The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2000

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Doomsday Book Connie Willis (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56273-8, Apr 2000, $6.50, 578pp, pb) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1992) Hugo and Nebula Award-winning SF novel. Eighth printing.

Miracle and Other Christmas Stories Connie Willis (SFBC #07083, Dec ’99, $9.98, 328pp, hc, cover by Paul Youll) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1999) collection. This is similar to the Bantam Spectra edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Miracle and Other Christmas Stories Connie Willis (Bantam 0-553-58048-5, Nov 2000, $6.99, 298pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1999) collection of eight fantastic Christmas stories.

The Wonderful Edison Time Machine Malcolm Willits (Hypostyle Hall Publishers 0-9675253-0-6, Jul 2000, $65.00, 224pp, hc, cover by Toby Bluth) Young-adult SF time-travel novel of three boys who journey back to 1929 to save the American automobile industry. Extensively illustrated by Toby Bluth, with numerous full-color illustrations, including several gatefolds. Available from Hypostyle Hall Publishers, 6225 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood CA 90028; 323-467-9459; fax 323-467-4536.

I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade Diane Lee Wilson (HarperTrophy 0-06-440773-X, Sep ’99, $5.95, 288pp, tp, cover by David Bowers) Reissue (Orchard 1998) young-adult historical fantasy novel of a Mongol girl with an unusual talent with horses. Fourth printing.

All the Rage F. Paul Wilson (Tor/Forge 0-312-86796-4, Oct 2000, $25.95, 383pp, hc) [Repairman Jack] Reprint (Gauntlet 2000, not seen) dark fantasy thriller featuring Repairman Jack. A maleficent force is behind a rage-producing drug.

The Barrens and Others F. Paul Wilson (Tor/Forge 0-312-86950-9, Dec 2000, $15.95, 379pp, tp) Reprint (Forge 1998) collection of 12 horror stories, plus a stage adaptation and a teleplay.

Conspiracies F. Paul Wilson (Tor/Forge 0-312-86797-2, Jan 2000, $24.95, 319pp, hc) [Repairman Jack] Reprint (Gauntlet 1999) supernatural horror novel featuring Repairman Jack. Jack enters the world of conspiracy theorists to find a missing woman.

Conspiracies F. Paul Wilson (Tor 0-812-56699-8, Oct 2000, $6.99, 407pp, pb) [Repairman Jack] Reprint (Gauntlet 1999) Repairman Jack novel with supernatural elements.

The Keep F. Paul Wilson (Tor 0-812-57925-9, May 2000, $6.99, 403pp, pb) [Adversary] Reprint (Morrow 1981) horror novel, first in the “Nightworld” cycle.

Bios Robert Charles Wilson (SFBC #06244, Dec ’99, $11.50, 208pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Tor 1999) SF novel. This is similar to the Tor edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Bios Robert Charles Wilson (Tor 0-812-57574-1, Nov 2000, $6.99, 214pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) Reprint (Tor 1999) SF novel of genetic engineering and planetary exploration.

The Perseids and Other Stories Robert Charles Wilson (Tor 0-312-87374-3, Aug 2000, $22.95, 224pp, hc, cover by Stephan Martiniere) Collection of nine stories, three original.

Vast Alchemies: The Life and Work of Mervyn Peake G. Peter Winnington (Dufour/Peter Owen 0-7206-1079-6, Aug 2000, $39.95, 263pp, hc) Critical biography of Peake. Foreword by Michael Moorcock. Includes notes, bibliography, and index. This is the 1999 Peter Owen UK edition with Dufour stickers. Available from Dufour Editions, Chester Springs PA 19425-0007; 610-458-5005. [Mervyn Peake]

Run Douglas E. Winter (Random House/Knopf 0-375-40838-X, Mar 2000, $23.00, 259pp, hc) Associational thriller of a gunrunning deal gone wrong. A first novel.

Growing Wings Laurel Winter (Houghton Mifflin 0-618-07405-8, Sep 2000, $15.00, 195pp, hc, cover by Joyce Tenneson) Young-adult fantasy novel about a girl who grows wings. A first novel.

The PowerBook Jeanette Winterson (Random House/Knopf 0-375-41111-9, Nov 2000, $24.00, 289pp, hc) SF/fantasy novel about storytelling and e-relationships. An e-writer named Ali or Alix will write anything to order for anyone willing to enter the story and accept the consequences. First US edition (Cape 2000).

