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The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories ed. Tom Shippey (Oxford University Press 0-19-214216-X, Mar 94, $25.00, 499pp, hc, cover by Pete Lyon) Anthology of 31 fantasy stories tracing the development of fantasy from the 1880s to the present, with an introduction by the editor and a selected bibliography. First American Edition (Oxford UK 1994).
The Eyes of Kid Midas Neal Shusterman (Tor 0-812-53460-3, Mar 94 [Apr 94], $3.99, 182pp, pb, cover by Michael Archambault) Reprint (Little, Brown 1992) young-adult fantasy about a boy who finds a pair of sunglasses that make his wishes reality, even the dangerous ones. The world he creates becomes progressively more nightmarish.
The Angel of the Opera Sam Siciliano (Macmillan/Otto Penzler Books 1-883402-46-8, Jun 94, $21.95, 256pp, hc, cover by Max Ginsberg) Gothic horror/Holmes pastiche, yet another meeting between the Great Detective and the Phantom of the Opera. A first novel.
More Things Than Are Dreamt Of: Masterpieces of Supernatural Horror from Mary Shelley to Stephen King in Literature and Film Alain Silver & James Ursini (Limelight Editions 0-87910-177-6, May 94, $20.00, 226pp, tp) Non-fiction, criticism. A study of classic horror fiction and its transformation into film. Available from Limelight Editions, 118 East 30th St., New York NY 10016.
Hot Sky at Midnight Robert Silverberg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-09248-0, Feb 94 [Jan 94], $22.95, 327pp, hc, cover by Michael Whelan) Sf novel about the struggle for survival for those who choose to remain on a polluted Earth.
Hot Sky at Midnight Robert Silverberg (SFBC #03327, Jun 94 [May 94], $10.98, 327pp, hc, cover by Michael Whelan) Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1994) SF novel. Similar to the Bantam Spectra edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
The Kingdoms of the Wall Robert Silverberg (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56544-3, Feb 94 [Jan 94], $5.99, 370pp, pb, cover by Chris Hopkins) Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1992) sf novel of a quest for mysterious gods across an enormous alien mountain range.
Universe 3 ed. Robert Silverberg & Karen Haber (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56580-X, Apr 94 [Mar 94], $5.99, 419pp, pb, cover by Michael David Ward) Original anthology of 15 stories, with an introduction by Silverberg.
Way Station Clifford D. Simak (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-33246-6, Aug 94 [Jul 94], $5.99, 236pp, pb, cover by H. R. Van Dongen) Reissue (Doubleday 1963) Hugo Award-winning SF novel. The copyright page identifies this as the fourth printing, but it is at least the fifth. Despite it being noted on the copyright page, this printing omits the 1980 authors afterword.
The Werewolf Principle Clifford D. Simak (Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0100-5, Jun 94 [May 94], $3.95, 190pp, pb) Reprint (Putnam 1967) SF novel.
Fires of Eden Dan Simmons (Putnam 0-399-13922-2, Oct 94, $22.95, 399pp, hc, cover by Hector Garrido) Dark fantasy novel of a real estate mogul confronted by the ancient gods of Hawaii.
Hyperion Dan Simmons (Easton Press, Feb 94, no price, 482pp, hc) [Hyperion] Reprint (Bantam Spectra 1989) Hugo-Award winning sf novel, with an introduction by Gary Westfahl, and illustrations by Byron Taylor. This special leatherbound gilt-edge edition is part of the Masterpieces of Science Fiction series and is available by subscription only.
Lovedeath Dan Simmons (Warner Vision 0-446-60077-6, Nov 94 [Oct 94], $5.99, 354pp, pb, cover by John Jude Palencar) Reprint (Warner; Headline 1993 as Lovedeath: Five Tales of Love and Death) SF/fantasy collection.
Ghost Boy Jean Simon (Zebra 0-8217-4530-1, Apr 94 [Mar 94], $4.50, 315pp, pb) Horror novel. The ghost of a serial child killers first victim tries to save a living girl from being the next to die.
The Night Orchid Patricia Simpson (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-108064-0, Jul 94 [Jun 94], $4.99, 400pp, pb, cover by John Ennis) Fantasy romance about a pre-Roman warrior brought to modern Seattle via ancient Druid rituals.
