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The Stone War Madeleine E. Robins (Tor 0-812-52431-4, Jun 2000, $6.99, 343pp, pb, cover by David Bowers) Reprint (Tor 1999) near-future fantasy novel of a devastated New York City.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: A Stitch in Time Andrew J. Robinson (Pocket 0-671-03885-0, May 2000, $6.50, 396pp, pb, cover by Sonia R. Hillios) [Star Trek: Deep Space Nine] Star Trek novelization. This includes chapter ten of Michael Jan Friedmans serial novel Star Trek: Starfleet: Year One. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.
The Power Frank M. Robinson (Tor/Orb 0-312-86654-2, Mar 2000, $12.95, 222pp, tp) Reprint (Lippincott 1959) SF novel of a mutant superman in hiding. This revised version is copyrighted 1999.
Waiting Frank M. Robinson (Tor 0-812-54164-2, Apr 2000, $6.99, 347pp, pb) Reprint (Forge 1999) thriller/horror novel of another race living among us.
Death of a Marionette Frank M. Robinson & Paul Hull (Tor/Forge 0-312-87287-9, Jun 2000, $13.95, 320pp, tp) Reprint (Forge 1995) associational spy thriller.
Escape from Kathmandu Kim Stanley Robinson (Tor/Orb 0-312-87499-5, Jun 2000, $13.95, 319pp, tp, cover by Katie Robbins) [Freds] Reissue (Tor 1989) collection of four connected stories.
The Martians Kim Stanley Robinson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-57401-9, Oct 2000, $6.99, 434pp, pb, cover by Don Dixon) [Mars] Reprint (Voyager 1999) collection of pieces related to Robinsons Mars series.
Red Mars Kim Stanley Robinson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-56073-5, Apr 2000, $6.99, 573pp, pb, cover by Don Dixon) [Mars] Reprint (HarperCollins UK 1992) Nebula Award-winning SF novel, first in the Mars trilogy. 16th printing.
Callahans Key Spider Robinson (Bantam Spectra 0-553-11163-9, Jul 2000, $23.95, 335pp, hc, cover by Don Maitz) [Callahans Place] Humorous science fantasy novel. The regulars from Callahans bar move en masse to Florida, and save the world (again).
Ghosts Who Cannot Sleep Alan Rodgers (Wildside Press 1-58715-106-5, Oct 2000, $15.00, 120pp, tp, cover by Amy Casil) Collection of five stories and five original poems. Introduction by Dean Wesley Smith. This is a print on demand book, available online at [www.wildsidepress.com], or from Wildside Press, PO Box 45, Gillette NJ 07933-0045.
- i · A Little History and a Recommendation · Dean Wesley Smith · in *
- 1 · Mamma Ghost · nv Peter Straubs Ghosts, ed. Peter Straub, Pocket Star, 1995
- 26 · Live Oak · pm *
- 28 · Dianas Lover · ss Voices from the Night, ed. John Maclay, Maclay & Associates, 1994
- 50 · May · pm *
- 51 · The Judgment of Robert Johnson · nv South From Midnight, ed. Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg & Thomas R. Hanlon, Southern Fried Press, 1994
- 82 · (AP) · pm *
- 84 · Paul Bunyan Dreams · ss Tales from the Great Turtle, ed. Piers Anthony & Richard Gilliam, Tor, 1994
- 96 · Stew · pm *
- 98 · Ruby · ss Full Spectrum 5, ed. Jennifer Hersh, Tom Dupree & Janna Silverstein, Bantam Spectra, 1995
- 120 · Seven Gardens off the Rill · pm *
Her Misbegotten Son Alan Rodgers (Wildside Press 1-58715-155-3, Sep 2000, $14.00, 105pp, tp, cover by Amy Casil) Lovecraftian horror novella. This is a print on demand book, available online at www.wildsidepress.com, or from Wildside Press, PO Box 45, Gillette, NJ 07933.
The Stars Compel Michaela Roessner (Tor 0-812-55015-3, Sep 2000, $6.99, 470pp, pb, cover by Tristan Elwell) [Stars Dispose] Reprint (Tor 1999) historical fantasy novel, sequel to The Stars Dispose.
Wind Over Heaven and Other Dark Tales Bruce Holland Rogers (Wildside Press 1-58715-118-9, Oct 2000, $15.00, 150pp, tp) Collection of ten stories. Introduction by Alan Rodgers. This is a print-on-demand book, available online at [www.wildsidepress.com], or from PO Box 45, Gillette NJ 07933-0045.
