery and Treason ed. Laura Anne Gilman & Jennifer Heddle (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45778-1, Mar 2000, $5.99, 326pp, pb) Original anthology of 21 stories that celebrate the worst in human nature. Authors include Esther M. Friesner, Jerry Oltion, and Lois Tilton.
Eternal Sunset Sephera Giron (DarkTales Publications 0-9672029-8-1, Apr 2000, $19.99, 200pp, tp) Horror novel of contemporary witchcraft and vampires. This is an on-demand book, available online at www.darktales.com, or from PO Box 675, Grandview MO 64030; add $4.00 shipping.
Blood and Roses: The Vampire in 19th Century Literature Adèle Olivia Gladwell (Creation Books 1-84068-007-5, 1999, $19.95, 286pp, tp, cover by Edvard Munch) Reprint (Creation Press 1992) vampire anthology of 18 stories and novel excerpts. This is revised, dropping three stories and adding a new introduction and four new pieces by Charles Nodier, Charles Baudelaire, Le Comte de Lautréamont, and Jean Lorrain.
Blood Joseph Glass (Simon & Schuster 0-684-85963-7, Jul 2000, $24.00, 399pp, hc) [Susan Shader] Serial-killer thriller with fantasy elements, sequel to Eyes, featuring Susan Shader, a police psychologist with psychic powers. First US edition (Macmillan UK 3/00).
Oz: The Hundredth Anniversary Celebration ed. Peter Glassman (HarperCollins/Books of Wonder 0-688-15915-X, Oct 2000, $24.95, 52pp, hc, cover by Maurice Sendak) [Oz] Picture-book collection of appreciations, both in art and prose, subtitled Thirty Favorite Artists and Writers Celebrate One Hundred Years of Oz. Introduction by Peter Glassman. Participants include Leo & Diane Dillon, Madeleine LEngle, Jules Feiffer, Kinuko Y. Craft, and Lloyd Alexander.
Wild Life Molly Gloss (Simon & Schuster 0-684-86798-2, Jun 2000, $24.00, 255pp, hc) Lost race novel. A female writer of SF and fantasy potboilers in 1905 becomes lost in the American Northwestern frontier, and is rescued by quasi-human beasts.
About the Author Alfred & Emily Glossbrenner (Harcourt/Harvest 0-15-601302-9, Jun 2000, $16.00, 309pp, tp) Associational non-fiction guide to popular novelists, allowing two pages to each author with brief discussion of their lives and major works. Among the mostly mainstream authors are some SF names including Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, William Gibson, and Robert A. Heinlein even Robert Jordan and J.K. Rowling. A section on genre fiction gives lists of award-winning and top novels in SF, fantasy, and horror.
First Evidence Ken Goddard (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57913-4, Feb 2000, $6.99, 442pp, pb, cover by Franco Accornero) [Colin Cellars] Reprint (Bantam 1999) police-procedural SF thriller of alien contact.
Star Trek Voyager: Dark Matters, Book One: Cloak and Dagger Christie Golden (Pocket 0-671-03582-7, Nov 2000, $6.99, 250pp, pb, cover by Dru Blair) [Star Trek Voyager: Dark Matters] Star Trek novelization, first in a trilogy. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.
Star Trek Voyager: Dark Matters, Book Three: Shadow of Heaven Christie Golden (Pocket 0-671-03584-3, Dec 2000, $6.99, 261pp, pb) [Star Trek Voyager: Dark Matters] Star Trek novelization, third in a trilogy. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.
Star Trek Voyager: Dark Matters, Book Two: Ghost Dance Christie Golden (Pocket 0-671-03583-5, Nov 2000, $6.99, 265pp, pb) [Star Trek Voyager: Dark Matters] Star Trek novelization, second in a trilogy. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.
Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: Spike and Dru: Pretty Maids All in a Row Christopher Golden (Pocket 0-7434-0046-1, Oct 2000, $22.95, 305pp, hc) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Novelization based on the TV show, but set in 1940. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.
Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: Spike and Dru: Pretty Maids All in a Row Christopher Golden (SFBC #33033, Oct 2000, $11.50, 305pp, hc) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Reprint (Pocket 2000) novelization based on the TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film. This is similar to the Pocket edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
X-Men: Codename Wolverine Christopher Golden (Berkley Boulevard 0-425-17111-6, May 2000, $6.99, 318pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [X-Men] Reprint (Boulevard 1998) novelization based on the comic-book characters. Packaged by Byron Preiss Multimedia; copyrighted by Marvel Characters.
Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: Immortal Christopher Golden & Nancy Holder (SFBC #06329, Mar 2000, $10.98, 309pp, hc) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Reprint (Pocket 1999) novelization based on the TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film. This is similar to the Pocket edition except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Buffy, the Vampire Slayer: Immortal Christopher Golden & Nancy Holder (Pocket 0-671-04175-4, May 2000, $5.99, 309pp, pb) [Buffy, the Vampire Slayer] Reprint (Pocket 1999) novelization based on the TV show. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.
The Princess Bride William Goldman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-34803-6, Nov 2000, $6.99, 398pp, pb, cover by Sergio Martinez) Reissue (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1973) humorous fantasy novel; this follows the 1998 Ballantine 25th Anniversary edition with new material by Goldman. 53rd printing.
The Silent Gondoliers William Goldman (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-44263-6, Jan 2001, $10.00, 110pp, tp, cover by Paul Giovanopoulos) Reprint (Del Rey 1983) fantasy novella? subtitled A Fable by S. Morgenstern.
Charmed: The Crimson Spell F. Goldsborough (Pocket Pulse 0-671-04164-9, Apr 2000, $4.99, 181pp, pb) [Charmed] Young-adult novelization, the third based on the TV show about three witches. Copyrighted by Spelling Television.
Dark Cities Underground Lisa Goldstein (Tor 0-312-86827-8, Jul 2000, $13.95, 252pp, tp, cover by Donato Giancola) Reprint (Tor 1999) contemporary fantasy novel.
Clickers J. F. Gonzalez & Mark Williams (DarkTales Publications 0-9672029-7-3, Mar 2000, $24.99, 238pp, tp) Horror novel of a small town attacked by giant crabs. This is an on-demand book, available online at www.darktales.com, or from PO Box 675, Grandview MO 64030; add $4.00 shipping.
Faith of the Fallen Terry Goodkind (Tor 0-312-86786-7, Aug 2000, $27.95, 539pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Fantasy novel, sixth in The Sword of Truth. Richard is captured by a Sister of the Dark while visiting his boyhood home. A signed, limited edition (-87521-5, $200.00) was announced but not seen.
Faith of the Fallen Terry Goodkind (SFBC #11315, Oct 2000, $13.98, 688pp, hc, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 2000) fantasy novel, sixth in The Sword of Truth. This is similar to the Tor edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Soul of the Fire Terry Goodkind (Tor 0-812-55149-4, Mar 2000, $7.99, 788pp, pb, cover by Keith Parkinson) [Sword of Truth] Reprint (Tor 1999) fantasy novel, fifth in The Sword of Truth series.
Crescent City Rhapsody Kathleen Ann Goonan (Avon Eos 0-380-97711-7, Mar 2000, $24.00, 430pp, hc, cover by Gregory Bridges) [Nanotech Cycle] SF novel, the third in, but a prequel to, the Nanotech Cycle series begun in Queen City Jazz. Catastrophic events spur development of nanotechnology.
The Iron Tonic: or, A Winter Afternoon in Lonely Valley Edward Gorey (Harcourt 0-15-100437-4, Oct 2000, $10.00, unpaginated, hc, cover by Edward Gorey) Reprint (Albondocani Press 1969) humorous art book, illustrated by the author. Previously published only as a limited edition of 226.
Moonchasers and Other Stories Ed Gorman (Tor/Forge 0-312-87718-8, Dec 2000, $14.95, 383pp, tp, cover by Stephen Johnson) Reprint (Forge 1996) collection of 17 stories.