California Demon Marilyn Singer (Hyperion 0-7868-1012-2, Sep 94 [Aug 94], $3.95, 149pp, tp, cover by Mark Buehner) Reprint (Hyperion 1992) young-adult humorous fantasy novel about a witchs daughter who accidently releases an imp.
Heartstone and Saber Jacqui Singleton (Rising Tide Press 1-883061-00-8, Jul 94 [Jun 94], $10.99, 211pp, tp, cover by Evelyn Rysdyk) Young-adult lesbian Sword & Sorcery novel.
The Three Golden Keys Peter Sis (Doubleday 0-385-47292-7, Nov 94 [Oct 94], $19.95, unpaginated, hc, cover by Peter Sis) Picture book with fantastic illustrations in a style similar to Edward Gorey. A magic cat leads a man into old Czech legends and scenes from his childhood.
The Monster Show: A Cultural History of Horror David J. Skal (Penguin 0-14-024002-0, Oct 94 [Aug 94], $13.95, 432pp, tp) Reprint (Norton 1993) non-fiction criticism.
Ripper Michael Slade (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17702-9, Jun 94 [May 94], $4.99, 416pp, pb) [Supt. Robert de Clerq] Horror novel. Serial killers are committing murders in order to resurrect Jack the Ripper.
A Guide to the Star Wars Universe: Second Edition, Revised and Expanded William Slavicsek (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-38625-6, Mar 94 [Feb 94], $10.00, 495pp, tp, cover by Ralph McQuarrie) [Star Wars] Non-fiction, reference. An encyclopedic guide to the Star Wars universe. This is a completely rewritten and updated version of A Guide to the Star Wars Universe by Raymond L. Velasco (Del Rey 1984). It includes comics, games, and books, as well as the original movies. Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.
Daughter of Elysium Joan Slonczewski (AvoNova 0-380-77027-X, Dec 94 [Nov 94], $5.99, 521pp, pb, cover by Tim Jacobus) [Door Into Ocean] Reprint (Morrow AvoNova 1993) SF novel set on the same world as A Door Into Ocean.
Shudder Again: 22 Tales of Sex and Horror ed. Michele Slung (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45346-8, Jan 95 [Dec 94], $5.99, 363pp, pb, cover by Mel Odom) Reprint (Roc 1993) anthology of 22 stories of sexual horror.
Shudder Again ed. Michele Slung (SFBC #01772, Feb 94, $9.98, 357pp, hc, cover by Mel Odom) Reprint (Roc 1993) anthology of 22 stories of sexual horror, four apparently original, and a revised version of Lisa Tuttles A Birthday. Similar to the Roc edition except this lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
In the Cube David Alexander Smith (Tor 0-812-52374-1, Aug 94 [Jul 94], $4.50, 286pp, pb, cover by Wayne Barlowe) Reprint (Tor 1993) SF/PI novel set in 21st-century Boston.
The Wizard King Julie Dean Smith (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-37153-4, Feb 94 [Jan 94], $5.50, 337pp, pb, cover by Michael Herring) [Caithan Crusade] Fantasy novel, fourth book of A Caithan Crusade.
The Fabulous Realm: A Literary-Historical Approach to British Fantasy, 1780-1990 Karen Patricia Smith (Scarecrow Press 0-8108-2673-9, Dec 93 [Feb 94], $55.00, 521pp, hc) Non-fiction, criticism. Despite the general title, this is an analysis of British childrens fantasy, with an emphasis on the historical events that influenced the works. It also covers modern work in New Zealand and Australia. Available from Scarecrow Press, PO Box 4167, Metuchen NJ 08840.
Dark Visions #1: The Strange Power L. J. Smith (Pocket Archway 0-671-87454-3, Dec 94 [Nov 94], $3.50, 230pp, pb, cover by Danilo Ducak) [Dark Visions] Young adult horror novel. Psychically gifted students at a special school are threatened by experimenters.
The Forbidden Game Volume I: The Hunter L. J. Smith (Pocket Archway 0-671-87451-9, Mar 94, $3.50, 228pp, pb, cover by David Jarvis) [Forbidden Game] Young-adult horror novel. Jenny and her friends play a new game that suddenly propels them into a nightmare world. First book of a new series.
The Forbidden Game Volume II: The Chase L. J. Smith (Pocket Archway 0-671-87452-7, May 94 [Apr 94], $3.50, 226pp, pb, cover by David Jarvis) [Forbidden Game] Young-adult horror novel, second book of a series. Jenny and her friends are again the victims of a deadly ancient power who plays games with their lives as the stakes.