Blood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire Fiction ed. Leonard Wolf (Oxford University Press 0-19-513250-5, Sep ’99, $16.95, 380pp, tp, cover by Gary A. Lippincott) Reprint (Oxford University Press 1997) anthology of 27 vampire stories. Packaged and copyrighted by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

Epiphany of the Long Sun Gene Wolfe (Tor/Orb 0-312-86072-2, Nov 2000, $17.95, 718pp, tp, cover by Richard Bober) [Book of the Long Sun] Reprint (SFBC 1997) omnibus of the final two novels in the “Long Sun” series: Caldé of the Long Sun (Hodder & Stoughton 1994) and Exodus from the Long Sun (Hodder & Stoughton 1996).

In Green’s Jungles Gene Wolfe (Tor 0-312-87315-8, Aug 2000, $24.95, 384pp, hc, cover by Jim Burns) [Book of the Short Sun] SF novel, second in the “Book of the Short Sun” trilogy, sequel to the “Book of the Long Sun”.

Litany of the Long Sun Gene Wolfe (Tor/Orb 0-312-87291-7, Apr 2000, $16.95, 543pp, tp, cover by Richard Bober) [Book of the Long Sun] Reprint (SFBC 1994) omnibus of the first two books in “The Book of the Long Sun”: Nightside the Long Sun (1993) and Lake of the Long Sun (1994).

On Blue’s Waters Gene Wolfe (Tor 0-312-87257-7, Sep 2000, $15.95, 381pp, tp, cover by Jim Burns) [Book of the Short Sun] Reprint (Tor 1999) SF novel, first in the “Book of the Short Sun” trilogy, sequel to the “Book of the Long Sun”.

Strange Travelers Gene Wolfe (Tor/Orb 0-312-87278-X, Jan 2001, $14.95, 383pp, tp, cover by Giorgio de Chirico) Reprint (Tor 2000) collection of 15 recent stories.

Bloodrights N. Lee Wood (Ace 0-441-00763-5, Sep 2000, $6.99, 501pp, pb, cover by Aleta Jenks) Reprint (Ace 1999) fantasy novel. A princess in disguise seeks to reclaim her lost throne.

Dark Within John Wooley (Hawk Publishing 1-930709-08-0, Nov 2000, $21.95, 229pp, hc) Horror novel. A stranger with a mysterious box offers people the fulfillment of their deepest desires. Order from Hawk Publishing, 6420 S. Richmond Ave, Tulsa OK 74136-1619; 877-429-5782; e-mail: []; website []; add $3.00 shipping.

Star Trek: Dark Passions, Book One Susan Wright (Pocket 0-671-78785-3, Jan 2001, $6.99, 232pp, pb) [Star Trek: Dark Passions] Cross-series Star Trek novelization, the first of two set in the “mirror universe”. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Star Trek: Dark Passions, Book Two Susan Wright (Pocket 0-671-78786-1, Jan 2001, $6.99, 200pp, pb) [Star Trek: Dark Passions] Cross-series Star Trek novelization, second in a series of two. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.

Isaac Asimov’s Robot City 2 William F. Wu & Arthur Byron Cover (Pocket/ibooks 0-671-03905-9, Mar 2000, $14.00, 383pp, tp, cover by Paul Rivoche) [Robot City] Omnibus of two novelizations in the series based on a concept by Asimov: Isaac Asimov’s Robot City, Book 3: Cyborg (Ace 1987) by Wu and Isaac Asimov’s Robot City, Book 4: Prodigy (Ace 1988) by Cover. Packaged and copyrighted by Byron Preiss Visual Publications.

To Serve Man: A Cookbook for People Karl Würf (Wildside Press 1-880448-82-3, 1999, $14.00, 93pp, tp, cover by Jack Bozzi) Reprint (Owlswick Press 1976) associational cookbook of recipes for human flesh, a tongue-in-cheek response to Damon Knight’s story of the same title. Würf is a pen name for George Scithers. This is an on-demand edition available from Wildside Press, PO Box 45, Gillette NJ 07933-0045;

Grand Conspiracy Janny Wurts (HarperPrism 0-06-105219-1, Jan 2000, $26.00, 626pp, hc, cover by Janny Wurts) [Wars of Light and Shadow: Alliance of Light] Fantasy novel, second book of “The Alliance of Light” trilogy, part of the “Wars of Light and Shadow” series. First US edition (Voyager 11/99).

The Science of the X-Men Link Yaco & Karen Haber (Pocket/ibooks 0-7434-0020-8, Aug 2000, $22.95, 274pp, hc, cover by Mike Rivilis) [X-Men] Science-based tie-in to the Marvel comic book characters, with a reference on the flap to the new movie. Packaged by Byron Preiss Visual Publications; copyrighted by Marvel Characters.