The Poker Club Ed Gorman (Leisure 0-8439-4683-0, Feb 2000, $5.99, 393pp, hc) Reprint (CD Publications 1999) associational non-supernatural horror novel.
Violent Stars Phyllis Gotlieb (Tor 0-312-87253-4, Jun 2000, $14.95, 284pp, tp) [Flesh and Gold] Reprint (Tor 1999) SF novel, sequel to Flesh and Gold.
Comic Book Culture: An Illustrated History Ron Goulart (Collectors Press 1-888054-38-7, Jul 2000, $49.95, 204pp, hc, cover by Alex Kotzky) Non-fiction, art book. A lavishly illustrated history of American Golden Age comics. Available from Collectors Press, PO Box 230986, Portland OR 97281; 800-423-1848.
Faradays Popcorn Factory Sandra Lee Gould (St. Martins Griffin 0-312-25385-0, Feb 2000, $13.95, 273pp, tp, cover by Jody Hewgill) Reprint (St. Martins 1998) fantasy novel. A woman falls in love with a man who is literally the son of the weather.
Blind Waves Steven Gould (Tor 0-312-86445-0, Feb 2000, $23.95, 351pp, hc) Near-future SF novel. A 100-foot rise in sea level leaves millions homeless.
Blind Waves Steven Gould (Tor 0-812-57109-6, Jan 2001, $6.99, 351pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Tor 2000) near-future SF novel.
Jumper Steven Gould (Tor 0-812-52237-0, May 2000, $6.99, 345pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Jumper] Reissue (Tor 1992) SF novel. Fourth printing.
The White Bone Barbara Gowdy (Picador USA 0-312-26412-7, Jun 2000, $14.00, 330pp, tp) Reprint (HarperFlamingo Canada 1998) literary talking animal fantasy novel of elephants seeking sanctuary and a legendary bone.
Star Trek: New Earth, Book 3: Rough Trails L. A. Graf (Pocket 0-671-03600-9, Jul 2000, $6.50, 360pp, pb) [Star Trek: New Earth] Star Trek novelization. This includes the 12th and final chapter of Michael Jan Friedmans serial novel, Star Trek: Starfleet: Year One. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.
Blood Memory Neile Graham (BuschekBooks 1-894543-01-7, Jul 2000, C$14.95, 126pp, tp, cover by Anne Brigman) Collection of 68 poems, many with elements of fantasy or folklore. Order from BuschekBooks, PO Box 74053, 35 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa ON K1M 2H9 Canada. US price $10.00; order from General Distribution Services, PMB #128, 4500 Witmer Industrial Estates, Niagara Falls NY 14305-1386; 800-805-1083; e-mail: [firstname.lastname@example.org].
- · I. Elemental: A Prologue
- 13 · Reconstructing a Life · pm
- · ONE. Where She Begins
- 17 · Remnants 1 · pm
- 18 · Ways the Transcend the Spiritual · pm Lynx
- 19 · Map of the Ancient World · pm Star*Line v22 #3 99
- 20 · Parable of the Headwaters · pm Mississippi Mud
- 21 · The Mans Dark Voice · pm Dandelion
- 23 · Alchemical Daughter · pm Contemporary Verse #2
- 24 · Alban Eilir: A Calling-On Song · pm
- · II. Elemental: Earth
- 27 · Mairie Greets Morning (at 5) · pm
- 28 · Mairie Slow Long Past Sunup (at 15) · pm
- 29 · The World of the Deat · pm
- 31 · Furious · ss Odyssey Nov/Dec 97
- 33 · Anything You Say · pm Alsop Review
- · TWO. Where She Wanders
- 37 · Remnants 2 · pm
- 38 · The Prophet as Traveller · pm Canadian Literature
- 39 · Sooke River Story · pm NeWest
- 40 · Story 1 · pm Alsop Review
- 41 · The Name of the Hunt · pm Ariel
- 42 · Story 2 · pm