The Forbidden Game Volume III: The Kill L. J. Smith (Pocket Archway 0-671-87453-5, Jul 94 [Jun 94], $3.50, 228pp, pb, cover by David Jarvis) [Forbidden Game] Young-adult horror novel, third book of a series. Jenny and her friends are trapped by an evil spirit in a nightmare amusement park.
Heart of Valor L. J. Smith (HarperPaperbacks 0-06-106173-5, Mar 94 [Feb 94], $3.50, 228pp, pb, cover by Danilo Ducak) [Night of the Solstice] Reprint (Macmillan 1990) young-adult Arthurian fantasy novel, a sequel to The Night of the Solstice.
Classic Star Wars: The Lando Calrissian Adventures L. Neil Smith (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-39110-1, Jul 94 [Jun 94], $5.99, 409pp, pb, cover by William Schmidt) [Star Wars: Lando Calrissian] Omnibus of three novelizations based on characters from the Star Wars films, Lando Calrissian and the Mindharp of Sharu (Ballantine 1983), Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon (Ballantine 1983), and Lando Calrissian and the Starcave of Thonboka (Ballantine 1983). Copyrighted by Lucasfilm.
- 1 · Lando Calrissian and the Mindharp of Sharu · n. New York: Ballantine, 1983
- 145 · Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon · n. New York: Ballantine, 1983
- 275 · Lando Calrissian and the Starcave of Thonboka · n. New York: Ballantine, 1983
Shadowrun: Fade to Black Nyx Smith (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45287-9, Apr 94 [Mar 94], $4.99, 318pp, pb, cover by Romas Kukalis) [Shadowrun] Fantasy novelization based on the Shadowrun game, with interior illustrations by Larry MacDougal. Packaged and copyrighted by FASA.
A Prison Unsought Sherwood Smith & Dave Trowbridge (Tor 0-812-52026-2, Aug 94 [Jul 94], $4.50, 473pp, pb, cover by Jim Burns) [Exordium] SF novel, third book of the Exordium series.
Let Me Tell You How I Died Sinclair Smith (Scholastic 0-590-47786-2, Jun 94 [May 94], $3.50, 189pp, pb) Young-adult horror novel about a girl who is the reincarnation of a murder victim whose killer was reincarnated as well.
Thor Wayne Smith (Ballantine 0-345-38455-5, Oct 94 [Sep 94], $4.99, 232pp, pb) Reprint (St. Martins 1992) horror novel of a family who unknowingly harbors a werewolf. Told from the point-of-view of the familys German Shepherd.
River God Wilbur Smith (St. Martins 0-312-10612-2, Mar 94, $24.95, 530pp, hc, cover by Alan Dingman) [Egyptian] Historical novel, with fantasy elements, set in ancient Egypt. First American edition (Macmillan UK 1993).
The Flight of Michael McBride Midori Snyder (Tor 0-312-85410-2, Dec 94 [Nov 94], $21.95, 320pp, hc, cover by Enric) Celtic fantasy novel set in the Wild West.
Black and Blue Magic Zilpha Keatley Snyder (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin 0-689-71848-9, Oct 94 [Nov 94], $3.95, 184pp, tp, cover by Jeffrey Lindberg) Reprint (Atheneum 1966) young-adult fantasy novel.
Song of the Gargoyle Zilpha Keatley Snyder (Dell Yearling 0-440-40898-9, Feb 94, $3.99, 232pp, tp, cover by Jody A. Lee) Reprint (Delacorte 1991) medieval historical fantasy novel of a boys search for his father, accompanied by a living gargoyle.
Meltdown! ed. Caro Soles (Masquerade/Richard Kasak 1-56333-203-5, Aug 94, $12.95, 207pp, tp, cover by Judy Simonian) Anthology of 13 stories of gay mens erotic SF and dark fantasy, nine of them original, plus an excerpt from Samuel R. Delanys new novel The Mad Man.
Bizarre Dreams ed. Caro Soles & Stanislaus Tal (Masquerade/Badboy 1-56333-187-X, Jun 94, $4.95, 289pp, pb) Anthology of 18 gay erotic horror stories, 14 apparently original, and one poem. With an introduction by Caro Soles.