The Republic of Wine Mo Yan (Arcade Publishing 1-55970-531-0, 2000, $26.95, 356pp, hc) Satire of post-Mao China with fantasy/surreal elements. An inspector investigates excessive feasting and odd events in a fictional province. Translated by Howard Goldblatt from the Chinese Jiu Guo (Hung-fan Book Company Taiwan 1992).

A Candle for D’Artagnan Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Tor/Orb 0-312-89019-2, Jun 2000, $14.95, 485pp, tp, cover by Sanjulian) [Atta Olivia Clemens] Reprint (Tor 1989) historical vampire novel, third in the “Atta Olivia Clemens” series.

Come Twilight Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Tor 0-312-87330-1, Oct 2000, $27.95, 479pp, hc, cover by Barry Appell) [Saint-Germain] Vampire novel in the “Saint-Germain” series, set in Spain from the seventh to 12th centuries. Csimenae, a beautiful vampire created by Saint-Germain, has a dangerous disdain for humanity.

Communion Blood Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (Tor 0-312-86794-8, Oct 2000, $16.95, 477pp, tp) [Saint-Germain] Reprint (Tor 1999) vampire novel, 12th in the “Saint-Germain” series.

The Magic Paintbrush Laurence Yep (HarperCollins 0-06-028199-5, Mar 2000, $13.95, 89pp, hc, cover by Suling Wang) Young-adult fantasy novella. Everything a boy paints becomes real. Illustrated by Suling Wang.

Boots and the Seven Leaguers: A Rock-and-Troll Novel Jane Yolen (Harcourt 0-15-202557-X, Oct 2000, $17.00, 163pp, hc, cover by Troy Howell) Young-adult fantasy novel. Two magically untalented teen trolls pose as roadies to see a troll band.

Sister Emily’s Lightship and Other Stories Jane Yolen (Tor 0-312-87378-6, Aug 2000, $22.95, 300pp, hc, cover by Brigid Collins) Collection of 28 stories, three original. Yolen’s afterword describes the inspirations for each story.

Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie & Folklore in the Literature of Childhood Jane Yolen (August House 0-87483-591-7, 2000, $11.95, 128pp, tp, cover by Don Bell) Critical non-fiction, a collection of 16 essays on children’s fantasy and fairy tales. Expanded from the 1981 Philomel edition with six additional essays.

Where Have the Unicorns Gone? Jane Yolen & Ruth Sanderson (Simon & Schuster 0-689-82465-3, Sep 2000, $16.95, 32pp, hc, cover by Ruth Sanderson) Young-adult picture book about unicorns driven from their rural homes by modern technology. Illustrated by Ruth Sanderson.

Sherwood ed. Jane Yolen (Penguin/Philomel 0-399-23182-X, Jun 2000, $19.99, 134pp, hc, cover by Dennis Nolan) [Robin Hood] Original young-adult anthology of eight Robin Hood stories, at least one with fantasy elements, and one SF. Illustrated by Dennis Nolan. Authors include Nancy Springer, Mary Frances Zambreno, and Timons Esaias.

Generation X: Genogoths J. Steven York (Berkley Boulevard 0-425-17143-4, Sep 2000, $6.99, 267pp, pb, cover by Julie Bell) [Generation X] SF novelization based on the comic book characters. Packaged by BP Books; copyrighted by Marvel Characters.

The Wishing Garden Christy Yorke (Bantam 0-553-58036-1, Aug 2000, $5.99, 354pp, pb, cover by Robert Hunt) Mainstream novel with fantasy elements. An advertising copy writer with a real talent at tarot reading has trouble dealing with her father’s impending death.

The Bridge Janine Ellen Young (Warner Aspect 0-446-60799-1, Sep 2000, $6.50, 348pp, pb, cover by Victor Lee) SF novel. An unintentionally deadly alien virus leaves its survivors on Earth changed, with an obsession to build a bridge to the stars.

The Bridge Janine Ellen Young (SFBC #33287, Nov 2000, $9.98, 348pp, hc, cover by Victor Lee) Reprint (Warner Aspect 2000) SF novel. This has ISBN 0-7394-1334-1; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

The Icarus Hunt Timothy Zahn (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57391-8, Jul 2000, $6.50, 457pp, pb, cover by Paul Youll) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1999) SF novel. A star-freighter’s mysterious cargo leads to trouble.

Cave of Stars George Zebrowski (HarperCollins/Eos 0-06-105806-8, Dec 2000, $6.99, 260pp, pb, cover by Bob Eggleton) [Macrolife] Reprint (HarperPrism 1999) SF novel, sequel to Macrolife.