- 43 · Loving the Green Man · pm Poet Lore
- 44 · My Love Out Riding · pm Star*Line v22 #3 99
- 46 · The Lovers in Grey · pm The Antigonish Review
- · III. Elemental: Air
- 51 · Mairie in the City Morning (at 25) · pm
- 52 · Mairie at the Noon Hour (at 35) · pm
- 53 · And Sea and the Wild Wood · pm
- 54 · The Basement Exit · pm Alsop Review
- 55 · The Game of Cards · pm Alsop Review
- · THREE: Where She Lands
- 59 · Remnants 3 · pm
- 60 · Remnants 4 · pm
- 61 · Gravestones at Elgin Cathedral · pm Alsop Review
- 62 · The Skin of Our Teeth · pm
- 66 · There As Here There Are No Doors · pm
- 67 · Story 3 [Story 1] · pm University of Windsor Review
- 68 · Nettle Wife · pm
- · IV. Elemental: Fire
- 71 · Mairie in the Afternoon (at 45) · pm
- 72 · Mairie Serves Dinner (at 55) · pm
- 73 · Delicate as the Shapes of Spirits · pm Canadian Literature
- 74 · Alone After Midnight · pm
- 75 · The Tree in the World · pm Arc
- 76 · Consider Teiresias · pm Litrag
- · FOUR: Where She Starts Again
- 81 · Remnants 5 · pm
- 82 · Tam Lin · pm Quarry
- 84 · Story 4 · pm
- 85 · Ravenous · pm Alsop Review
- 87 · Rain in the Forest · pm
- 88 · Sleeping with Lambs · pm Alsop Review
- 89 · Woman in Bath · pm New Quarterly Magazine
- 90 · Story 5 · pm
- 91 · Leaving Montana in August [Heat & the City] · pm New Quarterly Magazine
- 92 · Lucidity · pm Arc
- · V. Elemental: Water
- 95 · Mairie Has Dessert (at 65) · pm
- 96 · Mairie in the Evening (at 75) · pm
- 97 · Paper Rock Scissors Stone Water Air · pm Alsop Review
- 98 · Death Is an Ampersand · pm
- 100 · Tuppence in Pocket · pm Alsop Review
- · FIVE. Where She Ends
- 105 · Remnants 6 · pm
- 106 · Beneath the Sign Marked Maidens 9 · pm Arc
- 107 · Woman at the Edge of the World · pm University of Windsor Review
- 108 · Storyteller Talking at the End of Her Days · pm Alsop Review
- 110 · What Comes of Winter · pm Tickle Ace
- 112 · Kilmarnock Jeannie · pm
- 113 · Story 6 · pm
- 114 · Meditation at La Push · pm Arc
- 116 · You Designed the Map · pm Alsop Review
- · VI. Elemental: Epilogue
- 119 · Sheela-Na-Gig · pm
- 121 · A Course in Sadness · pm Alsop Review
- 122 · Mairie at Night (at 85) · pm
- 123 · Mairie at Midnight · pm
- 127 · About the Author · Misc. · bg
A Wind in the Willows Christmas Kenneth Grahame & Michael Hague (North-South/SeaStar 1-58717-006-X, Sep 2000, $15.95, 41pp, hc, cover by Michael Hague) [Wind in the Willows] Childrens picture book, with an abridged excerpt from Grahames The Wind in the Willows (1908), and new illustrations by Michael Hague.
Louse David Grand (Harcourt 0-15-600900-5, Jul 2000, $13.00, 255pp, tp) Reprint (Arcade 1998) literary novel with SF/fantasy elements, set in a futuristic town owned by a millionaire recluse. We apparently missed the first edition. A first novel.
Black Oak: Hunting Ground Charles L. Grant (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45787-0, Jun 2000, $5.99, 249pp, pb, cover by Rick Leider) [Black Oak] Dark fantasy mystery, fourth in the series about investigators of the paranormal.
Riders in the Sky Charles L. Grant (Tor 0-812-56286-0, Aug 2000, $6.99, 458pp, pb, cover by Mark Gerber) [Millennium Quartet] Reprint (Forge 1999) book four of the Millennium Quartet.
