The Locus Index to Science Fiction: 2007

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Touched by Venom Janine Cross (Penguin/Roc 0-451-46079-0, Aug 2006, $6.99, 360pp, pb) [Dragon Temple] Reprint (Roc 2006) dark fantasy novel, first in the Dragon Temple saga.

Endless Things John Crowley (Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-22-5, May 2007, $24.00, 342pp, hc) [Aegypt] Fantasy novel, the fourth part of the Aegypt quartet. Order from Small Beer Press, 176 Prospect Ave., Northampton MA 01060; []; [].

In Other Words John Crowley (Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-062-3, Jan 2007, $35.00, 206pp, hc, cover by Grandville) Non-fiction collection of 40 essays and reviews. This signed, limited edition of 600 is sold out; a leatherbound, traycased, lettered edition of 26 ($125.00) is available. Subterranean Press, PO Box 190106, Burton MI 48519; [].

The Solitudes John Crowley (Overlook 978-1-58567-986-7, Oct 2007, $15.95, 427pp, tp, cover by Hieronymous Bosch) [Aegypt] Reprint (Bantam 1987 as Aegypt) fantasy novel, book one of the Aegypt Cycle. This has been somewhat corrected and is copyrighted 2007.

The Spaces Between the Lines Peter Crowther (Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-079-1, Mar 2007, $40.00, 323pp, hc, cover by J. K. Potter) Collection of 12 stories, with an afterword by the author discussing the inspiration for each. Introduction by Jack Dann. This is a signed, limited edition of 750. Order from Subterranean Press, PO Box 190106, Burton MI 48519; [].

The Sledding Hill Chris Crutcher (HarperTempest 978-0-06-050245-4, Sep 2006, $6.99, 230pp, tp) Reprint (Greenwillow 2005) young-adult novel about school censorship, narrated by a ghost. This is dated 2006, but not seen until now.

Forgotten Realms: The Best of the Realms, Book III: The Stories of Elaine Cunningham Elaine Cunningham (Wizards of the Coast 978-0-7869-4288-6, May 2007, $7.99, 345pp, pb, cover by Wayne England) [Forgotten Realms] Collection of 15 stories, four original, based on the world of the roleplaying game, with introductions to each by the author. Copyrighted by Wizards of the Coast.

Shadows in the Starlight Elaine Cunningham (Tor 978-0-765-34852-4, Feb 2007, $6.99, 286pp, pb, cover by Matthieu Spohn) [Gigi Gellman] Reprint (Tor 2006) dark fantasy mystery novel, second in the Changeling Detective series featuring Gwen “GiGi” Gellman.

The Key Marianne Curley (Bloomsbury USA 1-59990-001-7, Oct 2006, $8.95, 415pp, tp, cover by Lizzy Bromley) [Guardians of Time] Reprint (Bloomsbury 2005) young-adult fantasy novel, third in the Guardians of Time trilogy.

Dead Sea Tim Curran (Elder Signs Press/Dimensions Books 978-0-9779876-5-8, Apr 2007, $19.95, 328pp, tp, cover by Dave Carson) Horror novel about a ship lost in a nightmare realm. Dimensions Books, PO Box 389, Lake Orion MI 48361-0389; [].

God Is Dead Ron Currie, Jr. (Penguin/Viking 978-0-670-03867-1, Jul 2007, $21.95, 182pp, hc, cover by Anders Nilsen) Collection/fix-up novel of nine linked stories, four previously published in different form. God takes human form, gets killed, and strange things start to happen.

Reap the Wild Wind Julie E. Czerneda (DAW 978-0-7564-0456-7, Sep 2007, $24.95, 454pp, hc, cover by Luis Royo) [Trade Pact Universe: Stratification] SF novel, the first in the Stratification series set in the past of the Trade Pact Universe. New arrivals upset the rigidly maintained balance between three alien races on the planet Cersi.

Regeneration Julie E. Czerneda (DAW 978-0-7564-0411-6, Mar 2007, $7.99, 570pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [Species Imperative] Reprint (DAW 2006) SF novel, third in the Species Imperative series.

A Thousand Words for Stranger Julie E. Czerneda (DAW 978-0-7564-0458-1, Sep 2007, $7.99, 404pp, pb, cover by Luis Royo) [Trade Pact Universe] Reissue (DAW 1997) SF novel, first in the Trade Pact Universe. This is a 10th Anniversary Edition, with a new introduction by the author, and added story “Brothers Bound”.

Polaris: A Celebration of Polar Science ed. Julie E. Czerneda (Fitzhenry & Whiteside/Star Ink Books 978-0-88995-372-7, May 2007, $14.95, 173pp, hc, cover by Jean-Pierre Normand) Original young-adult anthology of nine stories of polar science, one a reprint by Stephen Baxter. Authors include Jane Carol Petrovich, Emily Mah, and Sarah Niedoba, winner of the International Polar Year Student Writing Contest. Introduction by Amber Church & Tyler Kuhn. Red Deer Press/Star Ink Books, 195 Allstate Pkwy, Marham ON Canada L3R 4T8; [].

Under Cover of Darkness ed. Julie E. Czerneda & Jana Paniccia (DAW 978-0-7564-0404-8, Feb 2007, $7.99, 309pp, pb) Original anthology of 14 stories of secret history and hidden organizations. Authors include Doranna Durgin, Larry Niven, and Esther M. Friesner. This is copyrighted by the editors and Martin H. Greenberg’s Tekno Books.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin 978-0-14-241031-8, Aug 2007, $6.99, 155pp, tp, cover by Quentin Blake) [Charlie] Reissue (Knopf 1964) young-adult fantasy novel with illustrations by Quentin Blake.