- 7 · Introduction · Caro Soles · in
- 9 · The Dead Can Dance: A Gothic Tale · Timothy Findley · ss *
- 19 · The Desert Inn · Lars Eighner · ss Stallion, 1992
- 39 · The Army Surplus Store Clerk · Mike Montgomery · ss *
- 55 · Bone of Contention · David Laurents · vi *
- 61 · Watching · Kyle Stone · ss *
- 69 · The Function of Lust · H. Andrew Lynch · nv *
- 97 · Screwing Around with the Devil · Marsh Cassady · vi *
- 103 · Date Rape · Michael C. McPherson · ss *
- 119 · Red as Night · Riall Kane · nv *
- 143 · Idol · Lucy Taylor · ss Unnatural Acts & Other Stories, Richard Kasak, 1994
- 159 · Teaching the Devil to Dance · Randy Nunn · ss *
- 175 · Somewhere In Between · Michael Thomas Dillon · vi *
- 181 · Grendal · Jeffrey A. Stadt · ss *
- 195 · The Singer · Jeffrey N. McMahan · nv *
- 227 · The Boy Who Made Me Dream · Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire · vi *
- 233 · Eros, the Android Love Slave · Gary Bowen · ss Technosex, ed. Cecilia Tan, Circlet Press, 1994
- 251 · The Bloom · Charlee Jacob · ss *
- 271 · The Disciple · John Preston · ss Tales from the Dark Lord, Badboy, 1992
- 289 · The Changeling Lover · Ian Young · pm Voices from the Crypt, 1993
Jasmine Nights S. P. Somtow (St. Martins/Wyatt 0-312-11834-1, Jan 95 [Dec 94], $23.95, 380pp, hc, cover by Steve Wallace) Associational novel. A sheltered Thai boy becomes disillusioned by his pampered existence and gets an introduction to the best and worst of Sixties American culture. First American edition (Hamish Hamilton 1994).
The Dark Chronicles: Volume One: The Beginning Cynthia Soroka (Flash Blasters 1-881374-70-X, Nov 93 [May 94], $5.99, 337pp, tp, cover by Theodore Johnson) [Dark Chronicles] Sword-&-Sorcery novel, first book of a new series. A first novel. This has a 1993 date but was not seen until now. Available from Flash Blasters, Inc., 253 Closter Dock Rd., Suite 6, Closter NJ 07624.
The Dark Chronicles: Volume Two: Red Blood Cynthia Soroka (Flash Blasters 1-881374-71-8, May 94, $5.99, 376pp, tp, cover by Theodore Johnson) [Dark Chronicles] Sword-&-Sorcery novel, second book of a series. Available from Flash Blasters, Inc., 253 Closter Dock Rd., Suite 6, Closter NJ 07624.
A Love Beyond Time Flora Speer (Leisure Love Spell 0-505-51948-8, May 94 [Apr 94], $4.99, 437pp, pb) Time-travel romance with a male protagonist. A virtual reality experiment gone wrong sends a 20th-century computer whiz to Charlemagnes camp, where he falls in love with a lusty serving wench...
Alien Nation #6: Passing Fancy David Spencer (Pocket 0-671-79517-1, Dec 94 [Nov 94], $5.50, 289pp, pb) [Alien Nation] Novelization based on the television series. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox.
The V.C. Andrews Trivia and Quiz Book Stephen J. Spignesi (Penguin/Signet 0-451-17925-0, Mar 94, $3.99, 385pp, pb) Non-fiction. A collection of quizzes and puzzles about Andrews (and Andrewss) books. Includes a detailed synopsis of all the novels. [V. C. Andrews; V. C. Andrews®]
Pictures at Eleven Norman Spinrad (Bantam 0-553-37384-6, Dec 94 [Nov 94], $12.95, 455pp, tp) Associational thriller novel about a television news team covering their own kidnapping by ecoterrorists.
Vampire Junkies Norman Spinrad (Gryphon Books 0-936071-37-0, Jan 94 [Feb 94], $9.95, 74pp, tp, cover by Allen Koszowski) Vampire novella that originally appeared in Tomorrow in 1993.
Larque on the Wing Nancy Springer (Morrow AvoNova 0-688-13175-1, Feb 94 [Jan 94], $20.00, 277pp, hc, cover by Rick Lovell) Fantasy novel. A 40-year-old wife and mother mysteriously conjures up a doppelganger of herself at age ten, who wont accept her later life choices and refuses to leave her alone.