Utterly Charming Kristine Grayson (Kensington/Zebra 0-8217-6472-1, Feb 2000, $5.99, 319pp, pb) [Utterly Charming] Contemporary fantasy romance novel. A desperate lady lawyer takes on a client who claims to be the ancient magician who put Sleeping Beauty in a coma. Grayson is a pen name for Kristine Kathryn Rusch.
The God Game Andrew M. Greeley (Tor/Forge 0-312-87750-1, Sep 2000, $13.95, 300pp, tp, cover by Boris Vallejo) Reprint (Warner 1986) fantasy novel of a computer game that lets people play God for real.
Conan the Valiant Roland Green (Tor 0-812-50082-2, Jul 2000, $5.99, 280pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) [Conan] Reissue (Tor 1988) novel based on the character created by Robert E. Howard. Second printing.
Voyage to Eneh Roland Green (Tor 0-312-87231-3, Mar 2000, $24.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Peter Peebles) Military SF novel. A human is trapped on a planet colonized by other races when the seafaring natives rebel.
Voyage to Eneh Roland Green (Tor 0-812-53448-4, Dec 2000, $6.99, 465pp, pb, cover by Peter Peebles) Reprint (Tor 2000) military SF novel.
Conan the Guardian Roland J. Green (Tor 0-812-50961-7, Aug 2000, $5.99, 280pp, pb, cover by Ken Kelly) [Conan] Reissue (Tor 1991) novel based on the character created by Robert E. Howard. Third printing.
Intrigues Sharon Green (HarperCollins/Eos 0-380-81293-2, Oct 2000, $6.50, 418pp, pb, cover by Thomas Canty) [Blending Enthroned] Fantasy novel, book one of The Blending Enthroned series following The Blending.
The Warrior Within Sharon Green (Greenery Press 1-890159-22-0, Jul 2000, $11.95, 184pp, tp, cover by Kenneth Waters) [Terrilian] Reprint (DAW 1982) SF novel, first in the Terrilian series about a female empath/ambassadors adventures on a barbarian planet.
Beyond the Blue Moon Simon R. Green (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45805-2, Nov 2000, $6.99, 491pp, pb) [Hawk & Fisher] Fantasy novel, sequel to Blue Moon Rising and part of the Hawk and Fisher series. Hawk and Fisher investigate the murder of the Forest King. First US edition (Gollancz 9/00).
Blue Moon Rising Simon R. Green (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45095-7, Aug 2000, $4.99, 476pp, pb) [Hawk & Fisher] Reissue (Roc 1991) fantasy novel. Second printing.
Shadow of Ashland Terence M. Green (Tor/Forge 0-312-87301-8, Jan 2000, $12.95, 221pp, tp) [Shadow of Ashland] Reprint (Tor 1996) fantasy time-travel novel.
A Witness to Life Terence M. Green (Tor/Forge 0-312-87300-X, Sep 2000, $12.95, 240pp, tp) [Shadow of Ashland] Reprint (Forge 1999) literary fantasy novel, prequel to Shadow of Ashland.
Star Trek: Enterprise Logs ed. Carol Greenberg (Pocket 0-671-03579-7, Jun 2000, $13.95, 291 + x, tp) [Star Trek] Original anthology of ten Star Trek stories based on ships named Enterprise from the past through the TV future. Concept and introduction by Robert Greenberger. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.
War of the Werewolf Gary Greenberg & Jerome Tuccille (Xlibris Corporation 0-7388-1809-7, Jul 2000, $14.40, 274pp, tp) Dark fantasy political thriller of a split-personality werewolf whose two personalities plan mutually incompatible violent revolutions. This is a print-on-demand book, also available in hardcover (-1808-9, $25.00); order online at www.xlibris.com; or from Xlibris Corporation, 426 Walnut St., Philadelphia PA 19106; credit card orders 888-7-xlibris; add $4.00 shipping.
Civil War Fantastic ed. Martin H. Greenberg (DAW 0-88677-903-0, Jul 2000, $6.99, 308pp, pb) Original anthology of 18 fantasy stories about the Civil War. Authors include Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Karen Haber, and Nancy Springer. Introduction by John Helfers.