- 9 · Introduction: Listen Carefully · Alan Rogers · in
- 11 · The Dead Boy at Your Window · ss North American Review Nov/Dec 98
- 15 · Vox Domini · nv Full Spectrum 4, ed. Lou Aronica, Amy Stout & Betsy Mitchell, Bantam Spectra, 1993
- 45 · An Eye for Acquisitions · ss Witch Fantastic, ed. Mike Resnick & Martin H. Greenberg, DAW, 1995
- 57 · Cloud Stalking Mice · ss Cat Crimes Through Time, ed. Ed Gorman, Martin H. Greenberg & Larry Segriff, Carroll & Graf, 1999
- 73 · Gravity · ss Magic Realism Spr 94
- 77 · On Top · nv Imagination Fully Dilated 2, ed. Elizabeth Engstrom, IFD Publishing, 2000
- 97 · The Apple Golem · ss Xanadu 3, ed. Jane Yolen, Tor, 1995
- 103 · Wind Over Heaven · ss Diagnosis: Terminal, ed. F. Paul Wilson, Tor/Forge, 1996
- 117 · Bright Seeds in a Whirlwind · nv The Fortune Teller, ed. Lawrence Schimel & Martin H. Greenberg, DAW, 1997
- 137 · These Shoes Strangers Have Died of · ss Enchanted Forests, ed. Katharine Kerr & Martin H. Greenberg, DAW, 1995
The Problem of the Evil Editor Roberta Rogow (St. Martins Minotaur 0-312-20903-7, Jun 2000, $23.95, 298pp, hc) [Arthur Conan Doyle; Charles Dodgson] Associational mystery by a well-known fan writer, third in the series featuring Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll). The two attempt to clear Oscar Wilde of an obnoxious editors murder.
Excavation James Rollins (HarperTorch 0-380-81093-X, Jul 2000, $6.99, 416pp, pb) Horror novel. An archaeological team in Peru unearths a 400-year-old mummy that carries an unearthly plague. Copyrighted by Jim Czajkowski. Rollins also writes as James Clemens.
X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine Trilogy: Book 1 Steven A. Roman (Pocket/BP Books 0-7434-0019-4, Jul 2000, $14.95, 369pp, tp, cover by Bob Larkin) [X-Men: Chaos Engine] Novelization based on the comic-book characters. Illustrated by Mark Buckingham. Copyrighted by Marvel Characters.
Not Exactly the Three Musketeers Joel Rosenberg (Tor 0-812-55046-3, Feb 2000, $6.99, 325pp, pb, cover by Greg Call) [Jason Cullinane] Reprint (Tor 1999) fantasy adventure novel, a parody of Dumass classic swashbuckling adventure set in the universe of the Guardians of the Flame.
Not Quite Scaramouche Joel Rosenberg (Tor 0-312-86897-9, Jan 2001, $23.95, 301pp, hc, cover by Todd Lockwood) [Jason Cullinane] Fantasy adventure novel, sequel to Not Exactly the Three Musketeers, second in the swashbuckling adventure/parody series featuring Jason Cullinane set in the universe of the Guardians of the Flame.
A Cure for Gravity Arthur Rosenfeld (Tor/Forge 0-312-87455-3, Sep 2000, $23.95, 269pp, hc) Mainstream novel with fantastic elements. A man tries to escape a ghost by crossing the country on a motorcycle, and intersects unexpectedly with a teenaged bank robber and a daughter he didnt know he had.
Aramaya Jane Routley (HarperCollins/Eos 0-380-79460-8, Jun 2000, $6.99, 338pp, pb, cover by Donato Giancola) [Dion] Reprint (Avon Eos 1999) fantasy novel, third in the series featuring the mage Dion.
Mage Heart Jane Routley (HarperCollins/Eos 0-380-78127-1, May 2000, $6.99, 472pp, pb, cover by Donato Giancola) [Dion] Reissue (AvoNova 1996) fantasy novel. This has the same ISBN as the AvoNova edition, but indicates first Eos edition.
Fatalis Jeff Rovin (St. Martins 0-312-24103-8, May 2000, $25.95, 355pp, hc) Horror novel. Frozen prehistoric cats thaw and stalk the Southern California foothills.
Queer Fear ed. Michael Rowe (Arsenal Pulp 1-55152-055-9, Nov 2000, $16.95, 252pp, tp) Original anthology of 18 horror stories with openly gay protagonists. Authors include Douglas Clegg, Michael Marano, Nancy Kilpatrick, and Caitlín R. Kiernan.