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin 978-0-14-241032-5, Aug 2007, $6.99, 159pp, tp, cover by Quentin Blake) [Charlie] Reissue (Knopf 1972) young-adult fantasy novel, with illustrations by Quentin Blake.

James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin 978-0-14-241036-3, Aug 2007, $6.99, 146pp, tp, cover by Quentin Blake) Reissue (Knopf 1961) young-adult fantasy novel. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.

The Witches Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin 978-0-14-241011-0, Aug 2007, $6.99, 208pp, tp, cover by Quentin Blake) Reissue (Cape 1983) young-adult fantasy novel.

The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters Gordon Dahlquist (Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-105-7, May 2007, $75.00, 637pp, hc, cover by Dave McKean) [Glass Books of the Dream Eaters] Reprint (Bantam 2006) fantasy novel. This is a signed, limited edition of 500; a traycased, lettered edition of 15 ($250.00) is also available.

Shanghaied to the Moon Michael J. Daley (Penguin/Putnam 978-0-399-24619-7, Mar 2007, $16.99, 251pp, hc, cover by James Jean) Young-adult SF novel. A teen desperate to get into the Space Academy gets himself stuck on a rickety ship.

Euryale Kara Dalkey (Wildside Press/Juno Books 978-0-8095-5783-7, May 2007, $12.95, 249pp, tp, cover by Timothy Lantz) Reprint (Ace 1988) paranormal romance. [].

Witch Hunt Shirley Damsgaard (HarperCollins/Avon 978-0-06-114711-1, Jun 2007, $6.99, 292pp, pb) [Ophelia and Abby] Fantasy mystery novel, fourth in the Ophelia and Abby series about reluctant psychic Ophelia and her witch grandmother.

The Witch Is Dead Shirley Damsgaard (HarperCollins/Avon 978-0-06-114723-4, Sep 2007, $6.99, 292pp, pb) [Ophelia and Abby] Fantasy mystery novel, fifth in the Ophelia and Abby series about reluctant psychic Ophelia and her witch grandmother.

Only Revolutions Mark Z. Danielewski (Random House/Pantheon 978-0-375-71390-3, Jun 2007, $16.95, 360pp, tp) Reprint (Pantheon 2006) experimental road-trip novel/poem about two perennial 16-year-olds across two centuries. This retains the unusual double format and multi-color printing of the hardcover.

The Chick and the Dead Casey Daniels (HarperCollins/Avon 978-0-06-082147-0, Mar 2007, $6.99, 323pp, pb) [Pepper Martin] Paranormal mystery, the second in the Pepper Martin series about a cemetery guide who talks to ghosts. Copyrighted by Connie Laux.

Don of the Dead Casey Daniels (HarperCollins/Avon 978-0-06-082146-3, Jun 2006, $6.99, 325pp, pb) [Pepper Martin] Paranormal mystery, the first in a series featuring Pepper Martin, a cemetery guide who can talk to ghosts. Copyrighted by Connie Laux. This is dated 2006, but not seen until now.

Tombs of Endearment Casey Daniels (HarperCollins/Avon 978-0-06-082150-0, Oct 2007, $6.99, 307pp, pb) [Pepper Martin] Paranormal mystery, the third in the Pepper Martin series about a cemetery tour guide who talks to ghosts. A rock legend wants Pepper to find out who killed him in 1971. Copyrighted by Connie Laux.

The Man Who Melted Jack Dann (Prometheus/Pyr 978-1-59102-487-3, Jan 2007, $15.00, 270pp, tp, cover by Nick Stathopoulos) Reprint (Bluejay Books 1984) SF novel. Introduction by Robert Silverberg.

Dangerous Games ed. Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois (Ace 978-0-441-01490-3, Apr 2007, $7.99, 276pp, pb) Anthology of 11 stories about future games. Authors include Alastair Reynolds, Kate Wilhelm, Jonathan Lethem, and Terry Dowling.

Wizards ed. Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois (Berkley 978-0-425-21518-0, May 2007, $25.00, 400+x, hc, cover by John Jude Palencar) Original anthology of 18 stories about wizards by authors including Garth Nix, Patricia A. McKillip, Peter S. Beagle, and Gene Wolfe.

Weatherwitch Cecilia Dart-Thornton (Tor 978-0-7653-5056-5, Jul 2007, $7.99, 376pp, pb, cover by Julek Heller) [Crowthistle Chronicles] Reprint (Tor Australia 2006) fantasy novel, third in the Crowthistle Chronicles trilogy.

Pool Justin D’Ath (Hybrid Publishers/Ford Street Publishing 978-1-876462-51-2, Sep 2007, A$19.95, 297pp, tp) Young-adult novel with supernatural elements. Wolfgang works at a pool reputed to have healing powers, but a blind girl believes it’s something more. Ford Street Publishing, PO Box 52, Ormond VIC 3204 Australia; [].

Inferno ed. Ellen Datlow (Tor 978-0-7653-1558-8, Dec 2007, $25.95, 381pp, hc) Original anthology of 20 horror stories. Authors include K.W. Jeter, Elizabeth Bear, Joyce Carol Oates, and Lucius Shepard.

The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 2007: Twentieth Annual Collection ed. Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (St. Martin’s 978-0-312-36943-9, Oct 2007, $35.00, cxxxi+472pp, hc, cover by Thomas Canty) Best-of-the-year anthology, 20th in the series, with 34 stories, seven poems, and 117 additional pages containing a necrology by James Frenkel, summations of 2006 fantasy and horror by the editors, a media summary by Edward Bryant, a comics summary by Jeff VanderMeer, and a music summary by Charles de Lint. Also available as a St. Martin’s Griffin trade paperback (-36942-2, $21.95). Packaged and copyrighted by James Frenkel & Associates.

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