The First Chronicles of Amber Roger Zelazny (SFBC #06235, Nov ’99, $14.98, 730pp, hc, cover by Ron Walotsky) [Amber] Omnibus of the first five “Amber” novels: Nine Princes in Amber (1970), The Guns of Avalon (1972), Sign of the Unicorn (1975), The Hand of Oberon (1976), and The Courts of Chaos (1978). This is actually the two earlier SFBC omnibuses The Chronicles of Amber Volumes I & II (1979) combined in one. This special SFBC edition has ISBN 0-7394-0700-7; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.

Lord of Light Roger Zelazny (Avon Eos 0-380-01403-3, Mar 2000, $6.50, 279pp, pb) Reissue (Doubleday 1967) Hugo-winning SF novel of Hindu gods and demons.

Lord Demon Roger Zelazny & Jane Lindskold (Avon Eos 0-380-77023-7, Feb 2000, $6.99, 303pp, pb) Reprint (Avon Eos 1999) fantasy novel. Demons vanquished in a war with gods find refuge on Earth.

The Quiet Invasion Sarah Zettel (Warner Aspect 0-446-52489-1, Feb 2000, $23.95, 419pp, hc, cover by Steve Youll) SF novel. Humans panic on learning an advanced alien race is trying to colonize Venus.

The Quiet Invasion Sarah Zettel (SFBC #05678, Mar 2000, $11.98, 419pp, hc, cover by Steve Youll) Reprint (Warner Aspect 2000) SF novel of aliens trying to colonize Venus.

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales ed. Jack Zipes (Oxford University Press 0-19-860115-8, Apr 2000, $49.95, 601pp, hc, cover by Edmund Dulac) Non-fiction, an encyclopedic guide to fairy tales, their authors, artists, and major themes. There is a bibliography. This has the same ISBN as the UK edition. First US edition (Oxford University Press 3/00).

Warhammer 40,000: First & Only Dan Abnett (Black Library 1-84154-101-X, Sep ’99, £5.99, 272pp, pb, cover by Kenson Low) [Warhammer 40,000: Gaunt’s Ghosts] SF novelization in the “Gaunt’s Ghosts” series, based on the role-playing games. Published in 1999, but not seen until now. Copyrighted by Games Workshop.

Warhammer 40,000: Ghostmaker Dan Abnett (Black Library 1-84154-032-3, May 2000, £5.99, 287pp, pb, cover by Martin Hanford) [Warhammer 40,000: Gaunt’s Ghosts] SF novelization in the “Gaunt’s Ghosts” series, based on the role-playing games. Copyrighted by Games Workshop.

Warhammer: Hammers of Ulric Dan Abnett, Nik Vincent & James Wallis (Black Library 1-84154-033-1, Apr 2000, £5.99, 320pp, pb, cover by Martin Hanford) [Warhammer: White Wolves] Novelization based on the fantasy role-playing games. Copyrighted by Games Workshop.

The Plato Papers Peter Ackroyd (Random House/Vintage UK 0-09-928995-4, Mar 2000, £6.99, 139pp, tp) Reprint (Chatto & Windus 1999) satirical SF novella set in 3700.

The Outlandish Knight Richard Adams (Severn House 0-7278-5496-8, Jan 2000, £17.99, 249pp, hc) Mainstream historical novel, by the author of Watership Down, of a family present at turning points in history.

Limbo Lodge Joan Aiken (Red Fox 0-09-926627-X, Apr 2000, £3.99, 220pp, pb, cover by Mark Robertson) [Alternate England; James III] Reprint (Delacorte 1999 as Dangerous Games) young-adult fantasy novel. Book five (ninth published) in the “Alternate England/James III” sequence.

Tales from the Vienna Woods R. V. Albon (The Book Guild 1-85776-454-4, Nov 2000, £8.95, 85pp, hc, cover by Viccari Wheele) Collection of 13 original folk tales, told to a traveller at a Vienna Woods inn.

The Stonewalkers Vivien Alcock (Mammoth 0-7497-0707-0, Oct ’99, £4.50, 142pp, pb) Reprint (Methuen 1981) young-adult fantasy novel.

Non-Stop Brian Aldiss (Orion/Millennium 1-85798-998-8, Sep 2000, £6.99, 241pp, tp, cover by Fred Gambino) Reprint (Faber 1958) classic SF novel of exploration and revelation. Volume 33 in the “SF Masterworks” series.

A Chinese Perspective Brian W. Aldiss (James Goddard, Aug 2000, £7.95, 72pp, ph) SF novella originally published in anthology Anticipations (1978). The text has been revised and there is a new introduction by Aldiss. This is apparently first in a series of “Science Fiction Rediscoveries”. Available from James Goddard, Flat 4, 13 Lockwood St., Driffield East Yorkshire YO25 6RU, UK; or The Official Brian W. Aldiss Web site: [].

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