The Ancient Enemy Christopher Rowley (Penguin/Roc 0-451-45772-2, Feb 2000, $6.99, 436pp, pb, cover by Duane Myers) [Arna] Fantasy novel, the first book of Arna. Men reappear in a land where humans have been replaced by their creations, the watermots.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets J. K. Rowling (Scholastic 0-439-06487-2, Sep 2000, $6.99, 541pp, tp, cover by Mary GrandPré) [Harry Potter] Reprint (Bloomsbury 1998) young-adult fantasy novel, second in the Harry Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire J. K. Rowling (Scholastic/Levine 0-439-13959-7, Jul 2000, $25.95, 734pp, hc, cover by Mary GrandPré) [Harry Potter] Young-adult fantasy, fourth in the series. Harry is forced to enter a dangerous magic competition.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire J. K. Rowling (SFBC #03257, Aug 2000, $12.98, 734pp, hc, cover by Mary GrandPré) [Harry Potter] Reprint (Scholastic 2000) young-adult fantasy, the fourth in the Harry Potter series. This is similar to the Scholastic/Levine edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket; the jacket also lacks the metallic ink and embossing.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone Deluxe Edition J. K. Rowling (Scholastic/Levine 0-439-20352-X, Sep 2000, $75.00, 309pp, hc, cover by Mary GrandPré) [Harry Potter] Reprint (Bloomsbury 1997 as Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone) young-adult fantasy novel of a boy at a school for wizards. This is a gilt-edged, leatherbound deluxe edition.
Dreams Luis Royo (NBM 1-56163-241-4, Nov 99, $18.95, 78pp, tp, cover by Luis Royo) Art book collecting fantasy cover-art images from the last 10 years. This is dated 1999, but not seen until now. Translated from the Spanish (NORMA 1999) by Annabel Manning. Order from NBM, 185 Madison Ave., Suite 1504, New York NY 10016; add $3.00 postage.
Dreams Luis Royo (SFBC #05677, Mar 2000, $17.98, 78pp, hc, cover by Luis Royo) Reprint (NBM 1999, not seen) art book collecting cover-art images from historicals, fantasy, and SF. Translated by Annabel Manning from the Spanish (NORMA 1999). This has NBM ISBN 1-56163-241-4; the jacket lacks price, ISBN, and SFBC number.
Under the Cats Eye Gillian Rubenstein (Simon & Schuster/Aladdin 0-689-82288-X, Mar 2000, $4.99, 204pp, tp, cover by Victor Lee) Reprint (Hodder Headline Australia 1997) young-adult fantasy of a strange boarding school.
Arkhams Masters of Horror: The 60th Anniversary Anthology ed. Peter Ruber (Arkham House 0-87054-177-3, Jun 2000, $32.95, 444pp, hc, cover by Tony Patrick) Anthology of 21 stories, six original, by authors published during founder August Derleths lifetime, each with a preceding essay on the author by editor Ruber, who also provides an essay on Derleth. Lovecraft is represented by a selection of his letters to Derleth. This is a 60th Anniversary Anthology Retrospective of the First 30 Years of Arkham House. Only one of the stories has appeared previously in any Arkham House book. Order from Arkham House, PO Box 546, Sauk City WI 53583; e-mail: email@example.com
Batman: No Mans Land Greg Rucka (SFBC #01792, Feb 2000, $11.98, 430pp, hc, cover by Joe DeVito) [Batman] Novelization based on the DC comic. Copyrighted by DC Comics. This is similar to the Pocket edition, except it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Grendel: Past Prime Greg Rucka (Berkley/Dark Horse 1-56971-398-7, Jul 2000, $14.95, 205pp, tp, cover by Matt Wagner) Futuristic SF novelization based on the comic book character created by Matt Wagner, with illustrations by Wagner. Copyrighted by Matt Wagner.
Grendel: Past Prime Greg Rucka (SFBC #12363, Aug 2000, $12.98, 205pp, hc, cover by Matt Wagner) Reprint (Dark Horse 2000) futuristic SF illustrated prose novel based on the comic book character created by Matt Wagner, with illustrations by Wagner. The jacket lacks both price and SFBC number.
Gnarl! Rudy Rucker (Four Walls Eight Windows 1-56858-159-9, May 2000, $35.00, 566pp, hc) Collection of 36 stories, one original. All but five appeared previously in Transreal! (WCS Books 1991). This is a companion to the non-fiction collection Seek!. Stories are arranged in the order written, with notes on how they came to be written. Some are collaborations with Bruce Sterling (two), Paul Di Filippo (two), and Marc Laidlaw (three). A trade paperback edition (-158-0, $17.00) was announced but not seen.