Metal Angel Nancy Springer (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45330-1, Apr 94 [Mar 94], $4.99, 316pp, pb) Fantasy novel of an angel who comes to Earth and becomes a rock star.
Stardark Songs Nancy Springer (W. Paul Ganley 0-932445-58-6, Sep 93 [Mar 94], $20.00, 96pp, hc, cover by Teanna Byerts) Poetry collection, with illustrations by Teanna Byerts. A trade paperback edition (-49-7, $7.95) and a signed deluxe edition (-50-0, $35.00) were announced but not seen. This is a 1993 book not seen until now. Available from W. Paul Ganley, PO Box 149, Buffalo NY 14226-0149.
- 11 · Wings · pm *
- 12 · Horses · pm *
- 13 · Mustangs [from The Hex-Witch of Seldom] · pm New York: Baen, 1988
- 14 · Glory Horse · pm *
- 15 · Stallion · pm Weird Tales Sum 90
- 16 · The Spotted Horse · pm Fantasy Book Feb 82
- 18 · Unicorn I · pm *
- 19 · Unicorn II · pm *
- 20 · Unicorn III · pm *
- 21 · Unicorn IV · pm *
- 21 · Unicorn V · pm *
- 22 · Unicorn VI · pm *
- 23 · Unicorn VII · pm *
- 24 · Unicorn VIII [Dusk] · pm Rising Star Jan 83
- 27 · The Six Souls [from The White Hart] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1979
- 28 · The Star-Son, the Special One · pm Fantasy Book Nov 82
- 29 · Bright Shadows [from The Silver Sun] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1980
- 30 · Elwestrand · pm *
- 32 · Sword Song [from The Sable Moon] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1981
- 34 · So the Battles Won [from The Silver Sun] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1980
- 35 · Evocation: The Star-Son [from The Sable Moon] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1981
- 37 · Invocation: The Moon Mother [from The Sable Moon] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1981
- 39 · Madmans Song [from The Black Beast] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1982
- 40 · Death Song [from The Black Beast] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1982
- 41 · Sorrow Song [from The Black Beast] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1982
- 42 · How the River Came to Vale · pm Echoes Sum 82
- 44 · Healers Song [from The Black Beast] · pm New York: Pocket Books, 1982
- 46 · The Ogre · pm *
- 47 · Three · pm *
- 48 · The Wolf Girl Speaks · pm Star*Line v5 #6 82
- 49 · Lament · pm Fantasy Book Dec 83
- 50 · Feather Song · pm Night Voyages Poetry Review Sum 82
- 51 · Eidolons in Shadowland · pm The Rambler v15 #1 84
- 53 · Think Again · pm *
- 55 · In the West · pm *
- 56 · Troth · pm Star*Line Nov/Dec 82
- 58 · Ameriquest · pm Weird Tales Spr 92
- 60 · To Be a Hero · pm Weird Tales Fll 91
- 62 · Rock It Home (Medley) [from Whos Gonna Rock Us Home?] · pm 2041, ed. Jane Yolen, Delacorte, 1991
- 65 · Song of a Heavy Metal Angel · pm *
- 66 · Duet · pm *
- 67 · Mortality · pm *
- 68 · Love Song · pm *
- 69 · Dies Irae · pm *
- 70 · A Feather from an Angels Wing · pm *
- 71 · Lovers Song · pm *
- 75 · Mythopoeia · pm *
- 77 · Goddess · pm *
- 78 · Past Tense · pm *
- 79 · We Build a Shrine · pm Chance & Other Gestures of the Hand of Fate, Baen, 1987
- 80 · Happily Ever · pm Weird Tales Sum 90
- 81 · Lonely Housewife Blues · pm *
- 82 · Paintings in a Museum · pm *
- 83 · Come In · pm Night Voyages Poetry Review Sum 82
- 84 · Reality · pm *
- 86 · Why · pm *
- 86 · Inspiration · pm *
- 87 · God Wears White Linen · pm The Rambler v15 #1 84
- 88 · Old Gods Prowl · pm Weird Tales Spr 88
- 89 · Fear · pm Weird Tales Spr 92
- 90 · Tree, Leaf · pm *
- 91 · In Rebellion · pm *
- 92 · Truth? · pm *
- 93 · Revenant · pm *
- 95 · Hubris · pm *