- · Authors Note · pr
- · Jumpin Jack Flash · ss The 57th Franz Kafka, Ace, 1983
- · Enlightenment Rabies · ss New Pathways Nov 87
- · Schrödingers Cat · ss Analog Mar 30 81
- · A New Golden Age · ss Randolph-Macon Womans College Alumnae Bulletin Sum 81
- · Faraway Eyes · ss Analog Sep 80
- · The 57th Franz Kafka · ss The Little Magazine v13 #3 82
- · The Indian Rope Trick Explained · ss The 57th Franz Kafka, Ace, 1983
- · A New Experiment with Time · ss Sphinx Spr 82
- · The Man Who Ate Himself · ss F&SF Dec 82
- · Tales of Houdini · ss Elsewhere v1, ed. Terri Winding & Mark Alan Arnold, Ace, 1981
- · The Facts of Life · ss The 57th Franz Kafka, Ace, 1983
- · Buzz · ss New Blood Dec 81
- · The Last Einstein-Rosen Bridge · ss The 57th Franz Kafka, Ace, 1983
- · Pac-Man [slightly revised from Peg-Man] · ss IASFM Jun 82
- · Pi in the Sky · ss The 57th Franz Kafka, Ace, 1983
- · Wishloop · vi San Jose State University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Newsletter Dec 88
- · Inertia · nv F&SF Jan 83
- · Bringing in the Sheaves · ss IASFM Jan 87
- · The Jack Kerouac Disembodied School of Poetics · ss New Blood Jul 82
- · Message Found in a Copy of Flatland · ss The 57th Franz Kafka, Ace, 1983
- · Plastic Letters · vi Live from the Stagger Café #5 87
- · Monument to the Third International · ss F&SF Dec 84
- · Rapture in Space · ss Semiotext(e) #14 89
- · Storming the Cosmos · Rudy Rucker & Bruce Sterling · nv IASFM mid-Dec 85
- · In Frozen Time · ss Afterlives, ed. Pamela Sargent & Ian Watson, Vintage, 1986
- · Soft Death · ss F&SF Sep 86
- · Inside Out · nv Synergy v1, ed. George Zebrowski, HBJ Harvest, 1987
- · Instability · Rudy Rucker & Paul Di Filippo · ss F&SF Sep 88
- · The Man Who Was a Cosmic String · ss Universe, ed. Byron Preiss, Bantam Spectra, 1987
- · Probability Pipeline · Rudy Rucker & Marc Laidlaw · nv Synergy #2, ed. George Zebrowski, HBJ Harvest, 1988
- · As Above, So Below · ss The Microverse, Byron Preiss, Bantam, 1989
- · Chaos Surfari · Rudy Rucker & Marc Laidlaw · nv Interzone #28 89
- · Big Jelly · Rudy Rucker & Bruce Sterling · nv Asimovs Nov 94
- · Easy As Pie · ss Christmas Forever, ed. David G. Hartwell, Tor, 1993
- · The Andy Warhol Sandcandle · Rudy Rucker & Marc Laidlaw · ss *
- · The Square Root of Pythagoras · Rudy Rucker & Paul Di Filippo · ss Science Fiction Age Nov 99
- · Notes on the Stories · ms
Realware Rudy Rucker (HarperCollins/Eos 0-380-80877-3, Jun 2000, $14.00, 305pp, tp) [Software] SF novel, fourth in the Ware series. Metamartians give out devices that give humans the power of mind over matter.
The Black King Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Bantam Spectra 0-553-58118-X, Aug 2000, $6.50, 549pp, pb, cover by Mark Harrison) [Black Throne] Fantasy novel, second and final in the Black Throne series set in the world of The Fey.
Star Trek: New Earth, Book 5: Thin Air Kristine Kathryn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith (Pocket 0-671-78577-X, Aug 2000, $6.50, 219pp, pb) [Star Trek: New Earth] Star Trek novelization, book five of six. Copyrighted by Paramount Pictures.
X-Men Kristine Kathryn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith (Ballantine Del Rey 0-345-44095-1, Jun 2000, $6.99, 239pp, pb) [X-Men] Novelization of the movie based on the Marvel comic book. Copyrighted by Twentieth Century Fox Film.
X-Men Kristine Kathryn Rusch & Dean Wesley Smith (SFBC #13682, Jul 2000, $9.98, 239pp, hc) [X-Men] Reprint (Del Rey 2000) movie novelization. This has ISBN 0-7394-1148-9; it lacks a price and has the SFBC number on the back jacket.
Dome M. J. Rusch (1stBooks 1-58721-387-7, Dec 2000, 321pp, tp) Post-holocaust SF novel of Earth 100 years after the ozone layer disappears, and much of mankind lives in domed cities. This is a print-on-demand edition available online from www.1stbooks.com, or 1stBooks Library, 2511 West 3rd St., Suite #1, Boomington IN 47404; credit card orders 800-839-8640.
The Ground Beneath Her Feet Salman Rushdie (Picador USA 0-312-25499-7, Mar 2000, $16.00, 575pp, tp) Reprint (Holt 1999) literary fantasy novel retelling the myth of Orpheus.
Midnights Children Salman Rushdie (Penguin 0-14-028339-0, Jan 2000, $15.95, 533pp, tp, cover by Adam Niklewicz) Reprint (Cape 1980) literary SF novel of 1,000 telepathic children born the moment of Indias independence. This has been repackaged as part of the Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century series.